Empire’s Barbie Bungee Jump (PM)

Empire Elementary School’s efforts to become more Science Technology Engineering and Math-focused were hepled by a real doll last week. Adrienne Wiggins explains;

Empire’s Barbie Bungee Jump (MID)

Empire Elementary STEM Coach Adrienne Wiggins explains physics with the help of a real doll;

Empire Elementary is working towards becoming more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-focused.

Empire’s Barbie Bungee Jump (AM)

Empire Elementary School explored properties of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math last week with the help of a familiar face. STEM Coach Adrienne Wiggins explains;

Extreme Red Flag warning in effect until 6 p.m. Monday

An extreme Red Flag warning is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight. Peak wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour are expected in the U.S. 395 corridor, making conditions ripe for fire. The same conditions over the weekend helped the Walker Fire grew in size over the weekend. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire burning in the Plumas National Forest is now more than 53,000 acres. It’s 67 percent contained. Smoke from that fire is still creating unhealthy air in the Reno area as well.

3 cars dumped on top of one another in Sun Valley

Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are looking for the person who illegally dumped three cars stacked on top of one another in Sun Valley. They believe it happened sometime between Monday night and Thursday morning along East 6th Avenue between Lean and Lupin drives. Police hope due to the unusual nature of the incident that someone saw something. A $250 reward is being offered for information in the case.

‘Future of country is at stake’: Trump supporters rally at Basque Fry

A push to re-elect President Trump at this weekend’s Basque Fry in Gardnerville. Trump allies spoke to a crowd of 1,300 attendees who say if the president isn’t re-elected, the future of our country is at stake. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the event lost two headliners at the last-minute, including ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski who was called to testify before Congress and former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Event organizers say his flight was cancelled.

Mound House brush fire extinguished quickly

A small brush fire breaks out in Lyon County. Crews managed to put the fire, near Mound House out, Saturday, before it spread. The cause is under investigation, but the fire chief suspects target shooting.

Man on bike critical after being struck by vehicle in Reno

A man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Reno. Police say the 57-year-old man was riding his bike when he was hit at Longley Lane and Aircenter Circle Friday night. Police say the driver is cooperating with authorities.

Sprinklers Put Out Blaze in Sparks

Sprinklers put out a fire Saturday afternoon in the industrial area of Sparks.
Fire crews responded to an alarm in a commercial building in the 1300 block of Greg Street about 3:15 p.m. The first crew saw light smoke from the roof and called in additional fire crews. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Saturday Morning Fatalities

Early Saturday morning Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) responded to a head-on collision with two confirmed fatalities on US-95A . NHP Northern Command gathered information from witnesses who said a white Chevy Sonic was driving southbound in the northbound lane when it struck a pickup truck head-on.
The two deceased victims were both occupants of the Chevy Sonic. The driver of the Pickup truck sustained serious injuries.