The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off is underway on Victorian Avenue in Sparks through Monday. In addition to award-winning ribs (you’ll see a few trophies), the event features drinks and sweets vendors, merchandise booths and live music. Check out some scenes from Friday afternoon.
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.