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CCMS staff pitch for blended learning environments

November 21, 2017 — Students at Churchill County Middle School are on their own paths to success, however, not all of them comprehend at the same pace. That's why CCMS staff is envisioning a new technique in the classroom called blended learning in order to help those who learn

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Fallon to support local shopping, with grand prize to follow

November 21, 2017 — Nothing can beat the deals offered on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what if deals just as good — or even better — are found at the local store down the street? For the last seven years, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as

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Cameras to be installed at CCHS for the new year

November 21, 2017 — Churchill County High School students and staff will start off 2018 with a boost in campus security, as 26 cameras will be installed throughout the school during winter break. The CCSD Board of Trustees approved an award at Wednesday's meeting to contract FCC Communications for

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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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Carson City pilot to compete in international race

November 11, 2017 — Nothing can stop Steve Tumlin from soaring. After a one-year hiatus after a plane crash outside of Minden — and making a comeback by competing in his first race at the Reno Air Races —the Carson City pilot is preparing to fly "Feisty" in Thailand

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Sierra Lutheran students find enlightenment through veterans

November 10, 2017 — Students of Sierra Lutheran High School took the opportunity to connect with veterans on a personal level Friday at the first Veterans Day assembly since the school's inception. The assembly wasn't only a tribute to two dozen guests and 15 veterans in attendance, but the

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Carson Middle School students pay tribute to those who served

November 9, 2017 — In observance of Veterans Day, Carson Middle School assembled an annual concert for the men and women who served, including active military and family members. But to deliver a patriotic performance such as this goes beyond honoring veterans for many students and staff. "My dad

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Carson City artist to send sculpture to Vatican City

November 3, 2017 — After two years of dedicating perfection to sculpting and bronzing, local artist Miles Tucker is preparing to send his finished piece to the Vatican in Rome as a gift. The 630-pound sculpture depicts a crowd carrying the body of Jesus after the crucifixion — in

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Suspicious ticket sales for Beauty and the Beast in Carson City

October 30, 2017 — This year's performance of "Beauty and the Beast" by The Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company is going to be one of the greatest plays in Carson City yet, with about 9,000 expecting to attend, but the company also is warning people about where to buy

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Batmobile takes its place in Nevada Day parade

October 28, 2017 — On any other day, Dean DiLullo is a Carson City businessman. But on Nevada Day, he's The Dark Knight. For the last four years, his 1966 Batmobile has revved up on Carson Street during the Nevada Day Parade, leaving adults with a nostalgic feeling, reminiscing

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Northern Nevada school districts unite to stuff backpacks with supplies for students in need

October 26, 2017 — More than 600 backpacks were loaded Thursday morning with school supplies, books, toiletries, food, and clothing to distribute to children in need across the state, with a portion of those bags to be donated to students in need in Carson City. The Nevada Department of

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Carson City elementary schools’ expansion projects proceed

October 26, 2017 — As student enrollment in the Carson City School District is growing at a fast pace and is expected to progress in the future, the operations department presented a selection of construction managers at risk to the school board Tuesday, for the approved expansion and removal

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People watching, food, and the parade among favorite events at Nevada Day celebration

October 25, 2017 — The Nevada Day Parade is an event many locals hold dear to their hearts, with memory after memory preserved. But with a schedule full of happenings every year, what keeps drawing people back to the festivities? We asked people what their favorite part of Nevada

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Carson City students make progress in Read By Three program

October 25, 2017 — With reading and math being some of the most vigorous subjects in elementary schools, students are showing an increase in achievement but there's still more improvement that needs to be accomplished, Carson City School District officials and board members stated at Tuesday's board meeting. One

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Fallon resident Emmily Butz taking on Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge

October 24, 2017 — Eight female athletes across the country were chosen to test their strengths in one of the most physically challenging obstacle courses on television — and Emmily Butz of Fallon is among those hardcore contenders. "I never done a full-on wrestling match with anybody," she said.

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Carson City shows spike in statewide initial graduation rates

October 17, 2017 — Carson City schools increased their graduation rate in 2016-2017 along with the rest of the state, according to a report releasing preliminary four-year data announcing Nevada's Class of 2017 graduation rate increased by seven percentage points. NevadaReportCard.com said high schools statewide are on track to

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Carson High School senior makes supporting classmates and kids a priority

October 14, 2017 — Recently, Carson High School senior Tobi Arreola was crowned as 2017 Homecoming King, while his close friend, Hannah Golik, was crowned Homecoming Queen. "I didn't think I was going to be nominated," Arreola said. "There's a lot more diversity and openness at the school compared

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Carson City’s RSVP wins Governor’s Points of Light Award

October 12, 2017 — One of Carson City's volunteer programs won a prestigious award last week among other statewide recipients. The 2017 Governor's Points of Light Awards honors individuals, community-based organizations and businesses for their contributions through volunteer service. The Nevada Rural Retired and Senior Volunteer Program's Veterans VIP

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Developer fees may help fund Lompa school site in Carson City

October 11, 2017 — The Carson City School Board on Tuesday approved an agreement in principle for a 10-acre construction proposal for an elementary school within the Lompa Ranch North Development area in which developer fees would fund almost all of the cost of the property. The board approved

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Sculpting Awareness at TEDxCarson City

October 10, 2017 — This Friday, you may find a new 8-foot statue in front of the Brewery Arts Center: The Awaken. It depicts a woman with her eyes closed and her hair is untamed, flowing free; it's a soft expression, as if she were letting the wind rush

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