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Friday, June 30

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The Soroptomist 2017-2018 Board of Directors are (l-r): Assistant Treasurer Ada White, Treasurer Arlene Gleich, President Sherry GriffinGrundy, Secretary Cynthia Bunt, and President-Elect Mary Luster. The Soroptomists celebrated 60 years of improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment Wednesday night at the Bleu Cafe.

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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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Water cascades over a 4-foot waterfall and into a pond at the home of Tim and Christina Stevens.

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"Goldie" swims around in a pond built by Tim and Christina Stevens.

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The pond at the home of Tim and Christina Stevens will be featured on the pond tour.

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Tim and Christina Stevens enjoy their pond that is filled with koi fish.

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The home of Tim and Christina Stevens will be featured in this year's pond tour.

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Dozens of Corvettes will be parked at Michael Hohl Motor Company in Carson City on July 9.

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Samantha Szeciorka is back from her second Nevada Discovery Ride. Catch her at the Dangberg Home Ranch State Historic Park on July 9.

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Todd Borg will share about his Owen McKenna Mystery series at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on July 8.

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A Jet Blue aircraft prepares for boarding at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in this file photo.

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The Stateline gaming win in May increased 30 percent over the same month in 2016, as the state as a whole increased 3.5 percent, continuing its recovery following the Great Recession.

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Increases in rents in Reno is well above the state and national averages.

Thursday, June 29

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FILE- In this June 21, 2017, file photo, a sign on the Mynt Cannabis Dispensary across the street from Harrah's hotel-casino in downtown Reno, Nev., is shown. Recreational marijuana becomes legal to buy Saturday, July 1, in Nevada and officers say they have been preparing for months to enforce the law passed by voters in November. They will focus on keeping stoned drivers off the road but also will crack down on those illegally using pot in public, which carries a $600 fine for a first offense. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

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The Carson Ranger District encompasses over 400,000 acres on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in the states of Nevada and California. It includes 330,000 acres of urban interface area west of Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Area (pop. 425,417), Carson City (pop. 54,080), Minden (pop. 3,001), and Gardnerville (pop. 5,656) in Nevada and more remote rural areas in eastern California.

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Grammy-nominated R&B group, The Spinners, are performing at the Carson Valley Inn’s outdoor music venue on July 8.

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Athena McIntyre will open for The Novelists on Saturday.

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The Novelists is the second band to play this year’s Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series at the Brewery Arts Center.

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The wood-burning steam locomotives Glenbrook, left, and Inyo, will be running at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City over the Fourth of July weekend. Guy Clifton/Travel Nevada

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The Oasis Squares square-dancing club shows a lively step.

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The Marine Corps Reserve High Desert League honor guard opens the July 4 parade last year.

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Mayor Ken Tedford and city representatives including council members toss out candy to parade-watchers during last year's Fourth of July parade.

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Bob Kaster rides high above the crowd.

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Oasis Academy's pitcher lines up a shot to the plate during a 2016-17 softball game.

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Oasis coach Brad Stokes talks to the basketball team during a time out at a game last season.

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A large plaque is presented to the center and Senior Coaliation Board of Directors featuing a photograph by Skip Reeves of Silver State Photography; on the far right is senior center Executive Director Lisa Erquiaga.

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The first senior center's originators, the Soroptomist International of Fallon organization including president Sue Chambers (at podium).

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Mayor Ken Tedford — alongside other city, county and Pennington Foundation officials as well as the general public — is ready to clip the ribbon in front of the new life center's entrance on South Maine Street. From left, Carol Lloyd, Dona Eveatt, Kelly Frost, BJ Selinder, Bus Scharmann, Trampton Souza, Mel Foremaster, Ken Tedford, Lisa Erquaiga, Richard Stoltz, Eleanor Lockwood, Ray Ferguson, Alan Kalt, Gary Laca, Frank Woodliff III, Judy Pratt and Mark Feest.

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From left, Commissioner Bus Scharmann, architect Frank Woodliff III, contractor Ray Ferguson, project manager Trampton Souza and county building official Cliff Van Woert.

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The new William N. Penngington Life Center was filled wall-to-wall for Tuesday's dedication ceremony.

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Nevada’s bristlecone pine trees can be found in eastern Nevada.

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Roger Diedrichsen, owner of the Pizza Barn, is the July 4 parade grand marshal and a longtime supporter of Greenwave country.

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Although most families live paycheck to paycheck, they should plan for emergencies.

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FILE- This June 21, 2017, file photo shows a sign on the Mynt Cannabis Dispensary across the street from Harrah's hotel-casino in downtown Reno, Nev. The Mynt is one of at least four medical marijuana dispensaries in Reno that have received the necessary local licenses and are ready to start selling marijuana for recreational use on July 1 as long as they get their anticipated state license. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

Wednesday, June 28

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The Carson 12-year-old All-Stars congratulate each other at home plate after going up 7-0 over Reno Centennial in the first inning Wednesday night.

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Carson All-Stars' Daniel Fitch nails a double Wednesday night during tournament play at Governor's Field.

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The wood-burning steam locomotives Glenbrook, left, and Inyo, will be running at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City over the Fourth of July weekend. Guy Clifton/Travel Nevada

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A VW Passat involved in a fatal head-on collision.

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Crewmen and family members from the submarine USS Nevada take a seat in the historic McKeen Motor Car at the Nevada State Railroad Museum on June 25. Pictured from left to right are Chief of Boat Adrian Watkins; Renee Watkins; Missile Technician Anthony Sasnett; Craig Williams, Reno Council Navy League; CDR Gene Severtson; Stacey Severtson; Machinist Mate Alexander Lund; and Ed Legier, Reno Council Navy League.

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USS Nevada Gold Team Commander Gene Severtsen, fourth from left, takes time for a group photo at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Severtsen and other Nevada crewmen and their family members visited both the Nevada State Museum and the Nevada State Railroad Museum on Sunday.

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Western Nevada College Veterans Resource Director Kevin Burns talks about the college’s program for veterans as Nevada Assemblywoman Irene Bustamante Adams, right, listens Tuesday in Carson City. Others pictured in the Veterans Resource Center are Northern Nevada Development Authority Director Robert Hooper, NNDA’s Lynn O’Mara, Judi Bishop, Olivia Lloyd and WNC Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Scott Morrison.

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Nevada Assemblywoman Irene Bustamante Adams, left, listens to Georgia White, right, Western Nevada College’s Career and Technical Education director, talk about the college’s CISCO program on Tuesday in Carson City. Also in the photo are, from left, Northern Nevada Development Authority Director Robert Hooper, Alaina Brown, Olivia Brown, Olivia Lloyd and the NNDA’s Lynn O’Mara.

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Tahnee Robinson signs an autograph for Native children at a previous Nevada Wolfpack Basketball Camp in Carson City

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Tahnee Robinson, who played for the Wolfpack during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, was promoted recently to director of player development for the women’s basketball program.

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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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Attendees check out the silent auction at the 2016 Western Nevada College Foundation Reach for the Stars academic fundraiser at Jack C. Davis Observatory.

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

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Western Nevada College biology instructor Anthony Moschetti receives a Full-Time Faculty of the Year Award at an Awards & Appreciation ceremony on May 6 at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City.

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Western Nevada College Dean of Student Services John Kinkella and Nancy Olsen congratulate graduate Willow Bartels during a ceremony as more than 100 students received their High School Equivalency during a Western Nevada College ceremony on June 19.

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Instructor Specialist Jody Coxon honors National Adult Education Honor Society recipients as more than 100 students receive their High School Equivalency during a Western Nevada College ceremony in Carson City on June 19.

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Nevada State Parks hosts ghost hunts once a month at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa, led by regional paranormal investigator Rosemary Osborn.

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Regional paranormal investigator Rosemary Osborn shows participants photos from past investigations Saturday, at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa.

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Ashlee Lombard tries to detect spiritual energy with paranormal technology inside of the Campbell House at Mormon Station State Park.

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Ashlee Lombard and Nicole Rodriguez search for spiritual entities during the paranormal investigation Saturday at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa.

Tuesday, June 27

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One person was reported dead in a head-on collision at Highway 50 and Cave Rock on Monday.

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The Sextones, in the tradition of Tower of Power and Stevie Wonder, will bring their live music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park's outdoor venue on Thursday.

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Catch The Novelists in a free outdoor performance July 1 in downtown Carson City.

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Duane ‘Beans’ Sousa plays in the tradition of country greats like Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson.

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Slade Rivers, a singer and songwriter from Jackson, Calif., will be at Genoa’s American Festival with his band and Duane ‘Beans’ Sousa.

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Charlie Arciniega tees off at one of the holes of the Fallon Golf Course.

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The first place team of the Arts Center's tournament. Marty Davis, Dave Nickle, Patricia Sammons, George Shaw and Jim Wilhelm.

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Billy Quillan hangs on as his bull tries to buck him off.

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Sami Webb charges between the barrels during the DeGolyer Buckin Horse and Bull Bash barrel racing.

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The 12-under Fallon all-stars include (in no order) Bryce Adams, Brady Alves, Evan Crandall, Isiah Diaz, Nicholas Downs, Rolland Grondin, Thayne Hatch, Jayce Hornby, Steven Moon, Tom Openshaw, Jeramiah Prinz, Baylor Sandberg and Francisco Tapia Jr. Coaches are Steven Moon, Bud Openshaw and Scott Downs.

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The 8-under Fallon all-stars include (in no order) Calin Anderson, Nathan Anderson, Bradley Cabral, Zayne Caswell, William Cross, Garret Helton, Lincoln Neumann, Drake Rowlett, Ashton Simar, Kyle Shawcroft, Bransyn Wright, Walker Snider and Bryce Vargas. Coaches are Josh Cabral, Kyle Hall and Christopher Newman.

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The 9-under Fallon all-stars include (in no order) Zack Adams, Chase Carnahan, Trevor Barrenchea, Matthew Bird, Anthony Juarez, Shane Hunt Jr., Ayden Lehman, Carson Melendy, Broden Pirkle, Jackson Storm, Ryder McNabb and Ryder Letourneau. Coaches are Rob Carnahan, Anthony Juarez and Sean McNabb.

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The 10-under Fallon all-stars include (in no order) Andrew Douglas, Evan Giovanetti, Joshua Gusewelle, Trevor Hyde, James Kelsey, Fenn Mackedon, Carter Paul, Garrett Payne, Drake Reid, Braden Sorensen, Mason Storm and Dominick Tapia. Coaches are Gib Mackedon, Jason Storm and Daniel Kelsey.

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Kayla Norcutt ropes a calf during a college rodeo event. Norcutt just placed third in the nation in breakaway roping at the finals in Wyoming.

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Chris Henning addresses the croud at the dedication of the Fallon/Churchill Volunteer Fire Department's service memorial.

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The new memorial features the names of the department's charter members, right, past chiefs and those firefighters who have served 20 years or more.

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CCHS HOSA students present their donation check to Candee Candler of Donor Network West. Students from left to right, Brynlee Shults, Broder Thurston, Whitney Skabelund and Zoey Swisher.

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Churchill County High School Health Science II students receive $5,000 from the Lead2Feed Challenge, which the students decided to donate to Donor Network West in honor of their high-school student organ donation awareness campaign.

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Councilman James Richardson, Ward III, is also sworn in by Tedford in the city hall council chambers.

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Councilwoman Kelly Frost, Ward I, is sworn in last week by Mayor Ken Tedford.

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People are constantly looking for ways to improve their scent.

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Loud noises such as fireworks may affect your dog, especially with the Fourth of July nearing.

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In this June 5, 2017, self portrait provided by Anya Sellsted shows herself inside a tent near Twin Lakes, Calif. Sellsted had traversed the highest snow-covered passes and forded raging rivers during her hike from Mexico to Canada when she ran into trouble in the high Sierra Nevada mountains. While crossing a log over a rushing creek in Yosemite National Park, Calif., the Seattle woman fell in the deep water and was gasping for air as the weight of her backpack pushed her under. (Anya Sellsted AP)

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In this June 20, 2017, photo provided by Anya Sellsted shows a snow covered section of the Pacific Crest Trail, near Sisters, Oregon. Sellsted had traversed the highest snow-covered passes and forded raging rivers during her hike from Mexico to Canada when she ran into trouble in the high Sierra Nevada mountains. While crossing a log over a rushing creek in Yosemite National Park, the Seattle woman fell in the deep water and was gasping for air as the weight of her backpack pushed her under. She is among a growing number of hikers who have posted dramatic accounts of saving their own skin after close calls on the Pacific Crest Trail, thanks to melting snow that have swelled creeks and rivers. (Anya Sellsted via AP)

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In this Monday, June 5, 2017, photo, Jake Gustafson crosses a creek along the Pacific Crest Trail near Sequoia National Park, Calif. With hundreds of so-called thru-hikers entering the high Sierra early in the season, their experiences serve as a cautionary tale for others planning weekend or summer wilderness escapes. More than a dozen people have drowned in Sierra rivers at lower elevations, including one in Yosemite and three in Sequoia National Park, and rangers are warning hikers to think twice about crossing swift water. (Wesley Tils via AP)

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In this Tuesday, June 6, 2017, photo, Jake Gustafson crosses a creek along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. Jake Gustafson, 21, a McDonald's manager from Pennsylvania, was one of those pressing on despite what he called "fear mongering" on social media. The worst thing he encountered as he and a friend approached Yosemite this week was sunburned nostrils from solar reflection off snow. "We're considered the daredevils," said Gustafson, who sends a "Not dead yet" message by satellite to his mother each night. "We like the sense of danger, I guess." (Wesley Tils via AP)

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In this May 22, 2017, photo taken along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kearsarge Lakes in Kings Canyon National Park, , Calif., shows conditions after a snowy winter and spring. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail, on America’s West Coast, have been detouring California’s high Sierra in droves this year because of persistent snow and raging creeks. Several hikers have had close calls while attempting to cover the scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada. (Brien Bower via AP)

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In this early June 2015 photo taken along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kearsarge Lakes in Kings Canyon National Park shows what conditions were when there was little snow on the trail. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail, on America’s West Coast, have been detouring California’s high Sierra in droves this year because of persistent snow and raging creeks. Several hikers have had close calls while attempting to cover the scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada. (Brien Bower via AP)

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In this May 15, 2017, selfie shows hiker Brien Bower in a snow storm along Pacific Crest Trail in California's southern Sierra Nevada. Bower, who hiked the 2,600-mile trail in 2015, detoured from the trail this spring after being caught in an avalanche and encountering dangerous river crossings and ended his effort to complete the hike after getting sick. (Brien Bower via AP)

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In this Sunday, June 4, 2017 satellite photo provided by the US National Weather Service that shows the Pacific Crest Trail in California's high Sierra drawn in red surrounded by snowpack. The dream trip of a lifetime has turned to nightmares for some hikers as a massive snowpack in the Sierra Nevada covers the trail and turns rivers to torrents. (US National Weather Service via AP)

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In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo, Jake Gustafson crosses wading chest-deep in still waters with his backpack over his head at Evolution Creek along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. With hundreds of so-called thru-hikers entering the high Sierra early in the season, their experiences serve as a cautionary tale for others planning weekend or summer wilderness escapes. More than a dozen people have drowned in Sierra rivers at lower elevations, including one in Yosemite and three in Sequoia National Park, and rangers are warning hikers to think twice about crossing swift water. (Wesley Tils via AP)

AP | Anya Sellsted

In this May 29, 2017, self portrait photo taken with the help of a timer, shows Anya Sellsted standing in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. Sellsted had traversed the highest snow-covered passes and forded raging rivers during her hike from Mexico to Canada when she ran into trouble in the high Sierra Nevada mountains. (Anya Sellsted AP)

AP | Wesley Tils

In this Wednesday, June 7, 2017, photo, Wesley Tils crosses a snowfield below Forester Pass in Sequoia National Park along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail, on America’s West Coast, have been detouring California’s high Sierra in droves this year because of persistent snow and raging creeks. Several hikers have had close calls while attempting to cover the scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada. (Jake Gustafson via AP)

AP | Wesley Tils

In this Friday, June 16, 2017, photo, Jake Gustafson crosses Bear Creek along the Pacific Crest Trail near Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. With hundreds of so-called thru-hikers entering the high Sierra early in the season, their experiences serve as a cautionary tale for others planning weekend or summer wilderness escapes. More than a dozen people have drowned in Sierra rivers at lower elevations, including one in Yosemite and three in Sequoia National Park, and rangers are warning hikers to think twice about crossing swift water. (Wesley Tils via AP)

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Troy Deibert of Truckee rails across the Ash to King's trail on his way to a 3rd place finish in the Men's Masters category and a 8th place overall for the 50 mile event Saturday during the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road mountain bike race.

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Members of the Carson High School mountain bike team ride on the Creek Trail above Carson City.

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Connor McRae, 16, ride the Ash to Kings Canyon Trail in June 2016.

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Jared Marchegger comes through in 4th place on the Ash to King's trail during the 15-mile event during the 2016 Carson City Off-Road.

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Connor and Tobin McRae ride the Ash to Kings Canyon Trail in June 2016 in Carson City.

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Hear The Sextones live on Thursday in Minden.

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The brewing room at Revision Brewing Company.

Monday, June 26

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Ali Banister, chief of Juvenile Probation Services, sits in on a recent Behavioral Task Force meeting in Carosn City.

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Security bridge concept as business people running across two high cliffs with the help of a safe giant umbrella bridging the gap.

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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. The federal regulators evaluating Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to re-engineer the water supplies from California's largest river are promising a status update Monday, June 26, 2017, as Brown's $16 billion proposal to shunt part of the Sacramento through two mammoth tunnels awaits a crucial yes or no from national agencies. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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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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Maya, an eight-year-old Boston Terrier, is looking for a home to show her love.

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Hoss is a six-year-old Boston terrier/mix who would love to have a family with no other pets.

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The four Washoe books written and translated by Lisa Enos and Tribe Elder Melba Rakow are shown here Friday.

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Lisa Enos of Dresslerville, left, and Tribe Elder Melba Rakow of Storey County have written four Washoe books.

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Elizabeth Hardin, Head Girl Scholar at the RSIC Honoring our Students Social Powwow, says: "Graduating both high school and (with) my AA degree is getting me a few steps ahead in my educational journey."

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Chandler Sampson, Head Boy Scholar, says: "Education opens doors to your future."

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Graduates and transitioning students young and old took part in the Round Dance during the June 15 powwow.

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Male Fancy Dancers take part in the June 16 Grand Entry.

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The Eagle Staff carrier leads Native American military veterans during the Grand Entry of the powwow’s first day, on June 16.

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A father and son take in the sights and sounds.

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Regional Native Americans take part in the June 16 Grand Entry.

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A young dancer impresses the crowd.

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Junior girls fancy dancing on June 16.

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A T-shirt commemorating Stewart Indian School (1890-1980) was on display at the June 16 Grand Entry.

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These two young female tiny tots — the smallest and youngest Native dancers — also took part in the June 16 festivities.

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A Jingle Dress dancer shows off her pride.

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Dominic Binkeddy, Navajo, of Stockton, California, fancy dances as part of the 2017 Stewart Father’s Day Powwow grand entrance the evening of June 16 in Carson City.

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Lucy Carnahan, left, and Nathan Strong recently took over as directors of the Chamber of Commerce and CEDA.

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Ben Douglass, left, talks with Lucy Carnahan and Sheriff Ben Trotter.

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Several seniors enjoy the new senior center's first meal prepared Monday.

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The new life center for seniors offers relaxing, socializing, dining, art and recreation opportunities, salon and medical services as well as other resources.

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Senior center staff members converse and laugh while finishing up the first meal prepared at the new William N. Pennington Life Center on south Maine Street. From left, volunteer Edna Dianda, volunteer coordinator Jen Freeman and volunteer Connie Sexton.

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David Mahe graduated this spring from Reed High School. He will attend Truckee Meadows Community College in the fall.

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From left, Jonas Grant III, Nathan Cortez and and Quecholli Fortunate Eagle Nordwall graduated (along with David Mahe) from Reed High School this spring, each adorning sacred feathers on their graduation caps.

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Ely is just one of 16 communities researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno have worked with as part of the ASAP project to help strengthen its rural economy.

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Craig Stolo of Western Turf lays the sod.

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The Capitol grounds is receiving a new lawn.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy kicks off the Levitt AMP Concert Series Friday night at the Brewery Arts Center.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy rocked Carson City Friday night.

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Lead singer and guitarist for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Scotty Morris, performs with his band at the Brewery Arts Center Friday night.

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There was a huge turnout at the Brewery Arts Center Friday night for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

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Christine Anderson and Ian Van Rensselaer cut the rug at the Levitt AMP Concert featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Friday night.

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Mark Sullivan (left) commissioner of the Reno Housing Authority, Jeff Jacobs, CEO of Jacobs Entertainment Inc., Maria Perry holding her son and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve cut a ribbon to celebrate Perry and her family’s new home. This was made possible by a $1.5 million housing donation by Jacobs Entertainment Inc. to the Reno Housing Authority to increase the amount of affordable housing in the community.

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Ruby Russell shows her Stayput bedding.

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The sale of Kingsbury Middle School in Zephyr Cove is expected to close in June or July, and demolition of the building will take place next summer to make way for 420 units of affordable housing.

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The Royer family and other officials celebrated the grand opening of the Ruby 360 Lodge outside of Lamoille, Nev. on June 1. Preparing to cut the ribbon are, from left, Joe Royer, owner operator of the lodge, Jeremy Gilpin with Greater Nevada Credit Union, Michael Royer and Francy Royer.

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Dermody Properties celebrated the completion of the first building in Phase 1 of the LogistiCenter at I-80 project. West Region Partner for Dermody Properties George Condon (left), Sparks City Councilwoman Charlene Bybee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Dermody Properties Michael C. Dermody, Nikki Humphreys and Tammy Dermody at the June 21 event.

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A rendering of the newly completed 223,619-square-foot industrial building at LogistiCenter at 1-80 in Verdi. The building was 100 percent leased before construction was complete.

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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Dermody Properties Michael C. Dermody poses with Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt at the June 21 celebration for the completion of the first of four buildings of Dermody Properties' LogistiCenter at I-80 project.

Sunday, June 25

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Nevada Army National Guard Sgt. Sam Hunt, an electrician with G Company, 2/238th General Support Aviation Battalion on the flight line at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Stead, Nev., on May 12. Hunt is the first openly transgender soldier of the Nevada National Guard. Tech. Sgt. Emerson Marcus

Saturday, June 24

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An U.S. flag is illuminated at sunset on Saturday, June 30, 2007, on the site of a home on Lake Tahoe Boulevard that was destroyed by the Angora Fire in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

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A car is in ruin in the Tahoe Mountain area after being devastated by the Angora Fire.

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The night sky is illuminated by the Angora fire south of Lake Tahoe during the first night of the Angora fire in 2007.

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Robby Andrews, second from right, wins the men's 1500 meters ahead of second-place finisher Matthew Centrowitz, right, at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Tori Bowie, second from left, wins the women's 100 meters as Deajah Stevens, right, finishes second, Ariana Washington, left, finishes third, and Morolake Akinosun, second from right, takes fourth at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Robby Andrews, left, reacts to winning the men's 1500 meters ahead of second-place finisher Matthew Centrowitz, right, at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Paul Chelimo sprints to a a win in the men's 5,000 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Fred Kerley, third from left, wins the men's 400 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Gil Roberts, left, came in second, and Wil London III, right, finished third. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Emma Coburn, right, runs with Courtney Frerichs, left, and Colleen Quigley, center, through the water in the women's 3000-meter steeplechase at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Coburn won the event, Frerichs finished second, and Quigley finished third. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Justin Gatlin, right, shakes hands with Christopher Belcher, left, after Gatlin won the men's 100 meters and Belcher finished third at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Christina Manning, Dawn Harper, Kendra Harrison, and Nia Ali, from left, pose for photos with U.S. flags after running the women's 100 hurdles at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Harrison won the event, Ali took second, Manning finished third, and Harper was fourth. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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U.S. Army runner Paul Chelimo salutes as he finishes first in the men's 5,000 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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This year’s Fuji Park Flat Track races will be held on Aug. 19. Tickets will be discounted through July 1. Photo by Shannon Litz/Nevada Photo Source

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Friday, June 23

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) dunks as Iowa State's Deonte Burton (30) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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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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American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a news conference with Democratic senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. He is one of four GOP senators to say they are opposed it but are open to negotiations, which could put the measure in immediate jeopardy. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) )

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill. Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, 2017, by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate. The expansion of the state-federal program has allowed 11 million lower-income Americans to gain health coverage. Among the Republicans voicing concern are Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sandoval. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)

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Minden's Brian Hanson displays his 1937 Ford Rat Friday at the Rockabilly Riot in Mills Park. The event runs through tomorrow and is free to the public.

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9-year-old Addie Quinn has her hair done by Vixens & Vanity's Janis Lokke of Reno Friday morning at the Rockabilly Riot.

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Carson City resident Don Burror's custom built bug sits on display in Mills Park Friday.

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The bistro and bar are both open to the public.

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The bistro restaurant and bar at The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe seats 200.

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Guests lounge by the pool overlooking the lake at The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe.

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval praised The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe for its environmental and economic benefits to Lake Tahoe’s South Shore at the grand opening held on Tuesday, June 20.

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The county recognized Chief Financial Officer Alan Kalt and the Churchill County Museum's Pauline Alles for 25 years of service. From left, Commissioner Bus Scharmann, Kalt, Alles and Commissioner Carl Erquiaga.

Thursday, June 22

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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak talks about the items banned on the Strip and downtown's Fremont Street Experience for New Year's Eve 2017. Sisolak, who heads the elected board overseeing the Las Vegas Strip, says he's running for governor as a Democrat. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

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Carson High School CTE health sciences students work with Carson Fire Department for EMT skills training as part of their health sciences curriculum.

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Teams of four golfers compete at the Fallon Golf Course during last year's Art Center tournament.

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David Gregory, right, along with teammates Phillip Wurdinger and Dakota Loins gang up on their horse

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Fallon's Whitney Skabelund goes high to battle North Valleys in a non-league volleyball match.

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Catmint hardy geranium snow in summer

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A panoramic view of Lake Tahoe, as seen above the South Shore.

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A downtown icon, the Fallon Theatre has a storied façade and other unique aspects which contributed to it being added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places.

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An aerial photo of the Carson City Bypass, looking southeast, taken June 10 during the Carson City Airport's open house.

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An aerial photo of the Carson City Bypass, looking north, taken June 10 during the Carson City Airport's open house.

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A sculpture featuring sheep and a shepherd are featured artwork along the 580 extension in Carson City.

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The finishing touches are being put on the I-580 extension with a fun run scheduled on the new stretch of highway on July 22nd.

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A water tank built in 2010 on Amber Way by the Town of Minden.

Wednesday, June 21

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A sign on the Mynt Cannabis Dispensary across the street from Harrah's hotel-casino in downtown Reno, Nev., is pictured Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Mynt is one of at least four medical marijuana dispensaries in Reno that have received the necessary local licenses and are ready to start selling marijuana for recreational use on July 1 if the state is able to comply with a court order regarding distribution licenses. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

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FILE - In this July 31, 2015, file photo, people line up to be among the first in Nevada to legally purchase medical marijuana at the Silver State Relief dispensary in Sparks, Nev. Nevada's marijuana regulators are working furiously to launch recreational sales on July 1, a fast-approaching deadline that could hinge on a court deciding whether the powerful liquor industry should be guaranteed a piece of the pot pie before tourists and residents can light up. Lawyers for the liquor industry, marijuana retailers and the state are facing a judge Monday, June 19, 2017, to argue whether Nevada has the authority to issue marijuana distribution licenses to anyone besides alcohol distributors. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

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Surrounded by vendors Mayor Bob Crowell cuts the ribbon at the opening of the 2017 Home and Garden Show in the Carson Mall. The show runs all day through the weekend and is free to the public.

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Connie Wiseman of Carson City looks at the Greenhouse Garden Center's fountain Wednesday in the Carson Mall.

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Valerie Sue Meyer, practices at Mills Park in Carson City, on Wednesday afternoon.

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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, right, of Wisconsin, administers the House oath of office to Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., second from left, during a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rosen said Wednesday, June 21, 2017, she will seek the Democratic nomination to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller in the 2018 election. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, file)

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FILE - In this June 14, 2016 file photo, Congressional candidate Jacky Rosen attends an election night party in Las Vegas. Nevada Rep. Rosen said Wednesday, June 21, 2017, she will seek the Democratic nomination to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller in the 2018 election. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Pro Woman's backcountry race winner, Rose Grant, is greeted by happy fans during Sunday's Carson City Off-Road race. Grant won the woman's race in 4:36.41. For more photos, go to nevadaappeal.com.

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OJ Simpson appears via video conference in front of a panel of the Nevada Parole Board in 2013.

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Carson High School CTE health sciences students work with Carson Fire Department for EMT skills training as part of their health sciences curriculum.

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An aerial photo of the Carson City Bypass, looking southeast, taken June 10 during the Carson City Airport's open house.

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An aerial photo of the Carson City Bypass, looking north, taken June 10 during the Carson City Airport's open house.

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A sculpture featuring sheep and a shepherd are featured artwork along the 580 extension in Carson City.

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The finishing touches are being put on the I-580 extension with a fun run scheduled on the new stretch of highway on July 22nd.

Tuesday, June 20

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Lyon County is dealing with flood-related issues.

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Leadership Institute Class of 2017

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Best Annual Event - David and Ellie Bugli, Carson City Symphony Annual Pops Party Concert

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Volunteer of the Year - Robert Ash, Instructor Chamber Professional Development Series

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Volunteer of the Year - Kellie George, The Grinch for Silver& Snowflakes Festival of Lights

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Chamber members gather in the Carson Mall for the 2017 Carson City Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala and Awards Celebration on Tuesday.

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Front row, from left: Roger Herrera, Danny Manzo, Max Navarro, Osvaldo Gomez, Raul Lopez, Javier Vega and Angel Gonzalez. Back row, from left: Manager Terese Martinez, Guillermo Hernandez, Adrian Torres, Ricky Gonzalez, Christian Martinez, Efren Ramirez, Ernesto Lamas, Guillermo Perez, Lex Merrifield, Isael Lopez and Coach Frank Martinez

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Justin Rivera, of ‘America’s Got Talent Fame,’ will be at the Brewery Arts Center on June 30.

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Catch the Mo’z Motley Blues Band on Thursday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden.

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Visitors walk among the graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Riders from Journey of Hope arrive in Fallon on Saturday morning.

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Churchill County School District will gain a new Food Services director next school year and a slight meal cost increase through its meal service provider, Chartwells.

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A Saturday afternoon fire raced through a triplex on Rio Vista at U.S. Highway 95. Both the Fallon / Churchill Volunteer Fire Department and Federal Fire Department from Naval Air Station Fallon responded to the fire. Assistant Chief Bill Lawry of Fallon / Churchill said the fire displaced four adults. The Red Cross took care of three people, but Lawry said the fourth declined help. He said paramedics from NAS Fallon stood by, but no injuries were reported.

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Summer is the time to ensure your feet are ready for the sandal-wearing weather.

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The Little Caesars Love Kitchen food truck delivered enough pizza to feed almost 300 Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada members. The Love Kitchen travels across the U.S. providing hot pizza meals to veterans and families, some of whom may not otherwise get one. This is the third year the Love Kitchen has visited the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada in Carson City.

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Basin Street Properties has signed a lease with the mining services company MINEMAN Systems for 1,067 square feet on the tenth floor of 50 West Liberty in downtown Reno.

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Ron and Marilee Swirczek were married for 26 years.

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Cyclists leave McFadden Plaza on Tuesday morning for the 2017 Carson City Invitational Celebrity Bike Ride sponsored by Muscle Powered.

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Dr. Joseph McEllistrem

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Staff at the Mallory Crisis Center include, from left, Kelli Frey, RN; Janine Petrick, RN and Dr. Beth Haase.

Monday, June 19

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Ken Smith, right, and Frank Reynolds

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Macro photo of biting mosquito

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Catmint hardy geranium snow in summer

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The new senior center includes a spacious kitchen with top-of-the-line features.

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The William N. Pennington Life Center on South Maine Street is ready for occupying, including the bright and airy dining hall.

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Governor Sandoval arrives to the University of Nevada, Reno campus in an autonomous vehicle Friday, June 16, 2017, demonstrating "no hands" needed behind the wheel.

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Mark Langston, left, talks with cyclist Adam Brown during the Journey of Hope event at Western Nevada College, in Carson City, Nev. on Friday, June 17, 2017. More than 30 cyclists from Pi Kappa Phi fraternities from across the nation visited WNC as part of a cross-country bike ride to help raise awareness about people with disabilities.

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Kimberly Dawson, with Western Nevada College, teaches Robert Woodrum and his mom Homa sign language during the Journey of Hope event at WNC, in Carson City, Nev. on Friday, June 17, 2017. More than 30 cyclists from Pi Kappa Phi fraternities from across the nation visited WNC as part of a cross-country bike ride to help raise awareness about people with disabilities. The annual event includes numerous vendors from local disability-related services, food, music and activities for the kids. Photo by Tim Dunn/Nevada Photo Source

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Larry Lippmann as Hank Monk

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McCammon and Kennedy

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Uniform patches for a variety of jurisdictions are seen in the embroidery room at Reno Uniforms & Tactical Store.

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Reno Uniforms & Tactical Store is at 70 W. Taylor St. in Reno's Midtown.

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A seamstress sews a patch on a Nevada Department of Corrections uniform at the Reno Uniform & Tactical shop in Midtown. Law enforcement provides the bulk of the store's clientele.

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Michael and Stephanie pose with mannequines at the Reno Uniform & Tactical shop in Midtown.

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A group of men working on solar panelling.The solar power industry was hit hard the past couple of years, but new legislation is expected to revive the industry.

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A guide with IRIE Rafting Company takes a group of rafters through rapidson the Truckee River in this file photo.

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Page Campau (left), interior design professional, Charlotte Michaels, owner, and Alexandra Vaughn, operations manager at Transcend Interiors pose within their showroom in Midtown.

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From left, Bill Miles, owner of Miles Construction, introduces Richard Saute, president of Cosmetic Enterprises, at the groundbreaking ceremony along with Miles Project Manager Stacy Reid.

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Members of Miles Construction and Cosmetic Enterprises Ltd unite on construction grounds Wednesday morning at Dayton Industrial Park, in celebration of CEL's groundbreaking location.

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Jamy Keshmiri is the owner of the Carson Raceway, which features a 750-foot long indoor track.

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Karts are lined-up at the Carson Raceway indoor track.

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Pit crew member Logan Bevins takes a lap around the Carson Raceway on Tuesday.

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This smiling purple cat, painted by Midtown muralist Joe C. Rock, welcomes customers to Happy Happy Joy Joy toy store.

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The large mural of a Lahontan cutthroat trout on the building at 743 S. Virginia St. in Midtown was completed last summer by renowned London-based artist Louis Masai.

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This mural depicting an old box camera and film. Painted in 2005 by Erik Burke, who's work adorns many Midtown walls, it covers a long wall behind Truckee Bagel Company.

Saturday, June 17

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Kenny Wehn of Durango, Colo. climbs the hill above Curry St. on his way to winning the 35-mile 40+ amateur category Saturday.

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35-mile amateur competitor Mark McKenny picks up his commemorative railroad spike from a volunteer Saturday at the finish of his race.

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Lance Armstrong crosses the finish line of the 50-mile Carson City Off-Road mountain bike race Saturday.

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Mary Ann and Gilbert Dixon, of Fallon, pose with their Ford 1923 T-Bucket Delivery and 1923 T-Bucket on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The Dixons will join T-Bucket enthusiasts from across the country at the T-Bucket Alliance National Convention June 22-24 at Mills Park in Carson City. Photo by Kim Lamb/Nevada Photo Source

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Irene and Chief Art Beaton proudly hold their almost-three-year-old son Ken for a family portrait. The proud couple is looking forward to celebrating its fourth Mother’s Day and Father’s Day later in 1944.

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Carson High School CTE graduating seniors Shaylin Segura and Sophia Waite received the Outstanding CTE award for entrepreneurship.

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Carson High School CTE graduating senior, Maya Vasquez, received the Outstanding CTE award for culinary arts.

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From left, Josie Verive-Cain, Kyle Brune, Nicolas Baggio and Lucas Stocz participate in a Minecraft workshop at the Carson City Library in 2016. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Thursday providing an additional $500,000 for statewide library programs. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

Friday, June 16

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Canadian Geoff Kabush crosses the finish line first ahead of Todd Wells Friday evening during the Carson City Off-Road's Fat Tire Criterium.

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The Pro Women's field, including eventual winner Katerina Nash (far left) leaves the starting line Friday night at the start of the Fat Tire Criterium.

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Geoff Kabush raises his hands to celebrate as he crosses the finish line during the men's criterium Friday night in downtown Carson CIty.

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Geoff Kabush raises his hands to celebrate as he crosses the finish line during the men's criterium Friday night in downtown Carson CIty.

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Dawson Swain,9, of Talahasse, Floriday gets instruction from a Rippin' Chix Mountain Bike clinic leader during the expo at the Carson City Off-Road race Friday.

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Reno Devo team member and 2016 National Champion in her age group Mya Dixon toes the line during the 15-mile fun ride Friday afternoon.

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Sheriff Kenny Furlong fires a shotgun to start the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road 15-mile fun ride Friday afternoon in front of the Capitol.

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Robert Pennal, a retired special agent supervisor with the Office of the Attorney General, California Department of Justice, speaks to a group of regional law enforcement agencies at the Carson City Sheriff's Office in Carson City, Nev. on Friday, June 9, 2017. Partnership Carson City funded the training session on the dangers first responders face from fentanyl and butane hash oil. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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The seventh annual Rockabilly Riot runs Thursday through Sunday in Mills Park, including drag races, car shows and a pin-up contest. Photo by Brad Horn/Nevada Photo Source

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Steve Hale as Snowshoe Thompson

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve welcomes members of the business community to the free Google workshop held on June 16 at The Nevada Museum of Art.

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Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto at the grand opening celebration of Patagonia's Truckee River Child Development Center on Thursday, June 1.

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Company and government officials, community members and employees gathered at the grand opening celebration of Patagonia's Truckee River Child Development Center on Thursday, June 1.

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Jeff and Jessica Young talk to a customer at the Shoe Tree Brewing Company bar and tasting room.

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Troy Deibert of Truckee rails across the Ash to King's trail on his way to a 3rd place finish in the Men's Masters category and a 8th place overall for the 50 mile event Saturday during the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road mountain bike race.

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Muscle Powered volunteers work on a section of Ash Canyon trails above Carson City, Nev., on Friday, May 12, 2017. Photo by Cody Blue/Nevada Photo Source

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Junior Jared Barnard lays down a bunt for the Senators Thursday.

Thursday, June 15

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Great Basin Native Artist Joyce McCauley talks about the regalia she creates for Native American dancers. McCauley is one of several artists whose work will appear in the second installment of the Great Basin Native Artists show. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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In this screen grab from Lance Armstrong's Instagram, Armstrong is seen riding in Carson City with fellow rider Payson McElveen on Thursday.

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Jeff and Jessica Young talk to a customer at the Shoe Tree Brewing Company bar and tasting room.

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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.

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A Marine pauses to pay his respect to one of 2,289 boys buried at the Aisne-Marne American Battle Monuments Cemetery in France. Eben Bradbury Jr. was one of the 116,708 American boys killed in action in World War I. Eben rests eternally in Plot A, row 7, Grave 84.

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Darity Openshaw, left, and her sister Blair Johnson, cut the ribbon to announce the reopening of their business in a larger building. Holding the ribbon are Amber Ayers, left, and Valerie Johnson, both from the Chamber of Commerce.

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A historical evolution of flags are lined up in a display.

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Many people in the audience wave small flags during the Flag Day ceremony.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford offers a few words about Flag Day's meaning.

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Fallon Elks exalted ruler Kris Berlin, left, and past exalted ruler Bruce Reed present a plaqueon Flag Day to Lisa Erquiaga, director of the William N. Pennington Life Center.

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Bruce Reed, left, former Fallon Elks exalted ruler, assists Lisa Erquiaga and Boy Scouts Ethan Jonte, center, and Chris Jeppeson with the raising of the flag. Erquiaga is the executive director of the William N. Pennington Life Center.

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A historical evolution of flags are lined up in a display.

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Many people in the audience wave small flags during the Flag Day ceremony.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford offers a few words about Flag Day's meaning.

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Fallon Elks exalted ruler Kris Berlin, left, and past exalted ruler Bruce Reed present a plaqueon Flag Day to Lisa Erquiaga, director of the William N. Pennington Life Center.

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Bruce Reed, left, former Fallon Elks exalted ruler, assists Lisa Erquiaga and Boy Scouts Ethan Jonte, center, and Chris Jeppeson with the raising of the flag. Erquiaga is the executive director of the William N. Pennington Life Center.

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Ludie Henley , left, and Larry and Dixie Eddy are pictured at the 113-year-old house in Prescott, Ariz., which was owned by Ludie’s great-aunt, Ida Haskell Brown, and her husband, Ziba. The Eddys now own the home, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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The East Center Farmers Market has vendors selling fresh produce.

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A vendor serves refreshments at the Maine Street Farmers Market.

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1923 girls basketball team.

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Carson City's Renee Williamson heads towards Genoa during the Pony Expres re-ride Wednesday.

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Ed Lynch,right, helps Jim Phelan of Tahoe City with the ‘mochila’ exchange at the base of the old Kingsbury Grade Wednesday afternoon in the Carson Valley during the Pony Express re-ride. Pony Express riders had completed their re-ride through central Nevada earlier in the day that included stops east of Fallon at Cold Springs and south of Silver Springs at Fort Churchill.

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As part of the junior rodeo, children competed in the mutin busting competition, riding sheep.

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Kelly Quillan picks up speed in the barrel races, one of the most popular attractions of the third annual DeGolyer Buckin' Horse and Bull Bash.

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In a Thursday-morning earnings call, Vail Resorts President and CEO Rob Katz said he expects continued growth in season pass sales, especially as customer data collection systems in Whistler and the company's latest acquisition in Stowe, Vermont, pictured here.

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Artists are being called to submit their work in the Spirit of America art show.

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Mormon Station State Historic Park is the site of several free events in July, starting with the annual Genoa American Festival on July 4.

Wednesday, June 14

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The audience responds to a question from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Raymond Spencer of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force as he gives a presentation about online dangers at the Brewery Arts Center on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The presentation was put on through Sierra Nevada Forums in conjunction with Partnership Carson City. For more information, go to pcccarson.org. Photo by Shannon Litz/Nevada Photo Source

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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Raymond Spencer of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force talks about online dangers at the Brewery Arts Center on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The presentation was put on through Sierra Nevada Forums in conjunction with Partnership Carson City. For more information, go to pcccarson.org. Photo by Shannon Litz/Nevada Photo Source

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A Nevada Air Guard NCO presents the Betsy Ross Flag during the five flag ceremony Wednesday morning at the Capitol.

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Brigadier General Zachary Doser, Director of the Joint Staff, Nevada National Guard presents the Army birthday message during Flag Day cermonies at the Nevada State Capitol in Carson Wednesday.

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Senior Airman Mariah Connell plays the Army Song on the bagpipes during Flag Day cermonies at the State Capitol.

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From left, Bill Miles, owner of Miles Construction, introduces Richard Saute, president of Cosmetic Enterprises, at the groundbreaking ceremony along with Miles Project Manager Stacy Reid.

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Members of Miles Construction and Cosmetic Enterprises Ltd unite on construction grounds Wednesday morning at Dayton Industrial Park, in celebration of CEL's groundbreaking location.

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Clint Mothershead is one of 10 people nationally, who received the Bronze Smokey Bear award this year. Mothershead (left) is pictured here with Marci Todd (center), BLM Nevada Acting State Director, and Matt Murphy (right), the BLM Elko District Fuels Program Manager.

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A Kona rider leads the chase group across 2nd Street with hopes of catching Geoff Kabush and Russell Finsterwald who had broken away.

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Canadian Geoff Kabush (Scott) raises his arms in victory as he crosses the finish line of the Pro Men's Fat Tire Criterium Friday night in downtown Carson City.

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Russell Finsterwald (SRAM/Troy Lee Designs) leads eventual winner Geoff Kabush (Scott) across 2nd Street Friday evening during the Epic Rides Fat Tire Criterium.

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The students keep detailed notebooks with images, charts and notes related to the group’s research project on inflammation.

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The WNC Fallon three-week biomedical research group meets in their lab on campus to study inflammation. From left, back row: McKenzie Feest, Dr. Gary Evett, Heidi Fait; middle row: Vivian Jusino, Ellona Gehman; front row: Christina Bowman, Lana Quint.

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Karts are lined-up at the Carson Raceway indoor track.

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Jamy Keshmiri is the owner of the Carson Raceway, which features a 750-foot long indoor track.

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Pit crew member Logan Bevins takes a lap around the Carson Raceway on Tuesday.

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Samuel Douglass stands in the doorway of one of the many offices that have been remodeled on the second floor of the Horseshoe building.

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Samuel Douglass holds an artist rendering for the exterior of the Horseshoe building that has been remodeled into office space on the second floor.

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Samuel Douglass, checks out the view of downtown from a remodeled office space in the Horseshoe building.

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Friends and colleagues attended an event on Sunday to remember Kirk Robertson's contributions to the arts.

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Churchill Arts Council's Kirk Robertson, center, explains the operation of the art installation Crank by Patrick Zentz to hen State Sen. Mike McGinness, left and the late Gov. Kenny Guinn.

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Kirk Robertson, who died on May 1, and his wife Valerie Serpa, elevated the arts in Chuchill County and made the Oats Park Art Center a hidden jewel in rural Nevada.

Tuesday, June 13

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MEFIYI's director JoJo Townsell takes a group photo during camp Thursday.

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Coach Nate Tobert runs drills with the kids at the MEFIYI Carson Senator Summer Basketball Camp Thursday at CHS.

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Deputy Kevin Cook trains during Motor School back in March.

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Deputy Kevin Cook takes a short break from Motor School training in March.

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Quiche calls for creativity in the kitchen — use ingredients you have in the kitchen or what your garden is producing in abundance.

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Asparagus and Swiss and sharp cheddar cheese lend flavor to this gluten-free quiche.

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Yucatan Current, Site-Collected Plastics and Sand, by Paul Ford. Ford's creations will be on display through Aug. 18 at Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery in Carson City.

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An array of stunts by aerial and martial artists are planned in Asylum, a cirque show coming to Carson City.

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Asylum by Le Cirque Vagabond will be in the capital city June 23-25.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is celebrating its 24th year in music. See the band live on June 23 as it opens the Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series.

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A fundraiser for Pioneer Park was selling personalized bricks.

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Six pioneer women are recognized at the park.

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A sign and informational material tell of the California Trail's history.

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A ceremony on Saturday recognized the 20th anniversary of Pioneer Park on North Maine Street.

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Mayor Ken Tedford, the guest speaker, and Fallon Sorotimist President Sue Chambers prepare to cut the cake.

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Vaughn Middle School students Jeanalynn Ramas (left), Terrell Calinog, David Berry, Vivian Ramirez and Francisco Garcia created a proposal for Project ReCharge to replace AC units at their school with a centralized ventilation system. The proposed replacement would improve climate control and reduce energy and costs.

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Students Mealea Dyer (left), Nick Stewart, Cahterine James, Micheal Sniver and Yahir Torres from Mendive Middle Scholl proposed to save their school water by installing water sensors in the restrooms.

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North Valleys High School students Madison Pearce (left), Briana Nelson, Haley Venegas and Jaiden Stewart created a proposal for Project ReCharge to replace ourside wall packs from fluorescent lighting to LEDs. Their project was selected to be implemented by WCSD.

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Racers bolt around the track during Rattlesnake Raceway's Octane Fest race day.

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The community was able to get an up close look at the engines of classic vehicles during the Octane Fest carshow.

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Announcer Dave Munoz, left, introduces The Devastator's driver Mark Schroeder during Saturday's opening ceremonies.

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Death From Above flies over a line of wrecked cars during Octane Fest's monster truck freestyle.

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Libraries across the state including the public library in Churchill County will receive additional funding for collection development, bookmobile services, statewide databases and emerging technology.

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Rain greeted Fallon residents in time forf Monday's commute.

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Winds gusted to more than 30 miles per hour Sunday afternoon.

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Cloudy weather, cooler temperatures and rain dumped on the Lahontan Valley late Sunday into Monday.

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The Fallon Elks Club is conducting a Flag Day ceremony on Wednesday.

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Dwight Borges attaches the mochila to Veronica Jenks' horse 'Bretta' during the 2016 Pony Express Re-ride..

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Workers process products at Hodell-Natco, a wholesale distributer of industrial fastener and chain items. The Sparks-based company works with United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada to hire employees with disabilities.

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Jim Barcellos of University of Nevada Reno Cooperative Extension leads free STEM activities in Silver City.

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Los Angeles-based Standard Management Company recently closed escrow on the Verona Apartments in Sparks.

Monday, June 12

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The Mobile Outreach Safety Team includes, front, Bekah Brock, middle, Jessica Dickey and Donald Gibson, back, Jimmy Surratt, Nick Pinochi and Dean Williams. Not pictured is Deputy Israel Loyola.

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The former Carson Car Center location is now Carson City Hyundai.

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Wayne Lew is general manager of the Carson City Hyundai dealership, which is located at the former Carson Car Center.

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Instructor and paramedic for Carson Fire, Jeff Davies, CHS CTE students Salma Saldana, Casandra Maldonado, Alexa Michel Ortega Cortes, and CHS HOSA Advisor Carson High School, Frank Sakelarios. Saldana, Maldonado and Cortes were among nine CHS CTE students who passed the National Registry EMT skills exam in May.

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Alan Mandel, of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, tests a telemedicine portal at the Tribal Health Clinic. Pyramid Lake Tribe used USDA's Distance Learning Telemedicine Grant to develop a telepharmacy that serves three remote Nevada tribes.

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A rendering of the Switch Supernap project in Tahoe Reno Industrical Center.

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Veterans Healing Camp at 1775 East US Highway 50 in Silver Springs.

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Mick Smith, senior regional director Quality and Systems Improvement, American Heart Association, presents the Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award to Jason Hatfield, Continuous Quality Improvement Coordinator, REMSA.

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The median price of existing single family homes in Washoe County climbed to $336,000 in May 2017.

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Douglas County Sheriff Ron Perini and Ron Hoyt of the International Footprint Association Carson Valley Chapter presented $1,000 on June 7 to Glen Whorton, president of the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society. The donation will help open the historic prison for tours, displays and programs regarding the site’s geologic, Paleozoic, anthropologic, architectural and social history. Currently tours are on hiatus until a change-in-use permit is approved. From left: NSPPS Member TP Hubert, Whorton, Footprinters Ray Hoyt and Sheriff Pierini and Prison Preservation Society Vice President Robin Bates.

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Honorable mention: Old Screw by Anke Simpson.

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Third place: Spider by Abbey Baxter.

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Second place: Bee by Tom Keller.

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Macro photography was the theme in May for Carson City Photo Club. First place went to Two Bugs by Trent Pitsenbarger. The club welcomes all levels of photographers at monthly meetings held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office. Enter through the west entrance.

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Redwood Rotisserie + Grill features several locally brewed beers at its bar.

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Guests enjoy a meal at the new Redwood Rotisserie + Grill.

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the interior dining and bar area of the new Redwood Rotisserie + Grill. The new restaurant used some of its original elements to create a cabin-like feel.

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Marc Siegel poses outside Randa Logistics warehouse and distribution, following a tour to explain the building's environmental designs.

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Construction on the Randa Logistics building in Tahoe Reno Industrial Center was carefully planned for energy efficiency and reduced waste.

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When the sun is shinging outside, the interior of Randa Logistics is brightly lit using only natural light. Photo cells "havest" and enhance the light coming through the skylights. The warehouse uses LED lighting when needed, but they are turned off in this photo.

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Soft opening events were held Monday and Tuesday for friends and family, as The Union will open its doors to the public Thursday 11 a.m. at 302 North Carson Street.

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Bartender Neill Beurskens, left, hands drinks to server Kelson Powell during Monday night's soft opening at The Union.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval signs Assembly Bill 431 and Senate Bill 199 on Monday afternoon.

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The Union Owner Mark Estee, right, shows chef Casey Clifton how to prepare a meal featured on the menu at Monday night's soft opening, 302 North Carson St.

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Members of the business community gathered at Northern Nevada Business Weekly's Breakfast & Business event held June 1 to hear insights from three of northern Nevada's leaders in the building industry.

Sunday, June 11

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Luna's Katerina Nash leads the Pro Women's field during the Epic Rides Fat Tire Criterium last June.

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Canadian Geoff Kabush is interviewed following the Pro Men's criterium last June.

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A Kona rider leads the chase group across 2nd Street with hopes of catching Geoff Kabush and Russell Finsterwald who had broken away.

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A pro men's competitor flies across 2nd Street Friday night.

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Katerina Nash (Luna) outsprints Rose Grant (Stan's/Pivot) at the finale of the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road Women's Pro Criterium Friday evening.

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Troy Deibert of Truckee rails across the Ash to King's trail on his way to a 3rd place finish in the Men's Masters category and a 8th place overall for the 50 mile event Saturday during the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road mountain bike race.

Saturday, June 10

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Cindy Clampitt answers an interview question at the Nevada State Legislative Building Thursday.

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Cindy Clampitt stands in one of her favorite places in the Legsilative Building, next to the Raggio yacht on the 2nd floor.

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Cindy Clampitt is retiring after 52 years of state service.

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Georgia's Kendell Williams, center, competes in the heptathlon 1,500 meters on the final day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, June 10, 2017. Williams won the heptathlon. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Missouri Karissa Schweizer smiles as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 5000 meters on the final day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, June 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Florida's Kyra Jefferson, left, heads toward the finish line as Oregon's Deajah Stevens, center, falls in front of Iowa's Brittany Brown during the women's 200 meters on the final day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, June 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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The Oregon women's track team celebrate its team championship on the final day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, June 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Oregon's Raevyn Rogers celebrates as she crosses the finish line ahead of Southern California's Kendall Ellis to win the women's 4x400 meters relay on the final day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, June 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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William Smith shows his winning entry for cover art for this year’s Jazz & Beyond festival.

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CISCO Technology Instructor Dave Riske works with students Sergio Teutli, rear, and Chrissa Johnson at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Photo by Cathleen Allison

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Cyclists representing Pi Kappa Phi fraternities arrive at Western Nevada College on June 17, 2016, during their cross-country trip to raise awareness for people with disabilities.

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Cyclists from Pi Kappa Phi fraternities from all over the country rode to WNC on June 17, 2016, one leg of a cross-country trip to raise awareness for people with disabilities. Here, rider Jackson Roy from Phoenix joins in with dancer Falynne Lewing during a Michael Jackson tune.

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CISCO Technology Instructor Dave Riske works with students Sergio Teutli, rear, and Chrissa Johnson at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Photo by Cathleen Allison

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Players can join the 2017 Golf Classic for $125 per person or $480 per team.

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Parks and Recreation crews install flower baskets grown at The Greenhouse Project for downtown locations.

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Vaulting poles by UCS Spirit will be featured in Capital City Arts Initiative’s in Industrial Art: Sports Edition.

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A collection of jewel-like sprockets by Dirt Trick.

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The Cable Connection makes stainless steel cable railing that has been used in the San Francisco 49ers’s new Levi Stadium and the Metropolitan Opera in Manhattan. Examples can be seen at the Courthouse Gallery starting June 9.

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Tiger Zach "Meat" Donovan goes yard for his first home run during the 2017 Carson City Little League City Championship, Governor's Field, Carson City, Nevada

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Twins Shortstop Anders Graul receives the ball to make an out at second as the Tiger's Tyler Palmer begins his slide during the 2017 Carson City Little League City Championship, Governor's Field, Carson City, Nevada

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Casey’s last picture was taken Oct. 26, 2012. Pictured from left are Lynn English High School Class of 1958 ‘rust friends’ Judy Richardson, Al Casey, Ed Belson, Ken Beaton and Pat Carpentier.

Friday, June 9

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UC Santa Barbara's Tori Usgaard, left, Oregon State's Kara Hallock, center, and Nevada's Nicole Wadden, right, cross the finish line in a heat of the heptathlon 200 meters on the third day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Stanford's Grant Fisher smiles after winning the men's 5,000 meters on the third day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Illinois' Jonathan Davis competes in the men's 5,000 meters on the third day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Florida team members hold the trophy high after winning the men's team title at theNCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Texas A&M's Fred Kerley crosses the finish line for victory in the men's 1,600-meter relay on the third day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Florida's Grant Holloway celebrates after realizing that the team had won the men's team championship on the third day of the NCAA outdoor college track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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Tree mortality near Lake Tahoe is increasing.

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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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Deputy Dan Jones explains different motorcycle gang symbols and tools during the TRIAD "Guns, Gangs and Dogs" event Friday.

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong speaks with seniors at the Senior Center Friday during the TRIAD event.

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Lyon County Gang Unity Deputy Francisco Torres takes a bite from K9 Deputy Rex during the first TRIAD event, "Guns, Gangs and Dogs."

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Julie Salanoa slides down the big slide at the Nevada State Fair during last year's fair.

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Thursday, June 8

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A home on the 22000 block of Highway 20, 10 miles east of Nevada City, sits surrounded by yellow Sheriff's tape as authorities conduct their investigation into the death of Kenneth Pestana, who was discovered dead in his home Wednesday night.

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A home on the 22000 block of Highway 20, 10 miles east of Nevada City, sits surrounded by yellow Sheriff's tape as authorities conduct their investigation into the death of Kenneth Pestana, who was discovered dead in his home Wednesday night.

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A multi-story log cabin style home on the 22000 block of Highway 20, 10 miles east of Nevada City, sits surrounded by yellow Sheriff's tape as authorities conduct their investigation into the death of Kenneth Pestana who was discovered dead in his home Wednesday night.

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Nevada Division of Forestry's Acting State Forester, Kacey KC, stands among the past state foresters as she is the first female in Nevada to serve the role.

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One of the memorials at Chicago’s Midway Airport. ‘This memorable American victory was of cardinal importance not only to the US but to the whole Allied cause,’ by Winston Churchill. ‘All participating personnel, without exception, displayed unhesitating devotion to duty, loyalty and courage ... the performance of officers and men was one of the highest order,’ by Admiral C.W. Nimintz.

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A SBD 5, Scout Bomber Douglas, hangs from ceiling between Concourse A and Concourse B at Chicago’s Midway Airport, named after the battle in 1949.

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‘Dedicated to Those Buried Somewhere in the Vast Pacific. Their Watery Graves Known Only to God,’ says a plaque displayed at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas.

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El Perro Loco rumbles through the arena during a monster truck event at a previous Octane Fest.

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AmyJo Grissom (with scissors) and Brad Travis cut the ribbon with Amber Ayers, left, and Valerie Johnson, right, representing the Chamber of Commerce.

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The annual Churchill County Museum Association meeting is Saturday at 6 p.m.

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Racers take off down the track during a race at Top Gun Dragstrip.

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Racers wait to be towed to the line at Top Gun Dragstrip during the National Open series.

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Triton Desmond, left, goat tying, bareback steer riding and saddle bronc steer riding, and Logan Dixon, saddle bronc steer riding, junior bull riding, ribbon roping, chute dogging and bareback steer riding.

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Fallon High School Rodeo Club members are bound to the nationals in Wyoming next month. From left are Jessica Gomes, cutting, Chloe Lambert, goat tying and Mackay Spyrow, team and tie-down roping. Not pictured is Caleb Hendrix, who qualified in team and tie-down roping.

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Junior High School rodeo qualifiers to nationals include, from left, Jayden Jensen, tem roping, poles, ribbon roping ad breakaway cutting; Bethie Ikonen, goat tying; Ali Norcutt, team roping and Tayler Felton, breakaway, ribbon roping, pole bending and team roping

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Caleb Hendrix and Garrett Weltzin compete in team roping.

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A rendering of the new speculative office building in the Mountain View Corporate Center which broke ground this week.

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Nevada Buildings & Grounds shared these photos of the work that was done at the top of the Capitol flag pole on Wednesday.

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Nevada Buildings & Grounds shared these photos of the work that was done at the top of the Capitol flag pole on Wednesday.

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Nevada Buildings & Grounds shared these photos of the work that was done at the top of the Capitol flag pole on Wednesday.

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By mid-day the American and Nevada flags were flying again above the Capitol.

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Bill Norton of YESCO works Wednesday morning to fix the cables that lower and raise the American flag atop the Nevada Captiol.

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Kelly Connolly Crane Service of Gardnerville raises Bill Norton of YESCO up to the top of the flag pole Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, June 7

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Cheyenna Burrows of Minton Farm Fresh out of Yuba City, Calif. arranges fruit at their booth at last year's 3rd & Curry Street Farmer's Market.

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The Nevada Department of Transportation is reinforcing a destabilized roadside slope for enhanced safety on U.S. 50 at Lake Tahoe.

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Thousands of solar panels are part of Enel's solar-geothermal power plant at Stillwater.

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The crowd begins to gather at the Enel Green Power North America special use permit appeal public hearing on Thursday in the commission chambers, where related exhibits are on display.

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4-H students are learning about alternative energy which Enel Green Energy produces at its Stillwater location.

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Soft opening events were held Monday and Tuesday for friends and family, as The Union will open its doors to the public Thursday 11 a.m. at 302 North Carson Street.

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Bartender Neill Beurskens, left, hands drinks to server Kelson Powell during Monday night's soft opening at The Union.

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The Union Owner Mark Estee, right, shows chef Casey Clifton how to prepare a meal featured on the menu at Monday night's soft opening, 302 North Carson St.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval signs Assembly Bill 431 and Senate Bill 199 on Monday afternoon.

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Chuck Mead, left, and Ken Wright enjoy last year’s Capital City Brewfest sponsored by the Carson City Rotary. The Brewfest, which raises money for local scholarships, will return June 10. Photo by Tim Dunn/Nevada Photo Source

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Gardnerville is the best place to retire in Nevada, according to study by SmartAsset.

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Wheel tracks on dirty road.

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"The Felon" monster truck takes off of a ramp at the Fairgrounds as a part of last year's Octane Fest.

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Laurence Mitchell, left, is rammed while his casket is torn apart by father/competitor Randall Mitchell in the Demolition Derby during the fairgrounds Octane Fest events.

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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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Simple Set of Drone Related Vector Icons. Contains Such Icons as Quadrocopter, Rotor, Radio Antena, Landing, Remote Control and More.

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Restrictions on drone flying vary park by park in both the California and Nevada State Park systems.

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Brad Scott, a Part 107 certified drone pilot, took this photo of Mt. Tallac and Fallen Leaf Lake.

Tuesday, June 6

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Blair O’Neal watches a shot during the women's long drive contest Tuesday, July 19, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

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Carson High cross country coach Pete Sinnott is beginning a summer condition program.

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Kathy Streeter and Marie Warner were the winners of the Eagle Valley women's club tournament.

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Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon

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Smoke spreads from a wildland fire in south Carson Valley on Tuesday.

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Artists display their work at the Artrepreneurs Pop-Up Exhibit at The Studio at Adams Hub in Carson City, Nev. on Saturday, June 3, 2017. More than two dozen artists from a wide array of disciplines were on hand to show their work. Photo by Tim Dunn/Nevada Photo Source

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Seana McManus, left, talks with artist Selena Valenti at the Artrepreneurs Pop-Up Exhibit at The Studio at Adams Hub in Carson City, Nev. on Saturday, June 3, 2017. More than two dozen artists from a wide array of disciplines were on hand to show their work. Photo by Tim Dunn/Nevada Photo Source

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Father and son Eric, right, and Alex Bevans dressed the part and enjoyed a ride on the McKeen Motor Car during the first Steampunk ‘n’ Trains event at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City in 2016. This year’s event has been expanded to a full weekend, June 10-11.

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Zoe Cockerill, chair of Carson City's new 501k non-profit The Littlest Things, hosts programs for the community on her farm, with Princess Ladyanna the pony, and Gypsy the goat.

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Candy Peck shows the glare in her home this year at 4500 Freeman Lane.

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The fence and berm under construction at the Enel plant’s PVI area, which is representative of the fence and berm to be constructed on the south and eastern sides of PVII. (Note: Two samples of the screening material are hung temporarily.)

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Catch Mylo McCormick’s free blues concert today in Silver City.