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Fun After 55: Mad Hatters Group Still Going Strong After 15 Years

When the local Mad Hatters wear their red hats and purple outfits, this chapter of the National Red Hat Society mainly gather to have fun. Still going strong since the group originated in 2003, … [Read More...]

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Lady Serpents Keep on Winning

The Mineral County High girls basketball team played a pair of league games over the weekend and the outcome was the same as every conference game … [Read More...]

First-Place Serpents Notch Two More Wins on the Road

Friday night the Mineral County High boys basketball team traveled to South Lake Tahoe to take on the Warriors as both teams were tied for the … [Read More...]

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Opinion

Public Has a Right to See Justice Done

Currently playing in theaters across the country is a movie called “The Post,” about how in 1971 The New York Times and The Washington Post both bra … [Read More...]

Candidates Should Promise to End Earmarks

Everybody loves to hate earmarks. Don’t they? Nevada Democratic Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, who is running for the Senate in a bid to unseat i … [Read More...]

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Obituaries

Chester Owen Ferrel

Chester Owen Ferrel June 23, 1932 - Jan. 11, 2018 Chester Owen Ferrel, 85, passed away on Jan. … [Read More...]

Robert Charles Capehart | Frederic Joseph Trdla | Marvin Carl Fence, Jr. | David Dale Gelmstedt

Robert Charles Capehart Robert Charles Capehart was born on March 8, 1967 to Charles and Myrtle … [Read More...]

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