Local Area News

JobConnect Hiring Event for Week of 1/9/2017

FALLON, Nev. (Jan. 10, 2017) - The attached information is being provided as a courtesy of Nevada JobConnect's Employment Security Division, Business Services Unit. See flyer to learn more about this week's hiring events and available positions.

NAS Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (Jan. 09, 2017) - The NAS is having a hiring event, seeking cooks and food service workers. Click to learn more about the event and available positions.

Press Release for Upcoming Business Workshops

FALLON, Nev. (Jan. 06, 2017) - The field of government contracting can be very lucrative for small businesses since the government buys almost all the same goods and services regular consumers purchase. The great news for small businesses is that the government often gives you preference when awarding contracts. Read the press release to learn more about becoming registered for and bid on government contracts.

Western Tribal Economic Development Forum

FALLON, Nev. (Jan. 06, 2017) - The two day events will occur next week in Fallon at the Churchill County Museum. Meet sponsors, colleagues and partner agencies in an historic location to kick off an historic event! Check out the flyer to learn more about the event.

Fallon Counseling and Supportive Services Will Be Moving

FALLON, Nev. (Dec. 21, 2016) - Starting December 30th, 2016, the new location will be at 141 Keddie St., the same complex as the Adult and Youth Parole and Probration. Phone service will be disrupted due to the move but will be available on Jan. 3rd, 2017. We will be resuming our regular hours on Jan. 3rd. If you have any questions please call FCSS at 423-7141.

C.A.R.E. After School Program

FALLON, Nev. (Dec. 21, 2016) - Sign up to our C.A.R.E. program (Churchill Aquatic Recreation Education)! The program combines academic with recreational activities to help motivate your child to succeed. Click to learn more.

Take Charge of Your Personal Health Care

FALLON, Nev. (Dec. 05, 2016) - Gaining valuable information on different health topics will help consumers gain the upper hand if they are worried about their medical care spending. Please click the link above to view information about BCCH's community educational classes for 2017.

NAMI Connection Group

FALLON, Nev. (Nov. 10, 2016) - Every Thursday from 1:30pm — 3:00pm, come to the NAMI Connection Support Group. It's a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness.You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others living with mental illness. By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.

Lahontan Valley News

Storm expected to drop between 8- to 16-inches on valley floors
A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday. The storm is expected to bring heavy snow and impact Western Nevada travel into Monday. Snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches of snow for valley location including Reno-Sparks, Washoe Valley, […]
Saturday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers
Saturday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 9-4-8; Daily 3 Midday: 1-6-2; Daily 4: 0-7-2-0; Daily Derby: 1st: 2 Lucky Star; 2nd: 12 Lucky Charms; 3rd: 12 Lucky Charms; Race Time: 1:1:41.47; Fantasy 5: 01-24-27-30-35; Powerball: 23-25-45-52-67, Powerball: 2; SuperLotto Plus: 07-14-20-22-46, […]
Women on a mission
Marchers make their way across the Virginia St. bridge and into City Plaza in downtown Reno Saturday morning.
Marchers make their way across the Virginia St. bridge and into City Plaza in downtown Reno Saturday morning.
Senator Square: Second semester in full swing at Carson High School
Carson High senior Jordan Aikins used his senior project to get his pilot's license.
Carson High School students are currently working with great intensity to fulfill their senior projects, a graduation requirement. All those involved encourage students to pursue a personal interest, something to benefit others, or something to prepare themselves for their future. Senior Jordan Aikins has wanted […]
Retired presidents say community colleges need to separate themselves from university system | Nevada Legislature
Two of Nevada’s retired community college presidents say the proposed higher education budget won’t come close to enabling those schools to train the workers needed by Tesla and other high-tech companies moving to Nevada. The governor’s budget beefed up higher education funding by $115 million […]
Fresno State finishes off sweep against Nevada
John Carlson controls the basketball for Nevada against Fresno State on Saturday at Lawlor Events Center in Reno.
RENO – The Cardiac Kids almost did it again. Nevada fell into a 17-point first-half hole and battled back to within one point four times in second half before falling, 81-76, to Fresno State before a crowd of 10,236 fans Saturday afternoon at Lawlor Events […]
Darrell Moody: Mountain West schedule does not seem to be that fair
Can I just say I hate the Mountain West schedule? I’m not a fan of unbalanced schedules, and the computer-generated MW schedule drives me nuts. On Saturday, Nevada played Fresno State for the second time in three weeks, yet the Pack hasn’t played Colorado State, […]

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Statement from Governor Sandoval on BLM Draft EIS on Proposed Mineral Withdrawal
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the draft Environmental Impact Statement to withdraw a subset of lands that are in sage-grouse habitat from future mining claims.
Sandoval Statement on Gold Butte Designation
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement after President Obama signed a Proclamation under the Antiquities Act designating approximately 290,000 acres in Southeastern Nevada as the Gold Butte National Monument.
Governor Sandoval Proclaims December as Computer Science Careers Month and Announces Statewide Computer Science Education Initiatives
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval proclaimed December as Computer Science Careers Month in the Year of STEM and also announced he has joined the Governors’ Partnership for K-12 Computer Science, a nationwide network dedicated to expanding computer science education.
Nevada Receives $12.8 Million Preschool Development Grant from U.S. Departments Of Education and Health and Human Services
CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada will receive $12,849,229 under the Preschool Development Grant from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services to expand access to high-quality preschool for low income children.
A Thanksgiving Day Message from Governor Sandoval
Each year Nevadans join the American tradition and gather with family and friends to give thanks for our abundance of blessings. This Thanksgiving, Nevadans can reflect on our dynamic and vibrant state. Thanks to the tireless efforts of so many, Nevada has regained all of the jobs lost during the recession and maintains the title of one of the fastest growing states in the union.