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Washoe County Announcements

2020

October

Oct. 29, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Update
Defendant Convicted on Attempted Hit and Run Charge Sentenced to 10 Years

Accountant II
The Washoe County Comptroller’s Office is currently hiring for an Accountant II. Apply by November 9, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity.

Oct. 28, 2020

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Nevada Day
Registrar of Voters Office and County Complex Vote Center will remain open

Nevada Resilience Project Website Launched to Provide Resources, Information for Coping with COVID-19
Resilience Ambassadors located statewide to support Nevada communities.

Oct. 27, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners hear overview on election security ahead of next week’s General Election

WCDA Prosecution Outcome
Defendant Plea in Lewdness with a Minor Case Results in Life Sentence

Jury Trial Conviction Secured
WCDA Announces Results of Recent Sex Trafficking Prosecution

Senior Planner
The Washoe County Community Services Department is currently hiring for a Senior Planner! Apply by November 24, 2020 for an opportunity to join our dedicated team of planning professionals!

Oct. 26, 2020

Washoe County to begin counting General Election ballots today
Watch livestream video of ballot-counting and elections activity

Oct. 23, 2020

Second Judicial District Court receives $30,000 to enhance services offered in Felony DUI Court
Traffic Safety Grant will enhance court services

Licensed Engineer
The Washoe County Community Services Department is currently hiring for a Licensed Engineer. Apply by December 1, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

Environmental Engineer II
Are you seeking to join a dynamic group of engineering professionals? Apply by November 17, 2020 to be considered for the Environmental Engineer II with the Washoe County Community Services Department!

Oct. 22, 2020

Parks Maintenance Supervisor
Do you have excellent leadership skills and a passion for maintaining the beautiful parks of Washoe County? Apply by November 5, 2020 to be considered for the Parks Maintenance Supervisor position with the Washoe County Community Services Department!

Oct. 21, 2020

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

Health District Issues Recommendations for Safe Halloween, Dia de los Muertos Celebrations
Trick-or-treating not recommended due to COVID-19

Oct. 20, 2020

Office Assistant II
Washoe County is now accepting applications for Office Assistant II. Apply by Friday, November 6, 2020, to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

Oct. 19, 2020

Family Support Specialist
The Washoe County District Attorney’s Office is currently hiring for a Family Support Specialist. Apply by November 9, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity.

Oct. 16, 2020

Early Voting begins Saturday in Washoe County
Polling hours extended, safety precautions in place

Fall 2020 Commission Newsletter
As the leaves turn color and we usher in a new season, find out the latest news happening now in Washoe County.

Seasonal Park Aide Ranger
Apply now for our Seasonal Park Aide Ranger Position with the Regional Parks and Open Space Division!

Oct. 15, 2020

Notice of cancellation for Board of County Commissioners meeting
Notice of cancellation for Board of County Commissioners meeting

Oct. 13, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners seek clarity on COVID-19 mitigation directives, and allocate CARES Act funding to Human Services Agency

New videos aim to protect Washoe County’s children
Call 833-900-SAFE to report child abuse or neglect in Washoe County.

Oct. 12, 2020

Drive-Thru Family Health Festival on October 15, 2020
Providing free resources and information to the community

Oct. 9, 2020

Washoe County joins Reno and Sparks to feed homebound residents during pandemic
Delivering With Dignity sources meals from local restaurants, providing high-quality food for low-income or otherwise vulnerable residents who cannot leave their homes during the pandemic.

Oct. 8, 2020

Health District Won’t Allow Large Events of Over 250 Due to Lack of Adequate Health Infrastructure
Determination based on resource capacity as a result of elevated COVID-19 transmission

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

Oct. 5, 2020

Health District Announces Second Round of Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinics
No appointment required, save time and fill out paperwork in advance

Washoe County Registrar of Voters provides update on ballots, voter registration deadlines
2020 General Election ballots were mailed today

Oct. 2, 2020

Conviction Secured in First District Court Trial Since Covid-19 Restrictions
Successful Prosecution Against Defendant Found Guilty on Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges

September

WCDA Prosecution Outcome
Conviction on Multiple Child Lewdness Charges Results in Consecutive Life Terms

October

Oct. 1, 2020

Washoe County General Election ballots to be delivered to Reno this weekend
Washoe County voters will begin to receive their General Election ballots as early as Tuesday.

Equipment Services Worker II
The Washoe County Community Services Department is currently hiring for an Equipment Services Worker II in Gerlach, NV. Please apply by November 2, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

September

Sept. 30, 2020

ABCs could mean life or death
Washoe County declares October as Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month.

Sept. 29, 2020

Affordable Spay and Neuter Services for Qualifying Washoe County Residents
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping to reduce overpopulation in Washoe County

Sept. 28, 2020

Health District Releases Data on COVID-19 Exposure
Data does not show where people contracted the virus; Update on COVID-19 antibody project.

Health District Releases Data on COVID-19 Exposure
Data does not show where people contracted the virus; Update on COVID-19 antibody project

Sept. 25, 2020

Jackson Sentencing
Prison Sentence Secured in Aggravated Stalking Case

Health District Honored by Nevada Public Health Association
District Health Officer, Epidemiology Program awarded for COVID-19 efforts

WCDA Wootan OIS Result
Officer Involved Shooting Finding from January 27, 2019

Sept. 24, 2020

Washoe County ballots to be mailed October 2
Voters will receive ballots the first week of October

Washoe County to remove concrete barriers on Lemmon Valley Drive
Lemmon Drive will be closed to through-traffic for two days

Sept. 22, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Early Voting Locations, election safety, security discussed on National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 18, 2020

Phase 2 of the Washoe County COVID-19 Antibody Study is Underway, Responses Needed
Participants who were randomly selected are eligible for $50 gift cards

Grants available for small businesses struggling in pandemic
Small-business grants are still available, deadline October 6

Sept. 17, 2020

WIC Shopper Program Now Includes Grocery Store Pick-Up for Washoe County Participants
Program offered through the rest of 2020

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

Sept. 16, 2020

Bars in Washoe County Can Reopen Tonight
Safe reopening COVID-19 procedures finalized

Sept. 15, 2020

Drive-Through Flu Shots Available at Washoe County Health District
Immunizations are available at the Health District clinic as well

Sept. 13, 2020

UPDATE: Washoe County Health District Downgrades Air Pollution Warning to Advisory
Air quality still unhealthy for sensitive groups

Sept. 12, 2020

Statement from Chair Bob Lucey
The Passing of Mayor Bob Crowell

Sept. 11, 2020

Case of MIS-C reported in Washoe County
Serious multisystem inflammatory syndrome confirmed; case is not contagious

Nicolas Sedano Office Involved Shooting Finding
Nicolas Sedano Office Involved Shooting Finding

Washoe County Health District Issues Another Stage 1 Air Pollution Alert
Poor air quality conditions from multiple wildfires

Sept. 9, 2020

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

Sept. 8, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners approved the purchase of a vote-by-mail system and confirmed appointees to ballot arguments committees. Additionally County Clerk Nancy Parent submitted her retirement date and replacement recommendation.

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for Northwestern Nevada for September 8, 2020.

Sept. 4, 2020

The Washoe County Warm Springs Rural Citizen Advisory Board will Meet on September 9, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Sept. 3, 2020

Celebrate Labor Day Safely
Recommendation is to avoid large gatherings to reduce potential COVID-19 spread.

Career Criminal Prosecution Outcome
WCDA Secures Lengthy Prison Sentence Against Defendant Following 13th Felony Conviction

Sept. 2, 2020

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

Sept. 1, 2020

Washoe County launches grant program to help local small businesses
Funding available to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19 with expenses like PPE, utilities, rent and retrofits.

August

Aug. 31, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Sheriff’s Office updated Commissioners on the safety of inmates at the Regional Detention Facility

Aug. 28, 2020

General Election voting locations announced
Voters will have the choice to mail in their ballots, drop them off, or vote in person.

Aug. 25, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting. This new meeting date is for the cancellation BCC meeting on 8/25/20

Aug. 24, 2020

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Development Code Amendments
To possibly update and add new requirements regarding fencing

Aug. 21, 2020

Washoe County Utilities to remove flood barriers on Arkansas Drive on Monday
Lemmon Valley residents should be aware of crews and trucks on roadway

Jose Dominguez OIS Report Released
Office Involved Shooting from April 28, 2019 Findings Released

Aug. 20, 2020

Update: Health District Stage 1 Air Pollution Alert Downgraded to Advisory
Wildfire smoke creating poor air quality conditions

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

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for Northwestern Nevada for August 20, 2020.

Aug. 19, 2020

Statement on the Passing of Mayor Ron Smith
Statement from Chairman Bob Lucey on behalf of the Washoe County Commission on the passing of Sparks Mayor Ron Smith

Aug. 18, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting   
Commissioner's gave direction on revitalizing Citizen Advisory Boards, accept Registrar of Voters’ Petition to Establish Unincorporated Town of “Warm Springs Valley,” approve deputy support in Incline Village

Aug. 17, 2020

Health District to Conduct Second Aerial Mosquito Abatement
Helicopter larviciding application to reduce mosquito populations

Aug. 14, 2020

Washoe County property taxes due August 17, 2020
Reminder to residents, first installment due date is drawing near

Aug. 13, 2020

Maurice Alfonso Garcia Officer Involved Shooting Finding Released
Report Released by Washoe County District Attorney Detailing February 4, 2018 Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Officer Involved Shooting Incident

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

Aug. 12, 2020

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for Northwestern Nevada for August 12, 2020.

Washoe County property taxes due August 17, 2020
Reminder to residents, first installment due date is drawing near

Aug. 11, 2020

WCDA Announces Murder Sentencing
Guilty Plea Results in Life Sentence for Murderer of Sparks Man

Aug. 6, 2020

Drive-Thru Family Health Festival on August 10, 2020
Providing free resources and information to the community

Aug. 4, 2020

Top Headlines from the Board of County Commission Meeting
Board approves 17-year Incline Village tax settlement

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting.

Aug. 3, 2020

Felony Eluding and Drug Trafficking Prosecution Outcome
Life Sentence as a Habitual Criminal Follows Defendant's Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Convictions

July

WCDA Announces Recent Sentencing in Child Sexual Abuse Case
Defendant Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child Sentenced to Life in Prison - Community Reminded of How to Report Suspected Child Abuse

2019 Attack on Reno Police Officer Results in 20 Year Sentence
WCDA Secures Attempted Murder Conviction in Officer Involved Shooting Case

July 27, 2020

30,000 Masks Donated to Washoe County Health District
ZLINE Kitchen & Bath donation worth about $150,000

July 23, 2020

Washoe County District Health Officer Does Not Recommend Reopening WCSD Schools
Students, teachers at high risk for COVID-19; distance learning preferred

July 22, 2020

Underlying Health Conditions Heighten COVID-19 Risks for Residents
Wear a mask, social distance to protect vulnerable populations in Washoe County.

Underlying Health Conditions Heighten COVID-19 Risks for Residents
Wear a mask, social distance to protect vulnerable populations in Washoe County

July 21, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting   
Health District Officer discusses COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and outreach plans 

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for July 21, 2020.

July 20, 2020

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Master Plan Amendments at A Public Workshop on Wednesday, July 22 from 5:00- 6:30 pm
Provide your comments on proposed amendments to the following components of the Washoe County Master Plan including the Land Use and Transportation Element (LUTE), the Public Services and Facilities Element (PSF), the Housing Element and the Population Element.

July 17, 2020

Washoe County, Reno listed in ‘Yellow Zone’ for COVID-19 cases and deaths
Washoe County, Reno listed in ‘Yellow Zone’ for COVID-19 cases and deaths

Washoe County, Reno listed in ‘Yellow Zone’ for COVID-19 cases and deaths
COVID-19 Incident Management Team Supports the Governor, Federal Policy Recommendations

July 16, 2020

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

July 15, 2020

WCDA Alegria Sentencing
First Degree Murder Conviction Results in Life Sentence

Second Judicial District Court Hosts Lawyer in the Library Special Event Sponsored by the Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association
Attorneys volunteer their time to assist participants with free legal guidance.

July 14, 2020

Board of County Commission Meeting
Watch the Board of County Commission Meeting Live Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m.

July 10, 2020

Local Nevada Public Health Authorities encourage businesses to implement tobacco-free polices
Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free resources

July 9, 2020

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

July 8, 2020

Health District-University of Nevada, Reno COVID-19 Antibody Study Results Released
Study estimates indicate the number of COVID-19 infections is higher than reported, Percentage of COVID-19-related deaths is lower than what’s reported.

Health District-University of Nevada, Reno COVID-19 Antibody Study Results Released
Study estimates indicate the number of COVID-19 infections is higher than reported

July 6, 2020

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for July 6, 2020.

July 1, 2020

Fireworks: Illegal and extremely dangerous in Washoe County
Local fire and law enforcement officials are reminding residents that the use of fireworks in Washoe County are illegal, and unsafe.

Administrative offices and libraries closed July 3 for Independence Day
County Clerk’s Office will remain open by appointment only

June

June 30, 2020

Upcoming CHAB Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming CHAB meeting.

June 29, 2020

Miciah Lee Officer Involved Shooting Finding
Report Released by Washoe County District Attorney Detailing January 5, 2020 Sparks Police Department Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Development Code Amendments
Community Services Department to Host Workshop

June 25, 2020

Washoe County Health District Firmly Supports Governor Sisolak’s Clean Cars Nevada Initiative
The Governor’s initiative is of significance in Washoe County

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

June 24, 2020

Study: Majority of Young Vapers Worry About COVID-19 Risk
Research suggests youth vapers want to quit, Health District has resources available

June 23, 2020

Health District Hiring Registered Nurses, Epidemiologist for COVID-19 Response
Part-time RN positions will aid in COVID-19 testing

June 22, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue deploys Ladder Truck
First ever quintuple combination pumper, or a ladder truck, in service on June 23

June 19, 2020

Update from the Board of County Commissioners special meeting
Commissioners approve Canvass of the Vote and Order for the Primary Election

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 18
1 COVID-19-related death, 83 new cases in Washoe County.

June 18, 2020

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

June 17, 2020

Washoe County Human Services Agency Opens Our Place
Unlocking a better tomorrow for Washoe County’s most vulnerable children, women and families.

Unlocking a better tomorrow
Our Place virtual press conference Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

June 16, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Washoe County Manager presents first initial assessment to Commissioners

County Commission Meeting-10 a.m.
Watch the County Commission Meeting Live Tuesday, June 16 at 10 a.m.

June 15, 2020

Unlocking a better tomorrow
Our Place virtual press conference Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for June 15, 2020.

June 12, 2020

UPDATED REGIONAL GUIDANCE ON YOUTH SPORTS
UPDATED REGIONAL GUIDANCE ON YOUTH SPORTS

June 11, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 11
Two additional deaths, 61 new cases reported.

June 10, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Modified Services
Due to COVID-19 Washoe County is operating with modified services.

June 9, 2020

Primary Election Day Wrap Up
Latest Turnout & Next Steps

Top things to know for Primary Election Day
What’s New, Turnout and Results Timeline

Primary Election 2020
It's Primary Election Day! Find information about where to vote, drop off ballots or how to register to vote.

June 5, 2020

Riot Felony Charges
District Attorney Files Felony Charges Against Rioters

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for June 5, 2020.

June 3, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 3
COVID-19 recoveries surpass 1,000 in Washoe County, testing in Washoe County approaches 1,000 per day.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Notice for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

Serving Washoe County pets: Free pet food and supplies
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping residents and pets with resources

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Notice for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

June 1, 2020

Can’t stand the heat, get a fan!
KOLO Cares and Washoe County launch summer 2020 fan drive for seniors.

May

May 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 29
Four additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Schedule your COVID-19 test now; open to everyone in Washoe County, Phase 2 Reopening Guidelines.

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for May 30, 2020.

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Health District offers educational programs to reduce teen pregnancy, promote women’s health

May 28, 2020

Guidelines for Phase 2 Reopening Released
Guidelines for Phase 2 Reopening Released

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 28
Local hospitals to resume limited visitation to non-COVID-19 patients

May 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 27
26 new COVID-19 cases, 12 recoveries reported in Washoe County, Seroprevalence study deadline extended, Swimming pools in Washoe County may open on May 29.

Guidelines on Testing for Businesses in Phase Two
Washoe County Commission Chair, Reno Mayor, and Sparks Mayor Provide Guidelines on Testing for Businesses in Phase Two of Nevada’s Reopening.

Public Swimming Pools in Washoe County Can Open Friday
Certified Pool Operators allowed to self-open under Health District guidance

Upcoming CHAB Meeting
Upcoming CHAB Meeting.

May 26, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 26
Active COVID-19 cases reach new high, asymptomatic people can get tested week of June 1.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners hear updates on COVID-19 response and expanded testing for Washoe County citizens

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Notice of cancellation for Board of County Commissioners meeting.

Announcement/REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 25Title
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 24
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Randomly-selected residents asked to register for COVID-19 study.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 23
50th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

Watch the Commission Meeting Live
May 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. - Watch the meeting live here.

May 22, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
An additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 22
40 new COVID-19 cases, 17 additional recoveries in Washoe County, COVID-19 study aims to determine prevalence of virus in Washoe County, Travel Advisory reminder for Memorial Day.

Are you 1 in 1,000?
Antibody study offering free tests to selected households, residents urged to check mail for invite

May 21, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 21
47 COVID-19 recoveries reported, check your mailbox for COVID-19 prevalence study, important Memorial Day reminders, and more.

Washoe County offices remain closed to public, appointment only
Modified operations in effect, including on Memorial Day

May 20, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 20
700th COVID-19 recovery reported.

Fire Commissioners Adopt FY 2020-21 Budget
All Fire Stations remain operational

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

May 19, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 19
29 new cases, 17 recoveries of COVID-19.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners unanimously approve Fiscal Year 2021 budget

Watch the Truckee Meadows Fire Commission Meeting Live
May 19, 2020 at 9 a.m. - Watch the fire commission meeting live here.

May 18, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 18
48th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County, May 17- 23, 2020 is EMS WEEK, and more.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 17
An additional COVID-19-related death reported.

May 15, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 15
One additional COVID-19-releated death reported, 4 youth test positive for COVID-19 at Kids Kottage foster care shelter, Health District and UNR to conduct study on prevalence of COVID-19 in Washoe County, and more.

May 14, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 14
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported, 2 Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center staff members test positive for COVID-19, and more.

Second Judicial District Court Continues Virtual Proceedings
Court continues to serve community during COVID-19

What’s Open? Washoe County Regional Parks & Open Space Updates
Parks and trails remain open, shooting facility to open, some amenities closed

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

May 13, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 13
Three additional COVID-19-releated deaths, 23 recoveries reported.

May 12, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 12
COVID-19 recoveries outpace active cases for first time

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners receive recommendations on FY 2021 Budget

May 11, 2020

Washoe County Library System's 2020 Summer Reading Program is Going Virtual!
Program Runs June 1 - July 31, 2020.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 11
32 recoveries, 5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County, new COVID-19 risk assessment form launched.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 11
32 recoveries, 5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County, new COVID-19 risk assessment form launched.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 10
18 additional COVID-19 cases, 15 recoveries reported, the Regional Information Center is reminding residents to celebrate Mother's Day responsibly.

Upcoming Deadlines: Voter Registration
Washoe County Registrar of Voters urges community to register to vote

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 9
16 recoveries, 12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County

May 8, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 8
Additional death reported in Washoe County, Washoe County, City of Reno & City of Sparks share Phase 1 Reopening Plan, and more.

Washoe County, City of Reno & City of Sparks unveil Reopening Plan
Washoe County Phase 1 Guidance shares specifics for businesses and public

May 7, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 7
38th COVID-19-related death reported, housing available for self-isolation for healthcare workers.

Update from the Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting
Commissioners withdraw filing an amicus brief

May 6, 2020

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

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 6
Additional COVID-19-related death reported, and 8 additional cases.

May 5, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 5
Additional COVID-19-related death reported, total cases surpasses 1,000, drive-through testing capacity expands, Washoe County submits Road to Recovery document to Governor’s office, and more.

May 4, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
Additional COVID-19-related death reported .

Health District to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Abatement
Helicopter larviciding application expected to reduce number of mosquitos in the area

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 4
Additional COVID-19-related death reported, 400 Washoe County residents have recovered, COVID-19 testing expanding to include first responders and healthcare workers, residents urged to safely celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Honoring our seniors
Washoe County Human Services Agency celebrates seniors during Older Americans Month.

May 1, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
An additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

Official Mail-In Ballots for 2020 Primary Election hitting mailboxes
Washoe County Registrar of Voters urges community to vote through mail-in ballot

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 1
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Spanish Town hall today at 1 pm.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners special Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

April

April 30, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 30
25 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County and 11 recoveries, Spanish Town Hall this Friday, Saint Mary’s Respiratory Drive-Thru Clinic offers COVID-19 testing, and more.

SPANISH VIRTUAL TOWN HALL THIS FRIDAY
The Regional Information Center (RIC) will host a Spanish Virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 1 p.m.

April 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 29
Additional COVID-19 death reported in Washoe County, residents who have recovered from COVID-19 encouraged to donate plasma, Incident Management Team encourages people with symptoms to get tested for COVID-19, and more.

April 28, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
Additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard update on 2020 All Mail-In Primary Election

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 28
19 additional recoveries from COVID-19 reported in Washoe County, additional information added to COVID-19 Dashboard, COVID-19 testing capacity expanding.

April 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 27
Additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

April 24, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
Additional COVID-19 related death reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 24
Two additional deaths reported in Washoe County, virtual Town Hall today at 1pm, and more.

April 23, 2020

2020 Primary Election Sample Ballots on their way to mailboxes
Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office preparing for Primary Election

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 23
Active Cases Decrease for the First Time, Race & Ethnicity COVID-19 Report, FAQ: Antibody Testing, and more.

Virtual Town Hall this Friday to Focus on Public Safety and Health and Wellness
Virtual Town Hall this Friday to Focus on Public Safety and Health and Wellness

April 22, 2020

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

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
21st COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 22
Additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Washoe County School District to continue distance learning for remainder of school year, Virtual Town Hall to be held Friday, and more.

April 21, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 21
Hospital bed and ventilator information, Health District launches COVID-19 map, and more.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners hear update from Health District, make proclamations and approve donations

April 20, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 20
25 new COVID-19 cases, 15 recoveries reported

April 19, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 19
Two additional deaths reported in Washoe County for total of 18

April 18, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 18
18 new cases, 15 additional recoveries

April 17, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 17
16th death reported in Washoe County

Health District to resume routine inspections
Health District to resume routine inspections

April 16, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 16
15th death reported in Washoe County

April 15, 2020

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

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

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER AFTERNOON UPDATE APRIL 15
14th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 15
14th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County

April 14, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 14
One additional death, 21 recoveries, 32 positive cases reported in Washoe County

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners provide direction on COVID-19 budget impacts

April 13, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 13
500 positive cases in Washoe County

April 10, 2020

Regional Information Center Update for April 10
26 additional COVID-19 cases, three recoveries reported in Washoe County

Washoe County Park Amenities Close
Parks and trails remain open, restrooms, trash and other amenities unavailable

April 9, 2020

Resources for Seniors during COVID-19
Resources for Washoe County Seniors available.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 9
Two additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Washoe County

Virtual Town Hall this Friday
First in a Virtual Town Hall series for the community to kick off Friday at 1pm

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

April 8, 2020

Regional Information Center Update April 8
7th Washoe County Resident Dies From COVID-19

April 7, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 7
28 additional COVID-19 cases, one recovery reported in Washoe County

April 6, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 6
One recovery and 17 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County

WCDA Releases Sentencing Result in Felony Domestic Violence Case
Defendant Charged with 2018 Stabbing Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Coming together to make Washoe County bluetiful
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.

April 5, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 5
19 new cases, 3 recoveries of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 4, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 4
16 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 3, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 3
45 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 2, 2020

Regional Information Center Update For April 2
8 new recoveries of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 1, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 1
A fourth Washoe County resident has died from COVID-19

March

March 31, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 31
Three additional Washoe County residents have recovered from COVID-19

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners ratify Declaration of Emergency and Incident Command Team Structure

March 30, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 30
Second COVID-19-related death confirmed in Washoe County

Statement from Washoe County Commission Chair, Bob Lucey, on behalf of the Commission
COVID-19 Update

Virtual Board of County Commissioners Meeting
March 30th meeting will held be via teleconference. Members of the public can submit comments through email, voicemail and ZOOM.

March 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 29
First COVID-19-related death confirmed in Washoe County

March 28, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 28
Washoe County Sheriff Deputy tests positive for COVID-19, included in today’s case count

March 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE MARCH 27
Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case recovers and is released from self-isolation

March 26, 2020

10 additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Washoe County
Updated case count in Washoe County 67

March 25, 2020

Regional Information Center Update For March 25
Seven additional COVID-19 cases confirmed

Regional Information Center Update For March 25
Seven additional COVID-19 cases confirmed

Secretary Cegavske Announces Plan to Conduct the June 9, 2020 Primary Election by All Mail
An announcement from the Secretary of State

Washoe County Library System Introduces New Instant Digital Library Card
Getting a Library card just got faster and easier.

March 24, 2020

Health District Announces 6 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Total cases is 50; fourth case in Washoe County case has fully recovered

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 24
Cities and County Temporarily Suspend Delivery Hour Restrictions and more

March 23, 2020

19 Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washoe County
One additional confirmed case has fully recovered

March 22, 2020

Second Washoe County Resident Recovers From COVID-19
Health District reminds residents of travel advisory

March 21, 2020

Update from the Washoe County Regional COVID-19 Regional Information Center on non-essential business closures
Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam, Reno Police Chief Jason Soto, and Sparks Police Acting Chief Chris Crawforth provide updated information

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Washoe County
Case count reaches 25 in Washoe County

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Washoe County
Case count reaches 25 in Washoe County

Statement on behalf of Washoe County Commission regarding regularly scheduled meeting
Board of County Commission meeting for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 has been postponed

March 20, 2020

One Washoe County COVID-19 Case Fully Recovers, Released From Self-Isolation
Four additional confirmed cases announced, total number of cases is 22

March 19, 2020

Four New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washoe County
Total number of cases is 18

Postponement of Annual Real Property Tax Auction
In light of current COVID-19 concerns, Washoe County Treasurer, Tammi Davis, has postponed the annual Real Property Tax Auction, originally scheduled for April 22. 2020.

March 18, 2020

WCHD Confirms Two New Cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Total number of cases is 14

Washoe County modifies operations for next 30 days
In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Board of Adjustment
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 5 on the Board of Adjustment

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent At-Large South of the Truckee River

March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Washoe County
Updated case count and answers to common questions

March 16, 2020

Statement Regarding Business Closures Due to COVID-19 in Washoe County
Washoe County Health District has not mandated closures at this time

Washoe County Human Services Agency adjusts programs for seniors and children
Due to COVID-19 Virus concerns, congregate meal sites for seniors converting to take-out only.

Washoe County issues Declaration of Emergency
Officials respond to COVID-19 to protect residents, gain resources

WCDA Public Access Limitations
Washoe County District Attorney’s Office Limits Public Services and Access to Essential Business, Law Enforcement and Subpoenaed Witnesses

Today's Washoe County Board of Adjustment Meeting Cancelled (March 16, 2020)
Non-essential Washoe County meetings have been suspended.

Cancellation of Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Cancellation of Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

March 15, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire Commissioners Meeting Cancelled for March 17
Out of an abundance of caution in response to COVID-19

Five Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Washoe County
Total cases in Washoe County is nine

Washoe County Library System Responds to COVID-19
All Washoe County Library System locations are closed until further notice.

March 14, 2020

Fourth Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Washoe County
Media briefing set for 1:30 p.m. today

March 13, 2020

Washoe County suspends all non-essential business meetings & events
Commissioners take steps to reduce risk of COVID-19 spread

Washoe County Health District Announces Third Positive Case of COVID-19
Resident recently traveled to Germany, France; is self isolating at home

March 12, 2020

Media Advisory: Washoe County Health District COVID-19 Press Conference Set For Friday at 11 a.m.
Update on COVID-19 Response Efforts

Health District Supports Canceling Public Events, But It’s Not Mandatory At This Time
Concerned residents should contact event organizers

Nevada 2020 Census launches today
New video captures what you need to know

March 11, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

COVID-19 March 11 Update - No Scheduled Media Availability Today
No additional presumptive positive cases reported

Scam Alert: Letters target Washoe County residents
Washoe County Treasurer’s Office warns of scam

March 10, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update and move forward on Tahoe Area Plan

COVID-19 Press Briefing March 10
Washoe County Health District updates regarding COVID-19, will be streamed on Facebook

March 8, 2020

Live COVID-19 Video Updates
Click for the latest news

Washoe County COVID-19 Media Availability and Livestream Info
Briefing will be Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at Washoe County Commission Chambers

Washoe County has Second Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19
Health District is identifying close contacts, urges continued caution to residents

March 6, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Results for Huffaker Students Come Back Negative
Negatives results include family member of resident who was a presumptive positive for COVID-19

Statement from Washoe County Commission Chair, Bob Lucey
Citizens should be prepared, not panicked

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on Monday, March 9, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County Health District Food Establishments Guidance
This message is to provide an update on the novel coronavirus currently circulating around our state as it relates to food safety.

Washoe County COVID-19 Press Briefing Location Change and Livestream Info
11 a.m. briefing will be at Washoe County Commission Chambers

March 5, 2020

Washoe County Has Presumptive Case of COVID-19
Huffaker Elementary School Closed Friday Out of an Abundance of Caution

State of Nevada 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Update
Department announces weekly updates on situation in Nevada

Medical Examiner’s Office Releases names of four found dead in South Reno home
Two deceased were Damonte Ranch High School students

March 4, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Guilty Verdict in 2017 Shooting
WCDA Releases Information on Murder Conviction

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

Washoe County Health District Advises Caution With New CDC COVID-19 Testing Guidelines
Please do not visit your medical provider to get COVID-19 testing unless authorized by WCHD

Medical Examiner’s Office Releases Cause of Death for Two Damonte Ranch Students
Two High School Students Died of Drug Intoxication in Early 2020

March 3, 2020

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 5, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 2, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on March 4, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

February

Feb. 28, 2020

Washoe County Connection: February Recap
New video update highlights decisions made this month

Washoe County Increases Preparation to Protect Residents From COVID-19
There are no confirmed cases in Washoe County

The Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 2, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Feb. 27, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Relocates Headquarters
Move Improves Efficiency

Feb. 25, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners provide direction on short-term rentals

Truckee Meadows Fire Unveils New Logo
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue reflects today's mission

Feb. 24, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Washoe County property taxes due March 2, 2020
Reminder to residents, fourth installment due date is drawing near

Feb. 23, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Result
Chief Deputy District Attorney Secures 40-Year Sentence in 2018 Second Degree Murder Case

Feb. 19, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Warm Springs/Palomino Valley Fire Adapted Community Meeting
Wildfire preparation kickoff meeting Feb. 29

Feb. 18, 2020

ArTrail Community Meeting
Meet with the Artist Team ROAM Collective

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve donations and Special District Funds for community projects

Feb. 14, 2020

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

Feb. 11, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County staff releases report with proposed code language for short-term rentals
County Commissioners asked to introduce and hold first reading Feb. 25

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commission Chair issues statement on passing of Mayor Bob Cashell

Truckee Meadows Regional Plan Update
The City of Sparks Sphere of Influence has been updated

Feb. 10, 2020

Tonight's North Valleys CAB Meeting is Cancelled.
The February 10, 2020 North Valleys CAB meeting is cancelled.

Feb. 7, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Result in Fatal Hit and Run Case
Defendant sentenced to 10 years for November 2018 Death of Pedestrian

2016 Oxbow Nature Park Shooting
WCDA Major Violator Unit Secures Murder Conviction

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on February 10, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Upcoming meetings offer opportunities to learn more about the proposed Lands Bill
Two meetings to offer information and input

Feb. 5, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Feb. 4, 2020

Washoe County Registrar of Voters reminds community of Caucus information
Political parties to organize upcoming Nevada caucus on Feb. 22

Feb. 3, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on February 5, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

January

Jan. 31, 2020

2020 Census Applicant Appreciation Event
Learn more about job opportunities with the 2020 Census

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 3, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County Connection: January Recap
New video update highlights big decisions made this month

Jan. 30, 2020

Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks work together on new federal lands bill
Website launches, Public invited to provide input

Jan. 29, 2020

Air Quality Management Launches New Monitoring Station at Libby Booth Elementary
Health District, School District plan educational outreach to students

Wolf Pack and Washoe County celebrate foster families
Human Services Agency sponsoring Wolf Pack vs Boise State women’s basketball game.

Jan. 28, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Top headline from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update on the Our Place homeless housing project

U.S. Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Ads
Communications effort employs multi-language ads, partnerships and trusted voices

Washoe County Health District to host HACCP Training
On February 3rd and 4th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘HACCP in Retail Food Establishments’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public. You can RSVP using the link below. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Washoe County Food Safety Team by replying to this email or calling 775-328-2434

Jan. 27, 2020

WCDA Trial Result
Conviction in Felony Domestic Battery Case

Media Advisory: Ribbon Cutting For New Air Quality Monitoring Station Set For Jan. 29
Media Are Invited To Attend

Jan. 22, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County Parks invites community to “Come in from the Cold”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park heats up with 2020 music series

Health District, McQueen JROTC & Community Partners Provide Emergency Buckets to Area Middle Schools
Buckets designed to give first aid and other supplies in event of a Shelter In Place

Jan. 21, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners and Board of Fire Commissioners meetings
Commissioners approved fire station consolidation and heard preliminary 2021 budget outlook

Jan. 17, 2020

2019 Murder Trial Sentencing Outcome
Defendants Convicted in 2018 Galena Murder Prosecution Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms

WCDA Sentencing Result
Defendant in Drug Trafficking and Dissuading a Witness Case Sentenced to 10 Year in Prison

Washoe County offices closed January 20
Closures in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Jan. 16, 2020

The Washoe County Sun Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 15, 2020

Washoe County Health District to host HACCP Training
On February 3rd and 4th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘HACCP in Retail Food Establishments’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public. You can RSVP using the link below. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Washoe County Food Safety Team by replying to this email or calling 775-328-2434

Jan. 14, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners select new Chair and Vice Chair for 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County is seeking applicants to serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to represent Commission District 1 on the Planning Commission

Jan. 10, 2020

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on January 13, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 8, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Jan. 7, 2020

Where have all the children gone?
Public service announcements in Galaxy Theatres raise awareness about youth suicide in Nevada.

Jan. 6, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on January 8, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 3, 2020

Washoe County Registrar of Voters launches “Adopt A Polling Place” program
New program allows community groups & organizations to earn money for their service

Jan. 2, 2020

Updates To Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Take Effect For 2020
2019 Legislation restricts vaping in public places to protect children & adults

Jan. 1, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

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2019

December

Dec. 27, 2019

Washoe County administrative offices closed January 1
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Washoe County property taxes due January 6, 2020
Reminder to residents, third installment due date is drawing near

Dec. 26, 2019

Nobody should be left out of the Pack
Human Services Agency sponsoring Wolf Pack vs Boise State basketball game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.

It’s time to recycle your tree with KTMB!
KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program is open day after Christmas through January 7, 2020

Short-term rentals to be heard by Washoe County Planning Commission Jan. 7
Meeting scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Dec. 24, 2019

Arson Case Outcome
Defendant Sentenced to 10 Year Prison Term and Over $75,000 in Restitution

Conviction in 2019 Murder Case
Defendant Found Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder After Two-Week Jury Trial

Washoe County to Fill Vacancy for IVGID Board of Trustees
Board of County Commissioners to appoint vacant position

Dec. 23, 2019

Washoe County office closures for Christmas holiday
County Clerk’s office remains open

Dec. 20, 2019

Seasonal Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Rise in Washoe County
It’s not too late to get a flu shot

Washoe County Roads launches “Where’s My Plow?”
New interactive map for Incline and Crystal Bay allows citizens to see snowplows in real-time

Dec. 17, 2019

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve additional funding to help homeless in our community

Approved Pile Burning to Begin January 1, 2020
New Automated Burn Permit Available Online

Dec. 12, 2019

Washoe County Reg. Animal Services hosts “Christmas Pawliday”
Staff seeks to give animals staying at the shelter a special feast on Christmas Day

Dec. 11, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Judge Sandra Unsworth Joins Second Judicial District Court
Judge Unsworth brings 27 years of family law experience

Dec. 10, 2019

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve new voting equipment, winery, Dragon Lights event and more

Dec. 9, 2019

The Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County launches LakeCam in Lemmon Valley
Real-time look at Swan Lake water levels with live stream

Health District Unveils Community Health Data Snapshot For Residents
New dashboard gives public key data about health in Washoe County

Dec. 6, 2019

Less Than Two Weeks Remain To Enroll In A Qualified Health Plan Through Nevada Health Link
Free enrollment assistance available; Weekend call center hours extended for duration of Open Enrollment

Winter Roads: Incline Village Color Codes
New Washoe County Roads video series

Pile Burns from Green Waste Disposal to take place week of December 9
The Fire District will burn green waste piles the week of December 9.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Glenn Duncan elementary students to conduct holiday performance at County Complex
Washoe County & local students spread the sounds of cheer

Dec. 5, 2019

Judge Scott Freeman Unanimously Re-Elected Chief Judge for the Second Judicial District Court in Washoe County
Judge Lynne Simons appointed Vice-Chief

Media Advisory: Washoe County Parks celebrates Special Families
Christmas trees and dinner for foster, adoptive and military families

Dec. 4, 2019

How does Washoe County maintain more than 700 miles of Roads?
New video series gives community inside look

Dec. 3, 2019

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on December 4, 2019.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County Lazy 5 Regional Park closed due to active investigation
Park to re-open as soon as possible

Dec. 2, 2019

Commissioner Vaughn Hartung to host Fireside Chats at Spanish Springs Library
County Commission Chair welcomes community Q&A

Tonight's Incline Village/Crystal Bay CAB Meeting is Cancelled
The meeting of the Incline Village/Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board scheduled on December 2, 2019 has been cancelled due to hazardous weather conditions.

November

Nov. 27, 2019

Washoe County Connection: November Update
Commissioners accept gift deed of land from Grace Church and more

The Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on December 2, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Nov. 26, 2019

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday
County office closures for Thanksgiving and Family Day

Nov. 25, 2019

Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance Available
30 days left to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan through Nevada Health Link

Nov. 22, 2019

Eric Brown takes the helm at Washoe County as new County Manager
Eric Brown to begin first day at Washoe County on Nov. 25

Nov. 21, 2019

Truckee Meadows Fire offers safety tips this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment.

Health District Urges Residents to go Smoke-Free for Great American Smokeout
Washoe County adults currently smoke at a rate higher than the national average

Nov. 20, 2019

Draft code language for short-term rentals now available online
21-day public comment period runs until Dec. 11, 2019

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Development Code Amendments
Community Services Department to Host Workshop

NEW Closed Basin StoryMap
Interactive map illustrates water level changes in our region's closed basin lakes and playas

Nov. 19, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make proclamations and accept gift deed of land from Grace Church

Local organizations receive $250K BUILD Health Challenge® Award to Improve Seniors’ Health
Award given to Truckee Meadows Health Communities, Renown Health & Washoe County Health District

Nov. 18, 2019

Commissioner Edmund J. Gorman, Jr. appointed Probate Commissioner
Appointment for the Second Judicial District Court

Lemmon Valley Winter Field Work Preview
Winter preparations to take place around Swan Lake

Nov. 15, 2019

Washoe County Library System Seeks Community Support for Early Literacy
Give the Gift of Reading: Children's Early Literacy Fundraising Campaign

Nov. 13, 2019

Upcoming-Washoe-County-Board-of-Commissioners-Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Nov. 12, 2019

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners provide direction on short-term rental regulations

Denim Drive Returns
Denim Drive runs through Dec. 31, 2019.

Nov. 8, 2019

REMINDER: THIS IS ONLY A TEST: Statewide Training Exercise to take place Nov. 12-14
Multiple agencies in northern Nevada collaborate and prepare

Nov. 7, 2019

Short-term rentals to be heard by County Commission Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m. or later
Agenda now available online

Washoe County administrative offices closed in honor of Veterans Day
County office closures for Monday, Nov. 11

Nov. 6, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Washoe County Connection: October Update
Commissioners approve new County Manager employment agreement and more

Gobble, gobble: “Meet the Turkeys” on Nov. 9
Community welcome to Washoe County Park for 13th annual family-friendly event

Nov. 5, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

December

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

November

Nov. 4, 2019

The South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets on November 7, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Breaking Bread with our Country’s Best
Veterans Appreciation Breakfast Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Nov. 1, 2019

APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED TO SERVE ON THE NORTHERN NEVADA WATER PLANNING COMMISSION AS
1) PUBLIC AT LARGE REPRESENTATIVE, AND 2) DOMESTIC WELL OWNER REPRESENTATIVE

October

Oct. 30, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Concurrent Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Concurrent Meeting

Oct. 29, 2019

Washoe County staff releases report with recommendations for short-term rentals
County Commissioners expected to review staff’s recommendations Nov. 12

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Washoe County serving up treats for local kids
Trick-or-treating events at Human Services Agency and County Complex

Fifth Case of Whooping Cough Confirmed at Bishop Manogue High School
No changes have been made to participation in school sports and activities

Know the Code: Burn Code Notifications Begin Nov. 1
Help Keep Air Quality Clean with Daily Burn Code Status Updates

Oct. 28, 2019

Downtown Reno Library Closed: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Closed For Required Maintenance Repairs.

UNR Performing Art Series Presents: Take 3 on November 6, 2019
Downtown Reno Library Hosts Free UNR Performing Arts Program.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe ArTrail to unveil first new public art piece
Washoe County to host ribbon cutting at Crystal Peak Park

Francisco Vega Joins Health District as New Director of Air Quality Management
Vega has 18 years’ experience in air quality management, starts Oct. 28

Libraries Struggle With Rising Cost of E-Books
The Washoe County Library Director explains how recent changes in e-publishing are affecting libraries.

Oct. 24, 2019

Washoe County Commissioner, Kitty Jung, honored with Community Service Award
Sun Valley General Improvement District honors Commissioner’s contributions

Oct. 23, 2019

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Nevada Day
County office closures for Friday, Oct. 25

Lithia Reno Subaru Donates 20 Trees to Washoe County Regional Parks & Open Space
Lazy 5 Regional Park welcomes donation

WORKSHOP CANCELLED: Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Potential Development Code Amendment
WORKSHOP CANCELLED: Community Services Department to Host Workshop

Oct. 22, 2019

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve employment agreement for new County Manager and more

Oct. 21, 2019

Four Cases of Whooping Cough Confirmed at Bishop Manogue High School
Bishop Manogue cooperating with Health District, agreed to close school immediately until Oct. 28

Food For Fines Is Back! November 1 - 30, 2019
Help feed the hungry while you take care of your overdue fines.

Have a Heart Washoe
Stuff a Bus Drive By Donation Drive for Washoe County’s foster and adoptive children is Oct. 24, 2019.

Washoe County staff releases high-level recommendations for short-term rentals
County Commissioners expected to review staff’s recommendations mid-November

Oct. 18, 2019

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

Oct. 17, 2019

Washoe County Annual Update: When You Need Us
Washoe County releases names of award-winning programs at 2019 Annual Event

Oct. 16, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oct. 15, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make Library proclamation and approve donations

Washoe County Health District & School District Celebrate Global Handwashing Day
Handwashing is the Most Effective Way to Prevent Disease Transmission

Media Advisory: Come Watch as Health District Trains for Public Health Emergency
Free Flu Shot Event a Great Way for WCHD to Practice Emergency Response

Oct. 14, 2019

Washoe County to move small sections of HESCO barriers around Swan Lake
Work to begin Thursday, October 15

Washoe County Library System Proudly Presents Spellbinders, Nov. 15 - 17, 2019
Featuring Masters of Magic!

Help Support National Friends of Libraries Week: October 20 - 26, 2019
Become a Member of Friends of Washoe County Library Today!

Washoe County Libraries Closed In Honor of Nevada Day
All Libraries Closed on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Oct. 11, 2019

Latest Habitual Criminal Sentencing
WCDA Secures Lengthy Prison Term in Multiple County Burglary and Grand Larceny Case

WCDA OIS Report
Washoe County DA Releases Report on November, 2018 Montage Shooting

ID Theft Sentencing
WCDO Secures Lengthy Prison Terms in Identity Theft Case

Oct. 10, 2019

Civil Service: 2019 Bowers Mansion season goes out with a bang
Historic Bowers Mansion hosts live Civil War Reenactment to end tour season

Oct. 9, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Truckee Meadows Fire to Host Fire Station Open Houses This Month
October is Fire Prevention Month

Washoe County Recorder, Kalie Work, celebrates SB 117
Discrimination, restrictive language ousted from property documents

Second Human West Nile Case Confirmed in Washoe County
Threat levels for WNV decreasing with freezing temperatures approaching

Oct. 8, 2019

Washoe County to perform maintenance around Swan Lake
Work to begin Wednesday, October 9

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update on the NNAMHS campus, Detention facility and more

Oct. 7, 2019

Notice of Cancellation
Notice of Cancellation

Notice of Cancellation
Notice of Cancellation

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada.

Truckee Meadows Fire Announces Green Waste Collection Days
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District’s Autumn Green Waste Collection Days will occur in November.

Washoe County Commission Vice-Chair Bob Lucey receives National & State Appointments
Appointments serve to represent Washoe County and Nevada on key issues

Oct. 4, 2019

The ABCs Can Save Lives
Washoe County declares October as Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month.

With Flu Season Upon Us, Take Advantage of Free Flu Shots
13 people in Washoe County died from influenza last year

Oct. 3, 2019

The South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets tonight, October 3, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Development Code Amendment
Community Services Department to Host Workshop

Oct. 2, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Northwest Reno Library Hosts African American History Events: October 2 and October 9
Learn More About African American History at These Informative Programs

Oct. 1, 2019

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

September

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

October

Washoe County property taxes due October 7, 2019
Reminder to residents, first installment due date is drawing near

Media Advisory: Wednesday's Behavioral Health Forum to Feature Sen. Ratti, Sheriff Balaam and other experts
Speakers to Discuss New Ideas to Tackle Behavioral Health Crisis

September

Sept. 30, 2019

Health District tabs new Communications Manager
Scott Oxarart to handle communications, PIO duties

Washoe County Commissioners select Eric Brown as County Manager
After today’s public interview process, Commissioners select new County Manager

Sept. 29, 2019

Guilty Verdict In DUI Trial
Guilty Verdict Against Repeat DUI Offender Secured

Sept. 27, 2019

Hit the trail with Washoe County Park Rangers for “Fall Photo Hikes”
Grab your camera and explore a different trail each week

Sept. 26, 2019

Sen. Ratti, Sheriff Balaam among those scheduled to speak at Behavioral Health Forum
Residents encouraged to attend Oct. 2 event

Sept. 25, 2019

Media Advisory: Special Meeting to conduct public interviews for Washoe County Manager position
Recruitment process continues with Special Meeting

Sept. 24, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners provide direction on County Manager recruitment, approve new mural and more

Sept. 23, 2019

Washoe County Park announces “Fall/Winter Photo Exhibit”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park hosts free Photo Exhibit event

Art from the Earth: Nature-Inspired Arts Event & Guided Tours for Local Seniors
Seniors invited to Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden on September 28

October

Sept. 20, 2019

Washoe County Health District to host Employee Health and Hygiene Training
On November 5th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘Managing Employee Health’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public so please RSVP soon. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to any of us on the food team by replying to this email.

September

Washoe County Health District to host Employee Health and Hygiene Training
On November 5th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘Managing Employee Health’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public so please RSVP soon. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to any of us on the food team.

Washoe County to perform maintenance on inflatable dams beginning Monday
Work to take place on Pompe Way and Shane Way

Downtown Reno Library Closed: October 7 - 11, 2019
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Sept. 19, 2019

Learn About Disaster Preparedness at Tomorrow's Food Truck Friday Event
See our booth at Food Truck Friday Sept. 20 from 4-9 p.m.

Sept. 18, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Banned Books Week: Censorship Leaves Us In The Dark, September 22 - 28, 2019
Keep The Light On! Read A Banned Book!

Sept. 17, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners hear legislative update, make proclamations and approve donations

First Human West Nile Case Confirmed in Washoe County
Residents urged to take precautions

Sept. 16, 2019

Free Microchip and Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic for pets in Washoe County
Washoe County Regional Animal Services hosting clinic to keep pets healthy

Fall Story Stroll “opens the book” on outdoor family fun
Washoe County hosts Story Stroll beginning September 21

Call, Connect, and Protect
Call 833-900-SAFE to report child abuse and/or neglect in Washoe County.

Sept. 13, 2019

Washoe County will perform maintenance on inflatable dams
Work to take place on Pompe Way

Sept. 12, 2019

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Have a Heart Washoe is a Huge Win for Human Services Agency
Wolf Pack Football and the Human Services Agency celebrate foster and adoptive families.

Sept. 11, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Sept. 10, 2019

September is Library Card Sign-up Month
Get Yours Today!

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve a new park in Spanish Springs, a mental health provider and senior meals

Sept. 9, 2019

The South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets on September 12, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Sept. 6, 2019

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on September 9, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Advisory: Nevada public health authorities recommend ceasing of e-cigarette, vaping product use
3 deaths reported in U.S. from severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping

Sept. 4, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

2019 Great Reno Balloon Race Prepares for Take Off
Great Reno Balloon Race launches this week at Washoe County’s Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

Washoe County Health District earns national accreditation
WCHD receives prestigious recognition after 5-year process

Washoe County District Attorney & Regional Animal Services work together on indictment
Washoe County Grand Jury issues Indictment against owners of local pet stores

Sept. 3, 2019

The South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets on September 5, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

September is National Preparedness Month
Sign up for CodeRED emergency notifications in Washoe County

August

Aug. 30, 2019

HESCO work to take place on September 3 on Pompe Way
Barrier seepage reduction efforts to take place ahead of winter

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on September 4, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

The Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on Tuesday, September 3, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

IT'S TODAY: Opportunity Knocks with Washoe County Career Discovery Day
Career seekers welcome to Washoe County event on September 12

Aug. 28, 2019

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Labor Day
County office closures for Monday, Sept. 2, 2019

WCDA Newsletter
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Releases 2019 Newsletter to Community

Senior Fest Celebrates Washoe County’s Elderly
Senior Fest features more than 60 agencies offering various services Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

Aug. 27, 2019

Top five headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Settlement statement issued, Swan Lake receives more funding, NNAMHS construction contract and more

Aug. 26, 2019

Washoe County Commission Meeting to include decisions on flood mitigation & lowering water levels in Swan Lake
Top things to know ahead of the meeting

Aug. 23, 2019

Security Summit warns of new IRS impersonation email scam
Taxpayers reminded the IRS does not send unsolicited emails

Aug. 22, 2019

Incline Village Library Expands Open Hours
New Hours Go Into Effect on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Aug. 21, 2019

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Art Means Mentoring at the Human Services Agency
Campo Reno auctioning paintings by children to help foster care programs.

Aug. 19, 2019

Washoe County records second hantavirus case
Health District urges caution in areas with potential deer mouse activity

Downtown Reno Library Closed: August 26 - 30, 2019
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Aug. 16, 2019

Additional Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus
Washoe County Health District confirms a third set of mosquito samples are positive for West Nile Virus

Local agencies work together to launch Smoke & Vape-Free Parks
Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks collaborate for a healthier community

Aug. 15, 2019

Hantavirus Confirmed in Washoe County
Take precautions while cleaning areas with possible rodent activity.

Aug. 14, 2019

Special Meeting
Upcoming Special Meeting

Aug. 13, 2019

Secretary of State Issues Statement on Caucuses
Presidential Caucuses not administered by Secretary of State or Registrar of Voters Office

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Honor of Labor Day
All Libraries Closed Monday, September 2, 2019.

Aug. 12, 2019

Washoe County property taxes due August 19
Reminder to residents, first installment due date is drawing near

Aug. 9, 2019

Additional Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus
Washoe County Health District confirms a second mosquito sample is positive for West Nile Virus

Aug. 8, 2019

Safety reminders ahead of thunderstorms, lightning and windy conditions
TMFPD & Washoe County share tips

Senior Strides: Walking Tours for Seniors to kick off on August 14
Adults 50+ invited to explore Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Aug. 7, 2019

Washoe County announces additional short-term rental workshop in Incline Village
Aug. 28 workshop added to accommodate demand

Washoe County Library System Receives National Recognition
Programming Awards Won for The QUAD: Makerspace and Kids Café: Free Summer Meals Program

Aug. 6, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Concurrent meeting to address flood mitigation & lowering water levels in Swan Lake
Top things to know ahead of the concurrent meeting

Aug. 5, 2019

Washoe County Health District Conducts Fifth Mosquito Larviciding
Larviciding will cover over 1,000 acres from Stead to Gerlach to Washoe Valley

Aug. 2, 2019

Public Comment/Public Hearing for Reno-Stead and Lemmon Valley Wastewater Reclamation Facility Permit Renewals
Public notice period now open

Aug. 1, 2019

Concurrent Meeting
Upcoming Concurrent Meeting

July

July 31, 2019

Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on August 1, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Wildfire Preparedness Fair
The Verdi-Mogul Fire Adaptive Community will host a wildfire preparedness event this Saturday.

July 29, 2019

Washoe County Connection: July Update
Commissioners provide direction and next steps for Downtown Master Plan

July 27, 2019

Attempted Murder Sentencing
WCDA Releases Sentencing Results on 2018 Attempted Murder and Sexual Assault Case

July 24, 2019

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Washoe County
Washoe County Health District reminds citizens to be aware of mosquito activity

July 23, 2019

Top headlines from today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners provide direction and next steps for Downtown Master Plan

August

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada.

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada.

July

July 18, 2019

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

July 17, 2019

Burglary Prosecution
Guilty Verdict in Recent Trial

July 16, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of Fire Commissioners & Board of County Commissioners meetings
Commissioners hear Jasper Fire update, approve Deputy Fire Chief appointment, and accept donations

July 15, 2019

Health District to Conduct Fourth Mosquito Aerial Larviciding
Larviciding will cover 1,000 acres throughout Washoe County

July 11, 2019

Make fire safety part of Summertime plans
Fire danger is high, Please be alert

Standard & Poor’s Raises Washoe County’s Long-Term Credit Rating
Washoe County now holds AA+ rating

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

July 10, 2019

Washoe County and City of Reno to temporarily close a portion of Lemmon Drive
Crews will be improving infrastructure, performing maintenance

Washoe County partners with Artown for “ArTrail Stories in the Moonlight”
Preview Washoe ArTrail and first public art piece

July 9, 2019

Top three headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve final collective bargaining agreements, support senior transportation and more

July 8, 2019

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on July 11, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County Assessor: 2019 Declaration of Business Personal Property
Assessor's Office reminds business owners deadline to file drawing near

The Warm Springs\Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets on July 10, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

July 3, 2019

Fourth of July
Most Washoe County offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

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

Plan Ahead: Community meetings to focus on Disaster Planning and Preparation
Regional partners seek community feedback for development of 5-year disaster plan

July 1, 2019

Artown 2019
Washoe County is a proud sponsor of Artown. View this years calendar of events.

Spanish Springs Community Mural Creation & Painting
Summer 2019 Workshops

Washoe County Park announces Abstract Photo Exhibit
Bartley Ranch Regional Park hosts July Photo Exhibit and Artists Reception

June

June 28, 2019

Report on August, 2017 OIS
Washoe County District Attorney Releases Findings on Officer Involved Shooting Case

Celebrating the Fourth: Safety tips and office closures
TMFPD and Washoe County share important information ahead of the holiday

June 25, 2019

Top five headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners support education, the arts, and an agreement for the Lake Tahoe Bike Path Project

June 24, 2019

CORRECTION: Bats Lead U.S. Rabies Risk
Washoe County Health District calls for awareness of rabies.

June 21, 2019

Judge Frances Doherty to Retire from Second Judicial District Court
Honoring 22 years of service

June 20, 2019

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

June 18, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners hear update on County Manager recruitment, accept budget award

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners hear update on County Manager recruitment, accept budget award

June 17, 2019

Family Fun Fridays: Washoe County Parks offers free program under the stars
Galena Campfire Programs gets fired-up for summer on June 21

CBD Oil in Food Products
Advisory on Cannabidiol (CBD) in Food Products

Health District to Conduct Third Mosquito Aerial Larviciding
Larviciding will cover 1,000 acres throughout Washoe County

June 13, 2019

Media Advisory: Flag Day Road Closure
Upcoming road closure for Flag Day event at the Courthouse

June 12, 2019

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

June 11, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners honor County Manager during last meeting, appoint Interim County Manager

June 10, 2019

All Washoe County Libraries Closed On Independence Day Holiday
All Washoe County Libraries Closed Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Washoe County’s Second Judicial District Court Celebrates 2019 Flag Day
Courthouse Welcomes the Public and 50 New U.S. Citizens

June 7, 2019

Second Judicial District Court Receives Prestigious Award
Court of the Year Award

June 6, 2019

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on June 10, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

The Sound of Summer: 2019 Summer Music Series
Washoe County Parks offers 15th annual concert series beginning June 12

June 5, 2019

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

The Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meets Tonight, June 5, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Statement from Chair Vaughn Hartung and Vice-Chair Bob Lucey
Response to complaints against Washoe County Commissioner, Kitty Jung

IRS reminder: Tax scams continue year-round
IRS shares top scams and what to do

June 3, 2019

Serving Washoe County Pets: Low-Cost Vaccination and Free Microchip Clinic
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helps pets stay healthy with upcoming event

It's getting hot in here!
KOLO Cares and Washoe County launch summer 2019 fan drive for seniors.

May

May 31, 2019

OIS Report Released to Public
Washoe County District Attorney Determines October 22, 2019 Officer Involved Shooting Involving Sparks Police Justified

Felony DUI Conviction Results in Lengthy Prison Term
WCDA Releases Sentencing Result in Recent DUI Prosecution

May 30, 2019

A Universe of Stories: Summer Reading Program 2019
Sign-ups begin Saturday, June 1!

May 29, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County Hosts “Community Helper Day” at Glenn Duncan S.T.E.M. Academy
Students learn to help the community and explore careers in action on Friday, May 31

Second mosquito abatement operation of 2019 set for Friday, May 31
1,000 acres targeted in southern Washoe County for disease and nuisance prevention

May 28, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Innovative new IBM system for Courts, support for affordable housing project, and more

The South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 30, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

May 23, 2019

Libraries Partner With Food Bank of Northern Nevada, June 10 - August 11, 2019
Providing Free Meals To Kids This Summer!

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

May 22, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve final budget, update on recruitment for County Manager and more

Fire Commissioners Adopt FY 2019-20 Budget
All TMFPD Fire Stations remain operational in the new fiscal year.

“Walk with Washoe” steps into action
Community invited to explore parks and trails with Washoe County staff

Library Board Approves New Convenient Hours
New Hours at the Duncan/Traner Community and Incline Village Libraries.

May 20, 2019

“Programs on the Porch” takes center stage at Bowers Mansion
Free concert & performance series begins this week

May 16, 2019

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Honor of Memorial Day
All Libraries Closed Monday, May 27, 2019.

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

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

May 15, 2019

Drug Prosecution Conviction
WCDA Sentencing Result in Drug Trafficking Case

May 14, 2019

WCDA Sentencing Result
Defendant Convicted in Sexual Assault Receives Life Term

Splish Splash: Seasonal Aquatics positions now available
Washoe County hiring for local splash parks, public pools and more

May 13, 2019

NDOT Announces Exit Numbers Changing on I-580
Nevada Department of Transportation to change exit numbers this summer

Open Recruitment Begins for Washoe County Library System's Board of Trustees
Applications accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019.

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Health officials stress the importance of continued education and support

May 10, 2019

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 13, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Historic Bowers Mansion opens season with Civil War Reenactment
2019 Bowers Mansion opening day festivities to include Civil War demonstrations

May 7, 2019

The Second Judicial District Court Welcomes Tamatha Schreinert
Appointment fulfills the Judicial Vacancy in the Family Division, Department 14

Scam Alert: Letters target Washoe County residents
Washoe County Treasurer’s Office warns of scam involving tax liens on property

May 3, 2019

Deadline to apply for County Manager position quickly approaching
Open County Manager position closes for applicants on May 7

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 6, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

May 2, 2019

Washoe County Library System Hosts a Grand Reopening Celebration: May 17, 2019
Come and See the Downtown Reno Library's Newly Renovated Children's Section.

September

Lemmon Valley Update
Get the latest information and reports here.

August

Lemmon Valley Update
Get the latest information and reports here.

May

Lemmon Valley Update
Get the latest information and reports here.

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets Tonight
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Take me out to the ball game
University of Nevada plays Fresno State in Have a Heart Baseball Game on Sunday, May 5, 2019.

April

April 30, 2019

Serving Washoe County: Low-Cost Vaccination and Free Microchip Clinic
Washoe County Regional Animal Services keeping pets healthy

April 29, 2019

Washoe County unveils Swan Lake StoryMap
New interactive map with data, photos and video illustrates ongoing response

TMFPD Will End Permitted Spring Burn Season Monday, May 6
Last day for permitted spring 2019 burning is Sunday

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day, May 16, 2019
Most Libraries Will Open At 2 p.m.

Washoe County Law Library Pro Bono Event
Free Legal Assistance offered at the Second Judicial District Court

Connect, Create, Contribute
Older Americans Month Opening Ceremonies is Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 10 a.m.

April 26, 2019

WCDA Sentencing Result
Trafficking Conviction Leads to Habitual Offender Sentencing

April 25, 2019

NDOT Sends Reminder About Overnight Road Closures
State Route 28 Pathway Bridge Installation

TODAY: Arbor Day Celebration this morning at Wilbur D. May Arboretum
Tree Planting Ceremony to mark anniversary of Arbor Day

Lemmon Valley Elementary School students build school garden in partnership with Urban Roots Garden Classrooms
Health District assists in funding programs that teach important lessons about healthy behaviors

April 24, 2019

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

April 23, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners review proposed budget, approve recruitment plan for County Manager and more

Truckee Meadows Fire Crews Participate in Water Rescue Training
Media Availability scheduled for Friday, April 26

April 22, 2019

Washoe County Health District releases 2018 Annual Reports
Several programs, services and accomplishments highlighted.

Downtown Reno Library Closed: May 2 - 4, 2019
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Washoe County’s Second Judicial District Court Receives Grant
$1.8 Million Awarded to Expand Services Offered in Adult Drug and Diversion Courts

April 18, 2019

Report Release by WCDA
District Attorney Releases Findings on January, 2018 Officer Involved Shooting in Sparks

Enjoy a Special TED Session ... FREE @ your library®
The Downtown Reno Library Will Stream Session 3 of the TED2019 Conference: Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Nevada Recreation & Park Society presents Washoe County with Awards
Bowers Mansion Regional Park & North Valleys Regional Park honored

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

April 17, 2019

Sun Valley General Improvement District PIPELINE
SVGID Spring Newsletter

April 16, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make proclamations, approve donations

April 15, 2019

Washoe County Regional Animal Services Advisory Board
Now accepting applications for open board position

Health District launches new mobile application to check restaurant ratings
Get results on over 3,600 food establishments in Reno, Sparks, Incline Village and Washoe County

April 11, 2019

First mosquito abatement operation of 2019 set for Wednesday, April 17
Larviciding will cover 1,000 acres throughout southern Washoe County

Washoe County Manager announces retirement
John Slaughter plans to retire after more than three decades of public service in Washoe County

April 10, 2019

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

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

Downtown Reno Library Closed: April 13 - 16, 2019
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Davis Creek Campground Now Offering Online Reservations
Campsite reservations now available online

April 9, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners give direction on next steps for Swan Lake

Grand Opening of new public recreation facility, “The Hive” at Lazy 5
Lazy 5 Regional Park staff welcomes community

April 8, 2019

Sun Valley Easter Egg Hunt
Community welcome to free event

April 5, 2019

Guilty Verdict Secured
Defendant Convicted in WCDA Prosecution of Child Abuse Charges

“Transforming Local Government” Conference heads to Reno for 25th Anniversary
Washoe County, City of Reno & City of Sparks team up to host conference

Washoe County Candlelight Vigil and Awards Ceremony
Honoring the past, creating hope for the future during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 4, 2019

Transforming Local Government Conference
There’s still time.

April 3, 2019

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 4, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

April 2, 2019

More protections to be added around Swan Lake
Inflatable dams to be installed along Pompe Way

MEDIA ADVISORY: More protections to be added around Swan Lake
Inflatable dams to be installed along Pompe Way

Celebrate National Library Week: April 7 – 13, 2019
Help the Washoe County Library System Celebrate the 2019 Theme: "Libraries = Strong Communities"

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

The Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 3, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

April 1, 2019

April Kicks Off National Donate Life Month
Partnership between WC Medical Examiner & Nevada Donor Network Offers Donation Opportunities

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on April 1, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

March

March 27, 2019

Food For Fines Is Back! April 1 - 30, 2019
Help feed the hungry while you take care of your overdue fines.

March 26, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make appointment to Nevada State Assembly District 30 seat

March 25, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Take Your Child to Work at County Complex
Washoe County celebrates family with special guests, interactive experiences and more

WCDA Secures Guilty Verdict
Conviction in Trial Involving DUI (Methamphetamine) Causing Substantial Bodily Harm

Join The Reno 1868 FC Soccer Stars!
Sparks Library Hosts Special Soccer Themed Story Time, Thursday, March 28, 2019.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County Commissioners to appoint representative for Nevada State Assembly District 30
Appointment scheduled to take place during March 26, 2019 meeting

March 21, 2019

2019 Healthy Parks Healthy People 5k Fun Run/Walk
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation event

March 20, 2019

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

Washoe County Receives 16 Qualified Applicants to fill Nevada State Assembly District 30
Board of County Commissioners to appoint

March 19, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners make proclamations, approve donations

March 18, 2019

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 2

Nevada County Health Rankings to be released
Report will compare health factors between communities statewide and nationally

March 15, 2019

Reinforcement work to take place on Lemmon Drive, goal to re-open
Weather subsides, more barrier installed

Washoe County Accepting Applications to Fill Vacancy for State Assembly District 30
Qualified citizens welcome to apply, Board of County Commissioners to appoint

March 14, 2019

Washoe County to Fill Vacancy for State Assembly District 30
Board of County Commissioners to appoint vacant position

March 13, 2019

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

March 12, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve in-car patrol cameras for Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

March 8, 2019

The Washoe County Warm Springs Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 12, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

March 7, 2019

Are Washoe County residents prepared for disaster?
Community Assessment (CASPER) set for March 12 - 17

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 11, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 6, 2019

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

March 5, 2019

The Spanish Springs CAB Meeting Scheduled for March 6, 2019 is Cancelled
Notice of Cancellation: Spanish Springs CAB Meeting

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 7, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County is seeking public input on proposed Development Code Amendments
Community Services Department to host workshop

February

United front: Local agencies work together to educate community on flooding
Regional flooding, unpredictable weather likely throughout northern Nevada

March

March 4, 2019

The Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Scheduled on March 6, 2019 is Cancelled
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 1, 2019

Washoe County Keep It Clean - Know the Code Burn Code ends
Air Quality Management reports “No Bad Days” this season

The Washoe County Incline Village Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 4, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

February

Feb. 28, 2019

Peer Support Training for our Region’s Firefighters
TMFPD is developing a peer support program for firefighters.

Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office receives award
Staff honored at 2019 Heroes with Heart event

Feb. 27, 2019

Approved Pile Burning to Commence March 1
Pile burning to open, weather permitting.

Feb. 26, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Affordable Housing Trust Fund draws ‘full house’ and approval from Board

Feb. 25, 2019

Downtown Reno Library to Remain Closed Through the Weekend
Closed For Construction Improvements.

Washoe County property taxes due March 4, 2019
Reminder to residents, fourth installment due date is drawing near

Feb. 21, 2019

WCDA Case Outcome
Habitual Offender Sentenced on Burglary Charges Involving Construction Supply Company Thefts

Feb. 20, 2019

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

Flu cases on the rise in Washoe County
Vaccine recommended through end of flu season in May

Washoe County is seeking public input on cargo containers
Community Services Department to host workshop

Feb. 19, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve an agreement for Wildcreek property

WCDA Newsletter
Link to Recently Released WCDA Newsletter Recapping 2018

Feb. 14, 2019

UPDATE Lemmon Drive to remain closed
Please use caution when traveling

Feb. 13, 2019

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

Feb. 12, 2019

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

Washoe County advises residents to be prepared for storm
Residents advised to make preparations

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve funding for seniors, appoint new Animal Services Advisory Board member

Health District and Chamber of Commerce partner on wellness program
Workplace Wellness Survey needs community input

Feb. 8, 2019

City of Reno and Washoe County to close portion of Lemmon Drive
Crews will be working to ensure roads stay open and safe

Feb. 7, 2019

Guilty Verdict Secured
Conviction in Lewdness with a Child Case

The Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 11, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

WCDA Sentencing Result in Robbery Case
Prison Term for Defendant Convicted of Burglarizing two Occupied Reno Homes

Feb. 6, 2019

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

Convictions Result in Lengthy Prison Terms
WCDA Announces Sentencing Results from November Trial Involving Multiple Felony Charges

Feb. 4, 2019

Due to Weather Conditions, Tonight's Incline Village\Crystal Bay CAB Meeting is Cancelled.
Notice of Cancellation: February 4, 2019 IV\CB CAB Meeting

Feb. 1, 2019

Washoe County advises residents to be prepared for coming weather
Sand and sandbags are available in Washoe County

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 4, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

January

Jan. 31, 2019

Back in the Day: Washoe County Parks hosts an evening of history
Public invited to storytelling event in Spanish Springs

Washoe County Health officials urge measles vaccination
Current outbreak leading to public health emergency in Washington State highlights need for vaccinations

Jan. 30, 2019

Avalance Training at Mount Rose for First Responders
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is hosting Avalanche Training this week on January 27TH, 28th, 30th, 31st and February 1st along with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, Mount Rose Ski Patrol.

Jan. 29, 2019

Truckee Meadows Fire Offers Free Community Programs to Reduce the Risk of Fire
The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is offering two free fire safety community programs for citizens who are served by the District.

Jan. 23, 2019

Sun Valley General Improvement District Newsletter
Winter 2019 Pipeline

Washoe County Treasurer’s Office Now Accepting In-Person Card Payments
Debit and Credit Cards Accepted at Treasurer’s Office Counter

Jan. 22, 2019

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners elect new Chair and Vice Chair

Jan. 18, 2019

Adopt a Hydrant Program
If fire hydrants are located on private property, it is the homeowners or Homeowners Association (HOA) responsibility to keep the fire hydrant(s) clear.

Washoe County Health District WIC offices open through federal shutdown
Next WIC benefits package issued February 1

Jan. 17, 2019

Guilty Verdicts in Fraud Cases
WCDA Prosecutor Secures Convictions in Pair of Trials Involving Forgery Lab

Washoe County advises residents to be prepared for coming weather
Sand and sandbags are available in Washoe County

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 21
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Jan. 16, 2019

Weather Preparations for Incline Village
Information on the coming storms and blizzard warning

Jan. 15, 2019

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

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve resolution of intent for Wildcreek property

Jan. 14, 2019

Washoe County and CryWolf inform community of alarm system permit
Important information regarding alarm systems

Jan. 11, 2019

Smoke Detectors Save Lives
American Red Cross and North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District are working together to provide smoke detectors to our local homeowners (up to 3 detectors per residence).

Jan. 9, 2019

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

Washoe County Parks invites community to “Come in from the Cold”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park kicks off 2019 music series

Jan. 8, 2019

Top three headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve grants for Seniors, Search and Rescue

Sold-Out Silver State Grant Conference
Reveals High Demand for Grant Professionals Training

Jan. 7, 2019

The Washoe County Warm Springs Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets on January 9, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 3, 2019

Washoe County Swearing-In Ceremony
Elected Washoe County officials to be sworn in to office

Jan. 2, 2019

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

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2018

December

Dec. 27, 2018

WCDA Secures Lengthy Prison Term for Violent Offender
Defendant Convicted on Sexual Assault and Kidnapping Charges Sentenced to Life

Dec. 24, 2018

Washoe County property taxes due January 7, 2019
Reminder to residents, third installment due date is drawing near

Dec. 21, 2018

WCDA Sentencing Result from March Shooting Incident
27 Year Prison Term for Defendant in Felony Battery Case

Washoe County office closures for Christmas & New Year’s Day holiday
County Clerk’s office remains open

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on January 3, 2019
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Dec. 20, 2018

In a Flash: Washoe County makes it quick & easy to weigh in on community issues
Washoe County encourages residents to share their opinion with FlashVote

Dec. 18, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners issue numerous proclamations of thanks for public service

Dec. 17, 2018

First death of the 2018/19 flu season reported in Washoe County
Get vaccinated now for protection through the holidays

Dec. 14, 2018

Child Sexual Offernder to Serve Multiple Life Terms
WCDA Sentencing Result from August Trial

Dec. 12, 2018

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

Dec. 11, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners receive quarterly update on Regional Detention Facility

Washoe County Offers Pediatric Disaster Response Training
Training will help community respond to pediatric needs during disasters

Dec. 10, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Glenn Duncan elementary students to carol at County Complex
Washoe County & local students spread the sounds of the season

Dec. 7, 2018

New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
5210, Go! helps promote good nutrition and physical activity

Dec. 5, 2018

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

Dispose of Ashes Properly to Prevent Wildfires
Use an Ash Can

Dec. 4, 2018

Statement from Commission Chair, Marsha Berkbigler
The National Day of Mourning, former President George H.W. Bush

Dec. 3, 2018

Order up! Washoe County opens meal site for seniors in Spanish Springs
New Spanish Springs meal site ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at 11 a.m.

November

Nov. 30, 2018

Conclusion of 2016 Murder Case
Conviction on Murder Charge Results in Life Term

SAKI Initiative
District Attorney Hicks Announces Newly Created Sexual Assault Prosecutor Position

Nov. 29, 2018

Supplemental Tax Bills
Reminder to taxpayers that supplemental tax bills are mailed throughout the fiscal tax year.

Washoe County Manager Names New Director of Human Resources
Patricia Hurley to lead county Human Resources

Nov. 28, 2018

Truckee Meadows Fire Offers Holiday Fire Prevention Tips
Christmas Tree Safety Video now Available

Community Asked to Take Vision Zero Pedestrian Safety Survey
Initiative takes stride to reduce pedestrian fatalities

Nov. 27, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Affordable Housing discussion attracts ‘full house’ during Commission meeting

Nov. 26, 2018

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

Nov. 20, 2018

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday
County office closures for Thanksgiving and Family Day

Nov. 19, 2018

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

Nov. 16, 2018

WCDA Convicts Two on Multiple Felony Charges
Home Invasion, Robbery Prosecution Results in Guilty Verdicts

Nov. 14, 2018

The 2018 Great American Smokeout set for November 15
Tobacco users can boost success of quitting with cessation resources

Nov. 13, 2018

Top three headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners receive Canvass of the Vote to make election results final

The Washoe County Warm Springs/Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets Tonight at 6:00 pm
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Truckee Meadows Fire accepting donations for victims of Camp Fire
Gift Cards Only

Nov. 9, 2018

NV Energy/NDOT Announce Short-Term Closure
Closure of 1-580 in northern Carson City/Washoe Valley for utility repairs

Washoe County administrative offices closed in honor of Veterans Day
County office closures for Monday, Nov. 12

Nov. 8, 2018

Murder Case Sentencing
WCDA Releases 2015 Murder Prosecution Results - Convicted Murdered Given Life Sentence

Cheer on the silver and blue and donate too
Wolf Pack Football and HSA will celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month at Mackay Stadium.

Gobble, gobble: “Meet the Turkeys” on Nov. 10
Community welcome to Washoe County Park for 12th annual family-friendly event

Nov. 7, 2018

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meets Tonight At 6:00 pm
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Nov. 6, 2018

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

All Washoe County polling locations are open
All 82 polling locations up and running smoothly

Nov. 5, 2018

Nevada’s First Silver State Grant Conference Announced
Grant Accountability Champion, Carol A. Kraus, CPA to Keynote

Green Waste Collection Days
Protect Your Home and Property From Wildfire - next two consecutive Saturdays (Free for Washoe County Residents)

Nov. 2, 2018

Washoe County Connection October 2018
The Washoe County Connection is your way to quickly catch up on current county news:

The Washoe County Incline Village/Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on November 5, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Secretary Cegavske Warns Nevadans of Disinformation as Election Day Approaches
A reminder from the Nevada Secretary of State

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County 2018 General Election Day
Media Availability Opportunities with Registrar of Voters

Nov. 1, 2018

Open Murder Charges Filed
WCDA Files Murder Charges Against Defendants Accused of Starving 5 Year Old to Death

Sentencing in Felony DUI Case
WCDA Prosecution Results in 25 year Prison Term

Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office offers new locations on General Election Day
New locations include a historic first on tribal lands

October

Oct. 30, 2018

Washoe County Regional Animal Services Advisory Board
Now accepting applications for open board position

MEDIA ADVISORY: Glenn Duncan elementary to Trick-or-Treat at County Complex
Washoe County helps make Halloween sweet for local elementary students

Oct. 29, 2018

Know the Code – Burn Code notifications begin November 1
Burn Code icons inform residents whether lighting stoves or fireplaces is advisable, or allowed

Public Input is Requested for Proposed Amendments to the Washoe County Development Code
Proposed Changes to Articles 306 and 810

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
The Washoe County Board of Commissioners normally scheduled meetings on November 20, 2018 and December 25, 2018 have been cancelled.

Oct. 24, 2018

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Nevada Day
County office closures for Friday, Oct. 26

Oct. 23, 2018

Top three headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Registrar of Voters announces record-breaking voter registration numbers

New Elementary School: Cold Springs Area
New elementary school in early planning stages, public input needed

Oct. 22, 2018

Suicide prevention program to reach all seventh graders in Washoe County Public Schools
Children’s Cabinet, the Washoe County School District, and the Washoe County Health District partner to support mental health for students

Washoe County celebrates Legal Pro Bono Week
Free Legal Assistance offered at the Second Judicial District Court

Oct. 19, 2018

Appreciation celebration for veterans
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at 9 a.m. breakfast for veterans.

Washoe County Chief Medical Examiner Receives National Award
Dr. Laura Knight Honored for Innovative Tissue Donation Program

Find a Park
New interactive directory includes all Reno, Sparks and Washoe County parks

Oct. 18, 2018

Washoe Impact Award Winners Announced
Washoe County releases names of winners at 2018 Washoe Impact Awards

Washoe County Health District releases new Online Resource Library to improve food safety
The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) has updated its Food Safety Resource Library page to include guidance documents that that are now offered in Chinese and Spanish.

Oct. 17, 2018

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

Early Voting begins Saturday, October 20
Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office offers 23 locations to early vote

Oct. 16, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners issue proclamations and accept donations

Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Highlights
TMFPD announces Defensible Space Waste Collection in November

Oct. 15, 2018

IT'S TONIGHT: 2018 Washoe Impact Awards
Washoe County employees, community leaders and media invited to annual event

Regional Snow Workshop Prepares Partners for Winter
Northern Nevada agencies work together to prepare for winter season

Oct. 12, 2018

Washoe County voters will receive Sample Ballots separately, in two parts
Sample ballots to arrive in two parts next week

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

Oct. 10, 2018

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

Oct. 9, 2018

Youth e-cigarette use in Washoe County
Increased use and toxic side-effects statistics begin to surface

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve lease to house hundreds of area’s homeless on one campus.

Oct. 8, 2018

Washoe County Connection September 2018
The Washoe County Connection is your way to quickly catch up on current county news:

“Sierra Nevada Fall Photo Exhibit” Artists Reception
Community welcome to meet and greet local artists at Bartley Ranch

New campus offers innovative ways to serve Washoe County’s homeless
NNAMHS campus media tour and interviews available Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11 a.m.

Oct. 5, 2018

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske Advises Nevada Voters
Be Cautious of Election and Voting Information Received from Unofficial Sources

2018 General Election Sample Ballots on their way to homes
Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office reminds public ballots are coming

Oct. 4, 2018

Civil Service: 2018 Bowers Mansion season goes out with a bang
Historic Bowers Mansion hosts live Civil War Reenactment

Oct. 3, 2018

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

Wed in Washoe County? New technology offers marriage certificates on-demand
Washoe County Recorder’s Office offers new online service

Oct. 2, 2018

Sentencing in Murder Case
WCDA Releases Results of Murder Prosecution - Defendant Sentenced to Life Term for February, 2016 Shooting

Bond with your baby without bed sharing
October is Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Awareness Month.

Oct. 1, 2018

You are the First and Best Line of Defense in a Wildfire
Prepare Ahead for Wildfire

Truckee Meadows to Host Fire Station Open Houses in October
October is Fire Prevention Month

Free Family Health Festival slated for Monday, October 8
Services provided to attendees on first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last

Animal Services Newsletter
We apologize for missing the last few months of newsletters! Take a look at our October Newsletter to see what we have been up to!

September

Sept. 28, 2018

Deadlines to register to vote are quickly approaching
Washoe County Registrar of Voters reminds community of upcoming deadlines

Sept. 27, 2018

New growth survey released
Voice your opinion and help shape how Washoe County manages development impacts

Local review of 2017/2018 flu season highlights vaccine importance
Over 5,500 confirmed cases point to why a seasonal flu shot is crucial. Vaccine is now available in many locations.

Sept. 26, 2018

Washoe County Park announces “Sierra Nevada Fall Photo Exhibit”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park hosts Fall Photo Exhibit

Sept. 25, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve 22 early voting locations for 2018 General Election

Verdict in Recent Murder Trial
WCDA Secures Conviction in September, 2016 Robbery and Murder Case

Sept. 24, 2018

TOMORROW: Washoe County celebrates National Voter Registration Day
Registrar of Voters Office partners with UNR to host mock polling place

Secretary of State Cegavske Announces Statewide Collaboration with National Election Security Group
Nevada is fourth state in the country to accomplish election milestone

Washoe County property taxes due October 1, 2018
Reminder to residents, second installment due date is drawing near

Sept. 19, 2018

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

Sept. 18, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners issue proclamations and accept donations

Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Highlights
Commissioners recognize Fire Prevention Month – October 2018

TODAY: Washoe County Parks to hold North Valleys Regional Park Ribbon Cutting
New ball fields bring excitement for local sports teams

Sept. 17, 2018

Low-Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pets
Washoe County Regional Animal Services offer clinic to keep animals healthy

The Washoe County West Truckee Meadows\Verdi Township Citizen Advisory Board Meets Tonight, September 17, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Truckee Meadows Fire Introduces 2018 Community Report
Informative and Easy to Read Report is Free to the Public

WCDA Sentencing in Fraud Case
Lengthy Prison Sentence Secured Following Convictions on Forgery and Burglary Charges

Sept. 14, 2018

Kennedy Drive Fire Cause Determined
Investigation led to arrest of Juvenile

Sept. 13, 2018

Washoe County Human West Nile case most likely acquired locally
Mosquitos in South Meadows area suspected of transmitting the virus

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

Sept. 12, 2018

Washoe County “turns a new page” with the Story Stroll Program
Fall Story Stroll features original book written by WCSD students

Sept. 11, 2018

Top three things to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve grant to improve training and response for terror attacks on the anniversary of 9/11

Text to 9-1-1 service officially rolls out in Washoe County
Call if you can, text if you can’t

Sept. 10, 2018

Medical Examiner identifies victims killed in glider aircraft crash
Names of victims released

Sept. 7, 2018

Habitual Offender Case Sentencing
WCDA - 12 Year Sentence Following Burglary Conviction

Sept. 5, 2018

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

#VegasStronger Calendar Unveiled
Events to Honor Victims, Show Gratitude for First Responders and a #VegasStronger Community

September Kicks Off National Preparedness Month
Washoe County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency

Sept. 4, 2018

TODAY: Opportunity Knocks with Washoe County Career Discovery Day
Career seekers welcome to discover the diverse and exciting career opportunities offered by Washoe County

Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office confirms two dead
Medical Examiner performing autopsies on two decedents from Sunday’s plane crash

August

Aug. 31, 2018

Sound the alarm: Washoe County and CryWolf partner to improve citizen service
County’s Alarm Registration and False Alarm Reduction Program switches vendor

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows\Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on September 6, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

The clock is winding down for 1 October Survivors to Apply for Program
Nevada Victims of Crime Program deadline drawing near

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Labor Day
County office closures for Monday, Sept. 3, 2018

Aug. 30, 2018

WCDA Report Detailing February 23, 2017 Officer Involved Shooting
DA Determines Shooting Justified

Senior Fest offers one-stop-shop of services for elderly
Largest event for seniors in northern Nevada promotes healthy aging Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

Aug. 29, 2018

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

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on September 4, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County launches new Building Inspections App
New app helps fast-track building inspection process

Aug. 28, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve grant for closed basin flooding

Aug. 27, 2018

Transfiguring Adoption names Reno woman Best Foster Parent in the U.S.
Award presentation to be held at Washoe County Commission Chambers on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.

Aug. 23, 2018

Defendant Convicted On Lewdness Charges Sentenced to Life Term
WCDA Prosecution Outcome Involving Child Lewdness and Attempted Sexual Assault Case

Washoe County Regional Animal Services expresses gratitude
Thanks in order to all who lent a hand during the Perry Fire

Aug. 22, 2018

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

Aug. 20, 2018

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Open Space and Regional Park Commission
Washoe County Residents Interested in Serving on the Washoe County Park Commission

Washoe County sets single month record for number of children adopted
To date, 142 children have been adopted in 2018.

Aug. 17, 2018

Robbery Trials End in Guilty Verdicts
WCDA Prosecutions Involving Armed Robberies of Local Convenience Stores Result in Convictions

Aug. 13, 2018

Guilty Verdict in DUI Trial
WCDA's Office Releases Recent Trial Update

Washoe County property taxes due August 20
Reminder to residents, first installment due date is drawing near

Aug. 9, 2018

Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on August 13, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Aug. 8, 2018

Health District to conduct fourth mosquito larviciding
Larviciding will cover 800 acres from Silver Lake to Washoe Valley

Aug. 3, 2018

Perry Fire Update –Evacuations Lifted
The Perry fire burn scar will leave blowing dust & ash devils that will look like smoke columns for days to come.

Washoe County District Attorney’s Office Files Formal Charges Against Perry Fire Suspect
Man accused of starting Perry Fire faces charges

Washoe County Regional Animal Services offers low-cost vaccination clinic for dogs and cats
Dog and cats welcome for vaccinations and microchips August 7

Aug. 1, 2018

Calling all kids: Washoe County Parks hosts Kids Triathlon
Non-competitive triathlon to be held at Bowers Mansion Pool on August 11

July

July 31, 2018

WCDA Robbery Sentencings
Recent Robbery Cases Result in Lengthy Prison Sentences for Two Separate Defendants

Seniors take in the sights and sounds of Barracuda Championship for free
Seniors 55 and older to receive free entrance to golf tournament Aug. 2, 2018.

July 30, 2018

Ozone air pollution at worst level in 10 years due to wildfires
Take steps to breathe easier and stay healthy

Washoe County Regional Animal Services provides shelter for hundreds of evacuated animals
Turkeys, chickens, and goats, oh my! Ironwood Evacuation Center sheltering people & animals

July 28, 2018

Fire Investigators Seek Information on Perry Fire
The Perry Fire is currently burning 12,500 acres north of Sparks in the Pyramid and Grass Valley areas and growing.

July 27, 2018

Community Health Improvement Plan presented Thursday, August 2
Collaboration is essential for a healthy community

Minimize smoke and heat wave risks by following these prevention measures
Some simple steps can keep you safe

July 26, 2018

Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on August 2, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

July 25, 2018

West Nile Virus confirmed in South Meadows area
Surveillance and early morning fogging will provide some relief to local neighborhoods

July 24, 2018

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

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Artist announced for Washoe ArTrail

July 23, 2018

WCDA OIS Report
District Attorney Releases Findings on March 2, 2017 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

July 20, 2018

WCDA Releases Sentencing Outcome in Sexual Assault and Solicitation of Murder Case
Defendant Convicted of Sexual Assault, Robbery and Attempted Murder for Hire Plot Sentenced to Life in Prison

Free Family Health Festival slated for Wednesday, July 25
Services provided to attendees on first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last

July 19, 2018

Medical Examiner identifies second person killed in Truckee plane crash
Forensic pathologist releases cause of death

July 18, 2018

Washoe County's False Alarm Reduction program changes vendor
During transition, officials ask citizens to be patient, call Washoe311 for questions

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

July 17, 2018

Property tax bills are in the mail
A reminder from the Washoe County Treasurer's Office

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Dedicates New Fire Station
Foothill Fire Station will serve southern Truckee Meadows region

July 13, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Second Judicial District Court and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office warn about ongoing phone scams
Scam targets money, personal information

Education Alliance of Washoe County Names New Executive Officers and Board Members
New Officers and Members for 2018-19

July 12, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks work to build a hunger-free community
Building & Safety Divisions come together for a great cause

July 10, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners appoint new Washoe County Public Defender

Health District to conduct third mosquito aerial larviciding
Larviciding will cover 800 acres from Silver Lake to Washoe Valley

July 9, 2018

Verdi Community Meeting
Fire Safety Updates

Fire Threat Remains High – Lightning in the Forecast this Week
Target shooting poses serious fire danger

Washoe County Warm Springs Rural Citizen Advisory Board Meets on July 11, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about your community.

Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on July 11
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets 6:00 pm Tonight 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.

July 6, 2018

20 Year Prison Term Secured
WCDA Sentencing Result in Burglary Case

BLM Publishes Notice of Intent for the Initiation of an Environmental Impact Statement
Public feedback needed for proposed activities for 10-year Special Recreation Permit for Burning Man event

July 3, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
The Washoe County Board of Commissioners normally scheduled meetings on July 17, 2018, August 14, 2018 and August 21, 2018 have been cancelled.

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

Celebrate the 4th of July
Free Swim Day at the Sun Valley Pool

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

July 2, 2018

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed for July 4 holiday
County Clerk’s Office will remain open

Open Burning is Prohibited
Fire threat remains high

June

June 29, 2018

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
WCDA Releases Results in 2015 Murder Case Involving the Robbery and Beating Death of a 57 Year Old Reno Man

June 27, 2018

Guilty Verdict in Child Sexual Abuse Case
District Attorney Releases Results of Case Involving Charges of Sexual Assault and Lewdness Against A Child

Local businesses to be recognized for smoke-free environments
Extra Mile Award honors those that have gone above and beyond

Make safety part of Fourth of July and Summer Holiday Plans
High Fire Danger, Red Flag Warnings, Be Alert

June 26, 2018

Application for Red, White and Tahoe Blue
Applicants for the event have met all required pre-event conditions.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve fireworks permit for Red, White and Tahoe Blue

National HIV Testing Day is June 27
Everyone is encouraged to get a HIV test and know their HIV status

June 25, 2018

Community invited to “My Town, Reno Street Photography” Artist Reception
Bartley Ranch Regional Park hosts Artist Reception on July 11

June 22, 2018

Sentencing in CAC Case
Conviction on Lewdness with a Child Charges Results in Life Sentences

THIS WEEKEND: Green Waste Collection Day
Fire season is here! Prepare! TMFPD offers Defensible Space Waste Collection

WCDA Trial Verdict
Sex Offender Convicted on Failure to Register Charges Faces Prison Term

June 21, 2018

Washoe County Assessor: 2018 Declaration of Business Personal Property
Assessor's Office reminds business owners deadline to file drawing near

Felony Hit and Run Verdict
WCDA Releases Conviction Results in Case Involving Defendant Who Fled August, 2018 Crash that Seriously Injured Reno Man

June 20, 2018

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

June 19, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners receive presentation for Declaration of Canvass of the Vote

Today’s TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Summary
Eight new firefighters welcomed to the District

June 18, 2018

Washoe Lake Dam imminent threat now downgraded to watch
Monitoring will continue

Guilty Verdict in DUI Trial
Defendant Convicted in Recent DUI Trial Faces Maximum Sentence of 15 Years in Prison

Truckee Meadows Firefighters Pinning Ceremony
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Welcomes new Firefighters

Disaster response tested at Regional Safety and Emergency Preparedness Expo
First responders and public health officials to test influx capacities

June 15, 2018

Family Fun Fridays: Washoe County Parks offers free program under the stars
“Galena Campfire Programs” begin June 22

June 14, 2018

Washoe County West Truckee Meadows/Verdi Township Citizen Advisory Board Meets on June 18, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Truckee Meadows Fire Announces Green Waste Disposal on June 23
Fire season is here! Prepare! TMFPD offers Defensible Space Waste Collection

Washoe County Sun Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on June 18, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

June 13, 2018

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

June 12, 2018

Washoe County Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meets on June 13, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on June 14, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County 2018 Primary Election
Final, unofficial results released

June 11, 2018

TMFPD Not Soliciting Donations
Callers asking public for donations to volunteer fire departments

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County 2018 Primary Election Day
Media Availability Opportunities with Registrar of Voters

District Attorney Sentencing Update
Defendant Found Guilty in Lewdness Trial Sentenced to Multiple Life Terms

The Washoe County North Valleys CAB Meets Tonight (June 11, 2018)
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

June 8, 2018

TONIGHT: Flag Day celebration at the Courthouse
Governor to keynote, community invited to celebrate Flag Day with fun-filled events

June 6, 2018

THIS WEEKEND: Sandbag Clean-Up Event in Swan and Silver Lake
Volunteers needed, last day for resident sign ups

June 5, 2018

WCDA Sentencing Update in Tragic Fatal DUI
District Attorney Announces Sparks Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Having Caused the Deaths of Newly Engaged Couple

Health District to conduct second mosquito aerial larviciding of 2018
Larviciding will cover hundreds of acres from Stead to the South Meadows area

June 4, 2018

The heat is on
KOLO TV “Fan Club” teams up with Washoe County for summer fan drive for seniors.

May

May 31, 2018

WCDA Prosecution Result
Life Sentence in Child Sexual Abuse Case

May 30, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Washoe County Hosts “Community Helper Day” at Glenn Duncan S.T.E.M. Academy
Students learn to help the community and explore careers in action on Thursday, May 31

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Washoe County and Lamar Advertising raise SUID awareness with billboard campaign.

May 29, 2018

The Sound of Summer: 2018 Summer Music Series
Washoe County Parks offers free concert series kicking off June 6

Local government encouraging seniors to engage at every age
Older Americans Month Closing Ceremonies is May 31.

May 25, 2018

Early Voting Opens This Saturday for Primary Election
Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office opens 20 early polling locations

May 24, 2018

Dragon Lights Chinese Lantern Festival Comes to Reno June 30 to August 5
At the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden, inside Rancho San Rafael Park

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

May 23, 2018

Seniors, the bocce is in your court
Free bocce and social gathering for Washoe County seniors Thursday, May 24, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

May 22, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve budget, Barracuda Championship and ballot question

May 21, 2018

Mills B. Lane Justice Center and all courts to open tomorrow
After fire alarm and closure today, District Attorney’s Office to open tomorrow

Washoe County “opens the book” with the new Story Stroll Program
New educational walking program brings reading to life at Davis Creek Regional Park

Washoe County District Attorney’s Office closed today
Due to fire alarm, Mills B. Lane Courthouse closed

May 17, 2018

Washoe County officially opens doors to new Incline Village Community Center
Expanded county campus serves more than 9,000 residents in Tahoe.

Due to rains, pile burning to open this weekend
Pile burning temporarily re-opens for this weekend only

May 16, 2018

WCDA Announces Verdict in Recent Trial
Child Sexual Predator Convicted on Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault and Lewdness with a Child Under 14

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

A new place for the people
Washoe County hosts open house for new Incline Village Community Center on Friday, May 18, 2018.

May 15, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County receives two awards for financial reporting and budget

May 14, 2018

Programs on the Porch at Bowers Mansion
May 25 concert cancelled due to weather

May 11, 2018

WCDA Announces Child Abuse Prosecution Result
Felony Child Abuse Conviction Results in 20 Year Prison Sentence

2018 Primary Election Sample Ballots on their way to mailboxes
Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office reminds public ballots are coming

May 10, 2018

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Following state and national trends, Washoe County has experienced a decline in the teen birth rates

Calling all students: Flag Day Poem Contest Now Open
Contest in honor of Second Annual Flag Day, all students invited to participate

May 9, 2018

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

LAST “Walk with Washoe” Tuesday, October 2
Community invited to explore parks and trails with Washoe County staff

May 8, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve 20 early polling locations for Primary Election

May 7, 2018

Don’t miss the bus, help a senior in need
Stuff A Bus Drive By Donation Drive for Washoe County seniors is May 11, 2018, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

May 4, 2018

Washoe County Chief Medical Examiner and Coroner Receives National Award
Dr. Laura Knight Honored for Creation of Tissue Donation Program

May 3, 2018

Recruitment for the Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) ends soon!
Make a difference in Washoe County! Volunteer to serve on a CAB.

May 2, 2018

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

Washoe County Announces Washoe311 Service Center
Citizen service hub offers phone, online support for county services

Washoe County Incline Village/Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 7, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Take me out to the ball game
Nevada Wolf Pack baseball and Washoe County Human Services Agency partnering for foster parents.

Help Shape the Washoe County Master Plan
Two online surveys will be used to identify community priorities in planning for the future

May 1, 2018

Community Partnership Brings Dock-Free Bikeshare to Northern Nevada
LimeBike will roll out bikes in Reno, Sparks, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, University of Nevada, Reno and Washoe County during National Bike to Work Week.

April

April 30, 2018

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 3, 2018
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

April 27, 2018

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
The Washoe County Board of Commissioners normally scheduled meeting on June 12, 2018 has been cancelled.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Lawyer In The Library Pro Bono Event
Special event to provide free legal services

October survivors urged to connect with Resiliency Center for support group help
Contact the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center to get connected to available resources in your area.

February

**New Date** 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.

April

April 26, 2018

Deadline to register to vote is fast-approaching
Washoe County Registrar of Voters reminds community of upcoming deadlines

April 25, 2018

NDOT to Begin Third Season of State Route 28 Shared Use Path Construction
Single Lane Closures To Begin April 30

Community to Celebrate New Neighborhood Mural
Graffiti-tagged space transformed into a point of neighborhood pride - Reno Councilman Oscar Delgado

La Posada Road Closure
Sections of La Posada Drive in Sparks to Close for Widening Project

Sparks Story Circle
Community invited to participate

Local government encouraging seniors to engage at every age
Older Americans Month Opening Ceremonies is Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 10 a.m.

April 24, 2018

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners hear about budget, bikeshare and a beautification of parks

Health District identifies recalled Kratom products in Washoe County
Officials warn of food poisoning concerns that prompted FDA action

First mosquito abatement operation of 2018 starts Wednesday
Larviciding will cover 1,200 acres throughout southern Washoe County

April 23, 2018

Washoe County Receives National Award
Sober 24 Program honored with Public Service Award at 2018 Lifesavers Conference

Wilbur D. May Arboretum Spring Clean-Up Day this weekend
Volunteers needed to get public garden ready for spring

April 20, 2018

Spring Pile Burning Ends This Sunday
Spring Pile Burning Ends Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2p.m.

Miss the Lands Bill Meetings?
Find information about the Lands Bill, links to watch the meetings and links to our online survey.

April 19, 2018

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

April 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

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

April 17, 2018

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

April 14, 2018

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

April 13, 2018

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

May

Nixon Story Circle
Community invited to participate

April

Reno Story Circle
Community invited to participate

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

April 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

April 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

April 10, 2018

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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 3, 2018

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

April 2, 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.

March 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.

March 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.

March 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

March 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

March 22, 2018

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

March 21, 2018

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

March 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).

March 19, 2018

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

March 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

March 15, 2018

Weather Update
An update to Lemmon Valley residents

March 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.

March 13, 2018

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

March 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

March 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.

March 6, 2018

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

March 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

March 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.

March 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.

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

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. 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

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

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. 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

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

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

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.

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

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2017

December

Dec. 29, 2017

Murder Prosecution Results in Life Sentence
WCDA releases outcome of 2009 shooting case

Presentations teach radon safety and offer free radon test kits
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers free test kits at public meetings statewide

Dec. 28, 2017

Washoe County administrative offices closed January 1
Washoe County Clerk’s Office remains open

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Lengthy Prison Sentence Secured in Burglary and Stolen Property Prosecution

We Order Well (WOW)
More options, more diners! Become a W.O.W! restaurant today!

Washoe County Treasurer Provides Update in Response to New Federal Tax Laws
The Treasurer’s Office does not accept payments in advance for taxes not yet levied

Dec. 21, 2017

MS13 Prosecution Update
Gang Member Sentenced on Deadly Weapon Enhancements and Given Consecutive Prison Terms

Dec. 20, 2017

Sentencing in Lewdness Case
Consecutive Life Terms Secured In Child Lewdness Prosecution

Washoe County office closures for Christmas holiday
County Clerk’s office remains open

Washoe County property taxes due January 1, 2018
Reminder to residents, third installment due date is drawing near

Dec. 19, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County honors retiring staff with Proclamations

WCDA Prosecution Outcome
Christmas Eve Sexual Assault Results In Life Sentence

Dec. 18, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Glenn Duncan elementary students to holiday carol for public, Commissioners
Washoe County & local students spread the sounds of cheer

Holiday tips to keep food safe
It's important to handle food safely to prevent food-borne illnesses.

Volunteers sought for Washoe County Audit Committee
Make a difference in your community and volunteer

MEDIA ADVISORY: New HESCO barriers in Lemmon Valley
Washoe County crews continue work to add protections around Swan Lake

Dec. 12, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County and RSCVA move forward on Wildcreek agreement

Dec. 7, 2017

First deaths of the 2017/18 flu season reported in Washoe County
Get vaccinated now for protection through the holidays

Dec. 6, 2017

Washoe County would like to hear from you
Funding needed for body-worn cameras on law enforcement

Conviction Secured Against Sexual Predator
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict in Child Sexual Assault Prosecution

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

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

Washoe County Human Services Agency Opens New Family Engagement Center
HSA provides a place of reunification for families and children.

Dec. 5, 2017

Reminder: Real Property Tax Payments
Have you paid off or refinanced your mortgage?

Washoe County Human Services Agency to Unveil New Family Engagement Center
You are invited to the Family Engagement Center ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 6, 2017.

Dec. 1, 2017

Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office receives award
Sierra Donor Services recognizes team for commitment to organ and tissue donation

New berm construction work on Pompe Way
An update to residents

HIV Testing and Community Partnerships are Encouraged to Honor World AIDS Day
Get Tested! is the key message for World AIDS Day

November

Nov. 30, 2017

Mark Your Calendar - Winter Preparation Fair December 16
Reminder: You are invited to meet with directly with local experts to answer your questions regarding preparations for winter.

Nov. 29, 2017

Westom named EHS Director for Washoe County Health District
New director will lead staff of over 40 employees responsible for many key environmental issues

Statement from Commission Chair, Bob Lucey
The passing of Joe Crowley

Nov. 28, 2017

Top headlines to know from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County approves Apple, Inc. Development Agreement

Nov. 22, 2017

Statement from Board of County Commissioners
The passing of community leader, Darryl Feemster, Sr.

Judge Scott Freeman Unanimously Elected Chief Judge
Chief Judge Freeman committed to promoting public trust in the judiciary

Nov. 21, 2017

Truckee Meadows Fire wishes the community a safe Thanksgiving with holiday safety tips.
Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday
County office closures for Thanksgiving and Family Day

Nov. 20, 2017

Co-Defendant Sentenced
ROP Investigation Leads to Prosecution on Financial Forgery Lab Charges and 25 Year Prison Sentence

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

Nov. 16, 2017

Truckee Meadows Fire Hosts Final 2017 Green Waste Collection Event
Truckee Meadows Fire hosts its second and final fall collection event for Washoe County residents to dispose of green waste.

North Valleys Winter Preparedness Open House
Event Reminder

MEDIA ADVISORY: North Valleys Winter Preparedness Open House
Washoe County hosts Open House event for Flood Awareness Week

Nov. 15, 2017

Habitual Criminal Sentenced to 13 Year Prison Term
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Habitual Criminal Sentenced to 13 Year Prison Term After Conviction on Burglary and Fraud Charges

Gobble, gobble: “Meet the Turkeys” on Nov. 18
Community welcome to Washoe County Park for 11th annual family-friendly event

Nov. 14, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County approves grant to help mentally ill homeless find help, housing

Nov. 13, 2017

Thinning project underway at Regional Archery Facility
Washoe County and Nevada Division of Forestry hit the bullseye for healthier trees

Ashes to ashes: Brush fire snuffed out swiftly
TMFPD shares prevention tips to stay fire safe ahead of wind events

Second Judicial District Court Leads Statewide Event
National Expert on Supported Decision-Making to Keynote

Nov. 9, 2017

Prosecution Outcomes in Recent Cases Involving Elderly Victims
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Terms for Offenders who Victimized Elderly Citizens

Nov. 7, 2017

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

Attempted Murder Prosecution
Man Found Guilty in August of 2015 Stabbing Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison

Identity Theft Prosecution
WCDA Announces 12 Year Sentence Secured in ID Theft Case

Washoe County administrative offices closed in honor of Veterans Day
County office closures for Friday, Nov. 10

Nov. 6, 2017

Wolf Pack joins Human Services Agency to celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month
Pack plays San Jose State Spartans Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 for adoption awareness football game.

Nov. 3, 2017

Last Fall Photo Hike Canceled
Cancellation due to unsafe weather conditions

Washoe County to Honor Veterans with Food and Fun
Pancake breakfast and ceremony for veterans Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.

Nov. 2, 2017

Reminder: Tax bills mailed
Treasurer's Office sends notices throughout the year

Extra Waste Collection for Fall Cleanup
Six More Bags for Residential Customers in Sparks & Unincorporated Washoe County

Nov. 1, 2017

South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meeting
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about proposed development in their communities.

Winter Preparation: Tips to know, before the snow
Residents are being urged to prepare now for coming winter

October

Oct. 31, 2017

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

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

North Valleys Winter Preparation and Open House
An update to residents

Oct. 30, 2017

Public Workshop: Proposed Amendments to the Washoe County Development Code- Outdoor Entertainment
The Washoe County Community Services Department’s Planning and Building Division is hosting a public workshop regarding proposed amendments to Washoe County Code Chapter 110 (Development Code) within Article 302, Allowed Uses, Article 304, Use Classification System, Article 310, Temporary Uses, and to create a new Article, Article 338 Outdoor Entertainment.

Health District encourages free household hazardous waste disposal
Waste Management to accept up to 50 pounds at no charge from qualified customers

Keep It Clean – Know the Code – Burn Notifications Begin November 1
Help keep our wintertime air healthy - Know the Code!

Oct. 25, 2017

Release of OIS Findings
WCDA Releases Report on August 2016 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Notice of Cancellation for the Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meetings on 11-21-17 and 12-26-17.

Truckee Meadows Fire Provides Additional Details About Defensible Space Waste Collection
Truckee Meadows Fire Provides Information to Commonly Asked Questions

Washoe County Assessor: Notices headed to property owners
Real Property Assessment Notices will be mailed to property owners by Dec. 18

Oct. 24, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Washoe County Public Guardian reappointed for another term

Oct. 23, 2017

Guilty Verdict Announcement
WCDA Secures Conviction in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Nevada Day
County office closures for Friday, Oct. 27

Oct. 20, 2017

Verdict in Felony Domestic Battery Trial
Man Convicted of Running Over Wife with Car

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Burglary Conviction Results in 15 Years

Sentencing Result
Heroin Trafficking Case Results in 19 Year Prison Term

Truckee Meadows Fire pilots green waste collection program in lieu of open burning this fall
Truckee Meadows Fire pilots green waste collection program

Oct. 19, 2017

Washoe County Medical Examiner receives Award, Seat at National Board
Dr. Laura Knight brings spotlight to profession with recent accolades

Oct. 18, 2017

Double Murder Conviction Results in Two Life Sentences
Multi jurisdictional collaboration leads to resolution for victims’ families.

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

Law Fair 2017
Free Legal Assistance offered at the Second Judicial District Court on October 25

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for Artists: Concepts for 200-mile trail in Washoe County, Now Open
Washoe County and Burning Man seek artists for creative placemaking project

Low-Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pets
Washoe County Regional Animal Services hosts clinic at Paradise Park

Oct. 16, 2017

More viral meningitis cases reported in Washoe County
Good hygiene, environmental cleaning and exclusion encouraged by health officials

Are you ready? Washoe County urges residents to receive CodeRED alerts
With recent emergencies, now is the time to sign up for CodeRED

Oct. 13, 2017

Washoe Impact Award Winners Announced
Washoe County releases names of winners at 2017 Washoe Impact Awards

Oct. 11, 2017

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

TMFPD invites the public to attend an Open House and participate in Fire Prevention Week activities.
Truckee Meadows Fire Announces Fire Prevention Week Events and Activities

Oct. 10, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Update on the Washoe County Regional Detention Center presented to Commissioners

Washoe County records second hantavirus case
Health District urges caution in areas with potential deer mouse activity. Cleaning tips available at www.cdc.gov/rodents/cleaning/index.html

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Human Services Agency warns parents about the risk to infants in unsafe sleep environments.

Oct. 9, 2017

The passing of Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan
Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan passed away in Reno on October 6, 2017.

TONIGHT: 2017 Washoe Impact Awards
Washoe County employees, community leaders and media invited to new event

Passing of Judge Flanagan
Message to the Community on the Passing of Judge Patrick Flanagan

Oct. 7, 2017

Statement from Washoe County Commission Chair, Bob Lucey
The passing of Honorable Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan

Oct. 6, 2017

Hit the trail with Washoe County Park Rangers for “Fall Photo Hikes”
Grab your camera and explore a different trail each week

Oct. 5, 2017

Artown Submits Call For Artists
**Reposted on behalf of Artown

Oct. 4, 2017

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

Oct. 3, 2017

Opportunity to learn more about development in Washoe County
North Valleys and South Truckee Meadows Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Upcoming Meetings

Viral meningitis on the rise in Washoe County
Health officials and CDC investigate regional spike in reported viral meningitis cases

September

Sept. 28, 2017

Local statistics highlight seriousness of flu season in Washoe County
Overview of hospitalization and fatalities point to importance of getting a seasonal flu vaccination. Vaccine is now available in many locations.

Sept. 27, 2017

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Possible Quorum
Notice of Possible Quorum for the Washoe County Board of Commissioners.

Applications Open for Washoe County Food Policy Council Positions
Help increase access to healthy food for all

Sept. 22, 2017

Free medical clinic in Reno expected to serve over 1,000 uninsured/underserved
Dental and vision professionals still being accepted as volunteers

Sept. 20, 2017

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

Guilty Verdict in Burglary Case
District Attorney Announces Trial Result

Sept. 19, 2017

Hantavirus confirmed in Washoe County
Take precautions while cleaning areas with possible rodent activity

Sept. 18, 2017

Woodchuck Fire Update
Woodchuck Fire now 25 percent contained

Habitual Offender Sentencing
Felony Battery Prosecution Outcome

Maximum Sentence Secured
District Attorney Announces Sentencing in Fatal Hit and Run Prosecution

Health District to conduct final mosquito flights of 2017
Abatement efforts will treat over 2,500 acres county-wide

Sept. 15, 2017

WCDA Employee Recognition
Rotary of Reno Recognizes District Attorney's Office Investigator as "Law Enforcement Professional of the Month."

Habitual Offender Sentencing
District Attorney Secures Lengthy Sentence Against Repeat Offender

North Valleys Flood Update
Learn more about winter preparations

Sept. 14, 2017

Service animal education available at Rancho San Rafael Pack the Park event September 23
Washoe County Health District to host educational outreach booth at upcoming "Pack the Park" theme event.

Low-Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pets
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helps community keep pets healthy

Sept. 13, 2017

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

Sept. 12, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Update on North Valleys flooding and future prevention plans

Free medical clinic in Reno September 29 to October 1 to provide healthcare to hundreds
Dental, vision and medical services all at no-cost to patients or taxpayers

Sept. 8, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured
WCDA's Office Announces Outcome of Recent Robbery Trial

Sentencing Update in Attempted Murder Case
40 Year Sentence Secured in Machete Attack Case

Sept. 6, 2017

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

Sept. 5, 2017

WCDA's Office Announces Most Recent Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Conviction on Fraud Check Charges Leads to 25 Year Sentence

August

Aug. 31, 2017

Washoe County administrative offices closed for Labor Day
County office closures for Monday, Sept. 4, 2017

Senior Fest Offers a Variety of Fun and Services for Washoe County’s Elderly
Largest event for seniors in Northern Nevada promotes healthy aging and wellness.

Aug. 30, 2017

Washoe County wants to improve the permitting process
Join us for a public workshop to discuss a new review process for permits

Public invited to free Disaster Preparedness Fair at Reno City Hall
Reposted on behalf of City of Reno

First local International Overdose Awareness Day event
Participants to gather at Reno City Plaza then walk to Wingfield Park

Aug. 29, 2017

Raising Cane’s Set to Open Second Reno Restaurant
100 Percent of Grand Opening Profits to Benefit Washoe County Family Engagement Center

Aug. 28, 2017

New Judge Sworn into Second Judicial District Court
Honorable Kathleen M. Drakulich now presides at Second Judicial District Court, Department One

Aug. 27, 2017

Washoe County seeks public input on offering new flexibility in living arrangements for on-site caregivers
Community Services Department hosting an open house Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

Aug. 25, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured
WCDA Announces Outcome of 2015 Attempted Murder Stabbing Case

TODAY: Washoe County Parks to hold May Arboretum Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting
Greenhouse unveiled to support Parks and the Arboretum

Aug. 24, 2017

West Nile Virus cases increase in Washoe County
Health District confirms first human death

Sober 24 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Placing Citizens on Path to Sobriety
Washoe County program successfully combating alcohol and drug abuse in our community.

Aug. 22, 2017

Farmers Market for WIC participants
Washoe County Health District is excited to host Farmers Markets at local WIC offices to help clients access fresh fruits and vegetables

Statement from Bob Lucey, Chair of Washoe County Commission
Upcoming Presidential visit to northern Nevada

Celebrating the success of Sober 24
You are invited to the Sober 24 program ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 24.

Aug. 18, 2017

Commissioner Kitty Jung donates funds to light Space Whale
Commissioner’s passion for the arts shines bright at Space Whale lighting

Aug. 17, 2017

Animal Services Newsletter
Please enjoy our free newsletter.

Washoe County is seeking public input on processes for dedication of water rights
Community Services Department hosting an open house Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

Washoe County is seeking your input on Outdoor Entertainment
Community Services Department hosting a workshop on August 24

Aug. 15, 2017

Health District will conduct third mosquito abatement larviciding
Larviciding to cover over 2,800 acres from Silver Lake to Washoe Valley to prevent West Nile Virus spread

Aug. 14, 2017

Washoe County property taxes due August 21
Reminder to residents, first installment due date is drawing near

Aug. 10, 2017

Habitual Offender Sentenced
20 Year Sentence Secured for Financial Forgery Lab Charges

Health District survey part of the Community Health Needs Assessment
Participants could win a $50 VISA Gift Card for taking this simple and short survey to improve community health

Aug. 9, 2017

Notice of Cancellations for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meetings in August.
Notice of Cancellations for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meetings in August.

Life Sentence for Murder Conviction
WCDA Releases Results of 2015 Sun Valley Murder Prosecution

Give Back During Back to School Week
Saint Mary’s Health Network School Supply Drive to benefit Washoe County Human Services Agency.

Aug. 8, 2017

Top headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Social Services undergoes name change to reflect breadth of services to public

Guilty Verdict Secured
District Attorney Releases Outcome of Felony Battery Trial

Aug. 7, 2017

Assault on Peace Officer and Stalking Charges Result in Prison
District Attorney's Office Prosecution Update

Washoe County Announced as Winner of 2017 Digital Counties Survey Award
Center for Digital Government recognizes most innovative digital counties of 2017

Aug. 3, 2017

Washoe County and City of Reno partner to reopen portions of Lemmon Drive
Reopening scheduled for Friday, August 4

Public Hearings for the Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Public Hearings for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Board Meeting

Aug. 2, 2017

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

First Human West Nile case confirmed in Washoe County
More positive collections identified in Gerlach

Aug. 1, 2017

Tonight’s “Walk with Washoe” event postponed
Due to weather conditions “Walk with Washoe” will resume August 8 at Callahan Park

July

July 31, 2017

Now accepting applications for Senior Services Citizen Advisory Board
Applications accepted until filled.

July 27, 2017

Lemmon Valley Recovery Update
Letter to Residents.

July 26, 2017

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

Senior Day swings in 'fore' fun at the Barracuda Championship
Golf enthusiasts 55 and older to receive free entrance on August 3

More West Nile Virus mosquitos identified in Washoe County
Eight positive collections confirm activity from Spanish Springs to Washoe Lake

Calling all kids: Washoe County Parks hosts Kids Triathlon
Non-competitive triathlon to be held at Bowers Mansion Pool on August 12

July 25, 2017

Top five headlines to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve temporary recreational marijuana business licenses

July 20, 2017

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

Lewdness Prosecution Result
WCDA Announces Life Sentence for Reno Man Convicted of Victimizing Child

July 19, 2017

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

Washoe County Awarded $75K National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Washoe County & Burning Man launch project that celebrates cultural, historic and artistic landmarks

July 18, 2017

20 Year Prison Sentence Secured
WCDA Releases Result of Drug Sales in Presence of Child Prosecution

Join upcoming CAB Meeting in Incline Village
Incline Village Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board meeting July 24

July 12, 2017

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

July 11, 2017

Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board Meetings
Next meeting is Sept 13

Top things to know from Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve recreational marijuana business licenses to sell by early August

Health District to conduct second mosquito aerial larviciding
Larviciding will cover 3,000 acres from Stead to Washoe Valley

July 10, 2017

Media Advisory: TMFPD provides Farad Fire Update
Public Urged to Be Prepared and Remain Vigilant

Welcome Kate, Best Wishes Kevin
Washoe County welcomes incoming, and honors departing, Assistant County Manager

STMWV CAB Meetings July 13
July South Truckee Meadows Washoe Valley CAB Meeting

July 7, 2017

Animal Services Newsletter
Please enjoy our free newsletter

Earthstone, Truckee, and Winnemucca Ranch Fires
A fire update from the Great Basin Incident Management Team 6.

July 6, 2017

November, 2015 OIS Report Released
District Attorney Releases Officer Involved Shooting Investigations Findings

DA's Office Announces Outcome in Lewdness Case
Sparks Man Sentenced to Consecutive Life Terms

July 5, 2017

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

West Nile Virus confirmed in South Meadows area
First positive WNV mosquito pool of 2017 reported

Residents Asked to Evacuate the Palomino Valley Area
Firefighters aggressively fighting actively moving Winnemucca Ranch fire in Palomino Valley

June

June 30, 2017

Washoe County partners with several agencies to warn of river danger
#TruckeeRiverSafe campaign runs through July.

Animal Services warns: Keep Fido Free from Fear this Independence Day
Tips from Washoe County Regional Animal Services to keep your pet safe this Fourth of July and important July 4 closures

Upcoming District 5 Citizen Advisory Board Meeting
Gerlach Empire CAB meets July 6

June 27, 2017

Board of County Commissioners approve funds to cover costs of winter flooding
Over $3M spent to date on 2017 flooding

June 23, 2017

Hunter Creek Fire Update
Firefighters from multiple agencies battle the fire from the ground and the air

June 22, 2017

Meet directly with Commissioner Lucey
You are invited to Washoe County District 2 Forum June 29

Minimize heat wave risks by following these prevention measures
Stay healthy during hot weather with these simple steps

June 21, 2017

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

Local businesses to be recognized for smoke-free environments
Being smoke-free is part of the business model for awardees

June 16, 2017

Animal Services Newsletter
Please enjoy our free newsletter.

Local Vagos/Hells Angels Shooting Case Central To Federal Indictments
District Attorney Announces Local Vagos/Hells Angels Shooting Case Set for Retrial Central to Today's Federal Indictments

Upcoming opportunity to meet informally with Commissioner Herman
You are invited to a Washoe County District 5 Forum June 19

June 14, 2017

Result in First Degree Murder Prosecution
WCDA Announces Sentencing in 2015 Murder Case

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

June 12, 2017

Health District to conduct mosquito abatement
Larviciding will cover 3,100 acres throughout southern Washoe County

June 9, 2017

Summer breeze makes Washoe County seniors feel fine
KOLO TV “Fan Club” teams up with Washoe County for Fan Drive for Seniors.

June 7, 2017

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

Foster children are not forgotten, new program provides path to graduation
Achievements Unlocked provides educational advocate and tutor for high school-aged foster children.

June 6, 2017

Verdi Community Library and Nature Center Closed: Tuesday, June 6
Closed Due to an Unexpected Power Outage.

The color purple: Washoe County sports the shade for a great cause
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.

June 1, 2017

Spanish Springs Community Forum June 6
Opportunity to learn more about relocation request for a medical marijuana facility

June Citizen Advisory Board Meeting Schedule
Neighborhood meetings to discuss proposed development

May

May 30, 2017

Farmers Market $30 Coupons available for WIC participants
Program promotes fresh fruits and vegetables as part of healthy diet

Conviction Secured on Charges of Battery With a Deadly Weapon
WCDA Announces Outcome of Case where Victim Was Severely Beaten With a Dumbbell

May 26, 2017

Stuff-A-Bus for Seniors on May 30
Donate to help seniors in need.

May 25, 2017

Is it a mosquito or a midge
The difference between a potential disease carrier and a nuisance is explained

Juvenile Sentenced in Robbery
District Attorney Announces Outcome of Lemmon Valley Armed Robbery Prosecution

Free medications available to help Nevada smokers quit
Quitline offers help for individuals to quit tobacco use

May 24, 2017

May 24 Spanish Springs residents invited to meet directly with Commissioner Hartung
Residents invited to meet directly with their County Commissioner(s) in casual setting May through June

May 23, 2017

Top things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commission meeting
Commissioners approve $635M balanced budget including funds for new voting equipment

Burglary and Vehicle Theft Prosecution
District Attorney Secures Maximum Sentence for Defendant with Long Criminal History

May 22, 2017

Guilty Verdict Secured by Prosecutor
District Attorney Announces Reno Man Convicted on Drug Sales in Presence of a Child Charge

Habitual Criminal Sentencing
WCDA Secures 18 Year Prison Term in Uttering Prosecution of Career Criminal

May 19, 2017

Regional Responders Urge 9-1-1 Education
Press conference scheduled to highlight appropriate use of emergency response system

May 17, 2017

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

May 16, 2017

New opioid antidote guide now available
Advocates say quick, appropriate administration of naloxone could save lives

Board of County Commissioners recognize 35 years of financial achievement
Certificate of Excellence and Proclamations approved at meeting

May 15, 2017

Stuff a Bus to help local seniors in need
Senior Giving drive goes through May 30.

May 12, 2017

Sentencing in Felony DUI Prosecution
District Attorney Announces Tahoe Man Receives Fifteen Year Prison Sentence for Seventh DUI

Wolf Pack coaches and athletes acknowledge Washoe County students
Nevada Athletics representatives visit winners of the 1st Wolf Pack Coaches Challenge

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to close pile burning
Permitted burning will close on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Washoe County Advises Public to Keep Sandbags
With record water year, the need for sandbags remain

May 11, 2017

Release of OIS Report
DA Hicks Releases Public Report on Officer Involved Shooting from July 2016 Incident in Downtown Reno

Lemmon Valley Recovery Update
Letter to residents.

May 10, 2017

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

Juvenile Sentenced to Prison
WCDA Releases Outcome of Murder/Robbery Case From 2015

Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office Solves Nearly Decade-Long Cold Case
Medical Examiner and FBI positively identify deceased man from 2008

May 9, 2017

Top Things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
North Valleys Sports Complex receiving more than $2M in capital improvements.

May 5, 2017

Conviction in Deadly Weapon Case Involving Use of a Machete
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Verdict in Deadly Weapon Case

May 3, 2017

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

Washoe County Celebrates Seniors
May offers fun-filled events for seniors.

May 2, 2017

Bowers Mansion turns up the volume with Programs on the Porch
Free concert & performance series to run from May-June

May 1, 2017

Celebrating Collaboration, Benefiting Students and Residents:
Local Agencies Applaud “Win-Win” at Wildcreek

April

April 28, 2017

Sentencing in Battery Case
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Term for Man Who Victimized Good Samaritan

Local bar in Reno to go smoke-free
Owners feel it's time for a non-smoking venue

Washoe County Celebrates Older Americans Month
Opening ceremonies is Monday, May 1, 2017, at 9 a.m.

April 26, 2017

A home for reunification, exploration and healing opens this fall
Washoe County Social Services purchases a building for a Family Engagement Center.

April 25, 2017

County Manager presents 2017-18 Recommended Budget
Balanced budget includes plan for reserve funds to cover unforeseen expenses.

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

April 24, 2017

Spring Clean-Up Day at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum this Saturday
Annual event seeks volunteers to get public garden ready for spring

April 21, 2017

Health District recommends vector vigilance
Increased mosquito activity is expected due to heavy winter and spring precipitation

Keeping Pets and People Safe
Important Reminders for the Summer Season

April 19, 2017

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

April 18, 2017

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Board of Fire Commission Meeting Highlights
TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners proclaim May as Wildfire Awareness Month.

Robbery and Burglary Prosecution Results in Life Sentence
District Attorney Announces Sentencing of Defendant Who Victimized Elderly Reno Homeowners

April 17, 2017

Lemmon Valley Recovery Update
A letter to Lemmon Valley residents

Lawyer In The Library
Free Legal Assistance Offered at Washoe County Law Library this Wednesday.

April 12, 2017

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

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District closes burning effective immediately
TMFPD determined it is unsafe for open burning.

April 11, 2017

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
District Attorney's Office Releases Results of Prosecution of 2015 Shooting Case

Washoe County Board of Commissioners request the withdrawal of regional planning bill
Commissioners committed to collaborative process for regional plan update.

April 10, 2017

Reno Woman Sentenced to Life for Murder Charge
Prosecution Stemmed from January, 2016 Stabbing Death of 21 year old Man in Downtown Reno Motel

April 7, 2017

Multiple Count Robbery and Vehicle Theft Case
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Sentence for Sparks Man Convicted on 11 Criminal Counts

Dump Bulky Items For Free At Lockwood Landfill
Waste Management is inviting the public to Lockwood Landfill’s annual Free Dump Weekends.

April 6, 2017

2nd Annual Children's Cancer Classic
Annual Basketball Game Between Prosecutors and Public Defenders Helped Support Northern Nevada Children Battling Cancer

Reno Man Sentenced as Habitual Criminal
District Attorney Announces Result in Drug Trafficking Prosecution of Repeat Offender

Pinwheels to serve as a symbol of a better tomorrow for abused and neglected children
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

April 5, 2017

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

Don’t be fooled by April: Washoe County urges residents to prepare for wet weekend weather
Despite spring season, heavy rainfall and strong winds expected

March

March 31, 2017

Result in Newest Felony DUI Case
Conviction in DUI Prosecution of Defendant with Prior

Washoe County is looking for your input on signs on public property
Workshop scheduled for Apr. 6

March 28, 2017

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Update on water removal operations from Lemmon Valley

Serve on the new Washoe County Regional Animal Services Advisory Board
Application deadline is April 28.

March 27, 2017

2017 Nevada Health Rankings to be unveiled in Reno and Las Vegas
Attendees will examine and explore data developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

March 24, 2017

Barrier construction complete in Lemmon Valley
Information on next Community Meeting set.

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
District Attorney's Office Releases Prosecution Result from 2016 Downtown Reno Shooting Case

Join the District Board of Health
County Commission is accepting applications through April 7.

Washoe County is seeking applications to serve on the Washoe County Open Space and Regional Parks Commission.
Vacancies are to represent Commission Districts 1 and 3.

March 23, 2017

Domestic Batterer Faces Prison After Guilty Verdict
District Attorney Releases Trial Results

Media Advisory: Tour of Swan Lake for Media
Media tour and progress report of flood mitigation efforts Friday, March 24, at 1 p.m.

March 22, 2017

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
View the upcoming agenda for the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting.

March 21, 2017

Verdict in Possession of Stolen Property Case
Man Who Stole Clothing and Keepsake Jewelry from Tourist Face 5 Years in Prison

DUI Trial Results in Guilty Verdict
Defendant Faces Up to 40 Years in Prison

March 20, 2017

Free water sampling in North Valleys ends
Free testing kits must be submitted to the Nevada State Laboratory by 3:00PM on Thursday, March 23.

March 17, 2017

Donation drive for Lemmon Valley residents March 25
Washoe County Giving and Volunteering Committee helping Lemmon Valley residents displaced by flooding.

March 16, 2017

May Arboretum offers horticulture training for volunteers
Series of classes covers all of the basics of gardening and plant life.

March 15, 2017

District Attorney's Office Pays Tribute to Late Nevada Icon
Former DA William "Bill" Raggio (1959-1970) Honored

DA Announces Hit and Run Verdict
Duty to Stop at Scene of Accident Trial Results in Felony Conviction

March 14, 2017

DA Releases Tragic DUI Prosecution Result
DUI Driver Five Times Limit for Marijuana and Two Times Limit for Alcohol Sentenced to 40 years for Crash that Killed Elderly Couple

Short-term flood solution in Lemmon Valley announced
Temporary road closures will be in effect during barrier construction.

Press conference in Lemmon Valley
Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 4 p.m. in Lemmon Valley.

March 11, 2017

Restricted access for non-residents in Lemmon and Antelope Valleys begins Sunday morning
Limiting non-essential traffic will assist with ongoing recovery efforts in the area.

Washoe County providing potable water to Lemmon Valley residents
Also, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office warns of scammers in flooded areas.

March 9, 2017

Washoe County Health District providing free water test sample kits
See Regional Partners’ Response to Lemmon Valley by the numbers.

Washoe County Health District providing free water test sample kits
See Regional Partners’ Response to Lemmon Valley by the numbers.

March 8, 2017

DA Announces Sentencing of Serial Child Sex Abuser
39 Life Sentences Secured in Largest Child Sexual Abuse Case Ever Tried by DA's Office

Washoe County to host Lemmon Valley community meeting
Meeting is Thursday at North Valleys High School.

Washoe County to host community meeting for Lemmon Valley residents
You're invited to the community meeting Thursday at North Valleys High School.

March 6, 2017

Washoe County and State of Nevada Agencies to Host a Community Resource Event for Lemmon Valley Residents
Informational event is a 6 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

Washoe County is seeking applicants to serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission.
Vacancies are to represent Commission District 2 and 4 on the Planning Commission.

March 3, 2017

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits Lemmon Valley flooding area
County requests State and Federal partners to evaluate current flooding situation.

March 2, 2017

Reno Juvenile Found Guilty of Murder in Deadly Robbery Case
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announced that a 16 year old Reno juvenile male has been convicted of 1st Degree Murder.

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to permit open burning
Open burning allowed starting March 4.

March 1, 2017

Washoe County Property Taxes Due March 6, 2017
See payment options

February

Feb. 28, 2017

Commissioners ratify Emergency Declaration for February flooding
Washoe County continues to provide resources to help Lemmon Valley residents.

Feb. 27, 2017

ONE Regional License and Permits Program Launched
Collaboration of Washoe County, City of Reno, City of Sparks and Washoe County Health District.

Feb. 23, 2017

Washoe County seeking federal assistance due to ongoing flood issues
County Manager signs declaration for a local state of emergency.

Health District and partners work for a HeartSafe community
With the HeartSafe designation we're a heart healthier community

Washoe County addressing needs of residents in Lemmon Valley
County using resources from several departments to aid residents

Feb. 21, 2017

County Commissioners recognize volunteers and staff for response during recent emergencies
American Red Cross, Citizens Corp and VOAD among those honored.

Feb. 17, 2017

Join the Truckee River Fund Advisory Committee
Washoe County begins recruitment process by accepting resumes and letters of interest.

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed February 20
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Feb. 16, 2017

WCDA Habitual Criminal Case Results in 12 Years
Burglary and Fraud Crimes Result in Prison Sentence

Beware of scam affecting Washoe County residents
Washoe County Treasurer’s Office warns of scam involving tax liens on property.

Washoe County and Nevada Division of Forestry team up for Sanitation Tree Removal program
Removal of stressed, dying and dead trees is underway.

Feb. 15, 2017

Sex Trafficking and Coercion Prosecution Outcome
District Attorney Announces Michigan Man Sentenced to 16 Years

Washoe County asks residents to prepare for more wet weather
County Roads Crews are preparing for upcoming storms.

Feb. 14, 2017

Top 5 things from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commissioners invest in seniors, children and affordable housing.

Feb. 13, 2017

What does it mean when a State of Emergency is declared?
Watch video to learn more about recent flooding.

Washoe County Child Advocacy Center Launches Website
Provides New Resource for Information on Center’s Services and Mission

Feb. 10, 2017

WCDA Releases Newest Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Conviction on Firearms Charges Against Felon Results in 20 Year Sentence

Result in Robbery Prosecution
Washoe County District Attorney's Office Secures Guilty Verdict in Robbery Against Elderly Victims

Feb. 9, 2017

Come in from the Cold programs at Bartley Ranch Park
Concert series begins February 11, 2017.

Feb. 8, 2017

High winds from upcoming storms could cause power outages
Preparing an emergency kit is recommended.

Storms expected to return, preparation is advised
See resources list to make sure you are prepared.

Feb. 7, 2017

Washoe County crews working on flood response efforts
Local streams and ditches at high risk of flooding. Sandbags are available.

January

Feb. 6, 2017

Washoe County Child Advocacy Center Earns Accreditation
National Children’s Alliance Recognizes Washoe County Child Advocacy Center for its Delivery of High Quality and Effective Services to Child Abuse Victims Through Accreditation

Feb. 3, 2017

Result in Lewdness Prosecution
DA's Office Secures Year in Jail for Man Convicted on Gross Lewdness Charges

February

Sand and sandbags are available in unincorporated Washoe County.
Three locations available in Lemmon Valley.

January

Jan. 27, 2017

Result in Prosecution of Attempted Murder and Attempted Rape Case
WCDA Announces Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Brutal Attack on Young Victim

Stolen Valor Prosecution Results in 20 Year Sentence
District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Lengthy Prison Term In Fraud Case

Jan. 25, 2017

Washoe County ends State of Emergency
Washoe County asks citizens to ensure damage from flooding is documented.

Jan. 24, 2017

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission adopts increase in sales tax for schools.

Outcome in Downtown Robbery Case
District Attorney Announces Lengthy Prison Term

Jan. 23, 2017

Food Establishment Risk Factor Assessment
Health District to conduct Risk Factor Assessments within Washoe County food establishments

DA Announces Newest Habitual Criminal Sentencing
Conviction In Burglary Case Results in 24 Year Prison Term

Jan. 20, 2017

Domestic Battery Trial Outcome
District Attorney Announces Conviction In 2015 Domestic Violence Case

WCDA Trial Verdict
District Attorney Announce Conviction In Multi-Count Robbery and Vehicle Theft Prosecution

Residents should prepare for weekend storms
See info regarding weather, snow plow routes, traffic, trash removal and more.

Jan. 19, 2017

Flooding closes Toll Road
Sandbag locations available throughout unincorporated Washoe County.

Jan. 18, 2017

Washoe County unveils new Regional Medical Examiner’s Office
Facility features state-of-the-art science and technology.

Jan. 17, 2017

Habitual Criminal Sentenced to Life
District Attorney Announces Sentencing from 2016 Robbery and Attempted Murder Case

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office
Ceremony is Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at 11 a.m.

Jan. 13, 2017

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 16.
County offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Regional officials tour hardest-hit areas for damage assessment
Residents advised to report damage from recent storms/flooding.

Jan. 12, 2017

WCHD EHS Tips for Power Outages at Food Facilities
Washoe County Health District Environmental Health Services releases guidelines for food facilities who have experienced power outages

Jan. 11, 2017

Sentencing in Felony DUI Case
District Attorney's Office Announces 20 Year Sentence for Sun Valley Woman

Region still experiencing an emergency weather situation
Public asked to help by reporting flood damages.

Jan. 10, 2017

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission appoints Dr. Laura Knight as Medical Examiner and Coroner.

Snow emergency in Incline Village area
Public asked to help by reporting flood damages

Health District, Nevada Athletics and School District team up to improve student health
Program aimed to reduce overweight and obesity problems among school children

Flood cleanup health and safety tips
Take precautions to stay healthy and safe

Jan. 9, 2017

Flood waters subsiding; weather danger still exists
Community resources are available.

Regional partners focus on recovery efforts
Focus shifts to damage assessment and debris removal.

Governor Brian Sandoval to tour flooded areas of Washoe County
Media invited on two-stop tour with Governor Sandoval and elected officials to view damage.

Jan. 8, 2017

Evacuations
List of streets designated for evacuations by Washoe County Search and Rescue.

Road Closures due to Flooding
See the latest information here.

Jan. 6, 2017

Regional #NVFlood17 Update
Recovery efforts are underway and resources available for the community.

Multiple Life Terms Secured
WCDA Announced Sentencing In Sexual Assault and Attempted Murder Case

Emergency Meeting of the County Commission
Emergency Meeting set for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 at Commission Chambers

Jan. 5, 2017

Local government agencies hosting press briefing regarding weekend storms
Press briefing is Friday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. at Regional Emergency Operations Center.

Avalanche danger high in our area
Citizens advised to stay out of the backcountry until conditions improve.

Jan. 4, 2017

Sandbag locations available throughout unincorporated Washoe County
County asks residents to prepare for inclement weather.

Health District offers free Food Safety Workshops on Service Animals
What everyone needs to know about Service Animals and Food

Jan. 3, 2017

County Commission unanimously elects Commissioner Bob Lucey as 2017 Commission Chair
Commissioner Marsha Berkbigler is the new Vice Chair.

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December

Dec. 30, 2016

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed January 2
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open Jan. 1 and 2, 2017.

Dec. 29, 2016

Human Services Network announces winners of 28th Annual Human Services Awards
Commission Chair Kitty Jung named Politician of the Year.

Life Sentence For Reno Man
District Attorney Announces Outcome Of 2015 Murder Prosecution

TMFPD outfits every engine with advanced life-saving equipment
TMFPD is first fire department in Washoe County to equip every fire engine with automatic chest compression devices and brand new cardiac monitors.

Dec. 28, 2016

Washoe County property taxes due January 2, 2017
Payments will be accepted without penalty through Jan. 12, 2017.

District Attorney Announces Attempted Murder Case Sentencing
Lengthy Prison Term For Difficult To Prove Charge

Recycle Your Christmas Tree at 6 locations
Washoe County & Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful team up for community recycling.

Dec. 22, 2016

Happy Holidays from Washoe County
Most Washoe County offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. See full list.

Dec. 16, 2016

Washoe County Jury Finds Serial Child Sex Abuser Guilty
Local Jury Finds Reno Man Guilty in One of the Largest Child Sexual Abuse Trials Ever Tried in Washoe County

Dec. 15, 2016

Flu cases continue to rise in Washoe County
Health District advises vaccination and vigilance in prevention efforts

Dec. 14, 2016

Community Services encourages citizens to clear ditches and culverts
Sandbag locations available throughout Washoe County.

Lengthy Prison Sentence Handed Down in Shaken Baby Case
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Sentencing of Reno Man to 60 Years in Prison

Sandbag locations available
County urges residents to stay away from standing or moving water.

Volunteers sought for Washoe County Audit Committee
Make a difference in your community and volunteer.

Dec. 13, 2016

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission approves expansion of senior services programs to Incline Village.

Board of Fire Commissioners accepts TMFPD and SFPD Fiscal Year 2016 Audit Reports
Truckee Meadows Fire is financially sound. Sierra Fire Protection District has merged with TMFPD.

Dec. 12, 2016

DA vs Defenders Food Drive brings in thousands of food items for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada
31,000 food items were donated through the food drive.

Washoe County's Second Judicial District Court Awarded Grant to Help Adults with Disabilities
The $4,000 grant is possible through the National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making State Grant Program.

Dec. 10, 2016

Sandbag locations available throughout Washoe County
Heavy rain caused minor flooding in Caughlin Ranch, Belli Ranch and roads in Mogul.

Dec. 8, 2016

Local Leaders Participate in Salvation Army’s Kettle Ring
County Manager joins leaders from City of Reno and City of Sparks.

Glenn Duncan caroling performance canceled
Due to inclement weather, students will not perform at the Washoe County Administration Complex today.

Dec. 7, 2016

Final Report on March 8th Officer Involved Shooting
District Attorney Hicks Releases Report on Officer Involved Shooting Death of Arteair Porter

CANCELED: Glenn Duncan STEM Academy Choir to fill the Washoe County Complex with holiday carols
Due to inclement weather, students will not perform at the Washoe County Administration Complex today.

Dec. 6, 2016

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition and Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Advocates Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of NCIAA
Presentation at Governor's Mansion will highlight past and future of historic legislation

Service Animals and Food Facilities
Learn about how service animal laws effect the food establishment industry.

Dec. 5, 2016

Conviction in Felony DUI Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks Announces Conviction in a Felony DUI Trial

Washoe County teams up with forestry agencies to spread holiday cheer
Christmas trees are being donated to foster, adoptive and military families.

See details on new Garbage Franchise Agreeement in unincorporated Washoe County
Commissioners approved new program at Nov. 30 meeting

Dec. 2, 2016

Sentencing in 2014 Murder Case
Reno Man Sentenced to Life for Killing His Wife

Sentencing in Multiple Vehicle Theft Case
District Attorney's Office Reminds Public To Take Steps To Prevent Becoming A Victim

Animal Services Newsletter
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Where there's fire, there's smoke
TMFPD is first fire department in Washoe County to equip every fire engine with an antidote to treat smoke inhalation.

November

Nov. 30, 2016

Washoe County Healthy Living Forum set for December 1
Educational summit focuses on making health the center of our community

Nov. 29, 2016

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
New franchise agreement with Waste Management includes single stream recycling.

Nov. 28, 2016

Buy holiday gifts and support the Palomino Valley Volunteer Fire Station
Community Christmas Garage Sale and Fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.

Nov. 22, 2016

Washoe County administrative offices and libraries closed Nov. 24 and 25
County Clerk’s Reno office remains open.

Nov. 21, 2016

Recount process for Assembly District 31 race concludes
Results will be canvassed during upcoming Board of County Commission meeting Nov. 29, 2016

Early flu reports high in Washoe County
Factors indicate potentially tough flu season ahead - get vaccinated now!

Washoe County Registrar’s Office begins the recount of Assembly District 31 race
Jill Dickman requested recount Friday, November 18, 2016.

Nov. 17, 2016

Holiday Food Safety Tips
Avoid food-borne illnesses at your holiday meals by following these guidelines

Sentencing on Lewdness Case
District Attorney Announces Reno Man Sentenced to Life

Nov. 16, 2016

Life Sentence For Sex Offender
District Attorney Hicks Announces Outcome of Sexual Assault and Kidnapping Prosecution

Test your firefighting skills
Fire Ops 101 gives media and elected officials a chance to face real life emergency scenarios.

Photo opportunity with the turkeys
Thanksgiving photos, scavenger hunt at Rancho Park open house on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Nov. 15, 2016

Sentencing in Murder Case
District Attorney Secures Life Without Parole for Twice Convicted Murderer

Highlights from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission approves Canvass of the Vote for General Election.

Washoe County supports Nevada Flood Awareness Week
Nevada Flood Awareness Week is Nov. 13-19, see information to be prepared.

Sentencing in Murder Case
District Attorney's Office Announces Murder Prosecution Outcome

Nov. 14, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting Report
DA Releases Public Report On June 21, 2015 Officer Involved Shooting

Child Exploitation Prosecution
District Attorney Announces Sex Offender Sentenced to Life

Stuff a Bus for seniors this holiday season
Senior Giving Drive goes through December 7, 2016

Nov. 10, 2016

Mule Deer Winter Range Restoration
2016 saw a number of fires along the Sierra Front – Mule Deer Winter Range

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

Nov. 8, 2016

Final unofficial results reported in Washoe County
Remainder of ballots released.

Registrar of Voters reports all polls are officially closed
Updated results will be posted as they come in.

Nov. 7, 2016

Public’s input needed regarding cellular facilities in General Rural Agricultural regulatory zone
Public workshop set for Monday, Nov. 14

Meeting cancellation: Verdi Community Meeting on Fire Issues
Rescheduled date is Nov. 22

Washoe County residents set record for early voter turnout
Washoe County is ready to open all 86 polling locations on Election Day.

Nov. 3, 2016

Regional Trails Coalition hosts 3rd Annual Trails Summit
Summit to be held Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at Bartley Ranch Regional Park.

Nov. 2, 2016

Early voting for the General Election ends Friday
More than 91,000 voters in Washoe County have cast a ballot during early voting.

Nov. 1, 2016

Food for Fines available now
The Washoe County Law Library of the Second Judicial District Court is closing the book on hunger.

October

Oct. 31, 2016

Second Judicial District Court offers improved services in Domestic Violence Cases
The Court is raising awareness of domestic violence and helping victims.

Oct. 27, 2016

Keep It Clean – Know the Code – Burn Code Notifications Begin November 1
Keep our air clean - Know the Code

Health District EMS Oversight Program realizes significant achievements
Program working to ensure the EMS system is responsive to community needs and provides high quality patient care

Animal Services Newsletter
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Robbery Conviction
District Attorney Announces Newest Habitual Criminal Sentencing

Early voting for the General Election is available now
Washoe County Registrar’s Office is offering 23 early voting locations.

Oct. 26, 2016

Man Convicted Of Sex Offenses Against Children Wanted
District Attorney Asks For Public's Help In Locating Convicted Offender

Learn more about the proposed Public Lands Bill
Washoe County is hosting a public forum Nov. 2.

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

Oct. 25, 2016

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commissioners accept bid for Rancho San Rafael Regional Park irrigation reconstruction project.

Oct. 24, 2016

Community meeting for residents affected by the Little Valley Fire
Community meeting to be held on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.

Oct. 21, 2016

A second flu-related death reported in Washoe County
Vaccinate and seek medical attention if needed

Residential Dump Days return
Dump Days are Saturday, Oct. 22 & Sunday, Oct. 23.

A statement regarding the District Court’s decision to deny WC-1 petition
Early voting begins Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.

Burn Area Emergency Response team begins fire recovery efforts at site of Little Valley Fire.
Preparations to assess impacts of Little Valley Fire on private and public property are underway.

Oct. 20, 2016

First Flu-related death of season reported in Washoe County
The best way to avoid the flu is to get a flu shot

Early voting begins October 22
Washoe County Registrar’s Office is offering 23 early voting locations.

Oct. 19, 2016

Conviction in Robbery and Shooting Case
District Attorney Hicks Highlights Importance of Aggressively Prosecuting Habitual Criminals

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

Officer Involved Shooting Report
DA Hicks Releases Findings In Public Report On January, 2016 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Oct. 18, 2016

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commission proclaims October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Board of Fire Commissioners receives update on Little Valley Fire
Cost of resources to fight the Washoe Valley area fire estimated at $4 million.

Northern Nevada Workshop prepares regional partners for winter
Snow Conference to be held Oct. 19 and 20, 2016.

Oct. 17, 2016

Residents affected by the Little Valley Fire view damage
Washoe County is working with the community and local partners to support victims of Little Valley Fire.

End of the trail for Nevada Discovery Ride
Welcome home Samantha Szesciorka from 1,100 mile trip.

Drug Roundup set to collect prescription drugs, liquids and pet medications
Six locations coordinating as part of DEA’s National Take Back Day asking people to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal

Free Family Health Festival slated for Wednesday, October 19
Services provided to attendees on first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last... Local Emmy Award-winning newscasters will read to children as part of activities

Oct. 14, 2016

Food Establishment Power Outage Guidelines
Health District offers recommendations for food establishment operators on power outage response

New Certified Pool Operator Regulations
Health District seeks public comment and offers workshops on proposed regulations governing Certified Pool Operators

Updates on the Little Valley Fire
2,291 acres burned, 100 percent containment reported.

New Invasive Body Decoration Regulations
Health District seeks public comment and offers workshops on proposed regulations governing tattoos, piercings and permanent makeup

Oct. 13, 2016

Canceled Treat your taste buds to all things apple
You are invited to the Washoe Valley Cider Squeeze Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. This is event is canceled.

Oct. 12, 2016

New early voting and Election Day poll location added in Nixon, Nevada.
Deadline to register to vote is Tuesday.

Learn more about the proposed Tahoe Area Plan
The goal is to establish the long term vison of the Incline Village-Crystal Bay area.

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Move Request to Spanish Springs
Community meeting to learn more about the request and to submit concerns and questions.

Get your catch on at Washoe County’s beautiful Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is hosting Youth Fishing Education Day Saturday, Oct. 15.

Oct. 11, 2016

Top 5 things to know from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
County Commissioners accept more than $800,000 in grants to feed seniors.

Oct. 7, 2016

A statement regarding the Federal Court's decision on polling locations in Nixon
Washoe County is reviewing the Court's decision

Oct. 6, 2016

Time is running out to register to vote
The deadline to register to vote by mail or with an outside agency is Oct. 11, 2016.

Oct. 5, 2016

Sentencing in Sexual Assault and Lewdness of Child Case
WCDA Announces Sparks Man Sentenced to Life In Prison For Sexual Abuse of Child

Christine Vuletich named Assistant County Manager of Administration and Finance for Washoe County
Vuletich brings extensive experience to Washoe County.

Oct. 4, 2016

Sentencing in Elder Abuse Case
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Sentencing in Abuse Case Involving 84 Year Old Victim

September

Sept. 29, 2016

Free microchipping and low-cost vaccination clinic for pets
Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016.

Sept. 28, 2016

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District supports the 2nd Annual Hugs and Heroes Event
Fun safety and awareness event Saturday.

County Emergency Manager reminds residents to prepare for an emergency.
Learn which disasters can impact our area and how residents can receive emergency notifications.

Deadline to register to vote is fast-approaching
The deadline to register to vote by mail or with an outside agency is Oct. 11, 2016

Sept. 27, 2016

Washoe County Commissioners appoint three to vacant Washoe County legislative seats
Commissioners appoint to Nevada State Senate Districts 13 and 15, as well as Nevada State Assembly District 25.

Sept. 23, 2016

Conviction in Felony Eluding Case
District Attorney Announces Reno Man Found Guilty Of Eluding Involving Injury to Sparks Police Officer

You are invited
Palomino Valley Fire Volunteers Community Garage Sale and Fundraiser this Saturday.

Sept. 22, 2016

Washoe County property taxes due October 3, 2016
Payments will be accepted without penalty through Oct. 13, 2016.

Sept. 21, 2016

Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations
University experts showcase research, engage attendees in activities and programs.

Commissioners submit nominees for vacant Washoe County legislative seats
All nominees will be on agenda for Sept. 27, 2016 County Commission meeting

Deadline to register to vote is fast-approaching
The deadline to register to vote by mail or with an outside agency is Oct. 11, 2016

Sept. 20, 2016

List of potential nominees for vacant Washoe County legislative seats
County Manager’s Office receives requests from 10 people.

Chair Kitty Jung cancels the special meeting of the County Commission
Commission to appoint to three vacant legislative seats on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

Highlights from Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting
Commission Chair Kitty Jung announces process to fill vacant legislative seats.

Fire incidents in June and July soar compared to same months in 2015
Chief Moore and commissioners thank firefighters and volunteers for their hard work during fire season.

Sparks Man Convicted of Robbery
District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict In Robbery Case

Time Change: Walk With Washoe Hiking Series moved to 5:30 p.m.
Join us at Sun Rock Trail tonight!

Sept. 19, 2016

Are you ready to help your community during an emergency?
County Emergency Manager reminds residents how to prepare for an emergency.

Chair Kitty Jung calls for special meeting of the County Commission
Commission to appoint to three vacant legislative seats.

Sept. 16, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial
Washoe County District Attorney Announces Reno Man Found Guilty of 1st Degree Murder

Sept. 14, 2016

Health District and Saint Mary’s to demonstrate Isolation Pod procedures
Demonstration will exhibit first responder and hospital staff coordination

Learn more about the proposed Public Lands Bill
Washoe County is hosting two open houses in September

Sept. 13, 2016

Top 5 Things to Know about the State of the County Presentation
Watch the replay of County Manager John Slaughter's annual address.

Animal Services Newsletter
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Sept. 12, 2016

Statement from the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office
Medical Examiner identifies three decedents from Sunday’s plane crash.

Statement from Washoe County
Statement regarding complaint about the way committees were formed to write arguments for and against WC-1.

Washoe County Solid Waste Management Plan update
The Washoe County Waste Management Program has written a solid waste management plan and is seeking public comments and offering free workshops.

Statement from the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office
Medical Examiner performing autopsies on three decedents from Sunday’s plane crash.

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

Sept. 9, 2016

Juror Appreciation Day
Second Judicial District Court celebrates Juror Appreciation Week!

Be Prepared For Wildfire
Preparation and planning are key components for the safety of your family and home.

Sept. 7, 2016

Health District conducts fourth mosquito treatment
800 acres to be covered after more mosquitos test positive for West Nile virus