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Lattin Farms Corn Maze open in October
Lattin Farms, a fourth generation family farm located in Fallon, has dedicated its 2012 corn maze design to Nevada’s growing dairy industry.
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Free Halloween Carnival Saturday
Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center and the Downtown Sparks Kiwanis Club are pairing up to host their annual safe, fun children’s event during the Halloween season.
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Local culinary expert to teach classes at The Discovery
During the month of October, The Discovery will offer a cooking series designed for families.
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Firefighters names to be added to memorial
Plaques with the names of Carson City Battalion Chief Richard Chrzanowski and Clark County Fire Engineer Jerry Harper will be added to those of other Nevada firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty on the Nevada Firefighters’ Memorial on Saturday.
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Lattin Farms Corn Maze salutes Nevada’s growing dairy industry
FALLON – Lattin Farms, a fourth generation family farm located in Fallon, NV, has dedicated its 2012 corn maze design to Nevada’s growing dairy industry. The corn maze, open on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through October 27, is part of the Lattin Farms Fall Festival celebration. Rick Lattin explains why they decided on this year’s theme, “I wanted to highlight the dairy industry because many people don’t ...
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Law Enforcement K9s to compete in Reno on Saturday, October 13
RENO -- Dozens of law enforcement and military K9 teams are coming to Reno to compete in the 2012 Western States Police Canine Association’s End of the Year Trials. The patrol phase of the competition is open to the public and the media and begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, on the football field at Bishop Manogue High School. Patrol phase competition includes agility courses, obedience tests, a search exercise, and a protection and ...
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Bighorns announce prize promotion for opening night
RENO — The Reno Bighorns will be counting down to Opening Night with a new prize promotion, the team announced today. “55 Days of Bighorns” will start this Saturday, October 6, exactly 55 days from the start of the Bighorns fifth season in Reno on November 30. Starting this Saturday, and continuing each day until Opening Night, the Bighorns will announce a new prize on their Facebook page that fans can win at the first game. The prizes will co...
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Northern Nevada Medical Group welcomes new physicians
RENO — Northern Nevada Medical Center welcomes Paul Mozen, DO, and Michael O’Brien, MD, to their team of physicians affiliated with the Northern Nevada Medical Group. Dr. Mozen and Dr. O’Brien are seeing patients at the Northern Nevada Medical Group’s new Reno location at 5575 Kietzke, just south of Kietzke and Neil Road. Dr. Mozen is a board certified internal medicine physician who has practiced in the area for more than 20 years. He earned ...
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Local author book signing
RENO — Author Nelse Wynne Jr., a resident of Sparks, will be available to sign copies of his book, “Embarrassingly Blind: Finding the Elephant in the Room,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Isles, located at 809 S Center St. in Reno. “Embarrassingly Blind: Finding the Elephant in the Room” is a historical and political book set out to teach black Americans how they can make informed political decisions and change the government. By returning to...
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Celebrate Nevada Day with poster and essay contest
CARSON CITY — As part of Nevada Day celebrations, Gov. Brian Sandoval is again hosting a statewide poster and essay contest for Nevada school children. The contest is open to all Nevada school children in grades K through 12, in district, charter, private or home schools. This year’s theme focuses on American history. The contest includes three categories depending on grade level. Students in grades K through 3 should create an 11 by 17 poster...
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Trail volunteers celebrate end of season
INCLINE VILLAGE — Don’t miss your opportunity to work on the Tahoe Rim Trail this season. As the trail building season comes to a close, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is seeking volunteers on two major projects: Rim to Reno and Daggett Summit. Workdays are held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. No trail building experience is necessary. Register online at www.tahoerimtrail.org. The Rim To Reno Project End of ...
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BLM announces horse gather schedule
RENO — The Bureau of Land Management announced Sept. 28 its tentative fall-winter schedule for gathering wild horses and burros from overpopulated herds on drought-stricken western public rangelands. The gathers and removals are needed to bring herd sizes into balance with other rangeland resources and uses, as required by federal law. Changes to this gather schedule may occur if range conditions deteriorate more quickly than expected in certa...
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Free seminar on pregnancy
Renown Health will offer a free online webinar regarding pregnancy at noon Wednesday.
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Pre-sale tickets on sale for Polar Express ride in Carson City
Pre-sale tickets for the popular 2012 Polar Express train aboard the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad are now available.
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UNLV ranked among nation's most diverse campuses
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has been named one of the nation's most diverse campuses for undergraduates for a second year in a row. The 2013 U.S. News & World Report best colleges rankings gave the school a 0.7 score for ethnic diversity on a scale of 0.0 to 1.0. That's a tie for eighth place with eight other universities. At UNLV, 51 percent of all undergraduate students report being part of a racial or ethnic minorit...
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Free Health Seminar on Pregnancy hosted by Renown
RENO – Renown Health will offer a free online webinar regarding pregnancy Wednesday at noon. Titled “Having a Baby,” the seminar is free and open to the public and is accessible to anyone with a computer with internet access. Participants are encouraged to register early for the seminar. Myron Bethel, M.D. Obstetrician Gynecologist of Renown Medical Group Women’s Health, will discuss pregnancy, labor and delivery. Dr. Bethel will discuss what ...
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SUV driver injured in crash involving school bus
HENDERSON (AP) — Police say the driver of an SUV is in the hospital after a crash involving a school bus near a Henderson high school. Henderson police spokesman Keith Paul says the crash happened about 6:40 a.m. Thursday on Burkholder Boulevard, near Basic High School. Paul says nobody on the bus was injured when the SUV apparently turned in front of it. The SUV flipped and landed on its side. The driver was taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospit...
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Judge: Money lost to Vegas HOA fraud gone forever
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge says millions of dollars lost by southern Nevada homeowners and community associations may be gone forever. Senior U.S. District Judge Lloyd George on Thursday cited letters from victims pleading for restitution while a sweeping fraud investigation continues into next year. The judge also heard in court from one former homeowner association board member. George calls the case tragic and unfortunate and says it ...
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9th Circuit sides with USFS in Tahoe logging fight
RENO (AP) — The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has rejected a bid by conservationists in the Sierra Nevada to block logging of burned forest habitat for a rare woodpecker at Lake Tahoe. A three-judge panel in San Francisco upheld an earlier ruling in district court in Sacramento dismissing a lawsuit by the Earth Island Institute and the Center for Biological Diversity challenging the logging intended to reduce fire threats. The environmenta...
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