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A 30-foot by 15-foot flag was flown from Winnemucca Fire Department engine in honor of fallen firefighters Will Hawkins and Jacob O’Malley prior to a Tuesday memorial service for the two men.
A 30-foot by 15-foot flag was flown from Winnemucca Fire Department engine in honor of fallen firefighters Will Hawkins and Jacob O’Malley prior to a Tuesday memorial service for the two men.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:00 AM
The memorial service for Jacob O’Malley and Will Hawkins, held on Tuesday afternoon, was attended by at least 600 people. The two Bureau of Land Management (BLM) firefighters were killed in a rollover accident when returning to the Winnemucca district office after a patrol on July 10. Hawkins was 22 at the time of his death. O’Malley was 27.
  • Orthopedic doctor travels northern Nevada
    Dr. James Pappas is away from home about eight to 10 days a month. He travels from Reno to practice orthopedics in Elko and has now added stops in Winnemucca and Battle Mountain. Pappas had been in practice since 1993. He worked within a large orthopedic group in Reno for 16 years and then went out on his own. For 10 years, he was the team physician for the University of Nevada Reno.
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  • New layout, venues for  Tri-County Fair activities
    Kim Petersen is the director for both the Winnemucca Convention and Visitor’s Authority and Agricultural District #3. Petersen spends countless hours every year thinking about and working on ideas to try and make the Tri County Fair and Rodeo a successful, fun event.  
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  • Reduced sentence not a good bet for Judge Gamble
    Senior Judge David Gamble revoked probation for a 31 year-old who failed to live up to numerous requirements of that probation. Johnny Ray Fix Jr. was originally charged with grand larceny of a vehicle and grand larceny of a firearm. After a plea negotiation, he agreed to plead guilty in December of 2015 to a reduced charge of unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. The firearm theft charge was dropped.
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Beyond a doubt, Ugly Truck Day is a "guy thing". Every guy can appreciate the importance of this day. Not to be left out, a fair number of the ladies appreciate (their) ugly truck, too! Ugly trucks are loved and cherished by their owners.

  • The need to protect your skin from the sun has become very clear over the years, supported by several studies linking overexposure to the sun with skin cancer. 
  • July is Roots & Branches Month! Roots & Branches month celebrates genealogy, the study of family ancestries and histories.

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SPORTS

JD Jurad heads for the Lovelock Speedway track.
JD Jurad heads for the Lovelock Speedway track.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:00 AM
In June, 2007 the Lovelock Speedway held its first race. Since then, the quarter mile dirt track has hosted about a hundred more.

Announcements

  • Obituary: Jacob O’Malley
    Jacob O’Malley was born on September 1, 1988 in Carson City, Nevada. He grew up in Zephyr Cove, Nevada and graduated from Whittell High School in 2007 where he played soccer, ran track, raced for the high school ski team and performed with the Black and White Choir. 
  • Obituary: Yanew V. Nicholson
    In Loving Memory of Yanew V. Nicholson. Born November 12,1971 in Coeur d ‘Alene, Idaho. 44 years young Yanew was called home to God on July 6, 2016. 
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  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Eye contact in the digital age
    We are fortunate in many ways to live in an age of instant communication and contact. With just a quick tap we can find answers, solve problems, gain knowledge, and learn. Another tap leads us to phone applications where we can not only hear our call recipient but see them as well. I remember seeing a display about telephone/tele-vision interconnectedness at the World’s Fair in Seattle many years ago. While demonstrators stated that this would soon be in every home in the country, it took many decades for this to come to fruition.
  • Reporting on facts not fiction
    Opinions recently published in the Humboldt Sun, “Dear Editor” column written by first S. Loda and second T. Miners demand a response, one with ACTUAL facts, and proof that these two writers may have some writing ability, but both fail as journalists.
  • Let’s table that
    So take a look at the table where you have your meals. It could be a dining room table or a kitchen table, depends on your point of view. At our house it is just “the table.” Some households have both a kitchen and a dining room table. But I am talking about the table you frequent most often. The one that has the most food spots on the floor under it!
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LIFESTYLE

Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:00 AM
Dr. Dennis Verner and Dr. Nick Verner (pictured) traveled to El Salvador with The Art of the Specific organization June 18-25. A team of 18 doctors checked and adjusted when necessary upwards of 4,000 people in 5 days. They will be returning in June of 2017 to continue care with the Salvadorean people.
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