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VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Fallon sweeps north Reno schools

The Fallon volleyball team completed its 3A crossover schedule, notching a pair of wins over North Valleys and Hug last weekend.

‘The country came together’

Speakers remember 9/11 victims, first responders

A familiar voice to Churchill County reminded residents and friends at this year’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to remember the evils of Sept. 11, 2001, while honoring those who died and heroically saved others.

Investigation begins on cause of Hazen fire

Multiple fire agencies responded to railyard to extinguish burning railroad ties.

With the Hazen fire declared officially out Monday morning, state investigators are beginning sifting through the piles of burned railroad ties to determine the cause of the blaze which sent plumes of smoke into the sky and closed U.S. Highway 50A for a period of time.

Port of Subs opens in Fallon

Although the newest Port of Subs opened Friday in Fallon, a grand opening and formal ribbon cutting conducted by the Fallon Chamber of Commerce will take place at 4 p.m. Sept. 23.

Fallon experiences near normal highs

Lahontan Valley exceeds 100 degrees twice earlier this month

While most of the Great Basin and San Joaquin Valley baked with record temperatures exceeding the century mark, the Lahontan Valley escaped the constant heat for most of August and for the first two weeks of September.

The Nevada Traveler: A visit to Lake Tahoe’s Scandinavian castle

Tucked into the tall pines overlooking beautiful Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe is Vikingsholm, a place fit for a king — or at least a Viking jarl.

Movies & More: Your community owned and operated Fallon Theatre

We have a great lineup of movies for you this week starting Friday at 6 p.m. with the great 2003 film “Secondhand Lions.”

Community bulletin board Sept. 15-21

Applications for the 2022 Wishing Tree Program will be available Sept. 12 from Churchill County Social Services. Completed applications due back to Social Services by October 20 at 5 p.m.

CCHS seniors sign up to volunteer

Churchill County High School seniors are learning more about their community by volunteering with a local nonprofit agency.

How to keep track of your fur baby

Dear readers, years ago we had an adorable yellow Lab named Baby who ran out the front door and got lost. We spent hours looking for her.

News from the Churchill County School District

Freshman students in Kirsten Ritchie’s biology class did a microscope lab and found some of these mites for themselves. In this lab activity, students had the opportunity to explore an unusual mite called the Demodex, under the microscope.

Winners from the 2022 Fallon Labor Day Parade

Winners from the 2022 Fallon Labor Day Parade

Bighorn News: Conservation districts support FFA

Oasis FFA received donations from the Lahontan Conservation District and the Stillwater Conservation District. The two groups each donated $500 to support students traveling to the National FFA Convention.

Prep roundup: Truckee tops Wave in five games

The Lady Wave nearly upset the defending state champs on Friday after coming back to force a fifth and final game.

Greenwave, Bighorns Prep Calendar

The following schedule is for Churchill County (CCHS) and Oasis Academy (OACP) prep sports from Sept. 15-21. Home CCHS tennis, soccer and football contests are played at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex, while volleyball matches are played in the Elmo Dericco Gymnasium. Home Oasis Academy volleyball matches are played at the city-county gym. Home golf tournaments for both schools are played at the Fallon Golf Course.