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From 1868 until 1984, more than 150 different newspapers have been published in Reno and 16 others have been published in Sparks.
Regrettably, it took a destructive house fire in Hidden Valley and a very public spat between city and county officials to get them back to the negotiating table, but Friday's announcement that Reno and the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District were on the same page on mutual aid was a welcome and long-overdue development.
This year, architect Mercedes de la Garza was honored as a Woman in Leadership by the Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada.
World War II began for the United States on Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese forces bombed the American fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
At its Second Annual Celebration Ceremony last weekend, the African American Clergy Council of Northern Nevada honored Deputy Superintendent Traci Davis for her service to the children of Washoe County.
A former freelance writer for a Reno newspaper has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the brutal date rapes of two women he met online.
With another winter storm approaching this weekend, there is something that you need to keep in mind if you own a home or a business.
Vivian Freeman, a Democrat who served eight terms in the Nevada Legislature, died Thursday morning at her Reno home.
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help investigating how a woman ended up walking along U.S. 395 the day before Thanksgiving.
The new medical group is at the former Acadia Medical Group location on 900 Ryland Street in Reno.
First, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will be in Reno. He will give a keynote address at the annual Virginia Demmler Honor Roll Dinner at the Grand Sierra Resort.
The Reno Rodeo Foundation kicked off their annual denim drive at 140 locations in 13 Northern Nevada counties on Wednesday.
Hammered by a recession that stripped away critical tax revenue and drove down ridership, the transit system serving Reno-Sparks is beginning to recover as more people board the bus to get around.
Washoe County Commissioner Dave Humke was one of the main proponents of the county's decision to leave a fire consolidation agreement with the city of Reno and stand up its own fire department.