Free sessions help community members learn about and complete advance directives

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE In recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Saint Mary’s is encouraging community members to complete their advance directives. Advance directives ensure healthcare providers receive the most comprehensive guidance regarding a patient’s wishes as to how healthcare services should be provided in the event a patient is unable to participate in […]

Avoiding Caughlin fire scams

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE As our community begins to pick up after the Caughlin Fire destruction, the Builders Association of Northern Nevada would like to make itself available to the victims of the fire and their families. Unfortunately, as you know, after most disasters, scams and posers arise making innocent people believe they can help fix […]

Cornerstone Retirement hosts free webinar for tax professionals

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Cornerstone Retirement, will host a free two hour webinar on Thursday, December 1 at 10 a.m., where qualified tax professionals can earn continuing professional education credits. The webinar, led by Claudia Hill, EA, M.B.A., will give professionals a concise and practical review of significant tax legislative changes, regulations, rulings, form changes and […]

University of Nevada, Reno President Johnson clarifies Wolf Pack Meats concern

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UNR NEWS RELEASE Continues to seek alternatives to keep service available to users Last week, University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson sent a message to the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents and others about Wolf Pack Meats, a University operation affected by operating losses and the budget cuts of recent years, […]

Renowned autism activist Temple Grandin to speak in Reno Nov. 28

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The University of Nevada, Reno and the Autism Coalition of Nevada are honored to host a special evening with Temple Grandin, Ph.D., the renowned doctor of animal science and professor in Colorado State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Grandin is known worldwide as an activist and autism self-advocate, and for her work […]

Coalition to press for end to pipeline

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE (LAS VEGAS, Nev.) – A coalition of national and statewide environmental and consumer groups, together with small businesses from Las Vegas, will hold a press conference Monday, Nov. 28, to show their opposition to the proposed export of 41 billion gallons of water annually from rural Nevada and Utah to Southern Nevada. […]

Steven Nightingale to read from latest book of sonnets at Sundance

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Poet Steven Nightingale reads from and signs his latest book of sonnets, The Golden Pilgrimage. Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. When: Wednesday, November 30, 6:30 – 8 p.m. About the book: For poet Steven Nightingale, the sonnet is not just a poetic form, it is the form […]

Gov. Sandoval orders assessment of transmission line construction for renewable energy development

Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Gov. Brian Sandoval today issued an executive order directing a state agency and task force to assess the regional market for Nevada’s renewable energy resources. In a briefing with Sandoval Senior Adviser Dale Erquiaga and Nevada State Office of Energy Director Stacey Crowley, it was explained that the assessment is […]

Vince J. Juaristi to sign Back to Bizkaia at Sundance Books and Music

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Vince J. Juaristi signs and discusses his new book Back to Bizkaia: A Basque-American Memoir. Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. When: Saturday, Nov. 26, 1 – 2:30 p.m. About the book: Back to Bizkaia is part travel book, part memoir of two men exploring their roots and […]

Nevada’s jobless rate holds steady at 13.4 percent in October

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Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Nevada’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 13.4 percent in October, the third consecutive month the jobless number has held steady, a state agency reported today. An estimated 176,400 Nevadans were looking for work, according to the monthly report from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR). While […]

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