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Galena High principal and assistant principal on leave  KOLO

The Washoe County School District confirms Galena High School Principal Tom Brown is on indefinite leave, as is Assistant Principal Erika Sanchez, but no ...

Howard steps down as Galena basketball coach  Reno Gazette Journal

Duke Howard said it was a tough decision, but he has stepped down as boys basketball coach at Galena. Howard was the head coach at Galena last season ...

WCSD pulls semi-automatic rifle from auction for Galena High School baseball team  Reno Gazette Journal

WCSD booster club stopped from auctioning off a semi-automatic weapon at a school fundraiser.

Students Dismiss Lawsuit Against Galena High School & District  KTVN

Three Galena High School students have dismissed their lawsuit against the Washoe County School District, Galena High School's Principal Tom Brown and ...

WCSD reports graduating most students in district history  KOLO

WCSD is striving to reach a 90 percent graduation rate by 2020 as part of its “90 by 20” campaign.

Biggest quake in swarm hits near Galena High  KOLO

The quakes span in size from a 0.9 magnitude to a 2.8 magnitude. No damage has been reported.

Galena hires Roberts as football coach  Reno Gazette Journal

Galena hired Hank Roberts as its next varsity football coach.

Parking, Logistics Released for High School Graduations at Lawlor Events Center  ThisisReno

High school graduation ceremonies get underway next week and the Washoe County School District is reminding students, their families, and other guests to ...

New Public Charter School in South Reno Opens This Fall  KTVN

Doral Academy hosted it's official groundbreaking party at it's future location on Butch Cassidy Rd. across from Galena High School Wednesday afternoon.

Scores of students across Reno-Sparks walk out in protest over political inaction on guns  Reno Gazette Journal

The planned actions at Washoe schools are part of a national movement to mark the one-month anniversary of shootings in Parkland, Fla.

Washoe Valley fire caused by bird; fully contained  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A fire in the Washoe Valley area on the south end of Washoe Lake that destroyed one building has been fully contained as of Saturday ...

NSN Daily's premiere show coming Friday  Nevada Sports Net

NSN Daily is almost here. Nevada Sports Net's new daily television show will debut Friday and move into full rotation at the start of next month. After single ...

Galena grad killed in New York City helicopter crash  Reno Gazette Journal

Tristan Hill was a Galena graduate and a local basketball mentor.

Three Galena High football players sue coach for 'bullying' them off the team  Reno Gazette Journal

Three former Galena High School football players have sued the coach, principal and Washoe County School District, alleging they were kicked off the team for ...

5 things to know about Wednesday's WCSD student walkout  Reno Gazette Journal

Students across the Washoe County School District are expected to walk out of school as part of a national movement to urge lawmakers to take action on gun ...

Updates: Reno-area students walk out to protest gun violence (again)  Reno Gazette Journal

Small groups of students around the Reno area staged walkouts Friday.

Local Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  ThisisReno

Several Northern Nevada high school students have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program and are among approximately ...

Mt. Rose Elementary, Sparks Middle and Galena High leaders named Principals of the Year  Reno Gazette Journal

Krissy Brown at Mt. Rose K-8 School of Languages, Stacey Ting at Sparks Middle School and Tom Brown at Galena High School were named Washoe County ...

Photos: Wooster High School graduation ceremony  Reno Gazette Journal

Wooster High School celebrates during its graduation ceremony at Lawlor Events Center in Reno on June 15, 2018.

Bishop Manogue student helping those in need  KOLO

Taking time away to give back can be difficult for some people. But one Bishop Manogue High School student is looking to change how people look at ...

Prep baseball All-Star games set for Sunday  Reno Gazette Journal

The annual All-Star Senior game and underclassmen game are both Sunday at Peccole Park on the Nevada campus.

Photos: Hug High School graduation ceremony  Reno Gazette Journal

Hug High School celebrates during its graduation ceremony at Lawlor Events Center in Reno on June 16, 2018.

Three Washoe high schools listed among Nevada's top ten  KOLO

A report issued by U.S. News & World Report ranks three Washoe County School District high schools among Nevada's top 10 high schools.

Best High Schools list in Nevada includes 4 Reno campuses  Reno Gazette-Journal

Four Reno high schools rank in the top 10 statewide.

5 WCSD high schools with grad rates that top 90 percent  Reno Gazette Journal

Nevada Department of Education releases more data about state's rising grad rates, confirming WCSD will rates above 90 percent.

Washoe County School District sets new graduation rate at 84 percent  KRNV My News 4

For the fifth consecutive year, the Washoe County School District set new graduation records as 3915 students -- or 84 percent of high school seniors -- earned ...

More than a hundred gather to defend Wooster coach  KOLO

More than a hundred parents, coaches, teachers, and students packed the Washoe County School District offices Tuesday afternoon, saying a high school ...

Wildcreek supporters sue school board, others over plan to build high school on golf course  Reno Gazette Journal

A group of golfers and homeowners filed the suit on Monday in an attempt to block WCSD's plan for a 2500-seat high school on Wildcreek Golf Course.

Celebration of life held for Reno man killed in helicopter crash  KOLO

More than 100 people went to the Boys and Girls Club near Reno High School to remember a man who was a mentor to young people.

2.8 Magnitude Earthquake in South Reno  KTVN

Nevada Earthquakes Twitter is reporting a magnitude 2.8 earthquake that struck 3.5 km northeast of Galena High School in South Reno.

Man from Reno ID'd as victim in NYC helicopter crash  KOLO

The New York Post and other media sources are reporting one of the victims in a helicopter crash is from Reno. He and others on the helicopter were on a ...

3 Reno campuses make best U.S. high schools list  Reno Gazette Journal

Fifteen Nevada campuses made the cut for the U.S. News & World Report's updated list of best public high schools in the country, with a Reno school ranking ...

Next High School Graduation Data Released for Class of 2017  ThisisReno

Galena High School had the highest graduation rate among comprehensive high schools in Washoe County this past year, and graduation rates for the entire ...

High School Students' Brawl Goes Viral  KOLO

A brutal fight between Reno and Galena High School students is captured on video and has gone viral on Youtube. Now, a lot of people are paying the price.

Updates: Interstates clear for evening drive time but 'take it slow'  Reno Gazette Journal

5 p.m. UPDATE: Road and cloud conditions inside Reno-Sparks have cleared considerably since early morning. Interstates 80 and 580 in immediate area are ...

Amodei: No apology for suspended McQueen student who used salty language with staffer  Reno Gazette Journal

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said late Monday he had no plans to apologize to a McQueen student who was suspended after he used salty language with ...

Almost 250 earthquakes shake Reno area in past week  USA TODAY

RENO, Nev. — Reno's southern neighborhoods have been shaking, ever so gently, for seven days now. If you live there — near Galena High School or where ...

Washoe Fire Now Burning More than 3500 Acres; School Closures  KOLO

The fire burning about 3500 acres has evacuated several areas. Depoali Middle School, Galena High School and Pleasant Valley Elementary School closed ...

Galena alum Anderson makes MLB debut  KOLO

ANAHEIM (KOLO) Drew Anderson made his major league debut Tuesday night. The Galena high school graduate came in as relief for the Phillies during their ...

Indians roll to 3A state semifinal, 8-3  Elko Daily Free Press

RENO – Elko junior Cooper Jones' home run in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday padded a 6-3 lead for the Indians, placing an exclamation point on an ...

Large crowds expected at March for Our Lives Saturday in downtown Reno  Reno Gazette Journal

A teacher who was called a hero for stopping a 14-year-old student with a gun at Pine Middle School in 2006 will be one of the speakers at March for Our Lives ...

Indians make 3A state championship with loss  Elko Daily Free Press

RENO – Despite a tough outing in its first game Friday, the Elko baseball team can check off a goal from its list – making the state final.

WCSD non grads from years past may now be eligible for a retroactive diploma  Reno Gazette Journal

Every student who failed to graduate from any Nevada high school because of one or more failed High School Proficiency Exams is now eligible for a retroactive ...

South Reno earthquake swarm: Over 230 quakes and counting  Reno Gazette Journal

South Reno has been shaking, ever so gently, for six days now.

Police Search for Possibly Armed Man; Galena High Lockdown Lifted  KOLO

Pleasant Valley Elementary school continues to be under lockdown Thursday while police look for a possibly armed man, 53-year-old Wade Richard Kelly, ...

High School Graduations Begin At Lawlor Events Center  ThisisReno

High school graduations at Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno are scheduled to get underway today and continue until early next week.

The Reason This High School Custodian Sang at Graduation Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye  POPSUGAR

National anthem performances don't always make you emotional — they're extremely common, after all — but sometimes the palpable passion from the.

Washoe RAVEN helicopter crew rescues injured mountain biker  KOLO

They used RAVEN and HASTY team volunteers to hoist him out of the area and he was taken to the Galena High School parking lot, where Care Flight met him ...

One view: Parents often need help advocating for child  Reno Gazette Journal

My son graduated with a regular diploma – no small feat for a student that has had to face as many instructional challenges as he has had with the Washoe ...

Nevada high school football coach accused of bullying players in lawsuit  CBS News

hree former Nevada high school football players have filed a federal lawsuit that says they had to leave the team after they challenged bullying from their coach.

Someone 2 Know: Emma Klacking  KTVN

When one graduating senior goes to college, she wants to go into biotechnology. Landon Miller has the reason why, in our Someone 2 Know.

36 Northern Nevada students from 11 high schools named 2018 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists  Reno Gazette Journal

Of the 36 students who have been named 2018 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist from the Reno area, 17 are from the Davidson Academy and one is a ...

Washington Post: Wooster High Ranked Number One in Nevada Public Schools  KTVN

Earl Wooster High School in Reno is ranked first among Nevada public high schools whose students take and pass college-level tests, according to a study ...

Record number of Washoe students are National Merit semifinalists  Reno Gazette Journal

Forty-seven Washoe County students made the cut for the National Merit Scholarship program, placing them among the smartest 1 percent of America's high ...

WCSD has 29 new staff assignments for 2017-2018; including 13 principals and 12 assistant principals  Reno Gazette-Journal

Washoe County School district announced 22 new staff placements today, including three new hires from outside the district. This announcement comes after ...

Galena's Corcoran honored as Tuff Shed Stud of the Week  KOLO

Galena high school running back Tommy Corcoran has been honored as the Tuff Shed Stud of the Week by the Sports Caravan.

Bump stocks and background checks: Here are Nevada's governor candidates' stances on guns  Reno Gazette Journal

Leading up to the primary election in June, the Reno Gazette Journal is getting the top candidates for governor on the record on a variety of issues that voters ...

RGJ Investigates: Washoe is struggling to educate its students with disabilities  Reno Gazette Journal

Note from Executive Editor Kelly Ann Scott: In the last two years, Reno Gazette-Journal reporter Siobhan McAndrew has investigated the state of special ...

Sheriff's Office: No criminal investigation for death of teen north of Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating the death of a teenage boy in Lemmon Valley on Thursday night.Sheriff's spokesman Bob ...

If You Like the Seclusion of the Mountains and the Forest, Then Southwest Reno is For You  KTVN

Located about 15 miles South of Reno, near Mt. Rose and Toiyabe National Forest is an area called Southwestern Reno which is included in MLS area 171.

Sprint to pay much more for Reed High School cell tower  Reno Gazette Journal

Reed High School has earned about $108,000 in the past four school years from allowing cell phone towers on campus, and it's about to earn a lot more.

From the Right: The Rebirth of the Washoe County Republicans (Opinion)  ThisisReno

Two years ago at this time, the Washoe County Republican Party was in the midst of a very public and messy civil war that consumed all and kept no prisoners.

Living in South Suburban Reno  KTVN

South Suburban Reno is located south of Reno near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and is in the MLS area 165. Neighborhoods that comprise ...

New Assignments Announced for Upcoming School Year  ThisisReno

The Washoe County School District has announced a number of new staff assignments for the 2017-2018 school year.

PHOTOS: Holland Project Hosts Final Flag Workshop  ThisisReno

The Holland Project hosted their final Reno flag workshop on Saturday, Feb. 10. The event featured vexillologist James Ferrigan, an expert in flags, sharing ...

The Lodge: Location For A Medical Marijuana Shop?  KOLO

RENO, NV - Operators of a controversial medical marijuana dispensary are planning on setting up shop at a new location. The dispensary met with much ...

Two Girl Scouts honored for outstanding projects  KOLO

The All That Glitters Awards Ceremony is May 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort.

Upper Colony Fire: 35 percent contained and evacuation orders are lifted  Reno Gazette Journal

The blaze is 1202 acres and 35 percent contained.

Earthquakes Hit Reno Area  KOLO

RENO, NV - Northern Nevada was hit with several small earthquakes Tuesday night. The activity started December 22, 2015 at 10:18PM with a 1.3 magnitude ...

Rolling Hills Fire in mop-up phase; evacuations lifted  KOLO

Crews are mopping up after the Rolling Hills Fire near Mt. Rose Highway, north of Galena High School.

Reno woman battles cancer, relishes time with her son  Reno Gazette Journal

Kristin Sumbot's fight for 'normal mommy moments.'

Animal instincts: Reno hunter takes prey by hand  Reno Gazette Journal

On 'Apex Predator' Remi Warren, 30, uses animal skills to take down prey.

Manhunt for Wade Kelly Ends  KOLO

Local man Wade Kelly wanted since Thursday following an altercation with his brother and standoff in Galena is in custody Friday afternoon. SWAT, K-9 and ...

Officials: Little Valley Fire at 2290 acres, 90% containment  KRNV My News 4

Crews from multiple agencies continue to battle a brush fire that erupted early Friday morning in Washoe Valley.The Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center ...

Snowboarder Dies After Mt. Rose Accident  KOLO

A 15-year-old snowboarder has died in an accident at the Mount Rose-Ski Tahoe resort near Reno.

Fact Checker: Is Galena Creek the world's longest cathedral arch bridge?  Reno Gazette Journal

Publication date: June 24, 2012. The claim. The new Galena Creek Bridge is the longest cathedral arch bridge in the world. The background. A reader named ...

Reno singer-songwriter Audrey Karrasch going her own way  Reno Gazette Journal

Two years after competing on NBC's “The Voice” competition, Reno native Audrey Karrasch is poised to stir waves of euphoria in the music world — but not as ...

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announces split with wife Kathleen  Reno Gazette Journal

Republican governor cites "demands of public life" in announcement.

Valley’s Christian Franklin posts impressive time, wins 3A title  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Christian Franklin remains in the learning stage when it comes to competing in cross country — which is a scary thought to many opposing coaches and runners.

Nevada's Top 25 High Schools  KNPR

Advanced Technologies Academy and West Career & Technical Academy are numbers one and two on Niche Media's list of the best high schools in Nevada.

South Meadows Social Space Opening in 2018  ThisisReno

The Loop is promising to be a family friendly entertainment and social facility. Located at South Meadows Parkway and Double Diamond, the 20-acre complex ...

15 Nevada campuses crack US News & World Report’s list of best high schools  Las Vegas Review-Journal

About 1 in 10 of public high schools in Nevada earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report's updated list of best highschools in the country.

Update: Hundreds of firefighters battle Cold Springs Fire, no structures damaged  Reno Gazette Journal

Fires burn the hills near Red Rock Road. 636356716111166624-Cold-Springs-Fire-1.JPG Buy Photo. A plume of smoke raise from the Cold Springs Fire on ...

Luke Babbitt Re-Signing with Pelicans  KOLO

ESPN's Marc Stein is reporting that Luke Babbitt is going to sign a two-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans.

How Washoe schools will change this year  Reno Gazette Journal

Washoe County students will return to changed schools when classes start on Monday, and it's due largely to Nevada lawmakers investing hundreds of millions ...

Rancharrah opens its gates for a public grand opening celebration  ThisisReno

SPONSORED POST. Reno's Camelot will officially open to the public during a Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Created ...

Local people: College and military graduates  Reno Gazette Journal

Check out the latest college graduates who hail from the Reno area.

Douglas seniors returning to state  The Record-Courier

Qualifying to play in one state tournament is a special achievement for any high school athletic team. Douglas High's Isabelle Peterson, Taryn Allmett, Raychel ...

District names Andrew Yoxsimer as new Incline High principal  Sierra Sun

This fall, parents and students can expect to see a familiar face leading Incline High after principal Leslie Hermann's recent retirement.The Washoe County ...

State's first female combat soldiers  Nevada Appeal

The Nevada Army National Guard has taken a big step with the inclusion of the first female combat soldiers in the state.Pvt. 1st Class Brittany Sears and Spec.

Teams compete in Pop Warner  The Record-Courier

Douglas Pop Warner football battled weather elements in preparation for two home games at Stodick Park last Friday and two away games against the Carson ...

Life in transition - Feature Story - Local Stories - September 27, 2012  Reno News & Review

By Brad Bynum. Kris Pittman likes sports, action movies and working out. He spent seven years in the Air Force … and was born a female. Published on ...

TMWA Likely to Provide Water to Boomtown, Verdi in Near Future  ThisisReno

TMWA plans to develop an agreement to acquire the West Reno Water Company, meaning it could become a retail *service* provider for the Boomtown and Verdi ...

Sparks, Washoe County Defend Roles In Dealing With Homelessness  ThisisReno

The City of Sparks and Washoe County took some criticism at yesterday's Reno City Council meeting for allegedly not adequately supporting efforts to help the ...

Endacott honored  Nevada Appeal

When it comes to team-bonding exercises, most kids choose to spend a night at the movies, go mini-golfing or catching waves at Lake Tahoe. But not Eric ...

Drew Anderson Stats, Fantasy & News

September 11, 2018, Philadelphia Phillies recalled RHP Drew Anderson from Lehigh Valley IronPigs. August 15, 2018, Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated RHP ...

Ceremony honors female combat soldiers  Nevada Appeal

The annual Veterans Day ceremony at Lahontan Elementary School on Thursday honored the Battle Born's only two female combat soldiers who are serving in ...

Lakers compete at Big George track meet  Sierra Sun

A dozen North Tahoe High School track and field team members set personal records at the Big George Invitational on Saturday, April 29, in Minden, Nev.

Carson VB falls in four in semis  Nevada Appeal

RENO — It was a matchup between Carson's quickness against the size and experience of Coronado Friday night in the opening round of the NIAA State ...

The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.

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