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John Scannella and Sonya Scarff endured long days and sweltering heat during the summer of 2006 as they painstakingly removed dinosaur fossils from the Hell Creek Formation  between Jordan, Mont., and the Fort Peck Reservoir.
John Scannella and Sonya Scarff endured long days and sweltering heat during the summer of 2006 as they painstakingly removed dinosaur fossils from the Hell Creek Formation between Jordan, Mont., and the Fort Peck Reservoir.
Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:00 AM
John Scannella was a little boy growing up in Queens, New York, when he first fell in love with dinosaurs.
At age 3 Scannella discovered library books on dinosaurs. By 5 he was busy drawing dinosaurs. On a family trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, his mom recalls that he ran up and tried to hug the dinosaurs.
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Megan Li hits her tee shot on the first hole during the Herzog Family Junior Golf Tournament on Wednesday.
Megan Li hits her tee shot on the first hole during the Herzog Family Junior Golf Tournament on Wednesday.
Saturday, July 22, 2017 1:00 AM
Zane Fifield and Dillon Patterson each shot rounds of 86 to tie for first place in the Herzog Family junior golf tournament, held Wednesday at Winnemucca Municipal Golf Course.

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    Last week my daughter arrived to pick up her children who had been visiting their grandfather and I for the past month. I stayed overnight with them at a Reno hotel before their flight home.
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    Some in Washington are calling this “NAFTA Week,” because the administration just yesterday came out with its objectives for the NAFTA renegotiation effort. The American Farm Bureau’s goal has been primarily to maintain the good, reciprocal market access we have today for agricultural products that U.S. farmers and ranchers export to Canada and Mexico. We were glad to see that listed as the top objective in the agricultural section of the administration’s plan.
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LIFESTYLE

Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:00 AM
Savvy Senior addresses a different issue chosen from the wide variety of topics relevant to senior living in the 21st Century.

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  • A labor of love: prepping the bikes for adventure
    'Follow the Elefant’ catalogues the motorcycle travels of Brittany and Ehren Inkel. Originally from northern Minnesota, they lived in Winnemucca for a spell and credit the high desert community as the beginning point for both the north and south legs of their journey from Alaska to Argentina. Read more about their adventures at followtheelefant.com.

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