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CCHS student will attend The Citadel (1)

April 22, 2014 — 

A Churchill County High School student was faced with a tough decision when deciding which military college to attend. Senior Zack Keener said choosing the college was not an easy …

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CCSD meets Thursday (2)

April 22, 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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CCSD slices budget, positions (3)

April 22, 2014 — 

The Churchill County School Board held a special meeting Monday night to discuss budget cuts that will save the district more than $2 million. School Board President Ron Evans said …

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Virginia Ann Cass (4)

April 21, 2014 — 

Virginia Ann Cass, loving wife of Tom Cass passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Virginia is survived by her husband; Jerry and Sandy Gray; Tom Gray; children, Arthea …

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Parent viewing for human sexuality/AIDS ed class tonight (5)

April 21, 2014 — 

Parent viewing of materials is scheduled for April 21 between 4-6 p.m. in the pit at the Old High School building at 690 South Maine Street. 89406, 775-423-0462. Permission slips …

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They can’t handle the truth (6)

April 21, 2014 — 

I worked in management most of my life. My ancestors and family worked with their hands in factories or fields. Perhaps that’s why my convictions and political philosophy support the …

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Churchill Arts Council receives NEA grant (7)

April 21, 2014 — 

The National Endowment for the Arts will award $768,500 in grants to the Churchill Arts Council, Nevada Arts Council, the Western Folklife Center and the Nevada Ballet Theater as part …

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April 21, 2014 — 

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Missing man identified as parole absconder (9)

April 21, 2014 — 

A body found near the Nightingale exit on Interstate 80 on April 12 has been identified as Michel Wayne Bowers, 42, a parole absconder from Idaho. Churchill County Sheriff Ben …

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Buxton “Buck”Kettering (10)

April 18, 2014 — 

June 9, 1923 - April 14, 2014 Buxton “Buck”Kettering passed away April 14, 2014 at his home in Fallon. He was born June 9, 1923 in Montana to Willard Coe …

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Nancy Sloan (11)

April 18, 2014 — 

March 19, 1936 - April 15, 2014 Nancy Sloan passed away April 15, 2014 at the age of 77.She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Pat …

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Ronald James Albaugh (12)

April 18, 2014 — 

March 12, 1940 - April 9, 2014 Ronald James Albaugh passed away April 9, 2014. Ron was born March 12, 1940 in Alturas, California to Ed and Orma Albaugh. He …

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Willy Vlautin reads from his new novel (13)

April 17, 2014 — 

Willy Vlautin, originally from Reno but now living outside Portland, will be in town for a couple of events next week. On April 25, Vlautin will be here for a …

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Who is the bully? (14)

April 17, 2014 — 

Unless you have been a recluse residing in one of Harry Reid’s beloved wilderness areas, you may have noticed that bullying has become a major concern, mostly of the left. …

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Continuation of the homecoming (15)

April 17, 2014 — 

Last week’s column gave a few suggestions to consider when bringing an adopted shelter dog home: asking shelter staff about what Woof likes, buying all Woof’s necessities before bringing him …

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Nevada food, ag exports hit record levels in state (16)

April 17, 2014 — 

Nevada’s food and agricultural exports in 2013 reached a milestone with sales surpassing 2012’s export sales by $19.5 million. Export sales in 2012 were $117.4 million while 2013 exports were …

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Ducks Unlimited receives $1 million grant wetland conservation work (17)

April 17, 2014 — 

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) was recently awarded the first-ever North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant in the Lahontan Valley region, which will help conserve 8,780 acres of habitat in …

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Gas prices rise 7 cents in past week (18)

April 17, 2014 — 

Average retail gasoline prices in Nevada have risen 7.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.67, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,130 gas outlets in Nevada. This …

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Join Fallon alumni group to honor Sara Parsons (19)

April 17, 2014 — 

Come support Fallon’s own Sara Parsons on Senior Day as the University of Nevada softball player takes the field in her final home game Join the Fallon Chapter of the …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (20)

April 17, 2014 — 

Stremmel Gallery Stremmel Gallery proudly presents Robert Brady’s “The 8th Trough,” an exhibition of new works through April 19. This will mark Stremmel Gallery’s seventh exhibition featuring the Nevada-born artist. …

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