Washington, Hamilton and Jefferson debate issues of today in UNR performance

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Nevadans who have toured George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate have likely seen actor Dean Malissa, the official and sole George Washington historical actor at the estate. Besides his work at Mount Vernon, Malissa has portrayed Washington in TV productions for The Discovery Channel, NBC, ABC, the National Geographic Channel and others, in […]

Information sought in Lemmon Valley death of Reno resident

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office confirms that a formal identification and family notifications have been made in the death of a male Reno resident at a Lemmon Valley gathering over the weekend. The deceased, identified as 20 year-old Jared Hyde (previously reported as a 19 year-old), succumbed to injuries as a result […]

Area youth & employers to participate in countywide job shadow day

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Washoe County youth will have a chance to learn more about the careers and industries available in the Reno-Sparks area on February 9 for Washoe County Ready for Life Job Shadow Day. More than 150 students will be participating in the inaugural event across the county by touring and job shadowing at […]

Opinion: Mr. Chairman, I propose we cut the hoo-haw

I attended the Republican Party Caucus on Saturday as a participant. My only intention was to vote and possibly become a delegate to the Washoe County convention. If history is a guide, becoming a delegate wouldn’t be a problem since hardly anyone from my precinct bothers to show up at these things. As fate would […]

University/NSBDC offer workshops on funding for innovative small businesses

UNR NEWS RELEASE Companies pursuing innovative technologies received a gift at the end of the year when Congress reauthorized the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs for six years. The two programs provide $2.5 billion a year for small, high-technology companies. This month, the Nevada Small Business Development Center and the […]

University of Nevada, Reno agrees in principle to have an interfaith prayer room

UNR officials, area religious leaders and campus student leaders who attended the meeting about an nterfaith prayer room at UNR on Feb. 3. Seventh from right is UNR President Marc Johnson.

RAJAN ZED NEWS RELEASE University of Nevada, Reno agreed last week in principle to have an interfaith prayer room. In a meeting with a group of campus student religious leaders and area clergy, UNR President Marc A. Johnson said the interfaith prayer room was a good idea and they would like to have it. Hindu […]

Former U.S. ambassador at-large for war crimes issues to read, sign new book at Sundance

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: David Scheffer, former U.S. ambassador at-large for war crimes issues, signs and presents All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals (Princeton University Press). Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno. When: Sunday, February 19, 2 – 3:30 p.m. About the Book: Within days of […]

OPINION: Time for Heller to put Nevada before oil company profits

NCL NEWS RELEASE Big Oil continues to solidify its position as the most profitable companies in the history of the world while politicians, including Nevada’s Senator Dean Heller, send billions in taxpayer dollars to the industry. Exxon Mobil announced this week that it made more than $41 billion in profits last year, a hefty 35 […]

Plunge into Tahoe for a good cause

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE South Lake Tahoe, Nev. – Teams of super heroes, penguins, pirates and other characters jumped into Lake Tahoe last winter, and on March 17, they’ll do it again. You’re invited to join them as Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada co-host Polar Plunge® 2012 at Zephyr Cove, South Lake Tahoe. The event […]

Michael Hagerty named KUNR news director

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Michael Hagerty has been named news director for KUNR 88.7 FM – Reno Public Radio. He comes to KUNR from his position as senior producer and news director for KNPB-TV Public Television in Reno, bringing to the job more than a decade of public radio and public television experience. He holds a […]

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