State Gas Prices Among Highest in Nation
According to a report released by AAA, Nevada motorists have been paying some the highest prices gas prices in the country. Despite the average cost of gas decreasing, the Silver State’s current average is $2.86 and the third highest in the United States. The data was released as part of AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. The continued refinery disruptions in California are reported to have kept prices high as petroleum is moved to offset demand. All of the Nevada cities surveyed by AAA have reported double-digit decreases from the month prior to the survey which was conducted for the month of October. The least expensive fuel was found in Carson City at $2.54 for regular. The most expensive fuel was in Henderson with an average prices of $2.94 for regular.
Roseman University College of Medicine One Step Closer
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) has approved the Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Medicine as a candidate for accreditation. The step in the accrediation process authorizes an LCME survey visit. The visit is expected to take place early next year and the school will be notified of preliminary accreditation status after the June 2016 meeting of LCME. At that point, the College of Medicine will be allowed to recruit its charter class for the Fall 2017 semester.
Wright Engineers Receives A2LA Accreditation
The Las Vegas geotechnical department of Wright Engineers has become the first special inspection agency in Clark County to receive American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). Wright Engineers met the organization’s inspection body accreditation program specifications after a review of technical competence and quality management systems.
Children’s Cabinet Celebrates 30 Years
The Children’s Cabinet, a non-profit in Northern Nevada, celebrated 30 years last month. In honor of the anniversary, the organization hosted The Art of Childhood fundraising gala which raised over $300,000 to support its programs. Children’s Cabinet serves children from birth to age 24 and is dedicated to keeping children safe and families together in Nevada. The gala was sponsored by The E.L. Cord Foundation, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Peppermill Reno along with 50 other local businesses and individuals.