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Fallon’s LVN wins 18 awards at state newspaper convention (1)

September 22, 2014 — 

The Lahontan Valley News won 18 awards including nine for first place at this year’s Nevada Press Association’s annual convention held Saturday in North Las Vegas. The newspapers in the …

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State winners from Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest (2)

September 22, 2014 — 

Here’s the list of winners in the Nevada Press Association 2014 Better Newspaper Contest, announced Saturday night at the newspaper organization’s annual convention in North Las Vegas. Most of the …

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SENIOR MENU (3)

September 18, 2014 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 775-423-9696 FAX ccseniorcenter@cccomm.net Menu and Activity Schedule Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday – Thursday 11 a.m., Monday – Friday …

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The Tesla deal’s 3 problems (4)

September 18, 2014 — 

Like many Nevadans, I have mixed feelings about the deal our state made with Tesla Motors to get it to locate its electric vehicle (EV) battery giga-plant near Reno. The …

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BUSINESS LICENSES (5)

September 18, 2014 — 

The City of Fallon has issued the following business licenses in August 2014. Big Boys BBQ; Food; Bu & Ma: 787 West Williams Avenue; Fallon, Nevada, 89406; 775-842-1289; Owner: Joseph …

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One cool cat (6)

September 18, 2014 — 

To jazz fans everywhere this week is one of the most important of the year. The 57th Monterey Jazz Festival starts on Friday the 19th and runs through the weekend. …

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Things I used to know for sure (7)

September 18, 2014 — 

To quote Forrest Gump, and you should always quote Forrest Gump, “I am not a smart man” but I can’t help but notice things. One of things I’ve noticed over …

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Environmental Protection Agency is at it again (8)

September 18, 2014 — 

Old naval ships go to a boneyard when they have outlived their usefulness. Have you seen the boneyard for old government agencies to go when they outlive their purpose? No? …

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Western drought hits ranchers’ pocketbooks (9)

September 18, 2014 — 

The prolonged drought across the West is drying up profits for northern Nevada ranchers. Last fall, Battle Mountain rancher Pete Tomera spent more than $300,000 on hay to feed his …

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WNC News & Notes: Celebrate bigger, better national manufacturing days (10)

September 18, 2014 — 

Western Nevada College and Dream It Do It Nevada have partnered with local businesses and industry, school districts and workforce agencies to foster the next generation of talent for manufacturing …

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Beer tasting for Ales for Arts (11)

September 18, 2014 — 

The Churchill Arts Council will present the fifth edition of its craft beer festival, “Ales for Arts,” from 3 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 27 in the Lariat Courtyard at …

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VIEW FROM THE PAST (12)

September 18, 2014 — 

100 Years Ago Snow’s Theatre. Snow’s Theatre, opposite the Churchill Hotel, will be open to the public this Saturday evening, with a four reel feature and one late Pathe news. …

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Repurposing project to enhance library (13)

September 18, 2014 — 

The Churchill County Library will be closed starting November for four months for a repurposing project. Carol Lloyd, library director, said the project is intended to repurpose the existing library …

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Taxable sales reveal mixed results for FY14 (14)

September 18, 2014 — 

Although statewide taxable sales improved in Fiscal Year 2014, local figures show a different story, said Churchill County Comptroller Alan Kalt. Kalt gave an overview of this year’s taxable sales …

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High school homecoming kicks off Monday (15)

September 18, 2014 — 

Using the movie title “Hunger Games” to symbolize an adventure theme, Churchill County High School slides into next week’s homecoming activities ready to conquer any foe. Beginning Monday, each day …

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In recognition (16)

September 18, 2014 — 

Churchill County held a party for the community last week to honor the firefighters and to recognize CC Communications 125th birthday of providing a plethora of services to the region. …

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Jury awards millions (17)

September 18, 2014 — 

A federal jury has awarded more $4.5 million to Amtrak and an additional $210,000 to Union Pacific Railroad for an accident that occurred 35 miles north of Fallon in June …

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Speak out against bigotry and hate (18)

September 16, 2014 — 

The following is an email sent to me. It is exactly as was written, caps and all: “It’s downright appalling that the Kenyan Born Muslim Illegally Occupying the White House …

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month looks at patients’ emotional needs (19)

September 16, 2014 — 

As the American Cancer Society promotes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month throughout September in Nevada and across the U.S., the organization is urging that more resources be dedicated to caring for …

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Churchill County deputy’s items still not recovered (20)

September 16, 2014 — 

Some residents have expressed concern after a burglary suspect took items from the home of a Churchill County Sheriff’s deputy on Friday. According to the Fallon Police Department, which is …

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