New study questions value of regulations and tax incentives enacted by states to create “green jobs”

President Barack Obama views solar panels during a tour of the Photovoltaic Array at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas with Sen. Harry Reid and Col. Howard Belote, base commander, May 27, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: A new report questions the value of tax incentives and regulations approved by many states around the country, including Nevada, to create “green jobs,” noting that subsidies used for such programs can take away revenue for other needs such as public education. “States face a hard and fast budget […]

Dayton food pantry issues the ‘Feinstein Challenge To Fight Hunger’ March 1 – April 30

A volunteer from the local Red Hat Society helps pack boxes at the Dayton food pantry.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Dozens of local groups have taken the challenge to fight hunger in Dayton with the annual “Feinstein Challenge” which takes place March 1 through April 30. The Dayton food pantry has issued an open invitation to all groups and individuals to partner with them for The Feinstein $1 Million Dollar Challenge to […]

Prescribed fire operations resume today in Angora fire area

U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will continue prescribed fire operations in the Angora fire area near Mule Deer Circle today, March 15, 2012.  Crews will be burning piles of logs left from the mechanical thinning operation last year.  Operations will continue through the end of the week and through the weekend, weather and conditions […]

Sierra Fire celebrates and thanks donors after Washoe Fire

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE What: Sierra Fire Protection District firefighters are hosting a meet and greet to honor residents and business affected by the Washoe Fire who donated supplies for the new Arrowcreek Fire Station and supplemented community fire suppression efforts. When: Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. Where: Arrowcreek Fire Station, Station 39, 13500 Thomas […]

BLM and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office combat public dumping

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BLM NEWS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District, along with the Washoe County Sherriff’s Office (WCSO) combined efforts in combating public dumping when an abandoned boat full of household trash was discovered in north Reno, in the Golden Valley area. Joint efforts between the BLM and WCSO proved effective with a […]

New Dayton art exhibit, ‘Sky and Splendor,’ appeals to diverse interests

The new exhibit at the Dayton, Nevada Community Center appeals to all ages. Pictured here, 8 year old Ella Wick studies one of the photos in the exhibit. Photo by Alex Knudson

The new exhibit at the renovated Dayton Valley Community Center, “Sky and Splendor,” generated excitement and drew more than 200 visitors during its opening on March 10, 2012. The large crowd of art lovers lingered late, analyzing the works of Andrea Delfin, Malaynia Wick, Alex Knudson and Heather Knudson. Curated by Quest Lakes, the unconventional […]

Former world champion Ruth Gordon-Ebens takes post as Reno River Festival director

Ninth annual event adds whitewater alumnus, makes move to June 15 – 17, 2012 Changes for downtown Reno’s famed whitewater kayaking event are in store for 2012 as the Reno River Festival announces the addition of former Freestyle World Champion Ruth Gordon-Ebens as its Festival Director. The nine-year-old event also makes a move to June […]

KPS3 Marketing acquires national digital agency to further expand services

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE KPS3 Marketing has acquired Fuze LLC, a national digital marketing firm based in northern Nevada, and all assets including: its proprietary content management system (CMS); MessageCenter, its enterprise class e-mail marketing system; its website hosting services; and Fuze’s website development team. The acquisition will allow KPS3 to offer even more robust digital […]