Moana Nursery to host Pruning for Harvest seminar Saturday

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Feb. 16:  Pruning for Harvest Moana Nursery Plant Doctor and Certified Arborist Jon Bruyn will discuss how to prune fruit trees, grape vines and blueberry, raspberry and blackberry bushes to encourage healthy plants and a good harvest. Bruyn will also briefly address variety selection, proper care, planting and site selection. All […]

Special Olympics to host South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge on March 23

Polar Plunge 2012

Register online or on-site to participate in this year’s event. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — In costumes, but without the protection of wet suits, Special Olympics athletes and their supporters on March 23 will jump into the icy waters of Lake Tahoe for the annual South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Northern […]

Walter McNamara exhibit opens March 12 at Sierra Arts Gallery

Artist reception runs from 5 to 7 p.m. March 22. Sculpture and collage by Reno artist Walter McNamara will be displayed in the show “Wood. Paper. Etc. A Mixed Media Exhibition,” on display March 12 to April 18 at the Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St., Suite 120. An artist reception will take place […]

Fantasy and reality meet for a good cause at Nevada Women’s Expo – “Twilight” star Peter Facinelli to appear to promote UBS blood drive

(Photo): Peter Carlisle, of the Twilight Series, to sign autographs at Women's Expo.

NEVADA WOMEN’S EXPO NEWS RELEASE – The 11th Annual Nevada Women’s Expo, our region’s premier weekend designed for women, takes place on March 23-24, 2013 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The event features an appearance by “Twilight” star Peter Facinelli, who will help promote women’s awareness of the need for blood in our community and […]

Musician Scot Marshall to perform Saturday at Bartley Ranch

Musician Scott Marshall performs at 5 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Western Heritage Interpretive Center at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch in Reno. A $3-per-person donation is encouraged to help support the series and future park programs. Marshall covers musical genres ranging from swing, Latin and jazz to rock, country and bluegrass. The […]

BLM offers moonlight snowshoe outing Feb. 23 at Angel Creek Campground in Wells

Future hike set for March 23. ELKO — The Bureau of Land Management offers a moonlight snowshoe hike at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Angel Creek Campground near Wells. This is the second outing in a series of BLM Take it Outside hikes. Free snowshoe use is provided to the first 40 who register. […]

PGA TOUR official presents $30,000 grant to ‘Charity of the Year’ Children’s Cabinet on Thursday

PGA TOUR Chief of Operations Andy Pazder presented Reno nonprofit The Children’s Cabinet with a $30,000 grant on Thursday, on the heels of news that the organization had earned the PGA TOUR’s Charity of the Year award. Pazder’s visit, organized by Reno-Tahoe Open Executive Director Jana Smoley, was a special occasion for The Children’s Cabinet, […]

Nevada Humanities accepting nominations for awards

NEVADA HUMANITIES NEWS RELEASE Every other year Nevada Humanities presents awards recognizing individuals and organizations that foster cultural enrichment and deepen our understanding of the human experience by facilitating opportunities for Nevadans to engage with the humanities. In addition to the Judith Winzeler Award for Excellence in the Humanities, Nevada Humanities is introducing three new […]

Need ideas for outdoor winter fun?


Northeast Nevada winter sports are right outside your door By Matt Boisseau, Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Deputy District Ranger Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest USDA Forest Service Every winter, many newcomers arrive in Elko County, and many are from warmer climates such as the southeastern United States, where snow rarely falls. One of their first questions is often, “What […]

‘Love Birds’ open house at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park Saturday


WASHOE COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE – Celebrate the season of love by bringing the family to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park’s free “Love Birds” Open House from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, February 9. Join Washoe County Park Rangers Marie Fong and Bill Ware to discover the historic connection between Valentine’s Day and birds. […]

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