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Last week’s stock market performance startled investors.

October 18, 2018 — Looking back, it's easy to identify some of the factors that may have contributed to investors' unease and shaken confidence in the markets. Ben Levisohn of Barron's offered a brief rundown that included: • The yield on 10-year Treasuries rising to a seven-year high. As

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Retirement Security Week — Take Steps to Boost Your Retirement Security

October 18, 2018 — To raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement, Congress has dedicated Oct. 21-27 as National Retirement Security Week. And the evidence shows that increasing this awareness is indeed important. Consider this: Some 50 percent of households are considered at risk of not having

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Fallon Chamber hosts fall job fair Friday

October 17, 2018 — Although the economy has picked up during the past two years and many firms have filled their job openings, businesses in Churchill County and throughout western Nevada have the "help wanted" sign hanging on the door. The free, semiannual job fair presented by the Fallon

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California’s dog of a mining camp

October 16, 2018 — Dogtown probably was doomed from the start. Said to have been named by local miners who remarked it was so primitive that they lived like dogs, Dogtown didn't offer much in the way of amenities or luxuries. Despite its unflattering name, Dogtown does have the

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Scarecrow factory and petting zoo at Lattin Farms

October 16, 2018 — The High Desert Grange is holding its annual Scarecrow Factory and Petting Zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 27 at Lattin Farms, 1995 McLean Road. Kits are available for $6 and contain all the material needed to build your own unique

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Halloween candy tips to avoid oral health hazards

October 16, 2018 — Halloween will be here before you know it and we all know that Halloween, to most children, means candy. Avoid scary tooth decay and don't let candy be a nightmare this Halloween. Here are a few tips to help your little trick-or-treaters avoid the oral

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An all-star cast of characters

October 16, 2018 — I have murder on my mind lately because our Murder Mystery Dinner is just around the corner. One of the greatest joys in my youth was playing Clue with my sister and brothers. Of course, my big brother was always cheating, so the odds of

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Bueller? Bueller? Fall Film Series ends with 1986 classic

October 16, 2018 — Bueller? Bueller? Bueller? Bueller? Ben Stein droned on when taking roll in his high-school class from the memorable 1986 film, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." The Churchill Arts Council Fall Film series concludes on Friday. The box office, Art Bar and galleries open at 6 p.m.

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Desert Oasis Teff & Grain launching new brand of gluten-free grains

October 16, 2018 — Desert Oasis Teff & Grain will hold an open house on Tuesday to celebrate the launch of their new retail brand of gluten-free grains. The open house will be from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Desert Oasis cleaning and storage facility, 4977 Golden Circle, Fallon.

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Justice of the Peace candidates point to their backgrounds

October 16, 2018 — Justice of the Peace candidates Mike Richards, the incumbent, and Ben Trotter discussed their philosophies and backgrounds last week at a candidates' night forum sponsored by the Fallon Community Theater and the Lahontan Valley News. Background on each candidate and their platforms are included in

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Candidates East, Hickox square off at Candidates Night

October 16, 2018 — Sheriff candidates Ray East and Richard Hickox answered questions about themselves and their views on law enforcement at a candidates' night forum sponsored by the Fallon Community Theater and the Lahontan Valley News. Background on each candidate and their platforms are included in today's LVN.

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School board forum focuses on future needs

October 16, 2018 — Candidates for the Churchill County School Board squared off in a Candidates Night forum last week to discuss their reasons for running and what they envision for the future. Fallon Community Theater and the Lahontan Valley News hosted the hour-long forum that was attended by

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NDOT seeking public input for I-11 corridor alternatives

October 16, 2018 — The Nevada Department of Transportation is seeking public input on recommended corridor alternatives for the future Interstate 11 connecting Las Vegas and northwestern Nevada. The interstate is envisioned as a continuous high-capacity transportation corridor that has the potential to enhance movement of people and freight,

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Local actor stars in ‘The Doyle and Debbie Show’

October 15, 2018 — Tickets for Playhouse 395's upcoming fall production of "The Doyle and Debbie Show" in Bishop, Calif., are on sale now. The Doyle and Debbie Show is sublime parody, simultaneously lampooning and idolizing country music's tradition of iconic duos and their subsequent battle of the sexes.

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BLM to host tour of Fallon wild horse corral

October 15, 2018 — The Bureau of Land Management will host a public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon on Oct. 26. Attendees will have the opportunity to view horses recently gathered from overpopulated herds in Nevada. The privately owned and operated

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Murder and marvelous mayhem

October 8, 2018 — Yes, it's that time of the year again when we host our annual Murder Mystery Theater. This year's production is Vanity Snare and features Corella De Vil, who is Cruella's twin sister. Corella is an animal lover and fabulous fashion designer. Corella has tried desperately

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Comparing allergies vs. intolerance

October 8, 2018 — Recently I have been asked several questions about the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance. One in three people believe they have a food allergy, yet only a small percentage of adults suffer from true food allergies. More likely, they are suffering

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Aquatic Center’s community programs for October

October 8, 2018 — Trunk or Treat: Churchill County Aquatic Center is hosting a free Trunk or Treat event for youth from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Join us for free treats, contests, and prizes. Prizes will be given for prettiest, funniest, scariest, and best boys and girls costumes. If

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Military funeral planned for 15 vets

October 8, 2018 — The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct its 15th mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 2 p.m. Friday by honoring 15 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed. Services will be conducted with full military

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Monthly CEDA breakfast to focus on energy

October 8, 2018 — Three speakers involved with the future of energy in Nevada will be the guests at this month's Churchill Economic Development Authority breakfast meeting at 6:45 a.m. Oct. 17 at Stockman's Steakhouse. RSVP to Sara Champneys at sara@cedaattracts.com by Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. Carolyn Barbash

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