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Carson City children’s choir taking registrations

January 23, 2019 — Carson City Symphony Association has announced the Joyful Noise Carson Children's Choir began its spring semester rehearsals from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at Shepherd of the Sierra Church, 3680 U.S. 395 South in Carson City. Registrations will be accepted until Jan. 29. Now in

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Wrestling: Dooley wins CIT, McCormick 2nd

January 23, 2019 — Senior Ben Dooley added another championship to his impressive wrestling resume in Fallon's final weekend of the regular season. Dooley captured the 285-pound division title and junior Tommy McCormick finished second at 160 in the Sam Boyd California Invitational Tournament in Morro Bay, Calif., on

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Thomas Ranson: More than X’s and O’s: Lady Wave has bigger problems

January 23, 2019 — The Lady Wave is not going to win another girls basketball championship this season. During its 57th-straight league win on Saturday over Fernley, problems were exposed that simply changing a bunch of X's and O's on the chalkboard will not fix. The Vaqueros jumped off

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Letters to the Editor for Jan. 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 — In memory of Deborah Lynn Kissick Well, it's hard to say goodbye to anyone, but we had to say that to Deb. Thank you, everyone, for the letters, cards, wishes and especially the donations to St. Jude's and the American Cancer Society. All of you

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Churchill County Parks and Recreation upcoming events, classes

January 23, 2019 — The 15th annual Fallon Shootout, a double elimination tournament hosted by Youth Co-Ed Basketball, will be held March 1-3 at the gym at Venturacci Park. Cost for entry is $175 per team. Deadline to enter is Feb. 15 (full entry or nonrefundable $75 deposit). A

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Rich Moreno: California museum offers lots of historic Nevada rolling stock

January 23, 2019 — The best place to view outstanding examples of Nevada railroad rolling stock — besides the excellent Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City — is the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The museum, located in the historic Old Sacramento district, is a shrine to

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SS Hert Trucking donates semi to Western Nevada College

January 23, 2019 — SS Hert Trucking Inc. in Fallon has donated a Freightliner semi to Western Nevada College's Foundation to help support restarting a commercial truck driving program at WNC's Fallon campus. "Drivers at SS Hert Trucking make an average of $72,000 with some drivers making over $90,000

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$140K donation enhances labor, delivery rooms at hospital

January 23, 2019 — Banner Churchill Community Hospital has completed a top-to-bottom makeover of its Women and Infants Services department, made possible by a $140,000 donation from the Banner Churchill Community Auxiliary. The first renovation of the maternity unit since the hospital opened in 1996, mothers will now enjoy

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First Arts Council concert of year features Bill Frisell

January 23, 2019 — Bill Frisell's career as a guitarist and composer has spanned more than 35 years and many celebrated recordings, whose catalog has been cited by Downbeat as "the best recorded output of the decade," including his recent albums for Savoy. Frisell appears Friday at the Oats

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Otuafi cousins, Hamlin lead Lady Wave vs. Fernley

January 23, 2019 — The Otuafi cousins prevented a catastrophic disaster from occurring. After watching an improved and quick Fernley team jump on the two-time defending state champs – and lead by as many as 13 – seniors Leta and Leilani Otuafi powered the Lady Wave basketball team in

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Pink is for rabbits, not cats and dogs

January 23, 2019 — I once had the most beautiful fat, white bunny who had incredible pink eyes. Alice D Bunny was spoiled and loved. She became the queen of our home. Her amazing pink eyes seemed to glow. For rabbits, pink eyes work, but if you see pink

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Fallon boys blow out Fernley by 40

January 23, 2019 — A reserve, coming off the bench, led an all-team effort in another blowout. That's just how good this basketball team has been all season. Senior Trey Rooks led the Greenwave with a 15-point effort to its ninth-straight win, a 71-31 blowout over cross-valley rival Fernley

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Fallon junior wins state VFW speech contest

January 23, 2019 — Ashby Trotter, a junior at Churchill County High School, was named the state winner in the 2018-2019 Voice of Democracy speech contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The announcement was made at Saturday's state VFW winter meeting in Mesquite. Trotter first won the

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Birth announcements for Jan. 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 — To Felicia Tiffany Steve and Anthony Roldolfo Rodriguez, Anthony James Rodriguez, born Jan. 12, 2019, weighing 8 pounds and 7 ounces. To Jordan Nichole Heaverne and Christopher John Christiano, Grace Monroe Christiano, born Jan. 13, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 2 ounces.

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A View from the Past for Jan. 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 — 100 Years Ago Drug Stores May Sell Whiskey, Gin. That drug stores may carry whiskey and other intoxicants for use in prescriptions under the dry law is the opinion of Attorney General Fowler. In a letter to the district attorney of Washoe County he says:

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Jeanette Strong: I’ll be there for you, or not

January 23, 2019 — "I'll be there for you (Like I've been there before). I'll be there for you ('Cause you're there for me too)." Theme song from "Friends" TV show We've all had friends we could depend on. Their word was their bond; once they made a promise,

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School trustees receive report on CTE classes

January 23, 2019 — Since she became superintendent of the Churchill County School District last year, Summer Stephens has been a big advocate of students becoming more rounded with their educational courses. At the last Board of Trustees meeting, she and Churchill County High School Principal Scott Winters expressed

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District legislators prepare for 2019 session

January 23, 2019 — Churchill County's representatives to the Nevada Legislature said this session will be an interesting one considering a leadership change with the first Democratic governor in 20 years. State Sen. James Settelmeyer, who represents District 17, and District 38 Assemblyman Robin Titus recently spoke at the

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Real estate broker has soft spot for Churchill County

January 23, 2019 — Real Estate broker and owner Darrell Plummer has a soft spot in his heart for Fallon and the small-community values it represents. Sierra Nevada Properties, which his father Hal Plummer began 40 years ago, opened an office in Fallon last year on July 16, and

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Tom Riggins: Schools and cybersecurity

January 23, 2019 — Public schools, and by extension publicly funded charter schools, are some of the least secure institutions in the country. The politicians who decry violence in schools are the first to shun common-sense solutions to the problems. This involves issues such as school shootings and, bullying

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