Register now, be a part of world’s largest public earthquake drill Thursday

Be a part of the largest global public earthquake drill on Thursday morning. Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:16 a.m. on October 16 during “Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!” Nevadans are encouraged to join in by registering for the 2014 Great Nevada ShakeOut. Participating is a great […]

Pedestrian killed crossing North McCarran Boulevard

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Shortly after 9 pm on October 12, 2014, Reno Police officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at the intersection of North McCarran and Socrates Drive in north Reno. The responding officers located a male pedestrian lying in the westbound side of the roadway suffering from serious injuries. The 28-year-old Reno resident was transported […]

Hack4Reno 2014 focuses on open data for government

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Registration is now open for Hack4Reno 2014, a collaborative event organized by the City of Reno, Code for Reno, and Reno Collective. Hack4Reno is a civic hackathon during which diverse teams of developers, designers, and journalists use city and county data to build web and mobile apps. The event encourages local government agencies to support […]

KNPB honors Bradley family at Aged to Perfection Gala Oct. 16, 2014

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For close to100 years, The Bradley Family has been a landscape in the northern Nevada community. As a founding Chairwoman of KNPB Channel 5, Joan was instrumental in bringing public television to northern Nevada, and remained an avid supporter of KNPB Channel 5 until her death. Both Joan and Bud demonstrated a strong commitment to […]

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District reminds residents open burn season is closed

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The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) reminds residents that open burn season remains closed. Due to record levels of dryness and conditions which allow the potential for fire, the TMFPD has restrictions in place for any and all open burning in Washoe County for the season. TMFPD does not anticipate opening a burn period […]

VIDEO: Redrun returns to VC this weekend

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A Zombie Sequel This Weekend, Oct. 11, 2014 in Historic Virginia City WHAT: Redrun II, A Zombie Sequel, has participants running from zombies through century-old train tunnels, the country’s only working stamp mill, haunted buildings, a train graveyard and more. Taking place in Virginia City, Nev. Oct. 11, 2014, it’s truly a race for your […]

Students to converge on the Carson River for Snapshot Day, October 17, 2014

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CARSON CITY — Each year, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection works in partnership with other public agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to provide students with a unique opportunity to learn about local water quality issues, water quality protection, and to participate in watershed research. These field studies provide a unique hands-on opportunity to […]

County Clerk’s Office is now issuing same sex marriage licenses

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The Washoe County Clerk has been given the go ahead to issue same sex marriage licenses and will be doing so immediately. Earlier this afternoon, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the green light to Federal District Judge James C. Mahan to issue an injunction to end Nevada’s ban on gay marriage. Judge Mahan […]

Sandoval announces $1.1 million grant for traffic safety

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 announced today the Department of Public Safety’s – Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) has been awarded over $1.1 million from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These grant dollars are allocated to states and jurisdictions that meet the criteria set forth under the “National Priority Safety Programs,” established by […]

Homicide suspect from North Reno stabbing arrested by Reno Police

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Shortly after 8:30 pm on October 7, 2014 Reno Police Dispatch received a call of a victim of a stabbing in the area of Mayors Park located at 14101 Stead Blvd, Reno, NV. Arriving Officers located a male victim who had several stab wounds to his back. The victim, later identified as 30 year old […]

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