by NICOLE ZANDER A new interactive U.S. map that provides a snapshot of how well the American melting pot has been stirred has been getting a lot of buzz on social media nationwide. The “Racial Dot Map” was developed by Dustin Cable, a demographic researcher at the University of Virginia’s Weldon
by MOLLY J. MOSER The Victorian Inn in Sparks, Nev. is going through some renovations. The motel just received a helping hand from Anthony Melchiorri, host of Travel Channel reality program “Hotel Impossible”. Former real estate agent Marilyn Fink has been in love with the Victorian Inn since purchasing it
by NATASHA VITALE While Summer is coming to an end, the Washoe County Services Department is hoping to have its North Valleys water park completed by early October and open to the public by the spring of 2014. Division Director Al Rogers met with the Reno City Council on Sept.
by NICHOLAS STACK Camels, zebras, and ostriches created an unusual sight in Virginia City this weekend during the 54th annual Virginia City International Camel Races. The event has garnered a great deal of popularity over the past few years, but few actually know how the races originated. Deny Dotson, director of
Nevada Media Alliance’s Sage Leehey compiled this map showing the 50 wealthiest ZIP codes in Nevada. The top two wealthiest ZIP codes in the list (89451 & 89452) – as well as fifth place (89450) – all belong to Incline Village on the north shore of Tahoe. Third place goes to a Las Vegas area
by CAMBRIA ROTH At first glance, Bill Jones looks like a traveler. He has a hefty army backpack, compression wraps around his legs, a camouflage jacket, a wood walking stick, and a long beard. Jones has been homeless in Reno, Nev. for 13 years, only escaping twice – once to
by SAM PISCOPO Students at the University of Nevada, Reno can finally find comfort in knowing there is a safe haven for people wanting to get help with addictions, or those who just want to have clean fun. Nevada’s Recovery & Prevention Community (N-RAP) provides resources to help students get support
A smoky cloud has engulfed Northern Nevada over the past few weeks. The smoke, coming from the Rim Fire west of Yosemite National Park in California, has worsened the air quality index (AQI) for the Reno-Sparks area. AQI in the Reno area improved to “moderate” this afternoon after being considered