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Reno Highway crash

February 17, 2017 — A multi-vehicle crash just west of Casey Road slowed eastbound traffic on Friday afternoon. Churchill County Sheriff Deputies and NHP responded. No other information available.

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Flood watch: Bafford Lane work

February 17, 2017 — Churchill County Road Dept. worked Friday on shoring up the banks along the Carson River near several homes. Because of higher flows being planned for the Carson River, the county is planning to close Bafford Lane except for local traffic. School bus stops have been […]

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Flood watch: Bafford School Bus Stops change because of potential flooding

February 17, 2017 — School bus stops have been re-established for Bafford Lane/Old River Road and Bafford Lane/Indian Lakes Road until further notice.

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Churchill County High School ‘Jump Start’ builds momentum

February 16, 2017 — Churchill County High School’s Jump Start program through Western Nevada College Fallon is preparing for its fourth year running as well as heading into another exciting graduation season. Nearly a dozen students are on track to receive their associate degree a few days prior to […]

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March deadline set for tuition program

February 16, 2017 — March 31 is the deadline for Nevada families to enroll in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program. After that date, enrollment in the program will be closed until next fiscal year dates are approved by the College Savings Board. “As the deadline approaches, I want to […]

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Spring sting: Farewell cheap gas, prices on the rise

February 16, 2017 — You’ve been warned. Gas prices are about to get pumped up, eventually climbing to the year’s highest levels as refineries across the nation are preparing for maintenance season and the seasonal switch to cleaner burning gasoline, a tradition despised by many. The hikes are due […]

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February 16, 2017 — nevada grow your own RENO — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s fall Grow Your Own, Nevada! Program presents eight classes statewide to help Nevadans get on the path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by growing and preserving more of their own food. The series […]

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Bills in Nevada Legislature would increase renewable energy goal

February 16, 2017 — Bills introduced in the Nevada Legislature on Monday will position the Silver State as a leader in energy efficiency and renewable energy, clean-energy advocates said. Monday was a big night for renewable energy in Carson City, with five new bills introduced designed to reduce energy […]

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Banner’s Carnahan named to state post

February 16, 2017 — Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s chief nursing officer, Rob Carnahan, RN, MSN, has been elected to the top leadership role in Nevada’s statewide nursing organization. Carnahan began his duties as president-elect of the Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders earlier this month. He will serve one year […]

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What’s smarter: Paying off debts or investing?

February 16, 2017 — If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to face some financial challenges along the way – but here’s one that’s not unpleasant: choosing what to do with some extra disposable income. When this happens, what should you do […]

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Court News

February 16, 2017 — The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Thomas Stockard. A bench warrant was issued for William Charles Boske after he failed to appear in court. He was being arraigned on charges of unlawful use or being under the influence […]

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Bull sale serves as cattlemen association’s biggest fundraiser

February 16, 2017 — Local rancher Dave Stix Jr. circles a mid-February date on his calendar every year, waiting in anticipation for the annual Fallon All Breeds Bull sale. Not only does Stix, a prominent cattleman on Farm District Road in Fernley enjoy the camaraderie at the bull sale, […]

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NHP, CCSO respond to Bango-Hwy 50 crash

February 16, 2017 — A Fallon man was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday at Bango Road and U.S. Highway 50. The Nevada Highway Patrol said Jesse Irwin, 45, failed to stop at the intersection. A Cadillac sedan then hit Irwin’s Honda. The NHP said Irwin suffered neck injuries […]

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Floodwatch: Keeping the community safes

February 16, 2017 — Crews from both the county and Truckee-Carson Irrigation District have been working feverishly this week cleaning out the Carson River channel and assessing any potential flooding due to changing weather patterns. Rusty Jardine, TCID’s executive director, reviewed the water situations not only in the Lahontan […]

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UNCE offers new series ‘Gardening in Nevada’

February 16, 2017 — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and their Certified Master Gardeners offer “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series.” The series is for anyone who wants to garden – those with big yards, small yards, or just patio or balcony space. These classes, offered in partnership […]

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TCID releases water as precaution

February 15, 2017 — Listening to residents talk about the amount of water flowing into Lahontan Reservoir is like hearing the latest tales of the next discovery of a previous commodity. Liquid gold in the form of water is making residents reminisce about the “good, old days” when water […]

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County 4-H honors first responders

February 14, 2017 — First responders are an important part of the community, but one that can be taken for granted; Churchill County 4-H decided to change that Friday, hosting a banquet to recognize and thank the men and women in those dangerous positions. Members of nine emergency departments, […]

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Churchill County to discuss TCID, Roosevelt backcountry conservation proposal

February 14, 2017 — The Churchill County Board of Commissioners will meet Friday at 1:15 p.m. in the chambers at 155 N. Taylor St. There will be a public hearing on receiving bids for the lease of the Harmon Road property and award of lease. The commission will also […]

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Protesters upset with Heller about Obamacare repeal

February 14, 2017 — A small group of protesters expressed on Saturday their frustration with Congress and the Republicans’ agenda to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Many protesters who numbered between 25 to 30 held signs in front of the Fallon Convention Center. They wanted […]

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A ‘soup-er’ meal solution

February 14, 2017 — One-pot meals are all the rage, but the original dinner you could make in a single dish still stands the test of time. Whether your tastes tend toward hearty or light, soup is the perfect answer for a simple, fuss-free meal at home or the […]

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