Now 86 years of age, Josephine “Jo” Dellaripa volunteers at the Reno Rodeo every year, exercises every day, and is now is now learning how to be TV personality.
Earlier this week two northern Nevada students shared the stage with Governor Steve Sisolak.
In honor of the new year and the many health and fitness resolutions that are made, our Someone 2 Know this week is a nutritionist and former body builder with a passion for helping others.
13-year-old Ian Brockelsby impressed his family by turning a childhood passion - into a mission to help others this Christmas...and now his classmates are inspired, too.
Our Someone 2 Know began helping homeless cats and dogs more than a decade ago, now Jill Vacchina Dobbs devotes her life to saving theirs.
When she's not creating once in a lifetime moments for special couples, Gigi Werbeckes is devoting herself to serving others by volunteering for local charities.
Long time viewers of 2 News will likely recognize this week's Someone 2 Know. Jack Sutton has been part of the KTVN family for more than 40 years and host of the show Nevada Backroads for 30.
Our Someone 2 Know is Nevadan through and through...after graduating Sparks High School, she got her bachelor's, master’s and PhD from UNR. Dr. Jennifer Salls now teaches students at Clayton Middle School.
After more than 40 years, a community leader in Carson City is hanging up his baton, but not before one last performance.
As the head of northern Nevada’s largest educational and networking organization, NCET, Dave Archer is helping local companies navigate our current business boom.
Annika Caldwell speaks three languages, has worked in 25 different countries over a span of 20 years, and now calls northern Nevada home.
As an eighth generation member of an Italian circus dynasty - our Someone 2 Know has traveled the world since birth, but for most of this year, Clio Togni has been right here in Reno performing in the Cirque Paris show at the Eldorado.
Our Someone 2 Know is deeply devoted to the rule of law. He has been fighting for justice - in everything from small cases to headline-grabbers for decades; first as a lawyer, and now as a judge.
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.
She helped deliver a baby - over the phone. We'll introduce you to the skilled dispatcher and the grateful parents in this week’s 'Someone 2 Know.'
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.
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.
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.
He's got spurs that jingle jangle jingle ... and much like the old western song with those lyrics, Mike Torvinen loves riding horseback.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The civil rights movement of the 1960's had a big impact on Dr. Jane Nichols.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A local doctor noticed the needs of some of her active but aging patients weren't being met - so she developed a new supplement.
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.
Two teachers at Spanish Springs Elementary go way back, Ms. Graham and Ms. Wellman.
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.
An award-winning chef who has nourished northern Nevadans for decades is celebrating his restaurant's 40th anniversary...and with it a bittersweet announcement.