Father and son: Running the RTO


By Todd Miller Up the short hill, then a right turn, rounded the corner and the end came into sight. Seemed like a hundred people waiting and cheering. I looked at him and asked him to take my hand. The cheers got louder, we quickened the pace, and then we were done. I picked him […]

Dine at 775 Gastropub in June to support the Veterans Guest House

775 Gastro Pub

775 Gastropub has teamed up with the Veterans Guest House during the month of June in their Charity of the Month program. 775 Gastropub, Charity of the Month program provides donations for local charities. With each purchase made during the month of June, the Veterans Guest House will receive a donation from 775 Gastropub, located […]

County invites public to renovation celebration of Bowers Mansion Regional Park June 14

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE For the first time in four years, the recently renovated historic Bowers Mansion is once again open to the public and the spring-fed swimming pool re-opens Saturday, June 8. Due to budget cuts and the recent recession, both the mansion and the pool have been closed since 2009. Now, thanks to […]

Dutch Oven Class at Lahontan Recreation Area Saturday, June 22

STATE PARKS NEWS — FALLON, Nev. – Learn how to cook traditional dishes in various sized Dutch ovens. The Northern Nevada Dutch Oven Group will be donating their time to teach participants how to make six different dishes, including lasagna and pineapple upside down cake. Prizes will be awarded to several participants. Space is limited, […]

Grand Sierra Resort to host Reno’s first ‘Silent Disco’ party

GSR NEWS RELEASE Grand Sierra Resort will host Reno’s first ever “Silent Disco” party to celebrate breaking ground for construction on a new indoor pool nightclub. The Going Under Construction (GUC) Party featuring Silent Frisco will be Saturday, June 8, at 10 p.m. in the space formerly used by Mustang’s Dance Hall & Saloon. Guests […]

Moana Nursery to host culinary/medicinal herb seminar

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE June 8: Culinary/Medicinal Herbs from Your Garden With so many herbs having multiple uses, this is a great opportunity to learn from local herb expert Kim Powers. She will teach you about herbs you may already be growing (or want to grow) as well as some in your spice rack that […]

Lazy 5 Regional Park to open water park, present free summer concert series


WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Lazy 5 Regional Park at 7100 Pyramid Highway in Spanish Springs will kick off its ninth annual free Wednesday evening concert series June 12 featuring Motown R&B with Escalade. Due to exceptional support from the community, this summer’s series has been expanded to 12 concerts and will close out […]

VIDEO: Geology Dinner Train running Sat. in Ely

Geology Train Tres Amigos

ELY — Rock on with this Sat. night’s Rockin’ & Rollin’ Geology Dinner Train, Sat., June 8 at 6:30 p.m., when no one will go home empty-handed.  Featuring Chief Consulting Geologist, Roger Bowers, and his trusty colleagues, Bill Wilson and Laura Baldwin, the evening will feature a lively presentation, along with an old-time miner’s meal […]

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents the rock ballet Vortex – stars of CW’s Breaking Pointe to dance

Vortex 2012 Breaking Pointe dancers

A.V.A. BALLET THEATRE NEWS RELEASE – The Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch will come alive with ballet grace and passionate rock, dance, and alternative music as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents the rock ballet Vortex July 19 and 20, as part of the Artown celebration. Artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting […]

New Year’s Eve in June: Five minutes with Robert Earl Keen

Robert Earl Keen

THIS IS RENO: How are you, sir? Robert Earl Keen: Very well, thank you. TIR: So you’re coming to Nevada on Friday? REK: Ready to go. Can’t wait. TIR: What’s your most colorful Nevada story that you have for us? REK: Well, I spent a day out at Virginia Lake in Reno one time, just […]

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