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Fallon man dies in tractor-trailer accident (1)

January 26, 2015 — 

A Fallon man was killed Friday when he rolled his 1984 Peterbilt tractor-trailer on its side on Lone Tree Road near Jewell Place, the Nevada Highway Patrol announced Monday morning. …

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BUSINESS LICENSES (2)

January 22, 2015 — 

Churchill County issued the following business licenses in December 2014. American War Birds, Inc.; Office for Offsite Stockcar & Jeep Repair; Bu & Ma: 5355 Solias Road; Fallon, Nevada, 89406; …

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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD (3)

January 22, 2015 — 

CURRENT Amateur radio The Amateur Radio of Churchill County (ARCC) invites all current amateur (Ham) radio operators or anyone interested in amateur radio to its monthly meeting, which is on …

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January is National Radon Action Month (4)

January 22, 2015 — 

January is National Radon Action Month. Radon gas is becoming more of a widespread problem in the United States. In the U.S., one in 15 homes are affected by elevated …

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The State of the State’s education (5)

January 22, 2015 — 

I listened to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s State of the State speech last week. If you missed it, his speech centered primarily on education. The governor revealed the theory of his …

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Kids in college? Fill out that FAFSA (6)

January 22, 2015 — 

We’ve just begun the new year, but the next academic year is still months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it’s …

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Do dogs and cats see color? (7)

January 22, 2015 — 

One morning while sitting at the dog park watching Inka and Rocky chase balls, I noticed that each dog always retrieved their respective ball. The balls are the same shape …

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First projects selected for new USDA program (8)

January 22, 2015 — 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that 115 high-impact projects across all 50 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, including Nevada, will receive more than $370 million in …

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USDA grant funds available for rural broadband (9)

January 22, 2015 — 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking applications for Fiscal Year 2015 Community Connect Program grants, said USDA Rural Development State Director Sarah Adler. The program provides grants to establish …

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Finding reliable care a concern for pet owners (10)

January 22, 2015 — 

With more than 60 percent of households owning at least one pet, finding reliable pet care is likely a concern for the majority of pet owners in Fallon. For these …

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The view from the grassy knoll (11)

January 22, 2015 — 

It’s been way too long since I’ve taken an in depth look into the world of conspiracy theories. I’m not much of a conspiracy theorist myself, but as luck would …

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Local beer lovers brewing their craft-beer designation (17)

January 22, 2015 — 

Expect to see Reno-Sparks join the ranks of craft-brew destinations like Portland, Denver and San Diego if brew makers and brew fans have their way. Adam Cooper, beer specialist at …

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Study reveals least breakable tablets (18)

January 22, 2015 — 

People of all ages and lifestyles use tablets for just about everything. Unfortunately, the way we use these fragile devices often puts them at risk for breaking, and certain models …

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Arts council presents talk by Bay Area photographer (19)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Churchill Arts Council will present an artist’s talk by Bay Area photographer, Jack Fulton, tomorrow afternoon at the Art Center. The talk is in in conjunction with Fulton’s exhibition, …

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City Council selects Employee of Quarter (20)

January 22, 2015 — 

The city of Fallon recognized Angela Calkins at its Tuesday night meeting as Employee of the Quarter. Calkins began her career with the Fallon Police Department as a dispatcher in …

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