Lahontan Valley News


Fallon softball takes first game of series with Dayton

The Greenwave softball team won the first game of a three-game series Wednesday by defeating Dayton, 28-0, at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Dayton rally nips Fallon in Northern 3A baseball

Dayton scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday to cap a come-from-behind 7-6 win against Fallon in a Northern 3A East baseball game at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Prom Closet opens for this year’s special event

Spring is in the air and so is this month’s Churchill County High School’s Senior Prom, which is sponsored by a group of parents.

Home & Garden show returns for the weekend

Fallon Soroptimists annual event celebrates its 20th year

Cancelled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s 20th annual Soroptimist Home and Garden Show aims to put residents and visitors in the mood to improve their homes as well as themselves.

School board meets Wednesday

A regular meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees will be held Wednesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the in the Virtual Platform of GotoMeeting, 690 S. Maine St., Fallon, Nevada 89406.

Free UTV training class set for Friday

There will be a free UTV training class on Friday beginning at 8 a.m. at Sand Springs Summit area about 25 miles east of Fallon, reports Churchill County Sheriff Richard Hickox.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule

Churchill County’s May dates for those 18 and older to receive the free Moderna, Pfizer or Janssen vaccine and those 16 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine are Tuesdays from noon to 3 p.m. (May 11, 18, 25); Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (May 12, 19, 26); and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (May 13, 20, 27).

Greenwave slip past Spring Creek in 3A baseball

SPRING CREEK — The Fallon baseball team put up a big first inning in the series opener against Spring Creek, extending its lead throughout the contest for a 14-6 victory.

Greenwave track and field wins 3-team meet

The Greenwave hosted its first meet of the season on Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex with the Lady Wave winning the three-team event and the Fallon boys tying for first.

Roundup: Payne pitches perfect game, no hitter as Bighorns stay undefeated

Emily Payne pitched a perfect game in Oasis Academy’s 21-0 win over Mineral County as the Bighorns swept the Serpents in Hawthorne on Tuesday.

Lady Wave sweep Spartans; host Dayton

Fallon’s Northern 3A-East winning streak reaches 7 games

The Lady Wave defeated another Elko County team over the weekend, sweeping a doubleheader from Spring Creek on Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

David C. Henley The late Prince Philip was worshipped as a god on a remote Pacific island

In my last column titled “Our brush with royals,” I wrote about my chance sighting in London 20 years ago of Prince Philip and his wife, Queen Elizabeth the Second of Great Britain.

The Nevada Traveler: The sad saga of Reno’s Lawton Springs

Should you have headed west of Reno on Fourth Street in the 1940s or ’50s, you would come to an impressive complex of red-roofed buildings that included more than a dozen motel rooms, a large building housing an indoor pool, a restaurant and dance hall and an inviting outdoor pool.

To CBD or not to CBD is the question

Watson here, and recently my friend Boomer mentioned to me that his mom gives him CBD treats in the morning and his creaky joints are not as creaky anymore. I decided to find out exactly what CBD is and how it is helping my friend.

Prom Closet at Stuf n’ Such

The Stuf n’ Such Thrift Store prom closet is open. We have dresses, suits, shoes and accessories for a memorable prom experience. Bring your student ID and a parent or guardian and dress up for the prom….for FREE.