Updated: 05/01/2010 - Last week the Hug High baseball team was dealt a devastating blow when nearly $3,000 of sports equipment was stolen from the vehicle of an assistant coach. That left many players without the basic gear necessary to play. The team is back on the field this week though, thanks to the donations made by many generous community members.
Updated: 04/16/2010 - Trustee sale notices for distressed properties in Washoe County climbed sharply in March, signaling another potential wave of bank-owned foreclosures this summer.
Updated: 04/14/2010 - A Nevada oversight panel chaired by Gov. Jim Gibbons gave initial approval Tuesday to $279,000 in startup planning costs for the federal health reform law Gibbons intends to challenge on constitutional grounds.
Updated: 04/06/2010 - It’s the largest reduction ever for the Washoe County School District. Superintendent Heath Morrison announced a successful contract agreement with Central Services employees Monday. The agreement reduces spending by $2.5 million through cuts and reorganization of mid-level managers, administration and support positions.
Posted: 04/03/2010 - TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) - A former San Francisco lawyer is seeking government approval for a pilot program for a public water taxi at Lake Tahoe.
Posted: 04/03/2010 - RENO, Nev. (AP) - Nevada history buffs held events Saturday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express.
Updated: 03/30/2010 - Police say a 34-year-old West Wendover man who was named one of Elko's most-wanted fugitives in an elder abuse case has been arrested.
Updated: 03/30/2010 - A strong spring storm system has blown its way into Northern Nevada, prompting high wind warnings and blowing dust advisories. Rain is expected to turn to snow on the valley floor Tuesday. In Washoe Valley campers and other high-profile vehicles have been prohibited, but that’s not the only place where gusting winds have caused problems. On I-80 blowing dust and debris is limiting visibility for drivers, as wind pushes and tugs at vehicles.
Updated: 03/28/2010 - While some movie theaters are still raising ticket prices, Drive-Ins like El Rancho in Sparks are a good bargain, and a memorable experience for families. Before the gates open Friday, crews spent hours getting ready for the season. The movie screens have been repainted to improve picture quality, and they’ve added Dolby digital sound.
Updated: 03/20/2010 - Nevada's State Fair has been a tradition for more than one hundred years. While it draws a lot of people into our community, operating costs can be overwhelming. Friday night, the Nevada State Fair Board of Directors invited the public to a fundraising banquet to help defray those costs, and spread the word about a new theme for the fair.
Updated: 03/05/2010 - Law enforcement officials say the California man who opened fire on police outside the Pentagon, was arrested and staying in Reno.
Updated: 02/23/2010 - A Northern Nevada man is lucky to be alive, after being hit by a moving vehicle while crossing the street. Sean Beauchamp suffered a broken leg, head lacerations and head trauma, but the crash that could have killed him, may have actually saved his life.
Updated: 02/24/2010 - The National Weather Service has extended a winter storm warning until 7pm Sunday night for Reno, Tahoe, Carson City, North Valleys, and surrounding areas. Heavy snow is expected.
Updated: 02/20/2010 - This Saturday, February 20, representatives from the Shriners' Hospital for Children will be looking for patients. Shriners' Hospitals specialize in pediatric orthopaedics, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palates. The screening will take place at the HAWC Clinic: 1055 South Wells Avenue, Reno from 9am-noon.
Updated: 02/20/2010 - Federal agents are reviewing documents seized in a raid of the headquarters of a Northern California-based development company.
Updated: 02/16/2010 - Women's mogul skier Shannon Bahrke of Tahoe City is taking home the Bronze Medal from the Vancouver Olympics. With her win, another Olympic dream is realized. During her race, Bahrke wore Moment Skis, which are hand-made here in Reno.
Updated: 02/14/2010 - VANCOUVER - Shannon Bahrke has won the Truckee Meadows first medal of the 2010 Olympic Games.
Updated: 02/10/2010 - There's no denying the economy has taken a tumble and that's causing problems for many families in Northern Nevada. If you find yourself dealing with a debt collector or repossession, we have some tips on how to best to handle the situation.
Updated: 02/04/2010 - Toyota faced mounting pressure Thursday as the government opened a probe of brake problems with the Prius, a crown jewel of its lineup. The beleaguered automaker said it was "too soon" to decide whether to add the hybrid to the millions of cars it has recalled.
Updated: 02/04/2010 - A magazine is ranking Reno the No. 2 "drunkest city," in the nation.
Updated: 02/02/2010 - Complete list of 82nd Annual Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday:
Updated: 02/02/2010 - Our state is trying to fill a nearly $1 billion shortfall. Meanwhile cities across Nevada are asking lawmakers to back off. The say they’ve done their share pointing out that last year's budget was balanced by money that was taken from them.