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Local Nonprofit Featured On Hawaii Five-0

Local Reno Co-Founder, of the Hawaii nonprofit Hoʻōla Nā Pua, Aaron Schnobrich and his team, partnered with the national hit TV Show Hawaii Five-0 to …

I’m Mexican. Does that change your assumptions about me? | Vanessa Vancour | TEDxUniversityofNevada

City Selects Final 2 Candidates for Manager Position

Sabra Newby, left, and Mark Scott, right.<p>The Reno City Council held lengthy interviews today with four candidates for the city manager position. Two …

Mitchell, Kate Smith Sixth Graders Moved to Dilworth This Fall

By Carla O’Day Plans this fall to move sixth graders from two Sparks elementary schools into a middle school due to inadequate space to accommodate …

Education

Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products

Legislative committee hears initiative petition requiring automatic voter registration at DMV

The clock is ticking while the Legislature decides whether to enact a so-called “motor voter” law that would automatically register people to vote …

Government

Bill proposing minimum wage hike goes before lawmakers in the Nevada State Legislature

LAS VEGAS - The second of two bills to raise Nevada's minimum wage was introduced to the Nevada State Legislature.<p>Assembly Bill 175 calls for at $15 …

Employment Law

"Zola Story" Pimp Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

A chief protagonist in the “Zola Story,” that took the internet by storm in 2015, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.<p>Akporode Uwedjojevwe, 36 …

Patagonia Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Reno

Story and Photos by Brianna Sullivan<p>With a line that wrapped around the block, Patagonia’s grand opening celebration was the place to be Friday …

Patagonia

The Darkest Town In America

GERLACH, Nev. — Here in the desert, the Earth boils and stars fill the sky. By day, you can see plumes of geothermal steam rising in every direction, …

Astronomy

Exploring Nevada’s trilogy of free-range art offerings

Junk cars, ghostly figures, pink women, neon stones. Nevada has a thing for outdoor art and you should definitely make time to see it.

Art

PHOTOS: “The Untamed” Brings 99 Short Plays to Bruka

High energy delivered 33 short plays at a time–this is “The Untamed”. Bruka Theatre along with Stacy Johnson and Greg Klino bring this collection of …

Entertainment

Few Options Available to Area Homeless During Adverse Weather Conditions

Area homeless people are facing even more scarce resources as the region experiences inclement weather. The homeless shelters and overflow shelter …

Homelessness

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Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation hosts climate talk Wednesday

<b>RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -</b> The Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF) is hosting "TMPF Talks: Climate" February 8 at the California Building from 6-8PM as …

Reno Rodeo Foundation taking grant applications until February 8

<b>RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -</b> The Reno Rodeo Foundation is accepting online applications for its annual community grant program. Non-profit service agencies …

Martin Scorsese's "Silence" Tense and Eye-Opening

Photo: Wikipedia<p>by Cameron Hawkins<p>The first shot that livens the screen in Martin Scorsese’s newest film “Silence” is of a Japanese soldier next to a …

Andrew Garfield

Wish Upon a Star: Nevada’s Night Skies

Look up! If it’s nighttime, that faint band of light stretching from horizon to horizon is the Milky Way Galaxy, of which our little planet is a …

National Parks

Nevada Legalized Recreational Marijuana — Seven Things You Should Know

Call for a free phone consultation<p>IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: Prior results do not guarantee similar future outcomes. This website is for informational …

Marijuana

PR Society: Facts Matter In News (Opinion)

Submitted by the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) takes seriously its …

Advocacy

UNR president encourages students, faculty on travel ban to remain in US

City Condemns Racist Attack Caught on Video Downtown

The Reno Police Department is seeking more information about the encounter between this unidentified woman and an actor with Motown the Musical.<p>The …

Dallas

LOCASH is big on hits in Reno Thursday at Cargo

LOCASH is in Reno on Thursday.<p>Country-pop rockers Chris Lucas and Preston Brust are loving life, and it doesn’t hurt that they know somebody.<p>The …

Recycled Records: Reno’s Vinyl Source Since 1978

452 Shares<p>Located in the heart of Midtown is Reno’s longest-running used vinyl record shop, Recycled Records.<p>Since 1978, Recycled has been providing …