Sandoval signs military spouse reciprocity executive order

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval this afternoon announced he has signed an executive order providing reciprocity for military spouses seeking licensure in Nevada. The order is effective immediately. “Our state government is comprised of a number of professional licensing boards and commissions which have a direct impact on the lives […]

Campground fees to increase in the Lake Tahoe Basin

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –Due to increased costs of doing business, fees at campgrounds operated by California Land Management (CLM) on National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin will rise by $2 this season. Camping fees will increase at Fallen Leaf (now $32, $34 for premium sites), Meeks Bay (now $27, $29), William Kent […]

Forest Service seeking Desolation Wilderness volunteers

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is looking for volunteers who love working outdoors, educating and helping people, and would like to help preserve one of our nation’s most popular wilderness areas, Desolation Wilderness.  The public is invited to attend one of two informational meetings in South Lake […]

Sierra Club endorses Pastor Pat Spearman for state Senate

SIERRA CLUB NEWS RELEASE The Southern Nevada Group of the Sierra Club is endorsing Democratic Party candidate Patricia Spearman for state Senate District 1. “Pastor Spearman’s responses to our questions, as well as her personal contact with many Sierra Club members and friends, clearly show that she has a grasp of the critical conservation and […]

Community Health Nursing clinics offer HPV vaccines for Lyon Co. boys and girls

State community health nurses from offices in several communities in the region consult with one another before a recent, large-scale  health care event. Left: Therese Litterer from the Yerington office; right: Laura Cooper from the Fernley office; back: Roni Galas from Carson office). Photo by Carissa Snedekker, permission to use.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Nevada State Health Division’s Community Health Nursing clinics throughout Lyon County offer conveniently located and very affordable services for men, women and children. The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is now available through the Vaccine for Children Program at the Community Health Nursing clinics in Dayton, Silver Springs, Fernley and Yerington for […]

Nevada state drought response plan revised

A network of rain gauge reporting stations throughout Nevada keeps the Nevada State Climate Office at the University of Nevada, Reno and other state agencies apprised of precipitation totals used in part in the Nevada Drought Repsonse plan to evaluate drought conditions. Photo by Jeff Thompson, University of Nevada, Reno.

UNR NEWS RELEASE Updated approach gives state, local agencies and public easier process to follow The Nevada State Climate Office, Division of Emergency Management and Division of Water Resources have updated the plan responsible for state agency communication and coordination on drought monitoring, response and mitigation. “The plan clarifies and updates the approach to interagency […]

City of Reno: No lay-offs, no cuts in services, and stabilized reserves

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE At today’s budget workshop, Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger announced the budget for fiscal year 2012-13, which begins July 1, will be the first budget in five years with no lay-offs, no cuts in services, and stabilized reserves. The Reno City Council heard the proposed budget, which focuses on maintaining […]

Deputy receives “Survivor Award” during Hoff Memo

On December 17th, 2011, Deputy Cole Bunyard survived a violent attack that came without warning while he was conducting a traffic stop in Gerlach, Nevada. With backup over 100 miles away and unable to get to his K9 partner who was in the patrol vehicle, Deputy Bunyard attempted to retreat to his Patrol vehicle and […]

Enel Green Power inaugurates the first solar-geothermal hybrid project

Stillwater Solar-Geothermal Hybrid project. Image courtesy of the Nevada State Office of Energy.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Yesterday Enel Green Power (EGP), the Enel Group’s renewable energy company, operating in North America through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, inaugurated the world’s first and only solar-geothermal hybrid project in Churchill County, Nev.  Located near the town of Fallon, EGP’s Stillwater solar plant will generate up to 26 MW […]

All welcome to attend Nevada Air Guard Open House June 9

NEVADA NATIONAL GUARD NEWS RELEASE To show  its gratitude for more than six decades of community support, the Nevada Air National Guard invites all to attend its Open House set for June 9 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Open House will take place at the Nevada Air National Guard Base in Reno with more than […]

Pin It on Pinterest