University adorns Clayton Middle School students with Wolf Pack T-shirts

The University of Nevada, Reno and Clayton Pre-AP Academy are partnering for the fourth annual College Day pep rally. During the event, University faculty and students will encourage students to get excited about higher education. All students will receive a Nevada T-shirt provided by the Nevada Wolf Shop which they will wear during the assembly. […]

Forest Service seeks input on snowcat operations at Homewood

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The Forest Service is seeking public input on a proposal submitted by Homewood Mountain Resort to offer guided snowcat skiing and snowboarding tours in the Ellis Peak are during winter 2014-2015. The proposed area of operation is identified in the current Lake Tahoe Basin Management Snowmobile Guide as open for […]

Lotus Radio Corp. unveils new facility on Plumb Lane

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Lotus Radio Corp., unveils its new 19,000 square-foot facility on Plumb Lane. After 42 years in its Sutro and McCarran facility, it was time to invest in a new, larger facility. Lotus Radio Corp., has been operating radio stations in Northern Nevada for nearly 50 years. Today, Lotus’ seven Northern Nevada stations are known for their […]

Division of Insurance launches smart phone app and new health insurance website

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CARSON CITY — The Nevada Division of Insurance announced today the launch of its new smartphone app, NDOI Connect, and the Health Insurance website NVInsurance101.com. “We are thrilled to offer NDOI Connect free of charge,” said Commissioner Scott J. Kipper. “This consumer oriented smartphone app will allow Nevadans to connect with the Division of Insurance […]

Sheriff’s deputies arrest two copper wire theft suspects in Gerlach

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Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested two men suspected of attempting to steal approximately eight thousand feet of copper wire from alongside the Union Pacific Railroad Company tracks just east of Gerlach on Monday. Ellis Byron Baldwin, age 53, and Brian Ferris age 57, both of Salt Lake City, Utah, face multiple charges related to […]

Reno Police Dept. has new phone number for citizen reports

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The Reno Police Department has a new phone number for citizens to call and file reports telephonically. If citizens need to report a crime that is not an emergency, there is no evidence on scene and no firearms have been stolen, they now need to call the Reno Police Department at (775) 334-2226. Reno residents […]

Nevada continues to prepare in response to Ebola

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CARSON CITY — Nevada continues to take action steps to ready itself for the unlikely event of an exposure to the Ebola Virus. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tracey Green, has participated in several conference calls, such as the one today organized by the Nevada Hospital Association, […]

University students: ‘I STAND for consent’

Sexual conduct and how to receive consent is the topic of a new campaign being launched at the University of Nevada, Reno. With national attention addressing sexual assault on college campuses, the University continues to be part of the dialogue to ensure all students, faculty and staff create a safe, respectful and welcoming campus environment. […]

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Kim receives national recognition

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A faculty member at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has received national recognition for her program addressing nutrition and early literacy in Nevada. Early Care and Education Specialist YaeBin Kim received the First Place National Award in the human development/family relationships program category for her “Little Books and Little Cooks” nutrition […]

BLM seeking parties to buy and process approximately 5.5 million metric tons of salt

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada is seeking interested parties with the means to buy and process approximately 5.5 million metric tons of salt. The salt is a byproduct of more than four decades of lithium carbonate processing done by Rockwood Lithium, formerly Chemetall Foote Corporation. The salt consists of approximately 70 percent sodium […]

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