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By Alex Hoeft The Truckee River is a lot of things to a lot of people. A place to go swimming or observe nature, a source of water, a subject of art, a route to work or school… To the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, the Truckee River is life. “Water is life, water is important,” said […]

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By Alex Hoeft McCarran Ranch Preserve is a peaceful place. Twenty or so minutes from downtown Reno, the Truckee River flows alongside the preserve’s rippling trees and a slightly worn path. It’s a breezy Wednesday in mid-September, and at different points along that slightly worn path are three groups of about 15 fifth graders from […]

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