County Commissioners receive update on revenue for fire districts

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE At its regularly scheduled meeting today the Washoe County Board of Commissioners, meeting as the Board of Fire Commissioners, was to receive an update that shows the revenues for Sierra Fire and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection Districts have decreased more than previously forecast, as a result of updated property tax billings. […]

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest offering off-highway vehicle grants


USFS NEWS RELEASE SPARKS — The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is developing an application for Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Cooperative Funds for the upcoming 2011/2012 grant cycle.  Forest staffs are developing a preliminary application to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division, which includes a strong emphasis on OHV area management, restoration of trails and […]

Generous Donation Brings New K-9 to the Sheriff’s Office

Washoe County Sheriff's Office's new K9, Akim.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is looking forward to welcoming the newest member of its K-9 program, K-9 Akim. Akim is scheduled to arrive in Washoe County in early March and will partner with Deputy Corey Solferino to work both patrol and narcotics. The Sheriff’s Office acquired Akim thanks to a very generous donation from […]

TMCC welcomes March art gallery exhibits

Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) welcomes its next series of art galleries which will be on display beginning Friday, March 2 through Thursday, March 29. An artist reception will be held on Friday, March 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the TMCC Main Art Gallery in the student center. Additionally, a special presentation will […]

Forest Service requests input on Ely travel management plan


USFS NEWS RELEASE ELY — The Ely Ranger District, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is requesting public input regarding the Ely Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Maps (Travel Plan) to determine what changes may be needed. On February 9, 2009, a Decision Notice/Finding of No Significant Impact was signed for the Ely Ranger District Travel Management Project.  […]

BLM hosting public tours of its Fallon wild horse and burro facility


BLM NEWS RELEASE RENO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering public tours of its Indian Lakes Road Short-Term Holding Facility in Fallon, Nev., Friday, March 30, and Friday, April 27.  There will be two consecutive tours each day that last one and one-half hours each and can accommodate up to 15 people […]

BLM to gather wild burros from Bullfrog Herd Management Area


BLM NEWS RELEASE BATTLE MOUNTAIN – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Battle Mountain District, Tonopah Field Office has issued the Decision Record for the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Bullfrog Herd Management Area (HMA) Gather Plan.  The decision is for the BLM to gather and remove up to 75 wild burros from in […]

Statewide taxable sales up modest 3.8% in December but near double-digits in Las Vegas

By Nevada News Bureau Staff: Nevada’s taxable sales rose 3.8 percent in December 2011 over December 2010, a modest rise that was outpaced in Clark County which saw a 9.5 percent gain in the important indicator of consumer health. A major decline in taxable sales in Elko County in December was largely responsible for the […]

Nevada political consultant warns against setting tax policy at the ballot box

Political consultant Pete Ernaut.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Long-time political consultant and former state lawmaker Pete Ernaut said today that efforts to use the ballot box to set tax policy could handcuff the ability of the governor and Legislature to make critical decisions on the future of the state. “It should be warning to everybody because this […]

National Pancake Day celebration to benefit your Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Renown Health

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE WHAT: The International House of Pancakes (IHOP) is teaming up with Renown Children’s Hospital to raise money and awareness for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children’s hospitals throughout the United States. Guests can enjoy a free short stack of pancakes […]

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