Stories for July 2017

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Monday, July 31

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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks during a news conference near Gold Butte National Monument in Bunkerville, Nev., Saturday, July 30, 2017. Zinke is touring several national monuments as part of an ongoing review. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks with members of the media during a news conference near Gold Butte National Monument in Bunkerville, Nev., Saturday, July 30, 2017. Zinke is touring several national monuments as part of an ongoing review. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

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Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., claps during a news conference by supporters of the Basin and Range and Gold Butte National Monuments, Monday, July 31, 2017, in Las Vegas. The supporters held the news conference after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke cancelled a meeting with Gold Butte advocates scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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People hold up signs during a news conference by supporters of the Basin and Range and Gold Butte National Monuments, Monday, July 31, 2017, in Las Vegas. The supporters held the news conference after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke cancelled a meeting with Gold Butte advocates scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Melissa True, 8, is all smiles as she takes a refreshing ride on the water slide at the Carson City Aquatic Center on Monday.

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Jax Huntington, 6, who is attending the St. Teresa Summer Camp enjoys a field trip to the Carson City Aquatic Center on Monday.

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Hundreds of people attended the preliminary grand opening and fun run/bike/walk on the new section of I-580 in Carson City on July 22.

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Art work has been installed along the new 580 bypass.

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Deborah Torres Patel speaks about her involvement with the company Friday in Carson City.

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Deborah Torres Patel and Maria Watson pose for a photo Friday.

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President and CEO Maria Watson talks about her company's production and facility Friday in Carson City.

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Samples of Maria Watson's company's products sit on a shelf at the east Carson City facility.

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Maria Watson speaks about the re-birth of the company she and her husband Rob built Friday in Carson City.

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HATCh offers creative learning curriculum.

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Anhelica Shanrock drives to the hoop during the inaugural Native American All-Star Showcase in Reno on June 20.

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Anhelica Shanrock, a 2017 graduate from Spanish Springs High School, will attend College of the Siskiyous on a basketball scholarship this fall.

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Sara Heredia, left, dismantles a computer tower in the dismantling room at Disability Resources in Reno as her coach, Sarah Graber, looks on.

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Vivian Ruiz, left, executive director of Disability Resources and new2u computers, poses with trainee Brandon Murphy in the computer dismantling room of Disability Resources.

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Sara Heredia, left, dismantles a computer tower in the dismantling room at Disability Resources in Reno as her coach, Sarah Graber, looks on.

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Molten metal, smelted from a mixture of e-waste and photographic waste, is poored at Itronics' plant in Stead. The mixture creates usable metals and "e-glass" in a process developed by Itronics, instead of sending the toxic substances to the dump.

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A pile of computer mother boards await additional dismantling at Disability Resources, which trains individuals with disabilities in skills they can use elsewhere. Itronics, Inc., takes the metals from the mother boards and refines them into usuable resources.

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WGU Nevada board members Todd Sklamberg (left), Debbie Fowler, George Ann Rice and Sandy Colón-Peltyn at the May 2017 graduation ceremony.

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The 2017 WGU Nevada graduate speakers Logan McDaniel (left), Samantha Brady, Cae Swanger and Carrie Brown pose in their cap and gown. Nearly 400 students graduated in WGU Nevada's second commencement ceremony held in May 2017.

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

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Young members of the Western Shoshone who participated in the Barrick internship program pose for a picture. Brian Mason, top right, program manager of Native American Affairs for Barrick, is also a member of the tribe.

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Today marks the 60th anniversary since Jose and Susie Sedillos married in Silver City, N.M.

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Jerilyn Heise, 74, will bury her father, Lieutenant George Bussa, at Arlington National Cemetery in October.

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Jerilyn Heise, 74, has never met her father until History Flight, Inc. recovered his remains on Betio Island of Tarawa.

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Jerilyn Heise's father, Lieutenant George Bussa, died in action during Guadalcanal in 1943 and recieved a Purple Heart and Silver Star.

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The Reno Jazz Orchestra performs Aug. 20 during the 14th annual Jazz and Beyond Music Festival.

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Top 200 Office Building Historical Vacancy

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The Manzanos, a familyour of Gardnerville, is preparing for their international sailboat journey from Turkey to Florida.

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A site map of the Park Lane in-fill project.

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Chip Bowlby, managing partners of Reno Urban Developers, stands in front of the 45.6-acre blighted lot with redevelopment plans in hand in a photo taken in 2016.

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A rendering of the proposed park Lane project looking from South Virginia Street looking north to show the residential and restaurant aspects of the project.

Saturday, July 29

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Santiago “Sonny” Fernandez, 45, was arersted Saturday morning in Lovelock.

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A map showing the last uncontrolled segment of the Preacher fire on the north flank.

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A firefighter puts out hot spots in the burn area of the Preacher Fire on Friday.

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Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice high fives with a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada’s Carson Valley Clubhouse during the athletic shoe distribution of the 7th annual Mike Tice Charity Golf Tournament. This year, new shoes were provided by Raiders guard, Kelechi Osemele.

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Michael Hohl Honda employees cuddle kittens at an adoption event on July 22.

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For the first time in its history, Sierra Lutheran High School won the NIAA Award of Excellence, an award the NIAA considers to be ‘Nevada’s top overall sports competition.’

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Volunteers from U.S. Bank helped the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada host an open house.

Friday, July 28

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A reception for Lisa Fisher, whose work is being highlighted at Carson City Art Gallery, is planned for Aug. 4.

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The cast of Youth Theatre Carson City's "Into the Woods, Jr."

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The wax currant is a common grocery store purchase used in jelly, pie and sauces and is another of the many berries found in the Tahoe region.

Photo: Bob Sweatt |

Surprisingly the Tahoe region is conducive to natural strawberries — though you'll have competition from other wildlife when foraging for these treats.

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The bark of the quaking aspen tree has many medicinal qualities.

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The mountain pennyroyal plant can serve as a mint tea, but should be researched further before ingested.

Photo: Bob Sweatt |

The yarrow plant has many uses from relieving cold symptoms as a tea, to soothing skin irritation as a balm.

Photo: Bob Sweatt |

Dandelions are commonly seen as weeds but their flower, leaves and roots have dietary benefits when prepared correctly.

Photo: Bob Sweatt |

The thimbleberry, pictured in the flowering stage, has maple-like fuzzy leaves, small white blooms and no thorns.

Photo: Bob Sweatt |

Miner's lettuce feature round, leafy greens with small white blossoms.

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The Sierra onion is identifiable by its small pink flowers atop a straight stem.

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Juniper branches can make for lovely decor and its berries are used for flavoring gin and other fermented brews.

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval meets with the U.S. Ambassador to Peru Brian Nichols.

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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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Carson City could reach 100 degrees by yhe middle of the week.

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Mike Rosten of the accounting firm Piercy, Bowler Taylor & Kern discussed employee fraud at the latest in NNBW's breakfast series July 27.

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In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo a goldenrod blooms in the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. The wild Sierra Nevada meadow hidden from public view for more than a century is opening for tours after it was purchased by conservation groups. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, clouds float near the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. The wild Sierra Nevada meadow hidden from public view for more than a century is opening for tours after it was purchased by conservation groups. The Lower Carpenter Valley land north of Lake Tahoe contains rare carnivorous plants and threatened birds and serves as a migration corridor for other species. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this photo taken Tuesday, July 25, 2017, standing in the North Fork of Prosser Creek, Elliott Wright, left, of The Nature Conservancy and Kathy Englar, of the Truckee Donner Land Trust, celebrate the recent acquisition of property in the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. Recently purchased by the Truckee Donner Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and others, this meadow, hidden from public view for more than a century, is opening for tours. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this photo taken Tuesday, July 25, 2017, Elliott Wright, senior associate director of philanthropy for the Nature Conservancy, walks through tall grass in the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. The wild Sierra Nevada meadow hidden from public view for more than a century is opening for tours after it was purchased by conservation groups. Officials with the Nature Conservancy and Truckee Donner Land Trust call it a “secret garden.” (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, one of the various types of butterflies that inhabit the Lower Carpenter Valley lands on a plant near Truckee, Calif. The wild Sierra Nevada meadow hidden from public view for more than a century is opening for tours after it was purchased by conservation groups. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, the North Fork of Prosser Creek flows through the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. The wild Sierra Nevada meadow hidden from public view for more than a century is opening for tours after it was purchased by conservation groups. The North Fork of Prosser Creek was once home to native Lahontan cutthroat trout, a threatened species that could be reintroduced if no natural population has remains. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, a bee approaches a spikate checkerbloom in the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. The wild Sierra Nevada meadow hidden from public view for more than a century is opening for tours after it was purchased by conservation groups. The Lower Carpenter Valley land north of Lake Tahoe contains rare carnivorous plants and threatened birds and serves as a migration corridor for other species. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, Sasha Gennet, left and Elliott Wright, both of The Nature Conservancy, study some of the wild flowers in the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif. Hidden from public view from more than a century, the valley has recently been purchased by the Truckee Donner Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and others, will be opening for tours. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Visitor Counts in the Reno metro area for June 2017.

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Monthly rooms statistics for June 2017.

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Dominic Cerniglia works on a Cadillac engine during a Western Nevada College Automotive Mechanics class.

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Western Nevada College Automotive Mechanics instructor Jason Spohr sits behind the wheel of a 1953 Cadillac convertible that a new auto restoration class will continue restoring this fall.

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Dominic Cerniglia works on a Cadillac engine during a Western Nevada College Automotive Mechanics class.

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Western Nevada College Automotive Mechanics instructor Jason Spohr sits behind the wheel of a 1953 Cadillac convertible that a new auto restoration class will continue restoring this fall.

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Students from the Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno, are helping the Carson City Senior Center host a resource fair on Aug. 7.

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Ten Dollar Pony

Thursday, July 27

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

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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine is surrounded by reporters as she heads to the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, while the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Douglas coach Ernie Monfiletto, left, and Carson coach Blair Roman show off the new "Rivalry Trophy" that will be up for grabs when the Tigers and Senators play in November.

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

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

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The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees including President Clay Hendrix, right, recognized retiring LVN editor Steve Ranson for three decades of quality coverage as well as for his time as an educator.

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After 30 years with the Lahontan Valley News, editor Steve Ranson is retiring.

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Ranson checked off an item on his bucket list, visiting Ranson, West Virginia, in July.

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LVN Editor Steve Ranson gets a lift from the city in front of the historic Fallon Theatre on Maine Street. After 30 years with the newspaper, Ranson is retiring with his final day on Tuesday.

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On his second trip to Afghanistan, Ranson and a Bulgarian sergeant at Camp Phoenix near Kabul, pose for a photo. Ranson said the soldier's mustache was one of a kind for someone in uniform.

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The late Anne Pershing, who hired Steve Ranson in 1987, presents him with the Nevada Press Association's co-Journalist of the Year award in 2012.

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In 2015, Ranson and his friend and navigator, Charlotte LaCombe, participated in Travel Nevada's scavenger hunt, visiting 10 of 14 designated historical markers in the northern tier of the state. The trip covered more than 1,000 miles in three days, and on each day, Ranson wrote short articles for Facebook and sent brief updates on Twitter.

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Steve Ranson waits to take more photos of a motorcycle club's toy run several years ago for the annual Toys for Tots drive.

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Bronze medalist Krysta Palmer and David Dinsmore of the US pose with their medals during the medal ceremony of the synchronised swimming mixed duet technical final of FINA Swimming World Championships 2017 in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (Tibor Illyes/MTI via AP)

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

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The attack transport USS Ormsby is pictured in 1943 at the Mare Island Naval Base in San Francisco Bay.

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Kaitlyn Pierzanowski started with Click Bond as a pre-apprentice in high school and transitioned to full time when she turned 18.

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Ed Geyer works as an apprentice with Click Bond in Carson City.

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The Thomas J. Edwards House in Carson City is said to be haunted by a ghost with a knack for dusting.

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A closer look at dodder, a parasitic annual plant.

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Dodder is easily recognized by its distinctive color and stringy texture.

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Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts will play at the Aug. 19 in-the-park concert on Oats Park’s Centennial Stage.

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More than a hundred friends and family members attended Shirley Fabel's 90th birthday party.

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An arrangement in honor of Shirley Fabel's birthday welcomed visitors.

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Shirley Fabel, center, celebrated heer 90th birthday with Hariet Gobi, left, and Mary Ellyn Jacobsen.

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Ruby Peterson practices her serve as she waits her turn to scrimmage during the summer volleyball camp at the county gym.

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Reagan Colburn sets the ball during the county's volleyball summer camp.

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Young athletes practice their footwork during soccer practice.

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Piper Colburn serves the ball from midcourt.

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Coaches Aaron and Bradley introduce the Challenger Soccer Camp to 15 participants.

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Children in the Challenger Soccer Camp practice dribbling the ball at the regional park's practice field.

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The ride takes participants across the country over 4,200 miles and is expected to take 10 weeks.

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Father and son: Thomas, left, and Steve Ranson stand in the field during a state Cal Ripken youth baseball game in 2006.

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In this file photo, Steve Ranson calls Fallon's Wyatt Tuni safe during a State Cal Ripken game youth baseball game.

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LVN Editor Steve Ranson, left, and Fallon Greenwave assistant football coach Trevor de Braga wait for the seconds to count down during Fallon's 3A state championship win in 2015.

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The Nevada Artists Association’s judged photography show opens Aug. 6 at the gallery inside the Brewery Arts Center.

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Danny Pacheco of Douglas County competes during a 2015 rodeo at Fuji Park. Bulls, Broncs & Barrels rodeo featuring bull riding, barrel racing, mutton busting, and more starts at 7 p.m. on July 28-29 in the Carson City Fairgrounds arena, with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

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Luxury house exterior with brick trim, tile roof and french windows. Front yard landscape with lawn

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This graph from the City of Reno Housing Overview contrasts the growth in employment (green) with construction of new housing in Washoe County.

Wednesday, July 26

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14-year-old Lander Smith gallops his horse around the Fuji Park Arena during the playing of the National Anthem Wednesday during opening ceremonies for the Carson City Fair.

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The Carson City Board of Supervisors along with Ace's mascot 'Archie' take a few laps being pulled behind an antique tractor Wednesday during the opening of the Carson City Fair.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks from his office to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 26. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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In this image from video provided by C-SPAN2, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. McCain returned to Congress for the first time since being diagnosed with brain cancer. (C-SPAN2 via AP)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks from his office to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 26. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas talks to reporters outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 26. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open the second week in October at the Carson Mall.

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Switch will join other a collection of other businesses at 50 South Virginia including the national retailer West Elm.

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The internet data storage company Switch announced that it has leased the entire second floor of the historic Virginia Street Post Office building in downtown Reno for office space. The company will be moving into the building after completing tenant improvements.

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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine students Alexandra Magliarditi, (left) and Melissa Kelley perform a demonstration.

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri during a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. walks from the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as he steers the Senate toward a crucial vote on the Republican health care bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrives for an radio interview at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The White House is hosting a Regional Media Day with live radio broadcast from the White House Driveway and interviews with White House senior staff, Cabinet members and agency staffers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. answers questions from reporters as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, before a test vote on the Republican health care bill. The bill has faced opposition and challenges within the Republican ranks, including by Paul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine is surrounded by reporters as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, before a test vote on the Republican health care bill. The bill has faced opposition and challenges within the Republican ranks, including by Collins. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Dominic Cerniglia works on a Cadillac engine during a Western Nevada College Automotive Mechanics class.

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Randy Weaver and David Monroy remove the engine from a 1952 Willys Jeep during a WNC Automotive Mechanics class in Carson City.

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Western Nevada College Automotive Mechanics instructor Jason Spohr sits behind the wheel of a 1953 Cadillac convertible that a new auto restoration class will continue restoring this fall.

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Southwest Gas recently donated a Lincoln 300 Classic arc welder to Western Nevada College. From left are David Kelly, Southwest Gas Supervisor/Division Administration; Brad Harris, Southwest Gas Vice President/Northern Nevada; Matthew Helmers, Southwest Gas Director/District Operations; WNC President Chet Burton; Carrie Heglund, Southwest Gas Manager/District Operations; and WNC Career and Technical Education Director Georgia White.

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Gamng revenue showed another month of increase in Churchill County.

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Buddy, a one-year-old male English setter mix, came to CAPS when his owner unexpectedly died.

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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 closer look at dodder, a parasitic annual plant.

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Dodder is easily recognized by its distinctive color and stringy texture.

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The historic Fox Hotel built in 1889 is one of the many noteworthy reminders of Dayton’s historic past.

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This impressive monument honoring U.S. Army camel driver “Hi Jolly” lies near his grave and the grave of his favorite camel in Quartsite, Ariz.

Tuesday, July 25

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J.J. Ply at the National Championships.

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J.J. Ply competes in the high jump at the National Championships.

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Carson High softball players Jailene and Alex Salciedo, along with Douglas High's Taylynn Kizer, returned from the annual North American Indigenous Games in the Greater Toronto Area with a gold medal.

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Mary Kay Kaluza, president, receives a special trophy from Annette Ramiriz, tournament chair, during the Eagle Valley Women's Golf Club's President's Day Tournament.

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

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The Southern Drawl Band is performing rock, country and blues Saturday in Carson City.

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This cold potato soup can help beat the heat in the kitchen this summer.

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4-H member Tristin LaFever, of Reno, and his dog Tundra run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Morgan Craghill, of Carson City, and her dog Boris run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Karlie LaFever, of Reno, and her dog Bailey run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Vivi Mellow, of Carson City, and her dog Annie run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Tristin LaFever, of Reno, and his dog Tundra run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Karlie LaFever, of Reno, and her dog Bailey run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Morgan Craghill, of Carson City, and her dog Boris run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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4-H member Vivi Mellow, of Carson City, and her dog Annie run the dog agility course at the Carson City Fair at Fuji Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. For more information about the fair, which run through Sunday, go to carsoncitynvfair.com. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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A recently discovered new species of toad, the Dixie Valley toad, was found in a spring-fed marsh in the Great Basin of Nevada, which was once covered by large marshes and giant inland lakes during the Pleistocene Epoch and is now among the most arid regions in the United States with only one percent of the landscape containing water. Photo courtesy of the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Thunderstorms rumbled through the valley with high winds and heavy downpour in certain areas for three days. Dispatched reported several brush fires.

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Water situation poses problems with mosquitoes.

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A child accepts a gift bag from a Community Day representative during last year's festivities.

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From left, Oasis Academy student Michael Richards with the school’s Executive Director Melissa Mackedon and Principal Rochelle Tisdale celebrate Oasis’ WNC awards.

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From left, Susan Richards, Michael Richards and Mike Richards after Oasis Academy student Michael received his award for outstanding scholastic achievement with WNC’s Jump Start program.

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Oasis Academy College Prep Principal Rochelle Tisdale, left, poses with her son Dalton after receiving her WNC Principal of the Year award at the Governor’s Mansion in May.

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Dusty Casey watches his ball fly at the Fallon Golf Course.

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Thomas Kutansky tees off on a hole during the Fallon Youth Club's Kid's Kup golf tournament.

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The first place team of the 5th annual Kid's Kup was Weapons of Grass Destruction. Left to right: Mike Richards II, Judge Mike Richards, Kelli Kelly, Joe Cushing and Alan Kalt.

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Fallon Force's Kylie Wallace tries to turn a double play against Reno Elite in Saturday's 12U game in Susanville.

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Fallon 16-18 pitcher Daniel Seline throws against Sparks in the championship in Reno.

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Jhada Ramsey, of the Fallon Force, runs toward third while her sister Charyce Ramsey, of the Nevada Wildcats, converges on the play in the 14U state championship.

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Fallon Force's Gaby Winkler pitches in the 14U championship game against the Wildcats.

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The Nevada Rural Housing Authority appeared at last week’s commission meeting. The NRHA has assisted 185 homeowners in the area since 2006. Pictured: The green pins show mortgage credit certificate homes and the blue reflect down payment assistance, with a total of $27,611,539 in loan volume assistance.

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Those who made the premiere "AG for a Day" trip across Nevada last year included, from left, Greg Zunino, Shaun Bowen, Brett Kandt, Attorney General Adam Laxalt and Daniel Westmeyer.

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The Fallon stop will be Aug. 1 at noon at Stockman's Steakhouse with an RSVP requested.

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Destiny crew members from left: actor Johnny Ray Gibbs, director John Pacino, producer Jessica Soss, actor Jessice Morris, actor Greg Antonucci and cameraman James Crawshaw.

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Destiny cast members on horseback: Richard Lee, Quest Lee, Jessica Soss, and Abe Carson on foot.

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Destiny cast members: Johnny Ray Gibbs, Christian Boeving and Greg Antonucci at Virginia City Cowboy show.

Monday, July 24

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Concerned citizens Derek Jackson and Daniel Tingle build a firebreak alongside Highway 395 near Mica Drive on Monday morning.

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Firefighters quickly jump on a fire alongside Highway 395 just south of Mica Drive on Monday morning.

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Luxury house exterior with brick trim, tile roof and french windows. Front yard landscape with lawn

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Boys Scouts Troop 33 is holding its fundraising car and truck show on Aug. 12 at Fuji Park in Carson City.

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J.T. Humphrey shared this photo of the Preacher fire looking south from Pine Nut Road and Out-R-Way on Monday morning.

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J.T. Humphrey shared this photo of the Preacher fire on Monday morning.

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Concerned citizens Derek Jackson and Daniel Tingle build a firebreak alongside Highway 395 near Mica Drive on Monday morning.

Brad Coman |

Firefighters quickly jump on a fire alongside Highway 395 just south of Mica Drive on Monday morning.

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Hundreds of people attended the preliminary grand opening and fun run/bike/walk on the new section of I-580 in Carson City July 22.

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Sierra Nevada Ballet’s ‘Sleeping Beauty: A Fairy’s Tale’ features a cast of more than 50 dancers.

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The Governor's Mansion on Mountain Street in Carson City is one of the homes shown on a walking tour of governors' residences in the capital city. Guy Clifton/Travel Nevada

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Governor Brian Sandoval signs capital improvement bill to fund $41.5 million for new engineering building.

Sunday, July 23

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A crew works on the traffic light at the main intersection of the 580 bypass in south Carson City on Monday.

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Signage has been installed in prepartion for the opening of the 580 bypass.

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Crews continue to work on the 580 bypass on July 17.

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After years of construction, the 580 bypass is nearing completion.

COURTESY GREAT BASIN COLLEGE |

A map of Great Basin College's branch and satellite campuses throughout the state of Nevada.

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Biology students participate in a lab on the Great Basin College Elko campus.

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Great Basin College instrumentation student Ervin Sutherland works on a project.

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The Diekhans Center for Industrial Technology building on the Great Basin College, Elko campus.

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A group of students study outside on the Great Basin College, Elko campus.

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Aaron West, CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance, and Lt. Col. Michael Gomez, commander of the U.S. Army Northern California recruiting battalion, sign the agreement for a new partnership in the U.S. Army PaYS program. The partnership provides job opportunities within the construction industry after completion of their service.

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Aaron West, CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance, and Lt. Col. Michael Gomez, commander of the U.S. Army Northern California recruiting battalion, shake hands to mark the organization's partnership at a signing ceremony on July 17.

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Tahoe City's two rafting companies have been sidelined by the closure of the Lake Tahoe Dam.

Sierra Sun file photo |

Water rushes through the Tahoe City Dam, pouring out of Lake Tahoe and into the Truckee River on April 6, 2017.

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The Lake Tahoe Dam was closed on Wednesday, July 12, and with it, Tahoe City's rafting companies no longer have enough water to operate.

COURTESY WALKER RIVER PAIUTE TRIBAL POLICE DEPARTMENT |

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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Many veteran groups attended the ceremony.

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Kat Miller, director of the Nevada Department of Veteran Services, delivers remarks.

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Piper Major Ray Palmer leads the Nevada Veteran Coalition Color Guard.

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The Det. 40 Infantry Division Band of the California National Guard in Sacramento played before and after the ceremony.

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Sen. Dean Heller reads a letter of commendation for NDVS Deputy Director Wendy Simons.

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This is an architect's rendition of the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval shows a U.S. flag he received from a Nevada Army National Guard battalion when he visited Afghanistan in 2011.

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Shoveling dirt as part of the ground-breaking ceremony for a new Northern Nevada State Veterans Home are, from left, Kevin Burns, Sen. Dean Heller, Gov. Brian Sandoval, William Baumann and Kat Miller, director of Nevada Department of Veteran Services.

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A STEM camp student watches the underwater footage from his robot with special goggles made by instructor David Wise.

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Sophia Wagner, 13, and Vanessa Yee, 11, watch the monitor that is displaying the footage from the underwater robot they built.

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Skiers take advantage of one of Squaw Valley's four days of skiing during the 4th of July weekend. The resort remained open for two Saturday's after that, closing for the season on July 15.

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Nevada Air National Guard is deploying a C-130 aircraft to help firefighting efforts in central California.

Saturday, July 22

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Adrian Morales of Bleu Cafe serves Bob Shouppe Saturday evening.

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Laura Brecker of Le Cirque Vagabond performs for the crowd Saturday evening.

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Telegraph Square is packed with people Saturday evening during the Taste of Downtown.

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Steve 'The Dude' Clemons tries a food sample from The Union Saturday evening.

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Barrak Lauderbach of the Carson Nugget serves up pulled pork sandwiches Saturday night at the Taste of Downtown.

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Diana Silva of Carson City enjoys herself at the Taste of Downtown Saturday night.

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell cuts the ribbon on the new section of I-580 with the help of Supervisors John Barrette, Karen Abowd and NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon Saturday morning.

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Mayor Bob Crowell acknowledges Kevin Howell, father of slain Deputy Carl Howell for whom the freeway is named for, Saturday morning in Carson City.

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9-year-old Marina Schuler riders her scooter on the new section of freeway Saturday morning in Carson City.

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Hundreds of people attended the preliminary grand opening and fun run/bike/walk on the new section of I-580 in Carson City Saturday morning.

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Gabe Jacquez, 8, Dylan Dyer, 10, and Elijah Larry, 8, anxiously await the ribbon cutting Saturday morning.

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Supervisor John Barrette rides his bicycle on the new section of I-580 Saturday morning.

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NDOT employee Michelle Gardner of Carson City receives operation instruction about her loaner bike from fellow NDOT employee Albert Jacquez Saturday morning. NDOT brought bikes for their employees to ride on the new section of I-580.

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Then-Boston Red Sox Pablo Sandoval stands in the dugout during a game against the Baltimore Orioles on Sept. 14, 2015. Sandoval has signed a minor league contract with the Giants.

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NSPPS president Glen Whorton hopes to be able to unlock the doors to the Nevada State Prison soon to allow the public to visit this historic site.

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Did the U.S. Census Bureau ever hear of game-changer Lance Gilman? (AP Photo/The Las Vegas Sun, Kyle Roerink)

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The souvenir ticket from the Ponderosa when it was operational.

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V&T Roundhouse arch and stones at Harlan Estates.

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The V&T Roundhouse arch as seen at Round Pond Estates in Oakville, Calif.

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Two V&T arches are stored within the city’s corporate yard waiting to be restored and admired.

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell cuts the ribbon on the new section of I-580 with the help of Supervisors John Barrette, Karen Abowd and NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon Saturday morning.

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In this May 31, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an interview in Sacramento, Calif.

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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, actor John Heard arrives at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Producers Peer Group celebration of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movie series, has died. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office in California on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, actor John Heard arrives at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Producers Peer Group celebration of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movie series, has died. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office in California on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

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FILE - In this April 5, 2006 file photo, actor John Heard, who stars as Alex, rehearses for Steppenwolf Theatre's production of Don DeLillo's play, "Love-Lies-Bleeding," in Chicago. Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movie series, has died. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office in California on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

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Lt. Col. Michael Gomez presides over an enlistment ceremony for six new recruits at signing celebration for the U.S. Army PaYS partnership with Nevada Builders Alliance.

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Aaron West, CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance, and Lt. Col. Michael Gomez, commander of the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, cut the cake celebrating their new partnership in the U.S. Army PaYS program. The program connects veterans with construction job placement opportunities through Nevada Builders.

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A lone bike is tethered to one of the many bike racks in the downtown.

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Marilyn Foster stands in front of the Western (Wailing) Wall in Jerusalem.

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Carson City’s Jedi Engineers faced robotics teams from around the world at the International Open Championship in the United Kingdom. The team brought home the second place trophy for robotics design in programming.

Friday, July 21

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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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Carson City Deputy Daniel Reece reacts after being sprayed with CS gas as a part of SWAT school training Thursday.

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Deputy Israel Loyola practices vehicle breaches

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Deputy Daniel Reece practices vehicle breaches

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Carson City SET Deputies Jeff Pullen and Taylor Mieras train during SWAT school Thursday.

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Carson City Deputies train during SWAT school Thursday.

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Deputy TJ Boggan prepares an explosive during SWAT training.

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Carson City Deputy Israel Loyola reacts after being sprayed with CS gas as a part of SWAT school training Thursday.

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Deputy Israel Loyola practices critical incident scenarios during SWAT school Thursday.

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SWAT officers rescue a hostage during training Thursday.

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Deputy Daniel Reece breaches a door as part of SWAT training

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Deputies practice downed officer training during SWAT school Thursday.

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Deputies train during SWAT school

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A door explodes after SWAT deputies practice explosive breaches Thursday.

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Carson City Deputy Cody Bindley reacts after being sprayed with CS gas as a part of SWAT school training Thursday.

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Fire Medic Alan Sharp watches a for active shooters during a scenario at SWAT school Thursday.

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Carson City SET Deputy Uriel Collazo practices using a power saw to gain entry into a vehicle.

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Carson City Deputies train during SWAT school Thursday.

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SWAT Medics peek around a corner to locate a suspect during SWAT school.

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Carson City SET Deputy Jeff Pullen uses a tool to practice breaking windows on a RV during SWAT school.

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Carson City Deputies Daniel Reece, Israel Loyola and Cody Bindley breach a vehicle during SWAT school.

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Carson City Deputies Daniel Reece and Cody Bindley line up to take a shot during SWAT school Monday.

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Coin Press No. 1, as it looks today, first came to the Carson City Mint in 1870. It returned to the building, now the Nevada State Museum, in 1958 after the state bought it for $225 from the federal government.

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Judge Clark J. Guild, founder of the Nevada State Museum, points to the V&T Railroad brass plate on Coin Press No. 1 when it was returned to the Nevada State Museum in 1958. It had been in use at the San Francisco Mint and renumbered to No. 5, but was scheduled to be scrapped. The state of Nevada bought it for $225 from the federal government.

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A crane delivers Coin Press No. 1 to the front door of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City in February 1958. It had minted coins at the Carson City Mint from 1870 to 1893. In 1958. it was at the San Francisco Mint, but was scheduled to be scrapped when the state of Nevada bought it for $225.

Thursday, July 20

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Eurasian watermilfoil, pictured here, and curly leaf pondweed are the primary aquatic invasive plants found in Lake Tahoe.

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Though the murkiness of the water makes it difficult to see, the top of the photo shows where 8-foot plants are still growing, compared to the bottom of the photo where the treatment has eliminated the plants.

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John Paoluccio, president of Inventive Resources, said he prefers to work at night when there is less activity on the water.

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The boat built by Inventive Resources has a panel of UV lights that is lowered down to expose the aquatic invasive plants.

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Latin dance music by La Misa Negra will be center stage at this week’s Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series.

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Drinking With Clowns, of Reno, will open for La Misa Negra at Saturday’s free outdoor performance.

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Last year's "Christmas in July" Craft Fair helped raise money for hundreds of children's Christmas gifts; this year Seniors in Need will also benefit.

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This year's event will feature a Splash Dogs attraction. Festival organizer Robyn Jordan said smiling that all dogs are welcome to participate, "not just labs."

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A trailer provides 12 showers at the camp.

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The fire management team set up a separate spot for vehicles and portable toilets

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A large stock of food is stored at the Draw Fire camp.

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A mechanics' section ensures vehicles and equipment are operating smoothly.

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A separate tent provides salads, desserts and beverages to firefighters and support personnel.

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Public information officers Rebecca Franco and Norm Rooker work with two other PIOs who distribute situation reports and answer media questions.

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A camp map identifies the different sections.

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A message board updates camp personnel on current events and internal news.

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Firefighters sleep in multi-colored dome tents away from the main camp.

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Yurts or portable round tents spring up to assist firefighting needs on the Draw Fire east of Fallon.

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With a damp rag on the end of a long pole Ben Jamieson demonstrates that washing the wall can be fun.

GARY JAMIESON |

Nancy Perazzo pitches in to wash the theatre seats during her grandson Thomas Jamieson's Eagle Scout Project. Rachael, Allison and Amanda do the same.

GARY JAMIESON |

Ben Jamieson and Alex Perazzo wash the walls at the Fallon Theatres..

GARY JAMIESON |

Alex Perazzo holds the ladder as Thomas Jamieson removes burlap from the wall of the lower theatres.

GARY JAMIESON |

Boy Scouts from Troop 441 maneuver a ladder into place at recent service project at the Fallon Theatres.

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Volunteers will be rounding up unused sandbags in August.

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Merced and Mariposa County Sheriff's Office members gather during a wildfire in Mariposa County, Calif., Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and threatening hundreds more structures in California. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on Tuesday ordered evacuations for some residents living southwest of Yosemite National Park. (Merced County Sheriff's Office via AP)

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Merced and Mariposa County Sheriff's Office members attend a briefing during a wildfire in Mariposa County, Calif., Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and threatening hundreds more structures in California. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on Tuesday ordered evacuations for some residents living southwest of Yosemite National Park. (Merced County Sheriff's Office via AP)

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Flames from a backfire burn above fire trucks as CalFire crews battle the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Record rain and snowfall in the mountains this winter was celebrated for bringing California's five-year drought to its knees, but it has turned into a challenge for firefighters battling flames feeding on dense vegetation, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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A firefighter sprays water on a back fire while battling the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Record rain and snowfall in the mountains this winter was celebrated for bringing California's five-year drought to its knees, but it has turned into a challenge for firefighters battling flames feeding on dense vegetation, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Flames from a backfire burn as CalFire crews battle the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Record rain and snowfall in the mountains this winter was celebrated for bringing California's five-year drought to its knees, but it has turned into a challenge for firefighters battling flames feeding on dense vegetation, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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In 1995, President Clinton presented the Gwen Yeo Award to Margarita Nevel for leadership and services to elders in the Latino community at a White House ceremony.

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This studio picture of Vicente and Margarita Nevel was taken in 2015. When Vicente passed away on Jan. 13, they had been lovingly married for 66 years.

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Pat Hanifen lines up a putt during a Fallon Golf Course tournament.

COURTESY OF OASIS ACADEMY |

Oasis Academy student McKenna Jaques stands with her letter notifying the school of her winning essay; her English teacher Berenice de Leon, who submitted the student essays, is in the background.

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A single camera produced the inspiration for Olson’s thorough family genealogy endeavor.

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Clara Jean Olson answered questions about her family history including sharing an iconic photograph (on right, “The Old Red Barber Chair”) discovered in a box of old camera negatives. The photo features her brother, who was a barber, and would end up displayed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

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Some of Olson’s many carefully put together photo journals related to family trips, events and people.

Adam Robertson / LVN |

Dave Ausano, 63, and Bob Shank, 37, skid into a turn at Rattlesnake Raceway.

Adam Robertson / LVN |

Fred White roars down the track during an IMCA race.

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Marnell Gaming, the parent company of the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks,has purchased the long-closed Bourbon Square building, in the foreground, for $3.5 million.

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Marnell Gaming, the parent company of the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, seen in the background, has purchased the long-closed Bourbon Square building for $3.5 million.

Courtesy Derrick Begay |

"I like the western lifestyle. I like being around horse and cattle. It's my way of life,” says Begay.

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"I rodeo because I enjoy it. It's the craving to my affection,” says Derrick Begay, seen here during a recent roping competition.

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Washoe Lake State Park is the site of several events planned for August.

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Doug Mishler as Theodore Roosevelt.

AP | Merced County Sheriff's Office

Merced and Mariposa County Sheriff's Office members gather during a wildfire in Mariposa County, Calif., Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and threatening hundreds more structures in California. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on Tuesday ordered evacuations for some residents living southwest of Yosemite National Park. (Merced County Sheriff's Office via AP)

AP | Merced County Sheriff's Office

Merced and Mariposa County Sheriff's Office members attend a briefing during a wildfire in Mariposa County, Calif., Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and threatening hundreds more structures in California. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on Tuesday ordered evacuations for some residents living southwest of Yosemite National Park. (Merced County Sheriff's Office via AP)

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Flames from a backfire burn above fire trucks as CalFire crews battle the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Record rain and snowfall in the mountains this winter was celebrated for bringing California's five-year drought to its knees, but it has turned into a challenge for firefighters battling flames feeding on dense vegetation, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Flames from a backfire burn as CalFire crews battle the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Record rain and snowfall in the mountains this winter was celebrated for bringing California's five-year drought to its knees, but it has turned into a challenge for firefighters battling flames feeding on dense vegetation, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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A firefighter sprays water on a back fire while battling the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Record rain and snowfall in the mountains this winter was celebrated for bringing California's five-year drought to its knees, but it has turned into a challenge for firefighters battling flames feeding on dense vegetation, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Wednesday, July 19

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Dustin Johnson of the United States plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during a practice round Wednesday ahead of the British Open at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England.

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Dayton's J.J. Ply clears the bar in the pole vault event at the regional championships in May.

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The Walker River State Recreation Area will open to the public thanks to a land donation from the Walker Basin Restoration Program.

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More than 12,000 acres of land will provide public access along the Walker River in Lyon and Mineral counties.

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Colleen "Coco" Crum, a Carson City woman, poses with children in a Haitian school. Crum created, published and distributed books to the children to help improve literacy rates.

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Students from one of the schools in Grand Groave, Haiti hold up their books created and distributed by a Carson City author.

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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr., right, holds onto O.J. Simpson as the not guilty verdict is read in a Los Angeles courtroom. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Pool, Myung J. Chun, file)

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FILE - In this May 6, 1980 file photo, O.J. Simpson, right, poses for photos with friend Nicole Brown at party in the Beverly Hills section of Los Angeles. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

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FILE - In this March 24, 1978 file photo, O.J. Simpson, left, smiles next to San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. at a news conference where the 49ers announced that Simpson had been traded to them from the Buffalo Bills, in San Francisco. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, file)

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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 1977 file photo, Buffalo Bills' O.J. Simpson (32) runs past Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Council Rudolph (78) during an NFL football game in Buffalo, N.Y. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo, file)

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FILE - In this May 15, 2013 file photo, O.J. Simpson returns to the witness stand to testify after a break during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, Pool, file)

AP | Reuters POOL

FILE - In this June 15, 1995 file photo, O.J. Simpson, left, grimaces as he tries on one of the leather gloves prosecutors say he wore the night his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were murdered in a Los Angeles courtroom. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Sam Mircovich, Pool, file)

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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A wide shot of Newmont's Long Canyon mine is seen in this file photo.

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Rock is loaded onto a truck at Newmont's Long Canyon Mine in this file photo.

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An employee conducts a haul truck inspection. The average salary within the mining industry is $96,000.

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Art work has been installed along the new 580 bypass.

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A crew works on the traffic light at the main intersection of the 580 bypass in south Carson City on Monday.

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Signage has been installed in prepartion for the opening of the 580 bypass.

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Crews continue to work on the 580 bypass on July 17.

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After years of construction, the 580 bypass is nearing completion.

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Greg Chalmers putts on Saturday during the Barracuda Championship in Reno. Chalmers won the event on Sunday.

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Greg Chalmers walks off the green on Saturday during the Barracuda Championship in Reno. Chalmers won the event on Sunday.

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April Hackett, co-owner of The Spoke, serves up delicious Italian meatballs Saturday at The Taste of Downtown in Carson City.

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14-month-old twins Miles and Hunter Bennett are looking good for the Taste of Downtown Saturday.

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Mary Crawley of High Desert Botanicals pours sarsparillas and other tonics at The Taste of Downtown Saturday night in Carson City. The event is a fundraiser that benefits Advocates to End Domestic Violence.

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Dozens of people pack Telegraph Square Saturday evening.

Photo: Jarrette Werk |

Native American veterans gathered at Grand Sierra Resort in Reno on June 23 to learn about services available once they return home from war.

Photo: Jarrette Werk |

Alice Wrenn, an in-school tutor for the RSIC Education department, follows along with a student on June 21. "I love my job, I love working with my kids everyday, and I love teaching my kids to love to learn," she said.

Photo: Jarrette Werk |

Naomi Hanczrik walks a child through a reading lesson during a June 21 session of the Summer Reading Program in Hungry Valley. “I love the fact that some of the students are even coming on their own,” she said.

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Local youth take part in reading lessons as part of the 2017 Summer Reading Program in Hungry Valley on June 21. Rhea Brown, Special Education Teacher at Jesse Hall Elementary School in Sparks, says the program is important to make sure Native students are adhering to the state of Nevada’s “Read by Grade Three” law. “I really hope to foster a love for learning for the future generations,” says Brown.

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Bobbi Rahder is the first museum director at Stewart Indian School and will help develop the cultural center and museum at the facility.

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A female grizzly bear and her cub wander in the wilderness at Yellowstone National Park.

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A 4A boys’ player drives to the hoop.

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A 4A player rises for a lay-up during the boys’ game.

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A 4A player looks to inbound during the girls’ game.

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While the games were competitive, the athletes had plenty of fun, too.

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The 4A boys’ team enjoyed a 92-70 victory on June 20.

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Members of the 1A/2A/3A team smile after winning the hard-fought girls’ game on June 20.

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Minden photographer Nancy Raven holds a small copy of one of the photos on display at the Douglas County Historical Society.

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This image of Frank Grayshield, an elder in Carson City, is among those on display.

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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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Brad Pitt receives help from his wheelchair.

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Close-up of green tomato plant growing out of soil

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Herrick is proud of his 10 years spent as a logger in Northern California.

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George Herrick has never missed a day of work in his 46 years with Safeway.

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Spend an evening with the Aurelia Chamber Players Thursday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden.

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Grilled Italian sausage, bell peppers, and onions served on a French roll with mustard by David Theiss.

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

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Motorists can see pockets of smoke on the Naval Air Station Fallon side of the Bravo 17 Training Range.

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Lem Mackedon, left, and Marty Davis show off one of the new flags at the Fallon Golf Course.

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Racers take off from the start/finish line to begin the Honoring American Heroes 5k.

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Sean Lacow runs through a spray of water as he homes to the finish of the Honoring American Heroes 5k.

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The winners of the 5k were, Male: 1st Sean Lacow, 2nd David Revels and 3rd James Shell; female: 1st Marianne Woller, 2nd Rachel Stroman and 3rd Macy Myers.

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Moward, left, and Dustin Cantrell putt out on a hole at Fallon Golf Course.

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Sean Lacow runs through a spray of water as he homes to the finish of the Honoring American Heroes 5k.

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A pair of racers accelerate from the start line.

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Dave Dubose prepares to take off down the track at Top Gun Drag Strip.

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Glen Eagles sous chef Dale Hart and Leah Vasquez serve chili and salsa.

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Frank Archuleta serves some mean chili at Honor Flight Nevada's chili cookoff, a major fundraiser for the organization.

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Luther Elze, right, of Carson City, donates an item to Honor Flight Nevada's John Yuspa that could be used for a raffle. Kim Neiman, center, formerly served on the board.

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Jim Irwin accompanied his mother, Dorothee Irwin, to Washington, D.C. three years ago on her Honor Flight Nevada trip.

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Traffic lanes will be shifted by Wednesday at the roundabout on U.S. Highway 50 and USA Parkway.

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LEAD Green founder Garrett Kalt stands proudly with the official Nevada nonprofit 501c(3) document outside the Nevada Secretary of State’s office.

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From left, Churchill County Comptroller Alan Kalt serves as the nonprofit’s treasurer, a former school counselor Teresa Gehman serves as vice president and a board member, and former teacher Kathleen Williams-Miller serves as a board member.

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Founder Garrett Kalt signs the final paperwork at the Nevada Secretary of State office to make LEAD Green in Churchill County an official Nevada nonprofit 501c(3) organization.

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The burn scar from the Brenda Fire seen Friday afternoon.

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Glen Eagles sous chef Dale Hart and Leah Vasquez serve chili and salsa.

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Frank Archuleta serves some mean chili at Honor Flight Nevada's chili cookoff, a major fundraiser for the organization.

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Luther Elze, right, of Carson City, donates an item to Honor Flight Nevada's John Yuspa that could be used for a raffle. Kim Neiman, center, formerly served on the board.

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Jim Irwin accompanied his mother, Dorothee Irwin, to Washington, D.C. three years ago on her Honor Flight Nevada trip.

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The annual St. Augustine’s Cultural Center open house and fundraiser is Saturday in Austin.

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The Bureau of Land Management is expecting more than 2,000 people this weekend at Sand Mountain.

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A wreath is placed every Memorial Day by the names of military service members at the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribal Cemetery .

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It's easy to spot the iconic C-Hill as it overlooks Carson City.

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The Pat Baker Park in Reno will be recognized Wednesday for its 2016 renovation with the Nevada Recreation & Park Society's Elmer H. Anderson Park Excellence Award.

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Many veteran groups attended the ceremony.

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Kat Miller, director of the Nevada Department of Veteran Services, delivers remarks.

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Piper Major Ray Palmer leads the Nevada Veteran Coalition Color Guard.

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The Det. 40 Infantry Division Band of the California National Guard in Sacramento played before and after the ceremony.

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Sen. Dean Heller reads a letter of commendation for NDVS Deputy Director Wendy Simons.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval shows a U.S. flag he received from a Nevada Army National Guard battalion when he visited Afghanistan in 2011.

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This is an architect's rendition of the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home.

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Shoveling dirt as part of the ground-breaking ceremony for a new Northern Nevada State Veterans Home are, from left, Kevin Burns, Sen. Dean Heller, Gov. Brian Sandoval, William Baumann and Kat Miller, director of Nevada Department of Veteran Services.

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Holley Family Farms in Dayton has been certified organic since 2011. The farm raises lifestock as well as produce according to USDA organic requirements.

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Holley Family Farms in Dayton has been certified organic since 2011. The farm raises lifestock, including these turkeys, as well as produce according to USDA organic requirements.

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Ben Rush, program directot for Basin and Range Organics, talks to a participant in an agriculture convention last year.

Monday, July 17

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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 1977 file photo, Buffalo Bills' O.J. Simpson (32) runs past Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Council Rudolph (78) during an NFL football game in Buffalo, N.Y. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo, file)

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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr., right, holds onto O.J. Simpson as the not guilty verdict is read in a Los Angeles courtroom. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Pool, Myung J. Chun, file)

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FILE - In this June 15, 1995 file photo, O.J. Simpson, left, grimaces as he tries on one of the leather gloves prosecutors say he wore the night his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were murdered in a Los Angeles courtroom. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Sam Mircovich, Pool, file)

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FILE - In this March 24, 1978 file photo, O.J. Simpson, left, smiles next to San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. at a news conference where the 49ers announced that Simpson had been traded to them from the Buffalo Bills, in San Francisco. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, file)

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FILE - In this May 6, 1980 file photo, O.J. Simpson, right, poses for photos with friend Nicole Brown at party in the Beverly Hills section of Los Angeles. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

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FILE - In this May 15, 2013 file photo, O.J. Simpson returns to the witness stand to testify after a break during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, Pool, file)

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Former MLB pitcher Mark Mulder watches his drive from the tee box.

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Mark Mulder, along with his family, accepts the championship trophy for winning the American Centrury Championship on Sunday.

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hiker Man dropping fresh water on his head

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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2009 file photo, a surgeon performs a robotic prostatectomy on a patient in Chicago. According to a report released on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, long-term results comparing different approaches for men with cancers confined to the prostate show that after 20 years, death rates were similar for those who had immediate surgery as for those initially assigned to monitoring. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Amy Band talks to a group of children at the Verner Center in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for the preschoolers are designed to help kids cope with intense stress so they can learn. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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A single white rose rests on the "peace table" at the Verner Center in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The spot is designated to help angry kids work out conflicts with their classmates. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Amy Band, center, teaches children how to handle confrontations at the Verner Center in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for the preschoolers are designed to help kids cope with intense stress so they can learn. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Amy Band, top, shows children items on a lightbox at the Verner Center in Asheville, N.C., on March 23, 2017. Safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for the preschoolers are designed to help kids cope with intense stress so they can learn. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Community members associated with Carson Montessori School plan for this week's Board of Supervisors meeting.

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It's easy to spot the iconic C-Hill as it overlooks Carson City.

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Holley Family Farms in Dayton has been certified organic since 2011. The farm raises lifestock as well as produce according to USDA organic requirements.

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Holley Family Farms in Dayton has been certified organic since 2011. The farm raises lifestock, including these turkeys, as well as produce according to USDA organic requirements.

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Ben Rush, program directot for Basin and Range Organics, talks to a participant in an agriculture convention last year.

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It's easy to spot the iconic C-Hill as it overlooks Carson City.

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Steph Curry attempts to dunk on the portable hoop on the 17th tee Friday.

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Officials from the City of Reno, Guardian Capital developers and others involved in the project, break ground on Vida luxury apartments at the intersection of Mae Ann and Sharlands in northwest Reno.

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An artists rendering of Vida luxury apartments, which are expected to be completed later this year or early 2018.

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The annual Bike Safety Rodeo in Silver City takes place July 18. Admission is free.

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Rock is loaded onto a truck at Newmont's Long Canyon Mine in this file photo.

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A wide shot of Newmont's Long Canyon mine is seen in this file photo.

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An employee conducts a haul truck inspection. The average salary within the mining industry is $96,000.

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A driller is seen at the LF(TM)160 control panel for the NuLegacy Gold project.

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A driller releases the innertube assembly back down the drill string at the NuLegacy Gold project

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Cat 7495 Electric Rope Shovel loads waste rock into a Cat 793F Haul Truck.

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The FL262 FREEDOM(TM) loader and LF(TM)160 drill rig at the NuLegacy Gold project.

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A Cat 6040 Hydraulic Shovel loads waste rock onto a Cat 777G Haul Truck at a Northern Nevada mine site.

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Heavy equipment prepares the leach pad, which will be piled with gold-bearing rock and chemicals used to separate the precious minerals from the rock.

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A hole is drilled in a dore bar at Rye Patch Gold's Florida Canyon Mine to collect samples to send to the assayer to determine the quality of the precious metal.

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A worker with Rye Patch Gold US Inc. hammer off the black glass crust that forms when partially refined gold and silver is melted and poured into forms.

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Rye Patch Gold US Inc. Senior Geologish Ronaldo Marcio Pinto da Silva, left, talks about the Florida Canyon mining operation with James Holman, a research analyst with Oppenheimer Funds, Harry Miller, an investor in Rye Patch, and Geordie Mark, a mining researcher with Haywood Securities, during a May 23 tour of the mine.

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Partially refined gold and silver, mined at Florida Canyon in Nevada by Rye Patch Gold Corps., is poured into molds to make dore bars. The ore is heated to nearly 2,000 degrees farhenheit to pour.

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A heavy-duty dump truck, with a capacity of 138 tons, heads down hill with a bed full of rock at Florida Canyon Mine in a chain of trucks waiting for their turn. Rye Patch Gold Corps' fleet of 150-ton Caterpillar 985 trucks take the rock to be crushed before it's spread on the leach beds, where chemicals help separate the gold and silver from the rock.

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Screenshot of Facebook's map with an address location specified.

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The infamous paparazzi-proof tunnels at the Cal Neva eventually lead to Frank Sinatra’s cabin and are connected to various spots inside the hotel; including the Indian Room and the Showroom.

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The Cal Neva currently sits unsused behind a chain-link fence, as shown here on March 27.

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The Rat Pack was among the Hollywood elite who frequented the Cal Neva a half century ago.

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Signs for the Cal Neva on Stateline Road still say the casino is closed for rennovation.

Saturday, July 15

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Former professional tennis player Mardy Fish tees off on the 12th Saturday at the American Century Championship.

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Front-runner Mark Mulder takes time-out to take some free throws on the 17th tee Saturday.

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Former major league pitcher Derek Lowe trailed by 3 points behind Mark Mulder Saturday during the American Century Championship.

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Pro golfer Blair O'Neal acknowledges the crowd after a beautiful putt on the 16th green Saturday.

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Blair O'Neal sits in 9th place overall after Saturday's ACC round at Edgewood.

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Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo poses for a photo with 5-year-old Dax Turner Friday at Edgewood.

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Justin Timberlake spins a basket ball on his finger while Jerry Rice awaits a pass Friday at the ACC.

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'Shoeless' Jim McMahon putts on the frontside of the course Friday at the ACC.

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers prepares to throw the football to a fan in a boat Friday along the 17th hole.

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Alfonso Ribeiro delights the crowd with the 'Carlton' dance Friday at Edgewood.

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Fans line the beach along the 17th hole Friday during the ACC at Edgewood.

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Jerry Rice, Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro dance for the crowd on the 17th Friday.

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We're just not sure what to say about this one at Edgewood Saturday.

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The 17th hole at Edgewood is a place to see all kinds of interesting people during the American Century Championship.

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Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker at Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s fundraiser.

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Patrick Goodrow in 1967 on his second tour of duty in Vietnam.

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East Fork Firefighters Association President Paul Azevedo (center) looks on during fire academy training earlier this year.

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Jack Wagner watches his shot down the 6th fairway Friday morning at Edgewood Golf Course.

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Actor Jack Wagner lines up a putt Friday morning.

Friday, July 14

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Alfonso Ribeiro drives from the 17th tee Friday afternoon during the American Century Championship.

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San Jose Sharks hockey player Joe Pavelski takes a shot at the basketball hoop on the 17th tee Friday.

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks down the 6th fairway Friday at Edgewood Golf Course.

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People wait in line at the Essence cannabis dispensary, Saturday, July 1, in Las Vegas.

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

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Site supervisor Sierra Fowzer stands with ‘kampers’ Niki Lawlor, Kyli Clapham and Kolbe Clapham as they donate school supplies to a Salvation Army collection bin.

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

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BeBe Braveheart has been fitting in with other kittens at Catmandu.

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BeBe Braveheart is becoming stronger at Catmandu.

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Sierra Nevada Ballet’s ‘Sleeping Beauty: A Fairy’s Tale’ features a cast of more than 50 dancers.

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Omar Embaby, with Spokes Across America, watches as Ella Wick, Katie Schulze, both 12, and Eyden Nicholas, 10, launch their water rocket at the Carson City Library in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2016. Spokes Across America is a team of MIT and Harvard students who bike across the country teaching STEM skills at schools, libraries and camps.

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Antonis Michael, with Spokes Across America, teaches, from left, Ella Wick, Katie Schulze, both 12, and Eyden Nicholas, 10, about water rockets at the Carson City Library in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2016. Spokes Across America is a team of MIT and Harvard students who bike across the country teaching STEM skills at schools, libraries and camps.

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Chloe Yang, with Spokes Across America, teaches a session on neuroscience at the Carson City Library in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2016. Spokes Across America is a team of MIT and Harvard students who bike across the country teaching STEM skills at schools, libraries and camps.

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Chad Pfeifer watches his shot during the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf in Stateline in 2014.

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The display case at NuLeaf Dispensary in Incline Village is seen in this file photo. The Nevada Tax Commission enacted emergency regulations on Thursday to help dispensaries restock as sales of recreational marijuana began before a legal distribution system was in place.

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Greenleaf “Deep Roots Harvest” is one of the products sold at the cannabis dispensary in Sparks.

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The Nevada Tax Commission enacted emergency regulations on Thursday to help dispensaries restock as sales of recreational marijuana began before a legal distribution system was in place.

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In this April 13, 2006 file photo, Pete Vavricka conducts an underground train from the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

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The sun rises on the landscape surrounding Yucca Mountain in southern Nevada.

Thursday, July 13

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Steph Curry signs autographs at last year's American Century Championshp.

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Golf Channel broadcaster Lisa Cornwell hits a tee shot on the 7th hole during a practice round on Tuesday.

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Defending champ Mark Mulder eyes his tee shot on the 7th hole during a practice round on Tuesday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

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In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a Skycrane makes a water drop on hot spots near Hot Spring Canyon and Highway 154 in the Whittier fire area near Santa Barbara, Calif., Wednesday, July 12, 2017. In Southern California, thousands of people remained out of their homes as a pair of fires raged at different ends of Santa Barbara County. The fires broke out amid a blistering weekend heat wave that toppled temperature records. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)

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A resident, wishing not to be identified, looks inside a fire ravaged home Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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A fire-ravage hillside is seen, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Firefighters Daniel Lizardo, right, and Victor Velasquez walk in front of a fire-ravaged home Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Firefighters Daniel Lizardo, left, and Victor Velasquez walk in front of a fire-ravaged home Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Firefighters stage in front of a fire ravage property Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Ken Beaton is the next speaker in the Nevada State Museum’s Frances Humphrey Lecture Series.

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A sign depicting the Battle Mountain High School mascot, the Longhorn, welcomes drivers in Lander County.

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Dylan Silver in January 2015. The photographer is the next artist being featured by the Capital City Arts Initiative.

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Classic Blue and other photos by Dylan Silver are up at the Carson City Community Center.

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Carson City RE/MAX team proudly displays their Brokerage of the Year Award for 2016, recieved in April.

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Carson City Fire Department SWAT paramedic Jon Pedrini tends to a victim during a training.

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Carson City law enforcement agents swarm a room in the capital to apprehend a shooter during a drill Wednesday.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brian Mays plays the "shooter" during Wednesday's active shooter training.

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Firefighters are making progress on the Draw Fire near Cold Springs.

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A fire consumed thousands of acres Wednesday night south of Fairview Peak east of Fallon. The wildland fire had burned more than 9,000 aceres on Thursday.

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An unusual bus is a stop on this year's Nevada Magazine Silver State Scavenger Hunt.

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Belgian artist Albert Szukalsk used live models who were wrapped in fabric soaked in wet plaster and then posed.

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Fallon 14-under’s Destiny Tonti drives the ball against the Nevada Wildcats in Sunday’s championship game in Reno.

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Fallon 12-under pitcher Shayda Lofthouse throws against Fernley in Sunday’s championship game in Reno.

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The Fallon Golf Course will help bring Christmas to families in need with the Fallon area's first Toys for Tots golf tournament.

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Ryatt Older, 08, and Ragen Shupe, 59, turn into a straight-away at Rattlesnake Raceway.

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Audrey Packer, 79, and Kaden Detomasi vie for position during a Rattlesnake Raceway beginner's kart race.

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The 2017 Western Nevada College Jump Start graduation class from commencement ceremonies May 22.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval recognizes Churchill County School District superintendent Dr. Sandra Sheldon for her work initiating Jump Start college programs for high-school students across Nevada.

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A social at the Fallon Theatre begins the reunion weekend.

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Western Nevada College graphics communications Instructor Jayna Conkey works with student Megan Lynch, of Carson City, in class on May 16, 2016.

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Richard Blair

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Tony Argento

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The Comstock Civil War Re-enactors

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The Carson Valley Quilt Guild

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The fourth annual community reunion is Aug. 18-20. One of the most popular stops is visiting former schools.

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Participants of Nevada Gourd Society’s classes can choose from 19 different courses, each covering a different technique.

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Projects, like this beaded sunburst bowl, will be taught by skilled instructors as part of the Silver State Art Festival.

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The historic U.S. Post Office building, which is home to West Elm and soon Switch.

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The entire development is scheduled for completion in 2020.

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The residences range in size from 1,000 to 4,000 square feet and in price from $1 million to over $4 million.

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Drone footage released by Tahoe Beach Club in June shows the progress made on two buildings that will hold 46 of the 143 high-end residences.

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Looking east from Hazen toward land that will be used for a new rail park.

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The railpark is proposed east of Hazen and north of U.S. Highway 50.

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Former President Bill Clinton's motorcade sits outside the clubhouse at Genoa Lakes Golf Course Wednesday. President Clinton shot 9 holes at the Lakes Course before heading off to a speaking engagement.

Wednesday, July 12

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Hundreds of people grooved to The Family Stone Wednesday night at the Concert Under The Stars fundraiser for The Greenhouse Project at the Brewery Arts Center.

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Karen Abowd reads off a raffle ticket number during the intermission Wednesday night at the Concert Under The Stars.

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Keyboard player and vocalist Alex Davis flashes a peace sign Wednesday evening during the Concert Under The Stars.

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A fire broke out south of Fairview Peak Wednesday afternoon on the Navy's Bravo 17 training range.This photograph was taken at 7:16 p.m.

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A fire broke out south of Fairview Peak Wednesday afternoon on the Navy's Bravo 17 training range.This photograph was taken at 7:16 p.m.

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Dennis Cassinelli sits in his prehistoric ‘SUV.’

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell joined the University of Nevada, Reno, and a coalition of regional, national and international partners in the launch Intelligent Mobility Living Lab research project on the future of transportation. From left, Mayor Bob Crowell; Karsten Heise, Governor’s Office for Economic Development; University of Nevada, Reno’s Ellen Purpus, assistant vice president for enterprise and innovation; Kostas Alexis, assistant professor, College of Engineering; Carlos Cardillo, director, Nevada Center for Applied Research; Mridul Gautam, vice president research and innovation; Hao Xu, assistant professor, College of Engineering; David Jickling, director of public transportation and operations, Regional Transportation Commission; Toby Kraus, director of finance & strategy, Proterra and Richard Kelley, chief engineer, Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center, University of Nevada, Reno.

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Carson City Fire Chief Bob Schriehans at Station 51 Wednesday.

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Tahoe Trail Bars on display.

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Wes King, owner of Tahoe Trail Bar, operates a forklft loaded with boxes of Tahoe Trail Bars.

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Former baseball pitcher Bret Saberhagen plays a practice round at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course on Tuesday.

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Golf Channel broadcaster Lisa Cornwell hits a tee shot on the 7th hole during a practice round on Tuesday.

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Defending champ Mark Mulder eyes his tee shot on the 7th hole during a practice round on Tuesday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

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Former football player Jared Allen warms-up before his tee shot during a practice round at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course on Tuesday.

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Actor Jack Wagner hitsa putt on the 6th hole during his practice round on Tuesday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

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Wes King, owner of Tahoe Trail Bar, moves boxes at the Reno warehouse.

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Kaitlyn Pierzanowski started with Click Bond as a pre-apprentice in high school and transitioned to full time when she turned 18.

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Ed Geyer works as an apprentice with Click Bond in Carson City.

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Holley Family Farms in Dayton has been certified organic since 2011. The farm raises lifestock as well as produce according to USDA organic requirements.

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Holley Family Farms in Dayton has been certified organic since 2011. The farm raises lifestock, including these turkeys, as well as produce according to USDA organic requirements.

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Ben Rush, program directot for Basin and Range Organics, talks to a participant in an agriculture convention last year.

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The Reno skyline is seen from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

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The international software and services business MINEMAN Systems has leased 1,067 square feet of office space on the tenth floor of 50 W. Liberty in downtown Reno.

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MINEMAN Systems offers cloud-based software and business services to help mining companies sell and buy base and precious metals around the world. The software is used by mining operations in 28 countries.

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Western Nevada College graphics communications Instructor Jayna Conkey works with student Megan Lynch, of Carson City, in class on May 16, 2016.

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Joseph Bell is a history instructor at WNC.

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President Chet Burton congratulates Cassandra Luster at the Western Nevada College 2017 Commencement on May 22.

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A marker indicates the location of one of the bullets exchanged in gunfire that killed Carson City Deputy Carl Howell in 2015. The investigation report on the incident was released Monday.

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The Kinkead Building on E. King St. is being considered for demolition.

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The Kinkead Builiding, 505 E. King St., is being considered for demolition by the Nevada Legislature.

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Mike Oravetz checks a floor sink for the appropriate air-gap Friday at The Oyster Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline.

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The Oyster Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino passed their inspection with flying colors.

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Mike Oravetz checks quatenary ammonium solution for the proper concentration Friday at the Hard Rock Oyster Bar.

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Registered Environmental Health Specialist Mike Oravetz checks the temperature of a food storage bin at The Oyster Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline.

Tuesday, July 11

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Jim Morris looks over the Waste Water Treatment Plant project last year.

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Silver, an American roots band, will open the next performance in the Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series.

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Gene Evaro Jr. is headlining Saturday’s free outdoor performance at Minnesota and King streets.

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Electronics Technician 1st Class Jaymes Wilke, a reservist assigned to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Unmanned Maritime Vehicle (UMV) Lab, supports the Ship to Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation (S2ME2) Advanced NavalTechnology Exercise (ANTX) 2017 aboard Camp Pendleton. missions.

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Tami Buen, 33, Royce Goetz and Ray Miller roar down the back straightaway on Rattlesnake Raceway's track.

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Fred White tears down the track in a patriotic racer during Rattlesnake Raceway's 4th of July event.

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Cory Sample, 00, and Shawn Natenstedt throw up a cloud of dust as they take a turn on the dry track.

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Randy Sharp carries the American Flag in the final stretch of last year's American Heroes 5K.

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Fallon's Josh Mauga, who tackled San Francisco's Frank Gore three years ago, re-signed with Kansas City last week.

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Washington State University junior and student body vice president Garrett Kalt, left, and president Jordan Frost, a senior, created a ticket and platform that won in a landslide victory.

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Greenwave alumnus Garrett Kalt, right, and his running mate, Jordan Frost, rejoice in their win of the Washington State University student body vice presidency and presidency, respectively.

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Fallon firefighters respond to a fire on Reservoir Road on Monday.

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Smoke was seen for miles Monday afternoon after fire engulfed a house and other property.

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A fire on Reservoir Road Monday destroyed or damaged structures, a travel trailer and vehicles.

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“It's civic groups like this that help make Fallon a better place to live,” Commissioner Pete Olsen said of the Lions Club softball field upgrades.

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While the issue was tabled until the complainee could be present, Enel Green Power shares recent glare-abatement photos including the completed berm and fence.

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The Churchill County Commission recognizes the Fallon Lions Club for North Maine Street girls' softball park upgrades, all items totaling about $8,000.

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George Ruiz, director of the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, runs at Spooner Lake, near Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, June 29, 2017. Photo by Rick Gunn/Nevada Photo Source

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George Ruiz, director of the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, runs at Spooner Lake, near Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, June 29, 2017. Photo by Rick Gunn/Nevada Photo Source

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Fire approaches ranches near Cold Springs.

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Looking at the fire from Dixie Valley.

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Looking toward a cloud of smoke from east of Fallon.

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Against the Nevada sky, a firefighter uses binoculars to look toward the smoke.

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A helicopter retruns from making bucket drops.

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Pockets of flames could be seen from the highway.

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A SEAT (Single Enngine Air Taner) dropped retardant in front of the Cold Springs Resturant and complex to prevent the fire from jumping the highway.

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Smoke drifts east of Cold Springs and north of U.S. Highway 50.

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National apartment rent trends for the first half of 2017.

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Woman using a barcode reader in a distribution warehouse. TMCC will offer a four-year logistics degree starting in fall 2017.

Monday, July 10

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A crewmember from Diversified Demolition Company prepares to demolish a portion of the former Wildflower Village.

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An interior view of the former Wildflower Village just before it was demolished.

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Crews from Diversified Demolition Company razed the former Wildflower Village property in northwest Reno to make way for a new apartment community.

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and Blake Smith of S3 Development Company, Inc. pose at a ceremony signaling the demolition of the Wildflower Village complex and construction of a new 164-unit apartment community.

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Eurasian watermilfoil, pictured here, and curly leaf pondweed are the primary aquatic invasive plants found in Lake Tahoe.

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Though the murkiness of the water makes it difficult to see, the top of the photo shows where 8-foot plants are still growing, compared to the bottom of the photo where the treatment has eliminated the plants.

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John Paoluccio, president of Inventive Resources, said he prefers to work at night when there is less activity on the water.

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The boat built by Inventive Resources has a panel of UV lights that is lowered down to expose the aquatic invasive plants.

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Jay Ryder of Ryder Homes speaks at the groundbreaking event of The Pointe at Somersett May 19.

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Ryder Homes breaks ground of the The Pointe at Somersett community in northwest Reno. Also on on-hand were local dignitaries.

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Local dignitaries spoke at the groundbreaking at The Pointe at Somersett.

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Hans Melotte, Starbucks Exec. VP, addresses attendees at Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony in Minden.

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Members of the Core Construction team break ground on a new building site with Starbucks representatives Wednesday at the plant in Minden.

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Midtown Lofts at Sinclair and Stewart streets are expected to be complete in July. President of S3 Development Company Blake Smith is the developer of the 11 single-family homes.

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The railpark is proposed east of Hazen and north of U.S. Highway 50.

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Looking east from Hazen toward land that will be used for a new rail park.

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Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Vogt hugs his 6-year-old son Gavin during the unit's deployment return from Kuwait at Atlantic Aviation in Reno Thursday.

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First Sergeant Elbie Doege, 485th Military Police Company, Nevada National Guard, front right, embraces Col. Eric Wishart, deputy chief of staff for logistics, Nevada National Guard, during the 485th's deployment return from Kuwait at Atlantic Aviation in Reno Thursday.

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Sgt. 1st Class Helena Schroeder, 485th Military Police Company, Nevada Army National Guard, hugs her husband, Harry Schroeder during her unit's deployment return from Kuwait at Atlantic Aviation in Reno Thursday.

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Lin O'Kelley and Chili walk with the Wild Ass Women in Nevada Day parade 2013

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Lin O'Kelley and Chili walk with the Wild Ass Women in th