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Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City to Close For Renovations

The magnificent Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City is closing for renovations, expected to take four years. Church officials also say they are keeping a careful eye on construction plans after a devastating fire this week at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Church President Russell M. Nelson says the Salt Lake Temple will close Dec.…MORE

Amber Alert Out of Los Angeles County Cancelled

The Nevada Highway Patrol has announced that an Amber Alert issued yesterday has been canceled by the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Office. It is unclear whether the suspects they were looking for have been located. Nevada residents received the Alert Thursday morning for an abduction out of Los Angeles County. Investigators have asked the public…MORE

Power-Sonic Coming to Reno

Dermody Properties, recently leased 40,750 square feet in Building 4 of LogistiCenter℠ at I-80 in Reno to Power-Sonic. A global leader in design, marketing, distribution and application support of high-quality energy storage solutions, Power-Sonic Corporation’s products are used in a variety of industrial and electronic applications serving end markets including life safety, medical, utilities and…MORE

Washoe County D.A. Says Investigation Shows Officer-Involved Shooting Was Justified

Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks has found two police officers justified for shooting and killing a man after a chase January 24th. The DA’s Office says the shooting took place when two SPD officers saw 27-year-old Humberto Vera-Munoz speeding through Sparks and chased him, eventually stopping him. He got out of his car, pulled…MORE

Nevada Tops for Home Break-ins?

A report from a company called “A Secure Life,” says Nevada is one of the top states when it comes to home break ins. Nevada is sixth of the list of states with the most home burglaries, after new Mexico, Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The state with the fewest break in per 100,000 residents.…MORE

Sheep Go to Work to Prevent Fires Around Carson City

“Carson Now,” is reporting that as we are on the cusp of fire season in Northern Nevada, a team of wildfire preventers are again at work. They are sheep from the Borda Family Lamb Ranch. That’s a 100 year old business that has been used for years to reduce fire damage, by munching down dry…MORE

Commission on Judicial Selection Submits Three Names to Replace Dave Humke

The Commission on Judicial Selection has forwarded three names to Gov. Steve Sisolak to fill the Washoe District Court judge position, open after David Humke’s resignation. They nominated 41 year old Jennifer Helen Rains, of the Washoe County Public Defender’s Office; 48 year old Tamatha R. Schreinert, of Silverman Kattelman Springgate; and 59 year old…MORE