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TCID reports partial water breach near Lewis waste-way structure (1)

May 1, 2015 — 

In the early morning hours of Thursday, a partial breach occurred to the newly placed embankment next to the Lewis Waste-way structure. According to information released by the Truckee Carson …

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AGRICULTURE NEWS BRIEFS (2)

April 30, 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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How can you become a healthy investor? (3)

April 30, 2015 — 

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This “month” is designed to encourage people to follow a healthy, active lifestyle. You can take steps toward this goal, of course, …

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Cat coins from the Isle of Man (4)

April 30, 2015 — 

Recently at a street fair in Portland, Oregon, I happened to spy a bunch of very beautiful cat coins from the Isle of Man. The coins had been made into …

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Liberal Myths: We are changing the climate (5)

April 30, 2015 — 

Another Earth Day has come and gone. This one passed with little fanfare or news coverage. In many areas, snow rained on the Earth Day parade. Attendance at Earth Day …

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More facts and more fiction (6)

April 30, 2015 — 

Over the years I’ve received very favorable feedback from my occasional fact or fiction columns. I enjoy writing them because it’s always fun to research obscure facts and I think …

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Pesticide use and depression in farmers (7)

April 30, 2015 — 

Organic farming may be as important to the farmers who practice it as to those who purchase and eat the food they grow. This year, researchers with the National Institute …

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Go the extra mile with employee safety (8)

April 30, 2015 — 

What does not washing your rental car have to do with safety?On a recent trip I was on, as usual, I had a rental car. When I stopped to fill …

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Shawna Honea receives Allstate award (10)

April 30, 2015 — 

As a business leader and involved citizen in the Fallon and Fernley area, Allstate Exclusive Agency Owner Shawna Honea has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for both of her …

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FALLON CITY COUNCIL (11)

April 30, 2015 — 

The Fallon City Council recently met for its regularly scheduled meeting and approved all items that were on the agenda. Items approved or discussed include the following:Approved Jessica Sanders-Walker request …

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Let’s really do it for the children (not union bosses) (12)

April 30, 2015 — 

This week, Assistant State Controller Geoff Lawrence and I will issue Controller’s Monthly Report No. 4, addressing K-12 spending and policy. Some highlights:Extensive evidence shows that much education spending does …

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Motorists asked to avoid Merton-Taylor traffic twice a day (13)

April 30, 2015 — 

The Fallon Police Department is asking motorists to avoid before- and after-school traffic at Merton Drive and Taylor Street.Because of the increased traffic, the FPD would like motorists to avoid …

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Foster parent training slated for Fallon (16)

April 30, 2015 — 

In the state of Nevada there are 4,748 children in foster care and 900 of those children are located in Clark and Washoe counties.The Division of Child and Family Services …

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Meat the future (17)

April 30, 2015 — 

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is expanding its very successful meat-processing certification classes with additional Basics 1 workshops and adding a new Basics 2 program.Begun in 2012, the workshops …

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Be safe around bicyclists (18)

April 30, 2015 — 

Spring time is upon us and warmer weather ahead. More people are going to get out and about riding their bicycles. The Nevada Highway Patrol is dedicated to keep our …

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WNC Fallon art show (19)

April 30, 2015 — 

WNC/Fallon’s Western Nevada College’s annual Student Art Show and barbecue will be held Saturday from 3-5 p.m. on the Fallon campus.On exhibit will be student works in drawing, painting, watercolor, …

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CCHS inducts 34 students into National Honor Society (20)

April 30, 2015 — 

The Churchill County High School recently inducted 34 new members into National Honor Society. Adviser Glen Perazzo said he is very proud of the students who were inducted into honor …

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