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Faith News: President of the Thomas More Society and Law Center to speak
Breakfast runs from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Brejcha graduated from the University of Notre Dame and attended New York University Law School.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Assemblyman Hansen urges Washoe GOP not to push away conservative base
Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, opened the Washoe County Republican Convention on Saturday at John Ascuaga's Nugget with an unpleasant thought: The Nevada GOP is losing good, conservative members who are almost being pushed out.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Women Suspected to be Metal Thieves Arrested
According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, a neighbor reported suspicious activity at a vacant house on Shadow Lane in Sparks on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Free Housing, Consumer Protection Workshop in Sparks
You can learn more about housing and consumer protection at a free workshop Tuesday inside Sparks City Hall at 745 4th Street.
Bonfire Set headlines local band bill Saturday
Friendship and group effort are the Bonfire Set's operating modes. A wall of folk-pop vocals with most members singing sets the nostalgia-inducing sound -- supported by a harmonious mix of guitars , piano from Kirsten Crom and violin from Denise Julian.
Why is Lorton afraid of a real contest for mayor?
Damon's column on Eddie Lorton and the Reno mayoral race [Politics, March 2]: I live in Sparks, so I will not have the opportunity to vote against Mr. Lorton.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Don't like the Reno term limits decision? You can have a say
If you don't like the fact that term-limited council members in Reno can't run for mayor, you might want to know that there exists a committee -- it meets every Thursday, in fact -- that could change that.
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New Director, new direction
Tribune photo by Garrett Valenzuela -- Mella Harmon is the new executive director of the Sparks Heritage Museum and Culture Center.
Peppermill will bring online poker to Reno area
The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino today announced a partnership with Ultimate Gaming to offer online poker play at the Peppermill's Reno property as well as the company's other properties, Western Village Inn & Casino in Sparks and three hotel-casinos in Wendover near the Utah line.
Sparks police won't ID homeowner who fatally shot squatter
Three weeks after a man shot and killed a squatter in his residence in Sparks, police are still declining to release the shooter's name pending investigation.
RTC: Preferred route remains best option for Southeast Connector in Reno-Sparks area
The intended route through Rosewood Lakes remains the most feasible and affordable option for the next phase of the Southeast Connector road, the Regional Transportation Commission argues in an analysis recently submitted to the federal government.
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SPCA hosts pets telethon
On Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m., tune into MY21, FOX 11 and News 4 to watch the SPCA of Northern Nevada 5th Annual Pledges for Pets Telethon.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sparks Roadmap to Homeownership event in April
The second annual Roadmap to Homeownership Event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 5 in the Ponderosa Room at John Ascuaga's Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks.
Ash Wednesday Celebrated Worldwide, Across Northern Nevada
For Roman Catholics Ash Wednesday mass marks the beginning of Lent - a period of time that last about 40 days leading to Easter.
NHP: Reckless driving spree ends in death on I-80
A Washington man died on Interstate 80 after driving recklessly at speeds of more than 90 mph Monday, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
CA Sex Crimes Suspect Arrested Near Pyramid Lake
A man suspected of sex crimes against a child in Shasta County, California, was arrested Tuesday afternoon near Pyramod Lake.
Greg Street access curtailed starting today
Starting Wednesday, northbound traffic will be blocked on Greg Street in Sparks from the Interstate 80 overpass to Larkin Circle.
Ask the RGJ: Is Sparks' sandwich shop doll 'pure hatred'?
Q: "My friend ... from Pyramid Lake posted this awful image on Facebook. He found it at the Yellow Submarine sub shop in Sparks, Nevada.
Fish may soon return Sparks Marina
Latest tests show improving oxygen levels throughout the Sparks Marina where an estimated 100,000 fish perished late last year and experts say that if things continue to look so positive, they could begin restocking it with trout within a month.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Flu vaccine clinic targeting young, middle-aged adults
Tribune photo by Garrett Valenzuela -- Flu vaccinations in nasal and injection form were given at no cost Tuesday in Sparks targeting young and middle-aged adults, which have shown a spike this flu season.