Local Area News

Richard's Crossing (Homeless Housing) Wait List is Open

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 17, 2017) - Richards Crossing will feature eight apartment units reserved for chronically homeless veterans. The complex will be located on Jeanell Drive near the corner of N. Carson Street and Winnie Lane. For more information on Richards Crossing, contact Beth Dunning at NRHA at 775-887-1795.

Family Counseling Service - Children Residential Summer Treatment Camps

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 14, 2017) - During the month of July, Family Counseling Service is offering a healing camp for children and teens who have survived domestic and family violence. Please view the flyer for more information about the dates and camps.

Town Hall Meetings (SAPTA)

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 14, 2017) - The State of Nevada's Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency (SAPTA) is creating a strategic plan to improve services and systems related to the prevention of and treatment for drugs, alcohol, and substance use and abuse. We need your input! Pleae view the flyer for more information on the dates and locations of the meetings.

Panasonic Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev (Feb. 14, 2017) - On Wednesday February 15, 2017, a hiring event will take place for Panasonic. They're seeking the following positions: Material Handler, Production Operator, Maintenance Technician, and Shift Lead. Please view the flyer for more information.

Allied Universal Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 13 2017) - Allied Universal is holding a hiring event at Sparks JobConnect on February 13 and Reno JobConnect on February 14. Please view the flyer for more information regarding hiring dates, times, and positions

Nevada Housing Division - HOME/LIHTF

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 6. 2017) - Priority will be given to applicants who will be receiving Low Income Housing Tax Credits from Division. Developers will need to apply for HOME funds prior to receiving a tax credit allocation. Please view the flyer for more information. View the flyer for more information.

Grant Writing Workshop

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 6. 2017) - The WNC Fallon Campus is having an upcoming Grant Writing Workshop that is held on Friday and Saturday, February 10 & 11, 2017 from 9am-1pm. The instructor for this workshop is Nathan Strong and the cost is $85. Please view the Grant Writing Workshop flyer for more details.

Upcoming Community Classes at WNC Fallon

FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 3. 2017) - WNC Fallon Campus has some upcoming classes which may be of interest to you. They are as follows: Employability Skills, Yoga Class, and Child and Parent Art Class.

Lahontan Valley News

Nevada senators urged to tighten payday loan rules
The Nevada Senate Commerce, Labor and Energy Committee was urged on Wednesday to tighten rules so that people can't get multiple loans from payday lenders that put them into a "debt spiral" they can't escape. Treasurer Dan Schwartz told the panel the people who get […]
Sandra K. Underdahl
Sandra K. Underdahl, 68, died February 16, 2107 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766
Parts of Reno get just over 10 inches of snow overnight
RENO — Commuters in Reno are encountering icy and snow-covered roads after a winter storm moving through the area dumped just over 10 inches of snow in some parts of the city overnight. The National Weather Service in Reno says the airport saw 4 inches […]
Lake Tahoe water managers may have to ‘spill’ water
STATELINE ­—Given the amount of precipitation that has dumped into Lake Tahoe in the past handful of months, water officials may have to send "quite a bit" of water over the emergency spillway located in Tahoe City. That statement from U.S. District Court Water Master […]
Wednesday roads
Controls on I-80 including Reno area I-580 Chains or Snow Tires Required There is a conditions related event (Chains or Snow Tires Required) on I-580 from mile post 0.5 in Washoe County to mile post 15.0 in Washoe County in Nevada. Current as of: 2/21/2017 […]
Unsettled weather for a few days
Fallon-Fernley Today Isolated snow showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a […]
Dayton residents continue to prepare for flooding after scare
Residents of east Dayton are guarding their properties for the remainder of the storm after Tuesday's flood scare, as emergency alerts urged the area to evacuate due to retention pond failure. Erroneous announcements were issued about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday stating a break in the retention […]

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Nevada News

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.