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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
Major political donors in the health care and pharmaceutical industries pumped more than $1.3 million into legislative campaigns in the 2022 election cycle, ahead of a 2023 legislative session likely to be rife with fierce debate over health care issues. 
Of that money, roughly $249,000 came from pharmaceutical companies alone, while nearly $1.1 million came from other health care donors, such as hospitals, industry political action committees (PACs) and insurers.
  • Veterans Day at the Legislature
    For the first time in four years because of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown two years ago, veterans convened on Wednesday at the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records building not only to be recognized for their service to their country and state but also to honor a fallen comrade who died unexpectedly last year. Continue this story
  • The effects of high snowfall on responsible outdoor recreation in the Great Basin
    The Great Basin region has experienced an exceptional amount of snowfall this year, with some areas breaking records for snow accumulation. 
    While many people welcome this snowfall for outdoor recreation activities, there are concerns about how it will impact the environment, specifically wildlife and plant life in areas that are still affected by drought.
    This raises the question of the positive and negative impacts of high snowfall on outdoor recreation and the implications it has on responsible outdoor recreation.
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  • Community partners teach students about the dangers of illicit drugs
    Sadly, illicit drug use is becoming more and more common among all ages, even kids and teens.
    The National Institute on Drug Use (NIDU) reports that one in eight teens has reported abusing illicit drugs in the last year, and that “alcohol is by far the most commonly abused substance among teens and young adults.”
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The Lowry High School softball team celebrates a walk-off win earlier in the season. The Lady Bucks beat Hug 20-2 and North Valleys 8-0 this past weekend in Fallon.
The Lowry High School softball team celebrates a walk-off win earlier in the season. The Lady Bucks beat Hug 20-2 and North Valleys 8-0 this past weekend in Fallon.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00 AM
The constant schedule changes and not knowing where you are going to play on a given day hit the Lowry High School softball team this past weekend.
The Lady Bucks were scheduled to be in Reno on Friday and Saturday but those plans were scrapped and the games were moved to Churchill County High School in Fallon.
Lowry was originally set to play Hug on Saturday but that contest was moved to Friday and the Lady Bucks had little trouble with the Hawks, winning 20-2. 
  • Pershing County baseball hosts Incline for doubleheader
    Pershing County High School baseball coach Jared Jensen called it "an overall great group performance." 
    Pershing County hosted the Incline Highlanders for a doubleheader this past Saturday. 
    The Mustangs racked up two league wins (12-7, 12-8). It was the first time in six years they beat the Highlanders.
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  • After having a week off early in the season, the Battle Mountain High School softball team got back to business with three impressive wins at Silver Stage this past weekend.
    The Lady Longhorns swept a doubleheader on Friday 22-3 and 16-1 and won the finale on Saturday 29-9 to improve to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the Northern 2A.
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  • Pershing County softball sweeps doubleheader against Incline
    The Pershing County High School softball team's winning streak stretched to five games this past weekend. 
    They hosted Incline for a doubleheader, and toppled their guests twice (16-1, 15-0). 
    The Mustangs will travel to Incline Village on Tuesday, Apr. 4, for the third game of the series.
    The Mustangs now stand at 6-2 overall, and 2-0 in the 2A Northern league.
    On Tuesday, March 21, Lovelock hosted Silver Stage. Results were not available at press time. 
    Coach Jordan McKinney can't say enough about her team.
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