Category Archives: Reno’s Morning News

Washoe Schools Updates Sex Education Terms

(Reno, NV) — The Washoe County School Board is updating terminology used during fourth and fifth grade sex education courses. At Tuesday’s meeting, board members voted to use terms like “boys and people with a penis,” and “girls and people with a vulva” during lessons about the human body and sexuality. The phrases were recommended…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

Nevada to test Hyperloop, world’s fastest transport

The world’s fastest transportation system is becoming a reality, thanks to the vision of Elon Musk, founder Tesla Motors & SpaceX, and Nevada’s vast expanse of uninhabited desert. Nevada is the home of Hyperloop One’s DevLoop, a test track for the world’s first hyperloop, a pneumatic tube transportation system that will move passengers and products at record…MORE