VIDEO: UNR students seek votes in European Red Bull challenge

UNR Redbull team

Red Bull is launching a contest and three UNR students are aiming to compete. Red Bull said that the contest is “an adventure that will challenge the body and mind as teams from all over the world travel across Europe using only cans of Red Bull as currency.” VOTE for the students HERE. The team’s […]

Old-time variety, peepshow comes to Crystal Bay

Pretty Little Things Peepshow

The Pretty Things Peepshow Date: Friday March 14, 2014, doors open at 8pm, show starts at 9pm Location: Crystal Bay Casino 14 Nevada 28 Crystal Bay NV (775) 833-6333 www.crystalbaycasino.com Tickets: $12 advanced $15 at the door Advanced Ticket Link: http://cbc.tix.musictoday.com/calendar.aspx The Pretty Things Peepshow is an old time girly roadshow that will transport you […]

Inaugural Nevada state balloon champion series announced

2nd place photo by Kam Merzlack

CARSON CITY — As part of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration, Nevada 150 is pleased to announce the Inaugural Nevada State Balloon Champion Series.   For the first time in state history, a  trophy will be awarded to the balloon pilot who finishes with the most points from balloon races held throughout Nevada during the sesquicentennial year. […]

PRSA chapter hosts winter games speaker Jon Killoran

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The Sierra Nevada Public Relations Society of America hosts Jon Killoran, chief executive officer of the Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition Jan. 29 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Killoran will explain the extensive marketing efforts that go into bidding on an Olympic event, said Anne McMillin, president of the local PRSA chapter. Killoran handles […]

Waddie Mitchell named honorary poet of Sesquicentennial

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NEVADA 150 CARSON CITY — Waddie Mitchell, Nevada’s cowboy poet, has been announced as the honorary poet of the Silver State’s Sesquicentennial.  As such, on Monday, Jan. 27, Mitchell will debut a poem he has written in honor of the state’s 150th birthday during “Home Means Nevada,” the first show of the 30th National Cowboy […]

“Fire and Ice” snow sculpting competition returns to Ely January 17 through 19

White Pine Fire & Ice show

ELY, Nev. – The wonders of winter are coming to Ely, Nevada. What has quickly become a signature event, the White Pine Fire and Ice Show, now in its tenth year, is a highly visual ice-sculpture competition followed by a fireworks display over a frozen, high-desert lake.  Gather around bonfires with new found friends and […]

“Wild and Wonderful Wetlands” program at Nevada State Museum Jan. 11

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NCOT NEWS — “Family Fun Saturdays” returns to the Nevada State Museum in Carson with “Wild and Wonderful Wetlands” Saturday, Jan. 11. From 10 a.m. to noon, guests will explore how American Indians used plants from the wetlands for food, medicine, and clothing in the museum’s Discovery Lab. The program also examines what kinds of […]

Free bus rides New Year’s Eve

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RTC NEWS — The Regional Transportation Commission and its Safe RIDE partners strongly encourage revelers to avoid drinking and driving for everyone’s safety on New Year’s Eve. The RTC is offering free bus rides on RTC RIDE, RAPID and SIERRA SPIRIT this New Year’s Eve night from 6 pm to 2 am which is made […]

Driving on snow and ice: What to do, what not to do

IMAGE: Flickr/CDavisWI

WCSO NEWS — With another winter storm on its way, the Sheriff’s Office would like to remind drivers that winter driving can be risky. A safety refresher now can help prevent headaches later. “We see too many crashes from drivers not slowing down and not being prepared to drive in winter conditions,” said Patrol Captain […]

Indoor go-kart center opens Dec. 20 in Reno

Need 2 Speed indoor go-kart facility in Reno

RENO, Nev. — Need 2 Speed electric indoor go-kart racing will open its doors at 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at 6895-B Sierra Center Parkway. The new go-kart center offers kids’ karts capable of 25 mph and adult karts capable of 45 mph. The Need 2 Speed track offers a Grand Prix-style racing experience. The facility […]

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