Stories for February 2018

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Wednesday, February 28

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Sara Knight will present an exhibit on her Girl Scout Gold Award project Saturday.

Lawrence Sherlock Jr.

Lawrence Sherlock Jr., age 82, of Carson City, NV passed away on February 25, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home.

Vernon Lee Spaulding

Vernon Lee Spaulding - 78, of Gardnerville, Nevada passed away on February 25, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Final arrangements entrusted to Walton’s Funerals & Cremations Gardnerville, Nevada.

Arlene D. Turner

Arlene D. Turner, 76, died February 26, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Alexander F. Tolgyessy

Alexander F. Tolgyessy, 88, died February 27, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Raymond A Henkensiefken

Raymond A Henkensiefken, 62 of Carson City passed away on February 20, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

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Thanks to the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, Carson Tahoe is offering minimally-invasive general robotic surgeries for procedures such as ventral and inguinal hernias.

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Carson Tahoe staff smile near the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, the robotic surgery technology the hospital debuted in November.

Tuesday, February 27

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Nevada's Caleb Martin cuts down the net after their win over Colorado State for the Mountain West Championship in a NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

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Nevada's Cody Martin, left, leads a fast break against Colorado State in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

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The Pumas back from left: assistant coach Raul Rubio, Brandon Estrada, Ernesto Lamas, Lex Merrifield, Guillermo Perez, Efren Ramirez, Jr., Javier Vega, Osvaldo Gomez, Isael Lopez, Julio Loera, Angel Gonzalez, Coach Frank Martinez. Front from leftt: Ricky Gonzalez, Danny Manzo, Christian Martinez, Francisco 'Paco' Cazares, Adrian Torres, Raul Lopez, Milton Rubio, Ronnie Elliott.

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Eagle Valley Women's Golf Club is now accepting applications.

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A fresh coat of snow covers Jobs Peak on Tuesday morning. Heavenly Ski Resort reported 13 inches of new snow from Monday's storm.

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Julie 'Chuck U Norris' Alty and Stormi 'Teacup Tempest' Noll of the Carson Victory Rollers pose for a photo this past summer at Battle Born Harley-Davidson.

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Julia Alty and Crystal Blackeye practice Thursday at the Carson Community Center Gym.

Title won, Nevada Wolf Pack seeks revenge at UNLV

RENO — One day after wrapping up its second consecutive Mountain West regular-season championship, Nevada coach Eric Musselman pointed out it was time to get back to business.

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval with his wife Kathleen, 2016 Nevada Day parade.

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Jasmine Wong-Fortunato on flute and Mary Law on harp rehearse for the annual Salute to Young Musicians concert returning Sunday. Jasmine, an eighth grader at Carson Middle School, was recently accepted into the Nevada All-State Middle School Band, playing bassoon. She’ll perform a Minuet by Mozart at Sunday’s performance.

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Crispy tempeh bacon by Debra Garner

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Tempeh bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with Siracha mayo

Mountain West Notes: Nevada Wolf Pack close to perfection

Five losses by 21 points. That’s all that separates No. 21 Nevada (25-5, 14-2) from being 30-0 entering Wednesday’s game (8 p.m., CBS Sports Network) against in-state rival UNLV at Thomas & Mack.

Carson High wrestlers, basketball players get league honors

Three Carson High wrestlers — Kyle Rudy, David Remer and Jesse Case — were named to the Northern 4A regional first team.

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Pictured clockwise from top left are Taylor Radtke and Kendyl Rioux from Partnership Douglas County; Senator Heller’s Legislative Assistant Blair Bjellos; Meg Matta and Marco Erikson from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health; Shannon Webber and Steve Russell of the Churchill Community Coalition; Michelle Manzo, Kyla Fabian, Lesley Duenas, Jade Bauman and Emily Marshall from Students Taking On Prevention (STOP); and Kadie Zeller from the Churchill Community Coalition.

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Pictured from left are Coalition staff Kadie Zeller; STOP members Emily Marshall, Michelle Manzo and Kyla Fabian; Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto; STOP members Jade Bauman and Lesley Duenas; and Coalition staff Shannon Webber.

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Canada Connects panelists gathered Feb. 14 in Reno at Grand Sierra Resort. Panelists are, from left, Tom Ruth, president/CEO Edmonton International Airport; Mark F. Landers, CEO/president of SpecTIR in Reno; Jordan Cicoria, managing director of Alberta-based Aerium Analytics; and Mark D. Anderson, director, Nevada Industry Excellence. Nathan Strong, of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, moderated the discussion.

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Narrator Sharon Serenko reads a script honoring five servicemen Thursday as Patriot Guard members Roger Elliott, far left, and Sydney Malcolm stand at attention.

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Sgt. Josh Killinger, left, and Sgt. Jorge Wilson, soldiers in the Nevada Army National Guard, fold the U.S. flag 13 times, while narrator Sharon Serenko explains the symbolism of each step.

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Ray Ahrenholz, left, and Mary Sedgwick play “Taps” during a military ceremony for five servicemen.

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Fallon coach Anne Smith embraces senior Kaitlyn Hunter after she fouls out against Lowry.

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Head Coach Anne Smith rallies her squad towards the end of the game Saturday in Reno.

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Fallon's Lorynn Fagg receives her state medal from Bart Thompson, director of Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association.

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Senior Caitlyn Welch shoots a jumper Saturday in Reno.

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Madi Whitaker (23) blocks a Buckaroo player's shot during the first half of the state championship game Saturday in Reno.

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Leta and Leilani Otuafi share a moment after the Greenwave's win over Lowry Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.

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Senior Faith Cornmesser (30) battles past a Lowry player Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.

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Senior Faith Cornmesser (30) hauls down a rebound during the state championship game Saturday.

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The Fallon Lady Wave captured its second straight state championship on Saturday. Fallon players celebrated their 60-45 victory over the Lowry Buckaroos Saturday in Reno. For more coverage, see pages 9-13.

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Greenwave players rush center court at the final buzzer in Reno Saturday.

Lady Wave wins 2nd straight 3A state basketball title

RENO — Fallon girls’ basketball coach Anne Smith looked toward the stands after conducting one of many interviews after the Lady Wave’s championship win on Saturday for the 3A title.

Eleanor Francis Richmond

Eleanor Francis Richmond, age 91, born February 28, 1926 in Shadron, Nebraska, died January 17, 2018 at home in Carson City, Nevada with 2 of her children and 1 grandson at her side.

MaryAnn (Tresnit) Streeter Rodgers

MaryAnn (Tresnit) Streeter Rodgers passed away peacefully in her sleep at home Saturday, February 24, 2018.

William J. Pfeifer

William J. Pfeifer, born on March 23, 1942 in Eureka, South Dakota, passed away peacefully in Carson City, NV.

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Gordon Gagnon, vice president of Redco, shows the Chamber Leadership Institute students some of the rubber products made at his plant.

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Multi-ethnic group of people stand in line to cast their ballot in the November USA elections at a local polling station. Hispanic woman foreground. Other voters in line background. Ballot box.

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Coach Shane Quilling encourages his players Friday during the first game of a double-header with Galena.

Frances “Frankie” Clinton (Kennedy)

Frances “Frankie” Clinton (Kennedy), age 88, of Gabbs, NV, passed away on February 8, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Cremation Society of Idaho.

Robert “Bob” Pope

Robert “Bob” Pope passed away unexpectedly at his home in Fallon, Nevada on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

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Chef Charlie Abowd, owner of Cafe at Adele's, reflects on the past 40 years of being in the restaurant business.

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Charlie and Karen Abowd talk on Monday about their decision to sell Cafe at Adele's.

Dave Adams

Dave, mountain man, window and mirror cleaner, was born David Scott Adams in 1956, in Santa Monica, California, Dave was a mountain man at heart. From early on, Dave spent his days scouting the open lands and streams along the east side of the Sierra Nevada for coyote, trout, and wildlife. His passion for the outdoors was only rivaled by his fastidious attention to detail and the satisfaction he gained from window and mirror cleaning.

Monday, February 26

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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett talks to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Virginia won 66-37. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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After Nevada defeated CSU, Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman took off his shirt and ran to the sidelines.

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Nevada’s Jordan Caroline takes a shot during Sunday's game against Colorado State.

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The University of Nevada basketball program recognized three seniors from this year’s squad From left are Elijah Foster, Kendall Stephens and Hallice Cooke.

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A screenshot of a customer's trip overview using the Scoop carpooling app.

Nevada Wolf Pack aces first test of the season, says Joe Santoro

The pressure is off the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team. This great expectations season is now, officially, a success.

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Douglas County’s Lea Gifford competes in the 2017 Nevada Poetry Out Loud State Finals. Gifford, a senior at Douglas High School, is one of three returning poets in the state finals. Defending state champion Gabrielle Hunt of Yerington and Pershing County High’s Christopher Wilbur are also in the field.

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Narrator Sharon Serenko reads a script honoring five servicemen Thursday as Patriot Guard members Roger Elliott, far left, and Sydney Malcolm stand at attention.

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Sgt. Josh Killinger, left, and Sgt. Jorge Wilson, soldiers in the Nevada Army National Guard, fold the U.S. flag 13 times, while narrator Sharon Serenko explains the symbolism of each step.

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Ray Ahrenholz, left, and Mary Sedgwick play “Taps” during a military ceremony for five servicemen.

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Les R. Tewell

Leslie Raynerd Tewell was born in Elko, NV to John and Faye Hage Tewell. He graduated from Elko High School in 1973. After graduation he worked on ranches, lived in Sacramento, CA and Oregon.

Lorrell Byard

Lorrell Byard, 87, of Dayton, passed away on February 25, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Marvin C. Laqua

Marvin C. Laqua, 89 of Carson City, passed away on February 23, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

John W. Woodbridge

John W. Woodbridge, 60 of Carson City, passed away on February 22, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Shane M. Quilling

Shane M. Quilling, 53, died February 24, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

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Dan Oster, new owner of the Sunridge Golf Course, is asking the community what they think would a good addition to the course.

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Sunridge Golf Course is 362 acres with 4 miles of lake side land.

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A Pony Express poster advertises its services.

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Brian McLaughlin, right, and Jethro Compton discuss a movie project for the Pony Express during their stop in Fallon.

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Illustrated Map of Pony Express Route in 1860 by William Henry Jackson.

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One of the Pony Express stops in central Nevada was at Cold Springs Station east of Fallon.

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No longer standing, the Pony Express Station was near the location where rider Billy Tate was killed. This 1944 photograph was made possible by Joe Nardone.

Gloria L. Kenyon

Gloria L. Kenyon, 61, died February 25, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Lorraine Stevens

Lorraine Stevens, age 82, of Carson City, NV passed away on February 24, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

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Ben and John Ruppert have built galis dungal structures, like this one in Tahoe Vista, for several parks and museums around the Tahoe region.

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John (left) and Ben Ruppert (right) give a cultural presentation on the Washoe tribe at the Nevada Museum of Arts of Nov. 11, 2017.

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A galis dungal was completed outside the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau on Friday, Feb. 9. The traditional Washoe structure was vandalized overnight on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Gilbert (“Gilles”) Lagourgue

(Written by Gilles’s older brother, Sauveur, for the church of Hélette, Basque France, for a service on December 30, 2017).

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Nevada Wolf Pack falls in latest Associated Press Top 25 poll despite two wins last weeks

Virginia has firmed up its No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25, No. 3 Xavier has the program’s highest ranking and Villanova dropped to No. 4 after losing to Creighton.

Sunday, February 25

Wolf Pack notebook: Cody Martin fills up the stat sheet

RENO – Cody Martin has done a great job all season filling up the stat sheet, and Sunday afternoon he was at it again.

No. 20 Nevada Wolf Pack clinches at least a share of Mountain West regular season championship

RENO – Confetti was flying freely around Lawlor Events Center Sunday afternoon, and as expected, Nevada coach Eric Musselman was running around shirtless after the Wolf Pack won its second straight Mountain West Conference regular-season championship.

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Coach Anne Smith talks to the team.

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Fallon's Caitlyn Welch goes to the hoop.

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Kaitlyn Hunter drives to the basket during Saturday's NIAA state championship game.

Saturday, February 24

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Nevada guard Hallice Cooke shown against San Diego State earlier this season. Cooke is one of three Pack seniors playing their final home game on Sunday.

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Image from Puck Magazine, February 20, 1915, pp. 14-15

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Springtime in New Zealand, home of “Lord of the Rings.”

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Image from Puck Magazine, February 20, 1915, pp. 14-15

Nevada Wolf Pack looks to cut down the nets — again

RENO — Get the scissors ready. The 20th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack has a chance to clinch no worse than a share of its second consecutive Mountain West regular-season championship when it hosts Colorado State on Sunday (1 p.m., CBS Sports Network) at Lawlor Events Center.

Darrell Moody: Pack bids farewell to 3 seniors

Nevada basketball fans may get a double treat Sunday at Lawlor Events Center. Not only does 20th-ranked Nevada have an opportunity to clinch a share of its second-straight Mountain West regular-season title with a win over Colorado State, it also will honor seniors Elijah Foster, Hallice Cooke and Kendall Stephens.

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Chris Kay aka "The Traveling Troubadour" sings and plays his guitar in downtown Carson City on Tuesday.

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Musician and guitarist Chris Kay has nearly 20 guitars on display in his Carson City home.

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Musician and guitarist Chris Kay has nearly 20 guitars on display in his Carson City home.

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Chris Kay aka "The Traveling Troubadour" sings and plays his guitar in downtown Carson City on Tuesday.

Guitarist Chris Kay is surrounded by momentos from his musical career.

Guitarist Chris Kay is surrounded by momentos from his musical career.

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Carson City resident Chris Kay walks the downtown corridor while singing and playing his guitar on Tuesday.

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Carson City resident Chris Kay who calls himself the "Traveling Troubadour" sings and plays his guitar while strolling through downtown Carson City.

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Musician and guitarist Chris Kay has nearly 20 guitars on display in his Carson City home.

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Student of the Week Gabe Tatro

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Senior Mason Martin’s Bantam Altered

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Freshman Honors student Jacob Crossman acts as a tour guide for visiting eighth grade students.

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CHS Career & Technical Education Consultant Richard Kale

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Stanley ‘Pop’ Pochop Sr., a 71-year resident of Carson City, is turning 99 years old on Wednesday.

Fallon Lady Wave capture second state title

RENO — Over the past two years Fallon and Lowry developed such a tight bond that very few secrets remained between the two Northern 3A girls' basketball teams.

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Western Nevada College Electronics and Industrial Technology Professor Emily Howarth, a certified Siemens mechatronics instructor, is helping individuals in Northern Nevada launch and further their advanced manufacturing careers.

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Career & Technical Education Career Expo 2017 vendors and attendees. The 2018 Career Expo is Feb. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carson High School.

Friday, February 23

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Fallon's Leilani Otuafi led both teams in scoring with 18 points as the Lady Wave advanced to the state championship game.

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Fallon's Kaitlyn Hunter goes up against Virgin Valley in the first half on Friday at Reno High School.

Fallon rebounds from sluggish start, advances to title game

RENO — Winning another state title could be more difficult if Fallon has another rocky start like Friday’s opening win over Virgin Valley.

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Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, left, listens to Independent American Party of Nevada Chairman Joel Hansen before Bundy was scheduled to give the keynote address to the third-party's state convention at the Nugget hotel-casino, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Sparks, Nev. Bundy served 700 days in jail before a U.S. judge in Las Vegas threw out the criminal charges against him and others last month stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his ranch near Bunkerville in April 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

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Cliven Bundy, right, with John Wagner, outgoing chairman of the Independent American Party, addresses a convention of about 40 delegates at the Sparks Nugget on Friday night.

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Nevada Museum of Art Communications Director Amanda Horn with the Hans Meyer-Kassel book and Jack Bacon in Genoa on Feb. 6.

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Winter Aspens, an oil by Reta Hanks of Carson City.

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Winter Woods, a photograph by Fred Howland of Carson City.

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Fantasy Flowers, an acrylic by Ann Cameron of Carson City.

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

Claire L. Main

Claire L. Main, 95, died February 22, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Robert Arthur Grayson

On Sunday February 18, 2018, Robert A. Grayson passed away peacefully at his home. Born March 2, 1940, in Redlands, CA to John (Jack) and Helen Grayson.

Larry Hamann

Larry Hamann, 78 of Carson City, passed away on February 11, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Steven M. Brazeal

Steven was born on February 28, 1946 in Martinez, California.

Ruth Benischek

Ruth Benischek, 97, died February 20, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Audrey M. Silva

Audrey M. Silva, 78, died February 19, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Timothy Alan Tolman

Timothy Alan Tolman, of Fallon, NV, passed away peacefully in his sleep February 19, 2018 at the age of 72.

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With the goal of maintaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem, the Bureau of Land Management will be conducting controlled burns starting Friday in the Pine Nut Mountains.

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Almost 20,000 Lake Tahoe license plates have been issued. They cost $62 each with an annual renewal fee of $30.

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Supervisor Brad Bonkowski checks in for early voting with Deputy Clerk Beth Phelps Thursday at the County Courthouse.

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Elections Systems & Software's Margaret Dos Santos shows a new machine for voters that need to sit Thursday at the courthouse.

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Fire Chief Sean Slamon gives the Life Saving Award to Capt. Dan Albee during the End of the Year Awards banquet.

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The Carson City Fire Department

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Carson City Fire Deputy Chief Chris Vaughn introduces the Life Saving Award for firefighter Travis Boggs.

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A portrait doodle by Kaleb Temple.

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Kaleb Temple smiles amidst dozens of his doodles. The artist is bringing hundreds of his sketches to Carson City’s Comma Coffee in March.

Roxanne “Roxy” Marie Zaval

Roxanne “Roxy” Marie Zaval, age 26, passed away on February 15, 2018 in Hutto, Texas.

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Fallon veterinarians say dogs young and old should get a canine flu vaccine.

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Danny Tarkanian, a U.S. Senate candidate running against Dean Heller, discusses his viewpoints to the Fernley Republican Women.

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Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian spoke to the Fernley Republican Women on Tuesday at their monthly meeting. In front are Lorrie Olson, left, and Anita Trone. Back row are, from left, Tarkanian, Joy Connelly, Kim Bussey-Paxton and Peggy Gray.

Thursday, February 22

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Traffic on I-580 was diverted Thursday afternoon after a 35-vehicle crash stopped traffic in the Galena Creek Bridge area.

Joe Santoro: Pack lacked emotion: That’s all I got to say about that

The Nevada Wolf Pack treated Wednesday night’s game against woeful San Jose State at Lawlor Events Center like it would’ve rather stayed home and watched Olympic curling. No defense. No emotion. No passion. Cody and Caleb Martin, who normally play as if their shorts are on fire, seemed too bored to even shoot the ball.

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Master Sgt. Michael Clark, right, receives instruction from Maj. Robert Kolvet during a mock final shooting test for Nevada National Guard unit marshal applicants in December 2017 at a shooting range near Carson City, Nev. The Unit Marshal Program allows Guardsmen to carry their personally owned firearms concealed while on Nevada Guard property as a deterrent to active assailants and insider threats.

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The Otuafi family surrounds Fallon juniors and cousins Leilani and Leta Otuafi after last year's state championship win in Las Vegas.

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Hannah Evans tries to slap the ball from Truckee's Stephanie Randall.

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Fallon's Faith Cornmesser blocks McQueen's Kaila Spevak during a Lady Wave home game.

Otuafi cousins mix Polynesian way of life with basketball

On paper, they’re cousins. But to their family, they’re sisters.

Fallon needs the ‘6th Wave’

Anne Smith wants to send a message.

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A variety of items ranging from a wooden headboard used at the Lariat Motel, back, to an old black-and-white photograph of the Dry Gulch (front) will be silent auction items at this year’s “An Evening with the Arts.”

Lady Wave shoots for second state title

One year ago, the Lady Wave made history by bringing home their first state championship since joining the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association — this weekend they travel to Reno to defend that title.

Dodgeball tournament moved out a week

Domestic Violence Intervention, Inc.’s Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month dodgeball tournament has been rescheduled due to schedule conflicts with other events.

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Alex Ferreira, of the United States, reacts to his run during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Nico Porteous, of New Zealand, jumps during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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A fan of David Wise, of the United States, watches during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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David Wise, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates after the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates with his wife, Alexandra, and their children, 3-year-old Malachi, left, and 6-year-old Nayeli, after the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Hallice Cooke of Nevada releases a low pass to a teammate under the basket Wednesday against San Jose State.

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The ball scoots by the San Jose State defense and Nevada’s Josh Hall (33) during Wednesday's game.

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Wolf Pack forward Caleb Martin takes a shot over San Jose State’s Ryan Welage during the second half Wednesday.

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Kendall Stephens of Nevada launches a 3-pointer from the corner as the Spartans’ Keith Fisher tries to block the shot Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 21

Nevada Wolf Pack takes care of San Jose State

RENO — When Nevada moves the ball well, the result is a lot of open shots, and if you give Kendall Stephens an open look, you’ll be sorry. Stephens, the transfer from Purdue, poured in a career-high 30 points thanks to a career-tying seven 3-pointers, to spark the 20th-ranked Wolf Pack to an 80-67 win over last-place San Jose State on Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center.

Nevada Wolf Pack Notebook: Cooke making the most of final weeks

RENO — Senior Hallice Cooke is in the final few weeks of his college basketball career, and he’s determined to make the time count.

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Shooting instructor Frankie McRae demonstrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a bump stock at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C., on Oct. 4.

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Paul Inchauspe

On February 9th, 2018 Nevada’s ranching community lost one of its oldest and most resilient members. Paul Inchauspe passed away in his home at Silver Creek Ranch at the age of 92.

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Empire Ranch Golf Course is seen in this file photo.

Ann E. Mattis Johnson

Ann E .Mattis Johnson, 81 yrs old, passed away peacefully in Reno, NV on February 6th, 2018 surrounded by several family members. She was a long time resident of both Fallon and Hawthorne, NV.

Joe W. Hammon

Joe W. Hammon, age 92, of Carson City, Nevada passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018. Joe was born December 2, 1925 in Wickenburg, Arizona.

Bonnie D. Prioste

Bonnie D. Prioste, 88, died February 20, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Waine Helen Wood

Waine Helen Wood, 70, died February 20, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Tuesday, February 20

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew is scheduled for surgery Wednesday.

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Josh Hall takes a fadeaway jumper for Nevada recently against Fresno State.

Conference title within Nevada Wolf Pack’s grasp

RENO — The first to-do on Nevada’s basketball checklist is to win the Mountain West regular-season title. The 20th-ranked Wolf Pack (23-5, 12-2) can actually make that happen this week with home wins over San Jose State on Wednesday (7 p.m., ESPN3) and Colorado State on Sunday (1 p.m.).

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A replica of the Silla Crown, presented to the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine in 1974, is one of a number of Korean-related items going on display in the Nevada Stories Gallery of the Nevada State Museum starting Feb. 21 in honor of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Roxanne Spring, chair of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada board of directors, far left, Phil Wright, Katie Leao, executive director of the Club, and Penny Wright, far right, join members of the Club’s Carson Valley Clubhouse, celebrating the Wright’s recent donation to the organization.

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Little Faith, a Los Angeles Gospel collective, will perform at 7 p.m. March 9 at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

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Cellist Stephen Framil will perform as guest soloist with the Carson City Symphony on Sunday. Reservations for the post-concert reception at The Union are due by Friday.

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Authorities look over the wreckage of a plane crash on Monday.

Community sports: Basketball clinic Saturday at Carson High

Capital City Hoops is putting on Saturday skill sessions starting Saturday at 10 a.m. at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

Mountain West Notebook: Nevada Wolf Pack’s Drew to have surgery

Lindsey Drew, who ruptured his Achilles in the win over Boise State, is scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Wayne (Skip) Jackson

Wayne (Skip) Jackson was born to Archie Andrew Jackson and Essie Collins Jackson on June 19, 1931, in Ok. And died Jan. 16, 2018 at the age of 86, in Lake Havasu Az. where he lived.

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Fallon's Elijah Jackson shoots a basket past Spring Creek's Jake Oliphant during regionals.

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Fallon's Madi Whitaker dodges around the Lowry defense during the regional championship.

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Fallon's Alexis Jarrett launches the ball for a layup during the regional championship.

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Fallon's Caitlyn Welch jumps to shoot a basket during the Wave's semifinal match against Elko.

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Second graders from E.C. Best School in Fallon act out scenes while learning science concepts at a science theater program held in January.

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Friends and families attend Banner Churchill Community Hospital for the annual Ladies Night Out on Thursday, to shop for clothing, jewelry and more.

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Retired Navy Capt. Wenceslao, left, and Retired Capt. Robert Kerman present an award to Taylor DeBrum.

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Retired Navy Capt. Wenceslao, manager for JROTC Area 13, inspects Lt. JG Bailee Walker-Morris.

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Lt. Cmdr. Kyla Fabian, left, gives a briefing Thursday on the Navy JROTC goals as Lt. Josh Marran runs the Powerpoint presentation.

Lady Wave claim regional title at Elko

For the second year in a row, the Fallon Lady Wave knocked off Lowry for the Northern 3A Regional Championship.

Youth baseball signups almost over

The signup period for the 2018 Fallon Youth Baseball season is almost over.

Spartans hang on, go to state with 57-55 win

ELKO — In the early stages of Friday’s Division 3A North semifinal game between the Spring Creek Spartans and the Fallon Greenwave, the Spartans dominated early and hung on late.

Shara L. Sidebottom

Shara L. Sidebottom, 57, died February 16, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Mary Lou McTeer

Mary McTeer, a long time resident of Carson City, and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and niece passed from this world at home after a long illness, with family and friends at her side, on February 15, 2018.Mary was born in Arkansas in September, 1943.

Lilian Ethel Chapman

Lilian Ethel Chapman, died February 17, 2018, at Carson Tahoe Hospital. Services are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, Carson City, NV, 775-882-4965.

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Al Seeliger Elementary hosted Donuts with Dads Thursday.

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Teachers at Al Seeliger Elementary serve pastries to dads for Donuts for Dads.

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman talks to his players during a time out in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boise State in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Nevada won 77-72. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Richard Schwabe, left, chairman of the Douglas County Central Republican Committee stands next to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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Several attendees meet Joe Arpaio after his talk Sunday before the Douglas County Central Republican Committee.

Monday, February 19

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Mark Anderson, with Lifeliqe, teaches Phil and Phyllis Patton about virtual reality during the Grand Reopening Ceremony at the Carson City Library in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Nevada's Kendall Stephens (21) moves the ball against Boise State's Justinian Jessup (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Nevada won 77-72. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

Musselmanstein created a monster (effort), says Joe Santoro

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s mad scientist is at it again. Forget the Eric Musselman you see at Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball games, stylishly adorned in a perfectly tailored suit and tie or slick polo shirt with the latest Wolf Pack color combination.

Nevada No. 20 in AP poll

RENO — After two Mountain West road wins last week the University of Nevada men’s basketball team moved up four spots to No. 20 in the Associated Press Poll and two spots to No. 22 in the USA Today Coaches Poll released today.

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Carson City can expect a couple inches of snow this week, with low temperatures causing it to stick, according to the National Weather Service.

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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. speaks at the 21st Annual Lake Tahoe Summit in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her Washington home in the fall of 2017, the guest list included one particularly notable name, Heller. But within weeks of dining with the president’s daughter and adviser, Heller, who is up for re-election in 2018, was working closely with the White House, writing part of the Republican tax bill doubling the tax credit for families with children.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Investigators respond to a plane crash in north Carson Valley on Monday afternoon. The pilot, who was the only person in the plane died in the crash.

Thomas Craig Burton

Thomas Craig Burton, 58, of Fallon, NV passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 due to natural causes.

Alvin “Bud” Byron Smith

Alvin “Bud” Byron Smith, 84, of St. George, UT, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2018. He was born March 30, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Erma E. Jones and Joseph Byron Smith.

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Kathy Canterbury

Kathy Canterbury, 65, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at her home in Fallon, with family and friends by her side.

Flora Baird Miller

Flora Baird Miller, age 94, passed away on February 14, 2018 at her home in Fallon, Nevada. She was born November 5, 1923 in Cowley, Wyoming to Everett Baird and Marie Bassett Baird.

Saturday, February 17

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Utah State guard Koby McEwen (1) prepares to shoot against Nevada guard Josh Hall (33) on Saturday.

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Utah State guard Sam Merrill (3) shoots as Nevada guard Jordan Caroline (24) defends during Saturday's game in Logan, Utah.

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Utah State's Koby McEwen (1) tries to draw a foul against Nevada guard Hallice Cooke on Saturday in Logan, Utah.

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Carson City voters will insert their paper ballots into an electronic ballot box after casting their votes using the new ballot marking device.

Nevada Wolf Pack holds off Utah State charge

LOGAN, Utah — Cody Martin made the loss of starting point guard Lindsey Drew sting a little bit less for Nevada. Martin led the 24th-ranked Wolf Pack to one of its finest all-around offensive performances of the season in a 93-87 win over Utah State on Saturday. The junior scored a career-high 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting.

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CHS Student of the Week Casanova Segura

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Diana Lobato’s second place winning piece in the SkillsUSA photography competition.

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Photography students Diana Lobato, Kaelah Bowman, Sarah Woods, and Briana Sanchez, listed in clockwise order from lower left to lower right, competed in the regional SkillsUSA photography competition.

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Photography student Ben Granados receives an honorable mention at the Scholastic Art and Writing awards.

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NJROTC CyberPatriot teams compete at a recent event.

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CHS Chamber Orchestra and Concert Orchestra students perform at lunchtime in Senator Square Feb. 15.

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Joseph Yearn and Quentin Knowles work in a nursing class at Western Nevada College in Carson City on Sept. 19.

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A group of nursing students pose for photos before the start of the Western Nevada College 2017 Commencement in Carson City on May 22, 2017.

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Western Nevada College Electronics and Industrial Technology Professor Emily Howarth, a certified Siemens mechatronics instructor, is helping individuals in Northern Nevada launch and further their advanced manufacturing careers.

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DHS junior Lea Gifford recites the first of two poems she presented Thursday.

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Lupe Ramirez, Latino Cohort Coordinator, participates in a Day of the Dead celebration at Western Nevada College.

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Lupe Ramirez speaks at an event at Western Nevada College in December. Ramirez, WNC’s Latino outreach coordinator, leads students through the process of enrolling in and completing college.

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From left, Michael Varner, Charles Carnevale and Eric Forstrom assist Masih Madani, top right, put in a window frame on the home he is building out of a shipping container as part of a welding class project at Western Nevada College.

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A 320-square-foot shipping container is being converted into a single-unit housing prototype in a welding class this semester at Western Nevada College.

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Cubix owner Al Fiegehen (left) and son Eric are creating the next generation of high-speed computers used in artificial intelligence.

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell greets a Russian delegation on its U.S. tour of environmental sites and nature preserves.

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Pictured on a recent trip to Virginia City are members of a Russian delegation. From left: Valentina Senchenko; Olga Kudrina; Fedor Strelnikov; Evgenii Babushkin; Dmitrii Sychikov; and Olga Tikhonova.

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Kip Alexander of the United States Geological Survey presents an overview of the Carson River at a combined county commission meeting on Monday with representatives from Churchill and Lyon counties.

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About 163 bulls are expected at this year’s bull sale.

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Potential buyers and sellers link up this weekend at the 52nd annual Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale.

Friday, February 16

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Nevada's Caleb Martin (10) moves the ball against Boise State's Chandler Hutchison (15) during Wednesday's game. The Wolf Pack plays at Utahe State on Saturday.

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Mayor Bob Crowell addresses the crowd gathered Friday evening at the newly remodeled Carson City Library.

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Mayor Bob Crowell along with Supervisors Lori Bagwell, Karen Abowd and library director Sena Loyd cut the ribbon at the grand re-opening of the Carson City Library Friday evening.

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Tim Meigs, 89, tells stories from his decades of making custom archery bows from his Carson City home.

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The Wildhorse Children's Theater troupe rehearses Thursday night at the Brewery Arts Center.

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The Wildhorse Theater troupe recently won an award for Excellence In Music at the Junior Theater Festival in Sacramento, Calif. From left they are, top row: Tony Gurrieri, Chrissy Van Geel, Laura Bennett, Tech winner Josh Mercer, Abbie Castro, Camilla Beckwith. Bottom Row: Phoenix Burke, Sydney Kassekert and Braden Holub.

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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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The Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest near in California began on Aug. 17, 2013 and is under investigation. The fire has consumed approximately 235,841 acres and is 70% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo.

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Alex Bowman prepares for a practice session for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Just before the Hindu invocation, from left to right are — Supervisor John Barrette, Supervisor Brad Bonkowski, Supervisor Lori Bagwell, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, Mayor Bob Crowell, Supervisor Karen Abowd, Sheriff Kenneth T. Furlong.

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The scene of Thursday's crash in Stagecoach.

Nevada Wolf Pack takes No. 24 ranking to Utah State

NO. 24 NEVADA (22-5, 11-2) AT UTAH STATE (14-13, 7-7) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Where: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum

Michael Albert Dugan

On Monday, February 12th, Michael Albert Dugan passed away peacefully at his home after a long and bravely fought battle with cancer.

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Ora Mae Higgins

Ora Mae Higgins, age 97, passed away on February 14, 2018 at Highland Manor in Fallon.

Dennis Ray Lucky

Dennis, age 66, passed away on Sunday afternoon in Reno, NV.

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In the Lyft app, tap the car icon to open the ride selector and select ‘Ski Rack.’

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Nevada guard Lindsey Drew was lost for the season Wednesday after suffering an Achilles tendon injury at Boise State.

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NJROTC cadets assemble Wednesday for the annual Pass In Review inspection.

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Junior Jazzlyn Barden and her fellow cadets assemble for the annual Pass In Review inspection.

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The NJROTC drill team gives the audience a sample of their skills.

Thursday, February 15

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack can win without Drew, but it won’t be easy

The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team is going to miss Lindsey Drew. But that doesn’t mean the Wolf Pack can’t win without him. The Pack, after all, outscored Boise State 40-38 in the second half on Wednesday without Drew to win 77-72 on the road.

Prep Roundup: Sierra Lutheran boys, girls eliminated

RENO — All week long, Sierra Lutheran boys basketball coach Ben Walther wondered whether he would have the services of top scorer Zane Warkentin.

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3-Dimension Shipping's new owners, Jesse and Valerie Segura, are excited to be serving a variety of shipping and packing services to the community at 1951 W. Williams Ave.

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The ruins at Fort Churchill Historic Park near Fallon are a popular destination for photographers.

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Looking for a home: Fifty, a beautiful Lab-Catahoula mix, is six years old. He is a “special needs” guy because he is deaf and almost completely blind. Fifty needs someone who wants a companion to love. He is very sweet and would be perfect in a quiet home with no other animals or children. Fifty is waiting for that special someone. It could be you. Come out and meet him.

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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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‘The Moderns’ by Alan Rudolph will close out Churchill Arts Council’s February film series.

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew (14) looks to the basket past Boise State's Lexus Williams (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots past Boise State's Zach Haney (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Nevada's Caleb Martin (10) moves the ball against Boise State's Lexus Williams (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

Sondra D. Petrak

Sondra D. Petrak, 60, died February 6, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Richard L. Herman

Richard L. Herman, 69, died February 13, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766

Carol Shull

Carol Shull, of Fallon, NV. passed from this world on Feb. 10, 2018. She is in the loving arms of our Lord and multiple family members and her beloved husband, Farrell O. Shull, who all pre deceased her.

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Alexis Jarrett blocks a shot from one of Elko's players during a Fallon home game.

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Fallon's Hannah Evans battles for the rebound against Fernley earlier this season.

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Hayden Strasdin, 3, leaps past Spring Creek's players to shoot a basket earlier this season.

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Oasis Academy's Mariah Snooks looks for an opening to pass the ball as Tonopah's Tessa North blocks her.

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Oasis Academy's Jenelle Pike races the ball ahead of Tonopah's Kayla Campos during the last game of the season.

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Oasis' Joel Mincer looks for an open teammate around Tonopah player Derek Eason.

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Oasis Academy's Kenyen Hicks guards Tonpah's Kade Bunker during the Bighorns' last home game of the season.

Bighorns looking toward the future

The Bighorns basketball team closed its inaugural season in the NIAA with a home game against Tonopah, falling 66-28.

Zachary Scott Griswold

Zach was born to Chad and Candice Griswold on August 13, 2000 in Bakersfield, CA. He was the first grandchild born on both sides of his parent’s families and was showered with love even before his birth. He was raised in Lake Isabella, CA until age 2 ½ when his family relocated to Ridgecrest, CA. While living in Ridgecrest he became a big brother to his sister, Grace, in 2004.

Oasis girls end season with loss to Tonopah

The Lady Bighorns had a good run for their first season in the NIAA, ending 10-8 overall.

Fallon wrestling overcomes adversity but is not satisfied

On my way out after he lost in the Sierra Nevada Classic, I glanced back down at the mats and noticed he and his father were still there, talking.

Lady Wave pumped up for regionals

After winning its first NIAA state championship last year, the Lady Wave basketball team is hoping for a repeat performance.

Greenwave basketball seeks redemption

The Greenwave boys basketball team (12-4 in league) is looking for redemption this season.

William “Bill” Webb

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 12 pm - 4 pm at Toyiabe Golf Club, 19 Lighting W Ranch Rd. in Washoe Valley. There will a Military Presentation from 1:00 pm -1:15 pm.

Janet Jean Beeghly

Janet Jean Beeghly was born in St. George, Utah, on November 13, 1937. Her parents moved from Utah to Fallon in the fall of 1942 and settled in the Lone Tree District, southwest of town. Through first to eighth grade Janet attended the two-room Lone Tree School and went on to graduate from Churchill County High School in 1955.

Wednesday, February 14

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Eleanor Romero, a fifth grade student at Fritsch Elementary is a member of the school's archery team.

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Braelynn Hudson, a fourth grade student at Fritsch Elementary recently won second place for archery at a state tournament.

Stephens, Caleb Martin lead Nevada Wolf Pack over Boise State

BOISE, Idaho — Twice this season, Jordan Caroline had chances to ice games from the free throw line in the final minute and failed. He wouldn’t let a third opportunity slip away.

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Brig. Gen. Bill Burks, foreground, the adjutant general of Nevada, surveys the destruction on the island of Tongatapu in Tonga on Tuesday following Tropical Cyclone Gita, a category four cyclone that landed on Tonga on Monday.

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From left: Tony Ramirez, HUD Field Office Director-Reno, Jimmy Stracner, HUD Regional Administrator for Region IX, and Bill Brewer, Deputy Director for NRHA visit the Richard’s Crossing library on Thursday.

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Cellist Stephen Framil will lead an artist-in-residence workshop and master class at Carson High School on Feb. 22.

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Celebrate Nowruz to benefit Veterans Healing Camp on March 27 with a music, dancing and traditional Persian activities at the Casino Fandango.

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Set Of Tools For Gardener And Flowerpots In Garden

Darrell Moody: The future of Carson High hoops

It’s late February, and that means playoff basketball is just getting underway.

Dayton, Sierra Lutheran set for playoffs

The regional basketball playoffs for 1A and 3A teams get underway Thursday in Elko and Reno.

Kurtis K. Kluever

Kurtis K. Kluever, 74, died February 11, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Daniel A. Coleman

Daniel A. Coleman, 66, died February 12, 2018 in Washoe Valley, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Tommy J. Atchison

Tommy J. Atchison, 75, died January 29, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

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Michael J Santucci

Michael was born on November 15, 1969 in Walnut Creek, CA went to the Lord February 2, 2018 in his home in Gardnerville, NV.

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Falcon Zane Warkentin pushes the ball towards the bucket Saturday evening against Colevlle.

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Falcon senior Kyman Berger lays one into the hoop Saturday against Coleville.

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Nevada junior Caleb Martin, ruled out indefinitely earlier in the week, returned to the court on Saturday against San Diego State.

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Caleb Martin's wore a brace on his injured foot Saturday against San Diego State.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman argues a call with an official across the court.

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Nevada's Cody Martin (11) and Kendall Stephens (21) trap San Diego State's Jeremy Hemsley.

Tuesday, February 13

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Kendall Stephens and the Wolf Pack play at Boise State on Wednesday.

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Lindsey Drew had 12 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Saturday against San Diego State.

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Carson High School students work on identifying different types of dating violence in media for Teen Dating Awareness month.

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Becca Singleton, with Advocates to End Domestic Violence talks with Carson High students about different dating violence behaviors seen in media.

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Traci Trenoweth, with Advocates to End Domestic Violence talks with Carson High students about different dating violence behaviors seen in media.

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This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury.

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The Friends of the Nevada State Museum in costume for the murder mystery fundraiser dinner, which raised over $5000.

1st place on the line when Nevada Wolf Pack visits Boise

The Nevada Wolf Pack has a great opportunity when it walks into Taco Bell Arena on Wednesday for its showdown against second-place Boise State (8 p.m., ESPNU).

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A team of 12 students from Churchill County High School competed in the Northern Nevada Math Council Secondary Math Contest in Reno Feb. 3: Johnny Miller, Zachary Stewart, Johnathan Hernandez, Ben Jamieson, Erin Spaletta, Riley Urena, Jade Beland, Natalie Carrero, Cassie Webb, Alex Perazzo, Thomas Jamieson, and John Solomon.

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Fernando Hernandez of the NVC places an urn in one of the niches at the columbarium

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The Patriot Guard Riders parade the flags to begin Friday’s ceremony.

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Bagpiper Al McNeil, Lyon County’s sheriff and also a veteran, leads the procession of Nevada Veterans Coalition and other volunteers to the columbarium.

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Jerry Finley of the Nevada Veterans Coalition presents a folded U.S. flag to McQueen Army Junior ROTC Cpl. Hannah Baraz.

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Fallon Chamber of Commerce, along with the local community and staff of Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute, celebrate the grand opening of the Fallon office in April 2017.

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Zandar Sheldon-Davis smiles about his award for best workmanship.

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From the left are the 2018 pinewood derby overall pack winners: Jacob Porteous, second; Atticus Mayer, third; Austin Thibodaux, first and best paint job.

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Celebrity chef Charlie Abowd of Adele's prepares crunchy chicken thighs with zucchini at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada.

Mountain West Notebook: Pack’s Drew a complete artist

RENO — Lindsey Drew is on fire. The Pack’s 6-foot-4 junior guard has scored in double figures a career-best four straight games. Included in that run was a career-best 17 points in a recent loss against UNLV.

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Fallon senior Mason Smith tries to advance in the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon’s Sean McCormick controls Sparks’ Brandon McCraney in the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon's John Cooley dodges the reach of Sparks' Jarren Comia during their first game this season.

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Fallon's Kaytlin Hunter leaps to sink a basket during the Lady Wave's first game against South Tahoe.

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Alexis Jarrett, 12, dodges around Sparks' Patty Estrada during the Lady Wave's home game earlier this season.

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Fallon’s Ben Dooley wrestles in the quarterfinals of the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon senior Marcel Poracky wins the 170-pound division state championship at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

Greenwave takes 2nd in Northern 3A

The Greenwave boys basketball team secured second place in the league during the weekend, defeating Sparks and South Tahoe.

Lady Wave takes top spot in league

The Lady Wave basketball team closed out an undefeated league season over the weekend, defeating Sparks and South Tahoe.

Poracky’s miracle, Dooley’s comeback complete Fallon’s four-title run

LAS VEGAS — It’s only fitting that Bob Costas’ “Miracle on Ice” call happened 38 years ago this month during the Winter Olympics.

McCormick brothers win state titles

LAS VEGAS — Tommy McCormick didn’t like climbing onto the second-highest step of the podium last year.

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To avoid a hitting a wild horse, trucks come to a quick stop on Flint Road in east Carson City.

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A dusting of snow covers the foothills around Carson City on Monday morning.

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A snow plow clears the shoulder of a road in Carson Valley on Monday morning.

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Assemblywoman Robin Titus said Tuesday she is running for re-election in District 38.

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Tom Jones owner of Carson City Florist creates a Valentine's Day bouquet.

Nancy Lynn Wise-Ramey

Nancy Lynn Wise-Ramey, 60 of Dayton passed away on February 8, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800.

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The U.S.D.A. Wildlife Services and the Nevada Department of Agriculture will be eradicating non-native European starlings from dairies and feedlots beginning on Tuesday.

Nancy Gale Scherbarth Loflin

Nancy Gale Scherbarth Loflin, 70, of Carson City, passed away December 14, 2017.

Joe W. Hammon

Joe W. Hammon, age 92, of Carson City, NV passed away on February 9, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Monday, February 12

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Nevada's Caleb Martin tries to drive around a Boise State player in the second half on Saturday.

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Jamie Anderson celebrates winning Monday’s snowboard slopestyle gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev.

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Mark Salinas, director of arts and culture for Carson City, has been appointed to the board of the Nevada Arts Council by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Caleb Martin is the alpha wolf of the Nevada Wolf Pack says Joe Santoro

What, exactly, did we learn about the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team last week? Well, we learned while the strength of the wolf is the pack, the strength of the Wolf Pack is definitely the Caleb.

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A stock photo of a Gas Station pump showing the different grades of gasoline. Photographed using the Canon EOS 1DX Mark II

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Snowshoe Thompson, the legendary ‘Mailman of the Sierra,’ is known for delivering mail between California and Nevada through several winters in the 1800s. He’ll be celebrated Feb. 24 in South Lake Tahoe.

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Oasis's Kenyen Hicks shoots a two-pointer over Coral Academy's Christopher Anders earlier this season.

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Fallon's Ben Dooley is one of five wrestlers heading to the state championship in Las Vegas.

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Fallon's Marcel Poracky will travel to Las Vegas this week to compete in the 170-pound division of the state wrestling championship.

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Fallon's Hannah Hitchcock takes aim for a free throw at the Elmo Dericco gymnasium.

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Fallon's Kaitlyn Hunter rushes for the basket during the Lady Wave's last home game of the season against Dayton.

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Fallon's Elijah Jackson blocks Dayton's Lance Peterson during Fallon's last home game of the regular season.

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Fallon's Christian Nemeth looks for an opening to shoot a basket around Dayton's Joey Martinez during his senior night game in the Elmo Dericco gymnasium.

Joanne F. Acker

Joanne F. Acker, 90, died February 12, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Joseph P. Furfuro III

Joseph P. Furfuro III, 68, died February 10, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Kent E. Herman

Kent E. Herman, 90, died February 10, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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Fernando Hernandez of the NVC places an urn in one of the niches at the columbarium

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The Patriot Guard Riders parade the flags to begin Friday’s ceremony.

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Nevada Army National Guard soldiers Sgt. Jorge Wilson and Staff Sgt. Keith Lawson participate in the ceremony.

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Jerry Finley of the Nevada Veterans Coalition presents a folded U.S. flag to McQueen Army Junior ROTC Cpl. Hannah Baraz.

Shirley G. Walker

Shirley G. Walker, age 86, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2018 in Fernley, NV. She was born May 29, 1931 and was a long time resident of Fallon.

Saturday, February 10

Nevada Wolf Pack bounces back against SDSU

RENO — After losing to UNLV on Wednesday, Nevada coach Eric Musselman ripped into his team for its lack of defense and rebounding.

Nevada Wolf Pack Notebook: Caleb Martin makes quick return

RENO — Caleb Martin was supposed to be out indefinitely with a lysfranc sprain to his left foot suffered against Colorado State last weekend. Normally that is a 3- to 6-week recovery. Indefinite absence turned out to be just one game, and that’s great news for Nevada.

Sierra Lutheran sweeps Coleville

Zane Warkentin scored 10 points, Luke Bonafede added nine, and Peyton Hedwall, Bret Walker and Kyman Berger finished with eight each to lead Sierra Lutheran to a 63-30 win over Coleville in the regular season finale Saturday night.

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Kathy Pierson, manager of a Carson City CVS, presents a $1,500 donation to Bob Hilderbrand, chair of the Friends of the Nevada State Museum. The donation is in recognition by CVS of Pierson’s significant volunteer hours committed to the Friends group.

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Carson City author Robert Leonard Reid is a finalist for the 2018 Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.

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CHS Student of the Week Javier Reyes Acosta

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The first news broadcast of Senators Now recently took place at CHS.

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CHS Honor Band performed on Feb. 2 in Fallon.

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CHS Athletes of the Week are Abigail Golik for girls varsity basketball and Derek Barry for boys varsity basketball.

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CHS 2018 Winterfest Talent Show participants

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Carson senior Lauren Lemburg shoots a jumper against Douglas Friday night at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

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Senator senior Trent Robison takes a 3-point jumper Friday night against the Douglas Tigers at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

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UNLV's Amauri Hardy shoot over Nevada's Hallice Cooke, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

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Carson High's David Remer wrestles Liberty’s Jake Whiddon on Friday at the state tournament in Las Vegas.

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Jesse Case from Carson High battlesTyler Roper of Centennial during the state wrestling tournament Friday in Las Vegas.

Friday, February 9

Nevada Wolf Pack ready to defend homecourt again

After Wednesday’s disappointing loss to in-state rival UNLV, Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman lit into his team; challenged them. “We didn’t rebound and we didn’t defend,” Musselman said in his postgame press conference. “We played soft. I don’t know what else to say.

Carson High boys knock off Douglas

Wins have been hard to come by for Carson High’s boys basketball team this year.

Douglas High girls clinch No. 2 seed with win at Carson

Ashlynn Campbell scored 10 of her game-high 18 points in the first quarter to put the Douglas Tigers on track to a 45-25 win on Friday at Carson’s Winterfest girls basketball game at Tom Andreasen Court.

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Lindsey Vonn tears up while talking about her grandfather Don Kildow, who recently passed away, on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Main Press Center for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

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Mikaela Shiffrin, left, with U.S. Team press officer Megan Harrod, speaks to the media Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Main Press Center in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as she prepares to compete in the Winter Olympics.

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Carson City High Blue Thunder Marching Band at the 2017 Nevada Day Parade.

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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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The Carson City Library is inviting the public to create Valentines for the Board of Supervisors to tell them what they love about the library. The Valentines will be presented at the Grand Reopening on Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Danny Tarkanian

Roger Diez: The Clash to rock at Daytona

Although professional racing in America began with the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, this weekend marks the opening volley in two of the most popular racing series in the United States; the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series and the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series. NASCAR will of course be at Daytona, with the Advance Auto Parts Clash scheduled for Sunday at noon. And the NHRA’s top guns will face off at the Winternationals at Pomona, Calif.

Prep Roundup: Carson High wrestlers eliminated at state

It was tough sledding for the Carson High quartet of Jesse Case, David Remer, Kyle Rudy and Alex Wells at the NIAA 4A State Wrestling Championships on Friday at the Orleans Arena.

Gladys Jean Sullivan

Gladys Jean Sullivan, 74, of Gardnerville, Nevada passed from life on February 6, 2018 at Carson Tahoe Hospital.

Norma Faye “Sally” Bennett

Norma Faye “Sally” Bennett, 79 passed away February 5, 2018 after making the difficult decision to enter hospice care due to her medical conditions. Her sister and children were by her side and the last few weeks were spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister, nephews and friends.

Marilyn Carrithers Rich

Marilyn was born and raised in Syracuse, Kansas into a ranching family during the height of the Dust Bowl Days and Great Depression. She was the last of her siblings, Wilma Crowe, Barbara Payne, Alva Jane Wallingford and Chester Carrithers.

Scotty Atchian

Our beloved Scotty: son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend passed away unexpectedly in his home on February 2, 2018.

Thursday, February 8

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman directs his defense against UNLV during Wednesday's 86-78 loss.

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Tess Johnson’s family looks up the course during the women’s moguls qualification round Friday, Feb. 9, at Bokwang Phoenix Park during one of the first events of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Tess Johnson, of Vail, competes Friday, Feb. 9, in the qualification round in the freestyle moguls event at Bokwang Phoenix Park at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Johnson finished 22nd in the qualification round.

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Jaelin Kauf flies down the moguls course at Bokwang Phoenix Park, South Korea on Friday during the women’s moguls qualifying event at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Kauf placed fifth, ensuring she would advance to Sunday’s finals, where she’ll potentially ski three more times.

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Jaelin Kauf’s expansive fan base cheers her on as she begins her first run in the women’s moguls competition Friday at the 2018 Winter Olympics at Bokwang Phoenix Park, South Korea.

3 Americans advance in women’s moguls

BOKWANG PHOENIX PARK — Step one is out of the way for Jaelin Kauf, the Steamboat Springs-trained moguls skier chasing Olympic gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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U.S. Olympic short track speedskater Maame Biney laughs during a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Main Press Center of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Rosie Brennan, left, poses for a photo Wednesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with U.S. cross-country Olympic teammates, from left, Kikkan Randall, Sadie Bjornsen, Jessie Diggins, Erik Bjornsen and Ida Sargent.

17-year-old moguls skier Tess Johnson soaking up the Olympic experience

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Tess Johnson said she isn’t surprised that she’s competing in the Olympics as a 17-year-old. She said she’s always believed that she could make it to this stage as a high school senior.

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U.S. Olympic short track speedskater Maame Biney laughs during a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Main Press Center of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Cross-country skier hopes to help U.S. to a historic result

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Cross-country skier Rosie Brennan has followed a long road from Park City to Pyeongchang — but she has finally arrived on winter sports’ biggest stage.

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Robin Holabird, former deputy director of the Nevada Film Office, has traveled the state scouting locations for films. Her free talk on Feb. 13 will detail some of the icons who starred in on-screen roles in Nevada.

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‘Elvis, Marilyn, and the Space Aliens: Icons on Screen in Nevada’ by Robin Holabird

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A man suspected of fraud is wanted.

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United Blood Service technician Raelena Valenzuela, left, prepares Churchill County High School student Angelina Mattern to give blood Oct. 5, 2017, days after the Route 91 festival shooing in Las Vegas.

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Churchill County commissioners proclaimed Feb. 11-17 as Nevada’s Bighorn Sheep Week. From left are Carl Erquiaga, Pete Olsen and Bus Scharmann.

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The Patriot Guard and members of the Nevada Veterans Coalition participate in January’s memorial services at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

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Looking for a home: Sapphire, a lovely yellow Lab mix, is eight years old. She is very sweet, loves to play ball and adores riding in the car. Sapphire goes to doggie day-care, and she likes everyone. Come out for a ballgame; she is waiting.

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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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The Nevada Governor’s Mansion in Carson City has a long and fascinating history.

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Kyle Alden, Valerie Rose and Jason Pollack are bringing their repertoire of Celtic music to Carson City on Saturday.

Joe Santoro: Rebels with a cause create Pack disappointment

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s 86-78 loss to the UNLV Rebels on Wednesday night is the program’s most disappointing and meaningful loss in the Eric Musselman era. None of Musselman’s other 25 losses at Nevada even comes close to the heartbreak the Rebels handed the Pack.

Helen E. Miller

Helen E. Miller, 94, passed away February 1st, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Nevada Funeral Services is in charge of her final arrangements, 775-883-5500

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Ex-Greenwave quarterback Joe Pyle, who walked on at Nevada before playing one season at Golden West College, signed with Southeast Missouri State, a Division I school, in December.

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Brenden Norman-Leary dodges around Excel Christian's Danny Makoutz during an Oasis home game.

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Fallon's Sadoni Downs leaps for a serve against Coral Academy Wednesday.

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Fallon's Micky McAlexander, 2, knocks the ball back over the net during the Lady Wave's match against Coral Academy's Falcons.

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Fallon senior Marcel Poracky will be wrestling one final time when he competes in today's state wrestling tournament in Las Vegas.

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Fallon junior Ben Dooley is the No. 1 seed from the north in the 285-pound division in today's state wrestling tournament in Las Vegas.

Bighorns win against Gabbs

The Oasis Academy boys’ basketball team won its second game of the season, 51-40, Wednesday when they traveled to Gabbs.

Wave middle schoolers crush Lady Falcons

Churchill County Middle School’s volleyball teams dominated Coral Academy Tuesday, both seventh- and eighth-graders winning in two.

Former Fallon QB signs with Division I school

Joe Pyle is the definition of perseverance.

Greenwave cheer team takes first at Northern Nevada Invitational

Churchill County High School’s cheerleaders took first place at the 2018 Northern Nevada Cheer and Dance Invitational.

Five Wave grapplers compete for state title

Five Greenwave wrestlers will step on the mat for the final time this season in today’s state tournament in Las Vegas.

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Trader Fred DeMarco, center, and specialist Anthony Rinaldi, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Traders Tommy Kalikas, center, and Timothy Nick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Traders Peter Tuchman, left, and Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trader Robert Charmak, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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A 'Friendship Force' Russian delegation mostly from Siberia gather at Red's Old 395 Grill Wednesday night. They are visiting environmental sites and nature preserves for eight days while in the United States. From left they are: Valentina Semenchenko, Fedor Srelinikov, Olga Kudrina, Dmitry Sychikov, Olga Tikhonova, Evegeniy Babushkin and translator Alexander Kraihiy. If you are interested in Friendship Force call Sharon Urban at 775-267-9053.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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Senator Dean Heller, pictured with Breck Greninger, will be on hand at Storey County Republican Central Committee’s annual Lincoln Day Brunch.

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Caleb Martin was wearing a boot during pregame warmups on Wednesday.

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Cody Martin scores against the Rebels on Wednesday.

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline reacts after scoring a layup against UNLV on Wednesday.

Joseph Patrick Pahl

Joseph was born on Father’s Day, June 17, 1984 to Arthur and Toni Pahl in Reno, Nevada. Joseph went missing on December 10, 2017, and was found deceased in the desert northeast of Fallon, Nevada on February 1, 2018.

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Caleb Martin was wearing a boot during pregame warmups on Wednesday.

Nevada Wolf Pack Notebook: Caleb Martin out indefinitely

RENO — With Caleb Martin out of the lineup for the foreseeable future with a lisfranc ligament sprain to his left foot, Mountain West games are going to get a lot tougher for the Nevada Wolf Pack.

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David Remer wrestling Douglas' Chad Singer in a semifinal match during the regional tournament last week.

UNLV knocks Nevada Wolf Pack out of 1st place

RENO — The streak is over. Nevada’s 16-game win streak at Lawlor Events Center came to an end as UNLV went on a game-ending 8-0 run over the final 2:25 to grab an 86-78 win Wednesday before a season-best crowd of 11,285.

Wednesday, February 7

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Expresso Yourself Café, on the corner of King and Division streets, officially opens its doors on Saturday. Besides coffee, look for locally made art and goodies at the new establishment.

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(L-R) Miles Construction President/CEO Bill Miles, Mayor Bob Crowell, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada Chief Professional Officer Katie Leao, Lowe's representative Sarah Dimon, Board of Directors President Roxanne Spring and Vice President Mike Bennett cut the ribbon on the new secure entrance at the Boys & Girls Club in Carson City Wednesday morning.

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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington after being elected to the U.S. Senate. Cortez Masto was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, becoming Nevada's first female in the upper chamber of Congress and the nation's first Latina senator. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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Steve Wynn's properties Encore, left, and Wynn Las Vegas, right, as seen on the Vegas Strip on Jan. 27.

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Nurse receiving blood from blood donor in hospital.

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Corry Steiner, chair of the Carson City Triad board of directors, speaks at the Carson City Senior Center. Triad will present Ducks in a Row, a presentation on legal documentation, at 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Senior Center. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Carson High’s Fab Four wrestlers set for state

Carson High’s state-meet competitors — Kyle Rudy (138), Alex Wells (152), David Remer (170) and Jesse Case (182) — head to Las Vegas on Thursday for Friday’s meet at the Orleans Arena.

Bonnie Mae Maestretti

On February 4th, Bonnie Maestretti, 80, passed away peacefully after a long battle with MDS.

Fred Williams Jr.

Fred Williams Jr., 85, died February 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Rosalynn K. Long

Rosalynn K. Long, 95, died February 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Norma Bennett

Norma Bennett, 79, died February 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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Karla Sanchez of Douglas is surrounded by Galena defenders in Tuesday's game at Douglas. Galena won, 57-42.

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UNLV's Shakur Juiston is challenged by Boise State's Christian Sengfelder during Saturday's game in Boise, Idaho.

Tuesday, February 6

Nevada Wolf Pack, UNLV renew series with new faces

A year ago, the Nevada Wolf Pack hung two of the biggest losses on UNLV in series history. The Pack won by 27 at home, 104-77, and by 36, 94-58, on the road en route to its first Mountain West regular-season championship.

Carson High boys hold off late Wooster rally

RENO — The drought is over.

Prep Roundup: Carson High girls win; Galena sweeps Douglas

RENO — Carson High, led by Lily Bouza and Trinity Beard, knocked off Wooster, 54-24, in a Sierra League matchup Tuesday at Craig Congdon Gym.

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The archway over the alley between Telegraph and Spear is part of the presentation on the Curry Street.

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Executive Director of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, Nate Strong, left, accepts Agricultural Leader of the Year award on behalf of the winner Rick Lattin, presented by Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter, right during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Vice President of the Fallon Chamber Grant Mills, left, presents Business Leader of the Year award to Billy Thompson, CEO of Lumegent during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chamber Treasurer Valerie Johnston, far right, presents the Outstanding Employer award to The Wok and its staff during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chamber Secretary Cindy McGarrah, right, presents the Customer Service – Retail award to Louie’s Ace Home Center team during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Colby Frey, right, owner of Frey Ranch Estate Distillery presents the Customer Service – Food and Beverage award to La Fiesta Restaurant staff during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Fallon Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lucy Carnahan, left, introduces Kasey Lattin, the youngest volunteer member of the Chamber during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval, right, recognizes David Meeker as Veteran of the Month.

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A regional assessment shows groundwater quality in the Great Basin and Range, Rio Grande, Coastal Basins and Central Valley Aquifer Systems of the Southwestern United States.

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Wildhorses are seen by the side of the road along Highway 50 in Lyon County.

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The frequent highway crossing of wild horses in Mound House east of Carson City was common during the summer.

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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds his daughter, Lily, after beating the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter evaluates student projects as a judge for E.C. Best Elementary School's first Literacy Night event on Wednesday.

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E.C. Best Elementary School's first Literacy Night showcased over 500 student book projects Wednesday night.

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Churchill County School District Board Trustee Carmen Schank evaluates students' book projects at E.C. Best Elementary School on Wednesday for the first annual Literacy Night.

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Micheal Brady, second grade student at E.C. Best Elementary, showcases his literature project at the school's Literacy Night with his grandmother Sharon Pacheco, left, and teacher Daire Ochs, right.

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This aerial view shows the progress being made on the new Northern Nevada Veterans Home in Sparks.

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‘The Immortalists’ by Chloe Benjamin

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Animal rights activists are suing to block what they say is an unprecedented federal plan to capture thousands of wild horses over 10 years in Nevada without the legally required environmental reviews intended to protect the mustangs and U.S. rangeland.

Ezekiel Troy Anthony Stafford

Ezekiel Troy Anthony Stafford blessed us with his beautiful and precious presence for 10 months before returning to the Lord on January 24, 2018.

Linda June Mattson

Linda was born and raised in the small town of Battle Creek, Iowa. She was the youngest of nine children (7 sisters and 1 brother) and spent her youth exploring and playing in the corn fields and farms with her friends and family.

Wave headed to state

The Greenwave qualified five wrestlers, including three champions, for next week’s state tournament after Fallon finished fifth in the Class 3A Northern Region Tournament at Spring Creek.

Greenwave closes in on second place

After a close game Friday, the Greenwave overwhelmed Dayton for a senior night win, 52-34.

Lady Wave tops Dayton, Lowry

The Lady Wave crushed Dayton’s Lady Dust Devils on senior night Friday, 50-12.

Bighorns face off against Virginia City

The Bighorns basketball team took a loss against the Virginia City Muckers on Saturday, 61-25, moving them to 1-12 as the end of the season approaches.

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A free educational program on detecting, preventing and controlling bedbugs will be offered by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Feb. 21.

In Loving Memory ~ Edward (Eddie) Ellis

A million times we have needed you, A million times we have cried. If love alone could have saved you, You never would have died. You will always be loved and will Always be missed.

Marguerite Louise Eggleston

Marguerite Eggleston, age 88, passed away on February 1, 2018 in Carson City with members of her family at her side.

Dixie Maxine Dotts

Dixie Maxine Dotts, 103, passed away on January 31, 2018 at Banner Hospital in Fallon, Nevada

Mountain West Notebook: Nevada coach Eric Musselman awards walk-on Charlie Tooley with a scholarship

Eric Musselman has always raved about sophomore guard Charlie Tooley. Tooley, one of two walk-ons on the Nevada roster when the season started, was awarded a full scholarship for the rest of the season Monday afternoon. The scholarship became available when Darien Williams, a grad transfer from St. John’s, was removed from the team for undisclosed reasons.

Joe Scoggin

Joe Stephen Scoggin, 65, passed away unexpectedly on January 26, 2018 at his residence in Fallon.

Arlene L. Jordan

Arlene L. Jordan, 78, died February 2, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Jessica Marie Meligan

Jessica Marie Meligan was born in Reno, Nevada to Nilza and David Meligan on May 18, 1990. She came into the world almost 4 months premature, and from the very beginning showed herself to be a fighter with the will to survive. Jessica, under the constant care and unyielding resolve of Nilza, her devoted mother, battled complex medical and developmental challenges and succeeded inhaving a beautiful life.

Amy Lou (Smith) Phelps

Amy was born in Ft. Collins, CO, on January 20, 1934 and grew up on a farm nearby with her parents and 11 siblings.

Benjamin Christian Koepsell

Benjamin was embraced by the arms of Jesus on Saturday, January 27, 2018 around 2:00 am in Oakland, CA at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He was 10 years old. He heroically fought a 4-year battle with leukemia, which came back more aggressive in a different form after he had been in remission for a short period of time.

Frederick Oscar Swanson Jr.

Fred Swanson, age 85 of Carson City, Nevada, passed away on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017. He was born 1932 in Denver, Colorado.

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Truckee Meadows Water Authority Senior Hydrologist Bill Hauck, and Jeff Anderson of Nevada Resources Conservation Service, right, conduct monthly snowpack measurements Feb. 5 at Mount Rose summit.

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Truckee Meadows Water Authority Senior Hydrologist Bill Hauck, left, helps Jeff Anderson of Nevada Resources Conservation Service measure the snowpack at Moun Rose SNOTEL site Feb. 5.

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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds his daughter, Lily, after beating the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Monday, February 5

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline goes in for a layup against Fresno State's Jahmel Taylor, front, during Wednesday's game.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman talks to his team during a timeout in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Fresno State in Fresno, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Nevada won 80-65. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada forward Caleb Martin dunks against Wyoming during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Laramie, Wyo., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew leads the break against Fresno State's Jahmel Taylor, left and Ray Bowles Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Nevada won 80-65. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada forward Elijah Foster (12) and Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton (20) scramble for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Laramie, Wyo., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

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Carson’s Got Talent is a regional talent competition benefitting Carson City Meals on Wheels. Auditions will be held Sunday, Feb. 11.

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Carson’s Got Talent is a regional talent competition benefitting Carson City Meals on Wheels. Auditions will be held Sunday, Feb. 11.

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FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks before signing Senate Bill 539 during a signing ceremony in North Las Vegas, Nev. State officials and medical administrators are starting a new prescription medication registry early January 2018 designed to fast-track information collection about opioid deaths and identify excess dispensing of powerful painkillers. The effort enacts provisions of Assembly Bill 474, which was proposed by Sandoval and unanimously passed the Legislature this year. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Specialist Jay Woods wears a vintage Philadelphia Eagles sweater as he work at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Specialist Michael Pistillo, left, and trader Brandon Barb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Traders Sal Suarino, right, and Ryan Falvey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields.

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Specialist Anthony Matesic, left, and trader Gordon Charlop work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Pack: Fast and the Furious says Joe Santoro

Eric Musselman knows exactly what his Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team does best. “We wanted to try and outscore them tonight, to be honest,” Musselman said after a 102-92 victory over Fresno State last week at Lawlor Events Center.

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The frequent highway crossing of wild horses in Mound House east of Carson City was common during the summer.

Leonard “Lenny” Weissman

Leonard “Lenny” Weissman, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Carson City on January 29, 2018.

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Caleb Martin, shown earlier this season, scored eight of Nevada's final 12 points to lead the Pack over Colorado State on Saturday.

Scotty Atchian

Scotty Atchian, 25, died February 2, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Roland Thomas Spencer

Roland Thomas Spencer, 28, of Carson City, a combat Navy veteran and husband, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully on January 29, 2018 in his home. He was born August 13, 1989 in Yuba City, Ca.

In Loving Memory of Edward Phillip Kyte

Edward Phillip Kyte,who entered into this life September 11, 1958 in Pomona, CA, departed unexpectedly from us on January 23, 2018 in Fallon, NV.

Beverly Anne Perkins

Beverly Anne Perkins, 74, died February 3, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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Teri Vance will present ‘Lessons Learned on the Back of a Camel: The Life of a Nevada Writer and Adventurer’ Feb. 21 at the Carson Nugget. Reservations are due by Feb. 15.

Nevada No. 23 in latest college basketball Associated Press Top 25 Poll

RENO — After two wins last week the University of Nevada men’s basketball team is 23rd in the Feb. 5 Associated Press Poll released Monday. Nevada also is ranked 23rd in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

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A free educational program on detecting, preventing and controlling bedbugs will be offered by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Feb. 21.

Deborah Lee Bader

Deborah Lee Bader, MSN/Ed, passed away at home unexpectedly, surrounded by her loving “kids”; dogs Howard, Ivan, Danya and her two cats.

William J Webb

William J Webb, 68, passed away January 27th, 2018 . Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of her final arrangements, 775-882-4965

Saturday, February 3

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Carson's Bryce Newhall grapples with a Manogue wrestler on Saturday at regionals.

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Carson's David Remer tries to gain control of Douglas' Chad Singer in a semifinal match during regional competition at Carson High on Saturday.

Carson High wrestlers advance 4 to state tourney

David Remer began the 2017-18 season wrestling JV tournaments, and he will end it at the NIAA State Championships.

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Jan Whitemore is director for Carson City Literacy Volunteers.

Sierra Lutheran boys, girls fall to Hawthorne

Hawthorne outscored Sierra Lutheran 24-10 in the third quarter en route to a 64-48 win in a Northern Division I boys basketball game Saturday.

Caleb Martin lifts Nevada Wolf Pack over Rams

With the game on the line, Caleb Martin took over. Martin scored eight of Nevada’s last 12 points to lift the Mountain West-leading Wolf Pack to a 76-67 win over Colorado State on Saturday at Moby Arena.

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Marlin and Barbara Hancock on their wedding day, Feb. 8, 1948.

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Marlin and Barbara Hancock are celebrating their seventh decade of marriage on Feb. 8. The 30-year residents of Nevada were married in 1948 at University Methodist Church in Los Angeles, Calif. They are the parents of three children — Leann, Marlene, and Michael. Although they lost Michael, they enjoy the addition of their seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Marlin was in the oil business until his retirement in 1986. Both Marlin and Barbara have volunteered at multiple places around Carson City, including the senior center.

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The kitchen of a home on Overlook Court following Saturday's fire.

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CHS Think Tank participants

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Student of the Week Teanna Calloway

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Seniors enjoying the Winterfest assembly.

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Freshman honors students Jacob Crossman and Kalin Gordon participating in the 2018 Winterfest assembly.

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Athletes of the Week are Alyxandra Perry for girls ski team and Jesse Case for boys varsity wrestling.

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Cyber Mafia’s robot is scored during a match at McQueen High School on Jan. 18.

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Nevan McIlwee and Sarai Jauregui-Rivas make last-minute adjustments before a match at Sage Ridge School on Jan. 24.

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Cyber Mafia is Carson High School’s robotics team. When it isn’t building robots for competition, it’s mentoring younger students or featuring at community outreach events.

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Pioneer High School teacher John Corbitt earned a mini-grant that will help fund a science rocketry program at the school.

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Gabrielle Hunt of Yerington recites a poem at the 2017 Nevada State Finals. Hunt won the competition and represented Nevada at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, D.C. Guy Clifton/Travel Nevada

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Parents help children shape the shell of their Pinewood Derby racing cars in the Construction Lab at Western Nevada College.

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William Reyes, left, and Kevin Oddieo established a Get A Grip franchise serving the Carson City area.

Darrell Moody: Cavs have already paid James enough ransom

Holding a team hostage. That’s what LeBron James is doing to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Why can’t James tell the team he’s staying or leaving? Is he afraid of the backlash if he announces during the season with the team still trying to win an Eastern Conference championship again?

Friday, February 2

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Colorado State guard Anthony Bonner drives the ball around Wyoming guard Nyaires Redding during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Fort Collins, Colo. (Austin Humphreys/The Coloradoan via AP)

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Tigers Andrew Collins and Ian Ozolins battle a pair of Wooster players Friday night during Douglas' homecoming game.

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138-pounder Kyle Rudy on his way to pinning Douglas' Race Coman during the first day of regional competition at Carson High School.

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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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Carol Dunn, left, site manager for the Movers and Doers program, accepts a $3,000 check from Matthew Ingbar in front of City Hall on Thursday. Randy Gaa organized a fundraiser in Matthew's name after his bike was stolen.

Nevada Wolf Pack hopes to keep up the pace at Colorado State

Nevada coach Eric Musselman pointed to tempo as a key to posting back-to-back 100-point games. And, he wants to see the up-tempo offense continue when the Wolf Pack (19-4, 8-1) visits Colorado State (10-13, 3-8) on Saturday at 5 p.m. (ESPNU, 630 AM).

Prep Roundup: Carson High boys, girls eliminated from postseason contention

The death knell sounded on the Carson High boys basketball team Friday.

Carson High puts 6 wrestlers into regional semifinals

If they were re-making “True Grit,” it would be wise to cast Carson High senior Kyle Rudy in the lead role.

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Carson High School Winterfest candidates.

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Garbage pile in trash dump or landfill. Pollution concept.

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Carson City’s Chinese New Year festivities at the Nevada State Museum and Northern Nevada Children’s Museum include a performance of the Lion Dance from the dancers of the Carson Valley Chinese Cultural Group.

Roger Diez: Rolex 24 is the Cadillac of finishes

The 56th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona is in the history books, with Cadillac prototypes finishing 1-2 and Felipe Albuquerque redeeming his second-place finish in 2017. Albuquerque and teammates Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa’s Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac Dpi took the checker ahead of the similar Whelen Engineering Racing Cadillac driven by Eric Curran, Mike Conway, Stuart Middleton, and Felipe Nasr.

Nevada Wolf Pack signs Louisiana Tech transfer

Jalen Harris, a transfer from Louisiana Tech, has signed to play for Nevada’s men’s basketball team in 2019-20. Harris will sit out the 2018-19 season under NCAA transfer rules and will have two seasons to play for the Pack.

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2018 Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year Mia Liao presents her speech Thursday night at the Governor's Mansion.

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2018 Youth of the Year nominees pose for a photo Thursday night at the Governor's Mansion. From left they are: Angel Natividad, Natalie Ontiveros, Youth of the Year Mia Liao, Chyler Beck, Daniel Simon and Arely Avina.

Thursday, February 1

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182-pounder Jesse Case has the upper hand on Rio Rancho's (New Mexico) Jared Hererra this season at the Tournament of Champions.

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Jo McGuire presents a Marijuana in the Workplace workshop in Carson City in 2016. McGuire will present the program — funded through the Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnership, Partnership Carson City and Partnership Douglas County — in Carson City on Feb. 13. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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The Galena Bridge is shown. Nevada's bridges ranked as the nation's best.

Joe Santoro: For Pack, can’t spell NCAA success without D

You can’t spell Nevada without a D but the Nevada Wolf Pack proved Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center you can certainly win a Mountain West men’s basketball game without one. The Wolf Pack watched the Fresno State Bulldogs stroll to the basket for 40 points in the paint (mostly layups) and allowed the Bulldogs to shoot 58 percent from the floor overall.

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The intersection of Airport Road and Highway 395.

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U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto.

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‘Alamo Annie’ by Mary Jean Kelso

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The Carson River meanders west of Fallon at U.S. Highway 50 in this photo taken on Wednesday.

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Alan Rudolph’s ‘Choose Me,’ the first film in Churchill Arts Council’s film series, plays today at 7 p.m. at the Barkley Theater, 151 E. Park St.

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This wooden barn is one of the few remaining structures associated with the settlement of Glendale, a mid-19th century trading post important to the development of the Truckee Meadows.

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Looking for a home: Chewy, an adorable St. Bernard mix, is one year old. He is looking for a home with older children or dogs. Chewy is high energy and loves to play and romp. He is a perfect playmate.

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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.