Check Out Our Sports Photo Galleries Contact Us
Region In Brief
Support your favorite library by adopting a periodical
One great way in which the public can help the library is by “adopting” a periodical — paying for a one-year subscription.
full story
Potluck for 40 Days for Life of Reno
The Crossroads Walkers will again be walking through Reno, as they walk from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. in support of a pro-life message.
full story
BLM Nevada volunteer receives national award
RENO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) presented its prestigious “Making a Difference” national volunteer awards at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on May 24 to four individuals, three couples, one group and one BLM employee for outstanding volunteer service or volunteer leadership on BLM-managed lands. Pat Bruce, a volunteer with the BLM Winnemucca District Black Rock Field Office, was the recipient of an individual award. Bruce is the fie...
full story
Rural counties prepare for emergencies at 2-day meeting
CARSON CITY —Emergency response leaders from rural and frontier counties of Nevada will gather at the Fallon Convention Center today and Thursday for a Public Health Rural Emergency Preparedness Summit. This is the first gathering of its kind in Nevada. The summit is funded by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Rural Assemblyman Pete Goicoechea has been a major...
full story
University of Phoenix, AMVETS offer scholarships
RENO — University of Phoenix and AMVETS, a vocal advocate for veterans’ education, are awarding $350,000 through 50 scholarships worth $7,000 to active-duty service members, veterans and eligible family members to pursue a degree from University of Phoenix. AMVETS has teamed with University of Phoenix since 2007, offering more than 225 scholarships to demonstrate the appreciation of the sacrifice service members, veterans and their families ma...
full story
Saint Mary’s palliative care receives national certification
RENO — Saint Mary’s Palliative Care was recently awarded certification by the Joint Commission, making it the first program in Nevada to be certified and one of 10 programs in the nation. The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care recognizes hospital inpatient programs that demonstrate exceptional patient and family-centered care and optimize the quality of life for patients, both adult and pediatric, with seriou...
full story
NNCCF receives donations in remembrance of a child
RENO — The recent death of a young girl who lost her fight with cancer moved her family to make a selfless gesture. In lieu of flowers and donations to them personally, family members generously requested that all donations be made to the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. To date, the NNCCF staff already has received several letters, cards and contributions from friends and family members in memory of this sweet little girl. The 8-...
full story
Legacy school is going digital
Christian school to hold open house Thursday
full story
PAC endorses Tarkanian for Congress
Nevada Right to Life group supports son of former UNLV basketball coach
full story
Reno hires special events program manager
Alexis Hill is a former Sparks planner
full story
USBC Women’s Championships witness milestone
Florida bowler sets record with 66th straight appearance
full story
ACLU of Nevada recommends changes to Metropolitan procedures
The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada presented the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department with proposed revisions Tuesday to it’s “Post Use of Force Procedures.”
full story
UNR receives international award for web-based course
For the fourth consecutive year, a University of Nevada, Reno course, its instructor and instructional designer have won the Blackboard Exemplary Course Award.
full story
KNPB tackles dropout crisis in Washoe County
KNPB announced last week that it has initiated a series of broadcast, online and community activities as part of “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen."
full story
New support for nonprofit health plan in Nevada
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded a loan last week to Hospitality Health CO-OP in Nevada to launch a new private non-profit, consumer-governed health insurance company, called a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan.
full story
Jam On It Basketball Academy tips off Memorial Day tournament
Jam On It Basketball Academy, Inc. is hosting its Jam On It Reno Memorial Day Amateur Athletic Union Tournament today and Sunday, with the championship rounds on Monday.
full story
Tahoe Rim Trail Association to hold weekend activities
The Tahoe Rim Trail Association announced plans Tuesday for the American Hiking Society’s 20th annual National Trails Day event being held on Saturday.
full story
Local Groups Partner to Provide for Foster Children
Reno — It’s My Community Store and iFoster support National Foster Care Month by kicking off The Back to School Project, a fundraiser that provides free back-to-school kits and supplies to underprivileged, displaced and foster children throughout Nevada, California and Idaho. National Foster Care Month is dedicated to the more than 400,000 children and youth currently in the foster care system. According to national statistics from Childwelfar...
full story
Infectious disease specialist comes to Nevada from Boston
RENO — The University of Nevada School of Medicine welcomes Daniel S. Shapiro, M.D., a board certified internist, as its new H. Edward Manville, Jr. Endowed Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine in Reno. Shapiro, an infectious disease internist with expertise in emerging pathogens including bioterrorism, comes to Nevada from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, where he served as associate professor as well as director of the ...
full story
No. Nevada Medical Center hires new manager
The Northern Nevada Medical Center announced Wednesday that Johna Magnuson, RN, was hired as the manager of the Medical, Surgical and Telemetry Units. Magnuson has more than 25 years of experience as a Registered Nurse. She spent the last three years as the Chief Nursing Officer at Hillsboro Community Hospital, Kan., where she was responsible for daily staffing and operation of the acute, ambulatory care, operating room, recovery room, and edu...
full story
Featured Businesses