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Carson City

4-H archery club hosts first meeting

Just in time for summer break, the 4-H program in Carson City is offering an archery club. The first meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Centennial Archery Range, off U.S. Highway 50. All youth, ages 9-19 are welcome, and training manuals and archery equipment will be supplied free of charge.

For information call 887-2252 or wallins@unce.unr.edu.

Purchase bricks for Korean War memorial

Bricks are available for purchase as memorials at the Korean War Veterans Memorial Park at the end of East Fifth Street.

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As part of Riverview Park, the Korean Veterans Memorial Park features bricks with the names of military veterans from all branches who served from 1945 to the present day in Korea, including its territorial waters. More than 340 bricks have been installed at the memorial, with room for about 175 more.

They are $50 each. Applications are available from Val Jensen, Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 305 treasurer, at 882-1739; or mail information of name, rank and service, and years in Korean theater, to Jensen at: 2654 Wellington North, Carson City, 89703.

The “Nevada Cities Complex” at the memorial is a display of four large rocks representing Carson City, Reno, Elko and Las Vegas. It is in regard to the last battle fought from March 26-30, 1953 in Korea. Another plaque displays the 34 names of Nevadans who died during the war.

The chapter meets at 11 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at Veterans Memorial Hall, corner of Curry and Second streets.

Summer classes starting June 11

Registration for summer classes at Western Nevada Community College is under way. More than 85 courses are being offered at the college’s three campuses and via the Internet. The summer session begins on June 11 and ends on Aug. 3 although some courses meet for a shorter period.

Virginia City

Exhibit ‘undertakes’ to understand the Comstock’s past

The Comstock History Center in Virginia City is featuring Undertaking the Past, an exhibit focusing on death and the historic cemeteries of the Comstock. The exhibit is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, at the Comstock History Center, 20 North E Street, corner of Union and E Streets, in Virginia City.

For information, call 847-0419 (Thursday through Sunday) or 847-0281 (Monday through Friday).

Mineral County

BLM seeks comments on Denton-Rawhide Mine Land Sale

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City Field Office, is requesting public review and comment on the Denton-Rawhide Mine Land Sale Proposed Plan Amendment Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for management of certain public lands in north Mineral County.

The BLM has scheduled presentations for the public at the Mineral and Churchill County commission meetings on the following dates: June 6, Mineral County Commission, 105 S. “A” Street, Hawthorne and June 7, Churchill County Commission, 155 N. Taylor St. No. 145, Fallon. Refer to the County Commission agendas for scheduled times.

Kennecott Rawhide Mining Co. requested BLM conduct a sale of selected parcels of public land within and adjacent to fee land owned by the mining company at the Denton-Rawhide Mine.

Public land in that area is not currently identified for disposal in the Carson City Field Office Consolidated Resource Management Plan and requires an amendment to the plan to change that designation. These parcels of land meet the criteria but have not been designated for disposal.

Acquisition of the public land parcels by the mining company would result in consolidation of isolated tracts of public land into private ownership creating a contiguous block of private land. Consolidation of land ownership in the mine area would allow the mine to pursue sustainable development options or alternative post-mine land uses unrelated to mining.

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