Steve Ranson

LVN Editor Emeritus

With Nevada News Group since 2021

2023 Nevada Press Association Awards
• First Place in Community Service
• First Place in Profile
• First Place General Excellence – Lahontan Valley News
• First Place – Sports Feature Story – Lahontan Valley News
• Second Place in Local Column
• Third Place in Business Feature Story

Recent Stories

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.

Voting calendar down to a few days

Early voting ends Friday, while the final in-person day is Tuesday.

Memorial Day ceremony honors veterans from all wars

Observance at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery focuses on duty, honor and service.

Oasis graduation: ‘The world is yours to conquer’

Former CEO, graduates reflect on their years at Oasis Academy.

Churchill graduates receive Adult High School diplomas

The Churchill County School District Adult Education program graduated 27 students this spring.

Assembly speaker highlights Churchill Democrats dinner

Yeager touts 2023 Legislature and the passage of education spending.

Ranson: Beach is Greenwave's angel in the dugout

Jack Beach’s presence was strongly felt in the title-winning 2018 season, as it was last weekend when Fallon defeated Fernley twice to again take home the 3A trophy.

Memorial Day weekend: Northern Nevada events, services

Operation Battle Born to carry dog tags from three wars.

Reno’s Day of Remembrance details Jewish resistance to Nazis

Doris Rappaport spoke at this year’s Day of Remembrance on May 6 in Reno and told of one story after another of how the Jews resisted the onslaught of the Nazis who invaded their homelands.

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Photos by Steve

Anthony “Tony” Pagano of Sparks, right, and Holocaust survivor Leon …

Churchill County High School graduating classes from all eras will …

Seniors throw their caps into the air at the Churchill …

The Nevada National Guard color guard stands at attention before …

The Nevada Veterans Coalition rifle team honors those interred at …