Students at Rita Cannan Elementary school in Reno got a celebrity visit from Bighorns player Akeem Richmond Friday. The basketball team has partnered with Nevada Wellness to inspire young students to get active with the Instant Recess Challenge. Each competing school must submit a video featuring a spur-of-the-moment activity, a choreographed dance, or follow-the-leader-type routine.
High pressure will keep the weather dry and mild, with occasional high clouds through early next week. The next chance of rain and snow arrives on Wednesday, as a Pacific trough pushes inland. Details are still hazy a week out, but this system looks warm and windy to start, with falling temperatures and snow levels as it moves through Wednesday night into Thursday. -Jeff
The Reno Rodeo’s “Rodeo Idol” contest returns for the second year in a row, starting Monday, February 15. Rodeo Idol enables community members to compete for a chance to sing the National Anthem on one night of the “Wildest, Richest, Rodeo in the West."
Drivers on I-580 and other freeways approaching Washoe Valley will temporarily see roadside flashing signs prohibiting semi-trucks and other vehicles over nine feet tall between about 9AM and 1PM Tuesday.
If you or someone you know owns and flies a drone for fun and recreation, you are not alone. New numbers from FAA show there are now more drones registered than pilot licenses. While enthusiasts welcome the news, pilots see those numbers as troubling.
Artists submissions for the Circus Circus Reno 24-Hour Mural Marathon July 15-16th will be accepted beginning February 19, 2016. The murals (seven in total from seven artists) will face Virginia Street in the heart of the Arch District in downtown Reno.
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