Bare root trees and fall pruning covered in Rail City Garden Center Green College class

RAIL CITY NEWS RELEASE Learn what bare root trees you can plant now and how to prune the trees and shrubs you already have in a free Rail City Garden Center Green College class at 1720 Brierley Way in Sparks on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. Guru of Green Pawl Hollis will teach the […]

Tahoe 21st Century Education Speakers Series: Author Bernie Trilling to speak Nov. 8 and 9

Century Skills

SIERRA NEVADA COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE INCLINE VILLAGE -– Community educators are joining forces to bring another 21st Century Education Speakers Series to the Tahoe Basin. This year’s series kicks off with author Bernie Trilling on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 6:30 TO 9 p.m. at Sierra Nevada College in the Tahoe Center for Environmental Education. Trilling […]

National leaders Evans, Cloobeck to speak at tourism conference Nov. 29-30 in Las Vegas

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. — James P. Evans, chief executive officer of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (CTP), and Stephen J. Cloobeck, chairman of the CTP board, will speak at the Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Nov. 29-30 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Evans, the former chief executive […]

Sheriff’s Office offers Halloween safety tips

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Halloween is a time of year for costumes, sweets, tricks and treats. But ghosts, vampires and monsters aren’t the only things to be wary of this Halloween. Accidents and unfortunate mishaps increase dramatically on Halloween. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween this year. To […]

Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei named to House Natural Resources Committee

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev.

By Nevada News Bureau Staff: House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, R-Wa., today announced that Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., is the newest member of the panel. “I’m pleased that the newest member of the Republican majority – Rep. Mark Amodei – will be joining the Natural Resources Committee,” Hastings said. “Mark’s sprawling Nevada […]

Nevada taxable sales show gains in August

Nevada News Bureau Staff: Nevada’s economy continued to show some signs of improvement in August, with taxable sales rising by 5.7 percent over August 2010, a report released today shows. The report from the Nevada Department of Taxation also shows a 5.2 percent increase in taxable sales in the first two months of fiscal year […]

ART BITE: Meet the Curator: Ann M. Wolfe on The Altered Landscape


SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Friday October 28 / 12 noon Nevada Museum of Art Curator Ann M. Wolfe has spent two years preparing the exhibition of the Museum’s premiere photography collection, The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment. On Friday, meet Wolfe as she leads a gallery-based exploration of key works, artists and themes in […]

Businesses step up and raise funds to rehabilitate Downtown Reno


SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Reno Riverwalk Merchants Association, a coalition of more than 45 businesses located along the Riverwalk in downtown Reno, has stepped up to lead the charge to repair, replace and beautify downtown. “Everybody benefits from a beautiful downtown river district,” said Matt Polley, Riverwalk Merchants Association President and owner of Java Jungle in […]

Reno businessman speaks out as new effort launched to fight excessive regulations

Reno businessman Raymond Pezonella says regulations are becoming an increasingly burdensome part of his business. / Photo: Nevada News Bureau.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Businessman Raymond Pezonella said today he knew the burden of complying with government regulations had hit a new level of absurdity after an all-day audit resulted in an $8.99 gas tax charge to his company because of a trip to California that his workers had failed to record. “This […]

Commissioners combine fire agencies

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE In a vote of 4 to 1 (Commissioner Jung dissenting), Washoe County Commissioners acting as the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and Sierra Fire Protection District today voted to administratively and operationally consolidate two fire agencies services under an interlocal agreement to keep nine fire […]

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