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News in Washoe County, Nevada
AG's Office Says WCSD Violated Open Meeting Law
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:59:03 -0800
Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced this week that the Washoe County Board of School Trustees and its presiding chair violated the Open Meeting Law.
195 distracted driving tickets in Reno-Sparks over 2 weeks
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:23:33 -0800
The Nevada Highway Patrol and Washoe County Sheriff's Office joined Reno and Sparks police in the distracted driving awareness campaign.
195 Drivers Cited for Cell Phone Use in February
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:59:03 -0800
Washoe County Sheriff's Office cited 195 drivers for distracted driving in February.
195 drivers cited for cellphone use while driving in one month
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:20:20 -0800
RENO, Nev. - As part of ongoing efforts to increase public safety by reducing the number of accidents and injuries caused by distracted driving, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office participated in a Joining Forces distracted driving awareness campaign from February 12 through February 23, 2015. ...
Fitch Affirms Washoe County School District, NV GOs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:50:00 -0800
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following Washoe County School District, NV ratings at 'AA-':
Washoe County notified of two possible measles cases
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:57:18 -0800
The Washoe County Health District received notifications Monday of two possible measles cases. At this time, laboratory confirmation is pending; however, symptoms are consistent with measles.
Martinez on Boston job: "For me, it's a great opportunity"
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:33:44 -0800
RENO, Nev. - - Less than a month after being tapped by the Governor to help bolster struggling schools in Nevada, former Washoe County School District Superintendent Pedro Martinez is now a finalist for another job -- back East. For Martinez, this new opportunity presents itself in Boston, Massachusetts. ...
Pedro Martinez Finalist for Boston Schools' Superintendent
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:54:24 -0800
Former Washoe County School Superintendent Pedro Martinez has been named one of four finalists for superintendent of Boston Public Schools.
Sheriff's Detectives Arrest Reno Man on Child Sexual Assault, Lewdness Charges
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:23:55 -0800
Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detectives have arrested an 80-year-old Reno man on several sexual assault and lewdness charges involving a child under 14.
No measles in Washoe County; Spanish Springs case negative
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:28:58 -0800
Washoe County Health District officials say they now have ruled out the possibility that a student at Spanish Springs elementary school student has measles.