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Defense act sets up committee for FRTC modernization

Congressional mandate requires a number of representatives from different agencies

Despite the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) not including the Fallon Range Training Range modernization plan, the act requires all stakeholders to continue their work on the expansion through a committee.

Lack of March storms fail to boost snowpack totals

Area producers could see water allocation adjustments for the growing season

The latest snow measurements from last week’s SNOTEL (Snow Telemetry) readings for Northern Nevada are not painting a rosy picture for both the spring and summer months, said Jeff Anderson, a hydrologist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Miracle pass gives Wave undefeated season

Fallon rallies in fourth quarter to nip Spring Creek

If you don’t succeed, try, try again, and that’s what Fallon quarterback Avery Strasdin did with minutes ticking off the scoreboard, and the Greenwave trailing.

Child Abuse Prevention Month brings awareness to both a local and national problem

Churchill County is feeling blue this month. A small ceremony at Millennium Park on Friday kicked off Child Abuse Prevention Month to bring more awareness to both a national and local problem.

Yerington armory becomes city hall

Facility named after Nevada Guard general who made an impact with communities

On a spring-like Wednesday morning in Yerington, retired Maj. Gen. Robert Herbert mingled with friends and fellow guardsmen he hadn’t seen in years.

Fallon armory vital to the Guard

The transition of the former Nevada guard armory in Yerington to a civilian agency isn’t the first or last.

Armbruster’s 4 TDs lead Fallon over Lowry

Andrews punishes Buckaroos with 234 yards on the ground

Lowry’s first drive of Saturday’s 3A East football game quickly refocused the Greenwave on pass defense, part of its bread-and-butter this season.

Yerington armory becomes city hall

On a spring-like Wednesday morning in Yerington, retired Maj. Gen. Robert Herbert mingled with friends and fellow guardsmen he hadn’t seen in years.

Vietnam War vets honored for their sacrifices

More than 58,000 men and women died during one of the country’s longest wars

The day was not only for Vietnam War veterans to come together as they faithfully do but for younger generations to understand the sacrifices men and women faced in a foreign land a half century ago.

Women's History Month: Retiring Army Guard colonel says she has no regrets

First Nevada female colonel to command a brigade became a trailblazer for others

Joanne Farris doesn’t consider herself a trailblazer although she became the first woman in the Nevada Army National Guard to command a brigade six years ago.

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