Chili cookoff winners announced
Winners from the 27th annual Chili on the Comstock Regional Cookoff Saturday in Virginia City were:
• PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Cafe Rio in Virginia City
• BEST SALSA: Mark Haught, Pahrump
• CHILI VERDE (GREEN): 1st Adrian Fuhrman, Felton Calif.; 2nd Gerry Lind, Sacramento; 3rd Voni Medcraft, Reno
• RED CHILI:
1st – Herb Holman, Reno, won $400 cash, trophy, advances to world championships this year in Manchester, N.H.
2nd – Steve Atkinson, Reno, this was the 200th chili cookoff in which he has participated
3rd – Sheila Beller, Bakersfield, Calif.
Entries were officially judged by International Chili Society judges.
Secret Witness turns 40 this year – and it’s helped solve many of Northern Nevada’s most violent crimes
Secret Witness tips have played a pivotal role in solving some of the most violent crimes the greater Northern Nevada region has seen. To date, Secret Witness has paid out more than $300,000 in rewards to anonymous tipsters. Rewards range from $50 (graffiti/tagging) to $1,500 (armed robbery) to $2,500 (murder).