After believing for 37 years that his father murdered his mother, a Reno resident gets help from a non-profit to be reunited with his mother
Financially-strapped Nevada city declared disaster
NORTH LAS VEGAS — There are no signs of rioters, wind-damaged homes or flooding. The brand new City Hall features gleaming marble floors and the public recreation centers offer Zumba, karate and Pilates classes. Despite all of its suburban trimmings, North Las Vegas is officially a disaster area. After five years of declining property taxes, massive layoffs and questionable spending, leaders of the blue-collar, family-oriented city outside Las...
Team roping horse Rob stands patiently while his rider, Eric Rogers, suits him up with some protective boots at the Reno rodeo grounds Monday morning. The duo was preparing toward up and then compete in the Bob Feist Invitational (BFI) team roping competition Monday morning. The BFI is in its 35th year and is the world’s richest one-day roping event, featuring a total pure of more than $800,000. The event, which was founded in 1977 by Bob Feis...
Sun Valley cul-du-sac burns
A four-alarm fire, fed by winds gusting to 40-miles-per-hour Monday destroyed two mobile homes in a quiet cul-du-sac in Sun Valley at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Flora Way.
Las Vegas massage firm owner fights curfew
LAS VEGAS — The owner of a massage business several blocks off the Las Vegas Strip says she’s losing crucial business because of a city law requiring her to close at 10 p.m. Dreamz Massage manager Nikki Johnson tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal that she wants to stay open late to serve hotel night-shift maids, Las Vegas theater crew members and tourists ready to unwind after a long day of sightseeing and partying. But Johnson and her husband,...