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State gets 502 applications for medical marijuana licenses (1)

August 26, 2014 — 

The state Health Division received a total of 502 applications for licenses under the newly established medical marijuana program, 39 percent or about 195 of them for dispensaries. That is …

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Pedestrian safety should be a priority (2)

August 26, 2014 — 

Western Nevada has seen a number of collisions involving pedestrians during the past month, and pedestrian safety continues to be a concern. With school starting this week, more children will …

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Banner Churchill using new fuel efficient ambulance (3)

August 26, 2014 — 

Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s Emergency Medical Service, or EMS, is doubling its gas mileage and is on its way to saving up to $9,000 per year thanks to the newest …

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Healthy back-to-school pointers (4)

August 26, 2014 — 

With a new school year beginning this last week and with so many families being busier than ever, I’d like to offer some ideas to help start the school year …

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August 26, 2014 — 

COMMON CORE Editor: Another school year has started, and it is time to have a serious, open, public, transparent discussion on Common Core. Churchill School Dist. has changed the name …

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Expecting quality service (6)

August 26, 2014 — 

Friday’s edition of our LVN contains an article stating that Fallon is among the best places to live in Nevada. It also discloses that we have one restaurant per 235 …

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Suffer the little children .... (7)

August 26, 2014 — 

“Suffer the little children to come unto Me...” Mark 10:14, AKJV A great many conservatives/Republicans claim to be pro-life, determined to protect the unborn. After a child is born, however, …

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Fernley man booked on child porn (8)

August 26, 2014 — 

A 27-year-old Fernley man is in custody on allegations of sexual abuse and child pornography, according to the Churchill County District Attorney’s Office. Dally Ty Petty is being held in …

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Library’s interactive way to reading books (9)

August 26, 2014 — 

The Churchill County Library recently ended its summer reading program with an increase of more than 50 children from last year. Carol Lloyd, library director, said the library had 560 …

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School trustees meet Thursday (10)

August 26, 2014 — 

A regular meeting of the Churchill County School District Board will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Churchill County Administration Office, 690 S. Maine St. Items to be …

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Social media spawns ignorance (11)

August 26, 2014 — 

Social media, specifically Twitter and Facebook, has riled up a nation over the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a Ferguson, Mo., teenager who was shot six times by a police …

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Women’s group adopts soldier (12)

August 26, 2014 — 

The Fernley Republican Women have adopted Zachary Matheus, son of Rick and Judge Lori Matheus of Fernley. Matheus was born in Carson City on July 27, 1993, grew up in …

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Busy Labor Day weekend ahead for Churchill County (13)

August 26, 2014 — 

The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival will celebrate its 29th birthday this Labor Day weekend and is Nevada’s longest running agricultural event. The festival is organized by the Fallon Festival Association, Inc., …

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Reno Highway fire (14)

August 26, 2014 — 

A Tuesday afternoon fire in a mobile home park at 4910 Reno Highway destroyed a single wide trailer. By the time firemen arrived, the front end of the trailer was …

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Traffic halted for Burning Man participants due to rain (15)

August 25, 2014 — 

The Nevada Highway Patrol with other agencies assisting is temporarily holding the Burning Man participants from entering this event due to rain that has made it difficult for vehicles to …

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Fallon One of the best places to live in Nevada (16)

August 21, 2014 — 

Low taxes, moderately priced homes and some of the most impressive desert views around are just a few reasons why Nevada is one of the fastest-growing states in the country. …

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University system seeks 14.5 percent increase in proposed budget (17)

August 21, 2014 — 

The university system is requesting a 14.5 percent increase in its budget for the coming biennium. The proposed budget is on the Board of Regents agenda for today. Funding from …

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Avoid expensive errors while paying or college (18)

August 21, 2014 — 

It’s just about Back-to-School time again. If you have young children, you might be hustling them to the store for backpacks and binders. But if you fast-forward a few years, …

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NV Energy outlines program, helps rural communities (19)

August 21, 2014 — 

A fairly new program to assist rural communities was explained on Wednesday to business leaders and the Churchill Economic Development Authority at its monthly breakfast. Jeff Brigger and Cheree Boteler …

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What’s in a name? A lot, so pick carefully (20)

August 21, 2014 — 

Looking for a name for his newly created small business, Aaron Sion landed upon “Crush.” It was short. It was punchy. It had impact. Perfect, in short, for the rock …

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