Lahontan Valley News


USS Nevada timeline of events: Dec. 7, 1941

One torpedo slammed into the USS Nevada (BB-36) during the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941, and left a gaping hole on the ship’s port side. Water began rushing into the bulkhead.

Observance honors USS Nevada

Famed battleship fought on two fronts during World War II

This Sunday morning in Hawaii began like the previous ones at Pearl Harbor, built as a strategic location for the USS Navy as ships began to crisscross the Pacific Ocean in the early 1900s between the United States mainland and territories in Guam and the Philippines

Parsons speaks at Chamber luncheon

Superintendent Derild Parsons has worked for Churchill County School District since he began student teaching at Northside Elementary in 1999 and chose a career in education because of his first-grade teacher.

Moon named education curator at state museum

Churchill County, UNR graduate would like to expand outreach and volunteerism

Mahal Moon, Churchill County High School and University of Nevada, Reno graduate, has been appointed as the new curator of education at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City.

Movies & More: Your community owned & operated Fallon Theatre

Please join us this weekend, Dec. 8-9, for our annual showing of “Polar Express” which includes our free hot cocoa bar! Showing times for the “Polar Express” are 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Ott's Farm Equipment and Fallon Welding the movies and cocoa bar are free.

Bighorn News: Hershey Grant helps connect Bighorns and community

Students buzzed as colorful fabrics were laid about the busy cafeteria tables. High school and middle school students were busy chatting, cutting strips of fabric, tying knots, and connecting to improve the community.

What is the mysterious dog flu?

Dear reader, recent news about the mysterious dog flu has been flooding the internet, newspapers, and Facebook. I spoke with a few of the local veterinarians to find out if this is a problem here in Churchill County. The veterinarians I spoke with said there are no cases recorded. Whew!

CCHS girls beat McQueen, open 3-1 in Reno tournament

Both the Greenwave girls and boys, and Bighorns boys basketball teams opened the season with tournaments last weekend as the CCHS girls notched a big win over a 4A school.

Fallon wrestling wins 4 matches in annual Earl Wilkins tournament

The Greenwave wrestling team opened the season with the annual Earl Wilkins Memorial Tournament on Saturday at the Rafter 3C Arena. Fallon fielded two teams – Green and White – in the single-day tournament with the Green team finishing 4-1-1.

Churchill County School District highlights

The CCHS Practical Communications Class had a series of guest speakers join them in October and November as part of their Career Explorations project.

Fallon distillery expanding by the barrel

Frey Ranch annually produces about 1.2 million one-liter bottles of its signature bourbon, rye, and uncut farm-strength bourbon.

Fallon resident dies in Nov. 16 crash

A 24-year-old Fallon resident died during a Nov. 16 crash at the U.S. 50A at Fulkerson Road, according to Nevada State Police.

Navy League features new Top Gun commander

Felloney discusses history, mission of the Advanced Fighter Weapons School

Cmdr. Blaine Felloney has returned to his desert home in the Oasis of Nevada.

Holiday season: City’s annual tree lighting kicks things off

This year’s celebration will take place Friday on historic Maine Street at 6:30 p.m.

Fallon wreath group seeks volunteers

Annual nationwide Wreaths Across America ceremony is set for Dec. 16.