Local students win awards in Congressional Art Competition

Dayton High School art teacher Malaynia Wick (right) is pictured here with Congressman Mark Amodei. Wick encouraged her students to submit their  art to Congressman Amodei's  art competition. Quest Lakes of Healthy Communities Coalition (left) was one of the four judges. photo by Mary Ellen Horan, used with permission.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Nevada high school students submitted an outstanding collection of their art in hopes of winning an award in the 2012 Congressional Art Competition for the 2nd Congressional District sponsored by Congressman Mark Amodei.  At the reception for the students who submitted entries at the VSA Lakes Mansion in Reno, the  congressman spent […]

Specialty summer camps appeal to kids’ interests and hobbies at Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Each summer, the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows hosts hundreds of kids for summer camp at seven northern Nevada locations. And this year, many of those campers get an extra treat thanks to specialty camps that cater to children’s specific interests, including dance, outdoor recreation and the arts. Summer camp […]

Experienced physician, leader named medical director of rehab hospital

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Stefan Humphries, M.D., MBA, brings years of medical and administrative experience to Renown Health. Earlier this spring, he joined Renown Rehabilitation Hospital as medical director. “The employees and medical staff at Renown Rehab will be working together to enhance the patient experience by promoting a seamless transition from acute hospital care to […]

Carboline to open manufacturing facility in Nevada

NNDA NEWS RELEASE DAYTON, Nev. —  Northern Nevada Development Authority is excited to announce that Carboline Company has acquired an existing 184,500-square-foot building in Dayton for the purpose of manufacturing and distributing high performance industrial coatings to support its customer service expectations in the western United States and throughout the world. Carboline expects to invest […]

Reno Fire Investigators seeking information regarding possible serial arsonist

Reno Fire Department investigators are seeking the community’s help with information regarding a series of arson fires. Since Wednesday, the Reno Fire Department has responded to 10 fires that have been set in the area between Moana Lane and Redfield Parkway. Additionally, in the past two weeks there have been intermittent fires that have been set […]

Renown appoints new medical director for rural primary care practices

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Marie McCormack, M.D., has joined Renown Health as the medical director for rural primary care practices. Dr. McCormack has worked with Renown as a family practitioner for six years in Fernley. She will oversee the Renown primary care providers in Fallon, Fernley and Silver Springs. In addition, Dr. McCormack will ensure each […]

University Professor receives International Book Award

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Dr. Emma Sepúlveda, a Foundation Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, received two awards for Setenta dias de noche, (Catalonia, Chile) on Tuesday, June 5 at the 14th Annual International Latino Book Awards, in New York. Dr. Sepúlveda’s book, received first place in two categories including “Best History/Political Book — Spanish […]

Truckee Meadows Fire District makes final preparations for July 1 service

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Staff at the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) are putting the finishing touches on preparations to begin full fire service to the Truckee Meadows and Sierra Fire Protection Districts beginning July 1. “We’re currently completing the hiring and assessment process,” said TMFPD Fire Chief Charles Moore, “for positions ranging from […]

Think you know your candidate? Find out at prezdebate.com

At www.prezdebate.com, developed by two University of Nevada, Reno professors, users choose who said a series of quotes, President Barack Obama or presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

UNR NEWS RELEASE Two University of Nevada, Reno professors have developed a website and a game application for iPhones that allows users to test their knowledge of President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Available at www.prezdebate.com and at the iTunes store by searching for the app Prez Debate, the game presents random quotes […]

University Police Services host 54th annual conference for public safety leaders

University Police officers patrol 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, enforcing all local, state and federal laws and ordinances within the jurisdiction of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Police Services host the 54th annual conference for public safety leaders in Reno June 15-19.

UNR NEWS RELEASE The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, the largest gathering of campus public safety leaders in the world, brings nearly 500 members and guests to Reno next week for its 54th Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno and its Police Services. The conference, held June 15-19, primarily at […]

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