Local favorite returns with curbside vibe
A customer approached the Butcher Boy tent Thursday afternoon at the Sparks Farmer’s Market with an empty look on his face, which seemed peculiar given his hefty order of meat being packaged by the experts in front of him.
City embraces technology boom
Angela Vallejo has worked at Sunset Cove Cafe and Winehouse in the Sparks Marina shopping center for the last four and a half years. As a manager and head waitress, Vallejo is at the restaurant nearly every day. Almost as often, she says, she greets new patrons sent their way by means of technology — increased traffic that has become common for the restaurant in the last year since it was added to the City of Sparks’ digital business registry ...
Middle East experience invaluable to Sparks resident
Not many people get the opportunity to visit the Middle East. Sparks resident, Kris Shelton, lived in Jordan working with the Peace Corps, eating goat lips and teaching wandering families and their children. Shelton grew up in Lemmon Valley and went to Hug High School. After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a dual degree in philosophy and psychology, Shelton wanted to do something different other than the stereotypical post-...
Sparks High, local non-profit educator experiences astronaut training at U.S. Space and Rocket Center