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by Tribune Staff
Jul 17, 2010 | 998 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Thumbs down to Hot August Nights for being so evasive with a community that has been so loyal and hospitable for so long.

Thumbs up to Hot August Nights executive director Bruce Walter for coming to the Reno City Council meeting Wednesday to talk about concerns, but ...

Thumbs down to the Hot August Nights board of directors for not finding someone more personable to be the face of the organization and double thumbs down to the board for disappearing through this whole mess.

Thumbs up to the Sparks City Council for standing firm to uphold the wishes of its citizenry and thumbing their nose at consolidation.

Thumbs up to the Sparks Fire Department for extinguishing the fire on July 6 that threatened a neighborhood off Pyramid Way.

Thumbs down to the folks who maintain the Orr Ditch for letting dead brush pile up along the irrigation canal’s banks and near people’s homes. Luckily, the fire didn’t spread because of it.

Thumbs up to the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority and the United States Bowling Congress for scheduling two huge events here in 2013 and 2014. The $360 million pumped into the local economy will be most welcome.

Thumbs down to the vagrants who vandalized the Artown pianos.

Thumbs up to Artown for not resorting to the extreme reaction of removing the pianos.

Thumbs up to the Sparks police for arresting a suspected domestic abuse suspect, but ...

Thumbs down for letting him escape for more than five hours (after he was handcuffed, no less).

Thumbs up to John Ascuaga’s Nugget for another fantastic Fourth of July fireworks show.

Thumbs up to the Spanish Springs youth baseball players for their great performances in winning three state titles a week ago.

Thumbs up to everyone who came to last month’s 100th birthday party for the Daily Sparks Tribune.

Thumbs up to ourselves for bringing the residents of Sparks their community news for a century.

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