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Humboldt County has a fantastic fourth! LET'S SWIM: Choose an on-trend swimsuit and show off your stylish side LET'S SWIM: Keep your suit looking great LET'S SWIM! Winnemucca pools help cool down summer
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services holds a Survivor's Support Group at their office, 50 Melarkey St. the first and third Tuesday of each month from 6 – 8 p.m.  Call 625-1313 for more information.

     
  • The Lovelock City Council meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Lovelock City Hall at 7 p.m. Contact Lisa Booth at 273-2356.

     
  • On this day in 1940, a brown-haired baby named Richard Starkey was born in Liverpool, England. In 1962, Ringo Starr joined the Beatles, replacing original drummer Pete Best. After the Beatles breakup in 1970, he released several albums and singles on his own, as well as hosting a number of television shows and appearing in documentaries. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice — the first in 1988 as a Beatle, and again in 2015 for his solo career.  

    
Bell places fourth in steer wrestling at SSIRWinnemucca 13-14 Junior all-stars to face Ruby Mountain in District 3 tournamentAnnual Kids Fishing Derby brings in 117 participantsPershing County wrestling team attending camp in Boise
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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. 
  • Colton M. Neary, of Winnemucca, is named to the College of Engineering dean’s list at the University of Nevada, Reno for the 2015 spring term. To qualify, students must achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded coursework for the duration of the term.

    Neary maintained a GPA of 3.78 and is studying chemical engineering with a minor in math. He is a 2012 Lowry graduate.

     
  • The following animals were recently picked up by animal control. More information on impounded dogs at the Sage Heights shelter is available by calling the shelter at (775) 623-6403 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (775) 623-6429 and leaving a message, 24 hours a day. When calling, be prepared to provide the dog’s description, license number and general area in which it was lost.
     
  • Humboldt County Senior Lunch Menu
    There are many activities for seniors at the Pleasant Senior Center, 1480 Lay St. The following is the schedule for July 6 — 10:
     

  • 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.


     

  • Blame guv, not 120-day session for budget slam-and-jam
    Freshman Republican Assemblymen Erv Nelson and Chris Edwards appeared on a local PBS community affairs television show recently and advocated for annual sessions of the Nevada Legislature.
     
  • Growing Farm to School Programs
    Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and ranchers as well as local food processors.
     
  • Dave Says: You need something that matters
    Featuring the advice of personal finance expert and bestselling author Dave Ramsey, the Dave Says column is filled with timely, relevant questions and answers taken from actual letters and calls on Ramsey's radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show.  
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