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USFS plans prescribed burns south of Tahoe to Reno
The U.S. Forest Service is planning a number of prescribed fire operations that will begin as early as next week and run through the middle of May around Lake Tahoe, Reno, Carson City and Douglas County.
Local pet store stands against puppy mills  
Another local puppy store has officially ended the sale of puppies. Pets R Us, located in the Meadowood Mall, will now only sell pet supplies, fish and small exotic pets.
Game wardens probe killing of 6 elk south of Ely
State game wardens are looking for the poachers who illegally shot at least six elk in east-central Nevada.
Sheriff's Deputies arrest two copper wire theft suspects in Gerlach  
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested two men suspected of attempting to steal approximately eight thousand feet of copper wire from alongside the Union Pacific Railroad Company tracks just east of Gerlach Monday.
Great Basin Brewing Co. nabs another win at the Great American Beer Festival 
Great Basin Brewing Company has never shied away from healthy competition, eagerly stacking its brews up against concoctions from around the world. For more than 20 years they’ve been honored with national and international awards, making them Nevada’s most award-winning brewery.
RPD: New phone number available for telephonic police reports
The Reno Police Department has a new phone number for citizens to call and file reports over the phone.
City of Reno to host Public Safety Forum 
The City of Reno will host a Public Safety Forum Thursday to define what “public safety” means to the community, focusing specifically on the areas of dispatch, fire, police, and REMSA.
CDC:21-day monitoring for visitors from Ebola stricken countries
All travelers returning from Ebola-affected areas will be actively monitored for 21 days starting Monday, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden announced in a telebriefing on Wednesday.
SPCA of Northern Nevada to offer last free monthly pet loss grief class of 2014  
The SPCA of Northern Nevada will be offering their last free pet loss grief class of 2014 Thursday, October 23.
Ex-jail inmate to face charge in fake Ebola claim
Police in Las Vegas say a 29-year-old Nevada who tested negative for Ebola will face a misdemeanor false statement charge for telling jailers he had been to Africa and had symptoms of the virus.

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