Lighter Than Air
Raymond and his crew were participating in the third annual Lighter than Air Vehicle Competition. The competition is made possible by the Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium. The team with the aircraft that logs the fastest speed during the time trials is awarded a TMCC scholarship for 2012 - 2013 academic year for each member of the team.
Fernley sues state over local tax distributions
RENO (AP) — The city of Fernley has filed a federal lawsuit against Nevada officials, arguing it is being shortchanged in the distribution of various consolidated taxes. In its suit filed Friday is U.S. District Court in Reno, lawyers argue that Fernley is receiving substantially less money under the so-called “C-tax” distribution than other incorporated cities of similar size. It says in the last fiscal year, Fernley received a tax distributi...