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Nonpartisan voters are expected to make difference (1)

October 20, 2014 — 

As early voting began Saturday, there were more than 1.2 million active voters and 1.4 million total voters registered in Nevada for the upcoming election. Registration for the Nov. 4 …

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NV150 events begin to take final shape (2)

October 16, 2014 — 

The Mayor’s NV 150 Commission held its final meeting on Wednesday before the community celebrates the state’s sesquicentennial on Oct. 31 at the Churchill County Museum in the afternoon and …

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October 16, 2014 — 

The city of Fallon has issued the following business licenses in September 2014: Rimfire, Inc. dba Right Away; Auto; Bu: 1200 Auction Road; Fallon, Nevada, 89406; Ma: 1351 West Williams …

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Doing time in the Intensive Care Unit (4)

October 16, 2014 — 

I recently spent most of a week in a local hospital, and I can’t help but feel that I just did a short stretch in prison. I can honestly say …

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Emmy-nominated Heritage Blues Quintet performs Saturday (5)

October 16, 2014 — 

There are still some seats available for the Heritage Blues Quintet show tomorrow night at the Arts Center. The Grammy-nominated group has received critical acclaim from many sources including All …

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Talk nerdy to me: School funding and the margins tax (6)

October 16, 2014 — 

As a plain-speaking nerd, I talk numbers, policy and operations a lot, a habit I try to curtail in my columns. I’m driven today to talk nerdy in public by …

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Open enrollment: A great time to review your retirement plan (7)

October 16, 2014 — 

If you work for a medium-to-large company, you may now be entering the “open enrollment” period — that time of year when you get to make changes to your employee …

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Mystery, mayhem and murder (8)

October 16, 2014 — 

For the past few weeks I have promised details of our Murder Mystery Dinner — at last everything is set to go. On Oct. 25, CAPS presents a Murder Mystery …

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Election is coming, election is coming (9)

October 16, 2014 — 

It is that time again. Elections are nearly upon us with early voting starting soon. Are you tired of campaign ads yet? One of the advantages of writing this column …

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Community Bulletin Board (10)

October 16, 2014 — 

CURRENT Toastmasters Toastmasters Fallon every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Jerry’s Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave., at 6 p.m. For …

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Breslow: Churchill County could see collateral growth from Tesla (11)

October 16, 2014 — 

With the recent announcement that Tesla Motors would build a plant at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) within the next three years, the head of the state’s Department of …

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The Oasis of Nevada (12)

October 16, 2014 — 

Both Michon Mackedon and Valerie Serpa display a love for Fallon’s historical background and how people make a community in “Images of America: Fallon,” a historical account mostly of the …

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Early voting begins Saturday (13)

October 16, 2014 — 

Early voting begins Saturday as Nevadans go to the polls to select federal, state and local candidates. In Churchill County, the polls open Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the …

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SENIOR MENU (14)

October 16, 2014 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Menu and Activity Schedule Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday – Thursday 11 a.m., Monday – Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 …

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October 16, 2014 — 

100 Years Ago Are you aware …in the course of one year your watch makes 157,600,000 revolutions? Think of it… an ordinary machine is oiled daily. Your watch should be …

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Candidates share similar ideas on the sheriff’s department, new jail (16)

October 16, 2014 — 

One of the most anticipated local races features two similar candidates, yet their subtle differences is what stands out. Incumbent Ben Trotter and challenger Jay Horsley engaged in a civil …

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School board candidates grilled on safety in the schools, Common Core, bullying (17)

October 16, 2014 — 

Five candidates seeking four Churchill County School District School Board seats discussed their plans for the future at Wednesday’s LVN Candidates Night at the Fallon Convention Center. Matt Hyde is …

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County tax error corrected (18)

October 16, 2014 — 

The Churchill County Commissioners were filled in at their Wednesday with an overview of the amended property tax bills and the related technical corrections. Comptroller Alan Kalt said the error …

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Successful lessons learned from cancer (19)

October 14, 2014 — 

I never set out to be a “survivor.” My life’s aspirations were pretty basic: become successful professionally, marry my soul mate, have two beautiful children and perhaps even retire early. …

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Nevada urgently needs an appellate court (20)

October 14, 2014 — 

Nevada voters face a plethora of ballot measures this year ranging from a tax initiative that levies an additional 2 percent on a firm’s gross sales of $1 million or …

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