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Monthly Archives: March, 2021

Tax abatements approved for nine companies in effort to grow skilled labor force

Nine companies plan to relocate or boost their presence in Nevada adding more than 1,300 jobs and $116 million in capital investment in exchange for $4.7 million in tax abatements.

Another raucous meeting for the Washoe County School Board

Tuesday’s Washoe County School Board meeting continued a trend of increasing rhetoric and antics during public comment periods.

Building Safe Online Spaces helps prevent sexual abuse, honors Sexual Assault Awareness Month (sponsored)

SPONSORED: NCEDSV encourages individuals to help create respectful online conversations through the campaign, Building Safe Online Spaces.

While describing abuse at prisons, trans inmates urge lawmakers to pass protections

During a hearing for Senate Bill 258, which requires NDOC to adopt regulations around housing, heath care and security for transgender inmates, there were several allegations of mistreatment.

Lawmakers honor veteran journalist Brent Boynton

Brent Boynton, a well-known former television news anchor and community leader, will be honored Thursday in the Nevada Assembly with a proclamation.

Police chief balks at hiring social workers as part of proposed budget increase

Reno Police Chief Jason Soto today balked at hiring social workers to assist police officers.

Governor extends eviction moratorium for two more months

Gov. Steve Sisolak today announced a two-month extension to the state's eviction moratorium.

Health district recruiting for volunteers, vaccinators in COVID-19 vaccine effort

Washoe County health officials said today that they’re in need of volunteers and paid temporary staff to help with COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Sage Ridge announces Student Activity Center with winter opening

South Reno’s Sage Ridge School announced today its new three-phase building project, which begins in May 2021.

A cure for dying: Redfield Clipper

Redfield Clipper's album "Death Anxiety" is a pandemic-inspired meditation on living and dying, and an exploration of sonic range.

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