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Douglas wrestling splits triangular, takes fourth at Vaquero Classic

Plus, results from Douglas basketball

Douglas High wrestling put together several quality results from the weekend tournament in Fernley.

Post card from Romania: Regional fighting further defines Romanian base

Winter’s frosty breath stretches for miles across eastern Romania, a country near the western edge of Ukraine’s conflict with Russia. Since the summer, the Nevada Army National Guard’s 137th Military Police Company has been providing law enforcement functions and investigations at the military sector of the Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport 15 miles northeast of Constanta, a resort some call the Miami Beach along the Baltic Sea.

Nevada, UNLV renew rivalry with key game Saturday

Rebels got the sweep last season; Wolf Pack battling for first place in MW.


County approves huge housing developments

Residents tell commissioners the project will lead to more traffic, water problems.

Jeannette Strong: Governance or grievance?

House Republicans started with chaos, confusion, and conflict. We’ll see how they finish.

Fallon boys hoops looks to snap two-game skid

After winning two of its first three 3A East games, the Greenwave returned from Elko County empty-handed.


VFW awards Voice of Democracy contestants

This year’s theme — “Why Are Veterans Important” — was for students in the 9th through 12th grades.

$5.3 million grant will establish Fallon-based Care Flight helicopter

Care Flight transports approximately 1,500 patients every year, serving a region of more than 50,000 square miles.

CCSD news: Choir, stats, weather, MLK ... and Minecraft

News and updates from around Churchill County's schools.


City undertakes road improvement projects

West A Street, North Whitaker Lane, North Taylor Street and Carson Street will all be improvements.

Trustees select Strasdin as board president

Also, the board unanimously voted to contribute four Churchill County Board of Trustees' scholarships of $500 each.

Cattlemen’s Update crisscrosses Nevada

Presentations aim to help food producers deal with a wide range of subjects.


Bighorn news: Reading with Robes, ELL update, Senior Spotlight

Tenth-grade students participated in the nationwide Reading with Robes program on Jan. 11.

CAPS: Pussyfooting around in the snow

A cat usually has 18 toes, four on each paw and a dewclaw on each of the front feet.

Trustees hire search firm for new superintendent

Trustees approved a contract for $15,000, which will include expenses.


Fallon girls begin key stretch with playoff hopes in sight

Despite a pair of losses in Elko County, the Lady Wave basketball team is still in position to qualify for the 3A playoffs.

Dalpe: Restoring budget reductions will help Western Nevada College in biennium

Restoring dollars lost from the 12% budget reductions made for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 is among Western Nevada College interim President Kyle Dalpe’s top concerns when he thinks about what’s needed most out of this year’s legislative session.

Steps to help seniors who struggle to manage their medications

A range of issues can make it difficult for seniors to take the medications they are prescribed.


Consumers could see higher beef prices this year

Tighter cattle supplies might drive beef prices higher during 2023, ranchers were told at a recent gathering.

Trina Machacek: Start and stop sniveling

Sniveling is a bit of an older word I use occasionally. Sniveling is a type of crying but not with all the connotations that come with crying. Crying envelopes too many feelings from sadness to a stop telling jokes crying with laughter. Sniveling on the other had is, according to a peek at a dictionary is said to be “crying and sniffing in a feeble or fretful way.” My definition is that sniveling is nervously laughing. Often making you feel so silly at whatever may be making you feel like crying.