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April 23 Carson City School Board Meeting to recognize Employees of the Year

The Carson City School District will hold its next school board meeting in Senator Square inside Carson High School this Tuesday, April 23 beginning at 6 p.m. Agenda items include an award ceremony, announcements, upcoming activities at the high schools and more.


Carson City Health Inspections for March 2019

Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for March 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25. A, B or C grades are given based on the inspection score, which starts at zero. Points are added for each violation. Note: Low-risk factors are noted but not factored into scoring, altho


Events around Carson City for Thursday, April 18

Hello Carson City and welcome to Thursday, April 18, 2019. Another day of sunshine and warm temperatures are ahead. We've got a mixed plate of activities lined up today including art showings, a poetry reading, day hike, live music and more. Enjoy the day.


Amber Alert issued for California girl, last seen in car with Nevada plates

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old California girl who was last seen with two murder suspects in the city of Torrance. On April 16, a man was found dead in a white Audi in the city of Carson. 40-year-old Maricela Mercado and 39-year-old Roman Cerratos have been identified as suspects.


Carson City emergency crews perform rescue in Ash Canyon, second incident in 4 days

In a second incident in Ash Canyon in the past four days, Carson City Fire Department responded late Wednesday afternoon to locate an elderly person suffering a medical condition while hiking in the canyon.


Drug court drop-out back in jail

A Gardnerville Ranchos man, who was permitted to participate in a diversion program, was returned to Douglas County on Friday for failure to appear in court. Richard Gomes, 39, admitted in February that he had methamphetamine when he was arrested on Sept. 14, 2018.


Nevada Highway Patrol rescues dog on Las Vegas freeway interchange

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers rescued a dog on Interstate 15 Wednesday in central Las Vegas and the agency was looking for her owners. Troopers found the dog, scared and running around on I-15 and U.S. Highway 95 in the Spaghetti Bowl, the highway patrol posted on Twitter.


Douglas Sheriff's Office investigating emergency call hoax

ZEPHYR COVE, NV (KOLO) - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hoax call that made deputies and SWAT temporarily unavailable. About 6:43AM, Thursday April 18, 2019, Douglas County 911 dispatch got a call for help from the Live Violence Free crisis hotline center. The person who call


Easter activities, egg hunts slated in Carson City

Rides on the Edwards Motor Car and egg hunts, photos with the Easter Bunny and other activities for children highlight the Nevada State Railroad Museum’s second annual “Egg-stra Special Express,” Sunday and Monday.


The Sky’s The Limit: Carson City high schoolers learn science of hot air ballooning

CARSON CITY — Science students from Mr. Michael Reynolds class at Carson High School (CHS) will have an elevating opportunity to go Up Up and Away…well, err…tethered, Tuesday morning, April 23. Karalyn Mumm, owner and commercial pilot of the balloon “Citrus in the Sky,” will provide tethered hot air


Nevada Democrats fail to move forward on death penalty ban

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada political observers say Democratic leadership wanted to avoid a divisive and hot-button debate this session over the death penalty. It’s an issue they say moderate Democrats have a hard time fully embracing in a state with a history of law-and-order politics.


Grand jury may probe $1M theft of Douglas County tires

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — A Douglas County judge says he'll impanel a grand jury to consider charges in the theft of $1 million worth of tires from the county in 2017 as long as the county pays for the investigation.


Sierra Sweethearts host CD release party and concert at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center

The Brewery Arts Center, Carson City’s premiere epicenter for the arts since 1975, is hosting the Sierra Sweethearts CD release party and concert this Friday in the BAC’s Black Box Theatre in Carson City.


Tahoe SWAT call determined to be swatting

A 911 call that prompted a response from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team was determined to be a case of "swatting." Dispatchers received a call from someone claiming to be a 13-year-old girl who was pregnant by her father and said she was being held at a home in


Carson City Sheriff's looking for 17-year-old runaway

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 17-year-old runaway. According to the sheriff's office, on March 27 at approximately 12:44 a.m., Atticus James Kelley ran away from his residence.


Susie Lee condemns DeVos, praises state Democrat priorities at Nevada legislature

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Susie Lee praised a ranging set of state-level Democratic priorities during an address before a joint session of the state Legislature.


Nevada Copper reveals open pit mine plan

Nevada Copper Corp. [NCU-TSX] has announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for an open pit mine at its 100%-owned, fully permitted Pumpkin Hollow Project 100 miles southeast of Reno, near Yerington, Nevada.


Northern California police found a body in the river. A mysterious tattoo linked it to a beheaded woman.

The canine had been inked in black and white, with wild eyes and jagged teeth that gave it the look of a snarling wolf. “Sheepdog,” a banner below said in block letters. The cryptic tattoo was one of the only clues police had to work with. On April 7, 2018, a fisherman near Yuba City, California, ha


Nevada trooper performs CPR to save driver on 215 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A trooper performed life-saving CPR on a driver who crashed after suffering an apparent medical episode last month on the 215, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.


Nevada in top 10 list of states with most break-ins

A Secure Life has released its list of states with the most and fewest break-ins. Unfortunately, Nevada placed in the top 10 for most break-ins. The company says it based its lists on burglary statistics from 2017 provided by the FBI.