What a disappointment to hear that Mark White, the tourism guy from Utah (who enthusiastically accepted the top job at RSCVA) has changed his mind. That's right, he's not coming after all. Family issues. It's like your prom date leaving you halfway through the evening for the blonde he's known for years. You get your […]
When I heard the brand new superintendent of Washoe County Schools was going to fly with the Blue Angels at the Reno Air Races… less than a month after arriving in Reno, I said to myself, "Who is this guy? Is he nuts?"
Zorching around in the back of an F-18 takes guts on any level, […]
Nancy Bostdorff sent this photo of Kermit and Casey playing one of their favorite games on an iPad. They try to touch a mouse that scoots around the screen. If they do, the mouse squeaks. The game even keeps score. Nancy says she tries to encourage good, clean competition– and no cat fights! Send […]
About a month before a truck crashed into an Amtrak train outside of Fallon, killing six people, emergency responders in Churchill County staged a mass-casualty drill at Churchill County High School to help hone the skills and coordination efforts of local, regional, state and federal agencies.
Officials dubbed the plan Operation ARCO (Aircraft Mishap Full Scale […]
How do you turn this thing on? I'm hungry!
I heard some movie folks from Paramount Pictures were visiting NAS Fallon this week doing research for a new movie about Top Gun. It's been 25 years since the original Top Gun movie filled the big screen– and it was a huge box office hit. People loved the flying scenes, many of which were actually […]
The dog days of summer have arrived, and to celebrate, public relations execs at the Glenn Group held a "Take Your Dog to Work Day" fair for employees, clients and anyone who wanted to stop by. Joining with the national event, the Glenn Group transformed its parking lot into a pop-up dog mob, with booths, […]
Channel 2 weatherman Mike Alger has been watching his son, CJ, compete this week at the largest fencing tournament in the world– right here in Reno. CJ is home from college for the summer and doesn't have to travel far to participate in the tournament. I caught up with Mike, his wife Anita and daughter […]
First of all, Artown rocks! It's 31 (sometimes 32) days of dance, music, art and culture you can't find anywhere else– at least all in one place. I've served on the board of Artown for about two years now and it's a well-thought-out, well-planned festival, and you're invited. So here's what you need to know: