Dr. Seuss takes the stage at Spanish Springs High
The treasured stories of Dr. Seuss are making their way to the stage in Spanish Springs High School’s upcoming performance, Seussical the Musical, starting this Thursday. While based on various Dr. Seuss stories, the musical primarily follows the journey of Horton the Elephant in the story Horton Hears a Who!
Fluctuations in Weather: What Can We Expect?
Nevada has its fair share of erratic weather conditions, but what can local residents expect as the calendar transitions from winter into spring after our recent glimpse of warm weather? David Myrick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Reno, answered a few questions concerning the upcoming weather patterns for the Reno-Sparks area. “It’s typical for our region to experience a fluctuation between hot and cold weather around th...
Easter Fun at the Sparks Rabbit Run
Easter morning at the Legends at Sparks Marina was hopping with this year’s Rabbit Run participants. The Sparks Rotary hosted its second annual Rabbit Run fundraiser, offering 5K and 10K races around the Sparks Marina and Legends shopping center. Participants could choose to either run or walk the course. The race was split into divisions among the 5K, 10K, and men and women’s groups. To add to the excitement of the Easter holiday, participant...
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...