Local Area News

Peter Pan Seafoods Inc. is Hiring

FALLON, Nev. (March 23, 2017) - Peter Pan Seafoods Inc. is seeking to recruit positions for Seafood Processors. Two orientations will be held at each event (9am and 1pm). View the flyer for more information about the hiring event.

Free Community Health Worker Training

FALLON, Nev. (March 23, 2017) - Become a non-medical health advocate to make a difference in your community and facilitate access to community services in necessary resources such as: housing, food, education, employment and healthcare access. View the form to learn about how to register for the training course.

DAEHAN Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (March 23, 2017) - A hiring event for DAEHAN will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 10am - 2pm at Fernley City Hall located at 595 Silverlace Blvd, Fernley, NV. Recruiting positions for: Production Associate, Maintenance, Production Supervisor, Quality Inspector. View the flyer for more information.

Arvato Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (March 23, 2017) - A hiring event for Arvato will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 2pm - 6pm at the Microsoft Campus, Building C. 40 Openings are available for Transitonal Specialists! View the flyer for more information.

Churchill County Senior Center is Hiring!

FALLON, Nev. (March 22, 2017) - The Churchill County Senior Center is seeking a friendly, caring, hard working person(s) who loves Senior Citizens to join us as a "Meals on Wheels" Delivery Driver. View the flyer for more information.

Now Foods Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (March 22, 2017) - A hiring events for Now Foods will be held this Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 in Sparks, NV. Full-time career opportunities are available! View the flyer for more information.

Syncreon Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (March 22, 2017) - A hiring event for Syncreon will be held in Reno on March 23 and 24. Please be prepared to complete an application for positions you are applying for: Forklift Driver or Warehouse Operator View the flyer for more information.

OSHA 10 Training

FALLON, Nev. (March 22, 2017) - OSHA 10 Training will be held on March 29 & 30, 2017 at the Fallon JobConnect located at 121 Industrial Way, Fallon, NV. View the flyer for more information.

Churchill County Indoor Pool Schedule

FALLON, Nev. (March 22, 2017) - Please find attached the classes and swimming lessons that are offered at the Churchill County Indoor Pool. For more information please call 423-7091.

One Contact Hiring Event - 40 Customer Service Positions Available

FALLON, Nev. (March 20, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for One Contact is being held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 9am - 11am at the Sparks JobConnect, located at 2281 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV. View the flyer for more information about the job position and requirements.

AZZ Galvanizing Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (March 20, 2017) - An upcoming hiring event for AZZ Galvanzing is being held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 9am - 11am at the Sparks JobConnect, located at 2281 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV. View the flyer for more information about the available positions.

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.

Rattlesnake Trail Run

FALLON, Nev. (March 16, 2017) - The Parks and Recreation Department has a bunch of upcoming programs for adults and youth. The Rattlesnake Trail Run is a fun 3.5 mile run around Rattlesnake Hill on April 1st. If you want to sign up, contact the office at 423-7733. View the flyer for information.

Churchill County Parks & Recreation Summer Programs

FALLON, Nev. (March 16, 2017) - Summer programs include all the sports camps for youth and some challenging endurance competitions for the adults. If you want to sign up, contact the office at 423-7733. View the flyer for information.

NAS Hiring Event

FALLON, Nev. (March 16, 2017) - Job Connect is holding a NAS hiring event on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 11am-1pm at the Fallon JobConnect located at 121 Industrial Way, Fallon, NV. View the flyer for information.

Parenting Wisely Classes

FALLON, Nev. (March 15, 2017) - Parents and children thrive in spite of the difficult circumstances of all of lifes' challenges. View the flyer for information about dates/times and location of the classes

Banner Churchill Blood Drive

FALLON, Nev. (March 13, 2017) - The Service Companies are hosting a job event on March View the flyer for more information. To schedule your life-saving donation, visit BloodHero.com, enter Sponsor code: Fallon, or call Toni at 867-7006.

Ask A Lawyer

FALLON, Nev. (March 6, 2017) - Attorneys/Specialists will be present to answer questions on General & Family Law and Wills & Probate. View the flyer for more information about available dates for this event.

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.

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

That inevitable empty feeling has come
I feel like a part of me died on Monday; that I'd lost part of my childhood. The feeling started over the weekend when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who seemed against the Raiders re-locating to Las Vegas when the idea first came up last year, […]
Be on the alert about diabetes
This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Tuesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Today is Diabetes Alert Day, and Carson City Health and Human Services wants to remind everyone about the important public health impact that diabetes has […]
Whooping cough cases seen in Carson City
Who would have thought that in 2017 we would be seeing Pertussis (whooping cough) cases in Carson City? If you have been in the bug business as long as I have, (39 years and counting), you learn how humbling germs can be. Just when you […]
Nevada bill would mandate overdose meds at schools, nix Rx
Drugs that can counter the effects of an opioid overdose would be available without a prescription and required at all Nevada public schools under a bill introduced Monday. Members of the Assembly Health and Human Services Committee are responding to an opioid epidemic that federal […]
Spices for the spice of life
As we age, we tend to move away from our old diets and switch to blander diets. We start avoiding spicy spaghetti sauce, we avoid hot tacos and eventually settle for those menu choices that keep us comfy — no heartburn, no upset stomachs. I've […]
150 Years Ago Shade trees: Loads of trees are passing through the streets — now is a good season to transplant trees. They can be made to live and thrive here. The best instance may be seen on the premises of Secretary Noteware's home. The […]
Letters to the editor for Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Endless vilification of marijuana becoming senseless Guy W. Farmer's animosity toward all things marijuana knows no bounds. Using phrases such as "dumping hundreds of sorry stoners into the streets" amounts to nothing but yellow journalism. Hey, Guy, why not mention all the "abusive alcoholics" running […]

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