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Past articles by Emerson:

Echoes of the past: the 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Nevada

Schools and churches closed, and people were encouraged to stay home. → Read More

WWII nurse Doris Howard, just shy of 100, will lead Veterans Day Parade

The Reno resident remembers bombing of hospital ship as she looks back on her military service → Read More

Reno Veterans Day parade honors local WWI hero

A century after his death on July 18, 1918, Dunkle remains one of the most honored Reno citizens killed in World War I. → Read More

Red Cross in Reno marks WWI centennial

A headline reading “WAR IS DECLARED” splashed the front page of the Nevada State Journal on April 6, 1917 — the same day as the creation of the first Reno chapter of the Red Cross. In the months that followed, thousands of Reno citizens joined the Red Cross, knitting supplies, donating money and contributing in a variety of ways for soldiers on the front lines during the “Great War.” Decades… → Read More

A homecoming, and a surprise proposal

Staff Sgt. Jeffery Sarkis of the Nevada Air National Guard returned from deployment to the Middle East on Thursday, Nov. 12. He stepped off the plane and asked his girlfriend, Missy Flory, to marry him. → Read More

General’s executive aide remembered in Reno

Stephanie Ronecker McLaughlin honored Saturday with a memorial service at the Nevada Air National Guard Base in Reno. → Read More

Fort Ruby historical trail opens in eastern Nevada

Interpretive trail, located at the Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, opened on Saturday. → Read More

Medical marijuana booming as Nevada Legislature begins

Medical marijuana demand could double in next year, advocates say. → Read More

How the Legislature could affect your commute

Speed limits, helmets and whether or not Nevada ditches daylight savings time → Read More

How the Legislature could affect your love life

There’s a potential update to Nevada’s divorce laws → Read More

Suspects at large in Sparks drive-by shooting

Police are looking for suspects in a possible drive-by shooting near elementary school. → Read More

Washoe school officials 'gratified' after Gov. address

Washoe school officials are 'gratified' following Gov. Brian Sandoval's address Thursday. → Read More

Pedro Martinez may lead new state school district

Gov. Brian Sandoval also wants school boards to be appointed, not elected → Read More

Washoe lawsuit alleges state broke medical pot shop law

Lawsuit filed in Washoe County alleges state failed to follow law on medical pot licenses. → Read More

Electronic cigarette blamed for Sparks High gym explosion

Washoe County School District police said an electronic cigarette caused an explosion at Sparks High School. → Read More

Sparks High students evacuate, police investigate incident

Sparks High School students are evacuating campus facilities, official reports say. → Read More

New Washoe deputy chief must recertify as peace officer

Washoe sheriff's new operations bureau chief has 1 year to get certified as police officer → Read More

Police: Man shot near UNR was under sheriff surveillance

The shooting near UNR in November didn't follow a routine traffic stop, police say. → Read More

2 puppies dead, cats missing in west Reno fire

Two puppies are dead and one person is homeless after a fire in west Reno on Friday. → Read More

Driver flees fatal accident near Incline, NHP says

Troopers seek driver who fled fatal accident Thursday evening on Mt. Rose Highway. → Read More