Empowering Parents – Help from Juvenile Probation

Empowering Parents – Help from Juvenile Probation

JPO officers Darren Hammer and Rebecca Hollar By Leanna Lehman —  Very few parenting stages are as challenging as the teen years. When children leave behind their Barbies and Legos for cell phones, SnapChat, and “hanging out,” parents are often blindsided by the radical changes that occur. What then, could prove even more difficult? Going through...

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Fallon grad, Stacy Montooth named to state post

Fallon grad, Stacy Montooth named to state post

  Stacy Montooth, CCHS class of 1984 Staff Report —  Stacey Montooth, a Churchill County High School graduate, has been named by Governor Steve Sisolak as the new director of the Nevada Indian Commission. She replaces...
Amodei speaks in Fernley on August 20th

Amodei speaks in Fernley on August 20th

Congressman Mark Amodei Fernley Republican Women invite the public to attend and participate — U. S. Representative Mark Amodei, will speak at the Fernley Republican Women meeting on August 20, 2019. Amodei will provide an update...
Public Meetings Week of August 19th

Public Meetings Week of August 19th

Public meetings week of August 19th                   Agency Date & Time Location & agenda City of Fallon August 19th 9:00 am 55 W. Williams Avenue https://www.fallonnevada.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/8-19-19-Agenda-Packet.pdf Churchill County...
Students head back to school today

Students head back to school today

The ChurchillCSD held an all-staff welcome back meeting Friday morning Last week teachers and school staff across the community readied for students who will start back to classes today. From new teacher training and orientation to...
CCHS receives big grants — has big plans

CCHS receives big grants — has big plans

  Students at work in the auto shop at CCHS With information courtesy of ChurchillCSD —  Churchill County High School is looking to amazing things in the 2019-2020 school year. We recently were awarded two competitive...
New Community Health Nurse

New Community Health Nurse

Tammy Ritter, health nurse supervisor for the State of Nevada and Pam Krause, Fallon’s new public health nurse By Leanna Lehman —  Hailing from the Central Valley area of California, Pam Krause, RN is finding Fallon’s...
Local Administrator Trains for State Position

Local Administrator Trains for State Position

Jennifer Black and Keith Boone on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. By Leanna Lehman —  Fallon’s own E.C. Best Principal, Keith Boone, has been elected as president for the Nevada Association of Elementary School Principals. Originally...
Help the Senior Center with AmazonSmile

Help the Senior Center with AmazonSmile

Buster Pierce, Senator Rosen, and Director Lisa Erquiaga at the Pennington Life Center Why not make the Coalition for Senior Citizens your charitable choice for donations from your Amazon shopping? It’s easy to do and much...
The Sherman Street Intersection Targeted for Improvement

The Sherman Street Intersection Targeted for Improvement

NDOT will prioritize the Williams Avenue/Sherman street intersection for improvement this year By Rachel Dahl -- The Nevada Department of Transportation and Churchill County recently prioritized the 2019-20 workplan, moving the Sherman/East Williams street intersection to...
Oasis Academy awards milestones

Oasis Academy awards milestones

Melissa Mackedon, Nichole Hyde, Amy O’Flahrety, Susan Richards, Anne Bloomfield Last year, the Oasis Academy Board of Directors, passed the Oasis Academy Strategic Pay scale. As part of the model, ALL employees get a 10% incentive...
Empowering Parents – Help from Juvenile Probation

Empowering Parents – Help from Juvenile Probation

JPO officers Darren Hammer and Rebecca Hollar By Leanna Lehman —  Very few parenting stages are as challenging as the teen years. When children leave behind their Barbies and Legos for cell phones, SnapChat, and “hanging...
WNC – Fallon Campus enrollment rebounds

WNC – Fallon Campus enrollment rebounds

Classes start on August 26th by Rachel Dahl Bus Scharmann, current Churchill County Commissioner, former Superintendent for ChurchillCSD, and retired dean of Western Nevada College, had lunch the other day with the current president of Western...
Obituary — Harold Eugene Steel

Obituary — Harold Eugene Steel

January 2, 1949 - August 8, 2019 Harold Eugene Steel, 70, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 in Reno, Nevada at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System surrounded with family who traveled near and afar....
NDOT Raises Speed Limit

NDOT Raises Speed Limit

NDOT crew working in Fallon to install new speed limit signs Courtesy of Nevada Department of Transportation -- NDOT has just adjusted the speed limit from 25 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour on...
Obituary – Harold (Hal) Wandvik

Obituary – Harold (Hal) Wandvik

January 20, 1925 - August 2, 2019 Harold (Hal) Wandvik passed away on August 2, 2019 at Banner Churchill Hospital in Fallon, NV. Hal was born January 20, 1925 in Nebraska. Hal is survived by his...
Local Firemen on Standby for Wood Canyon Wildfire

Local Firemen on Standby for Wood Canyon Wildfire

  Local firemen are on standby for Wood Canyon wildfire north of Fallon -- photo courtesy of Leanna Lehman The Sierra Front Field office of the Bureau of Land Management received several calls today reporting a fire...
Obituary — William “Bill” Shepard

Obituary — William “Bill” Shepard

December 27, 1927 - May 9, 2019 William "Bill" Shepard was born in Nampa Idaho, subsequently his family moved to Riepetown, Nevada, where he lived for most of his childhood. The family moved to Henderson, Nevada...
Obituary – Betty McDaniel Whitaker

Obituary – Betty McDaniel Whitaker

APRIL 9, 1925 - AUGUST 7, 2019 (AGE 94) Heaven welcomed another angel into its presence. Betty Mc Daniel Whitaker, age 94, passed away August 7, 2019, in Washington, Utah from natural causes. She was born on April 9,...
ChurchillCSD Welcome Back Letter

ChurchillCSD Welcome Back Letter

Superintendent of CCSD, Dr. Summer Stephens welcomes ChurchillCSD students back to school on Monday, August 19th Welcome back to a year focused on learners at the center of all that we do! I join the Board...
Logos Holds Back to School Night

Logos Holds Back to School Night

Connie Heath helped welcome students and parents at the Logos welcome back to school night It was an exciting kick off to the 2019-20 school year at the Meet the Teacher/Ice Cream Social Night, on Monday,...
ChurchillCSD provides students breakfast and lunch

ChurchillCSD provides students breakfast and lunch

Students can eat breakfast and lunch at their schools The Churchill County School District offers breakfast and lunch every school day, served at all schools, with free breakfast for all elementary students Pre-K through grade 5. ...