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Tuesday, September 14, 2021 1:00 AM
On September 7, 2021, i-80 GOLD CORP announced entry into definitive agreements to create a comprehensive Nevada mining complex through an asset exchange agreement to acquire certain processing infrastructure, including an autoclave, and the Lone Tree and Buffalo Mountain gold deposits from Nevada Gold Mines LLC (NGM) via an asset exchange. 
  • Judge denies Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Burns Paiute Tribe request to halt activity at Thacker Pass mine site
    District Court Judge Miranda Du again denied a petition to delay preliminary excavations at the planned Thacker Pass lithium mine on Friday, a decision that means work at the mine site can continue but one that could also set up a conflict with demonstrators camped in the area.
    Attorneys for the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, the Burns Paiute Tribe and the People of Red Mountain had sought a preliminary injunction to prevent the company developing the mine, Lithium Nevada, from starting on digging that they said could destroy artifacts and remains. 
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  • Nevada researchers studying herbicides in hopes of reducing wildfire fuels
    With wildfires raging in the West, two University of Nevada, Reno researchers are doing further studies on two herbicides known to reduce cheatgrass, a fine fuel that ignites readily. The researchers are looking at the herbicides’ effects on more desired plant species that often grow with cheatgrass, including native bunchgrasses and forbs, or wildflowers, in order to give land managers the information they need to weigh the costs and benefits of using these herbicides, Plateau and Rejuvra. This work will hopefully give managers a better tool to reduce flammable cheatgrass while allowing desired forbs and bunchgrasses to increase. Continue this story
  • Mustang Youth Team holds fall fundraiser this weekend
    What images come to mind when you think of autumn? Maybe you picture hayrides, pumpkins, nachos, cotton candy and snow cones. If that’s the case, be sure to attend the Mustang Youth Team’s second annual Fall Carnival at the depot this Sunday from noon until 3 p.m.
    Conner Fecht, the MYT treasurer, describes the carnival as “a fun and safe event,” adding that it is drug and alcohol free.
    Five dollars buys a wristband that covers the hayride, driven by Jason Coyle. It also purchases pumpkin-decorating, face painting and games galore. You’re on your own for snow cones and cotton candy.
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Lowry's Bailey Hayes hits a drive at Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course during a junior tournament this summer.
Lowry's Bailey Hayes hits a drive at Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course during a junior tournament this summer.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 1:00 AM
After a nearly month of practice, the Lowry High School girls golf team hit the course to see other golfers for the first time, with two tournaments in Elko County last weekend.
The Northern 3A began its season on Tuesday, Sept. 7, in Spring Creek and with three freshmen in the line-up, the Lady Bucks won the tournament.
Lowry shot 434 to beat Douglas by two strokes. Douglas, a member of the Northern 5A in most sports, saw its girls golf team drop to the 3A under the latest NIAA realignment that last for two years.
  • Lowry volleyball sweeps Sparks, Hug
    The Lowry High School volleyball team picked up its first league victories of the year this past weekend over two Northern 3A West schools.
    Lowry hosted Sparks on Friday and beat the Railroaders 25-10, 25-2 and 25-10. 
    The Lady Bucks had an early-morning wake-up call on Saturday for a trip to Reno and Lowry beat Hug 25-11, 25-17 and 25-18 to improve to 2-1 in league play.
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  • Buckaroo boys drop matches to Wolverines, Huskies
    The Lowry High School boys soccer team was back home this past weekend for a pair of matches against squads from the Northern 3A West.
    Lowry took on perennial Northern 3A power Truckee on Friday afternoon and suffered a 5-1 loss to the Wolverines.
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  • Lowry improves to 3-0 with 42-26 victory over Wooster
    No, it wasn’t Friday the 13th and no there was no full moon, but it was wild night this past Friday as the Lowry High School football team hosted Wooster in a Northern 3A match-up.
    The teams combined for 25 points in the first five minutes of the contest and unsportsmanlike conduct penalties were plentiful throughout the night, as Lowry pulled away for a 42-26 win over Wooster to improve to 3-0 on the season.
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