Development Authority receives RDA designation

NNDA NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY —  Northern Nevada Development Authority is pleased to announce the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development has designated NNDA as one of the state’s 10 Regional Development Authorities. NNDA, established in 1981, remains one of the state’s multi-county development authorities serving all of Carson City, Douglas, Lyon and Churchill Counties.  […]

Local students win awards in Congressional Art Competition

Dayton High School art teacher Malaynia Wick (right) is pictured here with Congressman Mark Amodei. Wick encouraged her students to submit their  art to Congressman Amodei's  art competition. Quest Lakes of Healthy Communities Coalition (left) was one of the four judges. photo by Mary Ellen Horan, used with permission.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Nevada high school students submitted an outstanding collection of their art in hopes of winning an award in the 2012 Congressional Art Competition for the 2nd Congressional District sponsored by Congressman Mark Amodei.  At the reception for the students who submitted entries at the VSA Lakes Mansion in Reno, the  congressman spent […]

Carboline to open manufacturing facility in Nevada

NNDA NEWS RELEASE DAYTON, Nev. —  Northern Nevada Development Authority is excited to announce that Carboline Company has acquired an existing 184,500-square-foot building in Dayton for the purpose of manufacturing and distributing high performance industrial coatings to support its customer service expectations in the western United States and throughout the world. Carboline expects to invest […]

Truckee Meadows Fire District makes final preparations for July 1 service

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Staff at the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) are putting the finishing touches on preparations to begin full fire service to the Truckee Meadows and Sierra Fire Protection Districts beginning July 1. “We’re currently completing the hiring and assessment process,” said TMFPD Fire Chief Charles Moore, “for positions ranging from […]

State Energy Office offers free training for energy code compliance

Nevada State Office of Energy

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada State Office of Energy ( is offering a free training on residential and commercial building energy codes that go into effect July 1, 2012. The new codes affect architects, contractors, engineers and builders in Nevada. Free training sessions are being offered on the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code, which […]

State designates Regional Development Authorities

NGOED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development has designated 10 organizations as Regional Development Authorities under Governor Brian Sandoval’s State Plan for Excellence in Economic Development. As the central point of contact for economic development within the state’s regions, the RDAs will lead Nevada’s regional economic development efforts linking […]

Sandoval statement on U.S. Forest Service plane crashes

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — Governor Brian Sandoval made the following statement yesterday after learning of two U.S. Forest Service plane crashes while fighting Nevada fires: “Within a matter of hours this afternoon, planes carrying two U.S. Forest Service crews crashed while fighting Nevada fires.  Currently, we know of one successful emergency landing […]

Forest Service seeks public input on forest plan alternatives

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – As part of its Forest Plan revision process, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is asking for public comment on four alternatives for managing National Forest System lands. The alternatives respond to public input obtained from comment periods and multiple public meetings in 2008 and 2010, as […]

Early voting continues through June 8

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County voters have one week to take advantage of early voting locations, as the polling sites will be open through June 8 prior to the primary election on June 12. There are 17 early voting polling places throughout Washoe County, and new to the list this year is Sparks City […]

Sheriff’s Office launches summer “Knock and Lock” campaign

WCSO NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Sheriff’s Office volunteers will be walking the Virginia Foothills area on Saturday, June 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. as part of a community-wide “Knock and Lock” campaign to encourage citizens to keep their homes and vehicles locked and provide seasonal safety information to residents and their families. “Information […]

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