During the past 120 years, the development of dams and other systems have enhanced the delivery of water to farmers as well as providing additional water to Pyramid Lake and its fisheries.
October has come in with a crack, snapple and pop with the area’s first major storm to begin a new water year.
Churchill County Search & Rescue is hosting Trunk or Treat from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The trunk or treat is at Venturacci Park, 321 Venturacci Lane. Set up starts at 4 p.m. Decorate your vehicle. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As Oct. 23, the day of our Murder Mystery Theater, draws closer, I would like to tantalize everyone with a lineup of our delightful characters. As always, our actors are community favorites who you can boo and cheer.
Ruins of the former Bullfrog Jail, one of the few remnants still standing in the old mining camp of Bullfrog. Bullfrog boasted just about the best name ever for a Nevada mining camp. How it came to have that name, however, isn’t as clear. Historians s
The Crochet Project begins Oct, 21, at 6 p.m. at the Pizza Factory in the Stillwater Plaza. Teacher Samantha Horning, a 24-year U.S. Air Force veteran, has been crocheting since she was 8 years old. In addition to teaching both left- and right-handed crochet, she will also teach pattern reading. The Crochet Project is open to High Desert Grange members only.
The Churchill County Commissioners met Thursday and approved or discussed the following agenda items.
Bright colors and cheerful messages were sent to the residents of Homestead this past week. Kindergarteners through high school students created posters for the outside windows of seniors in the facility with the goal of bringing a smile to their faces.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin construction Wednesday of traffic signals to enhance traffic flow and safety at two Alternate U.S. 50 intersections at River Ranch Road and Nevada Pacific Parkway in Fernley.
The Churchill County Museum, Library and Parks & Recreation have several events planned this month for family fall fun.
John Cushman, foundation professor with the University of Nevada, Reno, has been awarded a $1.55 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on improving drought tolerance and water-use efficiency of plants to help preserve agricultural productivity in the face of rising temperatures and prolonged droughts.
ELKO — After spotting Fallon a 12-0 lead, the Elko football team came back to outscore Fallon by four touchdowns for the remainder of the game in a 32-19 win Saturday afternoon. Fallon, which sits at 1-1 in the 3A East, travels to Fernley (1-0) on Friday for a key battle against its cross-valley rival. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
The Lady Wave golf team finished the regular season last week and qualified one for next week’s state tournament in Mesquite.
The Greenwave’s girls sports held strong last week, with the volleyball and soccer teams scoring splits against Elko County schools, while a pair of cross-country runners cracked into the top 10 in Winnemucca.
In 2022, BEARPAW plans to open a distribution facility in Fernley that would create 30-50 jobs over the first five years.