Posted: 07/30/2007 - A preliminary report on how Washoe County School's are performing in regards to the No Child Left Behind mandates, shows that 40 out of 107 schools failed to make "adequate yearly progress", or AYP, based on test results for the 2006-2007 school year. "no child left behind" is a federal law that requires all students to take reading, math and language arts tests each year.
Posted: 07/30/2007 - Somewhere out there is a longtime Nevada lawmaker who may be willing to put a political career on the line and challenge a constitutional amendment that will bring term limits to the state Legislature beginning with the 2011 session.
Posted: 07/30/2007 - Gov. Jim Gibbons started a tour of all 17 Nevada counties on Monday, accompanied by some cabinet members and local elected officials.
Posted: 07/30/2007 - Fire crews are packing up their gear as containment nears on the huge Murphy Complex of wildfires on the Idaho-Nevada line.
Updated: 08/08/2007 - Bill Walsh, the groundbreaking football coach who won three Super Bowls and perfected the ingenious schemes that became known as the West Coast offense during a Hall of Fame career with the San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 75.
Updated: 07/30/2007 - A San Francisco-based real estate investment firm has finalized its purchase of Alpine Meadows Ski Resort near Lake Tahoe, the resort announced Monday.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - The new rules take effect Monday, July 30. Starting then, if you want to mail a stamped package or envelope that's more than 13 ounces, you'll have to come into the post office. The US Postal Service says it's a measure to improve security.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - The company that owns Nevada Power is paying its first dividend to stockholders in more than five years.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - According to recent study's, in a year's timeframe, seventy percent of older americans said they'd participated in some kind of gambling and sometime the stakes can be dangerouly high.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - The massive Murphy Complex fire, burning at the Nevada-Idaho border is now estimated at 86-percent contained.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - The Lockwood Transfer Station fire is officially out but, the cause is still unknown.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - Kolo-8's Anne Cutler thought she could win the Annual High Heels Race held in Russia.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - Two large families are recovering Sunday after a major fire ripped through their northern Reno homes Saturday evening.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - A local celebrity and Deputy District Attorney has died.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - A massive prison riot at the High Desert State Prison in Susanville sent at least four inmates to local hospitals with stab wounds Saturday.
Posted: 07/28/2007 - A Carson City man remains in a coma more than a week after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle and left for dead in a hit-and-run accident.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - A record 20 bears have been killed by vehicles in the Lake Tahoe area so far this year, including two struck last week on Highway 89 near the Truckee River.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - Governor Jim Gibbons has appointed the state forester, a former Nevada congressman and a former campaign adviser to the new Nevada-California Tahoe Basin Fire Basin Commission.
Updated: 07/29/2007 - A judge has denied a new trial for a 68-year-old former Nevada woman convicted last month for the 1974 kicking death of her adopted, developmentally disabled toddler.
Posted: 07/27/2007 - The last girder, is now 'in place' at the new Peppermill tower and convention center.
Posted: 07/27/2007 - Ten days after the "Murphy Complex Fire" knocked out power and water to the "Duck Valley Indian Reservation" the tribe now has electricity again.
Updated: 07/28/2007 - Armed robbers strike for the fifth time in Reno, this time at a Raley's off of Keystone Avenue late Friday night.
Updated: 07/28/2007 - An update on court proceedings in the Darren Mack case: A judge Friday morning has denied the defense's motion to dismiss the trial as well as a motion to move the October murder trial out of Reno.
Posted: 07/27/2007 - A federal magistrate has ruled that the Washoe County sheriff's department's routine strip search policy is unconstitutional and ordered the county to pay 182,000 dollars to four women and two men.