Media information for December 2014 Commencement

The University of Nevada, Reno invites media to the December Commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lawlor Events Center on campus. The University’s December Commencement will confer 1,475 degrees and certificates: 1,094 bachelor’s degrees and 381 advanced degrees (master’s and doctoral degrees) will be awarded. Processional time: Graduate line-up is at 8 a.m., the ceremony […]

Metal band Battlecross comes to South Lake Tahoe Dec. 13, 2014 (video)


SUBMITTED NEWS Battlecross “Winter Warriors” tour honoring America’s Veterans Invades Nevada with tour stops in Las Vegas and Sparks Portion of Proceeds to Benefit Veteran’s Charities. Limited Number of Veterans Invited to Attend Free via BATTLECROSS w/ Wretched & War of Ages 12/13 South Lake Tahoe @ Whiskey Dick’s, 2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd. | TICKETS | EVENT PAGE […]

Washoe County donates nearly 260 trees to local families


This week, Washoe County park rangers harvested nearly 260 trees from Galena Creek Regional Park, and will be donating them to local foster and Nevada National Guard families. The trees were located to the east/downslope of Marilyn’s Pond, the Historic Fish Hatchery and Camp We-Ch-Me. The area has a fuels reduction plan in place to […]

High Sierra Brewing Co. will open in Sparks on Dec. 20

From left, High Sierra Brewing Co. owner Jim Phalan, assistant brewer Tanner McKinlay (white shirt) and brewmaster Tim Mason prepare to mash in for the first beer made at the new location in Baldini's Casino. They made OMG IPA 2.0 Oct. 25. Photo by Mike Higdon

Like a phoenix, High Sierra Brewing Co. goes through a complete rebirth in less than a year In nine months, High Sierra Brewing Co. closed its doors in Carson City, then formed a new partnership with Baldini’s Casino in Sparks, purchased and installed all-new brewing equipment, hired a new brewmaster from the U.S. Virgin Islands and […]

Public invited to intersection improvement project open house


The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County invites everyone to an informational open house on planned improvements at the intersection of N. Virginia Street and N. McCarran Boulevard. The open house takes place on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Building, at the University Nevada, Reno, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, […]

Volunteers celebrated at 8th annual “Wilderness Wingding”


Join Friends of Nevada Wilderness on Friday, December 5, as they host their eighth annual 1960s themed Wilderness Wingding to personally thank supporters, agency partners and the Northern Nevada outdoor community. The event, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., also marks the year-end celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, as well as […]

Jazz vocalist Madeline Eastman to perform with Reno Jazz Orchestra Dec. 20

Reno Jazz Orchestra Presents Annual "Jazz for the Holidays" on Dec. 20.

With the holiday season now in full swing, it’s only appropriate that the Reno Jazz Orchestra (RJO) brings Jazz for the Holidays to northern Nevada for all to enjoy on December 20, 2014 at The Nightingale Hall – University of Nevada. Accompanying the 17 piece band of the RJO is award-winning jazz vocalist Madeline Eastman, […]

Lt. Govenor – Elect Mark Hutchison resigns Senate post to serve as Lt. Gov.


This morning, Lt. Governor – Elect Mark Hutchison submitted his letter of resignation to Governor Sandoval. Hutchison officially vacated the office of State Senator representing Senate District No.6 as of 5 p.m. today in order to serve as Lt. Governor. With his resignation the Clark County Commission will be able to move forward in a […]

The University’s featured events for Saturday, Nov. 29 – Friday, Dec. 5

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, Nov. 27 No classes; administrative offices closed. Family Day – Friday, Nov. 28 No classes; administrative offices closed. Stress Less Week – Monday, Dec. 1-Thursday, Dec. 4 Various times and places on campus The University of Nevada, Reno Student Health Center offers a week of fun-filled activities to help students reduce […]

Winter Commencement class to receive honors at Dec. 6 ceremony

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Winter Commencement will take place Saturday, Dec. 6 at Lawlor Events Center. A total of 1,475 degrees – 1,094 bachelor’s degrees and 381 advanced degrees or certificates (master’s and doctoral degrees) – will be awarded. Graduating students and faculty leaders will assemble at 8 a.m., and the ceremony procession will […]

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