Carson City's dreams of becoming a high-tech haven are moving forward despite the defeat last week of a tax ballot measure to finance a new library and education center.
The 65,000-square-foot Carson City Knowledge and Discovery Center project, which was to be located on what is now Carson Nugget parking lots, was soundly rejected by voters.
But that won't affect plans for the unofficially named Carson City Tech Center and Accelerator, according to Rob Hooper, executive director of the Northern Nevada Development Authority.
"This is a separate project that is moving forward on its own," says Hooper. "We well revitalize …