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Event helps to maximize social security benefits
Chris Abts, President of Cornerstone Retirement, a northern Nevada-based full-service financial planning firm, will host two free education events discussing maximizing Social Security Income benefits.
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Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Saturday
On Saturday, more than 300 Californians and Nevadans will plunge into the winter-chilled waters of South Lake Tahoe at Zephyr Cove – all in the name of Special Olympics.
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NNMG cardiologist receives board certification
RENO — Thomas Truong, DO, recently received his board certification in interventional cardiology. Dr. Thomas Truong is an interventional cardiologist and a native of Sparks. After earning his bachelor of science at UNR, Dr. Truong went to medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Truong completed fellowships in cardiology and intervent...
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UNR geologist receives national mining award
RENO — Jonathan Price, former director of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno and state geologist emeritus, received a Gold Medal from the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (MMSA) at their annual conference Feb. 25. The highest honor awarded by the society, the Gold Medal is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to the mineral industry. Price was awarded the prestigious ...
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Gem Faire coming to Reno
RENO — Gem Faire will be in Reno Friday through Sunday at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. General admission costs $7, and is valid for the entire weekend. Nearly 40 world renowned importers, exporters and manufacturers will be on site with the largest selection of fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals, findings and much more at wholesale prices....
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C*A*R*E Chest annual kidnap fundraiser great success
C*A*R*E* Chest of Sierra Nevada’s 22nd Annual Executive Kidnap, held on Thursday, was a great success, raising more than $60,000.
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Renown offers colorectal cancer home screening kits
To emphasize Renown Institute for Cancer’s commitment to quality cancer care and the importance of getting screened, Renown Health is offering a colorectal cancer home screening kit for only $15.
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Company based on bark beetle research at UNR wins competition
A new company that uses the enzymes of bark beetles to control the devastating effects the beetles can have on a forest, EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC, was awarded a $50,000 gold prize this week.
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Water levels in Nevada wells to be measured
CARSON CITY — Beginning the first week of March and continuing into April, staff from the Nevada Division of Water Resources, Office of the State Engineer, will be measuring groundwater levels in wells throughout various hydrographic basins within Washoe, Humboldt, Pershing, Lander, Elko, Eureka and White Pine Counties. The data collection is part of an ongoing effort to assess hydrologic conditions throughout Nevada. Division staff will be me...
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Aces bring back student pass for 2013 season
RENO — Full-time students again will have the opportunity to see every game at Aces Ballpark this season for just $72, as the Reno Aces have returned their popular Student Pass, the organization announced Feb. 27. All verified full-time students are eligible to purchase the Student Pass, which grants general admission to Aces Ballpark for the entire 2013 season. At $72 — just $1 per game — the special offer represents one of the most cost-effe...
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Workshop for small, diverse businesses
RENO — NV Energy is sponsoring a workshop in Reno for small and diverse businesses interested in providing goods and services to Nevada’s largest electric utility. The workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12, in the company’s Sierra Plaza Auditorium at 6100 Neil Road. Partnering with NV Energy to present the Strategies for Winning Contracts workshop are the Nevada Small Business Development Center (NSBDC), the U.S. Small Business ...
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Wood burning color code season ends
The annual residential wood burning color code season ended on Feb. 28.
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Sparks JROTC cadets test their knowledge
All year, Sparks High School JROTC cadets study and work hard to achieve excellence.
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Washoe County survey asks residents for input on communication
Open Washoe County, an online program for citizen input and feedback, is asking residents how they prefer to communicate with their local County government.
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Nevada Diabetes Association offers support meetings
RENO — The Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA) has two monthly support meetings. One is the Adult Diabetes Support Group (ADSG) and the other is the Diabetic Children and Family (DCAF) Support group. The meetings are held at the NDA office on 18 Stewart St. in Reno from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The ADSG meets every second Tuesday of the month. These meeting are here to educate and build a support network for diabetics, family and friends. Every month i...
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Wilber D. May spring exhibit 'Creatures' opening
RENO — The Wilbur D. May Museum’s upcoming spring exhibit "Creatures" opens March 2 and will be at the museum through June 2. The exhibit is an all-ages exploration of things that were, things that are and things that could be. Visitors will come face-to-face with amazing full-size animatronics of wooly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, dinosaurs and sea monsters. Audiences will also explore the fact and fiction surrounding creatures like Bigfoo...
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Aly's Prom Closet opens today
RENO — Family Counseling Service’s Aly’s Prom Closet, a local program providing financially challenged high school students in the Truckee Meadows the resources to ensure they can attend their prom, will open its doors today in Shoppers Square Mall in Reno. This is the 12th season for Aly’s Prom Closet serving students in the Reno-Sparks area. In partnership with Shoppers Square Mall and other local service providers, Aly’s Prom Closet provide...
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Saddle-trained horses available for adoption Saturday
CARSON CITY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Nevada Department of Agriculture and the Nevada Department of Corrections are hosting the first of three annual saddle-trained horse adoption events in Carson City on Feb. 23 at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC), off Snyder Avenue on the south side of Carson City.  Fifteen wild horses from ranges on BLM-administered public lands in Nevada, Idaho, Oregon and California will be ...
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Nevada Prepaid Tuition deadline approaching
CARSON CITY — State Treasurer Kate Marshall announced Feb. 14 that the southern Nevada winner of the first annual Nevada Prepaid Tuition Contest in which one new contract purchaser is being awarded one full year at the university or two years at a community college will be announced at halftime during the Wednesday UNLV vs. Colorado State basketball game. The contest is being run in conjunction with the 2013 Nevada Prepaid Tuition open enrollm...
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