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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.
Health reforms could penalize some Nevada Indians
On one hand, Angie Wilson said she's looking forward to when the health care overhaul takes full effect in 2014 - it'll allow the northern Nevada tribal health clinic she directs to maximize its limited resources.
Authorities say to be aware of door-to-door scammers
Next time you hear a knock on your door, be very cautious of who may be on the other side.
Couple Married For 36 Years Allowed Limited, Supervised Visits
Thelma Kessler is 86, her husband Stanley, 87. They've been married for 36 years, but now in the sunset of their lives they are allowed to see each other for just one hour a week and a court order gives others the power to file for their divorce.
Bowers Mansion to open for tours May 18
Two $100,000 grants from the State Historic Preservation Office Commission on Cultural Affairs were received for the seismic and structural rehabilitation of the mansion.
Tue May 14, 2013
BLOG: Incline Village's fight for independence
As part of a recent presentation the IVGID board I was assigned to research and present a history of independence movements in Incline Village/Crystal Bay.
Officials ID 3 of 5 people found dead in northern Nevada; person of interest arrested
Detectives in two Northern Nevada counties investigating a string of five homicides, including the discovery of a body near the Mustang Ranch brothel, warned residents to remain vigilant Tuesday even after an arrest in connection with the case.
The Las Vegas Sun
Liberacea s boy toy has lived a troubled life
Soon after moving into Liberace's gaudy Las Vegas mansion in 1977, Scott Thorson, then a teenage hunk in the foster care system, learned that the jewel-smitten showman could love just as extravagantly as he decorated.
Daily Sparks Tribune
Homeless shelters, emergency repair among grant-funded projects
The Sparks City Council Monday approved more than $500,000 in grant funding for community development.
Athens Healthcare Professionals Go West
The challenge of making health care available to 40 million Americans who've been living without health insurance has been a hot topic since last June, when the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act could go forward.
Lyon County: Four Deaths in Fernley Connected to Body Found in Washoe County
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office has confirmed four people are dead after an incident late Monday morning or early afternoon.
4 deaths in Fernley, body found east of Reno part of same investigation
Four deaths reported in Fernley on Monday and a body found near the Mustang exit to Interstate 80 are believed to be related to same case, Lyon County authorities said late Monday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ray Hagar: Hickey, Kirner propose amemdment in Washoe school tax bill
The big news today on AB46, the Washoe school tax bill did not come inside it's hearing in the Ways and Means Committee.
Donations sought to help puppy at Reno shelter with two broken right legs
Stover, a stray puppy, was brought to Nevada Humane Society through Washoe County Regional Animal Services with a rare injury.