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Nevada Digest

RENO (AP) — Washoe County deputies are investigating after some students at a Catholic high school in Reno ingested an illegal substance at a “Safe and Sober’’ graduation party.

Correction

All the Same Wild and Tame animal rescue and boarding facility on Gills Way has operating hours of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, not 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. as the story on page A3 of the June 19 issue reads.

In Brief

The women’s self-defense classes begin its sixth year with Homeland Heroes Inc. sponsorship and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, which began in March of 2007, after a rape and two attacks took place in Pahrump.

Medical examiner loses county contract

After 10 years as the county medical examiner conducting autopsies, Dr. Rexene Worrell’s latest contract bid was denied by county commissioners Tuesday.

The Latest
Man owes $90,000 in child support

One man was sentenced to a maximum of four years in prison this week after he reportedly failed to pay nearly $90,000 in child support to his children.

In Brief

A Veterans Service Officer will be located at the Pahrump County Veterans Services Office, located at 1981 E. Calvada, on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Mineral processing facility safe, company states

AMARGOSA VALLEY — Stephen Stine, chief executive officer of Coronet Metals U.S. Inc., insisted claims about unsafe chemical storage were being made by a disgruntled, ex-employee and the Liberty Precious Metals Testing and Processing Facility is safe.

Scoreboard

Mini Stocks: 1. Dylin Smotherman, 2. Robert Smotherman, 3. Sue Smotherman, 4. Mike Belcher, 5. Kevin Belcher, 6. Kyle Marty, 7. Savanna Jenkins;

Beware the return of high temps

As summer months bring warm temperatures back to Pahrump, so too do risks for heat-related illnesses return.

A La Carte, June 18-24

Read about dining-related events and promotions across the Las Vegas Valley.

Lawyer: Fan kicked by star in LV has problems

LOS ANGELES — The woman who was kicked by Miguel during a Billboard Music Awards performance continues to suffer cognitive difficulties and has yet to receive any assistance from the R&B singer nearly a month after the incident, her attorney said.

Paul McCartney carries the weight at Bonnaroo

MANCHESTER, Tennessee — Even a former Beatle needs a moment standing on the main stage at Bonnaroo.

Court ruling may open up breast cancer gene tests

A ruling by the Supreme Court that human genes can’t be patented is expected to increase access and drop the cost for tests for gene mutations that greatly raise the risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer.