New olive and wine bar holds grand opening

We Olive and Wine Bar

The We Olive & Wine Bar grand opening is Saturday & Sunday February 21 and 22 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. . The bar offers olive oils, small plates and wines to sample or purchase. We Olive & Wine Bar is located at 4991 South Virginia Street, Unit B. For information, call 775-440-1480 or […]

Reno Tahoe International Film Festival to hold Oscar party: Get details here

Reno Tahoe Film Festival

The recently introduced Reno Tahoe International Film Festival (RTIFF) will host an Oscar party on Sunday, Feb. 22. The public is invited to celebrate an evening of mixing and mingling with the board of directors and more than 100 members of the Reno Tahoe Film Society. The party begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Tuscany […]

The art of forensic science lecture coming to Rancho San Rafael

(JPAC photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Paul Villanueva II)

For forensic anthropologists, death is only the beginning. Human remains record sex, age, height and clues to ancestry. To the trained eye these clues can help solve crimes. Uncover the secrets hidden in bodies in a lecture at the Wilbur D. May Museum. Forensic anthropologist Dr. Marin Pilloud will explain what what happens to the […]

More than 60 violations in pedestrian safety operation


On February 13, 2015 a dozen Reno Police officers conducted an all day pedestrian safety operation. During the operation, numerous vehicles were stopped by officers for various traffic violations which resulted in over 68 violations being cited. The majority were for drivers failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians. The efforts combined with traffic enforcement […]

BLM gathers wild horses near Eureka

Nevada wild horses. Image: BLM Nevada.

EUREKA – As part of its efforts to effectively manage public rangeland resources, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is gathering approximately 500 wild horses from the Fish Creek Herd Management Area (HMA) located about 20 miles south of Eureka, Nevada. 150 mares will be treated with a two-year fertility control vaccine and released back […]

‘Gardening in Nevada’ classes discuss caring for succulents and fruit trees

Gardening in Nevada can be challenging. Before digging in this spring, you can get some free advice from the experts – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and their Certified Master Gardeners. Cooperative Extension has teamed up with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series.” Classes are […]

School of Medicine sets free March clinic dates

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinics for March are scheduled for the following dates: A children’s clinic will be held March 3 from 6 to 9 p.m.; a general clinic will be held March 14 from 8 a.m. to noon; and a women’s clinic will be held on March 28 […]

BLM and Friends of Black Rock-High Rock Calling Artists for Spring Residencies

Winnemucca, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management Winnemucca District (BLM) and Friends of Black Rock-High Rock are looking for artists to share their appreciation of one of Northern Nevada’s icons, the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA).  Applications for spring residences in the Artists in Residence program will […]

University staff and students to share successful Honor Society experiences

An assistant professor, a vice provost, an associate dean of students and three students from the University of Nevada, Reno will address the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) during its Annual Council Meeting in Reno beginning today through Sunday, Feb. 12-15. Todd Felts, assistant professor of strategic communication for the Reynolds School of Journalism […]

Cultural Considerations in Health Care event to be held Feb. 23-24 at University of Nevada, Reno

Now in its fifth year, the Cultural Considerations in Health Care event will be held Feb. 23 and 24 in the Joe Crowley Student Union at the University of Nevada, Reno. Sponsored by the Division of Health Sciences and High Sierra Area Health Education Center, this interdisciplinary event, created by students for students, provides those […]