Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning Major League Baseball and leading to the postponement of the team’s game against the Texas Rangers. https://apnews.com/Texas
Wednesday, October 3rd 2018
The two subjects, Montana Munday and Jeremy Chaplim, both Reno residents, have been arrested for multiple charges connected to the shooting and were booked into Washoe County Jail without incident, according to RPD.
Flying in the Sierra Mountains can be the most challenging and dangerous flying that an aviator is likely to encounter. The Sierra’s are characterized by unpredictable weather conditions, strong winds, and terrain that starts at 4,500 feet MSL and goes as high as 14,500 feet MSL. Flying in these conditions on a daily basis requires some unique skills and training.
Last night, August 27th at approximately midnight these skills were once again put to the test when RAVEN respond…
RENO, Nev. — The Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce and the University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts are partnering to host the 2018-2019 Northern Nevada Women's Leadership Initiative.
According to an Aug. 17 news release, “the Women's Leadership Initiative will begin this September with a series of 90-minute monthly salons facilitated by experts in various subject areas to lead open discussions on topics relevant to women leaders, allowing women leaders from northern Nevada to also share their stories and wisdom.”
A kick-off event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Chamber of Commerce, hosted by Ann Silver, CEO of the Chamber, and Debra Moddelmog, dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
Tesla added more than 800 employees and $459 million in capital investment at the giant factory in Nevada that manufactures batteries for its electric cars during the fourth quarter of last year. The latest tax incentive audit from the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development shows private spending surged past the benchmark needed to ensure Tesla's state tax breaks, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported Tuesday.
The fourth quarter additions brought employment up to nearly 3,250 and capital spending to $3.7 billion. The company also employed more than 1,300 construction workers during the fourth quarter, bringing that employment up to about 13,700.
Nevada Wolf Pack athletic director Doug Knuth would love to see his university host Oakland Raiders training camp in the future, but he’s also realistic about the kind of money his department would be willing to sink into the infrastructure upgrades required to lure the NFL team to Reno.
“We would 100 percent need help,” Knuth said of paying for those upgrades during his “State of the Wolf Pack” address Tuesday afternoon. “We could not do that. We have 16 sports and the 11th-largest budget in our (11-team) conference. We have our own financial challenges already, so we’re not looking to take on more. It’d be a huge benefit to our community, it’d be a huge benefit to our program for sure and we’re going to do everything we can to try and figure it out. That’s all I can really promise at this point.” Read More