Lahontan Valley News


Defense act sets up committee for FRTC modernization

Congressional mandate requires a number of representatives from different agencies

Despite the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) not including the Fallon Range Training Range modernization plan, the act requires all stakeholders to continue their work on the expansion through a committee.

Lack of March storms fail to boost snowpack totals

Area producers could see water allocation adjustments for the growing season

The latest snow measurements from last week’s SNOTEL (Snow Telemetry) readings for Northern Nevada are not painting a rosy picture for both the spring and summer months, said Jeff Anderson, a hydrologist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Churchill County vaccinations for week of April 12

Churchill County announces its next dates this week for those 18 and older to receive the free Moderna vaccine at the Churchill County Public Health Drive-Thru site off Miner’s Road, just south of the county fairgrounds.

Junior livestock show returns in person this month

The annual Churchill County Junior Livestock Show is going “live” again after presenting a virtual program over the internet last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

University’s Hess supports Experiment Stations across the West

Hess to as executive director of the Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors

Bret Hess of the University of Nevada, Reno Experiment Station has been hired to serve as the executive director of the Western Association of Agriculture Experiment Station Directors.

NDOT reminds motorists of highway work

Nevada Department of Transportation is reminding motorists this week that U.S. Highway 95 will be closed between Fallon and Schurz for reconstruction between April 19-29.

Public hearing set for April 21 on county’s Master Plan

A public hearing to discuss and adopt Churchill County’s 2020 Master Plan is scheduled for April 21 during the commissioners afternoon meeting that begins at 11:15 p.m..

City of Fallon news: Annual city cleanup

The Help Keep Fallon Green City Cleanup begins Monday (April 19) and runs through April 23.

Spoiled cats and the art of nuzzling

Watson here and I just received an email from Me and Ow (fondly known as the Brat Cats). It seems that they have taken offense with the last article on nuzzling. They are complaining that I did not mention cats at all. Well, the article was about dogs, but I aim to please, so let us explore the secret codes of cats.

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.

Spring Creek wins 1A East girls soccer crown over Fallon

After both Fallon and Spring Creek’s girls soccer teams ended in a shutout tie in the last meeting, the Spartans escaped Saturday’s first-place battle with a 1-0 win in Spring Creek.

Prep Roundup: Fallon volleyball wins, cross country competes in regional

The Lady Wave volleyball team ended the season on a high note.

Miracle pass gives Wave undefeated season

Fallon rallies in fourth quarter to nip Spring Creek

If you don’t succeed, try, try again, and that’s what Fallon quarterback Avery Strasdin did with minutes ticking off the scoreboard, and the Greenwave trailing.

Greenwave Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the Greenwave Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021.

The Nevada Traveler: Angel Lake is surprising discovery

One of the best things about wandering the broad expanses of Nevada is finding a place that exceed expectations — like Angel Lake, located on State Route 231 in the East Humboldt mountain range south of the town of Wells.