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Eight People Displaced by Apartment Building Fire

Crews were called to a fire on Longley Lane in Reno Friday morning at the Bristol Pointe Apartments. Dispatch responded to the call just after 3 a.m. Two apartments have been damaged by the fire, displacing eight people and four pets. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE

SUV Crashes into Apartment Building in Sparks

An SUV drove into an apartment building Thursday afternoon in west Sparks. It happened near the intersection of Greenbrae Drive and El Rancho Drive. Sparks Police say one person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The apartment was empty at the time of the crash. Details on what led to the crash have…MORE

Reno Man Arrested on Open Murder Charge

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in Reno yesterday for killing a man in Incline Village last Summer. 30-year-old Alec Flores was booked on an open murder charge with a deadly weapon enhancement in the June 2023, death of Jeffrey McCunn of Incline Village. A sheriff’s investigation identified Flores as a suspect and…MORE

Reno City Council Considering a Permanent Horse Fence Along Alexander Lake Road

It’s an effort to keep wild horses and people separated. The Reno City Council is looking into a permanent horse fence along Alexander Lake Road. Horse advocates say it’s a no-brainer Tracey Wilson is the Nevada Director for American Horse Conservation speaking to our news partner KOLO 8. Council decided to hold off on permanent…MORE

A Parking Ticket Will Soon Cost You More in Reno

Most parking tickets in the city of Reno will cost $20 more starting July 1st. The Reno City Council on Wednesday decided to raise the fees for most non-moving violations by $20. The city does not believe the current fines are enough to deter violators. Yellow zone violations will rise to $45 in Reno on…MORE

U.S. Postal Service Moving Ahead With Reno Re-Routing Plan

The U.S. Postal Service is moving ahead with its plan to reroute Reno’s mail to Sacramento for processing, then send it back to Reno. The move is part of a 40-billion-dollar investment project and modernization plan. “Decision to proceed” was listed next to the Reno facility in a letter sent to Senators from Postmaster Louis…MORE

Double-Check Your Ballot in Washoe County

From the News/Talk 780 KOH Election Center…A hiccup of sorts, ahead of early voting in Washoe County Washoe County Interim Registrar of Voters Cari-Ann Burgess on Reno Talks Live with Greg Neft Tuesday. She says they are ready for the June 11th primary.MORE

Nevada Governor Announces New Internet Connectivity Program

Governor Joe Lombardo has announced Nevada will dedicate $250 million for a new Internet connectivity program. Called, The Nevada Middle Mile Network, it’s a 2,500-mile open access, fiber optic network that will be able to reach unserved communities around the state. Says the Gov: “This significant investment will enhance Internet connectivity in communities across Nevada…MORE

Nevada’s U.S. Senators Announce Funds For Wildfire Mitigation

U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto have announced that funds for wildfire resilience and hazardous fuels reduction efforts is coming to communities in Nevada. The $3.5 million will be used to assist at-risk communities throughout the state with planning for and mitigating wildfire risks.MORE