Reid meets with Elko High students

Sen. Harry Reid met with students from Elko High School’s Close Up program.

HARRY REID NEWS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C.- Sen. Harry Reid met yesterday with students from Elko High School participating in the Close Up program to discuss civic education and participation. The student group was led by Elko High teacher James Guthrie and Close Up representative Seth Maiman. “I was pleased to meet with Elko High School […]

Reno offers to extend fire agreement

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE At a joint meeting between the Reno City Council and the Truckee Meadows Board of Fire Commissioners (the Washoe County Commission) Thursday afternoon, the Reno City Council voted unanimously to extend the current interlocal agreement for fire services for six months so proposals for regionalization could be negotiated. This offer, […]

Board of Fire Commissioners continues plan to provide fully functional fire service

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE During a joint meeting today the Washoe County Commission, acting as the Board of Fire Commissioners for both Truckee Meadows and Sierra Fire Protection Districts, discussed with the Reno City Council various options relating to regionalization of fire services. The commissioners presented options to the city of Reno to continue the […]

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 […]

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