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Navy pilot presumed dead after mid-air collision (1)

September 15, 2014 — 

A Navy pilot missing as a result of a mid-air collision in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday has been identified as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead, Calif. After …

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Fallon police investigate break-in at deputy’s house (2)

September 13, 2014 — 

A Churchill County Deputy Sheriff’s home was burglarized during the mid-evening hours, reports the Fallon Police Department. According to FPD Capt. Vern Ulrich, the deputy’s home is located outside the …

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Tesla package passes Nevada Legislature without dissent (3)

September 12, 2014 — 

The $1.3 billion package of tax breaks and incentives designed to bring the Tesla Motors battery plant to Northern Nevada was approved Thursday evening without a single dissenting vote by …

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Nevada lawmakers approve Tesla tax breaks (4)

September 12, 2014 — 

An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval …

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Navy jets crash in western Pacific; air wing trained in Fallon (5)

September 12, 2014 — 

Two US Navy F/A-18 Hornets have crashed in the western Pacific Ocean, the US Navy has confirmed. One pilot has been rescued, while the second is still missing. “Two F/A-18 …

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Responders arrive to mock accident at train crossing (6)

September 11, 2014 — 

Scores of high school students were injured Wednesday when a freak accident pushed their school bus into a train carrying ammonium nitrate. This scenario, however, unfolded into a community-wide disaster …

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Prepare yourself for the unexpected (7)

September 11, 2014 — 

Are you ready for this? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Month seeks to educate Americans on preparing for natural disasters …

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Frontier, DISH launch competition for best communities (8)

September 11, 2014 — 

Frontier Communications and DISH Network launched on Wednesday America’s Best Communities, a $10 million prize competition to stimulate growth and revitalization in small cities and towns across Frontier’s 27 state …

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Whole lot of shaking going on (9)

September 11, 2014 — 

Sometimes you are just plain lucky and on a recent trip to the Napa/Sonoma area, that was the case. Lucky on two accounts. The first piece of luck was we …

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WNC on upward trend, says president (10)

September 11, 2014 — 

It was five years ago when Jim Rogers, then-chancellor of Nevada’s universities and community colleges, announced that the state’s higher education system was a “total disaster.” The nation in 2009 …

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I took a little break (11)

September 11, 2014 — 

I took an extended break from writing several months ago. For years I’ve enjoyed living a relatively carefree life as an award winning humor columnist; it doesn’t pay well but …

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Milk does Fallon good (12)

September 11, 2014 — 

Milk is moving at the Dairy Farmers of America’s newest gem. The Fallon plant was official christened Wednesday with about 100 members from around the country to witness the DFA’s …

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FYC numbers up, dinner on horizon (13)

September 11, 2014 — 

I would like to take this opportunity to update the community on the success of the summer programs operated by the Fallon Youth Club and invite everyone to come out …

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Mayor’s NV Commission seeks project submissions (14)

September 11, 2014 — 

The Mayor’s NV Commission and the Churchill County Museum Association, will honor Nevada’s sesquicentennial by asking the community to participate in its next project, the placing of a time capsule. …

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Tickets remain for Dustbowl Revival concert (15)

September 11, 2014 — 

There are still some tickets available for the concert by Dustbowl Revival tomorrow evening at the Art Center. The L.A.-based band have a loyal following and were named best band …

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Bundy tells his side (16)

September 11, 2014 — 

Cliven Bundy, who went up against the Bureau of Land Management in April protecting his farm and cattle, told of his experience Wednesday night at the fairgrounds. The Fallon Tea …

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High-speed chase results in arrest of Carlin man (17)

September 11, 2014 — 

The midnight hour proved to be a bewitching for one Fallon motorist who led officers on a high-speed chase through Fallon and parts of the county. Fallon Police officers responded …

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Fernley woman accused of forging checks (18)

September 11, 2014 — 

A 26-year-old Fernley woman appeared Thursday in Justice Court on 12 felony counts stemming from allegedly forging checks, using another person’s debit card and burglary. Lacey Habberstad appeared for the …

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City of Fallon’s 9/11 ceremony tells of sacrifices and heroism (19)

September 11, 2014 — 

Victims from Sept. 11, 2001, were honored as heroes at Fallon’s 9/11 ceremony Thursday behind City Hall. Mayor Ken Tedford Jr. decided to share a different story than the ones …

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Assembly approves two Tesla Motors bills (20)

September 11, 2014 — 

The Nevada Assembly approved Assembly Bill 1 and AB 3 unanimously (39-0) during the 28th Special Session of the Nevada Legislature on Thursday. The bills are half of the package …

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