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Country Fair, Fallon Ranch Hand Rodeo highlight weekend fun (1)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Churchill Country Fair and Ranch Hand Rodeo is all about family fun, and it kicks off today with three days of events at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. The fair, …

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Best reasons to start a small business in Fallon (2)

July 31, 2014 — 

Starting a business in Fallon takes careful consideration and planning. It takes emotional and financial preparation and a commitment to invest the time required to see your endeavor succeed. The …

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The Dusty 45s highlight free in-the-park concert (3)

July 31, 2014 — 

The second of this summer’s free in-the-park concerts is set for Aug. 16 on the Centennial Stage in Oats Park in front of the Art Center. The show will begin …

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Should you be a hands-on investor? (4)

July 31, 2014 — 

If you want to send your children or grandchildren to college, retire comfortably and achieve other important life goals, you will have to invest — it’s that simple. But the …

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Growing your small business (5)

July 31, 2014 — 

Despite the time commitment and financial investment that come with the territory, more than 25 million people nationwide have opted to start a microbusiness – a company with five or …

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Nevadans should not take Red Flag Warnings lightly (6)

July 31, 2014 — 

Warmer and fiery future may be in the cards for Nevada as the drought on the West Coast worsens. Three major ingredients fuel the region’s fires: drought, heat, and winds. …

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Drought conditions call for drastic actions (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

Reno Water Authority calls for conservation The severity of Nevada’s ongoing drought has prompted the Truckee Meadows Water Authority to call upon its thousands of customers in Reno, Sparks and …

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Nevada tempts Tesla Motors (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

The number of rumors and unconfirmed reports Tesla Motors will build its huge battery manufacturing plant in Northern Nevada is growing every day. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in May …

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Tension-filled 10 minutes in North Korea (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

PANMUNJOM, South Korea – My wife and I have just returned from North Korea. Our visit to this communist land of tyranny and oppression lasted about 10 minutes. Our adventure …

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BLM, Corrections sponsor wild horse adoption (10)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Corrections invite horse enthusiasts and the general public alike to a special wild horse adoption event at the Western States …

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TCID shuts down irrigation system (11)

July 31, 2014 — 

One of the worst water seasons is finally over. Late Tuesday night, the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District closed the Truckee Canal irrigation system, according to Project Manager Rusty Jardine. He said …

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Living With Fire offers help to homeowners (12)

July 31, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. – Residents in Reno and surrounding areas are encouraged to attend the Living With Fire Regional Conference on Aug. 17 from 4-7 p.m., to interact with their neighbors, …

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Well, who doesn’t love mutts? (13)

July 31, 2014 — 

Another pet-celebration day was yesterday: Mutt’s Day! We at CAPS are particularly fond of mutts, perhaps because we become friends with so many of them at the shelter. Though a …

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SENIOR MENU (14)

July 31, 2014 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St. Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096; 775-423-9696 FAX ccseniorcenter@cccomm.net Menu and Activity Schedule Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday –Thursday 11 a.m., Monday – Friday lunch …

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VIEW FROM THE PAST (15)

July 31, 2014 — 

100 Years Ago The Mexican Affair has become a little side-show in the face of the stirring news that all Europe may become involved in a war over the conflict …

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JPO’s enriching program brings produce to the table (16)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Churchill County Juvenile Justice Center has improved its menu with the Teurman Hall Garden program that brings fresh fruit and vegetables grown from the facility’s garden to the table. …

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Veterans Services still in business (17)

July 31, 2014 — 

A spokesman for the Nevada Department of Veterans Services says there is no truth the ROVER outreach program is being suspended. Charles Pullen said there may have been a meeting …

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Residents invited to Community Day (18)

July 31, 2014 — 

The annual Fallon Community Day invites residents to join the fun on Saturday morning at Oats Park with a variety of activities for adults and children. The event, which runs …

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TCID shuts down canal system (19)

July 30, 2014 — 

One of the worst water seasons is finally over. Late Tuesday night, the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District closed the Truckee Canal irrigation system, according to Project Manager Rusty Jardine. He said …

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Knowing fire risk in Northern Nev. (20)

July 30, 2014 — 

The public is asked to assist fire crews this summer in taking precautions to minimize fire risk. As a reminder, fireworks are illegal on public land. Some precautions to take …

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