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  • Bring home your very own saddle-trained wild horse from the Northern Nevada Correctional Center
    Friday, February 21, 2020 1:00 AM
    On Saturday, the Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Corrections — Silver State Industries are hosting a saddle-trained wild horse adoption at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center located at 1721 Snyder Avenue, south of Carson City, Nevada.  Public viewing begins at 9 a.m. and a competitive-bid adoption event, conducted by an auctioneer, follows at 10 a.m. The starting bid for all the animals offered is $150. 
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    People in Nevada are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United Kingdom and could be set to hit the United States.
    CPR Call Blocker is urging the public in Nevada to beware if they receive a call from an apparent police officer telling you that your bank card has been cloned or that money has been taken from your account.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Obesity and diabetes rates are higher on Indian reservations than the national average — a trend that researchers trace back to the creation of reservations themselves, federal intervention, geographic isolation and reduced access to traditional food sources that had supplied tribes for generations. 
  • Largest Nevada casinos report $2 billion gain in fiscal 2019
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Nevada's largest casinos reaped more than $2 billion from gambling, food and beverage sales, room rentals and other factors during the 2019 fiscal year, state regulators reported Friday.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    A Republican state lawmaker has proposed a ballot initiative in Nevada to open non-presidential primary elections to voters of all political parties.
    The initiative would create a primary system for partisan races in which all candidates would appear on the ballot, meaning nonpartisan voters would be able to participate without changing their affiliation.
    Nonpartisan voters were previously excluded under the state's closed primary system which permitted only registered Republicans and Democrats to weigh in, state officials said.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    A 40-year-old woman convicted of killing a man involved in a child custody dispute with her could be sentenced to spend the rest of her life in prison when sentenced April 9 in state District Court in Reno.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    People in Nevada are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United Kingdom and could be set to hit the United States.
    CPR Call Blocker is urging the public in Nevada to beware if they receive a call from an apparent police officer telling you that your bank card has been cloned or that money has been taken from your account.
  • Former Reno mayor, lieutenant governor Bob Cashell dies at 81
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Bob Cashell, the former longtime mayor of Reno and Nevada lieutenant governor known for his big personality, died on Tuesday at a Reno hospital. He was 81.
    Jim Bauserman, a family friend, confirmed the news to The Nevada Independent. A source close to the family says he had heart problems and died after a brief illness.
    Community leaders, including current Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, offered tributes on Tuesday.
    “He touched so many with his larger than life personality,” Schieve said on Twitter. “He loved the entire Reno community like they were his very own family. His legacy will forever be remembered as one of Reno’s greatest!”
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Nevada Complete Count Committee has opened its Nevada Census 2020 Partnership Support Grant Program and Administrative Grant Program applications:
  • Officials look to churches, grocery stores, cultural events to bring census message to hard-to-count communities
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Imagine going to the supermarket and finding a sticker advertising the census on the apples in the produce aisle. Or stopping by a gas station and hearing a catchy jingle about how everyone counts for the census. 
    These are two of the approaches census outreach organizers in Nevada are considering as they work toward ensuring historically underrepresented and undercounted communities participate in the 2020 Census. Although April 1 is census day, notices and forms about the census will start arriving in the mail in March, with follow-ups running from April through July.
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