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Road conditions

January 18, 2017 — Roads are icy in western Nevada. For updates call 511 or go to http://nvroads.com/icx/pages/incidentlist.aspx I-80 Crash There is an incident (Crash) on I-80 WB in Humboldt County Nevada from milepost 187 through milepost 190; expect delays. Estimated End Time is 7:01 PM I-80 Unknown There […]

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Area weather

January 18, 2017 — Fallon weather Today A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight Rain likely before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest […]

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval proposes $8.1 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

January 17, 2017 — With only one new tax, Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday presented lawmakers with his plan for an $8.1 billion General Fund budget for the upcoming biennium. That’s a roughly 10 percent increase over the current budget and a bit more than $200 million over what […]

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NEVADA VETERANS MEMORIAL: To bring honor, leave a legacy

January 17, 2017 — Imagine a world where our children do not understand the cost of their freedom. Imagine a time when those who call themselves Americans refuse to show honor to the values for which men and woman have sacrificed their lives. Now, imagine having the ability to […]

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Be flu-free this winter

January 17, 2017 — Getting a flu shot doesn’t sound like a festive thing to do, but when you think about it, a healthy holiday season, free from flu, is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and your family. Having to miss out on parties with […]

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Churchill County Commission to discuss land, water

January 17, 2017 — The Churchill County Board of Commissioners meets today at 1:15 p.m. in the chambers at 155 N. Taylor St. The commissioners will consider and take possible action regarding the following: Carson City District of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) overview including a Resource Management […]

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National Guard snow removal

January 17, 2017 — After 9 inches of snow fell on the Comstock Thursday, residents of Virginia City had the daunting task of digging out of more than 3 feet of the white stuff that accumulated during the latter part of the week. Through a county request made to […]

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January 17, 2017 — That pink is the official color for breast cancer awareness is a widely known fact. Do you have a guess on the color for cervical cancer awareness? It’s teal and white. With January recognized as Cervical Health Awareness Month, it is important to make sure […]

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Is cold weather making your teeth hurt?

January 17, 2017 — As temperatures drop, many people with sensitive teeth experience increased pain. Often times when patient’s teeth already hurt, exposing them to cold winter air can be just as painful as consuming hot and cold foods and beverages, according to the Academy of General Dentistry. Normally […]

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Silver State’s traffic deaths rise in 2016

January 17, 2017 — The Nevada Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are reminding motorists of the importance of driving safely after Nevada traffic deaths rose in 2016 over the previous year. The increase also affected Churchill County, which showed a slight rise in fatalities. Preliminary data shows that […]

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Voter registration levels off after election

January 17, 2017 — Voter registration leveled off after the November election, adding just 943 more names to the statewide rolls in December. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said total voter registration at year’s end was just more than 1.5 million active voters. When inactives are added in, the […]

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Library celebrates 50th birthday at present location

January 17, 2017 — “Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.” Claudia Alta Johnson. Churchill County Library celebrates its 50th anniversary at its current location this year. The county’s rich library history stretches back to 1905 […]

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Legislature to work on water bills this session

January 17, 2017 — Assemblywoman Robin Titus, who represents most of Lyon County and all of Churchill, said this year’s Legislature will be sorting through a plethora of water bills. Titus, who recently spoke at the business breakfast of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, said water concerns will have […]

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Oasis Toastmasters receives prestigious award

January 17, 2017 — Toastmasters, International has recognized Fallon’s Oasis Toastmasters club with the “President’s Distinguished Club” award for 2016. The award was presented during Toastmasters’ District 39 Fall Conference in Sacramento, Calif. Fallon’s Oasis Toastmasters was the only club in the Northern Nevada /Northern California district to complete […]

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THE BEAT

January 13, 2017 — The booking report as presented by the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 11, 2017. Individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Last name | First name Offense Description Time & Date / Age LARUE LORRIE 51 Theft/Property/Other 1/3/2017 4:37 […]

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Friday’s road condition

January 13, 2017 — For updated information, call 511 or go to http://nvroads.com/icx/pages/incidentlist.aspx ALTHOUGH SOME ROADS MAY NOT HAVE CONTROLS, BE CAREFUL OF BLACK ICE. US-50 Chains or Snow Tires Required There is a conditions related event (Chains or Snow Tires Required) on US-50 from mile post 0.0 in […]

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Weekend weather

January 13, 2017 — Fallon Today Isolated snow showers before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Saturday Partly […]

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Save money, time running your small business

January 12, 2017 — Being at the helm of a small business can be overwhelming. Whether you’re already your own boss or are thinking of making the leap, these tips from small business owners can help you get organized and boost productivity. Make it Official “If you’re thinking of […]

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Investment tips for the ‘Millennials’

January 12, 2017 — If you are a “millennial” — a member of the age cohort born anywhere from the early 1980s to the late 1990s — then you’re still in the early chapters of your career, so it may be a stretch for you to envision the end […]

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Court

January 12, 2017 — The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Thomas Stockard. A bench warrant was issued for Agnes Gayle Gent after she failed to appear in court. According to court testimony, she was in custody in California, for allegedly driving under […]

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