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Nonpartisan voters are expected to make difference (1)

October 23, 2014 — 

As early voting began Saturday, there were more than 1.2 million active voters and 1.4 million total voters registered in Nevada for the upcoming election. Registration for the Nov. 4 …

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State of Nevada agency budgets seek elimination of state worker furloughs (2)

October 23, 2014 — 

If the governor agrees, the coming biennium will see the end of the unpaid furlough days state workers have suffered for the past five years. In addition, all state employees, …

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Fallon: Best city to grow old in Nevada (3)

October 23, 2014 — 

If gorgeous landscapes, lower taxes and an all-around excellent qualify of life are your retirement must-haves, take a look at the Nevada cities the CreditDonkey team recommends. If you’re looking …

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Not all the stars are in the sky (4)

October 23, 2014 — 

Showtime is upon us. On Saturday night, the CAPS Murder Mystery Dinner “Reno:1930” will be performed, and you will have a chance to meet the stars up close and personal. …

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Sage grouse conservation in the Silver State (5)

October 23, 2014 — 

Much of rural and small town Nevada depends on the economic impact of recreation and tourism. Camping, hunting, fishing, birding, hiking, guiding and other activities in 11 Western states, including …

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Republicans: Get yourself to the polls (6)

October 23, 2014 — 

During a fundraiser in San Francisco in April 2011, President Obama insisted that how an immigrant comes to be in America — whether by way of “Ellis Island,” that is …

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Pentheraphobia, pelicans and other stuff (7)

October 23, 2014 — 

The world is a whacky place so I rarely have to look far for material for this column. As I sit here writing this, I can see a pelican fishing …

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Lieutenant governor’s race makes national news (8)

October 23, 2014 — 

The lieutenant governorship of Nevada has historically been considered a second-tier position with comparatively negligible responsibilities and modest visibility. But when the returns are counted following the Nov. 4 election …

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The history of the Nevada state flag (9)

October 23, 2014 — 

Everyone knows Nevada became a state in 1864, but many are surprised to discover Nevada did not adopt an official state flag until 1905. Even more people are surprised to …

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‘Easy Rider’ screens tonight at Art Center (10)

October 23, 2014 — 

Road Chronicles I, the Churchill Arts Council’s fall film series, will conclude tonight with a screening of the classic 1969 film, “Easy Rider.” The film stars Dennis Hopper (who also …

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Nevada Small Business Development Center satellite office opens in Fernley (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

The city of Fernley has its very own Small Business Development Center (SBDC) satellite office. The Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide business assistance outreach program of the …

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Silver State Opportunities Fund reports positive net (13)

October 23, 2014 — 

The Silver State Opportunities Fund (SSOF) generated a positive net return of 7.91 percent as of June 30, 2014, comparing it to the current yield for the five-year U.S. Treasury …

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Community Bulletin Board (14)

October 23, 2014 — 

CURRENT Toastmasters Toastmasters Fallon every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Jerry’s Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave., at 6 p.m. For …

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Committee finalizing local events for Nevada’s birthday (15)

October 23, 2014 — 

HOME MEANS NEVADA Fallon is going to participate in the world record attempt to have the most people in the state sing the state song at once at 10 a.m. …

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New school liaison officer hits the ground running (16)

October 23, 2014 — 

The Churchill County School District has a new Navy school liaison officer on board. Kimberly Arthur recently moved to Fallon from Naval Air Station Sigonella (Italy) with her family after …

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October 23, 2014 — 

100 Years Ago Judge Curler, Republican candidate for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was born in Churchill County and is a jurist of whom the county and the State …

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SENIOR MENU (18)

October 23, 2014 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Menu and Activity Schedule Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday – Thursday 11 a.m., Monday – Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 …

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Assembly District 38 candidates discuss issues (19)

October 23, 2014 — 

As the days wind down to the Nov. 4 general election, three candidates to succeed District 38 Assemblyman Tom Grady agreed on most answers but disagreed on the tax incentives …

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Banner Health announces flu clinic, new guidelines for Ebola screening (20)

October 23, 2014 — 

Banner Health has announced the start of a Friday flu clinic in Fallon and also guidelines on treating individuals with Ebola-like symptoms. Banner, along with county health officers, are urging …

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