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What’s at stake in the two Washoe County Commission races this year?

In Northern Nevada’s fast-growing and politically swingy Washoe County, races for seats on the county commission are heating up, with the political lean of the panel — currently divided 3-2 with a Republican majority — hanging in the balance.

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For rural papers as old as Nevada itself, a fight for survival in digital age

In January, The Ely Times and The Eureka Sentinel, Eastern Nevada’s legacy papers and among the oldest surviving papers in Nevada, announced a verbal deal to transfer the papers to a new owner, who is moving the publications from print to a fully digital platform to help cut costs and keep the two papers afloat.

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