Bowers Mansion opens for tours May 18


WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The recently renovated historic Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley will re-open for tours this weekend for the first time since 2009. Two $100,000 grants from the State Historic Preservation Office Commission on Cultural Affairs were received for the seismic and structural rehabilitation of the mansion. In addition, the Mansion’s spring-fed swimming […]

Washoe County, regional partners to celebrate Verdi Pond opening May 18

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Community Services Department, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and corporate partner Cabela’s will host a family event Saturday, May 18, at Crystal Peak Park to celebrate the opening of the Verdi Pond. The Verdi Pond and Nature Area project began in 2008 and […]

BLM Announces Temporary Safety Closure of Public Lands for Reno Air Races

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District-Sierra Front Field Office, announces the temporary closure of public lands adjacent to and north of the Stead Airport in Washoe County, Nevada, during activities related to the Reno National Championship Air Races. This action is taken in the interest of safety for spectators and participants during […]

Moana Nursery to host High Desert Iris Society show and seminar


MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Who knew that irises came in so many beautiful varieties and colors? And they love the high desert! May 18-19: High Desert Iris Society Show Moana Nursery, 1100 W. Moana Lane – inside retail store Saturday: 1– 6 p.m. Sunda: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Non-society members are encouraged to exhibit their favorite, […]

KNPB honors local couple at Aged to Perfection Gala


KNPB NEWS RELEASE – KNPB presents its annual Aged to Perfection Tribute Dinner on Thursday, October 10, at the Silvery Legacy Resort Casino from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This year’s honorees are Gail and John Sande, III. Gail and John have both served in leadership roles for KNPB. John was a co-chair for capital campaigns […]

Motivated mommy Pinterest Scavenger Hunt


RENOWN HEALTH NEWS RELEASE – Calling all motivated mommies! Get your Pinterest skills ready. To celebrate moms this month, Renown Health is hosting a Pinterest Scavenger Hunt. The first 15 people to find all the items will win 2 Aces tickets and the grand-prize winner will receive the latest iPad. The hunt will go through May 28. […]

World’s best at Reno River Festival


RENO RIVER FESTIVAL NEWS RELEASE – As the Reno River Festival embarks on its milestone 10th anniversary, the world’s top kayakers return to the Truckee River Whitewater Park to compete in one of the toughest fields in Festival history. This year brings national and international champions such as Eric Jackson, Adam Chapel, Courtney Kerin and Nick […]

Grand Sierra Resort to host job fair Tuesday

GSR NEWS RELEASE Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) will host a job fair Tuesday to fill more than100 positions throughout the resort. Employment opportunities from part-time, entry-level jobs to full-time managerial positions are available, including food and beverage analysts, poker dealers, purchasing specialists, bartenders, payroll manager and many more. Candidates will be interviewed on the spot, […]

Foster Parent Appreciation Month kicks off with two Washoe County events

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Department of Social Services (WCDSS) will host tonight’s Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner at the Boys and Girls Club and the Have a Heart Adoption Fair at the Lazy 5 Park tomorrow. May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month. Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner * WHAT: The Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner will […]

Moana Nursery to host free seminar on edibles in small spaces

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE All seminars are free and held at Moana Nursery, 1190 W. Moana Lane, in our Landscape and Design Center unless otherwise stated. Seminars begin promptly at 10 a.m. and last one hour. Please arrive 15 minutes early, as seating is limited to 60 and is first come, first served. Visit […]

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