Latest Washoe County, Nevada Stories

2006-06-12 16:40:31

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Nevada family court judge was shot and wounded in the chest on Monday while working in his chambers in Reno and a manhunt for the shooter was underway, a police officer said.

2006-06-12 15:38:22

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Nevada family court judge was shot and wounded in the chest on Monday while in his chambers in Reno, a police officer said.

2005-08-04 07:04:58

By Adam Tanner NIXON, Nevada (Reuters) - Visitors to the eastern shore of Pyramid Lake 35 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada, can scan an area framed by a desert mountain backdrop and not see a hint of mankind.

2005-06-01 21:01:33

Mormon crickets have begun their spring assault in the Reno area, marching into a new subdivision in Spanish Springs, north of Sparks. It's the sixth straight year of infestation. Last year, the crickets infested some 12 million acres of Nevada and experts predict this summer's infestation will equal that or exceed it.

2004-11-28 09:00:03

RENO, Nev. - Thousands of passengers were grounded Saturday during a snowstorm at Reno-Tahoe International Airport on its busiest weekend of the year.

Latest Washoe County, Nevada Reference Libraries

2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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