Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to hold awards ceremony

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office will be holding its bi-annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 6:30 PM. The ceremony will be held at the Washoe County Board of County Commissioners Chambers, Building A, located at 1001 E. 9th Street in Reno. The ceremony will be broadcasted live on the […]

Moana Nursery hosts Northern Nevada Orchid Show Jan. 27 – 29 and Easy Orchid Seminar Jan. 28


MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Members of the Orchid Society will be exhibiting some of their rare plants at the show and will be available to answer questions about orchids and the orchid society throughout the show. An intriguing selection of several varieties of unusual orchids – including funky masdevallias, foliage Jewel orchids, dendrobiums, phaleonopsis, lady […]

Washoe County School District cuts ribbon on towering solar-shade structure

WCSD SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE WHAT:            The Washoe County School District hosts a ribbon cutting celebration of the installation of a 1.5-megawatt solar power system at Reed High School and North Valleys High School.   WHERE:           The ribbon cutting ceremony takes place at Reed High School, located at 1350 Baring Blvd., Sparks, NV 89434   […]

Bully’s named ‘Business of the Year’ by Chamber

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Bully’s Sports Bar & Grill, named “northern Nevada’s Best Sports Bar” every year since its opening in 1994, collected another accolade last week when it accepted the “Business of the Year” award from The Chamber. Recognized both for its business achievements as well as its community outreach efforts, Bully’s gives credit to […]

Local yarn store and dentist come together to stick it to heart disease with unique knitting event

“Knit Night” to educate women about tie between oral and systemic well-being Jimmy Beans Wool, a local retailer of yarn and fabric with a strong online presence, and Dr. Zeny N. Ocean, a Reno dentist specializing in total body health through dentistry, are coming together to educate women about their risk factors for heart disease […]

Capstone Communities announces availability of pre-sale homes at Virginia Lake Crossing

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Capstone Communities is the first new homebuilder in Northern Nevada since the real estate collapse in 2008 and announces the availability of pre-sale homes at its Virginia Lake Crossing community prior to the expected Grand Opening in March. Single family and townhome models are currently under construction and the first homes are […]

Sheriff’s deputies arrest fourth Storey County burglary suspect, seeking information on fifth

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE On Friday, January 20, 2012, Washoe County Sheriff’s Detectives contacted and detained Shawn Staggs, a 29 year old Sun Valley resident, wanted in connection with the burglaries. Staggs was subsequently arrested by Storey County Detectives and transported to the Storey County Jail on Burglary and Conspiracy charges. In total, Washoe County Detectives […]

Thomas named newest shareholder of TCI Wealth Advisors

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE TCI Wealth Advisors is pleased to announce Justin Thomas as the newest shareholder within the company. Thomas has been a financial advisor with TCI since February of 2010. “Justin has been a very beneficial asset to our company as well as an exceptional advisor for his clients,” said Doug Nelson, senior advisor […]

Gordon’s Backyard BBQ and Catering “Pays it Forward” to community organizations


SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE When Gordon Hodapp saw the work the nonprofit Loving Hearts Club was doing in Reno, he was amazed by the need in the community. “There was a need for just bare necessities like socks, towels, hats, food, and things to survive winter outdoors.”  He began to help at Loving Hearts Club whenever […]

Extension helping those affected by Washoe Drive fire

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

UNCE NEWS RELEASE Experts to explain landscape care, insurance and ember preparedness University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE)  is inviting residents affected by the Washoe Drive Fire to three informational sessions on Jan. 26, 30 and 31 to discuss post-fire insurance questions,  learn how to help their burned and scorched landscapes recover from the blaze, […]

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