Governor’s Office news release:
CARSON CITY: Governor Jim Gibbons has issued the following statement regarding the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy:
“I extend my deepest heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Senator Ted Kennedy. Senator Kennedy will always be remembered for his service and contributions to his nation and his loyal commitment to his family.”
“I have ordered the Flags at the Nevada State Capitol and all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff in honor and remembrance of Senator Ted Kennedy.”
Flags at the Nevada State Capitol will fly at half-staff today, August 26, 2009 through August 27th at sunset.
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011, where he completed a dissertation on social media, journalism and crisis communications. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.