University faculty to present research at Geothermal Resourc...
RENO – University of Nevada, Reno researchers and students will present their research at the 36thannual Geothermal Resources Council meeting and Energy Expo Sept. 30 through Oct. 3 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. “The meeting is the annual gathering of top geothermal professionals,” Wendy Calvin, director of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, said. “It’s a way for all geothermal professionals, including our own University expe...
Heller, Berkley, meet in first of 3 debates
RENO (AP) — Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley square off in their first of three scheduled debates in Nevada's U.S. Senate race. The debate in Reno takes place tonight at 8 p.m. and will be broadcast on PBS stations statewide. Heller was appointed last year by Gov. Brian Sandoval to fill the vacancy left when John Ensign resigned. Berkley is a seven-term congresswoman from Las Vegas. She is under investigation by ...
Sheriff's Office holds drug round-up Saturday
RENO -- The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Residents can bring medications for disposal to two convenient locations: the Save Mart at 9750 Pyramid Highway in Sparks or Raley’s Pharmacy at 18144 Wedge Pkwy. in Reno The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Last year, Am...
Sparks’ Judge Higgins: ‘almost unreal’
When tensions flare between two neighbors and one excessively loud barking dog, resulting in legal action in the courtroom, the last thing any courthouse wants is the plaintiff and defendant sitting a foot away from each other in the waiting area.
RTC’s Impact Fee Program continues assessment
The Regional Transportation Commission’s Regional Road Impact Fee technical advisory committee will convene Thursday after being instructed by the RTC Board of Directors to continue working on the RRIF buy back plan at last Friday’s board meeting.