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News in Washoe County, Nevada

Washoe County Prescription Drug Round Up on April 26th
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:43:05 -0700

On April 26th, 2014, local and federal agencies will once again partner together to sponsor the Prescription Drug Round Up event for Washoe County.

RTC gets state’s first electric buses
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:42:25 -0700

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County unveiled four new electric buses Monday morning in downtown Reno, claiming Nevada’s first ever zero-emission public transportation buses, vehicles that will save the RTC more than $430,000 per bus lifecycle.

Nevadans face higher flood insurance
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:35:53 -0700

By Scott Sonner, AP Washoe County emergency manager Aaron Kenneston has known since Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans and Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast that Nevada homeowners and businesses eventually would face higher premiums for federal flood insurance. “It’s unfortunate that you have to balance these major superstorms on the backs […]

Public invited to Sheriff’s Forensic Science Division open house
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:56:52 -0700

RENO — Washoe County residents are invited to get a unique behind-the-scenes look at the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Division during a public open house from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 24.

Baby Shower Celebration, Child Immunization Clinic April 26
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:40:25 -0700

In an effort to raise childhood immunization rates in northern Nevada, Immunize Nevada, as part of National Infant Immunization Week, is hosting a baby shower and immunization clinic on Saturday, April 26.

Bill O'Reilly calls for impeachment of Washoe District Court judge (see video)
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:13:52 -0700

Isaac Onsurez Isaac Onsurez, 69. Bill O’Reilly, a Fox News television host and former nationally syndicated columnist, called a Washoe District Court judge an “ outrageous individual ” Tuesday night on his show and advocated for impeachment a week after the judge reduced a sentence of 10-to-life to one year in jail for a confessed sex offender.

Nevada Nuggets: Washoe County created
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:20:00 -0700

In 1861, Congress created the Territory of Nevada, carving out land previously from the Utah Territory. Gov.

Washoe County students win gold at Nevada skills competition
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:56:54 -0700

More than 200 Washoe County high school students participated in the 2014 Skills USA Nevada last week.

One Nevada Credit Union and Better Business Bureau of Southern Nevada, Inc. Host Community Shred Event to Benefit ...
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:09:42 -0700

One Nevada Credit Union and the BBB of Southern NV will host a free, community shred event on Saturday April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. benefiting Three Square, a local nonprofit. (PRWeb April 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11204378.htm

Flood insurance costs to increase up to 25 percent for some in Reno, Sparks
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:41:05 -0700

Much of the Sparks industrial area was submerged during the flood of 1997. Hundreds of Nevada residents will see such premium increases in the coming years due to changes in the National Flood Insurance Program.