Stories related to: Washoe County
Poison hemlock is growing taller than usual from the rainy season during winter and spring, causing Washoe County Parks officials to issue a warning to the public about the outbreak.
May 8, 2017
Authorities say a mother bear who was found with her three cubs in a neighborhood near Lake Tahoe has died after being accidentally shot by a Nevada sheriff's deputy.
March 16, 2017
Nevada state and local officials say 5 miles of temporary barriers will be built to contain flooding in a Reno-area neighborhood beset by high water following caused by storms and rapid snowmelt in recent weeks.
February 18, 2017
(AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his Feb. 9 request for a major disaster declaration for areas of northern Nevada affected by flooding and other weather conditions in early January.
October 21, 2016
(AP) - A day after Clark County confirmed its first flu-related death of the season in the Las Vegas-area, Washoe County health officials reported their first flu fatality in northern Nevada.
October 8, 2015
(AP) - The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is reminding recreational shooters to obey local rules as hunting seasons open this weekend.
July 1, 2015 | Ed Joyce
In the fourth year of drought in California, sales and use of "safe and sane" fireworks are restricted in some areas, allowed in others.
September 18, 2014
Air quality in Reno and Washoe County is in the "very unhealthy" category, and the worst in the area in six years, thanks to heavy smoke blowing in from the King Fire.