NV Energy Reports power outages in Carson City, Virginia City, Reno and Douglas County

NV Energy Reports power outages in Carson City, Virginia City, Reno and Douglas County
News - Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 6:04pm Carson City Health and Human Services Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting three new positive cases and four additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 230 with 159 recoveries and six deaths, 65 cases remain…

News – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 6:04pm

Carson City Health and Human Services

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting three new positive cases and four additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region.

This brings the total number of cases to 230 with 159 recoveries and six deaths, 65 cases remain active.

News – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 5:11pm

by Kelsey Penrose

UPDATE 4 p.m.: The people who were stuck in an elevator near W. Ann Street have been rescued.

An additional line down is being reported near Musser.

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UPDATE: As of 3:40 p.m. there are now 2,298 people without power, the majority of which reside in Carson City.

Outages include:

Winne Lane


Michael Drive


S. Nevada Street


W. Ann Street


N. Nevada Street

News – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 2:48pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Today, Carson High School’s 2020 Graduates were honored by the school, their families and their community with a social-distance graduation, in which graduates were escorted to the stage by motorcade, many of the cars decorated for each graduate.

Community – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 1:26pm

by Kelsey Penrose

The first Carson Farmer’s Market of the season took place Saturday and all was well with social distancing measures in place.

Vendors were limited to growers and artisans who make products from what they grow only, and meat vendors should be coming back soon.

News – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 12:57pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Carson City Deputies arrested a man Thursday afternoon in the area of W. Washington Street and N. Curry Street for attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly tried to steal car keys from a woman and pulled a knife on her husband.

News – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 9:22am

by Doug Busey

Hello fellow anglers. I finally got out to do some serious fishing last weekend. Renee and I joined our friends Tom And Shelly Blotter at Bridgeport Reservoir.

The trip started out a little precarious. We arrived on Saturday afternoon to a steady 25 to 50 mph wind. Which kept us off the lake until Sunday.

News – Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 8:46am

Douglas County Press Release

Douglas County 9-1-1 Emergency Services is pleased to announce another enhancement to our next generation 9-1-1 service.

We have partnered with RapidSOS to bring enhanced 9-1-1 services to the residents and visitors of Douglas and Alpine Counties.

News – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 5:51pm

by Kelsey Penrose

A man accused of kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a minor appeared in court in Carson City Friday for his preliminary hearing.

Carson City Senior Judge John Tatro presided over the hearing of Kahlil Deshaun Williams, who is being accused of kidnapping, attempted sexual assault of a minor under 14, lewdness with a minor under 14, and false imprisonment.

News – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 5:59pm

By Isaiah Burrows

Local customers visited Carson City area casinos on reopening day Thursday, June 4 with new guidelines and safety measures put in place.

After a statewide shutdown in March due to COVID-19, casinos were allowed to resume operations Thursday under safety rules established by the Center for Disease Control and Nevada Gaming Control Board.

News – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 4:44pm

Brewery Arts Center Press Release

June 6 was supposed to be the day of the kick-off concert to the 2020 Levitt AMP Carson City Summer Concert Series…unfortunately, we all know that large gatherings like the ones that take place at Levitt AMP Carson City are just not possible right now.

News – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 2:38pm

By Isaiah Burrows

Recreational facilities and services in Carson City are beginning to reopen under new provisions by Governor Sisolak’s Phase 2 directives.

The Multipurpose Athletic Center has reopened and the Carson City Aquatic Facility and Carson City Community Center are gearing towards reopening on Monday, June 8.

News – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 12:10pm

DETR Press Release

Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) show initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) totaled 11,337 for the week ending May 30, down 4,270 claims, or 27.4 percent compared to last week’s total of 15,607.

This is the fifth consecutive week of declines in regular initial claims. Through the week ending May 30, there have been 507,177 initial claims filed in 2020, 485,525 of which have come in the last twelve weeks.

News – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 12:04pm

Aly Lawson, Nevada Momentum

Carson City Library Opens Monday With Reduced Hours

CARSON CITY, Nev. (June 5, 2020) – On Monday the Carson City Library is reopening to the public with the hours of 1-6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Curbside pick-up service will continue to be available 10 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday.

Community – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 8:11am

Molly Walt

CHS Class of 2020 Graduation Parade through downtown Carson City.

All graduates are asked to meet in the parking lot at 3228 N. Carson St. at 6:30 p.m.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 8:21pm

Carson City Fire Department knocked down a backyard fire Thursday evening in the 1700 block of Rand Court off of Rand Avenue in East Carson City.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 6:04pm

Carson City Health and Human Services

Carson City Health and Human Services is reporting Thursday, June 4 that there is an additional death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County region, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to six. The individual was a male Carson City resident in his 70’s.

It is unknown at this time if he had underlying conditions. CCHHS is also reporting 18 new positive cases and one additional recovery of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 220 with 155 recoveries and six deaths, 59 cases remain active.

The new cases are:

By Rich Dunn

Kyle Roerink, Executive Director of the Great Basin Water Network, will be the featured speaker at Monday’s virtual Democratic luncheon.

Kyle served as a subject matter expert for Rep. Dina Titus, then as principal advocate for the YES on Question 6 campaign to mandate that 50% of Nevada’s electricity be from renewable sources by 2030.

Community – Friday, June 5, 2020 – 10:12am

Dan Davis, Carson City School District

Eagle Valley Middle School hosted a drive-through eighth-grade promotion ceremony Thursday afternoon from 12 to 1 p.m. Students and families were able to drive with their families, see their teachers along the procession route and enjoy the conclusion of a unforgettable school year. Promotion certificates will be mailed with report cards.

Business – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 5:03pm

Grocery Outlet press release

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, extreme-value grocery retailer, opened its newest location Thursday at 7 Dayton Village Parkway in Dayton, Nev., creating 33 new jobs in the community and providing big savings on name brand, high quality merchandise.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 3:26pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Parents and students waited in a student motorcade Thursday outside Carson High School in order to return school property and retrieve student property from the campus.

Yesterday, June 3 was the final day of the school year for Carson City students, in what was surely a bittersweet end to an unusual year due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 3:04pm

by Kelsey Penrose

On Friday May 29, Carson City bars and pubs were allowed to reopen under the Governor’s Phase 2. While many rejoiced, it is also putting bar owners in a difficult position.

For many, securing emergency funds such as the Payment Protection Program (PPP) has been an ongoing struggle, and many small businesses have yet to see a dime despite months of shut down.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 2:01pm

By Rebecca Allen, PHS Teacher

Artist and poet, Jaeda DeWalt wrote, “When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.” If there is one word to describe Pioneer High School’s class of 2020, it would be “resilient.”

Nevada Secretary of State

On Wednesday, Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske announced early turnout numbers for the June 9 primary election that is being conducted primarily by mail-in ballot. As of Tuesday, 276,456 of the 1,829,050 ballots mailed to Nevada voters have been cast. An additional 636 voters have cast a ballot in person during the early voting period.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 10:53am

by Kelsey Penrose

The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Thursday to accept a new diesel tax in Carson City, with Supervisor Lori Bagwell voting against.

According to the agenda, Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 373.062 to enact by ordinance a zero to five cent per gallon tax on the sale of diesel fuel within Carson City.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 11:28am

Carson City Sheriff’s Office

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office received numerous calls in the past month in reference to an online dating and extortion scam.

Sports – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 1:06pm

By Isaiah Burrows, Tahoe Onstage

With so much uncertainty for an MLB season, it’s almost certain that Minor League Baseball will not be played this year.

Outdoors – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 10:26am

NDCNR News Release

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is excited to announce that Coeur Rochester, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coeur Mining, Inc. and Crawford Cattle, LLC have entered into a first-of-its-kind agreement to protect critical sagebrush habitat in Nevada while ensuring continued environmentally sensitive and sustainable mining practices.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 10:17am

Nevada Governor’s Office

On Thursday, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak highlighted the State’s recent progress in efforts to battle COVID-19 in Nevada. At the end of April, when announcing the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan, Gov. Sisolak laid out five criteria State officials would monitor as the State began a gradual, phased in reopening process.

News – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 9:38am

Dan Davis, Carson City School District

The Carson City School District wants to offer a big “Thank You” to all the men and women working in nutrition services. These dedicated individuals have been working non-stop to provide meals to the children in need of Carson City.

Business – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 9:46am

Casino Fandango press release

Casino Fandango, the largest casino in Carson City, opened its doors at 8 a.m. today. As announced by Gov. Steve Sisolak, Phase 2 of Nevada’s Roadmap to Recovery allows gaming to resume Thursday.

Nevada’s economy was one of the most affected in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic; the initial reopening of Casino Fandango means that over 350 team members are able to go back to work and provide for their families.

Sports – Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 8:37am

Tahoe South

In a collective effort reflecting America’s drive for a return from COVID-19, the American Century Championship will bring golf, celebrity and community service together for the 31st time July 8-12 on the shores of Lake Tahoe.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 10:57pm

DETR News Release

CARSON CITY — On Monday, June 1, 2020 the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance adjudication line became operational and responsible for reviewing and resolving PUA eligibility issues presently holding back payments.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 7:08pm

A two vehicle head-on crash Wednesday evening on Highway 395 near Muller Lane in Douglas County shut down the northbound lane of the highway, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 6:39pm

Central Lyon County Fire responded early Wednesday evening to a number of small brush fires in the Silver Springs area.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 6:03pm

Carson City Health and Human Services

Carson City Health and Human Services is reporting Wednesday, June 3 that there are four new positive cases and five additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 202 with 154 recoveries and five deaths, 43 cases remain active.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 3:47pm

Dan Davis, Carson City School District

In recognition of the last day of school Wednesday, June 3, the Transportation Department with the Carson City School District hosted a school bus parade where drivers displayed banners to provide recognition for all the student efforts in completing Remote Learning school work and assignments.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 3:09pm

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help in locating two runaway juveniles.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 2:56pm

The Lyon County School District is celebrating graduation this week through a series of ceremonies Thursday in Dayton and Silver Springs, Friday in Smith Valley and Fernley and Saturday in Yerington.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 12:54pm

by Kelsey Penrose

The Carson Farmer’s Market is back this Saturday morning, bringing fresh, locally grown produce to the community.

The Farmer’s Market is requiring customers to adhere to social distancing guidelines in order for the market to continue through the summer and stay open.

News – Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – 1:39pm

Western Nevada College

Conditions in Northern Nevada have changed dramatically over the past few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, one thing has remained consistent: Carson City Toyota and the Campagni Auto Group’s commitment to this community including students and higher education at Western Nevada College.

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