Washoe County Announcements

2016

July

July 26, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners accept $1.76 million grant to help victims of abuse and assault.

July 25, 2016

Job Alert for Heavy Equipment Operator
Job Alert - Heavy Equipment Operator - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Job Alert for Supervising Criminalist
Job Alert - Supervising Criminalist - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Job Alert for Fiscal Analyst I/II
Job Alert - Fiscal Analyst I/II - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Crossroads Program wins National Award
More than 600 homeless clients have been helped since Crossroads’ inception in 2011.

July 22, 2016

NDOT Hosts Public Meeting in Incline Village on July 26.
Opportunity for area residents to discuss SR28 Shared Use Path and Safety/Stormwater Enhancements

July 21, 2016

Safari Club International returns to Reno Tahoe USA
Conservation group to hold its annual convention in Reno Tahoe for three consecutive years.

July 14, 2016

District Attorney's Office Veteran Training
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks hosts first of its kind veterans training

Job Alert for Senior Department Programmer Analyst
Job Alert - Senior Department Programmer Analyst - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

July 13, 2016

District Attorney Donates Forfeiture Funds
District Attorney Hicks Presents Join Together Northern Nevada With $10,000 Drug Forfeiture Fund Donation

Washoe County displaying two unique art exhibits
Burning Man art and Doors to Recovery featured at Washoe County buildings.

July 12, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve road improvements for pedestrians in Sun Valley.

July 11, 2016

Job Alert for Parks Operations Superintendent
Job Alert - Parks Operations Superintendent - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Job Alert for Mental Health Counselor II
Job Alert - Mental Health Counselor II - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Job Alert for Mental Health Counselor I
Job Alert - Mental Health Counselor I - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

July 7, 2016

Senior Services July Newsletter
Find events, menu and more information about Senior Services

July 6, 2016

Firefighters battled several small fires during the holiday weekend
Truckee Meadows Fire crews responded to 14 fires.

July 5, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Attempted Murder Case
District Attorney Announces Attempted Murder and Felony Battery Conviction

Animal Services reminds residents to check the shelter for lost pets
Tips to help find your pet.

July 1, 2016

Interested in having your voice heard? See openings for several Boards and Commissions
Parks & Wildlife among areas that have openings for the public

Washoe County administrative offices closed July 4
Make sure your pets are safe and not scared during the holiday.

June

June 30, 2016

Health District donates protective equipment to local agencies
New supplies will protect responders from infectious diseases and other health hazards

Summer fun in Sun Valley
Free Swim Day and Movie in the Park.

June 29, 2016

Guilty Verdict In Drug Trafficking Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Guilty Verdict In Methamphetamine Dealing Case

Fireworks: Illegal and extremely dangerous in Washoe County
Reminder about the importance of safety during the holiday weekend from Washoe County's public safety agencies.

Wildfire media briefing with Truckee Meadows Fire Chief Moore
TMFPD is hosting a pre-holiday safety briefing for our media partners.

Keep Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July
Nevada Humane Society and Animal Services remind residents the risks to pets this holiday

Sentencing Under Recently Changed Sex Offense Statute
Sparks Man Receives Prison Sentence For Lewdness Charge

June 28, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commissioners discuss proposal to extend congested area.

June 27, 2016

Bartley Ranch to host “Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in the Great Basin”
The exhibit explains the role of wild horses during the evolution and history of the American West.

Crossroads Program to Hold Awards Ceremony
Media invited to see individuals & businesses that have helped prevent homelessness

June 24, 2016

Washoe County Senior Day at the Barracuda Championship
All spectators 60 years of age or older get in free.

June 21, 2016

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Results from the 2016 Primary Election are official.

June 20, 2016

Local hospitality venues to be honored for smoke-free environments
Smoke-free indoor recreational space attracts solid customer base

Job Alert for Property Inventory Clerk
Job Alert - Property Inventory Clerk - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Job Alert for Jail Cook
Job Alert - Jail Cook - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

June 17, 2016

Hawken Fire is 100 percent contained
Containment reached at 3 p.m.

Calling on the community for caring foster parents
Washoe County Social Services is looking for strong, loving foster parents.

June 16, 2016

Hawken Fire is 75 percent contained
Multiple agencies mopping up the burned area today.

June 15, 2016

News Updates on Hawken Fire near Caughlin Ranch
Hawken Fire is 20 percent contained.

Job Alert for Deputy Building Official
Job Alert - Deputy Building Official - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

June 14, 2016

Washoe County Primary Election News Update
Washoe County unofficial final voter turnout is 21.58 percent

June 13, 2016

Job Alert for Building Inspector
Job Alert - Building Inspector- Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

More than 25,000 Washoe County residents voted early
Washoe County is ready to open all 78 polling locations on Primary Day.

June 10, 2016

Washoe County is ready to open all 78 polling locations on Primary Day
Early voting ends Friday at 6 p.m.

June 9, 2016

Keeping pets safe from the summer heat
Washoe County Regional Animal Services urges the public to leave their pets at home.

June 8, 2016

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
District Attorney Announces Life Sentence Sought After Recent Felony Conviction

Take in the tunes at the 2016 Summer Music Series
Free concert series kicks off with Motown R&B with Escalade.

June 7, 2016

South Truckee Meadows-Washoe Valley CAB Meeting set for Thursday at 6 p.m.
Meeting to be held at South Valleys Library

West Truckee Meadows Citizen Advisory Board
June 13 meeting includes review of Ridges of Hunter Creek Project

Dogs expected to appear in court
Paws 4 Love dogs and their handlers will meet the Sparks Justice Court judges.

June 6, 2016

KOLO TV “Fan Club” helping local seniors beat the heat
Donate a new fan and help a senior stay cool this summer.

Early voting ends Friday, June 10
Washoe County Registrar’s Office reports 12,218 people have early voted to date.

June 3, 2016

Food service workers and general public urged to attend food safety workshops
Proposed changes to be discussed in public forums

Enjoy live entertainment under the stars this summer
Galena Creek Regional Park presents Galena Campfire Programs every Friday evening.

Soak up the sights and sounds of nature in a Walk With Washoe
Explore Washoe County parks with County Manager John Slaughter.

June 2, 2016

DA's Office Announces Sentencing in 2014 Stabbing Murder
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Stabbing Death of Reno Man

Free microchipping and low-cost vaccination clinic for pets
Clinic scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Paradise Park

Board of County Commissioners proclaims June as Flash Flood Awareness Month
Have a plan, assemble an emergency kit and be ready.

June 1, 2016

Health District begins mosquito abatement
Larviciding will cover 500 acres in Lemmon Valley, Kiley Ranch, South Meadows, and Damonte Ranch

Minimize risk during heat wave by following these simple steps
These actions can keep you safe during hot weather

Washoe County gives back to the community with a new garden at Glenn Duncan Elementary
Garden will serve as a place for students to learn and eat nutritious food.

May

May 31, 2016

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony to sign historic agreement with Health District
Agreement will fast-track medications during public health emergencies

Donate to local seniors today
Stuff-a-Bus event helps seniors during Older Americans Month.

Glenn Duncan Elementary and Washoe County unveil new and improved community garden
Ribbon-cutting ceremony is at Glenn Duncan Elementary on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 1 p.m.

May 27, 2016

Report on November 5, 2014 Officer Involved Shooting Incident
District Attorney Finds Officer Involved Shooting Was Justified Under Nevada Law

Juvenile Facing Murder Charge Certified As Adult
District Attorney Announces 16 Year Old Will Be Prosecuted As Adult

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed in observance of Memorial Day
County Clerk’s Reno office will remain open.

May 26, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Eluding Trial
District Attorney's Office Secures Guilty Verdict in Felony Eluding a Peace Officer Case

May 25, 2016

Washoe County Library brings its Collection to Amazon
With a new browser extension, the library now comes to you.

Truckee Meadows Fire and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Prepare for Wildland Fires
Both agencies partner for wildfire training.

May 24, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve funds for County parks, senior services and veterans.

May 23, 2016

Sentencing in Victim Intimidation Case
Sun Valley Man Sentenced to Prison for Charge of Intimidating a Victim of Domestic Battery

Animal Services Newsletter
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Early Voting is underway
Find poll locations and hours here.

May 20, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Battery and Assault Case
District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Recent District Court Trial

Sentencing in Burglary and Shooting Case
District Attorney announces Reno man receives 10 years in prison for role in drive-by shooting and burglary

Proposed Amendments to the Regulations of the Washoe County District Board of Health Governing Food Establishments
Proposed updates to the current regulations

Assistant County Manager Joey Orduna Hastings becomes CEO at NCJFCJ
New role starts in July

May 18, 2016

County sells Sky Ranch Park property to support economic development
Money from the sale will go toward future park needs in Spanish Springs.

May 17, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Top five things to know about the approved Washoe County Budget.

2016 Bike Week activities roll on
Check www.washoebike.org for activities running through Saturday

Board of Fire Commissioners meeting highlights
Commissioners accept the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Consolidated Budget.

Environmental Health Services to offer Free Food Safety Workshops
Topic: No Bare Hand Contact with Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Foods

May 16, 2016

Get free admission to Nevada State Parks on June 11
Free day access and fishing available to residents and visitors

Junk the Junipers
Wildfire awareness event offers free chipping of highly flammable, woody vegetation.

Volunteer Senior Ambassador Program aims to reach seniors in rural areas
New Washoe County Senior Services program needs volunteers.

May 13, 2016

Boat Ramp at Sand Harbor open for the season
Larger boats will be able to launch soon.

May 12, 2016

Library Board of Trustees Recruitment
Applications are being accepted through May 29, 2016.

Teaming up to help the seniors of Washoe County and their pets
Washoe County Regional Animal Services and Nevada Humane Society partner to provide pet resources to seniors.

May 11, 2016

Downtown Reno Library Turns 50
Some might say she doesn't look a day over 29!

Poison prevention experts to hold seminars in Reno
Trainings will address several topics and offer Continuing Education Credits

May 10, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve more than $2 million for additional shelter for the homeless.

May 9, 2016

Stuff-a-Bus donation drive to help seniors during Older Americans Month
Washoe County partners with City of Reno and RTC for Senior Giving program

Deadline to register to vote is May 14
Big Vote Little Excuse: What’s your excuse not to vote?

May 6, 2016

Be prepared for wildfire
Create unity and get your community prepared for wildfire season.

May 5, 2016

Reno Man Convicted in Felony Domestic Violence Jury Trial
District Attorney’s Chris Hicks Announces Reno Man Convicted on Felony Domestic Violence Charges

Free microchipping and low-cost vaccination clinic for pets
Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 4, 2016

Washoe County is seeking public input on code relating to accessory structures on vacant property
Community Services Department hosting workshop and open house Thursday, May 12, 2016.

A chance for your child to be a firefighter for a week
Enrollment for TMFPD Kids’ Fire Camp is open now.

Enjoy America’s favorite pastime and celebrate Foster Parent Appreciation Month
Washoe County Social Services and the Nevada Wolf Pack recognizing local foster and adoptive parents at game.

May 3, 2016

Call for Makers is Open for the 3rd Annual Reno Mini Maker Faire
Do you have a project or idea to share? We want to hear about it. The application can be found here: https://makerfairereno.com/makers/call-for-makers. Call for makers runs through, June 10, 2016.

Deadline to register to vote is May 14
Big Vote Little Excuse: What’s your excuse not to vote?

May 2, 2016

Listen up and learn how to survive a wildfire
TMFPD hosts the Palomino Valley Community Fire Safety Fair Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Job Alert for Building Inspection Supervisor
Job Alert - Building Inspection Supervisor - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

April

April 29, 2016

National Air Quality Awareness Week, May 2 - 6
Local air quality affects how we live and breathe

Local government leaders meeting to discuss homeless issues
Washoe County Commissioners, Reno City Council and Sparks City Council meeting May 2, 2016.

April 28, 2016

Washoe County Community Services Team Answers Community Questions at Lake Tahoe
Road maintenance, trails, and environmental projects highlighted at May 3 meeting

Washoe County to begin Older Americans Month celebration
Public welcome to opening ceremony set for Friday, April 29

Library In-Service Days approved by Library Board
May 19 first quarterly 1/2 day In-service day for Washoe County Libraries

April 27, 2016

Washoe County Health District meetings to be televised
Tune in starting today

April 26, 2016

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commissioners get status report on FY 2016-17 recommended budget.

April 20, 2016

Upcoming Incline Village Crystal Bay CAB Meeting
Apr. 25 in Incline Village

April 19, 2016

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commission recognizes volunteers from Leadership Reno-Sparks for helping with Kids Kottage remodel.

Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Highlights
TMFPD is building two new water tender fire trucks to help fight brushfires.

April 18, 2016

Conviction in Burglary Case
District Attorney Seeking Habitual Criminal Status for Man Previously Convicted of Multiple Burglary and Drug Charges

DA Report On Officer Involved Shooting
District Attorney Hicks Releases Report on August 2015 Officer Involved Shooting of Russell Roberts

Volunteers needed for Great Community Cleanup Day at Peavine Mountain
Cleanup is scheduled for April 30

Truckee Meadows Healthy Communities holds PhotoVoice event
Images reveal impressions youth have about health in our community

April 15, 2016

Beautiful Time Lapse Video Shows Progress of New Medical Examiner's Office
Building set to open in December 2016

Job Alert for Inmate Work Program Leader - Intermittent
Job Alert - Inmate Work Program Leader - Intermittent - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Teaming up to help Washoe County seniors and their pets
Washoe County Regional Animal Services and Nevada Humane Society partner to provide seniors resources for their pets.

April 14, 2016

Animal Services Newsletter
Animal Services monthly newsletter

April 13, 2016

Remembering Sierra Fire Chief Mike Greene
A memorial service for former SFPD Chief Mike Greene is Saturday, April 16, 2016.

April 12, 2016

Sentencing in Lewdness Case
District Attorney Announces Life Sentence for Child Lewdness Case

Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting highlights
Washoe County Registrar of Voters approves additional polling places for Primary Election.

April 11, 2016

Washoe County reports first confirmed Zika case
Symptoms consistent with Zika virus developed after returning from travel to El Salvador.

April 8, 2016

Government surplus auction to be held Saturday
Among items available include vehicles, heavy equipment and more.

Man sentenced to 18 years to life for June 2015 sexual assault
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Washoe County Man to 18 years to Life for Sexual Assault

April 6, 2016

Conviction on Felony Burglary and Forgery Charges
District Attorney's Office Announces Conviction of Man After Two Day Trial and Intent to Seek Habitual Criminal Sentence

April 4, 2016

Forest Service to use sheep to reduce fuels
Grazing will happen at several places including Arrowcreek, Thomas Creek and White Creek.

Library Events Week of April 17
Catch it all at the Washoe County Library

April 1, 2016

Washoe County joins NACo in celebrating National County Government Month
April is National County Government Month.

Small areas of two local parks will close temporarily
Link Piazzo Dog Park and a portion of Bartley Ranch Regional Park will close April 4, 2016.

March

March 31, 2016

April Library Newsletter
National Library Week: Libraries Transform

Washoe County Assessor’s Office releases data on 2016/2017 property valuation appeals
Assessor’s Office resolves most taxpayer valuation concerns prior to official hearings.

March 30, 2016

Spring Food for Fines at the Library
Helping to feed the hungry is a win for our community.

Women’s Tea Party honors community leaders and philanthropists
Washoe County Assistant Manager to be honored.

Free legal consultations available
Lawyer in the Library event Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

March 29, 2016

Volunteers needed for Spring Cleanup Day at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum
Help get Washoe County’s public garden ready for spring on Saturday, April 9.

March 28, 2016

Trash collection interrupted by weather
Waste Management of Nevada customers may experience service interruptions.

March 25, 2016

Boys & Girls Club hosting 5th annual Easter Egg Hunt
Will be held at Washoe County's Sun Valley Regional Park

Teaming up to help the homeless of Washoe County and their pets
Washoe County Regional Animal Services and Nevada Humane Society partner to provide pet resources.

March 24, 2016

Reno-Tahoe Hotel Revenues Showing Double-Digit Increases
RSCVA Says Rooms, Rates and Revenues are All Trending Upward.

Washoe County is seeking applicants to serve on Planning Commission
Vacancy is to represent Commission District 3 on the Planning Commission.

District Attorney's Office Announces Verdict in Battery Causing Substantial Bodily Harm Trial
Reno man found guilty of battery causing substantial bodily harm after three day trial.

March 23, 2016

District Attorney's Office Announces Verdict in Felony DUI Trial
Reno man found guilty of felony DUI after two day trial

Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office now offering electronic sample ballots.
Electronic sample ballots are environmentally-friendly and save tax payer dollars.

March 22, 2016

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
VIDEO: Commissioners approve school financing question for November ballot & more

March 16, 2016

District Attorney's Office to Play Charity Basketball Game
District Attorney's Office Taking on Public Defenders in Charity Basketball Game to Benefit Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation

Multi-use pasture at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park reopens
Off-leash dog park has reopened.

Washoe County scores high in 2016 County Health Rankings
Area scores third and fifth healthiest for health factors and health outcomes, respectively

March 15, 2016

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Board of County Commissioners proclaims March 31, 2016, as Cesar Chavez Day.

Highlights from the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting
Board of Fire Commissioners approves Regional HazMat Agreement.

March 11, 2016

Influenza cases on the rise in Washoe County
Persons can still get vaccinated to prevent illness

March 10, 2016

Annual health rankings of Nevada counties to be released
Washoe County one of the healthiest in Nevada

March 9, 2016

Sun Valley offers fun for everyone
Come enjoy various activities at Gepford Park in Sun Valley.

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park unveils a spectacular new art exhibit
The Wild Blossoms exhibit is on display March 13 through May 15, 2016.

March 4, 2016

Sanitation tree removal program is underway in Lemmon Valley
Juniper trees will be targeted for removal.

March 1, 2016

Know the Code Burn Code Season Ends with fewer unhealthy days
Open burning in unincorporated Washoe County also has restrictions

February

Feb. 29, 2016

Voice your opinion and make a difference on Citizen Advisory Boards in Washoe County
Recruitment for open positions ends April 1, 2016.

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to permit open burning
Open burning allowed beginning March 1, 2016.

Feb. 26, 2016

Health District promotes CDC advice for travel
Spring Break and Olympic travelers advised to be cautious in Zika active countries

Washoe County property taxes are due
Payments are due March 7, 2016.

Feb. 25, 2016

Job Alert for Building Inspector - Intermittent
Job Alert -Building Inspector - Intermittent- Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment

Feb. 24, 2016

March Library Newsletter
Spring in to your local library this March.

Feb. 23, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Felony Domestic Battery Trial
District Attorney's Office Announces Guilty Verdict In Felony Domestic Battery Trial

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Statistics show Alternative Sentencing Department is helping offenders and the community.

Feb. 22, 2016

Voting Rights and Mock Voting Event for Individuals with Disabilities
The event is Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at 10 a.m.

Feb. 21, 2016

Statement from Commission Chair Kitty Jung on the passing of Senator Debbie Smith
Smith passed away on Sunday

Feb. 19, 2016

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meetings
BCC approves the process to adopt Medical Marijuana Establishment regulations.

NBC Sports to air one hour show in March featuring the National Championship Air Races
The 53rd National Championship Air Races will be held September 14-18, 2016

Washoe County receives GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
This is the 14th year Washoe County has received this award.

Feb. 17, 2016

Free Family Health Festival slated for February 29
Activity will provide several health services at no charge

Feb. 16, 2016

Answer the call and volunteer to respond to emergencies in your communities
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is now recruiting volunteer firefighters.

Feb. 12, 2016

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed Feb. 15 for Presidents' Day
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Feb. 11, 2016

DUI Sentencing
Reno Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Third Felony DUI Conviction

Washoe County is seeking the public’s input on code relating to wineries
Community Services Department is hosting a public workshop Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016.

Feb. 9, 2016

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
BCC approves the process to adopt Medical Marijuana Establishment regulations.

WCDA Scam Alert
District Attorney's Office Warns Of Possible New Twist In Recent Scam

Friends of ArrowCreek Pays Off Washoe County Debt
Final payment submitted Jan. 28.

Feb. 8, 2016

Vegas Man Sentenced As Habitual Criminal
District Attorney Announces Sentencing Of Vegas Man to 25 Year Prison Term

Feb. 5, 2016

Second Judicial District Court warns residents about ongoing phone scams involving jury service
Beware of scammers posing as Washoe County Sheriff’s Office personnel.

Feb. 4, 2016

Washoe County parks now accepting seasonal job applications
Job applications and information are available online.

Report Released on September 2014 Officer Involved Shooting
District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces New Public OIS Reporting Process to Increase Transparency, Releases Report on September 2014 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Feb. 3, 2016

Guilty Verdict in DUI Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Recent DUI Trial

Mojra Hauenstein named to newly created Washoe County Business Facilitator position
The Business Facilitator will act as a concierge service, helping businesses in Washoe County.

Feb. 2, 2016

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

January

Feb. 1, 2016

Trash collection interrupted by winter weather
Waste Management of Nevada customers may experience service interruptions due to recent winter storm

Jan. 29, 2016

Power Restored to South Valleys Library
Update: Power has been restored and the South Valleys Library will be open until the scheduled closing time at 6 p.m.

South Valleys Library Closed for the Day
South Valleys Library closed due to a weather related power outage.

Concurrent Meeting to discuss Regional Flood Project
Meeting to be held Feb. 1 at Reno City Hall.

A message from the new and former Chair of the Board of County Commissioners
On Jan. 12, Kitty Jung was elected Chair in a unanimous vote by the Board of County Commissioners. Read her letter and Marsha Berkbigler's reflection on a successful 2015.

Jan. 27, 2016

TRPA releases Draft Active Transportation Plan for Tahoe
Transportation plan identifies transportation infrastructure upgrades.

Reno City Council and TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners each approve fire services lawsuit settlement
Both parties agree to abide by terms of the Interlocal Agreement

Jan. 26, 2016

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Board approves purchase of a new absentee ballot counting system for the 2016 election cycle.

TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners approves fire services lawsuit settlement
Reno City Council will discuss and possibly approve settlement at Wednesday’s meeting.

Jan. 25, 2016

February Library Newsletter
Love your library in February

Jan. 21, 2016

Reno City Council and TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners to review fire services lawsuit settlement
Media availability planned for January 27, 2016, pending dual approval of settlement.

REMSA, Washoe County Social Services reminds families to create safe sleep environment for children
Four infant fatalities in six-week period.

Friends of Washoe County Library Donates $145,000
Volunteer efforts turn into money for eBooks, programs, technology and more.

Jan. 20, 2016

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Washoe Man as Habitual Criminal

May Arboretum offers horticulture training for volunteers
Learn the basics of gardening and plant life in the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

Jan. 15, 2016

Sentencing in 2014 Sparks Murder
District Attorneys Office Announces Sentencing in Sparks Murder Case

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Jan. 13, 2016

Board of County Commissioners elect new leadership
Kitty Jung elected Chair, Bob Lucey is new Vice Chair.

Jan. 12, 2016

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioner Kitty Jung elected Washoe County Commission Chair.

Jan. 11, 2016

Washoe County hosts “Always Lost: A Meditation on War”
It’s the last week to view an exhibit honoring our veterans at the County Complex.

Judge Patrick Flanagan unanimously elected Chief Judge for the Second Judicial District Court
Flanagan promises to focus on providing access to justice for those in need of legal help.

Jan. 7, 2016

Judge Pearson named Politician of the Year
Human Services Network to Honor Area’s Most Dedicated Humanitarians at 27th Annual Human Services Awards

Come in from the Cold programs at Bartley Ranch Park
Come in from the Cold features music programs beginning Jan. 9, 2016.

Jan. 5, 2016

More Open Hours for Libraries
Washoe County Library patrons now have more to look forward to on Mondays.

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December

Dec. 31, 2015

County manager, TMFPD on hand at Gerlach Fire Station
Fire and EMS services available 24-7

Dec. 30, 2015

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 1
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Dec. 28, 2015

Washoe County property taxes due
Payments will be accepted without penalty through Jan. 14

Dec. 24, 2015

Washoe County offices closed due to inclement weather
Washoe County Clerk’s Office will remain open.

Letter from County Manager to Gerlach residents
TMFPD firefighters and paramedics will be placed in Gerlach.

Waste Management helps keep Washoe County clean with Residential Dump Days
Residential Dump Days are Saturday, Jan. 9 and Sun. Jan. 10, 2016.

Dec. 23, 2015

Sentencings In Residential and ID Theft Cases
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Sentencings in Connection with Burglary and ID Theft Ring

Magnitude 4.4 strongest in series of earthquakes
Quakes centered six miles south of downtown, minor damage reported.

Are You Earthquake Prepared?
During an earthquake, remember to immediately drop, cover, and hold on.

Dec. 22, 2015

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries are closed Dec. 25
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open

Dec. 21, 2015

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District team up for Christmas Tree Recycling Program
Since 2003, more than 100,000 trees have been recycled through the Christmas Tree Recycling program.

Washoe County hosts “Always Lost: A Meditation on War”
See the exhibit honoring our veterans at the County Complex through Jan. 15, 2016.

Dec. 18, 2015

Happy Holidays From Washoe County
Watch our digital Washoe County Holiday Card

Dec. 17, 2015

Health District receives funding for strategic planning
One of 23 agencies selected for funding from CDC to look at accreditation

Reno Man Found Guilty of Robbery and ADW Charges
District Attorney's Office Announces Reno Man Convicted of Robbery and Multiple Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges

Dec. 16, 2015

Sentencing of Reno Man to Life Term
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Reno Man to Life Term for Child Exploitation Charge

Board of County Commissioners proclaims support for the Reno Rodeo Foundation’s Denim Drive
Denim Drive donations help pay for children’s clothing at Washoe County Social Services.

Dec. 15, 2015

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District audit report shows District is financially sound
Fire Chief Charlie Moore says Truckee Meadows Fire is positioned well for the future.

Washoe County begins construction of new Medical Examiner’s Office
New state-of-the-art facility scheduled to open December 2016.

Dec. 14, 2015

Groundbreaking for new Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Facility and Office
You are invited for the groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 10, 2015

Groundbreaking for new Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office
You are invited for the groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 8, 2015

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Human Services Agency calls two programs a sweeping success for foster children and the homeless.

Washoe County gains EPA Air Quality Attainment Designation
In compliance for first time since adoption of the 1970 Clean Air Act Amendments

Dec. 7, 2015

Animal Services and the Health District urge pet owners to vaccinate and license pets.
Community forum at the Washoe County Health District Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015.

Dec. 4, 2015

Sparks Library open today
Power restored and the library will be open again at its regular time of 10 a.m.

Second Judicial District Court teams up with Food Bank of Northern Nevada
Residents can drop off food donations at two locations.

Dec. 3, 2015

Sparks Library closed for the day
Sparks library closed while fire crews repair downed power line.

Dec. 1, 2015

Sun Valley Community Meeting, Dec. 3
Opportunity to discuss potential medical marijuana dispensary move into Sun Valley

November

Nov. 30, 2015

Washoe County teams up with forestry agencies to spread Christmas cheer
Christmas trees for foster, adoptive and military families.

Cooperative Extension offers free radon test kits
Winter is the best time to test homes for cancer-causing gas.

December Library Newsletter
The Holidays are in full swing at libraries across Washoe County

Washoe County hosts “Always Lost: A Meditation on War”
Opening ceremony for exhibit honoring veterans is Monday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m.

Nov. 25, 2015

Washoe County hosts “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” exhibit
Opening ceremony for exhibit honoring veterans is Monday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m.

Nov. 24, 2015

Source of E. coli contamination at Reno Provisions addressed
Food manufacturer cooperating with Health District

Special people need special winter plans
Now is the time to prepare for emergencies

Nov. 23, 2015

Nevada's Washoe County renews $144.6 million retirement savings plan with MassMutual
County sponsors 457(b) and 401(a) defined contribution plans for the county’s employees

Holiday Food Safety
Prevent foodborne illness by following these guidelines

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed Nov. 26-27
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Nov. 20, 2015

Source of E. coli outbreak in Reno identified
Investigation shifts to food manufacturer

Washoe County Man Sentenced to Same Term in Prison after Retrial
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Washoe County Man after Retrial.

Washoe County partners with City of Reno, RTC for Senior Giving program
Community encouraged to donate new, unused items

Be smart and safe while cooking this Thanksgiving
Only use a turkey fryer outside and away from your home.

Nov. 19, 2015

New Library Director Appointed
Washoe County Library Board welcomes Jeff Scott as the Library Director. He will start on December 14, 2015.

Judge David Hardy elected to the American Law Institute
Judge David Hardy becomes one of 73 new ALI members inducted in October 2015.

Nov. 18, 2015

Child Sex Predator Receives Multiple LIfe Sentences
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Sparks Man to Multiple Life Sentences

Meet and mingle with turkeys
Open house at Rancho Park offers crafts, fun stories and a scavenger hunt.

Nov. 17, 2015

Northern Nevada celebrates the Great American Smokeout
People across northern Nevada are encouraged to quit smoking on November 19

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission recognizes November as National Caregivers Month.

Sheriff's Office sees increase in calls concerning telephone tax scams
Residents advised to stay alert.

Nov. 16, 2015

Washoe County Fraud Check Diversion Program
District Attorney's Office Updates Fraud Check Program

Nov. 13, 2015

Washoe County Commission’s statement supporting Sparks Mayor Geno Martini
Washoe County Commission Chair expresses support for Sparks Mayor.

"Always Lost" war exhibit open to public
Supporting those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Nov. 12, 2015

Sentencing of Reno Man on Child Abuse and Kidnapping Charges
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Reno Man on Charges of Child Abuse and Kidnapping of 7 Year Old Boy

Senior Services Citizen Advisory Board is recruiting board members
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2015.

Nov. 10, 2015

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commission approves Free Pet Microchip Program for all Washoe County residents.

Washoe County Health District closes for Veterans Day
Reopens for regular business Thursday, Nov. 12

Washoe County announces closures due to power outage
Sparks and Sun Valley Senior Centers will not serve lunch Tuesday. Sparks library closed.

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Veterans Day
County Clerk’s Office remains open.

Wolf Pack to celebrate National Adoption Month with Washoe County Social Services
Saturday's Matchup with San Jose State will provide fans a chance to support the cause.

Nov. 9, 2015

Teaming up to help vets with pets
Nevada Humane Society and Washoe County Regional Animal Services partner to provide pet resources.

Nov. 5, 2015

Washoe County CAC and Deputy District Attorneys Recognized
District Attorney Announces Child Advocacy Center and Deputy District Attorney's Office Recognized for Work on Behalf of Children

Meet and mingle with turkeys
Open house at Rancho Park offers crafts, fun stories and a scavenger hunt.

Nov. 4, 2015

Join us as we honor our veterans
Pancake breakfast and ceremony for veterans Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.

Join us as we honor our veterans
Pancake breakfast and ceremony for veterans Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.

Nov. 3, 2015

Sentencing of Man Who Disrupted Local Government Meeting
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Fallon Man for Disturbing a Meeting to 180 Days in Jail, Suspended

Nevada Flood Awareness Week
Governor Sandoval declares Nevada Flood Awareness Week.

October

Oct. 29, 2015

Sentencing of Sparks Man to Life terms
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Sparks Man to Life Terms for Sexual Offenses Committed Against a Child

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Nevada Day
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Oct. 28, 2015

Food for Fines is back
From November 1-30, return library materials and help to feed the hungry in our community.

Get ready to “Keep It Clean. Know the Code”
Wood burning season brings restrictions for some Washoe County residents beginning November 1.

Oct. 27, 2015

Top 5 things from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission approves funds to help seniors with housing, transportation and nutritious meals.

November Library Newsletter
Free resources, programs and your chance to feed the hungry in November

Sentencing in Manslaughter Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Sentencing in Incline Killing

Oct. 26, 2015

Registration Open for Gingerbread House Competition
Festival set for Dec. 12 at Wilbur D. May Museum

Oct. 23, 2015

Truckee Meadows Water Authority to discuss Water Resource Plan with residents
Public open house meetings start Nov. 9.

Oct. 21, 2015

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District allows open burning
Open burning allowed from Oct. 21 to Oct. 31, 2015.

Oct. 20, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners proclaim October 2015 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Sentencing on Robbery of Elderly Victim
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Pair Sentenced to Prison Terms for Robbery of Elderly Sparks Man

Board of Fire Commissioners approves changes to TMFPD’s Volunteer Fire Program
New measures will make the Volunteer Fire Program stronger and citizens safer.

Oct. 16, 2015

Commissioner Marsha Berkbigler hosting a District Forum
Join Commissioner Berkbigler to discuss various issues in your district.

Oct. 14, 2015

Join Washoe County park rangers for Fall Photo Hikes this fall
Explore a different trail each week and don’t forget the camera

Commissioner Bob Lucey to hold a District Forum and donate to South Valleys Library
Commissioner Lucey hosts a District Forum to discuss several topics.

Oct. 13, 2015

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Washoe County partners with the Wolf Pack for adoption awareness campaign.

Oct. 12, 2015

Vaccinate and microchip your furry friend
Free microchipping and low-cost vaccination and licensing clinics for pets.

Oct. 9, 2015

2016 Nevada Radon Poster Contest offers cash prizes
Poster contest deadline is fast approaching.

Oct. 8, 2015

I/M Subcommittee and Committee Meetings Notice and Agenda for October 13, 2015
The Advisory Committee on the Control of Emissions from Motor Vehicles will be holding a committee meeting and a subcommittee meeting on October 13, 2015.

Sentencing of Sparks Man on Sexual Assault Charge
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Sparks Man to Life In Prison For Sexual Assault Charge

Commissioners Lucey and Berkbigler host District Forums
Residents encouraged to attend

Reno Man Found Guilty of Battery on a Reno Police Officer
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Conviction of Reno Man on Battery Charge for Spitting on Police Officer

Be a firefighter for a day
Fire Ops 101 gives you a chance to face real life emergency scenarios.

Oct. 7, 2015

Now is the time to register to vote
Register to vote at the Washoe County Registrar’s Office.

Oct. 6, 2015

Library Unveils Idea Boxes at South Valleys Library
Get creative, learn, build, paint and much more at this free event on Saturday, October 10

Oct. 5, 2015

Volunteers of America and City of Reno unveil Reno Works program
New employment program helps homeless shelter residents obtain housing.

Oct. 2, 2015

Reno Man Found Guilty of Possession of Stolen Vehicle
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Possession Of Stolen Vehicle Case

Fallon Man Pleads Guilty to Disturbing Meeting
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Man Pleads Guilty to Disturbing Joint Meeting

Reno Man Sentenced As Habitual Criminal
District Attorney's Office Announces Man Sentenced as Habitual Criminal

Washoe County property taxes due October 5, 2015
Payments will be accepted without penalty through Oct. 15, 2015.

September

Sept. 28, 2015

October Library Newsletter
Explore the magic of your local library in October

Northern Nevada workshop prepares regional partners for winter
2015 Northern Nevada Regional Snow Workshop is Sept. 29-30.

Sept. 24, 2015

Remember your pets when planning for emergencies
County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency.

Sept. 23, 2015

District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Man to Life Terms for Lewdness Charges
District Attorney Chris Hicks announces sentencing of Sparks man to two consecutive life terms for lewdness charges

Washoe County Health District to hold Fee Schedule Workshops
First meetings slated for September 29 and 30

Free microchipping and low-cost vaccination clinic for pets
Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.

Sept. 22, 2015

City of Reno and TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners approve automatic aid agreement
New automatic aid agreement takes effect Oct. 1, 2015.

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Board approves agreement for free pet assistance programs to help seniors care for their pets.

District Attorney's Office Gains Murder Conviction After Jury Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks announced today the conviction of a Washoe County man on a charge of first degree murder

Washoe County and its partners take a stand to prevent older adult falls
National Falls Prevention Awareness Day brings communities together in support of healthy aging.

Sept. 18, 2015

City of Reno and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to consider Automatic Aid Agreement
Press conference scheduled for Monday at 10:30 a.m.

Sept. 17, 2015

Go back in time for a tribute to judges of the past
You are invited to a reception Friday, Sept. 17.

Washoe County is ready to help with the Reno Big Dig
17th Annual Reno Big Dig is Saturday, Sept. 19.

Dogs get a play day at the water park on Sunday, September 20
Melio Gaspari Water Play Park goes to the dogs before closing for 2015 season.

Sept. 16, 2015

Child Sex Predator Pled Guilty
Child Sex Predator to Receive Three Life Sentences

Reno area park gets a makeover from AAA volunteers
Volunteer restoration and donation help enrich Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.

Washoe County residents should stay informed during disasters
County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency.

Sept. 15, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
The Board proclaims September 2015 as Hunger Action Month.

West Nile virus still present in Washoe County
Practice prevention to keep from being bitten

The Great May Center Pumpkin Walk is Coming!
Great May Center Pumpkin Walk features more than 500 hand-carved pumpkins.

Eide Bailly partners with CrossReno to provide restoration efforts at Rancho San Rafael
CrossReno event expected to attract more than 400 cyclists.

Sept. 14, 2015

District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Man on Lewdness Charges
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Reno Man to Two Life Terms for Lewdness with a Child

Information regarding medical marijuana
Answers to frequently asked questions.

Sept. 11, 2015

Wasp nest being treated at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Dozens of people stung at The Great Reno Balloon Race.

Job Opening for Deputy Sheriff Recruit
Job Alert - Deputy Sheriff Recruit - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional

Sept. 10, 2015

Watch Board of County Commission meetings online
The BCC meets three times a month.

Sept. 9, 2015

Workshop on fair housing scheduled
Workshop will cover housing, location choice, barriers to fair housing and much more.

Washoe County residents should have an emergency kit
County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency.

Sept. 8, 2015

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Washoe County partners with the Wolf Pack for adoption awareness campaign.

Sept. 4, 2015

Washoe County Health District Warns of Cucumber Related Salmonella Outbreak
Washoe County Health District warning not to eat cucumbers distributed by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce due to health risk.

Washoe County Recorder Larry Burtness receives prestigious NACRC Award
Mr. Burtness receives Linda S. Carter Award.

Safety tips for barbecue enthusiasts
TMFPD warns about dangers of grilling and provides several safety tips.

Sept. 3, 2015

Child Sex Predator Pleads Guilty
WASHOE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES CHILD SEX PREDATOR TO RECEIVE TWO LIFE SENTENCES

District 2 Citizen Advisory Board Sept Meeting
South Truckee Meadows Washoe Valley CAB meets Sept. 10, 2015

Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board September Meeting
Spanish Springs CAB meets at the Spanish Springs Library Sept 9 at 6 pm

Washoe County administrative offices closed September 7
County Clerk’s Reno Office remains open.

Sept. 2, 2015

Request for business community support of our Pack
Let's sell out our first home game Sept. 3.

Washoe County’s plan to reduce water use is showing positive results
Washoe County reduces water use by 50 percent at Cold Springs Park.

Sept. 1, 2015

Reminder: Washoe County seeks public input on two scenic byways
Two workshops to discuss changes to Mt. Rose and Washoe Valley Scenic Byways.

Submit photos for Sierra-Nevada Autumn Photography Exhibit
Enter your favorite fall photo of Nevada and the Sierra.

Economic Planning Indicators Committee (EPIC) Report Released
Significant growth in jobs and population over the next five years

Second human West Nile virus case identified in Washoe County
Individual showed typical signs of infection

Equine tests positive for West Nile Virus in Washoe Valley
Horses can be vaccinated to protect them from West Nile Virus

County clean with Residential Dump Days
Residential Dump Days scheduled for October.

Washoe County residents should create an emergency plan
County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency.

August

Aug. 28, 2015

Person infected with West Nile Virus in Washoe County
Sparks-area adult tests positive without exhibiting full range of symptoms

Join Commissioner Herman at Warm Springs District Forum Sept. 1
Commissioner Herman hosts Warm Springs Community Forum

Washoe County seeks public input on two scenic byways
Two workshops to discuss changes to Mt. Rose and Washoe Valley Scenic Byways.

Washoe County seeks Regional Animal Services Kennel/Exotic Permit Board members
Applications are due Sept. 30, 2015.

Aug. 27, 2015

Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office update on death of Carson City Sheriff’s Deputy
Medical Examiner’s office hosted 24 hour honor guard duty for Deputy Howell.

Aug. 25, 2015

Say hello to fall at Washoe County’s Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
A new art exhibit shows off the spectacular sights from this year’s summer events.

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Truckee River Operating Agreement will help provide more water storage during times of drought.

County Commission Review of Sign Code Rescheduled
Washoe County Commissioners reschedule review of Sign Code ordinance to September 8

Aug. 24, 2015

Judge Egan Walker to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
Judge Walker said he is honored to be associated with this prestigious and important organization.

Prosecutor Recognized by Rotary Club of Reno
Deputy District Attorney Nicole Hicks recognized by Rotary of Reno for her work on behalf of child victims

Aug. 21, 2015

District Attorney Announces Sentencing of a Reno Man to Maximum Term for DUI Involving Death of 16 Year Old North Valley Boy
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks announced today the sentencing of a Reno man to 20 years on a charge of DUI causing death

Man Convicted of Burglary and Property Charges
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Announces Conviction of Washoe County Man on Burglary and Property Crimes

Aug. 20, 2015

Juveniles at risk repay victims and community through hard work
Youth Employment Program offers vocational training and skills.

Aug. 19, 2015

More mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus
Take preventative measures to avoid mosquito bites

Aug. 18, 2015

Where to watch past BCC meetings
Washoe County's five-member Board of Commissioners is elected by constituents.

TMFPD's Free Ash Can Program aims to prevent fires
Improper disposal of ash and oily rags have caused four house fires the past few months.

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
The Board encourages County residents to buy local and support Nevada businesses.

Chief Moore encourages citizens to use Free Ash Can Program to help prevent fires
Improper disposal of ash and oily rags have caused four house fires the past few months.

Aug. 17, 2015

Washoe County Lazy 5 Summer Music Series extended
The public is invited to a free, summer concert at Lazy 5.

Aug. 14, 2015

Washoe County retains high bond rating
Washoe County’s new FY15-16 Budget Overview available.

Aug. 13, 2015

Fire crews work to contain a fire near Bridgeport
Red flag warning is in effect for western Nevada.

Aug. 12, 2015

Health District gets unusual donation from grateful WIC recipients
WIC helped client get to a really good place

Aug. 11, 2015

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Congressman Mark Amodei updates County Commissioners on federal and local issues.

Updated Verdi Community Library and Nature Center week of August 10th
Verdi Community Library and Nature Center will be open Wednesday, August 12 and Saturday, August 15.

Verdi Library Closed week of August 10
Per order of the Washoe County Health District, Verdi Community Library and Nature Center will be closed Wednesday, August 12 and Saturday, August 15.

Aug. 7, 2015

Washoe County Social Services and Children’s Cabinet teaming up to help flash flood victims
Donate to the Children’s Cabinet and help residents in Lemmon Valley.

Aug. 5, 2015

Washoe County property taxes due August 17, 2015
Reminder that property owners owe first installment of property taxes.

Aug. 4, 2015

Duncan Traner Community Library Open Saturday, August 8, 2015
Library modifies schedule to be open for a community event.

Aug. 3, 2015

South Meadows mosquito test finds West Nile Virus
First positive report in 2015.

July

July 29, 2015

Library launches lynda.com
Resource for business, professional and personal skill enhancement now available

July 24, 2015

Sentencing of Man for Possession of Stolen Vehicle and Reckless Driving
District Attorney's Office Announces Sentencing of Man on Charges of Possession of Stolen Vehicle and Reckless Driving

July 20, 2015

It’s time for back-to-school immunizations
Making appointments now will save time later

July 17, 2015

July is Parks and Recreation Month
Check out Washoe County's beautiful parks.

July 16, 2015

Downtown Reno Library Closed July 23
Pardon our dust!

July 14, 2015

Commissioners highlight the Washoe County Strategic Plan
Washoe County unveils Strategic Plan, mission, values, and direction for next three years.

Top 5 things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners highlight the Washoe County Strategic Plan.

July 13, 2015

NDOT reopens SR 447
SR 447 reopens after flash flooding closed it over the weekend.

July 10, 2015

NDOT aims to increase safety by decreasing traffic lanes at Incline Village roundabout
New traffic configuration to be tested beginning July 14.

SR 447 near Empire is back open
SR 447 is back open after flooding closed it over the weekend.

Citizens are invited to help create a regional emergency plan
Public workshop in Sparks to work on a Washoe County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Child sex predator sentenced
Kenneth Montano gets life in prison.

July 9, 2015

County Route 34 north of Gerlach now open to traffic
Section between Leadville Canyon and Lost Creek Road has been repaired.

July 8, 2015

Washoe County fax machines affected by storms this week
Sent a fax to Washoe County earlier this week but didn't receive confirmation it was received? Please send it again.

Washoe County crews working on roads impacted by storms
Sandbags available at several locations throughout Washoe County.

Tonight's performance at Lazy 5 canceled due to weather forecast
"An Evening of Bluegrass & Country by Westwind" to be re-scheduled for Aug. 19.

July 7, 2015

NVHousingSearch.org provides one-stop resource for rental housing across Nevada
Nevada Housing Division sponsored housing locator website reaches 30,000 listings.

Sandbags available at several locations throughout Washoe County
Bags and sand provided free; bring your own shovel.

July 6, 2015

USDA offers funds to assist very low income seniors with well repair
Grants up to $7,500 available for very low-income homeowners aged 62 and over.

Man sentenced in shooting death of his father.
Moore-Montgomery sentenced to fifteen years

Citizens are invited to help create a regional emergency plan
Public workshops about the Washoe County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan scheduled for July.

July 2, 2015

Washington Fire Friday morning update
Washington Fire is 77 percent contained.

Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets July 8.
Opportunity to discuss a project in the Spanish Springs area.

July 1, 2015

Waste Management helps keep Washoe County clean with Residential Dump Days
Free and reduced rate dumping July 11-12.

Washoe County administrative offices closed July 3
Make sure your pets are safe and not scared during the holiday weekend.

June

June 30, 2015

Washoe County Health District releases 2014 Annual Report
New brochure highlighting public health also available

Washoe County’s Regional Shooting Range now open on holidays
To help move target shooters off the hills and onto the range, the shooting range is open Fourth of July.

Tuesday morning update on Washingon Fire near Markleeville
The 17,787 acre Washington fire is 56 percent contained.

June 29, 2015

Washoe County Chief Deputy Public Defender named 2015 Defender of the Year
Maizie Pusich is the first public defender from Northern Nevada to be named Defender of the Year.

June 26, 2015

Red Flag Warnings in effect through Saturday
Register for CODE RED alerts to your cell phone.

Honor the Silver State’s ranching and farming heritage this summer
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park announces the Ranching at Rancho Series.

June 25, 2015

Final Defendant in Serial Burglary Case Sentenced to Prison Term
Washoe County District Attorney Hicks Announces Sentencing of Final Defendant in Serial Burglary Case

Beat the heat this weekend at a Washoe County Park
Bowers Pool is now open and US Air Force Jazz Band plays music made from legends at Bartley Ranch.

June 24, 2015

Take simple steps to keep cool and minimize risk
Keep safe during episodes of extreme heat

KOLO TV “Fan Club” helping local seniors beat the heat
Donate a new fan and help a senior stay cool this summer.

New partnership serves nutritious meals to seniors
Washoe County and Catholic Charities to provide senior nutrition program starting July 1.

June 23, 2015

Top five things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission asks for review of Truckee Meadows Regional Planning.

June 22, 2015

July Library Newsletter
Community heroes, baseball, animals and more this July

TMFPD Kids’ Fire Camp prepares to get underway
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District’s Kids’ fire camp is June 23-25.

Finding Rover’s facial recognition app to help bring lost pets home
Washoe County Regional Animal Services and Nevada Humane Society the first in Nevada to use facial recognition.

June 19, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions about Duncan and Verdi Libraries
Get the facts here

June 18, 2015

Six great reasons to visit Bartley Ranch Regional Park in July
View this summer’s featured exhibit and stay for Evenings on the Ranch every Wednesday.

June 16, 2015

Highlights from meeting with Washoe County Commissioners
Commissioners proclaim June 2015 as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.

June 15, 2015

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District working on plan for automatic aid
Fire Commissioners and Reno City Council direct staff to prepare for automatic aid agreement.

June 12, 2015

City of Reno and Washoe County to continue fire services discussion
Discussion about automatic aid with City of Reno resumes June 15.

Washoe County presents Lazy 5 Summer Music Series
The public is invited to free, summer concerts every Wednesday at Lazy 5.

Washoe County seeking applicants for Open Space and Regional Parks Commission
Vacancy is to represent Commission Districts 2 and 5.

June 11, 2015

Frequently asked questions about Medical Marijuana Establishments
Learn more about medical marijuana regulations and Washoe County's role in the review process.

Sheriff’s Office/local agencies announce new Wandering Prevention Project
New program and "Wandering Kit" created to assist caregivers of Alzheimer's victims and special needs children.

Washoe County District Attorney’s Office attending new downtown farmers market
Members of Washoe County District Attorney’s Office attending Sparks Farmers Market as part of DA Hicks’ outreach efforts.

Man convicted of sexual assaults on children sentenced to multiple life sentences
Thomas Wray Herndon receives minimum of 90 years before parole eligibility.

Washoe County splash parks are now open for the 2015 Season
North Valleys and Melio Gaspari water parks are open.

June 9, 2015

Top five things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners appoint Amber Howell as Director of Social Services.

District Attorney to host media conference on recent legislation benefiting victims of crime
Conference to be held June 10 at 10 a.m.

June 7, 2015

June 11 South Truckee Meadows Washoe Valley CAB Meeting
Opportunity to learn more about projects in District 2 at the Citizen Advisory Board meeting

June 5, 2015

District Attorney’s Office secures conviction In child abuse and kidnapping case
Robert William Downs convicted after four-day jury trial.

North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meeting June 8
Opportunity for North Valleys area residents to discuss community issues June 8.

Off-leash, multi-use pasture at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park closing due to drought
Sole source of water to Rancho’s off-leash pasture has been shut off.

June 4, 2015

Adopt-a-Periodical at Your Favorite Library Starts on June 7
Donations can be made for either an annual subscription or towards digital magazine content.

June 3, 2015

Conserving water during the drought
Let us know: How do you and your family plan to conserve water this summer?

Washoe County is seeking applications to serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy to represent Commission District 2 on the Commission.

June 2, 2015

June Library Newsletter
Library activities gearing up for summer

East Truckee Canyon Citizen Advisory Board Meeting
Opportunity for East Truckee Canyon area residents to discuss community issues June 3.

Washoe Golf Course reducing irrigation water by 42 percent
Washoe County wants to know how you and your family plan to conserve water this summer.

June 1, 2015

Take a walk through Wally's World to experience inspiring art
Check out “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada.”

May

May 29, 2015

Making mental health a priority
Go online and take a mental health screening.

Soaring toward a new future in an effort to help save lives
Washoe County gets the green light to test drones for emergencies.

May 28, 2015

Bands take center stage at Bowers Mansion
Bowers Mansion hosts special concert series through June.

May 26, 2015

Truckee Meadows Fire District calls automatic aid the first step in improving fire services regionally
TMFPD agrees to meet in June to discuss automatic aid for fire services with City of Reno.

District Attorney announces development of Public Information Officer position
DA Supervising Investigator Michelle Bays named to position.

May 22, 2015

Gastrointestinal illness on the rise in Washoe County
Health District recommends steps to reduce illnesses in the community

May 21, 2015

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed in observance of Memorial Day
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Jury convicts man of first degree murder
Amadeo Sanchez, Jr. sentenced to life in prison.

May 20, 2015

Washoe County wants your feedback on outdoor signs
Washoe County welcomes public input regarding draft sign code regulations.

Man found guilty in theft of Christmas presents
Jose Abraham Tofolla-Flores faces up 10 years in prison.

Conversation with a Washoe County Commissioner
Get to know County Commissioner Vaughn Hartung.

May 19, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners proclaim June 2015 as Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month.

Three things to know about the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District meeting
Board of Fire Commissioners approves scheduling meeting to discuss fire merger issues.

National crime expert to speak at Washoe County Commission Chambers
Dr. Latessa will talk about what works and what doesn’t in reducing crimes.

May 18, 2015

One small donation makes one gigantic difference for local seniors
City of Reno, RTC, and Washoe County Senior Services launch Stuff-a-Bus for Seniors Donation Drive.

5 things you need to know about the Washoe County budget
Commissioners adopt fiscal year 2015-16 budget funding 60 additional positions.

Conversation with a Washoe County Commissioner (District 5)
Get to know County Commissioner Jeanne Herman.

May 15, 2015

Test your skills in the Truckee Meadows Treasure Hunt
Photo scavenger hunt to 200 plus parks, trails, and open spaces in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.

Hearing and possible adoption of FY 16 Washoe County budget
Washoe County Commissioners will meet May 18 for budget hearing.

May 14, 2015

Man sentenced to 25 years for stabbing near UNR campus during Wolf Pack game
Simon Cordova Rios Jr. will be eligible for parole in 10 years

Helping the hurting in Nepal
Local fire agencies helping in Nepal relief efforts.

Junk the Junipers
Wildfire awareness event offers free chipping of highly flammable woody vegetation.

May 13, 2015

Washoe County helping seniors and their pets
Seniors have a chance to receive free food, rabies vaccinations and microchipping for their pets.

Washoe County parks are hopping this summer
Check out the dozens of events happening at Washoe County parks in the coming months.

Help make your community clean & safe
Working Together, We Can Make it Clean & Keep it Safe.

May 12, 2015

Top five things you need to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Washoe County announces several ways it plans to conserve water.

May 11, 2015

Conversation with a Washoe County Commissioner (District 3)
Get to know County Commission Vice-Chair Kitty Jung.

May 8, 2015

Local Housing Authority honored for voluntarily adopting a 100% smoke-free policy
Reno Housing Authority wins prestigious EMA

Washoe County helping seniors with pets
Seniors have a chance to receive free food, rabies vaccinations and microchipping for their pets.

May 7, 2015

Washoe County Commissioners accepting applications to fill Airport Authority vacancy
Applications accepted until May 15, 2015 to fill one opening.

May 5, 2015

Off-leash pasture at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park closing due to drought
Sole source of water to Rancho’s off-leash pasture will be shut off.

May 4, 2015

Help children at Kids Kottage with May 14 fundraiser
Eat, drink and be generous with event at Reno Provisions.

Washoe County Law Library hits the century mark
100-year anniversary celebration headlined by Chief Justice Hardesty.

May 1, 2015

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
The Washoe County Health District offers a variety of family planning services to prevent teen pregnancy.

Health District supports 2015 Bike Week activities
Several events highlight week-long celebration of National Bike Week.

Spring Food for Fines at the Library
From May 4-31, help feed the hungry in our community while returning library materials.

Local man sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault of a minor
Brett Adam Doyle will be eligible for parole in 45 years.

April

April 30, 2015

Conversations with a Washoe County Commissioner
Get to know Commission Chair Marsha Berkbigler.

April 29, 2015

Celebrating Older Americans Month 2015: “Get into the Act”
You are invited to opening ceremonies for Older Americans Month.

Look up and look out for each other
Local agencies work together to increase pedestrian and driver safety.

April 28, 2015

Top 5 things you need to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve tax settlement with owners of Reno Aces Ballpark.

Sheriff's Office updates Spanish Springs shooting investigation
Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies and made positive identifications.

Channel your inner hero at the Library this summer
Summer Reading Program begins on May 1. Register online today.

April 27, 2015

Remember your pets during spring and summer heat
Washoe County Regional Animal Services urges the public to leave their pets at home.

More Open Hours for Northwest Reno, South Valleys, Spanish Springs and Sparks Libraries
Beginning Monday, May 4, 2015 library hours will change.

April 24, 2015

Washoe County Commissioners accepting applications to fill Library Board vacancies
Applications accepted until May 11, 2015 to fill two vacancies.

Enrollment for TMFPD Kids' Fire Camp is open now
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District’s Kids’ fire camp is June 23-25.

April 23, 2015

Jury convicts Reno man of multiple offenses
Prosecutors to seek maximum sentence.

Working together, we can Make it Clean and Keep it Safe
Get your free cleanup kit now to start making your community clean and safe.

April 22, 2015

Happy spring!
View the brief video highlighting spring in Washoe County.

Vaccinate your dog or cat
Animal Services offers low cost vaccination clinic for dogs and cats.

April 21, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Volunteers for Washoe County are recognized for dedication to the County.

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District meeting highlights
Tentative budget approved for Fire Protection District.

April 20, 2015

Conversations with a Washoe County Commissioner
Get to know Commissioner Bob Lucey at the South Valleys Library.

April 17, 2015

Judge sentences habitual criminal in gun crime
Jesse Albert Moreno sentenced to 20 years.

April 16, 2015

Washoe County DA finds officer involved shooting legally justified
Report shows police officers exercised life saving measures.

April 14, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Manager John Slaughter highlights plans to encourage economic development.

Recap of the 2015 State of the County
Learn how Washoe County impacts citizens every day.

April 13, 2015

Washoe County Manager John Slaughter to deliver State of the County
Tuesday's presentation will focus on how Washoe County impacts citizens every day.

Celebrate National Library Week at the Washoe County Library April 12-18
Have you been to the library lately? There's no time like the present.

April 10, 2015

Help keep Crystal Peak Park crystal clean
Help Cabela's and Washoe County spruce up Crystal Peak Park in Verdi.

April 9, 2015

Washoe County Health District communicator earns national recognition
Ulibarri awarded credential for public health communication.

Judge sentences repeat felon in Home Invasion
Chevy Lewis sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.

Voice your opinion and make a difference on Citizen Advisory Boards in Washoe County
Applications are accepted now through May 8 for appointments beginning July 1.

April 8, 2015

Skan pleads guilty to stalking local high school girls
Defendant inappropriately videotaped teenage girls during high school sporting events.

How Washoe County is working to conserve water during the ongoing drought
Washoe County reducing water use by ten percent at County parks, buildings and golf courses.

April 7, 2015

Washoe County launches new website
Washoe County unveils a new, more mobile-friendly website.

April 6, 2015

Volunteers needed for Spring Cleanup Day at May Arboretum
Help get Washoe County's public garden ready for spring.

April 2, 2015

North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meeting
Opportunity for North Valleys area residents to discuss community issues April 13.

A chance for your child to be a firefighter for a week
Enrollment for TMFPD Kids’ Fire Camp is open now.

April 1, 2015

Washoe County leaders invest in the next generation
Washoe County hosts Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day.

March

March 31, 2015

Washoe County wins 33rd consecutive excellence in financial reporting award
Highest recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting goes to Washoe County.

Washoe County Library System introduces Flipster, a new way to access digital magazines
The one-stop-shop for digital magazines allows library patrons to browse the latest issues of the most sought after magazines.

March 30, 2015

April Library Newsletter
Spring into the Library this April.

March 27, 2015

Washoe County Commission's Statement on Retirement of Senator Harry Reid
Senator Reid's leadership will be missed in Washoe County.

March 24, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners support Senator Debbie Smith's School Capital Projects Bill.

Health District Issues Position Statement on E-Cigarettes
Health District indicates e-cigarettes are dangerous to users and those exposed to second-hand vapors.

March 23, 2015

You're invited to the 2015 State of the County
Join us Tuesday, April 14 at 10 a.m. at the Washoe County Commission Chambers.

March 18, 2015

Microchip your pet for free
Washoe County Regional Animal Services offers free microchipping.

March 17, 2015

You are invited to a Regional Jobs Network meeting
Free event empowers people to develop independence.

March 11, 2015

Man found guilty in stabbing near UNR campus during Wolf Pack Game
Simon Cordova Rios Jr. faces habitual criminal sentence.

Jury convicts man of eight counts of sexual assault on a child and 2 counts of lewdness
Thomas Wray Herndon faces 10 life sentences.

March 10, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners give the green light on construction for new Medical Examiner’s Office.

March 7, 2015

A conversation about aging in Washoe County
Watch KNPB's television special about aging in Washoe County.

March 4, 2015

A call for volunteers to a community cleanup
Help cleanup Rancho San Rafael's off-leash dog area.

Washoe County honors crash victims with new Galaxy Memorial
Rededication ceremony held at Rancho San Rafael Park.

March 3, 2015

Judge orders sentence of 50 years in prison
Defendant sentenced for 2014 robbery spree.

March 2, 2015

Habitual criminal sentenced to 25 years in prison
Marc Schachter found guilty of attempted robbery in September 2014.

New Food Regulations Proposed
New food regulations proposed by the Washoe County Health District represent a significant change from the existing regulations adopted over 20 years ago.

February

Feb. 27, 2015

Judge orders maximum sentence for elderly exploitation
Defendant scammed local 78-year-old woman of more than $300,000.

Man sentenced to life in prison for murdering his infant son
Paul Mathew Revell is sentenced to life.

Feb. 24, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Washoe County Library Board and County Commissioners met to discuss Library's future plans.

Washoe County property taxes due March 2, 2015
You can pay your property taxes online, in person or by mail.

Feb. 23, 2015

Washoe County releases annual financial report
Financial report is available online or at Washoe County offices and local libraries.

Feb. 20, 2015

Health District reports measles test results are negative
There are no confirmed cases of measles in Washoe County.

Microchip your pet for free
Animal Services launches free microchip campaign.

Feb. 19, 2015

Washoe County District Attorney's Family Support Division exceeds federal standards
Family Support Division near perfection in federally mandated audit.

Feb. 18, 2015

Nevada Division of Water Resources measuring water levels in Nevada wells March through April
Groundwater levels will be measured throughout Nevada the next couple of months.

Feb. 13, 2015

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed February 16
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.

Feb. 12, 2015

Man convicted by Washoe County Jury of shooting 4-year-old girl with a handgun
Quinzale Mason found guilty for multiple charges.

Come in from the Cold programs at Bartley Ranch Park
Suspect Terrane takes center stage Feb. 14.

Feb. 11, 2015

EPA Awards Six California and Nevada School Districts $435,000 for Eighteen Cleaner School Buses
Awards $3 Million to Reduce Emissions from 76 School Bus Fleets Nationwide

Microchip your furry friend for free
Animal Services offers free microchipping Sat. Feb. 21, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at south Reno Petco.

EPA Awards Six California and Nevada School Districts $435,000 for Eighteen Cleaner School Buses
Awards $3 Million to Reduce Emissions from 76 School Bus Fleets Nationwide

Feb. 10, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
President and CEO of EDAWN discusses Three Year Economic Development Strategic Plan.

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to permit open burning
Open burning allowed from Feb. 14 to March 15, 2015.

Feb. 9, 2015

Test result for probable measles case in Washoe County is negative.
Test result for probable measles case in Washoe County is negative.

Washoe County District Attorney launches Twitter account
Washoe County District Attorney enhances community outreach through Twitter.

Feb. 6, 2015

Tested result for suspected adult with measles in Reno is negative
Test results on an adult suspected of having the measles are negative according to health officials.

Convicted Stockton men sentenced for murder of Reno tourist
Frank Smith and Deljuan Goodlow responsible for downtown Reno murder in May 2007.

Feb. 3, 2015

Man gets life for 1997 murder of Reno cab driver
Shawn Harte is sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Feb. 2, 2015

Washoe County Health District investigates suspected measles cases
Washoe County Health District investigates suspected measles cases.

May Arboretum offers horticulture training for volunteers
Ten classes cover all of the basics of gardening and plant life at the May Arboretum.

January

Jan. 30, 2015

Washoe County awards office supply bid to local business and grows its local charitable giving
It's My Community Store named the office supply contractor for Washoe County.

Get your gardening on at Bartley Ranch Park
Free gardening program offered every Tuesday beginning February 3.

Jan. 29, 2015

Jury finds man guilty of Battery upon an Officer and Possession of a Controlled Substance
Shawn Hemingway to be sentenced March 30.

Come in from the Cold programs Bartley Ranch Park
Family entertainment winter music series center stage this weekend.

Jan. 28, 2015

Washoe County launches beta version of new website
Washoe County unveils a new, more mobile-friendly website.

Jan. 27, 2015

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Fire Chief Moore unveils new plans for volunteer fire program.

Jan. 23, 2015

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is pleased to announce "A Brushwork Roundup"
Experience the spectacular sights and sounds from an exhibit featuring Nevada's earlier days.

Jan. 22, 2015

Friends of Washoe County Library Donate $140,000 to Washoe County Library
Book sales, SecondHand Prose, and donations to the organization turn in to Library programs, technology upgrades, books and more.

Jan. 21, 2015

Man sentenced for sexual crimes
John Cervantes sentenced 16-40 years in prison.

Jan. 20, 2015

Don't be a victim of phone scams impersonating law enforcement
Washoe County District Attorney's Office warns residents about scams.

Green, Yellow and Red Burn Code program now in effect
Know when you can burn in your woodstove or fireplace.

Man gets life sentence for hatchet murder
Robert Owens sentenced for Cold Springs murder.

Rededication ceremony at Rancho Park for Galaxy plane crash victims
Unveiling of a new memorial to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Galaxy plane crash.

Jan. 19, 2015

Learn how to reduce radon health risk
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers free radon test kits at public meetings.

Jan. 16, 2015

A saucy twist on Valentine’s Day
Spend Valentine's Day at the Wilbur D. May Museum.

Jan. 13, 2015

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
The Washoe County Commission welcomes the new director of Animal Services.

Jan. 8, 2015

Defendant sentenced to 20 years in prison in attempted murder case
Megan Pedro found guilty of attempted murder.

Jan. 7, 2015

Local Man Pleads Guilty to Charges from Motel 6 Shooting
Luis Alberto Machado faces seven to 46 years in prison.

Jury finds Elton Castine guilty
Castine faces up to 20 years in Nevada State Prison.

Jan. 6, 2015

Reno Justice Court offers a fresh start for the New Year
New program offers those with an outstanding warrant for an unpaid traffic ticket a second chance.

Jan. 5, 2015

Three Washoe County Commissioners take the Oath of Office
Commissioners Herman and Lucey join the Washoe County Board of Commissioners.

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December

Dec. 30, 2014

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 1
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.

Washoe County Commissioners appoint Amber Joiner to the Nevada Assembly
Amber Joiner says she is humbled to be chosen to represent District 24 in the Assembly.

Dec. 29, 2014

Washoe County seeks Regional Animal Services Kennel Permit Board members
Applications are due Jan. 31, 2015.

Washoe County property taxes due January 5, 2015
Property tax payments can be paid online, by mail or in person.

Dec. 26, 2014

KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling starts Dec. 26
Recycle your Christmas tree at three local parks Dec. 26 - Jan. 11.

Dec. 24, 2014

Don't drive impaired or it will cost you in more ways than one
Washoe County Alternative Sentencing Dept. highlights the dangers of driving under the influence.

Washoe County Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association receives grant to provide gifts for homeless on Christmas Eve
WCSO and Social Services team up to help those in need.

Dec. 23, 2014

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries are closed Dec. 25
County Clerk's Reno office remains open.

Washoe County road crews activated to prepare for winter storm
Washoe County road crews applying de-icing solution in preparation for winter storm.

Dec. 22, 2014

TMFPD and Goat Grazers team up for fire prevention this holiday season
Several TMFPD stations are accepting Christmas trees to promote recycling and reduce the fire threat.

Washoe County Commissioners will meet with all 12 applicants for the Assembly District 24 vacant seat
Washoe County Commissioners are scheduled to appoint to the Assembly District 24 seat on Dec. 30.

Dec. 15, 2014

Explore the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Science of the Body
Discover how the body works at the Grossology exhibit.