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    UPDATE 10PM: The Hunter Creek Fire is estimated to be around 250 acres with 35 percent containment, according to the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District. Air drops will resume Friday morning. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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    Fire agencies from around the region including a brush engine from the Carson City Fire Department were called Thursday afternoon to assist with the Hunter Creek Fire in west Reno.

    The fire was reported at 1:49 p.m. west of Caughlin Ranch and has grown to around 200 acres in size, being fueled by sage brush and grass, according to Truckee Meadows Fire. There are no homes in the area where the fire is burning and at this time no structures are threatened.

    Truckee Meadows Fire and Reno Fire crews called for the unified command of multiple agencies and air resources including Washoe County's RAVEN, and helicopters from the U.S. Forest Service and Nevada Division of Forestry. Carson City Fire Department is sending brush unit 52, a 3-person team and Central Lyon County is also sending a brush unit.

    For updates go see KRNV coverage here. and Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch here and here for the Washoe Sheriff's Office Twitter feed.


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    Single lane closures will be in place on northbound Interstate 580 through Washoe Valley this Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, as the Nevada Department of Transportation performs routine pavement monitoring and analysis.

    Drivers can anticipate moderate travel delays and reduced speed limits on northbound I-580 between approximately 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. both days. The lane closures will allow for samples of the roadway surface to be drilled and extracted for planned evaluation and monitoring. The lane closures are weather dependent and times could change.

    More Nevada road information is available at nevadadot.com or (775) 888-7000.


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    The Carson City Off-Road event was held June 16th – 18th, three days of racing, riding, music, and other fun activities. This race is the 3rd and final in the Off-Road series that Epic Rid ...


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    With a league leading record of 45-27, the Reno Aces continued their 8 game homestand Thursday, June 22, against the Tacoma Rainiers, an Affiliate of the MLB team, Seattle Mariners.

    Starting pitchers Braden Shipley (Reno, 5-3 4.78 ERA) and Tyler Cloyd (Tacoma, 1-0 1.40 ERA) took the mound with 4,538 fans in attendance. Hoping to jump out to an early 1-0 lead in the four game series.

    After two shutout innings from Shipley and Cloyd, action resumed during the top of the third inning. As centerfielder Leonys Martin launched his sixth home run of the season to deep right field, putting the Rainiers up 1-0 heading into the bottom half of the inning. Reno tied game at 1 apiece during the bottom half of the third. As a leadoff triple from third baseman Kristopher Negron lead to a sacrifice fly from designated hitter Rudy Flores heading into the fourth inning.

    After a mini flurry from the Aces’ offense, another solo blast from left fielder Boog Powell put Tacoma back up with a 2-1 lead. A scoreless inning from Cloyd kept the lead in the Rainiers’ grasp to conclude the fourth inning.

    Cody Martin came in relief for Cloyd during the fifth inning, but Reno capitalized on a 2 hit, 1 run rally. As an RBI single from shortstop Jack Reinheimer tied the back and forth matchup 2-2 heading into the top of the sixth inning.

    Along with Shipley’s dominant pitching, a tremendous diving catch from right fielder Oswaldo Arcia kept Tacoma from breaking free with the lead. Keeping the game knotted at 2-2 to conclude the sixth and seventh innings. For the Rainiers, Ryne Harper came in relief during the seventh.

    With runners of 1st and second in the bottom of the eighth, a 6-4-3 double play ended a potential late inning rally for Reno. As Tacoma escaped the innings scoreless, keeping the duel on the diamond tied with one inning left of play.

    The Rainiers’ bats made contact at the perfect time, as right fielder Andrew Aplin’s RBI single in the top of the ninth inning placed Tacoma back on top 3-2. Leaving just one half inning left to play for the Aces.

    Reno’s offense answered back with an offensive showcase of their own, as centerfielder Ketel Marte’s RBI double tied the game at 3-3. Keeping the Aces in the game, and leaving the anxious fans out of their seats. Next at bat, Arcia wacked a line drive that ricocheted off Martin’s glove, scoring Marte and ending the game in walkoff fashion. As the Reno Aces took the first game vs. the Tacoma Rainiers 4-3.

    After the walkoff victory, Jack Reinheimer reflected on the win, “It’s always awesome walking off like that, I think that’s one of the better feelings in this game.” He said, “Arcia put together a great at bat, lined it up to center and the ball just happened to go our way tonight. That’s an awesome feeling.”

    Reinheimer also described the impact of the first win in this intense series, “This win was huge,” he said, “they are big time rivals in our division. So it’s always good to start the series off with a win.”

    For Tacoma, Tyler Cloyd pitched a full 4 innings, giving up 1 earned run on 3 hits and 2 walks with 1 strikeout. In relief, Cody Martin pitched a full 2 innings with 1 earned run and 4 hits and 1 walk. Ryne Harper and Jean Machi also came in relief. Leonys Martin finished 2 for 4 with a single, home run, and 1 RBI. Boog Powell went 3 for 4 with 2 singles, solo home run, and 1 RBI. Andrew Aplin finished 2 for 4 with 2 singles and 1 RBI. Daniel Vogelbach and Gordon Beckham each had 1 single.

    For Reno, Braden Shipley pitched 6 ⅔ innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 7 hits and 2 walks with 1 strikeout. Jake Barrett and Erik Davis also came in relief. Ketel Marte finished 1 for 5 with a double and RBI. Jack Reinheimer went 1 for 4 with a single and RBI, Kristopher Negron finished 2 for 3 with a triple and single. Ronnie Freeman went 2 for 4 with 2 singles. Rudy Flores and Oswaldo Arcia added 1 RBI apiece. Christian Walker and Socrates Brito each hit 1 single.

    Reno and Tacoma will face off once again Friday June 23, for the second game in the four game series.


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    Event Date: 
    June 23, 2017 (All day)

    Please remember that I am just the messenger and the bad news is that you can only be one place at once. You'll have to choose between a Beatles Experience in McFadden Plaza and the concert at the Brewery Arts Center Minnesota Street Stage, where the Big Bad Voodoo Daddies kick off the first of the Levitt Concert Summer Series. Get yourself registered for the Karson Kruzerz' annual 'Run Whatcha Brung' at the Max Casino and stick around for Route 66 on the stage. You'll have to keep reading for the rest of it - summer fun has arrived in full force.

    FRIDAY:

    • --  “Environmental Perspectives” Exhibit featuring artists Scott Hinton of Reno and Paul Ford of Sonoma, CA in the OXS Gallery at the Nevada Arts Council: 716 N. Carson St. (8am-5pm)
    • --  ‘Industrial Art: Sports Edition’ Exhibit in the CCAI Gallery at the Carson City Courthouse: 885 E. Musser (8am-5pm) 
    • --  High School Pic[ks] 2, group show of art by students from Carson, Dayton, Douglas, and Pioneer High Schools in the Community Development building [formerly the BRIC]: 108 E Proctor St (8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm)
    • --  Annual Extreme Motor Officer Iron Horse Training Challenge at Mills Park (8am-6pm; 8am-12pm Main Course practice, 1pm-4pm Main Course Qualifying, 4pm-6pm Two-Man Relay)
    • --  T-Bucket Alliance National Convention at Mills Park
    • --  Rockabilly Riot Car Show at Mills Park (registration 9am; show, live music, and more 10am-10pm; Sock Hop, Rock, and Roll Benefit Dance 9pm-12am, $15; complete event schedule at http://renorockabillyriot.com/ )
    • -- Rummage Sale at CenterPoint Christian Fellowship: 100 Breakwater Rd, Dayton (8am-6pm; Mission Teams fundraiser)
    • --  Great Basin Native Artists Exhibit at the Carson Visitor Center (9am-6pm; featuring art by Linda Eben Jones, Joyce McCauley, Steve Nighthawk, Tork Rains and Scott Tyzba)
    • --  $1 Dollar Bowling and Shoe Rental Specials (9am-4pm at Carson Lanes; 9am-5pm at Gold Dust West)
    • --  Annual Home and Garden Show at the Carson Mall (9am-7pm; free admission; decorations, displays, seminars and more; hosted by the Greenhouse Garden Center)
    • --  Reno Rodeo (9am-10pm; Ticket prices $22+) and Carnival (4pm-12am) at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center
    • --  Last Day: Landscape Art Show in the Nevada Artists Association Gallery at the Brewery Arts Center (10am-4pm)
    • --  Last Day: "Back Wall Show" featuring photography by John F. Warden, Jr in the Nevada Artists Association Gallery at the Brewery Arts Center (10am-4pm)
    • --  Food For Thought’s Free Lunch for Kids at the Bridge Church: 901 N. Stewart AND at Park Terrace Park: 1327 La Loma (11am-12:30pm, weather permitting; open to ages 2-18, no adults; meals must be eaten on site)
    • --  Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Sierra Chapter 403 Luncheon and Chat – Young Eagles fundraiser at 2500 E. College Pkwy (11:15am-1pm; $6 includes Hamburgers/Hot Dogs with all the fixings, Chili, Baked Beans, BBQ chips, Potato Salad, Choice of Desserts and Coffee; all welcome)
    • --  CCAI Exhibit: Smaller Works, solo exhibition by Gil Martin in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center (open during public meetings and Fridays 12pm-4pm)
    • --  Wine, Beer, or Spirit Tasting at Cowboys Liquors (5pm-7pm; free)
    • --  Wine Tasting at Aloha Liquors (5pm-7pm; $10)
    • --  Live Music with Darren Senn at 1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon in Genoa (5pm-9pm)
    • --  Live Music with Brother Dan Palmer at Living the Good Life: 1480 N. Carson (music 6pm-9pm; DJ at 9:30pm)
    • --  Karson Kruzers presents the 32nd Annual Run What-Cha-Brung Car Show (Registration 6pm-8pm, and Live Music 7pm-10pm at the Max Casino; open to all years of vehicles)
    • --  Square Dancing with the Capitol Cut-ups at the Carson Senior Center: 911 Beverly Drive (6pm-9pm; for info contact Marge at 775-885-7986 or 775-220-2942)
    • --  Live Music with Brian Lester at J’s Old Town Bistro, Dayton (6pm; Reservations recommended 775-246-4400)
    • --  Gold Hill Lecture Series: ‘The Carson & Colorado Railroad and Dayton’s 1881 Depot’ with Dayton Historian, Linda Clements in the Crown Point Restaurant at the Gold Hill Hotel, Gold Hill (Dinner/Drinks begin at 5pm, Lecture 7pm; $25 for the dinner and lecture, $35 Dinner, Lecture and two drinks, $5 for the lecture only; Lecture on Friday instead of Thursday this week only; Please RSVP to pam@comstockfoundation.org or pat@goldhillhotel.net)
    • --  Asylum by Le Cirque Vagabond in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center (7pm; Adults $15, Kids $10)
    • --  Country Dance Party with DJ Cowboy Bobby Truesdale at the Eleventh Frame Winners Lounge, Carson Lanes (7pm-11pm; $5; must be 21+)
    • --  Open Mic and Jam hosted by Canyon White at A to Zen: 1803 N. Carson St. (7pm; all ages)
    • --  Live Music with Reckless Envy at the Casino Fandango (7pm-12am)
    • --  Live Music with Terri Campillo, Craig Fletcher, and friends at Glen Eagles Restaurant (7pm- 10pm)
    • --  First of the Season – Free Outdoor Community Concert: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – part of the Levitt AMP Music Series on the Minnesota Street Stage at the Brewery Arts Center (vendors/food trucks 6pm, concert begins 7pm; Free; kids activities and a bounce house but parents must stay with their children at all times)
    • --  Summer Cruise Nights with Carson City Cruise: Meet and Greet – meet at Bully’s Sports Bar at 7pm, then cruise to McFadden Plaza for live music in McFadden Plaza at 8pm (open to all cars and bikes; for more information, call Jimmy 775-848-3518)
    • --  Friday Night Summer Concerts: Paperback Writer - The Beatles Experience on the Bob McFadden Plaza Stage, behind the Fox Brewpub (7:30pm; free; food and drink available in the Plaza)
    • --  CCBMX Friday Night Bikes: Race for Life at the Livermore (Edmonds) Sports Complex (Weather and Track Conditions Permitting; Signups 6:30pm-7:30pm, racing begins shortly after; $10 for racers, benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society ; call/text 775-220-7111 if running late; no USA BMX membership required for this race)
    • --  Live Music with Mo’z Motley Blues at Flight: 2244 Meridian, off Airport in Minden (7:30pm)
    • --  Comedian Keith Ross Nelson headlines at Carson Comedy inside the Carson Nugget (doors open 7:15pm, show starts 8pm; $15; purchase tickets at the Guest Services Desk; must be 21+)
    • --  Live Music with Route 66 at the Max Casino (8pm-12am)
    • --  Karaoke at Barb’s Y-Not: 152 E. Long St. (8pm)
    • --  Live Music with Jake Houston and the Royal Flush at the Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City (8pm)
    • --  Live Music with the Kid and Nic Show in the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret, Minden (8pm-1am)
    • --  Movies in the Park: Monster Trucks at Heritage Park: 1447 Courthouse, Gardnerville (movie starts at dusk, 8:30pm-ish; free)
    • --  Rockabilly Riot: Sock-Hop, Hop and Roll hosted by the Battle Born Dollz with music by the Cash Bobby Dickson Prophets and Little Leslie and the Bloodshot in the Marv Teixeira Pavilion at Mills Park (9pm-12am, $15; proceeds benefit the Revivals Health and Wellness Council, a nonprofit organization for breast cancer survivors and victims)
    • --  Karaoke with J and M Productions at Whiskey Tavern (9pm)
    • --  Live Music with Escalade in ‘The Loft’ inside the Carson Nugget (9pm-1am)
    • --  Dance Party with DJ BeBop Martinez at Living the Good Life: 1480 N. Carson St. (9:30pm)
    • --  DJ Dance Party at Jimmy G’s Cigar Bar (10pm; no cover)

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  • 06/23/17--07:42: High Sierra Swing Dance Club
  • High Sierra Swing Dance Club

    West Coast Swing dancing sponsored by the High Sierra Swing Dance Club, El Charro Avita Restaurant, 4389 S. Carson St., Carson City, every Monday, 7 - 9 p.m., free. Preceded by a lesson in intermediate West Coast Swing at 6:00 p.m. with instructor Tim Renner, lesson $8.

    No partner necessary for either activity. Practice your moves or just check out the dance at this fun, non-structured event. Information: 775.443.8870 or online at www.HSSDC.org.


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  • 06/23/17--07:45: High Sierra Swing Dance Club
  • Beginning West Coast Swing dancing sponsored by the High Sierra Swing Dance Club, El Charro Avita Restaurant, 4389 S. Carson St., Carson City, every Tuesday. Lesson by instructor Tim Renner, beginning West Coast Swing at 6:00 p.m. Lesson $8 followed by an hour of DJ music to practice your new moves. No partner necessary. Information: 775.443.8870 or online at www.HSSDC.org.


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    Many students never make it to college because they can’t afford it. Western Nevada College is delighted to announce that it will participate in the state’s new Nevada Promise Scholarship program, so that young Nevadans can attend WNC starting with the fall 2018 semester, free of class fees.

    Nevada Promise is a scholarship and mentoring program for Nevada high school graduates under 20 years of age. Through the Nevada Promise Scholarship, the state intends to pay the cost of attending classes at Nevada community colleges that is not otherwise funded by federal aid, the Millennium Scholarship or the Silver State Opportunity Grant.

    “The Nevada Promise Scholarship clears the most common barriers to higher education for Nevada's recent high school graduates. It provides easy, flexible access to transfer degrees as well as career and technical programs for up to three years. Students pursuing a degree are funded to take 12 to 15 credits whether they attend in person at a WNC campus or online. It is clear evidence of the New Nevada's commitment to providing access to higher education and high level training for the future leaders in our state,” said Scott Morrison, WNC’s Vice President of Academic Affairs.

    The scholarship stands to save Nevada families over $3000 per year. Students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree can use the scholarship to complete their first two years at WNC before transferring to a university. They may also earn an associate degree and industry credentials in a variety of career and technical programs. If necessary, students may use the scholarship for remedial coursework, and students have the ability to renew their scholarship twice after the first year.

    In addition to covered class fees, Nevada Promise students will be assigned a WNC mentor who will assist them with the scholarship requirements, as well as the admissions and financial aid processes. Completion of 20 hours of community service by April 30, 2018 is one of the scholarship’s requirements.

    WNC’s Nevada Promise application opens Monday, June 26, 2017 for the fall 2018 launch. Students must apply for the scholarship no later than October 31, 2017. Students who are planning to attend WNC in 2018 are encouraged to apply for the scholarship early, as funding for Nevada Promise will be issued from the state on a first come, first serve basis.

    For information about Nevada Promise at WNC, visit www.wnc.edu/promise/ or contact the counseling office at 445-3267.

    The Nevada Promise Scholarship is a part the approved Senate Bill 391. The scholarship is funded by the State of Nevada.

    Nevada Promise Scholarship Requirements:
    • Must be younger than 20 years old and not previously have been awarded an associate or bachelor’s degree.

    • Must be a bona fide resident of the state.

    • Must have a high school diploma awarded by a public or private high school from Nevada or a public high school located in a county that borders this state that accepts pupils who are residents of this state, or a general equivalency diploma or equivalent document.

    • Must not be in default of any federal student loan and not owe a refund to any federal program providing aid to students.

    • Submit the WNC Nevada Promise application by Oct. 31, 2017.

    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2018-19 by March 30, 2018. (FAFSA for 2018-19 goes live on October 1, 2017.)

    • Perform 20 hours of community service by April 30, 2018.

    There are additional requirements for orientations, mentorship, class load and college GPA, of which WNC will guide applicants.


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