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Death claims 7 noted vets; one was 100 (1)

February 26, 2015 — 

We continue to observe the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II this year, and today I am honoring the recent deaths of seven military veterans whose unique …

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I write because I can’t dance (2)

February 26, 2015 — 

Many people ask me why I spend my spare time writing. My most common answer is, “Because I can’t dance.” The main reason I say that is because I’m a …

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One common man’s answer to ISIS (3)

February 26, 2015 — 

Disaffecting youth begets criminals. Disaffecting youth begets gangs. Disaffecting youth begets terrorists. So, if you are being a good dad, the world thanks you. If you are being a good …

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Performance evaluations do not work (4)

February 26, 2015 — 

A crazy thing is going on in corporate America. Ninety-five percent of Fortune 1000 companies use performance evaluations. That’s a whole lot of companies spending a whole lot of time …

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Ohio-based food supplier adds Reno site (5)

February 26, 2015 — 

An Ohio-based food merchandise supplier is joining Reno’s expanding distribution industry.Hubert, a 68-year-old business based in Harrison, Ohio and owned by Germany’s TAKKT AG, is leasing a 145,000-square-foot facility on …

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First Oscar awarded to a dog (6)

February 26, 2015 — 

As the glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards filled the media, my thoughts went to a recent book by Susan Orlean entitled “Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the …

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Women may face extra challenges in seeking their financial security (7)

February 26, 2015 — 

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women. Of course, in …

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Nevada bond reform measure passes Senate (8)

February 26, 2015 — 

Nevada lawmakers continued to push their extensive reform agenda Wednesday, passing a bill sharply reducing the size of a bond that must be posted to appeal a construction defects award.The …

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City introduces entrepreneurial business group (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

The city of Fallon has introduced the Young Entrepreneurs Collective, a group bringing business owners and entrepreneurs together to collaborate on projects benefiting the community and entire entrepreneurial ecosystem.The goal …

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Fallon teen denied release in kidnapping case (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

An 18-year old high school student was again denied a release on his own recognizance Thursday in Justice Court.Joseph Vidra, 18, remains in custody after his request for an OR …

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View from the Past (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

100 Years AgoFarmers and freighters frequently comment on the great convenience of the public fountain at the intersection of Maine street and Williams avenue kindly provided by the ladies of …

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Big Boys BBQ holds ribbon cutting (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

Big Boys BBQ held its ribbon cutting grand opening on Saturday as the Fallon Chamber of Commerce had numerous members there to support the new business. Owner Joseph Bake said …

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UNR office to forge new ties with business (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

The University of Nevada, Reno is expanding its office for commercializing research in an effort to open its doors wider to business.The Technology Transfer Office, which now helps both UNR …

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A HIVE OF ACTIVITY (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

About 100 or so beekeepers will gather this weekend in Yerington to talk bees.That’s more than 10 times the nine attendees who showed up to the first Mason Valley Beekeepers …

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USDA funding to support a solar-powered irrigation project on Central Nevada ranch (15)

February 26, 2015 — 

If you are a farmer or rancher with irrigation costs that are making you wince, it might be time to consider developing a more energy-efficient system.Fallon’s Dianne and Lee Hutchens …

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Library finishes repurpose project (16)

February 26, 2015 — 

A gala opening with new carpet, a fresh coat of paint and new shelving celebrates the completion of a repurpose project at the Churchill County Library.A dedication with government officials …

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Carson City-WNC, Great Basin presidents say bridge funding vital (17)

February 26, 2015 — 

Presidents of Western Nevada and Great Basin colleges are telling lawmakers the “bridge funding” is critically important to help them shift to the new system funding formula.Two years ago, the …

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CCMS hosts International Night (18)

February 26, 2015 — 

Come learn about different cultural and engage the senses. Churchill County Middle School is hosting its third annual International Night on Monday from 5:30-8 p.m. Principal Scott Meihack and teacher …

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Banner Health offers webinars on dementia education (19)

February 24, 2015 — 

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute has announced a new, free webinar series entitled “Dementia Dialogues,” to provide caregivers with helpful information and tools to better understand and care for loved ones living …

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DIVORCES (20)

February 24, 2015 — 

The Tenth Judicial District Court issued the following divorces during January 2015.Ehab Mohamed Kamel Alatrebi and Mallory Ann Smith.Michaela A. Smith and Jeffery R. Bowman Jr.Renee R Anderson and David …

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