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Sierra shows Truth of Life

June 27, 2017 — Power is perceived and is something bestowed, but doesn't actually exist as an independent thing. Money is imaginary, too. Special paper in exchange for items. Or subtract some imaginary digits from the screen I'm looking at, and then add the same number to the screen […]

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June 27, 2017 — 150 Years Ago The thermometer for the last few days has shown at times a high degree of heat. On Tuesday at 1 o'clock p.m., it indicated 93 degrees in the shade. 130 Years Ago Gould & Curry Disaster. A Terrible Scene. When the bodies […]

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Letters to the editor for Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June 27, 2017 — Why it's a good thing the U.S. opted out of climate accord Recently in the Nevada Appeal, there was commentary from the usual global warming/climate change crusaders. To hear them talk you would think that all the polar icecaps are going to melt and the […]

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Carson City health inspections for June 23, 2017

June 27, 2017 — Carson City Health Department's food-service inspections for June 23. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations: Carson City Railroad Association, 851 E. William St., scored 100 points. Kim's Kool Treats, mobile food vehicle, 100 points. Dutch […]

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Travel grants to bolster Carson City Visitors program

June 27, 2017 — Promoting Carson City's paranormal world, improving blighted spaces and creating mountain bike destinations are among the projects the Carson City Visitors Bureau is lining up with help from Travel Nevada. The Nevada Commission on Tourism announced last week $983,400 in grants to fund 159 projects […]

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Douglas County legislator’s wife admits third DUI

June 27, 2017 — The wife of a Douglas County legislator admitted Monday in District Court she drove while under the influence of alcohol. Sherese Settelmeyer, 52, of Gardnerville, will attend DUI diversion court for her third DUI within a seven-year period. Three DUI convictions within seven years is […]

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Fourth of July celebration to include live country music

June 27, 2017 — Country music by a local duo will crown Genoa's annual Americana Festival, a celebration of Independence Day, on July 4. Duane "Beans" Sousa and his songwriting partner Slade Rivers will lend their talents at Mormon Station State Historic Park. The two will be joined by […]

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Band bringing funk and soul to Dangberg park

June 27, 2017 — Reno band The Sextones will perform funk and soul at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The Sextones is a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Tipping their hats to the days […]

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Carson City music series to continue with The Novelists

June 27, 2017 — An elderly couple stands precariously on the railing of a 17-floor balcony. Two teenagers unknowingly choose a murder scene for their parking date. A young man throws off the shackles of a bullish culture. These are just a sample of the scenes in which you'll […]

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Famed Southern rock band coming to Minden

June 27, 2017 — They've recorded more than two dozen albums, have numerous hits and their definitive blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country, and gospel were an instrumental part in shaping the sounds of Southern rock. Now, thanks to the expanding scope of today's music, a new […]

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Teeing off for the arts

June 27, 2017 — The Arts Center's fifth annual golf tournament was a resounding success, and declared the best they've ever done. This year's winning team consisted of Marty Davis, Dave Nickle, George Shaw and Jim Wilhelm. The team was awarded a trophy, which will live at the golf […]

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Nevada gets $26.2M in federal property tax compensation

June 27, 2017 — Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., says Nevada will receive $26.2 million from the Payments In Lieu of Taxes program this year. PILT is a federal program designed to compensate states for property tax revenues they're unable to collect because they have a high percentage of non-taxable […]

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Local students win honors at national SkillsUSA competition

June 27, 2017 — Three students from Carson High School and one from Douglas won some of the nation's highest awards at the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 21-22. More than 6,000 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships […]

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Prison walk-away gets sent back to prison

June 27, 2017 — A man who walked away from the Stewart Conservation Camp in south Carson City and then stole and crashed a Carson City Public Works water truck was sentenced to up to an additional 240 months in prison. Martin Joseph, 50, left the camp in March […]

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Apartments being added to Carson City’s Lompa Ranch development plans

June 27, 2017 — Ryder Homes is adding apartments to its construction plans at Lompa Ranch. The home builder received approval earlier this year for 189 single-family homes on 44.5 acres on the former 251-acre ranch located south of Robinson Street, east of Saliman Road, and north of 5th […]

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Q&A: Nevada to launch latest legal vice for tourists: Pot

June 27, 2017 — Nevada gets ready to launch latest legal vice for tourists: marijuana

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Nevada state parks host free paranormal investigations

June 27, 2017 — In the creaky, historical Campbell House at Genoa's Mormon Station, I witnessed something I was so skeptical about when it comes to paranormal activity: a pantry door opening by itself. I swear, a breeze didn't cause it and the bolts definitely weren't loose; the door […]

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A century of service

June 27, 2017 — A century of service to the Fallon community was recognized last week when the Fallon/Churchill Volunteer Fire Department dedicated their new memorial to retired firefighters. "We're here to dedicate this service memorial to all the men who have come before us and made this department […]

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CCHS HOSA leads for organ donation

June 27, 2017 — Churchill County High School's HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) was recognized in the national 2017 Lead2Feed Challenge, earning $5,000 for charity and $2,000 for school technology. This is the first year the CCHS HOSA has done this and their team decided their Lead2Feed donation […]

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New Fallon city council members sworn in

June 27, 2017 — Fallon's newest city council members were sworn in last week in the city hall council chambers. Mayor Ken Tedford swore in Councilwoman Kelly Frost, Ward I, and Councilman James Richardson, Ward III.

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