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NV: Blue Ribbon Committee Examines Unmet Transit Needs in Washoe County
A Blue Ribbon Committee for Transit, comprised of business and community leaders, is taking an in-depth look at how to address unmet transit needs in Washoe County.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Activists stage protest against foie gras in Reno
Billy Howard of the group called Foie Gras Free Reno says activists were upset a local company rented the Wilbur D. May Museum and offered meals that included a foie gras creme brulee dessert.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Community Rallies Around Ousted Superintendent
It was standing room only at the McKinley Arts and Culture Center in west Reno this morning as the community gathered to show support of ousted Superintendent Pedro Martinez.
Single-engine plane crashes near Pyramid Lake
UPDATE 10:14AM-- According to authorities, due to engine failure, the single-engine plane, was attempting to make an emergency landing on Pyramid Lake Highway.
Downtown Businesses and Casinos Get Ready for Hot August Nights
Local businesses are getting ready for an event-packed week in the Reno-Sparks area.
Mayberry Drive Reconstruction Moves Forward Without Roundabout
The RTC decide on Friday to move forward with plans for the Mayberry Reconstruction Project, but not include a roundabout at the intersection of Mayberry Drive and Hunter Lake Drive.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
A second patrol-rescue boat sinks at Lake Tahoe
Incline Village, Nev. --Washoe County Sheriff's investigators are looking into what could have caused another patrol boat to sink in Lake Tahoe.
Reno newspaper wants probe of school boss ouster
A Reno newspaper is asking Nevada's attorney general to investigate whether the Washoe County school board violated the open-meetings law earlier this week when it ousted school superintendent Pedro Martinez.
Martinez to sue Washoe County School District
According to Jon Ralston, Washoe County Superintendent Pedro Martinez said Friday his attorney is filing a wrongful termination and breach of contract lawsuit against the Washoe County School District.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Medient wins round in court against former CEO
The new chief executive officer of Medient Studios said the company got the ruling in its favor from a Nevada judge Wednesday afternoon it anticipated.
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Illegal prostitution cutting into legal brothel businesses
Nevada's legal brothels are struggling for survival, and a longtime advocate blames illegal prostitution in Clark and Washoe counties.
Washoe County Sheriff's Boat Sinks Off Shore in Lake Tahoe
Washoe County deputies are figuring out what caused one of the agency's boats to sink off shore in Lake Tahoe.
Getting Healthier Food to the Needy
It's a sad paradox...too often the cheapest food for low income families, is the least healthy.
July 2014 Class Act Award winner
Reno, Every month News Four selects a Washoe County student who is helping to make our community a better place.
Locally-grown products served as part of Free Summer Meals
Locally-grown produce is on its way to summer meal programs in Washoe County. As part of the Free Summer Meals program for children, organizers served fresh zucchini grown in Yerington at free lunches throughout Washoe County.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Mosquito Populations Increase After Recent Storms
The extra rainfall in the area has led to higher mosquito numbers. Officials are testing the mosquitoes for any virus they might be carrying.
Man arrested at Mira Loma Park for Lewdness with a Minor
A man has been arrested for alleged lewdness with a child at an area park. According to a press release, officers responded on Tuesday to Mira Loma Park in the 300-block of south McCarran on a report of a suspicious subject.
Deputies Arrest Man on Attempted Murder Charge, Seek Second Suspect
Washoe County deputies have a man in custody and are looking for another suspect in an attempted murder Tuesday night in Sun Valley.
Man arrested after Ruhenstroth search
A five-hour manhunt in Ruhenstroth on Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly took his 12-year-old son after an argument with his wife.
Police Find Man After Five Hour Search
Douglas County Sheriff Deputies with the help of Washoe County and the Raven Helicopter have found the man they have been searching for after a domestic dispute.