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Annual Fallon bull sale attracts hundreds of buyers, sellers

February 15, 2018 — Several hundred buyers and consignors will converge on the Lahontan Valley this weekend for the 52nd annual Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale at the Fallon Livestock Exchange. Executive Director Kaley (Sproul) Chapin said the bull sale, which is the biggest fundraiser for the Nevada Cattlemen's

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Court News

February 15, 2018 — The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Thomas Stockard. The arraignment of Casey Charro Rabe was continued one week since the defendant could not be at court. He was originally charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Randy

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Documentary, exhibit cover story of American Flat Mill

February 15, 2018 — The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District released an American Flat Mill documentary and is continuing to host a mobile exhibit highlighting the history of the 1920s United Comstock Merger Mill at American Flat, also known as the American Flat Mill. "The American Flat

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New owners at Fallon shipping company eye regional growth

February 15, 2018 — The bustling delivery service over the holidays didn't discourage Jesse and Valerie Segura from running 3-Dimension Shipping on West Williams Avenue. Since taking over in November, the Seguras are preparing to bring more modern services — such as high speed scanning and printing — while

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Presenters paint future concerns for water use

February 15, 2018 — Commissioners from Churchill and Lyon counties met Monday in Fallon to hear presentations on upstream and downstream water issues affecting the Carson River and another on the Humboldt River. Presenters discussed issues pertinent to the Carson River corridor, and they included Chris Mahannah of Mahannah

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A wild week on Wall Street has people wondering

February 15, 2018 — After months of eerie calm, stock market volatility has returned. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) — a measure of how turbulent investors expect stock markets to be during the next 30 days — appeared to fall asleep in November 2016. For more than a year,

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Discover the visual beauty of Fort Churchill

February 15, 2018 — The cool thing about visiting Fort Churchill is that it looks a little different during each visit. The fort's appearance changes because of the way the sunlight plays with its adobe ruins, painting ever-changing shadow portraits on the taupe walls. The contrasts between light and

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February film series ends tonight

February 15, 2018 — During the past two weeks director Alan Rudolph's films have looked upon isolated and eccentric characters and their relationships that result in prominent romanticism and fantasy. The Churchill Art Council's February Film Series ends tonight with "The Moderns," another of Rudolph's films that gained positive

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This year is going to the dogs

February 15, 2018 — Chinese New Year, or "Spring Festival," is the most important holiday in China, and it starts today. It is the year of the dog. In Chinese astrology, each year relates to a Chinese zodiac animal: dog, pig, rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat,

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Douglas J. Drost: Consider financial gifts for all your valentines

February 15, 2018 — Valentine's Day is a pretty big business. In fact, U.S. consumers spent about $18 billion on their valentines in 2017, according to the National Retail Federation. Of course, recipients certainly appreciate flowers, candy, jewelry and so on, but this year, consider going beyond the traditional

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Fallon teen killed in U.S. 50 crash

February 15, 2018 — A 17-year-old male driver from Fallon was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday morning about 30 miles west of Austin on U.S. Highway 50, reports the Nevada Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at about 11:45 a.m. in the vicinity of New Pass. The incident caused

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Fernley ceremony honors 15 servicemen from World War I to Vietnam

February 13, 2018 — FERNLEY — As each of the 15 veterans' names were read, many in attendance at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery looked stoically ahead, while others dabbed away tears. The veterans remembered Friday at the NNVMC went unnoticed for decades, their remains sitting on a

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Fallon students compete, place in math contest

February 13, 2018 — A team of 12 students from Churchill County High School attended the Northern Nevada Math Council's Secondary Math Contest on Feb. 3 at Swope Middle School in Reno. All high school students in Northern Nevada were invited, but CCHS was the only school east of

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births

February 13, 2018 — Banner Churchill Community Hospital Jan. 27, 2018 Kaden Thomas Charles Weatherman, to Candace Alyssa Daigneault and Daniel Joseph Weatherman, weighing 5 pounds and 4 ounces and measuring 18 inches. Jan., 30, 2018 Kikyo P.C., to Lori and Richard, weighing 6 pounds and 2 ounces and

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Churchill County Middle School first semester Honor Roll

February 13, 2018 — First semester ended Dec. 21, 2017. A HONOR ROLL 6th Grade Edmond Allyn, Alicia Basurto-Fernandez, Sierra Cooley, David Dees, Caitlyn Dock, Sebastian Escartin, Rolland Grondin, Elena Holt, Reece Hutchings, Shylo Jimmy, Jena Johnson, Kira Johnston, Rayna King, Alyssa Kurzendoerfer, Andrea Lattin, Kasey Lattin, Samuel Lords,

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Fallon’s dermatology office expands services beyond city limits

February 13, 2018 — FALLON — Long commutes to doctor appointments can be an inconvenience, but when it comes to a serious medical issue — such as skin cancer — it's troublesome. That's why Certified Physician Assistant Tamara VanDyke opened Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute in Fallon, in addition

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Canadian trade mission visits Nevada for 3 days

February 13, 2018 — A Canadian trade mission to learn more about the business similarities of the western province of Alberta and Nevada begins today for three days with stops in Reno and Las Vegas. Jennifer Taylor, former executive director of the Clean Energy Project, gave an insight into

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Scouts break in new pinewood derby track

February 13, 2018 — The Fallon Cub Scout Pack 38 got to break in a state-of-the-art pinewood derby track at its annual pinewood derby on Jan. 27 at the Epworth Methodist Church Wolf Center. The new aluminum track was donated by the Lions Club, which contributed $2,412 for its

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Court News

February 13, 2018 — The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial Distract Court before Judge Thomas Stockard. Donald Scott Echer pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or controlled substance, a third or subsequent offense. A hearing was scheduled for May. Christina

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Wildlife Services, NDA to begin eradicating starlings

February 13, 2018 — Both the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services and the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) will begin removing non-native European starlings from a handful of Churchill County dairies and feedlots beginning Tuesday. Wildlife Services will eradicate as many birds as possible through a poison

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