Sheriff’s Office Detectives Make Arrest in Check Fraud Ring

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have made an arrest in a series of counterfeit checks passed at local businesses. On Wednesday, December 7, 2011, Detectives became aware of a series of counterfeited checks that had been passed using a Washoe County account number maintained by the Comptroller’s Office. Because of safeguards in […]

BLM closing Palomino Valley Center for the day on Dec. 29


BLM NEWS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Palomino Valley National Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Center will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 29 due to a staff event.  It will re-open on Friday, Dec. 30.  The facility, which is normally open to the public six days a week, is located 20 miles north […]

Red Cross is reaching out for volunteers for Martin Luther King Day

RED CROSS NEWS RELEASE The Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross is working with its partners to plan what we hope is a successful fire prevention campaign. We are asking for your help. Volunteers are needed prior to the event to help put together promotional materials, prepare canvasser packets and assist with marketing […]

Sandoval statement on passing of Brian Robertson

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement on hearing of the death of Amonix CEO Brian Robertson: “I am shocked and saddened by the tragic death of Amonix CEO Brian Robertson. An important and valued member of the Nevada business family, Brian exhibited an enthusiasm for life […]

Expanded Recycling and Composting Programs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget

Reno/Sparks, NEV – Following on the heels of a successful recycling and composting program at the 2011 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off, John Ascuaga’s Nugget and Castaway Trash Hauling have further expanded their efforts on a year round basis. “We are all very excited to see our recycling plan take shape,” Stephen Ascuaga, COO […]

Nevada’s GOP House Reps disappointed at short-term deal on payroll tax cut, jobless benefit extension

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By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Nevada’s two Republican House representatives today said politics won out over policy on the newly announced deal for a 60-day extension on a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefit extension. Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said: “I will apologize in advance for what people are going to be going through […]

Sheriff’s office detectives make arrest in violent burglary, second suspect still outstanding

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested a man for a violent burglary and battery that occurred on Thursday, December 22, 2011 in the 13000 block of Chamy Drive in South Reno. At approximately 10:45 AM, Washoe County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a report of an injured person and physical disturbance […]

Sandoval issues instructions to cabinet just in time for Christmas

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval this morning issued the attached executive order to all members of his cabinet. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work.

KNPB donates books to Renown Children’s Hospital

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE KNPB’s President and CEO, Kurt Mische, dropped off donations of books, posters and small toys for patients of Renown’s Children’s Infusion Center Tuesday, Dec. 13. KNPB regularly donates books and other similar items to the hospital’s youngest patients. Children learn early literacy and science discovery skills from series such as “Curious George” […]

Forest Service reminds public no fireworks on New Year’s

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –The Forest Supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is cautioning New Year’s holiday visitors to leave their fireworks at home. “The use of all fireworks is prohibited on all national forests and national grasslands. Regulations are enforced, and violation is punishable as a misdemeanor by a […]

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