Stories for March 2017

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Friday, March 31

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Junior Nicole Brown raps a double in the first inning against the Newark Memorial Cougars Friday in Sparks.

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Pitcher Lauren Lemburg throws to a Newark Memorial batter Friday in Sparks.

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2nd baseman Nicole Brown looks in a grounder Friday in Sparks.

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Brothers Christian and Guillermo Hernandez of the Western Nevada Futbol Club.

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Christian and Guillermo Hernandez show off their dribbling skills on a windy day at Mills Park Thursday.

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Guillermo Hernandez works the ball upfield against Magic Valley of Idaho during their first game of the season at Dayton High School.

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Work on 1SG Crouch’s road to his house.

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First Sergeant John Crouch, USMC (ret) and Ames employee Jose Acosta.

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver in action against Washington in a game Sunday, Dec. 11, in Seattle.

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) blocks a shot by Washington's Carlos Johnson in the first half Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Seattle.

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) blocks a shot by Washington's Carlos Johnson in the first half Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Seattle.

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The host of Booze Traveler, Jack Maxwell, in the red shirt, talks on camera to the owners of Frey Ranch, Colby, center, and Ashley Frey, for a segment of the Travel Channel program that will broadcast Monday, April 3.

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The owners of Frey Ranch, Colby Frey, left, and Ashley Frey, right, enjoy a drink of Frey Ranch spirits with Jack Maxwell, host of the Booze Traveler, in this 2017 photo.

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A staff member at the Next G3n Greenhouse vendor booth talks to an attendee at the CannaGrow Expo, held March 25-26 at Grand Sierra Resort. The expos focused on the business and science of cannabis growing.

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The Growstone vendor booth is seen at the CannaGrow Expo, held March 25-26 at Grand Sierra Resort.

Thursday, March 30

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FILE - In this March 1, 2017 file photo, Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, plunges the survey tube into the snowpack as he conducts the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station near Echo Summit, Calif. Surveyors will crunch across the deepest mountain snowdrifts California has seen in years on Thursday, March 30, 2017, to take the first snow measurement of the spring, a time when the snow begins to melt and flow downhill. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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The Family Stone will be at the Brewery Arts Center with Lydia Pense & Cold Blood for Concert Under the Stars July 12.

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At the 2016 ceremony, many Vietnam veterans' jackets had insignia to indicate their unit or Vietnam role.

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Myron Freedman, a Wooster High School and University of Nevada, Reno graduate, is the new director of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford in his City Hall corner office on Williams Avenue.

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Let's shoot for the moon...

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JROTC Cadet Chief Petty Officer Fallon Hughes as "Jimmy Fallon" in Fallon, in front of the Churchill County High School's "Greenwave" fence.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford is a fan of the activities surrounding #FallonWantsFallon and has been a great supporter of the project.

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Fallon Hughes, CCHS JROTC student, poses with "Jimmy Fallon" in Fallon.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford in his City Hall corner office on Williams Avenue.

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Let's shoot for the moon...

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JROTC Cadet Chief Petty Officer Fallon Hughes as "Jimmy Fallon" in Fallon, in front of the Churchill County High School's "Greenwave" fence.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford is a fan of the activities surrounding #FallonWantsFallon and has been a great supporter of the project.

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Fallon Hughes, CCHS JROTC student, poses with "Jimmy Fallon" in Fallon.

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The action begins Saturday at both Rattlesnake and Top Gun raceways.

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Fallon Swing Competition Ballroom Team coaches and choreographers from left are Joseph Sorensen, Suzette Benecke, Debbie Edwards, Karen Horne and Jef Horne.

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The Fallon Swing Competition Ballroom Team dressed for a bolero number, a dance revolving around slow-tempo Latin music, at the 2017 Gem State Classic in Idaho Falls, Idaho, last week.

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At the 2016 ceremony, many Vietnam veterans' jackets had insignia to indicate their unit or Vietnam role.

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Crews used excavators to dig a drain near Carson Lake to help move extra water to the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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U.S. Highway 50 will be closed from Wildes Road to Macari Lane beginning Friday as Granite Construction installs drainage culverts.

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The Nevada Department of Transportation begins to set up equipment on Friday to announce road closures on US. Highway 50 that begin Friday..

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Courtney Wood rounds the barrel for Western Nevada College.

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Competng in goat tying for Western Nevada College is Kalya Norcutt.

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Quincy Crum of Western Nevada College competes in saddle bronc at one of this month's rodeos.

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Kayla Buckmaster fires a pitch to one of Fernley's batters.

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Alexis Jarrett snags the ball from the outfield during the Lady Wave's game against Fernley.

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Rylee Buckmaster throws the ball to Faith Cornmesser, in back, to get a first-base out against Fernley.

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Edgar Alvarado, 21, swings on a pitch during the Greenwave's home game against Fernley.

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Jake Wickizer heads for first base after getting a walk from Fernley.

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Brandon Rau sends a pitch flying to Fernley's batter during Tuesday's Greenwave home game.

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The Oasis Academny girls' lacrosse team pose for a picture after their first game of the season.

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Whitney Skabelund prepares to serve the ball during a volleyball match.

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The Lady Wave release balloons to the sky in memory of Lou Buckmaster.

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Tammie Shemenski shows the plaque dedicated to Lou Buckmaster. The text reads 'In memory of Lou Buckmaster, "Papa Lou" Our #1 fan, Always at our games, forever in our hearts.'

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The Buckmaster family, right, joins the softball team for the unveiling of the plaque dedicated to Lou Buckmaster.

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The Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley is the site of an annual Remembrance Ceremony to honor veterans. This year’s event on April 8 will highlight Nevadans who were lost in World War I, 11 of which are buried at the cemetery.

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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 still plans to launch recreational marijuana sales in July, 2017, despite warnings this week of a federal crackdown by the administration of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

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Participants of the American Indian Movement made a stop in Carson City Friday, on their way to Washington D.C. They departed from San Francisco Feb. 12.

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From left, Longest Walk Event Coordinator Maria Rodriguez and longtime participant GinaMarie Quinones stand with family and people's staff, in which they carry during their travels.

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Demonstrators gather in front of the Legislature to protest proposed bills that will reduce and restrict private water wells.

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Prior to his opening game iin the 1972-73 season, Adrian Buoncristiani talks to Willie Daigle.

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Gonzaga basketball coach Adrian Buoncristiani is flanked by seniors Robert McIver, left, and Dwayne Jones, right.

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Native Nations Alliance logo designed by CHS CTE graphic arts students Stella Carrol and Luis Garcia.

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CHS CTE graphic arts students Stella Carroll, left, and Luis Garcia, right, with Valerie Meléndez of Northern Nevada Development Authority’s Native Nations Alliance. Carroll and Garcia designed the logo for NNA.

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Annabelle Guerrero

Wednesday, March 29

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A sign on Old Clear Creek Road. is seen last summer warning tresspassers to keep out.

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Faith Adams, Carson Valley Sinfonia concertmaster and Western Nevada College freshman.

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Western Nevada College student Amanda Yau is seen with her self-portrait at the Community Development Building, 108 E. Proctor St. Today is the last day to see work by Yau and 20 other students in Capital City Arts Initiative’s display ‘Art from WNC.’

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Numaga, an eloquent warrior from the Pyramid Lake Indian community.

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Senate member James Settlemeyer listens to public comment regarding Senate Bill 271 on Tuesday.

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Jason King, State Engineer and Administrator for the Division of Water and Resources provides testimony to the Senate Committee regarding Senate Bill 271 on Tuesday.

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Nevada was recently ranked 44th on Bankrate.com's best and worst places to retire list.

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Students at Pinion Hills Elementary School try on firefighter apparatus during a school assembly where they presented members of the East Fork Professional Firefighters association $2,116.98 they raised by collecting loose change.

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Xena, a gray-brown tabby, loves other cats and shares her c likes treats,

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Built in 1876 of native pine, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is one of a handful of impressive and historic houses of worship still found in Virginia City.

Tuesday, March 28

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Just remnantsremain of one of 23 homes lost on Franktown Road in the Little Valley fire.

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The hills above Franktown Road burn Friday afternoon in Washoe Valley, Nev. 19 homes, 7 oubuildings and 7 large barns were lost as of Friday afternoon.

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A large hay barn burns to the ground on the east side of Franktown Road in Washoe Valley Friday morning.

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A tractor burns on the east side of Franktown Road Friday.

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Debris piles up against the bridge on HIghway 88 south of Minden in February after a state of emergency was declared for Douglas after another bout of heavy rain and flooding.

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Orange marmalade chicken by David Theiss.

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Instructor Nigel A. Harrison, left, gives instruction about hand tools to Cristian Avila and Susanne Whimple during a construction class at Western Nevada College last spring. The Ways and Means Committee heard testimony last week about the funding for CTE (Career and Technical Education) classes.

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TCID began releasing water into the Carson River from the Lahontan Reservoir in mid-February.

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A drone flies over excavation work on the Carson River in early February

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Truckee-Carson Irrigation District and Churchill County Road Department workers finished this portion of the weir construction off the V-line canal before concrete was poured for a floor.

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Harmon Reservoir east of Fallon is one of four reservoirs in the valley that has enough storage space for excess runoff if Lahontan Reservoir fills up.

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DeAl Dankers, top, along with Dee Allsop, right, and James Clippard, a volunteer from Naval Air Station Fallon, fill sandbags.

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The Nevada Department of Transportation and Ames Construction placed four culverts that will bring water under U.S. Highway 95 to Carson Lake.

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One of the main canals is flowing at 200 cubic feet per second by bringing more water into the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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ON Friday, Rusty Jardine, left, general manager of the Truckee Carson Irrigation District, gives Gov. Brian Sandoval a tour of the emergency weir and spillway constructed off the V-line canal west of Fallon.

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Churchill County Commissioner Pete Olsen, right, gives Gov. Brian Sandoval an overview on Friday of the steps taken to mitigate potential flooding along the Carson River. Also listening to Olsen are Rusty Jardine, left, general manager of the Truckeee-Carson Irrigation District, and Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford.

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Fallon's Alexis Jerrett drives the ball against Truckee on Saturday at McQueen High School.

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Fallon's Rylee Buckmaster throws to first against Truckee on Saturday.

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Fallon coach Lester de Braga sends Brock Richardson to score against Truckee.

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Fallon's Sean McCormick connects against Truckee in Saturday's first game of the doubleheader.

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What is coffee's potential effects on people's health?

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In this file photo, PCU John Finn (DDG 113) is launched in 2015.

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From left: Victoria Santio (Miss Vision Quest 2016), Precious Christy (Little Miss Vision Quest 2017), Cylynce Hicks, Darci Owens (Miss Vision Quest 2017), Kaden Crutcher (Vision Quest Warrior 2017) and Gerik Wassmuth (Vision Quest Brave 2016 and 2017).

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Amber Revels just breaks the surface as she pushes through the water during a practice lap.

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Dominic Schulenberg cuts through the water as he practices his stroke.

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Justin Bivens grabs a mid-stroke breath of air as he moves through the water.

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Kaelehn Nemeth touches off against the edge of the pool before turning back for another lap.

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Micah Whitaker prepares to release the shot put during one of the boys' events at the Elk's Invitational.

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Jazmyne Bullock winds up her throw during the girls' discus of the Elk's Invitational.

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Mayla Dahl arcs over the bar during the girls' high jump event at Fallon's Elk's Invitational.

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Trevor Brown, left, clears the first hurdles with South Tahoe's Ryan Newberger right behind him during the Elk's Invitational meet.

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CCHS junior and National Honor Society inductee Ryan Lords.

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CCHS senior and National Honor Society inductee Stacy Kalt embraces one of her favorite teachers, pre-calculus instructor Elena Marsh.

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Nevada Republican Central Committee representatives Ken Gray, Vida Keller, Don Bergstrom, Kathleen Sliter, Scott Keller, Dave Hockaday, Elaine Bergstrom, Mary Ann Sichak, Andy Sichak and Garry Simmons. Not pictured are Dave Ray and Cliff Yeater.

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Board Members: Vice Chairman Dave Ray; immediate past Chairman Dave Hockaday; Secretary Mary Ann Sichak; Chairman Scott Keller; and Treasurer Anita Dayton.

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Baxter, a robot, works on a stenner pump.

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LuDela is a start-up based out of Carson City's Adam's Hub for Innovation. The new technology provides a smarter and safer way to use candles.

Monday, March 27

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Stop pertussis. Positive result of blood test. Test tube with a blood test in the doctor's hands. Medical concept.

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval holds up a bill he signed into law during a signing ceremony Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Las Vegas. Sandoval signed the bill into law that clears the way for a Las Vegas stadium that could be home to both UNLV football and the Raiders. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Labor union member Geraldine Lacy celebrates Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Oakland Raider fan Robert Morales watches a television broadcast announcing the Raiders move to Las Vegas has been approved Monday, March 27, 2017, at Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill in San Leandro, Calif. NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings Monday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks about the NFL football owners approving the move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas during a news conference at the NFL owners meetings Monday, March 27, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Oakland Raiders fans hold up signs and yell during a rally to keep the team from moving Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. NFL owners are expected to vote on the team's possible relocation to Las Vegas on Monday or Tuesday at their meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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John P. Kelleher holds up a sign outside the Oakland Coliseum before the start of a rally to keep the Oakland Raiders from moving Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. NFL owners are expected to vote on the team's possible relocation to Las Vegas on Monday or Tuesday at their meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Autumn Wind Williams of Hayward, Calif., listens to civic leaders speak during a rally to keep the Oakland Raiders from moving Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. NFL owners are expected to vote on the team's possible relocation to Las Vegas on Monday or Tuesday at their meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Oakland Raiders fans gather for a picture before the start of a rally to keep the team from moving Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. NFL owners are expected to vote on the team's possible relocation to Las Vegas on Monday or Tuesday at their meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio, left, and Linda Del Rio arrive for the start of the NFL football annual meetings Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Members of a laborers union celebrate the Raiders move, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis gestures during a news conference at the NFL football annual meetings after owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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A Black Bear looks innocently at the camera.

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A mother black bear and two clubs crossing the highway in Juneau Alaska with approaching vehicle in the distant background.

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A young back bear stands on a back deck in South Lake Tahoe.

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Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Carman, Patrick Grimes, Cody Grimes and College of Business Dean Greg Mosier celebrate eBravium’s big win of this year’s Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition.

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Blake Gustafson and Darcy Doellman from the Cincinnati Children's Vascular Access Team with Fiona.

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Vincennes University teams up with Churchill County Library, offering a grant-funded technology certification course in the library's annex on South Maine Street.

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Vincennes University graduates pose upon competion of their programs in 2016 in Bremerton, Wash., at Naval Base Kitsap.

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Graphic designer at work. Color swatch samples.

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Dining in Olive Garden is always a pleasant experience. Hospitality employees are trained to exacting company standards and ready to make the eating out experience memorable. Shown serving a group of return customers are from left: Trainees Crystal Dean and Shane Gramanz, supervised by certified trainer Cidney Hinds.

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Service industry stylist Vickie Thompson cuts Mayor Robert Crowell’s hair to keep him looking mayoral.

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Paul Aguilera and Karen Holbert with their new baby, Bow, born on National Quilting Day. The Carson Valley Quilt Guild made a quilt which was presented to the family along with other gifts.

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In back row from left: Grand Inner Guard Tom Zogorski; Grand Esteemed Leading Knight Jim Schramm; Grand Esteemed Lecturing Knight Chuck Otto; Grand Esteemed Loyal Knight Gary Wendt. Front row from left: Grand Esquire John Wise; Grand Tiler Jim Plamenig; Grand Exalted Ruler, DDGER, Frank Reynolds III; Grand Secretary, Grand Treasurer and Grand Trustee Dan Wells; Grand Chaplin Earl Capehart.

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Tahoe/Douglas Elks 2670 installed officers for 2017-2018. In the front row from left: Anne Marie Neacy, Esteemed Lecturing Knight; Toni Wendt, Esteemed Loyal Knight; Cheryl Peddicord, Exalted Ruler; Richard Jones, Esteemed Leading Knight; Mary Jane Harding, Lodge Secretary; and Pat Hamilton, Tiler. In the back row form left: Bruce Warner, Inner Guard; Twila Otto, Esquire; John Louritt, Treasurer; Mary Wells, 5-year Trustee; and Theodore Henson, Chaplain.

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Mike Crawford, general manager of ITS Logistics’ freight brokerage division, stands in the 9,000-square-foot office space at 50 West Liberty St. in downtown Reno that the division moved into in 2016.

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On Jan. 28 Atlantis Resort Spa held its first eSports tournament, which included this Super Smash Bros for Wii U event.

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eSports players compete in a Super Smash Bros. melee during a tournament on Feb. 25 at Atlantis Resort Spa.

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eSports players compete in a Super Smash Bros. melee during a tournament on Feb. 25 at Atlantis Resort Spa.

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Shellie Neeser-Brown, co-founder of the Wolf Run properties, stands in front of the 105-unit Wolf Run East development. The student housing complex is scheduled to open this August.

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A rendering of Wolf Run East.

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Shellie Neeser-Brown (pictured above) and her father Mike Neeser founded Wolf Run Village in 1997. Wolf Run East is located across the street from Wolf Run Village.

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A preferred route for the proposed Interstate 11 is to parallel most of U.S. 95.

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A single passenger gets off a TART bus at the Tahoe City Transit Center on Feb. 24.

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A TART bus pulls into the Tahoe City Transit Center, located off Highway 89 near Granlibakken, on Feb. 24.

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Member of The Abbi Agency at the 2017 ADDY Awards ceremony on March 10.

Sunday, March 26

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TCID began releasing water into the Carson River from the Lahontan Reservoir in mid-February.

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Harmon Reservoir east of Fallon is one of four reservoirs in the valley that has enough storage space for excess runoff if Lahontan Reservoir fills up.

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A drone flies over excavation work on the Carson River in early February

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Truckee-Carson Irrigation District and Churchill County Road Department workers finished this portion of the weir construction off the V-line canal before concrete was poured for a floor.

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DeAl Dankers, top, along with Dee Allsop, right, and James Clippard, a volunteer from Naval Air Station Fallon, fill sandbags.

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Churchill County Commissioner Pete Olsen, right, gives Gov. Brian Sandoval an overview on Friday of the steps taken to mitigate potential flooding along the Carson River. Also listening to Olsen are Rusty Jardine, left, general manager of the Truckeee-Carson Irrigation District, and Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford.

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One of the main canals is flowing at 200 cubic feet per second by bringing more water into the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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The Nevada Department of Transportation and Ames Construction placed four culverts that will bring water under U.S. Highway 95 to Carson Lake.

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ON Friday, Rusty Jardine, left, general manager of the Truckee Carson Irrigation District, gives Gov. Brian Sandoval a tour of the emergency weir and spillway constructed off the V-line canal west of Fallon.

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CHS Student of the Week Adelina Pacheco

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CHS Senior in the Spotlight Matthew Hill

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Members of the Carson High School NJROTC Orienteering Team at Red Top Mountain State Park.

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Rethink Robotics' products consist of Sawyer, left, and Baxter.

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Baxter, a robot, works on a stenner pump.

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Rethink Robotics' products consist of Baxter and Sawyer.

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Kitchen help, a robot makes the food in the near future

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A robot may soon be delivering your pizza just the way you like it.

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The black sand beaches around Vik, Iceland are some of the most dramatic in the world.

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Eagle Valley Middle School’s Jedi Engineers

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Carson City’s Ruby Warren, center, is the third-place winner in NDOT’s stormwater drawing contest.

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Padres’ Colby Blueberg, second from left, sits in the bullpen during a spring training game in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The San Francisco Giants beat the Padres 8-7. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Padres’ Colby Blueberg warms up before a spring training game in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The San Francisco Giants beat the Padres 8-7. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

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Former Western Nevada College baseball standout D.J. Peters talks with John Shoemaker, manager of the Arizona League Dodgers, before a spring training game in Glendale, Ariz., on Thursday.

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Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness owners Brad and Alina Paula wait for 5k runners to finish during the Fitness For Life grand opening Saturday morning in Carson City.

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Fitness For Life owners Rich and Kathy King pose for a photo in front of their business Saturday morning.

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Theresa Simmons leads a yoga class Saturday morning at Fitness For Life Gym and Hot Spot Yoga located at 195 E. Winnie Lane. For more information, visit carsoncityfitness.com.

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FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, center, meets with Raiders fans after speaking at a meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee in Las Vegas. America's most popular sport is in the midst of its greatest migration in a quarter century. In a little over a year, three NFL franchises have either moved, announced a resettlement or filed paperwork seeking to relocate. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Saturday, March 25

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Freshman Amanda Woitas fires a pitch to a Spring Creek batter Saturday at Dayton High.

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Dustdevil 2nd baseman Zach Woitas juggles the ball before bringing it in for an out Saturday against Spring Creek.

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This picnic table is partially submerged now at the Washoe Lake State Park.

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Washoe Lake is approaching Interstate 580 through Washoe Valley on Thursday.

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This picnic table used to see about 20 yards up the beach of Washoe Lake.

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Grasses and other debris wash up on the boat ramp on the north side of Washoe Lake.

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A barbecue, which is usually save from the waters of Washoe Lake is almost submerged on Thursday.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval holds a press conference in April 2015 regarding the drought situation in Nevada at Washoe Lake State Park.

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This is the same area of Washoe State Park, where in April 2015 Gov. Brian Sandoval talked about the drought and its impacts on Northern Nevada. This photo was taken on Thursday, March 23.

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A blueprint of the proposed second floor of the Ormsby House.

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Diversion Dam west of Fallon is sending water down a canal on Sunday.

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Truckee-Carson Irrigation District rented heavy equipment to begin cleaning up the Carson River of debris. This drone shot shows the area between Sheckler Cut Off and McLean Road on Sunday.

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TCID began releasing wtaer into the Carson River from the Lahontan Reservoir in mid-February.

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A drone flies over excavation work on the Carson River in early February

Friday, March 24

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Dozens of peacocks roam the Saylor residence in Dayton along with many other animals, over 100 according to Steven Saylor.

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A new addition to the Saylor menagerie, a 5-day-old foal named 'Little Bear' shown here with his mother Samye.

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Paintings adorn the gallery walls of Steven and Johnye Saylor's Evergreen Studio in Dayton.

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Artist Steven Saylor speaks about his days at Kent State Thursday in Dayton.

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Dayton artist Steven Saylor speaks about the unique medium of glazed watercolors, a technique he developed in 1974 Thursday at the Evergreen Studio.

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Andie Wilson, president of the board of directors, and Katie Leao, chief professional officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada, receive the Carson City Toyota Scion Community Challenge matching funds in the amount of $10,000 from Dana Whaley, general manager for Carson City Toyota Scion.

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A small banner hung on the podium with all of the graduates signatures and nicknames Friday night at the Nugget.

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New firefighters and newly promoted Carson City firefighters take their oath Friday from Battalion Chief Dan Shirey Friday. Left to right they are: Driver-Operator Chad Harns, Captain Brad Mihelic and graduates Ryan Bailey, Jesse Horton and Jesse Kohler.

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An honor guard bagpipe player led the presentation of the colors Friday night at the Nugget.

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Carson City's as yet to be sworn-in new fire chief, Sean Slamon, was onhand for the fire academy graduation Friday night at the Carson Nugget.

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Daelyn Sebold prepares an order of pastries at LA Bakery Thursday morning in Carson City.

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LA Bakery will start construction on an additional building on North Curry St. soon.

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Work continues inside the new beauty school on the corner of Roop and Fairview Wednesday with a projected opening date of May 2nd.

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Anthony and Brandy Gayner paint a wall in the soon to be opened beauty school in Carson City.

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This is the author’s 31-inch-long model of the famous passenger liner SS Queen Mary that is a tourist attraction in Long Beach.

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A view inside one of Tahoe Hydroponics grow rooms is seen in this file photo.

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The Ormsby House as seen last year.

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Celebrating the start of construction of the Waterfront at the Marina Apartments with a ceremonial groundbreaking are officials from developer LandCap Investment Partners and Guardian Investment Capital with Sparks City officials on Thursday, March 23. The apartments will overlook Sparks Marina.

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An overhead drawing of the Waterfront at the Marina Apartments shows how the five-story, 209-luxury apartment complex at the northeast corner of Sparks Marina will wrap around an existing parking structure that's been unused since its construction in 2006.

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doctor puts a syringe in arm of children

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The snowpack is deep at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort at South Lake Tahoe. More snow is expected this weekend.

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The snowpack is deep at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort at South Lake Tahoe. More snow is expected this weekend.

Thursday, March 23

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The southwest corner of the Overland Hotel was sectioned off after a Wednesday night stabbing that killed a Fallon man and wounded a female acquaintance. A suspect is in custody.

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Congressman Mark Amodei offers his views on Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump Thursday at the Nevada Appeal office in Carson City.

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Gurf Morlix got his start performing with Blaze Foley in Texas in the 1970s. He’ll be at the Silver City School House and Community Center on April 13.

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Work continues inside the new beauty school on the corner of Roop and Fairview Wednesday with a projected opening date of May 2nd.

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Koda Biggs, 44, picks up the ball as Joshua Carter, 18, defends against Bishop's attackers, H. Goles, 10, Colin McCrorey, 21, and Nikko Hamlin, 43.

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Frederick Devyn, 98, battles a Bishop Manogue player for the ball.

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Nicholas Delgado, 23, races the ball past one of Bishop Manogue's Johnny Cavillia during Tuesday's Oasis lacrosse home game.

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Courtney Romero takes a breath of air during a lap of Churchill County Community Pool during a swin team practice.

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Amanda Impastato pushes through the water during a Greenwave swim team practice.

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The Fallon Masonic Lodge conducted their children ID program at the open house.

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The Fallon Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting at Transcendence Health and Wellness. In the center cutting the ribbon are Cody Deegan, Joan Deegan, Nikki Collier, Dan Collier and Lucy Carnahan of the Chamber. Holding the ribbon are John Tewell, left, and Dick Stark.

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Joan Deegan gives a traditional Thailand massage to Paul Herzbrun.

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The CCSD board recognizes the high school girls’ basketball team for winning the Nevada 3A state championship as well as coach Anne Smith for being selected as the Nevada 3A girls’ basketball coach of the year.

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LuDela can be easily controlled from a user's smartphone.

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LuDela will be hosting an open house on March 22 at the Adam's Hub for Innovation.

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LuDela is a start-up based out of Carson City's Adam's Hub for Innovation. The new technology provides a smarter and safer way to use candles.

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Lacy J. Dalton performs at the Carson City Chamber of Commerce 70-year celebration June 29, 2015 at the Nevada State Prison.

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Singer Lacy J. Dalton and guitarist Dale Poune are being honored at the North American Country Music Association International Hall of Fame in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

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An eight-member academic delegation from Poland toured Western Nevada College’s Advanced Manufacturing labs on Tuesday, March 14 in Carson City. WNC Electronics and Industrial Technology Professor Emily Howarth is pictured fourth from the left.

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Pictured is the interior of White Sage, a new skin care studio in Reno's Midtown.

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The socially-engaged art installation, titled 'Unraveling Inequality' was set-up Monday on the lawn in front of the Legislature Building. It was created by community members ranging in age from youth to seniors and presents the issues they want addressed during this Nevada Legislative session.

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An art installation titled 'Unraveling Inequality' that was set up on the front lawn of the Legislature on Monday addressed a variety of issues.

Wednesday, March 22

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman cuts the net after Nevada defeated Colorado State 79-71 for the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday in Las Vegas.

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Coach Eric Musselman acknowledges the crowd following the Pack's win against Irvine Wednesday.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman expresses his displeasure with the Wolf Pack players early in the second half.

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Eric Musselman encourages his team during a recent game against Boise State at Lawlor Events Center.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman looks on as the Wolf Pack makes a second-half run against New Mexico.

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Battle Born Social owner and chef David Stern talks about the branding of the new restaurant in downtown Carson City.

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David Stern poses outside the doors of Battle Born Social Wednesday afternoon.

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Librarian Sandy DeVaney delivers books to locals as part of the Carson City Librar's Homebound program on Friday, March 3.

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Mayor Bob Crowell, Supervisors Lori Bagwell and Brad Bonkowski, and developers Sam Landis, Rob McFadden and Mark Turner break ground on Mills Landing.

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Constructed in 1867, the Silver State Flour Mill in Paradise Valley is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Hear the Young Irelanders and its mix of flute, whistle, bodhrán, accordion, guitar and vocals April 7 at the CVIC Hall.

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The Lake Tahoe Airport saw its last commercial flight in 2000, and the South Lake Tahoe City Council agreed to give up its FAA certificate allowing commercial service in 2015.

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Member of The Abbi Agency at the 2017 ADDY Awards ceremony on March 10.

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The southwest corner of the Overland Hotel was sectioned off after a Wednesday night stabbing that killed a Fallon man and wounded a female acquaintance.A suspect is in custody.

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Fallon Police Department spent Wednesday night investigating a fatal stabbing at the Overland Hotel.

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This vintage post card from 1905 shows the elegant Walley’s Hot Springs Hotel as it appeared at the time.

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Kahulanui brings their Hawaiian big band sounds to Fallon in a week.

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Mormon Station State Historic Park’s annual Easter celebration is returning April 15.

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Historic Tonopah is a good halfway point between Fallon and Las Vegas.

Tuesday, March 21

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Mackenzie Tackett from Eagle Valley was fourth at 120 in the seventh-grade tourney

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Mackenzie Tackett from Eagle Valley was fourth at 120 in the seventh-grade tourney

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Dan Shoup, Annalize Sanders and Christina Dietlein rehearse a scene from "Bus Stop" on Tuesday night.

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Christina Dietlein, Jeff Basa and Joseph McClure rehearse a scene from "Bus Stop" on Tuesday night.

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Annalize Sanders and Dan Shoup rehearse for "Bus Stop" on Tuesday at the Brewery Arts Center.

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Tom Pierce attempts to repair the flag pole on top of the Capitol dome Tuesday morning, but high winds forced Pierce back to the ground before repairs could be made.

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Marinara is packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants.

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Patrons enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Night at the Carson City Library on Friday. For information about upcoming events at the library, go to carsoncitylibrary.org.

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Shelbi Schultz slides into home plate under South Tahoe catcher Drue Chapman's arm.

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A home security camera photo of the man sought in the case of threats made against Carson City Judge John Tatro.

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Envelope of the card sent to Judge John Tatro last December. The envelope contained a card that read "You Will Die" inside and is linked to a fire bomb that was placed at Tatro's residence in May 2015.

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The Sheriff’s Office said the vehicle has been identified as a gold or similar colored 1980-1990 Mercedes-Benz four-door sedan. A similar make and model to the car sought was found in a storage locker in Sparks on Wednesday.

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Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury holds a press conference at the courthouse on Tuesday morning concering the suspect involved in the Judge Tatro.

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Mugshot of John Aston

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In December 2013, Tatro received death threats on a Christmas card in the mail that said “You Will Die.”

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Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury holds a press conference at the courthouse to provide information on the investigation concerning a suspect in the Judge Tatro case on Tuesday.

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A duck enjoys the water of Stillwater Point Reservoir on the first day of spring.

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Stillwater National Wildlife Reuse encompasses 80,000 acres northeast of Fallon.

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One of the main canals is flowing at 200 cubic feet per second in bringing water into the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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Water trickles into the center of the refuge, replenishing dry ponds affected by four years of drought.

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Stillwater Point Reservoir has 4-feet of water, more than enough for ducks to paddle near the shore on Monday.

Jim Grant | Nevada Appeal

The socially-engaged art installation, titled “Unraveling Inequality” was set-up Monday on the lawn in front of the Legislature Building. It created by community members ranging in age from youth to seniors and presents the issues they want addressed during this Nevada Legislative session.

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An art installation titled "Unraveling Inequality" that was set up on the front lawn of the Legislature on Monday addressed a variety of issues.

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From left are Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Serna, CCHS student Declan Bernard and Army Capt. Stefan Wilson.

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From left are Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Serna, CCHS student Tallon Amezquita and Army Capt. Stefan Wilson.

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From left Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Serna stands with CCHS student Shelby Chard and Army Capt. Stefan Wilson.

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From left are Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Serna, CCHS students Declan Bernard, Shelby Chard and Tallon Amezquita and Army Capt. Stefan Wilson.

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Just 15 minutes of exercise will increase strength by 30 percent over six weeks.

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Mood can be affected by the smells that retrieve pleaant situations from the senses.

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A three-vehcile crash in December killed a Silver Springs man. The driver who caused the crash was sentenced Monday to 6-20 years in the Nevada State Prison.

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Fallon's Joe Terry competes in the 800-meter race in Saturday's meet in Yerington.

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Fallon's Brynlee Shults competes in the long jump in Yerington on Saturday.

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Fallon's Kyndal Collins crosses the finish line of the 200-meter race in the Yerington meet on Saturday.

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Fallon's Reid Clyburn competes in the 300-meter hurdles in Yerington on Saturday.

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The Fallon Youth Baseball teams line up behind the color guard for the national anthem.

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Tanner Huckaby leads his grandfather, John Huckaby, to the mound to throw the first pitch of the season.

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A light breeze unfurled the American flag for the national anthem during the opening ceremony of Fallon Youth Baseball's 2017 season.

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Western Nevada College Fallon planted pinwheels at both Getto and Pinon Halls to empower students and staff in seizing control against tobacco.

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Western Nevada College Fallon planted pinwheels at both Getto and Pinon Halls to empower students and staff in seizing control against tobacco.

Jim Grant | Nevada Appeal

The socially-engaged art installation, titled “Unraveling Inequality” was set-up Monday on the lawn in front of the Legislature Building. It created by community members ranging in age from youth to seniors and presents the issues they want addressed during this Nevada Legislative session.

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An art installation titled "Unraveling Inequality" that was set up on the front lawn of the Legislature on Monday addressed a variety of issues.

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The graphic shows the number of employers in Nevada between 2005 and the fourth quarter of 2016.

Monday, March 20

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Rich and Kathy King are the owners of Fitness for Life located on east Winnie Lane.

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Rich and Kathy King, owners of Fitness for Life have expanded and remodeled the yoga studio inside their business.

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a kind of insects named aphid on the green plant

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1986 file photo, Chuck Berry performs during a concert celebration for his 60th birthday at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

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FILE - In this Saturday, March 28, 2009 file photo, American guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Berry performs during the "Rose Ball" in Monaco. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at age 90. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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FILE - In this Saturday, May 30, 2009 file photo, Chuck Berry performs at The Domino Effect, a tribute concert to New Orleans rock and roll musician Fats Domino, at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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FILE - In this Saturday, March 28, 2009 file photo, American guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Berry appears at the "Rose Ball" in Monaco. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at age 90. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Teddy Kogos, of Vintage Vinyl, changes the marquee at the famed record store on the Delmar Loop in University City, Mo., to mark the death of music legend Chuck Berry on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis. He was 90. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Joe Albanese replaces an old mural with a new painting that will feature the album cover of a new Chuck Berry album at Delmar Loop in St. Louis on Saturday, March 18, 2017. They were surprised to hear that the music legend died as they were working on the project. Earlier in the day, police announced Berry died at the age of 90. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Paul Brown of Creve Coeur and his daughter Lacey Brown, 10, visit the statue of music legend Chuck Berry on the Delmar Loop, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in University City, Mo. Berry died earlier today at the age of 90. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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FILE - In this Saturday, May 30, 2009 file photo, Chuck Berry performs at The Domino Effect, a tribute concert to New Orleans rock and roll musician Fats Domino, at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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FILE - In this Saturday, March 28, 2009 file photo, American guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Berry performs during the "Rose Ball" in Monaco. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at age 90. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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FILE - In this Saturday, March 28, 2009 file photo, American guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Berry appears at the "Rose Ball" in Monaco. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at age 90. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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FILE - In this April 4, 1980 file photo, guitarist and singer Chuck Berry performs his "duck walk" as he plays his guitar on stage. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 28, 199 file photo, Chuck Berry performs during the "Legends of Rock 'n' Roll" at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. Berry headlined the show that also featured appearances by Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (Michele Limina/Keystone via AP)

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David Gaule, from Springfield, Ill. drops off flowers at the statue of music legend Chuck Berry on the Delmar Loop, in University City on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Berry died earlier today at the age of 90. After hearing Berry died Gaule drove to St. Louis from Springfield to pay his respects. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1986 file photo, Chuck Berry performs during a concert celebration for his 60th birthday at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

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A preferred route for the proposed Interstate 11 is to parallel most of U.S. 95.

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The Ormsby House as shown last year.

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The Ormsby House as seen last year.

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The Ormsby House as shown last year.

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The Ormsby House as seen last year.

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Codi will be on hand with Ken Beaton at the Carson City Wine Walk on April 1.

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Fallon catcher Brock Uptain tags out South Tahoe's Garret Harley at the plate in Friday's first game of a doubleheader.

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Artist’s rendering of the new Mills Landing town home community to be built on State Street in Carson City.

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An office building recently acquired by Tolles Development Company located at 100 Washington St. in downtown Reno.

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An office building that is home to RISE Academy as well as 15 nonprofit organizations.

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Tolles Development Company recently acquired a portfolio of six office buildings in downtown Reno totaling 140,000 square feet. The portfolio includes 201 W. Liberty, pictured above.

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An office building recently acquired by Tolles Development Company located at 140 Washington St. in downtown Reno.

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Hatch is located in The Tower, but those familiar with Reno can probably recall the building that had the Volkswagen spider bug on the roof for about 20 years before it relocated to Sparks.

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Owner Jeramie Lu stands among lighting and other equipment available for use at the Hatch.

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Jeramie Lu, owner, stands in one of the naturally lit studio spaces at the Hatch.

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Coalition Snow offers premium skis and snowboards that are made for women by women. The startup is based out of Truckee, Calif.

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Coalition Snow launched their Kickstarter campaign this March to fund a line of skis and snowboards for girls.

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A graph from HubSpot.com shows proving the ROI of marketing efforts as one of the top marketing challenges facing companies. Content marketing may see this challenge become greater in 2017.

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Pictured is The Depot Craft Brewery & Distillery along the East Fourth Street corridor. Business owners and leaders of the district who are working to rejuvenate the district shared their insight at CREW of Northern Nevada's March luncheon.

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Mykle Gaynor CTO Cofounder, Clickbio

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Customers work directly with Clickbio’s team of manufacturing engineers and experts to brainstorm and develop a product like this 35 mL FlexTrough Clickbio labware product.

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Craig-Vincze CEO Cofounder, Clickbio

Sunday, March 19

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Purdue's Vince Edwards (12) and Dakota Mathias (31) celebrate after defeating Iowa State 80-76 on Saturday in Milwaukee.

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Senator Erica Basa takes off during the long jump competition Saturday at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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Carson's Harry Meyer (far left) wins his heat of the 200m Saturday at Carson High.

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Senior Greg Wallace competes in the high jump Saturday at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.

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A group of Carson runners compete in the 1600m Saturday.

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Senior pitcher Derek Shafer throws to a Spanish Springs batter Saturday at Ron McNutt Field.

Saturday, March 18

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Second-grader Illyanna Cazarez, 8, draws during an art lesson at Empire Elementary School on Friday.

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Second-grader Daniella Saenz-Cabuto, 7, draws during an art lesson at Empire Elementary School on Friday.

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Second-grader Judah Menard, 8, draws during an art lesson at Empire Elementary School in Carson City, Nev., on Friday.

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2016 Silver Beaver Recipients are Steve Kenzer, left, Ron Thornton, Rita Hemmert, Derek Allen, Thierry Barkley, Alan Perazzo, David Van Wagenen and Brian Crane.

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Artist’s rendering of the new Mills Landing town home community to be built on State Street in Carson City.

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Mark Beauchamp and Jeff Shaheen, co-founders of Shaheen Beauchamp Builders, will accept the Nevada Builders Alliance Golden Hammer Award for impact to economic development at the Northern Nevada Development Authority Pioneer Awards dinner at the Carson Nugget Friday, March 31, at 6 p.m.

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Speech and Debate Tournament at Spring Valley High School

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Sawyer Barnett

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Perfect Attendance Award Winners for February

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Danny Dudley and Cailyn Campos

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Hailey Benson

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Mr. Carson High Curtis Basa

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CHS Orchestra at the Washoe County School District High School Orchestra Festival.

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Curtis Basa

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CHS Students with Perfect Attendance Third Quarter

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Brandon Gagnon and Ashton Milligan

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Students salute as the National Anthem is sung during the NJROTC’s annual pass-in-review ceremony.

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PHS students Nick Franklin and Beth Crandell with Assemblyman Edgar Flores.

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An eight-member academic delegation from Poland toured Western Nevada College’s Advanced Manufacturing labs on Tuesday in Carson City. WNC Electronics and Industrial Technology Professor Emily Howarth is pictured fourth from the left.

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Jason Spohr, an Auto Mechanics instructor at Western Nevada College, sits behind the wheel of a 1953 Cadillac that Auto Mechanics and Auto Body classes will restore in the coming year.

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Lizzie Williams races into her teammates at home plate after hitting a home run during Fallon's softball game against South Tahoe.

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Nevada's bench reacts in the final minutes of Thursday's game against Iowa State.

Friday, March 17

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Middle Tennessee State's Antwain Johnson (2) is hit in the face as he drives past Minnesota's Dupree McBrayer (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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This March 15, 2017 photo shows the T-Rex dinosaur, one of three new tokens that will be included in upcoming versions of the board game Monopoly, in Atlantic City, N.J. Hasbro Inc. revealed the results of voting on Friday, March 17, 2017. Leaving the game will be the boot, wheelbarrow and thimble tokens. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

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LuDela will be hosting an open house on March 22 at the Adam's Hub for Innovation.

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LuDela can be easily controlled from a user's smartphone.

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LuDela is a start-up based out of Carson City's Adam's Hub for Innovation. The new technology provides a smarter and safer way to use candles.

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Crews finish last-minute work Wednesday afternoon on one of four culverts on U.S. 95.

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Water breached a canal near Powerline Road with water streaming into the desert.

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Looking east from one of the culverts on U.S. 95, about 13 miles south of Fallon. The culverts will allow water to run underneath the highway and east across the desert to Carson Lake.

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Water from the V-line canal flows in a north-south canal near Powerline Road.

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Tez Allen, center, signs his letter of intent to play basketball at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Or. Thursday at Carson High. Pictured with him are his mother Kaylie Rooker (left), father Roswell Allen and CHS boys coach Carlos Mendeguia (standing) and SOU basketball coach Brian McDermott (seated).

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Tez Allen holds up his new Southern Oregon t-shirt Thursday at CHS.

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Tez Allen, center, tries on his new SOU ball cap Thursday at Carson High after his signing to play with the Raiders.

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Middle Tennessee State's JaCorey Williams celebrates during the second half against Minnesota on Thursday.

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Middle Tennessee State's JaCorey Williams celebrates during the second half against Minnesota on Thursday.

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Middle Tennessee State's JaCorey Williams (22) and Tyrik Dixon (0) celebrate during the second half against Minnesota on Thursday.

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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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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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Nevada's Lindsey Drew (14) goes up for a shot against Iowa State's Deonte Burton (30) 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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Iowa State's Monte Morris (11) goes up for a shot against Nevada's Lindsey Drew (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) reacts after dunking against Iowa State's Deonte Burton (30) 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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Iowa State's Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) drives around Nevada's Marcus Marshall (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Iowa State's Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) shoots over Nevada's Marcus Marshall (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game against Iowa State Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Iowa State's Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) battles against Nevada's Marcus Marshall (1) for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman reacts as he watches his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game against Iowa State Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) goes up for a shot over Iowa State defense 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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Nevada's Lindsey Drew (14) goes up for a shot against Iowa State's Deonte Burton (30) 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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Nevada cheerleaders cheer before the first half Thursday.

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) loses control of the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game against Iowa State Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Billy McGarvey, a senior at Nevada, takes a break from performing as Nevada mascot Alphie during half time Thursday.

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Nevada's D.J. Fenner (15) blocks a shot by Iowa State's Solomon Young (33) 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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Nevada's Jordan Caroline, right, and Iowa State's Solomon Young battle for a lose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) and Iowa State's Solomon Young battle for a lose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Iowa State's Monte Morris (11) shoots over Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew (14) goes up for a shot against Iowa State's Deonte Burton (30) 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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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) rejects a shot by Iowa State's Matt Thomas (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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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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Churchill County recognizes its longtime employees. From left, Commissioner Bus Scharmann, Commisioner Carl Erquiaga, Diane Moyle (Planning Department, 10 years), Manny Lopez (Social Services, 10 years), Commissioner Pete Olsen, Rochanne Downs (Assessor's Office (5 years) and County Manager Eleanor Lockwood (20 years). Not pictured: Nick Adams (Road Department, 5 years), Jolie Jabines (Sheriff's Office, 10 years), Jerilyn Whitaker (Sheriff's Office, 10 years), Karl Zulz (Road Department, 15 years).

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FILE - In this April 13, 2006, file photo, Pete Vavricka conducts an underground train from the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Nevada's congressional delegation is nearly united decrying President Donald Trump's request for Congress to allocate $120 million to restart the licensing process for a national nuclear waste dump in the desert outside Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

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This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury.

Thursday, March 16

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Carson City Senior Center participants will have new classes in public safety and health to look forward to as the Center joins forces with Carson City Sheriff’s office and fire department to provide educational classes to seniors.

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Area elementary choir students rehearse for 'Choirpalooza' Thursday in the Morse Burley Gymasium at CHS Thursday.

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Elementary students from around Carson City rehearse at CHS Thursday morning in preparation for 'Choirpalooza,' a combined performance with middle and high school choir students on Thursday night.

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Kiwanis Club of Dayton’s 27th annual Casino Night — offering food, gaming, a raffle and silent auction — raises money to help send local students to college.

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Kiwanis Club of Dayton Township’s annual Casino Night returns Saturday.

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NDOT crews are installing more than 20 new ‘Welcome to Nevada’ signs at locations statewide.

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The first of several new ‘Welcome to Nevada’ road signs was installed this week at the Nevada-California border on State Route 88 south of Minden.

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Art students designed the new signs going up at border locations.

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Terra Duncan, left, and Ashley Luck of Telegraph Coffee and Tap are supporting the Churchill Community Coalition's mission to reduce underage drinking.

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Cast of Wizard of Oz was staff from Financial Horizons Credit Union and the Lahontan PTO president and her son. Back row from left are Sue Payne, Tiffany Deboer, Angela Guthrie, Erica Smith, Andrea Cavanaugh, Cynthia Frank , Sheila Washington. Front Row is Liam Few.

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The Taj Dance Club preformed several dances to Wizard Of Oz inspired music

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Oasis Academy Middle School Student Council: From left are John Anthony Hallberg, treasurer; Josiah Rosario, president; Aubree Shear, secretary; Teagan Dill, vice president, Shana Plount, CASA program manager

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Functional Fitness: Back row from left are Functional Fitness members, Front row from left are: Kelli Weishaupt, Division of Child and Family Services, Starr Friedenthal, Carry Thibaut, owner/trainer, Shana Plount, CASA program manager.

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Berney Realty: From left are Cari Norcutt, owner/broker, Carol Arciniega, Realtor, Shana Plount, CASA program manager.

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UNCE presents a Beef Feedlot School whereby classes are geared toward cattle producers.

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"Warm-up dancers" preceding the show

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Churchill County High School's Employability Fair last week included Sheriff Ben Trotter (front), Banner Churchill Community Hospital's CEO, staff from Naval Air Station Fallon and Nevada State Departments as well as numerous local businesses.

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Guest coach Lorne Smith offers advice to Tristan Rodarte during a preseason practice session.

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JayDan Vasquez, 42, Patrick Marrow, 80, Jason Lofthouse, 89, and Conor Keitz, 14, practice plays in preparation for their first game of the season.

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Goalie Audrey Rasmussen defends the goal as Jaidyn Delgado, left, Maiya Swan, center foreground, and Jaylee McEwen attack.

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Kate Dunkin, right, chases Sadie O'Flaherty, left, during a preseason practice play.

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Team manager Jaylee McEwen helps with a passing/catching drill during an Oasis girls' lacrosse practice session.

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X prepares to kick off the end of the path during the long jump event.

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Donovan Wright winds up for a discus throw during the CCHS team's first meet of the season.

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From Left. Trevor East, Reid Clyburn and Trevor Brown vault the barriers during the hurdles event at the Greenwave's first track meet of the year.

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Colton Tognazzini releases his shot put during the boys' event at the CCHS track.

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Bailee Walker-Morris comes in for a landing during the long jump.

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Whitney Skabelund braces for a landing in the long jump at CCHS's first home track meet.

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Jordyn Dahl arcs over the crossbar during the pole vault at Saturday's home track meet.

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Allison Marrujo starts her run up to a throw during the girls' shot put at Churchill County High School's track field.

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Members of the Churchill County archery club show off their awards after winning third in the state archery tournament. Left to right are Koda Biggs, Broder Thurston, Sterling Lee, Emily Dixon, Lana Quint, Cody Sponsler and Sienna Burgess.

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An aerial shot of recent flood damage in Dayton

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An aerial shot of recent flood damage in Dayton

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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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The Young family prepares taste samples of each handcrafted beer on the menu for customers.

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The first drink Shoe Tree Brewing Company sold out on wasn't a beer; it was the Cold Pressed Coffee, chilled for 15 hours.

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The high ceiling brew room is designed for easy distributing and can be toured by customers.

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The Shoe Tree Brewing Company is located next to Sassafra Eclectic Food Joint, on Old Hot Springs Road.

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When customers first walk in, a menu of handcrafted drinks is listed near the bar for a quick order.

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The Shoe Tree Brewery on Old Hot Springs Road is open, serving handcrafted beer. From left, owners Paul Young, Jessica Young, and Jeff Young.

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Mark Beauchamp and Jeff Shaheen, co-founders of Shaheen Beauchamp Builders, will accept the Nevada Builders Alliance Golden Hammer Award for impact to economic development at the Northern Nevada Development Authority Pioneer Awards dinner at the Carson Nugget Friday, March 31, at 6 p.m.

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An insider’s look at the historic Wungnema House is being offered on Sunday.

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Peter Krogh Andersen

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Installation of Welcome to Nevada sign.

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Property available for showing in summer 2017, just in time for the Fall Semester.

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Marine Corps veteran John Louritt is recognized as Veteran of the Month Wednesday during the 2017 Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature.

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A home security camera photo of the man sought in the case of threats made against Carson City Judge John Tatro.

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The Sheriff’s Office said the vehicle has been identified as a gold or similar colored 1980-1990 Mercedes-Benz four-door sedan. A similar make and model to the car sought was found in a storage locker in Sparks on Wednesday.

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Envelope of the card sent to Judge John Tatro last December. The envelope contained a card that read "You Will Die" inside and is linked to a fire bomb that was placed at Tatro's residence in May 2015.

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Mugshot of John Aston

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In December 2013, Tatro received death threats on a Christmas card in the mail that said “You Will Die.”

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Published Caption: LVN file photo The Bureau of Land Management plans to step up temporary roundups of wild horses to treat the animals with fertility control drugs. Photographer's Caption: Published Caption: Nevada Appeal File Photo Wild horses eat grass hay after being relocated to the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Center in Palomino Valley. Photographer's Caption: Published Caption: David Hunter/Associated Press File Photo Wild horses eat grass hay after being relocated to the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Center in Palomino Valley in Oct. 1999. Photographer's Caption: Published Caption: David Hunter/Associated Press File Photo Wild mares from the New Pass area of central Nevada eat grass hay after being relocated to the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Center in Palomino Valley on Oct. 27, 1999. Federal land managers have temporarily shut down the facility north of Reno, where 130 wild horses have recently died from health problems that could pose a threat to workers and visitors. Photographer's Caption: Wild mares from the New Pass area of central Nevada eat grass hay after being relocated to the Bureau of Land Management's National Wild Horse and Burro Center in Palomino Valley, Nev., in this file photo from Oct. 27, 1999. Federal land managers have temporarily shut down the facility north of Reno, where 130 wild horses have recently died from health problems that could pose a threat to workers and visitors. (AP Photo/David Hunter)

Wednesday, March 15

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The women and men on the Western Nevada College Soccer Club have been training together through a cold and wet winter.

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D.J. Fenner brings the ball up the court for Nevada earlier this season.

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Cameron Oliver goes up for a shot earlier this season.

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Governor Brian Sandoval

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Irish music with Men of Worth will fill the Brewery Arts Center on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval talks with two students from Bordewich Bray Elementary school Wednesday morning.

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Bordewich Bray Elementary school students and faculty meet Gov. Brian Sandoval and Carson City School District Superintendent Richard Stokes at the Governor's Mansion Wednesday morning, for a walk as part of Nevada Moves Week.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval enjoys a morning walk to school with Bordewich Bray Elementary School with students and faculty Wednesday morning.

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Flaggers hook up portable lights before U.S. Highway 95 reopened Wednesday afternoon.

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Crews finish last-minute work on one of four culverts.

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Crew began reopening U.S. Highway 95 shortly before 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Encouraging staff to share a brands message across their own social media accounts is an alternative way to expand the post reach without spending money on ads or promoted posts.

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Supporters gather for the ribbon cutting at the opening of the Stacie Marhewson Comunity Health Center, opened a year ago by Northern Nevada HOPES.

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The new Renown family practice clinic opens soon in the Summit Mall in Reno.

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This screen shot shows the website for the ONE program, a joint effort by the cities of Reno and Sparks, Washoe County and Washoe County Health District to streamline the process to acquire business licenses and building permits.

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A rendering of the 574-unit apartment complex.

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Pictured are shovels and hard hats from the 2017 groundbreaking ceremony.

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Representatives from Reno Land Inc., Klein Financial Corp., Nevada Housing Division, government officials and more break ground on the mixed market rate and workforce housing development called The Summit Club on March 3.

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Reno City Council Member Naomi Duerr celebrates with The Summit's first pre-leased resident Crystal Smith, Mayor Hillary Schieve and Reno Land Inc. President and CEO Chip Bowlby pose at the Friday, March 3 groundbreaking ceremony.

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CCCommunications is one of two rural utilities helping Switch provide fiber optics communications to the remote parts of Nevada.

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Adam Glass with Q&D Construction does finish work in one of the new apartment units at Richards Crossing on Monday.

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Richards Crossing has 38 supportive housing units for special needs households and veterans.

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Toots is a six-year-old Tabby who would make a good companion.

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Representatives of Newmont Mining Corporation¹s Newmont Legacy Fund present a check to Communities In Schools of Northeastern Nevada, surrounded by students and staff at Elko High School on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

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Monte Morris of Iowa State

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Deonte Burton of Iowa State.

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Solomon Young of Iowa State

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Kahulanui brings its Hawaiian music to Fallon later this month.

Tuesday, March 14

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Carson freshman Abby Pradere keeps pace with Centennial's Karina Haymore (center) and Alexis Gourrier (right) in the Division I 1600-meter race at last year's NIAA State Championships at Carson High School.

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Jared Barnard delivers a pitch in a game against Reno on Tuesday afternoon.

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Shortstop Jace Keema turns a double play in a game against Reno on Tuesday afternoon.

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Tim McCarthy instructs middle school wrestlers on match assignments Saturday during a Tah-Neva League wrestling tournament Saturday at Carson Valley Middle School. The league championships will be held this Saturday at Pershing County High School in Lovelock.

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Corey Reid placed second in the NCAA DIvisiion II National Championships in the heptathlon.

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Western Nevada College student and "Kick Butts Day" event coordinator Spencer Flanders sticks pinwheels into the front lawn of the campus on Tuesday afternnon.

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Pinwheels that represent people who die daily from tobacco related illness fill the campus front lawn at Western Nevada College.

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FILE - In this April 13, 2006, file photo, Pete Vavricka conducts an underground train from the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Nevada lawmakers are being asked to commit about $3.75 million over the next two years to fund the fight against a federal proposal to bury the nation's most radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

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FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. Nevada lawmakers are being asked to commit about $3.75 million over the next two years to fund the fight against a federal proposal to bury the nation's most radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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A member of the CCHS girls' swim team prepares to flip for her return lap during a practice.

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A Churchill County swimmer races through the water at Churchill County pool.

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One of Fallon's swimmers grabs a breath of air as he pushes through the water during one of the team's preseason practices.

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Churchill County swimmers practice laps in the county pool as they prepare for the season.

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Alexis Jarrett, left, gets tagged by Stacy Kalt during a Lady Wave practice session.

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Hannah Hitchcock winds up for a pitch at the CCHS softball field.

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Fallon catcher Edgar Alvarado hits his second home run of the game against McQueen on Saturday in Fallon's only win of the Mike Bearman Memorial Tournament in Sparks.

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Fallon pitcher Hayden Strasdin was one out away from a complete-game win against McQueen on Saturday.

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Lailani Otuafi, 20, was named MVP of the Northern 3A girls' basketball teams; she was joined on the first team by teammates Caitlyn Welch and Faith Cornmesser.

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Sue Van Patten leads the Kitchen Warriors 4-H cooking club in Fallon. The club is open to boys and girls who would like to learn how to prepare meals.

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4-H Kitchen Warriors assemble cookies.

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Water still maintains a high level in the V-line canal at a diversion point that will send water to Sheckler Reservoir and the desert.

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Construction crews work on the final culvert that will bring water under U.S. Highway 95 to Carson Lake.

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Water rushes out of a new spillway constructed on the V-line canal last week.

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The installation of four culverts should be finished by the end of the week.

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Not much exists in Gabbs, a small town located in the Nevada desert.

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A detour sign greets motorists at Luning.

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2nd Lt. Anthony Tisdale received his pilot wings during Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-05’s graduation ceremony at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

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Emergency responders meet with Mayor Ken Tedford as he announces the proclamation of March as Move Over for Emergency Vehicles Month. From left are Thomas Wood, Ben Trotter, Ken Tedford, Dave Lane, Kevin Gehman and Ralph Hamman.

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Churchill County Library celebrates its special birthday with a cake by Cheryl Scherschel (pictured) that included edible balloons.

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Congressman Mark Amodei speaks at the State Legislature on Monday.

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Demonstrators gather in front of the State Legislature building on Monday.

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Congressman Mark Amodei hands out PICON hats after his speech to state legislators on Monday. PICON stands for People in Charge of Nevada.

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Star Bart Hyde and student Jordan Medrano

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The Bendure Bunch gathers around Phyllis Bendure. Front row from left to right are Phyllis and Judy Bendure. Standing from left to right are Ted and Sue Bendure; Sue Bendure Henderson and Alan Forbes; and Fred Bendure.

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One of the two posters to decorate and celebrate Phyllis Bendure’s 98th birthday (March 9, 2017.)

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Phyllis Bendure is ready to celebrate and welcome her guests.

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Phyllis Bendure is seated in front of her three adult children. Standing from left to right are Ted Bendure, Sue Bendure Henderson and Fred Bendure.

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University of Nevada, Reno professor Sudeep Chandra

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Ashley Hutchinson of Coalition Snow.

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For the second consecutive year, Reno Spa Awarded Forbes Four-Star Designation

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WhyReno.org launches today as an interactive website for recruiters, realtors, and employers to attract talent.

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Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson, left, presents Nevada coach Eric Musselman with the trophy after Nevada defeated Colorado State 79-71 in an NCAA college basketball game for the conference title, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver takes a selfie after Nevada defeated Colorado State 79-71 in an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada's Marcus Marshall shoots as Colorado State's J.D. Paige defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Monday, March 13

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Governor Brian Sandoval walks with children and parents to Bordewich-Bray Wednesday during Nevada Moves.

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval poses with schoolchildren in front of the Governor's Mansion Wednesday morning prior to walking to school with them for Nevada Moves.

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Iowa State's Deonte Burton shoots during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia for the championship of the the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, March 11, 2017. Iowa State won 80-74. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman takes down the net Saturday night in Las Vegas after the Pack defeated Colorado State.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman takes down the net Saturday night in Las Vegas after the Pack defeated Colorado State.

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Gabrielle Hunt, a junior at Yerington High School, won the Nevada Poetry Out Loud State Finals on Saturday in Reno and will represent Nevada at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April.

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Both the new Virginia Street Bridge and the high levels of water flowing down the Truckee River have created an increase in pedestrian traffic to the benefit of businesses.

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The proposed route for a passenger ferry is seen on this map from the Tahoe Transpprtation District 2012 final report, North-South Transit Connection Alternative Analysis.

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The boats like this ferry are being considered for a passenger ferry connecting north and south shores of Lake Tahoe. The deck can be configured to accommodate things like bikes.

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Panelists speak at NCET luncheon 'Introduction to Startup Funding' on Wednesday, March 8 at Atlantis Resort Casino Spa.

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Q&D Construction has started work on the Summit Club in south Reno after a week delay for the groundbreaking due to inclement weather.

Sunday, March 12

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The Carson River is seen at the Cradlebaugh Bridge as it flows under U.S. 395 in Minden in January.

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Cole MacDannald's senior project is rebuilding a 1979 Knucklehead Harley-Davidson.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman hoists the trophy after Nevada defeated Colorado State 79-71 in an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Colorado State's Emmanuel Omogbo, left, and Nevada's Jordan Caroline reach for a rebound during the first half Saturday.

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The Nevada bench reacts after a 3-point shot during the first half Saturday.

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline shoots as Colorado State's Braden Koelliker defends Saturday.

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Nevada's D.J. Fenner reacts after sinking a 3-point shot during the first half Saturday.

Saturday, March 11

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman gestures to his team during the second half against Colorado State in an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. Nevada won 79-71. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada players celebrate after defeating Colorado State in an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. Nevada won 79-71. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson, left, presents Nevada coach Eric Musselman with the trophy after Nevada defeated Colorado State 79-71 in an NCAA college basketball game for the conference title, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman cuts the net after Nevada defeated Colorado State 79-71 for the Mountain West Conference tournament championship Saturday in Las Vegas.

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The Nevada bench reacts after a 3-point shot during the first half Saturday.

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Volunteer LaVonne Birdwell arranges quilts on a stand located near the Senior Center gift shop that is open to the public.

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Avid rock hunters Dennis Morrison and his wife, Tonie, shape semi-precious stones on a grinder in the Senior Center's lapidary shop.

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Phil Norman, an AARP volunteer, prepares a tax return for Wanda Laeger at the Senior Center.

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Senior Center executive director Courtney Warner answers a question from James Warren regarding transportation arrangements to the VA office in Reno.

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Richard Castle displays a rock that was cut in the Senior Center's lapidary shop.

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Lottie Kennedy, 91, enjoys a hot lunch at the Senior Center.

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Lori Dias participates in a line-dancing class offered at the Senior Center.

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Standing from left top row: Kamryn Main, Lander Smith, Bryce Fettic, Caydee Farnworth, Isaiah Santos, Garrett Wilson, Thomas Legott, Daniel Cazares, Diana Pierrott, and Daniela Solis Middle Row: Camilla Arechiga, Shania West, Katie Bagula, Sadie Tingle, Grace Nichols, Emma Henrie, Kenadi Carter, Jessica Knutson, Amy Funes, Amberlee Ketten Bottom Row: Haylee Busby, Kyla McGee, Mackenzie Valentine, Gillian Ladiges, and, Kianna Hettricks. Not pictured: Shannon Von Duering.

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Ciabi Dick, 11, is Jr. Miss Nevada Urban Indians Powwow Princess.

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From left: Giselle Medina, Gabe Dums, Alyssa Eisenbeiss, Joseline Avila, Jessica Corona, Instructor Marianne Garvey, Daisy Ruiz-Baez, Hannah Harris, Alina Karimi, Devon Parker, Nina Davis.

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Winners Tyler Alexander and Jens Robison

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Shark Tank Principles of Business Winner Kacey Kendall

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Shark Tank Principles of Business Winner Charles Andrews

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Student of the Week Natalia Smith

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Shark Tank Business II Winner Pablo Nobre Dos Reis

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Shark Tank Advanced Class Winners Sophia Waite, Wyatt Law, Shaylin Segurra

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Shark Tank Business I Winner Kiana Martinez

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Shark Tank Advanced Class Winners Sophia Waite, Wyatt Law, Shaylin Segurra

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CHS Speech and Debate Team

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Senior in the Spotlight Aneet Mand

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Honorable mention: ‘Pinecone’ by Anke Simpson.

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Second place: ‘Hay Wire’ by Monique Giron.

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Third place: ‘Weathered Shutter’ by Beth Matheus.

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First place in Carson City Photo Club’s monthly competition, highlighting texture and patterns, went to Tom Keller’s ‘Blue Geode.’ The club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office. All levels of photographers are welcome.

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Joggers pose at the beginning of the 5K race for Jog for Jordan Satruday.

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Participants release balloons Saturday as a part of the Jog for Jordan event put on by Carson High senior Alyssa Woodward as a way to honor her late brother and raise awareness for suicide prevention. The participants had a moment of silence and released the balloons to honor those who have passed.

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Carson High Senior Alyssa Woodward stands with her parents at the start of the Jog for Jordan event. Woodward started the event as a way to honor her late brother and raise awareness about suicide prevention.

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Regan Hammond

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Pioneer High School students are offered classes to prepare for health related careers.

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PHS students will compete at the HOSA Nevada State Leadership Conference during spring break.

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Nevada's D.J. Fenner drives to the hoop as Fresno State's Cullen Russo defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Mountain West Conference tournament semifinals Friday, March 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew shoots as Fresno State's Jahmel Taylor, left, and Bryson Williams defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Mountain West Conference tournament semifinals Friday, March 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Fresno State in the Mountain West Conference tournament semifinals Friday, March 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman expresses his displeasure with the Wolf Pack players early in the second half.

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Joe Tonino makes a diving attempt to catch a flyball for Carson on Friday.

Friday, March 10

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Marcus Marchegger is honored for his donation to Muscle Powered.

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Renee Plain and Kathie Taylor of In Plain Sight Marketing LLC celebrate the company’s fifth anniversary with winning the Northern Nevada Development Authority’s Mark Twain award for marketing campaign of the year.

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A deer jumps over a fence on Mountain Street in front of Gov. Brian Sandoval in 2014 during Nevada Moves Day.

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A group of Fremont students walk down Little Lane on their way to school Wednesday. The students had the option to walk to school Wednesday morning in an effort to get kids moving more for Nevada Moves Day.

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Utah State's Koby McEwen drives to the hoop as Nevada's Lindsey Drew defends during the second half Thursday.

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Utah State's Koby McEwen and Nevada's Josh Hall watch a loose ball Thursday.

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Utah State's Quinn Taylor, right, and Nevada's Leland King reach for a rebound during the first half Thursday.

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Nevada's Cameron Oliver shoots as Utah State's Koby McEwen defends during the first half Thursday.

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew drives under the hoop as Utah State's Julion Pearre defends during the first half Thursday.

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew shoots against Utah State's Koby McEwen in the first half Thursday.

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Utah State head coach Tim Duryea instructs his team Thursday.

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Utah State's Quinn Taylor dunks during the second half Thursday against Nevada in the Mountain West Conference tournament in Las Vegas.

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Utah State's Jalen Moore, right, and Nevada's Lindsey Drew go after a loose ball Thursday in Las Vegas.

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman watches his team during the first half Thursday.

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew, left, congratulates teammate Cameron Oliver in the second half against Utah State on Thursday.

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D'Angelo Filmore, 7, shadow boxes while looking in a mirror at the Carson City Boxing Club.

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Carson Middle School student Jerry DeLeon, 13, hits a speed bag at the Carson City Boxing Club on Tuesday night.

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Miguel Mendoza, 10, works out on a heavy bag at the Carson City Boxing Club on Tuesday night.

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Carson High School student Diego Gutierrez, 15, spars with Mike Peralta, a former professional boxer and co-owner of the Carson City Boxing Club.

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D'Angelo Filmore, 7, shadow boxes while looking in a mirror at the Carson City Boxing Club.

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Gabriella Amador, 16, shadow boxes in the ring at the Carson City Boxing Club on Tuesday night.

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Fresno State's Jahmel Taylor (5) reacts after sinking a 3-point shot in the final moments of the team's NCAA college basketball game against New Mexico in the Mountain West Conference tournament Thursday in Las Vegas.

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Utah State's Sam Merrill shoots as Nevada's Leland King Jr. defends during the second half in the Mountain West Conference tournament Thursday in Las Vegas.

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Carson's Lauren Lemburg pitches last season against Damonte Ranch.

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Carson's Jailene Salciedo pitches last season against Damonte Ranch.

Thursday, March 9

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Mike Call shows off one of his barbed wire pieces. Displays by Call and other collectors will be on display during the 2017 Western Collectibles Show March 24-25 at the Carson Valley Inn.

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Barbed wire is mouted on a display made by Mike Call.

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A piece made by Mike Call display the barbed wire he has collected over the years. Collections by Call and others will be on display at the 2017 Western Collectibles Show March 24-25 at the Carson Valley Inn.

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A suspect is sought in a robbery.

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FILE - In this July 1, 2016, file photo, a vacant lot that is the site of a proposed football stadium sits near McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. The board overseeing the proposed Las Vegas NFL stadium was set to meet Thursday, March 9, 2017, for the first time since the Oakland Raiders told the league that they have found a new partner to finance the facility. The meeting of the stadium authority board comes the same week the team presented to the NFL the new proposal with financing backed by Bank of America. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Fallon skipper Lester de Braga returns for his seventh season after guiding the team to a state berth last season.

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Fallon catcher Brock Uptain is one of three seniors who has been on varsity since his freshman year.

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Fallon pitcher Alex Vest will be counted on this season for the Greenwave.

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Fallon's Alexis Jerrett, who blasted a home run in last weekend's scrimmage, will help provide power at the plate this season.

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Fallon second baseman Caitlyn Welch returns for her junior season after making varsity in her first two years.

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Fallon pitcher Hannah Hitchcock will be counted on this season as Fallon aims for another state appearance.

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X practices his putt at the Fallon Golf Course as the CCHS team prepares for the golf season to begin.

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X works on his swing at the driving range during a Greenwave golf team practice.

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The Churchill County L:ibrary celebrates on Saturday its 50th anniversary at its present location on 553 S. Maine St.

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Churchill County High School junior Thomas James starts work on his Google Chromebook during a study hall period.

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University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources will host “Growing Grapes and Making Wine in Nevada,” March 18 and April 14.

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In addition to the high-school dancers paired with the celebrities, younger dancers representing different teams, such as this team from 2016, will perform for the audience.

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This view from last week shows the distance between the V-line canal and the weir construction.

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Truckee-Carson Irrigation District crewman works to move dirt away from the weir construction.

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Truckee-Carson Irrigation District and Churchill County Road Department workers finish this portion of the weir construction before concrete is poured for a floor.

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Once the V-line canal is full again, water will flow over a spillway and down a channel into the Nevada desert.

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Workers installed 20-foot tall sheet pile or steel panels.

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Workers clear dirt away from the embankment..

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A CAT excavator removes dirt from the embankment before the sheet piling is cut at the weir contruction site.

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The Carson High School Concert Choir is raising donations to help defray costs of traveling to the Festival of gold in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Renee Plain and Kathie Taylor of In Plain Sight Marketing LLC celebrate the company’s 5th anniversary with winning the Northern Nevada Development Authority’s Mark Twain award for marketing campaign of the year.

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Patrick Wink, general manager of Atlantic Aviation, takes students on an informative tour.

Wednesday, March 8

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UNLV's Jalen Poyser (5) and San Diego State's Matt Shrigley go after a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Mountain West Conference tournament Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Las Vegas. San Diego State defeated UNLV 62-52 in overtime. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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San Diego State's Matt Shrigley (20) runs by his bench after sinking a 3-point shot during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UNLV in the Mountain West Conference tournament Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Las Vegas. San Diego State defeated UNLV 62-52 in overtime. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Carson's Brandon Gagnon belly-slides into third base during a playoff win against Damonte last season.

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Abel Carter slides safely past the Damonte catcher during a sixth inning Senator rally last season.

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Sophie Scott’s painting of historic Silver City draws inspiration from an 1860s photograph.