by ALEX POMPLIANO After nearly 15 years, Western Nevada College President Carol Lucey is stepping down from her post. She says legislative higher education budget cuts have taken a toll not only on her, but on WNC’s campus. In March, Nevada Media Alliance spoke to Lucey, who was, at the
by ALEX POMPLIANO Gov. Brian Sandoval today announced that beginning July 29th, the 150th anniversary license plates will be available at Nevada metropolitan Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices; the plates will be available at rural DMV offices beginning July 31st. Starting July 9th, DMV offices will begin accepting orders for personalized
by ALEX POMPLIANO “Every morning when I wake up, I try to learn something that I didn’t know the day before.” This is Bill Davis’ mantra. It is this type of determination that helped him overcome a hinderance with technology and let innovation help his musical career as a saxophonist go
by ALEX POMPLIANO Gov. Brian Sandoval has been named Vice-Chairman of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA). The Republican governor was elected by his peers during the organization’s annual meeting held over the weekend in Park City, Utah. “From natural resources to human resources, western states face unique challenges and the WGA provides
by JERI CHADWELL Summer in Northern Nevada is the time for events, beginning with the Reno Rodeo in June and continuing through September when the rumble of thousands of motorcycle engines fills the air during the Street Vibrations Fall Motorcycle Rally. But the big-ticket events like Hot August Nights account
by NATASHA VITALE When some people retire, they spend a lot of time relaxing. Not Charles Padilla. The former U.S. Marine of 29 years is set to run 70 miles, from Coleville, Calif., to Virginia City, beginning Tuesday to raise money for the Marsoc Wounded Warrior Foundation, which supports U.S.
by JERI CHADWELL Nevada’s 77th Legislative Session brought the Silver State into the national spotlight on numerous occasions as both legislators and individual pieces of legislation made headlines around the country during the four-month session. Early in the session, the Legislature voted for the first time in its history to
by ALEX POMPLIANO For over a year now, Connor Fogal has been working endlessly painting and exhibiting his art out of his studio and store, located in Shopper’s Square mall in Reno. When the 20-year-old isn’t painting in his studio, he works on his website My Life On Wheels where he