JoAnne Skelly: Identification key to managing pests

This is the time of year where we notice damage to landscape plants and lawns.

From dying to destination: Repurposing big box spaces

Several high-profile conversions in Reno and Sparks are bringing shoppers back to once-shuttered spaces.

Kelly Bullis: Like to gamble? Don’t forget gambling deductions

There is a provision in the tax law for deducting gambling losses. But they are limited to the gambling winnings and must be done as a part of itemized deductions.

Jim Valentine: Factors beyond price

Miracles happen daily in real estate when you have clear objectives and intention.

Tony Schafer: Shrimply the best - Southern shrimp and grits (recipe)

Grits are the quintessential comfort food – plus, extremely versatile.

Realtors host homebuyers seminar Saturday

The event will take place at 300 S. Curry St., in Carson City. It is free and open to the public with an RSVP.

Ask The Dog Trainer: Should we get a dog for our son?

How do we know he is ready for such responsibility and what questions should we be asking ourselves?

Kelly Bullis: Are you a ‘real estate professional’?

The good news is that you do NOT have to have a Real Estate license to qualify.

Fox Brewery and Pub offers Mark Twain beer to kick off festival

“Langhorne Lager” will be available during the Mark Twain Days Festival, April 21 to 23 in downtown Carson.

Jim Valentine: Extended title insurance policy miracles

What is covered by title insurance is often misperceived.

Denver firm acquires historic Cal Neva resort

The new owner says it it plans to offer a world-class spa and wellness retreat on the 13-acre site

Tara Riddle: Buttermilk bread pudding with caramel sauce (recipe)

What do you do with one stale wheat roll, one freezer burned hamburger bun, and four dry hotdog buns?

Mark Twain’s favorite cocktail now served at The Bank Saloon

The inaugural Mark Twain Days will be held in downtown Carson City, April 21-23.

Jim Valentine: Questions for your agent

Expedite your familiarity with your new environment by asking many questions.

JoAnne Skelly: Artificial turf, good or bad?

Even after this amazingly wet winter, water efficiency and conservation should still be the norm going forward.