Carson City issues proclamation for Hindu festival of Diwali

In the picture taken after the Diwali proclamation at the Carson City Board of Supervisors  Nov. 3, are supervisors Shelly Aldean, Karen Abowd, Mayor Robert Crowell, Hindu leader Rajan Zed, Molly Walt and John McKenna.

RAJAN ZED NEWS RELEASE Carson City issued a proclamation today “recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.” Carson City Mayor Robert L. Crowell read the proclamation in the meeting of Carson City Board of Supervisors and then presented it to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed. Reading out of the proclamation, Crowell said: […]

TMCC’s Performing Arts Department releases 2011 performance schedule

TMCC NEWS RELEASE Truckee Meadows Community College’s Performing Arts department is a fundamental part of the college’s curriculum that inspires creativity in each student. Four or five performances are produced each year to provide opportunities for all students interested in developing their communication, performance and theatrical skills. The following 2011 productions will be held in […]

Nevada among states chosen to redesign teacher evaluation systems

NGA NEWS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC—The National Governors Association today announced four states and territories–Colorado, Guam, Nevada and North Carolina–have been selected to participate in the State Strategies to Evaluate Teacher Effectiveness Policy Academy. Teacher effectiveness has long been a priority for governors. They have worked with other state leaders to redesign evaluation systems so they […]

Lung Cancer Awareness Month a time to take action


RENO CYBERKNIFE NEWS RELEASE As a disease that annually takes the lives of more people than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined, lung cancer will kill more than 156,000 people in the United States this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Additionally, about a quarter of a million people will face a lung […]

Dr. Lynn Gillette becomes the 10th president in Sierra Nevada College history

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Gillette assumes a new role and plans to lead the 42 year old private 4-year liberal arts college to a great future (INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev.) – Sierra Nevada College is pleased to introduce Dr. Lynn Gillette as the new president of Sierra Nevada College. Gillette assumed his position November 1, 2011 and […]

Live comedy Nov. 18 at the Carson Valley Inn

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Live Comedy returns to the Carson Valley Inn on Friday, November 18 starring Dick Hardwick in the up-close setting of the Valley Ballroom. Doors open 7:15 p.m., the show starts 8:00 p.m. and tickets are just $15 at the Carson Valley Inn hotel desk or call 775-783-6606. “I love his sense of […]

Get glitzy and glamorous at the Summit’s Haute Holiday

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Annual event gives women a chance to be pampered oin The Summit for one of the best events of the year, Haute Holiday, on November 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the personal shopper lounge near Dillard’s. Hosted by The Summit’s personal shopper, Isha Casagrande, Haute Holiday gives women the […]

Boys & Girls Club and Bully’s Sports Bar & Grill invite community to free Thanksgiving eve dinner

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Bully’s 8th Annual Free Community Thanksgiving continues Wednesday, Nov. 23, 4-7 p.m. at Boys & Girls Club The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows and Bully’s Sports Bar & Grill prepare a Thanksgiving feast for the masses, Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Facility […]

BATTLE MOUNTAIN: Abandoned mines being sealed


BLM NEWS RELEASE BATTLE MOUNTAIN — Work to close 36 abandoned mine sites – on public lands has started – in Lander County.  Each site has been identified as prioritized hazardous sites because of their location near populations or popular use areas.  Prior to closure, cultural and biological surveys were completed to protect resources and […]

Thirteen Nevada GOP state lawmakers get high ratings in first report card from conservative group

State Sen. Greg Brower, R-Reno. / Nevada News Bureau file photo.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: The national conservative organization American Conservative Union ranked Nevada lawmakers for the first time in a report card released today, handing out top scores to five GOP state Senators. Sens. Greg Brower, R-Reno; Don Gustavson, R-Sparks; Elizabeth Halseth and Michael Roberson, both R-Las Vegas; and James Settelmeyer, R-Gardnerville; all […]

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