100th anniversary of the Lake Tahoe Dam

Dam Pic

SUBMITTED NEWS — The Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with the Truckee Meadows Water Authority and the Truckee Carson Irrigation District, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the completion of Lake Tahoe Dam by holding a ceremony on Friday, August 30, 2013, from noon to 2 p.m. The ceremony will begin at noon with a […]

Aged to Perfection Gala October 10 features PBS CEO


KNPB NEWS — The annual Aged to Perfection Gala presented by KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting is attracting a host of distinguished guests. Chief among them is the President and CEO of PBS, Paula Kerger. She will be joined by the 3 former KNPB Presidents and CEOs Jim Pagliarini, Rick Schneider and Kliff Kuehl. Daniel […]

District Attorney’s office provides outreach at Sparks Farmer’s Market

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The Washoe County District Attorney’s community outreach team will be at tonight’s Sparks Farmer’s Market events in Victorian Square to answer questions residents may have about a variety of topics and programs. “It provides an excellent opportunity for us to interact with the community because we get the chance to greet […]

Nevada is not a wasteland exhibit at Sierra Arts Gallery


SIERRA ARTS GALLERY NEWS RELEASE – Maria Partridge, a Reno-based artist, teacher, and advocate, will display a new collection of works in an exhibition titled, “Nevada is NOT a Wasteland”, at Sierra Arts Gallery in The Riverside Building, 17 S. Virginia Street, Reno. The show opens on September 11, and runs through October 5 with […]

Volunteers ramp up canvassing efforts in support of immigration reform in Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District


MI FAMILIA VOTA NEWS RELEASE – This past weekend, Mi Familia Vota, Organizing for Action, and dozens of community partners hosted a door-to-door canvassing effort that resulted in close to 20 volunteers knocking on over 200 doors around the Miguel Ribera Park neighborhood. Volunteers urging constituents to participate in public assemblies taking place this week, […]

Gregorian Chant classes coming to Reno – Stanford professor and chant authority to help teach ancient craft


REGINA PACIS CANTORUM NEWS RELEASE — This September, Regina Pacis Cantorum, Northern Nevada’s traditional a cappella Gregorian chant and polyphony choir, will be offering the public “The Living Tradition of Gregorian Chant,” a series of four Saturday classes on how—and why—to sing this timeless art form. It will conclude with the singing of a Mass […]

2 free summer concerts remaining at Lazy 5 Park

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Lazy 5 Regional Park in Spanish Springs continues its ninth annual free Wednesday evening concert series Wednesday featuring Contraband. Due to exceptional support from the community, this summer’s series was expanded to 12 concerts and will close out Aug. 28 with a special performance by the Bystanders with Katy Simon. […]

University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs

UNR Main Station Field Day. Photo by Bob Conrad.

UNR NEWS Public invited to event set for Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab The public is invited to visit the University of Nevada, Reno’s Main Station Field Lab for their annual Field Day to view alternative crop projects, learn about biofuels and livestock production, taste experimental wines, visit Wolf Pack Meats and […]

The Novelists perform at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

SUBMITTED NEWS MINDEN, Nev.-The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is the setting for an outdoor concert by The Novelists on Sunday, August 25. The Novelists is a nationally touring acoustic group with multiple lead singers. The Reno-based quartet has built their sound around storytelling and four-part harmonies, with a focus on acoustic guitars, bass and […]

Learn the art of Dutch oven cooking at Washoe Lake State Park

Dutch oven photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

WASHOE LAKE STATE PARK NEWS RELEASE – Washoe Lake State Park is hosting an introduction to Dutch oven cooking class. Local Dutch oven cooking experts from the Northern Sierra Dutch Oven Group will lead participants in preparing main entrees and desserts such as cobbler and Mississippi Mud Cake. This is a hands-on audience participation program, […]

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