Washoe County Newswire

Washoe County Newswire

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

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  1. Personal Fireworks: The Rules in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    ... the fireworks do make their way into where it's illegal, and penalties are also strict. Williams told us, "In Washoe County, the possession of a firework is illegal. So theoretically, you drive off the parking lot of a place where you can buy them, ...

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  2. Washoe County Sheriff's Office Seeks Help Identifying Vehicle Burglary SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detectives need your help identifying two suspects in connection with a recent vehicle burglary at Ambrose River Park, near Mayberry Drive in Reno. Deputies say the two suspects were seen on surveillance video making a purchase at a local Game Stop using a credit card stolen.

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  3. A look at the WCSO Marine 9 rescue boat, which is seen during the summer of 2015 on Lake Tahoe.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

    Douglas County's Marine 7 will be taking up the slack during the holiday weekend after Washoe County's new boat was swamped in a wind storm last month. Both the Douglas and Washoe boats are Titan T280 Pilot aluminum boats built in 2014 and patrolled Lake Tahoe through the summer of 2015.

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  4. Nevada Gaming down from strong May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Nevada Appeal

    ... But this is North Shore's first negative month this calendar year. For the year, win is up 9.1 percent. Washoe County as a whole is down 3.4 percent or $24 million to $68.2 million. Lawton said visitation there was also down nearly 2.5 percent. In ...

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  5. Washoe County Sheriff's Office Seeks Help Identifying Vandalism SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTVN Reno

    Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detectives need your help identifying two juveniles believed to have caused more than $40,000 in damage to a number of homes under construction in Spanish Springs. The vandalism occurred to five homes located in the area of Mystic Sands Drive and Topaz Creek Drive sometime between 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2016 and 6:00 a.m. on Friday, June 10. A hose was placed through the back door of a house on Topaz Creek Drive and water was left running all night, resulting in several inches of standing water inside the home.

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  6. Joining Forces to crack down on impaired drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Nevada Appeal

    Fatalities due to impaired driving and riding continue to be a top traffic issue on Nevada's roadways and with overall fatalities at an increase in comparison to this time last year. The Nevada Highway Patrol is working in conjunction with the Washoe County Sheriff's Department, Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department, Carson City Sheriff's Department, Lyon County Sheriff's Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Department who are all aligned with Joining Forces to boost enforcement efforts.

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  7. REMSA Reminds Parents and Caregivers About the Dangers of Unattended...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Nevada Business Journal

    REMSA, a member of Safe Kids Washoe County, reminds the public about the educational campaign "Not Even For A Minute" .

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  8. The Open Streets Movement doubles its efforts in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Nevada Business Journal

    ... populating the route. These events are a collaborative effort between The City of Reno, The City of Sparks, Washoe County Health District and Reno Bike Project in an effort to spread awareness of the important of physical activity, supporting local ...

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  9. Fireworks Illegal in Parts of Washoe County, BLM Public LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTVN Reno

    ... fires to the Sierra Front Interagency Fire Dispatch Center, Minden, Nevada, 775-883-5995, or dial 911. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and North Lake Tahoe Fire District to emphasize ...

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  10. Temporary Homeless Overflow Shelter Now Open in RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTVN Reno

    ... temporary shelter will accommodate up to 100 people, a significant increase in capacity. The City of Reno and Washoe County are working together to find a permanent overflow shelter, as part of the new Cooperative Agreement. This Cooperative ...

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  11. Sitting down with Incline Village volunteers from the 2016 Reno RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Sierra Sun

    ... Peyton, Rodeo Sponsorship Committee photographer; Jim Whitson, an EMT with REMSA; and Lt. Jeff Clark, with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Mountain Unit. Here's a snapshot of a few Incline angels in disguise who helped keep people safe and having ...

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  12. Carson City Man Found Guilty of Multiple Drug-Related ChargesRead the original story

    Wednesday | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says a Carson City man has been convicted on multiple drug-related charges after a two day jury trial that took place in Washoe County District Court. Based on the conviction, 31-year-old Jose Jairo Martinez-Perez faces up to 21 years in prison, after being convicted Tuesday on the following felony counts - Trafficking in a Controlled Substance; Possession of a Controlled Substance for Purpose of Sale; and, Possession of a Controlled Substance.

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  13. As Temperatures Rise, So Does Number of Calls to Animal ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTVN Reno

    As temperatures rise so does the number of calls to Washoe County Animal Services of pet owners leaving animals in their cars. "Typically what happens is that people take their animals with them to run errands and they run in to a store and that always takes longer than we expect it to.

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  14. Lake Tahoe officials bracing for possible fatal water accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    ... This article was provided by the Nevada Department of Wildlife, which is partnering with Nevada State Parks, Washoe County Sheriff's Office, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and the U.S. Coast Guard on this ...

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  15. Jim Clark: Brexit vote, and the Incline Village parallelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Sierra Sun

    ... These were headed by notable locals including Geno Menchetti and IVGID Trustee Joe Marson. Thirteen percent of Washoe County's assessed valuation lies within the Tahoe Basin, and it was generally believed that our tax dollars were paying for a chunk ...

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  16. Sentencing Under Recently Changed Lewdness With A Child Statute Results in Prison SentenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County District Attorney's Office reports that a Sparks man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for lewdness charges under new sentencing guidelines enacted during the 2015 legislature. The defendant will serve a minimum of 4 years in prison before being eligible for parole.

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  17. Agency to sterilize mustangs for first time to slow growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Gillette News-Record

    A livestock helicopter pilot rounds up wild horses from the Fox & Lake Herd Management Area in 2008 from the range in Washoe County, Nev. The Bureau of Land Management is on a path to sterilize wild horses on U.S. rangeland to slow herd growth.

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  18. RTC Partners with Nugget, City of Sparks and Washoe County Schools for Free Shuttle ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Mass Transit

    The RTC, in partnership with the Nugget Casino Resort, City of Sparks and Washoe County School District, will provide free shuttle service to the Star Spangled Sparks fireworks show on Sunday, July 3rd. Everyone is encouraged to park at Reed High School on Prater Way and get onboard at the bus stop in front of the school.

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  19. Federal agency intends to sterilize mustangs to slow growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | SFGate

    A helicopter pilot rounds up wild horses at the Fox & Lake Herd Management Area in Washoe County, Nev., near the town of Empire, 60 miles north of Reno. A helicopter pilot rounds up wild horses at the Fox & Lake Herd Management Area in Washoe County, Nev., near the town of Empire, 60 miles north of Reno.

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  20. Nev. deputy accused of misconduct in drug probe A former Washoe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    A former Washoe County sheriff's deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct after he allegedly sold sensitive information to a purported drug dealer. The sheriff's office says Andrew Casacca of Sparks was booked into the Washoe County jail on Thursday for suspicion of misconduct by a public officer.

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