Friday Aug 15
Are Our Bees Threatened? No, But It's A Little More Complicated Than That
It has a lot of people worried these days and some of them will gather in Idlewild Park tomorrow morning, don bee costumes and express that concern, "The goal is to bring awareness about pesticides and herbicide that's being used on public parks, public property, says Sandy Rowley who heads the Save The Bees Reno campaign.
Friday Aug 15
Child's Brief Disappearance Good Reminder for Parents to Keep Updated Information
Yesterday's disappearance of a 4-year-old South Reno girl is serving as a good reminder to make sure your child's information is up to date.
From the Washoe County Health District: The Washoe County Health District Vector-Borne Disease Prevention Program will be conducting its fourth scheduled mosquito abatement operation beginning at approximately 6:00 a.m., on Wednesday, August 13. Helicopter applications of Vectolex will be applied to 1000 acres of wetlands in Lemmon Valley, Kiley ... (more)
County Sprays For Mosquitos; Others Concerned About Bees
The fogging truck is the department's last line of defense against adult mosquitoes and early this morning they were out spraying pesticide in the Kiley Ranch area of Spanish Springs.
Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Washoe County
From the Washoe County Health District: The Washoe County Health District confirms that mosquitoes in a small pool of water in the Spanish Springs/Kiley Ranch area has tested positive for West Nile Virus , the first positive identification of WNV in Washoe County in 2014.
Detectives Arrest Spanish Springs Man for Child Sex Crimes
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says detectives have arrested 54-year-old Spanish Springs resident Craig Blodgett on several charges related to child sex crimes.
Local businesses normally start small and grow from there. That's certainly true of a very small honey operation in Sun Valley that, after four years, produces enough to supply two stores that carry its product.