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County deputies, city officers get body cameras
If you interact with a Lyon County Sheriff’s Office deputy or Yerington Police Department officer, remember one thing – you’re on candid camera. The county and city of Yerington rolled out body cameras to all deputies and officers who interact with the public during the week of Dec. 10-14.
City council appoints administrative director
Yerington’s interim city clerk has been promoted to administrative director. Sheema Shaw was appointed to the department head position by the Yerington City Council at their Dec. 10 meeting.
Lyon County approves Quad County emergency plan
The Lyon County Commission approved the 2018 Quad County Emergency Multi-Agency Coordination Guide and gave county manager Jeff Page the authority to sign a letter of intent to support the plan in case of a local or statewide disaster situation at its Dec. 6 meeting.
Nevada County assault victim remains in hospital
A man initially thought to be the victim of a mountain lion attack remained Friday in a Roseville hospital, Nevada County officials said. The 50-year-old man can't yet speak about what authorities now believe was an assault, sheriff's Lt. Rob Bringolf said.
Sierra Nevada snowpack on track to shrink up to 79% by the end of the century, new study finds
The snow season, which started this month, is off to a good start. A series of December storms covered the Sierra Nevada with heavy snow, leaving the snowpack at 106% of average, according to the state's snow survey.
Second annual parade of lights a glowing hit
Yerington's second annual parade of lights lit up downtown Saturday with dozens of lit-up vehicles and floats cruising through downtown. Santa was on hand after the parade for photos.
Time to celebrate after a big show
Today the Steel Magnolias, Bobbie Smith, Melinda Johnson, Ruth Ifversen and I did a show at the South Lyon Medical Center in Yerington. It was more of a celebration than a show and I'm still ridin' high.
2018 Nevada Preps All-State Girls Tennis Team
The junior five-star recruit is the state’s top college prospect, and rolled to her third consecutive Class 4A state singles title without dropping a set. The senior reached the semifinals for the Class 4A state singles tournament.
Sisolak: Nevada will join others to oppose judge’s ACA ruling
Governor-elect Steve Sisolak and Attorney General-elect Aaron Ford announced Saturday that they plan to join other states in opposing a Texas federal judge’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
Lyon County aims to end hostility at sporting events
Lyon County, Nev. - The Lyon County School District is taking measures to improve the atmosphere at its sporting events, implementing new rules to encourage fair play and camaraderie.
Recall attempt spurs renewed calls to change laws in Nevada
Nevada’s laws governing the recall of public officials, state Democratic leaders say, are broken. That’s something Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Seroka is feeling after learning he’s the target of the latest recall …
Basketball: Nevada women lose to Texas Tech
Nevada senior Terae Briggs recorded her fourth double-double of the season Saturday, but the Nevada women’s basketball team lost to Texas Tech, 86-67. For Briggs, her 18-point, 13-rebound performance marked her third consecutive double-double, leading the Wolf Pack (2-7) in both categories. She fini
Lyon Co. Schools propose changes following reports of bad behavior at sporting events
LYON CO., Nev. — The Lyon County School District is taking action after they say at least four unsportsmanlike or violent incidents were reported at Nevada schools. According to a statement sent to News 4-Fox 11 on Thursday, these incidents took place over the course of the last six months.
$2.1 million judgment against Lyon County upheld
A federal appeals court has affirmed a $2.1 million judgment against Lyon County and its former Public Administrator Richard Glover, accused of stealing from the home of a dead man in 2008.
Lyon sheriff asks for help finding missing 11-year-old Fernley boy
FERNLEY, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s help finding an 11-year-old from Fernley reported missing. Matthew K. Rodenbaugh was last seen Wednesday around noon.
Second drug sweep case heads for district court
A former Gardnerville resident who fled the county to avoid drug trafficking charges waived his preliminary hearing in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday. Adam James Guenther, 28, of Medford, Ore., is one of a dozen people facing felony charges in connection with an undercover investigation into L
Washoe ROTC instructor faces assault charge
The logistics manager for the Washoe County School District's Jr. Reserve Officer Training Corps faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon as a result of an incident at a Stateline hotel.
4 Lyon County schools get grants for gardens
Four Lyon County elementary schools were among 40 schools across four Nevada counties to receive a $200,000 grant award to support growing new gardens on campus, according to the Nevada Department of Agriculture.
Power restored in in Douglas County
CARSON VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO)-- NV Energy was reporting almost 18,000 customers without power in the Douglas County area on Wednesday night. It turns out power went out about 7:21 p.m. and was restored by 7:28 p.m., but NV Energy's website was not updated to reflect the power being restored.
Molestation trial could see additional delay
Attorneys for a man facing a life sentence for child molestation are alleging prosecutorial misconduct in his indictment. Juan G. Ramirez-Vargas, 46, is denying charges of sexual assault and lewdness with a child under the age of 14.