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Reed High teacher has seen growth, changes in Sparks
Rene Campbell grew up in Sparks and remembers its northeast unincorporated area, Spanish Springs, when there was nothing out in the area but places to ride horses and do some target practice. Over time, she has watched the entire area blossom and become what it is today. “The growth has been phenomenal,” Campbell said. “In Reno and Sparks we have so much to do. Go 30 minutes and you’re in the mountains. Go downtown and you have wonderful dinin...
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Do you know where your kids are?
Important data parents should know about Sparks schools
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Sparks Tribune’s centennial: Identity as local news provider...
From leisurely reading on a Sunday morning over a cup of coffee to a hurried glance on a computer screen, the Sparks Tribune’s method of delivering the news over the past 100 years has changed. But current management says the paper's tradition of offering Sparks-centric content has remained consistent over the years. “We stick to our philosophy of local, local, local,” current publisher Ed McCaffrey said. The Sparks Tribune celebrates its cent...
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Tribune reflects on journalism across generations
Writers old and young contribute to and learn from the Tribune
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Sparks offers four golf courses
Here is a guide to playing the links in Sparks
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High school sports mark a triumphant year
Within the past year, Sparks’ three high schools have won five regional championships, were the state runners-up on three occasions and took home two state titles.
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Local youth sports activities abound in Sparks
A list of athletic activities offered to Sparks area youths.
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Sparks Marina is a diverse place to play
What was once a sinkhole has become a popular place to enjoy the outdoors in Sparks.
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One of the jewels of Sparks
The Sparks river path is a gift the Rail City offers its residents and visitors.
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Rock Park facelift a win for Sparks
After a million dollar-plus facelift, the new Rock Park seems worth the price and, judging by the summertime crowds, is a triumph for Sparks.
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Wolf Pack Junior Pee Wee football team induced into Sparks H...
On March 20 this year, a group of young athletes from the area had a rare experience.
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Moon Rocks: A place to play in the dirt
For those that like to play in the dirt, on motorcycles, quads, 4X4's or rock crawlers, there's a wonderful spot for this type of motorized recreation called the Moon Rocks.
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Golden Eagle Park is a jewel for the city
On April 14, 2008, the city of Sparks had its grand opening of Golden Eagle Regional Park and the place has not stopped buzzing since.
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Dog parks offer plenty of room for pets to run
With the weather warming up and spring trying to bloom, it is time to start letting canine companions stretch their legs.
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City: It needs to ‘happen here’
Sparks hopes special events will bring in more revenue
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Regional entertainment events have national appeal
The Reno River Festival is an annual celebration of water and the Truckee River.
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2010 special events calendar
The city of Sparks is hoping to have about 200 days’ worth of special events a year in the future.
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Celebrity Showroom stage is full of history
The specially built stage in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget has seen singers of several generations, heard the laughs of comedians and the enjoyed the sparkle of a flamboyantly dressed elephant.
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Small bars lend charm to a night out
If you’re in the market for a breakfast with a shot of liquor, some live blues music or a midweek bingo game, Sparks has a bar for you.
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Sparks Chamber of Commerce and Sparks Tribune honor the city...
The Sparks Chamber Business Education Skills and Training (B.E.S.T.) Kids Mixer and Barbecue celebration is today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mendive Middle School, 1900 Whitewood Drive in Sparks. Chamber members are invited to come help celebrate and recognize 200 outstanding middle school students. See how the Sparks Chamber recognizes middle school students from our community. With the help of our sponsor, Terrible's Rail City Casino, the chamber i...
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