Nevada Magazine announces 2012 photo contest
CARSON CITY — For more than three decades, Nevada Magazine’s Great Nevada Picture Hunt photo contest has been a favorite among photographers and readers. The grand prize winner of this year’s contest will receive a $250 gift certificate courtesy of Gordon’s Photo Service based in Carson City and Reno. The seven categories this year are City Limits (urban), Wide Open (rural/scenic), Nature (wildlife), People (human interest), Photo Illustration...
Horse cutting championships this week
RENO — The National Cutting Horse Association Western National Championships began Sunday at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center and continue through May 6. The event is expected to bring competitors and associates from 22 states, as well as Canada. The Western National Championships have been held in Ogden, Utah since 1995, and 2012 marks the first time this event has changed locations. “We are very excited that the Western Nationals will...
Four arrested in prostitution operation
RENO — Four women were arrested Friday after an undercover prostitution sting in downtown. Arrested for solicitation for prostitution were Veronica Gonzalez, 39, from Reno; Shawnee Millage, 23, from Sacramento, Calif.; Timiya Burnett, 21, from Sacramento; and Chrystine Johnson, 22, from Fort Wayne, Ind. This operation was in response to several complaints received by downtown businesses. Issued misdemeanor citations for solicitation for prosti...