Governor Sisolak activates national guard, signs directive to bring relief to healthcare professionals Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak was joined by Major General Ondra L. Berry to announce measures the state has taken during the COVID-19 virus, including the activation of the Nevada National Guard. Major General Berry will oversee the…

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, 9:30 a.m.—Update from ChurchillCSD Check out bit.ly/ccsdlearningfromadistance for more information No April Fools Jokes today!  Please know that we understand the difficulty that the current situation has created, and know that we are going to keep working diligently to help all of our learners and families during this time. Extended School Closure NOW…

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by Rachel Dahl — The Fallon Food Hub and the Churchill County School District are beneficiaries of the generosity of Rail City Garden Center which donated nearly $45,000 worth of seed packets that will be distributed to Fallonites wishing to grow a “Victory Garden” this year. The school district will be distributing bundles of three…

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LuDene Jacobsen Miller passed away in the evening hours of March 28, 2020 following a long battle with ovarian cancer. LuDene was born on October 8, 1963 to H.G and Amy Leavitt Jacobsen. She resided with her family in Carson City until the early 1970’s when they moved to Fallon. LuDene graduated from Churchill County…

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by Kathleen Williams-Miller — This past week while walking around the neighborhood, I noticed a sleek black cat poised near a mass of weeds in the field. Before I could blink the cat sprang onto her prey. She was poetry in motion. I wondered where she lived but I suspected she was a feral cat.…

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by Rachel Dahl – April 1st is the official Census Day of the 2020 Census. As COVID-19 continues to have an impact on the country and our local communities, the safety, health, and welfare of Nevadans is the top priority. In light of public health concerns, it is important to know that you can be…

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Staff report — Churchill County officials have directed their Public Information Officer, Anne McMillin to post current testing results for the COVID-19 data on the county social media on a daily basis or when it becomes available. The most current data this afternoon shows a total of 35 tests administered, 34 negatives, 1 pending. The…

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Staff report — Families will soon be getting money from the federal government as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. The legislation was signed into law by President Trump last week and is intended to support Americans due to the shut down of much of the economy in order to slow the spread…

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The latest from Churchill County officials this morning regarding COVID-19 testing, reports a total of 34 tests given, with all of those coming back negative. According to Jim Barbee, Churchill County manager, “We’re getting numbers directly from Banner (Banner Churchill Community Hospital) and so far, Churchill County still has no confirmed positive cases of the…

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Incident occurred east of Grimes Point On March 29 at approximately 6 p.m., the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a male subject that had been shot in the desert approximately two miles east of Highway 50 near Grimes Point. Initial information indicates that a dirt bike rider was struck twice by a…

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