Posted: 03/30/2006 - The University of Nevada, Reno, under fire the last two years for alleged animal abuse at its research farms, was cited for three minor infractions in an unannounced inspection by the U.S Department of Agriculture, university officials said Thursday.
Posted: 03/30/2006 - The last time a U.S. government official was quoted prominently on the subject of mushroom clouds, it was Condoleezza Rice talking about the risk of discovering too late that Saddam Hussein had a nuclear weapon. On Thursday it was a Pentagon official musing about the spectacle of detonating a 700-ton explosive in the Nevada desert - a test blast dubbed "Divine Strake"
Posted: 03/30/2006 - For the second time this week, a skier has been killed in an accident at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort near Truckee.
Posted: 03/30/2006 - Local physician wants a change in the Bush administration ban on stem cell research. Dr. Russell Foulk met with senate majority leader Bill Frist to help push congressional legislation that would increase funding.
Posted: 03/30/2006 - Sempra Energy is giving up plans to build a coal-fired power plant in northern Nevada and is putting the development rights up for sale.
Posted: 03/30/2006 - A Winnemucca man is being held on suspicion of child abuse following the death of his 5-month-old son.
Posted: 03/30/2006 - Environmentalists and developers have reached an agreement over two major projects planned for scenic Martis Valley near Lake Tahoe.
Posted: 03/29/2006 - A 20-year-old California man has been killed in a Sierra skiing accident after he apparently collided with a tree at Northstar-at-Tahoe
Posted: 03/29/2006 - The Ritz-Carlton announces plans for a luxury hotel at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort
Posted: 03/29/2006 - Racist fliers found in Henderson neighborhood
Posted: 03/29/2006 - The month of March has brought a mountain of snow to Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts.
Posted: 03/29/2006 - Washoe County School District trustees have approved a shuffle in class times to better coordinate bus schedules.
Posted: 03/28/2006 - The U.S. military won't charge the 16 American security contractors who were held by Marines in Iraq for 72 hours last summer after a shooting incident near Fallujah, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday.
Posted: 03/28/2006 - Center for Problem Gambling opened about three weeks ago here in Reno. Already a waiting list for compulsive gamblers looking for treatment.
Posted: 03/28/2006 - A rescue group trying to save hundreds of rabbits from a backyard in Reno say they've run out of room and need to build more fences.
Updated: 03/28/2006 - Hundreds of local students joined in a nationwide protest today against a congressional bill, cracking down on illegal immigration.
Posted: 03/27/2006 - Half a million babies are born prematurely each year in this country. Local researcher looking for answers to what is not well understood.
Posted: 03/27/2006 - State Quarter set sells out
Posted: 03/27/2006 - Nick Fazeka selected all-American
Posted: 03/27/2006 - City makes deal with church to get water
Posted: 03/27/2006 - City adopting new payday loan rules