Lahontan Valley News


Agencies show off new location

The Churchill Entrepreneurial Development Association and the Fallon Chamber of Commerce recently hosted an open house at their new location, 290 W. Williams Ave.

State police investigate Churchill fatal

The Nevada State Police is still investigating the cause of a fatal automobile crash that occurred on South Downs Lane and U.S. Highway 50 on Oct. 23. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2007 Crane Well Driller driven by Jesus Agustin Mariezcurrena was traveling eastbound on U.S. 50 at about 3:06 p.m.

Community Bulletin Board for Nov. 17

Community Bulletin Board for Nov. 17

Group seeks Korean War veterans to attend movie

Honor Flight Nevada, Association of the United States Army General Westmoreland Chapter and Veterans of Foreign Wars Silver State Post 3396 are hosting on Nov. 23 the premier of “Devotion,” a film based on the book “Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice” by Adam Makos.

Movies & More: Your Community Owned & Operated Fallon Theatre

A big “thank you” to everyone that made our Veterans Day comedy special such a huge success. Please let us know if you would like to see comedy on our stage more often.

The scoop on ear tuffs and fluffs

Dear reader, sometimes a furry visitor blesses us with her presence. She has an owner, but likes to check out all the folks in the neighborhood. I love that she will sit in my lap and purr contentedly.

News from the Churchill County School District

Kirsten Ritchie’s freshmen biology class took a non-traditional exam to wrap up their unit. Ritchie transformed her lab into a hands-on testing space. “I like to give non-traditional exams to reduce testing anxiety and create a visual environment to test my students,” Ritchie said.

Bighorn News: Senior Spotlight: Stacie Bogdanowicz

A huge part of senior Stacie Bogdanowicz’s life has been agriculture. The passion for the subject has been fostered through her youth involvement with Churchill County 4-H as well as during her high school career. “My favorite class would have to be my Ag Class because it was always a good time and agriculture is a huge part of my life and it always has been,” said Bogdanowicz.

Ex-Greenwave champs McCormicks, Dooley return to region

A trio of ex-Greenwave football champions returned to the region. Sean and Tommy McCormick, playing for Idaho from the Football Championship Series, visited Sacramento last month as the Vandals took on a top-five foe, Sacramento State. Idaho led late before giving up a touchdown in the final minute as the Hornets escaped with the win to stay unbeaten on the season.

Ceremony officially opens Nevada Veterans Memorial Plaza

On a cool, early November afternoon in front of a glassy lake on 300 Howard Drive on the west side of the Sparks Marina, close to 1,000 people came out on Nov. 4 to celebrate the official grand opening of the Nevada Veterans Memorial Plaza.

775OFR assists CCSD with desert rescue

The 775OFR volunteer was able to extract an elderly woman's vehicle from and get it back onto a remote service road.

UPDATE THURSDAY: Churchill County election results

Churchill County unofficial results from Tuesday’s general election.

Fallon's season ends with one-point playoffs loss

After a 30-point home loss to Fallon during the regular season, the Spring Creek football team turned the tables in the Northern Region 3A playoffs.

VFW post celebrates centennial

VFW Post 1002 Lawton-Silva received its charter on Nov. 16, 1922.

Banner Churchill birth announcements through Oct. 23

Here are the Banner Churchill Community Hospital birth announcements through Oct. 23.