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Big plays sink Greenwave in season opener (1)

August 29, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Big plays and missed opportunities cost the Fallon football team in its 2015 season opener. The Greenwave lost to Tokay (Lodi, Calif.) 34-23 on Friday night …

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JoAnne Skelly: Plant now for fall vegetables (2)

August 27, 2015 — 

Although numerous pests have been plaguing my garden this year, my gardening spirit can’t be stifled. I find myself thinking about planting a fall veggie garden. Many plants will not …

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NV Energy Foundation gives WNC $25,000 grant (3)

August 27, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College’s Applied Industrial Technology program, which has seen a 50 percent increase in student enrollment between 2014 and 2015, is beginning renovations to expand its current facility, thanks …

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Drug smuggling and rescues on the high seas (4)

August 27, 2015 — 

“MAYDAY! MAYDAY!... My boat is sinking...!”This was the distress call heard recently by U.S. Coast Guard radio operators up and down the California coast.The Coast Guard (USCG) immediately launched helicopters, …

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AGRICULTURE NEWS BRIEFS (5)

August 27, 2015 — 

GROW YOUR OWN, NEVADAThe University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight new “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at 12 locations statewide to help Nevadans who want to get on …

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Make mine salad grass, please (6)

August 27, 2015 — 

I’m not sure what kind of the grass grows at the dog park, but Watson seems to love its taste and is fussy about which grass he eats. I have …

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SENIOR MENU (7)

August 27, 2015 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St. Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday–Thursday 11 a.m., Monday–Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: …

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VIEW FROM THE PAST (8)

August 27, 2015 — 

100 Years AgoLithographs advertising the Nevada State Fair at Fallon have been sent to 32 towns in the state. It was announced yesterday that the fair management is endeavoring to …

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Lyon deputy raises $11K for fallen deputy (9)

August 27, 2015 — 

A Lyon County deputy raised more than $11,000 for the family of the fallen Carson City Deputy Carl Howell.Nick Greenhut, who works in the Lyon County Detention Facility raised $11,250 …

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Putting stock in trading water at forum (10)

August 27, 2015 — 

SPARKS — Water users in Eureka County’s Diamond Valley are going to soon be testing a market for trading water in the same way shares of companies are traded on …

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Countdown to Labor Day (11)

August 27, 2015 — 

Nevada’s longest agricultural event begins in one week at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. The annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, which merged earlier this year, will celebrate its 30th …

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Marco Rubio campaign steams into city of Fallon (12)

August 27, 2015 — 

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, the junior U.S. Senator from Florida, will be in Fallon on Tuesday to speak first with community leaders earlier in the afternoon and then with …

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Employment improves as number of jobless drops (13)

August 27, 2015 — 

Nevada unemployment finished the month of July a full percentage point lower than it was a year ago at 6.9 percent in raw totals.The Las Vegas and Reno reporting areas …

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Tesla’s Straubel to speak about Nevada’s clean energy future (14)

August 27, 2015 — 

RENO (University of Nevada) — JB Straubel, co-founder and chief technical officer of Tesla Motors, will share an energizing overview of how advanced battery technologies and electric cars can pave …

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New scam hits Fallon (15)

August 27, 2015 — 

A new scam is making its way through Fallon.The crime begins with a phone call to a person to notify the potential victim there is a warrant out for their …

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Donald Trump’s tremendous fantasies (18)

August 25, 2015 — 

Donald Trump is an American billionaire businessman running for president of the United States. He has made many claims, one being that he would bring jobs back to America from …

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Military planes on display and in the air (19)

August 25, 2015 — 

The Minden-Tahoe Airport’s Aviation Roundup featured aircraft at a static display and U.S. Navy and Air Force jets performing aerial demonstrations. The Thunderbirds, the precision flight team of the U.S. …

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Getting home to the puppies (20)

August 25, 2015 — 

Just two seconds after I sat down on my living room couch, Molly jumped onto my lap, licking my face. That puppy had followed me into the house, getting in …

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