Grand Sierra Resort announces $25 million renovation

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. kicked off the New Year by announcing significant improvements and renovations. GSR, the area’s largest resort/convention destination property, plans for the $25 million interior facelift to include a more luxurious contemporary look with sleek finishes, vivid colors and trendy fixtures. Visit to view renderings […]

Opinion: Primary vs. caucus – be careful what you wish for

BY CHUCK MUTH Nevada Republicans blew it…big time. As such, the state became a national embarrassment – and not just among members of the media – thanks to royally screwing up this month’s GOP presidential caucus. In fact, some have suggested (kiddingly…I think) sending in international monitors for future caucuses. And no matter how often […]

Cornerstone Retirement Retains The Glenn Group

Cornerstone Retirement has selected The Glenn Group, a Nevada-based advertising, interactive and public relations agency to implement a comprehensive and strategic public relations campaign. The Glenn Group will work to build brand awareness of Cornerstone Retirement amongst retirees and soon-to-be retired residents in northern Nevada and California. “At Cornerstone Retirement, we are very focused on […]

NOW Foods announces accelerated completion of manufacturing facility and 100 related jobs

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE NOW Foods anticipates hiring new employees as early as March Sparks, Nev. – Today. NOW Foods, an international manufacturer and distributor of health food and nutritional supplements, announced an accelerated completion date for the second phase of its new 130,000 square foot west coast distribution and manufacturing facility in Sparks, Nev. Phase […]

Round ‘em up! Third Annual Genoa Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival Set for April!

CVCCVA NEWS RELEASE GENOA–You can now call it a regular sign of Spring in Carson Valley. The third edition of the Genoa Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival will bring together an outstanding lineup of performers, artists and characters April 26th to the 29th. Headliners committed to appear include award winning poets Waddie Mitchell and Paul […]

Nevada think tank investigation shows Clark County residents pay millions to fund union activities

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: A Nevada think tank investigation shows that Clark County taxpayers are contributing $4.6 million a year to fund union activities by local government workers. The results of the investigation by Steven Miller and Kyle Gillis of the Nevada Policy Research Institute, published today in the Nevada Journal, identifies almost […]

Gaming tax hike sought as alternative to possible margin tax ballot measure

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Las Vegas businessman Monte Miller said today he is seeking a hike in the gaming tax for the state’s largest casinos to offer the Legislature and voters one more revenue option in the face of a possible Texas-style margin tax that could appear on the ballot. Even at the […]

Sparks mayor welcomed at Sikh Temple in Reno

Sparks Mayor visiting Reno Sikh Temple

SUBMITTED BY RAJAN ZED Sparks Mayor Geno R. Martini visited Sikh Temple (Gurudwara) on Selmi Drive in Reno and was honored with a Siropa (robe of honor).  In the picture, Martini (3rd from right) is seen with Temple President Kewal Singh Sekhon (4th from right), Hindu leader Rajan Zed (2nd from right) and other Sikh community leaders of the area. Sikhism […]

Peppermill’s wine series continues with Duckhorn Vineyards

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Monday, April 23, Romanza Ristorante at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino will host a special gourmet indulgence featuring Duckhorn Vineyards. Chef de Cuisine Roger Morris, Pastry Chef Steven Krizman and Executive Chef Don Hamilton have carefully crafted an 8-course pairings dinner to complement each varietal…from the richly layered guava and pineapple of […]

One suspect remains outstanding as Lemmon Valley homicide investigation continues

WCSO NEWS RELEASE   The investigation into the circumstances which led to the death of Jared Hyde, a 20 year-old Reno resident, on Sunday, Feb. 5, continues. Sheriff’s Detectives have contacted Andrue “AJ” Jefferson and are no longer requesting assistance in locating him. No arrests have been made at this time. Sheriff’s detectives are now […]

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