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Winners: Executive Kidnap raises $48,000 for CARE Chest
All of the participants in the 23rd Executive Kidnap fundraising event who collectively raised more than $48,000 to support CARE Chest's medical resource programs, including: Sarah Carmona, Dreams Realty; Jon Killoran, Reno Tahoe Winter Games; Denny Granata, South Reno Rotary; Ken Stark, Stark and Associates; Tim Ottmann, The Gem Gallery; Greg ... (more)
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Home & Garden events for Saturday and beyond in Northern Nevada
Inspiration Day -- Seminars: Seminars Held in Moana Nursery Seminar Room. Seating is limited to 60 for each seminar.
Years ago, Reno-Sparks laboratory was on 'leading edge' of space race
Ted Zmak has little trouble remembering the exact date he walked onto his new job at the Nevada Field Laboratory.
Sparks crash still under investigation
A minor-injury car crash at a very busy intersection is still under investigation.
Courtesy of www.warbirdinformationexchange.org B-26 Marauder with the 386th Bomber Group
Sally Roberts / Special to the Nevada Appeal Hale Bennett shows a model of a B-26 Marauder bomber bearing the black-and-white stripes that were painted on planes before D-Day so ground troops could easily distinguish U.S. planes from enemy aircraft.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Kash for K9s Fundraiser Benefits Washoe County, Reno, Sparks K9 Units
U.S. Firearms Academy and MiScenarios joined forces with the Washoe County Sheriff's K-9 unit, Sparks, and Reno PD K-9 units for a fundraising campaign called Kash for K9s.
Sheriff's log for Thursday, March 13
Total bail was set at $2,576. a A 26-year-old Carson City man was arrested at an apartment on H Street at 3:55 p.m. on warrants charging violation of probation conditions and failure-to-appear traffic.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
More Candidates Announce to Run for Washoe County Sheriff
Wednesday morning Jim Lopey announced his candidacy. He's had 35 years of experience including in the military, with the Sheriff's Office and training with the FBI.
Sparks Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender on Firearm Charge
Sparks police say a routine check on a registered sex offender led to his arrest on Wednesday after he was found with several guns.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Assemblyman Hansen jokes Alzheimer victims are 'Harry Reid supporters'
Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, joked during a Reno radio appearance with lieutenant governor candidate Sue Lowden that victims of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's diseases must be "Harry Reid supporters."
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Sparks Assemblyman Ira Hansen chooses to go to trial over trapping citations
The feud between Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, and the Nevada Department of Wildlife - alive for more than three decades - will return to the political landscape on May 27. That's the tentative date when the assemblyman - who represents much of rural Nevada - will go on trial in Churchill County for placing snare traps to catch bobcats too ... (more)
Northern Nevada's economy could take hit if highway funding cut, report says
Northern Nevada's economy could be harmed if federal highway funds are cut, according to a new report from TRIP , a Washington, D.C.-based transportation research group.
Editorial: Mass transit shows gains following Great Recession
It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that more and more Americans are taking advantage of public transit -- even in transit-averse Los Angeles -- as public transportation agencies recover from the depths of the Great Recession.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Births to Post Renown March 10, 2014
ALMARAZ-FLORES: To Jose A. and Cristina M. of Reno, a son, Feb. 3, 2014. DENNEWITZ: To Christopher M. and Courtney R. of Reno, a son, Feb. 4, 2014.
Sparks digest: land sale, flood project, Girls Scouts, Red Cross
Sparks City Council took action on several agenda items Monday. Some highlights, according to the city: * The council adopted a resolution that authorizes the Sparks Redevelopment Agency to sell a 10.2-acre parcel at Marina Gateway Drive between East Prater Way and Lincoln Way.
Sparks Mayor Says Economy is Improving
Sparks Mayor Geno Martini said there are signs the economy is improving in his State of the City Address Monday.
Sparks Mayor Geno Martini says the city is weathering the economic storm
In this morning's Sparks 'State of the City' address, Mayor Geno Martini focused squarely on the city's challenging economic times.
Women arrested trying to steal copper pipes
Washoe County deputies say two women have been arrested after they were caught trying to remove copper pipes from a vacant house in Sparks.
Hemmings Auto Blogs
1937 Horch 853 takes Best in Show at Amelia Island
Photo courtesy of Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. The trick to placing well at concours d'elegance events is standing out in the crowd, and in the world of European collector cars, few are as hard to ignore as the 1937 Horch 853 Voll & Ruhrbeck Sport Cabriolet owned by Robert M. Lee of Sparks, Nevada.