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Two people killed in Douglas County crash

October 20, 2017 — A Gardnerville woman and a juvenile were killed in a crash at Highway 88 and Centerville Lane in Douglas County on Wednesday. Beverly Louise Phillips, 80, died as a result of the crash. At about 3:20 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to the intersection

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Teri Vance: Real love exists and it’s worth waiting for

October 20, 2017 — A dear friend of mine got married in Provo Canyon in Utah last weekend. It was a beautiful ceremony in a beautiful location, and a reminder real love exists and it's worth waiting for. While, of course, the entire weekend was about celebrating the happy

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Is This You? Enjoying fall and tiny flying spiders

October 20, 2017 — We find ourselves flowing into another season. It's fall, autumn, post summer, pre-winter. So many things happen this time of year. Not that there are more or less things happening as compared to spring, but just different things. Like watching the leaves turn on the

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Past Pages for Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

October 20, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Ex. Lieut. Gov. Crosman is in town. He is recently from Pine Grove and will return thither in a few days. Good reports continue to come to us in relation to the development of mines in that section. 130 Years Ago The

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The Popcorn Stand: On Friday, I was a citizen of the greatest nation in the world

October 20, 2017 — I've written this many times, I don't know if this is the greatest nation in the world. I think at times we're the greatest nation in the world. I think we can be the greatest nation in the world. And I think we're the most

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Carson Valley man authors ‘Jacobus: A Eunuch’s Faith’

October 20, 2017 — Working most of his life as a closeted gay man in a religiously conservative environment, Paul Trittin often attempted to build bridges between theologically-based values and anger surrounding the gay liberation movement. He feels his new book, "Jacobus: A Eunuch's Faith" is an effective bridge

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Carson City’s Loyd named Nevada Librarian of the Year

October 20, 2017 — Sena Loyd, who will mark four years in January as director of the Carson City Library, was named Nevada's Librarian of the Year. "I was so honored to receive the award," Loyd said. "Without the support of my staff and colleagues, this would not have

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National Lights On Afterschool event to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada

October 20, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada celebrates the 18th Annual National Lights On Afterschool with hands-on STEM activities, games, ice cream sundaes and support from local partners and dignitaries on Oct. 26 from 4-6 p.m. The event is open to the community. Founded

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Nevada Day Parade seeks volunteers

October 20, 2017 — Nevada Day officials are seeking additional volunteers to serve as parade marshals for the 78th annual Nevada Day Parade on Oct. 28. "The parade marshals assist with the organizing and the flow of parade entries down the parade route," said Michelle Brown, parade director. "It

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Dayton man held on trespassing charge, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

October 20, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 7:15 a.m., a 22-year-old Dayton man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and destruction of property after deputies responded to reports of an unknown

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Nadine Edna Wilkerson

October 20, 2017 — March 16, 1938 ~ October 18, 2017 Nadine Edna Wilkerson, age 79, died October 18, 2017 in Fallon. She was born March 16, 1938 in Springfield, MA to Prince and Mabel Wallace Walker. Nadine dearly loved her Heavenly Father "Jehovah" and also her husband and

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John (Jack) Anthony Bolognese

October 20, 2017 — January 17, 1930 ~ August 18, 2017 John (Jack) Anthony Bolognese, 87, passed away on August 18, 2017 from health complications related to his long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Jack was born on January 17th, 1930 in Buffalo, New York to Frank Bolognese and Lucille

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Douglas County Public Library to close Oct. 27 and 28

October 20, 2017 — The Douglas County Public Library in Minden and Zephyr Cove will be closed on Oct. 27 and 28 in celebration of Nevada Day. The Minden branch will resume its regular schedule at 10 a.m. Oct. 30. The Zephyr Cove location will reopen at 10 a.m.

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Annual Haunted Halloween benefit concert planned in Virginia City

October 20, 2017 — The Novelists will perform at the second annual Haunted Halloween benefit concert for Community Chest Inc. The event, themed "Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass," is set for Oct. 27 at Piper's Opera House in Virginia City. Tickets are $30 each. Exclusive stage side champagne

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Soroptimist’s next program all about Miss Carson City Pageant

October 20, 2017 — As part of its year of celebrating 60 years of service in the capital city, the Carson City Soroptimist October meeting will feature more than 50 years of the Miss Carson City Pageant. Miss Carson City 2017, Macie Tuell, will present the first part of

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Melva Jean Perry

October 20, 2017 — September 11, 1929 ~ October 15, 2017 Melva was born in the bay area and raised in Portland, Oregon where she was married to her first husband and raised three children. Later in life, she divorced and moved back to the bay area where she

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Recipe: Pumpkin chili by Amanda Long

October 20, 2017 — 'Tis the season for pumpkin everything! I know some of you are rolling your eyes right now, but I love pumpkin. Pumpkin spice, pumpkin scones, pumpkin snickerdoodles, and pumpkin chili. Apples and pumpkins are the seasonal favorites for most all dishes around my house. They're

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Brian David Buffo

October 20, 2017 — April 06, 1975 ~ October 01, 2017 Brian David Buffo, 42, of Minden passed on Sunday October the 1st from a pulmonary blood clot in Carson City, Nevada. Brian was born on April 6th 1975, in South Lake Tahoe, California. He was a lifelong resident

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P. Mark Ghan named acting president of Western Nevada College

October 19, 2017 — The Board of Regents has officially appointed P. Mark Ghan as acting president of Western Nevada College. The board made the decision Thursday, simultaneously deciding to conduct a national search for the college's next president. That decision effectively means Ghan will not be in the

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Marijuana establishments denied

October 19, 2017 — Churchill County Commissioners gave a unanimous thumbs down at their Wednesday meeting to allow marijuana establishments to operate in the county. Sheriff Ben Trotter thanked the commissioners for having the best interest of the community and its residents in dealing with the marijuana businesses. "We

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