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It’s what they aren’t saying (1)

September 1, 2015 — 

There are more Republicans running for their party’s nomination for president than Carter has liver pills, to coin an old, old phrase. When it comes to many of the things …

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Community efforts to reduce alcohol sales to area minors (2)

September 1, 2015 — 

In response to recent community-wide assessments, Churchill Community Coalition is launching an alcohol prevention campaign targeting the local sale and distribution of alcohol to minors. Despite laws regarding drinking age, …

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Major league snow job forecast to stop tax repeal efforts (3)

September 1, 2015 — 

It might still be hot August nights in Nevada, but get ready for the Mother of All Blizzards!No, I’m not talking about that white stuff that falls from the sky …

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Divorces (4)

September 1, 2015 — 

The Tenth Judicial District Court issued the following divorces during July 2015.Jeffrey Paul Appleby and Kristina Rae Appleby.Ruby Arias and Gerard Jackie De Los Santos.Gayle Baker and Timothy Baker.Maria Angela …

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Suit filed in Carson City to block petition asking voters to invalidate 2015 tax package (5)

September 1, 2015 — 

With less than an hour left before the 5 p.m. Monday deadline, the Coalition for Nevada’s Future filed suit in Carson City District Court to block the petition that seeks …

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JOIN program funded; 60 to find work (6)

September 1, 2015 — 

JOIN, Inc., a nonprofit career training agency in Northern Nevada, announced Monday funding for enrollment of low-income young adults in free occupational skill courses.JOIN, also sometimes called Job Opportunities in …

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Contemplating tomorrow (7)

September 1, 2015 — 

Nobody likes visiting the doctor, no matter how nice they are or sitting waiting to be seen. My son Doug and I have had our full share of illness, doctors …

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Another Opinion: Name freeway after Deputy Carl Howell (8)

September 1, 2015 — 

We think Carson City resident Steven David’s idea to name the Carson City Freeway after Deputy Carl Howell. It would be an excellent way to honor the deputy who gave …

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Commissioners meet tomorrow morning (10)

September 1, 2015 — 

The first County Commission meeting of September will be conducted tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. at the Churchill County Administration Building chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. Among the items commissioners will …

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Better health: A balanced life is a better life (11)

September 1, 2015 — 

Life sometimes can seem off kilter as responsibilities mount and people plow all their physical and mental resources into what seems to be the most pressing crisis of the moment.But …

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Battalion returns from deployment to the Sinai (12)

September 1, 2015 — 

RENO — “Be proud of the place you live and live so that your place is proud of you,” is the paraphrased Abraham Lincoln quote Gov. Brian Sandoval shared with …

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District assures busing issue fixed (13)

September 1, 2015 — 

The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees heard concerns from several parents at their Thursday night meeting regarding a busing issue the district that occurred the first two weeks …

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World War II officially ended 70 years ago on Sept. 2 (14)

September 1, 2015 — 

Seventy years ago aboard the battleship USS Missouri that was anchored in Tokyo Bay, Japanese officials officially signed a written agreement formally ending World War II. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander …

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Rubio makes Fallon stop (15)

September 1, 2015 — 

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio concluded his two-day swing in Northern Nevada Tuesday by addressing community leaders in Fallon followed by a rally at the convention center attended by more …

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Fallon is the place to be this weekend (16)

August 31, 2015 — 

Be safe this weekend, and for those looking for something to do, the annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair is the event to attend.For the first time in years, …

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Big plays sink Greenwave in season opener (17)

August 29, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Big plays and missed opportunities cost the Fallon football team in its 2015 season opener. The Greenwave lost to Tokay (Lodi, Calif.) 34-23 on Friday night …

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JoAnne Skelly: Plant now for fall vegetables (18)

August 27, 2015 — 

Although numerous pests have been plaguing my garden this year, my gardening spirit can’t be stifled. I find myself thinking about planting a fall veggie garden. Many plants will not …

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NV Energy Foundation gives WNC $25,000 grant (19)

August 27, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College’s Applied Industrial Technology program, which has seen a 50 percent increase in student enrollment between 2014 and 2015, is beginning renovations to expand its current facility, thanks …

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Drug smuggling and rescues on the high seas (20)

August 27, 2015 — 

“MAYDAY! MAYDAY!... My boat is sinking...!”This was the distress call heard recently by U.S. Coast Guard radio operators up and down the California coast.The Coast Guard (USCG) immediately launched helicopters, …

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