Community Health Centers Increase Colon Cancer Screening


Increasingly public health officials are counting on the medical teams at community health centers to help Nevada reach key goals in reducing the burden of cancer in the state. One of those goals is the “80 percent by 2018” goal set by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, to have 80 percent of eligible adults up-to-date […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 33 Images of the 2015 Nevada Women’s Expo

2015 Nevada Women's Expo Photo by Alex Conrad for

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PRSA workshop provides tools to “Elevate Your #PRactice”


The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – Sierra Nevada Chapter presents “Elevate Your #PRactice”, a full-day workshop for strategic communicators of all levels on April 29, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Designed to dive further into the public relations profession, the workshop sessions will focus on […]

Get Cracking! Nevadans Challenged to Get Screened for Colon Cancer


Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is March 1 – 31 Each March there’s an increase in the number of adults getting screened for colon cancer thanks to Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, but doctors in the state are hoping the increased awareness continues throughout the year. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for […]

Patients Now Have Choices for Colon Cancer Screening


Multiple Test Options Available Ask most physicians which test is the best when screening for colon cancer and they’ll likely say, “The best screening test is the one that gets done.” With recent advances in screening test development, that means that colonoscopy once every 10 years isn’t the only option. Newer FIT tests, short for […]

Interior Secretary Launches Plan to Protect Great Basin Rangelands

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Report advances work with Federal, state, Tribal and non-government partners to protect economic activity and wildlife habitat vital to the Western way of life WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released the first of two reports developed by the Rangeland Fire Task Force. This initial report includes actions to be implemented […]

Residents Rally with Police to Apprehend Man Caught Breaking Into Home

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At about 11:30 today, March 9, 2015 a female at the 9000 block of Oakley Lane in south Reno heard a disturbance in her garage. When she went to investigate, she discovered an older white male had broken into her residence. The man ran out of the residence where he was met by the female’s […]

Nutritional Food Company Opens Facility in Reno

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Nutrient Foods, a scientific nutritional foods research and manufacturing company, announced today the opening of its 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Reno that will replace its New Jersey operations. The facility will manufacture nutrient-dense foods scientifically formulated to provide essential nutrients plus fiber . Nutrient Foods is the scientific and manufacturing enterprise behind its sister company, […]

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

Alex Woodley 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 […]