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Clampers from Jesse Lee Reno Outpost #14 donated 2,773 pounds of nonperishables to the Lovelock Food Bank on Saturday.
Clampers from Jesse Lee Reno Outpost #14 donated 2,773 pounds of nonperishables to the Lovelock Food Bank on Saturday.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 1:00 AM
A brotherhood of red-shirted men visited Pershing County this past Saturday morning. Many Lovelock families will benefit from their stop.

But nobody had more fun than the Clampers. They came from Jesse Lee’s Reno Outpost #14 with 2,773 pounds of nonperishable goods for the Lovelock Community Food Bank.
  • Numerous volunteers helped the Winnemucca District’s Emergency Stabilization &Rehabilitation efforts by planting Sagebrush seedlings on the Martin Fire burn area.  Continue this story
  • Everyone knew Scotty. For decades miners knocked on the door of his assay office at all hours of the day and night.

    Once inside, the men waited while Andrew Humboldt Scott (1890-1967) mixed their samples with litharge, sodium carbonate, silica, borax and flour. He tossed the brew into a crucible and threw it in the blast furnace.
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  • On Thanksgiving day, many families gather to prepare a traditional turkey dinner feast that includes side dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans and pie. For many, this means there’s a lot of prepping and cooking happening in the kitchen, and sometimes outdoors if the turkey is cooked in a deep fryer, smoker or grill.  Continue this story
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  • Wildland firefighting positions with Bureau of Land Management Nevada are open now through February 2019. Below are the current vacancy announcement numbers and deadlines to apply. This year, positions are available for firefighters assigned to engines, handcrews or helicopters as well as equipment operators. Continue this story
  • Plans are in the works by the Lovelock Revitalization Association to make downtown Lovelock a magnet for locals and visitors during the holidays. With help from the city of Lovelock, lights will be hung on light poles and buildings and many storefront windows will be painted by volunteers. Continue this story
  • Governor Brian Sandoval’s School Safety Task Force has submitted its final recommendations for legislative changes to improve school safety statewide.

    Sandoval created the task force in response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, as well as a rising trend of school shootings since Columbine, Colo., in 1999. The task force included 26 appointees, including Humboldt County School District Superintendent Dave Jensen, who represented rural school districts.
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  • The Nevada Promise Scholarship program is a last-dollar scholarship that covers the costs of registration fees not met by other state and federal gift aid. 

    Students must complete 10 steps in order to receive the scholarship and one of those includes meeting with their assigned mentor. 
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SPORTS

McDermitt's Angel Alvarez drives to the basket for a shot during  a preseason practice last week in McDermitt.
McDermitt's Angel Alvarez drives to the basket for a shot during a preseason practice last week in McDermitt.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 1:00 AM
Winter is here and it is time to play some basketball and wrestle. 

Lowry High School will field a varsity wrestling squad of 29 comprised of freshmen through  seniors.

 Lowry first tournament of the year will be Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at Churchill County High School, before returning to the Winnemucca Events Complex on Dec. 6- 8.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • At a recent court hearing in Winnemucca’s Sixth Judicial District Court, Jeff Brooks pleaded guilty to two felony driving under the influence (DUI) charges with two prior DUI convictions within seven years. Judge Michael Montero granted the diversion program, giving Brooks the chance to complete DUI court and probation rather than prison time. 
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