Rich Hancock has more on the return of the Nevada State Fair;
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Rich Hancock has more on the return of the State Fair;
It’s State Fair time again and Rich Hancock has more;
The Nevada State Fair returns to Mills Park in Carson City this Thursday through Sunday. No entry fee is required. Enjoy rides, music and family entertainment. Those fully vaccinated are not required to wear masks. Learn more at; nevadastatefair.org
Gold Star families gathered at the Atlantis west parking lot Saturday morning in honor of Memorial Day. During the Honor Flight Nevada coffee, a small ceremony was held and there’s a special version of a traveling Christmas tree-decorated with framed photographs of loved ones lost fighting for our freedom.
Fireworks spark a fire at Pyramid Lake. Firefighters were called to Tamarack Beach Saturday night to put out a wildland fire spanning just over an acre. Nothing was damaged-and no one was hurt. No one was cited because the proper permits had been issued for the fireworks.
A $500 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in a shooting in west Sparks. It happened early Sunday morning at the Oak Room Lounge on Oddie Boulevard. Police say a fight ended in shots fired with one victim hospitalized. The victim is expected to survive.
Washoe County deputies had to rescue a stranded hiker over the holiday weekend. They were called to Hunter Creek Trail’s Gully yesterday. They say the 27-year-old climber did not have the appropriate equipment for this challenging climb and got stuck in the middle of the hill. He had to be rescued under difficult conditions via a high-low rope.
After a “drought emergency” is declared in Alpine and El Dorado counties, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is asking its residents to conserve water. They want you to take the voluntary water conservation steps through October. Odd-numbered addresses are asked to water their lawns only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays while even-numbered addresses should water on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
A close call for a pilot …. a small airplane flipped Sunday after landing at the Minden-Tahoe Airport. The FAA says the single-engine Cessna 182 veered off the runway at landing and flipped. No one was hurt.
Nevada lawmakers introduce a last-minute proposal to hike taxes on the mining industry. The industry-backed tax would generate an estimated $170 million over two years with funds going towards education. It requires two-thirds support in both the state Senate and the Assembly before they adjourn today.