Region In Brief
School of Medicine offers sleep disorder treatment
The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s clinical practice, University Health System, is now offering sleep medicine centers in Elko and Sparks with Dr. Aditya Bhargava, an internist who is board certified in sleep medicine, serving as medical director at both facilities.
Former US Sen. Richard Bryan to be honored
CARSON CITY — Nevada’s newly revived Governor’s Conference on Tourism will honor former U.S. Sen. Richard Bryan, whose vision and foresight led to creating the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT), Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced Monday. Bryan, also a former Nevada governor, will be honored on Dec. 8 at a luncheon during the conference at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno. Early bird registration is $145 through Oct. 31 — a $100 saving...
Fall color tours at the Wilbur D.May Arboretum
RENO — The Wilbur D. May Arboretum is offering a series of free guided fall color walks during October. Horticulturist Bill Carlos and arboretum volunteers will lead two Friday evening and two Saturday morning tours showing how the arboretum is home to a dynamic array of color during the changing of the season thanks to the garden’s large variety of trees and shrubs. All tours are free and last about one hour. Participants should wear comforta...
NDOW: No fatal boat accidents this summer
For the first time in 18 years, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is reporting zero fatal boat accidents on Nevada’s waters. Nevada officials are hesitant to attribute the zero fatality rate to any one cause, according to David Pfiffner, Nevada’s boating law administrator.
KNPB celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Host of local TV show “OpenLine” Michael Hagerty and a panel of guest experts will field viewer questions and comments regarding the issues of Latinos living in northern Nevada. The program celebrates Hispanic Heritage month, scheduled from mid-September to mid-October.
BLM to host a public meeting
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District-Sierra Front Field Office is hosting an open house public meeting on Sept. 28 to discuss a final environmental assessment (EA) that analyzes plans to abate safety hazards at the United Comstock Merger Mill at American Flat in Storey County.