RTO welcomes returns of US Bank as presenting sponsor of ‘Chip in for Schools’ program

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation continues to offer Washoe County Schools a truly beneficial fundraising program presented by US Bank, sponsor of the tournament’s Chip in for Schools program. The bank has again signed on to endorse the program, which has raised more than $35,000 for area schools since its inception in 2010. […]

Premier Care at Renown: A concierge medicine program

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Premier Care Program at Renown Medical Group recently introduced a new healthcare model that will offer patients greater access to their primary physician beyond traditional scheduled office visits. The program is based on a national model and is made possible through a reduced practice size. Most doctors have 2,000-2,500 patients (averaging […]

Reno firefighters’ Christmas food basket program a 79-year tradition

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE On Saturday morning, current and retired Reno firefighters will be assembling food baskets for pre-selected families that need a little assistance with food over the holiday period, continuing a Christmas tradition that began 79 years ago. Families are selected for the program through referrals from a number of community-based organizations and agencies. […]

Dermody Properties/DP Partners hires Harder for marketing expertise

Vera Harder

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Dermody Properties, parent company of DP Partners, has hired Vera Harder as the company’s marketing specialist. Harder is responsible for the company’s investor and client presentations, real estate broker materials, proposals and investment packages and marketing collaterals. She will assist in producing materials that are designed to best suit all stakeholders’ needs […]

Sandoval appoints Kacin and Porter to court vacancies

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval announced today he has appointed Nancy Porter and Alvin Kacin to fill the judicial vacancies in the 4th Judicial District Court. “Nancy’s breadth of experience, her commitment and desire to serve in a public capacity and her individual strengths – confidence, respectfulness and unflappability – […]

Nevada Hindu statesman Zed honored at important Sikhism seat in India

Rajan Zed (second from right) being presented with a framed image of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib by Giani Tarlochan Singh (right) on the occasion. At extreme left is Surjit Singh.

RAJAN ZED NEWS RELEASE In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada-based Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was honored with a siropa Sunday evening in Anandpur Sahib (Punjab, India) in the Sri Kesgarh Sahib complex, which houses one of the five holy Takhts of Sikhism. A siropa (robe of honor) was presented by Giani Tarlochan Singh, Jathedar of […]

Holiday tree permit sales end Friday

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) wants to remind residents and visitors the last day to purchase your holiday tree permit is Friday, December 16, 2011. Permits are available in two locations: ·         On the South Shore, permits are sold at the LTBMU Forest Supervisor’s office, […]

Prescribed fire operations begin on West Shore

U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews are scheduled to begin prescribed fire operations in the Tahoe City area tomorrow December 13, 2011.  Operations may continue through the week. Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from the prescribed fire project area.  The Forest Service strives to minimize the impacts of smoke on local communities.  Smoke-sensitive […]

Former Gov. Bob List says later Nevada GOP caucus date will help, not hurt, Nevada

Former Nevada Gov. Bob List.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Former Nevada Republican Gov. Bob List said today that he believes the state will have a critical role to play in the selection of the party’s nominee for president despite seeing the caucus date pushed back to Feb. 4. “No, I think that being fifth actually has turned out […]

Fire season contracting opportunities announced

USFS NEWS RELEASE The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest reminds interested fire season contractors of the present Department of Agriculture/Forest Service solicitations for fuel tenders, potable water trucks, gray water trucks, and trailer-mounted hand washing stations.   These solicitations were issued on November 14, 2011, and offers are due on February 15, 2012.  Learn more about the process by […]

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