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Edith on her trip and local food production

By The Publisher | September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Edith Isidoro-Mills — As I promised last week, I’m now going to write about the other theme that was featured in the Garden Communicators’ symposium I attended in Salt Lake City earlier this month.  In my last column, I mentioned that the two themes were water conservation and local food production.  Last week I…

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County Employees Recognized for Years of Service

By The Publisher | September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Churchill County Public Information Officer, Anne McMillin — Quarterly awards given to employees with five or more years of service County Commissioners Pete Olsen and Bus Scharmann recognized the following Churchill County employees for length of service on Sept. 18 at the regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting. Commissioner Carl Erquiaga was…

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Survey to determine residents’ emergency preparedness

By The Publisher | September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Courtesy Churchill County Public Information Officer, Anne McMillin — Survey taken in-person at 200+ random county homes Oct. 16 through 19 Churchill County Emergency Management and the Local Emergency Planning Committee is partnering with Nevada State Public Health Preparedness to conduct a Community Assessment Survey for Public Health Emergency Response, or CASPER in September. Churchill…

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Friday File — Gratitude

By The Publisher | September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Rachel Dahl — I found these homeless kids last night. We were delivering the paper all around town, after 8pm. I got my bundles dropped off in the northeast quadrant and realized I had forgotten to leave a bundle at the library. I ran back there real quick, jumped out, ran up the steps…

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Pickleball has Roots in Fallon

By The Publisher | September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Rachel Dahl — Pickleball is not actually new to Fallon – in the 80s Pat Dingacci lived in Arizona during the winter and brought Pickleball back, building the first court at her Fallon house. When Carol Amos read Pat’s obituary, it was the first time she had ever heard about pickleball and decided it…

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Lahontan State Recreation Area

By The Publisher | September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Hayden P. Diegel There are many recreational activities in our area. Recently, my family and I visited Lahontan State Recreational Area and we had a great time. We enjoyed many activities during our stay. We camped at Lahontan for five days. The lake is a nice place to relax and spend time with family.…

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Book Review – Talking to Strangers

By The Publisher | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell Gladwell’s theme is “what we should know about the people we don’t know.” Through a series if inquiries taken from the headlines; the Jerry Sandusky pedophilia scandal at Penn State University, the suicide of Sylvia Plath, the death of Sandra Bland and others, he weaves studies, ideas, and accounts…

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Jacqueline “Jackie” E. Jaques

By The Publisher | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

April 3, 1933 – September 14, 2019 Jackie Jaques passed away in her home in Fallon, Nevada on September 14, 2019. She was born to Helen (Tetrault) & John Denny in Hawthorne, Nevada on April 3, 1933.  Jackie, her brother John, and their parents claimed residence in Hawthorne and Fallon alternately the first twenty years…

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Can “AI” Help You Become a Better Investor?

By The Publisher | September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past several years, artificial intelligence – or AI – has increasingly found a place in many walks of life. Almost certainly, you use some form of AI, whether it’s your time on social media, your use of mobile banking, the navigation system you rely on for directions, or any of the many other…

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Reminder of Memorial — Today at 4pm

By The Publisher | September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr. James A. Hockenberry, MD, 86, passed away peacefully at his residence in Fallon, Nevada on 8/21/2019 from natural causes. Dr. Hockenberry was born 7/6/1933 in Oakes, North Dakota to Vernon and Bun Hockenberry, the oldest of 4 children. He attended High School in Valley City, North Dakota, enlisting in the Navy after graduation. He…

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