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Go west, young man to the blue Pacific (1)

September 4, 2015 — 

Like any business the news industry sees it share of employees come and go. The Lahontan Valley News and similar community newspapers all face similar situations when it comes to …

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Friday’s regional weather: Windy, Red Flag warning (2)

September 3, 2015 — 

CRITICAL CONDITIONS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN THE BASIN...A STRONG COLD FRONT FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WILL MOVE THROUGHNORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA FRIDAY AFTERNOON ANDEVENING AND BRING GUSTY …

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Help out a thirsty bee (3)

September 3, 2015 — 

Recently, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in Fallon has received several reports of swarming bees. Swarming occurs when a queen bee leaves a hive, setting off with some of the …

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Churchill County’s grand weekend (4)

September 3, 2015 — 

Nevada’s longest agricultural event begins this afternoon at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. The annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, which merged earlier this year with the Country Fair, celebrates …

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Churchill up, statewide gaming falls flat in July (5)

September 3, 2015 — 

While July’s gaming numbers were essentially flat statewide, the Carson Valley Area had a banner month, reporting a 10.35 percent increase in total win to $8.98 million.Game and Table win …

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Churchill taxable sales up 5.9 percent (6)

September 3, 2015 — 

Churchill County’s taxable sales saw an 5.9 percent increase in June to just more than $24.5 million, and for the year, the county is up 12.2 percent to $283.5 million.Rebates …

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Workshop offers advice for small-scale poultry owners (7)

September 3, 2015 — 

RENO — Small-scale backyard poultry has become quite popular in recent years in Northern Nevada. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Herds and Harvest Program is offering a small-scale poultry class …

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IN TRAINING: communication is key (8)

September 3, 2015 — 

Leaders in workforce training in Northern Nevada have seen the dark days of the Great Recession and are now enjoying the dawning of a new era.The panel discussion “Workforce Development …

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Commissioners hesitant with NDOT’s bicycle plan (9)

September 3, 2015 — 

The Churchill County Commissioners reluctantly agreed to adopt the Churchill County Bicycle Plan that was endorsed by the Nevada Department of Transportation. Bill Story from NDOT said the Churchill County …

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September 2, 2015 — 

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It’s what they aren’t saying (11)

September 1, 2015 — 

There are more Republicans running for their party’s nomination for president than Carter has liver pills, to coin an old, old phrase. When it comes to many of the things …

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Community efforts to reduce alcohol sales to area minors (12)

September 1, 2015 — 

In response to recent community-wide assessments, Churchill Community Coalition is launching an alcohol prevention campaign targeting the local sale and distribution of alcohol to minors. Despite laws regarding drinking age, …

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Major league snow job forecast to stop tax repeal efforts (13)

September 1, 2015 — 

It might still be hot August nights in Nevada, but get ready for the Mother of All Blizzards!No, I’m not talking about that white stuff that falls from the sky …

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Divorces (14)

September 1, 2015 — 

The Tenth Judicial District Court issued the following divorces during July 2015.Jeffrey Paul Appleby and Kristina Rae Appleby.Ruby Arias and Gerard Jackie De Los Santos.Gayle Baker and Timothy Baker.Maria Angela …

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Suit filed in Carson City to block petition asking voters to invalidate 2015 tax package (15)

September 1, 2015 — 

With less than an hour left before the 5 p.m. Monday deadline, the Coalition for Nevada’s Future filed suit in Carson City District Court to block the petition that seeks …

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JOIN program funded; 60 to find work (16)

September 1, 2015 — 

JOIN, Inc., a nonprofit career training agency in Northern Nevada, announced Monday funding for enrollment of low-income young adults in free occupational skill courses.JOIN, also sometimes called Job Opportunities in …

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Contemplating tomorrow (17)

September 1, 2015 — 

Nobody likes visiting the doctor, no matter how nice they are or sitting waiting to be seen. My son Doug and I have had our full share of illness, doctors …

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Another Opinion: Name freeway after Deputy Carl Howell (18)

September 1, 2015 — 

We think Carson City resident Steven David’s idea to name the Carson City Freeway after Deputy Carl Howell. It would be an excellent way to honor the deputy who gave …

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Lee pleads not guilty to public sex act (19)

September 1, 2015 — 

Another racy act led to a not guilty plea Tuesday in District Court.Like the couple discovered two years ago at the Churchill Arts Council, the most recent passionate public encounter …

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Commissioners meet tomorrow morning (20)

September 1, 2015 — 

The first County Commission meeting of September will be conducted tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. at the Churchill County Administration Building chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. Among the items commissioners will …

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