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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of July 9, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of July 9th Community Friends, Three and half years ago, an open discussion about Lyon County’s crime rate began in an effort to highlight public safety concerns. Crime rates are an indicator of relative safety. As such,

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of July 2, 2017

    Sheriff’s Message, Week of July 2nd Community Friends, A question routinely asked is “How many people in jail have mental health issues?” To us, the answer is quite simple, “All of them.” The drugged or drunk driver has

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of June 18, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of June 18th Community Friends, We live in an absolutely blessed county. Each week, its beauty and wondrous landscape is revealed to those who take the time to just bask in all of its glory. While all

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of June 11, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of June 11th Community Friends, The other day as I was working on some irrigation pipe early in the morning, there was an unregistered vehicle parked on a BLM dirt road next to the barbed wire fence.

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of May 28, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of May 28th Community Friends, During the past several months, there has been a lot of flooding discussion. And although the majority of the snow pack has yet to melt off, there is another concern. Lately, we

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of May 21, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of May 21st     Community Friends, Something is a bit strange this year during Lake Lahontan’s Memorial Day Weekend. While the State Recreational Area is filled with families, campers, and water enthusiasts, there has not been any

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Virginia City legislative town hall meeting May 30 – Settelmeyer & Wheeler

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of May 14, 2017

                Sheriff’s Message, Week of May 14th   Community Friends, There is an old saying, “The good Lord willing, and the Creeks don’t rise.” And while several classic songs helped to immortalize saying

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Historical Society of Dayton Valley – May 10 – Kay Winters

Kay Winters remembers a rancher wife’s life in times past Kay Winters, 96 years old, still remembers the days when she was a Nevada rancher’s wife after she married JohnD Winters in 1948. The Winters’ ranched in Carson City and

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Lyon County Sheriff report – Week of April 23, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of April 23rd Community Friends, Lyon County has some great crime related numbers to boast about. Over the past two years our crime rate index is down 33-percent to a rate that hasn’t been experienced since 2007.

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