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Dozen wild horses up for adoption from prison

Six horses from lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and six horses under the jurisdiction of the state of Nevada will be offered for adoption at the Warm Springs Correctional Center on Saturday. Gates open at 9 a.m., and a competitive-bid adoption conducted by an auctioneer begins at 10 a.m.

Each of the horses range from – to 6 years old, saddle trained with 90 days of training, and vary in weight and color. The beginning bid on all horses is $150.

A handout of BLM wild horses and Nevada state “estray” horses offered for the adoption can be viewed at http://www.nv.blm.gov/prison_horses or http://www.silverstateindustries.com. Copies of the handout are also available at BLM offices in Reno and Carson City.

For information, call 885-6147.

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After the brunch, free bingo will be played from 10-11 a.m. with cash prizes to be awarded. Food for the benefit will be donated by the Carson City Host Lions Club. Cost for seniors and children 11-younger is $3, non-seniors 59-younger is $4. For information, call 883-0703.

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Kids’ fishing derby sponsored by Elks

Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 presents Tommy’s annual Fishing Derby for Kids ages 2-12 from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday at Davis Creek Park. Bring the family and join in the fun. Registration is from 8:30 -9 a.m. with fishing from 9-11 a.m. Each child gets a prize. Hot dogs and hamburgers are free for contestants and their families. Phone the lodge for information at 882-2177.

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