NNMC to hold one-stop-shop community health fair Thursday

NNMC NEWS RELEASE Northern Nevada Medical Center is committed to the health and well-being of our community. NNMC is hosting a community health fair on Thursday, Aug. 1, 7:30 – 11 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital. This is an opportunity for community members to receive free or low-cost preventative health screenings and […]

Nevada’s moon rocks are not missing

Pieces of the moon are in Carson City, on view until August 11.

NEVADA STATE DIVISION OF MUSEUMS AND HISTORY NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Debunking a myth, Nevada’s moon rocks are not missing. In fact, moon rocks gifted to the Nevada State Museum and carried from space on Apollo 11 and Apollo 17 missions are safe, sound and on public display in Carson City through August 11. […]

High Desert Society iris holds sale at Moana Nursery


MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE – A great selection of unique and award-winning iris will be available for purchase Saturday, August 3. Iris are easy to grow, require little maintenance and love the high desert. Society members will be on hand to answer all your questions about how to grow iris in our climate and which […]

Battle of the Museums during Discover Your Nevada Contest


WILBUR D. MAY CENTER NEWS RELEASE — The Wilbur D. May Center is taking on the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in the final round of the Discover Your Nevada contest. The Nevada Commission on Tourism will declare the winner as the top regional treasure in the Reno-Tahoe territory! The final round of voting in […]

Stargaze at Washoe Lake State Park


NEVADA DIVISION OF STATE PARKS NEWS RELEASE – Discover the wonders of star and planet gazing. Astronomy experts Jay Lawson and Adam Kremers will set up their high-powered telescopes to view the Venus, the Milky Way galaxy, Saturn and its rings and moons as well as many other fascinating objects in the night sky. Stargazing […]

Twist the night away at Hot August Nights


CIRCUS CIRCUS NEWS RELEASE – Circus Circus Reno invites one and all to the official Hot August Nights Sock Hop Wednesday, August 7 beginning at 5:00 p.m.! Join in the “Happy Days” for this themed event in the Mandalay Ballroom with great tunes, dancing, fun contests and delicious food. All ages are welcome! Emcee services […]

Saddle-Trained Horses Available for Adoption as Part of Western States Wild Horse and Burro Expo

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Nevada Department of Corrections invite horse enthusiasts and the general public alike to a special wild horse adoption event at the Western States Wild Horse and Burro Expo in Gardnerville on Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.  Inmates from the Northern […]

4-H offers equestrians chance to ‘Saddle Up’ to help St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The High Sierra Riders 4-H Club, a program of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, is hosting its third annual Saddle Up® for St. Jude event, 4 – 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10 at Washoe Lake State Park. Riders are invited to enjoy the views of the nearby Sierra Nevada, Carson and Virginia Mountain Ranges, while […]

Prom night is Aug. 8 at Circus Circus Reno

A Paris-inspired formal “prom” runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 8 at Circus Circus Reno as part of the Hot August Nights classic car event. A photographer will be on hand to photograph prom-goers, who will enjoy cake, punch (spiked, of course!) and a no-host bar. A prom king and queen will be elected […]

Urban Roots connects children to seed, soil and health (view slideshow)

Art Food & Roots: Urban Roots Summer Camp Participant

By Miriam W. Hodgman View photo slideshow below. This past weekend I found myself driving through Reno’s architectural barrage of bling on my way to the Urban Roots Farm for their 4th and largest annual fundraiser, “Art, Food and Roots.” Rolling past the downtown’s patchwork-quilt of gaudy and soiled, glittery and faded landmarks, it was […]

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