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Feds Want to Fix Canal, But Nevada Town Lives Off the Leaks

FERNLEY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada town founded a century ago by pioneers lured to the West by the promise of free land and cheap water in the desert is trying to block the U.S. government from renovating a 115-year-old …

Fernley to Pay $5M, Lyon County $1.3M in `08 Nevada Flood

The city of Fernley will pay half of a $10 million settlement to about 600 victims of a flood caused by the failure of a century-old irrigation canal in 2008 under a deal a U.S. judge approved on Friday. However, …