Suspect in Monday’s pursuit in custody

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The subject of Monday’s pursuit in Sun Valley, Kevin Alvin Norton, was taken into custody today, according to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Norton, 41, was brought into the Washoe County Detention Facility early Thursday morning, January 15, after surrendering himself to a local bail bondsman. Detectives had been searching for Norton since he fled […]

Urban Roots hosts events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by serving local school gardens

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Urban Roots is hosting its third volunteer day open to the community on January 17 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will be held at four school gardens, including Mount Rose K-8, Bordewich Bray, Carson City Middle School and at the Urban Roots demonstration farm. Events take place from 10 am to […]

Reno’s first craft beer week is coming — find out when

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Brewery tours, tastings, tap takeovers and beer dinners Brought together by a love of and passion for craft beer, a group of pubs, restaurants and breweries in northern Nevada are hosting the first Reno Craft Beer Week. The week will feature a variety of craft beer events across the region from April 18 to 25. Kurt […]

January 14, 2015 Reno City Council Highlights

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CITY OF RENO NEWS In our ongoing commitment to keep citizens and media informed, we’ve summarized the outcomes of a few key Agenda items from today’s Reno City Council Meeting. For in-depth review of all of today’s Agenda items, visit the City of Reno meetings portal. E.2 – Grant Award to Reno Police Department Council […]

Group sues state and county over medical marijuana licensing process

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A local business group has filed a lawsuit against the State of Nevada’s Department of Health, Division of Public and Behavioral Health and Washoe County for what they said was a failure to comply with state law regarding the licensing procedure for medical marijuana dispensaries. The complaint was filed in the Second Judicial Court of […]

Leader in molecular chemistry and designer molecules to give public lecture

Professor Paul Wender has made many highly significant original contributions to synthetic and bioorganic chemistry, including the successful use of compounds found in nature for development of medications to fight AIDS, Alzheimer’s and cancer. He will talk about his work Feb. 12, 7 p.m., in the Glick Distinguished Discover Lecture Series at the Milt Glick […]

Nevada Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program to offer free medical screening clinic

Personnel from the Nevada Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP) will offer free medical screenings on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the School of Medicine’s Family Medicine Center located in the Brigham Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Screenings are by appointment only between the hours of 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Nevadans […]

4-H Youth Development Program needs mentors for youth

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program is looking for positive adult role models to mentor youth enrolled in the 4-H Youth and Families with Promise Program. Mentors will be working with youth between the ages of 8 and 14, meeting one-on-one with a youth individually and attending monthly group activity nights and […]

Career-building short sources and certificate programs offered by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada Reno

  CAREER-BUILDING SHORT COURSES AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS OFFERED BY EXTENDED STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, JAN.-MAY 2015 Our new Spring 2015 Course Catalog is out — call for yours today! Or pick up a copy at our Open House, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Redfield Campus in south Reno!   Professional […]

Cooperative Extension offers safety training for Certified Pesticide Applicators

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a free workshop Feb. 11 to train people throughout the state how to properly handle and use pesticides. The workshop is meant for certified applicators, people who regularly handle pesticides as part of their jobs, such as farmers, ranchers, park […]

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