Springtime a challenge for wild birds

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE March is one of the most difficult and stressful times of the year for wild birds. After surviving the long, barren winter, birds still face the challenge of finding food. Birds’ natural food supply is at its lowest point of the year. Insect populations are low, and the few remaining wild […]

Nevada’s Poetry Out Loud state champion heads to Washington, D.C.

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Graciela Maya-Joseph, a senior at Owyhee High School in Elko County, was named Nevada’s 2013 Poetry Out Loud State Champion from a field of 13 district semi-finalists who competed at the Eighth Annual Nevada State Finals on Saturday, March 16. The event took place at the Whitney Peak Hotel’s Cargo Music Hall in downtown Reno. […]

Moana Nursery hosts miniature garden workshop

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MOANA NURSERY NEWS March 23rd Miniature Gardening Workshop for Children 10 AM Inside the Moana Lane Garden Center; pre-registration required Join Emily Reid in creating tiny, enchanted gardens in this fun, hands-on workshop. Children ages 6 and up will delight in building pint-sized environments that will attract gnomes, fairies, and other magical creatures! The fee […]

Cowboy humorist Baxter Black to perform May 2 at Carson Valley Inn

Baxter Black, America’s premier cowboy humorist, will perform at 7 p.m. May 2 in the Valley Ballroom at the Carson Valley Inn, U.S. 395 in Minden. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for this event, which kicks off the 2013 Genoa Cowboy Festival. Tickets for the Baxter Black concert cost $30 and are available at the […]

Easter Egg Hunt at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, March 30

NEVADA STATE PARKS NEWS SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. – Lahontan State Recreation Area will be hosting its 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Silver Springs day use area on Saturday, March 30. Over 200 local children ages 12 and under participate each year in this event. The event consists of a hunt for plastic Easter […]

Bike Project hosts 7th annual We HeART Bikes art show

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RBP NEWS — The Reno Bike Project (RBP) hosts a fundraising art show every year to celebrate art and bike culture in the Truckee Meadows. This year, the show will be at the Holland Project at 140 Vesta Street in Reno on April 6 starting with a reception at 6pm. Live music, food and drinks […]

Tourism remains top economic driver for Nevada, industry leaders say at ‘Tourism Day’ at the Legislature

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Leaders in the tourism industry gathered at the Nevada State Legislature today to share the message that “Tourism Works for Nevada,” the theme of this year’s Tourism Day, Claudia Vecchio, director of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, announced today. The day’s theme highlights the fact that tourism is […]

Ensuring a safe, fun St. Patrick’s Day

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE This Sunday, Reno will be filled with residents and visitors dressed in green, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. “There are numerous events happening all around Reno this weekend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day,” advises city of Reno Special Events Coordinator Alexis Hill. “We want everyone to enjoy themselves while being safe.” […]

Camping opportunities abound in northeastern Nevada

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By Wendy Fuell Mountain City District Ranger, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest When you find yourself with free time on a weekend or when you have a vacation to plan, one great and affordable get away is to pack up the camping gear and head for Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s campgrounds. Even if you only have time for […]

Sheppard Contemporary presents Two by Land

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SHEPPARD CONTEMPORARY NEWS RELEASE – Sheppard Contemporary is proud to present Two by Land, a two-person painting exhibition featuring the work of Nicole Donnelly and Katherine Sandoz who explore the notion of reimagined landscapes. Working within a long tradition of American landscape painting, Donnelly and Sandoz create colorful and abstract interpretations of real or imaginary […]

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