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A shout-out for coats for needy school students…

New Coats Sought for Needy Students in Transition in Carson City

This weekend will see the season’s first cold snap and dip below freezing temperatures. The McKinney-Vento Students in Transition Program in Carson City is seeking donations of new (not used) coats and jackets for students in transition. Students in Transition are those individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.

The organization needs all sizes including small youth to adult XXL. Jackets and coats may be dropped off now through October 29 at the following locations, days and times:

  • Professional Development Center, 618 West Musser Street

Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Vitalant (previously United Blood Services), 256 E. Winnie Lane

Mondays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Carson City Middle Schools Receive Grants for Hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Carson City Middle Schools Receive Grants for Hands-on STEM Programs

Students and teachers at the two middle schools in Carson City (Carson Middle and Eagle Valley Middle Schools) now have access to a program that will give students a boost in their education and future careers through enhanced Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM.. The opportunity was made possible with the help of Tesla’s K-12 Education Investment Fund, the Nevada Department of Education and Project Lead The Way (PLTW).

PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on computer science, engineering and biomedical science programs in the classroom.

Carson and Eagle Valley Middle School students will also be introduced to Automation and Robotics which will open many doors through high school, college and future employment.

“Our world is rapidly evolving, and that has serious implications for our students,” said PLTW President and Chief Executive Officer Vince Bertram. “We are proud to partner with the Carson City School District to empower students with knowledge and skills that will help them no matter what career path they choose.

Elizabeth Warren coming to Carson City, Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, Boys & Girls Club

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Boys & Girls Club on Russell Way, Oct 2, 5pm doors open. No tickets required

Democratic candidate for President of the USA Elizabeth Warren will visit Carson City on Wednesday, October 2nd at the Boys and Girls Club at 1860 Russel Way. Ms. Warren is holding one of her huge rallies in celebration of her dramatic rise in the presidential polls over the last month.

Doors open at 5pm, with Ms. Warren’s trademark high energy entrance promptly at 6pm. Due to Ms. Warren’s popularity those who plan to attend should get there early. Tickets are not required.

Growing lots of marijuana in plain sight – and they’re busted…

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A Carson City couple growing excessive amounts of marijuana in plain sight has been arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies.

Deputies obtained a search warrant on the residence of Brian and Tanya Walkem at 1116 Fremont in Carson City. When deputies knocked on the door they told the couple that they were there to investigate whether they were in possession of too much marijuana and whether they were growing more than the legal limit under the law.

The Walkem’s proceeded to escort the deputies around the property showing plants growing against the backyard fence, along a side yard, growing in a well lit grow-house, and more plants inside the home. Deputies also found evidence of a process of concentrating marijuana in to a more potent product which is against the law. All-in-all more than $50,000 in illicitly grown and processed marijuana.

Both Brian and Tanya Walkem were arrested – Brian for Illegal Cultivation of Marijuana, Possession For Sale, Illegal Trafficking and Cultivation of Concentrated Marijuana. Tanya was charged with Illegal Cultivation of Marijuana and Illegal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Congressional candidate: Clint Koble on Ukraine controversy

From Candidate for Congress Clint Koble:

I support Speaker Pelosi and the U.S. House of Representative’s decision to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump. His actions regarding the whistleblower incident, and the exchange he had with Ukrainian president Zelesnky regarding the Bidens, is alarming and unconstitutional. These latest actions by President Trump cross the line into impeachment territory.

One of the founding principles of our country is that no one is above the law. The House needs to follow through with the impeachment inquiry, and uncover the facts. Our democracy has been held hostage by this President long enough – he ignores our laws and our principles, and even basic human decency. We need to restore a system of checks and balances to prevent abuse of power by the Executive Branch. Our American democracy is defined by those willing to defend and fight for it. There’s never a wrong time to do the right thing.

Stabbing at the Carson Nugget, downtown

Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the stabbing of a man inside the Carson Nugget.  Preliminary information is that a heavy-set asian male stabbed the victim and then left the casino.

The assailant is described as a heavy set-asian male wearing a black hat, red shirt and blue shorts with suspenders.

The victim is being transported to the hospital for treatment of his wound(s).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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