Washoe County Newswire

Washoe County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washoe County, NV.

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  1. RSAR Announces Three Recipients for "REALTORS Build A Better Block" ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

    ... more accessible to residences and visitors alike." Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, in collaboration with Washoe County and Washoe County Parks and Open Space, proposes to use the funds to transform the dome building, renamed The Hive, into a public ...

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  2. REMSA Community Advisory | Barbecue SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

    ... services agency serving northern Nevada since 1986. Through an exclusive franchise agreement, REMSA provides Washoe County's 420,000 residents with 24/7 ALS and ILS ground ambulance services. REMSA also encompasses Care Flight, a regional ...

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  3. Law enforcement cracks down on Reno street racersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Las Vegas Sun

    A joint operation between a number of Washoe County law enforcement agencies against street racers resulted in 11 arrests, 64 citations and one towed vehicle. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports two of the arrests Friday were for felony eluding after two suspects attempted to flee in their vehicles after being caught racing in Reno.

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  4. Summer Food Drive to Help Area Families in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | KTVN Reno

    Washoe County, and the Cities of Reno and Sparks are joining forces to help families in need this summer with a food drive.  Reno City Hall, One E. First Street: 2nd and 6th floors Reno Building Inspectors Corpyard trailer, 1745 East Commercial Row Canned Meals: Stews, Soups, Spaghetti/Ravioli Protein: Peanut Butter, Tuna, Salmon, Chicken, Dried or Canned Beans Grains: Whole Grain Cereal, Oatmeal, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Pasta Fruits: Canned , Dried Fruit, Applesauce , 100% Fruit Juice Boxes Vegetables: Canned Dairy: Shelf Stable Milk Kid-friendly Snacks: Granola Bars, Popcorn, Animal Crackers, Graham Crackers Baby Products: Formula, Infant Cereal, Baby Food

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  5. Two men wanted in Reno homicide arrested in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Two of three men wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Reno were taken into custody in San Diego on Friday, Nevada officials said. Investigators were led to the California city after a tipster said the pair was staying at a San Diego home, a Washoe County Sheriff's Department spokesman said.

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  6. Code Red AlertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTVN Reno

    When disasters hit it's important to be in the know and city officials want to help you have all the information you need to stay safe. That's why Washoe County partnered with the Cities of Reno and Sparks to put in place a phone notification system called Code Red that will alert you in times of crisis.

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  7. 2 Men Sought in Nevada Fatal Shooting Arrested in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | NBC San Diego

    Nevada authorities say two men sought in a June 24 fatal shooting in the Reno area have been arrested in San Diego thanks to a tip. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says Jamil Geronimo and Tyler Hernandez had been staying at a San Diego residence and were arrested without incident during a traffic stop Friday.

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  8. Two Suspects in Galena Homicide Investigation Arrested in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | KTVN Reno

    Two of the three suspects in the Washoe County Sheriff's Office investigation of a fatal shooting that occurred on June 24 in Galena were taken into custody Friday in San Diego. Washoe County Sheriff's Office says two of the three suspects involved in the fatal shooting that occurred on June 24 in Galena were taken into custody Friday in San Diego.

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  9. District Court, Washoe County Deputies Warn of Phone ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | KTVN Reno

    The Second Judicial District Court and the Washoe County Sheriff's Office say they continue to get reports about an ongoing phone scam. The Second Judicial District Court and the Washoe County Sheriff's Office say they continue to get reports about an ongoing phone scam.  The county says the scammers identify themselves as Sheriff's Office personnel or District Court personnel and request personal information from the caller.

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  10. Operation Backpack At Food Truck FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | KTVN Reno

    ... youth return to school with supplies they need. Their goal this year is to collect 3,000 backpacks for Washoe County alone and 10,000 for the Northern California and Northern Nevada regions. In addition to the collection at Food Truck Friday, 20 ...

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  11. Dump advocate defeatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | NewsReview.com

    ... facing general elections when no Democrat was running. The first winner under the new law was Dawn Gibbons in Washoe County in 1998, who was elected to the Nevada Assembly in a three-person Republican primary. Gibbons and her leading opponent in ...

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  12. Police find body near highway bridge over Truckee RiverRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | KTVN Reno

    The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports Truckee police located an abandoned car that was running and had its driver side door open near the bridge over the river early Wednesday morning. Truckee police, California Highway Patrol, and Nevada County and Washoe County deputies searched the area, finding the body hours later.

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  13. Washoe County Seeks Shooting Ban When Fire Risks PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Western Nevada officials have requested the drafting of an ordinance that could prohibit target shooting when wildfire threats are present. Washoe County commissioners requested Tuesday for the district attorney to draft the measure for officials to consider at a later date.

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  14. Reno Ice Rink Plans Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | KTVN Reno

    UPDATE: The Reno Ice: Jennifer M. O'Neal Community Ice Arena announced their plans to set up shop are moving forward on their Facebook page. In 2017, Washoe County approved for negotiations with the county to secure land for the rink at the South Reno Valleys Regional Sports Complex next to the South Valleys Library.

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  15. Washoe County: Drafting Target Shooting OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | KTVN Reno

    Washoe County reports that the Board of County Commissioners has approved a request with the Community Services Department to begin drafting an ordinance to limit target shooting during dangerous fire conditions. Washoe County reports that the Board of County Commissioners has approved a request with the Community Services Department to begin drafting an ordinance to limit target shooting during dangerous fire conditions.

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  16. RSAR Releases 2018 Second Quarter/June Existing Home Sales ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Nevada Business Journal

    The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS released its 2018 second quarter and June 2018 report on existing home sales in Washoe County, including median sales price and number of home sales in the region.

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  17. We have the latest Reno-area restaurant inspections right hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    How clean is your favorite Reno-area restaurant? Search all inspections through June 2018 We updated our searchable database of Washoe County restaurant inspections. Check out this story on rgj.com: They're updated through July 3. You can search for restaurants by name, address or inspection result - whether it was a pass, conditional pass or fail.

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  18. Reno man gets 20 years in prison for string of burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... was sentenced earlier this week on two counts of burglary stemming from two separate cases, according to the Washoe County District Attorney's Office. Frye previously pleaded guilty and must serve five years before becoming eligible for parole. He ...

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  19. Free Summer Meals for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | KTVN Reno

    Almost half of Washoe County School District's student population qualifies for free or reduced price lunches. During the summer break, a lack of those free lunches can put an additional strain on the families.

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  20. Reno Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Habitual BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County District Attorney's Office reports that a man was sentenced on multiple burglary charges as a habitual offender. The Washoe County District Attorney's Office reports that a man was sentenced on multiple burglary charges as a habitual offender.

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