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Stories with place: Fallon
  • Containment expected soon in remote Nevada canyon wildfire 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:51 pm

    FALLON, Nevada - Firefighters expect containment this weekend of a lightning-sparked wildfire that has charred more than 6 square miles of pinyon-juniper trees and grass in a rugged and remote north-central Nevada canyon.

  • $2 million Pentagon grant to benefit Nevada sage grouse 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 2:37 pm

    RENO, Nevada - State and federal land managers working to keep the greater sage grouse off the list of endangered species have secured a $2 million grant from the Pentagon to help finance habitat restoration beneath thousands of square miles of U.S. Navy training airspace in Nevada.

  • Highway reopens at NV wildfire 50 miles east of Fallon 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 3:49 pm

    FALLON, Nevada - A state highway that was closed in a wildfire in north-central Nevada has reopened and firefighters say they're making steady progress on the blaze in the remote area along the Desatoya Mountains about 50 miles southeast of Fallon.

  • Small wildfire in remote Nevada canyon caused by lightning 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 3:37 pm

    FALLON, Nevada - Officials say a wildfire burning in a remote northern Nevada canyon has grown to nearly 4 square miles and appears to have been caused by lightning.