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The historic cannonball safe will be moved from Turquoise Ridge to Winnemucca for public display at Phillip’s Furniture in May.
The historic cannonball safe will be moved from Turquoise Ridge to Winnemucca for public display at Phillip’s Furniture in May.
Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:00 AM
The Winnemucca State Bank & Trust’s early 1900’s cannonball safe will be returning to Winnemucca to its original home at Phillips Furniture on a long-term loan for display. The building is where the bank was formerly located before closing during the Great Depression. 
The safe has been in the old Getchell Schoolhouse at the Turquoise Ridge mine site for an unknown amount of time, with no known reason or timeframe for the safe being moved from the bank to the schoolhouse. 
  • Mountain chickadees resist age-related cognitive declines
    A combination of harsh winters and strong selection on cognitive abilities needed to find thousands of food caches lead to the evolution of specialized spatial cognition in food-caching species such as mountain chickadees, allowing them to resist age-related cognitive declines, according to a University of Nevada, Reno study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences scientific journal. Continue this story
  • Professor’s invention from over a century ago impacts ‘snow science’
    James Church was a man with many hats. As a professor of Classics at the University of Nevada, Reno, he taught a variety of subjects related to the arts, including literature and art history. Then, as he spent more time in the Reno area, he discovered his love for snow and mountains through his many mountaineering excursions in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where he would become fascinated with the science behind snow and the water it contained.
    This fascination eventually resulted in the creation of the “Mt. Rose snow sampler,” a device that would have implications all over the world and is still used today, more than a century later.
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  • Call before you dig
    Spring is here, and many homeowners may be preparing to complete some much-needed home improvements. 
    Also, activities on farms and ranchlands will soon be at its peak. Fence building and repair, deep ripping, removing stumps, repairing drain tile, soil contouring, road maintenance, and other activities can impact pipelines and other buried facilities on the right-of-way. 
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Battle Mountain’s Jackie La Riva throws a pitch to an Incline batter during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday in Battle Mountain. The Lady Longhorns swept the doubleheader from the Highlanders, 13-3 and 16-6.
Battle Mountain’s Jackie La Riva throws a pitch to an Incline batter during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday in Battle Mountain. The Lady Longhorns swept the doubleheader from the Highlanders, 13-3 and 16-6.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:00 AM
With a quick turnaround from the end of the fall sports season and a limited number of practices, the Battle Mountain High School softball team took to the field for the first time in its shortened six-week season this past Saturday on its home field.
The Lady Longhorns got off to a slow start but quickly gained their feet and swept a doubleheader from Incline 13-3 and 16-6. Both games ended in the fifth inning, due to the 10-run rule.
  • The University of Nevada launched its football season-ticket renewal process and announced a number of new initiatives to enhance the football gameday experience at Mackay Stadium beginning this fall.
    Season-ticketholders from 2019 should receive the 2021 Nevada Football Season Ticket Brochure via email with instructions on how to renew tickets, and doing so online is the most efficient method.
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  • The Nevada High School Rodeo Association made its latest stop in Sparks on April 10-11 with the Spanish Springs High School Rodeo.
    Humboldt County’s Emma Garijo turned in a second-place finish in the barrel racing two-day average with a time of 36.025 seconds. She tied for second in the first go-around at 18.103 and was third in the second performance at 17.992.
    Garijo was third in pole bending with a combined time of 42.753. She was the runner-up in the second go-around with a time of 21.059. 
    Garijo was 14th in the breakaway roping, with just one timed run. She had no time in the first go-around and stopped the clock at 4.41 in the second go-around to place ninth in that performance.
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  • Lowry baseball team win series finale against Churchill County
    The opening weekend of play for the Lowry High School baseball team featured a mix bag of results against Churchill County.
    A week after scrimmaging larger 4A schools, the Buckaroos took to the field officially for the first time in this shortened six-week season against Churchill County.
    The Buckaroos hosted the Greenwave on Friday afternoon and suffered a 10-7 loss. Despite scoring seven runs, Lowry did not have a hit in the contest.
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