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Men, having exchanged their own footwear for women’s heels, marched down the street carrying signs with such slogans as “My strength is not for hurting” and “Put yourself in her shoes.”
Men, having exchanged their own footwear for women’s heels, marched down the street carrying signs with such slogans as “My strength is not for hurting” and “Put yourself in her shoes.”
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 1:00 AM
Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services (WDVS) hosted its 4th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event on Friday, June 23. It was designed to promote discussion about gender-based violence, as well as raise funding and awareness for the WDVS. Members of the Winnemucca Police Department (WPD) and Santa Rosa Collision were present, along with individual men and women who came to show support. Some even brought their children along.
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MORE LOCAL STORIES

  • A transient who was convicted in 2006 of second degree kidnapping in Sixth Judicial District Court in Winnemucca has died while serving a long prison term. William Eugene Wright died while in the infirmary at High Desert State Prison, about 30 miles north of Las Vegas. He was 49. Cause of death was not released by the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC), which reported that an autopsy will be performed. Continue this story
  • Outgoing Lander County School District Superintendent Jim Squibb’s superintendent report centered on the current budget crisis the district is facing. He said there is a proposal to cut the Career and Technology position at Battle Mountain high school.   Continue this story
  • All children 12 years of age and under are encouraged to walk in the Lovelock 4th of July Kiddie Parade sponsored by the Pershing County Cattlewomen. With Lovelock turning 100 years old, help celebrate this special holiday by dressing in costumes, or decorating a small wagon celebrating 100 years. This year let your imagination run wild and dress your child as a farmer, miner, George Lovelock or the number 100. Any other red, white and blue character from the past will be welcome in the parade. Continue this story
  • ELKO – The Elko District Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has completed the Pseudomonas fluorescens Field Project Environmental Assessment (EA), DOI-BLM-NV-E000-2017-0003-EA. The EA and an unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) are posted for public review until July 5. Continue this story
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SPORTS

Winnemucca’s Cory Sample drives his IMCA machine out of turn four and down the front stretch during the main event on Sunday afternoon.
Winnemucca’s Cory Sample drives his IMCA machine out of turn four and down the front stretch during the main event on Sunday afternoon.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 1:00 AM
As temperatures rose to nearly 100 degrees on Sunday afternoon, racers from around the area took to the track at Winnemucca Regional Raceway in an attempt to tame the 1/3-mile oval. IMCA, Pure Stock, Mini Mods and Dwarf cars were all in action. 

Announcements

  • Obituary:  Brendan Robert Young
    Brendan R. Young was 13 years old, a kid who loved life. He touched so many lives with his quick wit, contagious smile, goofy grin and amazing one of a kind laugh. 
  • Obituary: Clarence Butler
    Clarence Butler died Sunday, June 11th. He was 93 years old. He was born on July 6, 1923 in Marlin, Mo. 
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  • 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.
  • 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 Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Nevada Highway Patrol 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.
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  • I guess Donald Trump was right
    At his big rallies last fall President Trump kept telling his supporters that, “We’re just going to win and win so much you’re going to get tired of winning.”

    No one ever gets tired of winning, especially a rookie politician that everyone in the establishment predicted would be a loser.
  • Everybody needs protection
    I once read about a method that some rich people use to hold on to, keep, and protect their wealth. Their solution - insurance. Theft, fire, flood and catastrophic insurance; there’s a long list of monsters out there to protect against.
  • Summertime – and the living is easy
    Granted, the living is not easy for everyone, especially those who are racing here and there to sporting events, camps, family reunions, and various other busy activities. But somewhere in all of the bustle, find time for reading, math, the arts, and other brain expanding possibilities. There are few better ways to prepare your child for the next grade level than to keep his/her mind engaged in intellectual pursuits.
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LIFESTYLE

Cheryl Upshaw has been promoted from Interim Managing Editor to Editor of Winnemucca Publishing’s three newspapers, the Humboldt Sun, the Battle Mountain Bugle and the Lovelock Review Miner.
Cheryl Upshaw has been promoted from Interim Managing Editor to Editor of Winnemucca Publishing’s three newspapers, the Humboldt Sun, the Battle Mountain Bugle and the Lovelock Review Miner.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 1:00 AM
Winnemucca Publishing (WP) announced that the search for a new editor for its three three newspapers, the Humboldt Sun, Battle Mountain Bugle and Lovelock Review Miner has come to a successful conclusion.. Cheryl Upshaw, who has been answering the phone, “Winnemucca Publishing, Interim Editor Cheryl” for the past six weeks has been chosen to continue in the position without the “interim”. 
  • 2018 Nevada Radon Poster Contest
    The Nevada Radon Poster Contest is underway. The contest ends Oct. 31, 2017 but is ongoing until that time. Entry forms and rules for entry are available at the Pershing County Extension Office, and may be printed from our Pershing County, Nevada 4-H Facebook page.   Continue this story
  • Patient-Centered Care Shouldn’t Be Just a Marketing Slogan
    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.

    Continue this story
  • DAVE SAYS: Buy leased building?
    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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