Local moms holding clothing drive

A clothing drive is being held by a group of local moms. The drive is to collect packages of new underwear and socks to be distributed to local children in need by CAHS. All sizes from toddler to teen, both boys and girls, are needed. Donations may be deposited in laundry baskets found in the… [More…]

Walker River Rafter 7 Ranch now open to the public

The Walker Basin Conservancy announced that their Rafter 7 Ranch now has portions of their property open for public access. The ranch’s primary purchase was to transfer most of the ranch’s water rights instream to Walker Lake. The property, located near Yerington, is privately owned by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, was purchased in… [More…]

Local library pages finish year of training

Norma Joyce Scott was well known in this community and well known by library staff as she visited the library weekly and was a regular donor of books as well as magazine subscriptions, many of which are still ongoing. After her death in 2013, the library received a large bequest from Ms. Scott which is… [More…]

Local church hosts cancer runners

28 runners, 4,000 miles in 49 days for one cause, stopped in Hawthorne on their journey across the country. The cause is for young adults ages 13-35 who are afflicted with cancer. The First Southern Baptist Church hosted the runners who were arrived on Friday, June 19 after running a leg of their journey in… [More…]

CAHS working with county to assist residents affected by twister


Consolidated Agencies of Human Service (CAHS) is working in conjunction with the Mineral County Office of Emergency Management in assisting citizens affected by the June 5 tornado. We have established an account at the Financial Horizons Credit Union to receive donations specific for this purpose. CAHS will receive referrals for this funding from the Office… [More…]

Yoga group open to the public


For the past five months, Kathy Trujillo and Fawn Cunha have voluntarily hosted a yoga class, called the Asana Alliance. The women have donated their time every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to hold yoga classes at the LDS Recreation Center, located on South A Street, near the Cooperative Extension Office. SOC Nevada LLC… [More…]

Global Voice to bring family fun and youth activities to Hawthorne

Global Voice, a program of Community Chest, Inc. and Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is coming to Hawthorne for their annual service exchange. A group of about 10-15 young adults and youth will be visiting the community and organizing a series of programs and events for all age groups. Don’t miss the… [More…]

Gerald Minor Sr.

Services for Gerald Minor, Sr. will be held on Saturday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. at the Hawthorne Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints. Please come dressed casually.

Roberta Knapp


Roberta Knapp of Walker Lake passed away quietly in a Reno hospital on May 22, 2015 after a prolonged series of illnesses.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Knapp, on Feb. 2, 2012 and her mother, Helen Kent. A private memorial will be held at her residence.  Roberta is survived by her… [More…]

Betty Louise Hughes


Betty Louise Hughes was a great wife, a terrific mother and wonderful grandmother. She was dearly loved by her husband, Max Hughes; their four children: Karen, David, Keith and Max Jr.; her 12 grandchildren, fifteen great grand-children and three great-great grandchildren. Although she came from humble beginnings, Betty would leave a tremendous legacy of love… [More…]