Stories for February 2018

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Wednesday, February 28

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Sara Knight will present an exhibit on her Girl Scout Gold Award project Saturday.

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Café at Adele's is located at 1112 N. Carson St.

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Chef Charlie Abowd, co-owner of Cafe at Adele's, reflects on the past 40 years of being in the restaurant business during a 2018 interview.

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Charlie and Karen Abowd talk in a 2018 interview about their decision at the time to sell Cafe at Adele's.

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Recent storms have brought sorely needed snow to the Tahoe Basin.

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A rendering of the Shopper's Square redevelopment plans.

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A rendering of the Shopper's Square redevelopment plans.

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Sunridge Golf Course sold for $550,000 on Feb. 1.

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Dan Oster, new owner of the Sunridge Golf Course, is asking people what they think would be a good addition to the course.

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Thanks to the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, Carson Tahoe is offering minimally-invasive general robotic surgeries for procedures such as ventral and inguinal hernias.

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Carson Tahoe staff smile near the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, the robotic surgery technology the hospital debuted in November.

Tuesday, February 27

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Nevada's Caleb Martin cuts down the net after their win over Colorado State for the Mountain West Championship in a NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

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Nevada's Cody Martin, left, leads a fast break against Colorado State in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

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The Pumas back from left: assistant coach Raul Rubio, Brandon Estrada, Ernesto Lamas, Lex Merrifield, Guillermo Perez, Efren Ramirez, Jr., Javier Vega, Osvaldo Gomez, Isael Lopez, Julio Loera, Angel Gonzalez, Coach Frank Martinez. Front from leftt: Ricky Gonzalez, Danny Manzo, Christian Martinez, Francisco 'Paco' Cazares, Adrian Torres, Raul Lopez, Milton Rubio, Ronnie Elliott.

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Carson High's Air Rifle winners from left: Robert Beckett (American Legion), Mikeala Asby 3rd place winner, Adam Daniels 2nd place winner, Cody Main first place winner and David Granish (American Legion).

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Eagle Valley Women's Golf Club is now accepting applications.

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A fresh coat of snow covers Jobs Peak on Tuesday morning. Heavenly Ski Resort reported 13 inches of new snow from Monday's storm.

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

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Julia Alty and Crystal Blackeye practice Thursday at the Carson Community Center Gym.

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Jammer Julia 'Chuck U Norris' Alty and Blocker/Pivot Crystal 'Surli Mermaid' Blackeye practice their roller derby moves at the Carson City Community Center Gym Thursday.

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval with his wife Kathleen, 2016 Nevada Day parade.

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Jasmine Wong-Fortunato on flute and Mary Law on harp rehearse for the annual Salute to Young Musicians concert returning Sunday. Jasmine, an eighth grader at Carson Middle School, was recently accepted into the Nevada All-State Middle School Band, playing bassoon. She’ll perform a Minuet by Mozart at Sunday’s performance.

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A Salute to Young Musicians: The Capital City Community Band will once again deliver free music and pay tribute to student musicians at 3 p.m. March 4 at the Carson City Community Center.

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Tempeh marinated in liquid smoke, maple syrup, spices and other ingredients imparts a smoky flavor typically found in bacon.

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Crispy tempeh bacon by Debra Garner

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Tempeh bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with Siracha mayo

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Pictured clockwise from top left are Taylor Radtke and Kendyl Rioux from Partnership Douglas County; Senator Heller’s Legislative Assistant Blair Bjellos; Meg Matta and Marco Erikson from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health; Shannon Webber and Steve Russell of the Churchill Community Coalition; Michelle Manzo, Kyla Fabian, Lesley Duenas, Jade Bauman and Emily Marshall from Students Taking On Prevention (STOP); and Kadie Zeller from the Churchill Community Coalition.

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Pictured from left are Coalition staff Kadie Zeller; STOP members Emily Marshall, Michelle Manzo and Kyla Fabian; Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto; STOP members Jade Bauman and Lesley Duenas; and Coalition staff Shannon Webber.

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Canada Connects panelists gathered Feb. 14 in Reno at Grand Sierra Resort. Panelists are, from left, Tom Ruth, president/CEO Edmonton International Airport; Mark F. Landers, CEO/president of SpecTIR in Reno; Jordan Cicoria, managing director of Alberta-based Aerium Analytics; and Mark D. Anderson, director, Nevada Industry Excellence. Nathan Strong, of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, moderated the discussion.

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Tom Draughon of the Nevada Veterans Coalition sings “Amazing Grace.”

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Narrator Sharon Serenko reads a script honoring five servicemen Thursday as Patriot Guard members Roger Elliott, far left, and Sydney Malcolm stand at attention.

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Sgt. Josh Killinger, left, and Sgt. Jorge Wilson, soldiers in the Nevada Army National Guard, fold the U.S. flag 13 times, while narrator Sharon Serenko explains the symbolism of each step.

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Sgt. Josh Killinger of the Nevada Army National Guard presents the U.S. flag to Debby Thomas of Fernley.

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Ray Ahrenholz, left, and Mary Sedgwick play “Taps” during a military ceremony for five servicemen.

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Fallon coach Anne Smith embraces senior Kaitlyn Hunter after she fouls out against Lowry.

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Head Coach Anne Smith rallies her squad towards the end of the game Saturday in Reno.

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Fallon's Lorynn Fagg receives her state medal from Bart Thompson, director of Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association.

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Senior Caitlyn Welch shoots a jumper Saturday in Reno.

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Freshman Madi Whitaker drives past a Buckaroo defender Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.

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Leta Otuafi (24) glides toward the bucket Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.

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Madi Whitaker (23) blocks a Buckaroo player's shot during the first half of the state championship game Saturday in Reno.

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Leta and Leilani Otuafi share a moment after the Greenwave's win over Lowry Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.

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Senior Faith Cornmesser (30) battles past a Lowry player Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.

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Greenwave junior Leta Otuafi (24) drives the lane during the NIAA AAA Basketball Championships at Lawlor Events Center Saturday.

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Senior Faith Cornmesser (30) hauls down a rebound during the state championship game Saturday.

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Greenwave players rush center court at the final buzzer in Reno Saturday.

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The Fallon Lady Wave captured its second straight state championship on Saturday. Fallon players celebrated their 60-45 victory over the Lowry Buckaroos Saturday in Reno. For more coverage, see pages 9-13.

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Gordon Gagnon, vice president of Redco, shows the Chamber Leadership Institute students some of the rubber products made at his plant.

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Multi-ethnic group of people stand in line to cast their ballot in the November USA elections at a local polling station. Hispanic woman foreground. Other voters in line background. Ballot box.

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A view of one of the Tahoe Beach Club residences.

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Coach Shane Quilling encourages his players Friday during the first game of a double-header with Galena.

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Chef Charlie Abowd, owner of Cafe at Adele's, reflects on the past 40 years of being in the restaurant business.

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Charlie and Karen Abowd talk on Monday about their decision to sell Cafe at Adele's.

Monday, February 26

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Virginia's De'Andre Hunter, center, shoots as Pittsburgh's Khameron Davis, left, and Jared Wilson-Frame, right, defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Virginia won 66-37. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett talks to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Virginia won 66-37. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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After Nevada defeated CSU, Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman took off his shirt and ran to the sidelines.

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Nevada’s Jordan Caroline takes a shot during Sunday's game against Colorado State.

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The University of Nevada basketball program recognized three seniors from this year’s squad From left are Elijah Foster, Kendall Stephens and Hallice Cooke.

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After Nevada defeated CSU, Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman took off his shirt and ran to the sidelines.

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A screenshot of a customer's trip overview using the Scoop carpooling app.

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Brothers Rob Sadow (CEO), left, and Jon Sadow (CPO), who founded Scoop in 2015.

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Douglas County’s Lea Gifford competes in the 2017 Nevada Poetry Out Loud State Finals. Gifford, a senior at Douglas High School, is one of three returning poets in the state finals. Defending state champion Gabrielle Hunt of Yerington and Pershing County High’s Christopher Wilbur are also in the field.

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Narrator Sharon Serenko reads a script honoring five servicemen Thursday as Patriot Guard members Roger Elliott, far left, and Sydney Malcolm stand at attention.

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Tom Draughon of the Nevada Veterans Coalition sings “Amazing Grace.”

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Sgt. Josh Killinger of the Nevada Army National Guard presents the U.S. flag to Debby Thomas of Fernley.

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Sgt. Josh Killinger, left, and Sgt. Jorge Wilson, soldiers in the Nevada Army National Guard, fold the U.S. flag 13 times, while narrator Sharon Serenko explains the symbolism of each step.

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Ray Ahrenholz, left, and Mary Sedgwick play “Taps” during a military ceremony for five servicemen.

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A Southwest Airlines passenger jet takes off from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in this file photo.

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Sunridge Golf Course is 362 acres with 4 miles of lake side land.

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Dan Oster, new owner of the Sunridge Golf Course, is asking the community what they think would a good addition to the course.

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Canada Connects panelists gathered Feb. 14 in Reno at Grand Sierra Resort. Panelists are, from left, Tom Ruth, president/CEO Edmonton International Airport; Mark F. Landers, CEO/president of SpecTIR in Reno; Jordan Cicoria, managing director of Alberta-based Aerium Analytics; and Mark D. Anderson, director, Nevada Industry Excellence. Nathan Strong, of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, moderated the discussion.

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A Pony Express poster advertises its services.

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Brian McLaughlin, right, and Jethro Compton discuss a movie project for the Pony Express during their stop in Fallon.

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Illustrated Map of Pony Express Route in 1860 by William Henry Jackson.

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One of the Pony Express stops in central Nevada was at Cold Springs Station east of Fallon.

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No longer standing, the Pony Express Station was near the location where rider Billy Tate was killed. This 1944 photograph was made possible by Joe Nardone.

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Ben and John Ruppert have built galis dungal structures, like this one in Tahoe Vista, for several parks and museums around the Tahoe region.

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John (left) and Ben Ruppert (right) give a cultural presentation on the Washoe tribe at the Nevada Museum of Arts of Nov. 11, 2017.

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A galis dungal was completed outside the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau on Friday, Feb. 9. The traditional Washoe structure was vandalized overnight on Saturday, Feb. 10.

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Hallice Cooke

Sunday, February 25

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Coach Anne Smith talks to the team.

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Fallon's Caitlyn Welch goes to the hoop.

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Kaitlyn Hunter drives to the basket during Saturday's NIAA state championship game.

Saturday, February 24

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Nevada guard Hallice Cooke shown against San Diego State earlier this season. Cooke is one of three Pack seniors playing their final home game on Sunday.

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Springtime in New Zealand, home of “Lord of the Rings.”

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Image from Puck Magazine, February 20, 1915, pp. 14-15

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Chris Kay aka "The Traveling Troubadour" sings and plays his guitar in downtown Carson City on Tuesday.

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Musician and guitarist Chris Kay has nearly 20 guitars on display in his Carson City home.

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Musician and guitarist Chris Kay has nearly 20 guitars on display in his Carson City home.

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Chris Kay aka "The Traveling Troubadour" sings and plays his guitar in downtown Carson City on Tuesday.

Guitarist Chris Kay is surrounded by momentos from his musical career.

Guitarist Chris Kay is surrounded by momentos from his musical career.

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Carson City resident Chris Kay walks the downtown corridor while singing and playing his guitar on Tuesday.

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Carson City resident Chris Kay who calls himself the "Traveling Troubadour" sings and plays his guitar while strolling through downtown Carson City.

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Musician and guitarist Chris Kay has nearly 20 guitars on display in his Carson City home.

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Student of the Week Gabe Tatro

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Senior Mason Martin’s Bantam Altered

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Senior Mason Martin’s senior project

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Senior in the Spotlight Edson Lemus

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Freshman Honors student Jacob Crossman acts as a tour guide for visiting eighth grade students.

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CHS Career & Technical Education Consultant Richard Kale

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CHS Career & Technical Educational staff Todd Ackerman, Michele Lewis, and Richard Kale.

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Stanley ‘Pop’ Pochop Sr., a 71-year resident of Carson City, is turning 99 years old on Wednesday.

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The Pochop family huddles for a photo at Stanley’s 98th birthday celebration last year. From left: Lyn Nesbitt, Lee Pochop, Marilyn “Pettie” Pochop, Stanley Pochop and Stanley Pochop Jr.

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Western Nevada College Electronics and Industrial Technology Professor Emily Howarth, a certified Siemens mechatronics instructor, is helping individuals in Northern Nevada launch and further their advanced manufacturing careers.

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Career & Technical Education Career Expo 2017 vendors and attendees. The 2018 Career Expo is Feb. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carson High School.

Friday, February 23

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Fallon's Leilani Otuafi led both teams in scoring with 18 points as the Lady Wave advanced to the state championship game.

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Fallon's Kaitlyn Hunter goes up against Virgin Valley in the first half on Friday at Reno High School.

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Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, left, listens to Independent American Party of Nevada Chairman Joel Hansen before Bundy was scheduled to give the keynote address to the third-party's state convention at the Nugget hotel-casino, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Sparks, Nev. Bundy served 700 days in jail before a U.S. judge in Las Vegas threw out the criminal charges against him and others last month stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his ranch near Bunkerville in April 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

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Members of the Independent American Party state convention welcome Cliven Bundy on Friday night at the Sparks Nugget.

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Cliven Bundy, right, with John Wagner, outgoing chairman of the Independent American Party, addresses a convention of about 40 delegates at the Sparks Nugget on Friday night.

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Nevada Museum of Art Communications Director Amanda Horn with the Hans Meyer-Kassel book and Jack Bacon in Genoa on Feb. 6.

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Winter Aspens, an oil by Reta Hanks of Carson City.

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Bright Angel Winter, a watercolor by Tara Bay of Carson City.

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Winter Woods, a photograph by Fred Howland of Carson City.

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Fantasy Flowers, an acrylic by Ann Cameron of Carson City.

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

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An RNR Tires Express location.

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A rendering of S3 Development's new project at Wells Avenue and Ryland Street in Reno.

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Positive Train Control links GPS tracking to locomotives, tracks and contols to stop a train in certain situations.

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Passengers riding Amtrak's California Zephyr from Sacramento and the Bay Area arrive at the Truckee station in April 2017. The Transcontinental Railroad connecting California with the eastern states was completed in 1869, and its route includes the city of Reno.

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Brothers Rob Sadow (CEO), left, and Jon Sadow (CPO), who founded Scoop in 2015.

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A screenshot of a customer's trip overview using the Scoop carpooling app.

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With the goal of maintaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem, the Bureau of Land Management will be conducting controlled burns starting Friday in the Pine Nut Mountains.

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Almost 20,000 Lake Tahoe license plates have been issued. They cost $62 each with an annual renewal fee of $30.

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More than 145 preservation and restoration projects have been funded in the Lake Tahoe Basin thanks to the Nevada Lake Tahoe License Plate program.

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Supervisor Brad Bonkowski checks in for early voting with Deputy Clerk Beth Phelps Thursday at the County Courthouse.

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Elections Systems & Software's Margaret Dos Santos shows a new machine for voters that need to sit Thursday at the courthouse.

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New voting machines are ready to accept ballots Thursday at the County Courthouse.

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Fire Chief Sean Slamon gives the Life Saving Award to Capt. Dan Albee during the End of the Year Awards banquet.

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The Carson City Fire Department

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Carson City Fire Deputy Chief Chris Vaughn introduces the Life Saving Award for firefighter Travis Boggs.

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The Carson City Fire Honor Guard marches into the Governor's Mansion

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A portrait doodle by Kaleb Temple.

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Just a handful out of thousands of doodles by Kaleb Temple.

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Kaleb Temple smiles amidst dozens of his doodles. The artist is bringing hundreds of his sketches to Carson City’s Comma Coffee in March.

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Fallon veterinarians say dogs young and old should get a canine flu vaccine.

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Danny Tarkanian, a U.S. Senate candidate running against Dean Heller, discusses his viewpoints to the Fernley Republican Women.

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Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian spoke to the Fernley Republican Women on Tuesday at their monthly meeting. In front are Lorrie Olson, left, and Anita Trone. Back row are, from left, Tarkanian, Joy Connelly, Kim Bussey-Paxton and Peggy Gray.

Thursday, February 22

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Traffic on I-580 was diverted Thursday afternoon after a 35-vehicle crash stopped traffic in the Galena Creek Bridge area.

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Master Sgt. Michael Clark, right, receives instruction from Maj. Robert Kolvet during a mock final shooting test for Nevada National Guard unit marshal applicants in December 2017 at a shooting range near Carson City, Nev. The Unit Marshal Program allows Guardsmen to carry their personally owned firearms concealed while on Nevada Guard property as a deterrent to active assailants and insider threats.

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The Otuafi family surrounds Fallon juniors and cousins Leilani and Leta Otuafi after last year's state championship win in Las Vegas.

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Madi Whitaker, 23, charges past a Sparks player to shoot for the basket.

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Hannah Evans tries to slap the ball from Truckee's Stephanie Randall.

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Fallon's Faith Cornmesser blocks McQueen's Kaila Spevak during a Lady Wave home game.

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A group of patients receive treatment at Modern Acupuncture

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The decor at Modern Acupuncture creates a relaxing setting.

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A patient receives an acupuncture treatment.

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Excavation has begin on the new building in North Valleys

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A variety of items ranging from a wooden headboard used at the Lariat Motel, back, to an old black-and-white photograph of the Dry Gulch (front) will be silent auction items at this year’s “An Evening with the Arts.”

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Members of the Iris Autmation team pose with an unmanned aerial vehicle.

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A visual representation of Iris Automation's collision avoidance system in action.

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Iris Automation co-founders Alexander Harmsen (CEO), left, and James Howard (CTO).

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Dr. Kyle Dalpe, interim dean of the Technical Services Division at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, will be among those on the NNBW's Breakfast & Business panel on March 1.

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Alex Ferreira, of the United States, reacts to his run during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Alex Ferreira, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Nico Porteous, of New Zealand, jumps during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Nico Porteous, of New Zealand, reacts after his run during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Nico Porteous, of New Zealand, reacts after his run during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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A fan of David Wise, of the United States, watches during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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David Wise, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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David Wise, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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David Wise, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates after the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates with his wife, Alexandra, and their children, 3-year-old Malachi, left, and 6-year-old Nayeli, after the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Hallice Cooke of Nevada releases a low pass to a teammate under the basket Wednesday against San Jose State.

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The ball scoots by the San Jose State defense and Nevada’s Josh Hall (33) during Wednesday's game.

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Wolf Pack forward Caleb Martin takes a shot over San Jose State’s Ryan Welage during the second half Wednesday.

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Cody Martin leaps for a one-handed jump shot Wednesday in the second half against San Jose State.

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Kendall Stephens of Nevada launches a 3-pointer from the corner as the Spartans’ Keith Fisher tries to block the shot Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 21

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Shooting instructor Frankie McRae demonstrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a bump stock at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C., on Oct. 4.

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Empire Ranch Golf Course is seen in this file photo.

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Empire Ranch Golf Course is seen in this file photo.

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Attendees visit with vendors at the 2017 Career & Technical Education Career Expo at Carson High School. The 2018 Expo is set for Wednesday, Feb. 28.

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Recipients of the AGC Construction Industrty Awards presented Feb. 15 are, standing from left: Len Savage, Savage and Son, Inc.; Eric Schacht, Les Schwab Tire Center; and Todd Lankenau and Peter Grove, Collaborative Design Studio. Seated from left are Jarred Dockter and Danny Dockter, Gilbane Building Company.

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MaryKayeCashman,left, CEO Cashman Equipment Co., and Dr. Manos Maragakis, dean, University of Nevada, Reno College of Engineering, where honored Feb. 15 by the Nevada Chapter of the Associated General Contractors with SIR awards, which recognizes individuals that exemplify skill, integrity, and responsibility.

Tuesday, February 20

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew is scheduled for surgery Wednesday.

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Josh Hall takes a fadeaway jumper for Nevada recently against Fresno State.

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A replica of the Silla Crown, presented to the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine in 1974, is one of a number of Korean-related items going on display in the Nevada Stories Gallery of the Nevada State Museum starting Feb. 21 in honor of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Roxanne Spring, chair of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada board of directors, far left, Phil Wright, Katie Leao, executive director of the Club, and Penny Wright, far right, join members of the Club’s Carson Valley Clubhouse, celebrating the Wright’s recent donation to the organization.

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Little Faith, a Los Angeles Gospel collective, will perform at 7 p.m. March 9 at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

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Cellist Stephen Framil will perform as guest soloist with the Carson City Symphony on Sunday. Reservations for the post-concert reception at The Union are due by Friday.

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Authorities look over the wreckage of a plane crash on Monday.

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Fallon's Hayden Strasdin tips the ball into the basket during the regional semifinals at Elko's Centennial Gym.

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Fallon's Elijah Jackson shoots a basket past Spring Creek's Jake Oliphant during regionals.

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Fallon's Madi Whitaker dodges around the Lowry defense during the regional championship.

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Fallon's Alexis Jarrett launches the ball for a layup during the regional championship.

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Fallon's Caitlyn Welch jumps to shoot a basket during the Wave's semifinal match against Elko.

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Second graders from E.C. Best School in Fallon act out scenes while learning science concepts at a science theater program held in January.

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Friends and families attend Banner Churchill Community Hospital for the annual Ladies Night Out on Thursday, to shop for clothing, jewelry and more.

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From left, Andrea Carroll, President Sue Chambers, and Kathy Fraker of Soroptimist International of Fallon, showcase the organization at Banner Churchill Hospital's Ladies Night Out on Thursday.

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Christina Hitchcock offers a massage during Ladies Night at Banner Churchill Community Hospital Thursday night.

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Retired Navy Capt. Wenceslao, left, and Retired Capt. Robert Kerman present an award to Taylor DeBrum.

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The Navy JRITC color guard includes, from left, Lukas Critchard, Maddie Hill, Josh Schie and Jennifer Marshall.

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Retired Navy Capt. Wenceslao, manager for JROTC Area 13, inspects Lt. JG Bailee Walker-Morris.

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Cadet Rian Smith serves as guidon flag bearer for A Company.

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Lt. Cmdr. Kyla Fabian, left, gives a briefing Thursday on the Navy JROTC goals as Lt. Josh Marran runs the Powerpoint presentation.

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Al Seeliger Elementary hosted Donuts with Dads Thursday.

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Al Seeliger Elementary hosted Donuts with Dads Thursday.

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Teachers at Al Seeliger Elementary serve pastries to dads for Donuts for Dads.

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Al Seeliger Elementary hosted Donuts with Dads Thursday.

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An aerial view of the Lakeridge Pointe Shopping Center.

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman talks to his players during a time out in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boise State in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Nevada won 77-72. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Richard Schwabe, left, chairman of the Douglas County Central Republican Committee stands next to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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Several attendees meet Joe Arpaio after his talk Sunday before the Douglas County Central Republican Committee.

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Protestors Roger Dowty of Minden, left, and Tom Gulbranson of Gardnerville hold signs protesting the visit of former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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Bill Myers of Carson City, left, speaks with Joe Arpaio after the former sheriff spoke Sunday to the Douglas County Central Republican Central Committee.

Monday, February 19

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Mark Anderson, with Lifeliqe, teaches Phil and Phyllis Patton about virtual reality during the Grand Reopening Ceremony at the Carson City Library in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Nevada's Kendall Stephens (21) moves the ball against Boise State's Justinian Jessup (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Nevada won 77-72. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Carson City can expect a couple inches of snow this week, with low temperatures causing it to stick, according to the National Weather Service.

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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, speaks during a panel at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her Washington home in the fall of 2017, the guest list included one particularly notable name, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. Within weeks of dining with the president’s daughter and adviser, Heller, who is up for re-election in 2018, was working closely with the White House, writing part of the Republican tax bill doubling the tax credit for families with children.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. speaks at the 21st Annual Lake Tahoe Summit in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her Washington home in the fall of 2017, the guest list included one particularly notable name, Heller. But within weeks of dining with the president’s daughter and adviser, Heller, who is up for re-election in 2018, was working closely with the White House, writing part of the Republican tax bill doubling the tax credit for families with children.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Remotely operated autonomous equipment chugs through Newmont’s Leeville underground mine in Nevada.

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Newmont employees strategize next steps inside the company's North America Asset Health Center in Elko.

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A Newmont employee remotely controls multiple machines at the Leeville underground mine in Nevada.

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The front of a new luxry home located in Washoe Valley.

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The front of the Mercedes Benz of Reno dealership.

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A luxury home on the market located in South suburban Reno.

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Drone imaging of an avocado orchard shows it in visible light spectrum, left, near infrared with a blue filter, and in normalized differential vegetation index (NDVI). The image clearly shows the size of the crowns of each tree, which can help measure tree health and irrigation effectiveness.

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A Flirtey drone flies over a Reno neighborhood to deliver an automated external defibrillator (AED) during an October demonstration of the process. Flirtey is partnering with REMSA in the program, which is waiting for FAA approval.

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Investigators respond to a plane crash in north Carson Valley on Monday afternoon. The pilot, who was the only person in the plane died in the crash.

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Stephen Framil

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Reno's "banking district" surrounding the corner of S. Virginia and Liberty streets has a high clustering of bank and law firm offices, something that also attracts trust companies to the location.

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Trust companies tend to cluster near banks and trust attorneys, including this building in downtown Reno at 100 W. Liberty.

Saturday, February 17

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Utah State guard Koby McEwen (1) prepares to shoot against Nevada guard Josh Hall (33) on Saturday.

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Utah State forward Dwayne Brown Jr. (25) passes the ball as Nevada forward Caleb Martin (10) and guard Kendall Stephens defend Saturday.

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Utah State guard Sam Merrill (3) shoots as Nevada guard Jordan Caroline (24) defends during Saturday's game in Logan, Utah.

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Utah State's Koby McEwen (1) tries to draw a foul against Nevada guard Hallice Cooke on Saturday in Logan, Utah.

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Carson City voters will insert their paper ballots into an electronic ballot box after casting their votes using the new ballot marking device.

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Carson City Chief Deputy Clerk Aubrey Rowlatt demonstrates the ease of using the new ballot marking device.

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CHS student Sarah Woods’ third place winning piece in the SkillsUSA photography competition.

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CHS Student of the Week Casanova Segura

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Greater Nevada Credit Union Education Branch Coordinator Julie Slocum presents CHS HOSA Future Health Professionals Program President Hannah Golik with a support check for $250.

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Diana Lobato’s second place winning piece in the SkillsUSA photography competition.

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Briana Sanchez’s fourth place winning piece in the SkillsUSA photography competition.

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Photography students Diana Lobato, Kaelah Bowman, Sarah Woods, and Briana Sanchez, listed in clockwise order from lower left to lower right, competed in the regional SkillsUSA photography competition.

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CHS senior Cesia Enriquez with, from left to right, School Resource Officer Lopez, Adams, Undersheriff Sandage, and Sheriff Kenny Furlong.

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CHS senior Cesia Enriquez with, from left to right, School Resource Officers Adams, Lopez, and Williams.

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Photography student Destiny McGilvray receives an honorable mention at the Scholastic Art and Writing awards.

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Photography student Ben Granados receives an honorable mention at the Scholastic Art and Writing awards.

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NJROTC CyberPatriot teams compete at a recent event.

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NJROTC CyberPatriot teams

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CHS Chamber Orchestra and Concert Orchestra students perform at lunchtime in Senator Square Feb. 15.

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FCA gives free hot chocolate to students.

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FCA gives free hot chocolate to students on Feb. 13.

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Joseph Yearn and Quentin Knowles work in a nursing class at Western Nevada College in Carson City on Sept. 19.

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A group of nursing students pose for photos before the start of the Western Nevada College 2017 Commencement in Carson City on May 22, 2017.

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Western Nevada College Electronics and Industrial Technology Professor Emily Howarth, a certified Siemens mechatronics instructor, is helping individuals in Northern Nevada launch and further their advanced manufacturing careers.

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DHS junior Lea Gifford recites the first of two poems she presented Thursday.

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Lupe Ramirez, Latino Cohort Coordinator, participates in a Day of the Dead celebration at Western Nevada College.

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Lupe Ramirez speaks at an event at Western Nevada College in December. Ramirez, WNC’s Latino outreach coordinator, leads students through the process of enrolling in and completing college.

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From left, Michael Varner, Charles Carnevale and Eric Forstrom assist Masih Madani, top right, put in a window frame on the home he is building out of a shipping container as part of a welding class project at Western Nevada College.

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A 320-square-foot shipping container is being converted into a single-unit housing prototype in a welding class this semester at Western Nevada College.

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Cubix owner Al Fiegehen (left) and son Eric are creating the next generation of high-speed computers used in artificial intelligence.

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Hosted by Friendship Force of Reno/Tahoe, a Russian delegation visited Lake Tahoe this month on a trip made possible through the Open World Leadership Center.

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell greets a Russian delegation on its U.S. tour of environmental sites and nature preserves.

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Pictured on a recent trip to Virginia City are members of a Russian delegation. From left: Valentina Senchenko; Olga Kudrina; Fedor Strelnikov; Evgenii Babushkin; Dmitrii Sychikov; and Olga Tikhonova.

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Kip Alexander of the United States Geological Survey presents an overview of the Carson River at a combined county commission meeting on Monday with representatives from Churchill and Lyon counties.

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About 163 bulls are expected at this year’s bull sale.

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Potential buyers and sellers link up this weekend at the 52nd annual Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale.

Friday, February 16

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Nevada's Caleb Martin (10) moves the ball against Boise State's Chandler Hutchison (15) during Wednesday's game. The Wolf Pack plays at Utahe State on Saturday.

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Mayor Bob Crowell addresses the crowd gathered Friday evening at the newly remodeled Carson City Library.

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Carson City Library Director Sena Loyd thanks the people that made the library remodel possible Friday evening.

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Mayor Bob Crowell along with Supervisors Lori Bagwell, Karen Abowd and library director Sena Loyd cut the ribbon at the grand re-opening of the Carson City Library Friday evening.

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Tim Meigs, 89, tells stories from his decades of making custom archery bows from his Carson City home.

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Tim Meigs, 89, tells stories from his decades of making custom archery bows from his Carson City home.

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The Wildhorse Children's Theater troupe rehearses Thursday night at the Brewery Arts Center.

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The Wildhorse Theater troupe recently won an award for Excellence In Music at the Junior Theater Festival in Sacramento, Calif. From left they are, top row: Tony Gurrieri, Chrissy Van Geel, Laura Bennett, Tech winner Josh Mercer, Abbie Castro, Camilla Beckwith. Bottom Row: Phoenix Burke, Sydney Kassekert and Braden Holub.

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

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The Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest near in California began on Aug. 17, 2013 and is under investigation. The fire has consumed approximately 235,841 acres and is 70% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo.

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Alex Bowman prepares for a practice session for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Just before the Hindu invocation, from left to right are — Supervisor John Barrette, Supervisor Brad Bonkowski, Supervisor Lori Bagwell, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, Mayor Bob Crowell, Supervisor Karen Abowd, Sheriff Kenneth T. Furlong.

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The scene of Thursday's crash in Stagecoach.

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Respect and praying on nature background

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Set your pickup and destination, and tap to request. When your Lyft driver arrives, safely secure your skis/snowboards and get going.

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In the Lyft app, tap the car icon to open the ride selector and select ‘Ski Rack.’

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Matthew Rozier, IP counsel at Snell & Wilmer, gives a presentation on intellectual property during the NNBW's Industry View event Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Atlantis Casino Resort.

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Gregory Livingston, general counsel at Sierra Nevada Corporation, speaks about copyrights during the NNBW's Industry View event on intellectual property on Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Atlantis Casino Resort.

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Roughly 80 business leaders gathered for the NNBW's Industry View event on intellectual property on Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Atlantis Casino Resort.

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Snell & WIlmer's Matthew Rozier answers a question during his presentation on intellectual property.

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Nevada guard Lindsey Drew was lost for the season Wednesday after suffering an Achilles tendon injury at Boise State.

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NJROTC cadets assemble Wednesday for the annual Pass In Review inspection.

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The NJROTC rifle team gives the audience a sample of their skills.

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Junior Jazzlyn Barden and her fellow cadets assemble for the annual Pass In Review inspection.

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The NJROTC drill team gives the audience a sample of their skills.

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South Tahoe Middle School seventh grader Giulia Lancelloti works on a robot during Maker Lab.

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Set your pickup and destination, and tap to request. When your Lyft driver arrives, safely secure your skis/snowboards and get going.

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In the Lyft app, tap the car icon to open the ride selector and select ‘Ski Rack.’

Thursday, February 15

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3-Dimension Shipping's new owners, Jesse and Valerie Segura, are excited to be serving a variety of shipping and packing services to the community at 1951 W. Williams Ave.

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The ruins at Fort Churchill Historic Park near Fallon are a popular destination for photographers.

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

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Looking for a home: Fifty, a beautiful Lab-Catahoula mix, is six years old. He is a “special needs” guy because he is deaf and almost completely blind. Fifty needs someone who wants a companion to love. He is very sweet and would be perfect in a quiet home with no other animals or children. Fifty is waiting for that special someone. It could be you. Come out and meet him.

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‘The Moderns’ by Alan Rudolph will close out Churchill Arts Council’s February film series.

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew (14) looks to the basket past Boise State's Lexus Williams (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots past Boise State's Zach Haney (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Nevada's Hallice Cooke looks to pass the ball after slipping during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Boise State in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Nevada's Caleb Martin (10) moves the ball against Boise State's Lexus Williams (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline looks to the basket past Boise State's Zach Haney (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boise, Idaho, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

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Alexis Jarrett blocks a shot from one of Elko's players during a Fallon home game.

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Fallon's Hannah Evans battles for the rebound against Fernley earlier this season.

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Hayden Strasdin, 3, leaps past Spring Creek's players to shoot a basket earlier this season.

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Christian Nemeth jumps for a basket over the head of Dayton's Hugo Ramirez during a game earlier this season.

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Oasis Academy's Mariah Snooks looks for an opening to pass the ball as Tonopah's Tessa North blocks her.

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Oasis Academy's Jenelle Pike races the ball ahead of Tonopah's Kayla Campos during the last game of the season.

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Brooklyn Whitaker leaps to shoot a basket over one of the Tonopah Lady Muckers.

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Oasis' Joel Mincer looks for an open teammate around Tonopah player Derek Eason.

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Oasis Academy's Joshua Mikulak lines up a basket at the free throw line.

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Oasis Academy's Kenyen Hicks guards Tonpah's Kade Bunker during the Bighorns' last home game of the season.

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The clubhouse at Harvest at Damonte Ranch.

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The pool at Harvest at Damonte Ranch.

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Pathways to Aviation presents a learning experience for high school and college students.

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Pathways to Aviation staff conduct a class.

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The location of the proposed StoneGate multiuse development is seen in red on this map.

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“How Do I Get There From Here?” will make you think differently about your impending retirement.

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3-Dimension Shipping's new owners, Jesse and Valerie Segura, are excited to be serving a variety of shipping and packing services to the community at 1951 W. Williams Ave.

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An aerial view of the Courtyard by Marriott hotel property in South Reno.

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Dr. Elizabeth Hutson, center, cuts the ribbon along with Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and dignitaries at the grand opening of the new My Women’s Center in Sparks on Wednesday, Feb. 14th.

Wednesday, February 14

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Eleanor Romero, a fifth grade student at Fritsch Elementary is a member of the school's archery team.

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Braelynn Hudson, a fourth grade student at Fritsch Elementary recently won second place for archery at a state tournament.

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Brig. Gen. Bill Burks, foreground, the adjutant general of Nevada, surveys the destruction on the island of Tongatapu in Tonga on Tuesday following Tropical Cyclone Gita, a category four cyclone that landed on Tonga on Monday.

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From left: Tony Ramirez, HUD Field Office Director-Reno, Jimmy Stracner, HUD Regional Administrator for Region IX, and Bill Brewer, Deputy Director for NRHA visit the Richard’s Crossing library on Thursday.

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Stephen Framil is seen with a student at a cello master class during a previous visit to Carson City.

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Cellist Stephen Framil will lead an artist-in-residence workshop and master class at Carson High School on Feb. 22.

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Celebrate Nowruz to benefit Veterans Healing Camp on March 27 with a music, dancing and traditional Persian activities at the Casino Fandango.

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Set Of Tools For Gardener And Flowerpots In Garden

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Frontier Airlines spokesperson Richard Oliver gives a speech during Thursday's announcement at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

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The ski statue at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is adorned with a cowboy hat and kerchief to represent the airport's new non-stop service to Austin, Tex.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport CEO Marily Mora, center, announces the airport's new non-stop service to Austin, Tex., on Thursday, Feb. 8.

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Is your dog vaccinated for dog flu?

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Arturo Ortiz works with Bob Seymour, field superintendent for Briggs Electric in company’s shop. Ortiz is a Certified Worker who recently obtained employment with Briggs Electric through JOIN Inc. and is applying for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ apprenticeship program.

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Falcon Zane Warkentin pushes the ball towards the bucket Saturday evening against Colevlle.

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Sierra Lutheran's Zane Warkentin glides towards the bucket Saturday against Coleville.

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Falcon senior Kyman Berger lays one into the hoop Saturday against Coleville.

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Nevada junior Caleb Martin, ruled out indefinitely earlier in the week, returned to the court on Saturday against San Diego State.

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Caleb Martin's wore a brace on his injured foot Saturday against San Diego State.

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Caleb Martin's wore a brace on his injured foot Saturday against San Diego State.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman argues a call with an official across the court.

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew looks up the floor in Saturday's win over San Diego State.

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Nevada's Cody Martin (11) and Kendall Stephens (21) trap San Diego State's Jeremy Hemsley.

Tuesday, February 13

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Kendall Stephens and the Wolf Pack play at Boise State on Wednesday.

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Lindsey Drew had 12 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Saturday against San Diego State.

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Carson High School students work on identifying different types of dating violence in media for Teen Dating Awareness month.

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Becca Singleton, with Advocates to End Domestic Violence talks with Carson High students about different dating violence behaviors seen in media.

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Traci Trenoweth, with Advocates to End Domestic Violence talks with Carson High students about different dating violence behaviors seen in media.

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

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The Friends of the Nevada State Museum in costume for the murder mystery fundraiser dinner, which raised over $5000.

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The Friends of the Nevada State Museum in costume for the murder mystery fundraiser dinner, which raised over $5000.

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A team of 12 students from Churchill County High School competed in the Northern Nevada Math Council Secondary Math Contest in Reno Feb. 3: Johnny Miller, Zachary Stewart, Johnathan Hernandez, Ben Jamieson, Erin Spaletta, Riley Urena, Jade Beland, Natalie Carrero, Cassie Webb, Alex Perazzo, Thomas Jamieson, and John Solomon.

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Fernando Hernandez of the NVC places an urn in one of the niches at the columbarium

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Marine veteran Jack Silva salutes after placing the urn of a veteran on a table before Friday’s ceremony began.

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The Patriot Guard Riders parade the flags to begin Friday’s ceremony.

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Nevada Army National Guard soldiers Sgt. Jorge Wilson and Staff Sgt. Keith Lawson participate in the ceremony.

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Bagpiper Al McNeil, Lyon County’s sheriff and also a veteran, leads the procession of Nevada Veterans Coalition and other volunteers to the columbarium.

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Three flag holders during the ceremony were, from left, Mike LaRocco of Reno, Richard Cook of Fernley and Joe Mastroianni of Reno.

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Jerry Finley of the Nevada Veterans Coalition presents a folded U.S. flag to McQueen Army Junior ROTC Cpl. Hannah Baraz.

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Fallon Chamber of Commerce, along with the local community and staff of Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute, celebrate the grand opening of the Fallon office in April 2017.

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The Lions Club raised more than $2,000 for a new aluminum track featured at Pack 38’s annual pinewood derby.

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Zandar Sheldon-Davis smiles about his award for best workmanship.

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From the left are the 2018 pinewood derby overall pack winners: Jacob Porteous, second; Atticus Mayer, third; Austin Thibodaux, first and best paint job.

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Celebrity chef Charlie Abowd of Adele's prepares crunchy chicken thighs with zucchini at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada.

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Fallon senior Mason Smith tries to advance in the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon’s Sean McCormick controls Sparks’ Brandon McCraney in the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon’s Tommy McCormick is in control of Boulder City’s D.J. Reese in the 132-pound championship at the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon's Hayden Strasdin races a South Tahoe player to grab the ball during a game earlier this season.

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Fallon's John Cooley dodges the reach of Sparks' Jarren Comia during their first game this season.

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Fallon's Kaytlin Hunter leaps to sink a basket during the Lady Wave's first game against South Tahoe.

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Alexis Jarrett, 12, dodges around Sparks' Patty Estrada during the Lady Wave's home game earlier this season.

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Fallon’s Ben Dooley wrestles in the quarterfinals of the 3A state tournament at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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Fallon senior Marcel Poracky wins the 170-pound division state championship at the Orleans Arena on Friday.

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To avoid a hitting a wild horse, trucks come to a quick stop on Flint Road in east Carson City.

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A dusting of snow covers the foothills around Carson City on Monday morning.

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A snow plow clears the shoulder of a road in Carson Valley on Monday morning.

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Assemblywoman Robin Titus said Tuesday she is running for re-election in District 38.

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Tom Jones owner of Carson City Florist creates a Valentine's Day bouquet.

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Staff members at Clear Capital work on a project.

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European starling

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The U.S.D.A. Wildlife Services and the Nevada Department of Agriculture will be eradicating non-native European starlings from dairies and feedlots beginning on Tuesday.

Monday, February 12

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Nevada's Caleb Martin tries to drive around a Boise State player in the second half on Saturday.

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Jamie Anderson celebrates winning Monday’s snowboard slopestyle gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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

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

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A stock photo of a Gas Station pump showing the different grades of gasoline. Photographed using the Canon EOS 1DX Mark II

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Snowshoe Thompson, the legendary ‘Mailman of the Sierra,’ is known for delivering mail between California and Nevada through several winters in the 1800s. He’ll be celebrated Feb. 24 in South Lake Tahoe.

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Oasis's Kenyen Hicks shoots a two-pointer over Coral Academy's Christopher Anders earlier this season.

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Fallon's Ben Dooley is one of five wrestlers heading to the state championship in Las Vegas.

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Fallon's Marcel Poracky will travel to Las Vegas this week to compete in the 170-pound division of the state wrestling championship.

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Fallon's Sean McCormick takes down a Spring Creek wrestler in the 160-pound division of the Northern 3A regional tournament.

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Fallon's Hannah Hitchcock takes aim for a free throw at the Elmo Dericco gymnasium.

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Fallon's Caitlyn Welch races Dayton's Hannah Coltrin, 33, and Abby Sikora, 2, as she heads for the basket during senior night.

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Fallon's Kaitlyn Hunter rushes for the basket during the Lady Wave's last home game of the season against Dayton.

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Fallon's Hayden Strasdin defends against a Dayton player's shot.

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Fallon's Elijah Jackson blocks Dayton's Lance Peterson during Fallon's last home game of the regular season.

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Fallon's Christian Nemeth looks for an opening to shoot a basket around Dayton's Joey Martinez during his senior night game in the Elmo Dericco gymnasium.

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Fallon Chamber of Commerce, along with the local community and staff of Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute, celebrate the grand opening of the Fallon office in April 2017.

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Fernando Hernandez of the NVC places an urn in one of the niches at the columbarium

Steve Ranson / LVN |

Marine veteran Jack Silva salutes after placing the urn of a veteran on a table before Friday’s ceremony began.

Steve Ranson / LVN |

The Patriot Guard Riders parade the flags to begin Friday’s ceremony.

Steve Ranson / LVN |

Nevada Army National Guard soldiers Sgt. Jorge Wilson and Staff Sgt. Keith Lawson participate in the ceremony.

Steve Ranson / LVN |

Jerry Finley of the Nevada Veterans Coalition presents a folded U.S. flag to McQueen Army Junior ROTC Cpl. Hannah Baraz.

Steve Ranson / LVN |

Three flag holders during the ceremony were, from left, Mike LaRocco of Reno, Richard Cook of Fernley and Joe Mastroianni of Reno.

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Bagpiper Al McNeil, Lyon County’s sheriff and also a veteran, leads the procession of Nevada Veterans Coalition and other volunteers to the columbarium.

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Construction workers discuss plans on a job site. The lack of workforce in Northern Nevada is a hot topic of discussion in the Northern Nevada region.

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A construction worker at a job site in Northern Nevada.

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An ACE High School student get on the job training at a single-family home site.

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Stiudents at ACE High School work on a single-family home project.

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Since changing over from Basecamp Beer Garden to Outpost Brewing Co., the menu has expanded beyond bratwurst.

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Outpost Brewing Co. hosts an open mic night on Mondays, trivia night on Wednesdays and daily live music.

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Outpost Brewing Co. has five beers on tap.

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Kitchen manager Jimmy Davis pours a pint of Outpost's Horchata Stout.

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Tom Jones owner of Carson City Florist creates a Valentine's Day bouquet.

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Trust companies tend to cluster near banks and trust attorneys, including this building in downtown Reno at 100 W. Liberty.

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Reno's "banking district" surrounding the corner of S. Virginia and Liberty streets has a high clustering of bank and law firm offices, something that also attracts trust companies to the location.

Sunday, February 11

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Saturday, February 10

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Kathy Pierson, manager of a Carson City CVS, presents a $1,500 donation to Bob Hilderbrand, chair of the Friends of the Nevada State Museum. The donation is in recognition by CVS of Pierson’s significant volunteer hours committed to the Friends group.

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Carson City author Robert Leonard Reid is a finalist for the 2018 Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.

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CHS Student of the Week Javier Reyes Acosta

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CHS Vice Principal Gavin Ward Mobbing the Halls.

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CHS Speech and Debate competition at McQueen High School.

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The first news broadcast of Senators Now recently took place at CHS.

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CHS Senior in the Spotlight Jake Kordonowy

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CHS Honor Band performed on Feb. 2 in Fallon.

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CHS Navy Junior Officers Reserve Training Corp

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CHS Safe Grad Committee receives donation from Firehouse Subs.

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CHS Athletes of the Week are Abigail Golik for girls varsity basketball and Derek Barry for boys varsity basketball.

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CHS FBLA students hosted the 2018 Winterfest Talent Show.

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CHS 2018 Winterfest Talent Show participants

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Carson senior Lauren Lemburg shows emotion after her final basketball game of her high school career Friday night at CHS.

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Carson senior Lauren Lemburg shoots a jumper against Douglas Friday night at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

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Lilian Bouza drives down the court for the Senators Friday night against Douglas.

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Senator senior Trent Robison takes a 3-point jumper Friday night against the Douglas Tigers at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

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Carson's Abel Carter drives around Douglas defender Jason Gray Friday night at CHS.

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UNLV's Amauri Hardy shoot over Nevada's Hallice Cooke, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

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Carson High's David Remer wrestles Liberty’s Jake Whiddon on Friday at the state tournament in Las Vegas.

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Jesse Case from Carson High battlesTyler Roper of Centennial during the state wrestling tournament Friday in Las Vegas.

Friday, February 9

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Lindsey Vonn tears up while talking about her grandfather Don Kildow, who recently passed away, on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Main Press Center for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

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Mikaela Shiffrin, left, with U.S. Team press officer Megan Harrod, speaks to the media Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Main Press Center in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as she prepares to compete in the Winter Olympics.

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Carson City High Blue Thunder Marching Band at the 2017 Nevada Day Parade.

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

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The Carson City Library is inviting the public to create Valentines for the Board of Supervisors to tell them what they love about the library. The Valentines will be presented at the Grand Reopening on Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Pat Whitten, Storey County manager,describes the massive interior of the Chewy pet supply distribution center that is nearing completion. Chewy will move to this larger space from another location in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.

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Nicki Williams opened up Black Cabin Coffee with her husband Will this December.

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Nicki and Will Williams roast beans in small batches from the back room of their coffee shop.

Thursday, February 8

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman directs his defense against UNLV during Wednesday's 86-78 loss.

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Tess Johnson’s family looks up the course during the women’s moguls qualification round Friday, Feb. 9, at Bokwang Phoenix Park during one of the first events of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Tess Johnson, of Vail, competes Friday, Feb. 9, in the qualification round in the freestyle moguls event at Bokwang Phoenix Park at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Johnson finished 22nd in the qualification round.

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Jaelin Kauf flies down the moguls course at Bokwang Phoenix Park, South Korea on Friday during the women’s moguls qualifying event at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Kauf placed fifth, ensuring she would advance to Sunday’s finals, where she’ll potentially ski three more times.

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Jaelin Kauf’s expansive fan base cheers her on as she begins her first run in the women’s moguls competition Friday at the 2018 Winter Olympics at Bokwang Phoenix Park, South Korea.

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U.S. Olympic short track speedskater Maame Biney laughs during a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Main Press Center of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Rosie Brennan, left, poses for a photo Wednesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with U.S. cross-country Olympic teammates, from left, Kikkan Randall, Sadie Bjornsen, Jessie Diggins, Erik Bjornsen and Ida Sargent.

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U.S. Olympic short track speedskater Maame Biney laughs during a news conference on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Main Press Center of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Robin Holabird, former deputy director of the Nevada Film Office, has traveled the state scouting locations for films. Her free talk on Feb. 13 will detail some of the icons who starred in on-screen roles in Nevada.

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‘Elvis, Marilyn, and the Space Aliens: Icons on Screen in Nevada’ by Robin Holabird

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A man suspected of fraud is wanted.

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United Blood Service technician Raelena Valenzuela, left, prepares Churchill County High School student Angelina Mattern to give blood Oct. 5, 2017, days after the Route 91 festival shooing in Las Vegas.

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Churchill County commissioners proclaimed Feb. 11-17 as Nevada’s Bighorn Sheep Week. From left are Carl Erquiaga, Pete Olsen and Bus Scharmann.

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The Patriot Guard and members of the Nevada Veterans Coalition participate in January’s memorial services at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

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

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Looking for a home: Sapphire, a lovely yellow Lab mix, is eight years old. She is very sweet, loves to play ball and adores riding in the car. Sapphire goes to doggie day-care, and she likes everyone. Come out for a ballgame; she is waiting.

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The Nevada Governor’s Mansion in Carson City has a long and fascinating history.

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Kyle Alden, Valerie Rose and Jason Pollack are bringing their repertoire of Celtic music to Carson City on Saturday.

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, center, speaks with EDAWN CEO Mike Kazmierski, left, and Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce CEO Ann Silver, right, prior to the "Blockchain: Building the New Nevada on Trust" conference at the Nevada Museum of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Tod Colegroe, DeLaMare Library director at UNR, gives a presentation on embracing changes in technology during the "Blockchain: Building the New Nevada on Trust" conference at the Nevada Museum of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Stakeholders gather to network at the "Blockchain: Building the New Nevada on Trust" conference at the Nevada Museum of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Elisa Cafferata, principal at Cafferata & Co., gives the introduction at the "Blockchain: Building the New Nevada on Trust" conference at the Nevada Museum of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Nevada Sen. Ben Kieckhefer (R-Reno) speaks during a blockchain legislation presentation in this February 2018 file photo.

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Ex-Greenwave quarterback Joe Pyle, who walked on at Nevada before playing one season at Golden West College, signed with Southeast Missouri State, a Division I school, in December.

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Brenden Norman-Leary dodges around Excel Christian's Danny Makoutz during an Oasis home game.

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Fallon's Ramona Norris reaches to bump the ball back over the net in the Churchill County Middle School gym.

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Fallon's Rylee Nichols, 7, and Jaquelin Medrano prepare to return the ball across the net.

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Fallon's Sadoni Downs leaps for a serve against Coral Academy Wednesday.

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Fallon's Micky McAlexander, 2, knocks the ball back over the net during the Lady Wave's match against Coral Academy's Falcons.

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Fallon senior Marcel Poracky will be wrestling one final time when he competes in today's state wrestling tournament in Las Vegas.

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Fallon junior Ben Dooley is the No. 1 seed from the north in the 285-pound division in today's state wrestling tournament in Las Vegas.

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Trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trader Fred DeMarco, center, and specialist Anthony Rinaldi, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trader Michael Milano, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Traders Tommy Kalikas, center, and Timothy Nick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trader Jonathan Corpina, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Traders Peter Tuchman, left, and Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trader Robert Charmak, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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A 'Friendship Force' Russian delegation mostly from Siberia gather at Red's Old 395 Grill Wednesday night. They are visiting environmental sites and nature preserves for eight days while in the United States. From left they are: Valentina Semenchenko, Fedor Srelinikov, Olga Kudrina, Dmitry Sychikov, Olga Tikhonova, Evegeniy Babushkin and translator Alexander Kraihiy. If you are interested in Friendship Force call Sharon Urban at 775-267-9053.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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Senator Dean Heller, pictured with Breck Greninger, will be on hand at Storey County Republican Central Committee’s annual Lincoln Day Brunch.

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Caleb Martin was wearing a boot during pregame warmups on Wednesday.

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Cody Martin scores against the Rebels on Wednesday.

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Jordan Caroline goes up against UNLV's 7-footer Brandon McCoy during Wednesday's game at Lawlor Events Center.

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline reacts after scoring a layup against UNLV on Wednesday.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman directs his defense against UNLV.

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Lindsey Drew challenges UNLV's defense and goes to the hoop during Wednesday's game

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Caleb Martin was wearing a boot during pregame warmups on Wednesday.

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David Remer wrestling Douglas' Chad Singer in a semifinal match during the regional tournament last week.

Wednesday, February 7

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Expresso Yourself Café, on the corner of King and Division streets, officially opens its doors on Saturday. Besides coffee, look for locally made art and goodies at the new establishment.

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(L-R) Miles Construction President/CEO Bill Miles, Mayor Bob Crowell, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada Chief Professional Officer Katie Leao, Lowe's representative Sarah Dimon, Board of Directors President Roxanne Spring and Vice President Mike Bennett cut the ribbon on the new secure entrance at the Boys & Girls Club in Carson City Wednesday morning.

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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington after being elected to the U.S. Senate. Cortez Masto was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, becoming Nevada's first female in the upper chamber of Congress and the nation's first Latina senator. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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Steve Wynn's properties Encore, left, and Wynn Las Vegas, right, as seen on the Vegas Strip on Jan. 27.

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Nurse receiving blood from blood donor in hospital.

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Corry Steiner, chair of the Carson City Triad board of directors, speaks at the Carson City Senior Center. Triad will present Ducks in a Row, a presentation on legal documentation, at 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Senior Center. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Lori Rawson, and Dr. James Harris, co-chairs of the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine's new surgery department.

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SimpleSense co-founders Mark Lorkowski, Alex Brickner, and Eric Kanagy.

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Karla Sanchez of Douglas is surrounded by Galena defenders in Tuesday's game at Douglas. Galena won, 57-42.

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UNLV's Shakur Juiston is challenged by Boise State's Christian Sengfelder during Saturday's game in Boise, Idaho.

Tuesday, February 6

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The archway over the alley between Telegraph and Spear is part of the presentation on the Curry Street.

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Chamber Secretary Cindy McGarrah, right, presents the Business Beautification Award to Stone Cabin Coffee staff during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Executive Director of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, Nate Strong, left, accepts Agricultural Leader of the Year award on behalf of the winner Rick Lattin, presented by Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter, right during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chamber President Matt Louie, right, presents the Person of the Year award toChurchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2

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Vice President of the Fallon Chamber Grant Mills, left, presents Business Leader of the Year award to Billy Thompson, CEO of Lumegent during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chamber Treasurer Valerie Johnston, far right, presents the Outstanding Employer award to The Wok and its staff during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chris Hansberry, right, Coordinator for High Desert Detachment Marine Corps League, presents Best Local Non-Profit to Fallon Youth Club during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chamber Director Tomas Kutansky, right, presents the New Business Start-Up award to Megan Parrish-Chenoweth, owner of Twisted Branch at the Fallon Chamber awards ceremony Feb. 2.

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Chamber Board Member Angela Guthrie, left, presents the Effective Marketing award to Billy Thompson, CEO of Lumegent during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Chamber Secretary Cindy McGarrah, right, presents the Customer Service – Retail award to Louie’s Ace Home Center team during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Colby Frey, right, owner of Frey Ranch Estate Distillery presents the Customer Service – Food and Beverage award to La Fiesta Restaurant staff during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Robyn Jordan, left, Communications Coordinator for the Fallon Cantalope Festival, presents the Golden Table of Churchill County Chamber award to J&K Llamas; representative Caitlin Biggs accepts the award during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Fallon Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lucy Carnahan, left, introduces Kasey Lattin, the youngest volunteer member of the Chamber during the Fallon Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony at the Fallon Convention Center Feb. 2.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval, right, recognizes David Meeker as Veteran of the Month.

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A regional assessment shows groundwater quality in the Great Basin and Range, Rio Grande, Coastal Basins and Central Valley Aquifer Systems of the Southwestern United States.

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Wildhorses are seen by the side of the road along Highway 50 in Lyon County.

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The frequent highway crossing of wild horses in Mound House east of Carson City was common during the summer.

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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds his daughter, Lily, after beating the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter evaluates student projects as a judge for E.C. Best Elementary School's first Literacy Night event on Wednesday.

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Churchill County Justice Court Judge Mike Richards evaluates student book projects for E.C. Best Elementary School's first Literacy Night on Wednesday.

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Churchill County School District Board Trustee Carmen Schank evaluates students' book projects at E.C. Best Elementary School on Wednesday for the first annual Literacy Night.

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E.C. Best Elementary School's first Literacy Night showcased over 500 student book projects Wednesday night.

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Brayden Baca of second grade wins first place in his class for his project on "Ghost Town at Sundown" of Magic Tree House series on Wednesday during Literacy Night.

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Students and families walk through hallways of over 500 projects during Literacy Night at E.C. Best Elementary School on Wednesday.

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Micheal Brady, second grade student at E.C. Best Elementary, showcases his literature project at the school's Literacy Night with his grandmother Sharon Pacheco, left, and teacher Daire Ochs, right.

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This aerial view shows the progress being made on the new Northern Nevada Veterans Home in Sparks.

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‘Munich’ by Robert Harris

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‘The Immortalists’ by Chloe Benjamin

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close up of rustic southern american comfort food chicken waffle

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Animal rights activists are suing to block what they say is an unprecedented federal plan to capture thousands of wild horses over 10 years in Nevada without the legally required environmental reviews intended to protect the mustangs and U.S. rangeland.

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A free educational program on detecting, preventing and controlling bedbugs will be offered by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Feb. 21.

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Fleur du Lac Estates at Lake Tahoe.

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Interior view of Fleur du Lac Estates at Lake Tahoe.

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Fleur du Lac Estates at Lake Tahoe.

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Truckee Meadows Water Authority Senior Hydrologist Bill Hauck, and Jeff Anderson of Nevada Resources Conservation Service, right, conduct monthly snowpack measurements Feb. 5 at Mount Rose summit.

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Truckee Meadows Water Authority Senior Hydrologist Bill Hauck, and Jeff Anderson of Nevada Resources Conservation Service, right, conduct monthly snowpack measurements Feb. 5 at Mount Rose summit.

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Truckee Meadows Water Authority Senior Hydrologist Bill Hauck, left, helps Jeff Anderson of Nevada Resources Conservation Service measure the snowpack at Moun Rose SNOTEL site Feb. 5.

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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds his daughter, Lily, after beating the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Monday, February 5

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline goes in for a layup against Fresno State's Jahmel Taylor, front, during Wednesday's game.

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Nevada coach Eric Musselman talks to his team during a timeout in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Fresno State in Fresno, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Nevada won 80-65. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada's Caleb Martin (10) and Cody Martin box out for a rebound against Fresno State's Sam Bittner during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Nevada won 80-65. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada forward Caleb Martin dunks against Wyoming during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Laramie, Wyo., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

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Nevada's Lindsey Drew leads the break against Fresno State's Jahmel Taylor, left and Ray Bowles Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Nevada won 80-65. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Nevada forward Elijah Foster (12) and Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton (20) scramble for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Laramie, Wyo., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

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Carson’s Got Talent is a regional talent competition benefitting Carson City Meals on Wheels. Auditions will be held Sunday, Feb. 11.

In Plain Sight Marketing |

Carson’s Got Talent is a regional talent competition benefitting Carson City Meals on Wheels. Auditions will be held Sunday, Feb. 11.