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Churchill County alumni provide support through a new online platform

Churchill County alumni provide support through a new online platform

LEAD On connectors can offer assistance for local high school students LEAD On launched its innovative Connector Program Monday. The new portfolio item is one way the local nonprofit aims to support high school students in Churchill County to prepare for life after high school.   According to their website, “Connectors are alumni from Churchill County who provide support to current students. Alumni are sorted based on the support they are willing to offer.”   The program launched with 20 LEAD On Connectors and eight types of support. Connectors are young professionals who graduated from high school within the past ten years. They have various career backgrounds, from software engineering to public relations, and live both...

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Book Review — On the plain of snakes

Book Review — On the plain of snakes

Carol says Theroux is one of her favorite authors On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey by Paul Theroux Theroux travels the length of the U.S. Mexico border crossing back and forth before heading south...
The First Responders Canned food-Drive Competition

The First Responders Canned food-Drive Competition

Volunteers unload the food collected last year in the First Responders holiday food In 2016 Beth Riley, a supervisor with Banner Churchill Community Hospital Emergency Medical Services, says she got a crazy idea to have a...
New Business Feature – Let Us Charm You

New Business Feature – Let Us Charm You

Let Us Charm You at 153 S. Maine Street by Susan Weikel -- When you have a hobby that you greatly enjoy and it takes over your life, but you’re tired of doing the craft shows,...
Obituary – Joyce Crook Wadsworth

Obituary – Joyce Crook Wadsworth

Joyce Crook Wadsworth Joyce Crook Wadsworth was born February 2, 1944, in Fallon, Nevada, to Royal Don and Willmuth Witt Crook. Surrounded by family in her home on November 2, 2019, she passed peacefully and sweetly...
TCID sets end of water season

TCID sets end of water season

Irrigation water in the Newlands Project flows to serve water rights in the Lahontan Valley The Truckee-Carson Irrigation District Board of Directors met this week in their regularly scheduled meeting and set the dates for the...
Foreign Exchange Student Jumps in With Both Feet

Foreign Exchange Student Jumps in With Both Feet

Dea Vepkhvadze, an ASSE World Heritage Exchange Student entered and won the photo contest at the Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair this year. by Rachel Dahl -- There is nothing quite as effective sometimes, as just...
City Council Proclaims No Shave November

City Council Proclaims No Shave November

Councilman James Richardson, Mayor Ken Tedford, Councilwomen Karla Kent, and Kelly Frost by Ginny Dugan -- To support research, awareness and treatment of prostate and testicular cancer, the City of Fallon’s Mayor Kenneth Tedford, Jr., proclaimed...
ChurchillCSD Newsletter available now

ChurchillCSD Newsletter available now

The Churchill County School District has published their October newsletter and it can be read here: Community Wave Newsletter         Read more local news at www.TheFallonPost.org      
Divorces for October 2019

Divorces for October 2019

                    TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT Divorce / Annulment Monthly Report For: 10/1/2019 - 10/31/2019 Court Num Involved Parties Disposition Date 19-10DC-0932   Acoba, Naty Bacdayan C.  v  Acoba, Guillermo A. Decree...
Births — September 2019

Births — September 2019

                Births – September 2019 Babies born at Banner Churchill Community Hospital   Oliver James O’Donnell to Skye Leigh O’Donnell on September 2, 2019 at 5:22 a.m. Weighing 7 lbs, 4oz, and measuring...
Public Meetings week of November 4th

Public Meetings week of November 4th

                  AGENCY/Organization Date and Time   Location and agenda   Churchill County Commission November 7th – 8:15 am   155 N. Taylor Street https://bit.ly/36u817R   City of Fallon Council     11/4...
Arrests & Bookings through November 3rd

Arrests & Bookings through November 3rd

All information for the arrest log comes from the arrest reports supplied by the New River Township Justice Court and is considered by law to be public information. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law....
Edith — on repotting house plants

Edith — on repotting house plants

The used pots can be cleaned with bleach and water and the reused to repot house plants that have out grown their current pots by Edith Isidoro-Mills -- After a season of outdoor gardening it’s time...
NDOT announces temporary closures

NDOT announces temporary closures

NDOT will close Wildes/Harrigan intersection Nov. 5th & 6th NDOT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF FALLON-AREA INTERSECTION  The Nevada Department of Transportation will close the intersection of Wildes and Harrigan roads in Fallon Nov. 5 and 6...
Book Review – Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

Book Review – Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

Many consider Snowden a traitor Permanent Record by Edward Snowden In 2013, American whistleblower Snowden released to journalists classified documents detailing the U.S. mass-surveillance program capable of collecting every email, phone call, and internet search from...
Eagle Scout Places Duck Boxes on Carson River

Eagle Scout Places Duck Boxes on Carson River

Toby Anderson places duck boxes on the Carson River for his Eagle Scout project Fallon’s Newest Eagle Scout by Rachel Dahl --  Toby Anderson has worked hard to achieve his Eagle Scout badge and will participate...
NDOT Says Summer 2020 for Sheckler Light

NDOT Says Summer 2020 for Sheckler Light

NDOT continues to fast-track their process to install a traffic light at the Sheckler Cut-off/HIghway 50 intersection The recent tragic traffic accident at the intersection of Sheckler Cut-off and Highway 50 has brought more pressure for...
Important Announcement from Southwest Gas

Important Announcement from Southwest Gas

Important Message - conserve natural gas during repairs Southwest Gas is asking customers in the Fallon area to conserve natural gas while repairs are being made to facilities damaged in this morning's accident on Highway 50....
Another Tragic Accident at “That” Intersection

Another Tragic Accident at “That” Intersection

Emergency crews responded to a fatal accident at Sheckler and Highway 50 on Tuesday morning Staff report —  One motorist is dead and another suffers life-threatening injuries as a result of a harrowing crash yesterday at...
Banner Offers Mental Health Services

Banner Offers Mental Health Services

Banner Churchill now offering mental health services for older adults. — courtesy Banner Health Addressing a critical community need, Banner Churchill Community Hospital is now offering an outpatient behavioral health program specifically designed for older adults struggling with a variety of...
Millennials May Need to Boost Life Insurance

Millennials May Need to Boost Life Insurance

Doug Drost is a local Edward Jones certified Financial Planner If you’re a Millennial – born between 1981 and 1996 – you’re either in the very early or relatively early stages of your career, and as...