Lahontan Valley News


Nevada Highway Patrol investigates fatal Fallon crash

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian Friday night at the corner of U.S. Highway 50 (Williams Avenue) and Whitaker Lane.

U.S. 95 to close for 2 weeks later this month

Vehicles line up on a section of U.S. Highway 95 north of Schurz as repaving work continues.

High Desert Grange offers techniques in cooking classes

Courtesy of Suzann Gilliland Peterson Chef Randy Wilson is offering a cooking class April 11.

Prep roundup: Oasis volleyball sweeps

Oasis Academy, which finished No. 2 in the 1A West behind 2019 state champ Virginia City, will compete in the 1A West/Central tournament in Tonopah on Saturday.

Greenwave soccer teams conclude regular season

The Lady Wave soccer team finished the regular season unbeaten at home by dominating Fernley, 7-0, tying Lowry, 2-2, in Winnemucca on Saturday.

Veterans honored at unaccompanied services

FERNLEY — A number of veterans have recently been remembered for their service to the United States in military ceremonies at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

The nuance of nuzzling and nudging

Watson here and I would like to clue my readers in on an endearing dog behavior. When your dog pushes or rubs his nose, face, and head against you, he is nuzzling.

The Nevada Traveler: Marietta: Famed for burros and borax

Scraggly tufts of sagebrush grow around a handful of rough-cut stone foundations and walls. In the distance, there is the wide expanse of a dry, alkali lakebed. Some days, wild burros wander through the scene. Welcome to the old mining camp of Marietta.

Child Abuse Prevention Month brings awareness to both a local and national problem

Churchill County is feeling blue this month. A small ceremony at Millennium Park on Friday kicked off Child Abuse Prevention Month to bring more awareness to both a national and local problem.

Yerington armory becomes city hall

Facility named after Nevada Guard general who made an impact with communities

On a spring-like Wednesday morning in Yerington, retired Maj. Gen. Robert Herbert mingled with friends and fellow guardsmen he hadn’t seen in years.

Fallon armory vital to the Guard

The transition of the former Nevada guard armory in Yerington to a civilian agency isn’t the first or last.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule

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

Armbruster’s 4 TDs lead Fallon over Lowry

Andrews punishes Buckaroos with 234 yards on the ground

Lowry’s first drive of Saturday’s 3A East football game quickly refocused the Greenwave on pass defense, part of its bread-and-butter this season.

Vietnam War vets honored for their sacrifices

More than 58,000 men and women died during one of the country’s longest wars

The day was not only for Vietnam War veterans to come together as they faithfully do but for younger generations to understand the sacrifices men and women faced in a foreign land a half century ago.

Women's History Month: Retiring Army Guard colonel says she has no regrets

First Nevada female colonel to command a brigade became a trailblazer for others

Joanne Farris doesn’t consider herself a trailblazer although she became the first woman in the Nevada Army National Guard to command a brigade six years ago.