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Fernley’s first dealership (1)

February 4, 2016 — 

Fernley is getting its first-ever new car dealership, thanks to the persistence of the owners of Reno Dodge.Ground has already been broken on the new dealership, Fernley Chrysler Dodge Jeep …

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Schedule set for International Film Weekend (2)

February 4, 2016 — 

Film lovers from around the region won’t want to miss the second Carson City International Film Weekend, Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 18-20. Not only will audiences enjoy award-winning international and independently made …

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Sharing an intersting factoid (3)

February 4, 2016 — 

I recently came across a list of something called “interesting factoids.” I have to admit that I’ve used the word factoid, but I’ve never really known what it meant. I …

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Heller introduces bipartisan legislation to reduce VA backlog (4)

February 4, 2016 — 

Four U.S. senators including Den Heller, R-Nev., introduced this week bipartisan legislation to establish a new, voluntary five-year pilot program to help reduce the large backlog of appeals made by …

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Lafrance to have meet and greet in Fallon (5)

February 4, 2016 — 

Sara Lafrance has announced she is running for the Board of Regents position vacated by Ron Knecht.Filing for statewide and local offices begins in March.Because Knecht was elected state controller, …

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Expanding state’s health care access (6)

February 4, 2016 — 

Providing access to health care can be a struggle for smaller rural communities across Nevada, and Renown Health is seeking opportunities for collaboration to help ease that struggle.“Access to healthcare …

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AGRICULTURE NEWS BRIEFS (7)

February 4, 2016 — 

land PROTECTIONAgricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $350 million to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation. The funding is provided through …

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Puppy Bowl XII features kitties (8)

February 4, 2016 — 

It almost snuck up on me, but Watson and my husband reminded me that both the Super Bowl and Puppy Bowl are on Sunday. That means I’m making snacks for …

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Are you prepared for financial disasters? (9)

February 4, 2016 — 

“Be prepared” is the Scout motto, and it’s also pretty good advice for anyone seeking to guard against various disasters – including financial ones. Here are some events that can …

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A disaster in Oregon (10)

February 4, 2016 — 

Two men are in prison for trying to protect their property, a man reported as a solid citizen and family man is dead, and a community is shaken and divided. …

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Citadel Shield tests readiness (11)

February 4, 2016 — 

Naval Air Station Fallon bristled with activity on Tuesday when both military and civilian law enforcement personnel responded to two threat situations on the base.One incident involved a stabbing in …

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View from the Past (12)

February 4, 2016 — 

100 Years AgoOne of C.L. Benadum’s men with a team had left Sand Springs on Wednesday of last week, but did not reach Frenchey’s before evening. It was evident he …

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February 4, 2016 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096 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: $6. MondayHoney Apricot …

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Here we go again (14)

February 2, 2016 — 

775 945 3444 ext …

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Caucus is a learning experience (15)

February 2, 2016 — 

In less than three weeks, Nevada becomes the next state in a line of many for voters to choose their top presidential candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties.The …

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Top 11 GOP primaries to watch in Nevada (16)

February 2, 2016 — 

Here are my initial Top 11 legislative races for conservatives to keep an eye on this coming Nevada GOP primary season…State Senate District 6 (Clark): This will likely be the …

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Western Nevada College fall 2015 dean’s list (17)

February 2, 2016 — 

The following students were named to Western Nevada College’s fall 2015 dean’s list, which includes students who complete at least a dozen units during the semester and accumulate a grade-point …

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BIRTHS (18)

February 2, 2016 — 

Banner Churchill Community HospitalDecember 24, 2015A girl, Harper Lux Damon to Taylor and Aaron Damon, weighing 6 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 17 ½ inches.December 25, 2015A boy, Silas Edward …

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Bessie Minor Swift Foundation accepting grant applications (19)

February 2, 2016 — 

The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations in Churchill County and its surrounding area. Grants will be awarded to programs that promote literacy, reading and …

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Republicans’ dream is our nightmare (20)

February 2, 2016 — 

The Koch Brothers, who control the second largest private held company in the United States, will spend more money on the upcoming elections than the Republican and Democratic parties; that’s …

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