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‘The more you practice, the better you get’
County, Renown emergency teams mobilize in real-time drill
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Union Pacific makes tracks for 40-ton food drive today
SPARKS — Union Pacific Railroad in Sparks and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada will help raise food for the many people in need in northern Nevada through 6 p.m. today at the Union Pacific Railroad facility at One South Pyramid Way. Union Pacific is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and decided to hold the event to commemorate its years of service and give back to the community, according to the company. The company is holding a “Rai...
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Nevada taxable sales up 10.2 percent
CARSON CITY — Nevada’s taxable sales in February jumped 10.2 percent from the same month last year as residents reached into their wallets to buy big-ticket items like vehicles and home furnishings, the Department of Taxation reported Thursday. Many sectors reported double-digit increases, and the report marked the 20th straight month of sales gains that began in July 2010 when the Great Recession started to ease its chokehold on Nevada’s econ...
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Inmate who spent decades on Nev. death row dies
Robert Farmer was convicted of armed robbery, kidnapping in Washoe County and murder in Las Vegas
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They CARE About Jazz
John Graham and Jean Driver were brought together by a love of performing in a style that is fading in time
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Fireball remnants likely in California
Explosion over the weekend had force one-third of A-bomb dropped on Hiroshima
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2 from Washoe County named state principals of the year
High school and middle school chiefs now in the running for national recognition
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Fighting substance abuse in Nevada
Guest editorial by Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto and Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson.
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Free Sparks app now available for iPad
Download is now at iTunes App Store
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Campaign to honor people killed on job
Gathering at 4:30 p.m. today in Victorian Square
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Panel to consider bicyclists versus pedestrians on Sparks Ma...
Parks commission to discuss the issue and possible options today
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Rash of smash-and-grab burglaries in Sparks
Police say incidents started Sunday
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Not Far to Mars
Dilworth students get a virtual trip to Red Planet thanks to DRI scientists
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Sparks OKs three new officers
Three police, one code enforcement could be in 2012-13 budget
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Truck driver crushed to death when load shifts on runaway ramp
INCLINE VILLAGE — A truck driver was killed Monday afternoon on a runaway truck ramp when his load of building materials crashed forward. Eric Holton, 31, from Gardnerville, was killed at about 2:45 p.m. on State Route 431, approximately one-half mile east of State Route 28. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, Holton was driving an 18-wheeled commercial motor vehicle comprised of a truck tractor pulling a trailer transporting composite dec...
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Doc rolls out ‘Hangover Heaven’ on Vegas Strip
‘Medical practice on wheels’ offers patrons a quick recovery from a night of drinking
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