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Fallon grad, Stacy Montooth named to state post

  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 longtime director Sherry Rupert, who resigned earlier this year to become director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association. Previously, from 2009-2013, she served…

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Amodei speaks in Fernley on August 20th

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 on the House of Representatives and his take on what’s happening in Washington D.C. The public is always invited to attend. The…

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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 Commission August 21st 1:15 pm 155 N. Taylor Street https://churchillconv.civicclerk.com/Web/Player.aspx?id=1200&key=-1&mod=-1&mk=-1&nov=0 Regional Transportation Commission August 21st 9:30 am 155 N. Taylor Street, Room 136 https://churchillconv.civicclerk.com/Web/Player.aspx?id=1371&key=-1&mod=-1&mk=-1&nov=0  …

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Students head back to school today

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 parent nights and decorating classrooms, an army of educators prepared for the 2019-20 school year and the Class of 2020. Remember to keep an eye out for busses, bicycles,…

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CCHS receives big grants — has big plans

  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 grants (one state CTE and one Federal Perkins grant) along with our grants that are allocated out to us by the state and federal government. We have been…

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New Community Health Nurse

By Leanna Lehman —  Hailing from the Central Valley area of California, Pam Krause, RN is finding Fallon’s small-town atmosphere a lot like home. Settling into her new role as one of the community’s most essential resources, she is excited to bring her vast array of nursing and clinic management skills to area residents. Another…

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Local Administrator Trains for State Position

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 from Helena, Montana, Boone has been a principal in Churchill County since 2004 and principal of E.C. Best since 2008. For the first time in 20 years, the Nevada Association…

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Help the Senior Center with AmazonSmile

Why not make the Coalition for Senior Citizens your charitable choice for donations from your Amazon shopping? It’s easy to do and much appreciated by the seniors in our community. Amazon donates .5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know;…

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The Sherman Street Intersection Targeted for Improvement

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 the top of their list. “Clear back when I was superintendent,” said Commissioner Bus Scharmann, “that was an intersection we were very worried about and had considered changing the entrance to…

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Oasis Academy awards milestones

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 check at the beginning of their sixth, eleventh, sixteenth, and twenty-first year of service. This year we were excited to award Nicole Hyde, Amy O’Flaherty, Susan Richards, and Anne…

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