Northern Nevada donor honored in 131st Pasadena Rose Parade

RENO, Nev. (News 4-Fox 11) — Traci Trout, a local donor hero from northern Nevada, was honored Wednesday during the 131st Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office and Nevada Donor Network were able to honor Trout after giving the gift of sight to two people through cornea donation. Continue Reading… Keep Reading

UNR Helping Residents Check Homes for Radon

January is National Radon Action Month, and a program at the University of Nevada, Reno can help you test your home for Radon, to reduce your risk of lung cancer.  The program is offering free test kits to Nevadans until February 29th. Radon is a radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless. The U.S. Environmental… Keep Reading

State, School District report increased graduation rates

The Washoe County School District (WCSD) awarded more than 4,000 diplomas to high school students in 2019, setting a record graduation rate of 86 percent. The increased graduation rate follows a statewide trend as Nevada set a record for the second year in a row, with an 84% graduation rate across all districts. WCSD also reported… Keep Reading

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Winter Drink Crawl Benefits Homeless

The season of giving isn't stopping on East 4th Street. For the first time, businesses in the area teamed up to bring Reno an event they called “Warm Drinks 4 Warm Hearts.” The event was held on Saturday. For 15 dollars participants received a cup and card that allowed them to enjoy a warm winter drink… Keep Reading

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