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Thursday, August 31

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Members of the Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary gather at the Elks Lodge for a Hawaiian potluck luau to celebrate the nonprofit’s 60th anniversary.

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Students and staff alike gaze up at the partial solar eclipse last week from Numa Elementary on Aug. 21.

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Churchill County High School freshman Madi Wells, left, and fourth-grader Jordan Escobar-Lipnicki don eclipse T-shirts and glasses to enjoy the show along with other students and staff at Numa Elementary last week.

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s chief of staff, Mike Willden, holds a proclamation Tuesday for working to raise suicide awareness among veterans. Nevada National Guard Adjutant General Brig. Gen. William Burks, to Willden’s left, and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, Willden’s right, also signed the proclamation. Standing to the left of Schieve is Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.

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Denise Rohan takes her oath at the first female commander of the American Legion at the service organization’s Reno convention.

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Bhaktimarga Swami passed through Fallon this week as part of his trek across the United States, now going on two years since the start.

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Bhaktimarga Swami has been walking across the country to promote walking more and living a healthier, simpler lifestyle.

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The Reno Air Races kick off in two weeks.

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An E/A-18G Growler f141 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). The jet will be part of a static display at this year’s Reno Championship Air Races.

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In this file photo from July’s Draw Fire, the Tungsten Fire is burning in the northeastern part of the Clan Alpine mountain range.

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Donations are coming in large numbers for Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Terri Hull with many of the donations for Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Carson City Sheriff's Deputies Dean Williams, left, and Jarrod Adams and Partnership Youth Program Coordinator Brooklyn Maw teach a drug awareness program to Carson High School athletes. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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An E/A-18G Growler f141 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). The jet will be part of a static display at this year’s Reno Championship Air Races.

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The Reno Air Races kick off in two weeks.

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Abigail Ritts practices her serve during a tennis team practice.

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Nicole Klein leaps to return a shot at the Churchill County High School tennis court.

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The long-running annual Labor Day parade features many youth sports teams.

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The annual Kiwanis breakfast Labor Day morning is a longtime tradition in downtown Fallon. Fill up before enjoying the parade.

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Labor Day weekend is here and includes a free parade and junior rodeo, fair attractions and a bottomless breakfast, courtesy of many volunteers and service groups.

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The Churchill County School District welcomed all the new teachers in the district during last week’s meeting; the new teachers include: Vanessa Burch-Urquhart, sixth grade teacher at CCMS; Caitlin Chitwood, third grade, ECB; Kayla Cunningham, kindergarten, LES; Hanna Davis, art, CCMS; Alecia Dressel, fifth grade, NU; Mara Edman, Early Childhood, NELC; Jillian Fillmore, Special Education, CCMS; Kendra Flower, kindergarten, LES; Sammy Francisco, math, CCMS; Jennifer Gehant, kindergarten, LES; Chelsey Hawkins, kindergarten, LES; Darlene Humphries, Early Childhood, NELC; Katherine Jones, English, CCMS; Elizabeth Kolbe, first grade, LES; Mike Lipnisky, P.E., CCMS; Katy Loop, kindergarten, LES; Susan Marsh, kindergarten, LES; Jenna McElhannon, third grade, ECB; Christine Mori, third grade, ECB; Richard Niedzwiecki, Construction Technology, CCHS; Maureen Park, sixth grade, CCMS; Kirby Pearce, kindergarten; LES; Jenelle Pope, Early Childhood; NELC; Debra Potter, Special Education, NU; Jaime Shafer, art, CCHS; Elizabeth Sivils, English, CCMS; Colleen Tutty, fifth grade, NU; Ashley Westegaard, first grade, LES; Shannon Windriver, third grade, ECB; Joseph Wood, drafting and design/math, CCHS; Justin Worthy, speech-language pathology.

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Fallon's Maddie Guerrero and Truckee's Lydia Christian face off over the ball.

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'BooBob' and 'Party Marty' pose in front of the temporary Burning Man shop, LightUpWorld.com, situated on a vacant lot in Gerlach.

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A Burning Man attendee peruses clothes rack set up by Last Chance Outpost.

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Q&D Construction begins excavation work at the Park Lane development on the corner of Plumb Lane and S. Virginia Street. The 46-acre in-fill development by Reno Land Inc. will ultimately include 1,600 apartment units, as well as retail and several parks, with move-ins expected to begin by the end of 2018.

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Senator senior Adrian Torres scores the first goal of the game against Reno Wednesday evening.

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Senator senior Adrian Torres scores the first goal of the game against Reno Wednesday evening.

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CHS' Israel Lopez (4) makes it 2-0 for the Senators early in the game against the Reno Huskies at Carson High Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, August 30

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Dean Heller is on the hot spot when it comes to health care.

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13-year-old Lalo Lopez does a backflip out of a bowl at the Mills Park skateboard park on a pleasant Wednesday evening. Carson City and Douglas County will be in the upper 90's this weekend while Fallon could top 100, according to the National Weather Service.

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Carson City and Dougflas County will be in the upper 90s this weekend while Fallon could top 100, the National Weather Service said.

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Nevada National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter. Eight crew members took off in a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Wednesday to help Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Members of No Limits Leadership Class raised money and present Eagle Valley Children's Home Director Beverly Hennen with a check for $53 on April 19 in Carson City.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., shake hands at a news conference Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a news conference Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speak at a news conference Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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A reporter takes video with his cell phone as Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., listen during a news conference Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Guest soloist Carla Trynchuk will perform with the Carson City Symphony on October 22. Rehearsals for the concert begin Wednesday, August 30.

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The Boss is back and better than ever. He recently ate his blanket and needed surgery but he’s back in the game. Boss is a three-year-old pit-bull/mix who looks like Petey from the Little Rascals. He truly is the cutest guy who loves to play ball and is searching for a playmate.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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A dahlia called "Mexico" that looks like a fireworks display.

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Dahilias that are bigger than a human hand.

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Noah Giron had two top 10 finishes in Australia.

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Peri Buck of Douglas battles for the ball against a McQueen defender on Tuesday at Douglas High School.

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Carson High's Isabella Wakeling controls the ball during a soccer game against Reno on Tuesday.

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Carson High School's Abbey Paulson bumps the ball to the front line in a match against Reno on Tuesday night.

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Shea DeJoseph celebrates a point in a match against Reno on Tuesday.

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Jay Ryder, owner of Ryder Homes, cuts the ribbon during the celebration Aug. 25 to open the Village South Apartments as other dignitaries watch.

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Governor Brian Sandoval at the opening of Yerington's produce cooling plant.

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White chicken chili, a dish low in fat and high in protein.

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Enchilada pasta makes for a great weeknight meal.

Tuesday, August 29

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Mick Raher, director of sales for the Nevada Appeal welcomes community members to the 2017 Best of Carson City luncheon on Tuesday.

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The Young Dubliners will headline the Brewery Arts Center’s final outdoor summer concert on Saturday.

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Espresso rubbed pork tenderloin with salsa verde is a special order item available at Cafe at Adele's.

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Visitors to the CC Communications tent during last weekend's cantaloupe festival.

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Festival goers look at the paintings in the multipurposed building.

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Winning quilts and food are on display during the festival.

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A dog takes to the air during the Splash Dogs competition at this year's Cantaloupe Festival.

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Mackenzie Mills and Owen Fabel of the Hotwin Chicken 4-H Club.

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Keeping cool inside the plastic water wheels during the festival.

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Tracy Lambson and her mother (Ethel Coleman, not pictured) of Fallon have been longtime vendors at many events.

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Taylor Reyonlds with his 20-pound Flemish giant rabbit.

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The Portland-class heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35) at anchor off the Mare Island Navy Yard, in Northern California following its final overhaul. The ship was sunk on July 30, 1945 by an Imperial Japanese submarine in the Philippine Sea following delivery of parts for Little Boy, the first atomic bomb used in combat, to the United States air base at Tinian. Of 1,196 crewmen aboard, approximately 300 went down with the ship. The remaining 900 faced exposure, dehydration, saltwater poisoning, and shark attacks while floating with few lifeboats and almost no food or water. 

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The Portland-class heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35) underway in Pearl Harbor in 1937. The ship was sunk on July 30, 1945 by an Imperial Japanese submarine in the Philippine Sea following delivery of parts for Little Boy, the first atomic bomb used in combat, to the United States air base at Tinian. 

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The John Dawson Band entertains the crowd Saturday at Corley Ranch.

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The Nevada High School Rodeo girls parade through Corley Ranch Saturday in Gardnerville.

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Hundreds of people feast on Basque food under one of the tents at Corley Ranch in Gardnerville Saturday.

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Nevada State Attorney Adam Laxalt welcomes Congressman Mark Amodei to the annual Basque Fry Saturday at Corley Ranch in south Gardnerville.

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Macie Anderson leaps to block the ball at the net.

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Taylor Ingram sets the ball during the Lady Wave's game against North Valleys.

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Kinsli Rogne and and Liz Williams defend the net during the first game of the season.

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Fallon’s Tallon Amezquita strips Hug’s 8 in the second half of Friday’s non-conference game to kick off the season.

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Fallon’s Sean McCormick makes the grab against Hug in Friday’s non-conference win.

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Fallon quarterback Elijah Jackson hands off to Reid Clyburn.

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Washoe Lake State Park is hosting several free events in September.

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Help wanted signs are sprouting up all over the area, including on this stretch of Longley Lane in Reno.

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Teri Vance's Jump Start class.

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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Sierra Sid's in Sparks and Cal Neva in Reno recently contracted with TableTrac for its CasinoTrac online slot management system.

Monday, August 28

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FILE - This Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo shows a Whole Foods Market in Indianapolis. Amazon is moving swiftly to make big changes at Whole Foods, saying it plans to cut prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and more as soon as it completes its $13.7 billion takeover. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

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FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, customers shop at a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Amazon is moving swiftly to make big changes at Whole Foods, saying it plans to cut prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and more as soon as it completes its $13.7 billion takeover. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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Lucas Pakele swims in the Jacuzzi ball pit at last year's Burning Man.

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FILE - In this Saturday Aug. 27, 2016, file photo, Anita Vranckx, of Belgium, hangs from the E of an Earth sculpture at Burning Man on a dusty morning on the playa in the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev. Tens of thousands have braved massive traffic jams to get to the remote stretch of Nevada desert for the 2017 Burning Man festival that runs until Sept. 4, 2017. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, File)

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Students check out robotics during the GRADD-NVBAA Stem Education Discover Zone at the 2016 National Championship Air Races. Additional interactive STEM stations will be featured during the 2017 races.

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The Space Whale is Reno's newest piece of public art. Installed in early August in Reno City Plaza near the BELIEVE art piece, the Space Whale was created by Reno artist Matt Schultz and illustrator Android Jones, along with a team of volunteers, for the 2016 Burning Man. The Space Whale will be on display for two years.

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The new Burning Man office overlooks the City Plaza in downtown Reno.

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The current incarnation of the Reno Arch went up in 1987 on South Virginia Street. More marketing mechanism to welcome tourists to the Biggest Little City, the arch, nevertheless could be considered the most prominent of the limited public art displays in the city.

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Governor Brian Sandoval addresses those attending the Governor's Conference on Business on Aug. 17 at the Nugget Casino Resort.

Sunday, August 27

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Wilford Martinez, bottom, grabs the median as he is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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A man helps a woman in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. The remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Residents wade through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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A man wades through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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A truck pushes through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Residents sit on a fence surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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A truck pushes through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Residents wade through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Residents wade through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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A family evacuates their Meyerland home in Houston, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Rescuers answered hundreds of calls for help Sunday as floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey rose high enough to begin filling second-story homes, and authorities urged stranded families to seek refuge on their rooftops. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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A family evacuates their Meyerland home in Houston, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Rescuers answered hundreds of calls for help Sunday as floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey rose high enough to begin filling second-story homes, and authorities urged stranded families to seek refuge on their rooftops. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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An abandoned vehicle sits in flood waters on the I-10 highway in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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An abandoned vehicle sits in flood waters on the I-10 highway in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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A man wades through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Moses Juarez, left, and Anselmo Padilla wade through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou along S. Braeswood in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Rescuers answered hundreds of calls for help Sunday as floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey climbed high enough to begin filling second-story homes, and authorities urged stranded families to seek refuge on their rooftops. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Two people walk down a flooded section of Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Evacuees wade down a flooded section of Interstate 610 as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. The remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Carson High HOSA members.

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Junior Angel Gonzalez displays some fancy footwork against Sparks Saturday in Reno.

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Senior Ricardo Gonzalez heads the ball near the goal for Carson High on Saturday in Reno.

Saturday, August 26

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Sarah Sanchez, center, director of the Carson Valley Community Food Closet, attended a monthly meeting of the Carson City Telephone Pioneers Life Member Club to accept the check and tell the Club about the Food Closet. Patti Rose, president, presented the check to Sanchez as Elaine Hartman looked on. Carson Valley doesn’t have a Telephone Pioneer Club, so Carson City would welcome members from the area. Information, Patti on 882-5205.

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The John Dawson Band entertains the crowd Saturday at Corley Ranch.

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Jericah Deaux speaks with an NBC reporter while wearing a patriotic dress Saturday in Gardnerville.

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Congressman Mark Amodei jokingly welcomes those from out of town to Nev-ah-duh Saturday at the Basque Fry in Gardnerville.

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Shannon Lundquist (right) serves lamb fries to Leslie Schyving Saturday at the Basque Fry in Gardnerville.

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308 N. Curry St., is projected to be open by the end of the year. Formerly the CitiBank Building, this complex will feature upscale apartments, offices, retail and restaurants and be the anchor for the redevelopment of Curry Street that will begin in 2018.

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White Pine County used the Battle Born theme to celebrate the state’s 150th in the 2014 Nevada Day Parade.

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Still today, Jack’s Bar displays the sign declaring it has been a saloon since 1859 even though it has been shuttered since 2002.

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The Carson City Costco is one of the city’s largest private sector employers.

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A July trip to the Canadian Maritimes brought 15 locals together to enjoy visiting the sites written about in the popular children’s classic “Anne of Green Gables” by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Here the group gathers around the sign dedicated to the home of Montgomery’s aunt and uncle on Prince Edward Island who so influenced her writings.

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The Alley as seen today. A casual stroll will find a rubble walk, broken benches and general neglect.

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Battle Born Social owner/chef David Stern takes a break outside his establishment on 318 N. Carson Street.

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Battle Born Business Center owners/partners revitalized an old building at 1000 N. Division to house new offices for (from left) Aaron West, Executive Director, Nevada Builders Alliance; Rob McFadden, RCM Realty; Andie Wilson, NAI Alliance; Cheryl Evans, NAI Alliance and Steve Handelin, Handelin Law.

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Reggie was adopted by Nevada Appeal Editor Adam Trumble.

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Argent Preparatory Academy, formerly Silver State Charter School, unveiled its new branding lately in Carson City.

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Water rises at Bob Hall Pier in Corpus Christi, Texas as Hurricane Harvey approaches on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. The slow-moving hurricane could be the fiercest such storm to hit the United States in almost a dozen years. Forecasters labeled Harvey a "life-threatening storm" that posed a "grave risk" as millions of people braced for a prolonged battering. (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)

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Vice President Mike Pence takes part in a joint statement with the Chilean president at La Moneda government palace, in Santiago, Chile pn Aug. 16.

Friday, August 25

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Carson High freshman Parker Lehmann takes off from the starting line of the freshmen class event at Lampe Park Friday afternoon in Gardnerville.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks of the company’s accomplishments.

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Brig. Gen. William R. Burks presents to Gov. Brian Sandoval a shadowbox of a U.S. flag that flew in Kuwait.

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The company stands behind the guidon as the ceremony begins.

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Capt. Mark Goulart, commander of the 485th Military Police Co., presents a token of appreciation to Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan, the assistant adjutant general.

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Capt. Mark Goulart, commander of the 485th Military Police Co., presents a shadowbox to Gov. Brian Sandoval. The Nevada flag flew over the six countries of deployment.

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Soldiers in the 485th Military Police Co., form their ranks before Sunday’s demobilization ceremony.

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Local leaders, like South Lake Tahoe mayor Austin Sass (center left) and El Dorado County supervisor Sue Novasel (center right).

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Environmental organizations educated attendees on their programming and initiatives at the Lake Tahoe Summit.

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Attendees of the Lake Tahoe Summit had a view of the lake from Valhalla Tahoe.

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Washoe Tribe leaders were in attendance at the Lake Tahoe Summit.

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Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's executive director Joanne Marchetta said "Climate change is here."

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Firefighting officials were acknowledged for their service at the21st annual Lake Tahoe Summit.

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California Sen. Dianne Feinstein hosted the 21st annual Lake Tahoe Summit.

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Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt delivered the keynote speech at the event.

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Federal, California and Nevada elected officials spoke at the 21st annual Lake Tahoe Summit.

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Jose Rodriguez controls the ball for Carson.

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Guillermo Hernandez controls the ball for Carson.

Thursday, August 24

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Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will be selling flavored popcorns, popping popcorn and nuts throughout Northern Nevada and Northeastern California.

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Heavy snow was too much for the Reindeer Lodge on Mt. Rose Highway.

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The Wungnema House in Mills Park will be open Sunday.

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Lisa Yesitis, a social worker with Ron Wood Family Resource Center, demonstrates how kids are taught to breathe deeply to regulate their emotions in a new IGNITE program focusing on children aged 5-11. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Lisa Yesitis, a social worker with Ron Wood Family Resource Center, shows some of the tools used in the new IGNITE program that helps children learn to control their emotions. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Hannah Perazzo answers a judge's question during the contest.

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The winners of this year's Cantaloupe Festival King and Queen Contest with 2016's royalty. From left, Katie Taylor, Patricia Pruit, Joel Mincer and Hunter Drost.

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Rising sophomore Conor Keitz, an OACP student and athlete, helps a younger lacrosse player learn the skill tricks of the sport.

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Oasis Academy student Abbey Pike works away last year alongside other students; Pike will be a sophomore this year.

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Running back Reid Clayburn and lineman Ben Dooley move to defend quarterback Elijah Jackson as he readies a pass.

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Brock Richardson races the ball down the field during the Greenwave's scrimmage against Reno High.

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Clay Burton readies to hike the ball for a play against the Reno Huskies.

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Blake Malcovich practices his returns at the Churchill County High School tennis court.

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A drawing of the propsed Emegency Department renovations.

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Gary Johnson, Dr. Kay McMillan, Edward Schelert PA-C, Dr. Brent Aikin, Brittany Hert RN, Travis Northrop, Rayanne Sorenson, Joel Fairfield RN, Heather Gurr have some fun at the ground breaking.

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Dr. Brent Aikin, Lynn Pierce Advisory Board, Wendy Lopez ED tech, Rob Carnahan, Cindy Greer RN, Brittany Hert RN shovel dirt during the ground breaking.

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Coyote by Theodore Waddell.

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Ghost cow by Theodore Waddell.

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Hand crews were still on scene Wednesday afternoon looking for hotspots from the Voltaire Canyon fire.

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A line of fire retardant can be seen up above Casino Fandango Wednesday afternoon.

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Workers survey a charred power pole in Voltaire Canyon Wednesday.

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A burnt beverage can is seen amongst the charred sagebrush Wednesday after Tuesday afternoon's Voltaire Canyon fire.

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Kyle Rudy during a recent practice for Carson High.

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Tigers QB Hunter Hickey (18) looks for daylight against McQueen Saturday.

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Defensive tackle Austin Aiken (72) battles with a McQueen player Saturday at Douglas High.

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Tigers receiver Devon Ryan stretches for a reception that resulted in a score Saturday against McQueen.

Wednesday, August 23

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Western Nevada College President Chet Burton poses on the Carson campus in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Photo by Cathleen Allison

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A rollover crash killed the driver on Tuesday in Washoe Valley.

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The red line shows the trail that will be funded by the grant.

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A double-track road heading east from Silver Saddle Ranch will be incorporated into the proposed new trail in east Carson City.

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This staging area at the corner of 5th St. and Carson River Rd. is proposed to be the starting point for a new multi-use trail for east Carson City.

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A bridge on the Silver Saddle ranch will be incorporated into a multi-use trail proposed for Carson City.

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Carson City Open Space Administrator Ann Bollinger talks about a proposed trail system that would run though the Silver Saddle Ranch Thursday.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks of the company’s accomplishments.

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Brig. Gen. William R. Burks presents to Gov. Brian Sandoval a shadowbox of a U.S. flag that flew in Kuwait.

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Capt. Mark Goulart, commander of the 485th Military Police Co., presents a token of appreciation to Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan, the assistant adjutant general.

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The company stands behind the guidon as the ceremony begins.

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Capt. Mark Goulart, commander of the 485th Military Police Co., presents a shadowbox to Gov. Brian Sandoval. The Nevada flag flew over the six countries of deployment.

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Soldiers in the 485th Military Police Co., form their ranks before Sunday’s demobilization ceremony.

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President Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson step off Air Force One upon their arrival in Reno, Nev., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Donald Trump and

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President Donald Trump waves as he walks from Marine One to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, before his departure to Arizona and Nevada. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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People protest outside the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. Protests were held against President Donald Trump as he hosted a rally inside the convention center. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, left, speaks with President Donald Trump as Trump arrives Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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People protest outside the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. Protests were held against President Donald Trump as planned to host a rally inside the convention center. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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People protest outside the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. Protests were held against President Donald Trump as he hosted a rally inside the convention center. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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President Donald Trump reacts to the song as he arrives at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Donald Trump reacts to the song as he arrives at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Donald Trump struggles to hold a baby as he greets supporters as he arrives in Reno, Nev., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Tuesday, August 22

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Shelbi Schultz sets the ball for a play during the first scrimmage of the season.

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Macie Anderson prepares to serve the ball to the Wooster Colts.

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Jordan Beyer deflects the ball during the Lady Wave's scrimmage against Wooster.

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Isabella Wakeling controls the ball for Carson last season.

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Senators fullback Christian Martinez passes to a teammate last season at Douglas High.

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FILE- In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the National Science Foundation research ship Sikuliaq is seen moored in Seward, Alaska. Scientists on board a federal research ship will depart for the Arctic Ocean this week to study how changing winds affect plant and animal species. The Sikuliaq will depart Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, from Nome for the Beaufort Sea. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)

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Smoken Rabbits will star in a concert to benefit veterans on Aug. 25 at Veterans Healing Camp, a nonprofit in Silver Springs.

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Car enthusiasts look at Brian McAlexander’s 1969 Plymouth Road Runner. McAlexander’s car was Best of Show at Octane Fest.

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Bob Erickson, former owner of Fallon Theatres, answers questions about the iconic landmark with Carmen Erquiaga, center, and Jean Sullivan.

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Erin Sullivan, right, a 1974 Churchill County High School graduate, peruses through an old yearbook with her mother, Jean.

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Churchill County High School graduate Julie Richards signs her name on a poster of the old high school.

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The both antique and modern tractor display serves as an ideal photo opportunity for families.

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An array of food and shopping vendors, carnival eats and contest exhibits makes the gathering going four days a plus for making the rounds.

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The festival's edible spread also includes a farmer’s market stocked with newly-picked area produce including fresh Fallon corn.

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Hundreds of melons of different kinds and sizes will be available at this year's Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

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A young festival-goer last year milks the popular robotic Holstein cow, Moolissa, brought by the state's Department of Agriculture.

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Congressman Mark Amodei talks shop with Churchill County leadership at the board of commissioners meeting last week during Amodei's federal update for the county.

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Congressman Mark Amodei, right, also recognized former LVN editor Steve Ranson with a congressional certificate of honor regarding his retirement.

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The Fallon Lions Club Junior Rodeo organizers brought inspiring youth to the meetin, during which the group requested county funding support for the upcoming rodeo over the Labor Day weekend.

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From left, Commissioner Bus Scharmann, LVN Editor Emeritus Steve Ranson, Commissioners Pete Olsen and Carl Erquiaga during the county's recognition of Ranson's service to the area.

A jet tanker drops retardant on the Voltaire fire Tuesday afternoon.

A jet tanker drops retardant on the Voltaire fire Tuesday afternoon.

A jet tanker drops retardant on the Voltaire fire Tuesday afternoon.

A jet tanker drops retardant on the Voltaire fire Tuesday afternoon.

Numerous fire crews along with air support battle the Voltaire fire on Tuesday.

Numerous fire crews along with air support battle the Voltaire fire on Tuesday.

The Voltaire fire on Tuesday afternoon wascaused by a lightning strike.

The Voltaire fire on Tuesday afternoon wascaused by a lightning strike.

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The Galaxy Fandango movie theater complex was evacuated due to the Voltaire fire on Tuesday afternoon.

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People gather along Curry Street to watch and photograph the Voltaire fire on Tuesday afternoon.

The Voltaire fire on Tuesday afternoon wascaused by a lightning strike.

The Voltaire fire on Tuesday afternoon wascaused by a lightning strike.

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Eric Madison, founder of StartUpNV and former executive director of CUBE was killed in an automobile accident early Saturday.

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Camden Richardson, left, charges through a break in Dayton's defense during a scrimmage for Fallon Youth Football's Bandits.

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Arad Duenas, right, collides into a Lassen against a player during the SYFL Experience.

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Hundreds of melons of different kinds and sizes will be available at this year's Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

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Students getting hands-on experience at last year’s Construction Career Day. More than 650 students met with over 35 exhibitors in construction and related trades. Construction Career Day takes place Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Reno Sparks Convention Center.

Monday, August 21

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Bret Andreas is surprised by CHS football coach Blair Roman with the Milan Tresnit Community Service Award.

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Heavy snow was too much for the Reindeer Lodge on Mt. Rose Highway.

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Carson City residents view the total solar eclipse from Oregon on a video screen Monday morning inside the Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College.

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With the help from his mom 2-year-old Porter Caten views the solar eclipse on Monday morning.

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Students of Al Seeliger Elementary School kick off their first day of school Monday with a science class demonstration: a solar eclipse journeying its way across the country.

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Seeliger Elementary Third Grade Teacher Coco Graham shows a student other ways to view a solar eclipse, such as poking a hole through a flash crad.

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Students of Al Seeliger Elementary School experience a rare occurance of a countrywide solar eclipse during the first day of school Monday.

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Students of Al Seeliger Elementary School watch the solar eclipse in awe on the first day of school Monday.

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Levi Blann a kindergartner at Seeliger Elementary School reads a book on the first day of school Monday.

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With the help from his mom 2-year-old Porter Caten views the solar eclipse on Monday morning.

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Projected on to a screen inside the Jack C. Davis Observatory, Carson City residents photograph the solar eclipse at its peak on Monday morning.

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Mary Gillespie, Gary Hendrycks and Diana Hernandez, sitting, enjoy watching the solar eclipse on Monday morning.

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Carson City residents view the total solar eclipse from Oregon on a video screen Monday morning inside the Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College.

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Gaby Diaz, 6, peers into a telescope to view the solar eclipse at the Jack C. Davis Observatory on Monday morning.

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Soaring is big business at Minden-Tahoe Airport. Gliders account for nearly one-third of all flight activity and one-quarter of all aircraft housed at the general aviation airport.

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This cast aluminum eagle is one example of the archetecural detail in the historic building designed by Frederic J. DeLongchamps.

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The historic U.S. Post Office building at Fifty South Virginia is now home to West Elm on the main floor and an eclectic mixure of retail business in The Basement. The latest tenant to move into the upstairs offices is internet data storage company Switch.

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Postal trucks wait for the next round of deliveries outside the historic Post Office at 50 S. Virginia Street in Reno in this 2001 photo by Max Chapman.

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Members of city council and officials with Halferty Development and Whole Foods shovel dirt on the site of the new commercial development, which is expected to be completed next spring.

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Adam Smith, executive coordinator of design and construction for Whole Foods, spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 7 in South Lake Tahoe.

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An excavator tears down a portion of the Knights Inn at the groundbreaking ceremony for the future Bijou Marketplace.

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The ReTRAC Plaza West over the train trench in downtown Reno is seen looking west towards the 3rd Street Flats and The Sands. A dog park has been suggestion for this portion of the "lids."

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The ReTRACK trench is seen from the West Street overcrossing looking toward Arlington StTreet.

Saturday, August 19

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NHP's Max Davis presents Tyler Carach with an NHP arm patch Saturday at Dunkin' Donuts.

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Tyler Carach, aka The Donut Boy, sits on Deputy Wayne Wheeler's motorcycle at Dunkin' Donuts and poses for a photo with members of the Carson City law enforcement community.

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Cory Aparicio, Battle Born Harley Event Coordinator, serves beer Saturday during the Kevin Howell Memorial Music Festival.

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Julie 'Chuck U Norris' Alty and Stormi 'Teacup Tempest' Noll of the Carson Victory Rollers pose for a photo Saturday at Battle Born Harley-Davidson.

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The Lady Tamales Fidelina Suarez serves Sharmy Gaboriault some fresh tacos Saturday.

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The celebrities who joined the Deputy Howell Memorial Music Festival this weekend- the Rednex, Patrick Kilpatrick and Ty Herndon.

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Country singer Ty Herndon (center) poses for a photo with Alice and Kevin Howell Friday.

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Members of the Rednex band meet with the Howell children Friday at the Celebrity Dinner for the Deputy Howell Memorial Music Festival

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Mo'z Motley Blues Band takes the stage Saturday afternoon at the Carl Howell Memorial Music Festival at Battle Born Harley-Davidson.

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James Lathrop of Simon Says Graphix prints t-shirts with Deputy Howell's badge number on them Saturday.

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Tyler Carach, bags up an apple fritter Saturday morning at Dunkin' Donuts.

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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office obtained two new deputies Friday. Kyle Espino was sworn in as a full-time deputy and Austin Nichols was sworn in as a Reserve Deputy.

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WNC students learned more about Nevada's geology.

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The CHS library is ready for freshmen Chromebook distribution.

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LinK Crew leaders Julia Cruz, Haylee Johnson, Barbara Stankata, Ali Sharp, Emily Doddrid.

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Teacher James Bean's astronomy and physics class will be checking out the eclipse on Monday.

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CHS students during freshmen orientation.

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CHS graduates participate in Safe Grad.

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Mayor Bob Crowell addresses teachers on Wednesday.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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Joyce Buckingham, director of the Ron Wood Family Resource Center (center) is presented with a check from members of Grocery Outlet for money raised during their July food drive.

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President Donald Trump walks across the tarmac from Marine One to board Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on Aug. 14.

Friday, August 18

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The Carson offensive line gears up for the next play Friday night.

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Quarterback Dan Morrison grabs the snap as the Carson offense runs a play during Friday's scrimmage.

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Quarterback Dan Morrison throws a pass during Carson City’s scrimmage against Spanish Springs Friday night at Fallon High School.

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Q's Professional Caterers provided the food for this year's Hopefest at Carson-Tahoe Hospital.

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Barbara Sloan and Tara Wise of Relay For Life man their booth at Hopefest Friday.

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The Carson-Tahoe Emergency Department releases butterflies as part of the department competition Friday during Hopefest.

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Carson City's Molly Seals performs at Hopefest Friday at the Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center.

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The University of Nevada Marching Band performs for the crowd at Hopefest Friday.

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Carson City Library Director Sena Loyd, left, talks with staff members Natalie Wood, Robert White and Maria Klesta about Monday’s solar eclipse viewing program. The first 200 registrants will receive safety glasses to view the eclipse as part of a NASA @My Library grant. For more information, go to www.carsoncitylibrary.org. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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Quick action was taken to replace a bike for Luis Resendiz.

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The original sign of Park Lane Mall will have a home in the Park Lane multi-use development underway.

Thursday, August 17

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Shea DeJoseph bumps the ball to the front line in a match against Douglas last year.

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"The waitress" by Willem Volkersz

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"Orion the Hunter" by Willem Volkersz.

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The glider as it began to dive down into Lake Tahoe on Aug. 4.

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An autonomous underwater vehicle makes its way through Lake Tahoe during an earlier mission.

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An underwater autonomous glider on the surface of Lake Tahoe in 2013.

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The glider was carried across Lake Tahoe on a boat before being deployed near the west shore on Aug. 4.

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An autonomous underwater vehicle makes its way through Lake Tahoe during an earlier mission.

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Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defende, Thursday.

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Christian Nemeth goes airborn to catch a pass during a Greenwave game against Lowry last year.

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Conner Nelson races around a Lowry defender as a teammate clears the way during one of last season's games.

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Bob Sussan, right, and James Cowley set up their bikes before heading into dinner with the Legion Riders.

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The street in front of the American Legion Post 16 was filled with motorcycles as the Legion Riders arrived.

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The 4th annual community reunion starts today and includes a weekend of socializing, reminiscing and enjoying the area’s sites and offerings.

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Colby Frey speaks to reunion attendees during the Frey Ranch Estate Distillery tour, one of the community reunion’s many local attractions.

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During the library’s Friday children’s program, participants make a miniature garden.

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Children taste lettuce, carrots, radishes, green beans and tomatoes — all things the library and children planted in May with help from Lattin Farms.

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Center for Healthy Aging founder Lawrence Weiss, Ph.D., and AmeriCorps Vista volunteer Michelle Perry plan the center's activities from their one-room office on Court Street in Reno.

Wednesday, August 16

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Richard Holley appears in court Wednesday in Las Vegas.

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Adrienne Phenix of Remax Realty hands Dan Egle of Carson City a beer at last year's HopeFest.

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FILE - This March 9, 2016, file photo shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. A solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, is set to star in several special broadcasts on TV and online. PBS, ABC, NBC, NASA Television and the Science Channel are among the outlets planning extended coverage of the first solar eclipse visible across the United States in 99 years. (AP Photo/File)

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Reno Phil brass section plays at Artown.

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Brg. Gen. Zachary Doser addresses soldiers and guests at Sunday's change of command ceremony in Reno.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval leads the official party on the stage prior to a change of command ceremony.

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Brig. Gen. Zachary Doser returns the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Jared Kopacki.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval pins the Legion of Merit on Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan's uniform.

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Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan takes the state guidon from Command Sgt. Maj. Jared Kopacki before passing the colors to Brig. Gen. William Burks, left, the adjutant general.

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Soldiers representing all the Nevada Army Guard units in the state stand with their unit guidons.

Tuesday, August 15

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More than 600 freshmen will be entering Carson High School this year.

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John Estrada-Rodriguez ponders a question during freshmen orientation on Tuesday morning at the high school.

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In-coming freshmen gather in the high school gym for orientation early Tuesday morning.

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Debbie Blake from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation shows off the dam of food the agency built out of donated food during the 2015 Feds Feed Families Food Drive.

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Empire Elementary School Principal Susan Squires demonstrates how to put out a fire using an extinguisher.

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The staff of The Well Care Group's Medical & Behavioral Clinic in Reno.

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Reno native Oscar Vasquez is declared the winner of the main event after 10 rounds.

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Chandler Clement, left, gives a left jab to Diego Elizondo's jaw.

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Oscar Vasquez sends a jab through Javier Gallo's block during the main event of the Rural Rumble.

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The Hobby Stock race group prepares for the start flag.

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Kevin Reuter, 31, and Steve Singley roar down the track at Rattlesnake Raceway.

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Class of 1975 alumna Becky White Garrison, middle, lives in Arkansas with her husband, Ray Garrison (right), and hadn’t seen former classmate Leanna Matthewson Falconer, a Fallon resident, for 40 years she said last year.

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The 4th annual community reunion takes place this weekend with a chance to enjoy Oats Park with friends and peruse the class tents.

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Student backpacks line the wall outside a Numa Elementary classroom.

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Churchill County High School seniors were given the opportunity to pay for a parking spot and paint it.

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A number of students were out in the parking lot painting their spots Friday.

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Northside Early Learning Center teacher Janelle Pope asks incoming student Amy Fleming, 4, questions during her brief assessment before the preschool officially starts next Monday.

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Adam Blunt, a fourth-grade student at Numa Elementary last year, studies a lesson from teacher Pat Moore on a laptop last spring.

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From left, Ian “DJ NDN” Campeau, Tim “2oolman” Hill and Ehren “Bear Witness” Thomas of the world-renowned DJ group A Tribe Called Red performed to a packed audience on July 31 at Wingfield Park in Reno as part of closing night festivities to the 2017 Reno Artown event.

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From left, Ian “DJ NDN” Campeau, Tim “2oolman” Hill and Ehren “Bear Witness” Thomas of A Tribe Called Red performed to a packed audience on July 31 at Wingfield Park in Reno.

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Indigenous dancers performed on stage with A Tribe Called Red during their July 31 concert.

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Teresa Melendez, of the Reno Sparks Indian Colony, dances on stage during the ATCR performance.

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Emileigh Romo, the reigning UNR Powwow Junior Princess, was among hundreds of people in attendance during the July 31 events.

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Charlotte Harry gave an opening prayer and Norm Harry sang an honor song before the July 31 concert.

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Powma Williams and Wyliann Brady pose for a picture after the RSIC cultural sharing event.

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Tim “2oolman” Hill, middle, hypes the Reno crowd on July 31 while Ian “DJ NDN” Campeau, left, and Ehren “Bear Witness” Thomas look on.

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Members of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, back row, from left: Joey Allen, Scott Downs, Steven Stirniman, Ted Howard, Terry Gibson Jr., Brian Chestnut and Ray Allen; second row, from left: Leslie Steve, Michon Eben, Steve Austin, Laura Ijames, Yvonne Mori and Beth Baldwin; front row, from left: Donna Cossette, Armand Menthorn, Alvin Moyle, Ashley George and Rochanne Downs.

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Loren Samarippa makes his grand entrance on July 21.

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Darlene Imus, Anita Talancon and Sandra Talancon were chosen as winners of the July 21 Women’s Traditional Buckskin Contest.

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Emleigh Mason was among those young and old at the annual powwow.

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A male Fancy Dancer takes part in the July 21 grand entry.

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Martin Montgomery of Dresslerville, Nevada, takes in the scene during the Sacred Visions Powwow’s July 21 grand entry.

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Loni Romo, who taught students the dances, watches over and explains to the community what the dances mean.

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Alizah Lara and Rylen Patrick lead the Owl Dance.

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Janet Davis welcomes the community to the banquet and explains what the students did over the summer.

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Amelia Scott, Gladys Hicks and Karen Shaw watch the students perform on July 27 at the Nixon Gym in Nixon, Nevada.

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The annual Native American Water Association conference is held in different cities throughout the country. This year, the 22nd annual event took place in Sparks, Nevada.

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Thomas Crawford has dedicated 38 years of his life to the conservation and improvement of water resources.

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Back row, from left: Marcellus Schaffer, Jeidan Brown, Ysela Brown, Juliah Brown, Julieanna Williams and Alexceah Emm; front row, from left: Cayce McMinn, Asaya Sanchez and Chief Gary Hall.

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An aerial view of the Burning Man 2012 festival grounds in Black Rock City, Nevada, located about 2 hours north of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation.

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Young members of the Western Shoshone who participated in a recent Barrick internship program pose for a picture.

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Brian Mason, far right, program manager of Native American Affairs for Barrick mining and a member of the Western Shoshone Tribe, stands with tribal members who participated in a recent intern program sponsored by Barrick.

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Racers from next weekend’s Fuji Park Flat Track event will host a Women’s All-Star Invitational meet-and-greet Friday, Aug. 18 at McDonald’s from 1-3 p.m. Photo by Shannon Litz/Nevada Photo Source

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Mark Salinas, director of arts and culture for Carson City, has been appointed to the board of the Nevada Arts Council by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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University of Nevada, Reno graduate students test well water as part of geothermal studies in Department of Energy funded Play Fairway Project that looks to optimize exploration and development of geothermal wells for production of renewable commercial electricity.

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Monica Arienzo, Ph.D., assistant research professor of hydrology at DRI, demonstrates part of the black carbon analysis process in the clean room of DRI’s ultra-trace ice core analytical lab.

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Western Nevada College President Chet Burton poses on the Carson campus in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Photo by Cathleen Allison

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Molten metal from e-waste and photographic chemicals is poured from Itronics' furnace in Stead.

Monday, August 14

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Carson City's Grant Davis performs at the Wild Horse Children's Theater Production of Hairspray in 2013.

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Carson City's Grant Davis, right, stars in Something Like Summer with co-star Davi Santos, and will premeire at this week's Jukebox Festival.

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Dean Heller is on the hot spot when it comes to health care.

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Possible witnesses to a stabbing at Stateline early Sunday morning who may have transported the two men responsible from the scene.

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One of two men sought in connection with stabbing and robbery in Stateline.

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A man is being sought in connection with a stabbing and robbery early Sunday morning.

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Phyllis Bendure beams as she sits with her photo with Gov. Sandoval at the State of the State last week.

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WW II Veteran Phyllis Bendure reacts as she is presented with a photo of herself with Governor Brian Sandoval Wednesday.

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A photo and synopsis of Phyllis L. Anker Bendure's service life hangs on the wall at Sierra Place Senior Living as seen Friday.

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Phyllis L. Anker Bendure speaks about her time having tea with Eleanor Roosevelt and Clementine Churchill in Quebec, Canada in 1944.

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Phyllis L. Anker Bendure, 97, originally of Lovelock, NV., holds a photo of herself during her military carreer at her residence at Sierra Place Senior Living Friday.

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Second place, ‘Outcast,’ by J. Renee Eklebarry of Minden.

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Third place, ‘The Castle at Capitol Reef,’ by Larry Neel of Fallon.

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First place, ‘Little Green Frog on a Lilly Pad,’ by Edith Isidor-Mills of Fallon.

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Best of Show, ‘Death Valley’ by Carson City’s Mary Fischer, an artist who spearheaded efforts to decorate along I-580.

Sunday, August 13

Saturday, August 12

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Many of the city's parks, recreation and open space trails were closed to the public due to flooding and hazards.

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Railroad tracks for the mini train at Mills Park in Carson City disappear into a large standing pool of water.

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Pam Cowperthwaite leads Fremont Elementary students across Little Lane during Nevada Moves Day in 2016. Carson City schools will soon be back in session.

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Sharon and Donald Yoho on their wedding day, Aug. 15, 1967.

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Don and Vera Logie, who were married on Aug. 17, 1952, in Langdon, N.D., are celebrating their 65th anniversary. After retiring from Bank of America, the couple has spent three decades volunteering at hospitals and senior centers. The Logies, who have four sons and five grandchildren, plan on celebrating their anniversary with family and friends at the Casino Fandango.

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Mosquito sucking blood, extreme close-up with high magnification

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Macro photo of biting mosquito

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Crews repair a Dayton road that was damaged by flooding.

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Ms. Going leads a discipleship class Friday at Sierra Lutheran.

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New school Pastor Mark Duerr speaks with SLHS students Friday morning on the first day of classes.

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'Clawd' aka Teagen Berger, welcomes students to a pep rally at Sierra Lutheran's first day back after the summer break.

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Freshmen Lily Nelson and Dalace Temple on their way to winning the class relay event during a pep rally held during Sierra Lutheran's first day of classes.

Friday, August 11

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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Robert Goldberg, left, and Doug Erwin talk about entrepreneurship during the NNBW's Aug. 3 Breakfast & Business event at Atlantis.

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Christine Kelly, owner of Sundance Books and Music, stands in her store that has kept turning pages through recession and revolutionary changes in the industry.

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Excavation work on the I-580 Bypass takes place during 2012.

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The Carson City bypass opened on Wednesday, Aug. 2. It is the last leg of I-580.

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In this 2002 file photo, Nevada Gov. Kenny Guinn and Carson City Mayor Ray Masayko get down and dirty during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Carson City bypass.

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In addition to the climbing and bouldering area, the Mesa Rim Reno features a yoga studio, fitness areas with weights and cardio, locker rooms, a sauna, a gear shop, a deck, community spaces and more.

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Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center in Reno features 23,000 square feet of climbing terrain and 52-foot climbing walls.

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Co-founder and manager of Mesa Rim Reno Marlowe Kulley stands within the newly constructed 24,000-square-foot climbing and fitness center. The facility opened for business on July 31.

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Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center, a newly constructed, 24,000-square-foot fitness facility located at 970 Harvard Way in Reno, is now open for business.

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The Cowboy Con Expo Aug. 3-6 in Reno attracted wild west reenactors, actors and western enthusiasts.

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Actresses Jessica Morris and Shannon Rebekah at Cowboy Con.

Thursday, August 10

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A rendering of a statue of Lillian Virgin Finnegan.

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Eagle Valley Middle School's Jedi Engineers explore Stonehedge and other historical landmarks during their trip to the United Kingdom for FIRST LEGO League International Championships in June.

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Eagle Valley Middle School's Jedi Engineers FIRST LEGO League represented Carson City and the United States by winning second place in June for Robotics Design and Programming at international championships held in Bath, U.K.

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The Jedi Engineers of Eagle Valley Middle School, far right, placed in second after China for Robotics Design in Programming at the FIRST LEGO League International competition in June at the University of Bath, United Kingdom.

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The Capitol City Gun Club is celebrating its 75th anniversary with special deals and prizes Aug. 19 and 20. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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Sage is a three-year-old female husky/German shepherd mix. She is very friendly and outgoing. Sage is looking for someone to cuddle with and who will love her. She is a strong, outgoing beautiful girl who would love to be your lap buddy.

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Firefighters from he Fallon Churchill Fire Department undergo rigorous training, both as new recruits and as seasoned first responders

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Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Heart play Aug. 19 at Oats Park as part of this summer’s concert-in-the-park series.

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Library Director Carol Lloyd stands next to a display featuring some of the items associated with different works of literature. The annual Literary Wine and Food Tasting is at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18. Tickets are available for $25 each at the library.

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Chandler McAlexander, left, coaches Kansas Smith in a shooting drill.

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Chandler McAlexander demonstrates the station's next drill to Kansas Smith, Micky McAlexander, Shaylee Coldwell, Carlee Hitchcock and Caydee Farnworth.

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Hannah Hitchcock and Hannah Evans, both right, watch Kansas Smith, Lainee Reid and Shaylee Coldwell practice their shooting during the Lady Wave basketball program's youth basketball camp.

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Workin in the Nevada Terabite Facility are Jeremy Iratcabal, left, a physics graduate student, Aaron Covington, NTF director and physics faculty member, and Zephyr McCormick, physics graduate student.

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A view inside the high-density-energy lasers at the Nevada Terawatt Facility in Stead, which is a research facility for University of Nevada, Reno.

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Kirsten McGregor, left, the current publisher of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly, greets the NNBW’s first publisher, Ken Moen, currently the general aviation property specialist for the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, in the NNBW office in downtown Reno. The NNBW published its first edition 15 years ago this month.

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An employee of Bizarre Guns pulls down a shotgun from one of the store's rows of firearms. Greg Golden opened Bizarre Guns in 1997.

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Bizarre Guitar and Guns owner Greg Golden shows off a Gibson Les Paul Goldtop guitar, one of his preferred instruments, in the humidified vault of Bizarre Guitar.

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Vintage guitars, classic amplifiers and a somewhat shy Eddie Van Halen cutout are just part of the collection of rock memorabilia in the Bizarre Guitar museum vault.

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Dismantling of the long empty Kings Inn in downtown Reno began in 2015 before it was restructred into the 3rd Street Flats.

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This artists rendering shows the 3rd Street Flats in downtown Reno. The upscale apartments are now a reality, with about 90 percent occupancy.

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The Dome by Dylan Silver, whose work is at the center of a display at the Carson City Community Center. A free reception for the artist will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Sierra Room.

Wednesday, August 9

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Kyle Glanzmann works out at practice for CHS on Tuesday.

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Construction of Fort Churchill, near Silver Springs, was completed in 1861. One hundred years later, it became a National Historic Landmark.

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In this Tuesday photo, a protest sign is shown outside the office of U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., in Reno.

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Brandon Macias

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Quarterback Daniel Morrison

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Coach Justin Barlow watches the defensive linemen work on a drill at practice.

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Coach Jake Myers works with the defensive line during practice.

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Smoken Rabbits will star in a concert to benefit veterans on Aug. 25 at Veterans Healing Camp, a nonprofit in Silver Springs.

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Inside of a Nevada National Guard Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter

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Nevada National Guard Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter

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View of Lake Tahoe from a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter

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View of Reno from a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter

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A Nevada National Guardsman sits on the back of a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

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Sarah Geo Walton, owner of Bright Heart Birth Services, professional care and support to new and expectant mothers through her doula services, educational classes and more.

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Lily is a three-year-old female border collie/Lab mix who would love a home with no cats but she does love other dogs.

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The Tahoe Rim Trail offers some of the most breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe.

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Hundreds of trees fall on the Tahoe Rim Trail each year.

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Participants in a youth backpacking trip make their way across Big Meadow.

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The view from Big Meadow Trail. From the Big Meadow trailhead the Tahoe Rim Trail heads south across picturesque meadows and conifer stands.

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The Tahoe Rim Trail meanders through the Spooner backcountry.

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Volunteers spend thousands of hours each year maintaining the Tahoe Rim Trail and associated trails.

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Moonstone Chocolates will soon be on sale as part of the Brewery Arts Center's revamped coffee and chocolate bar inside the former Artisan Cafe.

Tuesday, August 8

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FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Heller will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Danny Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this June 8, 2010 filephoto, Danny Tarkanian speaks in Las Vegas. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

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FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Heller will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. The bid by Danny Tarkanian, a 55-year-old Las Vegas businessman, makes good on conservatives’ threats to challenge incumbents who they blame for hurting the years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this June 3, 2008 file photo, The Yucca Mountain License application is seen the National Press Club in Washington. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has begun work to prepare for the Trump administration’s bid to revive the long-dormant nuclear waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. The nuclear agency says it will spend up to $110,000 from its current budget to gather documents and other information from an administrative hearing suspended six years ago after the Obama administration abandoned plans for the Yucca Mountain site. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)

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In this April 13, 2006, file photo, an underground train at the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

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The Bike Beyond ride took the riders through amazing scenery as they crossed the country covering 4,200 miles.

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Riders in the Bike Beyond ride fly down the road.

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From left, Matt Swain, Amanda Oberski, Abbey Brau and Walter Drennan in front of their support trailer at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

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Reggae artist Marla Brown, who has been featured on the BBC and ‘Britain’s Got Talent,’ is the next artist in the Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series.

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Tomatoes from Chuck’s Farm.

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Assorted berries from Rodriquez Ranch.

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Peaches from Bravo Farms.

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Most of the vendors from the 3rd and Curry St. Farmers Market take time for a photo at last year’s market.

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Tammy Westergard and Linda Marrone.

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The community leader panel commences at the nonprofit LEAD Green's first annual youth leadership summit last weekend.

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LEAD Green youth gather outside at CCHS to enjoy Pizza Barn pizza on a break between speakers.

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Friday's community leader panel in the Churchill County High School auditorium featured from left, moderator and teacher Steve Johnson, commissioner Bus Scharman, vice principal Brenda Boone, Judge Thomas Stockard, Pizza Barn's Roger Diedrichsen, Sheriff Ben Trotter and councilwoman Kelly Frost.

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A view of the screen from Freeman Lane, the road on which the complainant resides.

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In response to the county resident nuisance complaint, the berm, fence and screening material that was constructed along Lawrence Lane, where Enel Green Power North America's Stillwater Solar PV I is located.

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The Western Nevada College Fallon campus is accepting food donations in exchange for free pairs of viewing glasses for the upcoming total solar eclipse.

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The ins and outs of Dutch oven cooking will be explained from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Genoa Station State Park.

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CDR Brandon Harjer relieves CDR Geoff Hughes as Commanding Officer of Fighter Squadron Composite 13.

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From left, Carson Tahoe Health representatives Samantha Thompson Laurie Burt display the winning trophy for this year's Hopefest competition.

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Kimberly Landry, co-owner of Scoups Ice Cream & Soup Bar in Carson City, is a member of the Entrepreneur Assembly, which is celebrating its first anniversary in the Capital City.

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Entrepreneurs Assembly at UNR Innevation Center

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Robotic Assisted Devices has begun deploying robots to end users.

Monday, August 7

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Carson High football players run a drill at practice on Monday night.

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Head coach Blair Roman speaks to his team during practice on Monday night.

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Western Nevada College Foundation supporters check out the silent auction at the Reach for the Stars academic fundraiser held at Jack C. Davis Observatory on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.

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Western Nevada College Foundation supporters dance at the Reach for the Stars academic fundraiser held at Jack C. Davis Observatory on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.

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Technology infrastructure for the University of Nevada, Reno’s new computing cluster will be supported at Switch TAHOE RENO, The Citadel Campus, shown in this rendering that will be located east of Reno-Sparks.

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This estate, originally constructed for gaming mogul Steve Wynn, recently sold for an Incline Village record of $31.1 million.

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The Olympic Rings at High Camp, Squaw Valley. Lake Tahoe in the background.

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Children and their parents are invited to Silver City’s garden tour at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Conor McGregor at a news conference at Barclays Center in New York on July 13. throughout the arena. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Sunday, August 6

Saturday, August 5

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Ben Martin watches his second shot on Hole No. 9 trickle back toward the hole during Saturday's third round action at the Barracuda Championship. Martin birdie the hole.

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Richy Werenski reacts as his par putt slides past the hole on No. 5 during Saturday's third round action of the Barracuda Championship.

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Left-hander Rick Lamb tees off on the 9th hole Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship.

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Luke List, along with his caddie, watch his approache shot to the green on Hole No. 5 Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship. List hit is closer than any of the final four groups, but missed his birdie putt.

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Dicky Pride hits his tee shot on the 9th hole Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship.

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Stuart Appleby watches his approach shot the fifth green Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship.

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Ricky Werenski chips to the green on Hole No. 5 Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship.

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Greg Owen hits his approach shot to the green on Hole No. 5 Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship.

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Luke List, along with his caddie, watch his approache shot to the green on Hole No. 5 Saturday at Montreux during the third round of the Barracuda Championship. List hit is closer than any of the final four groups, but missed his birdie putt.

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Jack C. Davis Observatory will host a total eclipse celebration on Monday, Aug. 21.

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Thomas Herring has served as the director of Jack C. Davis Observatory since 2014.

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WNC psychology professor Rebecca Bevans.

Friday, August 4

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.

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Justin Lee, of Yerington, will be performing a free concert at the Carson Valley Inn to be featured in an upcoming music video.

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Yucatan Current, Site-Collected Plastics and Sand, 22” x 24”, by Paul Ford, 2017.

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Carson City is hosting Buddhist monks from the India’s Nechung Monastery on Monday and Thursday.

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Grant Davis, seen here in the Nevada Appeal file photo, won a film role to play Ben Bentley in “Something Like Summer”.

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Still photo of the Rednex's "Wish You Were Here" music video, repurposed for fallen Carson City Deputy Carl Howell.

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Still photo of the Rednex's "Wish You Were Here" music video, repurposed for fallen Carson City Deputy Carl Howell.