Archives for November 2020

Biden leads over Trump as ballot counting continues in Nevada

About 190,000 votes are still in the process of being counted in Nevada. State elections officials say two-thirds of the ballots were either returned by mail or dropped off in-person on Election Day. The majority of outstanding ballots are in heavily Democrat Clark County. Vice President Joe Biden maintains a lead over Pres. Trump in the Silver State. Nevada law requires all ballots postmarked on or before Election Day and received by close of business next Tuesday to be counted.

Washoe Co. keeps breaking COVID-19 records

Washoe County breaks an all-time record for active COVID-19 cases for the 13th time in the past 18 days. We now have more than 2,800 active cases.

The county also added one COVID-19 death for a total of 204. The latest death involves a man in his 40s. The county saw 333 new cases and 169 recoveries Thursday.

Douglas Co. man dies of COVID-19

A Douglas County man has died from COVID-19, bringing the Quad-County death toll to 25. The area added two dozen new cases and nine recoveries recently.

Pedestrian struck in Sparks

One pedestrian is struck in Sparks. It happened Thursday at Pyramid and York ways. The pedestrian was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries in Sparks crash

A motorcyclist has died from his injuries in a crash earlier this week in Sparks. Police say the 27-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on Goldy Way Monday. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Man killed in head-on crash near Stateline identified

We now have the name of a man who died in a head-on crash near Stateline earlier this week. He is 34-year-old Peter Dykeman of South Lake Tahoe. Dykeman was killed after a pick-up crossed over the double yellow line and crashed into his vehicle. Dykeman was pronounced dead at the scene. Impairment is suspected.

Carson City, Lake Tahoe could see 1st snow of the season

Carson City could see its first snow of the season this weekend. A strong cold front coming through the Sierra will bring gusty winds and a chance of rain or snow showers today. Between 1 and 6 inches of snow is expected in Lake Tahoe this weekend as well.

When to Take Down Election Signs

Now that the elections are over, campaign signs should start coming down. Each city has their own rules for how long after the election they can stay up. “The deadline on the books is five days,” according to Alex Woodley, Assistant Director of Neighborhood Services for the City of Reno. Questions about election signs should be directed to city code enforcement departments.

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Nevada

On Thursday Nevada Health Response reported a total of 105,360 COVID-19 cases in the state, with 1,267 cases statewide from the previous day. They also reported a total of 1,824 people have died from the virus statewide, an additional ten new deaths from the day before. Nine counties are now considered high risk for COVID19 transmission, as of November 2nd. The state’s 14-day test positivity rate continues to rise and is now sitting at 1%. There’s also been a record high increase in ICU admissions.

The Pack Wins Again

Carson Strong led Nevada to a 34-9 over Utah State on Thursday night for the Wolf Pack’s third straight win to start their season.