News – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 12:07pm
CARSON CITY — Motorists visiting the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles online starting Monday, March 21, were in for a surprise after the agency went live with an all-new redesigned website at dmv.nv.gov.
“We think customers are going to be very pleased with the look and feel of the new web site,” said Nevada DMV Director Julie Butler. “It’s really our flagship of better things to come for DMV customers.”
News – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 10:45am
by Kelsey Penrose
Over the years, many students from the Ukraine have studied locally thanks to a student exchange program known as the World Heritage Student Exchange.
This report contains sensitive and graphic material.
This is the second installment in a series highlighting the experiences of those students reporting their circumstances on the ground in Ukraine, or in one of the surrounding countries after being forced to flee due to the Russian invasion.
Carson Tahoe Health
CARSON CITY — PRC, a leader in the healthcare intelligence space, has awarded Carson Tahoe Health as a 2022 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Award recipient in four categories. Carson Tahoe received 5-Star recognition, top honors from PRC, for facility services in Emergency Department Services, Inpatient ICU Services and Outpatient Surgery Services.
Nevada Dept. of Health and Human Services
CARSON CITY — Nevada is no longer in the top 10 states for suicides, and now ranks 12th in the nation, according to a report by Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.
News – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 9:24am
A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday for suspicion of misdemeanor obstructing, resisting arrest and a violation of suspended sentence warrant, according to a Carson City Sheriff’s Office booking report.
News – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 6:59am
by Kelsey Penrose
Following an over three-hour-long meeting, the Carson City School Board voted to deny the proposed contract with Dr. John Goldhardt who successfully interviewed to become Carson City’s new superintendent.
Trustees were asked to vote on whether or not to approve a proposed contract to be sent to Dr. Goldhardt relating to his employment with the Carson City School District.
Community – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 8:56am
By Partnership Carson City
Can you help one-on-one with flashcards and pronunciation? Students in citizenship classes will be studying and memorizing the 100 civics test questions, practicing writing and reading short English sentences, and practicing vocabulary.
By Chris Pattison, Friends of Sutro Tunnel
Visit the historic Sutro Tunnel site and see our progress. We are revitalizing and restoring the site and tunnel daily. You are seeing history in the making and will be able to be a part of it by visiting the site.
Business – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 6:09pm
By Monica Marcinko
We Invite you to learn, network, be inspired, and meet other professional business owners, entrepreneurs, and women supporting women. If you are looking for more positive interactions that will propel you forward, this is fantastic place to be!
Nevada Health Centers’ School-based Health Center will offer COVID and flu vaccinations to adults and children during a Carson City walk-in clinic on Wednesday, March 23, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Business – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 2:57pm
Ronni Hannaman, Carson City Chamber
With roots deep in Carson City, Jamie Waterman has never even considered starting or raising her family anywhere else.
News – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 2:02pm
Western Nevada College
Western Nevada College recently acquired a fire engine that served the Carson City community for nearly 30 years. Carson City Fire Department repurposed the engine to support WNC’s efforts in establishing a fire science degree program.
News – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 1:51pm
by Kelsey Penrose
Over the years, many students from around the world have studied locally as a part of the World Heritage Student Exchange, including several students from the Ukraine.
This is the first installment of a series highlighting the experiences of those students reporting their circumstances on the ground in Ukraine, or in one of the surrounding countries after being forced to flee.
News – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 10:47am
The annual “Welcome Home” Vietnam Veterans Day celebration will take place this Saturday, March 26 at Mills Park in Carson City.
News – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 10:06am
Trooper Charles Caster
On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at approximately 4:58 a.m., Troopers with the Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol Division, responded to reports of a pedestrian jumping out into traffic on US-50 eastbound near Churchill County mile marker 18 (in the area of Gummow Dr.) in Fallon.
News – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 9:54am
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives are putting out a call for anyone who may have information into last month’s murder of a Reno woman who was found shot to death inside a burned vehicle on southbound I-580.
News – Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 7:53am
NDOT news release
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Department of Transportation will host information booths to gather public feedback on initial concepts for future traffic improvements to U.S. 50 at Lake Tahoe’s East Shore.
News – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 4:03pm
The first week of spring 2022 will usher in above seasonal temperatures around Carson City, western Nevada and the Lake Tahoe Basin, according to the National Weather Service.
News – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 3:11pm
A Hawthorne, Nev., man is in Carson City Jail custody for a warrant alleging two counts of sexual assault, two counts kidnapping, home invasion and parole and probation violation.
News – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 2:35pm
U.S. Forest Service
The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team may continue burning piles this week around the Lake Tahoe Basin, conditions and weather permitting. These prescribed fire operations are expected to continue as conditions allow to help land managers reduce hazardous fuels that can feed unwanted wildfires. Smoke will be present.
Vitalant news release
RENO — Starting Monday, when people donate lifesaving blood through Vitalant they can learn if they have antibodies to the virus that causes COVID-19 and find out if their plasma can be used to help COVID-19 patients with weakened immune systems.
Lyon County news release
This year, Lyon County will have a full slate of candidates for local offices. The County Commission has two seats open in the 2022 General Election.
News – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 12:02pm
By Kassandra Butterfield
Xquisite is inviting our community to our Open House and Awareness event on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 5:30 pm at our new location at 310 N. Stewart Street, in Carson City. Xquisite is a nonprofit dedicated to bringing freedom and empowerment for sexually exploited women, youth and survivors of sex trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence to live healthy, flourishing lives.
News – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 11:06am
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office and its Special Enforcement Team arrested six men in connection with gun shots fired early Saturday morning in the downtown area, according to a CCSO booking report.
Wylder Hotel Hope Valley
This Saturday March 26 @ 3PM, Wylder Resort Hope Valley continues its history series with a Chautauqua style presentation, “Those that Survived.”
Business – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 9:08am
Office of the Labor Commissioner
CARSON CITY — The Office of the Labor Commissioner reminds Nevada employers that the minimum wage will increase effective July 1, 2022. Assembly Bill 456, passed by the 2019 Nevada Legislature, increases the minimum wage in increments of 75 cents annually through 2024.
News – Monday, March 21, 2022 – 8:55am
Carson City School District
Carson High School Career and Technical Education HOSA-Future Health Professionals had two state champions at the State Leadership Conference last week at the Nugget Resort in Sparks, Nev., March 13-16. McKenna Budd took state for Clinical Nursing and Alicia Cortes Solis for Cultural Diversities & Disparities in Healthcare.
News – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 6:00pm
By McAvoy Layne
Sneaky Legs, Jasper and I turned 13 and we were feeling our oats, so we concocted this cockamamie scheme to test our courage. Carrying a pick and two shovels on our bikes, we peddled along the railroad tracks that led out of Moraga into the hinterland.
Business – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 4:00pm
Better Business Bureau
A spin on an old text message scam has been making the rounds this month, with seemingly innocent content that’s putting your private information at risk. Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be wary of this tempting scam.
Carson Tahoe Health
CARSON CITY — To commemorate Saturday’s National Quilting Day, The Carson Valley Quilt Guild worked together to create a handmade quilt, special for the first baby born that day at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center.
News – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 1:09pm
WNC news release
Western Nevada College will celebrate its 2022 graduates with the popular drive-through ceremonies on its campuses.
Outdoors – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 11:56am
U.S. Forest Service
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Carson Ranger District urges visitors to be aware of their surroundings, stay out of closed campgrounds and follow warning signs when recreating in the area burned by the 2021 Tamarack Fire near Markleeville in Alpine County, Calif.
The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will visit Carson City this week to provide oral health care to children and young adults up through age 21.
News – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 11:36am
Lyon County Sheriff’s Office detectives and other law enforcement agencies continue to investigate the March 12 disappearance of 18-year-old Naomi Irion in Fernley.
Outdoors – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 9:09am
Photos by Janis Brandenburg Lee
The last day of winter brought a quick-moving weather system Saturday to the valleys and Sierra as seen in these photos taken by Janis Brandenburg Lee.
News – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 7:56am
by Phil Brady
As every teacher knows, education is a calling, first, and a career, second. At the high school level, imagine having to interact with 150 to 175 students or more every other day. Well, for the regular classroom teacher this can be challenging, but in the first couple weeks of school a relationship develops, and the names of students are solidified.
News – Sunday, March 20, 2022 – 7:29am
Here is the Carson City area road report for the week of March 21 through March 27, 2022. Closures are expected at the following locations due to road and utility work:
On Saturday, April 30, 2022 celebrate Carson Animal Services Initiative (CASI) for its 10 years of helping pets in need with a dinner, silent auction, raffle and much more at Casino Fandango.
The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and includes dinner, wine and music; silent and live auctions; and blackjack tables for raffle drawings.
Brewery Arts Center Press Release
The Brewery Arts Center will host another Musicale at The Maizie event on March 26, 2022 at 7pm.
News – Saturday, March 19, 2022 – 1:54pm
by Kelsey Penrose
An early morning report of shots fired sent Downtown Carson City patrons scattering for cover.
According to Blue Bull Bartender and Manager Kristina Nelson, around 2:30 a.m. people began running into the bar, saying there was a man with a gun around the corner on Carson Street between Proctor and Telegraph streets.