Lahontan Valley News


Greenwave induction postponed

The Greenwave Hall of Fame has postponed its induction for both the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Hall of Fame events, including the social mixer, football introduction and banquet.

Best of Fallon final voting now open

You nominated, now it is time to vote for the Best of Fallon. Final voting for the Lahontan Valley News’ annual Best of Fallon awards runs Sept. 15- Oct. 3.

Twenty years later: A day that changed the country

Amodei, Tedford reflect on 9/11 and how a nation won’t forget

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said he was humbled to be in attendance at Fallon’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday that honored the 2,977 people killed 20 years ago during a coordinated terrorist attack.

County Vaccine, testing schedule for September 2021

Offering services Mondays-Thursdays only; no rapid testing this month

Due to shortages in Nevada, the county will not be offering rapid COVID tests this month. The county will offer PCR tests which take a few days to get results back from the state.

NDOT resurfaces roads near Lahontan Reservoir

Sections of the Lahontan State Recreation Area will be closed on certain days as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces park roads.

Lee returns as Life Center manager

Churchill County is happy to welcome back Jamie Lee as the manager of the William N. Pennington Life Center. She has 15 years of experience managing senior centers in Pershing County, Carson City and here in Fallon and her passion for seniors is evident in talking to her.

Commissioners meet Wednesday

Churchill County Commissioners meet Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

Film series continues with ‘Lady Bird’

The second movie of the Churchill Arts Center Fall Film Series continues Friday night.

Clear air for CAPS garage sale

Watson here, and I just want to remind you that this weekend is the CAPS big blowout garage sale. We will be at the Oasis Church, 1520 Maine St., on Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept. 18.

The Nevada Traveler: Native American pre-history found at Petroglyph Point in Lava Beds National Monument — Part 3

One of the things that makes Lava Beds National Monument so special is that it is one of the longest continuously occupied homelands in North America.

Aces, Vietnam vets rededicate POW-MIA seat

WWII Army veteran honored during the game with Tacoma

A former Army soldier and prisoner of war became the first honoree to occupy a special chair at Greater Nevada Field.

Truckee rolls in a 21-6 win over the Wave

COVID testing offers challenges to the Fallon roster on game day

Planning and executing a game plan for Friday night has been an early-season challenge for Greenwave football coach Brooke Hill and his staff.

Prep roundup: Greenwave, Bighorn prep results

The girls’ team opened the season on Wednesday in Sparks, nabbing a 3-1 win, before the game ended early due to rain. Fallon, though, couldn’t get on the board in a 5-0 loss at Truckee on Saturday.

Churchill County School District implements face coverings for students

Recent outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases, increased number of quarantines prompts officials to take action

The Churchill County School District will require beginning today (Sept. 9) all students to wear a face covering for at least a month because of an increase number of positive COVID-19 cases in the schools.

Fallon Post 16 celebrates centennial

Ceremony follows the city’s 911 remembrance

American Legion Post 16 has two tasks to commemorate on Saturday. First, the post members will participate in the city of Fallon’s annual 9/11 ceremony, and then later in the day, the post is recognizing its 100th anniversary when an American Legion charter was signed on Sept. 11, 1921.