Archive for August, 2011

Life at the Governor's Mansion: First Kids Make their Beds, Everyone Pitches In

Monday, August 29th, 2011

After eight months as first family, Governor Brian Sandoval, his wife Kathleen, and their three children have settled into their new home at the governor's mansion in Carson City.  Recently I sat down with the first lady to find out about life in the mansion, and how she juggles family, the kids' school, her career and [...]

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Discovery Museum Fuels Kids' Curiosity

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

They say the cure for boredom is curiosity.  Toddlers and young children rarely get bored, but they do get curious.  They draw on walls with markers, unroll the toilet paper and engage in all manner of discovery, as we smile patiently and clean up the mess.  Soon they'll be able to channel all that energy [...]

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How to Show 5,000 Marines You Care: Volunteers Mobilize Hospitality Effort at Reno-Tahoe Airport

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

What do you do when 5,000 hungry Marines arrive at the Reno-Tahoe Airport on their way to– and from– the biggest Marine Reserve Corps training exercise in the United States?  You find a way to feed them and give them shelter from the heat.
That's exactly what Perry DiLoreto, who heads the Nevada Military Support Alliance [...]

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Paws-itively Northern Nevada: Humane Society Dog Wash at Whole Foods in Reno (Video)

Monday, August 1st, 2011

More than 100 people brought their dogs to The Nevada Humane Society's fundraiser at Whole Foods July 23rd.
Watch "Reno Minute" video of dog wash:

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