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News in Washoe County, Nevada
Nevada sales tax up 4.7 percent from year ago
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:16:09 -0700
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County.
Lee Niblock seeks to leave Marion for administrator job in Alachua County
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:53:47 -0700
Marion County Administrator Lee Niblock is still looking for a new job, this time much closer to home.
Nevada taxable sales up 4.7 percent in June
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:44:03 -0700
Strong business in Clark and Washoe counties helped push Nevada’s taxable sales to $4.1 billion in June, a 4.7 percent increase over the same month a year ago. The state Department of Taxation reported ...
Martinez Faces More Than One Suit
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:22:05 -0700
Washoe County School District's former police chief has filed a lawsuit against the school district and Superintendent Pedro Martinez.
Washoe grape growers want Nevada to OK wineries
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:23:22 -0700
Arietta is an ultra-premium Napa, Calif., winery specializing in limited production Bordeaux-style blends. People in Washoe County want Nevada's legislature changed to allow for wineries to thrive here.
WCSO Cybercops Charge Reno Man For Sex Assault, Child Porn Production
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:49:59 -0700
The Cybercrime Unit of the Washoe County Sheriff's Office has arrested 46-year-old Brett Adam Doyle of Reno, on charges of Sexual Assault of a Child Under the Age of 14 and unlawful use a minor in producing pornography.
Sparks Police Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Woman
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:37:04 -0700
Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick says two Sparks police officers were justified when they fatally shot a woman they believed was suicidal when she pointed a gun at them outside her home last fall.
Last Minute Back-to-School Immunization Opportunities This Week
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:43:10 -0700
The start of the school year in Washoe County is less than a week away leaving little time for parents to get their child’s back-to-school immunizations up-to-date.
Washoe County Asks for More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:22:49 -0700
Washoe County has asked the state of Nevada for more medical marijuana dispensaries to be allowed in the county, and city of Reno.
Wildfire Burns Near Kingsbury Grade
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:53:12 -0700
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Sierra Front report that fire crews have been called to a wildfire burning near Kingsbury Grade.