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Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

University experts showcase research, activities and programs at fall festival RENO, Nev. – At Nevada Field Day on Oct. 19, visitors will be treated to a variety of free activities and giveaways, and even some tasty food samples, courtesy of the University of Nevada, Reno and its College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. As…

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Lahontan State Recreation Area

by Hayden P. Diegel There are many recreational activities in our area. Recently, my family and I visited Lahontan State Recreational Area and we had a great time. We enjoyed many activities during our stay. We camped at Lahontan for five days. The lake is a nice place to relax and spend time with family.…

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Nevada GOP Chairman re-elected and Nevada GOP Votes to forgo 2020 Caucuses

By Don Dike-Anukam — On Saturday in Winnemucca, The Nevada Republican Party Central Committee gathered to decide which of three candidates would lead the party as chairman in the coming general election in 2020. Three candidates, incumbent Michael J. McDonald of Las Vegas, Mesquite City Councilwoman Annie Black, and former 4th District Congressional candidate David…

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Casey Named to State Commission on School Funding

Nevada’s Legislative leaders confirmed their appointments this week to the 11-member Commission on School Funding that will oversee the development of Nevada’s new school funding formula. Fallon’s Dusty Casey was named by Assemblywoman Robin Titus. Casey said, “I am honored and excited to represent rural communities and charter schools on such an important project for…

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Congressional Candidate in Fallon August 28th

Clint Koble, candidate for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Fallon Old Post Office on 90 North Main Street, Fallon.  The public is invited but should rsvp to:  rsvp@kobleforcongress.com in order to plan for the event The…

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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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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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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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Crop research tours at Field Day in Fallon

Research being done on drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant crops Agriculture producers and others are invited to get a first-hand look at crop trials and research being conducted in northern Nevada by the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. Field Day in Fallon is free and open to the public, and will…

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NDOT preparing for future traffic signal

Information provided by the NDOT public information office — Today, drivers are seeing core sampling for geotechnical analysis of the future signal. Traffic safety and mobility are our top priorities at Nevada Department Of Transportation. We have analyzed a full range of potential traffic safety improvements for the intersection of U.S. 50 and Sheckler Cut-Off…

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