2018 Announcements

April

Apr. 20, 2018

Spring Pile Burning Ends This Sunday
Spring Pile Burning Ends Sunday, April 23, 2018 at 2p.m.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public invited to help ‘forge new ground’ with proposed Lands Bill
Meetings to discuss growth and conservation in Washoe County

Apr. 19, 2018

25 Year Sentence for Drug Trafficking and Home Invasion
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Results of Recent Prosecution

Apr. 18, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Guilty Verdict in Lewdness with a Child Case
WCDA Announces Conviction of Child Sexual Predator

Washoe County Health District releases 2017 Annual Report
Publication joins 2017 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Annual Report as most recent local health reports

Job Alert for Code Enforcement Officer I
Job Alert - Code Enforcement Officer I - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Health District releases Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Annual Report
More accomplishments expected in 2018

Apr. 17, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners issue proclamations, accept donations and direct special district funds

Apr. 14, 2018

TMFPD Crews Deploying to the Rhea Fire
TMFPD Crews Deploying to the Rhea Fire

Apr. 13, 2018

Habitual Criminal Sentencing Result
Repeat Offender Convicted in Multiple Felony Cases Sentenced to Life in Prison

Reno Story Circle
Community invited to participate

Volunteers Needed for Ballot Measure Committees
Short-term committees created for new ballot question

Apr. 12, 2018

CAC Pinwheel Ceremony and Open House
Upcoming Washoe County Child Advocacy Center Events in Honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month

Washoe County goes “Blue & Green” for Donate Life Month
Community asked to wear blue & green to raise awareness for tissue donation

Apr. 11, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Washoe County Citizen Survey Now Open
Community invited to participate in comprehensive quality of life survey

Public invited to help ‘forge new ground’ with proposed Lands Bill
Feedback needed on growth and conservation in Washoe County

Apr. 10, 2018

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Smoke-free parks heading to Washoe County

Apr. 9, 2018

Sentencing in Lewdness Case
WCDA Announces Multiple Life Prison Terms for Child Sexual Offender

Treat Me Right
Enhancing trust between patients and providers

Apr. 5, 2018

TMFPD advises residents of closed burning, recommends preparation for upcoming storm
TMFPD Advises Residents of Burning Restrictions, Storm Preparation

April means rain showers and plenty of blue pinwheels
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.

Mortgage Payoff
A reminder from the Washoe County Treasurer's Office

Washoe County Regional Parks & Open Space is seeking community input on the future of parks
Community invited to Parks Master Plan Public Workshops

Apr. 4, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Sentencing of Habitual Criminal
WCDA Announces 20 Year Sentence Secured in Burglary and Theft Prosecution

Washoe County Health District reports measles case
Recommends vaccine and other measures for contacts

Be prepared ahead of the storm
Sandbag locations in Washoe County

Apr. 3, 2018

New Tissue Donation Program Breathes New Hope into “Donate Life Month”
WC Medical Examiner & Nevada Donor Network Create Lifesaving Program

Apr. 2, 2018

Washoe County Library System Launches Technology Survey
Community Input Requested Through the Month of April 2018.

Washoe County joins NACo in celebrating National County Government Month
2018 Theme focuses on the Underserved

North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 9, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Mar. 30, 2018

Animal Services Newsletter
Please enjoy our free newsletter.

March

Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 5, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Job Opening for Library Assistant III
Job Alert - Library Assistant III - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Mar. 28, 2018

Washoe County Incline Village/Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 2, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Mar. 27, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Today’s agenda included marijuana regulations, plans for a solar energy storage facility project and approval of 911 surcharge to fund body cameras

2018 Chronic Disease Report Card for Washoe County now available
View a summary report of chronic health conditions and primary risk factors

Mar. 26, 2018

WCDA Announces Guilty Verdict
Defendant in Recent Tragic DUI Death Case Convicted

Lemmon Drive Update
Crews working to install more barrier, re-open Lemmon Drive

Mar. 22, 2018

Crystal Bay/Third Creek Avalanche Warning Now Lifted
Washoe County Emergency Management lifts alert

Mar. 21, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

New Idea Boxes Unveiled At The Spanish Springs Library, March 25
Fun, Interactive Idea Box Faire!

Mar. 20, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners issue proclamations honoring key people and events in our community

Weather Update
Sandbag locations in Washoe County

It's Recruitment Time for Washoe County's 9 Citizen Advisory Boards
Make a difference in Washoe County! Volunteer to serve on your Citizen Advisory Board (CAB).

Mar. 19, 2018

Winter Preparation: Calm before the Storm
Residents asked to prepare ahead of this week’s weather

Mar. 16, 2018

One year later: Lemmon Valley Update
Washoe County Building and Health head back out to inspect homes

All Crystal Bay/Third Creek Avalanche Alerts Now Lifted
An update from Washoe County Emergency Management

Mar. 15, 2018

Weather Update
An update to Lemmon Valley residents

Food for Fines Is Back! April 1 - April 30, 2018
Help feed the hungry while you take care of your overdue fines.

Mar. 14, 2018

Guilty Verdict In Recent Trial
Felony Domestic Battery Prosecution Results in Conviction

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Mar. 13, 2018

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve vendor for law enforcement body cameras

Mar. 12, 2018

3rd Annual Children's Cancer Classic
Washoe County DA's Office to Play in Charity Basketball Matchup

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation release Nevada County Health Rankings
Health status to be discussed in two forums in Reno and Las Vegas

Mar. 7, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 12, 2018 at the Reno-Stead Airport
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Mar. 6, 2018

March 7, 2018 Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meeting is Cancelled
For more information and to comment on the development application

Mar. 3, 2018

All Crystal Bay Avalanche Warnings Now Lifted
An update from Washoe County Emergency Management

Stage 2 Avalanche Warning issued for Crystal Bay area
Washoe County Emergency Management raises alert

Mar. 2, 2018

Stage 1 Avalanche Warning issued for Crystal Bay area
A Warning from Washoe County Emergency Management

Health District announces Foodborne Illness Risk Factor Survey results and workshops
Attend a free workshop to help EHS staff develop intervention strategies in order to improve food handling practices and behaviors identified in the Risk Factor Study.

Mar. 1, 2018

Keep It Clean - Know the Code Burn Code ends
Only one Red Burn Code day recorded this season

Tonight's South Truckee Meadows Citizen Advisory Board Meeting is Cancelled
The STM/WV CAB meeting scheduled for March 1 is cancelled due to hazardous weather conditions.

Job Opening For Librarian I
Job Alert - Librarian I - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional Recruitment

February

Feb. 28, 2018

Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office employee honored with award
Kelli Oxborrow receives Have a Heart Award

Feb. 27, 2018

Pandering Conviction Leads to Prison Term
WCDA Announces Defendant Sentenced to 10 Years In Prison

Drug Trafficking Conviction Update
Defendant Found Guilty Last Year Given 25 Year Prison Term for Drug Trafficking and ID Theft

Sentencing in Tragic DUI Death Case
District Attorney Announces 40 Year Prison Term Secured

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve creation of new Board to address regional homelessness

Feb. 26, 2018

Come See The Dog Pound Crew!
Touring Young B-Boying Dancers At This Exciting Free Program in March.

Want To Learn How To Become A DJ?
Join Us Every Wednesday In March At The Duncan/Traner Community Library!

Job Alert - for Seasonal Park Positions
Job Alert -Seasonal Park Positions- Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Washoe County Property Taxes Due March 5
Reminder to residents, fourth installment due date is drawing near

Feb. 23, 2018

TMFPD/SFD Host Press Conference to Celebrate Roll Out of Enhanced Automatic Aid
Truckee Meadows Fire and Sparks Fire Host Press Conference, Kick Off Enhanced Automatic Aid

Washoe County South Truckee Meadows Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 1, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community

Feb. 22, 2018

Job Opening for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Job Alert - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Feb. 21, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Concurrent Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Concurrent Board Meeting.

Truckee Meadows Fire and Sparks Fire Roll Out Enhanced Automatic Aid
TMFPD and Sparks Fire Roll Out Enhanced Automatic Aid

Public Workshop: Proposed Amendments to the Washoe County Development Code
Washoe County is looking for the public's input on two potential Development Code Amendments.

New Voting Equipment Open House
Registrar of Voters Office wants the community to experience new voting tablets

Feb. 20, 2018

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve Five-Year Master Plan for funding for law enforcement body cameras

Spring Family Estate Planning Workshop Series Offered At Sierra View Library
Learn How to Take Charge of Your Own Money and Estate.

Feb. 16, 2018

Wilbur D. May Arboretum Needs Volunteers
Opportunities in bloom to lead tours, gardening and more

Feb. 15, 2018

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed for Presidents Day
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Bighorns to host Make Good Choices Night
Make Good Choices Night for children Feb. 21, 2018.

Feb. 14, 2018

Guilty Verdict Secured
WCDA Announces Results of Recent Child Abuse Prosecution

Report on February 6, 2017 OIS Incident
District Attorney Releases Findings in Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

Waste Management Works to Reduce Windblown Trash
Free and low-cost options available for excess recycling disposal

Feb. 13, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve resolution and $25K to support Nevada Water Innovation Campus

Feb. 8, 2018

Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 12, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

WCDA's Office Announcement
Please follow the links to the newest edition of the Washoe County District Attorney's Office Newsletter

Feb. 7, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Feb. 6, 2018

It's easy to check your property tax status
A reminder from the Washoe County Treasurer's Office

Feb. 5, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County to Host Public Event on Recreational Marijuana
Zoning, business licensing and public safety among issues for discussion

Feb. 2, 2018

WCDA Sentencing
Habitual Offender Convicted on Deadly Weapon Charge Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Feb. 1, 2018

Washoe County East Truckee Canyon Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 7, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

January

Jan. 31, 2018

Home Invasion and Burglary Prosecution
WCDA Sentencing Result - Defendant in Cold Springs Crime Spree Receives 18 Year Prison Term

Washoe County Sun Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 5, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Cooperative Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February
University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch to offer free series

Jan. 30, 2018

WCDA Announces Sentencing in Child Predator Case
Trial Conviction Results in Life in Prison

As Winter Cools Down, Carbon Monoxide Deaths Rise
Washoe County Medical Examiner & Fire Chief Warn Public, Share Tips

Jan. 29, 2018

Washoe County Libraries Closed For Presidents' Day Holiday, February 19.
North Valleys Library Branch Also Closed on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Jan. 24, 2018

Marijuana zoning, business licensing and public safety
Washoe County is hosting a public workshop on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Firearms Offense Results in 13 Year Prison Term
WCDA Releases Prosecution Outcome in Recent Habitual Offender Case

Jan. 23, 2018

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve new ordinance changes for Animal Services

Jan. 22, 2018

Enjoy TEDx FREE…@ your library®
The Downtown Reno Library Will Livestream TEDxUniversityofNevada, Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Notice of Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Workshop
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Workshop.

Jan. 19, 2018

Guilty Verdict in Trial
WCDA Secures Conviction in Felony Battery Prosecution

District Attorney Releases Findings
Report on December, 2016 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Vacancy Announcement for Washoe County Building Program Enterprise Fund Committee
Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Building Program Enterprise Fund Committee: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED

Jan. 17, 2018

Parents encouraged to keep children healthy this flu season
Circulating virus extremely serious for children and older adults

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Winter weather is set to whip through Washoe County
With winds and snow on the horizon, preparation is key

Jan. 16, 2018

Scam Alert
WCDA's Office Warns of Possible Scam Calls

Habitual Offender Sentenced
Conviction for Fraud Against Elderly Victim Results in 20 Year Prison Sentence

Historic Reno Preservation Society Presents Several Programs at Local Libraries
Learn about Reno history!

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners proclaim January 2018 National Radon Awareness Action Month

Jan. 12, 2018

First in the State: Bilingual in Emergency Testing
Washoe County and partners successfully test first dual-language emergency alert

Jan. 11, 2018

Free Radon Programs Offered At Several Local Libraries
Learn About Radon in Washoe County.

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 15
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Jan. 9, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County Commission selects new Chair and Vice Chair

Upcoming Spanish Springs, South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley and North Valleys Citizen Advisory Meetings
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about proposed development in their communities.

Washoe County Library System Strategic Plan, 2018-2020
Approved and Adopted by the Library Board of Trustees.

Public Workshop: Proposed Amendments to the Washoe County Development Code
Washoe County is looking for the public’s input on two potential Development Code Amendments relating to: 1) Building Placement Standard regarding how a setback is measured from an access easement and from the edge of County maintained road; AND 2) Height of an accessory structure located within the side or rear yard setback.

Jan. 8, 2018

Washoe County announces new healthy-eating program for restaurants
Healthier menu choices will now be available in participating diners

Jan. 5, 2018

Have a Holly, Jolly, Sustainable Christmas
KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program is open through January 7, 2018

USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships to gear up at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Park to transform, some areas unavailable for regular use

Jan. 4, 2018

Influenza cases on the rise in Washoe County
Vaccination reduces your risk of serious illness

Let music warm your soul with “Come in from the Cold”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park kicks off 2018 music series

Jan. 3, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting.

Washoe County, TRPA Working Together on Permitting Process Change
New permitting for Washoe County portion of Lake Tahoe Basin

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Monday, January 15
Libraries Closed In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday