Cornerstone Retirement hosts free seminar on retirement planning for retirees and those retiring soon

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Chris Abts, president of Cornerstone Retirement, will host a free seminar on financial and retirement planning on Thursday, December 8 at 5 p.m. at Pinocchio’s Bar and Grill located off Vista Blvd. in Sparks. Guests will enjoy a 90 minute presentation from Abts followed by a complimentary dinner. The presentation will focus […]

OPINION: Berkley reversal shot/chaser

Dean Heller for Senate

HELLER FOR SENATE RELEASE Shot “Some Democrats already are leery of having Clinton campaign for them. One is Shelley Berkley, who has been given a good chance of winning an open House seat in Nevada and doesn’t want Clinton to join her on the stump. “‘As a mother and a woman, I am appalled by […]

DUI arrests have effects long past holiday season

WASHOE CO. DEPT. OF ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING NEWS RELEASE During this holiday season the Washoe County Department of Alternative Sentencing would like to remind everyone that driving under the influence has many lasting effects. If you are convicted on an impaired driving charge you may very well end up with the following sanctions and more. A […]

Foundation warns pumping project may harm Great Basin National Park

GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE The Great Basin National Park Foundation on Friday warned against the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s groundwater pumping project in Spring and Snake Valleys. Submitting public comment to the Nevada State Water Engineer, the foundation stated that “the project should not proceed in the valleys adjacent to Great Basin […]

UNR student named Marshall Scholar

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Marshall Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded to undergraduates seeking to pursue postgraduate degrees. For the first time in the scholarship’s 58-year history, a University of Nevada, Reno student, Max Alderman, has been chosen as a Marshall Scholar. Similar to the Rhodes Scholarship, only 40 or fewer Marshall […]

Medicaid information system goes live by deadline, no major issues expected

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: A state official said today the firm hired in January to take over the operation of the Medicaid billing and information systems has completed its work by today’s deadline. HP Enterprise Services was given a four-month extension to complete the transfer and start-up of the system after it failed […]

Gov. Sandoval joins in wreath laying ceremony honoring veterans, active duty military personnel

Carson City Major Bob Crowell, Gov. Brian Sandoval and St. Teresa School Student Body President Grace Bayliss present the wreath honoring the military. / Photo: Nevada News Bureau.

By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Gov. Brian Sandoval was joined by the 8th grade class from St. Teresa of Avila School today in a 5th annual wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Capitol honoring the nation’s veterans and active duty military personnel. Also participating in the ceremony was Anita Parker, representing the […]

BLM invites public comments on Reno to Las Vegas fiber optic cable project

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BLM NEWS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Sierra Front Field Office (SFFO) has made available for public review and comment the Nevada Broadband Telemedicine Initiative Environmental Assessment (EA).  The  fiber optic cable project would connect, maintain and operate a statewide telemedicine network and would serve a minimum of 36 hospitals and medical facilities, […]

New staff joins the team of OCG Creative Inc.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Jesse Gaunt, Krystal Pyatt and Brian Watkins have joined the staff of OCG Creative Inc., a graphic design, printing solution and brand marketing firm in Reno. Jesse graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College with an associate degree of applied science in graphic communications. He previously worked for Forged Reality as a freelance […]

School of Medicine’s free clinic date for December scheduled

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The University of Nevada School of Medicine will hold one free Student Outreach Clinic this month on Saturday, December 17 from 8 a.m. to noon. This clinic will focus on basic medical care for children. There will be no other clinics scheduled this month due to the holidays. Student Outreach Clinics are […]

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