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Empowering Parents – Help from Juvenile Probation

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 this transition with a strong-willed child…

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WNC – Fallon Campus enrollment rebounds

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 Nevada College, Dr. Vincent Solis, to talk about the college in Fallon, and he received good news. According to Solis, the WNC Fallon campus…

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Obituary — Harold Eugene Steel

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. Harold is survived by a wife, Shirley Steel (Williams), two children:  Amie Steel, and Marlo and her husband Dave Burns. He also leaves behind four grandchildren,…

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NDOT Raises Speed Limit

Courtesy of Nevada Department of Transportation — NDOT has just adjusted the speed limit from 25 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour on just over one mile of U.S. 50 between Whitaker Lane and just west of Harrigan Road in Fallon. NDOT carefully evaluated this area by conducting a formal speed study. These…

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Obituary – Harold (Hal) Wandvik

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 wife, Mary Ann and his children, Ken Wandvik, Karen Wandvik, Jon (Linda) Wandvik; grandchildren, Dillon, Caitlyn Greenburn, Jessica, Evan, Abigail, Lainey, Genneva, Lucas, and Logan. Hal…

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Local Firemen on Standby for Wood Canyon Wildfire

  The Sierra Front Field office of the Bureau of Land Management received several calls today reporting a fire burning in what has come to be called the Wood Canyon Fire north of Fallon in the Stillwater Mountains. According to the BLM, the fire has is burning 100 acres on public lands. Firemen from the…

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Obituary — William “Bill” Shepard

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 during his High School years. Bill graduated from High School in three years at the age of seventeen, as he was eager to join the Navy…

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FULL CHARGE BOOKKEEPER

At least two or three years computerized accounting experience is required. Will enter A/Rs, A/Ps, payroll, and general journal entries in modular software package. Will calculate, file, and pay monthly and quarterly tax reports. Good customer service skills. Will answer phone calls and greet customers. Please contact Nevada Job Connect at 775-423-5115 to schedule skills…

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Obituary – Betty McDaniel Whitaker

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, 1925, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mark Clinton McDaniel and Alice Castleton McDaniel. Betty was the youngest of five children, being born five minutes…

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Jobs — School District

Employment Opportunities at Churchill County School District   http://www.churchill.k12.nv.us/employment     [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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