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A robotic Lego “bird” that did not respond on command presented a challenge for Vincent Gonzalez and Diego Herrera. The problem was solved when assembly and programming errors were corrected.
A robotic Lego “bird” that did not respond on command presented a challenge for Vincent Gonzalez and Diego Herrera. The problem was solved when assembly and programming errors were corrected.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 AM
Youngsters with a propensity for engineering or science might also be interested in monthly Lego Robotics sessions at the Pershing County Community Center. Sponsored by the High Desert Grange out of Fallon, the program has attracted considerable interest according to instructor Gloria Montero.
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PCHS alum Vince Evenson congratulates Mariano Gomez on his win.
PCHS alum Vince Evenson congratulates Mariano Gomez on his win.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 AM
Top PCMS wrestlers competed in the Tah Neva league championships on Saturday. Sixteen schools from Northern Nevada sent their best athletes, so the competition was fierce.

Announcements

  • Garley Amos, Jr. passed away March 20, 2017. He was born January 28, 1948. Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 23 at the Convention Center, West Hall. A full obituary will appear as available.
  • Obituary: Sharon Lynn Conklin
    Sharon Lynn Conklin passed away peacefully surrounded by love, on Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 12:50 A.M. 
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  • Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Argenta Justice 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 Lander County Sheriff’s Office report. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office report. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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  • Spring Tips for Winter Wheat
    As I drive around the area, I can see that the winter wheat planted last fall has responded well to the above average precipitation received over the winter months. Winter wheat production can be improved and input costs reduced with good knowledge of growth and development. Seeding date, irrigation scheduling, fertilizer, and pest control are more effective if accurately timed to crop development.
  • Rock on
    Do some rocks have the ability to make the world go around? Yes, some rocks are worth their weight in gold — those would be golden rocks. Yes big ole golden nuggets. Then again some rocks are just rocks. But put some of those plain rocks together in a line and drill some holes in them and string them on some wire or heavy thread and put a clasp on them and you have jewelry. Rock jewelry.
  • K-12 Education in Nevada: The facts, part II
    This is the fifth column in a series presenting findings and conclusions of Nevada’s 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), posted at controller.nv.gov. Last time, we discussed state spending and revenue trends in K-12 education. Here, we address key policy issues.
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LIFESTYLE

Monday, January 23, 2017 1:00 AM
Trudy Lieberman has been a journalist for 40 years. As part of a Columbia Journalism Review and Rural Health News project, she provides a bimonthly "Thinking About Health" column for rural newspapers.

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