Washoe County Commissioners Will Hear Dispatch Plans for Fire Services


Residents in Washoe County will have their emergency fire calls answered in one of two ways after the fire services restructure between the County and the City of Reno becomes official on July 1. The Washoe County Commissioners, acting as the Board of Fire Commissioners, will hear two proposed solutions today during the regularly scheduled […]

City of Reno budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 adopted

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE After listening to public comment and hearing a presentation by City Manager Andrew Clinger, the Reno City Council adopted the fiscal year 2012-2013 budget. The budget for all funds is $295 million with the general fund at $155 million. This is the first budget in five years with no lay-offs, […]

Govenor and cabinet visiting businesses across Nevada Thursday

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — Governor Brian Sandoval and his Cabinet will visit businesses across Nevada this Thursday, May 17th as part of the Administration’s ongoing effort to focus on economic development and job growth. “Nevada businesses are the key to our economic recovery,” Governor Brian Sandoval said.  “While our taxable sale numbers […]

Prevent Youth Firesetting

With the significant wildland fire potential being above normal and expected to increase as the summer months approach, the Reno Fire Department would like to remind parents to supervise children to ensure they do not play with fire along with educating them on the dangers of fire. “Typically we see a substantial increase in the […]

Forest Service releases decision for Heavenly 2012 Capital Projects

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has released the draft Decision Memo for 2012 Capital Improvement Projects at Heavenly Ski Resort.  Improvements would include trail upgrades, a new surface tow lift, a new Kids Adventure Zone, an outdoor event facility, summer four-wheel drive tours and a new summer hiking trail.  […]

Forest Service to begin Pope-Baldwin Bike Path repair project

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will begin work to repair the Pope-Baldwin Bike Path on Monday, May 14, 2012.  The Pope- Baldwin Bike Path is located near the south end of Lake Tahoe and runs along Hwy. 89 for approximately three miles.   Repair work will include fixing […]

NSBDC offers free workshops for contractors wanting to work with NDOT

UNR NEWS RELEASE The Nevada Small Business Development Center is providing free workshops in Reno and Elko, Nev., to construction contractors who are either certified as Disadvantaged Business Enterprises  or who wish to seek DBE certification, and are wanting the opportunity to bid on contracts provided by the Nevada Department of Transportation.  The federal Disadvantaged […]

USDA to conduct second outreach meeting in rural Nevada

NRCS NEWS RELEASE USDA agencies are joining together to conduct their second public meeting to reach customers in the most rural areas of Nevada. The meeting will be held in Ely, June 5, at the Bureau of Land Management office, at 1:00 pm.  The meeting is being hosted by USDA Rural Development, Farm Service Agency […]

Food Bank Partnership helps Washoe County Social Services cut costs

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WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Finding a way to cut costs on groceries while trying to shop for the same amount of food has nearly become a national pastime over the past few years. The staff at Washoe County Child Protective Services has done exactly that by finding a way to increase the amount of food […]

Reid meets with Nevada Women’s Mining Coalition

Sen. Harry Reid with representatives of Nevada Women's Mining Coalition

HARRY REID NEWS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C.- Sen. Harry Reid met Tuesday with representatives from Nevada Women’s Mining Coalition to discuss the growth of Nevada’s mining industry. “The mining industry is an important part of Nevada’s economy and it creates jobs for many Nevada communities,” said Reid. “I was pleased to discuss growth opportunities for the […]

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