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  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:00 AM
    Just a week after polls closed in Nevada’s primary election, a group affiliated with the national Republican Governors Association is launching a $2 million television and radio ad campaign skewering Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak on economic issues.
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:00 AM
    “Right in the heart of the golden west,” Cattlewomen will host this year’s parade with the theme based on our state anthem written by Bertha Rafetto in 1932. 
  • Early Weaning Calves During Drought
    Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:00 AM
    During normal precipitation years, calves in Northern Nevada are weaned at six to seven months of age. In typical spring calving herds, this is usually September through November. However, during drought, forages are generally limited, and early weaning should be considered as a management tool. Time of weaning will have impacts on cow and calf performance as well as health and productivity of the native range or pasture.
  • Pershing County School board appoints new member
    Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:00 AM
    School board member Mike Mancebo remembers listening to Marci Carruth on candidate’s night two years ago. He liked what he heard. The voters chose Sherry Knight to fill Seat E, but Knight resigned for personal reasons last month.
    On Monday, Jun. 20, the board appointed Carruth. Cindy Plummer asked her why she wanted to be on the school board. Carruth explained that she has four children. “I think it’s important for parents to be involved,” she said.
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Nevada Supreme Court has cleared the way for Eureka County irrigators to move forward with a contested groundwater plan, issuing a 4-3 ruling last Thursday that could have significant implications for the way water is managed in dozens of aquifers across the state.
    The majority opinion is a win for irrigators in Diamond Valley, just outside of Eureka, who voted in 2018 for a groundwater plan that aims to address years of over-pumping. State officials, for decades, allowed irrigators to pump more than twice the amount of water that is sustainable.
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:00 AM
    The attack ads already are airing and campaign fundraising emails are flooding into inboxes as one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in the country gets rolling in Nevada, where candidates will be juggling persistent concerns about election integrity and inflation that is rising at its fastest pace in decades.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Humboldt County Board of Commissioners recently voted unanimously to establish a standing on a Preliminary Environmental Assessment (PEA) for a Desert Land Entry (DLE) application in the Denio area, by addressing their concerns in a letter to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Humboldt River Field Office, which released the application for public comment. Chairman of the Board, Jim French, was absent and the rest of the Board was present, with Vicechair Ken Tipton leading the meeting. 
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 1:00 AM
    After a nationwide search, the Pershing General Hospital Board of Trustees offered the job of Administrator/CEO to Brandon Chadock of Sistersville, West Virginia who may or may not accept the job. Chadock is currently a Healthcare Administrator for a rural healthcare facility.
    At a previous board meeting, PGH board member Charles Safford said he was impressed by Chadock, one of four candidates seriously considered for the top hospital job in Lovelock.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022 1:00 AM
    Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) General Manager John Entsminger spotlighted at a Senate hearing conservation programs the agency has implemented to reduce water usage that could help other western states in the face of historic drought.
    “I think conservation is key here and it plays a great role in the story of what we have done in Nevada,” Cortez Masto said. 
    Her comments came at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing Tuesday on solutions to the drought raging in the western U.S.
    Entsminger said Nevada has shown that conservation can help preserve the remaining water.  
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022 1:00 AM
    A federal judge declined Monday to either decide or dismiss a condemned Nevada killer's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state plan for what would its first lethal injection in more than 16 years.
    U.S. District Judge Richard Boulware II left open Zane Michael Floyd's case — at least for now — and set an Oct. 11 date for attorneys representing Floyd and the state to return to court in Las Vegas.
    The judge said he might still close the matter in coming weeks for what he termed “mootness,'' since state prison officials testified that they do not have the drugs they would need to conduct an execution.
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