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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Desert Twisters square dancers meet at the Baptist Church in Winnemucca at 7 p.m. each Monday. For more information call Carol at 625-2929 or 623-3006. 
  • The Lovelock Lions Club meets at C Punch at noon each Monday. 
  • National Trail Mix Day is observed on Aug. 31. Trail mix is a combination of dried fruit, grains, nuts, and sometimes chocolate, developed as a snack food to be taken along on hikes. Trail mix is considered an ideal snack food for hikes, because it is lightweight, easy to store, and nutritious, providing a quick energy boost from the carbohydrates in the dried fruit or granola, and sustained energy from fats in nuts. 

  • Lowry takes top spot at icebreaker tourney
    It may not count as far as the regular season is concerned, but the Lowry High School girls golf team earned some bragging rights over its eastern Nevada counterparts.
  • Aiding donation
    Thanks to a generous donation from Newmont Mining Corporation through their Community Reinvestment Program, the Winnemucca Youth Football League received new first-aid kits. The donation paid for all of the new kits and supplies to restock them for several seasons of football. Athletes from left to right are Jake Bauman, Michael Casalez, Layne Welch, Sam Roth, Eric Warner and Matthew Casalez.

  • Speedway closes out 2015 season
    This past Friday, the Lovelock Speedway held its final races of the 2015 season. But many of the racers have yet to cross the finish line as they continue their sport on tracks from nearby Fallon to Marysville, Calif., and Oregon. Although a temporary hush now falls over the speedway, the racers continue to push themselves both on and off the track.
  • Mustangs prepare to confront  Dayton in season opener on Friday
    The Pershing County High School football teams boarded a bus at 5:45 a.m. this past Saturday and traveled to Spring Creek for a preseason scrimmage. The competition gave the coaches a better idea of the squad’s strengths as well as areas they need to work on in the days preceding their first game of the 2015 season.
    
Lowry takes top spot at icebreaker tourneyAiding donationSpeedway closes out 2015 seasonMustangs prepare to confront  Dayton in season opener on Friday
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Announcements

  • Obituary: Douglas (Bud) Brooks
    On August 16, 2015 Douglas (Bud) Brooks passed away at his ranch in Lovelock, Nevada at the age of 87. He was comforted to the end with his loving wife, Ruth, at his side. 
     
  • Obituary: James Parker Swinney
    James Parker Swinney, 53, of Winnemucca, Nevada, died August 2, 2015, in his sleep. Jimmy was born August 22, 1961, in Santa Rosa, California, to Jim and Marian Swinney. Jimmy loved fishing, rock hunting, and visiting with his friends. His passion was making jewelry and beading.
     
  • Humboldt County Senior Menu
    There are many activities for seniors at the Pleasant Senior Center, 1480 Lay St. The following is the schedule for Aug 31 — Sept 4 :
     
  • Grad in the News: Messerly receives ‘white coat’
    In an emotional event marking the beginning of their medical career Terrell Messerly of Winnemucca, received his white coat marking the entering of medical school.  
     
  • The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will meet with the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) on Sept. 17 and 18, in Winnemucca. On Sept. 17, the meeting will be held at the Winnemucca BLM District office at 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Friday, Sept. 18, the RAC will attend a field tour to the Owyhee Desert. 

     

     

  • Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in the Winnemucca Police Department and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports. The Humboldt Sun reports all incidents about which the law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court.


     
  • Items in the Court Docket are compiled from public records contained in the Union Township Justice Court and the Sixth Judicial District Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information. 


     
  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Winnemucca Police Department and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports. The Humboldt Sun reports all incidents about which the law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court.


     

  • Standing up for rural postal delivery
    Post offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to stay connected through news delivery, services crucial to businesses, and, in some communities, a link to prescription drugs and other services.
     
  • Kirner’s state spending and taxing claims: False
    A recent article by Assemblyman Randy Kirner claimed that the record spending and largest-ever tax increase adopted this year by Nevada legislators and Gov. Brian Sandoval showed “great restraint and balance” and “responsible management” and will “secure a better future for our community and our children.”
     
  • Trump: Rising from the GOP’s ashes
    There’s no shortage of publicity maestro, name-emblazer Donald Trump think pieces on the Internet these days. Most will attribute his straight talk to his more-than-likely-fleeting frontrunner status. Others point to some anger or racism the Trump Brand Name has tapped into. The rest? Apologists or denouncers. 
     

  • Snack right for sports success
    Football, volleyball and soccer players will board school buses for destinations near and far when Fall sports season kicks off towards the end of August. Because athletic kids need more calories than their more sedentary peers, and don't always find time to eat healthy meals they'll probably fill some of those hours on the road with snacking. But some snacks are better than others when it comes to gaining that competitive edge.
    
Snack right for sports success
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