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There's been a lot of talk recently in Washoe County about what is wrong with our education system -- funding, capital improvement needs and policies in general.
Is increasing income inequality a bad thing for America?
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
A group of Washoe County elementary students are going to stay warm this winter thanks to Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada.
Reno Deputy Police Chief says 2 dead, others wound...: Reno Deputy Police Chief Tom Robinson tells the media that two people, including the shooter, were confirmed dead and two others wounded in a shooting Tuesday at a medical building just east of Renown Regional Medical Center.
John Ascuaga's Nugget sold for $23.12 million according to records filed through the Washoe County Recorder's office.
Justices of the Nevada Supreme Court carry a heavier case load than many other similar states, according to a report released today.
Washoe County health officials have extended a red burn code alert into its second week due to continued hazy conditions caused by a winter air inversion.
It's a bacterium known as a Spirochete; magnified four thousand times it cannot be seen by the human eye.
The training happened Monday at a school in this area, but we were asked by Reno Police to not name the school mainly due to safety reasons.
The homeless man found dead last Tuesday at a park west of the University of Nevada, Reno has been identified as Jerome Cleommie Austin, 59. The cause of death for Austin still has not been determined, pending the results of toxicology reports, the Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office said.
A Red Burn Code still remains in effect for Washoe County for unhealthy air conditions.
A Reno man has been placed on probation and fined $1,000 for shooting a golfer whose errant ball broke a bedroom window at his home.
"Be a Santa to a Senior" provides Christmas gifts to thousands of elderly in our community who are either alone or financially challenged.
An investigation by the Regional Gang Unit has led to the arrest of two teens accused of vandalizing nearly $13,000 worth of property.
For instance, did you know that some taxes collected at the new Wal-Mart on Reno-Sparks Indian Colony land near Glendale Avenue and U.S. Highway 395 go to the colony and is used for numerous projects employing hundreds of people? Click here to read Mark Robison's story on the Reno Rebirth page.
Underwater exploration, world domination, coding video games and sending robot nanotechnology into the human body are a few things Washoe County students shouted as example of robotic uses during a university workshop Saturday.