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Tonya Champa named advertising director of Nevada Appeal, Lahontan Valley News (1)

March 5, 2015 — 

Tonya Champa has been named advertising director of the Nevada Appeal in Carson City and the Lahontan Valley News in Fallon. She follows Pat Bridges who will serve full time …

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Reclamation looks at demolition, removal project (2)

March 5, 2015 — 

The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a Draft Environmental Assessment evaluating the effects of a proposed federal action to implement the Carson River and Derby Diversion Dam …

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Geothermal in U.S. stalls as global grows (3)

March 5, 2015 — 

The market for geothermal energy last year remained stagnant in the United States as it continued to grow in the rest of the world.Only two new power plants were brought …

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Demonstrating square dancing (4)

March 5, 2015 — 

Left photo: Linda Hartweg — vice president of Fallon’s square dance club, the Oasis Squares — tells Lahontan Elementary School students about square dancing at a special assembly last week. …

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Leaving our February adventure (5)

March 5, 2015 — 

A month ago I wrote my first February column from the comfort of our waterfront townhouse in Florida, pausing occasionally to enjoy the view of the bay from the window. …

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NV Energy offers solar energy workshop (6)

March 5, 2015 — 

NV Energy residential customers considering investing in rooftop solar are invited to attend a free NV Energy “Solar for Homeowners” workshop on Tuesday.The workshop begins at 6 p.m. at the …

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NV attorney general offers tips on how to recover from a data breach (7)

March 5, 2015 — 

Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt is offering tips of recovery for victims of data breaches. Recently, many consumers have received notifications from several major companies about hackers acquiring their …

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View from the Past (8)

March 5, 2015 — 

100 Years AgoFirst Chance for the Ladies to Vote. The city election will be held on the 4th of May. That will be the first opportunity that the ladies of …

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How should you respond to higher interest rates? (9)

March 5, 2015 — 

If the Federal Reserve (Fed) raises short-term interest rates this year, as many financial professionals predict, what will it mean to you? As a consumer, you might experience the “ripple” …

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Is your dog a genius? (10)

March 5, 2015 — 

At last there is a way to find out how smart your dog is. Dognition is a company founded by Brian Hare, a biological anthropologist, at Duke University. At Dognition …

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Obama’s latest blessing for us: Internet regulation (11)

March 5, 2015 — 

In the mid-1970s, I began a life-long professional involvement in regulation. A card-carrying liberal Democrat environmentalist in those days, I believed that all kinds of government regulation, if applied aggressively …

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Deadline extended to March 31 for Conservation Stewardship Program (12)

March 5, 2015 — 

USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13.While CSP is a continuous …

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Liberal lies: We’re only trying to help (13)

March 5, 2015 — 

Many liberals have the idea that only they know best how we should conduct ourselves. In their view the best way to accomplish that is via big government. Along with …

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BLM schedules tour of off-range horse corral (14)

March 5, 2015 — 

The Bureau of Land Management has announced it is offering a public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral northeast of Fallon on Saturday. According to the BLM, this is …

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Counterfeit money class draws large showing (15)

March 5, 2015 — 

Local businesses came out in force as a result of a recent counterfeit currency ring hit Fallon last month.Business leaders and employees took part in a class dedicated to spotting …

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International Night (16)

March 5, 2015 — 

About 60 students represented 17 countries at the Churchill County Middle School’s annual International Night. Students also learned about different cultures. …

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County supports future senior center plans (17)

March 5, 2015 — 

The Churchill County Commissioners approved at their Thursday morning meeting to commit financial resources as matching funds to plan to build a new senior center. Jamie Lee, executive director of …

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Arts Council transforms itself into Mardi Gras (18)

March 5, 2015 — 

The social event of late winter is transporting its guests to a Mardi Gras celebration Saturday night as the Churchill Arts Council hosts is 29th annual “An Evening with the …

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