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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:00 AM
We are seeking research volunteers at least 55 years old who live elsewhere in Nevada than Las Vegas or Reno and are interested in participating in an observational study. 
We need individuals without memory issues as well as people with mild memory problems. A stipend will be provided as a courtesy for participation.
 Together, we can learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and how we can improve brain health for you and your neighbors. 
Learn more at nvadrc.org/LearnMore or contact our recruitment specialist at 702-701-7944.
In Rural Nevada, an Urgent Need to Reduce Dementia Disparities
  • LEOs collect toys, donations for local children
    Local first responders and the Frontier Community Action Agency (FCAA) are teaming up this year for the seventh annual Christmas Cops program— a toy drive that  helps make sure that many children who might have otherwise gone without this Christmas, receive a special gift. 
    New, unwrapped toys—for children of any age— should be brought to WalMart on Dec. 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., where members from public safety agencies in Humboldt County will be waiting to help with donations. 
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  • Understanding Expected Progeny Differences (EPD’s)
    The annual Bull Sales are just around the corner, and many ranchers will be looking to improve their herd genetics for the upcoming year. 
    Some buyers will just use phenotype (how a bull looks) to select the bulls they want. While others, will utilize both phenotype and expected progeny differences (EPD’s) to help with their selection.
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  • Great Basin College’s Respiratory Therapy Program gets influx of grant money from charitable trust
    The Great Basin College Health Sciences and Human Services Department will now have the opportunity to hire a full-time faculty position and equip the skills lab for the Respiratory Therapy Program in thanks to recent funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
    Total funding provided to support the department and programming is $799,995.  
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SPORTS
Aaliyah Allen (14) defends a Yerington player.
Aaliyah Allen (14) defends a Yerington player.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:00 AM
A lot of people get the winter blues. Luckily, Lovelock has an antidote in the form of the Pershing County High School girls basketball team. 
They're a crowd-pleaser because, win or lose, they give each game their all. 
This season could be big. A record-breaking 23 varsity and JV girls showed up for practice. 
"We have high expectations and lots of varsity returners that are hungry to win," said coach Lee Houston. 
The varsity returners are Kaydance Happy, Taylor Garland, Anna Happy, Raegan Burrows and Aaliyah Allen. Last year they led the team to zone as the fourth seed where they lost to Incline. 
  • Pershing County fall sports awards light up the night
    On Tuesday, Nov. 22, a crowd packed the high school auditorium to celebrate a successful fall sports season for Pershing County High School. 
    Now most of the athletes transition to wrestling or basketball, the winter sports. 
    Principal Jonathan Reynolds congratulated those who excelled academically, including Yasmine McKinney, Kaylen Halverson, Jessica Gonzalez, Andrea Canchola, Connor Fecht, Wyatt Diaz and Nova Karlsson.
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  • PCHS wrestlers roll out new season
    The Pershing County High School wrestling team hopes to have higher numbers this year. Coach Mike Brooks says 11 athletes showed up for practices last week.  Continue this story
  • PCHS basketball team launches new season
    The Pershing County High School boys basketball team is ready to play some hoop. 
    Last season they said farewell to three seniors - Ashton Nolf, Esteban Vidrio and Diego Gonzalez. But there’s no shortage of talent on the 2022-23 team.
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