Cat owners invited to take advantage of free microchipping

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WASHOE COUNTY REGIONAL ANIMAL SERVICES NEWS RELEASE – The staff at Regional Animal Services knows that microchips are making a world of difference in the lives of cat owners. In the past two years, there have been a number of amazing stories in which cats were returned to their owners after being lost for a […]

Nevada Humanities presents The Biggest Little City Book Quest scavenger hunt

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NEVADA HUMANITIES NEWS RELEASE — Nevada Humanities presents The Biggest Little City Book Quest, an area-wide scavenger hunt that offers participants the chance to explore the literary secrets of the Truckee Meadow’s most historic places. The Biggest Little City Book Quest scavenger hunt takes place from July 1-22, culminating with the monthly Nevada Humanities Salon discussion program, […]

Lazy 5 Regional Park presents free summer concert series Wednesdays

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Lazy 5 Regional Park in Spanish Springs continues the ninth annual free Wednesday evening concert series July 17 featuring western ragtime duo CW & Mr. Spoons. Due to exceptional support from the community, this summer’s series has been expanded to 12 concerts and will close out Aug. 28 with […]

Midtown Farmer’s Market Revamps Event With Kick-Off Celebration July 28th

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SUBMITTED NEWS — The Midtown Farmer’s Market will host a kick-off event Sunday, July 28th from 10-2p to promote the newly re-established neighborhood market. “We feature everything from homemade soaps, baked products, pottery, jewelry, local honey, fruits, veggies, meats, eggs, nuts, etc,” said Shawn Nelson, the event organizer. “We are homemade or homegrown only.” The […]

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers lavender workshop

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Local lavender growers can increase sales and boost farm profits by developing the plant into value-added products with more consumer appeal. WNC NEWS — The Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers a Value-added Lavender Workshop on Monday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Carson City campus, It will include a lavender […]

Reno-Tahoe Open adds 2 PGA Championship winners to roster

RENO-TAHOE OPEN NEWS RELEASE The Reno-Tahoe Open has added two prestigious PGA Tour golfers to the 2013 event, with David Toms and Davis Love III officially committing to the event. Both Toms and Love III are PGA Championship winners, taking one of golf’s top prizes in 2001 and 1997 respectively. “We are excited to add […]

Americana Music Festival features country star James Otto to all things bluegrass

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ARTOWN NEWS RELEASE VIRGINIA CITY — Virginia City turns over its Comstock roots to all things bluegrass and country at The Americana Music Festival, July 19-21. Headlining the 6th annual festival is country star James Otto, known for his chart-topping hit, “Just Got Started Lovin’  You.” The lineup includes national, regional and local musicians The Novelists, […]

Exhilarating festival at the lake returns

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WANDERLUST NEWS RELEASE SQUAW VALLEY – Wanderlust is returning to The Village at Squaw Valley, July 18-21. This is one of the years most exhilarating festivals at the lake. Bask in the  fresh mountain air at a festival that combines, art, food, wine and wellness all in search of finding true north and rejuvenating the spirit. […]

Children invited to science activities with Jim Barcellos of 4-H

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Join 4-H youth programs expert Jim Barcellos for a fun science experiment! Children ages 8 – 13 are encouraged to attend this free activity with their parents. Northern Nevada families are warmly invited to attend this Silver City class – one need not live in Silver City to attend.  Please reserve your […]

Reno Superhero Crawl underage compliance operation results in 87% of establishments passing

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RPD NEWS — Members of the Regional Street Enforcement Team (SET) conducted an underage alcohol compliance operation during this weekend’s downtown Superhero Crawl. The operation was funded with federal grant funds secured by our partner; Join Together Northern Nevada (JTNN). Two 19 year old female volunteers, whose costumes had no affect on their identity, attempted […]

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