Fallon Rotary

Rotary Scholarship Winner Elizabeth Stephens

by Leanna Lehman — Each year the Fallon Rotary Club awards scholarships to deserving local students. One of this year’s scholarships is going to CCHS senior, Elizabeth Stephens. Not only will she be receiving the $1000 local rotary scholarship, but she has also been nominated as a scholarship candidate for a district award as well.…

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Industrical Hemp Production in Nevada

by Leanna Lehman —  Nevada has recently legalized the growing of commercial hemp in the United States thanks to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill last December. Ashley Jeppson from the Nevada Department of Agriculture, NDA, addressed local officials and Fallon Rotarians on Tuesday. According to Jeppson, there are now approximately 8,000 acres of…

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Economic Development Project Announced – CHIP

by Rachel Dahl — Harvey Whittemore was in Fallon last week with his client, Tim Tucker, to announce the Churchill Hazen Industrial Park project at the Fallon Rotary meeting along with Churchill County Manager Jim Barbee. “Tim is a developer from Sparks who grew up in Northern Nevada, he is a person with a vision…

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WNC President Speaks at Rotary

by Rachel Dahl — Dr. Vince Solis, the new President of Western Nevada College spoke recently at the Fallon Rotary meeting, giving an overview and update of the WNC programs and the Fallon Campus. Solis spoke about changes in technology over the years, from the use of trains and their impact on the economy of…

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