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2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Thousands of people in our community are victims of domestic violence. Now through the Affordable Care Act many of these people can get help through their doctors.
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6 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
The Washoe County Health District and the University of Nevada, Reno Business Environmental Program are sponsoring the 2014 Wood Stove Change-Out Program, providing qualified residents of Washoe County financial incentives up to $1,100 to replace old, dirty-burning wood stoves with new, efficient, cleaner-burning stoves.
10 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal
The Washoe County Sheriff's office issued 577 total citations last month as part of a statewide effort distracted driving awareness campaign, authorities reported Thursday.
14 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune
Marsha Berkbigler, whose Washoe County Commission District 1 seat includes Incline Village, announced Friday she will run for Reno mayor in 2014.
18 hrs ago | CBS Local
The husband of a missing Spanish Springs woman concocted a false story about her supposed death before he committed suicide, but she too is likely dead, detectives said Wednesday.
This week is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Lately we've seen some pretty nice weather but the Truckee Meadows has also seen its fair share of major storms in spring as well.
By next month, Washoe County is set to begin changing how crimes against children are handled, investigated and prosecuted, officials say.
A basement door was breached at the Washoe County Courthouse overnight, but so far nothing inside the building appears missing or damaged, Washoe County Sheriff's Office spokesman Bob Harmon said.
Sheriff's spokesman Bob Harmon says 51-year-old Gerald Muhl had been cooperating in the search for Colleen Muhl before he was found dead Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound a few blocks from their home.
"It's good and I like how the games are set up. I'm also learning so much for school," said 10-year-old Oslan Thompson, who received a computer through the Reno Cigar Lions Club's Computers for Kids giveaway last month.
The neoclassical design with a copper dome and Corinthian columns was remodeled in the 1940s adding side wings to further accommodate the brisk business of quickie divorce decrees.
You may have noticed it around the Washoe County sky line on Tuesday, a little more smoke in the air.
The Washoe County School District and the Red Cross entered into an agreement Tuesday that they say will make our community safer during an emergency.
Washoe County Search and Rescue is getting ready to look for evidence related to a death investigation in Spanish Springs.
Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, D-Las Vegas, filed Tuesday to run for lieutenant governor at the State Capitol building in Carson City.
With spring just around the corner, Washoe County's Community Services Department is preparing to launch its annual weed abatement program.
Recent changes in Nevada's fishing regulations have simplified the catch limit to three game fish on the entire Truckee River in an effort to make the regulation uniform with the ponds in Washoe County.