Bowers Mansion opens for tours May 18

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WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The recently renovated historic Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley will re-open for tours this weekend for the first time since 2009. Two $100,000 grants from the State Historic Preservation Office Commission on Cultural Affairs were received for the seismic and structural rehabilitation of the mansion. In addition, the Mansion’s spring-fed swimming […]

Washoe County, regional partners to celebrate Verdi Pond opening May 18

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Community Services Department, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and corporate partner Cabela’s will host a family event Saturday, May 18, at Crystal Peak Park to celebrate the opening of the Verdi Pond. The Verdi Pond and Nature Area project began in 2008 and […]

Locals are finalists in nationwide wedding proposal contest

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TheKnot.com is hosting a national wedding proposal contest, and Reno locals Aaron Wike and Casey Cummings are finalists. You may vote for them here. Here’s a sample of their contest entry: Aaron told me that we were going for a hike up at Lake Tahoe for the day. I love to hike and was very […]

Two one-woman shows at Good Luck Macbeth running in June

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Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company presents two one woman shows from June 7th to the 16th at its theater at 713 South Virginia Street. The shows, Parly Girl, written and performed by Sandra Brunell Neace, and Body of Knowledge, written and performed by Linda Noveroske, are each one act plays dealing with memories both humorous […]

Moana Nursery to host High Desert Iris Society show and seminar

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MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Who knew that irises came in so many beautiful varieties and colors? And they love the high desert! May 18-19: High Desert Iris Society Show Moana Nursery, 1100 W. Moana Lane – inside retail store Saturday: 1– 6 p.m. Sunda: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Non-society members are encouraged to exhibit their favorite, […]

KNPB honors local couple at Aged to Perfection Gala

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KNPB NEWS RELEASE – KNPB presents its annual Aged to Perfection Tribute Dinner on Thursday, October 10, at the Silvery Legacy Resort Casino from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This year’s honorees are Gail and John Sande, III. Gail and John have both served in leadership roles for KNPB. John was a co-chair for capital campaigns […]

World’s best at Reno River Festival

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RENO RIVER FESTIVAL NEWS RELEASE – As the Reno River Festival embarks on its milestone 10th anniversary, the world’s top kayakers return to the Truckee River Whitewater Park to compete in one of the toughest fields in Festival history. This year brings national and international champions such as Eric Jackson, Adam Chapel, Courtney Kerin and Nick […]

The Sierra School of Performing Arts invites you to murder mayhem, a casting call, and performance camp

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SIERRA SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS NEWS RELEASE – Sierra School of Performing Arts brings murder, mystery and mayhem to the stage with their fast-paced comedy “The Dinner Party!”  This crazy comedy is set at a soiree in a millionaire mogul’s mansion which turns deadly. The question becomes who murdered the host? The show runs May 17-18, […]

County, NTCD win Best in the Basin award

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Community Services, in collaboration with the Nevada Tahoe Conservation District (NTCD) and Gradex Construction recently won the Best in the Basin Award for Erosion Control for a new project in Incline Village. The Best in the Basin Awards Program from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency annually recognizes the best […]

Foster Parent Appreciation Month kicks off with two Washoe County events

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Department of Social Services (WCDSS) will host tonight’s Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner at the Boys and Girls Club and the Have a Heart Adoption Fair at the Lazy 5 Park tomorrow. May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month. Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner * WHAT: The Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner will […]