Nevada Lesislature passes law banning minors from indoor tanning effective July 1
Reed graduates moving toward future
RENO -- The graduation festivities for Reed High School had local families screaming, cheering and laughing Thursday afternoon as the Class of 2013 accepted its diplomas and descended from the stage to its future.
'Always wearing (Nevada) blue'
SPARKS — John Hickman has no shame admitting “I don’t own anything red.” In fact, it is his devotion to Nevada blue that brings perfect strangers up to his ‘BDLBORN’ University of Nevada-themed Ford truck in awe, many of them begging to know who the artist is. The Sparks resident’s tailgate masterpiece is an eye-catching blend of Wolf Pack and Nevada pride, fusing the famous wolf head with the state’s flag and motto. It seems fitting for a man...
Sparks woman a fixture at Lincoln Park Elementary
Many people hold a special place in their hearts for a school or schools they attended while growing up. However, to say Artie Rogers holds a special place in her heart for Sparks’ Lincoln Park Elementary would be an understatement. Rogers attended Lincoln Park Elementary. In fact she was in fourth grade there the year the school opened, the 1958-59 school year. More than 20 years later, her three children attended the school on Lincoln Way, j...
Cops & Burgers raising funds for Special Olympics
SPARKS — Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Chuck Allen remembers the 6:30 a.m. cup of Starbucks coffee on Martin Luther King Jr. Day where he passed his ‘Cops and Burgers’ idea to a Save Mart manager, who then “took it up the ladder,” before the store hosted the inaugural fundraiser. “For me, personally, I was a member of the NHP and the Department of Public Safety’s Honor Guard team for 11 years and I had the opportunity to see far too many peopl...