Updated: 01/27/2007 - A pilot weight-loss program in West Virginia is in start-up phase; if successful, may extend to 14 other states, including Nevada & California.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - Fedeal Real I.D. program means more documents will be needed to get driver's license.
Updated: 01/26/2007 - A rescue has turned into a recovery on the frozen surface of Donner Lake. Truckee Fire/Police Joint Dive Team went out onto the ice after reports that an ice skater had fallen through, about 100 yards from the north shore of the lake.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - The Nevada Department of Corrections is shutting down a drug and alcohol treatment program run by an outside group amid charges including racial discrimination and pushing inmates into religious activities.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - Buyer Beware. A Reno woman buys a used car at a dealership only to find out when she tried to register it that the car was reported stolen.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - New federal laws requiring Nevada to put more welfare recipients to work will strain the state's welfare system, lawmakers were told Wednesday.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - Nevada educators are raising questions about Gov. Jim Gibbons' pilot project to improve public education by giving principals more control of schools and letting parents pick which schools they want their children to attend.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - A 32-year-old Reno man has been arrested after police say he tried to kill his girlfriend's mother. Melvin Ducero has been charged with attempted homicide, domestic battery, battery with a deadly weapon and crimes against the elderly.
Updated: 01/23/2007 - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the nominees for this year's Oscar awards.
Updated: 01/24/2007 - Governor Gibbons' State of the State address last night included a brief mention of a new program for Nevada schools that would focus on empowerment. Empowerment would give teachers, parents, and principals more say in how their schools are run and how their students learn.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - People who are looking to book a hotel room in Reno picked the wrong week. The Safari Club is in town. The gathering of 23,000 big game hunters, guides and outfitters is the largest convention that takes place in Reno-Sparks and ranks 118th on a list of the top 200 trade shows across the country.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - The Sparks City Council is getting some new digs. The Council approved a contract with Farr Construction to spend 50,000 dollars to build council offices in the basement of city hall.
Updated: 01/23/2007 - A Nevada judge let stand a voter-approved smoking ban on Tuesday, ruling that parts of the measure providing for a civil fine of up to $100 were constitutional while ruling out stiffer penalties including jail time.
Updated: 01/23/2007 - A Reno driver may be facing a ticket for a crash that knocked a local police officer off his motorcycle.
Posted: 01/22/2007 - At 6:00pm tonight, Nevada's new Governor, Jim Gibbons, will address the Nevada Legislature with his first State of the State address. Gibbons is expected to urge Nevada Lawmakers to approve nearly $7 billion in state spending for the next two fiscal years
Posted: 01/22/2007 - The 2007 Nevada Legislature will consider a bill requiring insurance companies to pay for the cervical cancer vaccine.