Lyon County Newswire

Lyon County Newswire

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  1. Committee hearing Friday for Nevada domestic well usersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

    A petition affecting the allotment of water in domestic wells has gathered steam outside of Nye County, which appears to be ground zero for homeowner concerns. A petition is originating out of both Nye County and Silver Springs to inform water users that either the state engineer or an interim legislative subcommittee committee could make recommendations for regulating the usage of domestic well water to the Legislature when it convenes in February.

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  2. Salvation Army in need of backpacksRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    The Salvation Army serving Carson City and Douglas County started its annual backpack and school supply distribution this week. Children from Carson City, Douglas County and the surrounding areas enjoyed pizza, cotton candy and a jump in the bounce house as their parents waited in line to receive needed supplies for school.

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  3. Committee hearing Friday for Nevada domestic well usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    A petition affecting the allotment of water in domestic wells has gathered steam outside of Nye County, which appears to be ground zero for homeowner concerns. A petition is originating out of both Nye County and Silver Springs to inform water users that either the state engineer or an interim legislative subcommittee committee could make recommendations for regulating the usage of domestic well water to the Legislature when it convenes in February.

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  4. Upgrades proposed at Silver Springs Airport in Lyon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nevada Appeal

    Lyon County Manager Jeff Page announced that he is planning workshop with the Board of County Commissioners to discuss the draft Silver Springs Airport Master Plan and proposed Master Lease Agreement with the Silver Springs Airport, LLC. The workshop will be held sometime in September and will be held in Silver Springs. Lyon County has been in a public-private partnership with the Silver Springs Airport, LLC for over twenty years.

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  5. Domestic well debate arrives in DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Record-Courier

    ... rights in 2015. State Engineer Jason King attempted to cut in half the irrigation rights being pumped in those Lyon County valleys. A district judge issued an injunction, saying King should follow seniority for water rights, which is the same way ...

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  6. Two People Displaced from Structure Fire in Silver SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KTVN Reno

    Two people are displaced after a structure fire broke out around 4:00 p.m. on Monday in Silver Springs. Central Lyon County Fire responded to the fire at 2845 9th St, where the flames engulfed the residence, a travel trailer and a passenger vehicle.

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  7. Fernley man booked on felony eluding, assault on an officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Nevada Appeal

    A 39-year-old Fernley man was arrested Tuesday after a chase that ended when deputies struck the suspect's car with their patrol vehicles. At around 10:45 p.m., deputies from the Lyon County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle with no headlights traveling above the speed limit on the 400 block of Pilot Road in Fernley.

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  8. Fernley rebound: A prime location for residential, commercial development?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Nevada Appeal

    ... to TRIC, residents either priced out or shut out of the Reno-Sparks market could naturally gravitate east to Lyon County. "Reno has a little more to offer so that's typically where people start, but there comes a point they can't afford it and they ...

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  9. Incinerator safely disposes of Rx drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Nevada Appeal

    The Carson City Sheriff's Office is working to burn away some of the prescription pill abuse problems the city faces. Carson, Douglas and Lyon County sheriff's offices utilize the incinerator, located at the Butti Way Corporate Yard to dispose of unwanted drugs and prescriptions.

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  10. Lyon County Republican Central Committee to meet Aug. 6 in YeringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Nevada Appeal

    The Lyon County Republican Central Committee will hold its next meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Commissioners Chambers, 27 S. Main St. in Yerington.

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  11. Two Structures Lost in Fire Near DaytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | KTVN Reno

    ... to four people. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Nevada State Fire Marshals Office. Central Lyon County Fire Protection District say they are working on a structure fire in the Rose Peak and Highway 50 area near Dayton. Authorities ...

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  12. 26 out of compliance with sex offender lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Nevada Appeal

    The Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Fallon Police Department and United States Marshals Service conducted 182 sex offender compliance checks as a part of Operation Vigilance. Twenty-six offenders were found out of compliance with registration requirements and one supervised offender was arrested for violating his probation terms and conditions.

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  13. Polar Bears ready to play ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Record-Courier

    ... learn and they work hard." Other programs to be represented at the regional softball tournament are Carson City, Lyon County, Washoe County and El Dorado County (South Lake Tahoe). The Polar Bears will play in Division 4, where coaches pitch to ...

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  14. Inmate dies at Northern Nevada Correctional CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Guadalupe Orozco, 56, died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in the Regional Medical Facility about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the department said. Orozco was committed from Lyon County on Oct. 28, 1994, and was serving a sentence of 155 months to life without the possibility of parole for sexual assault, battery causing substantial bodily harm and child abuse causing substantial bodily harm.

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  15. Inmate from Lyon County, 56, dies at prison in Carson CityRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | KTVN Reno

    A 56-year-year-old Lyon County man serving up to life in prison for sexual assault and battery has died at the state prison in Carson City. State corrections officials say Guadalupe Orozco died at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the medical facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center.

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  16. Man dies at Northern Nevada prison hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... said. An autopsy was planned to determine the cause of death, officials said. Orozco was committed from Lyon County on Oct. 28, 1994, and was serving 12 years, 11 months to life with the possibly of parole for sexual assault, battery causing ...

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  17. NDOC Reports Nevada Inmate has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | KTVN Reno

    The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at approximately 10:30 PM, Inmate Guadalupe Orozco, #44300, died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in the Regional Medical Facility in Carson City, Nevada. Orozco, a 56 year old male, was committed from Lyon County on October 28, 1994, and was serving 155 months to Life with the possibility of Parole for Sexual Assault, Battery Causing Substantial Bodily Harm and Child Abuse Causing Substantial Bodily Harm.

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  18. Changes in store for development in Lyon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Nevada Appeal

    Lyon County is changing its business model as it deals with community development - planning, zoning and building safety. The county entered into a contract with Farr West Engineering to serve as the Community Development Director and Building Department.

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  19. Silver City hosting free engineering activities for children July 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Nevada Appeal

    ... cher Seena Drapala from the Society of Women Engineers will lead classes for girls and boys. Silver City is in Lyon County within a national historic district about four miles from Virginia City, seven miles from Dayton and 12 miles from Carson City.

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  20. RSVP seeking auction items for annual Dayton Valley Days festival Sept. 17-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Nevada Appeal

    The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, now in its third year of organizing the silent auction at Dayton Valley Days, is hoping to make this year's auction the best in the festival's 28-year history. Kathy Bray, Lyon County field representative for RSVP, is reaching out for donations of anything of value, large or small, to auction off at this year's event on Sept.

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