View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

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Apr 15, 2014
April 14 RTC Officials unveil new electric buses for our region.
Apr 14, 2014
Job Alert - Storekeeper - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Job Alert - Foster Care Training and Support Specialist - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Job Alert - Social Worker I/II/III - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Opportunity for North Valley area residents to discuss community issues at the Citizen Advisory Board meeting on Apr. 14, 2014.
Thank you for all your votes. Our Downtown Reno Library does bring the "Great Outdoors, Indoors".
Applications due April 28, 2014.
Apr 11, 2014
Joe Dini, Chairman David Humke, Assemblyman
Even small home improvement projects may require a building permit from the County
Polling locations and election information available online.
Kelsey Sweet Open Jar events held throughout April
Apr 9, 2014
Job Alert - Department Systems Technician - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Help get Washoe County's public garden ready for spring Saturday April 12.

Job Alert - Health Educator Coordinator - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Apr 8, 2014
Commissioners held public discussion on Regional Fire Services.

Lives Change @ Your Library®

Come in to the Washoe County Library all month to check out how the library can help you connect to information, ideas and experiences.
Apr 7, 2014
Regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting includes marijuana ordinance and fire services discussions April 8.
Early Voting to continue on Sundays throughout Washoe County

Apr 4, 2014
Administration building, Downtown Library showcase Fair Housing posters.
Apr 3, 2014
Job Alert - Deputy Clerk - County Commissioners - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Job Alert - Advanced Practitioner of Nursing - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
County will celebrate Friday during spring break for students.

Apr 2, 2014
Open burning allowed Thursday April 3 through Sunday April 6.
Apr 1, 2014
Fraudulent Check Diversion Program helps creditors and business operators collect over $8 million.
Mar 30, 2014
April 2014 is National County Government Month
Mar 28, 2014
Washoe County public safety agencies host crime prevention and public safety fair April 5.
Mar 26, 2014
Safe & Healthy Homes Fair and races take place at Idlewild Park April 19.
Mar 25, 2014
County Manager says 'stay the course' and 'hold the line on expenditures' is theme for this year's State of the County.
Washoe County's 2013/14 State of the County now available online.
Explore a gem of a park & support Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation with 5k Fun Run Apr. 26.
Mar 24, 2014
Watch State of the County live tomorrow during the Board of Commissioners meeting.
Mar 21, 2014
Scoutreach Division will meet monthly at Kids Kottage to offer children new opportunities.
Helping to feed the hungry while you help the library!
Mar 19, 2014
Community Services Department provides new online payment option for water utilities.
Mar 18, 2014
Online public forum gives residents additional option to communicate with County.
Mar 17, 2014
Event scheduled for March 19 at Arrowcreek Fire Station in Reno.
Mar 14, 2014
Body identified in Spanish Springs case.
Mar 11, 2014
Commissioners schedule completion of water merger for end of 2014
Burns are part of ongoing fuels treatment and forest restoration efforts.
Latest AA bond rating for County shows stable outlook for future.

Mar 7, 2014
Commissioner joins more than 1,500 county officials at 2014 NACo Legislative Conference.
'Arrest Warrant Scam' targets innocent victims to obtain money.
Mar 6, 2014
Perpetrator's prior criminal history and brashness of offense contribute to sentencing decision.
Mar 4, 2014
Commissioners join other area elected officials as well as public and private organizations from Northwestern region for the first Nevada Shared Federal Framework in Washington, D.C.
Washoe Valley and North Valleys are both priority areas for annual weed abatement spraying program.

Feb 27, 2014
Residents must obtain new burn permits from their nearest TMFPD fire station March 1.
Feb 25, 2014
Commissioners approve mutual aid agreement between Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and City of Reno.
Feb 24, 2014
Juvenile Services Intake Assessment Unit will relocate in March.
Library partners with Certified Volunteer Tax Preparers from AARP and VITA to serve low to moderate income taxpayers.
Feb 21, 2014
Set sail for adventure in a new exhibit coming to the May Museum March 8.
Washoe County Chief Medical Examiner statement.
Feb 19, 2014
Bolanos faces possibility of life in prison without parole.
Feb 13, 2014
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
Feb 12, 2014
County's OEC made up of business and community leaders from Northern Nevada.
Feb 11, 2014
Commissioners appoint Chris Wilson temporary Sparks Justice of the Peace.
Reno, Sparks and Washoe County TV channels changing Feb. 1.
Feb 10, 2014
A number of measures improving region's EMS system are announced.
Feb 6, 2014
More than a third of seniors say the County provides their only meal of the day.
Feb 5, 2014
Family entertainment winter music series continues Feb. 8 at Bartley Ranch.
Feb 4, 2014
Four week course covers all the basics of gardening and plant life in the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

Jan 31, 2014
Job Alert - Seasonal Senior Lifeguard - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Jan 30, 2014
Family entertainment winter music series continues Feb. 1 at Bartley Ranch.
Jan 29, 2014
Washoe County has the only two doctors in Nevada with specialized child abuse certification.

Jan 28, 2014
Manager says County will 'stay the course' with budget.
Job Alert - Seasonal Pool Manager - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Job Alert - Seasonal Lifeguard - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional
Jan 24, 2014
Washoe County accepting applications for temporary appointment until November election.
Jan 23, 2014
Family entertainment winter music series continues Jan. 25 at Bartley Ranch.

Jan 17, 2014
Washoe County Parks will replace memorial at Rancho San Rafael.
Firefighters warn of dangers from improper disposal of fireplace ashes in advance of the second anniversary of the Washoe Drive Fire.
Jan 16, 2014
Firefighters save dog from ice in Hidden Valley.
County Clerk's Reno office remains open on Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Jan 15, 2014
Family entertainment winter music series continues Jan. 18 at Bartley Ranch.
Jan 14, 2014
County Commissioners re-elect Humke as Board Chair and Weber as Vice Chair.
Jan 10, 2014
Gusty winds expected throughout Washoe County Saturday.
Jan 9, 2014
WUI Code discussion will be held in Incline Village Jan. 16.
Jan 7, 2014
At its January 15th meeting, the Library Board recognized the contributions of donors and grantors to the library system from July 1-December 31, 2013.
Jan 3, 2014
County Commissioners to consider several other appointments Jan. 14.
Jan 2, 2014
Third installment due Monday for 2013/14 property taxes.
Dec 30, 2013
Reno-Stead Airport scheduled to be one of six test sites in NV.

Dec 20, 2013
Washoe County to accept applications for a temporary appointment until the next election.
Dec 17, 2013
County considers new options to manage Regional Animal Services.
Dec 13, 2013
Local children's choir will have honorary Sheriff's escort to County Complex Tuesday morning.
Dec 12, 2013
Move this Friday offers increased service availability and accessibility.
Dec 11, 2013
Nutrition program provides healthy lunches for seniors.
For a snapshot of what has been happening at Washoe County libraries, check out the annual report which highlights events and achievements from July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013. They will be available in library branches and online at www.washoecountylibrary.us.
Dec 6, 2013
Dec 4, 2013
Move offers increased service availability and accessibility.
Dec 3, 2013
Residents can help snowplows clear roads faster.
Nov 27, 2013
Smokey the Bear to help distribute trees and thank foster parents.
Nov 26, 2013
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District offers home cooking safety tips.
Nov 25, 2013
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
Nov 22, 2013
Reno City Lights event will be held Dec. 3 at Rancharrah. Reservations required.
Nov 20, 2013
Wilbur D. May Museum hosts holiday event with gingerbread contest and music.
Nov 19, 2013
Overview of the County's budget shows continued financial stability.
Local public art campaign aims to increase awareness of storm drain pollution effects.
Nov 15, 2013
Master Plan will reflect needs of seniors and caregivers.
Nov 13, 2013
School district bill to fund capital improvements will not be revisited by County Commission.
Nov 12, 2013
Watch Washoe County TV online or Charter digital channel 217 to view the meeting live.
Nov 11, 2013
Washoe County groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m.
Nov 8, 2013
Washoe County's firefighters offer citizens another way to keep in touch.
Nov 6, 2013
Nevada bill proposes to increase sales tax for school capital funding needs.
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
Nov 5, 2013
Crafts, scavenger hunt and turkeys highlight event Nov. 9 and Nov. 23 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Oct 31, 2013
First known cemetery in the Truckee Meadows honors Nevada pioneers.
Oct 28, 2013
Spooky (and Not-So-Spooky) Story Times, Crafts, a Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating are all in store for you this week at the Washoe County Library. Get those costumes out and check out the library.
Oct 23, 2013
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
It is that time of year again...for three weeks this November get rid of those overdue fines by helping those in need! From November 4-25, patrons can bring cans or boxes of food to the library in lieu of fines to help feed the hungry.
Oct 22, 2013
All Washoe County Libraries will be closed Friday, October 25, 2013 in observance of Nevada Day. Additionally, the Downtown Reno and Spanish Springs libraries will be closed on Thursday, October 24.
Board of County Commissioners selects John Slaughter to be new County Manager.
Oct 21, 2013
At its October 15th meeting, the Library Board acknowledged an award from the Friends of Washoe County Library (Friends) through their Second Century Endowment Council (Council) in the amount of $14,600.
County Vice Chair speaks of tragedy at Sparks Middle School shooting this morning.

Commissioners will reschedule the AB 46 discussion for a date to be announced.
Oct 18, 2013
Work to repair a water pipe and two electrical lines that were broken on Wednesday evening continues. As a result, the library will be closed Saturday, October 19, 2013. The building will remain closed until water service is restored to the building.
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Seniors and caregivers encouraged to attend Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Oct 14, 2013
Have questions about AB 46, the Schools Capital Facilities Funding bill?
Submit feedback on AB 46 to Commissioners by visiting Open Washoe County, an online forum which allows citizens to weigh in on community issues.
Oct 10, 2013
View fall photo exhibit of Washoe County scenery through Oct. 31.
Oct 8, 2013
Board of County Commissioners will interview 11 candidates for County Manager.
Free health events at Senior Center Oct. 10 & 17.
Oct 4, 2013
Agency recognized for innovative programs and active engagement in the community.
Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12.
Oct 3, 2013
Interim County Manager says no significant impacts at this time.
Oct 2, 2013
Clerk’s Office also accepts payments after normal business hours.
Sep 30, 2013
Senior Services presents Veterans' program benefits Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Sep 27, 2013
Award presented annually to a prosecutor who has contributed significantly to the improvement of the administration of justice in Nevada.

Sep 26, 2013
Fire Marshal advises carbon monoxide detectors for all homes.

Sep 25, 2013
Senior Services presents Veteran's program benefits Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins on October 1st and you have questions. ACA Educators with Community Health Alliance will be on hand at local libraries to present information and give you answers.
Sep 24, 2013
Commissioners approve Interlocal Fire Agreement.
Sep 23, 2013
Emergency tip #4 from Washoe County.
Sep 20, 2013
County applications for new home construction up 457 percent compared to August 2012
Sep 18, 2013
Customers Vote Overwhelmingly to Direct $100,000 to Support Reading Programs
Sep 16, 2013
Tip #3 from County's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is to stay informed.
Enter your favorite fall photo of Washoe County.
Sep 13, 2013
Both schools evacuated all students.
Commissioners encourage local government partnerships at statewide conference in Tahoe.
Sep 12, 2013
Grandparents play 18 holes free with paying adult or child Sunday Sept. 15.
Sep 11, 2013
Event features contests and a play day for dogs and owners 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sep 10, 2013
Commissioners updated on the search for a new County Manager.
Sep 4, 2013
Model of historic plane will highlight air race theme at new splash park.
Sep 3, 2013
Washoe County's Rancho San Rafael Park is the site for world-renowned race.
Aug 29, 2013
Emergency Manager says this week's earthquakes and smoke from wildfires are good reminders to stay prepared.
Aug 28, 2013
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
Aug 27, 2013
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District begins Reserve Firefighter Program.
Unhealthy air and smoke causes cancellation of Aug. 28 performance.
Washoe Golf Course hosts Patriot Days Labor Day Weekend with special military rate through the end of October.
Aug 23, 2013
Music by The Bystanders with Katy Simon Wednesday Aug. 28.
Aug 22, 2013
Use the new free Sheriff's Office App for online crime reporting, graffiti abatement and more.
Aug 21, 2013
Multiple agencies assisting with nearly 80 acre fire.
Aug 20, 2013
Celtic, Bluegrass and Contemporary music by Contraband this Wednesday.
Aug 19, 2013
First of three special meetings on AB 46 can be seen live on the Washoe Channel.
Proclamation issued during 17th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit.
New Web Map points Nevadans to recycling locations.
Aug 13, 2013
Three extra meetings scheduled to discuss school funding bill AB 46.
Aug 12, 2013
Americana, Blues and Boogie with Colin Ross Band August 14.
Design your own community and make a difference in Washoe County.
Aug 9, 2013
Partnering agencies continue to study the issue.
Aug 8, 2013
Clerk's Office also accepts payments after normal business hours.
Aug 6, 2013
Alternative country by The Refiners this Wednesday.
Jul 31, 2013
Golfers 17 and under play free with paying adult Sunday, August 4.
Jul 29, 2013
Bluegrass & folk music with The Mountain Girls July 31.
Jul 25, 2013
Consumer legal services and guardianship representation restored following budget cuts.
Jul 24, 2013
Bring Your Kids to the Course Day Sunday, July 28.
Jul 23, 2013
Watch the discussion about AB46 live on the Washoe Channel tonight at 7 p.m.
Business owners can participate online.
The Washoe County Library System offers three hands on, basic computer classes weekly at the Downtown Reno and Sparks libraries.
Jul 22, 2013
Design your own community and make a difference in Washoe County.
Rhythm & Blues by Guitar Woody & The Boilers July 24.
Jul 18, 2013
Park's electrical systems need additional equipment to operate.
Beginning September 4, 2013, Incline Village Library and North Valleys Library will be open 5 more hours per week.
Jul 17, 2013
Yogi Bear features voices of Aykroyd and Timberlake on big screen.
Jul 15, 2013
Western ragtime from CW & Mr. Spoons July 17.
Jul 11, 2013
Reno Rodeo artifacts and memorabilia on display through July 31 in the park's Western Heritage Interpretive Center.
Jul 10, 2013
Team answers questions on bullying, Internet safety, driving impaired and sexual assault.
Jul 9, 2013
Longtime County Clerk Amy Harvey retires; Nancy Parent appointed as interim.
Jul 3, 2013
Online public forum gives residents additional option to communicate with County.
Design your own community and make a difference in Washoe County.
Jul 2, 2013
BLM fighting fire estimated at 5,400 acres so far.
Jul 1, 2013
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
District finishes first year under budget.
Daughters play 18 holes free with paying adult.
Jun 29, 2013
Fire Marshal investigating possible cause from kitchen appliance.
Jun 28, 2013
Extreme heat, drought create dangerous conditions for holiday.
Jun 27, 2013
Bryan, Saitta, Humke to speak at Washoe County Courthouse July 1.
Forecast of extreme heat will be very dangerous for seniors
Jun 26, 2013
Bring your Kid to the Course Day Sunday, June 30.
Jun 25, 2013
Retiring County Manager Simon honored at her last Commission meeting.
Jun 24, 2013
Bowers Mansion hosts final 'Programs on the Porch' Friday.
Jun 21, 2013
Results will help identify potential service improvements.
Jun 20, 2013
Apply by June 28 to join a new Citizen Advisory Board.
Jun 19, 2013
Washoe County's Visiting Nurse Program to close June 30.
Jun 18, 2013
Lazy 5 and Bowers Mansion host special series.
State association names Baker as Executive of the Year.
Jun 17, 2013
Gusty winds expected throughout Washoe County through Tuesday night.
Jun 12, 2013
Dads play free with paying child or adult from noon to 6 p.m.
Jun 11, 2013
Members appointed to Blue Ribbon Committee on Regional Fire.
Team answers questions on bullying, Internet safety, driving impaired and sexual assault.
Jun 10, 2013
Public invited to free Lazy 5 concerts on Wednesdays and Bowers Mansion event this Friday.
Route 447 closed north of Gerlach.
Jun 6, 2013
Donate a new fan today.
Free summer reading program keeps kids engaged and offers chance to earn books and prizes.
Jun 5, 2013
Mansion and swimming pool open for the first time since 2009.
Have a favorite hobby? Love to read about exotic destinations? Patrons can partner with the library by paying for a one-year subscription. The Adopt-a-Periodical drive starts on June 10 and runs through August 11, 2013.
Jun 3, 2013
Gaspari Water Play Park opens Thursday, June 6.
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday June 8, join the North Valleys Library for special programs, raffles and cake.
May 31, 2013
Recruitment begins June 1 for 9 new boards.
May 30, 2013
Secretary of State honors Dan Burk with prestigious award.
May 28, 2013
Berkich named Interim County Manager when Simon retires July 1
May 23, 2013
The 2013 Summer Reading Program runs from June 1 - August 31, 2013. Join the Washoe County Library this summer for great reads, great programs and great prizes!
May 22, 2013
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
All Washoe County Libraries will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day. Additionally, the following libraries will also be closed Tuesday, May 28: Duncan/Traner, Incline Village, North Valleys, Northwest, Senior Center, Sierra View, South Valleys & Sparks.
May 20, 2013
No budget or service level reductions for the first time since 2007.
May 16, 2013
Family event May 18 features free fishing, crafts, and raffle prizes at Crystal Peak Park.
May 15, 2013
All five victims have been positively identified by the medical examiner.
May 14, 2013
New Citizen Survey results shows 59 percent of Washoe County citizens rate the County 'good' or higher overall.
Washoe County hosts weekend tours of renovated home starting Saturday.
May 10, 2013
Gradex Construction installs features for Tahoe's first public rain gardens.
May 9, 2013
Boys and Girls Club and Lazy 5 Park host Social Services awards and adoption fair.
Family event features free fishing, crafts and raffle prizes at Crystal Peak Park May 18.
May 7, 2013
Moms play 18 holes free, with cart, this Sunday, May 12 at Washoe Golf Course.
Learn to draw living plants using graphite during 2 classes in May.
May 6, 2013
Free walking tour of one of Reno's oldest public gardens Friday, May 10.
May 1, 2013
Gammick first elected District Attorney in 1994 and began serving his term in January 1995.
Apr 29, 2013
Celebration begins 9 a.m. May 1 at Washoe County Senior Services.
Apr 25, 2013
Dr. Joseph Iser to leave the Health District after two years of service.
Apr 24, 2013
Katy Simon has held Washoe County's manager position since 1998.
Apr 23, 2013
County celebrates volunteers.
Apr 22, 2013
Over 100 programs scheduled for 'Unleash the Power of Age.'
Apr 19, 2013
Honors National Crime Victims' Rights Week Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Mills B. Lane Justice Center.
Apr 18, 2013
Annual April fundraiser dedicated to preventing family violence and raising awareness.
At its April 17th meeting, the Library Board celebrated the 14,304 hours donated by 405 volunteers at a reception and award ceremony.
Apr 17, 2013
Citizen input needed May 1 on future park, recreation and open space opportunities.
Apr 16, 2013
Signs of World War II remain throughout Nevada. Learn more at May 4th workshop.
Apr 9, 2013
Cutler appointed as new Registrar of Voters
Apr 8, 2013
County will celebrate Tuesday during spring break for students
Apr 5, 2013
Select budget priorities by providing comments through Open Washoe
Apr 4, 2013
Foster parent of nearly 60 children to receive honor from Social Services
Apr 3, 2013
A 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo seized from a local drug trafficker will be sold at public auction on April 13.
Four openings available to help guide senior centers and programs
Apr 2, 2013
Openings available on Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees and Airport Noise Advisory Panel
Apr 1, 2013
Reduced rates April 6-7 in Reno; additional free dumping events at Lockwood through spring.
Help shape the next Tahoe Area Plan by providing comments through Open Washoe
Mar 29, 2013
Eight Northern Nevada fire departments certify new Hazardous Materials Technicians
Mar 28, 2013
No burn permits are being issued at this time.
Main line is (775) 784-7260
Mar 26, 2013
Board increases time limit for public comment.
Mar 22, 2013
Online public forum gives residents additional option to communicate with County Commissioners.
Bowers Mansion elevated from local to national significance.
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District quickly puts out structure fire and rescues 2 family pets.
Citizen Involvement Revitalization Project is on the March 26 Board of County Commissioners meeting agenda as an action item at 5:15 p.m.
Mar 21, 2013
All lab results negative and repairs have been made.
Mar 19, 2013
Boil water order in a small neighborhood in southwest Reno
Mar 18, 2013
State of the County video available now online.
Mar 15, 2013
Renowned Bigfoot expert Dr. Jeff Meldrum visits May Museum Mar. 23-24.
Mar 12, 2013
County Commissioner Weber honored by Truckee Meadows Law Enforcement Chaplaincy.
Mar 11, 2013
North Valleys and Washoe Valley are priority areas for herbicide applications.
Mar 9, 2013
Regional input needed to review and analyze fire service.
Mar 8, 2013
Informal discussions focus on strengthening citizen involvement.
Mar 7, 2013
New hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Family entertainment winter music series presents final show for this season.
Mar 6, 2013
Residents must obtain new burn permits.
Mar 5, 2013
Cashman award reflects work of Fundamental Review Project.
Mar 1, 2013
Safe & Healthy Homes Fair and 5K River Run/Walk
Feb 28, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents father and son duo.
Feb 27, 2013
Extra hours will make paying bills easier for customers.
Online public forum provides citizens with many options
Feb 26, 2013
County Commissioners approve goals and objectives for 2013-14.
Change allows for a paramedic on duty at every TMFPD station 24/7.
Informal discussions will focus on strengthening citizen involvement.
Feb 25, 2013
Free 4-week course covers basics of gardening and plant life at the May Arboretum.
Feb 22, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents Nevada-based musicians.
Feb 21, 2013
Recent visit included judges from eight countries.
Feb 19, 2013
Two opportunities to meet Washoe County Commissioner Berkbigler, Feb. 28 and Mar. 5.
Feb 14, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents Reno-based musicians.
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
Feb 12, 2013
County Commissioners authorized a bid for construction of a Water Splash Play Pad at the North Valleys Regional Park.
Feb 11, 2013
Follow County tweets @WCCarsonLink
Feb 8, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents Reno-based musicians
Feb 7, 2013
Social Services seeks adoptive homes for 60 children.
Feb 5, 2013
Crafts, stories, scavenger hunt and live birds all part of the free activities.
Feb 4, 2013
Woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and sea monsters arriving soon at the May Museum.
Feb 1, 2013
Helps raise awareness for heart disease in women.
Family entertainment winter music series presents Reno-based musicians.
Jan 31, 2013
Eight free classes taught by certified master gardeners.
Jan 28, 2013
Program extended due to later delivery of new books.
Jan 25, 2013
Washoe County Parks staff and volunteers will re-seed areas devastated by Caughlin Fire.
Improper ash disposal presents huge danger to the community.
Jan 24, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents favorite old-time songs.
Nearly 800 foster kids in Washoe County need help.
Jan 23, 2013
Program provides excellent opportunities for mentoring and learning.
Jan 22, 2013
County Commissioners review possible impacts of upcoming State Legislative session.
Jan 18, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents bluegrass trio.
Jan 17, 2013
Commissioners and department heads work side by side to set County objectives in the coming year.
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
Jan 14, 2013
Local businesses pitch in to help residents recover from fire damage.
Jan 10, 2013
Family entertainment winter music series presents Larry Maurice.
Jan 8, 2013
County Commissioners receive appointments for 2013.
Jan 7, 2013
Board votes unanimously for Humke and Weber.
Jan 4, 2013
Ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers.
Jan 2, 2013
Pay by mail, online, or in person at the Treasurer's Office or any Wal-Mart location.
This quarter's residential dump days are Jan. 5 and 6, 2013.
Dec 28, 2012
Court will close at noon Dec. 28 and open in new location Jan. 7.
Dec 27, 2012
Test of the Code Red reverse 911 dialing system will be conducted mid-day Friday.
Dec 26, 2012
Sentencing scheduled for Jan. 24, 2013.
Dec 21, 2012
Citizens and businesses encouraged to sign up for Code Red.
Dec 20, 2012
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
Dec 19, 2012
More than 2,100 cans of food collected so far.
Dec 18, 2012
Family entertainment winter concerts kick off Saturday, Jan. 5.
Dec 17, 2012
Move doubles court size and lowers costs.
Dec 12, 2012
Senior Law Project also offers workshops on living wills and landlord/tenant issues.
Dec 11, 2012
County Commissioners Larkin and Breternitz recognized at their last meeting.
Regional group votes to add County to further regional cooperation.
Dec 6, 2012
Residents are urged to sign up for reverse-911 system.
Dec 5, 2012
Online public forum gives residents additional option to communicate with County Commissioners.
Dec 4, 2012
Improved technology and residents help snow clearing process.
Dec 2, 2012
Flooding threats are no longer a concern.
Regional and city emergency operations centers in full response to flood threats.
Dec 1, 2012
Regional and city emergency operations centers continue to coordinate flood response.
Nov 29, 2012
Residents can help snowplows clear more than 1,000 miles of roads faster.
Nov 27, 2012
Free Art Angels Community Workshop for kids on Sat. Dec. 15.
Nov 26, 2012
Free holiday tuba concert at Wilbur May Museum Dec. 1.
Nov 21, 2012
County Clerk’s Reno office will remain open.
Nov 16, 2012
Improved reverse dialing system now available.
Nov 15, 2012
Fuel crews will be in the park November 16 & 17, 2012.
Improper and careless ash disposal presents huge danger to the community.
Nov 14, 2012
Fire Chief encourages citizens to report those who disregard warnings.
Nov 13, 2012
Commissioners continued discussion on Reno Aces baseball stadium.
Nov 9, 2012
Most County offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12.
Nov 8, 2012
The event will be November 17 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Nov 7, 2012
Fire Chief reminds citizens of Red Flag Warning.
Nov 6, 2012
Voting results will be posted on website as they become available.
Nearly 14 percent of registered voters have voted today.
More than 7 percent have voted as of noon Nov. 6
All 90 polling locations open now. Washoe County voters must cast ballots before 7 p.m.
Nov 5, 2012
Program will assist seniors and families with open enrollment.
Nov 3, 2012
Last chance to vote is Tuesday, November 6.
Nov 2, 2012
Snow and ice crews will be on the road the week of November 5th.
Free Rides for Everyone on RTC RIDE Transit Services.
Nov 1, 2012
Deadline for early voting is Friday, November 2.
Oct 30, 2012
Nearly 32% of registered voters have already cast ballots.
Oct 25, 2012
Updated Release: Nearly 40,000 vote in first five days. *Note: Spanish Springs Library will not be open Nevada Day as previously announced**
Crews will start burning piles of tree limbs and brush in Sun Valley Regional Park, adjacent to Esther Bennett Elementary School.
Oct 24, 2012
Residents required to obtain permit to burn debris through Oct. 31.
Oct 23, 2012
The Washoe County Board of Commissioners held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 23, and took action on multiple items.
Washoe County Commissioners Declare October 23 EnergyFit Nevada Day
Oct 3, 2012
Volunteers receive compensation for assisting fellow citizens Nov. 6 at the Polls.
Sep 11, 2012
The Washoe County Board of Commissioners held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 11, and they took action on several items.
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 19, 2012
Fire agencies contained a 48-acre blaze in the Palomino area today at 1:45 p.m. Ignited by discharge of a firearm, the fire started around 10 a.m. this morning and consumed 38 acres of private land and 11 acres of public land. 


Aug 10, 2012
Washoe County Reminds OHV Owners That New State Law Requires Registration
Jul 24, 2012
Since July 1, new Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District has responded to 533 calls including responses to 40 fires in Northern Nevada. Standing up the new fire district involved 24 career and volunteer stations, selecting and equipping and 105 career and 180 volunteer fire fighters and support staff, and required a significant amount of effort and commitment by more than a dozen departments at Washoe County.
Jul 12, 2012
While meetings for citizen advisory boards are currently on hold, community forums are still occurring throughout the county.
Jul 10, 2012
Discussion of possible ballot questions for the November 6 General Election approval of grants, approval of a five-year Capital Improvements Program, funding for the Homeless Community Assistance Center, and appointment of EDAWN to manage applying for economic development funds for projects in the County-all addressed at the Tuesday, July 10, Washoe County Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

Apr 8, 2011
Next week the Washoe County Commissioners will meet to discuss and receive public comment regarding important pending fire service issues including the Regional SOC and the Arrowcreek Fire Station.
Feb 7, 2011
New Dragons and Dinos exhibit opens this Saturday, February 12 at the Wilbur D. May Museum
Jan 18, 2011
Washoe County Commissioners unanimously selected Greg Brower to fill the District 3 State Senate vacancy left by retired Senator Bill Raggio.
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11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
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