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Sheriff’s captain hangs up his badge (1)

August 28, 2014 — 

Barren walls surrounded his desk, his desktop cleared of all stacks of papers and trays. Churchill County Sheriff’s Capt. Mark Joseph leaned forward, smiling, as though a burden had been …

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Ranchers to tell of their troubles with the feds (2)

August 28, 2014 — 

Nevada ranchers Cliven Bundy and Ramona Hage-Morrison will be on the Churchill County Fairgrounds stage on Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. to tell of their battles to save their family …

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Free concert helps Gardnerville resident Ted Nagel fight cancer (3)

August 28, 2014 — 

The Bible says God will never give you more than you can handle, and Gardnerville resident Ted Nagel truly believes this promise. Nagel, 56, was diagnosed with a rare skin …

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Pilot survives Pine Nut helicopter crash (4)

August 28, 2014 — 

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed Wednesday afternoon in the Pine Nut Mountains was able to seek care on his own. The small, private helicopter crashed near Horseshoe Bend …

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Carson City Farmers Market to be boweled over Saturday (5)

August 28, 2014 — 

Empty Bowls Carson City, which provides a free pottery making program, will hold an event at the 3rd and Curry Street Farmers Market from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, …

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Western Nevada College announces 2014 summer dean’s list (6)

August 28, 2014 — 

Western Nevada College has named 68 students to the Summer 2014 Dean’s List. To qualify for WNC’s Dean’s List, students must complete at least six units during the semester and …

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Carson City’s El Charro Avitia hosts dance sessions (7)

August 28, 2014 — 

West Coast swing dancing, sponsored by High Sierra Swing Dance Club, takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at El Charro Avitia, 4389 S. Carson St. The free dance …

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Nevada school children eligible for rree, reduced-price meals (8)

August 28, 2014 — 

School districts will notify households of their children’s eligibility for free or reduced-price meals if families receive assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or the Food Distribution Program on …

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Carson City’s Warren Engine Co. plans three-day event (9)

August 28, 2014 — 

Warren Engine Co. No. 1, Carson City’s first volunteer fire company, will conduct the last of its summer fundraisers Saturday through Monday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Rides on …

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Past Pages for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 (10)

August 28, 2014 — 

140 years ago (Black Hills Expedition; continued from Wednesday) ... are allowed to enter upon it in pursuit of gain, the treaty with the Indians will of course be grossly …

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Carson City gas prices easing heading into Labor Day (11)

August 28, 2014 — 

Gasoline prices going into the Labor Day weekend are easing, according to both a national survey website and word on the street in Carson City. Many U.S. motorists will see …

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Clear Labor Day weekend ahead (12)

August 28, 2014 — 

Pack up the outdoor gear or break out the barbecue mitts. If you’re traveling in the region this holiday weekend, expect good weather to go with the decent gasoline prices …

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clubs win big (13)

August 28, 2014 — 

(L-R) Carson Toyota’s Cliff Sorensen; and Jennifer Goss and Bob Lupcho of Carson Station present Laurie Gorris of the Boys and Girls Clubs with a check for $1710 on Wednesday …

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Video: Tanker drops water on Kingsbury fire (14)

August 27, 2014 — 

A 6-acre wildfire was burning off of Kingsbury Grade in Douglas County, Nevada, on Wednesday. …

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Wildfire burning on Kingsbury Grade (15)

August 27, 2014 — 

A wildfire about halfway up Kingsbury Grade was quickly contained Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported about 1:29 p.m. Forward progress was halted by air and ground units battling the …

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Medicaid prisoners ‘devastating’ Carson-Tahoe Health’s bottom line (16)

August 27, 2014 — 

When the state decided to shift prison inmates to Medicaid to save the state on their health-care costs, no one asked what the impact would be on Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical …

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‘Always Lost’ memorial exhibit at Minden Inn (17)

August 27, 2014 — 

A Douglas County landmark is displaying Western Nevada College’s contribution to the scars of war, “Always Lost: A Meditation on War.” The nationally touring humanities exhibit, which personalizes the wars …

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The buck stops here (18)

August 27, 2014 — 

One buck grazes on alfalfa while the other seems focused on something else in Washoe Valley Tuesday. …

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Drought disaster loan deadline is Sept. 15 (19)

August 26, 2014 — 

U.S. Small Business Administration loans for non-farm businesses hit by drought fallout are available in Nevada counties, including Carson City, and the SBA said applications are due by mid-September. Small …

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Carson City open space management concerns on tap (20)

August 26, 2014 — 

A Carson River area open space management plan that envisions a park ranger and trails coordinator goes next week to Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Commission for review. The 190-page …

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