Danny Tarkanian tours Northern Nevada today | NevadaAppeal.com

Danny Tarkanian tours Northern Nevada today

(Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau) – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian will make three stops in Northern Nevada today.

He is one of a dozen GOP candidates who have announced in the race to challenge Harry Reid.

Tarkanian, a Las Vegas lawyer, will hold his first “meet and greet” event at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden at 11 a.m. today. From there, he goes to Mary and Moe’s Wigwam in Fernley at 3 p.m. and Fallon Elk’s Lodge at 5:30 p.m.

Tarkanian is a longtime Nevadan who was UNLV’s first Rhodes Scholar candidate. He also was point guard on the UNLV basketball team and led the school to its first No. 1 NCAA ranking.

He runs a real estate business and is co-director of the Tarkanian Basketball Academy teaching Southern Nevada kids basketball and life skills.