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Unemployment Steady in Nevada, Number of Employers Grows

Nevada jobs fell by 1,000 over the month but remain up 30,800 over the year, according to the state’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. The unemployment rate is unchanged from September, at 4.1 percent, and is down 0.3 percent compared to October 2018. Nevada ranks third in employer growth through the second quarter of 2019.…MORE

Purse Grabber Sought in Carson City, Reward Offered

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is looking for a purse grabber. September 4th an employee of the Walmart on Market Street in Carson City went on a lunch break and left her purse on a counter. When they returned, the purse was gone. It ended up in the store’s “lost and found” but with several…MORE

Clouds Hang Over The Vaping Industry

Nevada’s mostly Mom and Pop Vape shops say they’ve been unfairly blamed for a wave of lung illnesses across the country, it’s putting some out of business.MORE

School District Approves Two-Year Contract With The Washoe Education Association

The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees voted to approve a two-year contract with the Washoe Education Association , which includes a 3 percent increase in salary for all teachers. The contract is in effect from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, and was ratified by the WEA membership last week. Katy Simon…MORE

Man Arrested For Stealing Deputy’s Vehicle in South Lake Tahoe

A man got into to a deputy’s patrol vehicle in South Lake Tahoe and drove away. He was caught 50 miles away. Eldorado County investigators say Jacob Wolfe was wearing a sheriff’s baseball cap when he was arrested in Placerville. The SUV went missing from the parking lot during a shift change at the sheriff’s…MORE

Police Release Photo of Sparks Robbery Suspect

The Sparks Police Department is investigating a robbery at the Family Dollar on Oddie Boulevard. It happened on September 19th around 10AM. Police say the man walked up to the cashier, pulled out a gun and demanded money. He left with an unknown amount. He is described as being white, unshaven, possibly in his late…MORE

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Trafficking Bust

A driver and his passenger who were pulled over for a traffic violation, are charged with trafficking marijuana. NHP troopers found 76 pounds of marijuana inside their car. The Nevada Highway Patrol arrested 30-year-old Isaac Arellano and his passenger, 30-year-old Maria Salazar-Zuno. According to NHP, troopers pulled Arellano over at Keystone Avenue and 4th Street…MORE

Aces Netting the Field For Foul Ball Safety

The Reno Aces are set to begin construction on extended protective netting around the diamond at Greater Nevada Field in early December. Installation of the nets will extend foul pole to foul pole and will be ready for the 2020 season. Aces President Eric Edelstein says “Safety is our top priority and our fans have…MORE