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Arson arrest in Joy Lake Fire

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested Matthew Kimmens, who they believe started the two separate fires known as the Joy Lake Fire. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident alongside Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue crews on August 14. It burned around three acres, destroying one home and seriously damaging three others. During a joint investigation of the fires, authorities discovered they were set intentionally and maliciously.
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Dispatches from the Lucky Land of Lassen

Good morning kids! Here’s hoping you had an absolutely wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! We spent the day at mom and dad’s house, surrounded by family, and had a fantastic time. Now, back at the office with Thanksgiving drawing to a close, with crackers and cheese and Gene Autry playing...

SusanvilleStuff Holiday Event Calendar

The Holiday Season is almost upon us and we’ve put together a list of craft fairs, fireworks, parades, the festival of lights, a holiday concert, and many more fun things. Our list will keep growing through the season so check back often. If you would like to add your group or organization’s event, email your flyer and information to

Man Arrested in Connection With Several Area Car Burglaries

A man faces several charges in connection with a series of window smash car burglaries. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the alleged burglaries during this past spring and summer. As a result of the investigation, WCSO Detectives say they found that Todd Lucas was responsible for four...

Thompson Peak Charter School Celebrates New Permanent Location

It’s official! At the end of October Thompson Peak Charter School closed escrow on their building at 995 Paiute Lane, making it the school’s new permanent home. To celebrate, they held a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony and ice cream social on November 8th. Thompson Peak Charter School offers classes...

Public Scoping Meetings Planned for Forest Resiliency Project

The Golden State Finance Authority, acting as the California Environmental Quality Act lead agency, has released a Notice of Preparation for the Golden State Natural Resources Forest Resiliency Project. This project would procure and process sustainably sourced biomass into a pelletized renewable fuel source to replace the use of fossil fuels.

Washoe County Coroner Needs Help Identifying Woman Who Died in Reno

The Washoe County coroner needs help identifying a woman who died last week. WARNING: This post contains a graphic image that may be disturbing to some readers. Viewer discretion is advised on the second photo above. The coroner says the woman was found unresponsive near the Virginia Street Bridge and...

Assembly of God Church Hosting Free Thanksgiving Dinner Today

Susanville’s Assembly of God Church will be hosting a free turkey dinner with all of the fixings today, November 24th, at the church, 473-465 Richmond Road. Thanksgiving Day dinner will be served between 11:00a.m. and 2:00p.m. Dine-in, delivery and drive-thru are all available. For information, or to request a...

Reno Shooting Victim Identified; Man Charged With Open Murder

The Washoe County coroner has identified the woman killed in a shooting in south Reno early Sunday morning. The coroner says 31-year-old Priscilla Garibay died shortly after arriving at Renown Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the chest. Police previously announced that a Reno man was arrested in...

McArthur, November 24 High School 🏈 Game Notice

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Pedestrian Identified After Being Hit, Killed by Car in South Reno

The Washoe County coroner has identified the pedestrian hit and killed by a car near Kietzke Lane and Firecreek Crossing early Saturday evening. The coroner says 81-year-old Lydia Reading of Reno died shortly after arriving at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center. The coroner says she died of blunt force injuries...

Washoe County School District picks 3 to move forward for school board

Alex Woodley, a city of Reno employee who was raised by his grandmother in poverty, was the standout candidate to replace Angie Taylor on the Washoe County School Board on Tuesday. Out of seven applicants to fill the seat, six gave statements at the board meeting. Woodley, the city of Reno's parking and code enforcement director, received the most votes. Five of the six board members picked him as their top choice.   ...

WCSO Seeks Volunteers To Help Stop Package Thieves

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office are asking volunteers to help reduce residential package thefts in a sting operation. The operation is scheduled for areas throughout Washoe County over the next several weeks.

LMUD to Discuss Rate Adjustment at Tuesday Evening Meeting

The Lassen Municipal Utility District Board of Directors will be asked to consider adjusting the current kilowatt hour charge at the public-owned utility’s November 22nd, regular board meeting. The board meeting will be held at the LMUD business office located at 65 S. Roop Street at 5:30p.m. Item 18...

Washoe County School Board to discuss vacant seat

This is a recurring recording of KOLO 8 News Now at 4pm. Cold mornings and warmer afternoons are in the forecast through a quiet holiday week. Inversions and air quality issues will persist in the morning hours. No storms are expected until late Sunday night into Monday. -Jeff. Monday AM...