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Navy Responded to Amtrak Scene with Crash Crews, Flight Surgeons and Search and Rescue Choppers

Passengers on an Amtrak train that was struck by a semi-truck in the middle of the Nevada desert were surprised to see fire trucks and helicopters emblazoned with "U.S. Navy" participating in the rescue efforts.  NAS Fallon rushed crash crews, doctors and helicopters to the scene as part of a joint emergency response effort.
NAS Fallon […]

Governor Visits Train Crash Victims and Volunteers at Emergency Shelter in Fallon (see photos)

Volunteers who set up an emergency shelter in Fallon for survivors of the train crash near Lovelock Friday, were surprised and pleased to see Governor Brian Sandoval walking through the crowd and asking how things were going.
The Governor stopped by E.C. Best elementary school where hundreds of people were bussed after their train was hit […]

Put on Your Best Dress and Dust Off Your Track Shoes

Reno is getting pretty creative about events these days and there seems to be something for everyone, whether you're craving formal tea or want to try pole vaulting.
If pole vaulting is on your bucket list, you're in luck.  Head out to the  Olympic Day Family Festival in Reno.  The festival gives you a chance to […]

Reno Teen Plays the Harp, wins the State 4 X 800 Relay and Lands Scholarship to East Coast Summer Writing & Film Program

Olivia Lowden spent an hour this weekend playing her harp for patients at a local hospital.  Then she put on her running shoes and knocked out a couple of miles on a training run.  She's also busy packing for a trip to Connecticut, where she landed a scholarship to attend a summer session at a […]

Friends of Bill and Dale Raggio Tell Tales of Their Generosity and His Practical Jokes

There were lots of Bill and Dale Raggio stories being told at John Ascuaga's Nugget Friday night.  The Raggios received the Hope Award from the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and lots of old friends came out to show their support.  Reno Mayor Bob Cashell stole the show during a video tribute, as he seemingly searched for […]