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The City of Fallon


The City of Fallon, affectionately referred to as the "Oasis of Nevada," is located in the heart of Churchill County along Highway 50 on the "Loneliest Road" in America. An hour east of Reno, Fallon is the gateway to some of the best recreation, hunting, hiking, off-roading, bird-watching, activities in the west. Roughly 9,000 residents live in the City proper where they benefit from the wise forethought of leaders who ensured long ago that citizens would have access to electricity, water, sewer, garbage, and other municipal services directly from the city itself.

The City is served my Mayor Ken Tedford, and Council members Robert Erickson, James Richardson, and Kelly Frost. Kaitlin Ritchie serves as the Marketing and Communications Director and can be reached at 775-428-1382.


Maine Street Fallon Blossoms

By Editor | April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Leanna Lehman — Main Street America, a national organization that promotes local communities has come to Nevada. Kathy La Plante, Senior Program Officer at Main Street America, spoke last week in Fallon at the Rural Roundup, the statewide tourism conference held every year by Travel Nevada, the Nevada Division of Tourism office. “Main Street…

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Nevada’s tourism industry honors top supporters

By Editor | April 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Nevada Division of Tourism — A photographer, a winemaker and other Nevadans from different walks of life were recognized for their contributions to the state’s tourism industry at the VolunTourism Awards Dinner April 11 in Fallon. Six Excellence in Tourism Awards were announced, along with two statewide awards — Excellence in Grant Writing and…

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Rural Roundup in Fallon This Week

By Editor | April 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff Report —  The Nevada Tourism Department hosts the annual Rural Roundup conference this week in Fallon. The conference kicked off yesterday, April 10th with four activities spread across the community. Tourism, marketing professionals, and local officials from communities throughout the state attended and were able to participate in their choice of trap shooting at…

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Rural Roundup Held in Fallon This Week

By Editor | April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Submitted by the Nevada Division of Tourism —  Rural Roundup, an annual event, is the premier conference for Nevada’s rural tourism industry. Hosted by TravelNevada (the Nevada Division of Tourism), Rural Roundup offers quality speakers, training, education and networking for rural tourism professionals. The goal is assist Nevada’s rural communities develop and market themselves as…

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Community Service Week Kicks off with Proclamation

By Editor | April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff report — Mayor Ken Tedford has officially proclaimed April 8th – 14th as Community Service Week in Fallon during a ceremony at city hall with committee members and supporters. The community has come together over the past month to plan and identify several projects and is all ready to clean, paint, run, plant,…

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Local Domestic Violence Intervention Asks for Support April 24th

By Editor | April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Leanna Lehman — April showers bring May flowers. And teal ribbons. And Denim Day. Communities around the nation are holding events this month to promote Sexual Abuse Awareness and Fallon is no exception. Wednesday, April 24th is Denim Day and the local DVI would like to see a denim-clad community. Domestic Violence Intervention, DVI,…

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City Recognizes Retiree – Charlie Gomes

By Editor | April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff report — Charlie Gomes recently retired from the City of Fallon after a career of 30 years. He worked as the city mechanic for several years, and then went on to become a lineman working for the city electric utility.

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Community Service Week April 8th – 13th

By Editor | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Rachel Dahl — The Fallon community will join with to celebrate Community Service Week from April 8th-13th. Community groups, several different churches, and the City of Fallon will all work together throughout the week to offer service and bring attention to the role volunteer service plays in a healthy community. provides an…

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City Awards Contract for New Youth Club

By Editor | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Rachel Dahl — The Fallon City Council met in a special meeting today to approve the construction contract for the new William N. Pennington Fallon Youth Center. The contract was awarded to K7 Construction, Inc., of Reno, Nevada in the amount of $5,339,400. Four bids were received and opened by the City on February…

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Senator Rosen in Fallon for Rural Tour

By The Publisher | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

  by Rachel Dahl —  Jacky Rosen, United States Senator (D, Nevada) visited Fallon this week during her tour across the rural parts of the state. Making stops at NAS Fallon, the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, Pennington Life Center, and a visit with Mayor Ken Tedford, Senator Rosen ended the day with a tour of the…

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