Stories for January 2018

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Wednesday, January 31

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Rick Parsons installs his art show, “Writing from Mars,” at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery in Carson City. Parsons’ work will be displayed starting Friday and through May 23.

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Aerial acrobatics is one element of ‘Asylum,’ Le Cirque Vagabond’s circus that’s set to play for one evening in Carson City.

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Skull art by Kortney Beth

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Kortney Beth will be at a reception planned in her honor from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Carson City Art Gallery. As the gallery’s artist of the month, Beth’s work will be showcased in February.

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Paintings and mixed-media pieces by Kortney Beth are set to adorn Carson City Art Gallery in February.

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Skull art by Kortney Beth

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The Nevada Gourd Society raised money for local charities during its first annual festival in September.

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A pair of women recently walk along West Robinson St. adjacent to the Governor's Mansion as the fall colors take shape. The fall weather we've been enjoying, though, is expected to give way to a winter storm this weekend.

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Ryan Dolan, CEO of Dolan Auto Group, said the company is 'very excited for the opportunity to take over these dealerships that have had such an impact within our community."

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Dolan Auto Group’s Sandi McKee accepts the Most Philanthropic (Community Give-Back) award from Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank at the Jan. 17 awards gala.

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Cindy Carano, right, accepted the award for Most Influential (Thought Leaders) — on behalf of her brother, Gary Carano — from Stacy Asteriadis, relationship manager for City National Bank, at the Jan. 17 awards gala.

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Caesars Entertainment Chairman Gary Carano sits in his Reno office in 2018.

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Paul Stowell of City National Bank (the Platinum Title Sponsor of the NNBW’s Book of Lists Launch & Awards Gala) enjoys the festivities.

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Keynote speaker Robert “Dusty” Staub shares a story with the gala crowd at the Atlantis.

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Most Influential nominee Dave Archer (president/CEO of NCET) is interviewed at the Jan. 17 gala.

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Leaders To Know nominee Lance Gilman (principal/director of L. Lance Gilman Real Estate), center, chats with other gala attendees.

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Keynote speaker Robert “Dusty” Staub asks for a show of hands from the audience during his presentation on "Leading from the heart" at the Jan. 17 gala at the Atlantis Resort Spa Casino.

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UNR Business School Dean Greg Mosier gives attendees an outlook on the Northern Nevada economy for 2018.

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Attorney David Lewandowski joined Fennemore Craig in May of 2015, roughly a year after starting his own practice in Reno.

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David Lewandowski, an attorney with Fennemore Craig, accepts the Nevada Innovators (Problem Solvers) award from Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank at the Jan. 17 awards gala.

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Mark Cameron, vice president of Operations and Public Safety for Reno-Tahoe International Airport, accepts the award for Leaders to Know (High Profile) on behalf of winner Marily Mora, president/CEO of Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority. Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank presented the award.

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Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority President and CEO Marily Mora has led the Reno-Tahoe International Airport's addition of three new airlines and more than 1,800 additional arriving seats in the last three years.

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Cindy Carano, right, acceps the award for Most Diverse (Workforce Diversity) from Stacy Asteriadis, relationship manager for City National Bank, at the Jan. 17 gala.

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Atlantis Casino representative Teresa Drew accepts the Most Sustainable (Green & Earth-Friendly) award from Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank at the Jan. 17 gala.

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The Atlantis Resort Spa Casino in Reno is among those currently shut down due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Carson City Fire Capt. Scott Baker climbs the roof of a residence to help contain an arson fire at Sixth and Minnesota.

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Carson City Fire crews battle a suspected arson fire Tuesday morning at Sixth and Minnesota.

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Carson City Fire crews battle a suspected arson fire Tuesday morning at Sixth and Minnesota.

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Total gaming revenue in 2017 was $11.1 billion, up 3.3 percent, or $349.2 million, in Nevada.

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Raw vegan avocado chickpea dip by Debra Garner.

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The Windsor Hotel, built in 1922, is located in downtown Reno.

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Bo Costello (courtesy California Contractors State License Board)

Tuesday, January 30

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Fresno State's Jaron Hopkins goes in to block the shot of Utah State's Koby McEwen during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

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Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton (20) drives against Nevada 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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Lauren Lemburg drives the ball up the court against Manogue on Tuesday.

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Haley Garver puts up a shot against Manogue on Tuesday.

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Lilian Bouza drives to the basket against Manogue on Tuesday.

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Trenten Robison looks for help from a teammate in a game against Manogue on Tuesday night.

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Hunter Rauh shoots a jump shot against Manogue on Tuesday night.

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Abel Carter passes off to a teammate in a game against Manogue on Tuesday night.

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Alexis Haggard, an 11-year-old student of Oasis Academy, creates story lines for her comic series, "Charlie", on a weekly basis.

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Ethan Thomas Galloway shows wife Brandi the engraving that won him the Firearms Engravers Guild of America’s highest honor.

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Fallon's Trey Rooks goes up to the basket against Fernley at a game earlier this season.

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Fallon's Hayden Strasdin takes a shot on the basket over a Pershing County player earlier this season.

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This 1.55 million square foot industrial building in Sparks has been empty since 2014 when the Kmart Distribution Center shut its doors.

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The family of Army Spec. Larry Bonagofsky attended a military ceremony Friday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley. From left are Karen Vesik, Kimberly Dimino, James Bonagofsky and Bonnie Karr.

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A photo of Army Spec. Larry Bonagofsky and two urns lie in state before a ceremony Friday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

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Brett Palmer, right, of the Nevada Veterans Coalition hands out pins to Karen Vesik, left, and Kimberly Dimino at Friday’s memorial service for their father, an Army veteran.

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A Nevada Army National guardsmen hands a flag to Ray Comer in honor of his neighbor, BTFN Ramon York.

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A welder is seen recently working on the expansion at Damonte Ranch High School, which will be ready for students for the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

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Washoe County School District trustees, staff, students and other dignatories line up for a ceremonial groundbreaking to start work on Sky Ranch Middle School in Spanish Springs.

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Smithridge Elementary School receives a new roof thanks to funding frowm WC-1 sales tax increase that provides funding for infrastructure projects for the Washoe County School District.

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Irene Voronel (left) and Raquel Riggle, co-founders of HomeNV.

Monday, January 29

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Diane Baker, right, with the Carson City Library, helps Patricia Mathis check out new books on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. While some work is still being completed, the library is open for regular business hours following a 7-week project to refurbish the floors and repaint the interior. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Karen Fallon browses at the Carson City Library on Monday morning. While some work is still being completed, the library is open for regular business hours following a 7-week project to refurbish the floors and repaint the interior.

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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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St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School third-graders Ava Lawson, Maya Morrison, Elizabeth Mellow, Bruce Royce and Tristan Dries delivered donuts to the Carson City Sheriff’s Office Monday as a part of their service project. Students delivered doughnuts to the fire department, mayor’s office and governor’s office on Monday.

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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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In this Jan. 20, 2018 photo, a cow stands near to a group of bison, near Wasilkowo village, 10 km from Hajnowka, Poland. A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a bison herd for three months after escaping its pen. The cow has been spotted following the bison across meadows bordering a forest in eastern Poland as they forage for food. (Rafal Kowalczyk via AP Photo)

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The Hampton Inn & Suites is one of two hotels under construction between the Outlets at Sparks and the Sparks Marina.

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Workers recently perform finish work on the Chick-fil-A restaurant set to open soon in the Outlets at Legends in Sparks.

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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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Choosing the right real estate property, house or new home in a housing development or community

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In this photo from the Vietnam War, two Navy corpsmen attend to a wounded Marine waiting for a helicopter just like Medal of Honor winner Don Ballard did 50 years ago.

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Medal of Honor recipient Donald Ballard autographs books after his speech to veterans Friday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars mid-inter conference.

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Marsha Strand, left, and Mona Crandell-Hook drape a quilt around Medal of Honor Navy veteran Don Ballard after he spoke Friday night before the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Comstock Quilters give each veteran on a Honor Flight Nevada trip a handmade quilt stitched in their honor.

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Medal of Honor winner Don Ballard, left, who served in Vietnam, stands next to David Sousa, the state VFW District 3 commander.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook — in a surprise appearance — joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve at a Jan. 17 groundbreaking event in Reno for the tech giant's much-publicized $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse.

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USAC is a three-story office building on North Virginia adjacent to the University of Nevada, Reno. With over 10 finishes on the exterior alone, it serves as a great sample for United’s diverse project experience.

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Best known for its industrial projects, United Construction also takes on a variety of other construction types such as this building designed for children. The Kidslife building for Life Church is next to Damonte Ranch High School.

Sunday, January 28

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The blood moon over Genoa early on the morning of October of 2014.

Saturday, January 27

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell is attending “Mayors’ Day at the White House: A Conversation with President Trump” Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

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The swollen Carson River at the Cradlebaugh Bridge in January 2017.

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Front office receptionist Karen Becerra checks in Mark A. at the Sierra Nevada Health Center Thursday.

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Mark Marlow (center) prepares to fill out paperwork at the Sierra Nevada Health Center Thursday in Carson City.

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Nevada Appeal Publisher Michael "Mick" Raher stands in front of the Mallory Way building.

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The Honorable Judge Leon Aberasturi administered the Oath of Office to incoming officers at the Fernley Republican Women annual Christmas/Installation Dinner on Dec. 16 at The Golf Club at Fernley. The officers for 2018 are Lorrie Olson, President; MJ Dodson, 1st Vice President; Joy Connelly, 2nd Vice President; Peggy Gray, Secretary; and Kim Bussey-Paxton, Treasurer. Pictured from left: Kim Bussey-Paxton, Peggy Gray, MJ Dodson, Lorrie Olson and Judge Leon Aberasturi. For information, email Lorrie Olson at llflolson3@yahoo.com, or go to fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.

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CHS Student of the Week Hannah Presley

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CHS Theatre Arts students Delany Lauderbaugh, Alexa Haight and Cassia Giustra.

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CHS Senior in the Spotlight Johann Thomsen

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CHS female students attended the Girl Empire conference in Reno.

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CHS Lead Safe School Professional Kelly Edmundson and Lyric Untereiner preparing to work with CHS’ new support group.

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CHS Lead Safe School Professional Kelly Edmundson working with Lyric Untereiner on her senior project.

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CHS Athletes of the Week are Haley Garber for girls varsity basketball and David Remer for boys varsity wrestling.

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Phillip Davis has become the new general manager at The Union.

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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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Eclectic gifts at due Sorella in Carson City, Nev., on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Eclectic gifts at due Sorella in Carson City, Nev., on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Due Sorella owner Julie Grady greets customers at her downtown store in Carson City, Nev., on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Julie Grady, owner of Due Sorella, works in her eclectic shop in Carson City, Nev. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Kindergartners interact during a class at Bordewich Bray Elementary School in Carson City on May 5, 2015.

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Keith Squires, CCSF board member and retired school administrator, awarding the mini-grant certificate to Kathy Zuber, fourth grade teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary.

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When you think of the Greek Isles, you think the colors of blue and white. The views from the top of Santorini are picture postcard perfect.

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Nevada State Prison Preservation Society President Glen Whorton looks over the inner yard at the shuttered Nevada State Prison.

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Casino Fandango President and General Manager Court Cardinal stands in front of what now appears to be a big hole in the ground but will soon morph into a much-needed small convention center.

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Sierra Academy of Style freshman student Gaby works on a mannequin head to learn styling and cutting skills.

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Sierra Academy of Style student Kim (left) works on client Carol as instructor Kris oversees her work.

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Derek Barry drives the baseline against Galena on Friday night at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

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Hunter Rauh puts up a successful three-pointer near the end of the first half Friday night against Galena.

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Carson's Abel Carter goes in for an acrobatic layup Friday night against Galena.

Friday, January 26

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Rachel Lindgren poses with Alex Trebek.

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell is attending “Mayors’ Day at the White House: A Conversation with President Trump” Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

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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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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings from his ex-wife. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that a number of women say they were harassed or assaulted by the casino mogul. Wynn denied the allegations personally in a printed statement. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

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Care Flight honorees.

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A home takes shape at the Meridian 120 south project in Verdi.

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A look at the Reno Land Development project in the works at Meridian 120 north near Boomtown in Reno.

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Bud Mosconi and other longtime Verdi residents are not pleased with recent growth in development projects within and near the Northern Nevada community.

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UNR College of Business Dean Greg Mosier.

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UNR College of Business Associate Dean and Director of MBA Programs Kambiz Raffiee.

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Two new office buildings are under construction in the Mountain View Corporate Center at the south end of Kietzke Lane. On the left is a four-story Class A building by McKenzie Properties with room for its headquarters plus several committed tenants and three speculative offices. On the right is a new facility for Urology Nevada.

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The Nexus family.

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Students, from left, Tim Martin, Robert Tranquillo, Summer Avissanyx, Nova Lumadue join Garth Richards, second from right, and Automotive Mechanics instructor Jason Spohr for a donation ceremony last month at Western Nevada College.

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Automotive Mechanics students started restoring a 1953 Cadillac during the fall semester at Western Nevada College in Carson City.

Thursday, January 25

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Rachel Lindgren poses with Alex Trebek.

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Nevada forward Jordan Caroline (24) bumps up against Wyoming forward Alan Herndon (5) 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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Lilian Bouza shoots a jump shot against Damonte Ranch on Tuesday.

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Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury.

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Professor Steve Carman cuts the ribbon with the help of Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly, left, and Western Nevada College President Mark Ghan during a ceremony unveiling the new science lab at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The $1.45 million renovation of the biophysical science and cadaver labs was funded by the William N. Pennington Foundation. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Foundation Director Niki Gladys, right, speaks at a ceremony unveiling the new science lab at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The $1.45 million renovation of the biophysical science and cadaver labs was funded by the William N. Pennington Foundation. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly, center, speaks at a ceremony unveiling the new science lab at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The $1.45 million renovation of the biophysical science and cadaver labs was funded by the William N. Pennington Foundation. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Momentum

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Some of the textbooks necessary for students at the Reno Technology Academy.

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From left, Reno Technology Academy's Kati Andreano, Paul Hinsberg, Vannessa Nicholas and Alina Bjerre pose by the Cisco networking banner that hangs in the classroom.

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Cisco networking technology, set to be used by students pursuing the networking field at the academy.

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Sharon Carter’s ‘Lower Toroweap’ painting. Carter and 10 other college students are displaying their art through April 12 at the Community Development Building in Carson City.

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Green industry professionals will learn about plant diseases, such as fairy ring fungus, on Feb. 1 as part of Cooperative Extension’s green industry training.

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This historic marker at the Chief Tecopa Cemetery in Pahrump commemorates the Southern Paiute leader who was instrumental in the development of the Pahrump Valley.

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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 friend: Miss Chleo, a sweet American Staffordshire mix, is four years old. She is looking for a home with no cats or livestock. Miss Chleo loves people, children and some dogs. She would make a perfect BFF (best furry friend). Come out and meet her.

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Oasis's Joshua Mikulak looks for an opening to dodge around Sahib Singh of Coral Academy.

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

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Coral Academy's players try to pull the ball down from Oasis's Joel Mincer's throw.

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Oasis's Janelle Pike readies to shoot a basket around Kailya Dowling of the Lady Falcons.

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Oasis's Savannah Robinson blocks Coral Academy's Gabriella Poulsen during the Battle for the Ore Cart in Fallon.

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A Coral Academy player tries to stop Oasis's Taryn Barrenchea's shot at the basket.

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Fallon's Jace Harmon moves the ball around the perimeter as he prepares for a shot at the basket.

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Fallon's John Cooley darts around Fernley's Dario Ceresola.

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Fallon's Elijah Jackson leaps to pass the ball over the heads of Fernley's players during Tuesday's Greenwave home game.

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Lorynn Fagg, 40, and Alexis Jarrett, 12, defend against Fernley's Katelyn Bunyard during Tuesday's Lady Wave rivalry home game.

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Fallon's Caitlyn Welch looks for an opening around one of Fernley's players.

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Fallon's Kaitlyn Hunter blocks Fernley's Jaiden Sullivan.

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NV Energy representatives Katie Nannini and Mary Simmons presented Envirolution with a check during a Jan. 22 ceremony at O’Brien STEM Academy in Reno.

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From left, Kim Hansen, Project ReCharge teacher, O'Brien STEM Academy; Mary Simmons, NV Energy (presenting check); Vanessa Robertson, Envirolution (receiving check), Katie Nannini, community relations manager, NV Energy; Terin Kirk, Project ReCharge teacher, O'Brien STEM Academy; and Mary Basso, Principal, OBrien STEM Academy, were on hand for the Jan. 22 check presentation.

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Nevada forward Cody Martin (11) shoots over Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton (20) 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 forward Jordan Caroline (24) bumps up against Wyoming forward Alan Herndon (5) 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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Wyoming forward Alan Herndon (5) shoots past Nevada guard Lindsey Drew 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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Wyoming forward Hayden Dalton (20) drives against Nevada 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 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 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 Luis Mayoral lifts Douglas' Jayden Blanchard in a 113-lb. match Wednesday evening at DHS.

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Senator Kyle Rudy on his way to defeating Tiger Shane Trivitt in a 138-lb. match Wednesday at Douglas High.

Wednesday, January 24

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This photograph by Reno photographer Paul Baker Prindle shows the apartment in Chicago where Kevin Clewer was stabbed to death in 2004. It is part of an exhibition at the Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery in Carson City.

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Chick-fil-A's first location in Sparks will open Feb. 1.

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Jo Petteruti and her husband, Alan, renovate the former D.L. Coffee Jeweler into Jo's Stillwater Tea Room before it opened in March 2015. These photos can be found in the lookbook at the Tea Room.

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Jo's Stillwater Tea Room located on Maine Street next to the Fallon Theater is open every Tuesday through Saturday, 4-9 p.m.

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Jo's Stillwater Tea House offers a large menu with a variety alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks.

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The ski jump in 1960 at Squaw Valley.

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The entrance to Squaw Valley.

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The IBM Olympic Data Processing Center in 1960 at Squaw Valley.

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South Lake Tahoe's Kyle Smaine is shown last year at a Copper Mountain, Colorado freeski qualifier. Smaine won an Olympic qualifier event this past weekend at Mammoth Mountain.

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South Lake Tahoe's Kyle Smaine gets big air on the halfpipe.

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Jordan Caroline is shown in action recently against Utah State.

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Colorado State forward Che Bob, right, and Air Force guard Pervis Louder fight for a loose ball in a game on Jan. 17 in Fort Collins, Colo.

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Kirsten Iverson drives to the basket in a game against Douglas on Tuesday night.

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Abigail Golik and Kirsten Iverson battle for a rebound in a game against Douglas on Tuesday.

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Lilian Bouza drives the ball up the court in a game against Douglas on Tuesday.

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Dawson Lamb drives the baseline against Douglas on Tuesday night.

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Trenten Robison drops in a basket in a game against Douglas on Tuesday night.

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Jonathan Randall drives to the basket against Douglas on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, January 23

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Battle Mountain's Rob Parish is the 4A Coach of the Year for cross-country, according to chsaanow.com.

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The Eagle Valley Middle School eighth grade volleyball team won the South Tahoe Optimist Tournament.

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Weston Deem, 3, takes a break from riding his bike at the skate park to enjoy a sip of hot chocolate on Tuesday afternoon.

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Taking advantage of a mild winter day, 3-year-old Weston Deem rides his bike at the skate park on Tuesday afternoon.

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Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell is attending “Mayors’ Day at the White House: A Conversation with President Trump” Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

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Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto at a town hall meeting at Las Vegas City Council Chambers on April 18, 2017.

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Billed as ‘San Francisco’s ambassadors of Gypsy punk,’ Diego’s Umbrella will stop in Minden for a live performance on Feb. 9.

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Hominy and tri-bean stew by Tina Galhaut

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Hominy and tri-bean stew can be garnished with radish, cheese, lime, cilantro, tortilla strips and other toppings.

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Tomatoes roasted with serrano and poblano peppers lend spice and richness to the dish.

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Hominy, beans and a medley of peppers are the backbone to this vegetable version of the Mexican stew, pozole.

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Attendees of the RSVP Brunch included: Clockwise from front left to right, Bruce Bertram, Sharon Swanson, Ben Swanson ,Carl Snoock, George Howard, Tom Spencer and Darrol Brown. Back, left to right, Brandi King, Mayor Bob Crowell, Ted Hanson and Don Bemis.

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Western Nevada College professor Kevin Burns, left, and Ron Schreckengost, associate warden for the Northern Nevada Correctional Center, discuss veterans’ suicide awareness after a presentation Saturday at the Governor’s Mansion Nevada Room.

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Gynecologist Dr. Kristin McCain shows the women’s exam room at the new VA Lahontan Valley Outpatient Clinic.

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Two rooms offer access to telemedicine conferencing.

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The new VA Lahontan Valley Outpatient Clinic has 15 patient exam rooms.

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A ribbon-cutting on Monday officially dedicated the new VA Lahontan Valley Outpatient Clinic. Clinic Manager Leslie Quinley, third from left, and Dr. Kurt Carlson, cut the ribbon with Mayor Ken Tedford holding the ribbon. Watching are Ken Paul, spiritual leader of Numu Tuqwasu. and Lisa Howard, director of the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System. Far left is Dr. Robert Kimmel.

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

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

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

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Christian Nemeth looks for an opening around Elko's Ronin Rowley to pass the ball to a teammate

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Fallon's Lailani Otuafi guards against a shot from one of Elko's players during the Wave's game in Elko.

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Fallon's Leta Otuafi reaches to block a basket from Elko's Lauryn Drake.

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Battle Mountain's Rob Parish is the 4A Coach of the Year for cross-country, according to chsaanow.com.

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The Honorable Judge Leon Aberasturi administered the Oath of Office to incoming officers at the Fernley Republican Women annual Christmas/Installation Dinner on Dec. 16 at The Golf Club at Fernley. The officers for 2018 are Lorrie Olson, President; MJ Dodson, 1st Vice President; Joy Connelly, 2nd Vice President; Peggy Gray, Secretary; and Kim Bussey-Paxton, Treasurer. Pictured from left: Kim Bussey-Paxton, Peggy Gray, MJ Dodson, Lorrie Olson and Judge Leon Aberasturi. For information, email Lorrie Olson at llflolson3@yahoo.com, or go to fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.

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Five-time world champion team member Casey 'Jake' Wallace shoots his clay pigeons Thursday at the Capitol City Gun Club.

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Team USA Development Department's Patsy Woods shoots her 'birds' under the watchful eye of USA team member Frank Thompson Thursday in Carson City.

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Yancy Baer and Brian Meyer take part in the Wounded Warrior competition Thursday at the 2018 WSF/USA Sporting Clays Shoot at the Capitol City Gun Club.

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A group shot of the competitors at the 2018 WSF/USA Shooting Team Sporting Clays Shoot at the Capitol City Gun Club Thursday.

Monday, January 22

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

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Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie celebrates with Brandon Graham after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady smiles after winning the AFC championship NFL football game 24-20 over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds the AFC championship trophy after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 24-20. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Ceremonies honoring fallen firefighters who were lost in the line of duty have been held at the Memorial at Mills Park.

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A design of the Firefighters Memorial to be placed on the Capitol Grounds.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval stands with Carson City Fire Chief and crews during Holiday with a Hero Wednesday at Walmart.

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Carson City Sheriff's Capt. Brian Humphrey, Sheriff Ken Furlong, Chief of Juvenile Services Ali Banister, Gov. Brian Sandoval and Capt. Jeff Melvin participate in the 14th annual Holiday with a Hero Wednesday.

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Carson City Superintendent Richard Stokes, Carson City Sheriff's Sgt. Daniel Gonzales, Gov. Brian Sandoval, Mayor Bob Crowell, Fire Chief Sean Slamon and Sheriff Ken Furlong presented the 14th Holiday with a Hero Wednesday.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval announces the start of Holiday with a Hero with special guest Santa Claus.

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Army Guard SFC Tresa Currie looks at toys with 5-year-old 'RJ' during Holiday With A Hero Wednesday.

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Erin Jackson of Carson City Juvenile Services shops for Spiderman Lego toys with 10-year-old Ariana Wednesday during Holiday With A Hero.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Detective Steve Olson places a Barbie doll in the basket for 6-year-old Zitlalic at Walmart during Decemember's Holiday With a Hero event.

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Nevada Air Guard's Mickey Krschenbaum takes a selfie with his Holiday With A Hero shopping buddy Donovan, 7, Wednesday at Walmart.

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6-year-old Zitlalic's eyes light up when shes sees the Barbie doll she would like to purchase for Christmas Wednesday during the annual Holiday With A Hero event.

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A design of the Firefighters Memorial to be placed on the Capitol Grounds.

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The opioid and prescription medication addiction epidemic in Nevada is forcing officials to regulate prescriptions and use of various drugs.

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This box filled with physical examples of what different drugs look like is part of what's used during Timely Testing's training sessions to educate employers.

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A Timely Testing technician collects a urine sample for testing.

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The location of the proposed Dixie Valley geothermal plant is east of Fallon.

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University of Nevada, Reno Professor Dhanesh Chandra, left, and Assistant Professor Sid Pathak of the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, are pictured here in the X-ray and Thermal Science Lab at UNR.

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Members of the American Legion 4th District congratulate the winners of its high school oratorical contest held Jan. 6 at Western Nevada College.

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Bob Bateman, right, shown with Blair Roman, is the state's Athletic Director of the Year.

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Five-time world champion team member Casey 'Jake' Wallace shoots his clay pigeons Thursday at the Capitol City Gun Club.

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Team USA Development Department's Patsy Woods shoots her 'birds' under the watchful eye of USA team member Frank Thompson Thursday in Carson City.

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A group shot of the competitors at the 2018 WSF/USA Shooting Team Sporting Clays Shoot at the Capitol City Gun Club Thursday.

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Yancy Baer and Brian Meyer take part in the Wounded Warrior competition Thursday at the 2018 WSF/USA Sporting Clays Shoot at the Capitol City Gun Club.

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman paces the sideline in the second half.

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Attendees of the RSVP Brunch included: Clockwise from front left to right, Bruce Bertram, Sharon Swanson, Ben Swanson ,Carl Snoock, George Howard, Tom Spencer and Darrol Brown. Back, left to right, Brandi King, Mayor Bob Crowell, Ted Hanson and Don Bemis.

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Western Nevada College professor Kevin Burns, left, and Ron Schreckengost, associate warden for the Northern Nevada Correctional Center, discuss veterans’ suicide awareness after a presentation Saturday at the Governor’s Mansion Nevada Room.

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The Northern Nevada HOPES facility in Reno.

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Nevada businesses should be aware of mental health warning signs, such as if employees are experiencing too much stress in the work place.

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An EyeZone patient is administered a LipiView test at the company's Dry Eye Clinic within its Northwest Reno location.

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TrueTear technology causes eyes to produce their own natural tears by using tony pulses of energy.

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New technology is allowing doctors to go well beyond eye drops in efforts to treat dry eye syndrome.

Sunday, January 21

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Nevada's Jordan Caroline goes up to the basket against Boise State in the first half.

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman paces the sideline in the second half.

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Nevada's Cody Martin goes up for the dunk over Boise State on Saturday.

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Nevada's Josh Hall surveys the floor in the second half.

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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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Nevada's Jordan Caroline goes up to the basket against Boise State in the first half.

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Nevada's Josh Hall surveys the floor in the second half.

Saturday, January 20

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Cassie Dickenson puts up a shot Saturday afternoon against Sparks at Dayton High.

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Dayton Senior Trevor Burrows drains a 3-pointer Saturday in the first quarter of play against the Sparks Railroaders.

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Dayton freshman Tyler Stolfich tries to get off a shot against a Sparks player Saturday at Dayton High.

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Austin’s House Board President Rick Lusby and Patty Clark of Coldwell Banker are pictured at last year’s Denim & Diamonds gala to raise support for Austin’s House.

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CHS Student of the Week Nathan Wetzel

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Greater Nevada Credit Union Education Branch Coordinator Julie Slocum presented CHS Leadership Advisor Ann Britt with a $250 support check to help with costs associated with obtaining new floor mats for the CHS gyms.

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CHS Senior in the Spotlight Nathan Gonzalez

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CHS senior Johann Thompson working with his mentor Lorraine to get his license.

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The CHS robotics team beat McQueen in all four matches.

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CHS robotics team, Cyber Mafia, took first place at the McQueen meet.

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CHS NHS members Sadie Share, Sydney Fields and Chris Luna delivering support to Advocates to End Domestic Violence.

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CHS Midnight Blues Jazz Ensemble performing Jan. 12 in Senator Square.

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CHS FCA Nine Square in the Air in the big gym.

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CHS Athlete of the Week Brandon Macias for boys varsity wrestling.

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CHS FCA Nine Square in the Air in the big gym on Tuesday.

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Automotive Mechanics students started restoring a 1953 Cadillac during the fall semester at Western Nevada College in Carson City.

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In Special Topics in Automotive Mechanics (AUTO 198), an auto restoration class, students began work on restoring a 1953 Cadillac provided by local developer Garth Richards.

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Students, from left, Tim Martin, Robert Tranquillo, Summer Avissanyx, Nova Lumadue join Garth Richards, second from right, and Automotive Mechanics instructor Jason Spohr for a donation ceremony last month at Western Nevada College.

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From left is essay winner Amanda Loberg with Veterans of Foreign Wars Past Commander and Chairman of the Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy program Paul Eades and essay winners Samantha Lewis, Emily Ballesteros and Lucas Coyle.

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

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Bob Veader at his retirment luncheon.

Friday, January 19

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Dan Gurney holding a trophy in Nassau, Bahamas on Dec. 9, 1962. Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Jan. 14 from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval in Fallon in 2015.

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

Thursday, January 18

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Cody Martin’s status for Saturday’s game against second-place Boise State remains up in the air.

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Nevada State Museum Director Myron Freedman operates Coin Press 1 during a demonstration in December. The museum will be holding monthly demonstrations the last Friday of each month.

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

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Author Dave Pelzer greets Lt Col. Carlton and Col Hronek after a flight with the Montana Air National Guard 120th Fighter Wing.

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The majestic Elko County Courthouse, built in 1911, is one of the many historic structures found in the eastern Nevada community of Elko.

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The Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary president Sue Catlin presents a check for $25,000 to hospital CEO Rob Carnahan for upgrades to the hospital’s labor and delivery room. Last year, Auxiliary volunteers put in 21,245 hours at the hospital, the Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop and the Stuf ‘n Such Thrift Store. Overall, the Auxiliary donated $46,134 to the hospital and to community activities in 2017.

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Padlocks galore adorn the “Love Chains” at Love-Lock Plaza next to the Pershing County Courthouse in downtown Lovelock.

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Set Of Tools For Gardener And Flowerpots In Garden

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Sara Champneys, left, CEDA’s small business specialist, and Nate Strong, CEDA’s executive director, are inviting the community’s business owners and entrepreneurs to Joe Amato’s ‘Rural Roadshow’ on Wednesday.

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A reception and gallery walk-through is slated for Saturday at the Oats Park Arts Center for Karl Schwiesow’s ‘pressplay: Recent works.’

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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: Ziggy, an adorable yellow Lab mix, is 1 1/2 years old. Rescued as a stray, she is sweet but fearful and shy. Ziggy is looking for a soul mate who will love her and help conquer her fears. She would like to be the only pet. Come out and meet this darling girl.

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Cornelius is a stuffed, medium-sized beaver who helps Nevada Department of Wildlife educators teach about wildlife.

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Bats and deer antlers, as well as animal pelts, were on display at the wildlife forum held Tuesday at the Brewery Arts Center's Performance Hall.

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From left, Meg McDonald, Sierra Nevada Media Group Business Development Manager Bethany Sam, John Rupert, Sherry Rupert, Ben Rupert and SNMG Magazine Editor Kevin MacMillan share a moment at the Jan. 17 gala. Sherry Rupert, executive director of the Nevada Indian Commission, was a nominee for Most Influential (Thought Leaders).

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Fallon's Ben Dooley has been nearly unstoppable this season, winning two tournaments, as he gears toward the postseason next month.

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Oasis Academy's Emma Robinson passes the ball past a Sierra Lutheran player during the Lady Bighorns' opening game of the season.

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Josh Mikulak faces off against one of Smith Valley's players.

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Kenyen Hicks rushes in to shoot a basket during an Oasis Academy game in Reno.

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Tommy McCormick knocks his opponent over during the 138-pound division's consolation final.

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Ben Dooley does a takedown of his opponent in the 284-pound final.

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Sean McCormick throws a Minico wrestler to the mat during the Spring Creek Kiwanis Tournament.

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In this sequel to the bestselling book, "Ogilvy On Advertising," Ogilvy chairman Miles Young provides top insider secrets and strategies for successful advertising in the Digital Revolution.

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

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Nevada Media Group Content Director Caren Roblin interviews gala attendees on Jan. 17 at the Atlantis.

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NNBW Publisher Kirsten McGregor opens the gala by congratulating all 60 nominees.

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Robert “Dusty” Staub speaks to an engaged crowd of Northern Nevada business leaders about "leading from the heart" during the NNBW's Book of Lists Launch & Awards Gala on Jan. 17 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

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Cindy Carano, right (seen here accepting the NNBV's Most Influential and Most Diverse awards in the 2018 Readers' Choice contest in January), will chair the newly created Downtown Reno Business Improvement District Board of Directors.

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Nevada Innovators nominee Daniel Price and Daniel Delaveaga of Breadware Inc.

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Timothy Grant chats with an awards attendee.

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The Oliver Luxury Real Estate crew hams it up for the camera at the NNBW Book Of Lists Gala.

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Yanus Nelson (Wells Fargo) talks to gala attendees.

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NNBW Publisher Kirsten McGregor greets Stan Wilmoth, president of Heritage Bank of Nevada, and his wife, Sherry.

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Gala guests mingle prior to the event’s start.

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The crew from New2U Computers was dressed to impress on Jan. 17.

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City of Sparks Public Information Officer Julie Duewel, left, and Charlene Bybee, Ward 4 Councilmember, answer questions at the event.

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Nicole Andazola (middle, of Solutions At Work) and Wally Murray and Ash Greenspan of Greater Nevada Credit Union share a laugh.

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Keynote speaker Robert “Dusty” Staub asks for a show of hands from the audience.

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Maria Gerlinger (NCET) and Nathan Strong (CEDA).

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Karen Gamboa (Prime Healthcare Services) and Kimberly Marshall (Sierra Nevada Properties).

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Aris Alquiza (King Dry Cleaners) and John Nolan and Jeff Gore of the Nevada State Contractors Board.

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Sheri Malick and Audrey Titus of Heritage Bank.

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Most Influential nominee Dave Archer (president/CEO of NCET) is interviewed at the gala.

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John Nolan takes a photo of Jeff Gore (both of the Nevada State Contractors Board) during cocktail hour.

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Keynote speaker Robert “Dusty” Staub shares a story with the gala crowd at the Atlantis.

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UNR Business School Dean Greg Mosier gives attendees an outlook on the Northern Nevada economy for 2018.

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UNR Business School Dean Greg Mosier addresses the crowd on Jan. 17.

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Paul Stowell of City National Bank (the Platinum Title Sponsor of the NNBW’s Book of Lists Launch & Awards Gala) enjoys the festivities.

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Leaders To Know nominee Lance Gilman (principal/director of L. Lance Gilman Real Estate), center, chats with other gala attendees.

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Cindy Carano, right, accepted awards for Most Influential and Most Diverse (on behalf of her brother, Greg Carano) from Stacy Asteriadis, relationship manager for City National Bank, which was the Platinum Title Sponsor of the NNBW’s Book of Lists Launch & Awards Gala.

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Atlantis Casino representative Teresa Drew accepts the Most Sustainable (Green & Earth-Friendly) from Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank.

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Dolan Auto Group’s Sandi McKee accepts the Most Philanthropic (Community Give-Back) award from Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank.

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David Lewandowski, an attorney with Fennemore Craig, accepts the Nevada Innovators (Problem Solvers) award from Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank.

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Mark Cameron, vice president of Operations and Public Safety for Reno-Tahoe International Airport, accepted the award for Leaders to Know (High Profile) on behalf of winner Marily Mora, president/CEO of Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority. Stacy Asteriadis of City National Bank presented the award.

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Green industry professionals will learn about plant diseases, such as fairy ring fungus, Feb. 1 as part of Cooperative Extension’s green industry training. Photo by Wendy Hanson Mazet, Cooperative Extension.

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Wednesday, January 17

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Caleb Martin in action Saturday against Utah State. On Wednesday, Martin led all scorers with 24 points in Nevada's win at San Jose State.

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Caleb Martin

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The suspect had a small Pomeranian-type dog.

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A suspect is wanted in a petit larceny case.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is introduced during ceremony celebrating a new Apple warehouse on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Reno, Nev. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook shakes Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's hand after his speech during a ceremony celebrating a new Apple warehouse on Wednesday in Reno.

Tuesday, January 16

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Gingerbread Applesauce Muffins

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Combined big bands perform in last year’s Jazz Extravaganza. The Community Center will be alive with jazz at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 thanks to the Mile High Jazz Band and young players from Carson Middle School.

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Pink Hibiscus by artist Teri Sweeney, who’s offering an oil painting basics workshop on Jan. 27 and a six-week drawing for painting workshop starting Jan. 23.

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Bringing to life the music of John, Paul, George and Ringo is Beatles Flashback, a tribute band to perform in Carson City on Saturday.

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VIII Olympic memorabilia.

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Team USA takes on Sweden during the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley.

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Backlit white pills - Opioid and prescription medication addiction epidemic or crisis - concept

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Wild horses run on the Virginia Range during a horse count conducted by the Virginia Range Wildlife Protection Association in 2008.

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April White of Carson City shops with her kids Aubrey, 3, and Levi, 11 mos. Thursday morning at the new Salvation Army Family Store.

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Customers line-up outside the doors of the new Salvation Army Family Store on Research Way Thursday morning.

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Major Shari Fowler of the Salvation Army hands Eleanor Roa of Carson City a free water bottle at the grand opening of the new family store on Research Way Thursday.

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Fallon's Hayden Strasdin races a South Tahoe player to grab the ball during Saturday's Fallon home game.

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Fallon's Brock Richardson races the ball around a Sparks player during the Greenwave's Friday home game against Sparks.

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Fallon's John Cooley dodges the reach of Sparks' Jarren Comia.

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

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Alexis Jarrett, 12, dodges around Sparks' Patty Estrada.

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

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closeup of a tablet computer with the text flu alert in its screen on the doctors office desk, next to a stethoscope

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Rick Lattin, left, of Lattin Farms attends an open house at the college with WNC Director Sherry Black.

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French foreign exchange student Beryl Michalak, right, standing next to WNC Director Sherry Black, visited Fallon in 2015 and partnered with Western Nevada College for an internship that allowed her to learn about the United States school system.

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During Sherry Black’s three-year tenure as WNC director, the college increased its number of class offerings and restored the nursing program.

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Sherry Black has retired after 30 years with Western Nevada College.

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Andrew Mefferd, one of several speakers slated to share farming expertise at this year’s Nevada Small Farm Conference. The event returns Feb. 2-3 at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks.

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From left, Churchill County High School Music Instructor Tom Fleming with CCHS senior Shawn Bolt, accepting a check from School Board Trustee Richard Gent at the Jan. 10 meeting.

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A member of the Nevada Veterans Coalition holds a serviceman’s urn at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery’s columbarium during a September 2017 remembrance honoring 27 veterans.

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The office building at 500 Ryland Street in Reno acquires by KPS3.

Monday, January 15

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

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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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The Carson River as seen from Golden Eagle Lane a year ago on January 11, 2017.

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The Carson River as seen from Golden Eagle Lane on Saturday.

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Western Nevada College’s Adult Literacy and Language program team includes, from left, Jody Coxon, Sally Root, Ken Zutter, Elizabeth Best and Angela Holt.

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The Jack C. Davis Observatory at 2699 Van Patten Drive will host a lecture about Atlantis by Mike Thomas at 6:30 p.m. today. Other events include a lecture about stellar archaeology on Jan. 27 and a viewing of a blue moon total lunar eclipse on Jan. 31.

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Applied Industrial Technology professor Emily Howarth, center, talks with Ricardo Fregoso and Ezequiel Varela in a class at Western Nevada College in Carson City.

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SimpleSense co-founders Mark Lorkowski, left, and Eric Kanagy show a prototype sensor at the University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center makerspace in Reno.

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close up view of a craps table with dices and fiches (3d render)

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The Cal Neva remains fenced off after its then owners declared bankruptcy in June 2016.

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Allison Rasmussen, an 18-year-old who plans on graduating with an associate’s degree this year, is being featured in Silver city’s Resident Artist program.

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Curry Street project

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A wide variety of antiques and collectibles are available at Vintage on the Corner including colorful glassware.

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Sandy Scott, Jim Valenti and Brinda Schloss are the co-owners of Vintage on the Corner Antique Collectibles located on the corner of Curry Street and West Robinson Street.

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Jim Valenti is one of the co-owners of Vintage on the Corner Antique Collectibles.

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Downtown Carson City buisnesses.

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Sean and Kim Saucedo stand inside what will become their new store, Rustically Divine, once all the renovations are complete.

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

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Eldorado Resorts' three main properties in Reno — Eldorado, Silver Legacy and Circus Circus — are seen in this night shot.

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The existing shafts and headframes are seen in this overview of the Turquoise Ridge property.

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A look at Newmont's portal at the Twin Underground extension.

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The price of gold rose from $1,158 an ounce in January of 2017 to just under $1,350 an ounce in January 2018.

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With the recession knocked down, banks expect growth in the region.

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Lori Haney of City National Bank says developing stronger relationships with clients is important to tightening the loan application gauntlet in Northern Nevada.

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Stan Wilmoth of Heritage Bank of Nevada says that Glacier’s "community banking model aligns very well with our culture and approach to banking."

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Renters gave Reno poor grades.

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The above information is compiled from the Northern Nevada Multiple Listing Service for transactions over $1 million in all Reno/Sparks areas for all of 2017; numbers are accurate as of Jan. 5, 2018.

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This rendering shows a simplification of the human DNA structure, the subject of a the Healthy Nevada Project phase 2 study, a partnership with Renown Health, Desert Research Institute and Helix.

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Helix is a gene sequencing company that will participate in the phase 2 Healthy Nevada Project.

Sunday, January 14

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Circulating fake news can have negative repercussions for your business and your brand's integrity.

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Michael Thomas is chief marketing officer for Noble Studios in Reno.

Saturday, January 13

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Carson's Bryce Newhall wrestles Christopher Perez Wednesday evening at Damonte High.

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Carson's Bryce Newhall takes down Damonte 160 pounder Christopher Perez Wednesday night in Reno.

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Carson City's Mats Boehnke is an assistant coach with the US Women's Ski team as the Americans prepare for the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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Carson City's Mats Boehnke, second from left, is an assistant coach with the US Women's Ski team as the Americans prepare for the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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Shaun White poses for a photo before accepting his gold medal at the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass on Saturday.

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Australian snowboarder Scotty James, left, does a social post with Jack Mitrani after competing in the men's snowboard superpipe finals in Snowmass Saturday for the U.S. Grand Prix.

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Australian snowboarder Scotty James, center, poses for a photo with left to right Thomas Haymen, Molly Haymen, Jonah Chitty, Ava Chitty and Blake Haymen. James came in second for the men's snowboard superpipe finals in Snowmass on Saturday for the U.S. Grand Prix.

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Australian snowboarder Scotty James hugs his mother Celia after completing his third run in the men's superpipe finals at Snowmass on Saturday for the U.S. Grand Prix. James came in second with a score of 96.25.

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Shaun White busts open an "Ice Breaker" block Saturday at Snowmass after winning the men's snowboard superpipe finals for the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass and landing himself an Olympic spot.

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The men's superpipe snowboard finalists on the podium Shaun White in first, Scotty James, right, second, and Yuto Totsuka, third for the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass on Saturday.

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Australian snowboarder Scotty James after completing his third run in the men's superpipe finals at Snowmass on Saturday for the U.S. Grand Prix. James came in second with a score of 96.25.

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Shaun White during a practice run before men's snowboard superpipe finals Saturday at Snowmass. White earned a100-point score at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix. He secured his fourth trip to the Olympics.

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Shaun White celebrates on the podium after the men's snowboard superpipe finals Saturday at Snowmass. White earned a100-point score at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix. He secured his fourth trip to the Olympics.

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Shaun White celebrates Saturday at Snowmass after his 100-point score is announced at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix. He secured his fourth trip to the Olympics.

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Pictured at the Nevada State Capitol in Carson City are the 20 troopers who completed graduation on Jan. 5.

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CHS administrater Gavin Ward mobbing the halls Jan 10 to welcome students

Friday, January 12

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Kendell Stephens goes up for a shot in a recent game against New Mexico at Lawlor Events Center.

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Natural Selection co-owner Emily Felch stands behind the sales counter of her shop in Midtown Reno.

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Keynote speaker and founder of Shake Up Learning Kasey Bell shares the importance of technology education with Churchill County School District during Professional Development Day Jan. 9.

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Chris Justus, Professional Development Strategist for Nevada Ready 21, hosts a workshop about using learning tools with technology to local teachers, during Professional Development Day at Churchill County High School on Jan. 9.

Thursday, January 11

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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman shouts to his players while taking on New Mexico during an NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev., Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Nevada won, 77-74. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

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The Carson River as it passes along the banks of Golden Eagle Lane on Jan . 11, 2017.

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Lahontan Reservoir is at 75 percent capacity compared to 30 percent one year ago.

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This wooden water derrick is one of the remnants of the original Las Vegas Springs.

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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, an adorable yellow Lab-mix, is 8-years-old. She is smart, sweet, friendly and gets along great with everyone. Sapphire would love to be part of your family in this new year. Please come out and get acquainted.

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Lisa Gonzales, left, talks to Dr. Tedd McDonald after Wednesday’s presentation on the county health board to the Churchill Economic Development Authority.

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Edgewood Tahoe completed its $100-million lodge this year.

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Sadie O'Flaherty readies to shoot a basket at the Venturacci Gym.

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Squoya Casey sends the ball flying across the court during Oasis Academy's first home game.

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Brooklyn Whitaker reaches to shoot a basket over the head of Excel Christian's Kelsie Green.

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Patrick Morrow gets blocked by Excel Christian's Joshua Fixel.

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Brenden Norma dodges around Excel Christian's Danny Makoutz during Monday's Oasis home game.

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Joel Mincer takes a shot at the basket against Excel Christian's Warriors.

Wednesday, January 10

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Senator Kyle Rudy makes quick work of Damonte Ranch freshman Kelson Long in a 138-pound match Wednesday night in Reno.

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Carson's Brandon Macias wrestles Damonte Ranch's Chris Gonzalez in a heavyweight bout Wednesday night at Damonte Ranch High School.

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Blarney Man, aka Keith Shannon, is the next performer in the Brewery Arts Center’s Celtic music series. Blarney Man will take the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Carson High School’s Blue Thunder Marching Band is fundraising to make it to this year’s Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco. The band was selected to perform in the parade, which requires a cost of $25 per member or $100 per section.

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Cast members rehearse a dance number from Singing in the Rain Jr.

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Xander Borg, Hannah Walker and Cameron Miller rehearse a dance for Singing in the Rain Jr.

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Xander Borg and Hannah Walker rehearse a scene from Singing in th Rain Jr.

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Pioneer Crossing in Dayton is one of three casinos acquired by Truckee Gaming.

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A worker with Rye Patch Gold US Inc. at the Florida Canyon Mine hammers off the black glass crust that forms when partially refined gold and silver is melted and poured into forms during a July 2017 tour of the mine.

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Hayden Strasdin blocks Lowry's Brendan Domire during Fallon's home game against the Buckaroos.

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Jace Harmon dribbles the ball down the court during the Greenwave's game in Dayton.

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Christian Nemeth jumps for a basket over the head of Dayton's Hugo Ramirez.

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Utah State guard Koby McEwen (1) attempts to block a shot by UNLV guard Jordan Johnson (24) during Saturday's game. Utah State won 85-78.

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Lauren Tucker and her daughter Audrey, 6, brings cookies to the Carson City Sheriff’s Office for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The two provide cookies to Deputy Nick Pinochi, Sgt. Earl Mays, Sheriff Ken Furlong, Sgt. Brian Mays, and Deputies Sean Palamar and Jonathan Stone.

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Pancetta pecan waffles, maple blueberry syrup and buttermilk fried chicken tenders by Cynthia Ferris-Bennett.

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Business property available in north Carson City.

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Property for sale near Silver Oak Golf Course

Tuesday, January 9

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Carson's Lilian Bouza guards Galena's Kristin Farrell during Tuesday's game at Galena.

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Carson's Abby Paulson guards Galena's Taylor Crofoot during Tuesday's game at Galena.

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Carson's Bella Kordonowy drives toward the basket against Galena's Zoe Conatser during Tuesday's game.

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From left Silver State gymnasts Emily Lewis, Eviana McGowen, Eliana Hollar, Elle Liebendorfer.

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Buddhist monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery in India are arriving in Carson City with a plethora of meditation, healing and spirituality events Jan. 17-21.

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A fatal crash happened on Saturday morning at the intersection of South Carson Street and Koontz Lane.

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Christina Bourne instructs students at Mark Twain Elementary School.

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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, Oprah Winfrey listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom. Faced with the presidential buzz surrounding Oprah Winfrey, President Donald Trump is steering clear of nasty nicknames and colorful insults, though he’s making clear who would win a celebrity showdown. “I’ll beat Oprah,” Trump said at a White House meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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E Clampus Vitus presented a check Thursday morning at the Churchill County Museum, from left, ECV Treasurer Bud Wadleigh II, Secretary Joe Macduff, Museum director Dan Ingram, andECV President James Utterback.

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Leta Otuafi charges in for a shot at the basket during the Lady Wave's Saturday game against Lowry.

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Alexis Jarrett shoots for the basket against Lowry. Saturday was the Lady Wave's first basketball game against Lowry since the state championship.

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Lailani Otuafi shoots for a three-pointer in the Elmo Dericco gym.

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Fallon's Sean McCormick defeats Curtis' Adrian St. Germain in the quarterfinals of the Reno Tournament of Champions.

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Army Sergeant Jesse Jackson and family enjoying their recent trip to Disneyland.

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While Reno apartment rents remain below the national average, the city nevertheless say the second highest rent increase in 2017 for one-bedroom apartments, among cities tracked by ABODO.

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Apartment rents in Nevada increased in 2017, according to a report released Tuesday by ABODO, while rents in surrounding states decreased.

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Monday, January 8

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A rainbow is seen from Indian Hills as a storm moves across the mountains Saturday morning.

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

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Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference in Washington, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Steyer announced Monday he will spend $30 million to get young voters to the polls in this year's midterm elections. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference in Washington, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Steyer announced Monday he will spend $30 million to get young voters to the polls in this year's midterm elections. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference in Washington, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Steyer announced Monday he will spend $30 million to get young voters to the polls in this year's midterm elections. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Healthcare benefit forms including: enrollment forms and applications. Affordable healthcare remains an important topic around the world!

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

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Electronic waste bound for recycling is collected at Disability Resources in Reno.

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Atlantis partners with water technology companies to increase conservation.

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In a Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 file photo, rancher Cliven Bundy speaks to media while standing along the road near his ranch, in Bunkerville, Nev.

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One-way rentals entering Nevada in 2017 outpaced those leaving, according to a U-Haul study.

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Legal cannabis sold at dispensaries such as NuLeaf NV in Incline Village is leading to better-than-projected tax revenues.

Sunday, January 7

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A pop-up tent on Jan. 1 advertises that RISE Carson City can now serve adult cannabis customers.

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Glades Lodge, an 8,000-square-foot private home in the Mountainside neighborhood of Northstar.

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Glades Lodge, an 8,000-square-foot private home in the Mountainside neighborhood of Northstar.

Saturday, January 6

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Terek Been is a member of the Cornell varsity rowing team.

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Building starting near the Silver Oak Golf Course.

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Silver Saddle Ranch

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Curry Street project

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State Street project

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Artwork form Andreana Donahue’s exhibit, “Wintering Over,” is on exhibit at the Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery.

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Duncan Golf Management has taken over management of Eagle Valley Golf Course.

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AIT students Arturo Martell and James Butts work in the lab at Western Nevada College in Carson City on Oct. 5.

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NSHE, WNC and Nevada manufacturing leaders recognize Siemens certification recipients: Nevada manufacturing and industry leaders joined WNC and NSHE officials in honoring students who earned Siemens Mechatronic Level 1 training certification during a ceremony last month at the Carson City campus.

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AIT professor Emily Howarth talks with Ricardo Fregoso and Ezequiel Varela in a class at Western Nevada College in Carson City on Oct. 5.

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Yerington High School students, from left, Sam Cota, Pedro Maldonado, Alexis Mata Ramos, Michael Sam, Ryan Barnes and Luke Stokes completed the OSHA 10-hour safety course and the National Center for Construction Education and Research safety and core curriculum certifications as part of Western Nevada College’s Jump Start Career and Technical Education program during fall semester. WNC construction instructor Robert Ford, center, led the training.

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CHS PTSA gives the library some lounge furniture.

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CHS Senior in the Spotlight Bella Bruketta

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CHS librarian Ananda Campbell awarded a Mini Grant Teacher award to help fund STEM projects at the CHS Library.

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CHS’ National Honor Society and United Blood Services generous donation of HotSpots for use with CHS students with no internet at home.

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CHS Book Tasting, more evidence of the vibrant and collective learning going on at the CHS Library.

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CHS students Keith Conley and Emily Harper, using PTSA donated chairs, are evidence of the transforming CHS Library.

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David and Kay Lacey after World War II.

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Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske helped install Carson City Republican Women officers for 2018.

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Friday, January 5

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Joshua Pasasouk (54) tries to sneak a finger roll past a Fallon defender Friday nigh at Dayton High.

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Dayton's Tyler Stolfich is sandwiched by a pair of Fallon defenders Friday night at Dayton High.

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Hallice Cooke drives to the basket against UC Davis earlier in the season.

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Members of the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps and Muscle Powered worked on building the Secret Trail and improving trails on Prison Hill last year.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy kicked off the Levitt AMP Concert last year at the Brewery Arts Center.

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The Carson City Library’s “True Grit” float moves down Carson Street during the Nevada Day parade in Carson City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. The Culture and Tourism Authority, the library and several other local agencies are partnering on a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant to create month-long community read events related to the novel 'True Grit.'