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Watershed depends on the Sierra Nevada

Groups promote the understanding of the Carson River through education

Like three other rivers in the Great Basin, the Carson River has been an invaluable tributary for the area’s ranchers and farmers and other users beginning in Alpine County near Markleville, Calif., to the Carson Sink.

A community mourn for coalition leader

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

Brett Palmer not only touched the military family with his leadership and vision for the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, but he also was remembered for his years as a law enforcement officer who protected his community and county.

Sweet smell of success: Federal bills treat hemp industry as normal businesses

Adrienne Snow, co-owner of Western States Hemp Co., recognizes the sweet smell of success. The Fallon businesswoman recently gave an overview to the Churchill Entrepreneurial Development Association about the business and what it now offers to consumers.

Defense rattles Fernley in Northern 3A rivals’ game

Fallon takes advantage of 2 interceptions to post 45-14 win against longtime rival

Friday night under the lights ended with a milestone achieved by Greenwave football coach Brooke Hill. Not only did Fallon beat cross-valley rivals Fernley in a Friday night game at the Vaqueros’ field, but Hill also won his 100th game as Fallon’s head coach as the Wave walloped Fernley, 45-14.

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.

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