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Workers poured the 150 millionth ounce of silver at Coeur-Rochester on Tuesday, as shown in this security footage still.
Workers poured the 150 millionth ounce of silver at Coeur-Rochester on Tuesday, as shown in this security footage still.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:00 AM
Coeur-Rochester bussed dozens of people to the mine site on Tuesday. The passengers witnessed a milestone in the history of the Silver State. Coeur poured its 150 millionth ounce of the precious metal that set Nevada on fire over one hundred years ago.
  • Cell phone antenna to be extended in Austin
    Lander County Planning Commission has approved the extension of the antenna tower on the Austin Summit to help bring in a new cell phone provider, and possible better phone service in the area.
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  • NHP has a new Lieutenant
    When former NHP Lieutenant Greg Johnson announced his retirement this year, there was no guarantee the position would remain in Winnemucca.
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  • City recreation building future uncertain
    Winnemucca's City Council members haven't made a final decision regarding the future use of the City's old recreation building next to Bode Howard Memorial Pool but it's likely the building will be closed in July. Most of the small building's minimal uses will be transferred to the Boys and Girls Club, said City Manager-Engineer Steve West.
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  • (StatePoint) From hikes to picnics to relaxing in the hammock, nothing ruins summer fun quite as fast as bug bites. Unfortunately, bug bites are more than just a nuisance. They can trigger allergic reactions in some people, and may transmit diseases like Zika Virus, Dengue Fever, West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease.
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  • RENO — A Reno weather data center that sends critical information to firefighters and farmers in the western region is in danger of closing under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.
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  • On June 6, Winnemucca Rural Fire Department (WRFD) responded to a brush fire in Thomas Canyon. WRFD arrived at 9:20 p.m. and left at 10:20 pm. The Bureau of Land Management also responded. Eight acres of private land were affected by the blaze, but there were no injuries or loss of property. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Continue this story
  • All 16 animals were adopted at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada Department of Corrections — Silver State Industries saddle-trained wild horse adoption event this past weekend. The event was held on June 10 at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) south of Carson City, Nevada. Continue this story
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SPORTS

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson autographs the jersey of 7-year-old Ethan Wilson, of Calgary, Alberta, before the Blue Jays' baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson autographs the jersey of 7-year-old Ethan Wilson, of Calgary, Alberta, before the Blue Jays' baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Monday, June 12, 2017 1:00 AM
SEATTLE (AP) – Danny Valencia and Jarrod Dyson had RBI singles as part of Seattle's seventh-inning rally, and the Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Friday night for their 10th win in 12 games.

Announcements

  • Obituary: Richard William Larrabee
    Richard William Larrabee, 70, Of Round Mountain, NV died on June 3, 2017 at Battle Mountain General Hospital. 
  • Donald Eugene Moore, LTC retired, left this earth to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the age of 78 surrounded by his family at the Huntsville Hospital.
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  • The following individuals were granted divorces recently by the Humboldt County Clerk: 
  • The following couples were granted marriage licenses recently by the Humboldt County Clerk:
  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Pershing 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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  • Elusive happiness
    Thoughts, feelings, impressions and waves of emotional euphoria: they blow through my mind like a cool morning breeze. Lines from old songs I’ve heard many times long ago; they are still there and come back to me from time to time. As I sing them to myself they rekindle the joyful feeling, the experience of life as it was in that time period. I can relive and savor my many happy moments. My memory is like a complete library of film in full audio, video, cinemascope brilliance at my disposal.
  • Comey don’t play that
    Millions of Americans watched transfixed as James Comey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, and no, that’s not an oxymoron. To say the reaction was mixed is like intimating that pillowcases stuffed with live eels are not conducive to long naps.
  • Disengaging with Cuba
    President Obama’s engagement with Cuba was one of his administration’s success stories. The policy shift was based on the entirely realistic as well as humanitarian assessment that permanent estrangement deepens enmity, isolates two peoples and separates families, reduces opportunities for improvement in the quality of life in Cuba, inhibits the two-way flow of information, and prevents cooperation on common problems. 
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LIFESTYLE

President of Northern Nevada Camaro Club, Gerald Jensen, his wife Tesha and their son Harbor stand next to their 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS/RS car. There were nine other Camaros at the event that came from the Reno and Carson City area.
President of Northern Nevada Camaro Club, Gerald Jensen, his wife Tesha and their son Harbor stand next to their 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS/RS car. There were nine other Camaros at the event that came from the Reno and Carson City area.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:00 AM
Vesco City Park housed 157 muscle and vintage cars last Saturday for the Koyote Kruisers Kruise 2017. In 2016, there were 140 entries on display for the public. The annual event, which has undergone some changes, continues to grow in participants as well as vendors. 
  • PCHS alum sidesteps terror, gains knowledge
    On May 22, 2017, a teenage traveler texted her mother. Lesley Gomez was in London, England. Her parents, Lupe and Lesley D. Gomez, were at home in Lovelock. 
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  • Middle school’s true colors to return
    French Ford Middle School is Winnemucca’s newest school. Even so, FFMS is over 20 years old. In the 20 years since it’s completion, FFMS has seen thousands of students in its classrooms and hallways. The school’s yearly enrollment has varied between a low of around 460 students to a high of 620 students when Winnemucca was booming.
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  • Diversify with Bonds (Even If Rates Are Low)
    If you’ve needed a mortgage or another type of loan over the past several years, you’ve probably appreciated the historically low interest rates we’ve experienced. But if you’ve wanted to own fixed-rate investments, such as bonds, you might have been less pleased at the low-rate environment. Now, interest rates may be moving up somewhat, but even if they don’t hit the heights we saw in previous decades, you can still gain some key advantages from owning bonds. 
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