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‘Who dunnit’ game will take Lazy P’s corn maze to a new level of funChanges coming for commodity food distributionLowry construction complete Work begins on flag retirement, memorial site
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Each Friday — Classes formerly at Creekside Variety are now being held in the Community Center across from the hospital in Lovelock. Fridays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free sewing and craft classes for kids ages 6 and up. Sewing machines and materials are free as are the classes. For information call the Community Center at 273-7144. 
  •  Humboldt County Homeschoolers meet from 1 – 3 p.m. for enrichment activities and social time at the Family Youth Center (next to the indoor pool). Homeschooling families of all ages, methods and faiths are welcome. This active group is a great resource for kids and parents of homeschoolers! For more information, please call or email Becky Coleman atsbacoleman@hotmail.com or 623-3750, or join the Nevada Humboldt County Homeschoolers group on Facebook. 

     
  • Race Your Mouse Day is today. So, rev up your mouse, and let the race begin. But, wait a second... what kind of mouse are we talking about? Is it the computer mouse, and we're supposed to race it around the mouse pad? 

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Mustang volleyball team heads to Yerington for preseason tournament
    With tryouts behind them, the Pershing County High School varsity volleyball team has coalesced into a nine-member squad with only one senior on the roster — Bailey Wanner. 
  • 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.
    
Aiding donationLowry takes top spot at icebreaker tourneyMustang volleyball team heads to Yerington for preseason tournamentMustangs 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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