Archives for November 2019

More major snowstorms heading our way

If you tried to head out for some early-morning Black Friday shopping, hopefully, you had snow tires or chains. They’re required just about everywhere in the area. If you traveled this Thanksgiving, returning home to this area may prove difficult. More snow is expected Saturday and Sunday with up to 19 inches expected at lake level. About 2 to 6 inches of snow is expected along the Sierra Front in Nevada, according to the National Weather Service. You’ve got about a 24-hour window between this afternoon and Saturday afternoon to make it back before conditions become challenging.

$2B Raiders stadium on-track to be complete by end of July

The new $2 billion stadium being built in Las Vegas is on track to be finished by July. The facility won’t have a roof until April, but planners still say 65,000-seat indoor stadium for the Oakland Raiders will be complete by July 31 in time for play next season.

With fresh snow, Tahoe City ice rink opens

With a fresh coating of snow on the ground, a new ice rink is opening in Tahoe City. The Tahoe City Golf Course has been transformed into the Tahoe City Winter Sports Park. It’ll be open through March of next year.

Nevada, UNLV to face off in game that celebrates 50 years as rivals

Tomorrow, Nevada and UNLV will mark 50 years as rivals. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the teams first met on November 22,1969 in Reno in a game where the Wolf Pack won. Over the years, Nevada has won the most games 26 compared to 18. The teams meet again Saturday at Mackay Stadium.

Less Time for Holiday Shopping

Black Friday once again kicks off the start of the holiday shopping season. But with six fewer days, it will be the shortest season since 2013 because Thanksgiving fell on the fourth Thursday in November – the latest possible date. That means customers will have less time to shop and retailers will have less time to bring them in. The National Retail Federation forecasts that holiday sales will rise between 3.8% and 4.2%.

Two Fatal Crashes on Thanksgiving

Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting two fatal crashes – a head-on crash north of Winnemucca and a rollover crash near Tonopah that occurred early Thanksgiving morning. NHP says the Winnemucca crash happened just before 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 95 south, about 15 miles north of the city in Humboldt.

Carson Schools Family Life Committee (PM)

Another volunteer is needed from the community. Carson Schools’ Dan Davis explains;

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Carson Schools Family Life Committee (MID)

Carson Schools’ Dan Davis explains the need for a community volunteer;

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Carson Schools Family Life Committee (AM)

Carson Schools need a community volunteer. Public Information Officer Dan Davis explains;

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Another Case of Whooping Cough

The Washoe County School District confirms a fifth case of whooping cough is under investigation at Damonte Ranch High School. According to a Health District spokesperson, three cases are confirmed, while the two others, including Wednesdays are “probable.”