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  1. Sisolak wants to rename Reno airport after Paul LaxaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak wants to rename Reno-Tahoe International Airport after former governor and U.S. Sen. Paul Laxalt. Sisolak, who is currently chairman of the Clark County Commission, asked county staff on Tuesday to draft a letter asking Washoe County to consider the proposal, newspapers in Las Vegas and Reno reported.


  2. Reno facing bus driver shortage amid tight job marketRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    TV in Reno, Nevada, reports the Regional Transportation Commission has launched a recruitment campaign to fill open positions to stop more service cuts.


  3. Vote-site changes, turnout blamed for long lines in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Election officials in Nevada are promising answers to why voters were left standing in long lines for hours at some Election Day polling places following a consolidation of vote centers designed to streamline the process. In Las Vegas, 82 of 172 sites remained open Tuesday past the scheduled 7 p.m. closing time to give people already in line time to vote, county spokesman Dan Kulin said.


  4. Pilot injured in crash of small plane in northwestern NevadaRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities say the pilot of a small plane was injured when it crashed in the desert about 40 miles north of Reno. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says deputies, search and rescue volunteers and firefighters responded to the crash Saturday in the Fish Springs area.


  5. Photo: Ivanka Trump, President Trump's daughter and advisRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Ivanka Trump, President Trump's daughter and advisor, and Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller talk to supporters after their speeches at the GOP field office in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Ivanka Trump praised Heller for his role in passing the tax bill and the doubling of the child tax credit that came with it.


  6. Oldest building in downtown Reno to be demolishedRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Reno Gazette Journal reported on its web site Friday the 1872 Reno Mercantile and Masonic Lodge in the casino district has been found too unstable to save. Plans call for it to be razed along with the former Old Reno casino and Vino's to make way for a Whitney Peak Hotel expansion.


  7. Burning Man to staff new year-round office in RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The San Francisco-based Burning Man organization is opening a year-round, satellite office in Reno to better support operations in the Northern Nevada desert that hosts the annual counterculture festival. The Reno Gazette Journal first reported this week Burning Man will begin a three-year lease later this year at the old downtown Post Office built on the banks of the Truckee River in 1933.


  8. Eldorado buys Atlantic City's Tropicana casino in $1.9B acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Press of Atlantic City reports the deal that finished Monday comes after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission granted the Reno, Nevada-based company interim authority to own the casino. The deal is part of a $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment that billionaire investor Carl Icahn agreed to in April .


  9. Agencies: Man fatally shot while driving toward Reno officersRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities say Reno police fatally shot a man after he disregarded commands and drove a pickup toward officers as police responded to family disturbance incidents involving him.


  10. Man who fatally punched Reno casino worker guilty of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A man with an extensive criminal history who fatally punched a Reno casino employee while trying to flee with gambling chips stolen from a blackjack table has been convicted of first-degree murder. A Washoe County jury found 65-year-old Frederick Borden guilty Thursday of murder, robbery and fraud in the Sept.


  11. Missing woman sought in search near Mt. Rose ski resortRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Washoe County sheriff's deputies have resumed a search for a missing Reno woman whose car was found on a highway a few miles from the Mount Rose ski resort Reno police say 19-year-old Madelyn Lingenfelter last was seen on Wednesday by an employee of the Tannenbaum event center along the Mount Rose Highway.


  12. 2 teenagers severely wounded in Sparks shootingRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Police say two teenagers were being treated for life-threatening wounds after reports of pre-dawn gunfire in Sparks near Reno. Sparks Police said Saturday that gunfire was reported at about 2 a.m. during an altercation in a parking lot and that two youths, ages 18 and 17, arrived a short time later at a local hospital with life threatening wounds.


  13. New distribution center north of Reno to bring 350 jobsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A sports apparel wholesaler has announced plans for a big distribution center north of Reno that will bring 350 jobs to the area. Reno Mayor Hillary Scheive announced Tuesday S&S Activewear plans to open the 800,000-square-foot building in the North Valleys in early 2019.


  14. Teen arrested on arson charges in brush fire north of RenoRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Police have arrested a 13-year-old suspect on arson charges stemming from a small brush fire that broke out north of Reno. The fire that started about 7:40 a.m. Thursday burned about one-quarter acre near Martin Luther King Park off of Lemmon Drive just west of U.S. Highway 395.


  15. Reno burglars stole safe full of $800K in cash, jewelryRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Reno police are looking for the burglars who stole a safe full of $800,000 worth of cash and jewelry from a home over the Labor Day weekend. Sgt. John Silver says some personal identification also was inside the safe, but nothing else in the house was stolen or damaged.


  16. Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than nervousness over increasing competition. The Reno, Nevada-based company is taking over the Atlantic City as part of a $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment.


  17. Knowledge is power: Breaking down upcoming ballot questions on energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In November, Nevadans will see two ballot questions related to electrical power, which could be confusing - especially since one of them has already been on a ballot. It's the so-called "energy choice" initiative, which would open Nevada's energy market to new power providers.


  18. Small aircraft crashes, ignites mountain wildfire near RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A small airplane or engine-driven recreational aircraft crashed Sunday on a rugged and scenic mountain south of Reno, igniting a wildfire that officials feared could climb uphill toward the Mount Rose Ski Tahoe resort. The fire was reported about 1:40 p.m. Sunday on Slide Mountain in the Mount Rose Wilderness and quickly grew to 20 acres, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District spokesman Adam Mayberry said.


  19. Review finds more Nevada primary voting snags than reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials said at the time that a spate of well-publicized voting machine problems - including glitches that left some candidates' names off ballots or displayed the wrong slate of ballot choices - only affected a handful of voters. But a Reno Gazette Journal review of public records found there were more than 300 reported machine malfunctions across the state.


  20. Good Samaritan stabbed in Reno while aiding homeless personRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Reno police are investigating the stabbing of a good Samaritan who was intervening on behalf of a homeless person being harassed by three people. Police Lt.


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