Sesquicentennial honoring reception for the 1964 Centennial Indian Princesses

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Fifty years ago, Aloha Callac-Jones was one of 22 women from throughout the state to compete in a traditional Indian princess pageant to celebrate Nevada’s 100th birthday. She won the crown in 1964 and when the state celebrates its 150th birthday, Callac-Jones will be here. She will travel from her home in Florida to join […]

Google designates Reno as Nevada’s 2014 eCity

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Google has named Reno as the 2014 eCity for the State of Nevada. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all 50 states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients, and fuel their local economies. Reno joins the ranks of America’s leading […]

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association requests public’s help in cattle shootings

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By Ron Torell President of the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association, Nevada Farm Bureau, Nevada Department of Agriculture and affected ranchers are asking for the public’s assistance in apprehending individuals responsible for the malicious shootings of over fifty-seven (57) head of cattle across northern Nevada, so far found north of Wells, in the […]

BLM to gather 120 horses in eastern Nevada

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ELY – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District is scheduled in early November 2014 to begin gathering and removing approximately 120 excess wild horses from in and around the Triple B and Silver King Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in eastern Nevada. Details will be posted on the district website at http://on.doi.gov/1lGnDYC as they […]

OPINION: Time to review your Medicare coverage

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By David Sayen Medicare’s annual open enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. Open enrollment began Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7, 2014. If you want to change your Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan, this is […]

Thunder from Down Under is back

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Atlantis Casino Resort Spa welcomes Thunder from Down Under to its Grand Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25. The show starts at 8 p.m. both evenings. Thunder from Down Under is an internationally acclaimed male revue made up of men from Australia who perform choreographed dance routines for a predominately female audience. […]

Nevada’s sesquicentennial is celebrating with #NevadaSings

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Today Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced one of the final Sesquicentennial initiatives and invited fellow Nevadans to join him, Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada 150 Commission for #NevadaSings, a state-wide simultaneous sing along of “Home Means Nevada.” On Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m., Nevadans will join together to demonstrate their state pride by […]

Petco breaks ground on new distribution center

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The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), AEW Capital Management and Panattoni Development Company, Inc. announced today at a groundbreaking ceremony that Petco, a San Diego-based company and leading national pet specialty retailer, is constructing a new Distribution Center in Reno, Nevada. The new facility is expected to bring up to 150 jobs to […]

Nevada arts fellow Sarah Lillegard to teach free workshop on natural dye Saturday

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The touch and feel of art, in the traditions of handcrafted Western quilters and craftsmen, are the catalyst for the works Sarah Lillegard. A Nevada Arts Council 2015 Visual Arts Fellow. Lillegard uses fibers embroidery and photo transfers to focus on belonging, self and faith. Saturday, Oct. 18, Lillegard hosts a free workshop to teach […]

Public invited to discussion transportation, quality of life in Reno

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is inviting members of the public to a luncheon featuring a discussion on transportation and the quality of life in the region. The luncheon will take place at RTC at 2050 Villanova Drive under the I-580 freeway on Wednesday, October 29th at 11:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. A […]

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