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DRI professor presented with Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award
Dr. Judith C. Chow was presented with the 2011 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award in a ceremony before board members at ARB’s headquarters in Sacramento.
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Ruthie Foster concert to combat hunger
Each year during Artown in July, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada presents a concert to raise money to feed hungry people and reminds everyone that hunger is an issue that is faced all through the year.
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Help choose design theme for North Valleys’ water park
Washoe County is asking the public to help choose a theme and provide initial feedback on the conceptual design for the new water play/splash park being planned for North Valleys Regional Park in Stead.
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Fight against homelessness one golf stroke at a time
Local golfers will gather in a four-person golf scramble beginning at 8 a.m. on June 16 at Lakeridge Golf Course to raise money and awareness of Family Promise of Reno/Sparks, Interfaith Hospitality Network.
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Support your favorite library by adopting a periodical
One great way in which the public can help the library is by “adopting” a periodical — paying for a one-year subscription.
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Potluck for 40 Days for Life of Reno
The Crossroads Walkers will again be walking through Reno, as they walk from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. in support of a pro-life message.
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BLM Nevada volunteer receives national award
RENO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) presented its prestigious “Making a Difference” national volunteer awards at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on May 24 to four individuals, three couples, one group and one BLM employee for outstanding volunteer service or volunteer leadership on BLM-managed lands. Pat Bruce, a volunteer with the BLM Winnemucca District Black Rock Field Office, was the recipient of an individual award. Bruce is the fie...
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Rural counties prepare for emergencies at 2-day meeting
CARSON CITY —Emergency response leaders from rural and frontier counties of Nevada will gather at the Fallon Convention Center today and Thursday for a Public Health Rural Emergency Preparedness Summit. This is the first gathering of its kind in Nevada. The summit is funded by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Rural Assemblyman Pete Goicoechea has been a major...
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University of Phoenix, AMVETS offer scholarships
RENO — University of Phoenix and AMVETS, a vocal advocate for veterans’ education, are awarding $350,000 through 50 scholarships worth $7,000 to active-duty service members, veterans and eligible family members to pursue a degree from University of Phoenix. AMVETS has teamed with University of Phoenix since 2007, offering more than 225 scholarships to demonstrate the appreciation of the sacrifice service members, veterans and their families ma...
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Saint Mary’s palliative care receives national certification
RENO — Saint Mary’s Palliative Care was recently awarded certification by the Joint Commission, making it the first program in Nevada to be certified and one of 10 programs in the nation. The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care recognizes hospital inpatient programs that demonstrate exceptional patient and family-centered care and optimize the quality of life for patients, both adult and pediatric, with seriou...
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NNCCF receives donations in remembrance of a child
RENO — The recent death of a young girl who lost her fight with cancer moved her family to make a selfless gesture. In lieu of flowers and donations to them personally, family members generously requested that all donations be made to the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. To date, the NNCCF staff already has received several letters, cards and contributions from friends and family members in memory of this sweet little girl. The 8-...
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Legacy school is going digital
Christian school to hold open house Thursday
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PAC endorses Tarkanian for Congress
Nevada Right to Life group supports son of former UNLV basketball coach
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Reno hires special events program manager
Alexis Hill is a former Sparks planner
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USBC Women’s Championships witness milestone
Florida bowler sets record with 66th straight appearance
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ACLU of Nevada recommends changes to Metropolitan procedures
The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada presented the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department with proposed revisions Tuesday to it’s “Post Use of Force Procedures.”
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UNR receives international award for web-based course
For the fourth consecutive year, a University of Nevada, Reno course, its instructor and instructional designer have won the Blackboard Exemplary Course Award.
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KNPB tackles dropout crisis in Washoe County
KNPB announced last week that it has initiated a series of broadcast, online and community activities as part of “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen."
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New support for nonprofit health plan in Nevada
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded a loan last week to Hospitality Health CO-OP in Nevada to launch a new private non-profit, consumer-governed health insurance company, called a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan.
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Jam On It Basketball Academy tips off Memorial Day tournament
Jam On It Basketball Academy, Inc. is hosting its Jam On It Reno Memorial Day Amateur Athletic Union Tournament today and Sunday, with the championship rounds on Monday.
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