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  • Koyote Kruisers celebrates 20 years
    On Saturday , June 20, the Koyote Kruisers held their 20th “Show and Shine” event at Vesco City Park. One hundred twenty-two beautiful classic and special interest vehicles were on display for people to enjoy. The Koyote Kruisers would like to thank all those who participated in the event and everyone who came out and spent part of their day with us. We would also like to thank all of our generous sponsors who made the event possible. Because of our sponsors, we are able to put on a first class event, bring people into town for the weekend, and donate to local charities at the end of each year.
  • 1,001 laughs —
    For Aladdin, it’s not easy to find a magic lamp, but it’s even harder to get a date! The Missoula Children’s Theatre presented the classic tale, which was intertwined with other famous Arabian stories, June 25. Local youth represented the characters in the play, which ranged from lost penguins to talking palm trees.

  • K-9 Kilo joins Winnemucca police department
    Meet Kilo, the Winnemucca Police Department’s fun loving and hard working K-9 officer and his dedicated partner Officer Joel Martin. 
  • San Antonio-bound Roberta Johnson bids farewell to  Pershing County Library
    Friends and colleagues of long-time children’s librarian, Roberta Johnson, gathered to wish her farewell this past Friday. Karen Wesner from the County Commissioners Office presented San Antonio-bound Johnson with a gold watch, a certificate of appreciation and a commemorative pin, all embossed with the Pershing County seal. Library director, Kathie Brinkerhoff, praised Johnson for her calm demeanor under the unpredictable situations that sometimes arise when working with children. Jeanne Munk, who taught the children’s story hour in the years prior to Johnson’s tenure, complimented her on her success with the program. 
    
Koyote Kruisers celebrates 20 years1,001 laughs — K-9 Kilo joins Winnemucca police departmentSan Antonio-bound Roberta Johnson bids farewell to  Pershing County Library
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • While banking (particularly lending) had been around for centuries, the first bank dedicated to saving opened in New York City on this day in 1819.  The bank was located at 280 Park Avenue South from 1894 until 1982 when they merged with the Buffalo Savings Bank and the name was changed to Goldome Bank for Savings.  
  • Stay out of the Sun Day is celebrated on July 03, 2015. The day remembers you to protect yourself from the damaging rays of the sun by staying in the shade. Moderate exposure to the sun contributes to the production of vitamin D by the body, but excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays has detrimental health effects, including sunburn and increased risk of skin cancer, as well as depressed immune system function and accelerated aging of the skin. 
  • In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibited segregation in public places 

    
Annual Kids Fishing Derby brings in 117 participantsPershing County wrestling team attending camp in BoiseLovelock Community Pool hosts annual medal meetBattle Mountain 9-10 all stars drop two games at District 3 Tournament
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Announcements

  • Brandon Charles Hillock, age 38, of Winnemucca was taken from us suddenly as the result of a tragic accident. He is survived by his father David (Maria) Hillock, his mother Anita (Terry) Symonds, two half brothers, Jason (Krista) Sypher and Jeremy (Amy) Symonds, three nieces and one nephew. 
  • Obituary: Mary Jane Davis (Pokey Erquiaga)
    Mary was born to Joe and Josephine Erquiaga on September 27, 1933 in Denio, Nevada. She was the tenth of 13 children. She attended grammar school in a one room school house while growing up and working the ranch. She attended the only public boarding school in the U.S. in Crane, Oregon. Crane Union High School was featured in Life Magazine during her time as a student. Upon graduation, she moved to Winnemucca, Nevada and became a telephone operator. 
     
  • Maud Caravan, 85, passed away on June 19, 2015 at Humboldt General Hospital, surrounded by her family after battling cancer. Maud was born November 18, 1929 to Ben and Mary Cooper in Deer Lake, Newfoundland, Canada. Maud grew up in Deer Lake, where she met and married her husband, Walter and gave birth to their daughter, Judy. In 1957, the family set out for Nevada to join other family members. They lived in Dayton, Empire, Battle Mountain and finally Winnemucca. 

  • 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.


     

  • Taxpayer’s guide to Nevada’s record tax hike
    This column reviews the new and increased taxes, totaling $700-million per year, passed recently by Nevada’s Legislature at the behest of Gov. Brian Sandoval.
     
  • Farming the National Mall: Smithsonian showcases agricultural innovation
    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is introducing visitors to the ingenuity of America’s farmers and ranchers through new interactive exhibits and programming that showcase innovation in agriculture. On July 1, the museum welcomed the public to the American Enterprise exhibit at the ground level of its new Innovation Wing in the Mars Hall of American Business.
     
  • It’s all a dream
    It’s 10:44 p.m. The temperature is 72 degrees. The town is quiet and still. All is safe and secure. You bid good bye to another day and head off to dreamland.
     
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