Category Archives: Breaking News

Reno City Manager Resigns, Effective in July

(Reno, NV) — Reno City Manager Doug Thornley has offered his resignation from the City of Reno. Thornley assumed the role on October 12, 2020, will continue to serve as City Manager through the end of the fiscal year.  Among the many accomplishments during Doug’s tenure, we have seen the historic renovation of our new…MORE

Snow Slams Northern NV, Sierra

POWER-NV Energy reports 831 customers without power across their grid. That’s down from about 9,500 customers at the height of the storm Tuesday morning. ROADS-NDOT says I-80 Westbound is closed at the California State Line (Reno, NV) — An extreme blizzard warning remains in effect in the mountains between California and Nevada. Forecasters in Reno…MORE

Trump Wins Nevada Caucuses

(Carson City, NV) — Former President Trump has won the Republican caucuses in Nevada. On Thursday evening, Trump won in a landslide just hours after he also secured a victory in the US Virgin Islands caucuses. Trump didn’t face any major competition in Nevada, as former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley chose to compete in…MORE

Sources: Biden Wins NV Democratic Primary

(Carson City, NV) — President Joe Biden will win Nevada’s Democratic Presidential Preference Primary. That’s according to multiple media outlets that have projected the outcome. According to the Nevada Secretary of State’s Office, Biden is wrapping up the primary with more than 76,000 votes cast for him so far. That totals more than 90-percent of…MORE

Avalanche Reported at Palisades-Tahoe Turns Deadly

UPDATE From Placer County Sheriff OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — At approximately 9:30 a.m. today at Palisades Tahoe, an avalanche occurred on the Palisades side of the ski resort, specifically above the GS bowl area of KT-22.�� Olympic Valley Fire Department responded to Palisades Tahoe for word of an avalanche in the ski area. OVFD contacted…MORE

UPDATED: Two Pilots Killed After Crash at Air Races

UPDATED: Two Pilots Killed After Crash at Air Races

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE RENO AIR RACES ASSOCIATION: On Sunday afternoon, around 2:15 p.m., veteran pilots of the T-6 class, Nick Macy and Chris Rushing passed after the T-6 Gold race had ended. Both individuals were longtime participants and staunch supporters of the event and we are heartbroken over this loss.  While the incident happened…MORE

NORAD Jets Intercept Plane Near Biden Vacation Home at Lake Tahoe

(Incline Village, NV) — U.S. military fighters responded to a civilian aircraft violating the no-fly zone around President Biden’s Lake Tahoe area getaway. The president and his family are vacationing near Incline Village, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Multiple sources report two NORAD F-16s and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter responded with…MORE

Suspect in Custody in Reno Standoff

Suspect in Custody in Reno Standoff

UPDATE: The suspect in the case that caused a standoff and shut down Plumb Lane and Benjamin Franklin has been taken into custody. (Reno, NV) — Reno Police have converged on a home off Ben Franklin and Plumb Lane, and issued a shelter-in-place order for neighbors in the area, after a man apparently barricaded himself…MORE

Human Remains Discovered on UNR Campus

(Reno, NV) — The body of a female was discovered Wednesday morning on campus at University of Nevada-Reno. Campus police say the human remains were discovered on the north end of the Quad between the Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering and Mackay School of Mines buildings around 7:10am. The discovery was made by campus workers. In…MORE

Fire crews battle brush fire in southwest Reno

Multiple crews including the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District are battling a fire of 20 acres in Evans Canyon, southwest of McCarran in southwest Reno. The fire was reported about 8:14 a.m. and is in US Forest Service jurisdiction. TMFPD said aerial support is dropping retardant on the fire. Although no evacuations are in place,…MORE