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New Mexico man charged with stabbing (1)

April 28, 2016 — 

Officers from both the Fallon Police Department and Churchill County Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Mexico man Thursday night for allegedly stabbing a Fallon man in the abdomen.Taken into custody …

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Lane closures begin Monday on the Lovelock Highway (2)

April 28, 2016 — 

Additional lane closures will take place on U.S. 95 between Fallon and Interstate 80 beginning Monday as part of a Nevada Department of Transportation project to construct passing lanes and …

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Tax incentive granted to new geothermal project (3)

April 28, 2016 — 

More of Nevada’s extensive geothermal energy is being tapped after the Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) granted a tax incentive for the construction of a geothermal power plant in Churchill …

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JoAnne Skelly: Weed season is here (4)

April 28, 2016 — 

We are reaping the rewards of a wet winter — weeds! While weeds are merely plants out of place, they taunt us with their persistence. They torment us and our …

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Relay for Life news (5)

April 28, 2016 — 

BINGOJoin us for food, fun and bingo! The Relay For Life of Fallon is hosting a bingo night on Saturday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. There …

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NNDA recognizes Fallon dentist (6)

April 28, 2016 — 

Local dentist Dr. Cary Jaques received a major award for his work with the region’s Health and Wellness Hub initiative, expanding care for young children, the elderly, veterans and families …

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Leadership and responsibility (7)

April 28, 2016 — 

Months of preparing and nurturing animals for this year’s Churchill County Livestock Show and Sale fetches rewards and satisfaction for the 4-H and FFA students who participate in the three-day …

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Repealing the Commerce Tax will not unbalance the budget (8)

April 28, 2016 — 

Recently Ron spoke to an industry group about the petition to give voters the final say this fall on the onerous Commerce Tax passed by the Legislature and introduced by …

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New ‘Grow your Own’ classes begin Tuesday (9)

April 28, 2016 — 

The average carrot travels over 1,800 miles to get to our dinner plates. Processing and shipment of food accounts for 93 percent of our food cost.University of Nevada Cooperative Extension …

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April 28, 2016 — 

GARDENING IN NEVADACooperative Extension has teamed up with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series.” Classes are free and run 6–8 …

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Bathroom debate and the Overton Window (11)

April 28, 2016 — 

Recently, a debate arose concerning which bathroom a transgender person should use. North Carolina and Mississippi passed laws requiring people to use restrooms that correspond to their body parts, not …

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The coming curmudgeon (12)

April 28, 2016 — 

I am slowly but inevitably becoming a grumpy curmudgeon, I accept that now. That’s not to say that I don’t still see myself as the long-haired leaping gnome of my …

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CAPS: our community treasure (13)

April 28, 2016 — 

The past two articles have highlighted the journey of CAPS and how it grew from an idea to reality. It all happened because a few individuals had a vision for …

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Climbing every mountain (14)

April 28, 2016 — 

Churchill County High School is presenting the Broadway musical “The Sound of Music” nightly at 7 p.m. from May 5-7 and May 12-14 in the CCHS theater.Reserved seat tickets are …

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Can you make your investments less taxing? (15)

April 28, 2016 — 

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off …

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Fundraiser slated to re-elect Assemblywoman Robin Titus (16)

April 28, 2016 — 

A fundraiser to re-elect Assemblywoman Robin Titus will be Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the Frey Ranch Estate Distillery, 1045 Dodge Lane.The cost is $1,500, host; $1,000, corporation/PAC; or $100, …

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Prescription roundup slated for Saturday (17)

April 28, 2016 — 

The Prescription Drug (Rx) Round Up will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the CVS parking lot.The collection is strictly “NO Questions Asked” and accepts all types of …

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Amodei plans vets town hall meetingin Fallon on Monday (18)

April 28, 2016 — 

Rep. Mark Amodei will be hosting a veterans’ town hall meeting in Fallon on Monday.The event will run from 10 a.m. until noon at the Fallon City Council Chambers, 55 …

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View from the Past (19)

April 28, 2016 — 

100 Years AgoJ.L. Keyser, an Elko undertaker, has purchased an auto hearse. Formerly, about the only horses in an Elko funeral procession were those used to pull the hearse but …

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April 28, 2016 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096 Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayMeatloafMashed PotatoesLettuce and Tomato SaladSteamed SpinachChantilly Fruit CupWheat BreadTuesdayChicken Teriyaki …

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