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Buxton “Buck”Kettering (1)

April 18, 2014 — 

June 9, 1923 - April 14, 2014 Buxton “Buck”Kettering passed away April 14, 2014 at his home in Fallon. He was born June 9, 1923 in Montana to Willard Coe …

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Nancy Sloan (2)

April 18, 2014 — 

March 19, 1936 - April 15, 2014 Nancy Sloan passed away April 15, 2014 at the age of 77.She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Pat …

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Ronald James Albaugh (3)

April 18, 2014 — 

March 12, 1940 - April 9, 2014 Ronald James Albaugh passed away April 9, 2014. Ron was born March 12, 1940 in Alturas, California to Ed and Orma Albaugh. He …

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Willy Vlautin reads from his new novel (4)

April 17, 2014 — 

Willy Vlautin, originally from Reno but now living outside Portland, will be in town for a couple of events next week. On April 25, Vlautin will be here for a …

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Who is the bully? (5)

April 17, 2014 — 

Unless you have been a recluse residing in one of Harry Reid’s beloved wilderness areas, you may have noticed that bullying has become a major concern, mostly of the left. …

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Continuation of the homecoming (6)

April 17, 2014 — 

Last week’s column gave a few suggestions to consider when bringing an adopted shelter dog home: asking shelter staff about what Woof likes, buying all Woof’s necessities before bringing him …

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Nevada food, ag exports hit record levels in state (7)

April 17, 2014 — 

Nevada’s food and agricultural exports in 2013 reached a milestone with sales surpassing 2012’s export sales by $19.5 million. Export sales in 2012 were $117.4 million while 2013 exports were …

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Ducks Unlimited receives $1 million grant wetland conservation work (8)

April 17, 2014 — 

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) was recently awarded the first-ever North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant in the Lahontan Valley region, which will help conserve 8,780 acres of habitat in …

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Gas prices rise 7 cents in past week (9)

April 17, 2014 — 

Average retail gasoline prices in Nevada have risen 7.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.67, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,130 gas outlets in Nevada. This …

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Join Fallon alumni group to honor Sara Parsons (10)

April 17, 2014 — 

Come support Fallon’s own Sara Parsons on Senior Day as the University of Nevada softball player takes the field in her final home game Join the Fallon Chapter of the …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (11)

April 17, 2014 — 

Stremmel Gallery Stremmel Gallery proudly presents Robert Brady’s “The 8th Trough,” an exhibition of new works through April 19. This will mark Stremmel Gallery’s seventh exhibition featuring the Nevada-born artist. …

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IRS: Missing your deadlines and owing money (12)

April 17, 2014 — 

Taxpayers who miss the deadline If you missed the April 15 tax filing deadline, don’t panic. Here’s some advice from the IRS. File as soon as you can. If you …

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Improve your own ‘investment environment’ (13)

April 17, 2014 — 

On Tuesday, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on environmental issues. As a citizen of the world, you may have a keen interest in …

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Easter egg hunts (14)

April 17, 2014 — 

This weekend will be busy with organizations holding Easter egg hunts. • Fallon Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt to be held Easter Sunday at Laura Mills Park. It starts prompt …

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Stakes are high for margin tax (15)

April 17, 2014 — 

Come November, the fate of Nevada business owners — big and small — will be in the hands of voters. For family-owned businesses like Las Vegas Window Tinting, the stakes …

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Voice of the Community (16)

April 17, 2014 — 

WAR ON FREEDOMS WILL CONTINUE Editor: The BLM-Bundy Ranch skirmish appears to be over for now, but as sure as past is prolong. Just as the recent 20-year Bundy case …

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National Honor Society inducts new members (17)

April 17, 2014 — 

The Churchill County High School recently inducted 33 new members into National Honor Society. Adviser Glen Perazzo said he is very proud of the students who were inducted into honor …

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WNC offers social boot camp (18)

April 17, 2014 — 

Social media offers the best and worst examples of Internet marketing, and successful businesses know the rules. Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers a Social Media Boot Camp for …

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Chicago dances its way into Northern Nevada next month (19)

April 17, 2014 — 

Murder. Corruption. Greed. Fame. And all that jazz. The Western Nevada Musical Theater Company brings the sizzling Broadway blockbuster, “Chicago,” to Northern Nevada on weekends, May 9-18. Set in the …

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FFA, 4-H members ‘Walk the Town’ (20)

April 17, 2014 — 

Churchill County 4-H and FFA members recently walked the town to promote their annual livestock show next weekend. Members of the local 4-H and FFA were out “Walking the Town” …

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