City launches buy local campaign


The City of Reno is broadening its approach to supporting buy local efforts. A campaign has evolved from a marketplace to a multi-faceted outreach campaign to support small businesses in the Reno-Sparks area. “A big part of the holiday tradition involves shopping for gifts for family and friends, so this is a great promotion to […]

Best PR professionals and community members to be honored at annual Silver Spike Awards


The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America announces its outstanding northern Nevada professionals for the past year and will formally recognize these individuals, as well as the best local public relations/communications programs and tactics, at the 28th Annual Silver Spike Awards Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno. […]

Christmas tree permits go on sale in the Lake Tahoe Basin

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will begin the sale of Christmas tree permits on Monday, November 24, 2014.  Permits cost $10 each (cash or check only, no credit cards), with a limit of two permits per family.  Permits must be purchased in person, are not transferable and […]

Preventing dangerous behaviors with the University’s 2015 traffic safety projects

The University of Nevada, Reno Police Services is implementing traffic safety programs that will continue to make the campus and the surrounding community a safer place. The Nevada Office of Traffic Safety has awarded University Police Services more than $71,000 in grants through 2015 for various projects that promote traffic safety. These projects include increased […]

St. Vincent’s seeking Christmas stocking donations for children in need

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Catholic Charities & the St. Vincent’s Programs is asking community members for donations of pre-filled Christmas stockings for the children (ages 0-17) served by our ten poverty assistance programs. We will distribute the stockings at our tenth annual “Operation: Stocking Stuffer” holiday party in December. The stockings will go to 600 local children whose parents […]

Deceased man found behind business on Plumb Lane has been identified


On Sunday October 26, 2014 shortly before 730 am, Reno Police Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of E Plumb Lane in South Reno on the report of a male subject who was laying on the ground and was unconscious and bleeding. Arriving Officers located the man who had shot and was later pronounced […]

New mayor, council members sworn in today

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In our ongoing commitment to keep citizens and media informed, we’ve summarized the outcomes of a few key Agenda items from today’s Reno City Council Meeting. For in-depth review of all of today’s Agenda items, visit the City of Reno meetings portal. C.1.1 – Proclamation Declared November 2014 as City of Reno Veterans Appreciation Month. […]

Multi-faith prayer service on Ebola held Nov. 13, 2014 at Governor’s Mansion

Hindu leader Rajan Zed with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at Nevada Prayer Breakfast 2012. Image by Debbie McCarthy.

SUBMITTED BY RAJAN ZED Ebola virus disease, a severe and often fatal illness in humans, is an international health emergency, a devastating and horrifying disease. Thousands have died in the ongoing Ebola epidemic. In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada’s faith leaders from various traditions will join together to pray for God’s mercy and for the […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Comic Con Crawl happening Nov. 20, 2014

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When the first ever national comic convention rolls into Reno this month it will mark not only that the city has become an attractive destination for large events, but that we have also truly been noticed as the bar crawl capital. On Thursday November 20, on the eve of the Wizard World Reno Comic Con, […]

Sugar Bowl opening Nov. 26, 2014


DONNER SUMMIT–Sugar Bowl Resort will open for the season on Nov. 26, with top-to-bottom skiing and riding on Mt. Lincoln, the resort’s highest peak. Resort officials are eyeing a favorable forecast that predicts a snowy end to November. The resort has upgraded its snowmaking system that allows the resort to make snow on Mt. Lincoln […]

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