Reese Takes On Washington, D.C.

December 13, 2017 ThisIsReno

By Emily Fay Reese Life is a different beast in Washington, D.C. It has always been on my bucket list to visit our nation’s capitol and it seems that my life’s circumstances have brought me […]

Commissioners Vaughn Hartung, bottom left, and Kitty Jung, middle right, dedicate the new center with County Manager John Slaughter, far right. Image: Washoe County / Chris Ciarlo.

County Opens New Family Center on Prater Way

December 6, 2017 ThisIsReno

Washoe County’s Human Services Agency (HSA) announced today the opening of the region’s new family engagement center for parents and children. Located at 905 East Prater Way, the center features a playground, a multi-use facility, […]

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School District to Examine Head Lice Policy

October 25, 2017 Carla O'Day

  Washoe County School District health officials said Tuesday they plan to form a committee to review latest research, discuss findings, and possibly make recommendations for a revised head lice strategy. Currently, students with lice […]

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Tiny Homes Project Heralded at City Hall

October 11, 2017 Bob Conrad

Living Stones Church and Stonegate developer donate money toward effort Tiny homes won’t solve Reno’s homeless crisis, but they’re expected to help. The effort, championed by numerous advocates for the homeless and Councilwoman Neoma Jardon, […]