Hardy named UNR provost
RENO — Heather Hardy has been named provost of the University of Nevada, Reno. Hardy has served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts since joining the university in 2005. Previously, she served as dean of liberal arts at Colorado State University. The role of provost was previously held by Marc Johnson, who was named university president on May 6 after the sudden death of Dr. Milton Glick. Johnson has been assigned full responsibility for th...
Give input on state deficit’s effect on county
Washoe County is inviting citizens to participate in a virtual community forum to answer the question, “How can Washoe County absorb an additional $24 million impact to its 2011-12 budget, if the governor’s proposed budget is passed by the Legislature?”
Summer swim schedule announced for outdoor venues
SPARKS — The city’s summer swim season gets underway Saturday with the opening of the designated swim area at the Sparks Marina Park and the outdoor pool at Deer Park. The pool at Oppio Park will be closed due to budget reductions. At the Sparks Marina Park, recreational swimming is permitted in the designated swim area at the north beach only (weather permitting) from 2 to 6 p.m. May 28-30, June 4-5 and June 11 - Aug. 28; and from 11 a.m. to ...