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Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be keynote speaker at GOP dinner
MINDEN, NV - Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be a guest speaker at a Republican dinner in Nevada. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the 85-year-old Arpaio, who recently announced he is running for the U.S. Senate, will speak at the Lincoln Reagan Dinner and Fund Raiser Feb. 18 at the Carson Va
Sherry Black has retired after 30 years with Western Nevada College.
Very few items remained on her desk, and except for a few photographs of her family on the wall, Sherry Black was ready to say goodbye to Western Nevada College after a distinguished career. A fixture on the Fallon campus since 1987, Black worked her way up from an office assistant, counselor, profe
Campaign for Better Attendance Welcomes Students to School
To get more kids to come to school and be on time, Carson City is taking a positive approach to motivate students. Missing school has become an issue nation wide, national data released by the U.S Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights found that more than 6.5 million students missed 15
Average gas prices up to $2.74 per gallon in Nevada
Gas prices in Nevada were up 3.4 cents per gallon to $2.74, according to GasBuddy. The average price in Carson City is $2.39. GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,130 gas outlets shows the national average has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52 a gallon. Including the change in gas pri
Western Nevada College offering class to certify HAM radio technicians
If you work or play in the backcountry or are involved in emergency communications, you may want to take a new class offered through Western Nevada College Community Education. Starting Jan. 31, an 11-session class will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Carson City campus. Instructor Jeff Cauhape, of
Look at immigration offered in free Sierra Nevada Forum Feb. 13 in Carson City
A free public forum on Feb. 13 at the Brewery Arts Center is hoping to shed light on a complicated issue. "Immigration: Fears, Fallacies & Facts" will be presented by Sierra Nevada Forums inside the BAC's Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. The discussion will be moderated by Yaraseth Anaya-Lugo, immi
Carson City Mayor Robert Crowell to deliver State of the City address Jan. 31
Mayor Robert Crowell will be presenting his 9th State of the City address on Jan. 31 at the Gold Dust West in Carson City. Sponsored by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce, the mayor and Board of Supervisors will be in attendance to update citizens on what they can expect for the second half of the
Gardnerville Man Arrested For Domestic Battery
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Gardnerville man after he allegedly battered his girlfriend, including possibly dislocating her shoulder. 51-year-old Thomas Sims was booked on suspicion of domestic battery, battery causing substantial bodily harm and false imprisonment. The sheri
Addabbo Begins Valentine's Day Food Drive
State Sen. Joe Addabbo State Sen. Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) is holding a Valentine's Day food drive for the Zion Tabernacle Food Pantry in Ozone Park and Sacred Heart Food Pantry in Glendale. "The community is great at coming together to help the less fortunate during the holiday season, but now
NYC Sets Affordable Housing Record with 24,500 Homes Financed in 2017
Mayor Bill de Blasio stands in front of a residential construction site while unveiling his affordable housing plan on May 5, 2014 in Brooklyn. John Moore/Getty Images New York City created or preserved more than 24,500 affordable homes in 2017-the largest number of affordable homes the city has bui
Crowley Unveils "Better Deal" Plan For Queens
U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) announced a new proposal on Tuesday for residents of Queens and the Bronx that included improvements to everything from jobs and education to affordable housing and immigration. Crowley unveiled "A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx" from East Elmhurst'
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'
Claire Smrekar, Vanderbilt University Updated 8:03 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Claire Smrekar, Vanderbilt University (THE CONVERSATION) When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first l
17-year-old candidate is serious about his run for state senate
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens - Unconventional candidates can be key to many elections, as evidenced by the electoral victory of President Donald Trump, who, of course, is originally from Queens. Another candidate from Queens, however, who describes himself as intensely anti-Trump, is nonetheless unconven
Man Tased by cops during traffic stop after allegedly threatening their kids
A man was Tased by police while resisting arrest in Queens - and he allegedly threatened to follow them home and hurt their children, police said on Tuesday. "I'm going to find out where you live and f-k up your kids," Sean Marcellin, 24, allegedly told plain-clothes cops who pulled him over in Far
Woman depicted as HIV-positive in ad may proceed with suit against state as court cites disease's ongoing 'stigma'
A Brooklyn woman's lawsuit against the state for using her photo in an ad promoting the rights of HIV-positive people can proceed - because society has yet to fully accept people living with the disease, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. Avril Nolan - who does not have the disease - sued the state's
Family spends night on cold, hard floor after ceiling collapses in their NYCHA home
A family forced out of their NYCHA apartment in Brooklyn due to a collapsed ceiling slept on the floor Monday of a different apartment - and pleaded for help from Mayor de Blasio. The ceiling of the Jeter family's home in the Weeksville Gardens complex fell into their living room on Friday, injuri
Inclement weather closings and cancellations
Due to inclement weather the following businesses, offices, events are closed/canceled: Tuesday Jan. 16: All Spring View Medical offices Buck and Doe Barber Shop Community Action in Lebanon Cornerstone to Learning Childcare- Close at 1pm Creekside Family Restaurant David R. Hourigan building
DREAMers: Countdown to crisis
SPRINGFIELD, Ky. (CNS) - In response to Pope Francis' call for Catholics to "Share the Journey" of their lives with one another under a two-year program introduced in September, the following stories relate the experiences and hopes of young Catholic immigrants who worship at St. Dominic Church in S
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Video, interviews shed light on police reaction to 2016 suicide call
Three days after her husband had committed suicide, Kourtney Wahl Lewis was still convinced the military had responded to her mother's home during a standoff that ended with a pepper spray bomb tossed into a vehicle. "This might sound crazy, but I thought they were going to snipe him or something,"