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Zackary Johnson Honor Blood Drive
Nearly every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. It's a statistic that hit home with Fernley couple Matt and Jessica Johnson.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Daily Sparks Tribune
Rail City Profile: Fire Chief Unexpectedly Finds His Calling
Tribune photo/Farah Vitale -- Sparks Fire Department Fire Chief Tom Garrison never imagined he would become the head of his hometown's fire department after initially chasing his dreams of being an educator.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The News Tribune
Tacoma man dies in Nevada pickup crash
Speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the death of a Tacoma man who crashed his pickup on Interstate 80 in Nevada, the Highway Patrol said.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Senior scene: Fernley, Dayton, Silver Springs
Please make a note of this. To be eligible to attend the senior centers in Lyon County, you must be 60 years of age or older.
Washington Man Dies in I-80 Truck Rollover East of Fernley
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers say a Washington man died after rolling his truck near Interstate 80 east of Fernley Monday night.
High school rodeos upcoming in Fernley and Yerington
The Fernley High School Rodeo Club and the Yerington/Smith Valley High School Rodeo Club are hosting their annual junior high and high school rodeos later this month.
NHP: Speed and Alcohol Contributed to Fatal Crash
The Nevada Highway Patrol says speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the death of a man who crashed his pickup on Interstate 80. Authorities say dispatchers received multiple calls from motorists reporting a reckless driver Monday night on I-80 between Sparks and Fernley.
Fire board ponders tax increase
Saying it would allow them to maintain the status quo, the North Lyon County Fire Protection District Board of Directors is considering a ballot question to ask Fernley voters to approve a property tax increase of 10 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.
Two candidates file for mayor on first day
The city of Fernley will have a new mayor and two new city council members in 2015.
School district to present rezoning proposals for Fernley
Lyon County School District officials are scheduled to meet with parents Tuesday to present to proposals for the rezoning of the elementary schools in Fernley.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Trustees approve funding for WNC program
The Lyon County School District will pay half the tuition for high school students enrolled in a Western Nevada College program, and 100 percent for those students who qualify for free and reduced lunch.
Group talks about challenges in creating hub for culture in Fernley
Approximately 30 people attended the Nevada Arts Council "Arts Town" Meeting on Feb. 26 at the Career Center at Fernley High School.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Handyman Gets his Hands on Senior's Valuables
A woman who was approached in her yard by a so-called handyman, never envisioned she would be the victim of a crime.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
County shows budget optimism
While more would be known after meetings this week with department heads and elected officials, Lyon County manager Jeff Page and comptroller Josh Foli cautiously are optimistic about the 2014-15 fiscal year budget.
Candidate filing period begins Monday
Those considering a run for elective office this year in Nevada need to decide soon as the two-week filing period begins next Monday and runs through March 14. Filing for elective office in Lyon County must occur at the Lyon County Clerk-Treasurer's Office in Yerington , whose office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Filing for statewide offices or ... (more)
The meeting is part of a statewide initiative in which representatives from the Nevada Arts Council will visit communities to engage in conversations with Nevadans to explore the cultural needs of large and small communities, the role of the arts in Nevada, and to evaluate NAC's role as a state agency.
On fire for funding
The North Lyon County Fire Protection District had lifesaving rescue equipment it couldn't use because it didn't have the proper adapters.
C-tax hearing tops address
A hearing has been scheduled May 12 in First Judicial District Court in Carson City in the city of Fernley's lawsuit against the state seeking a greater disbursement of consolidated tax.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Director announces Lyon library hours increasing
The branch library hours in Dayton already have increased and they will increase in the Fernley, Silver Stage and Central branches next week.
March job fairs set for ex-offenders
The Statewide Prisoner Reentry Coalition will hold two-step career resource and job fairs for ex-offenders on March 5 in Reno and March 26 in Sparks.