Great Western Marketplace Opens New Wine Bar

Great Western Marketplace Wine Bar

Great Western Marketplace is opening a new spot for libations, the Marketplace Wine Bar, on May 2, 2015. “The wine bar will be a perfect complement to the diverse array of food purveyors we will have opening soon in the Great Western Marketplace,” said Wine Bar Manager Tony Gentile. “We encourage our shoppers to enjoy […]

Guard to Remove Abandoned Vehicles from Steamboat Ditch, Hunter Creek Areas

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The Nevada Army National Guard’s 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion will be removing abandoned vehicles near Reno using helicopters on Saturday, May 2, 2015. The clean-up effort is in cooperation with the Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, the Boy Scouts of America and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Abandoned vehicles will be removed from Steamboat Ditch and […]

April 29, 2015 Reno City Council Highlights

Mayor Hillary Schieve

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve was absent from today’s Reno City Council meeting. Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger, on behalf of City of Reno employees and the Reno City Council, is issuing the following statement: “Our thoughts are with the Mayor and her family during this difficult time. The Mayor’s father was seriously injured last night […]

Carson City Gains Ground: Public Lands Transfer Almost Complete

Silver Saddle Ranch, Carson City. Image:  CarsonCity.org.

CARSON CITY — A transfer of public lands from the Bureau of Land Management to Carson City is expected to be completed by the end of May 2015. About 5,400 acres will be included in the transfer and are located throughout Carson City. The lands include the Prison Hill Recreation Area, Silver Saddle Ranch, land in the Goni Canyon […]

LeAnn Rimes Live at Atlantis Reno: Get Details Here

Lean Rimes

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is showcasing country star LeAnn Rimes to its Grand Ballroom on Friday, May 22 at 9 p.m. Known as being the youngest person to ever win at Grammy Award, and the first country artist to win the Grammy Best New Artist, Rimes had her first national hit at age 13 with […]

Wildfire Awareness Month Events Begin May 1, 2015

Ed Smith, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension natural resources specialist and co-manager of the Living With Fire Program, advises homeowner Jenny Herz. Photo by Theresa Danna-Douglas, UNR.

Cooperative Extension urges Nevadans to prepare their homes for wildfire University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is coordinating efforts among agencies and organizations to participate in Wildfire Awareness Month throughout May. The theme of year’s events is: “Improve Your Odds—Prepare for Wildfire!” The message is geared to stress advance preparation so that a home’s ability to […]

5 Things to Know From Today’s Washoe County Commission Meeting

Reno Aces Ballpark

The following report highlights several important agenda items from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, April 28. Videos of County Commission meetings are replayed regularly on WCTV (Charter Ch. 193). You may also watch videos-on-demand online. Settlement agreement regarding property taxes for Aces Ballpark. Washoe County Commissioners and the owners of the Reno Aces […]

First Sculpture Fest to be Held at Reno Arch District: Get Details Here

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Reno’s first Sculpture Fest, May 8-10, 2015, is promising to showcase larger-than-life art installations by local and national artists, including the city itself when Android Jones 3D projection maps the Whitney Peak Hotel at sundown. The event features nine sculptors, seven of which are making pieces specifically for this event. An evening concert featuring The Polish Ambassador & Wildlight, […]

Suspect Sought in Early Morning Robberies

Store 1

Just before 2 am today, a suspect entered a convenience store at the 7000 block of North Virginia Street, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded cash. Approximately an hour later, an unknown male subject having the same height and build as the earlier suspect, entered a convenience store in the 1600 block of […]

Deceased Brothers Identified in Sparks Shooting

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The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed autopsies of the two decedents from a shooting that occurred late Saturday night on McLemore Court in Spanish Springs. Positive identifications and next of kin notifications have also been completed by the Medical Examiner’s Office. The descendents have been identified as Glen Robins, age 29, and his […]

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