After a lengthy public hearing, the Reno City Council supported the recommendations of the Reno Planning Commission to approve special use permits and variances for the Southeast Connector Phase 2 as long as certain conditions are met. Natasha Vitale reports.
by NIKKI ZANDER The chatter of nearly a hundred people hushed to a whisper as the hearse carrying Michael Landsberry’s casket pulled into the parking lot of Sparks Christian Fellowship on Nov. 3, nearly two weeks after a student killed the teacher at Sparks Middle School. Nearly 80 American flags
by NICHOLAS STACK The fourth annual South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival kicked off this weekend, but there was something different in the air about this festival, and it wasn’t the food – it was Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine. Irvine, the star of Food Network shows “Dinner Impossible” and “Restaurant
by NICHOLAS STACK The University of Nevada, Reno announced a proposal Friday to lease a building owned by the City of Reno in hopes of expanding its presence in the downtown area. The City of Reno is making a bigger effort to work with the university to help instill more
by NATASHA VITALE Reno hosts a number of pub crawls throughout the year, from holiday-specific to themed crawls like the Superhero crawl. These events are popular among University of Nevada, Reno students and, consequently, many young adults use the chatotic events as an opportunity to drink underage. Join Together Northern
by NICHOLAS STACK The University of Nevada, Reno has begun a series of new construction projects that have gone under way. Here are three things about how the university contracts independent contractors: 1. From section five of the university’s Independent Contractor Procedures: “Agreements with estimated total payment of at least $25,000
by ALEX POMPLIANO Watch the entire O. J. Simpson Parole Board hearing from July 25, 2013 in Carson City: O.J. Simpson, the former football star is just as well-known for his criminal past, said today he regrets the crime that put him into a Nevada jail cell. During a brief, 20-minute hearing,
by ALEX POMPLIANO Former Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks made another court appearance in California Tuesday. He’s being held on three felony charges including invading police and resisting arrest, stemming from a chase earlier this year, only a few hours after he was ousted from the state assembly. Brooks’ arraignment has
by ALEX POMPLIANO Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks will appear in court for a preliminary hearing this morning in Victorville, Calif. on charges stemming from a freeway chase that ended in a violent struggle with California police in March. Brooks, 41, also appeared in court for a pre-preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
by ALEX POMPLIANO Gov. Brian Sandoval has sent a second letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz requesting a meeting to talk about Department of Energy activities in Nevada. Sandoval has made it clear that he wants to speak with Moniz about the controversial plan to haul canisters of radioactive waste