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Jim Valentine: Too young to buy a home?

October 22, 2018 — Home ownership is a wonderful thing and the opportunity to own your own home in the United States is readily available to everybody. The perfect time to buy is now, regardless of what your situation is. If you are a first time buyer, get in

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The Popcorn Stand: They’re not really cracking down on overage trick or treating

October 22, 2018 — With our biannual "most important election of our lifetime" coming up, we Americans know what's really important when it comes to the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness and all that. According to we Americans, anyone of any age also has the

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Illegal dumpsite near Silver Springs cleaned up on public land

October 22, 2018 — The Bureau of Land Management, Sierra Front Field Office recently contracted with a company to clean a large (approximately two acre) illegal dump site located east of Silver Springs. This site, which had the appearance of a small landfill became a popular spot for illegal

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Local vets visit nation’s capital to see memorials

October 22, 2018 — Northern Nevada's newest rock star is a 95-year-old Army veteran who served in the South Pacific during the latter years of World War II. Mary Burks was among 36 veterans who recently returned to Reno as part of the second Honor Flight Nevada trip to

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Military service remembers forgotten veterans

October 22, 2018 — FERNLEY — Like so many speakers before him during the past year, Army veteran Pieter Droog told of the legacy many servicemen leave when serving their country. Droog, director of Veterans Advocacy and Services Support Team for the Nevada Department of Veterans Services, praised 15

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Celebrity Chef & Harvest Dinner set for Carson City

October 22, 2018 — The 10th annual Celebrity Chef & Harvest Dinner, a benefit for The Greenhouse Project, takes place Nov. 12 at Cafe at Adele's. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. An Angel Donor for the evening is also sought. The Angel Donor can be one person, several people

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Brian Underwood: Write this down, watch grades go up

October 22, 2018 — "Write this down; take a little note, to remind you in case you didn't know…" These memorable lyrics from country music legend George Strait's 35th No. 1 hit, Write This Down, are indelible and beloved by King George fans everywhere. And while this classic ditty

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Heller announces grant for low income for home repair

October 21, 2018 — Grant to aid low-income homeowners in Churchill, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties

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Capital Ford donates $8,000 to Carson High band

October 21, 2018 — Carson High School band students were awarded a check for $8,000 from Capital Ford in Carson City following a successful Drive 4UR School fundraiser held Sept. 15 from which students were able to raise the maximum amount. CHS band program students devoted countless hours to

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Carson City road report for Oct. 22-28, 2018

October 21, 2018 — The following information applies to the period of Oct. 22-28: Work will continue on the Downtown Curry Streetscape Project. For specific details regarding traffic impacts as a result of the project, refer to http://www.carsonproud.com/ for information. This source will be updated weekly throughout the duration

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Pet adoption event held by Coldwell Banker

October 21, 2018 — On Oct. 13, Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate and Nevada Humane Society hosted a pet adoption event alongside hundreds of Coldwell Banker offices and animal shelters around the country for the Coldwell Banker "Homes for Dogs" National Adoption Weekend. Four adult dogs, including a senior,

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Gregg Berggren: 50th Anniversary of the National Trails Act

October 21, 2018 — The year 1968 was one of turmoil. The Vietnam War was intensifying, and protests were increasing back home. Martin Luther King Jr., and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy were both assassinated. Urban riots were common, and college unrest was widespread. Yet, 50 years ago this

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Carson City’s Martha Berger celebrates 100th birthday

October 21, 2018 — Martha Berger is always on the go. "She has more of a social life than the rest of us put together," said Jan Leonard, one of Berger's grand nieces. But, next week will be busier than usual for the longtime Carson City resident. On Oct.

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Amid housing crisis, Reno’s motor lodges become last resort

October 21, 2018 — RENO — They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West's top gambling destination. Dozens of downtown motor lodges provided spare but comfortable retreats for motorists who

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Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California’s influence

October 21, 2018 — LAS VEGAS — The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California. As more Californians have poured across the state line over the

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Senior Menus for the week of Oct. 22, 2018

October 21, 2018 — Note: Menus for week of Oct. 22 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Teriyaki chicken, white rice, cheddar waldorf salad, three bean salad, mandarin oranges, whole wheat roll TUESDAY: Baked Cajun cod, cream of

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Carson City working on 20+ stormwater projects

October 21, 2018 — Carson City Public Works is working on roughly two dozen large and small stormwater projects around town. The two biggest projects — separate projects that together run from 5th Street to Clearview Drive — are on the drawing board as part of the multimillion dollar

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Henderson marks 45 years at Carson City’s Airport Road Church of Christ

October 21, 2018 — A lot has happened in the last 45 years, but there has been one constant during that time at Airport Road Church of Christ. The church has had just one pastor during that time and that's Bruce Henderson. Henderson celebrated his 45th year at the

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Faith & Insight: The Substance of Life

October 20, 2018 — In case you missed it, scientists have had a breakthrough and can now grow meat in a lab. They harvest cells, grow them in an incubator and then you have steak that's better than steak. And they say this is the future and everyone will

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Past Pages for Oct. 20-23, 2018

October 20, 2018 — Saturday 150 years ago Hon. Wm. M. Stewart addresses the citizens of Genoa, this evening. He will probably stop here to-morrow. Let's stop him and make him give us a war talk. 130 years ago If the ratification meeting isn't called pretty soon the editor

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