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Beekeeper Nan Stovall wears protective head gear as she stands by her hive.
Beekeeper Nan Stovall wears protective head gear as she stands by her hive.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 AM
Nan Stovall's garden blooms with zinnias, calendula, Mexican sunflowers, and African daisies. The retired veterinarian recently started raising honey bees in a nearby lot.
"I was interested in bees and learned about some of their problems," she said. "I thought keeping a hive would be a good way to contribute to their well-being."
  • Deadline to Enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage and/or Price Loss Coverage is set for Aug. 1
    RENO — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nevada Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Janice Kolvet reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2017 crop year. These programs trigger financial protections for participating agricultural producers when market forces cause substantial drops in crop prices or revenues.
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  • HGH discusses recruitment firms
    The Humboldt General Hospital (HGH) Board of Trustees held a special meeting on July 11 to discuss the recruitment of a new CEO. The meeting came after incoming CEO Linda Simmons relinquished the position. 
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  • Lives and most property saved in Limerick Fire
    The Limerick Fire burned a few sheds and trailers and blackened thousands of acres of public land but there were no injuries, and no lives or other real estate were lost. Residents are thankful that Bureau of Land Management and county volunteer fire crews prevented what could have been a catastrophe.
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  • The Humboldt County Board of Commissioners held their bimonthly meeting on June 19. In addition to their routine affairs, commissioners covered a variety of topics, ranging from the health of residents to the purchase of new vehicles.
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  • As pot heads line up to purchase marijuana products outside Reno and Las Vegas dispensaries, local community leaders have yet to decide if such businesses will be welcome in Lovelock. Discussion and possible action on the issue were delayed once again last week until the next city council meeting.
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  • Children who have experienced trauma have very special needs. Witnessing or experiencing domestic violence, criminal acts and even fighting can cause changes in the physical development of a child’s brain. 
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  • The Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) Director James Dzurenda announces the selection of Kim Tobias Thomas, J.D. as the new Deputy Director of Programs. Thomas will begin August 14th to replace David Tristan who has moved into the Deputy Director of Industrial Programs position which was recently vacated when Brian Connett retired. 
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SPORTS

Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 AM
The long high school rodeo season comes to an end in the next week, with the 69th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyo. 

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  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Lander 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 Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Union Township Justice Court and the Sixth Judicial District Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information. When requested by the individual, N4N will post the person’s mug shot with their court disposition.
  • Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Argenta Justice Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information.

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  • Clock Ticking for Farmers on Tax Reform
    Farming doesn’t come with a steady paycheck or a guaranteed salary. Yet, America’s farmers and ranchers work hard every day to keep our nation’s food supply secure and affordable, all while bearing the brunt of the risks involved in our high-input, capital-intensive businesses. 
  • Young, wild and free
    I was not really scared of the dark as a young boy. I remember my first fear of monsters way back then. I was on my way out of the shed and going in home, which was a short distance. I had my back turned toward the road and the field beyond it. Halfway down that field there were woods and bushes. I imagined dark monsters moving out of those bushes and creeping up the field to get me. I had to hurry in the house quick. Even though I knew I had imagined this evil force, I still felt real fear.
  • Leftists tormented by Trump's inspiring Warsaw speech
    Once upon a time, praising the essence of what is America was a good thing.

    Normal even.

    Not anymore. Do that now and you are written off as a racist or a member of the alt-right. 
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LIFESTYLE

In this Friday, July 7, 2017, photo, Sleep Number store manager Lee Pulliam demonstrates how the company's sleep technology tracks your sleeping patterns, in addition to the other features of the Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed, including a foot warming element, adjustable side comfort, head and foot raising capability and an analysis of how well a person slept. A number of companies are incorporating sleep science into products that help people track and improve the quality of their sleep. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
In this Friday, July 7, 2017, photo, Sleep Number store manager Lee Pulliam demonstrates how the company's sleep technology tracks your sleeping patterns, in addition to the other features of the Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed, including a foot warming element, adjustable side comfort, head and foot raising capability and an analysis of how well a person slept. A number of companies are incorporating sleep science into products that help people track and improve the quality of their sleep. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night's sleep.
  • Burning and Soil Quality
    Why do farmers burn their fields? Burning is one way to dispose of the straw left after harvest so fields can be made ready for seeding of the next crop. 
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  • Review: A thrilling epic in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'
    Apparently all the new Planet of the Apes films needed to do to really hit a home run was take the humans out of the equation. It's what this whole trilogy has been leading to, really, as we dipped our toes into the rise, dawn and now war of this burgeoning civilization of apes and the humans who are desperately and often dishonorably fighting for their survival.
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  • DAVE SAYS: Giving wisely
    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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