BLM invites public comments on Reno to Las Vegas fiber optic cable project

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BLM NEWS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Sierra Front Field Office (SFFO) has made available for public review and comment the Nevada Broadband Telemedicine Initiative Environmental Assessment (EA).  The  fiber optic cable project would connect, maintain and operate a statewide telemedicine network and would serve a minimum of 36 hospitals and medical facilities, […]

New staff joins the team of OCG Creative Inc.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Jesse Gaunt, Krystal Pyatt and Brian Watkins have joined the staff of OCG Creative Inc., a graphic design, printing solution and brand marketing firm in Reno. Jesse graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College with an associate degree of applied science in graphic communications. He previously worked for Forged Reality as a freelance […]

School of Medicine’s free clinic date for December scheduled

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The University of Nevada School of Medicine will hold one free Student Outreach Clinic this month on Saturday, December 17 from 8 a.m. to noon. This clinic will focus on basic medical care for children. There will be no other clinics scheduled this month due to the holidays. Student Outreach Clinics are […]

University of Nevada, Reno Fire Science Academy operations in Carlin to close

A fire training exercise conducted at the University of Nevada, Reno Fire Science Academy located in Carlin, Nev.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE NSHE Board of Regents approves University of Nevada, Reno recommendation for closure; sale of the Carlin site to the Nevada National Guard moves forward LAS VEGAS, Nev. – After years of exploring options to sustain the long term financial viability of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Fire Science Academy, a recommendation to […]

United Healthcare plans add Renown Health

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Renown Health and UnitedHealthcare have announced a new network relationship, providing UnitedHealthcare employer and individual plan participants access to the Renown Health’s facilities and services. This new relationship extends to UnitedHealthcare’s affiliates, including Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company, Sierra Healthcare Options, Health Plan of Nevada, Northern Nevada Health Network and PacifiCare. […]

Crosswalk, flasher system and street lighting installed at North Virginia and 17th streets

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Work was completed Friday on the installation of a new crosswalk, pedestrian flasher system and street lighting at North Virginia Street at 17th Street. Spot Devices is supplying the pedestrian flasher system and Titan Electrical is performing the installation, all free of charge. City of Reno staff installed the pedestrian signs and […]

Nevada cites concerns with transport of hazardous waste in response to draft plan for former test site

Subsidence craters from underground nuclear testing at what is now called the Nevada National Security Site. / Photo: U.S. Government via Wikimedia Commons.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: A draft environmental statement addressing the future of the former Nevada Test Site appears to be setting the stage for the transportation of mixed hazardous and low-level radioactive waste to the site through heavily populated areas of Las Vegas, the state response to the document says. The response, filed […]

Enjoy finding yards full of holiday light? Then visit the Twinkle Trail brand new website

TWINKLE TRAIL NEWS RELEASE Each year after Turkey Day and before Santa arrives, I pack my family in the van and we head out for a drive. We stop off for cocoa before making our way to see the best of the city’s holiday light displays. The kids always love it and I admit I […]

Medicare enrollment changes keep seniors from switching to Medicare Advantage after Dec. 7

SENIOR CARE PLUS NEWS RELEASE Senior Care Plus is concerned that many Medicare-eligible beneficiaries are unaware of recent health care reform changes that will impact their opportunity to select private health insurance for next year. The Medicare annual enrollment period is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2012. During […]

Final Touchdown Tuesday of the year for formerly named ASUN Bookstore

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Student-named and owned Nevada Wolf Shop offers discounts Tuesday, Dec. 6, on Wolf Pack gear and holiday gifts The Nevada Wolf Pack football team will have its final regular-season game of the year this Saturday, Dec. 3, as they play the Idaho Vandals– and that means the final Touchdown Tuesday of the year […]

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