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Churchill County Democrats meet with campaign staffers

Submitted courtesy Churchill County Democrats —  Churchill County Democrats met on July 11 to discuss the new state plan for conducting the caucuses for the upcoming presidential primary. They also heard from two presidential campaign officials. Ian Montgomery is the Field Organizer for rural Nevada for the Joe Biden campaign. Alex Kania is the Regional…

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Births — May & June

Babies born at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in May and June Kailani Estelle-Marie Curiel to Tallulah Ketchum and Joel Curiel on May 30, 2019 at 7:56 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz. and measuring 20 inches long. Takoah Shalynne Heaverne to Kolbie Brooke Heaverne on May 31, 2019 at 10:35 a.m., weighing 6 lbs., 7…

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Obituary — Karen Joyce Wimberly

Karen Joyce Wimberly, 72, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, NV. Karen was born October 3, 1946 in Utah. She is survived by her husband, Homer Sills Wimberly, Jr.; children, Homer Sills Wimberly III, Mary Cauffman, Tim Wimberly, Bill Wimberly, John Wimberly; and numerous grandchildren.…

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Obituary — Bettie Anne Richie

Bettie Anne Richie, long time Fallon resident, passed away July 8, 2019. Bettie was born May 9, 1936 in Houston, Texas to Lynn and Camille Dequire. Bettie, with her husband, Sam, moved to Fallon in 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister. Bettie is survived by her husband, Sam of Fallon;…

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Oasis Squares — try square dancing in Fallon this Friday

Hey, Fallon and surrounding area! Think square dancing is just too ‘corny’? Check out the site for the square dance club at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) https://www.mit.edu/~tech-squares/ Can’t be all bad if these college students enjoy it! Fallon’s square dance club, Oasis Squares, is offering a free night this coming Friday, July 19, to come…

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Cantaloupe Festival Makes Tech Upgrades to Fairgrounds

by Leanna Lehman —  Thanks to the determination of The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, the Churchill County Fairgrounds is receiving a much needed technological upgrade. Through the combined efforts of the Festival, CC Communications, and Parks and Recreation, state-of-the-art fiber optical mesh networking is being installed at the Fair Grounds. A mesh network…

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Publisher Rachel Dahl Married

By Leanna Lehman In the busy life of Rachel Dahl The Fallon Post publisher, she still has time to find romance and was married Jun 3, 2019. She also found a bit of time before leaving on her honeymoon to compose a short message to all of you who are helping make this fledgling paper…

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Hospital Foundation Working for the Community

By Leanna Lehman  Ashley McMillan with the Churchill Community Hospital Foundation presented to the Chamber of Commerce last week sharing with members about the Foundation and how it serves the local community. Established in 2017, The Hospital Foundation supports the health care and wellness needs of the community and surrounding regions. Through their efforts and…

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Edith on the Red Yucca

​ by Edith Isidoro-Mills —  There it was! That plant that I have seen growing in many xeric gardens around the Southwest and this particular plant was growing in Fallon, Nevada.  The plant I was so excited to see is Red Yucca, Hesperaloe parvifolia.  I found it growing in planters at the Fallon campus of…

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