Hiking the Hunter Creek Trail


I took Sunday morning to hike Hunter Creek Trail to the falls with my daughter. Just a couple of weeks ago, there was a fire in the area that grew bigger than I ever thought it would. That shut the trail down for a while. In fact, we were supposed to go last weekend, but the trail closure forced me to switch this trip with the trip up Mount Rose.<

Climbing Mount Rose

Ryan Jerz

I’ve wanted to get out and climb Mount Rose for a few years. Knowing the round trip was about 10 miles made it seem like something that was possible, even if you moved at a slow pace. It would also signify a decent accomplishment. In my case, it’s the first real ascent I’ve made and the highest elevation I’ve reached outside of an airplane.

A Pack First: Nevada to face SEC team in 2015


RENO, Nev. – For the first time in its history, the Nevada football team will play against a school from the Southeastern Conference as the Wolf Pack will take on Texas A&M next season, the school announced today as part of a handful of scheduling moves. Included in the moves: –               Nevada has entered into a […]

Reno-Sparks bike map now available


The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County free 2014Reno/Sparks Bike map is now available online at rtcwashoe.com and at locations throughout Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. The water- and tear-resistant maps provide information about bike lanes, paths and ride routes throughout the Truckee Meadows. The map also provides helpful tips and guidelines for safe bicycle […]

Summer camp registration in full swing for youth ages 3-18 at University of Nevada, Reno

Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno presents another fun-filled summer for boys and girls of all ages and abilities, with KIDS University, Lake Tahoe Music Camp, and Wolf Pack Sports Camps scheduled during June-Aug. 2014. Registration for camps is in full swing and available online 24/7 or by phone, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

City officials to pedal in mayoral challenge bike ride tomorrow

Bike to Work Week

CITY OF RENO NEWS–As part of Bike to Work, School and Fun Week, happening now through May 16, 2014 throughout the Truckee Meadows, the Mayoral Challenge Ride will take place Thursday, May 15 starting at 9 a.m. The public is encouraged to ride along, helping promote the many benefits bicycling has on our health and […]

PHOTO GALLERY: David Wise Parade of Champions

David Wise Parade of Champions

Images by Victoria Janicke for ThisisReno.com.

City of Reno’s spring/summer Recreation Guide now available

Residents are encouraged to make the most out of spring and summer and experience what the City of Reno Parks, Recreation and Community Services department has to offer. The 2014 Recreation Guide has been created to do just that, and this informative 34-page booklet is full of fun activities for all ages. The colorful guide […]

Tennis great Andre Agassi to speak at Governor’s Dinner


RENO, Nev. – Tennis great and native Nevadan Andre Agassi will serve as the keynote speaker at the 46th annual Governor’s Dinner in July, athletics director Doug Knuth officially announced today. The dinner is set for July 18th at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City. Tickets are on sale now at $300 per person with tables […]

Nationally-televised Nevada-Washington State game moved to Sept. 5

RENO, Nev. – The Nevada football team’s second game of the season, against Pac-12 foe Washington State, has been moved up a day to Friday, Sept. 5 and will be broadcast to a national TV audience on ESPN or ESPN2. The move was part of the Mountain West Conference’s initial release of its national television […]