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Oct 30, 2014
County Commissioners and staff join Nevadans in singing Home Means Nevada.
Registrar of Voters Office asks that you bring your sample ballot with you to vote on Election Day.
Early voting in Washoe County runs through Friday, Oct. 31.
Update on animal services proposed code revisions
The first meeting of the Washoe County Health District Regional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Advisory Board was held today.
Oct 29, 2014
County Commissioners join Nevadans in singing Home Means Nevada in an effort to set a record.
Beginning November 1, and continuing through February 28, the Washoe County Health District Air Quality Management Division (AQMD) uses Keep It Clean – Know the Code, a color-coded notification program using Green, Yellow, and Red Burn Code icons, to inform residents whether lighting stoves or fireplaces is advisable, or allowed.
Oct 28, 2014
County Commissioners approve additional funding to help the homeless this winter.
RTC offers free public transit on election day
Oct 27, 2014
Support Have a Heart Foster Care and Adoption Program at November 1 Wolf Pack football game.
Job Alert - Account Clerk II - TMFPD - Open Competitive
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
Chairman Humke remembers Assemblyman Livermore for his loyalty to Nevadans.
Additional information on development projects in Washoe County available online
Oct 23, 2014
TMFPD firefighters put out three fires within a couple hours of each other.
A grant is paying for local pets to get vaccinated and microchipped.
Oct 22, 2014
Early voting in Washoe County runs through Friday, Oct. 31.
Oct 20, 2014
Oct 16, 2014
An opening is available to help guide senior centers and programs.
21 polling locations throughout Washoe County will be available for early voting.
What you need to know about Ebola
Oct 15, 2014
Seniors can get information about medicine, enrollment and savings plans Oct. 17.
Oct 14, 2014
Commissioners hear Veterans Services Program status report.
Oct 13, 2014
Last day to register to vote or update your address is tomorrow.
Washoe County seeks to engage citizens on the library facilities master plan on Open Washoe County at
Oct 10, 2014
Record dryness has led to increased potential for wildland fires.
Oct 9, 2014
County Clerk says gender neutral forms for same sex couples are ready to be issued.
Oct 8, 2014
Local leaders will speak about the importance of flood awareness Friday, Oct. 10.
Haven't registered to vote yet? Registrar's Office will stay open this weekend for last minute voter registrations.
Oct 7, 2014
The Nevada Division of Forestry will be conducting prescribed burns at Tunnel Creek.
Washoe County Regional Animal Services asks the public to go to Open Washoe and comment on the animal code draft document.
Oct 6, 2014
Questionnaire will be distributed to the public for input about local disaster and recovery plan.
Oct 3, 2014
The Washoe County Commission is looking for a person to appoint to the Airport Noise Advisory Panel.
Exclusive event at May Museum pairs Ghost Posse with wine and hors d'oeuvres Oct. 31.
Explore a different trail each week and don't forget the camera!
Oct 2, 2014
Eastlake Boulevard will reopen tonight at 6 p.m. but close again tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m.
Drivers are asked to avoid Eastlake Blvd until further notice.
Beginning the week of October 6, 2014, the North Valleys Library will be open Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m.
Sep 30, 2014
Wednesday, Oct. 8, you are invited to learn about Washoe Valley while enjoying a scenic walk.
Washoe County leaders will participate in International Walk to School Day.
Sample ballots are now available on the Washoe County Registrar of Voters website.
Sep 29, 2014
Orduna Hastings brings extensive experience to Washoe County.
Sep 26, 2014
Public invited to discuss animal nuisance laws at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Sep 25, 2014
Help our community respond in an emergency.
Sep 24, 2014
You can pay your property taxes online, in person or by mail.
Register to vote online or at the Washoe County Registrar's Office before October deadline.
Sep 23, 2014
EDAWN President details Tesla impact to Nevada.
Sep 22, 2014
Washoe County invites citizens to provide ideas about ways to improve the community.
Public forum gives residents a chance to provide feedback online.
Nevada is celebrating a big birthday and the library has free programs for all ages in honor of the Silver State!
Sep 19, 2014
Four week construction project on Eastlake Boulevard begins Monday, Sept. 22.
Sep 18, 2014
Increased patrol at County parks is improving safety.
Washoe County reminds residents to stay informed as part of National Preparedness Month.
Sep 17, 2014
Faster access to food, housing and other resources for those who are homeless or living in poverty.
Sep 15, 2014
The Estates at Mt. Rose completed the Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
You can register to vote online or at the Washoe County Registrar's Office.
Sep 12, 2014
Enter your favorite fall photo of Nevada and the Sierra.
Compensation $100 per day for meetings held in January and February.
Sep 10, 2014
County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency.
Sep 9, 2014
Commissioners approved a $2.7 million grant to improve permanency placement for children in foster care.
Sep 4, 2014
Tesla factory bringing thousands of jobs to northern Nevada.
TMFPD is not issuing any burn permits at this time.
Sep 3, 2014
Offices closed earlier today due to nearby shooting.
Great Reno Balloon Race launches this week at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Sep 2, 2014
Have a plan to find family members when a disaster strikes.
Aug 28, 2014
County Clerk's Reno Office remains open.
TMFPD's paramedics carrying new drug that can reverse effects of smoke inhalation.
Aug 27, 2014
Woman and her four dogs rescued during Wednesday morning structure fire in Sun Valley.
The public is invited to a workshop to discuss animal code changes about retail sales and commercial breeding of animals.
Aug 26, 2014
Washoe County Commissioners take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Aug 25, 2014
The public is invited to a workshop to discuss animal code changes about dangerous dogs and exotic animals.
Aug 22, 2014
Crews will be testing groundwater in Sparks for high PCE levels.
Aug 21, 2014
Truckee Meadows Fire reminds citizens how to handle oil soaked rags.
Commissioners will take the challenge during Tuesday's board meeting.
Aug. 28 meeting focuses on proposed off-leash dog area at Hidden Valley Regional Park.
Aug 20, 2014
Local water consolidation workshops will be held beginning next week.
The public is invited to workshops to discuss animal ordinance changes about dangerous dogs and exotic animals.
A chance to learn what the Maker Movement is all about and how the Washoe County Library System is participating. Sunday, August 24 from 1 - 3 pm. at the Spanish Springs Library, 7100 A Pyramid Lake Highway in Sparks.
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 15, 2014
Public forum gives residents a chance to provide feedback online.
Aug 13, 2014
You are invited to a free afternoon of information, education and a chance to interact with firefighting representatives.
Aug 12, 2014
Commissioners decide medical marijuana dispensary allocations.
Aug 11, 2014
Aug 7, 2014
Fraudulent Check Diversion Program helps creditors and business operators.
Aug 5, 2014
Op-ed from County Commissioners: Nevadans need local solution for Nevada sage-grouse.
Head to the Sparks Farmer's Market this week to meet staff from the District Attorney's Office.
Aug 4, 2014
Clerk's Office also accepts payments after normal business hours.
Aug 1, 2014
Land purchase at Silver Lake will be used for bird habitat and recreation.
Tesla breaks ground in northern Nevada.
Jul 30, 2014
Join County Commissioners and other community leaders Saturday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m.
Jul 29, 2014
Veterans Services Officers are available throughout Washoe County.
Jul 28, 2014
Local Vietnam veterans honored for their service and work they do to help other veterans.
Kids play 18 holes for free at Washoe Golf Course this Sunday.
Jul 23, 2014
Enjoy Nevada's birthday at Bowers Mansion with games, music and cowboy poetry Saturday.
Jul 22, 2014
County Commissioners honor Vietnam Veterans of America.
Visit for state, local and regional public meeting agendas.
Washoe Golf hosts Bring your Kid to the Course Day this Sunday.
Jul 18, 2014
Low water conditions lead to closure at Lake Tahoe.
Jul 17, 2014
Over $20,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized as part of investigation.
Sentencing for attempted murder and other charges set for September.
Check out your drains, pipes, gutters and ditches to make sure they are clear of debris.
Jul 16, 2014
Visit Washoe County's online community forum or attend workshops in August.
Truckee Meadows Fire offers tips for staying safe during thunderstorms.
Jul 14, 2014
Friends of Washoe County Library hosting booksale July 12-20.
WCSO provides tips for preventing vehicle burglaries this summer.
Check out RTC's new, free app that shows where local bike racks are available.
TMFPD warns about dangers of grilling and provides several safety tips.
Jul 10, 2014
WCSO makes arrest after discovering animal remains and drugs in local motel room
Jul 7, 2014
Learn about potential changes Tuesday, July 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Jul 2, 2014
Daughters play 18 holes free with paying adult Sunday, July 6.
Jul 1, 2014
Washoe County's budget fast facts now available.
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
Jun 27, 2014
Enjoy free family entertainment and Bartley Ranch's official Nevada 150 Exhibit.
Jun 25, 2014
Washoe County Commissioners proclaim July as Parks and Recreation Month.
Jun 24, 2014
Commissioners ask Washoe County citizens for input about single stream recycling.
Jun 23, 2014
The public is invited to free, summer concerts every Wednesday at Lazy 5.
Jun 20, 2014
Washoe County Senior Services joins the Alzheimer's Association to honor those living with Alzheimer's.
Jun 19, 2014
TMFPD receives more than $2,600 in pet oxygen masks.
Jun 17, 2014
Commissioners approve regional one stop shop permit process for businesses.
Jun 16, 2014
Donate a new fan and help a senior stay cool this summer.
Jun 13, 2014
Second Judicial District Court Administrator recognized for her hard work by local leaders.
Jun 11, 2014
Washoe County Child Advocacy Center unveiling this Friday, June 13
Washoe County Voter turnout exceeds 23 percent for Primary Election
Jun 10, 2014
Voting results will be posted online as they become available.
5.5 percent of registered voters in Washoe County have voted so far today.
2.3 percent of registered voters in Washoe County have cast a ballot this morning.
Washoe County polls are open and running smoothly.
A frequently asked questions document is available at
Jun 9, 2014
Kids will learn about back country survival, firefighting, rescue techniques and more
Cast your vote in Washoe County between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday.
A small donation ensures that popular magazines are available in the library.
Jun 6, 2014
Commissioner Jung's passion for education recognized
Jun 5, 2014
The Glenn Duncan S.T.E.M. Academy is inviting the community to an open house career fair day
Jun 4, 2014
Watch out for work zones and take it slow when behind the wheel
Jun 3, 2014
The Maker Movement Comes to Town

The Washoe County Library invites you to the greatest show-and-tell on Earth where Makers Crafters and Performers collect for a day of innovation and ideas as we celebrate do-it-yourself creativity.
Free summer reading program keeps kids engaged and offers chance to earn books and prizes.
Jun 2, 2014
Early voting for June 10 primary ends this Friday, June 6.
May 29, 2014
Bowers Mansion hosts special concert series through June.
May 28, 2014
Health and Safety Fair offers fun activities and immunizations for kids
Topics included wildfire protection, land management, rural development and other issues important to the West.
May 27, 2014
Early voting is underway at 16 locations Countywide through Friday, June 6.
Some closures remain in effect as fire crews work in the area.
May 22, 2014
Enter your favorite photo of what 'Home Means Nevada' means to you.
May 21, 2014
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.
May 20, 2014
Includes 14 additional positions for next fiscal year.
May 19, 2014
Sample ballots available online.
May 15, 2014
Free admission May 17 to new aviation-themed splash park.
May 13, 2014
Commissioners vote to offer automatic aid trial period to City of Reno.
May 12, 2014
From May 12-June 1 the Washoe County Library wants to know how people use the Library's technology.
May 9, 2014
Art exhibit celebrates 25 years of Nevada Folklife this month at Rancho San Rafael.
May 7, 2014
Washoe County public safety agencies host crime prevention and public safety fair May 10.
May 6, 2014
Workshop for foster parents will be Saturday, May 17.
May 5, 2014
Moms play 18 holes free with cart May 11 at Washoe Golf Course.
Three-day camp in July for boys and girls interested in the fire service
May 2, 2014
Cause of death released from autopsy of 8-month old Reno infant.
Early voting begins in Washoe County May 24.
May 1, 2014
Washoe County public safety agencies host crime prevention and public safety fair May 10.
Apr 29, 2014
PREPARE WASHOE April 30 is national kickoff of America's PrepareAthon!
27th Annual James D. Hoff Peace Officer Memorial to be Friday, May 2, 10 a.m. at Idlewild Park.
Apr 28, 2014
Help celebrate older Americans in May with one of 60 scheduled events.
Apr 25, 2014
Highest recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting goes to Washoe County.
Apr 24, 2014
Fire Safety and Preparedness Open House April 28 in Reno.
Apr 16, 2014
Reserve firefighters will work and train with TMFPD
Apr 14, 2014
Thank you for all your votes. Our Downtown Reno Library does bring the "Great Outdoors, Indoors".
Apr 11, 2014
Joe Dini, Chairman David Humke, Assemblyman
Apr 9, 2014
Help get Washoe County's public garden ready for spring Saturday April 12.

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.
Apr 4, 2014
Administration building, Downtown Library showcase Fair Housing posters.
Apr 3, 2014
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 28, 2014
Washoe County public safety agencies host crime prevention and public safety fair April 5.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
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 23, 2013
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
Oct 22, 2013
Board of County Commissioners selects John Slaughter to be new County Manager.
Oct 21, 2013
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 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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Jun 3, 2013
Gaspari Water Play Park opens Thursday, June 6.
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 22, 2013
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.
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.
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.
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.
Aug 23, 2012
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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