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Motorcyclist injured in Lyon County shooting
Sgt. Jeremy Grundy says in a statement that three riders were near the Vine Street race track in Fernley, Nevada when the shots were fired.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Motorcyclist shot while riding in the desert
A motorcyclist was shot in the arm while riding in the desert near a dry lakebed in Fernley around 2:00 p.m. on Mar. 15, 2014.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Bethel leads county's Division III honorees
Yerington's Celine Bethel was named to the Northern Division III all-league girls basketball team leading a contingent of seven Lyon County players who were named to the division's all-league team.
Expanded mining operation would harm Silver City
I am very sad to see the town being impacted by a large gold-mining operation. It is noisy, dusty and destroying the landscape.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
DCSO steps up traffic enforcement
Beginning Thursday through March 20, Douglas County residents can expect to see double or even triple the normal law enforcement presence.
Food-drying facility set to open in Lyon
Clean Dried Processing plans to open a food-drying and -processing facility in Silver Springs this summer.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
A plane that crashed east of Carson City, which was found on Sunday.
Early information received suggested that Miceli left from Wellington in his aircraft during the afternoon hours Saturday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Courtesy Ramblin' Jack Elliott will perform a benifit concert at Piper's Opera House on March 21.
Legendary singer and songwriter Ramblin' Jack Elliott will perform for the fifth annual "A Night to Imagine," a benefit concert for Community Chest, a nonprofit agency that serves Lyon and Storey counties.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Crack seal project for Dayton streets now underway
Crack-filling work began this week in the Dayton area on streets planned for chip seal work later this summer.
Planning Commission calls for work on Silver City community plan ASAP
The Lyon County Planning Commission, in response to an action on an application from Comstock Mining to change land-use designations in Silver City, has asked that Lyon County take action to begin the preparation of a community plan for Silver City as soon as possible.
Lyon approves contract with new public defender
After a Lyon County public defender had his contract terminated recently, the Lyon County Board of Commissioners approved a six-month contract with Anne Laughlin, esq., for public defender services.
Carson City JobConnect Launches Campaign to Find Opportunities for Jobseekers
In an effort to put more Nevadans back to work, Nevada JobConnect is hosting a special campaign in Carson City, Douglas County, and Lyon County to get more employers to list their job openings with the state's One-Stop Employment Centers.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Arson suspected in Dayton car fire
The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a vehicle fire that ignited in the middle of the night last week on Valley Circle in Dayton.
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.
Lyon County budget process a sound idea
It wasn't a popular decision with the public, but taxpayers didn't have a choice -- it's either pay up, or else off with your head! Well, not quite that bad, but if you're a responsible property owner, you pay your taxes.
RSVP Lyon County has a new van
Several years ago, RSVP had to make some hard financial decisions as to what RSVP could continue to do.
Fire district testing candidates for chief job
The North Lyon County Fire Protection District has narrowed its list of candidates for the chief's position to seven and was scheduled to conduct assessments of the candidates Monday.
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.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Arellano named chairman of SLUPAC
At the Nevada State Lands Use Planning Advisory Council meeting on Feb. 7 in Las Vegas, Lyon County Commissioner Virgil Arellano was elected chairman for 2014.
Adams touts 35 years of experience in run for sheriff
Retired Lyon County Sheriff's Lt. Steven Adams believes the sheriff's office needs to be restructured, and he believes his experience makes him the best man for the job.