Someone 2 Know; Sharon Oren
Someone 2 Know; Sharon Oren

Our Someone 2 Know, Sharon Oren, moved to Reno ten years ago - for his wife. He has since grown to love the region and now runs a successful business.

Someone 2 Know; Mike Whan
Someone 2 Know; Mike Whan

We're in the third month of summer - that means it's time for Hot August Nights. The classic car event runs Aug 3-4th in Virginia City and August 7-12th in Reno and Sparks. We paid a visit to Executive Director of HAN, Mike Whan, who is in his fourth year directing the event.  

August 2nd, 9:48 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Geoffrey Caliger
Someone 2 Know; Geoffrey Caliger

Geoffrey Caliger has worked in professional kitchens for 11 years and has been cooking for nine of them. Now he's returned to his native Nevada to stir up the food scene in Reno. 

July 20th, 7:53 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Thurman Carthen
Someone 2 Know; Thurman Carthen

Thurman Carthen has been a roadie, carpenter, plumber and electrician - but it's his voice that went viral a few weeks ago when he sang at the Galena High School graduation. 

July 5th, 8:12 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Mike Torvinen
Someone 2 Know; Mike Torvinen

He's got spurs that jingle jangle jingle ... and much like the old western song with those lyrics, Mike Torvinen loves riding horseback.

June 27th, 9:35 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Jevon Rowden
Someone 2 Know; Jevon Rowden

For many fitness trainers, it's all about the blood, sweat and tears but local gym owner Jevon Rowden says he would rather see the members he works with - get stronger from the inside out.

June 21st, 9:26 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Lafayette Webb
Someone 2 Know; Lafayette Webb

For ten years he's been protector and guardian of students at Reno High, but teens and staff say he's so much more than that.  

June 14th, 8:37 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Diana Lee
Someone 2 Know; Diana Lee

Diana Lee changed her career path more than ten years ago to devote herself to others - and she does it in a variety of ways. 

June 7th, 9:44 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Heather Penney
Someone 2 Know: Heather Penney

As a child, Heather Penney fell in love with aviation here in Nevada - at the Reno-Stead Airport. She's best known as one the first fighter pilots to take to the U.S. skies during the 9/11 attacks. 

May 31st, 8:58 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jane Nichols
Someone 2 Know: Jane Nichols

The civil rights movement of the 1960's had a big impact on Dr. Jane Nichols.  

May 25th, 9:55 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Shanda Golden
Someone 2 Know: Shanda Golden

This week's Someone 2 Know Says the strong and unified community of northern Nevada welcomed her so warmly when she moved here decades ago that she's always looking for ways to give back.  

May 17th, 8:12 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Danyelle Musselman
Someone 2 Know: Danyelle Musselman

If you're a Wolf Pack fan, the name Musselman is familiar. The female half of the Reno power couple got involved with the community as soon as they moved here three years ago.  

May 10th, 11:17 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; The Houk Family
Someone 2 Know; The Houk Family

Human trafficking - including child sex trafficking - is an international problem.  When a northern Nevada family learned it was also happening here, they decided to do something about it. 

May 2nd, 12:49 pm by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jason Shipp
Someone 2 Know: Jason Shipp

The software company Intuit is well known for its popular products - Turbo Tax and Quick Books. But, the business gives credit to its employees for being the real stars. 

April 19th, 8:18 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Dr. Naomi Albertson
Someone 2 Know: Dr. Naomi Albertson

A local doctor noticed the needs of some of her active but aging patients weren't being met - so she developed a new supplement.

April 12th, 10:10 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jack Quinn
Someone 2 Know: Jack Quinn

As high school seniors near graduation, many ask themselves “Now what?” This week's Someone 2 Know thought he knew the answer until a monumental disappointment left him wondering. 

March 29th, 11:45 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman
Someone 2 Know; Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman

Two teachers at Spanish Springs Elementary go way back, Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman.

March 15th, 11:38 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Lisa Moore
Someone 2 Know: Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore, the director of Life Changes, Inc. a non-profit that helps northern Nevadans find a healthy path away from substance abuse. We got a chance to catch up with Lisa and learn why she has devoted her life to this cause.  

March 8th, 11:55 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Charlie Abowd
Someone 2 Know: Charlie Abowd

An award-winning chef who has nourished northern Nevadans for decades is celebrating his restaurant's 40th anniversary...and with it a bittersweet announcement. 

March 1st, 9:18 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Michelle Weaver
Someone 2 Know: Michelle Weaver

After years of training and teaching karate, this week's Someone 2 Know just opened the doors to her very own martial arts studio. She's just one of just a few northern Nevada women to own a Dojo.

February 21st, 1:07 pm by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Ian Wright
Someone 2 Know: Ian Wright

If you're a fan of the Beatles, you're going to love this story. In 1963 British born Ian Wright was one of the first photographers to capture the band on stage before they were famous. Now in his 70's, Wright has retired in Reno.

February 15th, 10:11 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Artist Miles Tucker
Someone 2 Know: Artist Miles Tucker

74-year-old Gardnerville artist Miles Tucker says retirement is not a word in his vocabulary. His take on a famous Renaissance piece took him three years to complete and now he's ready to share it with the world.

February 8th, 8:16 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Dane Meyerhoff
Someone 2 Know: Dane Meyerhoff

In the U.S., there are very few teenaged pilots, and even fewer who are also certified flight instructors. As it happens, one of them lives right here in Reno.  

February 1st, 10:33 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Donald "Doc" Ballard
Someone 2 Know: Donald "Doc" Ballard

After decades serving in the military and more than half a dozen awards - including the Medal Of Honor - Donald "Doc" Ballard has a new mission - to protect his brothers and sisters in arms after they come home.

January 25th, 8:44 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Bret Simmons
Someone 2 Know: Bret Simmons

After flunking out of college, joining the military and moving across the country several times, UNR professor Bret Simmons says he has learned to face challenges head on and believes it is vital to success.

January 18th, 9:11 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Jerry Hallert
Someone 2 Know: Jerry Hallert

A local Jiu Jitsu coach and competitor is preparing for a big match this month, but that's only one of his high stress jobs.

January 11th, 8:19 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Dr. Maria Sheehan
Someone 2 Know; Dr. Maria Sheehan

After decades working in education, Reno’s Dr. Maria Sheehan says she's redefining retirement and encouraging others to do the same.

January 4th, 9:47 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Mike Steedman
Someone 2 Know: Mike Steedman

After years of running successful businesses in northern Nevada, one Reno man's dream has come true with the opening of a winery in downtown. 

December 21st, 9:23 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Amy Camacho
Someone 2 Know: Amy Camacho

Earlier this week we reported on the importance of organ donations and heard from families whose loved ones gave the ultimate gift. Now we share the story of a teacher from Van Gorder Elementary School in Sparks who was an organ recipient.

December 14th, 9:26 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Tony Manfredi
Someone 2 Know: Tony Manfredi

A state agency formed in 1967 is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The Nevada Arts Council preserves and supports the arts in the Silver State and they plan to continue doing it well into the future. 

December 6th, 1:03 pm by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Lauren Manniko
Someone 2 Know: Lauren Manniko

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and in this week's Someone 2 Know we meet Lauren Manniko, a Reno teenager who has been living with the seizure disorder since she was three years old.

November 30th, 9:06 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: A Tribute To Ray Trevino
Someone 2 Know: A Tribute To Ray Trevino

Ray's work as the dining room director for Catholic Charities impacted hundreds of thousands of clients over decades, but it was his personal connection with the volunteers that will be missed the most.

November 16th, 10:23 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Ricardo Lucio-Galvan
Someone 2 Know: Ricardo Lucio-Galvan

As the first in his family to attend college, this University of Nevada student is paving his own way and has big plans for his future starting with his first pro boxing match.

November 9th, 8:11 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Nancy Silver
Someone 2 Know: Nancy Silver

Three years ago, the Silver State joined a national program whose goal is to see 100% of our high schoolers not only graduate, but be completely prepared for the work force, college or military. This week’s Someone 2 Know has been with the program since it started. 

November 2nd, 10:37 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Albert Sindlinger
Someone 2 Know: Albert Sindlinger

What do you do when you have a thirst for knowledge and energy to burn? If you're this week's Someone 2 Know, you devote yourself to three wildly different careers.

October 26th, 9:21 am by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Amanda Leeper
Someone 2 Know: Amanda Leeper

We all know that teaching is a challenging career, but as many of us can attest - the right teacher can have a life-long positive impact on students. This week’s Someone 2 Know is a native Nevadan who is devoted to the kids in her classroom and the Sparks community she serves. 

October 19th, 7:47 am by Andi Guevara

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