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Celebrating the big 30

November 16, 2017 — An event-filled day of celebration is planned Saturday as the Depot Casino and Restaurant celebrates its 30th anniversary of operation. The events are planned all day. The Depot's restaurant is bringing back one of its menus from 1987 and there will be Champaign and mimosas

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BLM plans to reseed wildfire affected areas

November 16, 2017 — The Bureau of Land Management presented an overview to Churchill County Commissioners on Wednesday to reseed areas burned by several big fires in Churchill County during the summer. Ken Collum, field manager for the Stillwater Field Office, Carson City District, said the agency will rehabilitate

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Your dog’s stereoscopic nose

November 16, 2017 — If you have a dog, I'm sure you have observed him in action sniffing his way around the neighborhood. Watson reads the pee mail each and every morning as we walk around Laura Mills Park. In a recent interview, Alexandra Horowitz, the author of "Inside

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Ring in the holiday seasons with the Quebes

November 16, 2017 — A memorable hometown Christmas weekend in Fallon is in store for music lovers when The Quebe Sisters open the holiday celebrations with a performance at the Oats Park Art Center's Barkley Theater on Dec. 2. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $17 for members

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Court News

November 16, 2017 — The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Thomas Stockard. Lucretia Catherine Allen plead guilty to possession of a controlled substance. She was put on probation for three years and ordered to participate in drug court. Jessica Jeanne Nunes was

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New tattoo parlor holding opening party Saturday

November 16, 2017 — A new tattoo parlor has come to Fallon, bringing a business that would appeal to anyone in the community. Loser In Love Tattoo, located at 2895 Reno Highway, opens Saturday to serve the Churchill County community. Co-owner Jonny Gurr said he and Ben Karnofsky hope

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Share your financial ‘abundance’ with your family?

November 16, 2017 — Thanksgiving is almost here. Ideally, this day should be about more than football and the imminent arrival of Black Friday mega-sales. After all, the spirit of the holiday invites us to be grateful for what we have and for the presence of our loved ones.

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Scott Peterson: Investors digest a successful earnings season

November 16, 2017 — Most of the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 (S&P 500) Index have reported third quarter earnings per share (EPS), which is the profit earned per share of stock outstanding during the period. Many have done quite well. With more than 90 percent of

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Library celebrates Native American Month

November 16, 2017 — With at least 20 Native American tribes in Nevada, kids and students gathered at the Churchill County Library on Wednesday to learn about the remarkable culture, as part of recognizing National Native American Heritage Month. This hour-long event made its first debut at the library,

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Christian Life Center community Thanksgiving to be offered on Sunday, Nov. 19

November 16, 2017 — The annual Thanksgiving meal provided by the Christian Life Center on Sunday, Nov. 19 begins Fallon's community outreach for the holiday. CLC is offering a Thanksgiving dinner with its congregation, a tradition that began 40 years ago. The church also invites the community to join

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Commissioners meet today

November 14, 2017 — The Churchill County Board of Commissioners meets at 1:15 p.m. today at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St., Suite 145. On the agenda is: Update of current activities, plans or actions related to the Bureau of Land Management's Carson City

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Accreditation feedback forum held on Thursday

November 14, 2017 — In preparation for the college's accreditation visit in April 2018, the Fallon community is invited to attend an accreditation forum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in Pinion 202 on the Fallon campus. WNC is evaluated every seven years by the Northwest Commission on

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40 years in the making

November 14, 2017 — During the latter years of the 1960s and the first five years of the 1970s, returning veterans from Vietnam never experienced a war homecoming or acknowledgment upon their arrival to the United States. Instead, people scorned them, ignored them or even spat on them. It's

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Numa Elementary recognizes veterans

November 14, 2017 — Students at Numa Elementary School honored the veterans of the community Thursday, during a special Veterans Day assembly. The assembly's activities opened with a color guard by the Boy Scouts and the singing of "Thank You Soldiers" by the fifth grade choir. Alibi Davis also

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CCSD Meets Tonight

November 14, 2017 — The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees will meet 6 p.m. tonight in the CCSD Administration Office at the Old High School, 690 South Maine Street. Items for discussion and possible action include the following: Spotlighting community members who assisted with maintenance of the

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Ceremony honors female combat soldiers

November 14, 2017 — The annual Veterans Day ceremony at Lahontan Elementary School on Thursday honored the Battle Born's only two female combat soldiers who are serving in the Nevada Army National Guard as members of Fallon's 609th Engineering Co. Kieran Kalt, an LES teacher and a veteran who

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Are you suffering from xerostomia?

November 14, 2017 — Xerostomia is the medical term used for dry mouth, a condition that results from decreased salvia in the mouth, and puts many seniors, and others, at high risk for dental decay. With a population that has more seniors than in previous generations it is important

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Fallon Elks Lodge honors veterans

November 14, 2017 — Fallon Elks Lodge 2239 held its annual Veterans Day Dinner on Nov. 11 at the Elks Lodge. There were about 40 veterans and guests present. Veterans were treated to a hamburger steak dinner with trimmings and dessert. The program included "A Nation Remembers" on the

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Community education courses offered at WNC

November 14, 2017 — Plenty of chances are available to further your education through community education courses this month and next at Western Nevada College. Fun Family Fitness — Families can enjoy six weeks of interactive exercises that will focus on body weight and cardio exercises. Dates: Option 1:

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Vietnam: In photos and words

November 9, 2017 — Retired Navy journalist Jim Falk belongs to a pioneering group of Vietnam-era reporters and photographers who loaded black and white film into cameras under enemy fire and then returned to a portable darkroom to develop film in stainless steel tanks. Instead of using computers, journalists

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