Reno Crime Report: January 12, 2015

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January 4, 2015 Michelle Alvarado was arrested on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of burglary tools, possession of a dangerous weapon, and possession of credit cards at 5th and Keystone. Alvarado was arrested during a routine traffic stop. Martin Anderson and Dezhon Mack were arrested on charges of CCW, Rifle on East […]

ThisisReno Radio episode 3: Code enforcement in Reno

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ThisisReno.com talks with the City of Reno’s Code Enforcement Manager, Alex Woodley, about code enforcement issues in Reno. We discuss blight, problem properties like the Lake-Mill Lodge and the King’s Inn, code enforcement success stories, downtown’s ambassadors, pigeon poop, the realities faced by the Code Enforcement Division and what citizens can expect if they have […]

Nevada Sesquicentennial medallion series: last chance to order

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The Nevada 150 Commission announces the final sales of the popular Nevada Sesquicentennial medallions. There are two opportunities for Nevadans to purchase or complete a set of the series of four medallions that have been produced throughout the year. For those who may have missed purchasing one of the first three medallion designs, an “amnesty” […]

Nevada author Amelie Welden reads from “Rosalind, Nevada” at Sundance Books and Music

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A pre-release reading and book signing with Amelie Welden celebrates the publication of her new book, Rosalind, Nevada (Virginia Avenue Press). Copies of Rosalind, Nevada will be available for purchase and signing at the event Sunday, November 2, 1 p.m., at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, in Reno. Set against the backdrop of […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 24 amazing images of the Great Reno Balloon Race

2014 Great Reno Balloon Race. Photo by Chris Vega for ThisisReno.com.

Photos by Chris Vega for ThisisReno.com. View photo gallery in full screen.

Adjuncts Rising Part 4: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

Adjuncts Rising: UNR Morril Hall. Photo: Bob Conrad.

Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega examines the life of an adjunct, how adjunct faculty fit into the larger role of a higher-education institution and he compares local institutions […]

Adjuncts Rising, Part 2: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

Adjuncts Rising: UNR Morril Hall. Photo: Bob Conrad.

Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega examines the life of an adjunct, how adjunct faculty fit into the larger role of a higher-education institution and he compares local institutions […]

Adjuncts Rising, Part 1: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

Adjuncts Rising: UNR Morril Hall. Photo: Bob Conrad.

Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega examines the life of an adjunct, how adjunct faculty fit into the larger role of a higher-education institution and he compares local […]

Investigation identifies body found in septic tank as man reported missing from Sun Valley 34 years ago

George Webster

In August 2013, detectives with the Storey County Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence to investigate what appeared to be human remains found in a residential septic tank. The tank had been pumped by the homeowners as part of routine maintenance when the remains were found. Within the tank, a medallion was discovered that […]

Dangerous Nevada: How the Silver State was victimized by bad journalism

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In case you missed it, Nevada recently was dubbed by Gannett’s USA Today as one of “the most dangerous states in America.” Nevada was ranked number two in the most crimes for 2013, just under Tennessee, which takes the top spot, according to the article’s authors. The origin of the claim is the 2013 release […]

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