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WHAT’S GOING ON IN ELKO?

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SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP...

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Calendar of Events

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Local Finds

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Calendar of Events The Western Folklife Center Wiegand Gallery is hosting Greetings from the Northern Plains, showcasing visual artists and gearmakers of the great Northern Plains region of our nation. Now through September 10, 2016 Healthy Living Series: FREE community education sessions - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 2 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm Please join the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital on the first Wednesday of each month about a new nutrition topic and how you can make changes to your everyday life to improve your health. This new series is expanding the former Diabetes Support Group to cover more topics and open up the class to anyone in the community. Located at the NNRH Classrooms and open to everyone! For more information: Courtney Nalivka MS, RDN, LD at 775-748-2094 March Topic: National Nutrition Month April Topic: Stress Awareness Month May Topic: Mediterranean Diet June Topic: Dairy Month/Fresh fruits & Vegetables Month. Ruby Mountain Toastmasters - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 2 from 6:30pm-7:00pm Toastmasters meets every Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7pm at Great Basin College, upstairs at the Carl A. Deikhans Center for Industrial Tech. Rm 201 Celebrate Recovery - Elko, NV Thursday, March 3 from 6pm - 8:30pm This is a life changing recovery program that is Christcentered and ministers to the entire life spectrum as we walk through our hurts, habits and hangups. Please join us in Celebrating God's healing power in our lives every Thursday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. And for your children, 1st through 6th grade, as we also offer the age appropriate program, "Celebration Place". Calvary Baptist Church is located at the corner of Fifth and Walnut Street. For more info, call 738-6840 or check us out at www.calvaryelko.org

Sunrise Toastmasters - Elko, NV Friday, March 4 from 6:30am - 7:30am Toastmasters meets every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m. at the Stockmen’s Hotel in the Bull Pen. Elko Parkinson’s Support Group - Elko, NV Friday, March 4 at 1pm Teleconferences: We meet the first Friday of each month for information and support sessions with the Reno Parkinson’s Disease Support Group. We are affiliated with the American Parkinson’s Disease Association through the Reno Group. These very helpful and interesting teleconferences are held at 1pm at 701 Walnut St. Elko. (Griswold Hall, Room 31) Coffee Times: We try to meet once a month for coffee at 10am. We review teleconference information, discuss issues and share information/articles particularly relevant to PD, including family or social concerns, research trends and findings. Our goal is to provide mutual support, information and resources. - Dates and times vary so call for the next coffee time. Email and/or phone support: Just need to talk? Have new care issues? Personal stuff to share? Have questions about care issues? We’ll try to help or locate someone who can! Please call for more info: 775-753-7599 (Tish) or 775-738-7779 (Steve). World Day of Prayer - Elko, NV Friday, March 4 from Noon - 1pm All people of faith are invited to join in this annual celebration of informed prayer and prayerful action. This year’s prayer service, written by the women of Cuba, will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 777 Sage St. A light lunch will follow. For more info: 775-738-3264. Garden Club | Recognizing & Sustaining Beneficial Insects Friday, March 4th at noon Program will begin at 12:15 at the Elko County Library and feature a slideshow presentation on Beneficial Insects. For more info contact Marvel Clyde 753-5000 or visit us on Facebook.

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Mama’s Milk Circle - Elko, NV Saturday, March 5 Bright Blessings Birth Services meeting is full of nursing moms seeking both assistance and experienced breastfeeding support persons. This meeting will occur on the first Saturday of each month. At 780 W. Silver St Suite 112 in Elko. Horizon Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families - Elko, NV Monday, March 7 All meetings begin at 6pm at 1250 Lamoille Hwy Suite 143. For more information: Horizon Hospice at 775-7780612. Future Meetings: April 4 - April 18, May 2 - May 16. Creative Ways to Use doTerra Oils - Elko, NV Monday, March 7 at 5:30pm Come and learn about how you can effectively use doTerra Essential Oils. Every Monday at 5:30pm. 1st and 3rd Mondays will be business classes and 2nd and 4th Mondays will be on creative ways to use essential oils to better our overall health. Classes throughout the week as well. For more info: 778-9600. Northern Nevada Autism Network - Daytime Support Group - Elko, NV Tuesday, March 8 from 9:30am - 11am Our daytime meetings alternate between the Family Resource Center at 331 7th St in Elko and the Calvary Chapel at 559 Spring Valley Ct #1 in Spring Creek. These meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The goal of NNAN is to increase autism awareness and access to treatment. We believe Elko County’s communities and schools are healthier when children with autism have the benefit of early comprehensive treatment. At our monthly meetings parent and grandparents can meet and talk. More info: www.nnan.org. Ruby Mountain Toastmasters - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 9 from 6:30pm-7:00pm Toastmasters meets every Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7pm at Great Basin College, upstairs at the Carl A. Deikhans Center for Industrial Tech. Rm 201. Jam On! - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 9 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm : FREE Musical jam session at the Western Folklife Center's

Pioneer Saloon. The Pioneer Bar will be open, serving no-host Ruby Mountain beers and other refreshing beverages. Facilitated by Southwind, we'll be playing and singing a wide variety of tunes: bring your instruments, your friends, or just your ears for this free community event. Sponsored by the Western Folklife Center, this program has been funded, in part, by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Celebrate Recovery - Elko, NV Thursday, March 10 from 6pm - 8:30pm This is a life changing recovery program that is Christcentered and ministers to the entire life spectrum as we walk through our hurts, habits and hangups. Please join us in Celebrating God's healing power in our lives every Thursday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. And for your children, 1st through 6th grade, as we also offer the age appropriate program, "Celebration Place". Calvary Baptist Church is located at the corner of Fifth and Walnut Street. For more info, call 738-6840 or check us out at www.calvaryelko.org. Let's Dance! - Elko, NV Thursday, March 10 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm Join us at the Western Folklife Center's G Three Bar Theater for an evening of dancing and fun. Winner of Best Place to Dance award of the 2015 Reader's Choice Awards in the Elko Daily Free Press! Dance lesson is at 6pm, followed by open social dancing at 7pm. Admission only $5. Adults and teens welcome, no partner or experience necessary. For questions or more information, contact ElkoLetsDance@gmail. com. Sponsored by the Western Folklife Center, this program has been funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Ambassador Committee Meeting, Elko Chamber of Commerce - Elko, NV Thursday, March 10 from 12pm - 1pm If you are interested in volunteering at Chamber events or around the community, this might be the group for you. We meet the second Thursday of every month at the Chamber, this is a bring your own lunch meeting. We are always looking for new people to join this fun, hard working group of business people. More info: 775-738-7135.

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FREE Teen Health Class for Ages 13 to 18 – Elko, NV March 9th & 10th, 3:30-5:45pm The Family Resource Center is hosting the teen health curriculum Be Proud! Be Responsible!, an evidencebased program that teaches teens about pregnancy prevention, abstinence, contraception and sexually transmitted diseases. Students also learn about identifying/handling peer pressure, utilizing negotiation skills, and how to make proud, responsible decisions about their body. Graduates receive a FREE backpack full of school supplies, as well as, 2 movie tickets when they have a friend sign up with them for the class. For more information, contact Meghan at 775-753-7352 or youth@elkofrc.org. A Toast to Art - Elko, NV Friday, March 11 from 6pm - 8pm Drink creatively while you combine cocktails with a slight artistic flair. This two hour session will allow both experienced and amateur painters to embrace their creative side with a local artist. Beverages of beer and wine will be available for purchase. Appetizers will be served. Space is limited to 24 participants. Location is the Elko County Art Club, 407 Railroad Street in Elko. Fee is $35 per person and must be 21 years of ages and older. More info: 775-777-7260. Sunrise Toastmasters - Elko, NV Friday, March 11 from 6:30am - 7:30am Toastmasters meets every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m. at the Stockmen’s Hotel in the Bull Pen. Sippy Cups and Small Talk - Elko, NV Friday, March 11 from 10am - 12pm This meeting is being held on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 10am - 12pm at the Calvary Baptist Church at 577 Walnut St. We have a variety of guest speakers coveting topics such as: safety, budget planning, musical play dates, marriage tips and the list goes on! More info: 775-738-6840. Northeastern Nevada Museum 2nd Saturdays - Elko, NV Saturday, March 12 at 10am Public of all ages are welcome. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. The museum is located at 1515 Idaho St. in Elko. For more info, times and cost contact the museum at 775-738-3418.

St. Patrick’s Day Talent-No Talent Show - Lamoille, NV Saturday, March 12 from 6pm - 9pm Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner and Talent Show. At the Lamoille Community Presbyterian Church in Lamoille. More info: 775-753-6749 or www.littlechurchofthecrossroads.org. Ruby Radio Health & Fitness Fair - Elko, NV Saturday, March 12 At the Elko Conference Center at 724 Moren Way. More info: 775-777-1196. Vogue Parking Lot Swap Meet - Elko, NV Saturday, March 12 from 8am - 4pm At 175 Fifth St. in Elko, Must reserve a booth space. $15/booth. More info: 775-397-4101. St. Patrick’s Health & Fitness 5K Run/Walk - Elko, NV Saturday, March 12 at 1pm Start and finish at the Elko Convention Center at 700 Moren Way. More info: 775-340-5943. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS Sunday, March 13 Creative Ways to Use doTerra Oils - Elko, NV Monday, March 14 at 5:30pm Come and learn about how you can effectively use doTerra Essential Oils. Every Monday at 5:30pm. 1st and 3rd Mondays will be business classes and 2nd and 4th Mondays will be on creative ways to use essential oils to better our overall health. Classes throughout the week as well. For more info: 778-9600. Teen Night (T.N.M.) - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 16 from 4pm - 5:30pm The Northeastern Nevada Museum is hosting Teen Night! Come play “Museum Jeopardy” with us and check out all that your museum has to offer. The cost is FREE for all teens ages 12-18. More info: 775-738-3418. Ruby Mountain Toastmasters - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 16 from 6:30pm-7:00pm Toastmasters meets every Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7pm at Great Basin College, upstairs at the Carl A. Deikhans Center for Industrial Tech. Rm 201.

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Southwind at the Pioneer Saloon Wednesday, March 16 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm: FREE Drop by the Western Folklife Center's Pioneer Saloon at 501 Railroad Street, and enjoy the lively music of Elko's own Southwind band. The bar will be open for business and there's room to dance! Celebrate Recovery - Elko, NV Thursday, March 17 from 6pm - 8:30pm This is a life changing recovery program that is Christcentered and ministers to the entire life spectrum as we walk through our hurts, habits and hangups. Please join us in Celebrating God's healing power in our lives every Thursday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. And for your children, 1st-6th grade, as we also offer the age appropriate program, "Celebration Place". Calvary Baptist Church is located at the corner of Fifth & Walnut St. For more info, call 738-6840 or visit calvaryelko.org St. Patrick’s Day Thursday, March 17 Business After Hours - Elko, NV Thursday, March 17 from 5:30pm-7pm Elko Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is a free event - open to the public! It is a great opportunity for networking, enjoying wonderful food, along with fun raffle prizes. March’s event is being held at Design Concepts. More info: 738-7135. Sunrise Toastmasters - Elko, NV Friday, March 18 from 6:30am - 7:30am Toastmasters meets every Friday morning at 6:30am at the Stockmen’s Hotel in the Bull Pen. Family Skate Night at the Igloo - Elko, NV Friday, March 18 from 5pm - 9pm At the Igloo rec center at 1515 Silver st. All ages welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. $5 admission and $3 skate rental. (children under 5 are free) More info: 775-777-7260. National Wild Turkey Federation Heritage Banquet Saturday, March 19 More info: 775-777-4644.

Men and Boy’s Wild Game Feed - Elko, NV Saturday, March 19 at 6pm This is for men of all ages! Join us for deer, elk, antelope, chukar, trout and great giveaways! Bring a friend and join us. At the Western Folklife Center at 501 Railroad St. Guest speaker Colt Price, 2014 participant with Nevada Outdoorsman in Wheelchairs. Suggested donation of $8/person. For information and complimentary tickets call Calvary Baptist Church at 775-738-6840. Palm Sunday Sunday, March 20 Horizon Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families - Elko, NV Monday, March 21 All meetings begin at 6pm at 1250 Lamoille Hwy Suite 143. For more info call: Horizon Hospice at 778-0612. Future Meetings: April 4 - April 18, May 2 - May 16. Creative Ways to Use doTerra Oils - Elko, NV Monday, March 21 at 5:30pm Come and learn about how you can effectively use doTerra Essential Oils. Every Monday at 5:30pm. 1st and 3rd Mondays will be business classes and 2nd and 4th Mondays will be on creative ways to use essential oils to better our overall health. Classes throughout the week as well. For more info: 778-9600. Reception, Elko County Student Art Exhibit: FREE Tuesday, March 22, 4:30pm-6:30pm G Three Theater, Western Folklife Center Join us at the 32nd Gathering Student Art Show reception and meet the artists! Ruby Mountain Toastmasters - Elko, NV Wednesday, March 23 from 6:30pm-7:00pm Toastmasters meets every Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7pm at Great Basin College, upstairs at the Carl A. Deikhans Center for Industrial Tech. Rm 201. FREE Adolescent Health Class for Ages 9 to 12 March 23rd & March 24th, 3:45 - 6:00 pm The Family Resource Center is hosting the adolescent curriculum Promoting Health Among Teens!, an

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Let's Dance! - Elko, NV Thursday, March 24 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm Join us at the Western Folklife Center's G Three Bar Theater for an evening of dancing and fun. Winner of Best Place to Dance award of the 2015 Reader's Choice Awards in the Elko Daily Free Press! Dance lesson is at 6pm, followed by open social dancing at 7pm. Admission only $5. Adults and teens welcome, no partner or experience necessary. For questions or more information, contact ElkoLetsDance@gmail. com. Sponsored by the Western Folklife Center, this program has been funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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Moundy Thursday Reenactment - Elko, NV Thursday, March 24 at 7pm Reenactment of the Lord’s Supper at First Presbyterian Church at 1559 Sewell Dr., Elko. More info: 738-3430. Celebrate Recovery - Elko, NV Thursday, March 24 from 6pm - 8:30pm This is a life changing recovery program that is Christcentered and ministers to the entire life spectrum as we walk through our hurts, habits and hangups. Please join us in Celebrating God's healing power in our lives every Thursday night from 6-8:30 pm. And for your children, 1st through 6th grade, as we also offer the age appropriate program, "Celebration Place". Calvary Baptist Church is located at the corner of Fifth and Walnut St. For more info, call 738-6840 or check us out at calvaryelko.org.

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4th Annual Easter Celebration - Elko, NV Saturday, March 26 at 1pm Great for the family! This celebration is for preschool through 6th grade kids (parents are encouraged to attend) Music, crafts, Easter Egg Hunt and much more! At Flagview Intermediate Gymnasium. Sponsored by Calvary Baptist Church. This is a free event and all are welcome to attend. More info: www.calvaryelko.org. Easter Services and Egg Hunt - Elko, NV Sunday, March 27 Services at 6:30am, 8:30am and 10:15am. Egg Hunt at 10am for children. At First Presbyterian Church at 1559 Sewell Dr. More info: 775-738-3430. Easter Sunday, March 27 Creative Ways to Use doTerra Oils - Elko, NV Monday, March 28 at 5:30pm Come and learn about how you can effectively use doTerra Essential Oils. Every Monday at 5:30pm. 1st and 3rd Mondays will be business classes and 2nd and 4th Mondays will be on creative ways to use essential oils to better our overall health. Classes throughout the week as well. For More info: 778-9600.

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At the Northeastern Nevada Museum, newly appointed Education Coordinator D’ette Mawson plans special events and special programs for children of all ages. The highly popular Second Saturday—for kids in the 3-10 age range—will continue and has programming planned through June. This activity takes place from 10:00am-12:00pm on the second Saturday of each month. Admission is free. Have fun with art and craft projects, then stick around to explore the museum. Children must be accompanied by an adult. On March 12, there will be a Dr. Seuss birthday scavenger hunt. Meet the Cat in the Hat and hear a story. For April 9, enjoy plant pets and an animal safari in the Wanamaker Wing. The May 14 Second Saturday will toot the whistle on the story of the transcontinental railroad through Elko County. On June 11, kids are set to create their own time capsules. New this year is an activity for a slightly older group of young people. Scheduled on Wednesday, March 16, from 4:00-5:00pm, is Teen Night in the Museum or TNM. All in the 12-18 age range are welcome to play Museum Jeopardy! (which is based on the longtime television game show Jeopardy!, hosted by Alex Trebek). Contestants will answer questions on history and pop culture to win prizes. Come play and check out everything else the museum has to offer. After this premiere production, TNM will happen on the third Wednesday of each month.

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CRÊPES sweet savory &

Light and delicate, sweet or savory, crêpes are realizing a renaissance and gaining renewed appreciation as an impressive, yet deceptively easy entree or dessert presentation.

French in origin, crêpes are found at the fanciest of restaurants, and simultaneously on the streets as a popular walking snack food. Not many foods have this range of performance in popular culture. Once the rage in the 60s and 70s, crêpes are currently enjoying a renaissance along with the current flashback fascination with those decades. It’s a welcome redux on a favorite food. Crêpes are a high/low sweet. They can be the finish of a luxe meal or a snack you pick up at an outdoor stand and eat on the run. Perhaps the most famous crepe dish is crêpes Suzette, a dish that’s attributed to a mistake. In 1895, Henri Charpentier, who would later become a great chef, was a young waiter in Monte Carlo charged with serving crêpes to the Prince of Wales, who would later become the King of England. In that age of tableside service, Charpentier had a pan of liqueurs at the ready to make a sauce for the guest, when the alcohol went up in flames. The waiter may have been young, but he was resourceful – he quickly slid the crêpes into the pan of boiling liqueur, swirled them around, and, with extraordinary élan, presented them as Crêpes Princesse, honoring

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Suzanne, Edward’s daughter, who was at the table. Later the name was changed to Suzette, ostensibly at the prince’s request. Not surprisingly, the paper-thin pancakes get simpler treatment on Paris streets, where crepe stands are abundant. Often you’ll see a stand about the size of a telephone booth attached to a café or on a street corner, and when you go to markets, you’ll find mobile crepe and waffle trucks, usually with lines of eager snackers in front of them. The most popular toppings for snack crêpes are sugar and butter (put a pat of butter on a hot crepe, spread it as it melts, and sprinkle with sugar), jam or marmalade, Grand Marnier (a splash creates a crêpes Suzette moment), Nutella, or, for a splurge, Nutella topped with thin slices of banana. The crêpes are made on large round griddles: the batter is smoothed over them with a long wooden spatula, and then, when both sides of the crepe are cooked and the topping has been added, the spatula is used to fold the crepe into quarters. You end up with a four-layer triangle of crepe that, wrapped in a piece of waxy paper, is not just delicious, but the best hand warmer on a winter’s day. Usually street-corner crêpes are made with the simplest ingredients, but when you’re making crêpes at home, there’s no reason not to make them with a little extra butter and a spoonful of dark rum, so that even if all you do is sprinkle them with sugar, you’ve got crêpes with a lot of flavor. MARCH 2016

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BUTTER & RUM CRÊPES Fancy and Plain
(Crêpes Suzette-like) Makes about 10 crêpes

Crepe batter is very quick to make, but it absolutely must rest in the refrigerator before you use it – it needs the rest and chill to become perfectly blended and to thicken. 2-12 hours or more is ideal. Crêpes: 2 T sugar

3/4 cup whole milk

Grated zest of 1/2 lemon

3 T unsalted butter, melted

Grated zest of 1/4 orange

2 t Grand Marnier (optional)

Pinch of salt

1 T dark rum

2 large eggs

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Canola oil

Sauce: 1/3 cup honey

1/3 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

7 T unsalted butter

Filling: Lemon Curd To Make the Crêpes: If you’d like, put the sugar and zests into a bowl and rub the ingredients together with your fingertips until the sugar is moist and very fragrant. Rubbed or not, put the sugar and zests in a blender or food processor. Add the salt, eggs, milk, rum or vanilla, and Grand Marnier, if you’re using it, and whir to blend. Pour in the butter and whir until the mixture is well blended. Add the flour and pulse the machine to incorporate it. Make certain the flour is blended, but don’t mix the batter too much. Pour the batter into a pitcher or a large measuring cup with a spout, cover, and refrigerate for at least 2 hrs. When you’re ready to make the crêpes, sprinkle a dinner plate with sugar, and keep the sugar bowl close by. Check

LEMON CURD Makes a generous 2 cups 1-1/4 cups sugar

1 T light corn syrup

4 large eggs

About 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice

8 T unsalted butter, cut into chunks In a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan, whisk the sugar and eggs together until blended. Whisk in the corn syrup and lemon juice and then drop in the chunks of butter. Put the saucepan over medium heat and start whisking, taking care to work the whisk into the edges of the pan. If

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the batter: it should be just a bit thicker than heavy cream. If it seems a little too thick – it should pour easily – thin it with milk, stirring it in a drop at a time. To make the crêpes, you’ll need a seasoned or nonstick 7-1/2-inch-diameter crepe pan or a similar-sized skillet. Rub the pan with a lightly oiled crumpled paper towel and put the pan over medium heat. When it’s hot, lift it from the heat and pour in 2 to 3 tablespoons of batter; as soon as the batter is in the pan, swirl the pan to spread the batter in a thin, even layer. If you’re new at this, the easiest thing is to pour in more batter then you need, quickly swirl the pan, and then pour the excess batter back into the pitcher. Return the pan to the heat – use a small spatula to cut off the tail that formed if you poured back the batter – and cook until the top of the crepe is set. Run the spatula – an offset icing spatula is great for crepe making – around the edges of the crepe and take a look at the underside: if it’s browned, flip it over, a job best done with your fingers. Cook until the underside is speckled with brown spots (t will never be as brown or a s pretty as the first side). Transfer the crepe to the sugared plate, sprinkle it lightly with sugar, and continue with the rest of the batter. To Make the Sauce: If you have an immersion blender, this is a good job for it; if not, use a whisk. Melt the honey in a microwave oven or in a saucepan over low heat. Cool the honey for 5 minutes, then add the orange and lemon juices. Blend or whisk in the butter, adding it a tablespoon at a time. You’ll have a smooth, slightly thickened sauce. If you want to fill the crêpes, spoon some lemon curd onto the upper-right-hand quarter of each crepe, fold the crepe up from the bottom, so you cover the filling, and finish by folding the left half of the crepe over the right, forming a triangle. If you’re not filling the crêpes, fold them in quarters. Arrange the crêpes on plates, drizzle the sauce over them, and serve immediately.

your whisk is too big to clean the edges of the pan, switch to a wooden spoon or a silicone spatula. Keep heating and whisking the mixture without stopping. After about 6 to 8 minutes, you’ll notice the curd starting to thicken – it won’t be very thick, but the change is easily perceptible. When the curd is thickened and, more important, you see a bubble or two burble to the surface and then pop immediately, remove the pan from the heat. Scrape the curd into a heatproof bowl or a canning jar or two. Press a piece of plastic wrap against the surface to create an airtight seal, and let the curd cool to room temperature. Chill before serving.

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CRÊPES Crêpes are thin, delicate, egg-based pancakes. While intimidating at first, making crêpes couldn’t be easier! The batter is quite cooperative and did not stick while cooking.

TIP Don’t overmix the batter – it should be smooth with not too many bubbles and the consistency of heavy cream.

MIX

1. Mix together well, the eggs, milk, and any flavorings. 2. Add the melted butter and mix well.

STORE

Crêpes may be made just prior to enjoying, or made ahead of time and stored for future use. Once the crêpes have cooled, stack and wrap well with plastic wrap. Crêpes may be kept for up to 2 days in the refrigerator. Or, freeze the well-wrapped stack of crêpes and thaw in the refrigerator or microwave when ready to use. A slip of wax paper between the crêpes assists in keeping them from sticking to each other.

3. Add the flour, stir to just combine. 4. Refrigerate and let the batter rest for at least 2 hours or overnight. The flour changes composition as it rests.

TOOLS

A crepe pan with its very shallow sides is the easiest, but the crêpes were also easily made in a nonstick skillet, and a regular stainless skillet as well.

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Cuisinart 10” Nonstick Crepe pan

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Most crêpes range from 5-10” in diameter. Match the

TIP Add just enough batter to coat the surface in a thin layer. Pour off any excess. 1. Heat a shallow pan over medium heat. 2. Swipe the cooking surface with an oiled paper towel. This may be necessary only for the first crepe, but repeat between crêpes if required. 3. Pour 2-3 T of batter, onto the hot pan and immediately swirl the batter to cover the cooking surface. The batter will cook quickly. 4. Lift the crepe, as the batter loses its wet look, and check the browning on the underside. If nicely golden, flip the crepe with a broad silicone spatula.

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5. Cook the second side for 30 seconds. 6. Remove the cooked crepe to a waiting dinner plate and allow to cool thoroughly before stacking the next crepe. Use two plates if needed to alternate the cooling crêpes.

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CRÊPES ST. JACQUES
 Makes about 8 filled crêpes

Reminiscent of the dish first experienced at the

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1-1/2 cups milk

1/4 t salt

2 t sugar

4 T butter, melted

1-1/2 cups flour

Filling: 6 T butter, divided

8 oz button mushrooms

4 green scallions

4 oz small shrimp

1/2 cup dry white wine

1/2 cup chicken stock

1 cup whole milk

Salt and pepper to taste

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Pour the batter into a 4-cup glass measuring glass or a glass bowl, and cover tightly. Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, and preferably longer, up to 1 day. When ready to make the crêpes, heat a crepe pan, or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Swipe the cooking surface with an oil-soaked paper towel. Pour 2-3 tablespoons of batter (more or less depending on the skillet and size of crêpes being made) on to the hot skillet and immediately swirl the batter to coat the surface. Pour off any excess batter, if necessary. The batter will quickly set and the top will become drylooking. Loosen the edges of the crepe and check the bottom for brownness;,about 1-2 minutes. Flip the crepe and cook the other side for about 30 seconds.

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Remove the finished crepe from the pan and place on a waiting dinner plate. Crêpes may be stacked as they are removed from the griddle. To Make the Filling: In a skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter, add the quartered mushrooms and sauté until the mushrooms are tender, about 4-5 minutes. Add the sliced scallions and sauté an additional minute. Add the shrimp and quartered scallops, and sauté for one minute. Add the dry white wine and allow to simmer for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, make the béchamel sauce base by melting 4 tablespoons of butter until bubbly. Add all at once, 4 tablespoons of flour and whisk vigorously together. While continually stirring, allow the roux to cook and the flavors to develop for 2 minutes. Add the milk and continue to whisk.

Once incorporated, add the chicken stock, and any pan juices from the seafood mixture. Whisk the sauce until smooth and thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the mushroom and seafood mixture to the béchamel sauce and stir to combine. Add three-fourths of the grated cheese (6 ounces) and stir to melt the cheese and incorporate it into the sauce. To Assemble the Crêpes: Place approximately 1/3 cup of the filling in a line at the center of each crepe. Roll and fold the crepe into cylinder. At this point, the filled crêpes may be plated and served with a dollop of sauce on top and a garnish of chopped parsley, or the filled crêpes may be placed in a casserole, sprinkled with the remaining 2 ounces of cheese, and baked for 30 minutes until heated through thoroughly and the topping cheese nicely melted and browned.

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Improvisation with

CRÊPES Crêpes, like tortillas, crostini, or other fresh breads, are a versatile vehicle for an endless array of fillings, toppings, and sauces. Crêpes beg for improvisation and are the perfect place to unleash some culinary creativity. Also, like the French, a favorite use of crêpes is as a vehicle for leftovers.

CLASSIC SWEET Crêpes Suzette Sweet crêpes with a classic citrus butter sauce with Grand Marnier, flame and serve warm. Crêpes Belle Helene Place sliced, poached pears on top of folded crêpes with ice cream and drizzle chocolate sauce. Bananas Foster Crêpes Warm bananas in brown sugar, cinnamon, rum, and butter; flame and serve on vanilla ice cream. Street Crêpes Top a warm crepe with butter and sprinkle with sugar. If you like, add a swipe of jam or marmalade.

FAVORITE SAVORY Spinach Crêpes Wilt fresh spinach and add to a creamy béchamel sauce. Fill the crêpes with the spinach mixture, top with fontina cheese.

Fresh Goat Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers Spread fresh, herbed, whipped goat cheese on crêpes, place a few strips of roasted red pepper on top, fold and enjoy. Ham and Cheese Layer a few caramelized onions on a crepe, sprinkle with diced ham, and strong grated Swiss cheese. Fold and warm the crepe.

QUICK & TASTY Hot Fudge Sundae Crêpes Fill crêpes with vanilla ice cream, fold or roll, drizzle crêpes with hot fudge, top with whipped cream and a cherry. Nutella Crepe Smear a tablespoon of Nutella on a crepe, fold and eat out of hand. Fruit Pie Crêpes Fill crêpes with any pie filling, fold or roll, make it a la mode with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Jam or Marmalade Spread a spoonful of your favorite jam or marmalade on a crepe, roll or fold, enjoy plated or eat out of hand. Nut Butter Crêpes Apply a spoonful of your favorite nut butter – almond butter, hazelnut, or even peanut butter. Sliced bananas always seem to complement nut butters. Fresh Berry Crêpes Add a dollop of sweetened mascarpone cheese to a crepe, top with fresh fruit. Roll the crêpes and top with whipped cream and/or drizzle of chocolate sauce.

Mushroom Crêpes Saute a mixture of cremini, shitake, oyster, and bella mushrooms in butter flavored with a clove of crushed garlic Add in a tablespoon or two of cream cheese or a chunk of Brie. When all melty, fill the crêpes, roll or fold, top with extra mushroom mix.

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Guinness Corned Beef with Cabbage

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

St. Patrick's Day Punch


Guinness Corned Beef with Cabbage SteamyKitchen.com Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Ingredients For the Corned Beef • 2 bottles Guinness beer • 2 tablespoons brown sugar • 3½ lb uncooked brisket for corned beef • 1 T pickling spice • 1/2 onion • 1 head garlic, halved

For the Vegetables • 1 head cabbage • 1 T cooking oil • 4-5 carrots, cut into 3/4-inch chunks • 1 lb red potatoes, cut into ¾-inch chunks • 2 T freshly minced fresh parsley

Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 300F. (You can use a slow cooker instead of cooking in oven.) Rinse and pat dry the brisket well. In a large pot, whisk together the beer and the brown sugar. Snuggle in the brisket, it should almost be completely covered by the beer. Add the pickling spice, onion and the garlic. Bring to a simmer on the stovetop, uncovered is best so you can keep an eye on it. Boiled-over beer is no fun to clean. 2. Once it begins simmering, cover the pot and place in oven to roast for 4-6 hours, flipping meat once during halfway point. Remove from oven. Spoon out 2 cups of the corned beef braising liquid to cook the cabbage. 3. To make the vegetables, cut the cabbage into 8 wedges. In a separate large, wide pot, heat up oil on medium-high heat. When hot, add the cabbage wedges and cook until browned, about a 3-4 minutes. Turn to brown the other side. Add in the carrots and potatoes. Pour in the reserved corned beef cooking liquid, bring to a simmer and cover the pot. Turn the heat to low and let cook for 10-15 minutes. Use tongs or a large spoon to carefully remove the cabbage and reserve. Continue cooking the carrots and potato another 5-10 minutes or cooked though (pierce with fork to check doneness). Sprinkle with parsley and plate up with the cabbage. 4. Slice up the corned beef and serve with the cabbage and vegetables. Pour a bit of the sauce over the corned beef just before serving.

Cajun Stuffed Peppers Recipe of Food Network Kitchen, Photograph by Antonis Achilleos Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients • 1 cup long-­grain brown rice • 1/3 cup quinoa



• 2 large green bell peppers, halved

lengthwise and seeded • 1 tablespoon extra-­virgin olive oil • 1 medium onion, chopped • 1/4 lb andouille sausage, finely chopped • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

• 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

• Large pinch of allspice (optional) • Kosher salt

• 1 14-ounce can, diced tomatoes



• 1 small bunch kale, stems removed,

leaves chopped •C  hopped fresh parsley, for topping (optional)

Preparation 1. B ring a medium saucepan of water to a boil; add the brown rice and boil 10 minutes. Stir in the quinoa and cook until both grains are tender, about 15 more minutes. Drain well and set aside. Meanwhile, drizzle the bell peppers with 1 tablespoon water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; microwave 10 minutes. 2. H  eat the olive oil in a wide saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until golden, about 5 minutes. Add the sausage, garlic, thyme, allspice and 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, until the sausage is brown and crisp, about 3 more minutes. 3. Add the tomatoes and 1 cup water to the pan. Pile the kale on top, cover and cook until the kale wilts, about 2 minutes. Stir the kale into the sauce and bring to a simmer. Arrange the bell peppers on top, cover and simmer until the kale is just tender, about 8 minutes. 4. D  ivide the peppers among plates. Stir the grains into the kale mixture and season with salt. Spoon into the peppers. Top with parsley.

St. Patrick's Day Punch

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

Recipe & photo: www.amomstake.com

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dave Lieberman, foodnetwork.com

Ingredients  •1  2-Liter Lemon Lime Soda •1  2-Liter Ginger Ale •1  Frozen Concentrate Limeade Mix •2  -3 Limes (optional) •2  -3 Drops Green Food Coloring (optional) •G  reen Sugar Sprinkles (optional) • ½ Gallon Container Lime Sherbet

Preparation 1. In large Punch Bowl Mix together Lemon Lime Soda, Ginger Ale and Limeade Mix. 2. Add 2-3 Drops Food Coloring to make the green color “pop”. 3. Scoop Sherbet in mixing slightly but leaving semi-solid to float in punch and keep cool until time to serve. 4. Slice Limes into slices and run along rim of punch glasses. 5. Dip each glass rim into green sugar sprinkles for garnish.

Yield: 24 cupcakes Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients 

• 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa, plus more

for dusting finished cupcakes • 2 cups sugar • 2 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking soda • Pinch fine salt • 1 bottle stout beer

• 1 stick butter, melted

• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract • 3 large eggs

• 3/4 cup sour cream

• 1 (8-oz) package cream cheese, softened • 3/4 to 1 cup heavy cream

• 1 (1-lb) box confectioners' sugar

Preparation 1. P reheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cocoa, sugar, flour, baking soda, and salt. 2. I n another medium mixing bowl, combine the stout, melted butter, and vanilla. Beat in eggs, 1 at time. Mix in sour cream until thoroughly combined and smooth. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet mixture. 3. L ightly grease 24 muffin tins. Divide the batter equally between muffin tins, filling each 3/4 full. Bake for about 12 minutes and then rotate the pans. Bake another 12 to 13 minutes until risen, nicely domed, and set in the middle but still soft and tender. Cool before turning out. To make the icing: 1. I n a medium bowl with a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the heavy cream. On low speed, slowly mix in the confectioners' sugar until incorporated and smooth. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use. Icing can be made several hours ahead and kept covered and chilled. 2. Top each cupcake with a heap of frosting and dust with cocoa.


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Turkey Vultures ... the first true sign of spring

although on a mild year it can be the end of February.

While they often feed around human activity they prefer somewhere more isolated from human traffic and disturbance for nesting. Turkey

Turkey Vultures are slightly smaller

Vultures nest in rock crevices, caves, ledges and

than eagles and are a dark brown with a

sometime abandoned buildings. Their nests

featherless head and pale bill. Vultures have

are mostly a scraped out spot in the soil or litter.

long, broad wings which they hold slightly

They will arrange scraps of vegetation or rotting

raised when soaring creating a distinctive ‘V’

wood around the edges.

pattern when viewed head-on. Combined with

been known to be used repeatedly for a decade

their tendency to teeter from side to side this

or more.

These nests have

makes them fairly easy to recognize in flight. They have long ‘fingers’ at their wingtips and

Often, especially in the morning, they can be

long tails that extend past their toes in flight.

seen standing tall with their wings spread in

The Turkey Vulture is a social bird and migrates

the sun, trying to warm up as they wait for the

in large groups. They pass through Elko County

thermals to build and allow them to take to

both during their spring and fall migrations,

the air. So watch for these harbingers of spring

sometimes numbering up to 100 birds in a flock

during the month of March.

which is called a kettle. They soar in wide, lazy circles catching the warm thermal air to help

Bristlecone Audubon will be meeting on

give their bulky body lift.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in room 208 of the DCIT Building (1050 Chilton Circle)

Look for them also gliding relatively close to the

on the campus of Great Basin College. Professor

ground sniffing for carrion which is their primary

Peter Bagley will be sharing his knowledge of

food source. Since they rely heavily on their

the “Great Basin’s High Fives – the Five Needle

sense of smell the part of the brain responsible

Pines”. For more information contact Lois Ports

for processing smells is larger than in most other

at ports@frontiernet.net or 775-738-4270.

birds. These birds can detect a scent as small as a few parts per trillion which allows it to find dead animals far below.

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Car Show will go on Rain, Snow or Sunshine th Friday,May 6

Drag Races

Saturday,May 7th

12:00 - 5:00 pm Car Show Registration at Eureka Opera House

7:30 am - 11:00 am Car Show Registration at Eureka Opera House

6:00 pm Cruise In Begins at Sloppy Joes, Parade down Main Street

4:30 pm Awards Presentation at Eureka Opera House

$500 & Trophy

Best of Class

Best of Class

Best of Class

$100 & Trophies

$50 & Trophies

Trophies

(22 Classes)

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Car Show

10:00 am Drag Races at Eureka Airport

Best of Show

Raff

2ND PLACE (22 Places)

3RD PLACE (22 Places)

Run What Ya Brung Bracket Racing 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 second Trophies for each bracket, entry fee $10/per driver. Dialing for DOLLARS, $20/per car. Two top eliminators split pot 60/40. - A special thank you to all our sponsors and volunteers -

For more information contact Eureka County Events - 775.237.6120 - P.O. Box 88, Eureka, NV 89316.

SPONSORED BY

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Tips

for planning your next vacation

With Spring Break coming up fast and the summer travel months just

around the corner, I thought it would be nice to give you some travel trips to help make your 2016 vacation the best one ever.

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Open 7 Days a Week: 10:00am-10:00pm 1760 Mountain City Hwy, Elko

778-0606 the souvenirs you need to bring home for everyone. The list goes on and on. 3. What room type are you thinking about for that beach vacation or cruise: With resorts and cruises it’s all about location, location, location. How important is an ocean view to you? Did you want a balcony stateroom while on your cruise? The room type and location can greatly affect the cost of your trip. Just moving your trip to a resort off the beach is one example of a way to save money on your vacation budget. 4. What type of travel experience are you looking for? Is this your dream honeymoon and you want a romantic and relaxing trip? Or are you traveling with a group of friends for a birthday and you want something really upbeat and fun? Are there going to be children on this vacation? Different vacation destinations have different vibes and offer different experiences. Make sure you choose right one for you and everyone else in your travel group so no one is disappointed in the trip. 5. Keep checking those airline rates. The fares for flying can change not only daily, but hourly. Yes, that’s right I said hourly. What you see now, may not be the fare down the line. Check for flights out of different airports. Maybe it is worth that 4-hour drive to the next closest airport to save hundreds of dollars on your vacation.

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Just don’t forget about the airport parking fees, hotel & meal costs towards your final budget. 6. Or, you can just call your local travel agent and let them do all of the above for you and more: Set up an appointment and meet them. Here you can ask questions about their services and what they can do for you. They can offer you their professional advice about your plans and possibly give you firsthand experience on where you want to go. A real live person to help you every step of the way, from reservation to travel and return home. Deal with someone who really cares, not a .com company who takes your money and offers no support if there is a problem down the line.

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As the 2016 season inches closer, San Francisco Giants fans can begin to expect another great season to come. With the addition of Samardzija and Cueto, the Giants starting rotation will most likely look like: 1. Madison Bumgarner 2. Johnny Cueto 3. Jeff Samardzija 4. Jake Peavy 5. Matt Cain

The Giants have won all three World Series in the last three even years. Is there room for a fourth Championship in their trophy case? The additions of Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto make the Giants starting rotation look very promising. With the loss of Ryan Vogelsong and Tim Lincecum from their starting rotation, General Manager Bobby Evans needed to look for suitable pitchers to fill their shoes. Both Samardzija and Cueto have had very promising careers up to this point. Statistically Samardzija is coming off one of his worst years yet going 1113 with a 4.96 ERA (Earned Run Average) in 32 starts. But he’s had several good years in the past pitching for the Cubs and the A’s. In his eight-year career Samardzija has a record of 47-16 with a 4.09 ERA. Pitching lower in the starting rotation should take some stress off of him. Surprisingly, GM Evans was able to acquire one of the league’s biggest free agents Johnny Cueto. In 2015 Cueto went 11-13 with a 3.44 ERA in 32 starts last year. Despite falling under .500 last season, Cueto’s career win-loss record is 96-70 with a 3.3 ERA.

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Now that doesn’t look like a bad 2,3 punch to follow Madison Bumgarner this season. “He’s a lefty version of me,” said Samardzija in an interview with ESPN. “Grumpy all the time on the mound. Swinging out of his shorts. I’m big fan of Madison. Depending on how healthy Cain stay this year, Chris Heston might be starting in the fifth slot of the rotation throughout the year. Heston threw a no-hitter last season. The Giants haven’t completely given up on Tim Lincecum in his search for a new contract. Lincecum is looking for another starting pitching job in the league where as the Giants are more interested in him coming out of the bullpen in relief. Lincecum has been successful coming out of the bullpen in recent years for the Giants. He had a lot of success as a starting pitcher winning back-to-back Cy Young awards for the Giants in 2008 and 2009, but he is a different pitcher than who he was in those years. General Manager, Evans was able to acquire outfielder Deonard Span. Giant’s fans hoped Evans would sign Justin Upton or Jason Heyward; but the organization hasn’t been known to sign “big” named position players in recent years. We all saw how getting Carlos Beltran went. In 2015 Span had a batting average of .301, with 22 RBI’s (Runs Batted In), and 5 HR’s (Home Runs). Span will likely be splitting time with Angel Pagan in Center and will also be seen playing in left field as well.

Walking onto a team where players already have rings must feel pretty good as new member of the team.

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Each even year there are a few new faces that end up being really crucial going down the road to post season, in 2010 there was Cody Ross, Juan Uribe, and Edgar Renteria. In 2012 we saw the additions of Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco, and Brandon Crawford. Then in 2014 Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, and Tim Hudson were added to the mix.

In 2015 the Giants finished 84-78 only trailing the Los Angeles Dodgers who finished 92-70 clinching the NL West. With these new additions it’s hard not to expect great things from the 2016 Giants. Will Posey and Bumgarner be able to lead the Giants to win what could be their fourth pennant in six years further solidifying their dynasty?

Works Cited | ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Web. 09 Feb. 2016. | “New Giant Jeff Samardzija Says San Francisco Was “Where I Wanted To Be’’ ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures, 11 Dec. 2015. Web 09 Feb. 2016.

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1915 Royal Crest, Elko

$120,000

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Amazing Lot for Sale! Close to shopping, recreation and freeway access. Over two acres of property inside the city limits in a beautiful neighborhood. This is a one of a kind location! Water and Power provided.

Single-Family Zoned

Lot size: 2.74 acres

207 Charles Vista, Elko

$165,000

Secluded lot ready for your dream home! 32 acre lot located in the gated area of Elko Summit. Lot has been partially developed and includes water, power and driveway. Property has some existing trees and views of the Ruby Mountains and the city of Elko.

Single-Family Zoned

• Lot size: 32.26 acres

Build your dream home! Dusty Shipp, REALTOR® OFFICE

775.738.7144

CELL

208.870.0559

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/// YETI RAMBLER TUMBLERS $29-$39 in 20 oz or 30 oz

Sherp ATV Move over Polaris here comes the Sherp. This Russian made ATV can turn on a dime, float in water and as you can imagine with those balloon tires, climb just about anything. Addons include an extra 15 gallon gas tank, LED head lights, generator and heater. Already included is the spacious cargo area, tough polymer coating and 2 seat forward cab. With only 44 HP you won’t be winning any Baja races but you can go anywhere your heart may desire.

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Nikon D500 In attempts to lure amateur photographers to the next level, Nikon launches the D500 with it’s latest innovations. 20 + mega pixels, new Expeed image processor, autofocus sensor and 4K video to entice. Nikon finally built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi called SnapBridge to seamless export your photos to computers and other handheld devices. Competitively priced, an upgrade may be in your near future. Shoot away!

/// NIKON D500 $ 2 0 0 0 (Bo d y o n l y )

Surefire Sidekick From the reliability and brightness of surefire comes your next key ring attachment. The sidekick boasts 300 lumens and 3 levels from a rechargeable battery (micro USB) and a compact body designed to available for everyday use. Its polymer body creates a tuff weatherproof exterior to hold up against the hardest of elements. You may say that you have a light on your smartphone already, but that’s only 1% of the illumination of the sidekick and it can drain valuable cell phone battery life. Illuminate your world with the Surefire Sidekick today.

/// SUREFIRE SIDEKICK $79

2017 Ford Raptor The Ford Raptor has nothing more to prove off or on-road. When it first hit the market in 2010 it revolutionized the market for stock off-road vehicles of which has yet to be matched. For 2017 Ford intends to just improve that lead a bit more. “Not just leaner but meaner” Ford proclaims as this beast is powered by the twin turbo eco-boost V6 while shedding 500 pounds with an aluminum body. The eco-boost will be tweaked to get 500 hp while the 10 speed transmission will allow for greater gas mileage and versatility on and off-road. The redesigned transfer case and off-road modes likening the Land Rover climbing and off-road options leaves the 4 wheel drive as an understatement. Ford also improved the running clearance over the first generation and kept Fox Racing taking the shock at the head of the suspension. All in all this redesign is sure to perform as its parent did and you can bet the streets of Elko will showcase this beast soon.

/// 2017 FORD RAPTOR $ T BD Available Fa l l 2016

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GORGEOUS JEWELRY

Gorgeous, fun statement pieces...Blooms & Grooms is stocked full of all sorts of fun necklaces and earrings…not to mention a bunch of great dresses! Get down there to check out these fun finds! BLOOMS & GROOMS WEDDING 461 IDAHO STREET

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RAY-BANS

Love these fun colored Ray-Bans! With the sun coming out and trying to warm us up…I thought these sunnies were super cute! Grab them at Cedar

Creek Clothing. CEDAR CREEK CLOTHING 453 IDAHO STREET

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LOCAL FINDS!

ORGANIC SEASONING

SOLAR KINETIC GARDEN SCULPTURE

I love finding healthy, organic food…this line of organic seasoning salts was a great find. Get down there to check out the wide selection!

It's time to start that garden and how cool would it be to have solar powered sculpture to add to it?! This stands 5 ft tall, you have to see this one in person. $89.99

NATURAL NUTRITION HEALTH FOOD SHOPPE | 1900 IDAHO ST

CUSTOM STAINED GLASS 397 COURT STREET

DAVY CROCKETT ULTIMATE TAILGATER PELLET GRILL

I've never seen a grill with so many features, this is a must have for tailgating! $429.00 or $499.00 (includes WiFi) COMFORTS OF HOMES 2210 IDAHO ST

Not only do we sell hot tubs, but we also help create an entire backyard environment. We’re here to help you design your space with a patio fireplace, outdoor kitchen,

Custom Stained Glass and Gifts 397 Court Street Elko, NV 89801 775-738-1344 • CHERYL SCHMIDTLEIN • Custom Orders, Classes, Gifts, Supplies

gazebo or privacy fencing. So, whatever statement you

Call us today for the backyard of your

dreams!

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want your backyard to make, we’ll help you make it.

Floor model clearance sale on Outdoor Fireplaces and Hot Tubs

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LOCAL FINDS!

THE FURMINATOR

THE CHICO BAG

If you have a dog that sheds then this is the tool for you. I have tried nothing else like it. It comes in 2 sizes and has a short and long hair version. It claims to decrease shedding by 90% and when you see the hair that comes off your dog you will believe it. $42.99 - small $52.99 - large

This little bag bundles up to be just a few inches and has a handy clip that allows you to clip it anywhere. Keep it in your pocket, attached to your pants or in your purse and when you need a bag to carry items - unstuff it. It's durable, washable, has shoulder-length straps & a built in pouch. This little bundle opens to a fullsize shopping bag and saves you from having to a plastic bag.$12.98

PETCO 2747 MOUNTAIN CITY HWY

RALEY'S STORE 2505 MOUNTAIN CITY HWY

Dawn Mitton Broker/Manager 775-934-7263

info@dawnmitton.com 157+ Acres

3.95 Acre Horse Prop.

www.dawnmitton.com

Country Home, 6.82 acres

45+ Acres

REDUC PRICEED

Horse property with water rights. 3 bed, 2 bath home, 4 car garage, large barn, stalls, tack room, corrals, round pen, arena, fenced & cross fenced

Convenient location 5 bed, 2 bath home with 3-car attached garage. Small barn, large indoor arena with sand, tack room, wash bay. Power & water to both barn and arena.

1,616 sq. ft., 3 bed, 2 bath home, pellet stove, wraparound deck, barn. Chicken coop, dog kennel, raised garden, fruit trees & evergreens.

12 miles North of Elko. 3 bed, 2 bath home Large Shop/Garage, Fenced yard, great views of surrounding valley & mountains.

9230 Mtn City Hwy

17 Diamondback Pl.

493 Lilac Drive

701 Forest Tow Wy

NORTH of ELKO

SPRING CREEK

SPRING CREEK

NORTH of ELKO

$

399,000

Large Corner Lot

NEW PRICE

$

299,900

Investment Prop.

$

235,000

$

4-Unit Complex

265,000 12 Acres

Spacious split level 4 bed, 3 bath, fireplace, pellet stove, family room, lots of built in storage cabinets, large laundry room.

Duplex at a great price Close to schools & shopping. Top Rental is 3 bed, 2 Bath & 1-car garage. Bottom Rental is 2 Bed, 2 Bath & 1-car garage. Both rent for $900 month

Two Units with 2 Bed, 2 Bath. One Unit with 1 Bed, 1 Bath. One Unit with 3 Bed, 2 Bath. Rents range from $600 to $1,000

3 bed, 2 bath home, fenced & cross fenced, 30’x40’ shop with concrete floor, 28’x32’ barn, yard, great views of the Ruby Mountains. Sold as is.

831 B Street

200 Sp. Crk Pkwy

1871 Manzanita Ln

1961 Sunset Lane

ELKO

SPRING CREEK

ELKO

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239,000

Residential

190,000

Great Investment Property

$

Ranch

Horse Property

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190,000

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Commercial

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775-738-8535

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SUPPORTING BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ELKO Century 21 Gold West Realty Gives Back Your friends at Century 21 Gold West Realty believe in giving back to our community. In fact, it’s a part of our mission statement. Our Youth are our most precious resource. We believe in investing in these programs. It is our honor and privilege to join our fellow donors to once again make a contribution to the Annual Support Campaign for our local Boys & Girls Club.

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Our Mission “It is our mission to provide a Magical Moment for our Clients who dream of home ownership, desire to sell an Existing home, and/or Relocate. We are driven by our CORE VALUES and SERVICE STANDARDS, delivered by our dedicated Agents and Staff. We will strive to earn our clients’ business.”


Please stop in or call any of our certified agents to learn more about the Home atLast™ program.

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REAL ESTATE

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Broker/Property Manager

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TARA SMALES ELKO REALTY LLC

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905 RAILROAD ST., STE 202

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Marissa Lostra

Dusty Shipp,

Broker/Realtor

Realtor®

775.397.0052

208.870.0559

650 Greencrest Dr.

dustyshipp.c21.com 393 12th Street

$389,000

Single-Family Home • 3 Bedrooms • 3 full Bathrooms • 2,427 sqft • Lot size: 13.53 acres •

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PET ADVICE COLUMN

Diabetes

IN YOUR PET

March is the month of Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is a holiday that is for celebrating things we love and things that bring us joy. For everyone here at Elko Veterinary Clinic this means celebrating that special human animal bond that we have with our furry best friends! One thing that can interfere with that very special bond is a chronic

Pet Personals

illness such as diabetes mellitus. Mellitus is a Latin term that means “Honey Sweet” due to the elevated blood sugar levels that the condition produces in the urine and blood.

Diabetes is a disease of the beta cells in the pancreas that produce the hormone insulin. Insulin regulates the level of glucose in the blood stream and controls the delivery of the glucose to the tissues in the tissues of the body. In simple terms, diabetes mellitus is caused by the failure of the pancreas to regulate blood sugar. Diabetes affects both cats and dogs. The clinical signs seen in diabetes mellitus are related to the elevated concentrations of blood glucose and the inability of the body to use glucose as an energy source. The four main signs seen with uncomplicated diabetes mellitus are increased thirst, increased urination, weight loss and increased appetite. You may also see cloudy eyes and generalized weakness. There are two type of diabetes. Type I diabetes mellitus, also called insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, results from the near-complete destruction of the pancreatic beta cells. This is the most common type of diabetes in dogs. As the name implies, dogs with this type of diabetes require insulin injections to stabilize blood sugar. Type II Diabetes Mellitus, also called non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, is different because some insulin producing cells remain. However, the amount of insulin produced is insufficient, there is delayed response in secreting it, or the tissues of the body are relatively resistant to it. Type II diabetes may occur in older obese dogs and most cats.

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Diabetes is diagnosed based on the presence of typical clinical signs (excess thirst, excess urination, excess appetite and weight loss). The presence of persistently high level of glucose in the blood stream and the presence of glucose in the urine is easily revealed with routine bloodwork and urinalysis. Treatment requires one or more daily insulin injections and most importantly all require some sort of dietary change. The diet must be fed on a consistent schedule: the same food in the same amount on the same schedule every day. Treatment must become a part of the pet’s daily routine. When your pet is first diagnosed, frequent monitoring may be required before the pet becomes well regulated. Finding the right type of insulin and the right dose takes time. Different insulin varies in the terms of onset, peak and duration of action. Regular blood glucose curves with your veterinarian are required to get your pet’s diabetes under control with appropriate insulin therapy. Untreated or improperly regulated diabetes may lead to changes in the acid-base balance of the blood. This may cause vomiting, dehydration, weakness, depression, coma and eventually death. Due to the increased glucose in their urine and blood diabetic pets are also predisposed to other illnesses such as urinary tract infections and mouth infections. Diabetic pets also frequently develop cataracts which can lead to blindness.

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Alan Cuthbertson, DVM Michael Perchetti, DVM Lorinda Fallini, DVM

Christina Talley, DVM Tessa Sustacha, DVM

(775) 738-6116

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Loving Hearts caring for Furry Faces

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Contributed by Tessa Sustacha, DVM

Veterinary Clinic There is a large financial and personal commitment that is required for owners of pets with diabetes. The initial diagnosis and regulation costs can be significant especially if complications arise but treatment and maintenance costs (special diet, insulin and syringes) are minimal. Keeping a close eye on your pet with diabetes is very important. Things can change quickly and some pets can be difficult to keep regulated. It is important that owners pay close attention to all instructions related to the administration of medication, diet and home monitoring. One serious complication that can arise is hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, which can be fatal. Just like in human diabetes is becoming increasingly common in pets as well. Please remember that it can be controlled and quality of life can be maintained. Once diabetes mellitus is properly regulated, the prognosis is good as long as treatment and monitoring are consistent. Most dogs with controlled diabetes live a good quality of life with few symptoms of disease. Everyone loves sugar but we know too much can be a bad thing and the same is true for our furry friends.

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HOROSCOPE Contributed by Janet Boyer

Taurus

Sagittarius

April 20 - May 20 Earthly Taurus, you may feel weighed down by financial concerns this month, especially with tax time approaching. You don’t have to go it alone! Find a trusted financial advisor (often free via your local library) to help get your money issues organized and to ease your mind.

November 22 - December 21 Fiery Sagittarius, this month may find you on the outside looking in. Being five steps ahead sometimes leaves you feeling isolated and misunderstood. Better to be ahead of the pack with loads of wisdom than gaining membership to a club of the clueless.

Gemini May 21- June 21 Airy Gemini, hope for a better future is here! Surround yourself with positive people, uplifting messages and awe-inspiring images. What we “feed” grows bigger, so take the time to cultivate wonderment and joyful anticipation.

Aries

March 21 - April 19 Fiery Aries, you have so many gifts to bring to the table this month! Like Father Christmas bearing presents to expectant children, what you offer to friends, groups and loved ones is immeasurable. Value your contribution!

Cancer June 22 - July 22 Watery Cancer, now’s not the time to cruise on past successes or assumptions. Look towards summer for vacationing or a well-earned rest; for now, though, tend to what’s working and thriving… lest it slip through your fingers via inattention.

Leo July 23 - August 22 Fiery Leo, drop the mask and bravado: people will respect you more when they find out that you struggle, too. You often make things look oh-soeasy and it is (for you) but you’ll find support when you need it most by daring to be authentic and “real”.

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Virgo August 23 - September 22 Virgo

for future use. Earthy Virgo, you hold the key to your own freedom. Mental August 23 - September 22 “tapes” keepyou running but it’s time to erase the Earthy Virgo, hold the the same key script, Scorpio limiting and replace with empowering ones. No to old your ownbeliefs freedom. Mental them October 23 - hold November 21 one will do this for you: strings that you down. “tapes” keep running the snip samethoseWatery Scorpio, you often script, but it’s time to erase the wonder “Is it really worth it?” old limiting beliefs and replace The answer is “yes!” especially Libra them with empowering ones. if you’re already in the midst NoSeptember one will do23 this- October for you: 22 snip of an important Airystrings Libra, it’s a rough road lately, but hang in there!endeavor. You those thatbeen hold you down. cliché, it’s true: the are almost at the finish line. WhileAlthough tiring andaoften frustrating, grass like isn’tstrength alwaysofgreener on your arduous journey will yield rewards the other side in ause. different character and a valuable cache of experience for(or future Libra department or genre). September 23 - October 22 Airy Libra, it’s been a rough Scorpio road lately, but hang in there! October 23 - November 21 You’re almost at the finish Watery Scorpio, you often wonder “Is it really worth it?” The line. While tiring and often answer is “yes!” especially if you’re already in the midst of an frustrating, your arduous important endeavor. Although a cliché, it’s true: the grass isn’t journey will yield rewards like always greener on the other side (or in a different department strength of character and a or genre). valuable cache of experience

Capricorn December 22 - January 19 Earthy Capricorn, loosen your grip on finances, possessions and time. Spread the love to oil the gears of abundance. You have to give to get this month, so jettison a scarcity mindset in favor of a generous one. There’s more than enough for everyone.

Aquarius January 20 - February 18 Airy Aquarius, what is it that you think you can’t live without? (Hint: look to where you spend your time, energy, money and thoughts). Then ask yourself: how is this helping me? How is this harming me? Your worth shines brighter than any bling, status symbols or approval ratings. Selling out is selling yourself short.

Pisces February 19 - March 20 Watery Pisces, dig deep into reservoirs of courage, because this month will test your patience. Grace under pressure is key, especially when faced with seemingly insurmountable tasks or impending opposition. Don’t lose your cool and you’ll come out on top.

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Fashion Trends 2016

or Not ??? Out of simple curiosity…I decided instead of just being a skeptic, I would try it. So what is this you ask? It is your own personal shopper who sends you fashion in the mail!

How does this work? You start by creating an account. Creating an account really means answering a lot of questions about yourself! Your style, colors and patterns that you really like or dislike, questions about height, weight, dress size how you prefer your clothing to fit, whether or not you would consider yourself to be curvy or not and characterizing your proportions. Then there was an interesting section that had 4 or 5 outfits and it would ask you to rate the outfits anywhere from Hate It to Love It! This of course was followed by more questions about body parts you’d like to flaunt or hide etc and how much you like to spend financially in different categories i.e. tops, pants, skirts, outer layers, jewelry and shoes.

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Really I could lay out two amazing positives right away about using a program like this. First, I learned a lot about what I really do like and dislike when it comes to clothing. Secondly, gaining an overall feel of what I would like my closet to look like and therefore myself. These positives were accomplished by completing a section of the account creation which only wanted you to check the boxes that pertained to the style of clothing you like: bohemian chic, glamorous, preppy, romantic, classic, edgy, and/or casual chic. You’d be surprised how fun it is to see what you check and what you skip…they ask what colors and prints to avoid as well as what occasions you usually dress for i.e. business casual/work, cocktail/special, laid back casual or date night/night out.

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There are other ways to really help your stylist learn more about you, you can link your pinterest, twitter or Linkedin profiles to your StitchFix profile, or not. At the end of your style profile, they have a section called your final thoughts….I found myself summing up my style in a short paragraph and learned more about what I like and what I don’t like! - lets face it what you choose to wear does say a lot about you! So after you fill out your style profile you can order a “fix” you can do a one time fix, you can schedule one to arrive every week, once a month - whatever works best for you, your schedule and your budget!

Ok budget…I know that was my number one concern… what are we talking about here? Well in each fix comes 5 items. If you keep all 5 items they give you 25% off your entire order. If you keep at least 1 item you do not pay the styling fee. Yes, styling fee… this is a $20 fee that you only pay if you do not keep any items. Not going to lie, I was really excited to get my first box and couldn’t wait to see what was in it! So it arrived…right on time and wrapped to perfection. A note from my stylist was inside that was specific to me with a few styling ideas for the items that my fix contained….then the items… I received

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a summer dress, a pair of shorts, a t-shirt, a sweater and a bracelet. I know it is winter… but I had told my stylist that I was going on a warm destination vacation and would like some items for the trip…she listened! In total honesty….all the pieces that came in my fix I had never seen before and not sure I would say I would ever pull off of a shelf and try on…so that’s good and bad…I was so surprised to find that I really loved every single item…the dress fit perfectly and was again something I wouldn’t have normally grabbed…the shorts were fun and a total different style from my usual… the t-shirt

was comfy, stylish and cute…the sweater is a great layering piece and the bracelet was stunning! With that being said, I did not keep the entire fix. In your package you also have a return bag that has a prepaid label on it, any items you do not wish to keep you simply put back in the package and drop in the mail. That’s it! You only pay for the items you keep and then the best part is the feedback…you can either log on to their website or use their app and “check out” this is where you get to tell them which pieces you are keeping and which you are sending back and why!!! They say the more details you give them the better they get at sending you the perfect fix!

My verdict?? to StitchFix or not??? YEP! looking forward to my next fix and can’t wait! If you’re feeling the bug and want to give it a try….www.stitchfix.com/referral/6745718

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… Natural Health Tips …

BONES or

Nerves

Contributed by Dr. Todd Wendell of Ruby Mountain Chiropractic

We live our lives through our nervous systems. Whether it’s enjoying a sunset, digesting dinner or warding off an infection, our nervous systems control everything. Better nervous system = better life. Our culture is focused on blood, such as pulse, blood pressure and cholesterol. These largely result from nervous system directions. So even the smallest nervous system disturbance can dramatically affect the way your whole body works. Since the moving bones of the spinal column are so close to the spinal cord, and the 31 pairs of nerve roots that branch out from it, many people think chiropractic is all about bones. But I see myself primarily as a nerve doctor, not a bone doctor. The spinal column is merely where we find the location of nerve disturbances between the brain and body. Reducing nervous system tension allows your body to work normally so health can return.

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… Natural Health Tips …

ENERGIZE your WORKDAY

Naturally

It’s two in the afternoon, and you’ve had too many starchy foods for lunch. The result: your energy level has taken a nosedive. Combatting a slump during the workday doesn’t have to include copious amounts of caffeine. Try these natural energizers to keep you plugging along ‘til five or beyond. Conduct meetings or take phone calls on your feet. Stretch, do simple exercises or take a brisk 10-15 minute walk. If possible, consider getting a standing desk or a treadmill desk.

Satisfy hunger and avoid that slump with a high-protein snack such as almonds or a boiled egg. Avoid sugar as you’ll likely experience a crash, which may make you sleepier. Drink more water. While you should limit caffeine, drinking a cup of green tea can provide the perfect pick-me-up and many health benefits. Visiting us for regular chiropractic checkups is another great way to keep your body healthy and energized!

SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS While the pharmaceutical industry spends millions promoting prescription medications, natural chiropractic care has survived for over a century. How? By delighted patients telling others. Good old-fashioned word of mouth has helped those who had previously lived with persistent, pesky pain to seek gentle, natural chiropractic care. If you’ve experienced the benefits of chiropractic care in your life, then there’s no time better than now to share how chiropractic has helped you. Encourage someone to visit us and allow us to locate and reduce the cause of his or her pain naturally, without drugs. How can you explain chiropractic care? Simple. The focus is on reducing nerve interference, usually along the spine because the moving bones of the spinal column are common culprits producing the nerve interference. Share your story with others so their body can do what it was designed to, and they can get back to enjoying those activities they love.

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Design Concepts of Elko, a home improvement design center, is pleased to announce the

addition to our team. Starting on February 23rd Jennifer Sprout, former CEO of the Elko Area Chamber, will be stepping is as the new General Manager. Mike and Kara Ayala, owners of Design Concepts are looking forward to the direction Jennifer will take the company. This is an exciting time for Design Concepts and we look forward to continuing to serve the Elko and surrounding areas.

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Getting you ready for the Ruby Mountain Relay -

HEALTH FITNESS FAIR 5K

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HEALTH & FITNESS FAIR 5K Run/Walk

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Saturday, March 12, 2016 @ 1:00PM

Awards given for 1st-3rd in each age group. Start and finish at the Elko Convention Center. Number pick-up & race-day registration 10-12:30 at convention cnt - add $5. On-line registration closes March 10 at www.rubymountainrelay.com

STARR VALLEY SPRING RUN-OFF 10K

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Awards for 1st-3rd in each age group. Start & finish Starr Valley Community Hall in Deeth, NV. Number pick-up & race day registration 7-8:30am at start line-add $5. On-line registration closes April 21 at www.rubymountainrelay.com.

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Tech shirt + full & half marathon - finisher medal. Awards for 1st-3rd in each age group. Start in canyon & finish in Lamoille. Shuttle bus pick-up in Lamoille. Race bag & number pickup: Friday 2 pm-6pm at Cedar Creek Clothing Co. NO race day registration. On-line registration closes June 16 at www.rubymountainrelay.com. Discount for early registration.

ELKO BRAKE FOR BACON 5K Run/Walk $35/$40/$45 FRIDAY July 8, 2016 @ 6:00 PM (waives every 5 minutes) Entry includes “BACON treats along the course * Start & finish TBA * Wrist band pick-up & race-day registration at Start Line 3-5:30 - add $5 On-line registration closes July 6 at www.rubymountainrelay.com. Non-timed event

5th RUBY MOUNTAIN RELAY

Friday & Saturday, Aug. 19-20 2016

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184-mile team relay race starts in Lamoille Canyon & ends in Wells City Park. 6 or 12-runner teams. Race bag & number pick-up: Thursday August 18 from 5-7pm at the Northeastern Nevada Museum. Information & on-line registrations at www.rubymountainrelay.com

ELKO COUNTY FAIR COWBOY COLOR CHASE 5K $35/$40/$45 FRIDAY September 2, 2016 @ 8:00AM (waives leave every 5 minutes)

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Entry includes a Color Chase t-shirt & lots of COLOR!. Start & Finish at fairgrounds. Shirt & wrist band pick-up: Thursday 3pm-7pm at the Elko County Fairgrounds or 6-7:30am at the fair grounds. Race day registration 6-7:30am at start line. On-line registration closes Aug. 31 at www.rubymountainrelay.com. Discount for team & early registration

31st RACE TO THE ANGEL “EXTREME” HALF & TRI

Saturday, September 10, 2016 @ 7:00 & 8:00 AM

$50/$60/$70

Start at Wells, NV City Pool * Finish at Angel Lake * Awards 1st-3rd in each age group. Number/shirt pick-up & Race-Day registration - Start-line 6-7:30am. On-line registration closes Sept. 1st for triathlon at www.rubymountainrelay.com

TURKEY TROT FAMILY 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, November 26, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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Lifesaving treatments for cardiac conditions are now available right here at home. When it comes to the heart, minutes matter. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, the first 30 minutes after a heart attack symptom are the most critical and life-saving. With drives in excess of 190 minutes to Reno or Salt Lake City, don’t put your heart at risk. The Heart Center at Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital now provides comprehensive interventional procedures that can help save lives in emergencies and help prevent heart damage. Call 748-CARDIAC (2273) to learn more.

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Savor

the Flavor of Eating Right NNRH celebrates National Nutrition Month Each March, the Academy encourages Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®.This year's theme, “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” is encouraging people to take time to enjoy food traditions, appreciate the pleasures, and cherish great flavors and social experiences food can add to your life. • Develop a Mindful Eating Pattern. It is just as Food is the body’s primary fuel source that helps us live and fight off illness. Food is also part of many social important to know how, when, why, and where you eat as it is what you eat. Being a mindful eater can help you gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers. Below are tips to help you “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” so recharge your body and mind and leads to an overall healthier lifestyle. Many people eat in front of the TV that we can enjoy healthy foods and the joy they bring or at their desks while they are working. This creates to our lives. an environment of mindless eating. Try taking a few • Enjoy Food Traditions and Social Experiences. minutes out of your busy day to find a nice place to Food is part of most social gatherings. Whether it is focus on mindful eating instead of multitasking through a family dinner, special occasion, or a social gathering, your meals. food plays a central role. Family meal times promote

• Consult a Registered Dietitian Nutrition. A registered dietitian nutritionist can educate you and guide your food choices while keeping your tastes and preferences in mind. RDNs are able to separate • Appreciate Foods Pleasures and Flavors. Take time to appreciate the smells, textures, flavors, and the overall facts from fads and translate nutritional science into information you can use. eating experience. We are so busy in today’s society • Attend a Healthy Living Series Class. Expand your that we often eat too fast and mindlessly. Try slowing knowledge by attending a free “Healthy Living Series” down when you eat by taking one bite at a time and class on the first Wednesday of every month. The focus on the specific characteristics of what you are class is offered at 5:30pm in the Classrooms near the eating. Slowing down when eating is also helpful for weight management as it gives your stomach time to tell Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital cafeteria and will focus on a different nutrition topic each month. For your brain you are full, often meaning less calories are more info, contact Courtney Nalivka, RDN at 748-2094. consumed. healthier eating and improve family relationships. Enjoy the food traditions that are part of any family or social gathering.

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Will the Affordable Care Act impact your taxes?

MYTHS

Debunked CONTRIBUTED BY H&R BLOCK

There are a lot of changes to this year’s tax code – 46 to be exact – as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What’s most important is to be aware if your taxes – and your annual refund – will be affected. Tax experts at H&R Block address common myths associated with the ACA and how they may impact your taxes: MYTH: If you chose not to have health insurance in 2014 and don’t qualify for an exemption, you will have to pay a penalty of $95. FACT: The penalty for 2014 is calculated one of two ways. If you or members of your household don’t have health insurance that qualifies as minimum essential coverage, you’ll pay whichever amount is higher: • •

$47 per child, $95 per adult, up to $285 per household  % of annual household income less the filing 1 threshold – In many cases this amount is actually higher and likely to be the amount of the fine that you will face.

MYTH: If you have short-term medical coverage, accident or disability only, or travelers insurance, you don’t have to worry about the ACA. FACT: Under the Affordable Care Act, almost everyone is required to have health insurance that meets the requirement for “minimum essential coverage.” Plans that meet this requirement include a health insurance plan through your job, federal or state Marketplace plan, COBRA or retirement plan, or a government plan like Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE or CHIP. If you don’t have one of these, you may face the ACA tax penalty.

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MYTH: The Advance Tax Credit I receive in 2014 is based on my 2013 income. FACT: Your 2014 tax credit is based on your estimated income for 2014. If you provided an estimated income at the time of enrollment, you will need to reconcile your taxes. MYTH: I have two kids and neither my husband nor I have access to health insurance from our employers. I’m signing up for health insurance on the Marketplace because the government will give me a subsidy to help me pay for my monthly premiums. FACT: Whether or not you receive a tax credit from the government for purchasing insurance on the Marketplace depends solely on your individual situation and your household income. Your income must fall within certain guidelines to qualify for a tax credit.

MYTH: A tax credit, subsidy and advance are all different. FACT: A tax credit, subsidy and advance all mean the same thing – government assistance in paying for health insurance plan premiums.

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MYTH: I got my health insurance plan from the Marketplace and received a tax credit to help pay for my insurance premiums. I know this won’t impact my taxes because I already calculated my 2014 estimated income and submitted it at the time of enrollment. FACT: If you and/or a member of your household received the Advance Premium Tax Credit in 2014, the credit will need to be reconciled when you file your taxes. The Advance Premium Tax Credit amount that you received was based on an estimate of your household income and your expected family size. So when you file your taxes, the amount of Advance Premium Tax Credit you received will be reconciled against what you were actually eligible for based on your actual household income. This could impact your tax refund or taxes due. For example, if you signed up for health insurance in the Marketplace and estimated your income at $38,000, you could receive a tax credit of $2,700 to help pay for insurance. But let’s say you got a promotion and your actual income for the year came out to $46,000. In this scenario, your tax credit decreases to $1,500 and you will owe the difference at tax time, lowering your tax refund by $1,200.

The ACA will have the biggest tax implications for those who received the Advance Premium Tax Credit (also known as a subsidy) or those who did not have health insurance coverage. One way to plan ahead this tax season is to learn more about how the ACA might affect your tax refund by visiting an H&R Block office on Jan. 8. Most H&R Block offices nationwide will be open for 12 hours straight, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., so you can come in without an appointment and speak to an ACA Specialist who can provide you with a no-charge ACA Tax Impact Analysis – your personalized review of how your taxes may be affected by the Affordable Care Act. So, come on in to our local office on 11th St. Our phone number is 775-738-4026. Call us to make an appointment or to just ask a question. We will be glad to help you.

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FINANCIAL FOCUS

HOW SHOULD YOU RESPOND TO MARKET “CORRECTION”?

As an investor, you may be gaining familiarity with the term “market correction.” But what does it mean? And, more importantly, what does it mean to you? A correction occurs when a key index, such as the S&P 500, declines at least 10% from its previous high. A correction, by definition, is short-term in nature and has historically happened fairly regularly – about once a year. However, over the past several years, we’ve experienced fewer corrections, so when we have one now, it seems particularly jarring to investors. How should you respond to a market correction? The answer may depend, to some extent, on your stage of life.

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• IF YOU’RE STILL WORKING… If you are in the

may do it for you. To cite one aspect of rebalancing, if

early or middle parts of your working life, you might

your portfolio ever does become too “stock-heavy,”

not have to concern yourself much about a market

you may need to add some bonds or other fixed-rate

correction because you have decades to overcome

vehicles. Not only can these investments help keep

a short-term downturn. Instead of selling stocks, and

your portfolio in balance, but they also may hold up

stock-based investments, to supposedly “cut your

better during a correction.

losses,” you may find that now is a good time to buy more shares of quality companies, when their price is down.

• IF YOU’RE RETIRED… After you retire, you may need to take money from your investment accounts – that is, sell some investments – to help pay for your

Also, you may want to use the opportunity of a

cost of living. Ideally, however, you don’t want to sell

correction to become aware of the need to periodically

stocks, or stock-based vehicles, during a correction

review and rebalance your portfolio. Stocks, and

– because when you do, you may be “selling low.”

investments containing stocks, often perform well

(Remember the most common rule of investing: Buy

before a correction. If their price has risen greatly,

low and sell high. It’s not always easy to follow, but it’s

they may account for a greater percentage of the

still pretty good advice.)

total value of your portfolio – so much so, in fact, that you might become “overweighted” in stocks, relative to your goals, risk tolerance and time horizon. That’s why it’s important for you to proactively rebalance your portfolio – or, during a correction, the market

So, to avoid being forced into selling, you need to be prepared. During your retirement years, try to keep at least a year’s worth of cash instruments on hand as well as short-term fixed income investments. By having this money to draw on, you may be able to leave your stocks alone and give them a chance to recover, post-correction. And it’s important to maintain a reasonable percentage of stocks, and stock-based vehicles, in your portfolio, even during retirement – because these investments may provide the growth necessary to help keep you ahead of inflation. Consequently, as a retiree, you should have a balance of stocks and stock-based vehicles, along with fixed-income vehicles, such as bonds, certificates of deposit, government securities and so on. Being prepared can help you get through a correction – no matter where you are on life’s journey.

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