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  • Dispatch users’ group effective; sheriff’s office gets kudos
    The way Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been handling issues in communications and dispatch has made fans of former critics. Humboldt County commissioners asked for a report back every quarter from the sheriff’s office and the “dispatch users’ group” that’s been meeting to try to resolve problems through better communication and follow-up.
  • Lowry High School band students are hitting the right note
    The audience really responds when the Lowry High School band’s percussion section plays these instruments, as they did at the May 27 concert. Shown playing the “special drums” are (left to right) Ernesto Deloa, Andy Rodriguez, Julia Mendoza, Alexandra Self, and Jocelyn Gutierrez. Not shown in the photo are additional garbage can percussion artists, Bryan Day and Alex Shurtliff. 
  • Lindeman facing future trial; acquitted and found guilty in other cases
    Lawrence David Lindeman sat in Union Township Justice Court for three separate cases on Thursday, May 28. For each case Lindeman was represented by public defender Matt Stermitz and the state was represented by Deputy District Attorney Anthony Gordon. 
  • Increased access to healthcare
    In the final days of the 2015 Nevada legislative session, two healthcare-related bills passed, and were both signed into law on May 25 by Governor Brian Sandoval. The two bills have the potential to benefit all Nevadans, but rural communities will especially benefit, said the committee chair for Health and Human Services, District 36 Assemblyman James Oscarson.
    
Dispatch users’ group effective; sheriff’s office gets kudosLowry High School band students are hitting the right noteLindeman facing future trial; acquitted and found guilty in other casesIncreased access to healthcare
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Humboldt County Commission meets the first and third Monday of each month at the courthouse. 
  • The talent show will be held June 1, at 2 p.m. at the Eleanor Lemaire Elementary School Gym. It will feature singing, dancing, art, photogaphy and much more.  
  • Lovelock Community Food Bank is serving at the corner of 8th and Franklin starting at 3:30 p.m. and will close at the discretion of the Food Bank. Everyone can receive free bread and dairy products, but a voucher will be needed in order to receive food. This can be obtained at the county clerk's office. For donation drop-off, contact Penny at 273-2541. 

  • Billingsley named Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner for Nevada
    Lowry High School senior Beau Billingsley has been selected as Nevada’s choice for the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner, which is given to the top high school wrestler in each state.
  • Greater Nevada ‘A’ splits pair of games on home field
    Usually during the summer, the Greater Nevada Badgers spend all its time away from home with road trips to Reno, Idaho and Oregon.

     
  • Badgers ‘B’ squad knocks off Fernley, falls to Dayton in one-run games
    The Greater Nevada Badgers ‘B’ team has been no stranger to one-run games in the early part of the summer season.
  • Going for the gold
    Members of the Humboldt County Special Olympics team, adults and children, will head to Reno for the Nevada State Summer Games on June 5-6 on the campus of the University of Nevada. Four hundred athletes and their volunteer coaches will come together at the University of Nevada, to experience the thrill of competing against other athletes from all over Nevada. After weeks of training and participating at a qualifying competition, athletes will compete in aquatics or track and field in state-of-the-art collegiate athletic facilities on the UNR campus. Summer Games is the culminating championship for aquatics and track & field and is one of the largest Special Olympics sporting competitions in Nevada. The minimum age of the competitors is eight years of age and there is no age limit cap. Athletes have varying ability levels and are put in divisions to compete against athletes of the approximate same ability level. Over 500 volunteers were on hand to fill a variety of volunteer positions over the course of the weekend.
    
Billingsley named Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner for NevadaGreater Nevada ‘A’ splits pair of games on home fieldBadgers ‘B’ squad knocks off Fernley, falls to Dayton in one-run gamesGoing for the gold
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Announcements

  • Obituary: Ellen Fay Jarrett-Sondermann
    Ellen Fay Jarrett-Sondermann age 71 passed away with her family by her side on May,22 2015 in Battle Mountain Nevada
     
  • Obituary: JoAnn Miller
    JoAnn Miller, 73, died Monday, May 25th, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was surrounded by an absolutely incredible staff that did everything they could for their amazing patient. More importantly she was surrounded by her every loving family, who made sure she felt nothing but the love and tenderness she had always shown them.
     
  • Obituary: Joseph Gene Baum
    Joseph Gene Baum was born August 1, 1931 in Midvale, Utah to Thelma Welch and Clyde Baum. Gene passed away May 15th surrounded by loved ones at the home of his daughter in Carson City, Nevada. 
     
  • 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 Menus
    There are many activities for seniors at the Pleasant Senior Center, 1480 Lay St. The following is the schedule for June 1 — 5:
     
  • Humboldt County Commissioners will met Monday, June 1.  

  • 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.


     

  • I can’t strike a match on the back of the thigh of my Levis or light one with my thumbnail. I can’t spit, not a drop or a pit or a watermelon seed without needing a drool bucket. My, “I can’t” list is long and actually quite impressive. I can’t saw a straight line with a hand saw. I can’t even make a good to the last drop pot of coffee. With all the wonderful things I can’t do how in the world, of the green, green grass of home have I been able to reach my age — of maturity? 
     
  • LYONS, Neb. — Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the Clean Water Rule to protect the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources from pollution and degradation.
     
  • For those inclined toward social media, especially Twitter, hashtags are the “easy button” for finding posts and resources on a particular topic of interest. #WomeninAg is a relatively new, and surprisingly robust, hashtag that devotees use to highlight the contributions, cares and concerns of women involved in agriculture. 
     
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