tv Channel 2 News 530PM CBS February 9, 2016 5:30pm-6:00pm PST
community." after years of planning and litigation -- construction of the southeast connector is moving full-speed ahead. an update on the project as the cone zone tops channel 2 news at 5:30. work on phase two of the project got underway last summer -- and it appears that there are no obstacles in site, now that all of the proper permits are in place. good evening -- i'm landon miller. and i'm kristen remington. thank you for staying with us tonight. a lawsuit that aimed to stop construction was also dropped back in november. take a look at our pinpoint map. the southeast connector will extend veterans parkway in south reno -- stretching 5-and-a-half miles from south meadows parkway to greg street. paul nelson joins us at the construction site on pembroke drive. so far. officials say they're pleased with the progress, kristen. we're standing right in the middle of their work area. there's about a mile of
-- and another mile to the south. and as you can see -- there's been a lot of changes here the past few months. trucks, excavator, dozer it might not look like it -- but someday, this chunk of land on the rosewood lakes golf course will have a bridge on it. one of five on phase two of the southeast connector. garth "the power poles that you see off in the distance, that's on the left side of the roadway or the eastside of the roadway. so, we're just going to follow on through here, going fairway to fairway, trying to avoid as many of the wetlands as possible." that roadway is starting to take shape on a two-mile stretch between clean water way and mira loma drive. oksol says the entire road will open in late 20-17. garth "a lot of earth work, a lot of environmental care is being done and then we do have two winters within that time period, that obviously, we have to slow down a little bit for what we're doing with construction." up to 250 people will work on the southeast connector during the summer months. right now -- the crew is down to about a hundred on a daily basis. garth "obviously, when there's
lot of moisture, we've got to change our operations a little bit, but the nice thing is that we're still able to do construction throughout the winter time and that's just helping keep people employed." the project is expected to improve water flow and quality in the steamboat creek -- and create an 80-acre wetland complex. crews have already removed nearly 470 million pounds of invasive weeds and infested soil -- and 3.8 million pounds of trash. garth "that was anything from old box spring mattresses, car parts, barrels of stuff, just a tremendous amount of trash was out here, laying underneath the weeds that people may not see from the road." the project also includes a 10- foot-wide multi-use path -- but oksol says the new six-lane road will have the biggest impact on traffic. garth "it's going to really greatly alleviate congestion, not only that we have today on a lot of the arterial roadways that we have down in south reno, but also to help get traffic out of sparks." the public can learn more about the project at an open house. it's at the best western airport plaza hotel, this thursday from 11 to 7.
can sign up for guided tours every fourth thursday of the month, weather permitting. covering the cone zone live, paul nelson, channel two news. "now here's mike alger's first look at the pinpoint 2 forecast" while variable amounts of cloudiness will break over the strong high pressure ridge that is planted over the west coast, said ridge will also result in dry conditions and very warm temperatures throughout the rest of the week. highs will climb into the mid-60s wednesday and stay there until the weekend, where they will fall only slightly into the low 60s. at this point, the next chance of precipitation doesn't come along until mid to late next week. while variable amounts of cloudiness will break over the strong high pressure ridge that is planted over the west coast, said ridge will also result in dry conditions and very
rest of the week. highs will climb into the mid-60s wednesday and stay there until the weekend, where they will fall only slightly into the low 60s. at this point, the next chance of precipitation doesn't come along until mid to late next week. if you're just joining us let's catch you up on the big story we covered at 5.... polls have closed for new hampshire's primary and c-b-s news is projecting donald trump and bernie sanders to win. each took the top spot after second-place finishes in the iowa caucuses. according to exit polls... half of republicans said they feel betrayed by politicians from the
than 2 in 10 democrats say they feel betrayed by democratic politicians for much more on the new hampshire primaries... stay tuned for the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley... up next at six. and stay with channel 2 new and "cbs news" for continuing coverage of campaign 2016... through november of next year. when it comes to hobbies....this one is hot right now. its part of a renaissance in blacksmithing. and erin breen found a local artist who's finding success in sharing his time and talents... by teaching others an age old art... and how to apply it to the future. ---torching the flame....hammering....sti rring the fire--- a ferociously hot fire... ---- fire crackling-- molten metal... rods--- and an eye for art. ---hammering whack whack whack!!!!--- smithing may spark your interest.
water with steam coming out--- after 20 years as a ferrier in reno and tahoe...brett moten decided to make a change. brett:" i wanted to do something with more permanence and more of an artistic record.....so i took up blacksmithing." ---nats ---- brett: "it's difficult work and it's difficult to learn it." and he loves it! brett: "i like the fire. i like the excitement. i like seeing other people achieve goals. and i like making things that endure. " and he likes sharing this man cave monday and wednesday evenings. brett: these are all artisans in their own right. they come in to work on their own projects or maybe they need help. that's where i come in. i can make the tools to make whatever it is." most of the tools here were made here. jack cochran was a jeweler for 35 years and was curious about smithing. jack:"i came in and took my first lesson and got hooked and that was three years ago." so what do they make? brett: hooks to hang up coats." jack:trivets ...dragonheads.... spoons." brett:"spatulas....bbq tools....fireplace tools." they work individually... and
---nats ---- jack:"im diggin it...i'm really diggin it. it's so cool to see the metal move....and it's a real challenge." and you can just work at it til you get it right. erin:"and with enough time and talent and heat....you can make some pretty hot gifts! covering the story erin breen channel 2 news." moten has the forge open on monday and wednesday nights from 6-9 pm. it's $50 a session but he has all the tools and supplies. and we have a link to his website set up on ours. just go to ktvn.com. barely is the main ingredient of beer and can also be nutritious for livestock. ky sisson tells us how one local brewery and rancher are turing beer to beef. tom young, "we're getting water heated up for the next brew here." tom young is the brew master. young- "when that is happening, we know we have some happy yeast cells." he's been brewing in northern nevada for over 20 years. after
basin beers, the compost barley isn't wasted. it goes to cattle rancher larry barnes. tom young and larry barnes- "we're gonna load up four bins today on the truck and head out to the ranch." "and feed some cows?" "yeah!" "alright." these guys-- tom young- "this is where the barley comes out of that we're gonna take up." know how to make things go full circle. barnes is picking up a load of barly to bring here to the redd barney ranch about 20 miles north of sparks. it's for his cows and they seem to love their great basin brewed barly-- but, like humans, have a bit of a preference. larry barnes- "they do know the difference between icky barely mash and stout. the stout is a little bitter, but they still eat it, but they still like it." barnes says that they have noticed an improvement in the meat since feeding the cows this barely and grass mixture. and for these bulls, it is soon time for them make their way back to a familiar place. young- "we buy the cows, and then it gets butchered and then in the restaurant when you look at local, we will have a description when we're serving that beef."
last sunday. redd barney ranch meat balls were the super bowl special at great basin restaurant in victorian square. customers say locally grown, grass and grain fed beef, makes the difference. dave sinclair- "fantastic right here! it almost feels like it's right down the road!" and it most certaily was. young- "look at these cows here, they're really liking what they're eatin and they look like happy cows!" where beer meets beef. covering the story, ky sisson, channel 2 news. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up. it can be scary and painful to have receding gums... but now some periodontists are using a patient's own blood to help restore them. this cutting edge technique in tonight's health watch. but first... a new type of sport is like soccer... except you wear a ball instead of just kicking one... how this wacky game is taking off... after the
"you're watching channel 2 news... with kristen remington, landon miller, garrett dearborn on sports, and mike alger's pinpoint two forecast!" praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans,
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whistle blows when these players face off they get knocked off their feet. it's a new sport called bubble soccer and it's a big hit. steven segerlin/washington, dc: '"it's hilarious this is actually a great game if this was a league i'd be for sure signing up for it." after seeing it on social media, steve segerlin got a team together. "they have these videos of people getting knocked out and who doesn't want to do that on a saturday." like traditional soccer, the goal is to get the ball in the net although at times it looks less like soccer and more like bumper cars. despite appearances organizers say it's mostly injury free. ryan schuman/bubbleball md: "they get up laughing and it's just no holds barred going at it." ryan schuman and john millhausen bought their first bubbles in 2014 and now average 30-40 rentals a month. john millhausen/bubbleball md: "we've had eight year olds up to 80 years olds play we've done
"playing soccer wearing 20 pounds of plastic not as easy as it looks. jake rasmussen/arlington, va: "it's impossible you can't see anyone i was identifying my heat is retained by them it's like being inside a thermos." the short bursts of play give everyone the chance to catch their breath. a crash course in fun bubbling up in cities across the country. covering the story, andi guevara, channel 2 news. there is a company that puts on bubble ball soccer matches here in northern nevada... called reno bubble soccer. their prices start at 200 dollars for an hour for up to 15 people. for a link to their website head to k-t-v-n dot com and click the
millions of americans suffer from receding gums. and now, some periodontists are offering a new, less invasive treatment to restore the gum line - using the patient's own blood cells. watch. dede lambrecht couldn't take the pain anymore. her gums were receding - at a fast pace... "very severe, all the way up to the bone on most of the teeth and it's hereditary, my father was that way too." millions of americans suffer from gum recession. the most common fix is gum grafting... taking tissue from the roof of the mouth to cover the exposed root.
but a new procedure now offers a less painful - less invasive solution. dr. with patient in chair - "comfortable? good." periodontist alexandre aalam offers the procedure - called rejuvagum lift - to his patients. he uses a small amount ...machine beeps, centrifuge hatch opens... .to create what's called a "platelet rich fibrin".
bear-like texture of white cells." dr. aalam inserts the fibrin into the affected gum area. and in just days - the fibrin helps rejuvenate the existing
gum tissue. "the procedure takes itself an hour, but you get the results within a week." these before and after photos - show how well it worked for dede. "i couldn't believe it, and when i got the stitches out, it was just like the gums i was born witt. it was just amazing." doctors say the results are permanent so patients like dede won't need any further treatments. i called around town and periodontists are doing a procedure called alloderm - but it involves donor tissue - as opposed to using your own blood. that's health watch for tonight, for a closer look go to k-t-v-n dot com and click the health watch icon. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison dean in the alice 96 point 5 traffic center. look out for an injury accident on i80 and
and expect some delays in that area as crews will be on the scene. and expect to see some heavy traffic headed southbound from moana on 580 to oddie on 395 i'm chaison dean and that's your traffic. "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" while variable amounts of cloudiness will break over the strong high pressure ridge that is planted over the west coast, said ridge will also result in dry conditions and very warm temperatures throughout the rest of the week. highs will
wednesday and stay there until the weekend, where they will fall only slightly into the low 60s. at this point, the next chance of precipitation doesn't come along until mid to late while variable amounts of cloudiness will break over the strong high pressure ridge that is planted over the west coast, said ridge will also result in dry conditions and very warm temperatures throughout the rest of the week. highs will climb into the mid-60s wednesday and stay there until the weekend, where they will fall only slightly into the low 60s. while variable amounts of cloudiness will break over the strong high pressure ridge that
"now, here's sports director garrett dearborn, with channel 2 sports" it may only be february, but the wolf pack baseball team is getting set to open up the tj bruce era. while it was an off-season of change the mountain west champs do return the reigning mountain west player trenton brooks and the pitcher of the year mcqueen grad christian stolo... the guys say they are excited to get 2016 going. "there again i think they are trying to learn the system, we are trying to learn them and i think we accomplished that."
counting down the days, we have been working hard we turned this program around and i am excited to get my senior year going." "i think we are looking good and i am excited to get the season going, we have a lot of strenghts and i think that will play out." nevada opens the
season in arizona with a double header against northwestern next friday. the wolf pack men's basketball team is looking to bounce back from that loss at colorado state. dallas colodny caught up with coach eric musselman this morning to talk about air force. the nevada wolf pack mens basketball team is looking to rebound from last weekends 9 point loss to colorado state their next game will be right here at lawlor events center they will host the air force academy... the last time the pack played the falcons they beat them by 23 points. "i think we have just been getting ready for air force has been our main theme, is doing some of the things we did well when we played on the road against air force and then also
made. in the last couple games they are playing really good basketball... every game takes on its own identity. so we got our work cut out for us. momentum we have to worry about 1 game at a time. we are 5-5, playing better basketball than most people expected. weathered injuries, weathered a guy quiting. we have to worry about winning between 7-9o'clock on wednesday." so it will be the wolf pack and the falcons right here tomorrow night tip off set for 7pm. dallas colodny channel 2 sports.
mike's final weather while variable amounts of cloudiness will break over the strong high pressure ridge that is planted over the west coast, said ridge will also result in dry conditions and very warm temperatures throughout the rest of the week. highs will climb into the mid-60s wednesday and stay there until the along until mid to late next