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Monthly Archives: June, 2011

Opinion: Speaker Oceguera — another government ‘double-dipper’?

SUBMITTED BY NEVADA POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTEBy Steven MillerWhile leading Assembly Democrats in Carson City the last four years as majority leader and then speaker,...

Firefighters respond to brush fire in Sutcliff

Today at 11:35 a.m., Reno firefighters responded with the Bureau of Land Management and volunteers from the Sutcliff and Nixon Volunteer Fire Departments to...

Don’t forget fireworks are illegal

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASEWith the Fourth of July this weekend, Reno Fire Marshal Joan Presley warns area residents that the use and possession of fireworks...

KOLO TV’s ‘Fan Club’ helps local seniors survive the summer heat

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASEKOLO TV viewers are helping Washoe County’s Department of Senior Services provide fans to cool local seniors by donating new electric fans...

County commission approves amended 2011-12 budget which reflects final legislative impact

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASEWashoe County Commissioners today voted to amend the county's 2011-12 budget which had been approved on May 16, 2011. The amended budget...

County approves $1.1 million for new bike and pedestrian paths supporting job retention and public safety

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASEAt its regular meeting, the Board of Washoe County Commissioners voted unanimously to award $1,113,691 in construction contracts to build pedestrian and...

Best brew repeats at Eldorado’s 16th BBQ, Brews and Blues

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASESecond straight win for Firestone Walker, home brew contest winner placesWith another successful year of BBQ, Brews and Blues in the books,...

Live bands rock Victorian Square every Thursday throughout the summer

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASEWild Horse Drive and The Sturdy Beggars take stage this Thursday at 7 p.m.(SPARKS, Nev.) – Victorian Square Summer’s popular “Thursday Nights...

Washoe County Health District Launches New iRefill Website Developed by KPS3 Marketing

SUBMITTED NEWS RELASEThe Washoe County Health District (WCHD) Environmental Health Services Division has officially launched a new website — www.irefill.org — to inform the...

County Commissioners support well mitigation program in Mt. Rose-Galena fan area that helps private well owners

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASEAt their meeting on June 28, the County Commission supported a new program that will provide public funding for private property owners...

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