United Way Of Northern Nevada and the Sierra seeks tax preparation volunteers

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra’s (UWNNS), “Earn It, Keep It, Save It,” partnership is looking for volunteers to assist in preparing tax returns in 2012 at various Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites throughout Northern Nevada. VITA sites provide free tax assistance to individuals and families earning less than […]

Forest Service reports full containment of Kingsbury Grade fire


USFS NEWS RELEASE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit fire chief Kit Bailey reports that the Andria prescribed fire is now fully contained at 14 acres, within the boundaries of the prescribed fire unit. The Forest Service last conducted prescribed fire operations in the unit a few weeks ago, […]

Enjoy breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Summit

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Santa and Mrs. Claus are back to share a holiday breakfast with good boys and girls, and their parents too. After filing up on a delicious breakfast buffet, guests can take photos and visit with St. Nick and enjoy other festive activities. This year Santa and Mrs. Claus are visiting The Summit […]

Nevada Chamber Music Festival Dec. 26-31

RCO NEWSLETTER We are just a month away from the opening concert of this year’s Nevada Chamber Music Festival! The festival’s eleven performances will take place Dec. 26-31 at South Reno United Methodist Church and UNR’s Nightingale Concert Hall. If you haven’t yet bought your tickets, they’re available right now by calling (775) 348-9413. Or […]

Local artisans to showcase creations at Sundance’s annual holiday craft show

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Sundance Books and Music’s Annual Holiday Craft Show Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno When: Saturday, Dec. 10, starting at 11 a.m. Cost: Free About the event: Those who are on the lookout for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts will find a stunning selection of hand-made creations at Sundance Books […]

Winter commencement class to receive honors at Dec. 10 ceremony

The University of Nevada, Reno will award nearly 1,500 bachelor’s and advanced degrees at the 2011 Winter Commencement ceremony starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Lawlor Events Center on campus.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Nearly 1,550 graduates awarded The University of Nevada, Reno’s Winter Commencement will take place Saturday, Dec. 10 at Lawlor Events Center. A total of 1,101 bachelor’s degrees and 446 advanced degrees or certificates (master’s and doctoral degrees and education specialist certificates) will be awarded. Students and faculty leaders will assemble for commencement […]

Forest Service responds to rekindling of prescribed fire unit on Kingsbury Grade

USFS NEWS RELEASE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit fire crews are responding to the rekindling of a weeks-old prescribed fire off Andria Drive on Kingsbury Grade, near Stateline, Nev. Three Forest Service crews and two engines are currently on scene. The fire is 10-12 acres in the middle […]

Downtown Enforcement Team works to create a safe and enjoyable downtown

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Reno Police Department’s Downtown Enforcement Team (DET) is using multiple tactics to address panhandling in downtown Reno. Over the course of the last year, officers have focused on crime analysis along with enforcement strategies to address panhandlers. In cooperation with the Reno Police Department’s Crime Analysis Unit, the team has conducted […]

Reno Running Company launches with 3-mile run to benefit JK Metzker Family Fund

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE WHAT: Reno Running Company, located at The Summit, will be celebrating their grand opening with a themed 5k (three mile) run and one mile kids run on Sunday, December 4 at 8 a.m. at The Summit. The Red-Nosed Run welcomes all runners, walkers and joggers to dress in their favorite holiday outfits […]

Reno Police Department accepting applications

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Reno Police Department has announced it is accepting applications for the position of Police Recruit. According to RPD Recruiting Officer Carlos Valles, “We are seeking to fill job vacancies left by several retirements and promotions.” The Reno Police Department consists of 346 sworn officers and serves a population of approximately 212,000 […]

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