New River Walk Mural To Beautify Virginia St. Bridge Construction

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Ten students involved in the Sierra Arts Foundation’s Public Art Works project will be painting a mural on the construction barriers lining the Riverwalk on South Virginia St. Starting June 23, local artists Pan Pantoja and Ray Valdez will guide students on a colorful mural design that will stand until reconstruction of the Virginia Street […]

Crash in North Valleys Leaves Female Dead; Victim Identified

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Shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, an SUV exited northbound U.S. 395 onto Red Rock Road and did not stop at a stop sign, according to the Reno Police Department (RPD). The vehicle was struck by another vehicle traveling south on Red Rock Road. The SUV flipped, ejecting a female passenger and trapping the male […]

Duck Stamp Art Waterfowl Selected for Contest

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The Nevada Waterfowl Association (NWA) has selected the Bufflehead as the species for this year’s Nevada Duck Stamp Art Contest. The contest is sanctioned by the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners (NBWC), with the winning artwork to be featured on the 2016-2017 state stamp. All interested artists are encouraged to enter the contest, whether residing […]

Six Events to Check Out This Week

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Here are five events worth checking out this week: Lazy 5 Summer Music Series (6/17) Yelp’s Summer SOULStice (6/17) Sounds of Summer Concert Series at The Summit (6/18) The Novelists at the Sands Regency Farmers Market (6/18) The Leadership Conference for Women (6/19) Reno Street Food (6/19) Get all event details at our new events […]

City to Consider Purchase of “Believe” Sculpture for $70,000

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The Reno City Council is meeting tomorrow, and one of the agenda items under consideration is the purchase of the “Believe” sculpture for $70,000. The money would come from room tax funds. According to the City: Council will consider approval of an agreement to purchase the BELIEVE sculpture by artist Jeff Schomberg (DBA the Letter […]

VIDEO: Thursday Farmers Market at The Sands Regency

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SPONSORED POST Watch a video of the farmers market below. The Thursday Downtown Farmers Market at the Sands kicked off its opening day, June 11 with a great turnout. The sweet smell of fresh, ripe peaches, strawberries, blackberries and more wafted through the air while shoppers were tempted with free samples at nearly every booth. […]

BLM Launches Photo Contest

Open Road at Black Rock Desert by Stephanie Dunn

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada is accepting submissions for its annual photo contest. The contest runs through Sept. 7, 2015 and submissions will be accepted through that date.. Photos can be submitted in three categories: People Exploring Nevada: share photos of your favorite activities and adventures on BLM lands across Nevada – volunteering, […]

Pedestrian Identified After Getting Trapped Under RTC Bus

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Shortly after 3 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 the Reno Police Department (RPD) responded to a report of a pedestrian who was pinned under an RTC bus at Ninth Street and Dolomite. RPD officers arrived and located a 59-year-old male whose leg was trapped under the rear wheels of the bus. The Reno Fire Department […]

Barking Dog? County Offers Tips for Problem Barking

Wagner The Dog: Image by Bob Conrad

From Washoe County Animal Services What can I do about a barking dog? This is a common question posed to Animal Services on a daily basis. All calls regarding barking dogs are taken seriously and we do everything allowed by law to find a solution the situation for the citizen. When dogs are left outside […]

Marketing Association Announces 2015 Award Finalists

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The Reno-Tahoe AMA is recognizing the best in local traditional and digital marketing at its 2015 Ace Awards event at the Freight House District on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Among those honored are community outreach all-stars and renowned Reno/Tahoe businesses that conducted and submitted top-notch marketing initiatives in the past year. Now in its 27th […]

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