Articles Archive for July 2009
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Mary Margaret McGettrick, 82, of Fallon, Nev. passed away on July 26, 2009 due to complications of diabetes. She was born in Reno, Nev. on March 29, 1927.
Mary was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe in Fallon where she spent her childhood with her grandmother, Lucy. As a young girl she attended Stewart indian School in Carson City, Nev. She loved to sew and travel to Alaska to fish with her husband, Mac. She also loved to cook for her family and friends. Her …
Kelsey Chasing Crow is the First Place Winner of the Region VII, Nevada/California IHA and Amerind Risk Management 2009 Fire Safety Poster Contest, in the Fourth to Sixth Grade Category. Isabella Cordona is a participant winner in the Fire Safety Poster Contest.
We congratulate both young ladies for their artistic abilities and wish Kelsey the very best in the National Contest.
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ATLANTA — In a disturbing new projection, health officials say up to 40 percent of Americans could get swine flu this year and next and several hundred thousand could die without a successful vaccine campaign and other measures.
The estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are roughly twice the number of those who catch flu in a normal season and add greater weight to hurried efforts to get a new vaccine ready for the fall flu season.
Swine flu has already hit the United States harder than any other …
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The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe will begin operation of a Drug Court in August. Drug Courts are not new in the United States; in fact they have been around in some form or another for over 10 years.
National studies of existing and new Drug Courts have indicated that the Drug Court is the best practice in the treatment of offenders whose main problem is alcohol or drug abuse. Addictive substances can be a part of their crimes or a contributing factor in their criminal behavior.
The key factor in the use of Drug Courts …
Who are these two people and why are they at the 2009 Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribal Health Fair? It’s Chairman Alvin Moyle and Health Services Director Cynthia Oceguera doing their part to make the Health Fair a HUGE success. More to come in the next few days after the video of the Talent Show is loaded up on YouTube. Susie’s BarBQ catered the lunch. Thank you to everyone involved for your help in making this year’s event memorable.
There has been sightings of a larger than usual coyote on the reservation. Missing pet reports are also increasing. Please heed the Precautions / Warnings from the Nevada Fish and Game Department:
Nationally there have been a few instances of coyotes attacking humans with most being on very young children. Attacks are more apt to occur when coyotes have lost their natural fear of humans. Many of the attacks occur when people try to feed the animals.
A variety of diseases can afflict coyotes, particularly if overpopulation occurs. Diseases include rabies, mange, …
On the front page of the FPST.ORG website near the center is the “Contact” button.
There you will find contact information for the Fallon Business Council including mailing address, phone numbers and email addresses. Additionally each department, the director, the address, phone number and fax number is listed. Finally the Numa News Editor’s email address is listed to inform the newspaper of news worthy items. I hope the contact page will help you locate the correct person.
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The mission of AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) has not changed since mandated by Congress in 1964, “AmeriCorps VISTA builds permanent infrastructure in non-profit organizations to help them more effectively bring individuals and communities out of poverty.” For over 40 years members have actively served in low-income areas by mobilizing people, businesses and organizations with the goal of creating sustainable healthy communities.
AmeriCorps VISTAs members leverage human, financial, and material resources to increase the capacity of thousands of low-income areas across the country to address challenges and improve their …
The Fallon Tribal Development Corporation held their annual board meeting on June 29, 2009 and voted on new officer selections: Jon Pishion, President – membership expires 2011; Rulan Stands, Vice-Chairman – membership expires 2011; Janet Allen, Secretary – membership expires 2010; Tim Lawson, Treasurer – membership expires 2010 and David Nihoa, Board Member – membership expires 2012.
On July 15, 2009 at 6:00 p.m., the Fallon Tribal Development Corporation will be holding their annual presentation to the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribal members. FTDC will be making a powerpoint presentation and accepting …