Washoe County Newswire (Page 3)

Washoe County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washoe County, NV. (Page 3)

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  1. Elementary students won't get lesser lunch for unpaid feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Education Week

    A school district in Nevada has decided not to punish students with overdue lunch accounts by feeding them lesser meals. The Washoe County School Board decided against the policy Tuesday.

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  2. Washoe Students Won't Get Lesser Lunch For Unpaid BalancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | News 88.9 KNPR

    A school district in Nevada has decided not to punish students with overdue lunch accounts by feeding them lesser meals. The Washoe County School Board decided against the policy Tuesday.

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  3. Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office Solves Cold CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office, with the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, says it has positively identified a man who died in January 2008 along the Truckee River east of Sparks. The Medical Examiner's Office says 56-year-old Terry Frankson was identified through fingerprint comparison.

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  4. Washoe County Medical Examiner positively identifies man found dead along river in 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KRNV-TV Reno

    The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office, with the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's special National Missing and Unidentified Persons System , has positively identified a man who died along in Truckee River in Jan. 2008.

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  5. Authorities to Investigate Fatal Crash Scene Near WadsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KTVN Reno

    Pyramid Lake Tribal Police are on scene where the fatal rollover crash occurred. They say they are still determining if the crash happened on tribal land or on Washoe County land.

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  6. Teen Sentenced to Total of 110 Years in Prison After Pat Baker Park ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that a Reno teen was sentenced to a total of 110 years in prison after killing a 16-year-old at Pat Baker Park in 2015. The DA's Office says in March Christian Joel Scott was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder.

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  7. Reno boy sentenced to up to 110 years in prison for murder of 16-year-old in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KRNV-TV Reno

    A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to up to 110 years in prison for the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in December of 2015, according to the Washoe County District Attorney's Office. Chrisitan Joel Scott was 15 years old when he shot and killed a boy during a pre-planned robbery of a Gucci belt.

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  8. Reno school district rejects serving second-rate lunches to indebted studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Proposal before Washoe County School Board would have fed children who owe more than $13.50 on lunch accounts cheese sandwiches instead of pizza, tacos or chicken nuggets.

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  9. Washoe County's Park Maintenance ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | KTVN Reno

    The recession may be long gone, but you can still see the after effects at Washoe County parks. Their budgets were cut by more than half, and recovery has been slow.

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  10. WCSD Seeks Names for New High School at WildcreekRead the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | KTVN Reno

    The Washoe County School District , Washoe County, and the cities of Reno and Sparks are celebrating the first step in a regional effort to improve schools and public spaces through the regional "Wildcreek Project." Agencies have agreed to move forward together in this cooperative endeavor, which will result in a variety of benefits for residents across the Truckee Meadows as well as students attending WCSD schools.

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  11. NV: Proterra to Test Self-Driving Bus in Downtown RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Mass Transit

    ... Proterra project will be the first to take advantage of the Living Lab, a partnership of the university, the Washoe County Regional Transportation Commission, two state agencies and the cities of Reno, Sparks and Carson City. Companies and ...

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  12. Proterra begins first autonomous bus program in the USRead the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | Green Car Congress

    Electric bus manufacturer Proterra is initiating the industry's first autonomous bus program with the University of Nevada, Reno and its Living Lab Coalition partners including the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County , the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, the Nevada Governor's Office for Economic Development, Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, and the cities of Reno, Sparks and Carson City, Nev.

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  13. Sorry, bus drivers: Self-driving mass transit is on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Mashable

    ... The university's Living Lab Coalition, which is supported by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County, Nevada, will allow the self-driving system to be developed on the streets of Reno, Sparks, and Carson City. The program's ...

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  14. Experts Advise Caution on Hiking Trails After Wet WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | KTVN Reno

    ... that the trails may have new hazards this year and to keep an eye out for them," Bob Harmon with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office says it's important to stay put if ever lost on a trail. He says it's also important to wear highly visible bright ...

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  15. Proterra Begins First Autonomous Bus Program in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Mass Transit

    Proterra has announced the company is initiating the industry's first autonomous bus program with the University of Nevada, Reno and its Living Lab Coalition partners that includes the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County , the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, the Nevada Governor's Office for Economic Development, Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, and the cities of Reno, Sparks and Carson City, Nevada. This program represents Proterra and the partners' commitment to technology leadership and to establishing safer mobility solutions that will help build public confidence in the safety of eventual autonomous mass transit.

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  16. 2017 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference and International Bus Roadeo To Be Held In Reno, NVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Mass Transit

    Public transportation industry experts from across the country will meet in Reno, Nevada, May 7-10, 2017, for the Bus & Paratransit Conference which will be held at the Grand Sierra Resort. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association and hosted by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Nevada), this conference will focus on technology, operations & maintenance, safety & security, accessibility & mobility management, workforce development, bus rapid transit, capital programs and planning, finance & sustainability.

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  17. New Political Action Committee Aims To Prevent Sanctuary Cities In NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... cy. Neither Reno nor Las Vegas has passed any resolution declaring itself a "sanctuary city." Clark County and Washoe County also have not designated themselves as "sanctuary counties."

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  18. Man Faces Two Additional Charges in Reno Arson CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | KTVN Reno

    A man accused of setting at least one arson fire late last month in Reno now faces two additional third degree arson charges. 40-year-old Justin Cloughly was initially booked into the Washoe County Jail on two arson charges on April 25th.

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  19. The electric bus startup Proterra just jumped into the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The electric bus manufacturer is launching an autonomous driving program with the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County - the body responsible for mass transit in the cities of Sparks and Reno, Nevada. Proterra said the pilot is aimed at developing the algorithms required to launch self-driving buses in a commercial setting.

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  20. The electric bus startup Proterra just threw its hat in the self-driving car raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The electric bus manufacturer is launching an autonomous driving program with the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County - the body responsible for mass transit in the cities of Sparks and Reno, Nevada. Proterra said the pilot is aimed at developing the algorithms required to launch self-driving buses in a commercial setting.

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