May 29, 2024

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Lyon County Board of Commissioners Recognizes the Front Line Heroes of 2023 Flooding

Lyon County, Nevada on 10.05.2023
This morning, the Lyon County Board of County Commissioners recognized the following agencies for their exemplary service and dedication to prevent major flooding on the Walker River during the 2023 floods:
  • Peri & Sons Farms
  • Walker River Irrigation District
  • City of Yerington
  • City of Yerington Public Works
  • Lyon County Roads Department
  • Lyon County Facilities Department
  • Lyon County Utilities
  • Lyon County Sheriff’s Office – Nevada
  • Lyon County Human Services
  • Lyon County Office of Emergency Management
  • Lyon County Community Development
  • Nevada Division of Emergency Management
  • Homeland Security

The team work of these agencies and private businesses joined by un-named volunteers, residents, and even non-residents exemplifies the very definition of COMMUNITY. Because of these people who go above and beyond the call of duty, we remain Lyon County Strong.

The following photos are from Lyon County Emergency Manager Taylor Allison.

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The danger has passed for now, and our memories of that danger tend to begin to fade. Here are some pictures to remind you.
The following photos were taken from January through June of 2023 by a myriad of photographers.

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