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Sparks, Nevada is located in Washoe County. Zip codes in Sparks, NV include 89435, 89432, and 89434. The median home price in Sparks is $215,000 which is roughly $117/per square foot. More Sparks information.

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4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Man Shot During Early Morning Home Invasion in Sparks

Police say they were called to a report of a home invasion on Eric Avenue last Saturday just before 5:30am.

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4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

2014 WCSD Principals of the Year Named

The Washoe County School District has chosen three principals who will be honored as principals of the year for 2014: Denise DuFrene, principal of Corbett Elementary School; Juliana Annand, principal of Depoali Middle School; and Robert Sullivan, principal of Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology will be recognized at the meeting of the WCSD Board ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KTVN Reno

Man Shot During Early Morning Home Invasion in Sparks

Police say they were called to a report of a home invasion on Eric Avenue last Saturday just before 5:30am.

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KTVN Reno

2014 WCSD Principals of the Year Named

The Washoe County School District has chosen three principals who will be honored as principals of the year for 2014: Denise DuFrene, principal of Corbett Elementary School; Juliana Annand, principal of Depoali Middle School; and Robert Sullivan, principal of Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology will be recognized at the meeting of the WCSD Board ... (more)

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Guest editorial: County's commitment to early voting welcomed

The goal should be to make voting as easy as possible, especially in the primary election, which has historically suffered from low turnout.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NewsReview.com

Shea s got drive

When Teresa Aquila was in the fourth grade, her teacher gave her a piece of paper and told her to write down what she wanted to be when she grew up.

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KTVN Reno

Sparks Business, Reno Home Raided in Drug Investigation

Lyon County deputies and the Drug Enforcement Agency have raided a Sparks business and a Reno home and confiscated hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of drugs.

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Reno Gazette-Journal

Gaming Control Board wants no part in investigating people who wanta

Gaming Control Board wants no part in investigating people who want to get into Nevada's medical marijuana business on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/QikyTY As we watch the medical marijuana industry getting set up with zoning and ordinances in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County, I've noticed an underlying concern.

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KTVN Reno

Alcohol Suspected in Interstate Accident

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80, near the Rock Blvd. exit, just after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Vehicle collision blocking traffic on Oddie Boulevard in Sparks

A vehicle collision is blocking traffic on Oddie Boulevard at El Rancho Drive on Tuesday afternoon.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Sparks Seeks Input on Ordinance to Improve Neighborhood Appearance

The City of Sparks is working on a new ordinance that aims to improve and preserve the appearance of neighborhoods.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Sparks Tribune

Budget, property tax approved by council

Tribune file photos Construction crews will be busy this month after the Sparks City Council approved street rehab and sewer line replacement projects.

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KTVN Reno

Gas Prices Up, Tips to Save

You may have noticed if you've filled up at the pump recently: gas prices are on the rise, as we get closer to summer.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KTVN Reno

Portion of Vista Blvd. Closed as Police Investigate Crash

Sparks police are investigating a 3-car accident that happened late Friday night near Wingfield Parkway and Vista Boulevard.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Complaints filed against NCLB

After a behavioral health care center in Sparks was raided by the Attorney General's Office on Wednesday, News4's Madison Corney was met with opposition in her search for answers.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Train kills Truckee woman wearing headphones

A Truckee woman was struck and killed by a Union Pacific cargo train Wednesday as she was walking or running on the tracks wearing headphones.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Attorney General's Office raids No Child Left Behind in Sparks

News 4 has learned that the Nevada Attorney General's office conducted a raid on the No Child Left Behind Behavioral Healthcare Services.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KSL-TV

Washoe County approves medical pot zoning rules

Washoe County on Tuesday night approved rules governing where medical marijuana facilities can set up within unincorporated areas, a first step toward implementing the fledgling industry.

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KRNV-TV Reno

School board approves $73 million in projects through 2017

"We need to utilize this money or it would expire," said Washoe County School District Chief Operations Officer Pete Etchart.

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KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: Source claims police miscommunication led to shooting

Nearly six months after a mother and daughter were shot in an officer-involved shooting, there are major questions that are still unanswered.

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