3 hrs ago
The Las Vegas Sun
Washoe County jail inmate death investigated
The sheriff's office says 24-year-old Carlos Salgado was in his cell alone when he was observed to be unresponsive at 4:30 a.m. Monday.
8 hrs ago
Countdown to Graduation Launches for Washoe County High Schools
Fifteen of the Washoe County School District's most outstanding and inspiring graduates are the focus of this year's "2013 Countdown to Graduation" campaign, which launches today and runs through June 7. The campaign features a new student profile posted each weekday for three weeks on the WCSD website.
8 hrs ago
Sheriff's Citizen Corps to Offer Free Response Training
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office Citizen Corps is offering a free emergency preparedness and response training academy beginning June 6. The Community Emergency Response Team Academy provides residents with the information they need to help save lives and reduce trauma in the event of an emergency.
9 hrs ago
2013 salary data of NV government employees to be released on Wednesday
Salary data for more than 132,000 government employees statewide, for the 2012 calendar year, will be released on Wednesday, May 2013 at TransparentNevada.com , a Nevada Policy Research Institute website that makes government-spending data easily accessible to taxpayers.
Tue May 21, 2013
Washoe delegation lacks unity over Washoe school tax bill as Legislature's end nears
With two weeks remaining in the Legislature, the Washoe County delegation of state lawmakers is not showing a unified front on the Washoe school tax bill.
Washoe Co. budget for 2013-14 approved; No budget cuts
The Washoe County budget for the next fiscal year was unanimously approved by the Board of County Commissioners yesterday during their special Board meeting.
Nevada Business Journal
GOED Board Sees Job Creation and Capital Investment in Nevada Increase
The Board of the Governor's Office of Economic Development last Thursday approved tax abatements for nine companies, creating nearly 330 jobs initially and increasing capital investment in Nevada by an additional $200 million.
Families Warned About 'Apple Picking' Robberies
"For that child to say this is all that he's got and to fight for it and then people come and take it from him, its horrible," says J.R. Tolentino, a Las Vegas resident.
Mon May 20, 2013
Here's some progress: Washoe Co. OKs first budget since '07 that doesn't slash services
County officials said it was the first time since 2007 the county's budget did not feature wage and benefits cuts for employees, or service reductions.
Washoe County approves budget, first without service reductions since 2007
County officials said it was the first time since 2007 the county's budget did not feature wage and benefits for employees or service reductions.
The Las Vegas Sun
Few big tax bills afoot, but plenty of little ones at Nevada Legislature
Democrats may have fallen short of crafting a comprehensive tax reform plan to address Nevada's wobbly revenue structure, but that doesn't mean there aren't a bevy of bills to raise taxes floating around the Legislature this year.
Authorities Offer Tips on Personal Safety
Personal safety should always be a priority, but in light of the recent violent crimes in our area many are re-thinking the steps they should take to keep their families and homes safe as well.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Time to look south
As the Legislature rushes to close its business in the final two weeks of its session, lawmakers and Gov.
Superintendent Says School Repair Bill Still Alive
The superintendent of Washoe County Schools said the bill to fund school repairs in the county is " very much alive and very active." The assembly bill has yet to come up for a vote in the Assembly Ways and Means Committee.
Fri May 17, 2013
Reno Memo: Bill would cut sales taxes meant for schools from future STAR bond projects
Nevada's STAR bond law is getting another makeover, this time from a bill that would potentially prohibit any future STAR bond-backed projects from pledging sales taxes meant for school districts.
Golden Valley Couple Forced to Empty Life Savings for Running Water
Hendricks, like many of the neighbors who call rural Golden Valley home, live on independnet wells for water.
Thu May 16, 2013
6th annual Walk for Animals this Saturday in Sparks hopes to raise $100k for homeless pets
Animal Lovers are needed to help raise $100,000 for homeless pets at Nevada Humane Society's Walk for Animals, this Saturday, May 18, at Sparks Marina.
Wed May 15, 2013
County Mosquito Abatement Program Starts Wednesday
The Washoe County Health District Vector-borne Disease Control Program's first aerial mosquito larvicide treatment for the Truckee Meadows area will take place on May 15th in Wingfield Springs, Bella Vista and Damonte Ranch.
Lyon County Deputies Identify 3 of 4 Fernley Victims
Deputies say 84-year-old Robert Pape and his wife, Dorothy Pape, also 84, died inside their Jessica Lane home.
Locals, officials respond to national DUI recommendation
This week the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending the blood alcohol content level for a DUI be lowered from .08 to .05, so News 4 talked to local law enforcement and alcohol counselors to see if they think it would lower the number of people who drive drunk in northern Nevada.