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Ye grand olde bully pulpit (1)

June 30, 2015 — 

“If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.” President-elect George W. Bush, CNN, Dec.18, 2000.The United States …

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Some thankful thoughts (2)

June 30, 2015 — 

There I was, making my bed when I discovered a half dozen more magazines I’d hidden under the side I sleep on. Of course, I just had to glance into …

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Churchill commissioners meet Thursday (3)

June 30, 2015 — 

The first County Commission meeting of July will be conducted Thursday 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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Divorces (4)

June 30, 2015 — 

The Tenth Judicial District Court issued the following divorces during May 2015.Anna Rose Baker and Joshua Michael Baker.Dannette Marie Cole and Jason Laroy Cole.Jamie Rene Dotras and Daniel Ernest Dotras …

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From past to present vision (5)

June 30, 2015 — 

Saturday marks 239 years since a group of men opposed to the tyranny of an oppressive king risked the charge of treason and signed the Declaration of Independence.Much has changed …

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Carson Water Subconservancy District targets ‘Tall Whitetop’ (6)

June 30, 2015 — 

The Carson Water Subconservancy District is warning the public about harmful and invasive plants during Invasive Weed Awareness Month in the Carson River Watershed. Each year, CWSD amplifies its public …

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Recap on veterans issues (7)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following is a recap on Nevada veterans’ legislation signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval.Sandoval signed five legislative bills benefiting veterans and completing a legislative session which furthered his goal to …

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Politicians lie but numbers don’t lie for Tax Pledge (8)

June 30, 2015 — 

Liberals and RINOs (Republicans in Name Only) hate the Taxpayer Protection Pledge with, as Diane Chambers once put it on Cheers, “the white hot intensity of a thousand suns.” And …

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NEVADA NEWS BRIEFS (9)

June 30, 2015 — 

Are drought-ravaged trees the new wildfire fuel?RENO — Drought-ravaged trees could pose a serious threat to homeowners and forest communities as Nevada’s wildfire season gets underway.Amy Ray, a fire marshal …

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USDA offers funding for rural areas (10)

June 30, 2015 — 

USDA Rural Development Nevada has $15 million available to lend to rural communities for emergency response, such as fire trucks, patrol vehicles, building expansion or renovation, communications and surveillance equipment. …

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BIRTHS (11)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following births occurred at Banner Churchill Community Hospital.June 18, 2015A girl, Serenity Ray-Lynn Warkentin to Chelsie and Cade Warkentin, weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measuring 18 ½ inches.A …

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How to feed your Boomer body better (12)

June 30, 2015 — 

Baby Boomers have the longest life expectancy of any generation thus far; they’re also believed to be the most active generation.But a recent study out of West Virginia University School …

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School district summer projects in full swing (13)

June 30, 2015 — 

The Churchill County School Board of Trustees were updated Thursday night regarding the district’s summer construction projects. CCSD Construction Manager Paul Eskeldson provided trustees with a breakdown.“The four projects being …

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California man guilty of 1999 murder (14)

June 30, 2015 — 

A murder case dating back to 1999 finally came to an end Friday.Raymond Wong, 44, of Pinole, Calif., was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Alice …

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The return of Maverick (15)

June 30, 2015 — 

“Maverick,” “Viper” and “Iceman” are returning to the silver screen.A sequel to the 1986 blockbuster motion picture “Top Gun” — parts of which were filmed at and in the skies …

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More than a headache (16)

June 30, 2015 — 

For the more than 36 million Americans who suffer from migraines, summertime doesn’t always mean fun in sun. As warmer weather and daily routines shift, many people with migraines spend …

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AGRICULTURE NEWS BRIEFS (17)

June 25, 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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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD (18)

June 25, 2015 — 

CURRENT Churchill DemocratsThe Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on June 11 at 6 p.m. at the Churchill County Administration Complex on the corner of North Taylor …

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Fallon-area dairies growing with milk powder plant (19)

June 25, 2015 — 

A year after the Dairy Farmers of America’s plant that turns liquid milk into powdered products opened in Fallon, dairies in the area are growing along with it.Alan Perazzo, of …

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The political lexicon (20)

June 25, 2015 — 

Have you noticed that the political rhetoric has become more friendly-sounding? For example, you rarely hear the words “tax hike” lately. Politicians have become more adept at choosing and using …

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