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Saturday, September 30

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Fresno State's Marcus McMaryion drops back to pass against Nevada in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada's Ty Gangi drops back to pass against Fresno State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada's Berdale Robins looks for running room against Fresno State's Johnny Johnson in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Fresno State's Marcus McMaryion drops back to pass against Nevada's Jordan Silva in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Fresno State's Tank Kelly tackles Nevada's Wyatt Demps in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Fresno State's Da'Mari Scott goes around on a fly sweep past Nevada's Austin Paulhus during Saturday's game in Fresno, Calif.

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Fresno State's Jaron Bryant chases down Nevada's McLane Mannix in the first half Saturday in Fresno, Calif.

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Nevada's Travis Wilson causes Fresno State's Dejonte O'Neal to fumble in the first half of Saturday's game in Fresno, Calif.

Nevada Wolf Pack falls at Fresno State

FRESNO, Calif. — KeeSean Johnson had seven receptions for 104 yards and a career-high tying three touchdowns and the Fresno State defense forced six turnovers — including three on downs — to help the Bulldogs beat Nevada 41-21 on Saturday night.

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Trinity Medina, Sam Leggott, Zach Sever, Parker Lehman and Ethan Bayasse compete Saturday at the Truckee Invitational. Carson's Hunter Rauh took third place, leading the Senators to second behind McQueen.

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Senior Efren Ramirez looks to pass to a teammate during a game against Hug on Saturday at Carson High.

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Carson High's Rheanna Jackson was the winner at the Truckee Invitational on Saturday with a time of 19:49. The Senators were second behind Tahoe Truckee by 6 points.

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Carson's Ricardo Gonzalez heads the ball at midfield Saturday in a game against the Hug Hawks at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

Prep Roundup: Carson High x-country teams second at Truckee

TRUCKEE — Carson High’s boys and girls cross country teams finished second at the Truckee Cross Country Invite held at Ponderosa Golf Course on Saturday.

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The goal of this year’s Give a Dog a Bone pet food drive is to surpass last year’s number of 1,200 pounds of pet food and supplies for the nonprofit Pets of the Homeless.

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Sebastian using a table saw to build a box.

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Donovan and Avery building birdhouses.

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See You at the Pole for prayer with teaches Joe Clark and Ty McMillen

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CHS Senior in the Spotlight Chris Berggren

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CHS Student of the Week Amberlee Ketten

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CHS See You at the Pole Annual Prayer

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CHS mountain bike rider Owen Lieder

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CHS mountain bike rider Tobin McRae

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CHS Athletes of the week are Amanda Schulz and Nancy Henrickson in girls doubles tennis, and Hunter Rauh for boys cross country

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Second place winners Xitlali Vega Alvarez and Gabriela Fernandez Lopez with their health career display board on physical therapy, and on the right are first place winners Kaitlyn Marsh and Anthony McMenamy with their health career display board on a neurosurgeon.

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Western Nevada College’s new NV Energy Industrial Technology Lab is open to the public to see during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 5 in the Reynolds Building on the Carson City campus.

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LEEP scholarship recipient Joseph Hill, who attends Western Nevada College in Fallon.

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Nova Lumadue works in an Automotive Mechanics class at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Carson City’s Nevada Photo Source has announce its new name of Nevada Momentum to more accurately reflect the diversity of its work. The photo agency, founded in 2009, has expanded over the past few years to include a wide variety of content creation including writing, video, social media, graphic design and more. From left are Momentum team members, Jenna Nellis, Brad Horn, founder Cathleen Allison and Teri Vance. Photo by Christi Tolbert/Nevada Momentum

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Save Mart has donated $1,500 to the Sierra In-Line Hockey League.

Steve Nelms named Carson High track coach

Steve Nelms, an assistant coach on the Carson High football team, has been named the school’s new head track coach.

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Dayton quarterback Trenton Thompson rolls out against Fallon in Friday's 56-0 loss.

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Douglas running back Jack Overton busts one upfield against the Miners Friday night at Bishop Manogue High School.

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Carson quarterback Jon Laplante looks to avoid the Galena defense Friday night.

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Senator running back Abel Carter looks for daylight Friday night against the Galena Grizzlies.

Carson High football opens league play with loss at Galena

RENO — It was Christmas in September for the Galena Grizzlies.

Fallon hands Dayton High fourth shutout of season

DAYTON — An emotionally-charged Pat Squires addressed his team Friday after suffering a 56-0 loss, emphasizing with confidence that Dayton will soon rise to the top.

Friday, September 29

Dixon scores four times as Manogue downs Douglas High

RENO — Peyton Dixon rushed for four touchdowns, three of which came in the second half, as Bishop Manogue pulled away for a 41-21 Sierra League victory against Douglas on Friday night.

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The Carson City Library will be closed for seven to eight weeks, probably during the upcoming holidays as it undergoes a makeover.

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J.T. Basque Bar and Dining Room in Gardnerville is home to great food and history.

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The menu from the Slanted Porch in Fallon includes local meats and produce.

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Aldo Biaggi at his County Road home in Minden where he celebrated his 100th birthday.

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Jo Ann Grace, right, teaches Sheri Dunn how to wrap wire during a jewelry-making class at the Artsy Fartsy Art Gallery.

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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FILE - This May 16, 2013 file photo Malcolm LaVergne, O.J. Simpson's attorney on appeals to the Nevada Supreme Court, testifies during an evidentiary hearing testimony for Simpson in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. LaVergne said Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, the imprisoned former football star and celebrity criminal defendant will live in Florida after his release from a Nevada prison. But he said the timing of Simpson's release is up to prison and parole authorities and doesn't know when it will be. (Jeff Scheid, /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Pool,File)

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FILE - This Oct. 1, 2008 file photo Tom Scotto testifies during O.J. Simpson's trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center, in Las Vegas. O.J. Simpson will live in Florida following his parole from a Nevada state prison where the former football star and celebrity criminal defendant has been held for the last nine years, his lawyer said Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Las Vegas. Simpson's attorney didn't specify where he would live, although Scotto, a close friend who lives in Naples, Florida, has offered his home. Scotto didn't immediately respond to telephone, email and text messages.(Jessica Ebelhar/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Pool,File)

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FILE - In this July 20, 2017 file photo, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. Nevada's parole board says it didn't consider O.J. Simpson's 1989 conviction for misdemeanor spousal abuse when it granted him parole in July because it wasn't listed in the federal clearinghouse of FBI crime data. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool, File)

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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. A Nevada prisons official says a plan is in place for Simpson to be released to parole as early as Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, from a facility in the Las Vegas area. Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Wednesday, Sept. 27 that the process and documents still must be finalized for Simpson's release after nine years behind bars for an armed robbery conviction. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool, File)

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Carson Tahoe Health is kicking off Think Pink, a campaign to raise breast cancer awareness. Red’s Old 395 Grill is the site of a kickoff event from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday.

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Glenn Lucky rides north on Highway 395 near Sunridge on Thursday morning.

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A visibly moved Glenn Lucky thanks the people that attended his birthday party Wednesday at the Nevada State Museum.

Nevada Wolf Pack basketball starts as the hunted

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team opened practice for the 2017-18 season with a huge target on its back Friday.

Roger Diez: NASCAR Cup playoff will cut four drivers

Sunday’s race at Dover’s Monster Mile will wrap up the first round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup’s playoff season. At the checkered flag, the number of playoff drivers will drop from 16 to 12.

Margaret Florence McGoodwin

Margaret Florence McGoodwin age 88 of Carson City, Nevada passed away on September 15, 2017.

Maxine C. Butler

Maxine C. Butler, 78, died September 28, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Lucille (Lucy) Garman

Our loving wife and mother passed away on September 21, 2017 in Carson City in the arms of her family.

Martha Laird

Longtime Nevada resident Martha Laird died on September 27, 2017 in Reno, Nevada.

Thursday, September 28

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Then-Nevada quarterback David Cornwell playing against Washington State on Saturday. Cornwell, a transfer from Alabama, has left the Wolf Pack.

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Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa (50) sacks Nevada quarterback Kaymen Cureton on Saturday.

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Natalie Anderson serves for the Senators on Thursday night.

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Shea DeJoseph (52) smashes one across the net Thursday for the Senators.

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Senator number one singles player Will breeding returns a serve against his Douglas opponent Thursday at Lampe Park.

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Carson doubles partners Eric Tomita and Bradley Wiggins high five each other after scoring a point against Douglas Thursday at Lampe Park.

Joe Santoro: Nevada’s goals still within reach

Before you give up on this Nevada Wolf Pack football season, it’s important to take a step back and figure out exactly what the 0-4 start has cost the team.

Carson High volleyball rallies from 0-2 to beat Damonte Ranch

Even though Carson High dropped the first two sets to Damonte Ranch on Thursday, coach Robert Maw had confidence his team could bounce back.

Fresno State drops Nevada Wolf Pack volleyball, 3-1

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno State Bulldogs (6-9, 1-2 MW) topped the Nevada Wolf Pack volleyball squad (4-11, 2-1) on Thursday, 3-1 (25-20, 25-18, 19-25 and 25-19).

Prep tennis: Carson boys, Douglas girls post wins

GARDNERVILLE — Carson High’s boys tennis squad won four of six sets in the final two rounds to post a 10-8 victory over Douglas on Thursday.

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Senior Juvenile Probation Officer Jesse Gutierrez speaks to his class Wednesday.

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Senior Juvenile Probation Officer Jesse Gutierrez teaches a parenting class Wednesday night.

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Juvenile Probation Officer Jesse Gutierrez teaches a parent planning class Wednesday night in Carson City.

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A fire broke out near the Silver City RV Park on Thursday evening.

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Smoke rises above Silver City RV Park north of Minden on Thursday.

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A welcoming committee of veterans wait for the Honor Flight Nevada travelers. From left are Gary Mouck, Ed Gero, Jack Brantley and Peanut, Jimmie Monsoor and Marilyn Monsoor.

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Gale Phillips talks to her husband John after his return from the nation’s capital.

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Carole Massie of Dayton receives a quit that was hand sewn by a volunteer from the Comstock Lode Quilters for Quilts of Valor Foundation.

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Roger Elliott of Fallon, right, holds an American flag as he welcomes home Honor Flight Nevada veterans.

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Sr. Airman Mariah Connell of the Nevada Air National Guard plays the bagpipe as she leads a procession of returning Honor Flight Nevada veterans. Holding the flag are Civil Air Patrol cadets Anastasia Wadleigh, left, and Katie Muff.

Injury-riddled Fallon travels to Dayton

One after another, the Greenwave football team started losing its best players against South Tahoe and enters Friday’s game against Dayton hoping to come out healthy and with the win.

Nevada Wolf Pack taking quarterback carousel to Fresno State

The position of quarterback for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team has been a lot like the Northern Nevada weather lately. If you don’t like what you see, just wait a week or two because there’s a good chance it will change.

Jane Rohlfing Murdock

Jane Rohlfing Murdock passed away surrounded by loved ones on September 16, 2017 at the age of 84, in Reno, Nevada.

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A welcoming committee of veterans wait for the Honor Flight Nevada travelers. From left are Gary Mouck, Ed Gero, Jack Brantley and Peanut, Jimmie Monsoor and Marilyn Monsoor.

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Carole Massie of Dayton receives a quit that was hand sewn by a volunteer from the Comstock Lode Quilters for Quilts of Valor Foundation.

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Gale Phillips talks to her husband John after his return from the nation’s capital.

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Roger Elliott of Fallon, right, holds an American flag as he welcomes home Honor Flight Nevada veterans.

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Sr. Airman Mariah Connell of the Nevada Air National Guard plays the bagpipe as she leads a procession of returning Honor Flight Nevada veterans. Holding the flag are Civil Air Patrol cadets Anastasia Wadleigh, left, and Katie Muff.

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Student council members have been working on signs for next week’s homecoming week. From left are Emily Marshall, Dawson Frost, Emily Evett, Hanna Hitchcock and Allison Frost.

Homecoming takes a spin around the world

A longtime rival, the first induction of the Greenwave Hall of Fame and a homecoming to take students “Around the World” highlight Churchill County High School activities next week.

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View of the mining camp of Wonder, which appeared in a 1913 issue of Popular Science Monthly.

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Alex Perazzo leaps to reach the ball during one of his matches against the Sparks Railroaders.

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Josh Miculak returns the ball during a match at the CCHS tennis court.

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Comptyn Lords delivers a serve to Sparks during a doubles match Tuesday.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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Harry is a one-year-old black and white Tuxedo. He is extremely friendly, curious and adorable. He loves to play and is looking for the perfect playmate. Harry would love to love you, so come out and meet him.

Fallon tennis splits games

Both the Greenwave boys and girls tennis teams split against Sparks and Incline as the regular season wrapped up against North Tahoe on Thursday.

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Bryan Duenas and South Tahoe's Ethan Nelson race to take possession of the ball when it lands.

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Adrian Martinez, left, and Bryan Ugalde harry South Tahoe's Oscar Marzocco for the ball during the Greenwave's Wednesday match.

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Caden Bowman intercepts the ball after it was passed across the field.

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Lorynn Fagg (3) returns the ball to Fernley as Ashley Again stands behind her.

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Macie Anderson (14) sets the ball for the Lady Wave as Kinnsli Rogne watches.

Greenwave soccer holds against Vikings onslaught

The Greenwave soccer team had its best match of the season Wednesday, giving a serious fight to the visiting South Tahoe Vikings.

Scrappy Lady Wave comes up short

Fernley’s volleyball team rolled into Fallon Wednesday and swept the Lady Wave in three sets at the Elmo Derrico Gym, yet both teams engaged in a hard-fought, spirited Northern 3A match that “went down to the wire” in each game.

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Fallon lineman Ben Dooley fends off two Truckee defenders in Fallon's win on Friday.

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Brock Richardson evades Fernley's defenders to run in a touchdown.

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The Trease family includes daughters Bailey and Bella (front) and Tim and his wife, Jackie. Not pictured is daugther Britney Trease Grimm.

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There will be many raffle items on Saturday at the Kicks for Tim fundraiser, which will also features a parents vs. kids game along with a bounce house, music and food at the county regional park.

Kicks for Tim

A beloved soccer coach by many in the Fallon community, Tim Trease received unexpected news earlier this yea

Injury-saddled Fallon travels to Dayton

One after another, the Greenwave football team started losing its best players against South Tahoe and enters tonight’s game against Dayton hoping to come out healthy and with the win.

Dolly M Scoggin

Dolly M Scoggin, 98, passed away peacefully, after a long full life, at the home of her son. Dolly was born May 22, 1919 in Texas to Joe and Mada May McCullough.

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File - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday, July 27, 2017, that casino gambling revenues totaled $895 million in June, up just under 1 percent statewide from the same month last year. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Newspaper clippings are on display at Glenn Lucky's birthday party Wednesday.

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Birthday cake is served in honor of Glenn Lucky's 65th birthday Wednesday at the Nevada State Museum.

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A visibly moved Glenn Lucky thanks the people that attended his birthday party Wednesday at the Nevada State Museum.

Wednesday, September 27

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SFC Ron Seagraves talks about the JISCC Wednesday at the Office of the Adjutant General.

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Nevada Guardsmen Hodes, Martinelli, Seagraves, Isbister and Spurlock pose for a photo Wednesday with the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability unit that they will be traveling with to aid in Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Maria.

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NDOT long range planner Tim Mueller and NDOT consultant Devin Crowley speak about the One Nevada Plan Wednesday night at the community center.

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Dayton's Nicholas Reul battles with a Fernley player Wednesday at Dayton High School.

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Striker Riley Fetters lines up a shot on goal against Fernley Wednesday afternoon at Dayton High.

Prep Roundup: Carson High’s Karen Beglin second at Sierra League tourney

GENOA — Freshman Karen Beglin shot a 2-over-par 74 to finish second overall and lead the Carson Senators to a third-place finish at the weekly Sierra League tournament held at the Genoa Lakes’ Ranch course on Wednesday.

Carson High boys soccer picks up easy win at Bishop Manogue

RENO — After a critical win in its Sierra League opener at Galena, the Carson High boys soccer team was ripe for an upset.

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Attorney Gloria Allred makes the case to ensure the parole board considers domestic battery convictions in decidingwhether to release an inmate while Nevada Assemblywoman Lisa Krasner, who is sponsoring the legislation, looks on. The bill was drafted in the wake of the board decision to parole O.J. Simpson, who was charged with domestic battery in 1989.

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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. A Nevada prisons official says a plan is in place for Simpson to be released to parole as early as Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, from a facility in the Las Vegas area. Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Wednesday, Sept. 27 that the process and documents still must be finalized for Simpson's release after nine years behind bars for an armed robbery conviction. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool, File)

Quarterback David Cornwell leaves Nevada program

RENO — Nevada quarterback David Cornwell, a transfer from Alabama, has left the Wolf Pack.

Hershman leads Carson High football team vocally

Normally after Blair Roman finishes talking to his team after a game, home or away, the players walk toward the locker room. Some go straight to the locker room while others talk to parents or friends upon leaving the field.

Frances L. LaPlant

Frances L. LaPlant, born October 24, 1950, died September 17, 2017

William F. Culverhouse

William F. Culverhouse, 86, died September 20, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Marion J. Burnham

Marion J. Burnham, 96, died September 17, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Evangeline McCracken

Evangeline McCracken, 83, died September 15, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Alfred P. “Bo” Statham

Alfred P. “Bo” Statham, formerly of Jackson, Mississippi, died August 26, 2017 in Reno, Nevada, after a short illness from cancer.

Tuesday, September 26

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Ashley Mason bumps the ball in a match against Fallon on Monday.

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Carson High doubles player Bradley Wiggins returns a serve in a match against Wooster on Tuesday.

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Carson High singles player Will Breeding sets for a return volley in his match against Wooster on Tuesday.

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Brianda Diaz celebrates a point during a match against Fallon on Monday.

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Sierra Lutheran runners had a strong effort in a meet in Boise, Idaho.

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Ed Epperson, CEO and President of Carson Tahoe Health speaks at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Hoop House, a greenhouse located behind the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center.

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Community members get a peak inside the 960 square-foot hoop house located behind the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center.

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Will Adler, a marijuana industry lobbyist speaks at the Carson City Chamber luncheon on Tuesday.

Bishop Manogue sweeps Carson High volleyball

RENO — The only good thing about Carson High’s sweep at the hands of Bishop Manogue was that it was quick.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval enjoys a morning walk to school with Bordewich Bray Elementary School with students and faculty Wednesday morning.

Prep Roundup: Dayton High girls soccer routs Yerington

DAYTON — Sydney Strickler scored five goals to lead the Dayton High girls soccer team to a 7-1 win over Yerington on Tuesday.

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Eucalyptus, an oil on linen by Mary Warner. The Las Vegas artist’s Carson City displayed opened Sept. 25 and runs through Nov. 10.

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Fresh tomato sauce, featuring local tomatoes from the 3rd and Curry St. Farmers Market, by Linda Marrone.

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Tomatoes must be scored and blanched before being incorporated into a sauce.

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The Kinkead Builiding, 505 E. King St., will be demolished.

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National Public Lands Day volunteers working on a habitat project in Winnemucca in 2016.

Community sports: Rams off to fast start in flag football

The Rams are off to a 2-0 start after beating the Bengals and Packers in the opening week of the Talents Carson City Flag Football League at Eagle Valley Middle School.

Carson High takes two streaks into Galena game

Carson puts two streaks on the line when it visits Galena in the Sierra League opener for both schools Friday.

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A sign indicting full capacity at Lahontan Reservoir was found floating on top of the water and was presented to the Truckee Carson Irrigation District. From left are Rusty Jardine, TCID's general manager; Ernie Schank, president of the TCID board; Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford and County Commission Chairman Pete Olsen.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford, left, opens the High Water 2017 Celebration on Saturday as County Commission Chairman Pete Olsen listens.

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Jordan Beyer gives a snow cone to a youngster at the High Water 2017 celebration.

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Ivy Ward had a booth for face painting during Saturday's event.

Thomas Lawrence

Thomas Lawrence, 86, died September 22, 2017. Tom was born January 16, 1931 in Murray, Kentucky to Nathan and Barnell Lawrence.

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Bryan Ugalde spars with Elko's player Saturday morning.

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Matthew Fagundas and Spring Creek's Kynan Lee battle for the ball at the Churchill County High School field.

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Jose Gonzalez dribbles the ball around to attack the Elko goal.

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Cole Hamlin charges the ball past one of Spring Creek's players during Friday's home match.

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Hailey Guerrero kicks a pass from the air during Fallon's match in Elko.

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Sierra Cortez evades Spring Creek's players as she dribbles the ball down the field.

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Jordyn Dahl kicks the ball up as she heads down the Spring Creek soccer field.

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Samantha Hines dives for the ball ahead of the Elko Indians.

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Fallon quarterback Elijah Jackson tries to avoid being taken down by South Tahoe in the Greenwave's 35-34 win on Friday.

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Fallon receiver Brock Richardson tries to avoid South Tahoe's defense on Friday.

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Fallon's Christian Nemeth battles South Tahoe for the pass in the end zone in the fourth quarter.

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Glenda Lee measures out the distance from her putting marker to the hole during a Lady Wave golf team practice.

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Shasta Mori practices a short putt for the CCHS golf team.

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Allie Lister practices putting at the Fallon Golf Course.

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Taylor Ingram serves the ball in a match against Dayton on Monday.

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Gracy Lisanti volleys the ball in a match against Dayton on Monday.

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Journey Martin digs the ball in a match against Dayton on Monday.

Shirley Lucile Rogers

Shirley Lucile Rogers, 83, passed away in Carson City, Nevada September 16, 2017. She was born June 20, 1933 in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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The county recognized the following employees for years of service for the 2017 third quarter: from left, Commissioner Bus Scharmann, Sgt. John Rowe (Sheriff’s Office, 25 years), Andrea Schumann (Juvenile Probation Office, 10 years), Lisa Rigney (Justice Court, 5 years), Commissioner Pete Olsen, Autumn Bergreen, (Juvenile Probation Office, 5 years) and Commissioner Carl Erquiaga. Not pictured: Carol Lloyd (library, 5 years) and Russ Jonte (Road Department, 15 years).

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The entire Nevada delegation at the National Federation of Republican Women’s 39th biennial convention in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Anita Trone with Fernley Republican Women’s Diamond Achievement Award.

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Lynne Hartung, Anita Trone and Carrie Almond

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Lori Piotrowski, Nevada Federation of Republican Women President, with Anita Trone.

Fallon hangs on in a wild shootout

It was a tale of two prep football games, a defensive struggle in the first half and an offensive shootout in the second half.

Lady Wave has best match of the season

The Lady Wave soccer team played two matches this weekend, traveling to Elko and Spring Creek.

Constant growth for Greenwave Soccer

The Greenwave boys soccer team played Spring Creek and Elko at home last week, and while both matches were losses the team saw improvement.

Wave falls to Dayton

The Lady Wave lost to Dayton’s Lady Dust Devils in three sets Monday.

Putting up a storm

The Lady Wave golf team has been doing well this season, ranging in the middle of the pack in its last few tournaments.

In Loving Memory ~ Bob Dan Gable

Bob Dan Gable passed away August 31, 2017 after a year battling cancer.

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Studio portrait

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Most of Nevada’s forests grow at higher elevations, like this one at Pioneer Pass, Mount Wilson.

Steve Slusher

Steve Slusher, 76, died July 10, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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The Project area for the pipeline.

Teresa Garibotto

Teresa Garibotto, 86, died September 8, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Aldo Biaggi

Aldo Biaggi passed away peacefully on September 14, 2017 at home, in one of his favorite chairs after feeding his beloved sheep. He was 100 years old.

Monday, September 25

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This picture of the right side of the American Battle Monuments Cemetery and Memorial was taken in September 2011. Here are some of the 14, 246 grave markers.

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This is the entrance to the 130.5-acre Meuse-Argonne American Battle Monuments Cemetery and Memorial. It was established Oct. 14, 1918.

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This is Pvt. Harvey F. Tatum’s grave marker. He was from Virginia and served in the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Division. Less than 26 years after Pvt. Tatum’s death, the same regiment landed beside the 16th Infantry Regiment of the 1st Division. They landed at “Bloody” Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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Battle Born Social owner and Executive Chef David Stern is proud of his bar featuring locally produced spirits and beer.

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The Union Executive Chef Tommy Linnett loves being in the kitchen.

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The Project area for the pipeline.

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Koko's Teriyaki sticks cook on the grill at Candy Dance Saturday in Genoa.

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Shoppers flock to Genoa for the annual Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire on Saturday.

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Hundreds of people crowd the streets of Genoa for Candy Dance Saturday.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack football team can’t win games on Twitter

We will find out this week whether or not “Nevada Grit” is simply a cheesy catch phrase to slap on a poster, sweatshirt or hat or if it has true meaning.

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Veteran Frank Dias listens to a guest speaker at the Carson City Disabled American Veterans meeting.

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James Glaser is the commander of Carson City Disabled American Veterans Chapter 7 Unit 7.

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Glenna Smith, a regional representative for Sen. Dean Heller presents a Certificate of Senatorial Recognition to DAV Commander James Glaser.

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Lyon County Sheriff Al McNeil plays the bagpipes.

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Ray Ahrenholz plays “Taps.”

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A Patriot Guard rider stands at vigil with a combined honor guard of Naval Air Station Fallon sailors and Nevada Army National Guard soldiers in the background.

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A U.S. flag is placed before the urns.

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Staff Sgt. Keith Lawson of the Nevada Army National Guard receives an urn from Brett Palmer, president of the Nevada Veterans Coalition.

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MAI Megan Puckett of Naval Air Station Fallon places an urn on a table.

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A motorcade carrying urns of 27 veterans passes by a big flag hoisted at the Fernley firehouse.

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AE1 Wayne Geib of Naval Air Station Fallon places an urn in its final resting place.

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Kat Miller, director of the Nevada Department of Veterans Services, bows her head during a final prayer.

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Charles Montanaro of Carson City, who served in World War II with the U.S. Merchant Marines, carries the urn of a fellow mariner.

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Misty Mulholland hands a flag to Vietnam veteran Robert Long prior to the procession going through Fernley.

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Washington State running back James Williams (32) leaps over Nevada defensive back Asauni Rufus (2) during the first half Saturday.

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Washington State quarterback Luke Falk (4) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Nevada in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

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Nevada quarterback Kaymen Cureton (8) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

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Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa (50) sacks Nevada quarterback Kaymen Cureton in the first half Saturday.

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Nevada running back Maliek Broady (25) scores the Pack's touchdown during the second half Saturday at Washington State.

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Washington State running back Jamal Morrow (25) runs for a touchdown while defended by Nevada linebacker Austin Paulhus (50) during the first half Saturday.

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Carson High's Angel Gonzalez jukes a Galena defender during Saturday's match.

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Isael Lopez (4) looks for an opening Saturday during Carson High's game at Gelana. The Senators won, 3-0.

Dayton High looking for answers after being routed at Truckee

TRUCKEE — A youthful Dayton High School secondary was burned early and often in a 59-0 loss to the Truckee Wolverines on Saturday.

Prep Roundup: Dayton volleyball grabs weekend split

DAYTON — Dayton High’s volleyball team handed Lowry its first league loss, 20-25, 25-21, 25-16 and 25-22, Saturday afternoon.

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From left: George Gosslein, Randy Gaa, Donna Inversin, and Debbie Lane.

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Winners of the 2017 Homecoming Lip Sync Competition

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Senior in the Spotlight Hesed Rosas

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Lauren Lemburg and Gabriella Escobar in the CHS Lip Sync 2017.

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Greater Nevada Credit Union CHS branch sponsoring the CHS Blue Thunder Marching Band.

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Juan Brenna asking Emma McCoy to the CHS Homecoming dance.

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Front row from left: Anthony Meyer grade 9, Anika Soulier, 9; Christopher Paluch, 11; Darian Montalvo, 11; Christopher Bush, 9; Trinity Harvey, 9; Manuel Hoyos-Velasquez, 9; Briana Sanchez, 11; and Bryar Fanch.

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Ethan Lepire as Kid Rock for the CHS Homecoming week dress-up.

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EDU 110 Students

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CHS Orienteering Team 1

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CHS Student of the Week Carl Cavner

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Athletes of the Week Tanner Kalicki for football and Kuulei Haupu for varsity volleyball

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Dozens of dogs took a swim at CASI's annual Pooch Plunge held at the Aquatic Facility's outdoor pool.

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Dozens of dogs took a swim at CASI's annual Pooch Plunge held at the Aquatic Facility's outdoor pool.

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Mac, Harley, Rocco and Denver, and their owners, leave the Aquatic Facility's outdoor pool after enjoying CASI's Pooch Plunge.

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The Chamberlains were selling, among other things, about 1,000 casino chips collected over the years.

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Maddox Sweet made $98 selling Pokemon and Minecraft, which he plans to use to buy Legos.

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Christy Chamberlain and her husband sold a DVD player and bicycle at the first Carson City Community Garage Sale held Saturday in the Community Center parking lot.

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Buyers and sellers mingle at Carson City first Community Garage Sale held Saturday in the Community Center parking lot.

No. 18 Washington State too much for Nevada Wolf Pack

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State quarterback Luke Falk said the Air Raid offense is a sight to behold when it’s clicking.

Carson High boys soccer atop Sierra League after win at Galena

RENO — A year ago, Galena stopped Carson High’s dream of reaching the state championship, but coach Frank Martinez said that wasn’t played up this week during practice.

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Silver Oak Golf owner Garth Richards and General Manager Terrie McNutt show off their new driving range art.

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After a night of dancing, dresses are washed and hung to dry in Spain.

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The original Ormsby House was renamed the Park Hotel. This shot was taken of the Park Hotel on July 4, 1900.

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This postcard shows the second Ormsby House. Today, the portico is on the south side and has received an exterior face-lift.

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Carson High's Hunter Rauh finished ninth on Friday.

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Douglas receiver Devon Ryan (3) is taken down by a pair of Reno defenders Friday night in a 43-0 loss at home.

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Senator kicker Tanner Kalicki boots one through the uprights Friday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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Sophomore quarterback Jon Laplante is wrapped up by a North Valleys player Friday night at Carson High.

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Carson Head Coach Blair Roman talks to his troops during a first half timeout Friday night.

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Sophomore quarterback Jon Laplante is wrapped up by a North Valleys player Friday night at Carson High.

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Carson's Chance Smith is forced out of bounds by a North Valleys player during a kick return Friday night.

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Senior Abel Carter rambles through the North Valleys defense on his way to a score in the first half Friday night at CHS.

Carson High notebook: Laplante has ups and downs for Senators

When you play youngsters at any position in any sport, there are growing pains.

Friday, September 22

Led by Abel Carter, Carson High takes down North Valleys

Abel Carter demonstrated Friday night how he can take over a game.

Reno takes charge early, downs Douglas High

MINDEN — The undefeated Reno Huskies scored touchdowns on their first three possessions and went on to a 43-0 non-league victory against Douglas on Friday night.

Prep Roundup: Carson High runners strong at Reed

SPARKS – The Carson High cross country teams had their best effort of the season at the Reed Invitation at Shadow Mountain, with the boys taking third and the girls placing fourth.

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President Donald Trump talks with reporters about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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FILE -- In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain says he won't vote for the Republican bill repealing the Obama health care law. His statement likely deals a fatal blow to the last-gasp GOP measure in a Senate showdown expected next week. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., walks to the Senate chamber for a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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T-6 class racers taxi to the end of the runway before taking off to race.

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The Reno Championship Air Races brought planes of all shapes and sizes to the Stead Air Field for another breathtaking event.

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The Reno Championship Air Races brought planes of all shapes and sizes to the Stead Air Field for another breathtaking event.

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Shifty, the Racing Association's air boss, coordinates the run of show from the air tower.

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The Reno Championship Air Races draw a crowd each year, bringing shows of aircrafts racing at 400 miles per hour just 50 feet above the crowd.

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Skilled private and military pilots raced against one another in six classes depending on type of plane.

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The Reno Championship Air Races brought planes of all shapes and sizes to the Stead Air Field for another breathtaking event.

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A Royal Canadian Air Force F-18 arrives at the Reno Air Races.

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Four Sport class racers round pylon 8 in today's Bronze heat race.

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Spectators tour a Nevada Air National Guard C-130 in the Military static display.

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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FILE - In this March 2, 2016 file photo, a passenger boards a city bus while the driver looks on at the bus station in downtown Reno, Nev. A federal judge has given northern Nevada's largest public transit system the green light to begin recording audio along with video surveillance on city buses despite objections from the bus drivers' union that it's an illegal invasion of privacy. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du said in a ruling this week neither the drivers nor their passengers have a right to privacy because conversations on public buses are not private. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

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FILE - In this March 2, 2016 file photo, a city bus passes a sculpture in front of a bus station in downtown Reno, Nev. A federal judge has given northern Nevada's largest public transit system the green light to begin recording audio along with video surveillance on city buses despite objections from the bus drivers' union that it's an illegal invasion of privacy. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du said in a ruling this week neither the drivers nor their passengers have a right to privacy because conversations on public buses are not private. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

Roger Diez: Sonoma and I have changed over the years

I had a Homecoming and a reunion of sorts last weekend. I was at Sonoma Raceway for the first time in 15 years for the Verizon IndyCar season finale.

Dayton High football battling injuries and Truckee

It has been a rough week for the Dayton High football team.

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In this image provided by Northstar California, flakes of snow come down on Zephyr Lodge at the Northstar California Resort Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Truckee, Calif. Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, dusting hills and ski resorts with fresh snow and stoking excitement for an early skiing season. Forecasters say a rare cool weather system moving south from Oregon is bringing mountain rain and snow showers to the Sierra Thursday. Warmer and drier weather is expected by the weekend. (Northstar California via AP)

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In this image provided by Northstar California, flakes of snow come down on a chairlift at the Northstar California Resort Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Truckee, Calif. Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, dusting hills and ski resorts with fresh snow and stoking excitement for an early skiing season. Forecasters say a rare cool weather system moving south from Oregon is bringing mountain rain and snow showers to the Sierra Thursday. Warmer and drier weather is expected by the weekend. (Northstar California via AP)

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In this image provided by Northstar California, Jessie Hall, an employee at the Northstar California Resort looks out at the first snow of the season Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Truckee, Calif. Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, dusting hills and ski resorts with fresh snow and stoking excitement for an early skiing season. Forecasters say a rare cool weather system moving south from Oregon is bringing mountain rain and snow showers to the Sierra Thursday. Warmer and drier weather is expected by the weekend. (Northstar California via AP)

Remmey A. Brown

Remmey Brown passed away peacefully on September 8, 2017 in the company of family and close friends

Thursday, September 21

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Nevada head coach Jay Norvell during a timeout Saturday against Idaho State. The Wolf Pack faces No. 18 Washington State on the road this week.

Carson High volleyball wins in 5 sets at Galena

RENO — It was Carson High’s first five-set match of the season, and the Senators handled it well.

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Lacy J. Dalton and the Dalton Gang will be the center of a fundraiser to benefit the Let ‘em Run Foundation, whose mission is to protect wild horses and burros.

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Joe Santoro: Pack QB Cureton needs a driving instructor

Watching Kaymen Cureton play quarterback last week against Idaho State was like watching a 9-year-old learning how to drive a car.

Nevada Wolf Pack heads to Pullman for first time

The Washington State Cougars are what the Nevada Wolf Pack wants to be when it grows up.

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Brynlee Shults and Brooklynn Whitaker battle Truckee on the CCHS tennis court.

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Brooklynn Whitaker returns the ball to Truckee during a doubles match.

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Abigail Ritts hits the ball back to Truckee during her solo match.

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Fallon junior running back Reid Clyburn powers through the Wooster defense in the first half.

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Fallon's Gabe Hardy pressures Truckee quarterback Marcus Bellon.

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Brynlee Shults reaches to return the ball during a match at the CCHS tennis court.

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Brynlee Shults prepares for Truckee's serve during a doubles match with partner Brooklynn Whitaker.

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CCHS senior Brynlee Shults serves the ball during a doubles match against Truckee.

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Shelbi Schultz sets the ball for a kill against South Tahoe.

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Karlee Hitchcock, left, bumps the ball over the net during Fallon's match against South Tahoe.

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Karlee Hitchcock and Taylor Ingram block a hit at the net from the Lady Vikings.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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Lexi is a two-year-old American bulldog mix. She is extremely sweet and loves people. Lexi is looking for a home where she can be the only pet and have someone to love and take care of her. Lexi is great with children, too. Come out and take her for a stroll. She’ll steal your heart.

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The majestic Washoe County Courthouse has long been part of Reno’s history and lore.

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Nevada quarterback Kaymen Cureton tries to find an open receiver against Idaho State.

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Nevada’s Kelton Moore fumbles in the ball in the second half against Idaho State.

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Senior Vice Commander in Chief Keith Harmon, left, presents the Teacher of the Year Award to Fallon educator Steve Johnson at the National VFW convention in New Orleans.

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Past VFW state Cmdr. Gerald Franco, right, presents a $1,000 check to Principal Kevin Lords of Churchill County High School.

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Both state and local VFW members recognized Churchill County High School with a plaque and a $1,000 check for producing the national Teacher of the Year. From left are Gil Hernandez, a member of the VFW National Council of Administration; high-school student Matthew Prince; Dick Hurstak, commander of Fallon Post 1002; student Anthony Geer; Mike Terry, coordinator of the Teacher of the Year program for Post 1002; student Jaidyn Delgado; CCHS Principal Kevin Lords; Gerald Franco, past state VFW commander; Melissa Nusi, representative from Fallon Posts 1002’s Auxiliary; and Larry Hire, current state VFW commander.

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Karen Moessner, director at Domestic Violence Intervention, stands peacefully in her last year's Halloween attire for the downtown "Trick-or-Treat" event, posing in front of the CCSD school bus decorated with student handprints teaching "hands are not for hitting."

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From left, WNC Fallon campus Professor Holly O'Toole, research students Ellona Gehman and Lana Quint, and WNC's Dr. Gary Evett present their research group's scientific poster at the 2nd Annual NIH INBRE Statewide Meeting at UNLV.

Pack takes on Cougars Saturday

The Washington State Cougars are what the Nevada Wolf Pack wants to be when it grows up.

Fallon takes on Lady Vikings

Fallon fell to South Tahoe’s Lady Vikings at home Wednesday, losing in four sets.

Truckee drops boys, girls tennis

Senior Thomas Jamieson and the senior duo of Myles Getto and Blake Malkovich won two of three bouts but it wasn’t enough to knock off Truckee on Tuesday.

Tearing it up as a first year

Though it’s only her first year in the sport, Churchill County senior Brynlee Shults is showing great promise for a state run in doubles with the Greenwave tennis team.

Vikings invade Fallon

Injuries have kept last year’s state semifinalist from reaching the same success this season.

William F. Culverhouse

William F Culverhouse, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, September 20th at The Lodge, an assisted living and memory care facility in Carson City, Nevada.

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Film critic and author Robin Holabird, right, speaks with Jack Carrerow after her discussion Tuesday on movie films shot in Nevada. She was the first of five speakers at the Churchill County Museum’s Fall Lecture Series.

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Blair Crimmins & The Hookers cap off Saturday’s ‘High Water 2017’ Celebration at Oats Park.

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Gas prices at the pump at Chevron in Gardnerville on Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Gas prices at Arco in Gardnerville on Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Gas prices at Pacific Gasoline in Gardnerville on Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Nevadans fill up their tanks at Arco gas station in Gardnerville.

Bert E. Washer

Bert E. Washer passed peacefully in his sleep on 3 September 2017.

Wednesday, September 20

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Senior Tanner Kalicki watches the football fly through the uprights last Friday at McQueen High School.

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Abby Pradere digs a Wooster serve Wednesday night at CHS.

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Shea DeJoseph blocks a Wooster shot for the Senators on Wednesday at Carson High.

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Senior Dajarrah Navarro serves for the Senators against Wooster on Wednesday.

Prep roundup: Carson High volleyball bounces back with impressive win

Carson High’s volleyball team showed its resilience with a sweep of Wooster in a Sierra League match Wednesday at Morse Burley Gym.

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Clint Jolly adds salt to his Loco Moco recipe Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Club.

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Celebrity chef Clint Jolly explains the 2:1 water to rice ratio to kids Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Club.

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Celebrity chef Clint Jolly kicks off a six-month program of healthy cooking classes for kids Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Club.

Decision to play football benefits Kalicki, Carson High

For most of his childhood, Tanner Kalicki’s sports focus was on baseball and soccer. Tackle football was never in the mix until he entered Carson High School.

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Gary Duarte, director and founder of the U.S. Nuclear Energy Foundation, said Wednesday at the Churchill County Central Republican Committee monthly meeting a nuclear storage repository should be revitalized at Yucca Mountain.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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Squirt is an adorable four-year-old domestic short hair tabby. She is a beautiful silver/gray girl with big green eyes. You just have to meet her to appreciate her friendly, loving ways. Squirt is looking for her soul-mate who will love and cherish her. It could be you, so come out for a play date; you’ll be charmed.

Tuesday, September 19

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Kathy Street, Mary Kay Kaluza and Annette Ramirez, Eagle Valley Women's Golf Club Champions.

Prep roundup: McQueen ends Carson High volleyball streak at 3; golfers take second

RENO — McQueen snapped Carson’s win streak at three with a 14-25, 25-15, 25-19 and 25-17 win over the Senators on Tuesday in a 4A crossover volleyball match.

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2016 file photo, Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske speaks during a press conference in Las Vegas. Nevada state Assemblymen Nelson Araujoa, a first-term Nevada state lawmaker from Las Vegas, announced Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 he'll run as a Democrat next year against Cegavske. Cegavske has said she intends to seek re-election to the statewide office she won in 2014. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2015 file photo, Nevada state Assemblymen Nelson Araujo and then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton laugh at an ice cream parlor in North Las Vegas, Nev. Araujo, a first-term Nevada state lawmaker from Las Vegas, announced Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 he'll run as a Democrat next year against the incumbent Republican secretary of state. The incumbent, Barbara Cegavske, has said she intends to seek re-election to the statewide office she won in 2014. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Desormier puts the ‘D’ in Carson High’s defense

Carson High turned in its best defensive game of the season last week, and it’s no surprise that Liam Desormier was a big reason.

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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, talk while walking to a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law. But Democrats and their allies are going all-out to stop the drive. The initial Republican effort crashed in July in the GOP-run Senate. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said after that defeat that he'd not revisit the issue without the votes to succeed. Graham and Cassidy are leading the new GOP charge and they'd transform much of Obama's law into block grants and let states decide how to spend the money. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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Dean Heller is on the hot spot when it comes to health care.

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Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, right, commander, Naval Air Force, Pacific, presents the Legion of Merit to Rear Adm. Gregory Harris, the outgoing commander of the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center.

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Rear Adm. Daniel Cheever offers remarks during a change of command ceremony at the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center east of Fallon.

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Outgoing commander of the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center, Rear Adm. Greg Harris, right, salutes incoming commander, Rear Adm. Daniel Cheever.

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Dean Gould, chief of staff and special counsel to the Board of Regents answers a question during public comment regarding the procedure of finding a new president for Western Nevada College.

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Chancellor Dr. Thom Reilly listens to public comments on whether an acting or interim president of Western Nevada College should be appointed following the resignation of President Chester Burton.

Community sports: Menezes wins Carson Valley men’s championship

Marc Menezes defeated Jack Sparman 2-up to win the Carson Valley Golf Club men’s championship over the weekend.

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Mayla Dahl, left, races to get the ball from Truckee's Liliana Hosefros.

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Rylee Ott dribbles the ball down the field at Churchill County High School.

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Maddie Guerrero runs to intercept the ball as Truckee's Sami Olsen passes it.

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The Fallon Youth Football varsity team includes, in alphabetic order, Reggie Andres, Edgar Arteaga, Alain Barrera, Titan Buchanan, John Cilenti, Daven Collins, Aiden Deitrick, Isiah Diaz, Christian Downs, Nick Downs, Everdmar Garcia, Trevor Ellis, Teon Erwin, Darius Fielder, John Anthony Hallberg, Thayne Hatch, Brody Jacks, Brahm Luyt, Kian Luyt, Steven Moon, Matthew Neumann, Jeremiah Prinz, John Rowe, Danner Rowlett, Casamaro White and Jennessa White.

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Fallon Youth Football's Junior Varsity team, in alphabetic order, includes Bryce Adams, Matthew Bill, Zyon Bragg, Rafe Brown, Mason Ennis, Rolland Grondin, Madysen Hammond, Kyle Harmon, Colin Homer, Trevor Hyde, Jaiden McFadden, Caden McKnight, Macray O'Neill, Garrett Payne, Broden Pirkle, Sean Reeder, Christopher Robinson, Baylor Sandberg, Colin Shishido, Ethan Tarner and Gerik Wassmuth.

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Fallon's Jacob Weber intercepts Wooster late in the game on Friday.

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Fallon junior running back Reid Clyburn powers through the Wooster defense in the first half.

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Fallon's Brock Richardson hauls in a 70-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

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Jordan Byer, left and Karlee Hitchcock block the ball at the net during Fallon's match against Lowry.

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Karlee Hitchcock leaps up to hit the ball for a kill against Lowry's Lady Buckaroos.

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Taylor Ingram and Rylee Buckmaster, right, watch the ball fly back over the net after one hit by Ingram.

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Macie Anderson, right leaps to block a kill by Lowry's Brittany Jacaway

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Brynlee Shults works on her serve during a Greenwave tennis team practice.

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Ashby Trotter reaches to return the ball during a Greenwave tennis team practice.

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Ben Jamieson sends the ball flying as he practices his serve.

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Blake Malkovich slams the ball to the net at the CCHS tennis court.

Wolf Pack falls to Idaho 30-28 Saturday

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team did the unthinkable.

Greenwave soccer grows against Truckee

The Lady Wave soccer team took on one of the best teams in the league, Friday.

The teams of Fallon Youth Football part 2

Fallon Youth Football’s recent results — Junior Varsity: Fallon 40 McQueen 6; Varsity: Fallon 27 McQueen 6

Fallon tennis battles the lake

After suffering a 10-point defeat to begin the season against one of the league’s best, the Greenwave boys tennis team found itself in a dogfight in the second meeting.

Wave battles Buckaroos

When the Lady Wave volleyball team hosted the Lowry Lady Buckaroos Thursday, what followed was a close, high-speed match with both teams giving their all.

Victory over the Colts

RENO — Ahead by only a touchdown with a few minutes left in the first half, the Greenwave football team quickly put Friday’s game against the Colts out of reach.

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Fort Churchill State Historic Park in Silver Springs is hosting several free events in October.

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JROTC member and volunteer Kailey Freeman, a freshman at Churchill County High School, helps ready the group's popcorn machine. The JROTC students have helped before and also assisted with the color blast run. "I love this," Freeman said of the event.

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Sarah Peterson, 5, enjoys a snow cone on the playground, wearing a "Keep calm and join the voices of recovery" T-shirt as the community event warms up Saturday morning.

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Dozens of raffles were conducted for attendees including children's items and wooden porch and lawn furniture.

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Participants ready for the start of the 5k color walk/run Saturday morning in front of Venturacci Park before the Fallon Fun Day park activities officially kick off.

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Volunteers also help clean the theater seats.

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From left, troop members Ben Jamieson, 15; Alex Perazzo, 16; and Orin Sommer, 17, work on the Eagle Scout projects.

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Troop 441 member Hamilton Sommer, 15, aids his brother and other fellow scouts in the taking down of unnecessary burlap for sound originally in the Fallon Theatre on Maine Street.

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Outgoing commander of the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center, Rear Adm. Mark Harris, right, salutes incoming commander, Rear Adm. Daniel Cheever.

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Outgoing commander of the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center, Rear Adm. Mark Harris, right, salutes incoming commander, Rear Adm. Daniel Cheever.

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Chancellor Dr. Thom Reilly listens to public comments on whether an acting or interim president of Western Nevada College should be appointed following the resignation of President Chester Burton.

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Dean Gould, chief of staff and special counsel to the Board of Regents answers a question during public comment regarding the procedure of finding a new president for Western Nevada College.

Marian Sarasola Barrett

Marian Barrett was born March 16, 1930, to Marie and Pierre Sarasola and passed away on September 17, 2017. Marian was the firstborn child of Marie and Pete and was raised in Gardnerville, along with her sister and brother in a loving Basque household.

Monday, September 18

Even the professor couldn’t help Pack

It might be time for Governor Brian Sandoval to declare a state of football emergency in the Silver State.

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Glen Lucky rides his tricycle near the intersection of Fairview Drive and Carson Street on Monday, July 3, 2017. Guy Clifton/Travel Nevada

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Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles employees donated 550 pounds of food to the food drive in August in Carson City. A total of 2,722 pounds of fresh produce and nonperishable food was donated for the hungry.

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Sweeping views of Sand Harbor will be offered at a ranger-led hike on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

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The Romeo family, from left, Eleanor, 10, Ivan, 8, and Sydney, 12, read Colors! ¡Colores! along the Carson City Library’s Story Stroll in Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The self-led tour takes readers through a couple pages every 30-yards along the river trail. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Rob and Courtney Ghiglieri and their children Hannah 3, and Barrett, 1, read Colors! ¡Colores! along the Carson City Library’s Story Stroll in Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The self-led tour takes readers through a couple pages every 30-yards along the river trail. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Sara and Zach Romeo walk on the Carson River Park trail as their kids, from left, Sydney, 12, Madelyn, 5, Ivan, 8, and Eleanor, 10, run ahead to read Colors! ¡Colores! along the Carson City Library’s Story Stroll in Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The self-led tour takes readers through a couple pages every 30-yards along the river trail. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

Jean Elizabeth (Wilsey) Moltz

Jean Moltz, a former long time Carson City resident, died peacefully in her sleep in Reno on August 4, 2017.

Gary Edward Broyles

Sunrise, August 20, 1952 in Battle Mount, NV. Gary went to be with the Lord in Carson City, NV Sunset September 11, 2017. He was the third child of the late Mr. Joseph and Mary Louise Broyles.

Christopher Stephen Weir

Christopher Stephen Weir - age 61, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations.

Sunday, September 17

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Nevada quarterback Kaymen Cureton tries to find an open receiver against Idaho State.

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Nevada’s Kelton Moore fumbles in the ball in the second half against Idaho State.

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Nevada coach Jay Norvell talks with the officials in the first quarter.

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Nevada’s Jaxson Kincaide tries to break free from Idaho State on Saturday.

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Nevada’s Brendan O’Leary-Orange battles for the ball against Idaho State.

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Nevada’s McLane Mannix leaps over the Idaho State defense in the first half on Saturday.

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Former Nevada track and field star Kali Baker Bennett was inducted into the university’s athletics Hall of Fame.

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Ex-Nevada quarterback Jeff Rowe was inducted into the Wolf Pack Hall of Fame.

Saturday, September 16

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Dayton senior Juan Diaz (18) moves the ball downfield against Whittell on Saturday at DHS.

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Senior forward Victor Gomez-Lozano puts one in the goal off his head for the Dust Devils on Saturday against Whittell. Dayton won, 9-0.

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Clint Vondrak works as a first base umpire in a recent game.

Prep Roundup: Carson High boys 4th at Sierra League cross country

Galena, led by winner Carson Leavitt, took first place Friday at the Sierra League meet at Hidden Valley Regional Park.

Idaho State pulls off the upset, drops Nevada Wolf Pack to 0-3

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team did the unthinkable.

Sessions leads this year’s class for Nevada Wolf Pack Hall of Fame

Former Wolf Pack basketball player Ramon Sessions called his time at the University of Nevada, Reno special.

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Ross Clinic volunteer Robert Chudnow, MD, and Carson Douglas Medical Society Alliance representative Amy Hayes, MD.

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Interior repairs being made at RTP Company in Dayton. The company is preparing to re-open the facility by the end of the year.

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Construction crews work on the renovation for RTP Company in Dayton. The company is preparing to re-open the facility by the end of the year.

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September Teacher of the Month Kim Shepherd

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CHS Friday assembly participants getting ready for Homecoming next week

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CHS teacher Flash Mob crew

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Gamers unplugged in the CHS Library

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CHS Student of the Week Andrew Morris

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CHS teacher Andy Sonnemaker leading the choir for CHS Unplugged

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CHS Open House Open Hearts Sept. 13th

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CHS Jazz Ensemble

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CHS Mountain Biker Jens Robison

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CHS Dance Crew

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CHS Athletes of the Week Rebecco Trejo and Christian Martiniz

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CHS Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirt

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3rd Place Mountain Bike Winner Elsa Harrison

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CISCO Technology Instructor Dave Riske works with students Sergio Teutli, rear, and Chrissa Johnson at Western Nevada College in Carson City on April 27, 2016.

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Lindsay Moore works in the industrial technology labs at Western Nevada College in Carson City.

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Pioneer High’s JAG graduation rate was 76.9 percent in 2016. This year, it reached 100 percent.

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Alec John Belle, 20, has been publishing books since he was 16-years-old focusing on teenage mental health and sexuality.

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As a person who struggles with mental health, local author Alec John Belle, 20, has a tattoo that says "My story isn't over yet ;" to symbolize his strength of not giving up.

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Alec John Belle, 20, wrote The Long Road Home during his senior year at Carson High School and is currently working on an eight-part series for his Forbidden Darkness Chronicles.

Darrell Moody: Carson City’s Clint Vondrak finishes year as Triple A umpire

How time flies. It seemed like only yesterday that Clint Vondrak embarked on his professional umpiring career.

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Sara Reyes

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Douglas quarterback Hunter Hickey fires the ball to a Douglas receiver at North Valleys Friday night.

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Jon Laplante hands the ball off to Kyle Rudy Friday night against McQueen in Reno.

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Junior Chance Smith handles the ball for Carson Friday night at McQueen.

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Carson kicker Tanner Kalicki puts up one of his two successful first-half field goals Friday night against McQueen.

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Abel Carter tries to elude a pair of Lancer defenders Friday night at McQueen.

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Jon Laplante hands the ball off to Kyle Rudy Friday night against McQueen in Reno.

Carson High snaps 2-game skid at McQueen

RENO – On a night when Carson High’s offense finally found the end zone after 10 quarters, it was the Senators’ defense that was the big news.

Friday, September 15

Carson High Notebook: Kalicki shows his strength

RENO — Carson football coach Blair Roman raved about the strength of Tanner Kalicki’s leg before the season started.

Prep Football: Douglas High wins, Dayton High loses

RENO — Hunter Hickey scored his third touchdown of the night with 1:37 left to lift the Douglas Tigers to a 30-24 win against North Valleys in Reno.

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The huge aluminum eagle sculpture sits in the Road and Highway Builders equipment yard awaiting its installation at the south end of the Carson Bypass.

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Program Coordinator Matt Sampson plays scrabble with club members at

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Local attorney Ryan Russell intends to replace Judge John Tatro as Carson City Justice of the Peace/Municipal Court Judge Department 2.

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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Nevada's Asauni Rufus was flagged for targeting and was disqualified from the game in the first half.

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Senior Julio Loera heads the ball towards the Reed goal Saturday at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex. The Senators won the game 3-1.

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Senior Efren Ramirez works the ball past a Reed defender Saturday at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

Obituary: Edwin A “Jack” Lake

Jack passed away September 13, 2017 at home with his two daughters by his side.

Cureton next man up for Nevada Wolf Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s quarterback carousel keeps spinning.

Roger Diez: Honest moment for Truex after Richmond race

Martin Truex Jr. had a bittersweet moment as he accepted the regular season champion’s trophy after Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Richmond.

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Fallon Youth Football's Bandits, in alphabetic order, Liam Barros, Trey Bradley, Daemian Bueno, Kasen Bullock, Carlos Carreon, Ashton Clark, Gauge Conner, Kaden Detomasi, Logan Gentry, Vincent Fasthorse, Cooper Gubler, Bartell Hammon, Owen Holcomb, Erik Johnston, Alijah Juarez, Mason Llamas, Richard Porter, Camden Richardson, Ryder Segura, Tristan Shear, Isaac Therres and Landon Werle.

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The FYFL Freshman team includes, in alphabetic order, Lonnie Adams, Urian Anaya, Nathanial Bianchi, Iyowazzi Blindman, Jesse Grace, Ryan Judd, Shane Hunt, Dru MacKay, Quinten Moncrief, Edward Muise, Garrett Rasmussen, Joseph Robinson, Michael Robinson, Kameron Shear, Andrew Shults, Jackson Smotherman, Zane Souza, Thomas Wafler, Gary Walker and Isaiah White.

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The Fallon Youth Football League Mavericks, in alphabetic order, Thomas Ames, William Brady, Bradley Cabral, Gage Christiano, Rylan Clark, Jace Conner, Avery DeAloia, Travis Dorman, Arad Duenas, Caleb Edgmon, Javier Garcia, Jesse Gerber, Dierks Hammon, Reese Hammond, Matthew Harral, James Lofthouse, Lincoln Neumann, Maxton Richardson, Kelten Rowland, Drake Rowlett, Rio Segura, Wesley Thompson, Virece Walker and Kenyon Wilson.

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Fallon Youth Football's Renegades, in alphabetic order, Zack Adams, Manuel Barros, Mason Blakemore, Wyatt Dixon, Adien Gilmore, Leopold Gomes, Garret Helton, Devin Herrion, Jordan Leland, Ryder Letourneau, Kolby McFadden, Ryder McNabb, Carson Melendy, Barry Mitchell, Caleb Moss, Landin Roman, Ashton Simar, Dustin Stritenberger, Jayden Stuve, Carlos Valenzuela, Jasmine Werle, Kayden White and Bransyn Wright.

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Rylee Ott, 34, defends a pass from Lowry's Victoria Tirado during Fallon's match against the Lady Buckaroos.

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Sierra Hickox kicks the ball toward the Fernley goal during Fallon's Tuesday home match.

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Mayla Dahl and Fernley's Kayla Mariani race for the ball at the Edward Arciniega Athletics Complex soccer field.

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Aspen Mori holds off a Fernley player as she prepares to kick the ball into play.

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Fallon's Sean McCormick tries to stay inbounds in Friday's game against Truckee.

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Fallon's Gabe Hardy pressures Truckee quarterback Marcus Bellon.

Fallon boys tennis wins on the road

The Greenwave boys tennis team won its second match of the season, cruising past North Tahoe, 11-3, on Tuesday at the lake.

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Fallon's Dionisio Lopez races the ball ahead of one of Lowry's players.

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Caden Bowman dribbles the ball around Lowry's defender during the Greenwave's Wednesday match.

Greenwave soccer continues to grow

The Greenwave soccer team claimed its second victory of the season Tuesday, defeating the Fernley Vaqueros 3-2.

With marque win, Fallon turns focus to winless Wooster

After nabbing a signature win over Truckee last week, the Greenwave football team faces a team still searching for its first win.

Donna Pressey

Donna Pressey, 91, died September 11, 2017, following a courageous battle with cancer. Donna was born June 13, 1926, in St. Ignatius, Montana to Donavan and Gladys (Gilbert) Irwin.

Judith Ann Babb

Judith Ann Babb, age 73, of Gardnerville died on September 10, 2017, at Brookdale Gardnerville Assisted Living Memory Care.

Charles M. Drown

Charles “Chuck” M. Drown passed away quietly at his home on September 3, 2017 at the age of 89, having been well cared for by his children over the past few years.

Thursday, September 14

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Carson sophomore Becca Trejo reaches for a shot against her Galena opponent Brooke Galloway Thursday at CHS.

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Nevada Supreme Court Justice Lidia Stiglich presents Judge John Tatro with the Outstanding Achievement in Judicial Education award.

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong discusses marijuana during a public forum Thursday night at the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Prep Roundup: Carson High stretches volleyball streak to 3

RENO — Carson High’s volleyball team won its third consecutive match, knocking off North Valleys 25-13, 25-11 and 25-17, Thursday in a 4A crossover match.

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The historic Glenbrook locomotive was built in 1875 to haul lumber from the mills at Lake Tahoe.

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Nevada Indian Commission Executive Director Sherry Rupert talks about the history of the Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association honored the Stewart Indian School Father’s Day Powwow Wednesday night as the Best Cultural Heritage Experience in the country during it’s 2016-2017 awards ceremony in Wisconsin. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Dancers compete at the Stewart Indian School Father's Day Powwow at in June 2017. The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association honored the Stewart Indian School Father’s Day Powwow Wednesday night as the Best Cultural Heritage Experience in the country during it’s 2016-2017 awards ceremony in Wisconsin. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

Joe Santoro: Norvell mystery wrapped up in an enigma

The first two-plus weeks of the Jay Norvell era have been, well, interesting. Norvell’s performance so far as the Nevada Wolf Pack’s head football coach has been only slightly less confounding as the decision to hire him was last December.

Nevada Wolf Pack basketball on national TV early and often

RENO – The University of Nevada men’s basketball team will make a minimum of 26 national television appearances this season. Additional televised road games may be announced at a later date.

Dayton High faces tough task at Spring Creek

The 3A schedule doesn’t get any easier for the Dayton Dust Devils, who travel to Elko today (7 p.m.) to take on the Spring Creek Spartans.

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Cooperative Extension is offering Business Strategies for Nevada Agriculture Producers on Sept. 20. The workshop will cover how to identify risks, ways to reduce risk, and ways to improve agricultural businesses.

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The new Virginia Street bridge, completed last April.

Fallon Lady Wave soccer defeats Fernley Lady Vaqueros 1-0

It was a rough match that made the coaches nervous for how close it was, but the Lady Wave soccer team claimed a 1-0 victory, Tuesday, against Fernley’s Lady Vaqueros.

The teams of Fallon Youth Football

Bandits: BYE; Mavericks: Fallon 32, McQueen 0; Renegades: Fallon 13, McQheen 0; Freshman: Fallon 0, DR 25 The JV and Varsity team’s results and photos will appear in Wednesday’s LVN.

Retirement looms for Fallon’s Mauga

Josh Mauga isn’t afraid to admit his time in the NFL could be over.

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Doris Poindexter, Highland Village of Fallon resident and volunteer, says of growing older and living life, "We think we’re not capable; we have to think better of ourselves.”

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Northside Early Learning Center students have fun with botany last spring. The last CCSD board meeting dicussed FOSS (Full Option Science System) kits which cover different science areas including soil, earth and life.

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Avery Hudak, left, won the Carson City Kiwanis Club's Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day 5K last year and will return for this year's event Saturday. The event raises money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and a local scholarship.

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Iliana Avila, 8, is a Carson City local diagnosed with a brain tumor and the community is coming together to support the family.

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The 16,755-acre Tungsten Fire east of Fallon was contained earlier this week.

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Oasis kindergarteners on their "practice day" recently.

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Blair Crimmins & The Hookers play in Fallon on Sept. 23.

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An excavator works on the final stretch of "The Big Dig" east of Fallon in May.

Gary Edward Broyles

Gary Edward Broyles, 65, passed away Monday, September 11th at home. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home. 775-882-2644

Wednesday, September 13

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Senior fullback Christian Martinez defends against Hug Wednesday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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Carson goalie Jose Rodriguez makes a sliding save against Hug Wednesday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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Senator Angel Gonzalez takes a sliding shot on goal against Hug Wednesday at Carson High.

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Sophomore Cesar Medina pushes the ball downfield against a Hug defender Wednesday night.

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Striker Angel Gonzalez takes a shot on goal against Hug Wednesday night at CHS.

Prep Roundup: Carson High boys soccer downs Hug

It was a frustrating first half for the Carson High boys soccer team Wednesday.

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Ulimited Class racer 'Strega' takes off to qualify.

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The Unlimited Class racer 'Voodoo' takes off to qualify.

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The Texas Flying Legends practicing for their daily performance on Wednesday at the Reno Air Races.

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Naval Air Station Fallon will provide five different aircraft for Saturday’s static display of military aircraft at the National Championship Air Races in Reno.

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Sempervivum hens and chicks

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Delosperma cooperi, hardy ice plant.

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Hens and chicks, Sempervivum tectorum

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Beloved by bees, the Autumn Joy sedum boasts pink blooms at this time of year.

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Burgundy Autumn Joy, pictured, is unusual to see.

Leona M. Hardy

Leona M. Hardy - Walton’s Funeral Home in Carson City, Nevada86, of Carson City , passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funeral Home.

Alice M. Lamb

Alice was born in Greece, where she worked as an airline stewardess for TWA Airlines. That is when she met and married her husband, Lawrence (Larry) Lamb, an American soldier and Pearl Harbor Survivor. After making their home in the United States, Alice was eager to become an American citizen, and also proudly served as a military officer’s wife for many years.

Carson High athletics alumni notebook for Sept. 14, 2017

VOLLEYBALL Jaycie Roberts, Niagara University: Has played in all 32 sets thus far, and ranks second on the team in kills with 68 (0.96 percentage) and is second on the team in digs (99).

Carson High center Brandon Macias comfortable in middle

Brandon Macias is soft spoken. There are times you have to lean forward to hear the 230-pound senior.

Susan Patricia Laney

Susan Patricia Laney, 49 of Gardnerville passed away on September 12, 2017, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

Loretta Sue James

Loretta Sue James left us on August 24, 2017 after a five month battle with cancer.

Wilfred W. McDonald

Wilfred W. McDonald, 82, of Dresslerville passed away on September 9, 2017. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley. 775-882-4965.

Gale Arthur Lundeen

Gale Lundeen died peacefully in his home on July 18, 2017 in Carson City, NV at age 72, after a valiant battle with his failing health.

Elaine Louise Mickelson

Elaine Louise Mickeson of Carson City, Nevada, passed away on September 11, 2017 following a lengthy illness

Tuesday, September 12

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Stefanie Schmidt bumps the ball to the front line in a game against Hug on Tuesday.

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Ku'ulei Haupu bumps the ball while kneeling on the court in a game against Hug on Tuesday.

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Karen Beglin eyes her tee shot on the sixth hole at Eagle Valley Golf Course on Tuesday.

Carson High volleyball team sweeps Hug

Ku’ulei Haupu made her season debut a good one.

Prep roundup: Beglins lead Carson High golf to 2nd place

Karen Beglin carded a 1-under-par 71 to lead Carson High’s golf team to a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon at the weekly Sierra League tournament at Eagle Valley-East.

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Grandma Hatties will be closing its doors for good at 3p.m. today.

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Carson High School student Carlos Torres creates a paper fish at an origami table during lunch period.

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The Carson High School orchestra performs during the school's lunch break on Monday.

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Carson High School junior Sy'Johnniqa Moore pledged to unplug from her phone for the week.

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James Glaser, retired Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force.

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Naval Air Station Fallon will provide five different aircraft for Saturday’s static display of military aircraft at the National Championship Air Races in Reno.

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Naval Air Station Fallon spokesman Zip Upham, right, gives an overview of the base’s history to, from left, to Tony Longoteta, chief operating officer of the Reno Air Racing Association; Joey Scolari, RARA director; and Robert Perea of the Fernley Repotrer at a media-day event.

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From left: Sheriff Lester Smith, Russian Louie and Chief of Police Howard Hoffman.

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Dianne Cripe and “Leap” by artist Lawrence Argent; aluminum, glass, urethane; at Sacramento International Airport, 2011.

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Beef bone broth by David Theiss

Carson High football changes starting QB

The Carson Senators have a new starting quarterback.

Robert Hoyt Williams

Bob was born in Weymouth, MA. and came to this area in 1964. He worked in construction for many years, building “Our Lady of Tahoe” Catholic church, The Minden Town park Gazebo, the largest single family residence at Lake Tahoe at the time, as well as many other projects. He was also a US Marine, Boy Scout Leader, Douglas County Building Inspector and Deputy Sheriff and a small business owner.

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Carson Tahoe Health’s Women and Children’s Center won honors from March of Dimes for achieving outstanding birthing outcomes.

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The choir under the direction of Tom Fleming perform two selections including the National Anthem.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval gave the keynote address on the importance of remembering 9/11.

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Army Staff Sgt. John Schoenmeir places a rose on the city’s 9/11 memorial.

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Fallon City Council members Bob Erickson, left, Kelly Frost and James Richardson place a wreath in front of the 9/11 memorial.

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The American Legion ceremonial team waits to perform a 21-guns salute. From left are Stuart Cook, Garrison Hardesty with his son Gannon, and Lance McNeil.

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Fallon Churchill and the Navy’s Federal Fire Departments were among the first responders attending the ceremony.

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Chaplain Steve Miller of Victory Baptist Church and Brennan Behimer, Parkside Bible Fellowship, deliver the invocation and benediction, respectively.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford gives the chronology of terror that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.

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The Churchill County High School Junior ROTC honor guard includes, from left, Petty Officer 1st Class Natalie Carrero. Company Master Chief Fallon Hughes, Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Elder and Petty Officer 1st Class Jade Beland.

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Churchill County High School alum Garrett Kalt phoned in to to the last commission meeting to give an update on how the first LEAD Green Leadership Summit held in August went, with the county’s support.

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The Churchill Community Coalition, New Frontier Treatment Center, Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention and other local organizations teamed up to create the meaningful and inspiring event that drew about 75 attendees.

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Manpower's tent participated in the day's SPAM cook-off in honor of Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month (SPAM).

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Reverend Dawn Blendell from Epworth United Methodist Church speaks during the event ceremony.

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Different colored beads are offered to symbolize a person's relationship to suicide; silver is for one who has lost a service member to suicide; green is for someone who is struggling, purple is for having lost a relative or friend, red is for a lost spouse or partner, teal is for one who has a loved one who is struggling, orange is for a lost sibling, white is for a lost child, gold is for a lost parent.

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Supporters support each other Saturday at the annual Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope event in Laura Mills Park.

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Organizers unveil a new monument at the park supported by the city of Fallon and Mayor Ken Tedford as well as the Churchill Arts Council.

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Rich Evans tears down the track at Rattlesnake Raceway.

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Stephen Cook, 25, and Jesse James, 53, race for placement in a Mod Mini heat race.

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Ashby Trotter serves the ball during Thursday's Lady Wave home tennis match.

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Brynlee Shults and Brooklynn Whitaker prepare for another set during a doubles match against Sparks.

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Nicole Klein returns the ball during a doubles match against the Sparks Lady Railroaders.

Rattlesnake Raceway remembers 9-11

In honor of the anniversary of the 9-11-2001 terrorist attacks, Rattlesnake Raceway dedicated Saturday’s races to all those effected by the attacks.

Race for the green and white

Two members of the Greenwave Cross-Country team finished in the top 20 of the Nature’s Bakery Nevada Twilight Classic in Reno on Sept. 1.

Incline escapes past Fallon

Two wins were the difference in the Greenwave boys tennis team capturing its first match of the season last Tuesday.

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Karlee Hitchcock slams the ball over the net during the Lady Wave's match against Spring Creek.

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Lorynn Fagg prepares a serve during the Lady Wave's Saturday home match.

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Karlee Hitchcock, left, and Gracy Lisanti leap to block the ball during Fallon's match against Spring Creek.

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Macie Anderson, 14, hits the ball over the net as Elko goes for a block.

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Fallon's Brenden Larsen intercepts a Truckee pass on Friday.

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Fallon lineman Ben Dooley fends off two Truckee defenders in Fallon's win on Friday.

Thunder & lightning rolls

Unexpected rain in the Lahontan Valley Friday night didn’t dampen Fallon’s Northern 3A football game with visiting Truckee.

Fight from across the state

The Lady Wave continued to grow last week, winning against Spring Creek in three sets before losing to Elko in three.

Ronald Lawrence Hanson

Ronald Lawrence Hanson, 68 of Carson City, passed away on September 8, 2017, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

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“The Boy that Nevada Killed” by Reno author Janice Oberding.

Marilyn Joanne Presher

Marilyn Joanne Presher, 84 of Carson City, passed away on September 8, 2017, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

Dorothy Marie Porter

Dorothy Marie Porter, 77 of Carson City, passed away on September 10, 2017, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

Elaine L. Mickelson

Elaine L. Mickelson, 80, died September 11, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Kimberly Ann Dang

Kimberly Ann Dang, age 59 of Carson City, passed away September 6, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Premier Funeral Services, Salt Lake City, UT

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McCartney Kelly

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Darrell Moody: Hard to be a coach these days

I’ve been around high school athletics for more years than I’d care to admit. I’ve grown weary of parents who live through the athletic exploits of their kids.

Monday, September 11

Repairs to fix seating problems at Reno stadium delayed

RENO (AP) — The University of Nevada, Reno did not finish mending the stadium wheelchair seating problems that were scheduled to be completed before the first football home game.

Joe Santoro: Tough to ‘Grit’ Pack so far

Jay Norvell promised to usher in a new era of Nevada Wolf Pack football. We had no idea this is what he meant.

Mrs. Meredith Robinson (née Ernst)

Mrs. Meredith Robinson (née Ernst), passed away on Friday, August 25th, 2017 at the age of 68. Merrie was born to parents Jack and Patricia Ernst in Fallon. She was a fifth generation Fallonite.

Joseph Alfred Facha

Joseph Alfred Facha, life long resident of Fallon, died after a very short illness at his sister’s home.

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The sacrifices of those given on 9/11 can never be forgotten.

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Jakki Ford will sing with the Mile High Jazz Band on Sept. 12.

Remmey A. Brown

Remmey A. Brown, 89, died September 8, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Saturday, September 9

Toledo spoils Nevada Wolf Pack coach Jay Norvell’s home debut

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team continues to sputter down the highway.

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Drum Major Tobias Arreola directs the Carson High Band during practice Wednesday at CHS.

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Part of the brass section belts out a tune during CHS Band practice Wednesday afternoon.

Prep Roundup: Carson High boys’ soccer tops Reed

The Carson High boys soccer team is back at full strength, and that is bad news for the rest of the Northern Nevada 4A.

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Teachers and students pulling the plug on technology this upcoming week.

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Fun times at CHS with Board Games during lunch

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Senior in the Spotlight Constance Chan

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CHS Robotics Team assists with Hurricane Harvey

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CHS students having fun with board games at lunch time

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Carson Unplugged

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Adan Nunez-Soto

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Athletes of the Week Abel Carter and Karen Beglin.

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PHS results on the physical safety questions for the SEL Survey.

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Kaylee V., PHS student, and Rey Sarmiento, PHS teacher and student mentor.

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Alexander, PHS student, and Rey Sarmiento, PHS teacher and mentor advisor.

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Interns working at One Drop Farm in Maine. The farm’s owner, Andrew Mefferd, will be the featured speaker at a hold hoop house production workshop in October. Courtesy Andrew Mefferd

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Piccolo player Grace Priest, right, and other members of the Boulder City High School marching band, wait for the start of a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate-11/Boulder City Bypass project near Boulder City, Monday, April 6, 2015. The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

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Gov. Brian Sandoval, left, and Tina Quigley, Regional Transportation Commission general manager, sign a box culvert that will be used in the Interstate 11/Boulder City Bypass project during a groundbreaking ceremony near Boulder City, Monday, April 6, 2015. The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

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National Park Service rangers sign a box culvert that will be used in the Interstate 11/Boulder City Bypass project during a groundbreaking ceremony near Boulder City Monday, April 6, 2015. The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

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Governor Brian Sandoval, center, speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate 11/Boulder City Bypass project near Boulder City Monday, April 6, 2015. The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

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From left, Dennis Bargman of the Inliners International; Bill Ramsden of Packards International and also Host of Friendship Day; Al Abrahamson of the Horseless Carriage Club of Nevada; Barry Simcoe, President of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum; Dan Thielen, Director of the Nevada State Railroad Museum; Adam Michalski, Curator of Education of the Nevada State Railroad Museum and Gary Butrick of the AACA giving Barry Simcoe the check.

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Dayton's Seth Anderson carries during Friday's game against Sparks.

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The Dayton defense brings down a Sparks running back during Friday's game.

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Dayton quarterback Carson Keith attempts to escape the Sparks defense during Friday's game.

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Dayton’s Jeff Walker hauls in a 39-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Keith during the first half Friday.

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Dayton’s Jeff Walker hauls in a 39-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Keith during the first half Friday.

Friday, September 8

Tale of Two Cities for Dayton in loss

It was a Tale of Two Cities at Dayton High School on Friday night.

Carson High notebook: Laplante making push to be starting QB

SPARKS – It’s been an interesting summer and early fall for Carson sophomore quarterback Jon Laplante.

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Volunteers with the Friends of the Carson City Library prepare packets for a new Books For Babies program. All newborn babies at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center receive the bags, including a book, bib, onesie and voucher for a library card in an effort to encourage early literacy. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Kim Thomas reads to her 5-month-old son Javon at the Browsers Corner Book Store in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. The Friends of the Carson City Library have launched a new Books For Babies program providing a gift bag to all newborn babies at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center in an effort to encourage early literacy. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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The Friends of the Carson City Library have launched a new Books For Babies program providing a gift bag to all newborn babies at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center in an effort to encourage early literacy. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

Francesco (Frank) DiMartino

Francesco (Frank) DiMartino was born October 24, 1962 and unexpectedly passed away in the year of Our Lord September 5, 2017.

Irene Scaramelli Beythan

A sweet smile and twinkling eyes have left our view. Irene Beythan, 93, passed peacefully into eternal rest on September 2, 2017, in Carson City, Nevada. Her loving husband Clem was at her side. They were married July 30, 1955, in

Anton (Anthony) Zemp

Born in Switzerland to Fridolin and Katharina Zemp, the middle child of a family of nine, Anthony always considered himself a “Farmer’s Boy” since he was born and raised on a farm,

Cheryl G. Windisch

Cheryl G. Windisch, 73, died September 7, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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Fallon constructed a memorial to 911 several years after the tragedy.

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A monument was dedicated in 2010 to honor local men and women killed in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

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A rose is placed next to a person's on his or her birthday at one of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum's reflective pools.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford said history cannot be forgotten when remembering 9/11.

Scott Michael Tyzbir

Scott Michael Tyzbir was born December 7, 1964 in Reno, NV and passed away in Carson City, NV on August 30, 2017 surrounded by his family

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Victory Baptist Church is hosting a special area “First Responder Appreciation Day" Sunday 10 a.m.-noon at the church off Reno HIghway heading west.

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Fallon Police Officer Kurt Itskin, left, and Victory Baptist Church Pastor and Fallon Police Chaplain Steve Miller.

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Third Coast Percussion will open the 2017-18 Performing Arts Series season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Nightingale Concert Hall in the University of Nevada, Reno’s Church Fine Arts building.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

Thursday, September 7

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Reno's Taylor Clarke sailed along for three innings Thursday before giving up three runs in the fourth inning against El Paso.

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Reno first baseman Christian Walker crosses home after hitting a solo homer in the bottom of the fourth inning Thursday against El Paso.

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Junior Shae DeJoseph hits past a Reed player Thursday night at CHS.

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Senior Natalie Anderson serves for the Senators against Reed Thursday evening at Tom Andreasen Court.

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Abigail Pradere serves for the Senators against Reed Thursday night at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

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Senators Stefanie Schmidt (left) and Shae DeJoseph attempt to block a Reed hit Thursday at Carson High.

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Carson's Jared Barnard serves to his North Valleys opponent Thursday at CHS.

Passing fancy: Carson High volleyball sweeps Reed

A funny thing happened Wednesday afternoon in Carson City. The Carson High volleyball team learned how to pass.

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2004, file photo, an evaporation pond holds contaminated fluid and sediment at the former Anaconda copper mine near Yerington, Nev. Nevada wants to back out of an agreement with U.S. regulators to designate the toxic mine as a priority Superfund site, a move critics say could ultimately leave state taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of millions dollars in cleanup costs at the abandoned World War II-era copper mine near Yerington, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Debra Reid, File)

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The Ormsby House has a buyer.

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Carson City is focusing on weed abatement.

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Weed abatement takes a great deal of effort in Carson City.

Prep Roundup: Energetic Dayton High football takes on Sparks

DAYTON — Pat Squires, Dayton football coach, shouldn’t need much to motivate his team this week for two reasons.

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Carson City Animal Shelter Director, Art Westbrook, talks about the spay and neuter clinic Wednesday.

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Art Westbrook, Carson City Animal Shelter Director, speaks about spay and neuter clinic policies in the prep room at the shelter Wednesday.

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Sept. 11-15 is unplug week at Carson High School, when students and staff are encouraged to disconnect from technology.

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Carson City School District’s five standards of Social Emotional Learning.

Holy Toledo: Tough schedule continues for Nevada Wolf Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s football schedule isn’t getting any easier this week.

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NIAA Assistant Director Donnie Nelson was named the Greenwave Hall of Fame's keynote speaker for the inaugural dinner on Oct. 7.

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Bryan Duenas, right, takes possession of the ball against North Tahoe.

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Bryan Ugalde, right, spars against a North Tahoe player for possession of the ball.

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Allison Lister shoots her ball down the course during a two-day tournament in Elko and Spring Creek.

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Hannah Evans tees off at the Ruby View Golf Course in Elko.

NIAA assistant director tabbed as HOF keynote speaker

In his 19-and-a-half-year career, Donnie Nelson has seen the landscape of high school athletics change immensely in the Silver State.

Boys soccer grows in back-to-back matches

The Greenwave soccer team suffered two losses this week against the Dayton Dust Devils and the North Tahoe Lakers.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval attended Cyrq Patua Solar's grand opening in Hazen and praised Churchill County for being a leader in renewable energy.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval, Cyrq Energy CEO Nick Goodman, Churchill County Commissioners Pete Olsen and Bus Scharmann, County Manager Eleanor Lockwood, Mayor Ken Tedford, Fallon Chamber of Commerce Director Lucy Carnahan, and represenatives from Cyrq, Hunt Electric and the Nevada Department of Energy, were among those who participated in Cyrq Patua Solar's ribbon cutting.

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Cyrq Patua's adjacent solar and geothermal plants in Hazen sits on acres and acres of 100-percent renewable energy, with the new solar portion's production 100-percent sold to a California market.

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Samantha Hines kicks the ball back into play at the CCHS field.

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Sierra Hicox winds up to kick the ball back to Fallon's side during the Lady Wave's match against North Tahoe.

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Alexis Jarrett, right, faces off against a North Tahoe player for possession of the ball.

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Reid Clyburn, left, races down the field as Nick Delgado holds off Fernley's defense.

New talent for Lady Wave golf

The Lady Wave golf team is coming back strong this year, with five new golfers and a number of returning members from last year.

Injuries don’t slow down the Lady Greenwave

The Lady Wave soccer team had mixed results this week, winning in Dayton but losing to North Tahoe.

Fallon welcomes resurgent Truckee in league showdown

Inexperience got the best of the Greenwave football team but the players responded better than ever in practice this week. The response was just in time for a pivotal conference game against of the league’s best.

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Cannon painted Rebel Red

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Cannon painted Wolf Pack Blue

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Michon R. Eben, RSIC Tribal Historic Preservation Office/Cultural Resource Manager, returned the nine baskets from the Placer County Museum in Auburn, Calif.

Paul Raymond Boyer

Paul Raymond Boyer, 76, of Carson City, passed away Wednesday, August 30th at home. Arrangements are in the trusted care Fitzhenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home. 775-882-2644

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Jason Guinasso

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Ken Curtzwiler carries a flag and plaque in rememberance of his daughter SFC Miranda McElhiney during the IHOP Memorial Run/Walk Wednesday morning.

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Commander of the Nevada Army Guard, Brigadier General Michael Hanifan speaks to participants of the IHOP Memorial Run/Walk Wednesday before the start of the event.

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Walkers leave the IHOP parking lot Wednesday in Carson City.

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Nevada Army guardsman Jeremiah Mock walks with full gear on Wednesday during the IHOP Memorial Run/Walk in Carson City.

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Runners and walkers gather in the parking lot of the IHOP in Carson City Wednesday.

Arthur Henry Moran

“There is a land of the living, and a land of the dead; and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.” — Thornton Wilder