Local Area News

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.

National Drug Take Back Day

FALLON, Nev. (April 19, 2017) - April 29 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, a reminder that people should clean out unused and unwanted medicine and prescription drugs on an annual basis. The Fallon Police Department is overseeing the local drop-off site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CVS Pharmacy parking lot, 461 W. Williams Ave. in Fallon. View the flyer to learn more about this event and tips for safely disposing your expired prescription drugs.

Advantage Solutions Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 18, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for Advantage Solutions will be held on Thursday, April 27 at the Sparks JobConnect Office and Thursday, May 4th at the Reno JobConnect Office from 9am-noon. View the flyer for more information about the job position and hiring event.

Drug Darkness Public Forum

FALLON, Nev. (April 18, 2017) - The Churchill Community Coalition will be presenting their annual Drug Darkness Public Forum on May 11th from 5pm-9pm at the Fallon Convention Center. Space will be limited so please complete and return your form as soon as possible. First come first served. Please remember to bring a raffle item with you on the day of the event. View the flyer vendor form if you're interested in having a table at the event.

Annual Child Abuse Awareness Walk

FALLON, Nev. (April 18, 2017) - The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Youth and Family Services is inviting all community members to participate in our annual Child Abuse Awareness Walk on April 22, 2017. View the flyer for more information about this event.

Chick-Fil-A Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 18, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for Chick-Fil-A will be held on Wednesday, April 26th from 9am-1pm at the Reno JobConnect Office. View the flyer for more information about the job position and hiring event.

Churchill County Board of Health Public Service Announcement

FALLON, Nev. (April 17, 2017) - Five confirmed cases of pertussis (Whooping Cough) have been confirmed in Carson City, Douglas and Lyon Counties. The Community Health Nurse is asking people with symptoms of pertussis to be examined by their healthcare provider. View the announcement for more information about the several stages of pertussis.

PeopleShare Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 14, 2017) - Upcoming hiring event for PeopleShare will be held on Tuesday, April 18th from 1pm-4pm at the Reno JobConnect Office and Thursday, April 20th from 1pm-4pm at the Sparks JobConnect Office. They're recruiting positions for Licensed Health Agents. View the flyer for more information about the job position and hiring events.

NAS Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 14, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for Naval Air Station Fallon will be held on Wednesday, May 3rd from 11am-1pm at the Fallon JobConnect Office. They're recruiting positions for Housekeepers. View the flyer for more information about the job position and hiring event.

United Site Services Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 14, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for United Site Services will be held on Tuesday, April 18th from 9am-2pm and Wednesday, April 19th from 9am-1pm at the Reno JobConnect Office. They're recruiting positions for Yard Associate, Utility Driver, and Truck Mechanic. View the flyer for more information about the job positions and hiring events.

Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

FALLON, Nev. (April 13, 2017) - A member of the DWSS staff is now being located in the Churchill County Social Services Annex building to assist clients with their Medicaid, TANF, and food stamp needs. View the flyer for more information.

Interim Healthcare Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 13, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for Interim Healthcare will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 9:30am – 12:30pm at the Reno JobConnect Office. They're recruiting positions for Personal Care Assistant. View the flyer for more information about the job position and hiring event.

Volt Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (April 13, 2017) - On April 19th and 25th, Volt has immediate opportunities for manufacturing positions for a top efficient automotive company in Sparks. They're seeking position for Production Associate. Download the flyer to learn more about the job position and hiring event.

WNC Community Education Classes

FALLON, Nev. (April 13, 2017) - Western Nevada College is offering several community education classes which include: Time Management, Our Clay Time, Child & Parent Art Class, Social Media Basic: Twitter, Crochet Workshop: Flowers, and Daddy Do My Hair. Download the flyer to learn more information about each class.

JustServe Initiative

FALLON, Nev. (April 13, 2017) - JustServe links volunteers with projects sponsored by humanitarian and governmental agencies, churches, and civic groups. View the flyer for more information.

City of Fallon Job Fair

FALLON, Nev. (April 12, 2017) - The city of Fallon is hosting a job fair on Friday, April 28, from 9am-1pm at the Wok Banquet Hall. Call 775-423-2544 for more information or view the job fair flyer.

Hiring for Driver/Operator

FALLON, Nev. (April 12, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for MV Transportation will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 9am – 3pm at the Reno JobConnect Office. They're recruiting positions for Drive/Operator. View the flyer for more information about the position.

Public Workshop - Behavioral Health Dashboards

FALLON, Nev. (April 12, 2017) - Medicaid is holding a public workshop for feedback on what the public would like to see on the behavioral health dashboards. The DHCFP is proposing to revise the Behavioral Health data reports. View the Public Workshop flyer for more information about the meeting.

Enrollment for Nevada Medicaid is OPEN!

FALLON, Nev. (April 11, 2017) - A special enrollment period for Nevada Medicaid is open from April 1-June 30, 2017. View the following Medicaid organizations' brochure to learn more information. Aetna Better Health of Nevada, Amerigroup Community Care, Health Plan of Nevada, and SilverSummit Health Plan.

Fallon Police Department Recruiting

FALLON, Nev. (April 5, 2017) - The Fallon Police Department is recruiting for an open Police Officer Position. Download the Job Description/Application

Open Position at Churchill Community Coalition

FALLON, Nev. (April 5, 2017) - Churchill Community Coalition has a position open for Administrative Assistant. Applicants will need to complete the application and return it to our office along with their resume.  Applications will be accepted until April 14th.
Job Description | Job Application

Upcoming Events at Churchill County Library

FALLON, Nev. (April 5, 2017) - Download the events schedule to see more events at the Library!

WNC Will Workshop

FALLON, Nev. (April 7, June 10, 2017) - Wills are an incredibly important tool to protect your loved ones. If you are thinking about creating or changing your Will, this workshop is perfect for you. We will discuss the basic requirements to make your Will effective and go over some estate planning ideas. This class will give you the information you need to create a simple will. View the flyer for more information about the workshop.

WNC Employability Skills Class

FALLON, Nev. (April 7, June 16 and 17, 2017) - Students will understand the basic skills necessary for getting, keeping, and doing well on a job. Once students understand the skills and characteristics that most employers seek, students can tailor their job search and communications (resume, cover letter, etc.) to show-case how well their background aligns with job requirements. View the flyer for more information about the class.

Deputy Attorney General Position

FALLON, Nev. (March 29, 2017) - The Office of the Attorney General is recruiting for the position of Deputy Attorney General. This is a grant funded position. This announcement will remain open until filled. View the flyer for more information about the position.

Churchill County Museum's Ladies Luncheon

FALLON, Nev. (March 29, 2017) - The 12th Annual Ladies Luncheon will be held at the Churchill County Museum on May 7, 2017 at 1pm. View the flyer for additional event details and registration information.

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

Carson High baseball splits DH with Manogue
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Pradere leads Carson High girls to 2nd at Invitational
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Prep roundup: Lucky 13 in a row for Dayton baseball
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Darrell Moody: Oliver set for Nevada departure?
It appears Cameron Oliver is on the verge of giving up his college career by signing with an agent. I disagree with the decision. I think another year of playing for coach Eric Musselman would do him and the Nevada program a world of good. […]
Ed Epperson: PEBP Alternate Option 2 insurance plan: What is it really about?
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Letters to the editor for Sunday, April 23, 2017
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Governor Sandoval and Attorney General Laxalt Take New Step in Yucca Opposition
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Sandoval Signs AB99 Placing New Protections in Place for Some of Nevada’s Most Vulnerable Youth
Carson City - Governor Brian Sandoval today signed Assembly Bill 99, a measure that provides protections for children who are LGBTQ and who are placed in a child welfare or juvenile detention facility.