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Nevada Rural Housing Authority to Utilize Private Activity Bond Cap

By Editor | July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Submitted courtesy Nevada Rural Housing Authority —  Local elected officials from both Churchill County and the City of Fallon recently transferred their unused Private Activity Bond Cap (PABC) amounts to Nevada Rural Housing Authority. The mission of NRHA is to promote, provide and finance affordable housing opportunities for all rural Nevadans. Each year, the City…

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Rural Preparedness Summit fosters inter-operability

By Editor | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

submitted courtesy of Michael Adams (K7MKA) — The 8th annual Rural Preparedness Summit was held in Fallon at the Convention Center on Wednesday and Thursday, June 12th and 13th. The purpose of this Summit (held every year in Fallon for the last 8 years) is to provide classes to First Responders and Emergency Service Professionals…

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June is USDA’s Homeownership Month; Apply Now for a Rural Home Loan

By Editor | June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Submitted by the USDA —  100 Percent Financing, No Down Payment, Newer Manufactured Homes May be Eligible USDA Rural Development Nevada is promoting homeownership throughout the month of June, with lower interest rates, now is a great time to shop for a rural home. “We just finished up a tour of Northern Nevada where we…

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Discussing water with Nevada Farm Bureau

By Editor | June 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Leanna Lehman — In a recent interview with Doug Busselman, Executive Vice President Nevada Farm Bureau, The Fallon Post inquired about the recent changes in water law in Nevada. Of particular concern was AB95 and the potential water metering and restriction during critical water years. Busselmen explained some of the finer points of the Bill…

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Legislative Session Ends with Important Legislation on Education, Economic Development and Technology

By Editor | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Ben Kieckhefer —  The sprint to the finish line of the Nevada legislative session always means late nights, long hours and last-minute legislation. But this session was even more of a scramble than usual. The senate and assembly endured an avalanche of end-of-session legislation — some of it of the utmost important to Nevada…

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Win Utilities for a Year

By Editor | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Submitted by Nevada Rural Housing —  Home At Last to Give Away A Year of Utilities* for Homeownership Month in June Home At Last™, a program of Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA), has kicked off its month-long celebration of National Homeownership Month. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has also issued a proclamation for June 2019 Homeownership…

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New Legislation Affects Churchill County

By Editor | June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff report — This year was a busy one for the Nevada State Legislature which adjourned this week after a long on tenuous 80th Session. With 587 Senate Bills and 592 Assembly Bills originally proposed last fall, no county in the state will be unaffected by the changes. According to a short report delivered by…

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NDOT Resurfacing Sheckler Cut-Off

By Editor | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Single lane closures will be in place June 4 through June 6 on Sheckler Cut-Off (State Route 117) west of Fallon as the Nevada Department of Transportation repaves sections of the road. Single lane closures will take place on Sheckler Cut-Off approximately one quarter mile south of the U.S. 50 intersection…

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Underage Drinking is Not a Rite of Passage – It Is A Crime 

By Editor | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Heather Marvin, Youth Resource Liaison, Churchill Community Coalition — Generation after generation our country has deemed underage drinking as a “Rite of Passage” on the way to adulthood. What many do not realize is that providing alcohol to minors is a crime. As graduation approaches, many adults may be tempted to host parties for…

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Governor to Veto Popular Vote Bill

By Editor | May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gov. Sisolak statement on Assembly Bill 186  from the office of the Governor — Carson City, NV – Today, Governor Steve Sisolak issued the following statement on Assembly Bill 186, which would add Nevada to the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote.  “Over the past several weeks, my office…

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