Learn the art of Dutch oven cooking at Washoe Lake State Park

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WASHOE LAKE STATE PARK NEWS RELEASE – Washoe Lake State Park is hosting an introduction to Dutch oven cooking class. Local Dutch oven cooking experts from the Northern Sierra Dutch Oven Group will lead participants in preparing main entrees and desserts such as cobbler and Mississippi Mud Cake. This is a hands-on audience participation program, […]

Silver and Bronze Spike Awards accepting nominations

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SILVER SPIKE AWARDS NEWS RELEASE – No more 3” binders, no more clips and copies. The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has completely revamped its 2013 Silver Spike Awards program to make it easier to enter its coveted annual awards and to make the awards categories more relevant to today’s […]

Grow vertical gardens – the art of living walls at Moana Nursery

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MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE – Don’t miss this opportunity to find out how easy it is to plant in a new dimension on Saturday, August 24, at 10:00 a.m. Join Lisa Braginton and Jon Bruyn, both Moana “plant doctors” and experienced high desert gardeners, for this demonstration of growing herbs and vegetables both indoors and […]

Evening concerts continue at Lazy 5 Regional Park for two more Wednesdays

Lazy 5's splash play area another popular feature of the park. Photo courtesy of Joel T. from his Yelp review.

WASHOE COUNTY REGIONAL PARK NEWS RELEASE – Washoe County’s Lazy 5 Regional Park in Spanish Springs completes its ninth annual free Wednesday evening concert series this month, featuring the celtic bluegrass band Contraband on August 21, and The Bystanders with Katy Simon on August 28. Due to exceptional support from the community, this summer’s series […]

Laser-guided tour of starry wonders at Spooner Lake

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NEVADA DIVISION OF STATE PARKS NEWS RELEASE LAKE TAHOE – Enjoy a laser-guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer, Gigi Giles. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a light jacket and flashlight. The attendance of young children and pets is not recommended. Park entrance fees are waived for the event. Stargazing at Spooner Lake […]

Sheriff’s Deputy Cole Bunyard named Deputy of the Year by VFW Post 10053

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WCSO NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Sheriff’s Deputy Cole Bunyard was awarded the 2012 Washoe County Deputy of the Year by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10053 of Verdi. The VFW Post presented the award “in grateful recognition of unyielding adherence to the highest ideals of law enforcement in maintaining, preserving and protecting the lawful rights […]

Great Basin, NevadaGrown hold Farmers Market in Sparks

Farmers market. Photo: Chris Holloman

NevadaGrown Foods, Award-Winning Brews and Live Music at the Brewery SPARKS, Nev. – Great Basin Brewing Company in Sparks is celebrating Nevada’s late-season harvests with a NevadaGrown farmers market that will feature local farms, ranches, food purveyors and artisans. The market will be held at 846 Victorian Ave., Sparks, from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m., every […]

Tales from the trail

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SUBMITTED NEWS — This summer, one woman, one horse, and one dog set out on an adventure of a lifetime. The trio began on the Utah border and journeyed across Nevada – up and over 14 mountain ranges, ending in Reno one month later. Along the way, they battled wild weather, wild animals, and wild […]

After hours “social science” mixer for adults at The Discovery Museum

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DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – On Saturday, August 17, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) will open its doors after hours for another “Social Science,” a 21 and over event featuring libations from local brewers and fare from food truck favorites. Eateries include Gourmelt, Burger Me, […]

Play slots at Grand Sierra Resort for a chance at a Camaro customized by Richard Rawlings of ‘Fast N’ Loud’

Grand Sierra Resort is giving away a 2013 Chevy Camaro customized by Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufmann from the Discovery Channel show “Fast N’ Loud” at an Oct. 12 drawing. Rawlings and Kaufmann, co-owners of Gas Monkey Garage and known for restoring classic cars, announced the drawing Aug. 9 at the Grand Sierra. Participants can […]

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