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Ladies Night Out educates locals on heart disease

February 20, 2018 — In support of Heart Month, Banner Churchill Community Hospital held its free, annual Ladies Night Out on Thursday, to educate the public on cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the number one leading cause of death in Nevada and the country. This year's guest speaker, James

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District plans recruit more educators specialized in career-tech

February 20, 2018 — As technology continues to evolve, it's no doubt students within the Churchill County School District are a crucial aspect to generations ahead, as well as the educators to impact lives. The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees approved to offer a Career and Technical

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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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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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CCHS seeks blood donations at first drive of the year

February 8, 2018 — Roses are red—and so is blood. Just a day before Valentine's Day, Churchill County High School is spreading the love by participating in its first blood drive of the year as one of the strongest school donors in northern Nevada, according to United Blood Services.

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First Literacy Night event brings families together

February 6, 2018 — E.C. Best Elementary School's first Literacy Night on Wednesday not only brought families together at the event, but also at home. During the holiday break, about 500 students created artistic and imaginative displays summarizing a book of their choice they read with their families at

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Sierra Nevada snowpack: Region is becoming snow-starved, but reservoirs provide buffer

February 5, 2018 — Snowpack levels at Mount Rose summit haven't changed much since the outlook in December, as measurements indicate the area is a month behind of normal snow amounts — which could be considered drought conditions. However, the reservoir storage in the region this year are a

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Blended Learning to launch at middle school

February 1, 2018 — Starting this fall, students and teachers at Churchill County Middle School will have an opportunity to approach education in a new, contemporary way as blended learning classrooms are approved for implementation. The Churchill County School Board authorized a pilot program Jan. 24 to provide students

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Fallon student to share story of “Charlie”

January 30, 2018 — Oasis Academy student Alexis Haggard, 11, is fairly new to town but she doesn't shy away from showcasing her creativity with the community. The Jacksonville, Fla. native loves drawing comics and writing story lines. From her love, "Charlie," an oblivious yet lovable dog was born.

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Fallon’s first speakeasy-style bar goes beyond beer and wine

January 24, 2018 — When Jo Petteruti unlocks the doors to her taproom at 4 p.m. for business on Maine Street, it's not idle for long. Customers from regular to new stroll in about 10 after, alone or in groups, and greet Petteruti as if they have known her

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Handcrafted menus at speakeasy themed bar

January 23, 2018 — When Jo Petteruti unlocks the doors to her taproom at 4 p.m. for business on Maine Street, it's not idle for long. Customers from regular to new stroll in about 10 after, alone or in groups, and greet Petteruti as if they have known her

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County reopens bid for Wild Goose Ranch

January 23, 2018 — Because of the lack of bids received to acquire a lease for the Wild Goose Ranch, the Board of Churchill County Commissioners, along with the District Attorney's Office voted to revise details and repost the lease. At the meeting held Jan. 17, Chief Deputy at

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David Pelzer, author of A Child Called ‘It’ to visit Fallon during National Child Abuse and Prevention Month

January 18, 2018 — The Churchill County Board of Commissioners approved a contract on Wednesday to have a New York Times bestselling author to speak at the high school to support National Child Abuse and Prevention Month in April. David Pelzer, author of "A Child Called 'It'" will provide

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BLM coordinating Dixie Valley geothermal project

January 18, 2018 — With plans for restoration underway at Tungsten Mountain, the Bureau of Land Management of the Carson City District is coordinating geothermal projects in Dixie Valley, according to an update presented at the Board of Churchill County Commissioners meeting on Wednesday. The BLM received more than

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Churchill County School District Board of Trustees consider future of abandoned school

January 16, 2018 — The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees of briefly discussed whether to take action to direct staff concerning the future of an abandoned school building in the ghost-town of Stillwater during their meeting last week. The Stillwater School at 11320 Stillwater Road is owned

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New meal menus in the works for Fallon schools

January 16, 2018 — To have chicken nuggets or pizza on a regular basis for lunch sounds amazing, especially for a kid. But it can get old after a while and most importantly, it could affect a child's health in the long run. That is why the Churchill County

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Churchill County School District receives tech education initiatives from experts

January 12, 2018 — With school back in session this week after the holidays, teachers throughout Churchill County School District are collaborating with other districts on best practices integrating technology in classrooms. The Professional Development Day held Tuesday functioned differently than most; this time, elementary school teachers also were

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Homestead begins expansion for Memory Care unit

January 3, 2018 — With Alzheimer's cases on the rise throughout the country, The Homestead Assisted Living facility in Fallon is expanding their Memory Care Unit into the former Lahontan Valley Veterans Affairs building on West A Street. Renovation began Sunday and is expected to complete by spring said

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New jewelry store presents fashionable, historical pieces

December 28, 2017 — Relic coins from centuries ago are fascinating to observe and collect, but often times we don't dig deep enough into its history to learn about its origin. That's according to numismatics guru Peggy Snider McGuire, who owns a bowl full of uncirculated, non-minted currency from

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BLM prepares for 2018 fire season in Churchill County

December 26, 2017 — The wildfires that occurred in Churchill County this year were the most intense compared to previous years, with most elements contributing to the record wet winter, lightning, and the drought according to the Bureau of Land Management. "2016 was crazy, but this year was crazier,"

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