Category Archives: KOH Local News

Northern Nevada local news

Amber Alert Issued For Two Children From Sparks

Civil Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a Child Abduction Emergency involving two children from Sparks. Be on the lookout for a white semi-truck with a Acevedo Trucking Logo on it. It has California plates. The children in question are 6 year old Ariana Medina and 3 year old Liam Medina. Ariana has long…MORE

WCSD Moving All Middle & High School Students to Distance Learning

The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees voted 5 to 1 to approve moving secondary schools to full distance learning at its meeting yesterday. The temporary change will go into effect on December 2 and students will return to in-person learning on January 4. The board of trustees will review the proposed dates to…MORE

One Person Arrested After a Standoff in Sparks

A man is in police custody after initiating a standoff with police officers last night. Sparks Police received a call at a home on Sullivan Lane near I Street just before 8 p.m. for a report of a man attacking another man with an axe. Several people exited the home in the early part of…MORE

Nevada Governor’s New COVID-19 Restrictions Are Now in Effect

The new COVID restrictions announced by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Sunday are now in effect. This includes reducing the capacity of restaurants and bars, casinos and gyms to 25 percent of capacity instead of 50 percent. Restaurants will be required to take reservations for dining. No walk ins. Public gatherings, which had been up…MORE

Reno Police Investigating Stabbing on Kietzke Lane

Reno Police are investigating a stabbing that happened about 10 Monday morning on the 2700 block of Kietzke Lane. Apparently it was a fight between two men over property. The man who was stabbed has non life threatening injuries. Police say they don’t think the suspect is a threat to the community because it was…MORE

U.S. Postal Service Release Some Holiday Deadlines

The Postal Service is preparing for a greatly increased number of gifts being mailed this holiday because of the pandemic. Sunday delivery will be expanded beginning Nov. 29 to high package volume locations. USPS already delivers packages on Sundays in most major cities. The mail season usually peaks two weeks before Christmas, as procrastinators complete…MORE

Fire in Mono County Now 65% Contained

The Mountain View Fire in Mono County is now 65 percent contained and the fire’s size has been adjusted slightly down to 20,385 acres. The number of fire personnel has dropped from 211 Saturday to 202 Sunday. The containment line is not complete, but fire activity is minimal.MORE

Investigators Looking For Pinehaven Fire Witnesses

Reno Fire is asking the public for help in the investigation of the Pinehaven Fire that started Tuesday around 1 p.m. A regional fire investigation team has processed the hillside and found where the fire ignited. Tray Palmer, Fire Marshal for the Reno Fire Department, says it may take up to a week before they…MORE