Lahontan Valley News


Port of Nevada near Fernley ‘huge opportunity’ for area

The Port of Nevada accepted its first intermodal shipments in May from the Port of Oakland, the nation’s ninth-busiest seaport.

Fallon Theatre welcomes pirates and hobbits

Updates from your community-owned and operated Fallon Theatre.

Mayor updates Chamber on city projects

Tedford explains city's procedures and lays out plans for some future projects.

Area cowboys, cowgirls fare well at state junior high finals

Complete results from the competition in Winnemucca.

CAPS: The truth about those puppy dog eyes

It's an actual scientific term that describes dogs’ ability to lift their eyebrows to increase the size of their eyes.

Community news briefs for week of June 17

Churchill County news in brief and upcoming events for the week of June 17.

Bighorn news: Alumni update and summer school

News, events and updates from Oasis Academy College Prep.

Northern Nevada military news briefs

Military news and events from around the region.

Elko County tops high school rodeo state titles

Complete results from the competition in Winnemucca.

Racing: Top Gun, Rattlesnake results

Top Gun Dragstrip pans to host the inaugural Fallon 1320 this weekend.

Data storage could double energy use in 8 years, NV Energy CEO says

Data centers are already booming in the Reno/Sparks/Fernley area as Switch, Apple, eBay, and Google all have a data-center presence here.

School district hires human resources director

District turns to Cameron Sorensen, a CCHS graduate.

State's speed awareness campaign running through June 21

The campaign aims to increase law enforcement participation and public safety through the use of highly visible patrols.

Locals attend D-Day 80th anniversary ceremonies

The worlds of Army soldier Anthony “Tony” Pagano of Sparks and Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., intersected June 6 at the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in northern France.

Tedford, Hyde and Blakey win their seats

A low turnout of Churchill County voters cast ballots Tuesday night in the primary election, re-electing Fallon’s mayor, retaining the justice of the peace and selecting two new commissioners. The tally is unofficial until the county receives the rest of the mail-in ballots, which must be received no later than Friday, and the approval of the current commissioners who canvas the final results.