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Gonzales works to empower young women
Sparks resident recalls struggles, motivated to help pregnant moms overcome their’s
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Dr. Seuss takes the stage at Spanish Springs High
The treasured stories of Dr. Seuss are making their way to the stage in Spanish Springs High School’s upcoming performance, Seussical the Musical, starting this Thursday. While based on various Dr. Seuss stories, the musical primarily follows the journey of Horton the Elephant in the story Horton Hears a Who!
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Attacking Autism through 'social thinking'
Sparks non-profit offers students on Autism Spectrum an alternative
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Fluctuations in Weather: What Can We Expect?
Nevada has its fair share of erratic weather conditions, but what can local residents expect as the calendar transitions from winter into spring after our recent glimpse of warm weather? David Myrick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Reno, answered a few questions concerning the upcoming weather patterns for the Reno-Sparks area. “It’s typical for our region to experience a fluctuation between hot and cold weather around th...
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Idle Free
Campaign aimed at saving money, reducing emissions
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Easter Fun at the Sparks Rabbit Run
Easter morning at the Legends at Sparks Marina was hopping with this year’s Rabbit Run participants. The Sparks Rotary hosted its second annual Rabbit Run fundraiser, offering 5K and 10K races around the Sparks Marina and Legends shopping center. Participants could choose to either run or walk the course. The race was split into divisions among the 5K, 10K, and men and women’s groups. To add to the excitement of the Easter holiday, participant...
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Fuel prices jump statewide, northern Nevada hit hard
Refineries switch to summer blend, expense falls to California, Nevada drivers
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Planning Commission approves 115 more acres in Kiley Ranch
Phase 6 now in works, medical marijuana ordinance sent to City Council
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Councilwoman sees bright future for city, Girl Scouts
Julia Ratti, who was elected a Sparks City Councilwoman in 2008, said she wasn’t always interested in a political career and that she spent most of her life working in the non-profit sector.
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Drought spawns water conservation in Spanish Springs
Home Depot to host workshop covering tips for indoor, outdoor control
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Smith’s Food and Drug helps Renown
Inaugural effort looks to become annual event among local residents
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Budget, property tax approved by council
The Sparks City Council approved a tentative budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during its Monday afternoon meeting, summing up recommendations made to City Manager Steve Driscoll and Financial Services Director Jeff Cronk in a February budget workshop. The tentative budget will be up for public hearing on May 20 where it could receive its final approval. The budget must be approved by June 1 in accordance with state law. The council also appr...
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Sharing means safety for drivers, cyclists
Local NHP focused on education during Share the Road campaign
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City's budget up for discussion Monday
Property tax, garbage franchise fee increases could result in General Fund revenue
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Spanish Springs area ranked among state’s best in home value
Study shows region of north Sparks is second-best area in state to buy a home
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County’s animal services agency working hard
Director says there’s a lot more to the local agency than just being ‘the dogcatcher’
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Sparks Library enhances meeting room with sizeable donation
Library hopes to encourage open meetings, community interaction in improved space
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