Washoe County Says Flooding Could Start In Reno This Afternoon

Washoe County Says Flooding Could Start In Reno This Afternoon

Reno, Nevada. Jan. 8, 2017 – Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks officials continue to prepare for a significant flood event that will strongly impact the region today, Sunday, January 8, 2017. The forecast shows flooding starting at around 2 p.m. today in downtown Reno and possibly lasting through around noon tomorrow, according […]

Over Half of All Flood-Related Drownings When a Vehicle is Driven Into Flood Water!

Over Half of All Flood-Related Drownings When a Vehicle is Driven Into Flood Water!

Reno, NV…Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other hazard. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters. People underestimate the force and power of water. Many of the deaths occur in automobiles as they are swept downstream. Of these drownings, many are […]

Washoe County Commissioners Declare State Of Emergency

Washoe County Commissioners Declare State Of Emergency

Reno, NV….The Board of County Commissioners declared a State of Emergency in Washoe County, which allows the County Manager to speed up the delivery of resources required to more effectively respond to an emergency and meet the needs of the community during a time of crisis. Below is the latest information regarding an emergency meeting, sandbag […]

Sandbag Locations Available Throughout Unincorporated Washoe County

Sandbag Locations Available Throughout Unincorporated Washoe County

Reno, NV…Due to significant precipitation in the forecast the next few days, the Washoe County Community Services Department (CSD) has setup several sandbag locations within unincorporated Washoe County. Washoe County asks that all citizens stay away from standing or moving water and do not try to pass over roads where you cannot see the pavement. […]

Battery Cell Production Begins Tesla’s Reno Gigafactory

Battery Cell Production Begins Tesla’s Reno Gigafactory

Reno, NV….Today Tesla announced the following…”Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation and storage. At the heart of these products are batteries. Today at the Gigafactory, Tesla and Panasonic begin mass production of lithium-ion battery cells, which will be used […]

Reno Police Investigating Shooting At Hug High

Reno Police Investigating Shooting At Hug High

Reno, NV…Shortly before 1130 am on Wednesday December 7, 2016 Washoe County School District Police dispatch reported shots fired at Proctor R. Hug High School located at 2880 Sutro Street in North Reno. When Officers arrived on scene it was discovered that a 14 year old male student was armed with at least one knife […]

Renowned Artists To Attend World Music Award Night In Reno

Renowned Artists To Attend World Music Award Night In Reno

Reno, NV…TACH (Traditional Association for Cultural Harmony) a non profit organization founded by Internationally renowned musician Thakur Chakrapani Singh going to present “World Music Award Night” on Dec 10th, 2016 @ 5.30PM. In this event TACH is going to present it’s 4th annual award “Award of Excellence” to an artist who are having the extra […]

Washoe County Sheriff Participates In No Shave November

Washoe County Sheriff Participates In No Shave November

Reno, NV…The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is giving their support to local men battling prostate cancer by putting away their razors and growing facial hair throughout the month of November. During the Sheriff’s Office first ever “No Shave November,” Sheriff Chuck Allen has authorized all staff to grow facial hair outside the normal Sheriff’s Office […]