Middle School Meeting (PM)

Dan Davis has more on the Eagle Valley Middle School construction meeting;

Middle School Meeting (MID)

Carson Schools’ Dan Davis has more on a meeting in the Eagle Valley gym this Thursday;

Middle School Meeting (AM)

Carson Schools will host a meeting in the Eagle Valley gym this Thursday at 6 p.m. Dan Davis has more;

Sisolak’s State of State to be virtual as he details $8.7B budget proposal

Governor Steve Sisolak’s State of the State will be virtual Tuesday night. His staff says it’s been pre-recorded. In his speech, he’s expected to give a summary of his biennium budget proposal. It includes nearly $8.7 billion in spending, down 2 percent from the year prior. It also rescinds state employee furloughs in Fiscal Year 22-23 budget. Tonight, Sisolak is also expected to offer a message of hope for Nevadans, saying we’ll recover from this crisis, and that our resilience should never be doubted.

Washoe Co. adds more COVID recoveries than cases, no new deaths

Washoe County adds a large number of COVID-19 recoveries and a small number of new cases for a change. The county saw 420 recoveries and just 71 new cases Monday. There were also no new deaths. The death toll stands at 567.

200+ Nevada National Guard troops in DC for Inauguration Day

More Nevada National Guard troops are in Washington D.C, ahead of Inauguration Day. Two specialized units of about 30 members were set to go before the riot inside the U.S. Capitol building, but now 200 additional soldiers from Nevada have been deployed.

Elected officials may seek more control over Washoe Health District

Elected officials in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County are meeting to consider asserting more control over of the Washoe County District Board of Health-which controls the Health District that’s been managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Sparks Mayor Ed Lawson tells News 4 it’s not a power grab-but rather is in the interest of setting up an appeals process so people and businesses can appeal health district decisions.

Sparks man arrested after crashing into parked cars, killing 1

A Sparks man is arrested after a crash killed a man and injured a woman over the weekend. Police handcuffed Michael Perry. They say he was speeding on Howard Drive when he crashed into two parked vehicles that were both occupied. He hopped out of the vehicle and fled on foot, but was arrested a short time later. Police say speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.

Rural NV farmers will feel effects if drought continues

More than 70 percent of the state is in extreme drought, and it could soon impact farmers and ranchers in rural Nevada. Experts say if we don’t see enough rain or snow soon, it could mean water shortages and crop losses later this year. The National Weather Service says Reno has seen just 30 percent of its normal rainfall for this time of year. The drought started 18 months ago.

COVID-19 Numbers Down Monday

Nevada officials reported 1,221 new coronavirus cases and 5 new deaths on Monday, bringing the statewide totals to 262,794 confirmed cases and 3,779 deaths since the start of the pandemic. The single-day increases were notably less compared to spikes reported earlier in January.