Stories for February 2019


Thursday, February 28

Wednesday, February 27

School board hears of potential general fund reduction impacts

Determining where Carson City School District will stand this year financially remains hazy without any hints as to which funding model the Legislature will direct districts to use, trustees heard again Tuesday night.

Carson High robotics team wins state title

The Carson High School robotics team Cyber Mafia was crowned state champions at the Nevada State FIRST Tech Challenge Championship held Feb. 9 in Las Vegas.

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Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto gives her address as the keynote speaker at a celebration of the completion of the first phase of Gold Country Estates in Dayton Saturday.

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Lyon County Commission Bob Hastings, whose district includes Dayton, shared the importance of offering more affordable housing in the community with the crowd Saturday at the Gold Country Estates event at Glen Vista Drive.

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Local officials and representatives appear at a model home of Gold Country Estates in Dayton Saturday to celebrate the development's first-phase completion.


Marion Mallory Sr. in an early Ford for which he designed the ignition system.

Families, officials celebrate first phase of Dayton housing

Hector Roque and Jessica Ruiz’s kids were filled with glee trying to decide where to put their swingset in their new backyard.

Tuesday, February 26

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Kevin MacMillan

Monday, February 25

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Snow falls on Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe on Sunday, Feb. 17.

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John Desmond

Sunday, February 24

Carson City School District awaits word on education funding model

Carson City School Board members and administrators are keeping a watch on potential changes to Nevada’s education funding formula expected from the state Capitol, but planning for future impacts remains challenging.

Saturday, February 23

Friday, February 22

Dayton resident, WWII veteran turns 100 Sunday

World War II veteran and Dayton resident Everette Furr turns 100 Sunday, the celebration might be quiet but time-honored with fond memories of his military and personal achievements.

Plasma, blood donors needed to help Carson City student with encephalitis

On Feb. 14, William Strange, 10, gave the nurses at Carson-Tahoe Cancer Resource Center something sweet — their own Valentine’s Day cards. In return, they surprised him with a LEGO City play set, and it made his entire morning.

Graphic: Lauren Solinger

The numbers don't lie — cybersecurity is a major issue across America, and here in Northern Nevada. Graphic: Lauren Solinger

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Erin Krug is director of global process management at Microsoft Reno.

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Rod Luck is senior vice president of IT at Grand Sierra Resort.

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Scott Pruneau is the newest CEO of ITS Logistics.

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Georgia Stedronsky is information services director at Northern Nevada Medical Center.

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Karl Mattson is senior VP and CISO at City National Bank.

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Allison Clift-Jennings is co-founder and CEO of Filament.

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A view of Emerald Bay Tuesday while skiing down Maggie's Peaks North.

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Two snowboarders ride down Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe Friday, Feb. 15.

Thursday, February 21

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Exterior view of Caviata At Kiley Ranch Apartments in Sparks.


Assembly Majority Leader Teresa Benitez Thompson, D-Reno, said the bill would make adult day care, assisted living and respite services available in rural areas.

Wednesday, February 20

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Republican Sen. James Settelmeyer.

Tuesday, February 19

Bill seeks tribal consultation in Nevada issues

Yerington Paiute Tribe Chairman Laurie Thom announced last week during Nevada Tribes Legislative Day she and Assemblywoman Sarah Peters, D-Washoe, are collaborating on a bill draft request calling for tribal consultation in state and land issues.

Students invited to Legislature’s table

Pyramid Lake Junior/Senior High School students were excited at their opportunity to spend a day at the Nevada Legislature on Feb. 12 and watch their state government in process and speak with their representatives about issues of concern to them.

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Lake Tahoe

Monday, February 18

Sunday, February 17

Saturday, February 16

Friday, February 15

Thursday, February 14

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Reno's Northern Nevada Data Center is located at 21505 Reno Technology Parkway in Sparks.

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Dr. Samual Ramsey is an entomologist at the Honey Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Md.

Wednesday, February 13


Albert Mulder, state agronomist, and Rick Lattin of Lattin Farms examine berries.

Tuesday, February 12

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The Back on Track Inn is now the Nolan Inn.


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Dr. Vincent R. Solis is president of Western Nevada College.

Monday, February 11

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Jeremy Aguero, a principal analyst with Applied Analysis, gives a presentation on the U.S. and Northern Nevada economy during the EDAWN State of the Economy luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Atlantis Casino in Reno.

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A man removes snow from his car after a winter storm this February.

Sunday, February 10

Saturday, February 9

Friday, February 8

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Assemblyman Jim Wheeler (R-Gardnerville) signaled Republican disagreement to proposed measure.

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An 11.4-acre property located at 3205 and 3225 North Lake Blvd. in the Dollar Hill area will the site of an affordable housing project in Tahoe City.

Thursday, February 7

Sisolak proclaims CTE Month at Carson High

Carson High School senior Sarah Woods is well on her way to becoming a professional portrait and wedding photographer, a career that often comes with costs for equipment. She’ll have less to worry about in expenses for training thanks to the jump she’s had in her education, and she was eager to share that Thursday.

Wednesday, February 6

Tuesday, February 5

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Snow removal continues Monday, Feb. 4, at Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort near South Lake Tahoe.

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Speaker Jason Frierson and Minority Leader Jim Wheeler in discussions on floor of Assembly on Monday.

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James Settelmeyer signs his oath of office on the Senate floor on Monday.

Monday, February 4

Sunday, February 3

Saturday, February 2


Speaker Jason Frierson is among Nevada Democrats leading the push for a minimum wage increase.

Friday, February 1

Photo: Claire Cudahy

A recent study points to a rapidly-rising "snow line," the elevation at which rain turns to water, in the northern Sierra Nevada.