U.S. 50 traffic at Cave Rock, Lake Tahoe will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 as lighting repairs are made to the inside of the Cave Rock tunnel.

Westbound lanes will be rerouted to travel one lane in each direction through the eastbound Cave Rock tunnel, with reduced speed limits and some limited travel delays to be expected.

While bicyclists and oversize and over-dimensional semi-trucks will be allowed through the work zone, alternate bicycle and truck routes are advised if possible.



Repairs will be made to tunnel lighting damaged in prior traffic crashes. Motorists are advised of the potential of similar lane reductions taking place on Wednesday, June 26 if needed to complete lighting repairs.

Planning for the 2019 Carson City Fair is coming together. The youth livestock show and auction are promising to have a record turn out. We are proud to present many new competitions and events this year, such as the American Ninja Farmer, food eating compositions and the first inaugural Demolition Derby.

As we set our radar ahead to Tuesday, June 25, 2019, we say hello Carson City and welcome to a bevy of events ahead including activities for children of all ages, a Muscle Powered morning walk, evening hike and bike ride, a cyber security awareness workshop hosted by DeBug Computer, a job fair at the Carson Nugget, art showings, a delicious taste of France via Bleu Café Culinary Travelers Club and more. Read on for what's happening.

The Epic Rides Off-Road Series is a nationally recognized mountain bike festival featuring endurance racing, music, biking exhibitions and more. The City entered into a five-year agreement with Epic Rides and the Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority regarding the Carson City Off-Road event to be held the third weekend of each June.

A hitch in his giddy up could lift Reno Aces infielder Wyatt Mathisen into the Lone Star State as a 2019 Pacific Coast League All-Star.

CARSON CITY — According to the latest initial claims data from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, April initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell to a relative record low this month. With May’s reading of 9,400 claims, this is the lowest May reading since 1999.

SILVER CITY, Nev. — A number of different groups sponsor an annual summer series of public events in historic Silver City. This summer, events include a free family-friendly concert by Kantu Inka, visits from award-winning visiting artists and writers, kids science and engineering activities, plus a floral design class, a coding workshop, lectures and more for adults and teens.

The Six Mile Canyon Fire in Storey County that started Sunday evening was 100 percent contained as of 11 p.m. Sunday night and the road is now open, officials said.

The cause of a fire late Sunday that destroyed a vacant apartment unit and caused moderate damage to another unit off of Little Lane on Centerville is under investigation, said Carson City Fire Department Chief Sean Slamon.

RENO, Nev. — A judge in Reno has denied a motion to dismiss two murder charges against a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four people in Nevada in January.

U.S. 50 traffic at Cave Rock, Lake Tahoe will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 as lighting repairs are made to the inside of the Cave Rock tunnel.

Northern Nevada Development Authority's The Business Edge will focus on "Aerospace in Nevada" as part of its ongoing monthly meeting series that happens this Wednesday.

A Carson City man wanted for felony warrants who evaded deputies following a traffic stop last week was taken into custody Saturday, according to a Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team arrest report.

The gate on Ash Canyon Road, located at the trailhead to the Ash to Kings Trail in Ash Canyon in Carson City, will be re-opening starting July 4th weekend.

UPDATE 10:54AM: One of the five units in the fire was completely destroyed and another unit moderately damaged, said Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon. The cause is under investigation. *** UPDATE 1:43AM: As Carson City firefighters were being released from the Little Lane incident, they were called to a small brush fire in the 3500 block of Gordon Street near Classy Seconds. The 1 foot by 1 foot warming fire was quickly knocked down. *** UPDATE 1AM: Little Lane has been reopened. The cause of the fire at the vacant apartment complex under construction is under investigation. *** UPDATE 12:37AM: Nearby residents report the fire at Arbor Villa apartments appears to have been knocked down. A Carson City Fire Department battalion chief reports NV Energy and a fire investigator have arrived on scene. We've uploaded a video here by Carson Now reader Bianca Miranda that was taken at around the height of the blaze. *** UPDATE 12:07AM: Firefighters are making progress on the fire, according to a battalion chief on scene. NV Energy has been called for arcing power lines that are considered hazardous. No injuries have been reported.

Heading into Monday, June 24, 2019 the first day of the work week and we say welcome to summer, Carson City. Expect highs in the mid-80s. Get on out there and keep the blood pumping and oxygen flowing with an early morning walk or bike ride. There's art activities for adults and kids, a discussion on climate change, a swing dance class and more. Enjoy the day!

Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 held its annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14 together with several other community involved organizations.

The Carson City Host Lions Club, which is the oldest service club in Carson City, presented the U.S. flags and brochures explaining facts about the flag to all the attendees at the Elks Flag Day Ceremony.

The U.S. Open returned to Pebble Beach earlier this month and all the talk was about the par three cliffside 7th hole, a charming peninsula that sticks out into the ocean 100 yards below the tee box, and looks ever so inviting -looks that are deceiving. With a stiff onshore breeze you might want to tee off with a three iron. With no wind, which is rare, you might want a wedge.

Carson City Fire Department, sheriff's deputies and the Nevada Highway Patrol were called Sunday afternoon to a vehicle crash near the intersection of I-580, South Carson Street and Highway 50 West, also known as Spooner Junction.

Singers, songwriters, poets, instrumentalists and performers are invited to show off their talents Sundays, from 4 to 8 p.m. during open mic at Smokey Lonesome's Speakeasy, located at 312 South Carson Street. Signups begin at 3 p.m.

CARSON CITY — The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada pipeline safety division reports it has investigated several incidents this spring involving excavators attempting improper repairs to stop the flow of natural gas from damaged facilities.

The Sky Dome Planetarium, which was planned as part of the Carson City Library’s Summer Learning Challenge, is canceled.

I bumped into my friend Cat at a nursery buying marigolds to solve a problem her lilacs were having. She said something was eating the leaves along the edges leaving sharp-edged cutouts. She said someone swore that marigolds planted around the base of the shrubs would solve the problem.

A 31-year-old Carson City man was arrested in the 1100 block of N. Saliman Road early Saturday morning on a warrant out of Sparks Municipal Court, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Here is the Carson City area road report for the week of June 24-30, 2019. Closures or delays are expected at the following locations due to road and utility work:

Hello Carson City and welcome to Sunday, June 23, 2019. Temperatures will warm back up again and stay that way until midweek when another cool weather pattern is expected to arrive. Heading into today, there's the 2019 Great Race at Lampe Park in Gardnerville, an open house at the Foreman-Roberts House Museum in Carson City and the Brewery Arts Center will be packed once again Sunday for the Summer Showcase Band Concert from 5 to 7 p.m.

UPDATE 10:51AM: Smoldering material from Friday's fire at the landfill caused it to reignite and burn around a 20 foot by 20 foot swath before being knocked down, according to Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon. The cause of Friday's fire remains under investigation. The area is being monitored by public works. *** UPDATE 8:50AM: More engines have been released. The cause is under investigation. *** UPDATE 7AM: Brush engines are being released from the fire at the landfill. *** Carson City Fire Department responded early Sunday morning to the area of the Carson City landfill off of Flint Road near the rifle range for a brush fire.

Antsy McClain & the Trailer Park Troubadours with opener King Whistler kicked off 2019’s Levitt Amp’s free concert series in Carson City Saturday Night, hosted by the Brewery Arts Center.

If you attend the concerts, use the hashtag #musicmoves on social media to be entered into a free year of a Spotify subscription.

Winner of "Best of Cruise" at Thursday's Cruise Night in Carson City goes to Art with his Ford Vicky. The latest cruise night was based at Empire Ranch Golf Course.

Nearly two dozen breweries lined the newly redesigned Curry Street, which helped hundreds of attendees cool down from the summer heat.

Domingo Leyba worked seven years for a shot at the Major Leagues, and he jumped at his first opportunity.

Presented by the Nevada Artists Association, the Spirit of America art show brought dozens of colors to Carson City on Saturday.

The Capital City C.I.R.C.L.E.S. Initiative, a cooperative community effort to elevate people out of poverty, invites members of the community to participate in a colloquy on the topic of preventing substance abuse. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:45 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church’s Family Life Center located at 115 N Division St.

Dayton resident Shelly Rosario nominated Dayton for the Reader's Digest "Nicest Places in America" contest, and is now one of 50 finalists.

According to Reader's Digest, the "Nicest Places in America" contest is meant to inspire hope through sharing stories of kindness through America.

A 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested in the 2100 block of California Street on a $25,000 warrant out of Dayton Township, and a parole and probation hold.

Matthew James Kelley was arrested by Carson City deputies after a consensual stop was made by deputies.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office 16th Annual Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge was back at Mills Park Thursday.

The training event was open to current certified motor officers and the public for spectating. Motor officers were training, riding and discussing riding techniques with various motor instructors.

Her profession is unknown to most fans, but she is the only female fields operation assistant in all of Triple-A baseball.

The Canyon White Band will be at Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint for Sassafras Live Music & Events on June 29th, 2019.

Happy Saturday, Carson City! There are a ton of events going on in our beautiful capital city today as we officially head into summer following yesterday's solstice. On the docket today we have the first of the Levitt-AMP Concert Series at the Brewery Arts Center, a charity poker run, a street food fest, and more! Check below to see whats happening this weekend.

This 8-week series is for anyone living with arthritis or with similar symptoms of pain and stiffness. In this gentle class, you will learn how to use yoga and modifications to manage your arthritis. We may use chairs, blocks, the wall, or other props to support your body in the practice as needed.

The Children's Museum in Carson City will host a Summer Science Camp this year. Participants will get hands on lessons in science, art, music and literary projects tied to the Carson River watershed, as well as learning about regional geology and mining, geothermal and solar energy, biomes of Northern Nevada and hot air balloons.

Enjoy a night out on the town in beautiful Minden at the Carson Valley Inn. Bill is a very talented, local musician who is a crowd pleaser of all ages. If you've never been to one of his performances, then you are missing out. If you like a variety of music, his songlist will certainly blow your mind...but not your hearing. Country (old and new), Blues, Older Pop/Rock, and even some originals. So grab your friends and head on out for some FUN!!!!

Come and join us for our weekly one hour walks to enjoy Nevada outdoors around Carson City! Meet at 8 a.m. at 3051 Oak Ridge Drive and West College Parkway. This is a pavement path. Water and closed-toe shoes required.

All walks are 1 to 2 miles with duration of 1 hour with usually negligible elevation gain, and frequently on paved or smooth paths. If it rains, snows, or air quality is unsafe due to smoke, meet at the Multi-Purpose Athletic Center (MAC) at 1860 Russell Way. Contact Alyce Cloutier, klute89706@gmail.com or call 775-250-0282, if you have any questions.

Carson City University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in partnership with Carson City Parks and Recreation and Friends of Silver Saddle Ranch, is offering two weekly sessions at Silver Saddle Ranch, 2648 Carson City Road in Carson City, for youth who are not able to keep or raise a small farm animal to experience working with either rabbits or goats. Area 4-H leaders will bring their animals for attendees, 9 – 14 years of age, to work with in these hands on day camps.

Free Cyber Security Class. Learn how to protect yourself from Internet Scams, Telephone Scams, Real Estate "Closing Scams", Email and Netflix Payment Scams. Carson City Senior Center-In the Computer Lab, 911 Beverly Drive Presented By The Experts At DeBug Computer.

CARSON CITY — Every week at DeBug Computer, we receive reports from community members who have been scammed into giving money to both cyber and telemarketing frauds, some for thousands of dollars, sometimes under the pretense that the victim has “won” a prize or money, and simply needs to pay a processing fee. Or that a loved one is in danger, and they must transfer money immediately to help them.

SILVER CITY, Nev. — A number of different groups sponsor an annual summer series of public events in historic Silver City. This summer, events include a free family-friendly concert by Kantu Inka, visits from award-winning visiting artists and writers, kids science and engineering activities, plus a floral design class, a coding workshop, lectures and more for adults and teens.

In a last minute announcement, Carson City based non-profit Food For Thought, Inc. will continue the Summer Lunch Program during the 2019 season. The program provides free and nutritious lunches to all children under 18.

Various computer topics will be taught every week, including Mouse & Keyboard; Files, Folders, and Programs; the Internet; Email; and Windows 10.

Registration is required. Please visit www.carsoncitylibrary.org and click on calendar to reserve your spot!

CARSON CITY — The Carson Nugget is pleased to announce that we will be opening a new bar on the main casino floor called the Lucky 7 Bar. The Lucky 7 Bar will be a full service vodka themed slot bar with specialty vodka drinks, draft beer, and a margarita machine. There will be 24 seats including a lounge, and 14 new bar-top slot machines.

We are hosting a job fair on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 2 to 5 p.m. to fill beverage positions as well as other positions casino-wide. All levels of experience are invited to attend the event which takes place in the Events Center on the 2nd floor in Room B of the casino on N. Carson Street.

Every Tuesday evening, 5:30 to dusk, the Clear Creek Bowmen host its Tuesday Night Archery Shoots at the Centennial Park Archery Range in Carson City.

Join our free leader-led hikes each week to enjoy Nevada outdoors! Meet outside the entrance to Silver Saddle Ranch in parking area just off of Carson River Road. Water and sturdy closed-toed shoes are required. Hat, sunscreen and hiking poles recommended.

Come join Muscle Powered for a free, guided group walk, hike, or ride to enjoy Nevada outdoors around Carson City!

Muscle Powered is a local non-profit organization that promotes walking, hiking, biking and trail building. A schedule of all upcoming activities and events can be found at www.musclepowered.org/calendar.

SALSA Wednesdays located at Yaple's Ballroom Dance Studio, 315 N. Carson St. Carson City. Classes are 6 pm Intermediate Level Class, 7 pm Beginning Level Class. Just $10 a class​.

Then after your dance lesson, just for us food and drink specials offered across the street at Battle Born Social! The dance floor is open, music will be playing and you can continue dancing and practicing your dance moves! The Salsa Social will cost NOTHING, only but your support to the restaurant and bar.

Wired Wednesday will meet at Carson Nugget, Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Banquet Hall C upstairs. All ages are welcome, however this film would be potentially Rated R due to language, violence and an off camera scene that is heard but not seen.

Northern Nevada Development Authority's The Business Edge will focus on "Aerospace in Nevada" as part of its ongoing monthly meeting series.

Aerospace is more than airplanes, spaceships and drones. Specline Nevada will describe where the leaders in aerospace manufacturing are headed.

R.I.P.P.E.D. is designed to help everybody meet their ultimate fitness goals in a super fun group exercise environment. This 1 hour class combines Resistance, Interval, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance, core and offers a very important Diet program on the Rippedplanet website. R.I.P.P.E.D is for every-body & every fitness level.

Whether you are a new or continuing watercolor student, learn to splash and play while discovering the expansive possibilities of watercolor. In each 4-week class, we will explore several different approaches to watercolor. We will also investigate art fundamental topics concentrating on one topic per 4-week session.

Students may choose their own subjects, with instructor input as to relevance based on individual skill level. Supplies required.

Young Chautauquans of the Douglas County Historical Society will present "We Taught the World New Ways to Dream" at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, June 26, at 6:30 pm.

The Capital City C.I.R.C.L.E.S. Initiative, a cooperative community effort to elevate people out of poverty, invites members of the community to participate in a colloquy on the topic of preventing substance abuse. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:45 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church’s Family Life Center located at 115 N Division St.

Join us on our free leader-led hikes each week to enjoy Nevada outdoors around Carson City and Lake Tahoe! Meet at the Highway 50 Park and Ride where we will carpool to the trailhead where parking is limited. Departing promptly at 8 a.m. to the trailhead, so be there 15 minutes early. Water and sturdy closed-toe shoes required. Hat, sunscreen and hiking poles recommended.

Carson City Kiwanis moved its weekly meeting to The Martin Hotel. The decision to move was not a difficult one as The Martin Inn has an excellent meeting facility located in the back of its restaurant.

Carson City Kiwanis members are excited about the move as the room is large enough to grow, invite guests, and be able to stay in downtown Carson City. As Carson City Kiwanis celebrates its 60-year anniversary, it looks to continue to be a great service club in this great community.

Thursday Night Cruise begins May 30 and runs weekly through July 25 and is open to all cars and trucks. The cruise nights include a 50/50 raffle with other prizes. Food from the local sponsors will be available, also The Bus Boy will be at Hooten Tire Co. for the July 18th show. All are welcome, have fun and enjoy the vehicles. Click on the flier for locations.

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents its exhibition, "New Crop 2019", by artists Mark Combs and Frances Melhop at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. CCAI will host an opening reception on Friday, June 7, 5 to 7 p.m. The artists will give a brief talk about their work at 5:30 p.m. The exhibition will be in the gallery from June 7 to Sept. 26, 2019.

Eminent scientists Dr. Charles Goldman, Dr. Sudeep Chandra and other panelists will be featured guests at Western Nevada College in Carson City where they will talk about local impacts of droughts, floods, fires and warming temperatures on the regional economy and future generations.

Ross Gold Park is one of the oldest parks within the City’s park system and is located at 280 Appion Way. As part of the efforts to reinvest in aging park infrastructure, the City released a survey in April, 2019 to get the community’s input on changes to the park’s master plan.

Co-sponsored by Citizens' Climate Lobby, GreenACTNV, and Western Nevada College, this event focuses on the implications of climate change for businesses and the recreation economy in Western Nevada and Lake Tahoe.

This is an opportunity to learn more about the impacts of droughts, floods, fires, and warming temperatures on our regional economy and future generations.

We are pleased to have Rob Hooper as our featured speaker at the Carson City Republican Committee General Membership meeting in June.

Rob is the President and CEO of NNDA (Northern Nevada Development Authority). NNDA is the Connector, Navigator and Problem-solver between the Sierra Region’s business communities, government, and the many resources to support business growth. Rob will discuss with the group: • Economic Development…Nevada Style – an overview of Nevada’s unique statewide economic development system • Nevada Economic Update – how things look statewide

Rob Hooper, President of Northern Nevada Development Authority will be the featured guest at the Carson City Republican Membership Meeting on June 27.

Join us at the Casino Fandango for networking beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Rob Hooper will be our guest speaker. Rob is the President and CEO of NNDA (Northern Nevada Development Authority). NNDA is the Connector, Navigator and Problem-solver between the Sierra Region's business communities, government, and the many resources to support business growth.

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents an exhibition, "The Lay of the Land," by artist Fred Howland in the Community Center’s Sierra Room, 851 E William Street, Carson City. The exhibition runs now through June 30, 2019. CCAI will host a reception for the artist on Friday, March 29, 5-7pm in the Sierra Room, and the artist will give a brief talk about his photography at 5:30 p.m.

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents the Tony Award winning Broadway phenomenon, Disney’s Newsies in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center 851 East William Street in Carson City, June 28, 29, 30 and July 5, 6, and 7th.

The Fourth Annual Carson City Off-Road is dedicated to Carson City native and visionary trails community leader, Joel Dunn. Born and raised in Carson City, Dunn has not only witnessed the evolution of Nevada's state capital but has also been a driving force in its transition into a recreation-focused community.

Hosted by Epic Rides, a record turnout is expected to fill the streets of downtown Carson City when the fourth annual Carson City Off-Road returns June 28-30.

Come and join us for our weekly one hour walks to enjoy Nevada outdoors around Carson City! Meet at 3051 Oak Ridge Drive and West College Parkway. This is a pavement path. Water and closed-toe shoes required.

All walks are 1 to 2 miles with duration of 1 hour with usually negligible elevation gain, and frequently on paved or smooth paths. If it rains, snows, or air quality is unsafe due to smoke, meet at the Multi-Purpose Athletic Center (MAC) at 1860 Russell Way. Contact Vickie Doenges at 801-641-1620, if you have any questions.

CARSON CITY — In order to deliver on the objective of giving mountain bikers a true backcountry experience on world-class singletrack that challenges riders as much as it inspires and rewards, and allowing for extra snowmelt time in a potentially record-setting Sierra Nevada winter, Epic Rides announced a date change of the Carson City Off-Road from June 14-16 to June 28-30.

Open Mic Night is held at A to Zen Gift Shop on the Zen Den Stage. All talents, creative projects welcome. Come practice being on stage. There will be music, comedy, poetry, magic, and more. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Jordan T’s musical career began in Maui, where he had formed a local band and was soon given the call to play guitar for touring reggae bands like Maoli and Katchafire. With the help of fans, Jordan T was able to fund his debut album “Bridges with the Vibes” in 2017. With a surplus he and his fans raised, Jordan T contacted Habitat for Humanity in Nicaragua and aided in building houses for those in need.

The Carson City Airport, in partnership with the Eagle Valley Children’s Home, will host the 2019 Open House and Fly-In on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 8:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. The event takes place at the Carson City Airport, 2600 College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada.

Entry to the event is free to the public and draws thousands of visitors annually. Proceeds from new programming will benefit local non-profit, Eagle Valley Children's Home.

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The annual Camp Carson program for kindergarten through 6th grade children through Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space is now open for registration with camp beginning June 17.

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