The Summit lights up with Whitney Myer performance Sat., Nov. 22, 2014

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Join The Summit as the outdoor fashion center kicks-off this joyous holiday season with a free holiday concert headlined by Whitney Myer. The ninth annual “Lights Up” celebration is set for Saturday, Nov. 22 from 6 – 8 p.m. This highly anticipated event, sponsored by Renown Children’s Hospital, will include the official lighting of The […]

Sundance to host local authors as guest booksellers on Small Business Saturday

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Sundance Books and Music is pleased to announce that it will be hosting local authors Mignon Fogarty (Grammar Girl), Christopher Coake (You Came Back), Ellen Hopkins (Smoke), and Mark Maynard (Grind) as guest booksellers on Small Business Saturday, November 29. The authors will be in the store from 9 am – 5 pm chatting with […]

Sheriff’s canine gets bullet proof dog vest

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office K9 Astor and his handler Deputy Dennis Allen received their new custom K9 ballistic vest valued at $950 from Vested Interest in K9's, Inc.

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office K9 Astor and his handler Deputy Dennis Allen received their new custom K9 ballistic vest valued at $950 from Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc. today. As reported back in July, K9 Astor was one of 350 law enforcement dogs awarded with protective body armor through Vested Interest in K9’s Inc. Vested […]

Silver Springs food pantry serves 1,500 in one day

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SILVER SPRINGS — Silver Stage Food Pantry director Kathy McIntosh reported that today, November 17th, the Pantry provided Thanksgiving food boxes that will help feed about 1,500 individuals in 404 families. Kathy said, “That is a record for us for one day. Our volunteers really rock and rolled!” The Silver Stage Food Pantry, part of […]

Police seek arsonist

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At approximately 4 a.m., the Reno Fire Department was called in to suppress a residential fire at 1650 Catherine Way in northwest Reno. Fire crews worked quickly and efficiently to ventilate and extinguish the fire. There are no injuries to occupants or firefighters on scene and the interior of the home sustained no fire damage. […]

Peanutcracker ballet returns to Carson City December 6, 2014

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CARSON CITY –The Sierra Nevada Ballet presents “PEANUTCRACKER – The Story in a Nut Shell” on December 6, 2014 in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center. The ballet runs at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Based on Lev Ivanov‘s original ballet “The Nutcracker,” PEANUTCRACKER is a shorter, 45-minute  version designed for families with “children to […]

County seeks input on strategic plan

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Are you excited about the future of Washoe County? So are we. That’s why Washoe County’s team of elected officials is asking citizens to help them develop the 2020 Strategic Plan. So we know what is important to the citizens of Washoe County, we invite you to complete the quick, four question survey at Open Washoe. […]

City of Reno partners with county and RTC for Senior Giving Tree program

Rancho San Rafael in the fall. Photo by Bob Conrad for ThisisReno.com.

The City of Reno, Washoe County Senior Services, and Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) are partnering again this year on the Senior Giving Tree program, which assists seniors in the local community. The donation drive begins on Monday, November 17 and ends on Monday, December 15. A list of needed items — such as jackets, sweat […]

New beauty bar opens in Midtown

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Aesthetically Speaking, a body and beauty bar, specializes in facials, waxing and eyelash extensions. It is located in a lavishly decorated 108-year-old Victorian home at 355 N. Virginia St., right next to Midtown Eats. “Aesthetically Speaking provides the most innovative skincare, lash products and luxurious aesthetic services available on the market today at an affordable […]

School of Medicine to honor Native American Nevadans at Nevada Rural Health Day

The University of Nevada School of Medicine will honor and recognize Native American Nevadans and those dedicated to their health at the annual National and Nevada Rural Health Day event, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Pennington Medical Education Building at the University of Nevada, Reno. Daryl Crawford, executive director of […]

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