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Animal Ark: A tour

August 8, 2009 Bob Conrad

Animal Ark is a 38-acre wildlife sanctuary and nature center northwest of Reno, Nevada. This facility’s rural setting provides an ideal place to house non-releasable wildlife and allows the public a unique opportunity to view these animals in natural habitat exhibits through glass viewing areas. […]

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The Story Behind the New WalMart Site

August 8, 2009 Bob Conrad

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection with the U.S. EPA and the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony have collaborated to clean up contaminated land in Reno, Nevada, which his now the site of construction for a new WalMart. […]

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Governor Tours New Control Tower at Reno Airport

August 8, 2009 Bob Conrad

Governor Jim Gibbons toured the new air traffic control tower at Reno-Tahoe International Airport Friday.
“I am very impressed with the new tower facility,” Gibbons said. “When it is operational, air travel to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport will be safer and more efficient.” […]

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State Nursery has Plants Available for Fall Planting

August 13, 2009 Bob Conrad

The Nevada Division of Forestry State Tree Nursery in Washoe Valley has a great selection of low cost, conservation plants available for fall planting. Fall is a great time for planting as warm soils encourage root growth before the ground freezes. Fall plantings with an already established root system will be more tolerant of the summer heat. Take advantage of this time by visiting the Washoe Nursery before it closes for the winter on October 10, 2009. […]

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Reno Blues Fest Begins

August 15, 2009 ThisIsReno

News release James Ingram, The Emotions, Lil’ Dave Thompson Headline the Festival Known for sharing the culture and spirit of the blues, the 5th annual Reno-Tahoe Blues Fest returns to Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno, […]