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Farmer Bing Wesner pumps groundwater from a new well for his Lovelock Valley fields.
Farmer Bing Wesner pumps groundwater from a new well for his Lovelock Valley fields.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 1:00 AM
Nevada Division of Water Resources, USGS and Desert Research Institute hydrologists presented an annual update on groundwater studies in the Humboldt River Basin last week. Lovelock city hall was filled with farmers, ranchers, water rights engineers and attorneys.
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  • Lander County Sewer and Water representatives recently came before Lander County Commissioners to request the reallocation of funding from a previous project into the repair of the sewer lines along Highway 50. The project would be a joint operation with the Department of Transportation paving project in the same area. Continue this story
  • Nevada has nearly 50 Specialty Court programs. The exact number is hard to define, since new Specialty Courts are under development in a number of areas. The state’s urban areas are home to many of those courts but there are at least 15 in rural areas of the state. Continue this story
  • All 50 states and Canada hold State Senior Games at which seniors over 50 years of age can compete in Olympic style events. The Games have a long history. The Nevada Senior Games website notes that the games “demonstrate the positive aspects of aging and provide motivation and inspiration for our community’s seniors.” Nevada has had Senior Games competitions since 1980, even before the national effort at organizing Senior Games.  Continue this story
  • Anyone who wants to hear first-hand a forecast for Winnemucca’s future will have the opportunity to do just that next Thursday, Jan. 18 at the 2018 Winnemucca Futures program. The speakers list is now complete and the schedule set.  Continue this story
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SPORTS

Battle Mountain's Grace Melver is fouled as shge goes going up for a layup against the Silver Stage Nighthawks on Friday night in Battle Mountain.
Battle Mountain's Grace Melver is fouled as shge goes going up for a layup against the Silver Stage Nighthawks on Friday night in Battle Mountain.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 1:00 AM
The Battle Mountain High School girls basketball team picked up three wins last week and sits in second place in the Northern 2A at 6-1.
Battle Mountain traveled to Lovelock on Tuesday, Jan. 9, to face rival Pershing County. The two teams battled it out to a last-second finish, resulting in a Longhorn victory.

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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 Humboldt 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.
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Monday, January 23, 2017 1:00 AM
Trudy Lieberman has been a journalist for 40 years. As part of a Columbia Journalism Review and Rural Health News project, she provides a bimonthly "Thinking About Health" column for rural newspapers.

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