New development coming back?
The Sparks Planning Commission met Thursday night with an agenda larger than any in recent months, a sign, perhaps, that area developers are seeing some stabilization of economic conditions.
RTC selects operating firm
The board of directors for the Regional Transportation Commission on Friday authorized the executive director to negotiate a final contract with MV Transportation Inc. for the operations and maintenance of RTC RIDE fixed-route services.
Town hall addresses education funding
Emotions ran high Wednesday evening at Reed High School as parents, educators, students and legislators came together for a town hall meeting to discuss the state of education in Nevada.
City of Sparks lays off 6 workers
The city eliminated six positions in the public works, community development and information technology departments on Wednesday in response to a $4.6 million budget deficit faced for the 2011-12 fiscal year.
Reno firefighters approve concessions
RENO — More than $150,000 in employee concessions approved by the Reno Fire Fighters IAFF Local 731 union on Tuesday will allow for the immediate rehiring of four laid off members through the end of the fiscal year, June 30. The Reno City Council previously approved the agreement. “In a successful effort to return laid-off firefighters to protecting and serving our citizens, the membership of the Reno Firefighters Association has overwhelmingl...