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JoAnne Skelly: Is it time to use a pesticide? (1)

August 3, 2015 — 

There are many definitions of the word “pest,” and personal perceptions of pests can often be very different. A pest might be annoying (ants), damaging to plants (rabbits), a health …

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Sierra Lutheran High School expanding with construction of athletics field (2)

August 3, 2015 — 

Sierra Lutheran High School is taking the next step in growing into a full-scale high school.Miles Construction, which built the school’s current campus on Romans Road, is constructing a multi-purpose …

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Northern Nevada multi-agency operation conducts sex offender registry checks (3)

August 3, 2015 — 

During the weekend, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with other agencies across Nevada conducted more than 200 sex offender registration checks during Operation Vigilance.Last Thursday through Saturday, the …

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Barracuda Championship rolls into Reno (4)

August 3, 2015 — 

RENO — For a guy running a PGA tournament, Chris Hoff looked very relaxed and in good spirits.And with good reason.Hoff indicated that Barracuda being involved as the title sponsor …

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Officials calling Nevada solar future bright under EPA rules (5)

August 3, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Several Nevada government and business leaders said Monday they see a bright future for renewable energy projects in the state under federal rules tightening pollution controls for …

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Carson City detectives working Douglas shooting (6)

August 3, 2015 — 

Carson City investigators are examining evidence from a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place in Douglas County last week.“We’ve had officers there all day looking at it,” Sheriff Ken Furlong …

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Nevada Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Lehman Brothers $30 million lawsuit (7)

August 3, 2015 — 

The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the district court dismissal of the lawsuit in which Lehman Brothers demanded $30 million from the Nevada treasurer’s office.The company, now named Woodlands Commercial …

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Nevada AG Laxalt files suit against EPA (8)

August 3, 2015 — 

Attorney General Adam Laxalt has filed suit accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of failing to meet a statutory deadline on the air quality standards for Ozone.EPA was required to approve, …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on two counts of child endangerment (9)

August 3, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 3:05 p.m., a 33-year-old Carson City man was arrested on …

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Tesla, Nevada agree on finalized gigafactory incentive agreement (10)

August 3, 2015 — 

RENO — State officials have agreed to a final incentive agreement for a $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant being built in Nevada by Tesla Motors. The $1.3 billion agreement allows …

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Mary Poppins coming to Carson City (11)

August 3, 2015 — 

The Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company is offering a magical celebration for its 25th Anniversary this fall — the Broadway blockbuster musical “Mary Poppins.”“The entire company is bursting with excitement …

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Nevada State Museum in Carson City hosting display by photojournalist Jeff Scheid (12)

August 3, 2015 — 

The story of one of the most rugged and resilient Nevada families, as told by one of the state’s most enduring journalists, is coming to the Nevada State Museum on …

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Six Douglas deputies identified in Monument Peak shooting (13)

August 3, 2015 — 

Six deputies involved in a fatal shooting on Thursday have been identified by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.Sgt. Dan Coverly, Sgt. Dave Stanley, Investigator Jon Storke, Deputy Jeff Johnsen, Deputy …

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Conservative groups launch efforts to repeal new tax plan (14)

August 3, 2015 — 

Republicans angry that Nevada lawmakers approved a $1.1 billion tax package this spring, just months after voters overwhelmingly rejected a tax hike on the ballot, are launching efforts to repeal …

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Plowing ahead at the fair in Carson City (15)

August 2, 2015 — 

Today’s fair schedulePaul Maurer Shows Carnival — noon to 11 p.m. at carnival areaNevada Civil War Volunteers Living History Camp — noon to 7 p.m., south side of creekCook’s Racing …

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Tied up on the V&T (16)

August 2, 2015 — 

Jasmine Jaing, aka Nellie Gauge, is tied up by the dastardly Fritz Schlottman, aka Hugo Swindle, Saturday evening on the V&T Railroad. For more information please visit www.vtrailway.com. …

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Nevada Scavenger Hunt provides hidden treasures (17)

August 2, 2015 — 

Nevada’s unique, rugged beauty beckons travelers with a lure that reminds those of Homer’s Sirens enticing sailors to come to their island and become snarled in a trap to stay. …

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E.L. Cord Foundation awards Western Nevada College Foundation $50,000 grant for Applied Industrial Technology lab expansion (18)

August 2, 2015 — 

The E.L. Cord Foundation, a Reno-based philanthropic organization has provided the Western Nevada College Foundation a $50,000 gift to fund the renovation of the College’s Applied Industrial Technology lab to …

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Chet Burton: WNC working to meet the needs for Nevada’s future (19)

August 2, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College’s Applied Industrial Technology program has been in the news lately. A lot. Not only because it’s a great program designed to put Nevadans to work in the …

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Close up in Carson City (20)

August 2, 2015 — 

Juan Rivas, a Carson City resident, took this photo of deer he saw Tuesday morning on S. Carson Street. Rivas was surprised at how close he was able to get …

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