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Light Sculptures Add Colorful Dimension to Mural Expo

Reno’s first ever mural expo concludes this weekend with new murals being painted all around town. But last night, roving small crowds were given a …

Sculpture

VIDEO: Meet Tracey Oliver, Sierra Arts’ New Executive

The Sierra Arts Foundation has named Tracey Oliver as its Executive Director. Oliver is a native Nevadan, and first came to Sierra Arts summer of …

The Arts

Reno Bites Week Continues with Walkabites Day

SPONSORED POST It’s Reno Bites Week Walkabites Day! Join in at four downtown stops for diverse and delicious pairings. First, try the mouthwatering …

New Crawl Headquarters Seeks Community Support

Crawl organizers Ed and Heidi Adkins have set up shop at the former Singer Social Club downtown. The new pub crawl headquarters, called Headquarters, …

HOW TO: ‘Pumpculent’ Arrangements for Fall

Story and Photos By Brianna Sullivan I saw these adorable “pumpculents” on the Instagram page for the Sierra Water Gardens and knew I had to have …

Sandoval disagrees with Laxalt plan to eliminate commerce tax

Brian Sandoval

Meeting Set for Wednesday Regarding Arrowcreek-area Middle School

Plans for a new middle school in the Arrowcreek area of south Reno will be discussed with the public during a town hall meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 …

Middle School

Reno gun show canceled in wake of Las Vegas Massacre

<b>RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -</b> The Grand Sierra Resort has canceled the Rocky Mountain Gun Show, which was scheduled for this weekend.<p>A statement released by …

Las Vegas

Passion for Juicing Leads High Schooler on Philanthropic Path

Noelle Kim has given away more than 1,500 bottles of juice. The 17-year-old Sage Ridge School student is passionate about helping others with a …

1970s

School District to Hold ‘Parent University’ Sessions on Conferences, Technology

The first parent-teacher conferences of this academic year are scheduled at most schools later this month and informational sessions are planned for …

School Districts

Great Basin Brewing Co. Helps Brew Up a Better World with October Beer’d Science Series

SPONSORED POST Great Basin Brewing Co., Nevada’s oldest brewery, is hosting a series of events tapping into the sciences throughout the month of …

Nevada

PHOTOS: “The Real Inspector Hound” Kicks Off Bruka’s Season

Bruka Theater opens its 25th season with “The Real Inspector Hound,” a slightly twisted and highly entertaining whodunit. “The Real Inspector Hound” …

Monday Marks Day One of Reno Bites Week

SPONSORED POST Kick off Reno Bites restaurant week and pick up your Passport Monday, Oct. 9! Chef-Owner Colin Smith of Roundabout Grill inside …

Passports

Sediment Removal Begins Monday at Whitewater Park

Sediment and small rocks have built up at downtown’s whitewater park, altering the original dimension of park pools and prompting a clean-up effort. …

A New Twist on Tailgating at Wolf Pack Football Games

Tailgating with food before sporting events often consists of hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, beer, and chips with dip, among other things. If bottled …

Tailgating

Head West for the Apple Hill Harvest

It’s fall, and many Renoites will be making their annual pilgrimage to Apple Hill, the ag region on the western side of the Sierra Nevada dotted with …

Pumpkins

PHOTOS: Roots Rock’s Hellbound Glory Packs Sparks Lounge

Hellbound Glory, a band with a huge local following, recently played a show at the Sparks Lounge to a packed house. The American country and roots …

Songwriting

TMCC Student Among Those Dead in Las Vegas Shooting

FROM TRUCKEE MEADOWS COMMUNITY COLLEGE “It is heartbreaking to report that our TMCC student Austin Meyer was shot and killed in the horrific Oct. 1 …

Las Vegas

Chef Clint Jolly Travels to World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy

SPONSORED POST Chef Clint Jolly is in Mexico today to participate at this weekend’s V Foro Mundial de la Gastronomia Mexicana (Fifth World Forum of …

Gastronomy

PHOTOS: Old Dominion Sells Out Grand Theatre

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino brought Old Dominion, considered by some to be the hottest band in country music, to play the Grand Theatre recently. …

Country Music

Community Health Alliance Holds Open House for Health Center for Homeless

The Community Health Alliance (CHA) is holding an open house on Oct. 18, 2017 for its Record Street Health Center for the Homeless. New services are …

Homelessness

Eldorado Resorts Mourns the Passing of Founder Don Carano

PRESS RELEASE Donald Louis Carano, founder of Eldorado Resorts Inc., passed away peacefully on October 3, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was 85 …

Wine

Last Chance to Solve the Mystery at May Museum

SPONSORED POST Time is running out to put your detective skills to the test in the Wilbur D. May Museum’s current exhibition – Sherlock Holmes and …

Sherlock Holmes

Vegas Police Looking at Reno Trump Protest in Shooting Investigation

UPDATE: Readers have confirmed the individual in question is not the suspect in the shooting. The images have removed. —- Las Vegas Metro Police …

Las Vegas

UNR Deletes Video of “Offensive” Police Conduct

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) deleted a video that it sent to the news media last week. The video, which was embedded as part of news stories …

News Media

Reno People Project Recognizes TMCC’s VP Estela Gutierrez

PRESS RELEASE In celebration of Reno’s sesquicentennial, Reno residents have been nominating individuals for the Reno People Project based on their …

Unique

Group speaks out against Laxalt over background-check law

While Attorney General Adam Laxalt addressed the National Rifle Association in Atlanta on Friday, proponents of the Question 1 background-check …

Gun Control

COUNTY: Get Ready for Flu Season

Washoe County is encouraging residents to get the flu shot. Officials said that newly released figures show that there were eight deaths attributed …

Flu