60-year Sparks resident honored by Rotary Club
Lloyd Diedrichsen, known as ‘the Doc’ or ‘Dr. D’ by many Sparks natives, had a crowd of Sparks Rotary Club members laughing out loud Wednesday afternoon as the 89-year-old received the Honorary Rotarian Award for his 60-year service in the club.
Time to start thinking Halloween safety
Halloween is right around the corner and there are many Halloween trick-or-treating events in the Sparks area that can provide parents with fun alternatives to the traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating on public streets. There are also many things families can do to ensure a safe Halloween.
Pizza, parenting and pina coladas
To word it eloquently, Mo is the man. Mo Ramiro, 39, came to America 19 years ago from Mexico, knowing only a handful of English words. Now fluent, he works two jobs to feed his family of four and pays tuition for his wife Cittalli to take dental hygienist courses at Truckee Meadows Community College. Most mornings and afternoons, Ramiro is flipping pizzas at the Papa Murphy’s on Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard. Once he finishes his 6:30 a....
SSHS says 'Good Morning America.'
Nearly 2,000 Spanish Springs High School students and faculty, as well as local community members, showed up on campus in the wee hours of the morning Wednesday to say 'Good Morning America.'
Commentary: Spanish Springs represented well on GMA
When Spanish Springs High School opened its doors in the fall of 2001, I never dreamed I'd ever be at the school at 3:40 a.m., let alone working. And yet, there I found myself early Wednesday morning. The crazy thing was, I wasn't alone, not even close.
Roll out the red carpet for GMA
The administration at Spanish Springs High School found out around mid-day Monday that ABC's Good Morning America would be on campus bright and early Wednesday. That news came on the heals of SSHS school leaders learning a parody video of pop music icon Katy Perry's hit song 'Roar,' produced by Cougar students, had been selected as one of five national finalists in a contest sponsored by GMA.