Douglas M. Byington, 88, died July 20, 2021.
Former Elko and Fallon City Councilman John E. Tewell was remembered Saturday as not only a family man with a deep love of God but also as a public servant who served two communities on opposite ends of Nevada.
A Navy MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter from Naval Air Station Fallon crashed near Mt. Hogue, Calif., late Friday afternoon while conducting search and rescue (SAR) operations, but the crew couldn’t be safely rescued until Saturday afternoon.
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter near Walker, Calif., rolled through a two-state area Thursday afternoon causing minor damage and frayed nerves.
John O’Connor, 51, pleaded not guilty to four charges in 2019 to the murder of Charles E. “Bert” Miller at the Church of Latter-day Saints on July 22, 2018.
The Navy Reserve has taken a modernistic approach to the 21st century with the construction of Navy Operational Support Centers (NOSC) including one at Naval Air Station Fallon.
With the celebration last weekend of the Fourth of July and Churchill County’s remembrance of patriotism, apple pie, and Americana, the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center has a big voice in training to keep the United States safe.
Fourth of July weekend rings in a parade, a Green Goddess Farmers Market, auto racing and fireworks on Sunday night to light up the clear, sparkling Nevada sky.
John Tewell, who served on the city councils of two Nevada cities, died June 20 at his home. He was 92. Tewell, who was born on Sept. 28, 1928, in Elko, was honored by the city of Fallon on his 90th birthday in 2018. A graduate of Elko High School, Tewell worked for the Elko Daily Free Press for 30 years and served on the city council for eight years. Tewell also sold insurance for Farm Bureau Insurance.
A talented athlete in high school, Beach played on state championship games in the late 1960s and early 1970s. As a coach, he served as the offensive coordinator on three Greenwave football teams that won three state championships and guided the baseball team to back-to-back titles in 1977 and 1978. Beach, who died on June 15 after a brief illness, earned Nevada AA Coach of the Year honors in 1978.