Winning photography revealed in annual calendar contest

Nevada comes to life through vibrant photographs of cherished state lands in the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology’s 2015 calendar. For the first time, it highlights photographic work submitted by individuals around the community. The 2015 Nevada Geology Calendar features a different geologic topic for each month, reflecting the diverse land and terrains of […]

Media information for December 2014 Commencement

The University of Nevada, Reno invites media to the December Commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lawlor Events Center on campus. The University’s December Commencement will confer 1,475 degrees and certificates: 1,094 bachelor’s degrees and 381 advanced degrees (master’s and doctoral degrees) will be awarded. Processional time: Graduate line-up is at 8 a.m., the ceremony […]

New companies add 194 jobs to Northern Nevada


Seven new companies to grow in the Reno – Sparks area; six companies that recently relocated to Northern Nevada, and one company that is newly formed here, will collectively add 194 jobs in five years to the local economy. Additionally, three of these companies will locate their headquarters operations in the Reno area. The companies […]

Detective cleaning up graffiti in downtown Reno and MidTown District

Graffiti in Reno

Graffiti is a big problem in the City of Reno, and the Reno Police Department takes it very seriously. Recently the Reno PD reinstated the Graffiti Detective position in the Regional Gang Unit (RGU) with the main priority to minimize graffiti to help cleanup Reno. The new Detective has already made great progress in minimizing […]

Sugar Bowl schedules another opening for Dec. 6, 2014

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Sugar Bowl Resort will open for top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding this Saturday, Dec. 6. A powerful winter storm coated the mountain in up to 21 inches of snow on Tuesday, and another foot of snow is expected through Thursday. The new snow, complementing Sugar Bowl’s new and improved snowmaking system, will allow Sugar Bowl Resort […]

Sandoval issues statement on Economic Forum projections

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will speak at the Nevada Governor's Conference on Tourism, Oct. 27-29 at the Atlantis.

CARSON CITY – Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement today after the Economic Forum forecast on the state’s projected revenue for the upcoming biennium. “While I am encouraged by positive economic indicators such as job creation and the falling unemployment rate, I am also reminded that our traditional revenue sources are not keeping pace […]

Lake Mill Lodge inspection reveals crime, cockroaches and more

Image: Lake Mill Motor Lodge Google+ by Brent Cooper

At 9 a.m. today multiple agencies did an announced inspection of the Lake Mill Lodge at the corner of Lake and Mill streets. The City of Reno Community Safety and Services Team (CSAST) conducted the inspection with a team comprised of City of Reno agencies from Code Enforcement, Business Licensing, Reno Police, Reno Fire and the Building Department. […]

Metal band Battlecross comes to South Lake Tahoe Dec. 13, 2014 (video)


SUBMITTED NEWS Battlecross “Winter Warriors” tour honoring America’s Veterans Invades Nevada with tour stops in Las Vegas and Sparks Portion of Proceeds to Benefit Veteran’s Charities. Limited Number of Veterans Invited to Attend Free via BATTLECROSS w/ Wretched & War of Ages 12/13 South Lake Tahoe @ Whiskey Dick’s, 2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd. | TICKETS | EVENT PAGE […]

Federal Firefighting Agencies Recruit Summer Firefighters for Northeast Nevada

Elko, Nev.—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Eastern Nevada Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs (ENA) are accepting applications for summer seasonal firefighting and dispatching positions for the 2015 fire season at locations nationwide, including duty stations across Northeast Nevada.  Applications must be submitted no later than January 13, 2015 to receive first consideration for […]

Bob Roper to Head Nevada Division of Forestry

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CARSON CITY, Nev. – Bob Roper has been named as the new administrator of the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) in the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  Roper brings to the position extensive leadership experience and proven management capability.  He will join the Division on February 2, 2015. Roper, current chairman – beginning in […]

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