Public lands to temporarily close for Reno Air Races
RENO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced last week the temporary closure of public lands adjacent to and north of Stead Airport due to activities related to the National Championship Air Races. This action is taken in the interest of safety for both spectators and participants for qualifying events June 13 through 16 and during the Air Races competition Sept. 12 through 16. The area will be patrolled by the Washoe County Sheriff’s ...
Obama departs Vegas after UNLV student loan speech
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama has taken off following a speech at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Air Force One departed from McCarran International Airport about 1:55 p.m. Thursday after Obama spoke to a crowd at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion about relieving student loan debt. His trip to Sin City lasted less than two hours. Thursday’s visit is his fourth trip to the Silver State this year. Obama made an overnight visit to southern Nevad...