Steve Ranson

LVN Editor Emeritus

Steve's Social

Recent Stories

Brett Palmer’s vision improved state veterans’ cemetery at Fernley

Brett Palmer, who died Aug. 23 at his Fernley home, was president of the Nevada Veterans Coalition.

Reclamation develops big river system

Building of dams, recent fish screens enhance the Truckee River

During the past 120 years, the development of dams and other systems have enhanced the delivery of water to farmers as well as providing additional water to Pyramid Lake and its fisheries.

October storms roars through valley

Rain a respite from summer’s record-setting temperatures

October has come in with a crack, snapple and pop with the area’s first major storm to begin a new water year.

DVI month brings awareness to abuse

Mayor says domestic violence hurts, destroys families

Domestic Violence Intervention Month kicked off Friday with the ceremonial purple dyeing of the Maine Street fountain and a relocation to downtown Fallon to better serve their clients.

Water: More precious than gold

Reclamation Act makes the desert bloom for ag producers

To ranchers and farmers in the Lahontan Valley, water is more precious than gold in providing an agricultural lifeline to the thousands of people who call this area home.

Laxalt makes first campaign stop in Fallon

Former attorney general hosts ‘greet and meet’

Former Nevada Attorney General Paul Laxalt, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Catherine Cortez Masto, made a meet and greet stop in Fallon on Sunday at a local pizza parlor to introduce himself and to talk about some of the issues.

Reid’s aide had hand in NAS Fallon improvements

Retired general killed last month in auto accident

A military service was conducted Saturday in Las Vegas for Robert Herbert, a former policy adviser to Sen. Harry Reid and retired major general in the Nevada Army National Guard.

Remembering one of Fallon’s greatest athletes

Val York played on championship teams and served in Vietnam

His shooting from the basketball court led to championships for both Fallon and the University of Nevada.

Newlands Project breathed life into agriculture

The Truckee Canal’s Derby Dam channeled water to Fernley and Hazen

A congressional act more than a century ago changed the Lahontan Valley from a desert to a blooming paradise for agriculture.

Memorial service honors 8 veterans

FERNLEY — Eight veterans were remembered Thursday for their service to the nation in a military ceremony at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

More stories