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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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Greenwave Basketball Games Cancelled

Greenwave Basketball Games Cancelled

All basketball games that were scheduled for today in Truckee, California have been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Births — January 2019

Births — January 2019

IT'S A GIRL! River Rose Bennett, born on January 28, 2019 at Banner Churchill Community Hospital weighing 6 lbs., 15 oz. and measuring 20" in length. Parents are Erika Ricks and Kevin Bennett. IT'S A BOY! Connor Joseph Lorow, born on...
Thousands of Railroad Ties in Hazen

Thousands of Railroad Ties in Hazen

Omaha Track is storing thousands of railroad ties on the property they bought in Hazen from the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District in hopes of building a rail park. By Rachel Dahl – There is a pile of...
NAS Fallon Longhorns Rescue Lost Snowshoer

NAS Fallon Longhorns Rescue Lost Snowshoer

190111-N-UT455-1006NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, NV (Jan 8, 2019) The Longhorns Search and Rescue team from Naval Air Station Fallon that conducted a rescue in the Sierra Mountains southeast of Lake Tahoe stand by one of their...
Girls Indoor Soccer Team Brings Home Championship

Girls Indoor Soccer Team Brings Home Championship

The Fallon U12 Girls Indoor Soccer team brought home the Reno Sportsdome Indoor Soccer League Championship Saturday, January 12, 2019.  Throughout the season Fallon beat out teams from Reno, Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and Carson City, going into the tournament in second...
Anne McMillin Hired as PIO for Churchill County

Anne McMillin Hired as PIO for Churchill County

Julie Guerrero, (left) Executive Secretary at Churchill County meets with Anne McMillin, the new Public Information Officer for Churchill County as they reactivate the county social media pages. By Rachel Dahl —  Twenty-five years ago a...
Early Morning House Fire on Bench Road

Early Morning House Fire on Bench Road

By Rachel Dahl —  The Fallon Churchill Fire Department was called to a house fire at 7:56 a.m. this morning. Over 30 volunteer firemen responded to 1463 Bench Road, 13 miles west of Fallon. There were no injuries and the fire department...
The Library Book by Susan Orlean

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Carol Lloyd recommends The Library Book as an interesting history of and tribute to libraries. This recounting of the 1986 fire that devastated the Central Library in Los Angeles acts as a catalyst for a primer...
Increase Your Online Presence with TheFallonPost.org

Increase Your Online Presence with TheFallonPost.org

The Fallon Post is a local project focused on delivering complete coverage of community news and happenings to the residents of Fallon and Churchill County.  We aim to support local business by driving customers to both your physical and digital...
CCHS Athletics Report 1-5-2019

CCHS Athletics Report 1-5-2019

The Greenwave swept the Dayton Dust Devils, winning all six games Friday.   Freshmen Girls 46-10 Freshmen Boys 37-31 J.V. Girls 50-15 J.V. Boys 56-28 Varsity Girls 57-7 Varsity Boys 80-43   Next game will be at home vs. Lowry...
Bittersweet Reflections — a Tribute

Bittersweet Reflections — a Tribute

Pictured here are Erin and Izeke Pinkas at Howieloo Photography By Laura Howard— This image was taken in my studio with two wonderful people I've had the pleasure of working with. Again, I’ve met some wonderful people and as my...
Crystal Cleaners Stays Open

Crystal Cleaners Stays Open

Cherilee Sorensen is the new owner with her husband Ryan, of Crystal Cleaners. Pictured here fourth from left, Cherilee has been involved in local theater for several years. By Rachel Dahl — Ryan and Cherilee Sorensen...
Churchill County varsity boys basketball won Saturday

Churchill County varsity boys basketball won Saturday

The Churchill County varsity boys basketball team won Saturday's neutral tournament game against Carlmont, from Belmont, California, with a score of 67-50, making them the champions of the Rail City Classic tournament.  The team is coached by Chelle Dalager and...
Mayor Withdraws Nomination for “Person of the Year”

Mayor Withdraws Nomination for “Person of the Year”

Mayor Ken Tedford was nominated along with Billy Thompson and Burt Miller by the members of the Fallon Chamber for their annual awards ceremony in the "Person of the Year" category. Early this morning Mayor Tedford and Thompson both withdrew...
CCHS Athletics Report

CCHS Athletics Report

    Leilani Otuafi and cousin Leta Otuafi, here with Coach Anne Smith, were selected to the "All Tournament Team" at the West Coast Jamboree tournament this weekend held in Reno. The Churchill County Greenwave Girls...
Laura Howard of Howieloo Photography

Laura Howard of Howieloo Photography

Laura Howard of Howieloo Photography is an amazing woman who helped us get this community news project up and running by designing a beautiful logo and header for our website and digital presence in the world.  We cannot thank her enough...
Message from the Superintendent

Message from the Superintendent

Welcome to a brand new year and another fresh start! As the Churchill County School District opened the school year last August, we entered with a fresh start of our own and set our sights on continuing excellent traditions while...
The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Monthly Meeting

The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Monthly Meeting

Third Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - The FRA membership meets in the American Legion Hall at 90 N. Ada St. in Fallon. All Sea Service (USN, USMC and USCG) Veterans, Active Duty and Retirees are welcome. The FRA supports active duty...
Three Hundred Thousand Penguins

Three Hundred Thousand Penguins

Larry and Martha Neel spent 23 days in November touring the south pole in pursuit of their passion — photographing the natural beauty of this planet. The following is a report from one of the crowning experiences of the trip....
The Carnivore Diet By Daniel Hilliker

The Carnivore Diet By Daniel Hilliker

Don’t do this diet. I'm not a doctor, just a guy who studies nutrition and does extreme dieting for the health benefits.  At one point I weighed 300 pounds.  I'm a healthy 195 now and as of 72 hours ago...
The Cocktail Napkin

The Cocktail Napkin

By Jo Petteruti, Mixologist and Owner, Jo's Stillwater TeaRoom Welcome to The Cocktail Napkin on The Fallon Post! Each new article will focus on cocktail trends, events and other cocktail-related items of interest, with a special emphasis on those that...