BLM selects Madeleine Pickens’ proposed wild horse ecosanctuary for environmental analysis

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BLM NEWS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management announced today that it has selected for environmental analysis a public-private land wild horse ecosanctuary proposal submitted by Saving America’s Mustangs (SAM), a non-profit organization formed by Madeleine Pickens.  The BLM will conduct an environmental analysis of the proposal under the provisions of the National Environmental Policy […]

Reno Fire Department partners with the Reno Bike Project

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The Reno Fire Department and the Reno Bike Project, a non-profit community bicycle shop and advocacy group, are partnering together to make donating bicycles more convenient for the community. In addition to donating at the Reno Bike Project, bicycles can now be dropped off at any Reno Fire Department station […]

Sierra Club endorses Barack Obama for re-election

SIERRA CLUB NEWS RELEASE The Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club announced today to its members in Nevada and parts of California that the national Sierra Club has joined other environmental groups in endorsing President Barack Obama for re-election. Together, the four environmental groups represent nearly 4 million Americans, including more than 5,000 Sierra Club […]

Nevada gets A+ for child abuse death transparency

DHHS NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — The scorecard released Tuesday by the University of San Diego School of Law and child advocacy group First Star gives Nevada 98 out of 100 points for its disclosure policies related to child fatalities. Nevada is one of only four states to earn an A+. This second annual edition […]

City of Reno hires community development director

Fred Turnier. Image courtesy city of Reno.

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The city of Reno is happy to announce Fred Turnier as the director of community development. Turnier will begin his employment with the city of Reno on May 21 after serving as the interim city manager and community and economic development director for the city of Fernley. Turnier previously worked […]

BLM seeking public comment on proposed Jackson Mountains wild horse gather

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BLM NEWS RELEASE WINNEMUCCA — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office is soliciting public comment on the Jackson Mountains Herd Management Area (HMA) Wild Horse Gather Plan Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA).  The Proposed Action calls for a phased-in approach to reach the appropriate management level over a six to […]

Roberson says Legislature should not abdicate tax policy to initiative process

MICHAEL ROBERSON NEWS RELEASE State Sen. Michael Roberson (R – Henderson) said today that ballot initiatives which seek to raise taxes destabilize the state’s budget process and could transform Nevada into another California, where the initiative process has damaged the Legislature’s ability to control spending and enact sensible tax policy.  Roberson said the Nevada Legislature […]

OPINION: Citations suggest Nevada law permissive on ‘robo-signing’

SUBMITTED BY NPRI By Steven Miller LAS VEGAS — When the late Tracy Lawrence went before a Clark County Grand Jury last November to be quizzed about her activities as a notary for Lender Processing Services, she must have felt uneasy. On the one hand, supervisors in the big back-office firm serving the mortgage industry had repeatedly assured […]

City of Reno accepting proposals to lease building in former bus station

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The city of Reno is accepting proposals to lease a building in the former CitiCenter bus station. The building, constructed in 1984, is at 40 East 4th St. The city is in the process of locating the Reno Police Department’s Downtown Enforcement Team into the south building and is soliciting […]

How Medicare covers hospice care

CMMS NEWS RELEASE By David Sayen Coping with terminal illness can be very difficult, both for the patient and his or her loved ones. That’s why I wanted to tell you about Medicare’s coverage for hospice care and how it works. Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. […]

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