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Claybreakers — Fallon’s Youth Trapshooting

By The Publisher | October 22, 2019 |

By Susan Weikel — The Lahontan Valley Claybreakers, Fallon’s Youth Trapshooting Club, was started through the efforts of local trap shooters to teach youth about the sport and gun safety. In 2006, Marty and Leslie Paul, Darren and Misty Allegre, Virginia Fowler, and Melinda Sammaripa started the club with 25 members. Soon, Pat and Wayne…

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Local Youth takes 2019 State Championship

By The Publisher | October 22, 2019 |

by Susan Weikel — Pacific International Trap Association (PITA) held their state championship shoot in Winnemucca on May 14th &15th, 2019. This association is open to adults and to qualifying youth from all over the western United States. Fallon youth shooter, Matt Ernst, age 15, brought home the tournament championship in the handicap division. Matt…

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Edith says mow your weeds for mulch

By The Publisher | October 22, 2019 |

Soon all the leaves will fall off the trees and you will be tempted to rake them all up.  This may not be necessary but you still should do something about those leaves. So many people rake and burn their leaves.  This adds greenhouse gases, is hazardous if you burn in windy weather or near…

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Services Scheduled – Anthony (Tony) Charles Martin

By The Publisher | October 22, 2019 |

Originally published October 4, 2019. Updated with information on the memorial service – Anthony (Tony) Charles Martin, age 72, entered into eternal rest on September 19, 2019 after a brief illness. Tony was born in Ohio on October 31, 1946. His parents were Dorothea Cress and William J. Martin. Tony is preceded in death by…

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Obituary – Charles Howard Stacey

By The Publisher | October 22, 2019 |

Charles Howard Stacey passed away October 17, 2019 at the age of 79. Howard was born September 16, 1940 in Coalville, UT to Rhea (Beard) and William Stacey. On June 14, 1971, he married Neva Ann Leonard. Together they raised their daughter, Amber. Howard served 6 years in the United States Air Force and was…

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Don’t Change 401(k) Mix During Market Drops

By The Publisher | October 22, 2019 |

As you’re well aware, we’ve seen some sudden and sizable drops in the financial markets in 2019. While market volatility is nothing new, the recent plunges happened during a period of general political and economic unease. Still, it can be harmful to overreact to such events – especially if it means making radical changes to…

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Fun and Remembrance: The 40-Mile Desert

By The Publisher | October 21, 2019 |

by Scott Elliott — Churchill County residents definitely have their fair share of recreation spots. From Lahontan Reservoir and Sand Mountain to the Carson River and the wide-open deserts, Fallonites don’t need to travel far for fun. To the immediate north of Fallon is the 40-mile desert. This undeveloped stretch of Nevada consists mostly of…

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Sport Schedules for the week October 21st

By The Publisher | October 21, 2019 |

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Community Partnership quarterly meeting

By The Publisher | October 21, 2019 |

By Susan Weikel – The Community Partnership meeting was held recently with the following information presented by various members of the group. Jaime Shafer, the art teacher at Churchill County High School made a presentation about the “Why You Matter” program that she is implementing at the high school and eventually to the middle school.…

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UNR Alumni – Fallon Chapter raises money for scholarships

By The Publisher | October 21, 2019 |

The UNR Alumni Fallon Chapter raises money each year to fund scholarships for local students. For the third year in a row the group held their Italian Dinner Party and raised just over $4,000. dinner party to raise money for scholarships. Over 80 people attended the event which included a silent auction and raffle. There…

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