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Give Back Day: Realtors lend a hand across state

September 25, 2018 — Nevada Realtors from all over the state volunteered their time and talents this month to help Nevadans in need as part of a Realtors Give Back Day on Sept. 13. The statewide event was organized by the 2018 Nevada Realtors Leadership Academy class as a

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Joe Santoro: Wolf Pack may think about taking up golf after dealing with Air Force’s rushing attack

September 25, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack football team has never stopped the Air Force Falcons. Four games. Four bare-knuckle, no-holds-barred brawls. Four painful, punch-to-the gut wars that have left the Wolf Pack defense battered, tattered and torn. And now they have to do it all over again

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Edward T. Taraskewich Jr.

September 25, 2018 — Edward T. Taraskewich Jr., died September 22, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

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John Edward Costanza

September 25, 2018 — John Edward Costanza, 84, died September 21, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested after attacking another with Japanese style sword

September 25, 2018 — The following persons were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 12:57 a.m., Joel Urquiza, 33, was arrested on charges of battery with a deadly weapon and mayhem. He is accused of attacking another man

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada raises 18 percent of annual operating budget at annual Luau

September 25, 2018 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada's annual luau raised 18 percent of the club's annual operating budget for the year, the highest amount in the event's 25-year history. BGCWN operates five sites in Carson City and the Carson Valley, serving more than 2,600

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Reno DMV groundbreaking Wednesday

September 25, 2018 — Groundbreaking is Wednesday for the new south Reno Department of Motor Vehicles center. The building was included in the construction budget by the 2018 Legislature at an estimated cost of $42 million. But that cost has already escalated significantly, forcing the state to defer some

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Nevada Division of Parole and Probation seeking help finding Javier Ruben Martinez

September 25, 2018 — The Nevada Division of Parole and Probation is asking public help in finding a fugitive known to frequent motels in the Carson City area. Javier Ruben Martinez, 24, is wanted for felony probation violation. His crimes are eluding police officer, a felony, and discharging a

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Mouryne Burton Landing Dini

September 25, 2018 — Feb. 28, 1928 ~ Aug. 30,2018 The family of Mouryne would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the following people for their love and tender care of our mother: Dr. Christopher Forman, Dr. Brian Sonderegger, Dr. William O'Shaughnessy, Dr. Richard Bryan and Dr. David

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Carson City’s east side encompasses plenty of local history

September 25, 2018 — There is plenty of history on both sides of Carson City. When the historic Kit Carson Trail on Carson City's west side was created years ago, it might have given some the idea there wasn't much history on the eastside of Carson Street. Not true.

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Lahontan Valley News letters to the editor: Politics and federal firefighting

September 25, 2018 — My hat is off to Mr. Riggins for writing the opinion piece on politics and federal firefighting … and to the Lahontan Valley News for printing it. It brings to mind what a friend who lived at various times in the Elko and Winnemucca areas.

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Patrolling Fallon with Matt and Jax

September 25, 2018 — Sometimes partnerships are made in heaven, and that's the case with Officer Matt Timmons and Jax. Matt met Jax in Las Vegas through a trainer who trains dogs for law enforcement. Jax was two years old when he and Matt started working on his K-9

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Births

September 25, 2018 — Banner Churchill Community Hospital April 2, 2018 Walker Scott Hayes, to Jeff and Gabrielle Hayes, weighing 8 pounds and 6 ounces and measuring 20 inches. April 3, 2018 Bentley Kay Marie Baker, to Dakota Baker and Alicia Larsen, weighing 8 pounds and 4 ounces and

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High school seniors can attend WNC free of class fees

September 25, 2018 — Students graduating from a Nevada high school in spring 2019 and planning to attend Western Nevada College in fall 2019 must apply for the Nevada Promise Scholarship no later than Oct. 31. To apply or to learn more about the Nevada Promise Scholarship, go to

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Feedback needed on school finance study

September 25, 2018 — Feedback is being solicited statewide for a school finance study being conducted on behalf of the Nevada Department of Education. A three-person team visited Fallon on Sept. 19 to brief the Churchill County School Board and community members on a proposal to fund education differently,

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Commissioners receive reports on land, water issues

September 25, 2018 — Churchill County commissioners met Sept. 19 for their second regularly scheduled meeting of September to listen to several informational agendas while acting on blighted property and appointments to the library board. Ken Collum, field manager for the Bureau of Land Management's Stillwater Field Office, updated

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Memorial golf tournament raises scholarship money

September 25, 2018 — Fifty-nine players participated in the Jim Regan Memorial Golf Tournament, a Churchill County sponsored event for the benefit of scholarships held Sept. 15 at the Fallon Golf Course. Two $1,500 scholarships, two $1,000 scholarships, and two $500 scholarships were awarded in May 2018 to Sierra

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Koble has strong ties to rural Nevada

September 25, 2018 — Clint Koble is bringing a familiar name to this year's House of Representatives' race for Congressional District 2, a seat currently held by incumbent U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei. Koble spent almost eight years as the state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and has

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Greenwave rolls over South Lake Tahoe

September 25, 2018 — It took a quarter for the Greenwave to warm up to a late summer night at South Lake Tahoe, but once Fallon scored its first touchdown, the No. 1 football team in the Northern 3A rolled to a 47-6 win against the Vikings. Fallon, which

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Lady Wave golf hopes to qualify 1 for state tournament

September 25, 2018 — With only a couple weeks left in the season, the Lady Wave golf team is pushing to qualify at least one, if not two, golfers to next month's state tournament. Returning seniors Allie Lister and Glenda Lee lead this year's team and are positioning themselves

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