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Everything Nevada launches insider’s guide to living, playing local

May 24, 2017 — Sponsored Content Written by Erin Pearson Get insider knowledge on how to make the most of any neighborhood, community or town with this online city guide written by locals, for locals, at EverythingNevada.com. At Everything Nevada live like the locals do whether you’re Battle Born […]

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Boomer’s to hold 100% local spring cook-off

May 23, 2017 — Boomer's is sponsoring a 100 percent local spring cook-off on June 3 from noon to 3 p.m. with sampling starting at 1 p.m. All profits will go to the Churchill Animal Protection Society (CAPS). Registration to compete ends Monday. Categories include rib, macaroni and cheese […]

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Oasis Academy graduates first senior class

May 23, 2017 — Forty Oasis Academy seniors graduated Friday in the Venturacci Park Gymnasium, the college preparatory school moving forward its first graduating senior class. Thirty-seven of the 40 students received their associate degrees from Western Nevada College in Carson City Monday. "Every single student has a plan […]

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State high school rodeo begins in Winnemucca

May 23, 2017 — The Nevada State High School Rodeo Association state finals begin Thursday in Winnemucca. First go for the junior-high school contestants is Thursday morning with the second go that night and short go on Friday. First go for the high-school cowboys and cowgirls is Saturday, second […]

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Leaping to the podium

May 23, 2017 — Going into the last meet of the season, a pair of jumpers still had something left to prove. There was the two-time state champ ready to defend her titles. There was the junior who still hadn't reached her potential this season. And it all came […]

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Swimming to the top

May 23, 2017 — The boys' 200-yard freestyle medley team led the Greenwave at the state meet in Carson City, taking third with a time of 1:57.16. The team was comprised of Kendall Rogers, Ruben Alanis, Christian Nemeth and Dylan Millsap. The boys' relay teams also finished eighth in […]

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Churchill County Middle School track results from the league finals in Fallon

May 23, 2017 — 8th Grade Boys 100-meter Hurdles 1 — Levi, 15.78 10 — Chris B., 20.60 12 — Douglas L., 23.42 100 1 — Johnathan C., 12.02 2 — Brian S., 12.42 3 — Vepddi, 12.43 1600 5 — Douglas, 6:10.85 6 — Jordan, 6:12.90 11 — […]

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Greg Dill: How to lower your Medicare drug costs

May 23, 2017 — Driving near Monterey, Calif., recently, I stopped at a roadside stand to buy some freshly-picked strawberries. May is high season for California strawberries, and the fields were exploding with beautiful, ripe fruit. The gentleman working the stand, Jack, asked what I do for a living. […]

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THE BEAT

May 23, 2017 — The booking report as presented by the Churchill County Sheriff's Office on May 22, 2017. Individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Last name | First name Offense Description Time & Date / Age Last name First name Age Offense […]

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CCSD to discuss budget, tech, recognitions

May 23, 2017 — The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees will meet today at 6 p.m. in the Old High School auditorium ("The Pit"). The board will recognize additional 2017 school district retirees as well as Cyndi Lipnicki, Jennifer Blosser and Sheila Washington for their dedication as […]

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Justin Cathey earns Eagle Scout award

May 23, 2017 — Justin Cathey, 16, was presented the Eagle Scout rank in a Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 1776 in late April. The Eagle rank is the highest rank awarded by the Boy Scouts of America. Justin, the son of Steve and Leasa Cathey […]

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Spring runoff predictions change daily

May 23, 2017 — Even with May daytime temperatures alternating between the 90s and 70s, the National Weather Service says water managers throughout the region have been able to control water flow in the major rivers. "The warm spell and cool off have been a good thing," said Scott […]

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Gas leak closes high school

May 23, 2017 — The Churchill County School District is closing the high school as a precautionary measure due to a gas leak. Southwest Gas is onsite and repairs are being made. The situation is under control but there is no electricity for the rest of the day. HIgh […]

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WNC graduates receive their degrees

May 23, 2017 — CARSON CITY — After a weekend full of celebrations, 551 Western Nevada College students proudly obtained their degrees on stage Monday at the 46th commencement ceremony at the Marv Teixeira Pavilion. The ceremony is deemed one of the largest graduating classes of WNC, presenting 592 […]

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WNC and Jump Start graduates

May 23, 2017 — Western Nevada College is graduating one of its largest classes ever, with 551 students graduating with 592 degrees and certificates during a commencement ceremony on Monday at the Mary Teixeira Pavilion. Uniquely, 89 of the 2017 graduates are high school students who participated in WNC's […]

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Flood update Churchill County

May 20, 2017 — Due to the lack of sand bag requests over the past ten days and the fact that residents in the river corridor have their protections in place, we are temporarily suspending sandbag orders and deliveries. Residents may still pick up sandbags at the Churchill County […]

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Hoefer reprises her role at Barkley Theatre

May 20, 2017 — Tickets remain for Saturday's performance of "The Other Mozart," which is the true, forgotten story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus. Actress Samantha Hoefer appears at 8 p.m. at the Barkley Theatre in the Oats Park Art Center, 151 E. Park St. For information […]

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Flood status update for Lyon County

May 20, 2017 — The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a flood warning for south Lyon County along the Walker River. The National Weather Service explains there may be record breaking flooding and that residents may see the Walker River rise to above 12 feet by Wednesday […]

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Greenwave golfers take third at state

May 18, 2017 — The Greenwave golf team claimed third place in the state this week, with a score of 890 at the Spring Creek golf course. On the second day of the tournament, Kelvin Cann finished with the lowest score of the Fallon players, 83. Mike Richards and […]

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JoAnne Skelly: Wildfire: Prepare, anticipate, evacuate

May 18, 2017 — May is Wildfire Awareness Month. After an extremely wet winter, you might think that there will be less risk of wildfire this year. Sadly, that is unlikely to be the case. With all that moisture, plants/weeds, particularly the highly ignitable cheatgrass, are thriving and creating […]

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