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How to Maintain Your Lawn During a Drought
It's obvious that the cure for a dry lawn is water, but during a drought, it's even harder to get.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Ask Joe Follow-up: How much do school board members make?
Ruth Stacy wrote in asking if trustees get paid, and if so, how much do they make? : On Monday, Joe was told by the school district that trustees are paid according to state statute, and that they earn $750 per month, plus $650 in paid benefits.
Volunteers Needed For the 2014-2015 School Year
Volunteers are needed in several different areas for the 2014-2015 school year in Washoe County.
The Las Vegas Sun
Calif. man dies in apparent drowning in Lake Tahoe
Authorities say a 42-year-old Southern California man has died in an apparent drowning at Sand Harbor State Park at Lake Tahoe.
Swat Demonstration at STN Expo a Success
Sunday at STN EXPO, attendees had the opportunity to watch a live demonstration with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and SWAT deputies about responses to high-risk situations involving school buses, such as hijacking incidents.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Nevada gaming win up 14 percent in June; down again at Tahoe
Nevada casinos finished the fiscal year with a strong 14.4 percent increase in win in June - a total of $906.9 million.
Victim dies after drowning at Sand Harbor
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- One person has died from drowning in Lake Tahoe. According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, the victim was near the boat launch at Sand Harbor, just south of Incline Village.
Reno mayor Bob Cashell speaks on Martinez's release
More people are starting to speak out regarding the sudden dismissal of Washoe County School Superintendent Pedro Martinez.
Business leaders involved with the Committee on Excellence in Education for the Washoe County School District are meeting to discuss the situation between school district trustees and their superintendent.
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.
KVBC-TV Las Vegas
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.