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Strega, a longtime favorite of fans P-51D air racer, won the Gold race in the Unlimited Class at the fifty-fourth National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, Sept. 17. Flying Race 8, a Hawker Sea Fury named “Dreadnought,” Joel Swager of Ione, California, captured third place in the Unlimited Gold race at the 2017 National Championship Air… Keep Reading

Wildfire’s in Palomino Valley

Photo by Katy The Perry Fire grew to 47,690 acres overnight Tuesday and firefighters remain concerned about the fire's southwest edge, a front close to structures where fire activity has been particularly high, according to Perry Fire Information Officer Sarah Wheeler. The fire was 31 percent contained Wednesday morning. Flames made a run up the side of Virginia… Keep Reading

High rents in Reno force some to turn to RV living

by Kim Burrows RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Penny Banks and her dogs have been living the RV life for several months. She's been parked at the Rivers Edge RV Park in Sparks for several months. “That's what we're doing, we're saving money. And I don't have to work,” Banks said. She's in… Keep Reading

Dickerson Road Revitalized into Artist’s Haven

A mural greets those who enter Dickerson Road, a sign of the artistic things one may find ahead. HOLLY HUTCHINGS Dickerson Road is a one-mile, dead-end street in an industrial area of Reno. It has a gritty history, including crime, motorcycle clubs and even a hippie commune at one point. Now, it’s experiencing a revitalization… Keep Reading

From Reno To The Playa: A “Bigger, Crazier” Man Base

The Man Base is an immersive art experience that allows participants to engage with the foundation of the symbolic Man. BY BLM NEVADA (BURNING MAN 2015) VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Since its inception, the counterculture festival known as Burning Man has been a utopia for art and artists. Massive installations color the Black Rock Desert, even… Keep Reading

The Traveler’s Guide to Cannabis in Nevada

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Nevada Driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal in Nevada and could result in a fine, potential community service and even jail time. Law enforcement officials will determine if a person is under the influence of marijuana by requesting either a urine sample, blood sample or field… Keep Reading

Washoe County’s RAVEN Helicopter Helps Find Missing Family

 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… Keep Reading

Reno &Sparks Chamber of Commerce & College of Liberal Arts partner for Northern Nevada Women’s Leadership Initiative

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… Keep Reading

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