State of Nevada


Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash at Hwy 50 and mile marker 13

By Editor | January 14, 2020 |

On Saturday, January 4, 2020, at approximately 5:49 AM, NHP Troopers were dispatched to a serious injury crash involving two vehicles at US-50 and Churchill County mile marker 13, near Trento Lane, in Fallon. Preliminary investigation shows a white 2008 Ford F450 pickup carrying a sleeper camper and towing a utility trailer laden with a…

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Fatal Crash at Highway 50 & Briggs

By The Publisher | January 9, 2020 |

  Special to The Fallon Post — Ty C. O’Neil —                       According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, Fatal Crash: US-50 at Briggs (Fallon) involving a vehicle vs pedestrian. Pedestrian confirmed deceased. Traffic is able to get by in center turn lane. Avoid the area…

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Editorial — Your Civic Duty of the Decade: the 2020 Census

By The Publisher | January 6, 2020 |

It’s 2020. An aesthetically pleasing year where “20/20 vision” jokes are rampant. It’s a year with a lot in store including the summer Olympics, a presidential election, and of course the 2020 Census. The census is an official population count of everyone living in the United States and its territories. It’s enshrined and mandated by…

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Nevada Rural Housing delivers books to rural communities

By The Publisher | December 9, 2019 |

Nevada Rural Housing Authority and United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra Collect 2,000+ Books for Affordable Housing Property Residents by Katie Coleman, Director of Communications and Public Affairs Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) and United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) completed a successful book drive during October, which is National Housing…

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Fallon DMV Office to Move

By Editor | November 26, 2019 |

New facility boasts many improvements —  The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles will be moving its field services branch office in Fallon over the weekend of December 7 and 8, 2019. The current location is at 973 W. Williams Ave. The new location is at 2147 W. Williams Ave., which is the former Country Health…

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Traffic Signal Expedited

By The Publisher | November 8, 2019 |

NDOT, Churchill County expedite installation of traffic signal at Sheckler, Highway 50 Work on temporary signal to begin; permanent signal planned for Summer 2020 Recognizing the urgent need to address the traffic flow at the intersection of Highway 50 and Sheckler Cut-off west of Fallon, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) working in partnership with Churchill…

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NDOT announces temporary closures

By The Publisher | November 4, 2019 |

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 for pavement repairs. The intersection will be closed from 8 p.m. Nov. 5 to 5 p.m. Nov. 6. With numerous local detour routes readily available, NDOT encourages drivers…

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Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

By The Publisher | October 8, 2019 |

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 The Publisher | September 21, 2019 |

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 The Publisher | September 8, 2019 |

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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