Two dead in wrong way crash early Wednesday on I-580 in Carson City; southbound lanes reopen (2024)

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Lane reductions on Alternate U.S. 395 near Pleasant Valley underway for roadway resurfacing Free or low cost ways to beat the heat this week in Carson City Registration underway for Carson High Youth Running Camp happening July 29 to August 2 Carson Tahoe Transitional Rehabilitation Center receives 2024 bronze National Quality Award Toxic algae suspected at Washoe Lake, Lahontan Reservoir; pets, swimmers should stay away Southwest Gas Foundation donates $10K to support Jump Start program for Carson City students UPDATE: Polecat Tavern grand opening to be rescheduled due to road construction on Winnie Lane Carson City Historical Society presents 'Old Washoe City: A Nevada Ghost Town Hiding in Plain Sight' Carson City hits 100-plus mark as heatwave roasts Silver State, excessive heat warning continues through Friday morning 28 months and counting: $5,000 reward offered for information in Anna Marie Scott's murder UNR: Evacuations underway at Scrugham Engineering and Mines building for possible fire Fall 2024 openings for AmeriCorps financial literacy program in Lyon County 4-H in Carson City area hosts to summer camp in August Carson City emergency crews called to crash at Airport Road and US-50 East Family-friendly events happening this week in Carson City Tuesday Update: Royal Fire burning southwest of Truckee, 0 percent containment, 200 acres Carson City sheriff's deputies make arrests over holiday, weekend for DUI, drugs Carson City School District seeks gift card donors to help students in need Want to quit smoking? Carson Tahoe Health offers summertime tobacco cessation classes Karson Kruzers Run What Cha Brung 2024 Car Show returns to Carson City in July Nevada Builders Alliance CEO featured speaker at Tuesday meeting of Carson City Rotary Muscle Powered hosts two hikes in Carson City this week Pine Nuts: Secrets to longevity Sheriff: Fire or dust devil believed to be responsible for Lyon County dispatch phone outage Carson City emergency crews called to vehicle fire on I-580 near South Carson Street Northern Nevada backyards and gardens: How to get rid of roots naturally Carson Valley Community Theatre presents 'Making God Laugh' weekends July 19-28 How Nevada is attempting to tackle the growing food insecurity crisis for seniors Carson City area weather: Prolonged, excessive heat wave warning continues through Friday

Lane reductions on Alternate U.S. 395 near Pleasant Valley underway for roadway resurfacing

News - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 4:42pm

NDOT news release

Lane reductions began Monday and will continue through July 15 on Alternate U.S. 395 in Washoe City as the Nevada Department of Transportation repaves the roadway.

Free or low cost ways to beat the heat this week in Carson City

Community - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 3:19pm

by Kelsey Penrose

If you’re anything like me, you are currently hunkered down in front of a fan with the curtains drawn tight like a modern-day vampire, hissing every time you have to go out into the sun.

If you or the kids want to escape from the cave for a bit, here are some free or low cost ways to stay cool in Carson City during this ongoing heat wave.

Registration underway for Carson High Youth Running Camp happening July 29 to August 2

Community - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 1:28pm

Jon Hager, CHS Assistant Cross Country Coach

The Carson High School Cross Country team would like to invite all area kids entering 4th through 8th grades to attend the CHS Youth Running Camp at Peter Livermore Sports Complex, 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2.

Announcements - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 3:12pm

Kids & Horses

Kids & Horses is offering their popular summer camp program starting on August 5, and ending on August 9. Camp runs daily from 8:15 a.m. to noon. This camp is geared toward children with and without disabilities between the ages of 6 to 16. We will have tons of fun with creative crafts, games, and horse-related activities.

Carson Tahoe Transitional Rehabilitation Center receives 2024 bronze National Quality Award

- Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 12:09pm

Press release

Prestige Care, a leading provider of senior living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation care services, is proud to announce that its Carson City skilled nursing center recently earned the 2024 bronze “Commitment to Quality” National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living.

Toxic algae suspected at Washoe Lake, Lahontan Reservoir; pets, swimmers should stay away

News - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 10:02am

by Kelsey Penrose

Washoe Lake State Park is under a HAB (harmful algae boom) watch due to the presence of what might be toxic algae.

Southwest Gas Foundation donates $10K to support Jump Start program for Carson City students

News - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 9:01am

Carson City School District

Representatives from the Southwest Gas Foundation made a $10,000 donation to the Carson City Schools Foundation at the June 25 School Board meeting. The money was given to support the Jump Start College Program at Carson High School.

UPDATE: Polecat Tavern grand opening to be rescheduled due to road construction on Winnie Lane

Arts and Entertainment - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 8:00am

Press release

UPDATE: It is with great regret that we have decided to cancel our Polecat Tavern Grand Opening Party. Due to the construction on W Winnie Lane, there's inadequate access to W Winnie lane and the West Winnie Shopping Center. The only way to access the shopping center is to drive over the rolled sidewalk on the East end of the shopping center which you can't get to except for going through the neighborhood.

We intend to operate our normal hours of 3 to closing so if anyone wants to traverse the detour route to come find us, we will be open and very happy to see you.

Carson City Historical Society presents 'Old Washoe City: A Nevada Ghost Town Hiding in Plain Sight'

Announcements - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 6:20am

By David Bugli, Secretary, Carson City Historical Society

Carson City Historical Society hosts Gary Ballew, who will present "Old Washoe City: A Nevada Ghost Town Hiding in Plain Sight" on Thursday, July 18, at 6:30 in the Carriage House behind the Foreman-Roberts Historic House, 1207 Carson Street, Carson City.

Carson City hits 100-plus mark as heatwave roasts Silver State, excessive heat warning continues through Friday morning

News - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 10:11am

Carson City reached 101 on Monday afternoon as a prolonged heatwave continues to bake the region. An Excessive Heat Warning is underway across western Nevada and much of the Silver State.

28 months and counting: $5,000 reward offered for information in Anna Marie Scott's murder

News - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 3:02pm

by Kelsey Penrose

It’s now been two and a half years since 23-year-old Paiute mother Anna Marie Scott was shot and left in a burning car on I-580.

UNR: Evacuations underway at Scrugham Engineering and Mines building for possible fire

News - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 3:04pm

by Kelsey Penrose

According to a University of Nevada, Reno alert, police and firefighters are on scene at the Scrugham Engineering and Mines building at their main campus for report of a fire.

Fall 2024 openings for AmeriCorps financial literacy program in Lyon County

Business - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 4:11pm

By Quest Lakes

The nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) is currently recruiting for part time and full time AmeriCorps members for the 2024-2025 term.

4-H in Carson City area hosts to summer camp in August

Community - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 4:07pm

UNR Extension - Carson/Storey County

Join 4-H next month for a daytime Summer Camp. Three days of friends and fun, while participating in learning activities and arts & crafts. Enrollment form is required, and space is limited to sign up soon! $15 enrollment fee for the week for all kiddos from ages 9 to 12. Each summer camp has a new theme, and August Summer Camp comes with new lessons and games!

Carson City emergency crews called to crash at Airport Road and US-50 East

News - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 2:25pm

Carson City Fire Department, sheriff's deputies and Nevada Highway Patrol were called Monday afternoon to a vehicle crash in the area of US-50 East and Airport Road.

Family-friendly events happening this week in Carson City

Community - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 6:47am

by Kelsey Penrose

Looking for a place to take your little ones heading into the second week of July? Look no further! Here is a list of family-friendly (and fun!) activities and events happening this week around Carson City.

Tuesday Update: Royal Fire burning southwest of Truckee, 0 percent containment, 200 acres

News - Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 10:24am

Paula Peterson, SouthTahoeNow.com

As of Tuesday morning, the Royal Fire is 200 acres in size, with zero containment, according to Tahoe National Forest in a news briefing. The cause remains under investigation.

Carson City sheriff's deputies make arrests over holiday, weekend for DUI, drugs

News - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 10:47am

A 43-year-old man was arrested July 4 for suspicion of DUI, according to a Carson City Sheriff's Office booking report.

Carson City School District seeks gift card donors to help students in need

News - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 8:54am

Carson City School District

Now through August 16, the Carson City School District’s McKinney-Vento Students in Transition program is requesting gift card donations valued between $20-$100 to help assist pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students in transition.

Want to quit smoking? Carson Tahoe Health offers summertime tobacco cessation classes

- Monday, July 8, 2024 - 8:39am

By Carmella Downing, PA-C

Do you want to quit smoking? Carson Tahoe Health welcomes all who want to quit to be a part of a supportive, group effort for smoking cessation.

Karson Kruzers Run What Cha Brung 2024 Car Show returns to Carson City in July

Arts and Entertainment - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 7:13am

By Lorretta Marcin

With all the chrome and the many stories behind what made them, Karson Kruzers 37th Run What Cha Brung Car Show returns to Carson City this month.

Nevada Builders Alliance CEO featured speaker at Tuesday meeting of Carson City Rotary

Announcements - Monday, July 8, 2024 - 10:49am

By Denise Clodjeaux

Glen Martel, CEO of the Nevada Builders Alliance, will be the guest speaker at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting. Martel will discuss the future of construction and building projects in Carson City and the Northern Nevada region.

Muscle Powered hosts two hikes in Carson City this week

- Monday, July 8, 2024 - 11:53am

By Janet McDonnell

Join Muscle Powered on a hike or two this week in Carson City.

Pine Nuts: Secrets to longevity

Opinion - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 5:04pm

By McAvoy Layne

Isn’t it interesting that in this year’s happiest place in the world, Finland, half the Finns are taking anti-depressants. But why? My guess is they are suffering from a deficiency of music and humor, just like the rest of us.

Sheriff: Fire or dust devil believed to be responsible for Lyon County dispatch phone outage

News - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 4:35pm

UPDATE: Dispatch lines are back in service.
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The Lyon County Sheriff's Office reports in a social media message Sunday that its dispatch center phone lines are down due to possibly fire and a dust devil in the county.

Carson City emergency crews called to vehicle fire on I-580 near South Carson Street

News - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 3:18pm

UPDATE: The fire has been extinguished, according to a battalion chief on scene.
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Carson City Fire Department, sheriff's deputies and Nevada Highway Patrol were called Sunday afternoon to a vehicle fire in on I-580 northbound near South Carson Street.

Northern Nevada backyards and gardens: How to get rid of roots naturally

Outdoors - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 2:37pm

JoAnne Skelly

I had a question about how to get rid of roots naturally. Doing things without inorganic chemical inputs usually requires physical work and diligence.

Carson Valley Community Theatre presents 'Making God Laugh' weekends July 19-28

Arts and Entertainment - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 12:30pm

Carson Valley Community Theatre will feature "Making God Laugh" in July. The production is a heartwarming family comedy, spanning four distinct scenes separated by a decade each, all set against the backdrop of various holidays.

How Nevada is attempting to tackle the growing food insecurity crisis for seniors

News - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 11:11am

Kelsea Frobes, The Nevada Independent

With pandemic-era public benefits ending and high prices on groceries, officials are sounding the alarm about a growing number of Nevada seniors going hungry.

Carson City area weather: Prolonged, excessive heat wave warning continues through Friday

News - Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 9:22am

A long duration heatwave has brought a moderate to major heat risk across the Sierra, Lake Tahoe, Carson City and surrounding prompting the National Weather Service to extend its Excessive Heat Warning through Friday.

Two dead in wrong way crash early Wednesday on I-580 in Carson City; southbound lanes reopen (2024)
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