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 […]

Various faiths coming together to bless high school graduates of Sparks

Sparks Area High Schools Baccalaureate 2011

RAJAN ZED NEWS RELEASE In a remarkable interfaith gesture, the 30th annual Sparks high schools multi-faith baccalaureate service will be held on May 20, blessing the graduating seniors. Besides prayers and blessings by area religious leaders belonging to Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu and Jewish traditions, it will also include prayers, musical numbers and speeches […]

Lawrence Coates to sign and present The Garden of the World at Sundance

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Lawrence Coates will give a talk about California wine and Prohibition, followed by a reading from his latest novel The Garden of the World (University of Nevada Press). Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. When: Thursday, May 17, 6:30 – 8 p.m. About the Book California’s Santa Clara Valley […]

Renown Regional Medical Center earns award for stroke care

RENOWN NEWS RELEASE Renown Regional Medical Center has received the 2011 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Renown Regional Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To receive the award, Renown achieved 85 percent […]

Celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation: John Tyler

OUR STORY INC. NEWS RELEASE John Tyler (1845-49) was dubbed “His Accidency” as he was the first unelected president. He had a long life of public service, was pro-slavery, became a delegate to the Provisional Confederate Congress and was ultimately elected to the Confederate Congress but died before it convened. A state rightest, he opposed […]

Renown institute for neurosciences to host stroke awareness luncheon

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Renown’s Institute for Neurosciences is hosting a Stroke Awareness Luncheon, Wednesday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort. The luncheon will focus on stroke education including how to recognize stroke warning signs. “By recognizing the warning signs and taking action, you may be able to prevent […]

Greater sage-grouse advisory committee to meet Tuesday

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – The Governor’s Office this morning announced that members have been appointed to the Greater Sage-grouse Advisory Committee and the first meeting of the advisory committee will occur Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:30am in the Guinn Room of the Nevada State Capitol. Members of the Advisory Committee are, […]

City council highlights: fire equipment, downtown police substation, Moana Stadium plans, Midtown parking

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE Today the Reno City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting. Below are some highlights from the meeting. • Agenda Item E.3 The city council approved the purchase of hazardous material detection equipment from RAE Systems with a state of Nevada Homeland Security Grant in the amount of $45,740. The purchase […]

Jones named DRI Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences Division Executive Director


DRI NEWS RELEASE Senior Scientist comes from USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center in Las Vegas Dr. K. Bruce Jones has been named the Executive Director of the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences (DEES) at the Desert Research Institute (DRI). He is currently a Senior Scientist in the National Climate Change and […]

Sandoval to lead trade mission to China, South Korea

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE Gov. Brian Sandoval announced today that he will lead a September trade mission to China and South Korea. It will include representatives of Nevada businesses. “The September trade mission to China and South Korea is expected to accelerate Nevada’s economic development and diversification efforts by growing the market for our state’s […]

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