KNPB honors Bradley family at Aged to Perfection Gala Oct. 16, 2014


For close to100 years, The Bradley Family has been a landscape in the northern Nevada community. As a founding Chairwoman of KNPB Channel 5, Joan was instrumental in bringing public television to northern Nevada, and remained an avid supporter of KNPB Channel 5 until her death. Both Joan and Bud demonstrated a strong commitment to […]

VIDEO: Redrun returns to VC this weekend


A Zombie Sequel This Weekend, Oct. 11, 2014 in Historic Virginia City WHAT: Redrun II, A Zombie Sequel, has participants running from zombies through century-old train tunnels, the country’s only working stamp mill, haunted buildings, a train graveyard and more. Taking place in Virginia City, Nev. Oct. 11, 2014, it’s truly a race for your […]

Students to converge on the Carson River for Snapshot Day, October 17, 2014


CARSON CITY — Each year, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection works in partnership with other public agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to provide students with a unique opportunity to learn about local water quality issues, water quality protection, and to participate in watershed research. These field studies provide a unique hands-on opportunity to […]

Urban Roots collaborates with Great Basin Community Food Coop

Urban Roots Vehicle

Urban Roots collaborates with the Great Basin Community Food Coop to offer a family-based educational workshop. Eight families whose children attend Urban Roots’ educational programs such as Farm Camp and Farm School will tour the Coop on Thursday, October 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Families will participate in hands-on activities to learn tips […]

Scantily clad acrobats perform at the Atlantis Oct. 11, 2014


Peppermill Resort Spa Casino is adding Burlesque Review, FANCY, to its calendar. The Prestige Production of FANCY will take place in EDGE Nightspot, and booth seating is available. Over a dozen artists including aerialists, acrobats, contortionists and dancers will take the stage performing to a variety of songs. Pre-sale tickets are $20 ($25 at door, […]

Urban Roots hosting workshop with Food Co-op

Urban Roots Jubilee Oct. 19, 2013. Photo by Hope Loudon.

Urban Roots is working with the Great Basin Community Food Coop to offer a family based educational workshop. Eight families whose children attend Urban Roots’ educational programs such as Farm Camp and Farm School will tour the Coop on Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 5 to 7 pm. Families will participate in hands-on activities to […]

First Nevada Governor’s Conference on Agriculture scheduled for Nov. 13, 2014

Governor Brian Sandoval with the new Nevada agriculture license plate.

SPARKS – The Nevada Department of Agriculture announced today the inaugural Nevada Governor’s Conference on Agriculture. The event is November 13, 2014 at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa. The conference will bring together individuals and organizations that demonstrate leadership and collaboration in Nevada agriculture. “I am pleased to announce the very first Nevada Governor’s […]

Christmas in Nevada: Patty Cafferata presents new book at Dangberg Ranch


Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata discusses the creation of her new book, Christmas in Nevada, in a free presentation at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, October 11, at 10 a.m. The presentation includes a discussion of Cafferata’s extensive research for Christmas in Nevada, which tells how Nevadans have celebrated the holiday […]

Greg Peterson of the Peterson Farm Bros to speak at 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Annual Meeting


SPARKS, NV – Nevada Farm Bureau Federation is excited to announce Greg Peterson as the keynote speaker for the 95th Nevada Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. Peterson will speak Nov. 14 at noon during the annual meeting luncheon sponsored by COUNTRY Financial. Peterson is the original founder and lyric writer of the Peterson Farm Bros, the […]

Urban Roots hosts harvest camp for youth

Art Food & Roots: Urban Roots Summer Camp Participant

Urban Roots is holding Harvest Camp to compliment Washoe County School District’s fall break. For a week this fall, campers ages 5-12 will learn about many aspects of cool-weather farming, including planting winter crops, growing in the hoop house, animal care, food preservation, harvest traditions, and more. Beginning on Monday, October 6th and ending Friday, […]

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