Residents displaced after early morning fire

Photo was taken by Battalion Chief Todd Keckley.

COR NEWS RELEASE This morning at 4:02 a.m., Reno firefighters responded to a structure fire at a single family residence in the 300 block of Sugar Hill Drive in Sun Valley. The two occupants of the home were able to safely evacuate prior to the arrival of fire crews. “The first arriving crew, Engine 15, […]

Republican presidential candidates make their pitch in Reno as Saturday caucus nears

Mitt Romney speaks at a rally in Reno. / Photo: Nevada News Bureau.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: From a cheering crowd of several hundred at a brief but energetic Mitt Romney rally to a more subdued event for Rick Santorum hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition to another well-attended rally for Ron Paul, it was a trifecta of presidential candidates in Reno ahead of the Saturday […]

Rove predicts GOP control of congress in 2012 general election

Karl Rove, former senior adviser to President George W. Bush, speaks at a Reno chamber event today. / Photo: Nevada News Bureau.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Former Sparks resident and George W. Bush presidential adviser Karl Rove predicted today the both houses of Congress will go Republican in the November general election, but said the presidential election is up in the air even with President Barack Obama’s low approval ratings. Rove, speaking at the Reno-Sparks […]

ELKO: Shoshone willow weaving at the California Trail Center


BLM NEWS RELEASE ELKO – The public is invited to witness the passing down of a Shoshone tradition Saturday, Feb. 11, when Shoshone elders pass down the ancient craft of willow weaving. Lois Whitney and Leah Brady will pass on the techniques of this art to the Shoshone youth from 2 until 6 p.m. A variety […]

BLM concludes wild horse gathers

BLM NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District concluded the Flanigan, Dogskin Mountain, and Granite Peak Herd Management Areas (HMA) Wild Horse Gather on Fri., Jan. 27.  The preliminary numbers of animals gathered are 308 excess wild horses. Of those gathered 58 animals were released back to the […]

Lyon County Residents Speakers at National Veteran’s Health Administration Conference

The Veterans Health Administration worked with group such as Healthy Communities Coalition and Silver Stage Community Task Force to pilot a "Rural Veteran Outreach" program in 2011. Pictured here, a large-scale rural veterans services outreach for the Lyon County region was incorporated into the annual Silver Stage Community Task Force wellness fair in 2011.

Two Lyon County residents, Cara Childs and Christy McGill, will be among the presenters at the national Veterans Health Administration Office of Rural Health conference at the University of Utah on March 13-14, 2012. Cara Childs, leader of the Silver Stage Community Task Force and Christy McGill, director of Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey, […]

More fruits and vegetables appearing in school lunches

The new school gardens and hoop houses in Lyon County schools not only serve as ways to offer more hands-on science and health lessons, but also offer a way for students to taste fresh vegetables and fruits they may not have tried before. Pictured here, children in Silver Springs, Nevada sample some of the garden and hoop house harvest during summer 2011. Photo by Wendy Madson

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE This month you’ll see renewed national focus on one of the hottest topics in child nutrition: the quality of public school lunches. For the first time in over 15 years, the nutrition standards for school lunches have been raised. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack described the coming changes and said the new standards […]

Sandoval administration announces results of regulatory review

 GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Speaking at the Chamber’s Directions 2012 event in Reno this morning, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced the results of his administration’s regulatory review.  In his first executive order as governor, Sandoval imposed a one-year freeze on all regulations and required the cabinet to thoroughly review the entire regulatory framework […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Grand Sierra Resort

GSR NEWS RELEASE The Grand Sierra Resort is alive with the romance of Valentine’s Day with special dining options throughout the resort. Celebrate the holiday of love with a memorable culinary experience from one of the resort property’s five restaurants.  All special menu options are prix-fixe and require reservations. For complete menus, please visit […]

New York artist Zoë Sheehan Saldaña comes to Sierra Nevada College

SNC NEWS RELEASE Meet the artist at the opening reception Feb. 16;  gallery exhibition runs through March 8 (INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev.) – New York–based artist Zoë Sheehan Saldaña works hard making art that may require a closer look. What is created through painstaking handicraft looks just like the common mass produced item it resembles. Meet […]

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