Lahontan Valley News


Primary Election 2022: Nevada State Assembly District 38 – Republicans

Primary Election 2022: Nevada State Assembly District 38 – Republicans

Western Nevada College commencement on livestream

Western Nevada College will provide livestreaming of its graduation ceremonies.

Fallon celebrates Armed Forces Day

Annual event features guest speakers to a poker run

Fallon’s Essie Burriss is as red, blue and white as anyone in the Lahontan Valley.

School’s expansion has been ‘long time coming’

After more than a decade of serving students in the Fallon community, Oasis Academy Charter School has purchased the building they are currently located on West Williams Avenue.

Greenwave news: FFA and HOSA recognition

The Churchill County School Board of Trustees recognized the Churchill County High School FFA students who placed in the 94th Nevada FFA State Convention at their March convention in Reno.

Fallon Rotary awards 4 scholarships

The Rotary Club of Fallon has awarded four $1,000 scholarships, two for Churchill County High School students and two for Oasis Academy students.

Military briefs: Museum features military author, exhibition

Four authors have been speaking on successive Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Churchill County Museum. Copies of their books will also be on sale.

Look out! Kitten Season is coming

Watson here, and until last year I had no idea that there was a Kitten Season. It turns out that Kitten Season refers to a period of time when female cats are giving birth to litters. It typically lasts between the months of April and October; however, it can happen year-round. Female cats usually have two litters a year though in colder areas only one. Many factors contribute to this yearly phenomenon. Longer days, warmer weather, and access to food are the perfect recipe for kittens.

The Nevada Traveler: New book tells the stories of real Nevadans

Journalist John Gilonna’s book, “Outback Nevada: Real Stories from the Silver State,” spotlights the places and people that make Nevada special, including folks who live in the McDermitt area.

Disney Imagination Campus recognizes Fallon teacher

Kristina Lee, a fifth-grade teacher at Numa Elementary School, is being recognized by the Disney Imagination Campus.

Panthers end Fallon’s baseball season

After opening the 3A North regional tournament with a convincing win over the eventual tournament runner-up, the Greenwave baseball team couldn’t overcome an early deficit, losing its final game of the season to North Valleys in Winnemucca.

Lady Wave falls short in final inning of state-qualifying loss

The Lady Wave softball team couldn’t figure out North Valleys, costing it a trip to the state tournament.

Wave qualifies 11 for state track & field meet

Fallon will send several to this week’s state track and field meet after the Lady Wave finished third in the 3A Northern region. The boys finished eighth at the two-day regional meet at Reed High School.

Trotter, Stephens awarded NIAA Top 10 Student-Athlete honor

Fallon seniors Kyla Trotter and Madeline Stephens were named to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association and One Nevada Credit Union Top Ten Student Athletes of the Year program.

Prep roundup: Wave qualifies 5 to state swim meet; Oasis LAX wins final game

The Fallon boys qualified one individual and one relay team for this weekend’s 3A state championships after competing in last weekend’s regional meet at the Carson Aquatic Center.