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Wild horses from the Owyhee Complex were selected for the 2017 Extreme Mustang Makeover.
Wild horses from the Owyhee Complex were selected for the 2017 Extreme Mustang Makeover.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 AM
Most of the mustangs gathered last year in the Owyhee Complex face an uncertain future. Few have been adopted while the rest remain in Bureau of Land Management holding corrals at taxpayer expense. Those not adopted soon will be sent to long-term facilities according to BLM officials.
However, 43 of the animals removed from Humboldt and Elko Counties have a chance to remind humans of their historic value. Four to six year old geldings were selected by BLM officials for the 2017 Reno Rodeo Extreme Mustang Makeover. All of the animals to be trained for this year's event were gathered late last year in the Owyhee, Little Owyhee and Rock Creek Herd Management Areas.
  • Humboldt  County code now available online
    The Humboldt County code is now available on the county's website. Now, citizens will be able to easily find and read local ordinances from home. This leap into the world of technology came as a result of a great deal of hard work, according to County Clerk Tami Rae Spero and Assistant County Administrator Abel Del Real-Nava.
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  • Lovelock Koop Ticutta team wins Hand Games tourney
    The competitors faced each other. One team drummed, sang, shook rattles and waved scarves. Their objective was to hide a stick while distracting their opponents.
    If they guessed the hiding place incorrectly, the opposing team forfeited a stick. The first team to collect 10 sticks won the game. Each group took turns as hider and guesser.
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  • 'Scott Strong' - Community supports firefighter
    Winnemucca Rural Fire Department (WRFD) firefighter and local community member and Scott Christiansen has  suffered a tragic stroke and his friends are stepping up to help out. 
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SPORTS

The Battle Mountain High School baseball team lines up on the first-base line prior to a game with Pershing County in a preseason tournament. The Longhorns improved to 3-2 in league play with  19-4 and 14-0 wins over Pershing County this past Saturday in Battle Mountain.
The Battle Mountain High School baseball team lines up on the first-base line prior to a game with Pershing County in a preseason tournament. The Longhorns improved to 3-2 in league play with 19-4 and 14-0 wins over Pershing County this past Saturday in Battle Mountain.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 AM
After dropping two of its first three league games to North Tahoe, the Battle Mountain High School baseball team bounced back in a big way this past Saturday with two home wins over rival Pershing County.

Announcements

  • Obituary: Heber Rulon Schurz
    Heber Rulon Schurz passed peacefully in his sleep on March 20th 2017 in the comfort of his home. 
  • Obituary: Americo Stefanini
    Americo Stefanini passed away suddenly on March 23, 2017 following complications recovering from surgery and went to be with his Lord at the age of 85 years. 
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  • Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. 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 Humboldt 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 Court Dispositions 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. When requested by the individual, N4N will post the person’s mug shot with their court disposition.
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  • Spring lawn care tips
    Spring has arrived and I see many people working in their lawns. So, what should you be doing to your lawn and landscape to prepare for the upcoming growing season?
  • The chosen few
    If you begin with your radio dial turned all the way to the left and slowly rotate its knob to the right then you will run across a multitude of stations. There's the Spanish language station playing lively Mexican music. There's the religious station with someone preaching the gospel.
  • Men can be victims of Domestic Violence
    One in four men will be a victim of domestic violence in the United States. Forty-eight percent of men have dealt with some sort of psychological aggression from a domestic partner. This percent equals that of female victims.
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LIFESTYLE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 AM
The PCMS eighth grade class held a bake sale to raise money for their formal dance. The formal celebrates their transition to high school next Fall. It takes place on May 6.
  • Teach Your Children Well … About Finances and Investing
    High debt levels … lack of savings … the inability to budget – these problems all have several causes, but one of them is almost certainly financial illiteracy. Too many of us just never developed the money management skills necessary to cope with our complicated – and expensive – world. But if you have young children, you can teach them some money-smart lessons – and who knows? You could use the opportunity to give yourself a few valuable reminders, too. 
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  • Battle Mountain's Father-Daughter Dance sells out
    Beta Zeta Sorority hosted their first Father-Daughter dance on Saturday March 18 at the Battle Mountain Civic Center and sold 160 tickets. The event was a huge success for families and the sorority. 
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  • Ask Earthtalk: Urban density and the environment
    EarthTalk tackles questions about the Earth and our environment with thoughtful, concise answers that give readers solid and balanced environmental information. The editors of E - The Environmental Magazine tackle key issues, provides tips on how one can “green up” his or her own lifestyle and offers insight for people who want the big picture about the global environment. 

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