Grand Sierra Resort to unveil new look to locals Aug. 25

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

GRAND SIERRA MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:                 Next Saturday, Aug. 25, Reno Mayor Bob Cashell and Sparks Mayor Geno Martini will join Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) executives for a special ribbon cutting to celebrate the renewed look and feel of the 34-year-old property. The ribbon cutting kicks off a weekend full of exciting activities, events and […]

Nevada State Museum hosts annual coin show

When Nevada’s historic coin press fires up for its August run at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, it will have plenty of company.  The former United States Mint press will be surrounded by 23 coin dealers from across the country Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24 and 25, for the 2012 Carson City Mint […]

Hummingbirds prepare to head south in late summer

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Beginning in August, millions of hummingbirds will travel to Mexico and Central America as part of an instinctive migration pattern that they have followed for hundreds of years. For many, this trip includes a trans-gulf, non-stop flight that takes approximately 18 – 22 hours and covers 500 to 600 miles. For […]

Whole Foods Sparks Farmers Market takes a break for Hot August Nights

Whole Foods Sparks Farmers Market

J. A. NUGGET NEWS RELEASE There will be no farmers market today because of Hot August Nights. The Whole Foods Sparks Farmers Market will return for two more weeks after Hot August Nights, on Aug. 16 and 23. John Ascuaga’s Nugget is one of the few family-owned casino resorts left in the country. Founded as […]

Nevada Division of Insurance: How to read your home insurance policy

NDOI NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – When it’s time to file a claim, you turn to your insurance company. When you file a claim, your insurance company turns to your policy. This is because insurance policies are legally binding contracts between you and the insurance company. They dictate what your insurance company covers, how it […]

Calling all Dutch oven cooks!

Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship set for Sept. 15, 2012 in Reno, Nev. Do you savor the flavor of rustic foods cooked the cowboy way – in traditional Dutch ovens? Are you a top dog in cast iron cuisine? Then the Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship is the place for you! On Sept. 15, the […]

Hot August Nights adds fun, interactive experience to 26th annual event

Ride and Drives offer car enthusiasts a chance to feed their need for speed in some of today’s fastest, most exciting automobiles In celebration of its 26th year, organizers of Hot August Nights are pleased to announce an addition to the event’s already jam-packed slate of activities that is sure to appeal to fans ages 18 […]

Take precautions to avoid ‘swimmers itch’ at Pyramid Lake

PLPT NEWS RELEASE NIXON, Nev.–The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe has issued a water quality advisory for Pyramid Lake. The Tribe would like to notify the public to take proper precautions to avoid negative symptoms. Several recent reports of “swimmers itch” have occurred as a result of swimming or wading in shallow areas with very warm […]

Guy Clifton to present and sign new Reno history at Sundance Books Aug. 18

SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: Guy Clifton signs and discusses his latest book, “Reno” (Images of America – Arcadia). Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 1 – 2:30 p.m. About the Book: Reno has always been a small town where big things happen. Long before it adopted the […]

‘Emerging Artists’ exhibit opening reception in Dayton Thursday

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HEALTHY COMMUNITIES NEWS RELEASE DAYTON – The latest in a series of changing exhibits titled “Emerging Artists” opens this Thursday, Aug. 2,  from 5  to 7 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Community Center. The show features artwork of emerging artists of the Lyon and Storey County regions. The exhibit includes diverse pieces and a wide […]

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