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Gov. Sisolak cuts some slack for Nevada job seekers…

Gov. Steve Sisolak
Helping out-of-work Nevadans to keep collecting unemployment checks…

Unemployment insurance filers will continue to get their unemployment benefits without beating the streets for jobs that aren’t there.

“Continuing to waive this requirement maintains Nevadans’ access to unemployment insurance benefits while Nevada gradually reopens with new safety precautions in place for workers and customers,” said Gov. Sisolak.

“As Nevada moves through the reopening phases and more businesses move to reopen, the Employment Security Division and Unemployment Insurance will link the restart of this program with the re-opening of JobConnect offices throughout the state,” said Kimberly Gaa, Administrator for Employer Security Division. “We continue to be focused on providing benefits and extend search waivers as permitted to protect the health and safety of job-seeking Nevadans.”

Nevadans seeking Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits are strongly encouraged to file online at http://ui.nv.gov/css.htmlThis is the fastest and most convenient way to file and it keeps open the phone lines for individuals who are not able, or do not have the necessary resources, to file online.

Independent workers, self-employed and gig workers are asked not to file on the UI website as the agency is well into the process of implementing the new module necessary to start taking claims by mid-month.

Claimants are encouraged to visit http://ui.nv.gov/css.html and at detr.nv.gov/coronavirus to view important announcements and learn more about essential resources. Online tutorial videos are also available in both English and Spanish and can be viewed on the Nevada Unemployment Insurance YouTube page here.

Young Carson City man dies from a fall while hiking in Humbolt County

Singas Creek Road goes way up into the mountains….above Paradise Valley.

Rock and mountain climbing in Nevada can be both exciting and quite deadly.  Unfortunately for a young Carson City man it proved deadly last weekend.  The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says Tristan Lynn was hiking with friends north of Winnemucca in an area near Singas Creek, well west of the community of Paradise Valley.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies say that Lynn and his friends camped out last weekend and were enjoying some rock climbing a few miles up a steep canyon.  They say Lynn was trying to get around a large boulder when he lost his grip on the rock. They say Lynn fell 25 feet downslope.  Unfortunately his grip on the rock had also dislodged it and it came plummeting down slope and hit him. 

Because Lynn and his fellow climbers were so far from help, it took a while to get him air-lifted to a hospital in Winnemucca.  Tragically he died soon after his arrival.

Letter to the Editor

Clint Koble
Candidate for NV Congressional Dist. 2

The following endorsements for Clint Koble for Congressional District-2 are strictly those of the submitter and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Carson City Journal, its staff or management. They are solely the statements of the submitters.

  • The Culinary Workers Union Local 226
  • Nevada Veteran’s Association
  • Richard Bryan, former U.S. Senator and former Nevada Governor
    • “I endorse Clint Koble for his candidacy in northern Nevada’s 2ndCongressional District. With Clint’s rural background, experience in small business and federal government, and his tenure at USDA as a state director, he understands urban and rural issues. Clint’s work ethic, commitment, and leadership make for a great profile of representation for the citizens of Nevada.”
  • Frankie Sue Del Papa, former Nevada Attorney General
    • “Clint Koble knows Nevada. Clint Koble knows how to work hard for Nevada. Clint Koble also knows how to work well with others to get things done. Let’s send Clint Koble to Congress.”
  • Janice & Patrick Flanagan, former Chair of Washoe Dems and retired Veteran
    • “Our family is pleased to endorse Clint Koble for Congress in 2020. Clint is just who we need as Nevada’s representative in Washington DC. Clint Koble is an honorable truth-teller who exemplifies Nevada family values. Clint will bring our state back to a vibrant economy and help all of Washoe County’s families prosper and move forward to a bright future. Please join our family in voting for Clint Koble for Congress.”
  • Mylan Hawkins, Community Activist
    • “I am pleased to endorse and support Clint Koble for Congress representing CD-2. Clint is uniquely qualified to be our Representative having experience with both of our urban and rural communities. He understand the challenges we face and has the will, commitment, compassion and skill set that will bring us through difficult times and give us a real voice in Congress. Please join me by supporting and voting for Clint Koble.”
  • Jan Lockard, former State and National President of the Woman’s Historical Preservation and Lineage Society
    • “I endorse Clint Koble for Congress because he can be trusted to support the people of Nevada and their concerns; not vote on behalf of big corporations and their special interest PACs. Clint understands business, government, urban and rural concerns. He will fight on issues that benefit women and be responsive to the need for action on climate change.”
  • Brian Melendez, Chair, Nevada Statewide Native American Caucus
    • “We endorse Clint Koble because of his sincere care for Indigenous populations. Under Clint’s leadership, I believe we will see an unprecedented expansion of sovereignty and self-determination for Tribal Peoples of Nevada.”
  • John Scire, PhD and UNR Adjunct Professor of Foreign Policy, Energy Policy and Climate Policy
    • “As an Adjunct Professor of Foreign Policy, Energy Policy and Climate Policy, I am worried for the survival of our democracy under the current President and his current errand boy, Mark Amodei. I very strongly endorse Clint Koble to be our Congressman. He will stand up for Nevadans, for our environment, for our industries, and for employment opportunities for our citizens.  He will ensure that the clean energy industry is not further injured by the current administration which is pulling all support for clean energy and is massively funding the dirty oil and coal industries. Our current congressman never speaks up when the President says stupid things and does things that hurts us Nevadans. He has to go and Clint Koble is the man to replace him and help us Nevadans liver healthy, prosperous lives.”
  • John Shipley, President, American Federation of Musicians Local 368
    • “Clint has decades of leadership experience having worked with small businesses in northern and in rural Nevada. As a businessman in Northern Nevada and an appointee under the Obama administration as state director of the Farm Services Agency, Clint has shown his dedication to the people of Northern Nevada and we need him to be our voice in Congress. I support Clint because of his stand to make healthcare more affordable, help students to pay for college, create a sensible immigration policy, and help workers put bread on the table by increasing the minimum wage and empowering unions to create new collective bargaining units. Clint is a friend to labor and will support issues for musicians and workers in Nevada and nationally. Since the 1980s musicians and entertainers in Nevada, and through the country have been overlooked and unpaid. Thanks you Clint, for being the only candidate to show interest in the plight of musicians in Northern Nevada…”
  • Chris Wicker, Chair Emeritus of the Washoe Dems, former Vice Chair of the State Democratic Party
    • “I have known Clint for many years and I greatly admire his work ethic and knowledge of the issues facing Nevada and this country. As the Chair Emeritus of the Washoe County Dems, former Vice Chair of the State Party, and a former DNC member, I have seen a lot of candidates. Clint is particularly well qualified to serve Nevada. I unreservedly endorse his candidacy.”

 

Candidate Distinctions

  • Candidate Distinction,  Moms Demand Action

 

‘Tis the season for the Carson City Farmers Market

Carson Farmers Market Rules and Procedures for COVID-19 2020

Faced with the COVID 19 Pandemic, we remain committed to creating and maintaining the highest quality venue while incorporating a win-win-win philosophy for the growers, vendors and our faithful public. Traditionally, Farmers’ Markets are places of social gathering and community. Markets are also where we find fresh produce, local meats, tasty food, handcrafted items, gourmet foods, and unique home businesses.  But the current COVID requirement for social distancing challenges the traditional Farmers’ Market model. In fact, we now find ourselves 180 degrees from that norm.  Given this circumstance, the management and vendors must do all we can to make the best of the situation.  If there is a silver lining, it is twofold: First, Farmers’ Markets are considered essential; and second, the timing of this disruption is prior to the height of Nevada’s Market season. 

Nevertheless, the following guidelines will be in place immediately and include social distancing, restricted food handling, and restricted monetary handling.
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Natural Gas Leak: 4181 Conte Drive

11:24am  Report of a natural gas leak at 4181 Conte Drive.  A construction crew accidentally hit a natural gas line.  Southwest Gas is enroute to the scene to stop it.

11:26am  Conte is shut down from Valley View to Fairview.

11:29am  Southwest Gas says they will arrive on scene at 11:40am

11:33am  Southwest Gas arrives on scene.

11:34am  It’s a half-inch natural gas line that’s been damaged.

11:37am  The gas line has been sealed.  Fire Department and Sheriff’s Deputies have been released from the scene.  Repairs underway.

Carson City man arrested for alleged sex crimes on a girl under the age of 14

Kahlil Williams
Sexual Crimes

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in coordination with the Carson City District Attorney, is releasing the photograph of Kahlil Deshaun Williams, 24. Williams remains in the Carson City Detention Facility on the charges of Kidnapping, Attempted Sexual Assault of a Minor Under 14, Lewdness With a Minor Under 14, and False Imprisonment. His bail is $250,000.

Williams was taken into custody on May 4th, based on detailed information provided by the victim of an alleged abduction that took place earlier in the day. At the time Williams was taken into custody, Detectives, in concurrence with the District Attorney, believed, that the release of his photograph could have unduly hampered the investigation, and therefore delayed the release of his photograph until this date.

Williams has an extensive residency in the California Bay Area, and he is known to have lived in or frequented the Reno, Sparks, Carson City areas for several years. He has family who reside in Carson City and he may have been in the Carson community for a limited time before the alleged abduction took place near his family’s residence. He has an extensive arrest history, including acts of Domestic Violence and Fugitive From Justice.

It has been alleged that Williams was in the area of his family’s residence on Hot Springs Road when he abducted a minor under the age of 14 and took her to a location where he attempted to sexually assault her. The minor was later released and reported the incident to her family who in turn contacted authorities. Detectives worked throughout the day confirming the information that was disclosed and by late afternoon were able to provide a public safety press information release. Within minutes of the release, the Sheriff’s Office received information that a person matching the description provided was in Mills Park near the skate park frequented by juveniles. Contact was made with Williams and Detectives were able to confirm sufficient information that provided them with probable cause to arrest Williams.

Anyone with information associated with the arrest of Kahlil Williams is asked to contact the Carson City Sheriff’s Office at 887-COPS (2677).

Ken Furlong, Sheriff
911 East Musser Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Office: 775-283-7800
Fax: 775-887-2026

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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