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FBI arrests Fallon man for alleged occupation of wildlife refuge (1)

February 12, 2016 — 

A Fallon man was among seven individuals who were arrested Thursday by the FBI for their role in occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Ore.The FBI arrested Corey …

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Graduation conducted for Nevada correction officers (2)

February 11, 2016 — 

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A man’s look at Valentine’s Day (3)

February 11, 2016 — 

It’s the middle of February, the time of year when your average American male reaches his annual low point. The Super Bowl is over and Valentine’s Day is looming near. …

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They are not your usual pop band (4)

February 11, 2016 — 

The Brooklyn, New York-based ensemble, Banda Magda, is not your usual pop band. They draw upon a variety of musical styles—from samba to some of the classics of French chanson …

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Taxable sales: Churchill shows modest gain (5)

February 11, 2016 — 

Led by double-digit increases in construction, wholesale durable goods and home furnishings sales, taxable sales increased 6.2 percent statewide in November.Total reported sales were more than $4.2 billion for the …

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JoAnne Skelly: Deer-resistant plants (6)

February 11, 2016 — 

Carol asked me recently, “Are there any flowers that deer won’t eat?” This is a question I am asked repeatedly. Are there any deer-resistant plants? Well, it depends. A sufficiently …

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Peri & Sons Farms achieves sustainable certification (7)

February 11, 2016 — 

After years of hard work, planning and preparation, Peri & Sons Farms announced it has recently become the first domestic, onion farming operation to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from …

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AGRICULTURE NEWS BRIEFS (8)

February 11, 2016 — 

UNCE CLASS ON AG OUTLOOKThe class Nevada Agriculture Outlook examines how agriculture is a key sector to the state’s economy as well as for many of Nevada’s rural economies. How …

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Think about sending financial Valentines to loved ones (9)

February 11, 2016 — 

Americans spent nearly $19 billion in Valentine’s Day gifts last year, according to the National Retail Federation. Much of this money went for gifts with short shelf lives, such as …

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Valentine’s Day: All weekend long (10)

February 11, 2016 — 

Although this year’s Valentine’s Day falls on Sunday, events for all ages will span the entire weekend with downtown activities, a night out for dinner and dancing with lovers and …

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Can you make the grade for CAPS? (11)

February 11, 2016 — 

Dear readers, I am making a shameless plea to everyone for help. We have almost lost two of our faithful volunteers in the huge pot-holes that dot our driveway. Yes, …

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The welfare-industrial complex (12)

February 11, 2016 — 

Long ago, as a reporter for his college newspaper, Ron covered city hall, including Urbana township, which provided public aid to poor residents.Monthly, he’d hear low-paid town board members discuss …

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Court News (13)

February 11, 2016 — 

The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court.Shelly Medicine-Eagle’s public defender requested modifications to a restraining order in Fallon at a status hearing during testimony regarding her …

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February 11, 2016 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096 Monday–Thursday 11 a.m., Monday–Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayCenter ClosedHolidayPresidents’ …

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View from the Past (15)

February 11, 2016 — 

100 Years AgoEditor Eagle: We are not all dead in Dixie yet, but we are pretty well hemmed in. Lots of snow, it was 20 below on January 30, but …

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Relay for Life kicks off 2016 season (16)

February 11, 2016 — 

The Fallon Relay for Life is kicking off the 2016 season with a Valentine’s Dance on Saturday at the Old Post Office.The Be My Valentine Dance is from 6-9 p.m., …

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CEDA breakfast features workforce development symposium (17)

February 11, 2016 — 

The Churchill Economic Development Authority offers a twist to its monthly breakfast on Wednesday morning.A presentation on technology and workforce development in the community will be hosted by the Churchill …

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February 11, 2016 — 

Western Nevada College is offering several new non-credit courses this spring through its Community Education Division. The courses are designed to enrich the cultural, social and recreational life of our …

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Lafrance holds meet and greet in Fallon today (19)

February 11, 2016 — 

Sara Lafrance is hosting a meet and greet in Fallon tonight at the Old Post Office from 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to Michon Mackedon at 775-423-4798.Lafrance has announced she is running …

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Stress and your heart (20)

February 9, 2016 — 

Unchecked stress hormones affect our body in a manner similar to an unhealthy eating style. They stimulate the production of triglycerides and LDL (the ‘bad cholesterol’), they interfere with blood …

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