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New law urges use of heavy-duty electric trucks in Nevada
New law urges use of heavy-duty electric trucks in Nevada

May 15, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday signed legislation designed to encourage the purchase and use of heavy-duty electric trucks on Nevada roads. AB377 brings Nevada law into line with new federal guidelines for the use of...




Health care to expand in Carson City schools
Health care to expand in Carson City schools

May 15, 2019

Health care services at some Carson City schools will expand next school year thanks to a new program from Nevada Health Centers. The Carson City-based health care provider plans to roll out its telehealth carts...


Meet the Queens: Fallon Portuguese Festa this weekend
Meet the Queens: Fallon Portuguese Festa this weekend

May 15, 2019

The annual Portuguese Festa takes place this weekend at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall. The crowning of the senior, junior and mini queens takes place with linguica and a dance at 8 p.m. Saturday and the...




Operation Battle Born’s 400-mile ruck-sack march
Operation Battle Born’s 400-mile ruck-sack march

May 14, 2019

Veterans and scores of volunteers from both ends of Nevada — and somewhere in between — are remembering almost 7,000 of their fallen comrades from the Global War on Terrorism this month as part of...





U.S. House subcommittee cuts Yucca Mountain funding
U.S. House subcommittee cuts Yucca Mountain funding

May 15, 2019

A U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee voted to approve an energy spending bill that cuts funding to revive the development of Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste storage site in a first step that sets up...



AAUW awards scholarships to Carson City, Dayton students
AAUW awards scholarships to Carson City, Dayton students

May 16, 2019

Thanks to the Carson City community which supported the American Association of University Women Capital Branch in our annual fundraisers (the holiday pecan sales and the February Feast of Chocolate), this year the Branch has...



Nevada’s HOA Scandals Threaten to Return
Nevada’s HOA Scandals Threaten to Return

May 8, 2019

Just four years after landmark legislation protected Nevadans from the predatory practices that resulted in homeowner-association scandals, corruption, and convictions, a brand-new bill threatens to overturn those exact homeowner protections. In 2015, Nevada passed AB...


Belle Isle was once a popular Reno amusement park
Belle Isle was once a popular Reno amusement park

May 14, 2019

But often overlooked amidst all the bright lights and concrete of downtown Reno is an island of serenity that is known as Wingfield Park. Interestingly, what most people think of as Wingfield Park actually encompasses...