Zed lauds San Francisco International Airport for ‘Yoga Room’

SUBMITTED BY RAJAN ZED Hindus have applauded San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA for launching a “Yoga Room” at the airport terminal. Reno based Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement today, urged other world airports to build “Yoga Room” for the passengers if they wanted to help reduce their stress levels and be […]

State fiscal constraints holding up interim studies of public education, retirement system

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: The state of Nevada’s tough financial situation is holding up two separate interim studies approved by the Legislature because of the requirement for alternative funding sources to assist in conducting the reviews. One is a study of the state Public Employees’ Retirement System and the other is a study […]

Nevada lawmakers approve regulations for first in nation self-driving vehicles

Gov. Brian Sandoval was the first governor in the nation to go for a ride in Google's autonomous car in July, 2011. / Nevada News Bureau file photo.

By Nevada News Bureau Staff: Nevada took a bold step forward today as lawmakers approved regulations allowing for the operation of self-driving vehicles on the state’s roadways. The first in the nation regulations were approved by the Legislative Commission, and could provide for economic development opportunities in Nevada. “Nevada is the first state to embrace […]

County commissioners give staff direction on budget gidelines

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Discussions on the Washoe County budget continued to take center stage during the County Board of Commissioners’ first meeting in February. Initial projections of sources and uses of funds that will be used to build the fiscal year 2012/13 budget were explained for policy discussion and direction. Finance Director Sheri Mendez […]

Washoe County Commission meeting highlights for Feb. 14

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Topics at the regular meeting of the Washoe County Board of County Commissioners yesterday included honoring Washoe County employees for their generous contributions to United Way, 149 jobs created in our community using American Resource and Recovery Act stimulus funds and expanded programs for juvenile offenders and community members in need. […]

University to present debt buy-down plan for Fire Science Academy to Regents

UNR NEWS RELEASE Will allow redirection of student per-credit fee to campus-wide capital projects that directly benefit students In March, University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson will present a debt reduction plan to the Board of Regents for the $24 million capital debt on the Fire Science Academy in Carlin. If approved, the plan […]

University sets community forum on rezoning Main Station land

Land parcel at the Main Station Field Laboratory proposed to be rezoned by the University of Nevada.

Presentations and discussion on tap for evening of Feb. 21 UNR NEWS RELEASE A community forum to present and discuss information about the proposed rezoning of the University of Nevada, Reno’s 104-acre South McCarran parcel, part of the University’s 1049-acre Main Station Field Laboratory, is set for Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., […]

Reno Air Racing Association welcomes aviation expert Michael Stollings to board

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE With nearly four decades of extensive military and commercial flight experience, Michael Stollings is the newest member to join the Reno Air Racing Association Board of Directors. Stollings’ knowledge in aviation safety and flight operations will contribute to the overall growth, safety and success of the National Championship Air Races. With nearly […]

BLM concludes Pancake Complex Wild Horse Gather

BLM NEWS RELEASE ELY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Egan Field Office and Battle Mountain District, Tonopah Field Office concluded the Pancake Complex Wild Horse Gather on Saturday, Feb. 11.  The BLM gathered 1,115 wild horses from the Pancake and Sand Springs West Herd Management Areas (HMA) and Jakes Wash Herd […]

Ad2 Reno hosting nonprofit marketing workshop this Sunday

AD2 RENO NEWS RELEASE Half-day workshop targeted for nonprofits just $30 In response to the 60 applications received for their public service campaign, Ad2 Reno is hosting a marketing workshop for area nonprofit organizations. The half-day workshop, which is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8:30 a.m., will cover a broad range of topics geared […]

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