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‘Step-by-step’ approach eases estate-planning process (1)

May 21, 2015 — 

Like many people, you may enjoy investing. After all, it can be invigorating to put away money for your future, follow the performance of your investments and track the progress …

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CITY, COUNTY BUSINESS LICENSES (2)

May 21, 2015 — 

Churchill County has issued the following business licenses in April 2015.Alan Carbiener; Mobile tool sales; Bu & Ma: 191 Sam Clemens Avenue; Dayton, Nevada, 89403; 775-657-1785; Owner: Alan G. Carbiener.Anglin …

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Explaining why men exist (3)

May 21, 2015 — 

I’m a short funny looking guy who’s been married for most of my adult life and raised four teenagers, so I am not easily offended but even I have my …

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Clues to a cat’s body language (4)

May 21, 2015 — 

Have you ever wondered what exactly your cat is thinking? I know that many times I have wished my cat could talk to me. Recent research has provided a means …

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AGRICULTURE NEWS BRIEFS (5)

May 21, 2015 — 

GROW YOUR OWN, NEVADAThe University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight new “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at 12 locations statewide to help Nevadans who want to get on …

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TCID finishes repair at breach site (6)

May 21, 2015 — 

Construction crews completed repairs to the V-line canal embankment near Fallon that failed on April 30, the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District reports. The repair consists in part of the placement of …

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Memorial Day ceremonies (7)

May 21, 2015 — 

Weekend activities for the Memorial Day weekend will be highlighted by traditional services at Churchill County’s three cemeteries and at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.Memorial Services are …

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Gas prices in Nevada inch upward again (8)

May 21, 2015 — 

Average retail gasoline prices in Nevada have risen 8.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.29 a gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,130 …

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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD (9)

May 21, 2015 — 

CURRENT CC Social Services remodelingChurchill County Social Services will be closed May 26-27 for an office remodel. There will be no appointment schedule on either of these days. The office …

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Time to reform crop insurance (10)

May 21, 2015 — 

At the Center for Rural Affairs, we’ve heard from farmers across the Midwest and Great Plains about negative impacts of federally subsidized crop insurance for over a decade. A farm …

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Emergency water allowed for county residents (11)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Churchill County Commissioners approved the sale of emergency water to county residents at their Wednesday meeting. Marie Henson, building department, said many Churchill County residents are experiencing dry wells …

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Preventing largest tax hike in Nevada history (12)

May 21, 2015 — 

Which Nevada lawmakers are most likely to support tax hikes? A small group of Nevada lawmakers could stop the largest tax hike in Nevada history. Whether Gov. Brian Sandoval gets …

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CCSD finishes E. C. Best renovation project (13)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Churchill County School Board of Trustees approved at its Wednesday meeting a Change Order in the amount of $7,365.42 to Building Solutions, Inc. for unforeseen conditions on the EC …

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Memorial Day (14)

May 21, 2015 — 

memorial Day, the annual federal holiday that honors this nation’s war dead, falls Monday, May 25.The observance, initially named Decoration Day, was first held on May 30, 1868, when Union …

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New books worth checking out (15)

May 21, 2015 — 

Thomas McGuane is the author of 10 novels including “Nothing But Blue Skies,” Nobody’s Angel,” “Panama” and “Ninety Two In The Shade,” three collections of nonfiction essays and two previous …

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V-E Day ended war in Europe (16)

May 21, 2015 — 

they may move more slowly than they did in 1945, but World War II veterans were out in force at the National World War II Memorial on the National Mall …

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Navy JROTC Awards Ceremony (17)

May 20, 2015 — 

National Awards Cadet / PresenterNavy League Youth AwardEmily ScottJim SoubaMarine Corps League Aaron Imeson Steven Kramer Chief Petty Officers Association J.P. Grimes Carl SaundersAMVETSAustin WoodsCMDCM Donn Sheldon Fleet Reserve Assn …

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Following the birds on their migratory path (18)

May 19, 2015 — 

The 18th annual Spring Wings Festival celebrated the return of thousands of migratory birds to the Lahontan Valley.The festival highlights the array of birds that seek refuge in the Stillwater …

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Reagan proved deficits don’t matter (19)

May 19, 2015 — 

“All of us should remember that the federal government is not some mysterious institution comprised of buildings, files and paper. The people are the government. What we create we ought …

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Letters to the Editor (20)

May 19, 2015 — 

MISSING IN ACTIONEditor:Legalizing recreational marijuana is on the horizon in Nevada, and the American Lung Association is MIA.The most powerful and influential advocates of lung health in America make the …

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