Obama visits prison to call for a fairer justice system

EL RENO, Okla. - Peering from the back seat of his armored black limousine, President...different than the mistakes I made."Obama came to the medium-security El Reno Federal Correctional Institution near Oklahoma City to press his case that...
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Today In Sports History for July 3

...the vacant world heavyweight title with a 12th-round knockout of Jack Root in the final bout of an elimination tournament in Reno, Nev. James Jeffries, who refereed the bout, had retired in March, leaving the title vacant.1912 - Rube Marquard of the...
Multi-degree earning student returns to Juneau, helps families

...serve the Alaskan community.Gard also holds two bachelor of arts degrees in art and English from the University of Nevada, Reno; a masters of environmental law from Vermont Law School; and a teaching credential from Sierra Nevada College.In the past...
Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...said. And on Thursday, Obama planned to put a personal face on the nation's mushrooming prison population with a visit El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside of Oklahoma City - the first visit to a federal prison by a sitting U.S. president...
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Obama commutes sentences for 46

...speech Tuesday in Philadelphia, he is to become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he goes to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside of Oklahoma City on Thursday. He'll meet with both law enforcement officials and...
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Harmon honored at Gold Rush Days

...good profession. I have done well with it and they are doing well."Harmon's son works as an underground mine mechanic in Reno, Nevada.Harmon and his wife opened the AJ Mine/Gastineau Mill tour in 2000. He was Fourth of July Grand Marshall in 2013...
Jewell to address tribal conference in Reno

RENO - New Interior Secretary Sally Jewell its mid-year conference this week in Reno.Jewell is scheduled to speak at the closing...four-day conference begins Monday.Returning to Reno for the first time in five years, the NCAI...
Anchorage pilot watching Reno air show when WWII-era plane crashed: 'I was just blown off my feet'

RENO, Nev. - A 25-year-old pilot described from his hospital bed watching in...II-era plane came hurtling toward where he was sitting in the VIP section at a Reno air show.Noah Joraanstad says he started running from the crash Friday, then...
Palin teases Reno crowd about presidential run

RENO, Nev. - Sarah Palin launched a two-week run of tea party rallies Monday...was welcome to join other stops on the tour but she had committed only to the Reno rally. Denying Reid a fifth term is a key goal of Republicans. Angle, a former...
Tales of Tarkanian, a coach who stood up to the NCAA

...get anyone to play us when we opened our new place at UNLV," Tarkanian said. "Finally, the state legislature made Nevada-Reno play us."Temple smoked his group the next night. That should be part of the story, how Tark handled it all. He got out...


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