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Phone problems persist across the country (1)

March 26, 2015 — 

Whether you’re on the calling or receiving end, problems with telephone service can be frustrating.From problems with failure to complete calls to poor call quality, many of these issues are …

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Fernley welcomes new Banner Health (2)

March 26, 2015 — 

Banner Health Center in Fernley has moved into a new $9.8 million facility.The new 13,670-square-foot building is a big step up from the clinic’s former office in Fernley and will …

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Be prepared for those RMDs (3)

March 26, 2015 — 

You might not think that 70 ½ represents any particular milestone. But when you do reach this age, you will have to make some decisions that affect an important aspect …

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Legislative bills for dogs (4)

March 26, 2015 — 

It seems our Legislature is going to the dogs because two bills were recently introduced concerning dog rights. The first bill, SB105, was introduced by State Sen. James Settelmeyer. This …

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Solomon’s Porch Counseling Center opens Fallon facility (5)

March 26, 2015 — 

For more than three years, Solomon’s Porch Counseling Center has been serving the people of the Las Vegas and Pahrump communities by strengthening families affected by drug and alcohol issues, …

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Village Art Gallery announces opening of music department (6)

March 26, 2015 — 

Village Art Gallery has announced the opening of its music department.The Village Art Gallery offers good quality musical instruments as well as music supplies In the near future the Village …

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Nevada congressman friend of Abe Lincoln (7)

March 26, 2015 — 

In less than two months, we will be observing the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, a strong supporter of Nevada statehood and confidante of Nevada’s first …

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Sometimes a haircut is just a haircut (8)

March 26, 2015 — 

I got a haircut last week. Normally that wouldn’t be a newsflash, but it was the first haircut I’ve had in several months, so it was kind of a big …

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Eye on drought: FHTC begins fifth year as water group (9)

March 26, 2015 — 

Back in the late winter of 2010-2011, it was feared by many of the farmers in the Fernley area there would be no water in the Truckee Canal for the …

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March 26, 2015 — 

Amodei right on sage grouseEditor:My family has been in Nevada since the 1930s. I grew up surrounded by sportsmen, ranchers and builders, and have lived in and explored our beautiful …

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SENIOR MENU (11)

March 26, 2015 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St. Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 MondayLasagnaCaesar SaladSquashSoft BreadstickMelon CupShortbread CookieTuesdayHawaiian MeatballsMixed Greens SaladRice PilafPineapple TidbitsWheat RollBrownie12:30 p.m. BingoWednesdayBBQ ChickenCucumber SaladBased Acorn SquashButtermilk BiscuitHoneyAmbrosia9-10 …

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Student 2 Student is creating leaders (12)

March 26, 2015 — 

Churchill County High School is revamping its Student 2 Student program to help those who have just transferred to the district. Amber Stein, Churchill County High School and school district …

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How state’s craft distillery law affects businesses (13)

March 26, 2015 — 

In Nevada, no one can buy more than two bottles per month of any liquor at a craft distillery. Why? Because of unenforceable liquor laws, that’s why. #TheManWillGetYouDownAt The Depot …

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Program to explore agriculture, water management on tribal lands (14)

March 26, 2015 — 

A competitive, $4.5 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will integrate research and Extension to help Great Basin and Southwestern tribal …

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Dry conditions equals short water season (15)

March 26, 2015 — 

FERNLEY — Several dozen residents here attended the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District’s annual water users meeting at the Fernley City Hall all knowing the state of the Newlands Project is dire.The …

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Fullbright visiting scholar to speak on crop tolerance in drought areas (16)

March 26, 2015 — 

Afwa Thameur, a Fulbright visiting scholar from Tunisia, will present a lecture on Research on Crop Tolerance to Drought Stress in Arid Regions on April 16 at the Western Nevada …

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Community Thrift Store calls it quits after 28 years (17)

March 26, 2015 — 

For those who have volunteered at the Community Service Thrift Store, today has a feel of Black Friday, not because of sales but after 28 years, the store is closing.Store …

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UPDATE: Union Pacific begins to remove cars from train derailment (18)

March 26, 2015 — 

Union Pacific railroad crews began removing box and flat cars from one of the nation’s main east-west lines early Thursday morning after 34 freight cars derailed the day before, causing …

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Union Pacific begins to assess damage caused by derailment north of Fallon (19)

March 25, 2015 — 

Crews from Union Pacific Railroad began arriving Wednesday night to assess the damage caused from a 48-car derailment approximately 22 miles north of Fallon.The 51-car freight train pulled by three …

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Snoring solutions improve relationships, health (20)

March 24, 2015 — 

For many people, snoring makes a night of restful sleep a far-off dream. The noisy interruptions may even have a detrimental effect on relationships and health.More than a quarter of …

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