Brett Palmer, who died Aug. 23 at his Fernley home, was president of the Nevada Veterans Coalition.
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 has come in with a crack, snapple and pop with the area’s first major storm to begin a new water year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
His shooting from the basketball court led to championships for both Fallon and the University of Nevada.
A congressional act more than a century ago changed the Lahontan Valley from a desert to a blooming paradise for agriculture.
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.