County Board of Fire Commissioners approves automatic aid proposal

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE A proposed automatic aid agreement between the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and the city of Reno on behalf of the Reno Fire Department will be submitted to the Reno City Council for approval. Earlier today, the Washoe County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Board of Fire Commissioners for TMFPD, […]

County chairman statement on Apple

SUBMITTED BY WASHOE COUNTY Here is a statement from Washoe County Chairman Bob Larkin regarding Apple and item 31 from the Washoe County Board of County Commission meeting earlier today: Washoe County Chairman Bob Larkin says, “The Washoe County Board of Commissioners recognizes that, as a leader in the global economy, Apple has many choices […]

State wins $4 million grant for student data system

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — The state Department of Education today announced Nevada has been selected as a $4 million grant recipient from The Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Nevada was awarded one of 24 new state-level grants to support the design and implementation of Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS). Nevada’s grant allocates […]

“Emerging Artists of the Comstock” exhibit opens Thursday

The new exhibit “Emerging Artists of the Comstock” opens Thursday, June 28, at the Dayton Valley Community Center. Pictured here, a visitor reads the catalog for an art exhibit. Photo by Alex Knudson, used with permission.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE DAYTON–In the art world, one never knows when the next Michelangelo, Renoir or Frida Kahlo will appear. That’s part of the appeal of an event like “Emerging Artists of the Comstock” that opens Thursday, June 28, at the Dayton Valley Community Center. The show features artwork of young artists of the Comstock […]

Sandoval appoints Chris Nielsen as executive director of Department of Taxation

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY–Gov. Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Chris Nielsen as executive director of the Department of Taxation, effective July 2. “Chris has the institutional knowledge and the background necessary to continue to ensure that taxes legally owed to the state are properly collected and distributed in a timely and […]

Panther Valley Park bicycle pump track grand opening Friday

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE Tomorrow, from 4 to 5 p.m., the city of Reno, Poedunks, Inc. and the Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Association will be celebrating the grand opening of the bicycle pump track at Reno’s Panther Valley Park at 850 Link Lane. This new track is the first public pump track to open […]

Health care law saves Nevada consumers $4.5 million

CMS NEWS RELEASE Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced that 46,600 Nevada residents will benefit from $4.5 million in rebates from insurance companies this summer, because of the Affordable Care Act’s 80/20 rule. These rebates will average $180 for the 25,300 Nevada families covered by a policy. The health care law generally […]

New human resources and labor relations director joins Washoe County

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County Human Resources Department has a new leader as of this week. John Listinsky is the new human resources/labor relations director at Washoe County, coming most recently from Manitowoc, Wis. Listinsky was selected after interviews with panels that included employee representatives, department heads and community members from the human […]

Reid announces $3.5 million for Reno-Tahoe International Airport

HARRY REID NEWS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C.–Sen. Harry Reid today announced a $3,530,625 grant for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport to replace the pavement in an aircraft parking area that includes four airline gates on two separate concourses. The airport generates $2 billion for the local economy, and with a refurbished ramp, Reno-Tahoe International Airport will be […]

369 Nevada health care providers receive $15,316,668 under electronic record programs

CMS NEWS RELEASE More than 100,000 health care providers have been paid under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record incentive programs, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced today.  Of those, 369 eligible providers in Nevada have received $15,316,668 in payments. CMS […]

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