Headlines from a year ago:
Riding – and spending – with hog pride; organizers expect Street Vibrations to bring in millions
It’s Don and Matilda Headleys’ first trip to Northern Nevada to attend the Street Vibrations events in Reno, and they’re loving the experience – and spending their money as they go.
More than 40,000 bikers are expected for Street Vibrations 13th anniversary. Event producers say the motorcycle enthusiasts will pump more than $58 million into the local economy.
Update: More than 30,000 motorcyclists are expected at this year’s event. Organizers say they expect the economic boom to be more than $66.9 million.
Gibbons, Titus to meet in live Monday debate
Gubernatorial candidates Jim Gibbons, the Republican Congressman making his second attempt to claim the Governor’s Mansion, and Dina Titus, state Senate minority leader, meet Monday at the University of Nevada, Reno for their first live debate of the campaign.
The event is jointly sponsored by the nonpartisan Youth Voice and the campus Democrat and Republican student groups.
The two major-party contenders are supposed to have a total of four live debates before the November election.