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Division of Forestry donates engine to Fallon/Churchill Fire Department

June 18, 2018 — The Fallon/Churchill County Fire Department will soon receive an advanced Type I structure fire engine thanks to the Nevada Division of Forestry. The donated engine will be an additional resources to aid in structure firefighting during fires in the wildland urban interface. NDF acquired the

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Community invited to celebrate century-old schoolhouse

June 18, 2018 — An extensive sale offering everything from camping equipment to clothing and antiques to hunting gear is planned at a celebration marking the centennial anniversary of the Stillwater School House, 11320 Stillwater Road. The community gathering on Saturday, June 23 will kick off at 8 a.m.

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Sadie Munoz

June 18, 2018 — Sadie Munoz went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2018 at the age of 84. She was proceeded in death by her husband Joe of 25 years.  Also by her parents and her older brother Bill. She is survived by her siblings,

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CEDA raffle, outdoor concert highlight Father’s Day weekend

June 15, 2018 — A pleasant evening with temperatures hovering in the upper 70s-lower 80s will provide a perfect backdrop Saturday for the first free "In the Park" concert at Oats Park's Centennial Stage. Presented in cooperation with the City of Fallon and Churchill Arts Council, Mariachi Flor de

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World leaders duke it out over trade says Peterson Wealth Management

June 14, 2018 — World Leaders Duke It Out Over Trade "G whiz!" Never before could the Group of 7 (G7) Summit have been mistaken for reality TV. The generally dignified annual meeting of leaders from the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom (along

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Banner Community Hospital opens new ER addition

June 14, 2018 — Banner Churchill Community Hospital welcomed the public to tour the completion of its first phase of renovations within the Emergency Department on Wednesday. With a 5,545 square foot addition onto the existing 4,848 square foot emergency department, the first phase of the project features 16

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City council to review ordinance banning recreational marijuana

June 14, 2018 — The Fallon City Council will review an ordinance placing a city-wide ban on all state-licensed adult-use marijuana facilities in the City of Fallon. The City of Fallon allows medical marijuana but the ban would be on recreational. Churchill County already has a ban on all

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Rothery wins clerk’s/treasurer’s race over Barrenchea

June 14, 2018 — Linda Rothery won the Churchill County Clerk's/Treasurer's race Tuesday by defeating Corine "Rinnie" Barrenchea, 2,273 votes to 834. Early voting and absentee ballot results, which were counted before the general election ballots, showed Rothery with 1,262 votes compared to Barrenchea's 421 votes. Since both candidates

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NDOT to make sidewalk improvements in downtown Fernley starting Monday

June 14, 2018 — Lane shifts will begin next week as the Nevada Department of Transportation begins a project to install a sidewalk on Alternate U.S. 50/Main Street in downtown Fernley. As construction begins on June 18, both directions of travel on U.S. 50A east of Hardie Lane will

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Father’s Day: Lessons about money can be priceless gifts to children says Douglas Drost

June 14, 2018 — Father's Day is almost upon us. If you're a dad, you certainly may enjoy getting cards and gifts, of course. But, over time, you will gain even greater satisfaction by what you can give your children — such as some valuable financial lessons. These lessons

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Watson’s advice for the lovelorn

June 14, 2018 — Watson here and I have been eavesdropping on conversations at the dog park. Well, I usually just ignore what is being said, but this time I just couldn't. One of the sweetest ladies out there was talking to her friend, and she said, "I don't

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Goldfield Part 3: Historic treasures found on town’s side streets

June 14, 2018 — Finishing up with our tour of Goldfield, we head off the main boulevard (Crook Street/U.S. 95) and wander the side streets of this historic mining town, which is located about 200 miles south of Fallon via U.S. 95. For example, on the corner of Ramsey

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William N. Pennington Life Center senior menus for June 18-22

June 14, 2018 — William N. Pennington Life Center (Churchill County Senior Center) 952 S. Maine St. Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Monday-Friday Monday: Soup of the day, Alaskan pollock, pea salad, steamed brown rice, butterscotch pudding Tuesday: Soup of the day, spaghetti, green beans, garlic bread, fruit cup Wednesday:

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Mining president touts importance of the industry

June 14, 2018 — Community members learned of the growing importance of mining in almost every Nevada county Wednesday at the monthly breakfast sponsored by the Churchill Economic Development Authority's Business Council. Dana Bennett, president of the Nevada Mining Association (NMA), has led one of the state's largest industries

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Top 8 candidates rank for Churchill County School Board of Trustees

June 13, 2018 — Churchill County voted for its top eight candidates for the school district's Board of Trustees during Tuesday's primary. The top eight advance to November where the top four will be elected. Results were announced at the commissioner's building. Out of the 12 candidates and 15,734

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Churchill County voters consistent with statewide results: Heller vs. Rosen; Sisolak vs. Laxalt

June 12, 2018 — In the U.S. Senate race, Democrat Jacky Rosen garnered 584 votes and will face incumbent Sen. Dean Heller in the general election. Heller, a Republican who grew up in Carson City, led the pack with 2,285 votes, and Tom Heck came in second with 576.

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Hickox, East head to general election for sheriff

June 12, 2018 — Richard Hickox and Ray East were the top vote getters Tuesday for Churchill County Sheriff to succeed Ben Trotter. Hickox led a field of five candidates in receiving 1,930 votes, while East came in second with 1,010 votes. Both men will face each other in

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Veterans coalition travels to Southern Nevada for June military services

June 12, 2018 — The Nevada Veterans Coalition conducted its 10 mission in May at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley to remember veterans whose remains have been in the care of a mortuary but have remained unclaimed. The coalition, though, is conducting its first mission Friday

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Boyd retires from Navy after 30-year career

June 12, 2018 — After 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy, Fallon's command master chief is retiring in his home state of Nevada, not too far from the base's main gate. Command Master Chief Robert Boyd arrived in the Lahontan Valley in late 2015 to become the

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Fallon CareFlight participates in multi-agency training

June 12, 2018 — With help from CareFlight of Fallon, the Bureau of Land Management, Battle Mountain Fire Management Program, hosted the 3rd annual Multi-agency CareFlight Training in Battle Mountain on June 6. Other agencies that contributed are MedX from both Winnemucca and Elko, Lander County EMS, Battle Mountain

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