PHOTO GALLERY: Boys and Girls Club opening

William Pennington Boys & Girls Club photo by Christopher Vega for

The new William N. Pennington Boys and Girls Club facility opened its doors today. The grand opening ceremony was hosted by city officials, foundation partners and members from the board of directors. The new 55,000-square foot facility will serve up to 4,000 youth annually.  

Fire reported in west Reno

Image by Jill Stockton

UPDATE:  The fire is now called the Hunter Falls Fire, #hunterfallsfire on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook for updated information. Images by Jill Stockton.  

Summer camp registration in full swing for youth ages 3-18 at University of Nevada, Reno

Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno presents another fun-filled summer for boys and girls of all ages and abilities, with KIDS University, Lake Tahoe Music Camp, and Wolf Pack Sports Camps scheduled during June-Aug. 2014. Registration for camps is in full swing and available online 24/7 or by phone, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

Cooperative Extension hosts workshop to discuss future of Nevada dairies


With the construction and operation of the Dairy Farmers of America dry milk powder plant in Fallon, the northern Nevada dairy industry and cluster could see more opportunities in the future. Along with the dry milk powder plant, a new Farm Bill has passed that could also impact this dairy cluster. University of Nevada Cooperative […]

Scholarship recipients awarded at 28th WIN dinner


WIN, northern Nevada’s networking organization, will award this year’s WIN scholarship recipients at the 28th annual WIN lecture series dinner held on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom in the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. This year’s recipients are local high school students and twin brothers, Antonio Solorio Ramirez and […]

More than 2,200 degrees to be awarded at UNR

The University of Nevada, Reno’s historic quadrangle is the setting for 2014 spring graduation ceremonies. Image: UNR.

The University of Nevada, Reno’s 2014 spring commencement will confer 2,251 degrees and certificates. There will be three ceremonies, one for advanced-degree recipients Friday afternoon, May 16, and two for bachelor-degree recipients on the mornings of Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17. All three ceremonies will be held on the University’s historic quadrangle, located […]

Growing Clayton Middle School’s future


GROWING CLAYTON’S FUTURE NEWS RELEASE – Archie Clayton Middle School is hosting its 2nd annual “Growing Clayton’s Future” spring education fundraiser on Friday, May 9, from  5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Held at the Garden Shop Nursery in west Reno, this fun-filled adult event offers live music, fare from popular Reno food trucks, beverages, raffle […]

Homeowners urged to ‘Junk The Junipers’ on May 10 to prepare for wildfire

Junked Junipers R

CARSON CITY – The Nevada Division of Forestry is hosting “Junk The Junipers,” 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 10, at its Eastlake Office. Residents of local communities are encouraged to bring their junipers, pines, rabbitbrush, sagebrush and other woody vegetation to be chipped for free. Participants will receive a coupon from Moana Nursery for […]

University undergraduate wins first place at International Research Conference


After the first buzz, the pesky housefly is doomed for a swat. But the housefly’s close cousin, the Drosophila fruit fly, is more useful alive for study and experimentation. In fact, University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate Kurtresha Worden’s research on fruit flies received first place at the 55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference’s Undergraduate Poster Competition. […]

National expert on arts in the classroom presents to educators


SIERRA ARTS FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE – In partnership with the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program, Sierra Arts Foundation and Washoe County School District are pleased to host Judy Thibault Klevins, a national expert on Arts Integration in the classroom, on April 29 and 30. “Laying A Foundation: Defining Arts Integration,” held on April 29, […]

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