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Reno-Tahoe to Become ‘China Ready’

December 7, 2017 Carla O'Day

The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) board stepped up efforts Thursday to attract tourists from China, approving a three-year contract with a consulting firm to promote the area and get it ready for Chinese […]

Commissioners Vaughn Hartung, bottom left, and Kitty Jung, middle right, dedicate the new center with County Manager John Slaughter, far right. Image: Washoe County / Chris Ciarlo.

County Opens New Family Center on Prater Way

December 6, 2017 ThisIsReno

Washoe County’s Human Services Agency (HSA) announced today the opening of the region’s new family engagement center for parents and children. Located at 905 East Prater Way, the center features a playground, a multi-use facility, […]


OPINION: The Necessity of Neutrality

December 1, 2017 ThisIsReno

By Adam Barrington For anyone remotely curious about what the elimination of net neutrality would mean for the United States, look no further than Portugal. All of the expected effects of repealing net neutrality are […]