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Middlegate owner concerned about Navy expansion

January 21, 2020

The owner of one business on U.S. Highway 50 that could be affected by the Fallon Range Training Complex modernization and expansion said she’s concerned the number of customers will decrease if current off-road areas...


The invasion of robot cats and dogs

January 21, 2020

Watson here and if the news gets any scarier, I just may have to quit watching TV with my dad. The latest scare is robotic cats and dogs. Yep, scientists are working on mechanical animals...


Get your ticket for a fun evening on March 27

January 21, 2020

The second annual Friends of Western Benefit Fundraiser will be held at the Fallon Convention Center on March 27. The city of Fallon is the premier sponsor for this fun evening. Other sponsors include Manpower...


Fernley Republican Women install new officers

January 21, 2020

The Fernley Republican Women held their annual Christmas/Installation Dinner on Dec. 17 at the Golf Club at Fernley. Judge Leon Aberasturi administered the oath of office to the incoming officers. The officers for 2020 are...




Fallon woman dies in Reno crash

January 21, 2020

A Fallon woman was killed Jan. 15 in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Reno, reports the Nevada Highway Patrol. The NHP said Mary Sauer, 70, was taken to a Reno hospital where...


Navy responds to range expansion in central Nevada

January 21, 2020

The Nevada News Group met with Navy officials on Friday to discuss the proposed Fallon Range Training Complex modernization and the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which came out on Jan. 10. Rob Rule, Naval...


School board meets Wednesday at different location

January 21, 2020

A special meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees is Wednesday beginning at 5 p.m. in the Maine Street Cafe, 810 S. Maine St. Agenda items include: The board will complete the board’s...


Fox Peak Cinema’s movie schedule through Jan. 23

January 21, 2020

Here is Fox Peak Cinema’s movie schedule through Jan. 23 (NEW!) Bad Boys for Life: 12:45, 4:00, 7:00, 9:20* (NEW!) Dolitte: 1:10, 4:20, 7:20, 9:30*  Like A Boss: 1:20, 4:30, 7:30,  Underwater: 1:10, 4:20, 7:20,...


First unaccompanied service of 2020 set for Thursday

January 19, 2020

The first unaccompanied military service for area veterans will be conducted Thursday (Jan. 23) at 3 p.m. at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley. Each month, the Nevada Veterans Coalition honors deceased veterans...


NHP releases information on pedestrian killed on Hwy 50

January 15, 2020

The Nevada Highway Patrol issued a preliminary report on Wednesday stating a Stockton, Calif., man was killed Jan. 9 on U.S. Highway 50. A Ford Expedition traveling eastbound struck 18-year-old Jonathan Payne, who was standing...



Extension introduces economic development initiative across Nevada

January 15, 2020

A collaborative statewide initiative, led by the University of Nevada, Reno Extension, is underway to provide counties with timely economic data and analytical tools to improve county-level planning and policy assessment efforts. The Nevada Economic...



State of the County address touches on economic growth

January 15, 2020

Churchill County Manager Jim Barbee gave a State of the County assessment to the January breakfast meeting of the Churchill Economic Development Authority’s Business Council. Barbee, who has been in his position for 18 months,...


Fire Department receives highest ISO rating

January 15, 2020

Representatives from the Insurance Service Office presented Mayor Ken Tedford with the ISO Public Protection Classification Summary Report binder on Tuesday for the Fallon Churchill Volunteer Fire Department. Andy Bolton and Mike DiMaggio from ISO...



Navy releases final EIS on Fallon range modernization

January 15, 2020

The U.S. Navy has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess the potential environmental impacts of the proposed modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex (FRTC) in Northern Nevada. Modernization would include the...


CCMS recognizes students

January 15, 2020

Churchill County Middle School 2nd Quarter Students of the Month were recognized on Dec. 20 for their contributions to creating a positive school environment at CCMS. Students were also rewarded with a pizza lunch. November:...