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Carson City summit focuses on affordable housing

A summit on Wednesday aims to make a dent in Carson City's affordable housing crisis. Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is hosting Housing Our Workforce, a meeting for landlords, developers, investors, Realtors, and property managers to talk about what can be done to […]

Published on 21 July 2018 | 2:03 am


Roger Diez: Action returns to Fernley 95A Speedway

After several weeks dark, Fernley 95A Speedway is back in action Saturday evening with a full program of stock cars, modifieds, and a special visit by dwarf cars. Gates open at 3 p.m., racing starts at 6:30. Come out and cheer for your favorite local […]

Published on 21 July 2018 | 12:51 am


Nevada regents approve $1.5 billion budget

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Board of Regents approved the final piece of its $1.5 billion operating budget request for Nevada's public higher education institutions on Friday, a return to funding levels not seen since 2008-2009. The 2019 to 2021 Biennial NSHE Operating Budget and […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:15 pm


Joe Santoro: Baseball still greatest game there is

Baseball's All Star festivities this week were more exciting and compelling than 90 percent of the NFL or NBA regular season and playoff games we saw this past season. On Monday we had the Home Run Derby with Bryce Harper hitting home runs in his […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:00 pm


Carson City Cultural Commission celebrates 10th anniversary

Carson City's Cultural Commission celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Bliss Mansion on Friday recognizing three of its most instrumental members. Former commissioners Peter Barton and Jeffrey Scott, and current member Karen Abowd were honored at a luncheon organized and emceed by Mark Salinas, Carson […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:51 pm


Western Nevada College has funds to make college possible

Financial aid and procrastination aren't a good mix. With classes beginning at Western Nevada College in a month and a half, time is running out to take advantage of financial aid, including the Silver State Opportunity Grant. WNC has more than $500,000 to award to […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:11 pm


‘Monster Fish’ subject of Nevada State Museum lecture

When Zeb Hogan spreads his arms as wide as they'll go and declares, "I caught a fish this big," he isn't telling you a whopper. He's showing you his resume. Hogan, the University of Nevada Reno professor and star of the National Geographic television program […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:00 pm


John R. Bullis: Refunds owed to veterans on disability severance overpayments

IRS Information Release 2018-148 of July 11 advised certain (some) veterans who received disability severance payments after Jan. 17, 1991 about possible refunds. If the veteran paid tax (by mistake) on the payment, then a refund can be obtained by filing an amended return (Form […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 8:35 pm


Taste of Downtown Carson City starts at 5:30 p.m. Saturday

The 2018 Taste of Downtown is from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Carson City. Tickets will be available starting Saturday at 11 a.m. at the information booth across from the Capitol. Tickets cost $45. The event features more than 40 restaurants featuring samples, […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 8:27 pm


Medicare scam making rounds in Carson City

A recent scam call to Carson City residents comes from "Medicare." According to online sources and callers, the scam claims new Medicare cards are being issued or the beneficiary's file must be updated. The scam artist asks citizens to verify or provide their personal banking […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 8:27 pm


Dennis Michael Bohner

Dennis Michael Bohner, born April 15th 1952 in Scottsbluff Nebraska, passed away on July 8th 2018. Dennis worked as an IT Network Tech for Douglas County. He was a loving father, brother and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents Leo and Della […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:47 pm


Senior menus for the week of July 23, 2018

Note: Menus for week of July 23 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Beef patties on whole wheat buns, lettuce, tomato, onion, mixed vegetables, cantaloupe and baked beans. TUESDAY: Salmon over angel hair pasta, […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:31 pm


Faith & Insight: July 22 is Parents’ Day: Tired yet?

Happy Parents' Day to all. Whether we are parents or not, we are all examples of adulthood and discipleship. Being a good parent can be challenging and at the same time can be awesomely rewarding, exciting and fulfilling. In Christ we are never doing this […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:31 pm


Carson City birth announcements for July 11-16, 2018

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Laura and Scott Gornall of Gardnerville, Gillian Ruth Gornall, born July 11, 2018, weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces. To Rebecca Wells and Todd Poth of Stateline, Yara Bea Poth, born July 11, 2018, weighing 6 pounds and 9 […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:31 pm


Cheers & Kudos for Saturday, July 21, 2018

Girls State Tea supporters thanked Recently the American Legion Auxiliary Capitol Unit 4 held its annual Girls State Tea at the Governor's Mansion. Proceeds from the tea benefit Girls State delegates from Carson, Douglas and Sierra Lutheran high schools. Delegates were interviewed and selected based […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:31 pm


Past Pages for July 21-24, 2018

Saturday 150 Years Ago Balloon ascension: There will be a big balloon sent up from the front of the Magnolia Saloon. 140 Years Ago How tramps do their washing: Tramps who frequent Reno are occasionally struck with a desire to be clean. They go down […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:23 pm


Trina Machacek: A ‘FIN-ished’ fish story

I'm looking for my happy. I have been told lately that I need to find then do what makes me happy. Now, on the surface that sounds pretty easy. But when it comes down to it, what makes you happy is not all that easy […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:23 pm


Chas Macquarie: Carbon Fee and Dividend explained

David Knighton, in his letter published in the Appeal on July 3, asks how the Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal would work. I'm happy to explain it to anyone who may have a similar question. But first let me clarify some of the assertions he […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:15 pm


Letters to the editor for Saturday, July 21, 2018

Treasonous Trump According to Merriam-Webster, the most searched word on the Internet after the Trump-Putin summit was "treason." Definition: "The offense of attempting to overthrow the government of one's country or of assisting its enemies in war; specifically: the act of levying war against the […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:15 pm


SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: Carson City has good taste

Silver Dollars and Wooden Nickels is a weekly feature in the Appeal's Opinion pages in which the Appeal gives Silver Dollars to those who deserve recognition and occasionally a Wooden Nickel to those who deserve criticism. SILVER DOLLAR: To all those involved and to all […]

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:15 pm








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