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Councilwoman sees bright future for city, Girl Scouts
By Farah Vitale Special to the Tribune Julia Ratti, who was elected a Sparks City Councilwoman in 2008, said she wasn’t always interested in a political career and that she spent most of her life working in the non-profit sector. Ratti owned her own businesses for 10 years, doing consulting and contracting work for non-profits. She began her non-profit work after graduating from college. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a...
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Drought spawns water conservation in Spanish Springs
Home Depot to host workshop covering tips for indoor, outdoor control
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Smith’s Food and Drug helps Renown
Inaugural effort looks to become annual event among local residents
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Budget, property tax approved by council
The Sparks City Council approved a tentative budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during its Monday afternoon meeting, summing up recommendations made to City Manager Steve Driscoll and Financial Services Director Jeff Cronk in a February budget workshop. The tentative budget will be up for public hearing on May 20 where it could receive its final approval. The budget must be approved by June 1 in accordance with state law. The council also appr...
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Sharing means safety for drivers, cyclists
Local NHP focused on education during Share the Road campaign
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City's budget up for discussion Monday
Property tax, garbage franchise fee increases could result in General Fund revenue
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Spanish Springs area ranked among state’s best in home value
Study shows region of north Sparks is second-best area in state to buy a home
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County’s animal services agency working hard
Director says there’s a lot more to the local agency than just being ‘the dogcatcher’
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Sparks Library enhances meeting room with sizeable donation
Library hopes to encourage open meetings, community interaction in improved space
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Going for Gold
Reed boasts repeat winner, growing Signature Academy program
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Never 'cooped up' on open road
Safety, health top priority for accident-free UPS driver
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Titanic wreckage discoverer visits Univ. of Nevada
Deep-sea explorer Robert Ballard empowers students during lecture series
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Making a ‘beary’ big difference
With customer, staff support, Black Bear Diner will surpass $1 million donated toward Make-A-Wish this year
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RTC progressing on local projects
Summer is quickly approaching and as most Nevadans know that means orange cones will be out in full force and electronic reader boards will become eye candy for motorists. Road improvements and construction of new roadways are already in the works throughout the region and Sparks is affected by a few major projects being conducted by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC). Many large projects are in design phases, seeking community input...
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Sparks resident puts job as mother first
After giving up job, Schaffer volunteers at kids’ school and just enjoys being a ‘baseball mom’
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Fish return to Sparks Marina
Nev. Dept. of Wildlife restocks fish for first time since December's strange kill
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Brew HaHa raises $40K for local non­-profit
Sierra Arts Foundation, Nugget proven partnership with earnings boost
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