Cantaloupe Festival Makes Tech Upgrades to Fairgrounds

Cantaloupe Festival Makes Tech Upgrades to Fairgrounds

Jorge Guerrero, Mark Feest, Zip Upham, Dave Tilley, Kim Klenakis, Robyn Jordan by Leanna Lehman —  Thanks to the determination of The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, the Churchill County Fairgrounds is receiving a much needed technological upgrade. Through the combined efforts of the Festival, CC Communications, and Parks and Recreation, state-of-the-art fiber optical mesh...

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Edith — on Echinacea

Edith — on Echinacea

​by Edith Isidoro-Mills — Many people are more familiar with Echinacea as an herb used to fight the common cold but actually it’s a great flowering perennial with a long blooming period that starts in July and can last into...
Film Review — The Public

Film Review — The Public

Available at the Churchill County Library The Public — A Film directed by Emilio Estevez On a bitter cold night a Cincinnati librarian is caught between a group of homeless people seeking shelter and a faceoff...
4th of July parade results

4th of July parade results

  Parade winners as chosen by judges Jim Barbee, Carol Lloyd, and Captain Russell Jones                
Point in Time counts homeless in Churchill County

Point in Time counts homeless in Churchill County

Homeless families often camp at the Churchill County Fairgrounds by Leanna Lehman —  The world is changing and Churchill County is changing along with it. More and more families are finding themselves dispossessed of permanent housing....
Three local Grange members attend Range Camp

Three local Grange members attend Range Camp

Taylor Reynolds, Richard Gomez, and David Kimball recently attended Range Camp at Smith Creek in Central Nevada by Rachel Dahl — The Lahontan Valley Conservation District sponsored two young men from the High Desert Grange to...
Obituary — Elizabeth “Betty” Sherwood Owen

Obituary — Elizabeth “Betty” Sherwood Owen

Betty Sherwood Owen Elizabeth “Betty” Sherwood Owen, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Fallon, NV on July 1, 2019. She was born to Bernard James and Golden Evelyn Sherwood on May 10, 1932....
Nevada Rural Housing Authority to Utilize Private Activity Bond Cap

Nevada Rural Housing Authority to Utilize Private Activity Bond Cap

PABC allows for the success of the Home At Last program through NRHA Submitted courtesy Nevada Rural Housing Authority --  Local elected officials from both Churchill County and the City of Fallon recently transferred their unused...
EMT Class Returning to WNC Fallon Campus

EMT Class Returning to WNC Fallon Campus

From left, Asyah Williams, Kyle Miller, and Kelsey Hein work in an EMS class at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, March 28, 2019.Photo by Candice Vivien/Nevada Momentum Submitted courtesy WNC public relations...
Local “Harvest For All” effort supports Fallon Daily Bread

Local “Harvest For All” effort supports Fallon Daily Bread

  These CC Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers raised over $2,000 plus received these canned goods to be donated to a locally Submitted courtesy of Sonya Johnson -- Churchill County Young Farmers and Ranchers, CCYF&R,...
Divorces — June

Divorces — June

June Divorces                       18-10DC-0305 Abuhendi, Mahmoud v Abuhendi, Desiree Decree of Divorce 6/12/2019 19-10DC-0731 Adams, Sean v Rivera, Carmen Decree of Divorce 6/6/2019 19-10DC-0736 Chapel, Laura...
Work Toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

Work Toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

Doug Drost is a local Edward Jones certified Financial Planner Once again, it’s time for fireworks, picnics and parades as the nation celebrates Independence Day. Collectively, we enjoy many liberties, but some freedoms can be elusive...
Public Meetings Week of July 1st

Public Meetings Week of July 1st

Public Meetings                 Meeting Date Time Agenda/Location Fallon City Council July 1st 9:00 a.m. 55 W. Williams Avenue https://bit.ly/2XiWQ10   City of Fallon Board of Adjustment July 1st 6:00...
Edith on Milkweed — not a weed

Edith on Milkweed — not a weed

In additions to Milkweed being critical to the survival of Monarch Butterflies, it attracts many beneficial insects such as the bee in this picture -- photo courtesy Edith Isidoro-Mills by Edith Isidoro-Mills --  Milkweeds by now have...
Commentary — Anti-abortion or pro-life?

Commentary — Anti-abortion or pro-life?

by Jeanette Strong --  In recent months, the anti-abortion movement has been gaining strength, passing restrictive laws in several states and claiming they are fighting for the unborn. It’s easy to be anti-abortion. All you have to do is say...
Booking Report — June 24th to 30th

Booking Report — June 24th to 30th

Churchill county arrests and bookings                         Arrests/Bookings June 24th – 30th   Warrant Bookings                 Name    Agency Court Janet Garcia Churchill SO New...
Planning commission makes county resident homeless

Planning commission makes county resident homeless

Margo Weldy had plans to build a house with recycled, reclaimed, and re-used products by Leanna Lehman -- Fallon resident, Margo Weldy, lost her Temporary Use Permit at the June planning commission meeting, when the seven...
The Cocktail Napkin — Chocolate Martini

The Cocktail Napkin — Chocolate Martini

The lovely Jo Petteruti with the lovely June Lindsey by Jo Petteruti, Mixologist and Owner, Jo's Stillwater Tea Room -- Did you know that the Chocolate Martini, also known as a Chocolatini, was originally created by...
4th of July Celebration Plans

4th of July Celebration Plans

Schedule of events 2019 Fallon Downtown Merchants Association presents the “Home Means Fallon” parade.  The parade begins at 10:00 on July 4th and parade awards will be provide in a number of categories.  See the attached...
Book Review — Spying on the South

Book Review — Spying on the South

Carol says the parallels are striking and sometimes funny Spying on the South : An Odyssey Across the American Divide by Tony Horwitz Horwitz traces the route of Fredrick Law Olmsted’s trek through the south in...
Rural Preparedness Summit fosters inter-operability

Rural Preparedness Summit fosters inter-operability

Brenda and Chris Jeppesen (AF7SW & KG7ODP) staff the ARCC table at the Rural Preparedness summit demonstrating communications equipment and their application in Emergency Services submitted courtesy of Michael Adams (K7MKA) -- The 8th annual Rural...
Team Roping event draws 600 teams

Team Roping event draws 600 teams

The NTR event at Fallon Livestock drew over 600 teams from across the west Tommy Lee Livestock held a National Team Roping event at The Big Silver Arena in Fallon last weekend, drawing over 600 teams...