Lahontan Valley News


Clampers honor Fallon Theatre’s centennial

Plaque recognizes the 1920 opening of the iconic downtown business

The Fallon Theatre received a special recognition on Sept. 11 to honor the iconic movie house for its 100 years.

Amodei introduces act for the Navy range expansion

Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei has reintroduced the Northern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act that would be included in the fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Acts for possible consideration later this year.

Deputies arrest man after 2-county pursuit

A California man who evaded a police pursuit over a two-county area and then took a wrong turn in the desert was apprehended Sept. 14 by Churchill County Sheriff’s deputies north of Fallon.

Commissioners wrap up second meeting for September

The Churchill County commissioners conducted their second meeting of the month last week. • The Bureau of Land Management updated commissioners on activities in the Carson City Stillwater Field Office.

LVN wins 15 awards at state press convention

Newest members of the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame inducted

The Lahontan Valley News won 15 awards Saturday at the annual Nevada Press Foundation’s Awards of Excellence including the top local sports column in the state.

Which pet insurance is a good choice?

Watson here, and the first thing I want to do is thank everyone who came to the CAPS garage sale. We were successful because of the many people who contributed items, provided storage, helped at the sale, and bought items. Fallon’s community spirit can’t be beat!

WNC News and Notes: Mother of three pursues education goals

Ambitious, persistent and studious are just a few words to describe organization and project management student Desirae Blunt-Lamkey.

Greenwave HOF golf tournament

The Greenwave Hall of Fame recently conducted a golf tournament at the Fallon Golf Course.

By land and by air: Wave’s balanced offense sinks Vikings

Before every game, Churchill County High School football coach Brooke Hill preaches balance, so the Greenwave can attack their opponent effectively through the air and on the ground.

Lady Wave soccer sweeps North Valleys, Hug; boys fall to McQueen

The Lady Wave soccer team, playing with a full roster for the first time this season, flexed its muscles against two north Reno schools last week.

Wave Recap: Volleyball sweeps North Valleys, Hug

The Lady Wave volleyball team swept North Valleys and Hug last week as it prepares for the 3A East schedule when Lowry visits Fallon today.

Greenwave induction postponed

The Greenwave Hall of Fame has postponed its induction for both the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Hall of Fame events, including the social mixer, football introduction and banquet.

Best of Fallon final voting now open

You nominated, now it is time to vote for the Best of Fallon. Final voting for the Lahontan Valley News’ annual Best of Fallon awards runs Sept. 15- Oct. 3.

Twenty years later: A day that changed the country

Amodei, Tedford reflect on 9/11 and how a nation won’t forget

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said he was humbled to be in attendance at Fallon’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday that honored the 2,977 people killed 20 years ago during a coordinated terrorist attack.

County Vaccine, testing schedule for September 2021

Offering services Mondays-Thursdays only; no rapid testing this month

Due to shortages in Nevada, the county will not be offering rapid COVID tests this month. The county will offer PCR tests which take a few days to get results back from the state.