Recent Stories | NevadaAppeal.com

Recent Stories in Lahontan Valley

Daniel Aaron Suppe’

December 5, 2018 — June 26, 1984 – November 19, 2018 On November 19th, 2018, the Earth said goodbye to a father, son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew, and friend. Daniel has left with anyone who knew him a smile as pure as gold, and an infectious laugh that will

Learn more »

Holiday stress affects our fuzzy friends too

December 4, 2018 — The holidays have arrived and in a big way, Friday is the downtown tree lighting. There will be cocoa, cookies and fireworks. Watson loves to go because he can always find someone who will share their cookie. Unfortunately, when the fireworks start, he is scared

Learn more »

Fallon celebrates its annual tree lighting

December 4, 2018 — Rising high on the city's iconic Maine Street, the white fir tree towers over downtown Fallon, ready to spread good tidings to all Friday night at the annual tree-lighting ceremony. Since 1929, the annual tradition of illuminating the tree with colorful lights and having Santa

Learn more »

Veterans see military memorials on a special weekend

December 4, 2018 — Although Nevada's military veterans had a whirlwind tour of Washington, D.C.'s memorials and monuments dedicated to the nation's wars and events, they said their recent three-day trip to the east coast made them proud of their service. More than 30 veterans arrived on Veterans Day

Learn more »

Commissioners take action on a number of agenda items

December 4, 2018 — The Churchill County Commission held its second meeting of November last week. Naval Air Station Fallon notified commissioners that the draft environmental impact statement to assess potential environmental impacts to the proposed modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex has been prepared. The Navy trains

Learn more »

Enjoy the community’s holiday cheer this week

December 4, 2018 — There's plenty of holiday cheer to go around this week with activities ranging from the annual Christmas Home Tour to an evening at the Oats Park Arts Center. One of the most anticipated events this week is the home tour, a fundraising to benefit Grad

Learn more »

Hold on to your hats!

December 4, 2018 — Recently, stocks have delivered a wild ride. During Thanksgiving week, U.S. stock markets took investor uncertainty on the chin, suffering a 3.8 percent drop, which was the worst performance in eight months. Then, last week, stocks reversed course. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index and

Learn more »

View from the Past

December 4, 2018 — 100 Years Ago It Is Said Influenza Again Troubles Reno-Reports come from Reno to the effect that influenza has taken a new start and that the schools are closed. On the subject the Gazette says: The wearing of masks and the general use of the

Learn more »

Jacob Edward Cartwright

December 4, 2018 — July 19, 1999 – November 11, 2018 Jacob, Beloved son and grandson. You have gone where fear cannot find you. Jacob is survived by his mother Sheila Cartwright, brother Jeremiah, his grand parents, Terry & Teresa Tussey, father Brady and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Learn more »

Judy Walsh

December 3, 2018 — Dec 24, 1949 – Nov 23, 2018 Judy passed away on Nov 23rd, 2018. She loved our cat Buddy and our dog Trexi. She leaves behind her husband Mike Walsh who loves her very much. She will always be missed

Learn more »

Ringing in the holidays

November 27, 2018 — IO Motorcycle Club toy run The Iron Order Motorcycle Club Fallon Chapter is having its toy run on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. Kellie Kalista, assistant coordinator for the local Toys for Tots program, said the event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at the American

Learn more »

senior menus

November 27, 2018 — Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Menu and Activity Schedule Monday Sloppy joe on a bun Three-bean salad Cooked carrots Baked bananas Tuesday Chicken tostada w/ lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, onion Refried beans Pineapple chunks Wednesday Herb baked chicken Baked

Learn more »

A touch of color adds to Fallon’s history

November 27, 2018 — Fallon has added a little more color to the city's drab gray utility boxes. North Lake Tahoe artist Sara Smith began painting historical murals on the boxes in June before taking a break due to the Lahontan Valley's intense summer heat. Recently, on a nice

Learn more »

Sailors, other vets deliver Thanksgiving meals

November 27, 2018 — Navy A02 Diedre Williams made this year's volunteerism on Thanksgiving Day a family affair with her mother and sister who were visiting for the holidays from California. Williams, along with about 30 sailors from Naval Air Station Fallon and other veterans and residents, volunteered to

Learn more »

The curse of becoming a mummy

November 27, 2018 — Some of my major fascinations have been Egypt, the pyramids and mummification. I was so fascinated by the process of mummification that my students and I mummified a chicken we named King Bob. We purchased Bob at Safeway and he was well chilled. It was

Learn more »

Fallon’s Remarkable Women

November 27, 2018 — Meet the nominees for Fallon's Most Remarkable Women. Awards will be given in the following categories in an upcoming edition of the Lahontan Valley News: Business/Entrepreneurship; Mentor to Others; Community Involvement; Medicine/Health and Corporate/Finance. Nominees are: AmyJo Grissom (Double Heart Healing) Betsy MacDiarmid (Banner Churchill)

Learn more »

November 27, 2018 — 50 years ago School Lunches- Monday: Meat loaf, with tomato sauce, candied sweet potatoes, celery stick, plums, bread and butter, milk. Tuesday: Spanish noodles with meat, coleslaw, peanut butter, pudding, bread and butter, milk. Wednesday: Roast beef gravy over bread, buttered carrots, lettuce salad with

Learn more »

WNC Fallon News & Notes: Promising start at WNC for area seniors

November 27, 2018 — Nevada Promise Senior Work Day at Western Nevada College was Thursday, Nov. 15. Thirty-five seniors attended from Churchill County High School, Oasis Academy, Pyramid Lake High School and Fernley High School. Students were provided with a new student/Nevada Promise orientation, financial aid training, a tour

Learn more »

NASB recognizes Churchill County School District employees for their achievements

November 27, 2018 — The Nevada Association of School Boards recently recognized the achievements and contributions of individuals who have contributed to education in the Silver State. The NASB honored Fallon's Debra Shyne, Phyllis Dowd and Richard Evans at their annual conference in Las Vegas. The School Board Administrative

Learn more »

It was a turkey of a week for the markets

November 27, 2018 — The United States and China continued to spar over trade and other issues. An expert from Moody's told Frank Tang of the South China Morning Post (SCMP) the United States-China dispute will not be easily resolved: "Look at the speech Vice President Pence gave in

Learn more »