Lahontan Valley News


DVI month brings awareness to abuse

Mayor says domestic violence hurts, destroys families

Domestic Violence Intervention Month kicked off Friday with the ceremonial purple dyeing of the Maine Street fountain and a relocation to downtown Fallon to better serve their clients.

Water: More precious than gold

Reclamation Act makes the desert bloom for ag producers

To ranchers and farmers in the Lahontan Valley, water is more precious than gold in providing an agricultural lifeline to the thousands of people who call this area home.

Laxalt makes first campaign stop in Fallon

Former attorney general hosts ‘greet and meet’

Former Nevada Attorney General Paul Laxalt, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Catherine Cortez Masto, made a meet and greet stop in Fallon on Sunday at a local pizza parlor to introduce himself and to talk about some of the issues.

Museum offers Traditional Lifeways classes

Join Churchill County Museum’s Donna Cossette as she shares her expertise and knowledge of the Toi-Ticutta people.

Seventh graders receive copies of the Constitution

Jeanette Strong, who was accompanied by other members, said 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention endorsed the Constitution in 1787. New Hampshire ratified the constitution on June 21, 1788, and the first Congress under the newly adopted Constitution convened in New York City on March 4, 1789. James Madison drafted the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

School warns about TikTok challenges

TikTok challenges and dares are affecting the Churchill County middle and senior-high school campuses, said Dr. Summer Stephens, superintendent of Churchill County schools.

Reid’s aide had hand in NAS Fallon improvements

Retired general killed last month in auto accident

A military service was conducted Saturday in Las Vegas for Robert Herbert, a former policy adviser to Sen. Harry Reid and retired major general in the Nevada Army National Guard.

The Nevada Traveler: Beatty is gateway to Death Valley, ghost towns and natural attractions

From its earliest days, the reason behind the founding of the Southern Nevada community of Beatty was water.

Cantaloupe and the Melon Felon

After a one-year hiatus, CAPS Murder Mystery Theater is returning to the social scene. Prepare yourself to be delighted and entertained. This year’s play written, by Christopher W. Daniels, takes place at our very own Cantaloupe Festival. Christopher gives new meaning to “melondrama” (pun intended).

Remembering one of Fallon’s greatest athletes

Val York played on championship teams and served in Vietnam

His shooting from the basketball court led to championships for both Fallon and the University of Nevada.

Defense, big plays lift Fallon over Spring Creek in league opener

A defensive battle in the first half let up after the break as the Greenwave football team exploded for 22 points to knock off Spring Creek, 28-14, Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Greenwave, Bighorns enter home stretch of regular season

The Greenwave and Bighorns high school teams finished the first half of the regular season last month with the standings starting to take shape in the team sports.

Newlands Project breathed life into agriculture

The Truckee Canal’s Derby Dam channeled water to Fernley and Hazen

A congressional act more than a century ago changed the Lahontan Valley from a desert to a blooming paradise for agriculture.

Memorial service honors 8 veterans

FERNLEY — Eight veterans were remembered Thursday for their service to the nation in a military ceremony at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

Oasis Academy receives 5-star rating

Oasis Academy received the maximum results from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing administered during the past school year.