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Burning Man Organizers Are Fighting A $3 Million Tax

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Organizers of the Burning Man counter-culture celebration are challenging the enforcement of a Nevada state tax that they say...

River-Cleaning Program Gives Jobs To Reno Homeless, Beautifies City

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.19.2015 | Good News

The city of Reno is streamlining its efforts to reduce homelessness, while simultaneously keeping its waterways clean. A pilot program call...

5 Reasons Reno, Nevada Is Actually Pretty Cool

Mike Dunphy | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

A mid-range meal for two at Reno's restaurants costs less than half what it would cost in New York and so do the drinks. Even the JetBlue flight from New York is less than $300. So feel free to loosen up the wallet. It doesn't take much to go far.

Reno Removes Rainbow Flag From City Hall After Controversy

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno's decision to temporarily replace the Stars and Stripes with a rainbow didn't fly with some locals. The American flag was...

A Road Trip for Public Transportation

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Sometimes I need a good road trip to think about public transportation. Last week I took a much needed working vacation by flying to Reno. A friend met me there and we started our adventure, by car, in the rapidly hipsterfying Midtown neighborhood.

The Biggest Little (Underrated) City

Findery | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel

Forget the flashy lights and cigarette stench of the casinos and come discover the other side of small business owners and artists that make Reno a community.

Gatekeepers Beware, the Closet Doors Are Open

Sean Savoy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Sean Savoy

In America we celebrate many liberties, among them the freedom to publish. The logical consequence of the right to produce books is the freedom to read. Now, this may be a "chicken or egg" dilemma, but whichever way you look at it, one action should naturally follow the other.

The Bear Is A Killer... Tetherball Player

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy

Watching dogs play tetherball is nice, but we can barely handle watching a bear play tetherball. Luckily, this bear has a happy home at the Animal...

Where 1950s Divorcés Went For A 'Six Week Cure'

Theresa Iker | Posted 10.28.2013 | Divorce
Theresa Iker

The year was 1951. Right at the time that many associate with Leave it to Beaver and postwar domestic bliss, Marilu Norden's married life was shattered.

The Traveling Miracle Show Crosses the Great Divide

JK Russ | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
JK Russ

We our show on the road to Reno, Nevada -- 450 miles north across the arid Mojave Desert. Although we were following in the hoof prints of the traveling medicine shows of old, we had the benefits of bitumen and a hired Dodge Caravan, allowing us to make the trip in a day.

4 Men Arrested After Nevada Official's Body Was Found In River

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

RENO, Nev. -- Investigators believe four suspects stole property in the apartment of Nevada's chief insurance examiner before killing him and dumping ...

David Lohr

Another Missing Teen Leaves Cryptic Facebook Status (UPDATED) | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

For the second time in a week, a teenager has disappeared after posting a cryptic status update to Facebook. UPDATE: According to the Reno Police ...

Foster Grandparent Program (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 09.16.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

A program that grew from a pilot project in the late 1960s, The Foster Grandparent Program places seniors into schools, juvenal detention centers and transitional housing facilities to help at-risk youth.

Super-Bowl Comes To Reno

Bob Cashell | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Bob Cashell

Like bowling, Reno is a great American comeback story that deserves to be told.

Citizen Anthropologist Occupying Reno

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.12.2012 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

Many view Occupy as a youth movement, with Occupy Wall Street as its epicenter, because of the financial meltdown; but its traditions are deep-rooted in human history, and Occupiers target social injustice worldwide.

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama Hangs Out With Baby In Nevada

Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Starting today, we'll be featuring our favorite photo of President Barack Obama from the past week every Monday, and asking you for your best captions...

Lots To Love In Nevada

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.02.2012 | Travel

When we think Nevada, our minds often go to Las Vegas. But not everything happens in Vegas.

Tales of the 99%: Riding With the Repo Man

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Outside the Grand Sierra casino a huge video marquee has the blazoned words, "ANOTHER LUCKY WINNER CAROL S. $34,500." The large image of a smiley old ...

'Extremely Remorseful' Man Admits He Accidentally Started Reno Blaze

AP | SCOTT SONNER and MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 03.21.2012 | Green

RENO, Nev. — An "extremely remorseful" elderly man admitted Friday that he accidentally started a brush fire that destroyed 29 homes near Reno w...

Big Bank's Foreclosure Fine Laughably Small

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

The process known as foreclosure mediation is often cited as a way for distressed homeowners to help themselves -- to sit down with lenders and renego...

Death Toll In Reno Air Show Crash Rises To 11

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

RENO, Nev. — When 50-year-old Craig Salerno went missing after attending the Reno air races with friends, his wife didn't need DNA testing to co...

'Mass Casualty Situation' After Plane Crashes Into Stands At Nevada Air Show (VIDEO)

AP | KEN RITTER and DON THOMPSON | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

RENO, Nev. — The death toll rose to nine Saturday in an air race crash in Reno as investigators determined that several spectators were killed o...

Suspect In California Murders Distrusted Government, Records Show

AP | By JASON DEAREN and SCOTT SONNER | Posted 07.22.2011 | Los Angeles

RENO, Nev. -- When a California judge holds a plea hearing this week for Joseph Naso, the 77-year-old photographer will likely be in court on his own,...

Why Al Franken Was Right About Net Neutrality

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Last week Senator Al Franken made an important speech, calling Internet neutrality "the First Amendment issue of our time." If I had heard that claim...

Wild Horse Round Up Approved in Nevada By BLM

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Bureau of Land Management approved the removal of 2,500 wild horses from the range near Reno on Monday as opposition gro...