Kindergarten signups to start Monday
RENO — Registration for kindergarten or first-grade students who are new to the Washoe County School District for the 2012-2013 school year begins Monday. Parents can fill out the registration forms prior to this date using the district’s online registration system. Registration must be completed, however, at the student’s zoned school anytime on or after Monday. “We’re looking forward to welcoming our youngest students to school in the coming...
Nevada Magazine announces 2012 photo contest
CARSON CITY — For more than three decades, Nevada Magazine’s Great Nevada Picture Hunt photo contest has been a favorite among photographers and readers. The grand prize winner of this year’s contest will receive a $250 gift certificate courtesy of Gordon’s Photo Service based in Carson City and Reno. The seven categories this year are City Limits (urban), Wide Open (rural/scenic), Nature (wildlife), People (human interest), Photo Illustration...
Horse cutting championships this week
RENO — The National Cutting Horse Association Western National Championships began Sunday at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center and continue through May 6. The event is expected to bring competitors and associates from 22 states, as well as Canada. The Western National Championships have been held in Ogden, Utah since 1995, and 2012 marks the first time this event has changed locations. “We are very excited that the Western Nationals will...