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May 6 2016
Reno Fire Department and Sparks Fire Department officials would like to remind residents to be safe around the Truckee River. As the weather warms, activity will increase around the river, particularly as the community gathers downtown this weekend for the Reno River Festival. According to the...
Apr 22 2016
Beginning the week of April 25, and until mid May, Pyramid Way will be reduced to one lane from Greenbrae Dr. north to McCarran Blvd. from 7 am to 6 pm. The closure is needed for the safety of the construction team and motorists during utility installation.  The Regional Transportation...
Mar 23 2016
The RTC will begin work on a project to enhance safety at the intersection of Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard. Work is set to begin April 4 and will involve traffic controls.   Members of the public may learn more about the project and planned traffic controls at an open house on Wednesday...
Jun 30 2015
The City of Sparks is responding to a flash flood event which occurred this evening in the foothills to the east of the City of Sparks.  Significant amounts of standing water, mud and rocks have littered the road making travel extremely difficult along Sparks Boulevard, Vista Boulevard...
Dec 1 2012
The City of Sparks continues to prepare for a flood event targeted in the City’s industrial corridor that according to National Weather Service predictions could occur as early as Sunday afternoon, December 2 and peaking in the early morning hours of Monday, December 3.  The industrial...
Dec 1 2012
The Sparks Police Department will begin road closures at approximately 8:00 am on Sunday, December 2.  Based on the projected increase in river flows and flooding, the Police Department will close all access to the Sparks Industrial Area at 10:00 am.  Road closures will be at the...
Nov 30 2012
The City of Sparks has declared a state of emergency in order to respond to the high potential of flooding and high winds in the Sparks industrial area as predicted by the National Weather Service Sunday morning (December 2).  The declaration enables the City to mobilize resources quicker with...
Nov 22 2011
In an effort to reduce vehicle burglaries and auto thefts this holiday season, the Sparks Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is raising awareness of these crimes and has introduced a new citizen awareness program. The program is called “HIDE, LOCK, & TAKE”.  HIDE –...
Sep 17 2011
Statement from Sparks Mayor Geno R. Martini on the tragedy at the Reno Air Races Friday (9/16) afternoon: "On behalf of the City of Sparks, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family members and loved ones of those who lost their lives at the Reno Air Races yesterday. We are grateful for...

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