Announcements

2021 Announcements

November

Nov. 24, 2021

All Libraries Closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for Thanksgiving Day and Family Day
Libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24.

Give Thanks, Give Food: November 1-December 31, 2021
Help feed the hungry this year by donating non-perishable food products at Washoe County Library System locations

Nov. 1, 2021

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Master Plan and Zoning Amendments
Community Services Department to Host Workshop

October

Oct. 22, 2021

Northwest Reno Library Closed for Renovations: November 6, 2021
Closed for Construction Improvements

Oct. 21, 2021

WCDA Press Conference
Press Conference Regarding State v. Wilber Ernesto Martinez Guzman

Oct. 5, 2021

Washoe County Library System Announces Full Reopening of All Branch Locations: Monday, October 11, 2021
Visit Your Library Today!

September

Sept. 30, 2021

Martinez-Guzman Supreme Court Decision
Martinez-Guzman Supreme Court Decision

Sept. 29, 2021

Washoe County Library System Highlights TeenTober
October is all about teens!

Sept. 17, 2021

WCDA Prosecution Outcome
Defendants Sentenced in Recent Child Abuse and Exploitation Cases

Sept. 3, 2021

All Washoe County Libraries Will Be Closed Monday, September 6 For Labor Day
The North Valleys Library will also be closed Tuesday, September 7.

Sept. 1, 2021

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Development Code Amendment
Community Services Department to Host Workshop on September 15, 2021 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm

August

Aug. 10, 2021

WCDA Public OIS Reporting
Report Released by Washoe County District Attorney Detailing August 8, 2018 Officer Involved Shooting Incident and Related Criminal Prosecutions of Joseph Elias Richards

Aug. 9, 2021

Washoe County Library System Announces Strategic Planning Process
Be a part of shaping the library's future!

Aug. 6, 2021

WCDA Sentencing Release
Guilty Verdict and Life with Parole Sentence in Tragic Murder of 5-Year-Old Cali Anderson

July

July 28, 2021

Washoe County DA Sentencing Result
Defendant Convicted on Attempted Lewdness with a Minor Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

July 27, 2021

Washoe County Library System Downtown Reno Library Hosts Special Story Time
Guest Speaker: Governor Sisolak on Friday, July 30, 2021

July 23, 2021

Defendant Sentenced on 7th DUI Conviction
Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced to 10 Year Prison Term

Guilty Verdict in Lazy 5 Murder
WCDA Announces Prosecution Outcome

July 16, 2021

Washoe County Library System Receives National Recognition
Programming Award Won for Virtual Literacy Plus! 

July 7, 2021

WCDA Major Case Prosecution Result
Sexual Predator Sentenced to 10 Consecutive Life Terms in Prison – Parole Eligibility Set to Begin After 275 years

June

Child Sexual Predator Sentenced
Lengthy Prison Sentence Secured Against Sparks Defendant

Domestic Batterer Conviction
WCDA Announces Recent Jury Trial Outcome

June 30, 2021

All Washoe County Libraries Will Be Closed in Honor of the Independence Day Holiday: Sunday, July 4, and Monday, July 5.
The North Valleys Library will also be closed Tuesday, July 6.

Washoe County Library System Expands Hours
The Downtown Reno and North Valleys Libraries have expanded their hours!

June 17, 2021

Washoe County Library System Closed in Observance of Juneteenth Holiday
All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19, 2021.

June 14, 2021

Washoe County Library System Announces New Expanded Hours
Expanded Hours Effective Monday, June 21, 2021.

May

May 25, 2021

WCDA Sentencing Result
Road Rage Incident and Deadly Weapon Assault on Sparks Police Sergeant Results in 12 Year Prison Sentence

All Washoe County Libraries Will Be Closed in Honor of the Memorial Day Holiday: Monday, May 31
The Northwest Reno and Sierra View Libraries will also be closed Tuesday, June 1.

WCDA Sentencing in Serious Injury Case
Defendant Charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Serious Injury to Juveniles Receives Lengthy Prison Term

Washoe County Library System Announces Summer Reading Challenge 2021!
2021 Tails and Tales Summer Reading Challenge runs June 1-August 31.

May 17, 2021

WCDA Sentencing Result in Trafficking and Eluding Prosecution
Defendant Out on Bail Arrested and Charged with Multiple Criminal Offenses

May 10, 2021

Washoe County Jury Convicts Sexual Predator
WCDA Releases Outcome of Recent Abuse Case Coordinated by Child Advocacy Center

The Gerlach Empire Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 13, 2021
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community

May 5, 2021

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 10, 2021
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community

May 3, 2021

The South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 6, 2021
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community

April

April 28, 2021

The Incline Village Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on May 3, 2021
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community

April 26, 2021

Washoe County Library System Expands Services at Most Locations.
New Hours and Services Take Effect Monday, May 3, 2021.

March

March 30, 2021

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Board of Adjustment
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 4 on the Board of Adjustment

March 29, 2021

Washoe County Library System Adds New Hours for Hold Pickup
Expanded Services Effective Monday, April 5, 2021.

March 17, 2021

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 4 on the Planning Commission

March 9, 2021

WCDA Announces Sentencing Update for 2020 Shooting Case
Four Defendants Sentenced to Varying Terms for Involvement in Gang Related Shooting Incident in South Reno

March 3, 2021

WCDA Releases Sentencing Outcome
Attempted Murder Case Involving Attack on 87-year-old Victim Results in 24 Year Prison Term

March 1, 2021

Washoe County Community Development Public Workshop (via Zoom) on March 10, 2021 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Washoe County is seeking public input on proposed amendments to Washoe County Code Chapter 110 (Development Code), Article 916 Establishment of Committees and Article 606 Parcel Maps

February

Feb. 26, 2021

Washoe County Library System Launches Expanded Hours and Automated Materials Handling
Effective Monday, March 1, 2021. Book drop availability will be impacted the week of March 1.

Feb. 2, 2021

Washoe County Library System Adds New Hours and Locations for Hold Pickup.
Expanded Services effective Monday, February 8, 2021.

January

Jan. 27, 2021

Three additional MIS-C cases reported in Washoe County
The cases were hospitalized but have since recovered

Jan. 15, 2021

Murillo OIS Result
Report Released by Washoe County District Attorney Detailing February 5, 2020 Officer Involved Shooting Incident of Wanted Felon

Jan. 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update in Washoe County
The Regional Information Center is providing a COVID-19 vaccine update in Washoe County to help educate residents on the mass vaccination effort by the COVID-19 Response Team.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners reelect Bob Lucey as Chair and Vaughn Hartung as Vice Chair

Jan. 11, 2021

Washoe County Library System Resumes Hold Pickup Service: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Limited Drive-up or Walk-up Service Offered at Five Locations.

Jan. 8, 2021

WCDA Sentencing Result
Prosecution Involving Drug Sales of Fentanyl Laced Percocet Results in Lengthy Prison Sentence

Washoe County Health District transitions to Tier 2 COVID-19 vaccine administration
Only educators will be vaccinated at this time

Jan. 5, 2021

Health District has administered more than 5,000 COVID-19 vaccines
See full Health District COVID-19 vaccine update

Statement from Chair Bob Lucey on the passing of Judge Steven Elliott
Judge Elliott was a founding director of the Washoe County Domestic Violence Task Force

Washoe County Commissioners and Trustees take oath of office
Commissioners to serve four-year terms, sworn in today at public meeting

Dec. 29, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

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