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Reno's Vasquez chasing title shot

<b>RENO, NV. —</b> "I want to be the first champion ever to come out of Reno, born and raised, this is my life, this is my hometown," says boxer Oscar …

A little over a week before the Arch Rivals #superhero5k you don't seriously want #deadpool to have all the fun do you? www.happyathletics.com

Rare discovery of three new toad species in Nevada’s Great Basin by College of Science

Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom. …

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Edible Notables - A Clove Affair

edible notables<p>A CLOVE AFFAIR<p><i>Reno Garlic Fest connects local farmers with community at inaugural event.</i><p>WRITTEN BY ANNIE FLANZRAICH<br>PHOTOS BY CANDICE …

KOLO 8 collecting thank-you notes through Friday for fire crews

<b>RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -</b> The fire crews working to protect Northern Nevada and the Sierra have been moving from one fire to the next, with no time to …

State boards fear ethics case involving assemblyman could lead to litigation logjam

A long-running legal battle between a rural Nevada assemblyman and the state Ethics Commission over trapping law could to lead to a major change in …

Washoe Co. Spends $3 Million So Far On Flood Clean Up

So far, Washoe County has spent just over $3 million to clean up after historic flooding during the winter, and another $6 million in repair and …

PODCAST #50: The Artown Edition

July is hot. Art is everywhere. Dana Nollsch, Kristen Power and Bob Conrad discuss a litany of Artown events. In other news, we cover a ton of events …

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Proud to see @GovSandoval become Chair of @NatlGovsAssoc and highlight innovation. #NewNevada https://t.co/LWXKuSrzz1

In an arid, lonely stretch out west, the health coverage that bloomed is now at risk

In this speck of high desert, along a stretch of highway that Life magazine once called the loneliest road in America, the only doctor in town comes just one day a week. In the past few years, though, health insurance has arrived in force.<p>The county that includes Silver Springs now has more than …

Health Care

Feast Hosts Luau Benefitting Nonprofit Ho‘ōla Nā Pua

SPONSORED POST Reno’s premier steak and seafood restaurant, Feast, is hosting an ‘All You Can Feast Luau’ Sunday, July 16, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to …

Hawaiian Cuisine

Sierra Belle NITC Event Benefits Local Charity

SPONSORED POST In the spirit of Night in the Country (NITC), Sierra Belle is benefitting a local charity, The Reno Rodeo Foundation, by hosting a …

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50: The Artown Edition

PHOTOS: Chalking It Up to Art (Updated)

The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa hosts the second annual Reno Chalk Art Festival Saturday and Sunday July 8-9. The artists are competing for a variety …

Truckee Meadows Community College

Last Call to Nominate an Artist, Musician for a Forte Award

Everybody knows an artist, a performer, or a musician. And in Reno, the locally produced Forte Awards wants to see that somebody recognized. The …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Artown 2017 Launches With Night of Diverse Events

The 2017 season of Artown is off to a great start. The event began at Wingfield park yesterday with an opening night jubilee. The California …

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@artown2014 @renoaerialfest pic by @roitanmedia

People Line Up to Buy Recreational Marijuana in Nevada

Hundreds of people lined up in the middle of the night to be among the first to buy legal marijuana in Nevada, which became the fifth state to allow …

Cannabis

Nevada Supreme Court Upholds Principal Firing

The state Supreme Court has upheld the firing of the Lemmon Valley Elementary School Principal in 2013. Kara White was fire for allegedly mishandling …

ONA Reno: Digital Storytelling Workshop

Join the Online News Association and ONA Reno for a free, day-long workshop highlighting the people, topics and tools that are driving journalism …

Storytelling

PHOTOS: Advocates Gather to Discuss Community Health Care in Nevada

Local faith leaders, community activists, and members of Community Health Alliance (CHA) gathered together on June 27 to discuss issues regarding the …

Nevada real estate licensees continue to increase

The number of people obtaining their Nevada real estate license has been climbing steadily since the spring of 2014. [See Nevada real estate …

Free Searches Available In Genealogy Lab At TMCC Library

Those interested in delving into their family history can get assistance free of charge at Truckee Meadows Community College’s genealogy lab, which …

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14 things to know about launch of recreational marijuana sales in Nevada

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Sixteen years after lawmakers ordered medical marijuana research, it has yet to happen

Sixteen years after Nevada lawmakers ordered UNR to start researching medical marijuana, they’re still getting the same yield every three months — a …

NDOT vehicles with flashing lights have new status on the highway

<b>Reno, NEV (KOLO)</b> “We will be able to see that traffic does around him,” says Trooper Dan Gordon with the Nevada Highway Patrol.<p>Trooper Gordon takes …

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