Author: Mary Cordle

City Council News

The Caliente City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday. During public comment concerning items on the agenda, Mahoney Perkins said, “As most of you know, Gettin’ It Garage and Tires is changing hands and I want to take this opportunity to thank the city council and the people of Caliente and the surrounding area for the support we’ve got. I believe we have found the perfect people in the Toppings to take this over. I’d like to ask you to support them in the same way you supported us as being part of the community. This is...

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Budget Discussed at City Council Meeting

During public comment at the recent Caliente City Council budget meeting, Panaca Fire Chief Kerry Lee said, “Last week your fire department responded to help us on a structure fire. We really appreciate it. They came right up; they were a huge asset. It was actually one of our fireman’s houses and your volunteer department has already made a donation to him and his family, as are other fire departments. I just want to say thanks. You guys have a great department and great guys and we really, really appreciate it. We were super shorthanded that day.” The Pioche...

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RSVP Holds Blood Drive

The Nevada Rural Counties Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) held its blood drive on Saturday at Caliente Community Methodist’s Gray Hall. The winners of Knotty Pine lunches were Reese Van Scoy and Patricia McLean. RSVPs want to thank the Knotty Pine Restaurant for donating lunches; the Methodist Church for the use of Gray Hall; Indiana Zamora and Frank Adams of Mr. Karpet; Bud Sanders; and especially the people who donated to save lives. Thanks to Terri Hartman and Sativa Courtney for the hours they put in and United Blood Service phlebotomists Blanca, Renea, and Dylan. RSVP will announce...

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Caliente City Council News

The Caliente City Council met on March 15. Meadow Valley Wildlife Unlimited requested and was granted a temporary liquor license for their annual banquet on March 17 so they can sell their beverages during dinner at the Fire Hall, a change in venue from the usual Knotty Pine Bar. Councilman John Ahlstrom made a motion to purchase 100 chairs to be used for public events at the City Depot, paying up to $3,000 from the room tax fund. The chairs come on a rack of 50 with straps so they can be stored in the Community Room when not...

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Popular Speaker Brought in for Seminar

On March 7, Charles Fay, Ph.D, a parent, author and consultant to schools, parent groups, and mental health professionals around the world, presented a seminar to a packed room of parents at Caliente Elementary School. Fay’s expertise in developing and teaching practical discipline strategies has been refined through work with severely disturbed youth in school, hospital, and community settings. He has developed an acute understanding of the most challenging students. Having grown up with Love and Logic, he provides a unique, often humorous perspective. The seminar’s topic was how to raise respectful, responsible kids. Fay provided practical solutions to...

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