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FAWG is getting a new office

February 12, 2020

Thanks to Fallon Floors and the volunteers from NAS Fallon, FAWG is getting a permanent place to call home. On a recent cloudy morning, 17 young men and women from NAS Fallon arrived for community...


Library to host conversation with author

February 12, 2020

The Churchill County Library will host a conversation with the author on March 10. “Seven Sets of Horseshoes: An American Journey” by Lynn Lloyd will be featured. Lloyd rode horseback across the United States in...



Bull sale returns for 54th year

February 12, 2020

The 54th Annual Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale is Saturday at the Fallon Livestock, LLC. beginning at 11 a.m. The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association reports 123 bulls for this year. All bull entries are subjected to...


Commissioners not happy with Navy’s final EIS

February 12, 2020

Churchill County Commissioners said in a draft letter to Nevada’s congressional delegation and Gov. Steve Sisolak they have concerns with the Navy’s final Environmental Impact Statement and are asking for help in resolving discrepancies. Commissioners...



Spring Film Series continues with ‘Crash’

February 12, 2020

Produced, directed and co-written by Paul Haggis, “Crash” deals with racial and social tensions in Los Angeles. A self-described “passion piece” for Haggis, Crash was inspired by a real-life incident, in which his Porsche was...


School board meets Wednesday

February 12, 2020

The Churchill County School Board meets Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the District Office, 690 S. Maine St. Superintendent Summer Stephens and Dana Ryan will provide an overview of the Career and Technology Education in...


A View from the Past

February 12, 2020

100 years ago Will Regulate Width of Wagon Tires in this County – A county ordinance is being proposed that will regulate the width of tires on wagons operating on the roads within this county,...


Fallon man charged in church murder enters plea

February 10, 2020

A Fallon man charged with murder and three other counts stemming from a July 2018 shooting pleaded not guilty Thursday in the Tenth District Court. John O’Connor is charged with the murder of Charles E....


February events at Churchill County Library

February 5, 2020

The Churchill County Library at 553 S. Maine St. in Fallon is hosting a number of community events throughout February: Feb. 6: Reading with Rover, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7: STEAM including VR, 1:30...


Concerns arise about Navy asking for too much land

February 5, 2020

Sparks resident Martin Griffith may have been speaking for generations of people who treasure Nevada’s pristine scenery. “I am here to speak for someone who couldn’t speak, John Muir,” said Griffith when introducing himself. “Muir...


Tribal members express concerns with Navy expansion

February 5, 2020

The solidarity became apparent as speaker after speaker commented on the U.S. Navy’s training range expansion. Ranchers, veterans, recreationists and champions of open spaces supported tribal members in asking the U.S. Navy not to expand...


Navy makes final pitch on range expansion

February 5, 2020

Representatives from the U.S. Navy made their final pitch to the public Jan. 28 to explain their stance on expanding the Fallon Range Training Complex by more than 600,000 acres. The Navy proposes to renew...


Spring Film Series begins with ‘American Beauty’

February 5, 2020

Written by Alan Ball and directed by Sam Mendes, “American Beauty” stars Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham, an advertising executive who has a midlife crisis when he becomes infatuated with his teenage daughter’s best friend,...


Churchill County Middle School Honor Roll

February 5, 2020

‘A’ Honor Roll semester 1 (ending Dec. 20) SIXTH GRADE: Emerson Allyn, Manuel Barros, Janessa Bettencourt, Aili Coverston, Dahlila Creer, Maximillion Dahl, Aiden Dockery, Jordan Escobar Lipnicki, Riahanna Garcia, Katelyn Glinka, Jullian Gocong, Gregory Holmes,...


CEDA breakfast is February 12

February 5, 2020

The monthly Business Council Breakfast is Feb. 12 at 6:45 a.m. at Stockman’s Three Sister’s Steak House and is sponsored by the Churchill County School District. The presentation is on Life Ready 2020 which will...