The Bureau of Land Management’s Carson City District gave Churchill County commissioners an update at their Dec. 15 meeting on the Dixie Meadows Geothermal project. The BLM is working with Ormat and is submitting pre-reconstruction paperwork and requirement to begin the project. The BLM said the Center of Biodiversity is suing in District Court to … Continue Reading
SPRING CREEK – Improving roads and amenities remains a priority for the Spring Creek Association as residents saw broadband and natural gas enter the area in 2021. “Many positive changes have taken place this year and will be built upon for 2022,” said Jessie Bahr, association president and general manager. Those changes include welcoming Southwest … Continue Reading
The WTA membership also elected the following members who will serve three-year terms on the Board of Directors: Eric Votaw, President/CEO of Varcomm (CA); John Stuart, President/CEO of MTE Communications (ID); Jimmy Todd; Jason Williams; Mark Feest, GM of CC Communications (NV).
CC Communications CEO Mark Feest and representatives from the Spring Creek Association, Elko County Commissioners and NNE Construction participate in a groundbreaking at Brent Drive in Vista Grande Tract 200 on July 28, 2021.
The company will partner with Elko County to apply for a fixed broadband service grant that would pay CC Communications about $7 million, or 40% of the $18 million project cost. The rest of the funding will be shouldered by the broadband provider.
CC Communications has a lengthy history in Nevada, starting with telegraph services in 1889 with a $975 check from Churchill County Commissioners. Seven years later, telephone lines were installed in place of the telegraph lines.
Fiber internet is on its way to Spring Creek, fulfilling a promise made to the residents two years ago.
Mark Feest, CEO of CC Communications, recalled the day he approached the Spring Creek Association Board of Directors at their meeting on Aug. 27, 2019.
CC Communications was Churchill County Telephone when it entered the cellular market in 1990. Five years later, it adapted for internet and changed its name
High-speed fiber-optic internet is finally making its way to a remote northeast Nevada community — brought by a company that delivered telegraph service to the area in 1889 and telephone seven years later.