Students make sure No One Eats Alone

By Teri Vance When Jason Jia grabbed his lunch Thursday morning at Eagle Valley Middle School, he found a place to sit alone at a table in the cafeteria. That’s not unusual for the 12-year-old who moved to Carson City last year from China. “It’s hard to find a group to sit with so sometimes [...]

2019-03-08T15:53:52-07:00March 8th, 2019|Front Page News, News|

At-home drug disposal kits available

Partnership Carson City continues to provide a way for people to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at home. The DeTerra drug disposal kit has a container that allows a person to deposit unwanted pills or liquid, then add water. The absorption packet solidifies the drugs and makes them unusable, then the item can be thrown in [...]

2019-01-15T14:59:53-07:00January 15th, 2019|Drug Info, Front Page News, News|

Eagle Valley students SOAR in service to others

By Teri Vance Patrons needing to check into the homeless shelter in Carson City will find a helpful surprise waiting for them. Students in Eagle Valley Middle School’s SOAR program assembled goodie bags containing water, juice, granola bars, socks, soap toothpaste and other toiletries for those seeking shelter at the St. Teresa of Avila Catholic [...]

2019-01-11T12:35:41-07:00January 11th, 2019|Community, Front Page News, News|

Nevada’s death rate from meth, other stimulants highest in nation

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: Nevada’s amphetamine death rate is highest in the nation and will soon eclipse the state’s prescription opioid death rate if current trends continue, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more

2018-09-10T15:30:07-07:00March 30th, 2018|Front Page News, Heroin, Meth, News|