Summer to kick off with BBQ at Alf Sorensen
SPARKS — The Alf Sorensen Community Center in Sparks will host a summer kick-off barbecue on June 8 for children from ages 7 to 12. Children will will be able to participate in swimming, games, food and fun. Swimming will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Alf Sorensen pool. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served from 7 to 8 p.m. The cost is $12 per person or $10 for residents of Sparks. Financial assistance is available for youths who cannot ...
Local bikeway to receive national award
RENO — The Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway has been recognized as one of the top trail projects in the country for 2012, garnering a design and construction award in the annual Coalition for Recreational Trails competition. Janet Phillips, president and founder of the non-profit group in Reno, will accept the award in a ceremony at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in early June. The coalition of public and private t...