Media Coverage

Troubled waters
By  – February 23, 2017 – Reno News & Review

Pyramid Lake May Reopen Soon
By Zac Mooney – February 13, 2017 –  Channel 2 News KTVN 

Good news – Nevada making progress on child obesity
By Rebecca Scherr – February 10, 2017 – Special to the RGJ

Bill replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day passes committee
By Seth A. Richardson – February 8, 2017 – Reno Gazette-Journal

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony welcome new business
By Sally Roberts – January 30, 2017 – Northern Nevada Business Weekly

In so-called flyover country, lots of ‘real’ Americans are mad as hell at Donald Trump, too
By Melissa Barchelor Warnke – January 25, 2017 – Los Angles Times

As river crests, Northern Nevada braces for biggest flood in a decade
By Brett McGinness – January 8, 2017 – USA Today Network

Gov. Sandoval declares state of emergency ahead of potential Reno flooding
By Associated Press – The Associated Press – January 7, 2017

Northern Nevada braces for predicted worst flood since 1997
By , Reno Gazette Journal – January 7, 2017

Washoe County Health District Healthy Community Video
By Phillip Ulibarri – December 2, 2016 – Washoe County Health District

Obama Sets New Standard With Land Into Trust
By Alysa Landry – November 24, 2016 – Indian Country Today Media Network

3 from Nevada tribes win awards for fight for voting rights
By Staff – Nov 24, 2016 – Associated Press

Knowing Nevada: Native Nevada Soldiers
By Ryan Kern – November 19, 2016 – News 4-Fox 11

First-ever Native American Honor Flight returns home
By Kenzie Bales – November 13, 2016 – News 4-Fox 11

Reno Hosts First Native American Honor Flight
By Sydnee Scofield – November 13, 2016 – KOLO Channel 8 

On Veterans Day, vets reflect on war and its consequences
By Nikki Wentling, Photos by Meredith Tibbetts – November 11, 2016 – Stars and Stripes

First Native American Honor Flight Nevada in Washington, DC
By Rebecca Kitchen – November 11, 2016 – KOLO Channel 8

All Native veteran honor flight from Nevada arrives in Washington
By Acee Agoyo – November 11, 2016 – Indianz.Com

First-ever Native American Honor Flight Leaves Reno
By Sarah Litz – November 10, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

First-ever Native American Honor Flight departs Reno
By Kenzie Bales – November 10, 2016 – News 4-Fox 11

Reno-Tahoe Airport to host first Native American Honor Flight

Veterans Day 2016 observed in Northern Nevada

The Reno Memo: Wildfire, weather, Reno Arch protest and the Raiders
Brett McGinness and October 14, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

Prepping For Pandemic, Biohazards And Terrorism
  – October 13, 2016 – 88.7 FM KUNR

American Indians Respond to Protest Event
  – October 13, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

Bill benefiting Nevada Native Americans awaiting President’s signature
By Colin Lygren 

Plan to improve, protect Truckee River gets go-ahead
By – September 28, 2016Reno Gazette-Journal

Hoop House Grows Healthy Food, Combat Diabetes in a Nevada Food Desert
By Heather Emmons – September 28, 2016 -Nevada Public Affairs Officer, USDA-NRCS,

Truckee River Cleanup
By Anthony Ciaramella – September 25, 2016 – Nevada Small Business Development Center

They’re here…
By Brian Duggan and  – September 19, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

Developer suspends plans to disinter bodies from Reno cemetery
By Sarah Litz – September 19, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

Keeping Native American Culture Vibrant in a Changing Reno
By Candice Vialpando – September 14, 2016 – Our Town Reno

Local Tribal Members Weigh In on Dakota access pipeline protest
By – My News 4

The Evolution Of The Powwow In Nevada,  Photo Gallery,  Grand  Entry
By Noah Glick – September
3, 2016 – 88.7 FM KUNR

PODCAST: The 30th Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow
By Dana Nollsch – September 5, 2016 – This is Reno

Photo Gallery by Reno-Gazette Journal
By Tom Smedes – September 4, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

30th annual pow wow preserving Native American traditions
By Ben Margiott – September 3, 2016 – My News 4

Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow
Visit Reno Tahoe – Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA)

30th Annual Numaga Pow Wow
Crazy Crow Trading Post

Local Pow Wow
Arts 4 Nevada – Sierra Arts Foundation

Depression Can Lead To Substance Abuse For Some Native American Youths
By August 31, 2016 – 88.7 FM KUNR

Agricultural Secretary Addressing Opioid Abuse
By Zack Mooney – August 30, 2016 – Channel 2 News KTVN 

Native Americans plan to make history in the US election
– August 17, 2016 –

Indian Affairs announces tribal economic development study grants
By BIA Media –  August 2,  2016 – Native Times

Northern Nevada DNC Delegates Head Home With Differing Views
By William V Theobald – July 28, 2016 – Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada Delegate at DNC to Support Tribal Rights
By Erin Breen – July 26, 2016 – Channel 2 News KTVN 

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Participates In Artown
By Sydnee Scofield – July 13, 2016 – KOLO Channel 8

Native American Cultural Fair Comes To Artown
 – July 10, 2016 – 88.7 FM KUNR        

Three Nevada girls on NABI championship team
By Jim Krajewski – July 6, 2016 – Reno Gazette Journal

Native American artists in the Great Basin pave a new path to recognition

BRC Commends Congressman Amodei on Nevada Moon Rocks, Hungry Valley OHV
June 15, 2016 – Washoe County TV

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony dancers to perform for National Guard
June 9, 2016 –  

Winners: Reno Elks Lodge awards scholarships to 3 local students
June 8, 2016 – Reno Gazette Journal

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony agreement with Health District
June 7, 2016 – Washoe County TV  

Not all Nevada law enforcement
By Adelaide Chen and Alexander S. Corey – June 5, 2016 – Las Vegas Review Journal

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony signs historic agreement with Washoe County Health District

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Sign Agreement With Health District
By Andi Guevara – June 1, 2016 – Channel 2 News KTVN 

Efforts underway to restore Stewart Indian School, a Carson City landmark with a bittersweet legacy
By Sandra Chereb – May 29, 2016 – Las Vegas Review-Journal


Tribal Lands Restored
By    – April 21, 2016 – Reno News & Review

Through ‘Cool’ Elective, High Schoolers Save Endangered Language April 15, 2016 – 88.7 FM KUNR

Truckee River Flood Project: you’re already paying and may pay more
By Terri Henry – April 14, 2016 – My News 4

KUNR Nabs Three Awards
April 13, 2016

Virginia Street Bridge Project ribbon cutting
Northern Nevada Business Weekly – March 30, 2016

30 Native Leaders Stand With Clinton
By Jacqueline Keeler – Indian Country Today media Network – March 30, 2016

Acclaimed photographer to visit Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
By Jenny Kane – Reno Gazette Journal – March 30, 2016

Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes
By Gus Thomson – Auburn Journal – March 20, 2016

VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System celebrates women veterans
By Jaclyn Shearer and Madison Corney –  March 18, 2016 – My News 4

Committee approves Amodei bill to increase local public land control in Nevada
– March 17, 2016

Recognizing the power of the Native American vote
By Robyn Feinberg and Tsanavi Spoonhunter;  Video created and produced by Jaimie Hayes and Caroline Southfield – Feb. 20, 2016 – Nevada Media Alliance 

More Than Words Reno-Sparks Indian Colony to receive $1.3 million housing grant
– My News 4

Native Languages Speakers Fight To Preserve Culture
By Shaun Hunter – Feb. 11, 2016 – Reno News & Review

Reno Rock Camp Teaches Kids How to Sing, Play Instruments
By Andi Guevara  – Feb. 10, 2016 – Channel 2 News KTVN

Nevada Tribes Getting $4.2 Million To Combat Diabetes Epidemic
By   – Feb. 9, 2016 – 88.7 FM KUNR

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony mourns passing of leader William Coffey 
Feb. 6, 2016 – Indianz.Com

Former Member of Tribal Colony Dies at 86
Jan. 28, 2016, – KOLO Channel 8

Good News: United Way makes ‘winter break kits’ for students
Dec. 26, 2015 – Reno Gazette Journal

More Than Words
By Jeremy Miller – Winter 2016 Edition – Earth Island Journal

Support the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
By W. Ron Allen and Arlan Melendez – Nov. 13, 2015 – The Hill

Honoring Native American Veterans
By Chris Buckley – Nov. 11, 2015 – KOLO Channel 8

Melendez re-elected Reno-Sparks Indian Colony chairman
Nov. 8, 2015 – Reno Gazette Journal

If the price is right
By  – Oct. 22, 2015 – Reno News & Review

Reno-Sparks Founding Chairman Inducted Into Athletics Hall of Fame
Oct. 15, 2015 – Indian Country Today Media Network

SCIA Hears Nine Bills, Passes Two During Business Meeting
Oct. 9, 2015 – Indian Country Today Media Network

Tahnee Robinson to Keynote Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

Oct. 8, 2015 –  Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Colony Hall of Fame dinner today
By Jim KrajewskiOct. 8, 2015 – Reno Gazette Journal

Barrasso Opening Statement at SCIA Legislative Hearing
Oct. 7, 2015 – United State Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Good News: Realtors give computers to Indian Colony kids
Oct. 6, 2015 – Reno Gazette Journal
Oct. 6, 2015 – WoPular

Cleanup Removes 42 Tons of Trash
Oct. 5, 2015 – KTVN TV

Reno Sparks Indian Colony Moves
Aug. 11, 2015 – NEWS TALK 780 KOH

People On The Move
Aug. 2, 2015 – Reno Gazette Journal

Native Language: Pathway to Traditions, Self-Identity
By Tsanavi Spoonhunter – July 31, 2015 – Indian Country Today

Kansas, Nevada Brace for Cigarette Tax Fallout
July 29, 2015 – Tobacco E-News, Convenience Store Products.net

All Hands On Deck To Preserve Native Identity
July 2, 2015 – 88.7 FM KUNR

NextGen Healthcare Selected by Nevada’s Largest Tribal Health Center
May 20, 2015 – Market Watch

7 recent vendor contracts, go-lives
By Akanksha Jayanthi – May 22, 2015 – Becker’s Health It & CIO Review

Clifton column: Reno Boys & Girls club chief Wurm earns national honor
By Guy Clifton – May 19, 2015 – RGJ

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Children Get A New Playground
May 8, 2015 – KOLO

Historic cottage helps preserve Native American culture
By Marcella Corona – April 21, 2015 – RGJ

Is Reno Ready for House of Frybread? Paiute Entrepreneur Hopes So
By Vincent Schilling – April 15, 2015 – Indian Country Today

100-Year-Old Pipemaker’s Craft Is Connection to the Creator [Video]
By Staff – Mar. 23, 2015 – Indian Country Today

Native American Tribes and the Future of Marijuana
By Debra Burno – Feb. 19, 2015 – The Atlantic: City Lab

Mammovan Brings Important Medical Screening to Local Women
By Jennifer Burton – Feb. 2, 2015 – KTVN

International Film Weekend to take root in Carson City
Jan. 18, 2015 – Nevada Appeal

What’s up at 2nd and Kietzke? Tribal Center transitional housing
By Marcella Corona – Jan. 16, 2015 – Reno Gazette Journal

Chamber announces 2015 Leadership Reno Sparks Class
By Jessica Garcia – Dec. 19, 2014

In the works: Transitional housing for inmates in Reno
By Michelle Billman – Dec. 19, 2014 – KUNR

Reno-Sparks Opens State-of-the-Art Military Training Facility
By Staff Reporter – April 10, 2014 – Indian Country Today

Field Matron’s Cottage, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
By Mella Harmon – June 22, 2014 – Reno Historical

USDA Tribal Collaboration Strengthens Food Security on Nevada’s Indian Reservations
By Melissa Baker – Aug. 18, 2014 – USDA Blog

Red Cross and Reno-Sparks Indian Colony enter agreement
Oct. 10, 2014 – One News Page

Paiute dancer carries tradition to Nevada Day Parade
By Guy Clifton – Oct. 21, 2014 – Reno Gazette Journal

Duerr: Getting things done starts with listening
By Naomi Duerr – Nov. 1, 2014 – Reno Gazette Journal

Historians get a lesson on Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
By Guy Clifton – Nov. 3, 2014 – Reno Gazette Journal

Celebrate Native American Heritage month with the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
Nov. 6, 2014 – KRNV

Basket weavers celebrate Native American heritage in Reno
By Marcella Corona – Nov. 8, 2014 – Reno Gazette Journal

Annual Veterans Day Celebration in Reno to Give Special Thanks to Women
Nov. 11, 2014 – Indian Country Today

Reno Honors Its Veterans With A Traditional Parade
By Ed Pearce – Nov. 11, 2014 – KOLO

Piazzo had first-person knowledge of local history
By Guy Clifton – Nov. 21, 2014 – Reno Gazette Journal

House votes to expand Northern Nevada tribal reservations
By Steve Tetreault – Dec. 1, 2014 – Las Vegas Review Journal

House approves bill to transfer land for Nevada tribes
By Theobald – Dec. 2, 2014 – USA Today

Q&A: How USDA helps Nevada Indian tribes
By Mark Robison – Dec. 9, 2014 – Reno Gazette Journal

Groundbreaking Held for Transitional Housing Facility in Reno
By Michael Wolfe – Dec. 16, 2014 – KTVN

Nevada Veterans Reflect on Vietnam and Korea
Oct. 10, 2012 – KTVN TV