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Nevada woman sues; fears missing horse could be slaughtered

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada woman who fears her missing horse could end up at the slaughterhouse has joined a lawsuit challenging state plans to transfer ownership of thousands of free-roaming mustangs to private hands. Lawyers for the California-based American Wild Horse Campaign and Cynthia Ashe of

KTVN.COM - 2018-03-20 18:18:00

Adopted wild horse mentioned in lawsuit once walked in Nevada Day parade, owner says

Protestors gathered Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Carson City to call on Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to undo a decision by the Department of Agriculture to offer approximately 3,000 free range horses to a private group. Benjamin Spillman An escaped mare whose owner says once marched in the Nevada Da

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 01:26:58

Police ask public to avoid area of Marsh and Nixon

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno Police are at the scene of an incident on Marsh Avenue, and are asking people to stay away from the area of Marsh and Nixon. Police say one person has been detained, but they are not releasing details or circumstances. They say the investigation will go into the evening hou

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-03-20 22:31:00

Nixon and Marsh streets in Midtown Reno closed due to a police investigation

Reno Police ask that you avoid the area of Marsh and Nixon streets in Midtown due to an active investigation. No other information was immediately available. News 4 is working to gather more information. Check back with us for updates. Reno Police ask that you avoid the area of Marsh and Nixon stre

MYNEWS4.COM - 2018-03-20 15:22:53

Sandbags available in Lyon County

Based upon projected weather forecast for this weekend Lyon County has implemented self fill sand bag locations in Central Lyon County. Lyon County does not anticipate significant flooding but advises citizens that are prone to flash flooding to prepare. Lyon County will monitor the locations and wi

NEVADA APPEAL - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Senior center to temporarily close as county takes over

The Yerington Senior Center will close for two weeks as Lyon County takes over operations of the facility. The center will close at the end of the business day March 23 and will reopen April 9. The building will undergo a deep cleaning and receive a fresh coat of paint. Damaged ceiling tiles will be


Tasty testes! Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry winners

The 27th annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, celebrating the culinary potential (and naughty pun possibilities) of beef and sheep testicles, returned to Virginia City March 17. The event featured nearly 30 ballers (er, cookers) and vendors on St. Patrick's Day. The winners were nuts (in the most flavo

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 13:58:50

Dayton home catches fire; 1 taken to hospital

DAYTON, Nev. (KOLO)-- One person was taken to Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center with smoke inhalation after a Thursday morning fire in Dayton, the Central Lyon County Fire Protection District reported. Crews went to the fire on Grosh Avenue at 10:31 a.m. and the first unit to arrive found the fir


Yerington man killed in vehicle accident

A Yerington man was killed in a March 5 motor vehicle accident. Nevada Highway Patrol troopers responded to the accident at about 11:45 p.m. on State Route 208 near mile marker 25. A 1999 Ford F-350 pickup traveling westbound on State Route 208 failed to yield the right of way to a Yerington Police


Planning Commission Denies Stagecoach Development

A project that would bring more than a thousand new homes to Stagecoach was shot down by Lyon County Planning Commissioners Tuesday. The project will now move forward to the Board of Commissioners on April 5th, 2018. Ryan Canaday spoke to residents against the project Monday. Officials say many of


Lineup taking shape for 2018 Night in the Country festival

The lineup is taking shape for the 2018 Night in the Country festival, returning to Yerington on July 26-28. Brett Eldredge and Cole Swindell will headline the music line-up the annual country music festival. The award-winning artists boast multiple No. 1 hits and several nominations for the upcomin


Free Dump Days at Lockwood Regional Landfill held throughout April

Free Dump Days at Lockwood Regional Landfill held throughout April The Lockwood Regional Landfill is celebrating Earth Day during the month of April with Free Dump Days throughout the whole month. Residential customers are invited to get ride of furniture, appliances, mattresses, and other bulky i


Balling on St. Patrick's Day - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Virginia City was a party on St. Patrick's Day, thanks to the 27th annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry. Even with some heavy snow this week and some light snow overnight, the festival went on. "We got calls yesterday from Oregon, California, Arizona, saying 'hey are you guys still on?'" Deny Dotson, To


Night in the Country lineup announced

Award-winning musicians Brett Eldredge and Cole Swindell will headline this year's Night in the Country Music Festival July 26-28. The festival is northern Nevada's largest country music festival and typically draws around 15,000 people to the Yerington area. Eldredge was the 2014 Country Music Awa


Local Developer Proposes to Build in Stagecoach, Many Residents in Opposition

A proposal to build could bring more than 1,400 new homes to rural Lyon County.The Desert Wells Preserve Development would sit on nearly 500 acres of land in Stagecoach. Schaller Development, the lead agency behind the project, says bringing a mixture of high density single family homes, apartments,


Wild horse advocates file suit

Drone footage shows the early stages of development in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. As time has gone on, major factories and companies have moved into the industrial park. Developer Lance Gilman says there are plenty of things that attract businesses, not the least of which, "Their infatuation