Red Cross celebrates service day: installs free smoke detectors

In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day of Service,” on Monday, January 19 and Friday, January 23 the American Red Cross will canvass several northern Nevada cities with fire safety information, and offer to install free smoke alarms or fresh batteries for residents who need them. Red Cross volunteers will be going door […]

Local Professional Development Organization Kicks Off Year with Parables from Nevada’s Sesquicentennial Campaign

RENO, Nev. – Commemorative license plates, special-batch whisky and a record-breaking singing of a state song will be more than just tokens of how Nevada spent 2014, they’ll be the topics of discussion as the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) leads off the chapter’s year of programming January 28 […]

Sheriff’s Citizen Corps offers free emergency preparation and response training


The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Corps is offering a free emergency preparedness and response training academy beginning January 22, 2015. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Academy provides citizens with information they need to help save lives and reduce trauma in the event of an emergency. CERT Academy training includes disaster preparedness, emergency medical […]

Ski with a Ranger program starting at Heavenly

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is inviting the public to Ski with a Ranger at Heavenly Mountain Resort beginning Friday, January 16, 2015. Tours begin at the top of the gondola at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Monday and Friday.  Spanish Ski with a Ranger returns […]

Urban Roots hosts events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by serving local school gardens

Art Food & Roots: Urban Roots Summer Camp Participant

Urban Roots is hosting its third volunteer day open to the community on January 17 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will be held at four school gardens, including Mount Rose K-8, Bordewich Bray, Carson City Middle School and at the Urban Roots demonstration farm. Events take place from 10 am to […]

Reno’s first craft beer week is coming — find out when

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Brewery tours, tastings, tap takeovers and beer dinners Brought together by a love of and passion for craft beer, a group of pubs, restaurants and breweries in northern Nevada are hosting the first Reno Craft Beer Week. The week will feature a variety of craft beer events across the region from April 18 to 25. Kurt […]

Chapel Tavern’s new breed of wild life: screens films to benefit nature


With all of the outdoor recreation provided by Mother Nature in Northern Nevada, it’s a haven for thrill seekers. Beginning on Wednesday, January 28, Chapel Tavern will host a monthly event dubbed Reno Wild Life (RWL) to celebrate the vast array of outdoor adventure found in the region – all to benefit nonprofits that support […]

Authors Ron and Susan James share Virginia City tales Jan. 22 in Carson City

Authors Ron and Susan James will discuss their book, "A Short History of Virginia City," Jan. 22 in Carson City

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada writers Ron and Susan James bring stories from their latest book, “A Short History of Virginia City,” to an event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Engaging speakers and experts on the state’s heritage, the couple will share historic Nevada […]

Leader in molecular chemistry and designer molecules to give public lecture

Professor Paul Wender has made many highly significant original contributions to synthetic and bioorganic chemistry, including the successful use of compounds found in nature for development of medications to fight AIDS, Alzheimer’s and cancer. He will talk about his work Feb. 12, 7 p.m., in the Glick Distinguished Discover Lecture Series at the Milt Glick […]

BLM to conduct drought wild horse gathers in the Little Fish Lake Herd Management Area

TONOPAH, Nev.—The Bureau of Land Management, Battle Mountain District, Tonopah Field Office is scheduled to begin a drought related wild horse gather in the Little Fish Lake Herd Management Area on or about February 8. BLM plans to gather about 150 wild horses threatened by lack of forage from within the HMA. Fifty horses will […]

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