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

Taste of Downtown draws a crowd in Carson City
Saturday's Taste of Downtown was Carson City resident Carol Toohey's 24th year volunteering with the long-standing Advocates fundraiser. Toohey has been a staple of the event and each year she can be seen in her homemade Taste of Downtown dresses. She has worked as a […]
Darrell Moody: Pablo cruises back to SF, but why?
Some thoughts for a Sunday morning … Our talented columnist Joe Santoro brought up the name Pablo Sandoval in his Friday column, and essentially said he wasn't wild about the Giants signing the oft-injured veteran left-handed hitting third baseman How valuable can Sandoval be if […]
It is all about NASCAR at Indy
Another full Sunday of racing greeted gearheads last weekend, with Formula One, IndyCar, and NASCAR all on track. This week it's all NASCAR, with the Camping World Truck dirt race at Eldora in the books and Xfinity and Monster Energy Cup series at Indianapolis. ••• […]
Carson women earn degrees from Adams State University
Two Carson City women graduated from Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo., during the Spring 2017 Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 13. Angela Dach earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Alexandra Dickenson achieved a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Legal Studies.
Israel should be at the top of your travel bucket list
One of the most fascinating trips I have taken in recent years was the unforgettable journey to the Holy Land in February 2015. You need not be a bible scholar to enjoy every aspect of this journey. This is a historic peek into the birth […]
IRS promotes checking tax withholding
PHOENIX -— The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to consider checking their tax withholding, keeping in mind several factors that could affect potential refunds or taxes they may owe in 2018. Reviewing the amount of taxes withheld can help taxpayers avoid having too much […]
Can the U.S. Census Bureau predict the future?
Every 10 years, demographers and marketers use the result of the national census to forecast coming trends, thus preparing businesses for what may lie ahead. But, is the census all that reliable? In our fast-paced world, events can skew statistics almost overnight causing unanticipated ripple […]

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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.