Getting Medicare-covered health services at home

COLUMN SUBMITTED BY MEDICARE By David Sayen Medicare covers a variety of heath care services that you can receive in the comfort and privacy of your home. These include intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech-language pathology services and occupational therapy. Such services used to be available only at a hospital or doctor’s office. But […]

Reno businessman David Ward seeks council seat

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DAVID WARD NEWS RELEASE Today long-time Reno resident and business leader David Ward announced his candidacy for the non-partisan Reno City Council, at-large position. “I grew up here. My wife, Shannon, and I chose to raise our children here,” Ward said. “I love this city, and I’m very concerned about the economic challenges we face. […]

Wild horse gather delayed in western Nevada

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BLM NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District Flanigan, Dogskin Mountain, and Granite Peak Wild Horse Gather scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, has been postponed until further notice due to logistical delays. The public is encouraged to check the Wild Horse Gather information line that […]

BLM seeks input on pipeline project

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BLM NEWS RELEASE ELKO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko District Office, seeks public input on a proposed pipeline from Ruby Pipeline’s main line to Barrick Goldstrike’s operations in northern Elko county. Energy Operations Management (EOM), based in Sacramento, Calif., has proposed constructing an approximate 24-mile, 8-12 inch natural gas pipeline from the […]

OPINION: NPRI defends Cuban pastor and church against government depredation

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SUBMITTED BY NPRI LAS VEGAS — The Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation at the Nevada Policy Research Institute announced today that it will represent the Ministerio Roco Solida Church (Solid Rock Church), pastored by Victor Fuentes, and has filed a claim with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for negligent and lawless actions by […]

Forest Service warns about increasing fire risk

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is putting fire personnel on alert this Sunday due to the possibility of strong winds that could cause a wildland fire to become more intense and spread rapidly. Lack of rain or snow has already pushed the fire danger level back […]

Make a difference – apply for the Washoe County Animal Control Board

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Washoe County Animal Control Board to fill a four-year term through March 2016. The vacated seat represents District 5, so all citizens living in Washoe County Commission District 5 and are interested in the position are encouraged to apply. Commission District […]

City of Reno closures for Monday

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE Reno City Hall and city administrative Offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday. For holiday hours for recreation facilities please visit www.reno.gov. Operation of the Rink on the River is weather and ice condition dependent. Please make sure to call the Rink on the […]

Forest Service approves South Shore fuels reduction

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) has approved a project that will reduce wildfire risk to communities on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore and restore the health of the area’s forests. The South Shore Fuel Reduction and Healthy Forest Restoration Project will thin trees and brush on […]

BLM to conduct two consecutive wild horse gathers in western Nevada

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BLM NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District has scheduled two consecutive wild horse gathers in western Nevada, with the first to begin on Monday Jan. 16, 2012.  Both gathers are scheduled for completion by Jan. 31.  The two gathers include the following: The Flanigan, Dogskin Mountain, and […]

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