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Burning Man Halted

BLACK ROCK CITY, Nevada — Whiteout dust conditions forced Burning Man organizers to temporarily halt entry for thousands of participants until the winds died down Sunday evening. Gates reopened at 6:30 p.m. after a three-hour closure prompted by swirling dust storms that created dangerous driving conditions. Sunday is the official start of the event, which… 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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Wolf Pack wants Raiders in Reno

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… Keep Reading

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