Local Area News

Churchill County Senior Center - July Newsletter

FALLON, Nev. (July 20, 2017) - View the July newsletter from the William N. Pennington Life Center.

William N. Pennington Life Center - July Activities & Menu

FALLON, Nev. (July 6, 2017) - View the calendar of activities and lunch menu from the William N. Pennington Life Center.

Writer's Workshop - Creative Writing

FALLON, Nev. (May 25, 2017) - An upcoming creative writing workshop will be held at the Churchill County Library on May 9, May 23, June 6, and June 30 from 6:00-7:30pm. The instructor will be Lorel Topken. View the flyer for additional information about the workshop.

Clothing Drive

FALLON, Nev. (May 4, 2017) - We are officially kicking off our event with the request for gently used, clean clothing donations for the Community Clothing Give-Away portion of the event. All donations will be given away at the Annual Fallon Community Day on July 29th. View the flyer to learn how you can donate today!

Diabetes Self-Management Class

FALLON, Nev. (April 19, 2017) - A 6 week workshop for self-managing diabetes is for anyone with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and/or is a caretaker. Call 775-671-7455 to register. View the flyer to learn more about the workshop.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

FALLON, Nev. (March 16, 2017) - The ASIST program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Training begins on August 16 & 17, 2017 from 8-5 both days. Location of training is the Western Nevada College Campus at 160 Campus Way, VGH Hall- room 304, Fallon, NV. Fee for training is $60 per person. Room for 30 people. Visit nvsuicideprevention.org to register for the class.

Lahontan Valley News

Faith & Insight: Beware of spiritual sleight of hand
Ever since I was young, I've always enjoyed a good magic trick. My dad used to convince my siblings and me he could make a penny disappear. He would take it, cup it with his hands, and have us reach into his hands to feel […]
Nevada Air Guard deploying to help firefighters in California
At the request of the U.S. Forest Service, one Nevada Air National Guard C-130 aircraft will deploy Saturday to support firefighters in central California. The Nevada Air National Guard's activation as a firefighting surge capacity for the U.S. Forest Service could last up to one […]
Is This You? The follower
There's something following me around inside of my house. It's my stationary bike. I leave it in a room where I think it will be the perfect place for me to ride my, uh, you know what, into "tinyhood." Then after some time that place […]
Letters to the editor for Saturday, July 22, 2017
Woman arrested on parole violation, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 1:38 p.m., a 34-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery near the 200 block of C Street. Bail was set […]
Raymond Teakle
Raymond Teakle, age 91, peacefully passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada surrounded by his family. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800
Lyon County seeks help in finding fugitive
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating Santiago "Sonny" Fernandez, 45, of Silver Springs. On July 17, the Third District Court issued an arrest warrant for Fernandez after he didn't appear for his arraignment in connection with the shooting death of […]

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Governor Sandoval Appoints Kathleen Drakulich to Second Judicial District
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Kathleen Drakulich to the Second Judicial District Court, Department One. Ms. Drakulich will fill the vacancy created by Judge Janet Berry’s retirement earlier this year.
Governor Sandoval Appoints James Gibson to the Clark County Commission
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of James Gibson to the Clark County Commission. Gibson will replace Democratic Commissioner Mary Beth Scow who retired earlier this month.
MEDIA ADVISORY: TODAY Governor Brian Sandoval and Senator Dean Heller to Host Joint Press Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY: TODAY Governor Brian Sandoval and Senator Dean Heller to Host Joint Press Conference 2017-06-30 CARSON CITY, NV Mari N. St. Martin Communications Director (775) 684-5670 1 Governor Brian Sandoval and Nevada’s Senior Senator Dean Heller will host a joint pr

MEDIA ADVISORY: TODAY Governor Brian Sandoval and Senator Dean Heller to Host Joint Press Conference
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval and Nevada’s Senior Senator Dean Heller will host a joint press conference today, Friday June 23rd 11:30 a.m. in the Governor’s conference room in Las Vegas, NV to discuss Medicaid.
Sandoval Issues Statement Following Secretary Perry's Clarification on Interim Storage at NNSS
Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement in response to United States Secretary of the Interior Rick Perry’s opening remarks in front of the Senate Energy & Water Subcommittee.