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Principal Toby Melver met with students and parents to introduce the Chromebook laptop.
Principal Toby Melver met with students and parents to introduce the Chromebook laptop.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00 AM
Students and their parents have been meeting with Principal Toby Melver, of Eleanor Lemaire Junior High, for Chromebook Orientation. ELJH is part of the Nevada Ready 21 grant, a Nevada Department of Education program aimed at promoting technology in education. 
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Winnemucca City Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at city hall at 2 p.m. A full agenda can be found in the Community Resources section of this website.
  • The Humboldt County School District Board of Trustees meets at 4:30 p.m. at the school district office. A full agenda can be found in the Community Resources section of this website.
  • The Humboldt General Hospital Board of Trustees meets today at 5:30 p.m. in the Sarah Winnemucca Conference Room at the hospital. A full agenda for this meeting can be found in the Community Resources section of this website.


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  • BAKER, NV – Great Basin National Park is excited to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service and the First Light of the Great Basin Observatory with the telescope donated by the Niggli Family. 
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  • Humboldt County ‘Options Program’ will consolidate resources
    Aligning what have been three separate Humboldt County School District (HCSD) programs will give students a clearer path to a high school diploma. Humboldt County School District is going to bring three alternative education programs under one roof and under one management team. PASS, Distance Education and Adult Education (alt. ed.) will become the Options Program. The PASS building on Fairgrounds Road will become the Options Program building, bringing education services to students and adults alike.
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  • At a public hearing on Monday, Aug. 15, Humboldt County Commission addressed concerns about a property on Artemesia. According to the Building Official and a number of neighbors, the property hosts a number of pigs that caused an extremely unpleasant smell and triggered concerns about water contamination. 
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  • Humboldt County Commission voted to change their procedure for issuing grants to community groups. Rather than hearing grant requests one at a time throughout the year, the commission will approve requests once a year. According to County Administrator Dave Mendiola, this process will allow the commission to more easily track the budget for grants and donations. 
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SPORTS

(left to right) Ricky Camarena, Justice Carmichael, Ty Arnett, Rhett King, Daylon Vasquez, Ethan Rhodes, Logan Murphy, Tad Milich, Will McKinney-Gattrell, Kris Jackson, and Trevor Tupa run laps in preparation for a competitive season.
(left to right) Ricky Camarena, Justice Carmichael, Ty Arnett, Rhett King, Daylon Vasquez, Ethan Rhodes, Logan Murphy, Tad Milich, Will McKinney-Gattrell, Kris Jackson, and Trevor Tupa run laps in preparation for a competitive season.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00 AM
They built up their stamina through "Hell Week." Then the Pershing County Mustang football team took their skill and camaraderie on the road to Spring Creek for a scrimmage on Saturday.

Announcements

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  • Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office report. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Nevada Highway Patrol reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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    In the past I have written about having the schools we want, but with so many rules and regulations out of administrator and teacher control, that has become difficult. Between tax cuts and mandates it is hard to stay abreast of the requirements and adjustments made in education.
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    The old mama cat was old, tired, and ready to leave planet Earth. 
  • A pro-crastinator
    A while ago, okay more than a while, it was more like a lot of years ago, I heard a story being told. Seems there was this doctor who thought he was a bit bigger than life. He had a tendency to occasionally let his head get a tad bit too big. You know the type, couldn’t fit through a door because of the size of that head! I venture to say we probably all know someone like that. If you say you don’t know anyone that fits that description there is a distinct possibility that you are this type of person.
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LIFESTYLE

A bill that requires owners of mopeds to register will soon go into effect. The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is recommending a November first implementation date so that owners will have two months to get their mopeds registered prior to the bill’s final effective date of January 1, 2017.
A bill that requires owners of mopeds to register will soon go into effect. The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is recommending a November first implementation date so that owners will have two months to get their mopeds registered prior to the bill’s final effective date of January 1, 2017.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00 AM
A bill that requires owners of mopeds to register will soon go into effect. The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is recommending a November first implementation date so that owners will have two months to get their mopeds registered prior to the bill’s final effective date of January 1, 2017.
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    BATTLE MOUNTAIN — Northeastern Nevada experienced above average precipitation this season and as a result there are higher levels of fine fuels than normal. 
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    EarthTalk tackles questions about the Earth and our environment with thoughtful, concise answers that give readers solid and balanced environmental information. The editors of E - The Environmental Magazine tackle key issues, provides tips on how one can “green up” his or her own lifestyle and offers insight for people who want the big picture about the global environment. 

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  • DAVE SAYS: Insurance for young couple
    Featuring the advice of personal finance expert and bestselling author Dave Ramsey, the Dave Says column is filled with timely, relevant questions and answers taken from actual letters and calls on Ramsey's radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show. 

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