Archives for July 2019

National Night Out Aug. 6 (PM)

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong describes his long relationship with a beloved annual outreach event;

It happens Tuesday at Mills Park. Call Lisa Davis at (775) 283-7809 for more information.

National Night Out Aug. 6 (MID)

Carson City and the National Association of Town Watch host a beloved annual event. Sheriff Ken Furlong explains;

It happens Tuesday at Mills Park. Call Lisa Davis at (775) 283-7809 for more.

National Night Out August 6

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong describes his long relationship with National Night Out;

The annual event happens next Tuesday from 5 to 8pm at Mills Park. Call Lisa Davis at (775) 283-7809 for more information.

Storms damage Reed HS classrooms, computers

More than 20 classrooms and dozens of computers were damaged at Reed High School in last week’s storm. KOLO-TV reports the school’s roof is being replaced, and during renovations, water got through in Thursday’ storm. There’s also damage to ceilings, walls, floors and furniture. School officials don’t expect the damage to delay the start of school.

Fire in south Reno doused before damaging homes

Truckee Meadows firefighters stop a brush fire from damaging homes. They were called to Rim Rock Drive in the Virginia Foothills yesterday afternoon. The fire burned about a half-acre on the hillside behind a set of homes. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

$5K reward offered for whereabouts of missing Hidden Valley man

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the whereabouts of a missing Hidden Valley man. Scott Madden hasn’t been seen since July 13. His vehicle was found four days later in Galena Creek Park. Madden is white, 6’4″ with brown hair and blue eyes.

Washoe Co. girl killed in bounce house freak accident laid to rest

A little girl from Washoe County was laid to rest Tuesday after dying from injuries she suffered earlier this month. Lizzy was playing inside a bounce house when a wind gust carried it 10 feet into power lines earlier this month. She died less than two weeks later; two other kids were hurt.

2 stabbings happen 30 minutes apart in Reno

Two stabbings happen just 30 minutes apart in Reno. The first happened at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the Walmart on West 7th Street. Police say a man was stabbed and hospitalized at Renown. Police say they saw a man fleeing in a grey sedan with Nevada plates. The second stabbing happened at 4 p.m. at the RTC bus station on East 4th Street. Police say two men got into a fight and one stabbed the other in the shoulder and chest. The victim refused medical treatment, and a suspect was arrested.

Renown and BCBS Have Split

After today, Renown Health will no longer accept Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. Anthem issued a termination notice in February . Some patients, say they didn’t know about it until this month. Both Renown and Anthem have said they were working toward a resolution but now time is up. Anthem BCBS members may contact Anthem at 1-800-331-1476 or www.anthem.com for a list of in-network providers

Nevada Gaming Numbers Are Up

A jump in winnings by Nevada casinos in June helped push statewide revenue figures for the fiscal year to $11.9 billion. The total statewide “gaming win” of a little more than $1 billion last month was up nearly 11.6% compared with June 2018 and represented the best month of June ever, according to Michael Lawton, chief analyst for the Nevada Gaming Control Board.