Nevada Humanities launches its 21st young Chautaqua season for 2013 CHAUTAUQUA SEASON FOR 2013

The 21st season of Nevada Humanities’ Great Basin Young Chautauqua program begins Jan. 17, 2013, with an information session and introduction to the program for parents and young people interested in participating in the after-school workshops. The information session will be held Thursday, Jan. 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m at the University of Nevada, Reno in […]

Discount lift tickets on sale at Peppermill

The Peppermill is now offering discounted lift tickets for sale in our gift shop, Regali Bottega. Open daily from 6 pm to 2 am, Regali Bottega is located just inside Peppermill’s Valet Parking. Lift tickets available are as follows: Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows for $87 Northstar / Heavenly for $89 Mt. Rose for $66

Local individuals, agencies to be honored at annual human services awards Jan. 17

Human Services Network logo

HSN NEWS RELEASE The Human Services Network’s annual celebration of excellence in the delivery and support of human services in our community will take place on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Peppermill Resort Hotel Casino. This event shines a light on important work that takes place in our community, often […]

Nevada neon lights up the NMA

Exhibition installation at the Nevada Museum of Art. Photography by Jamie Kingham. Collection of Will Durham.

NMA NEWS RELEASE Celebrate the holidays this year with a trip down memory lane in The Light Circus: Art of Nevada Neon Signs. From flashing incandescent bulbs to candy-colored neon tubes, these vintage signs evoke a bygone era when the Mapes Hotel Casino, Harold’s Club and Nevada Club were packed with revelers and The Rat […]

Bartley Ranch announces Come in from the Cold series performers

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Regional Parks is pleased to announce the 17th season of the popular Come in from the Cold Winter Entertainment Series. Every Saturday night from Jan . 5 through Mar. 9, performers from a wide variety of musical genres, including Northern Nevada bluegrass, cowboy poet Larry Maurice and Homemade Jam, […]

CreativeKrate gives families alternative to TV


SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The average American parent spends 5 hours a day watching TV but only 39 minutes a week talking to their children. That needs to change. Today’s families are busy. With most households requiring two incomes to stay afloat, fewer parents are staying home. Both partners tend to work long hours and have […]

Ready or not, Sheep Dip set for Jan. 18-19

Sheep Dip 49(2)

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Sheep Dip 49, the annual “Roast of the Town” is coming to the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Jan. 18-19. This will be the 49th year for the show, which lampoons the foibles of venal politicians, predatory corporations, inept government agencies and other deserving targets. The name “Sheep Dip” is taken […]

What’s new in Medicare for 2013

MEDICARE NEWS RELEASE By David Sayen The Affordable Care Act strengthened Medicare in important ways. Signed in 2010, the federal health law already has provided free preventive health benefits to millions of people with Medicare and saved billions of dollars for those who hit the gap in their Part D prescription drug coverage. In 2013, […]

Bird baths very helpful in winter

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE As winter temperatures fall, many people are helping wild birds stay warm by continuing to allow them to take dips in bird baths. “In addition to drinking, birds need a place to bathe when temperatures drop,” explained Jacque Lowery, Manager of Moana Nursery’s Wild Birds Unlimited nature Shops in Reno/Sparks. “Clean […]

Moana Nursery to host gourd artist

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Although already accomplished in various art mediums, Pamela Cruz was searching for a truly unique art experience when she first tried her hand at gourd art.  Little did she know how completely immersed she would become in the world of gourds. With a background in horticulture and a love of nature, […]

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