Listen Online - Listen on Mobile | Mobile App Info

Reno Mayor Recovering From Heart Surgery

(Reno, NV) — Reno Mayor Bob Cashell is recuperating after undergoing scheduled heart surgery on Tuesday.

A family spokesman says the 74-year old Cashell is resting comfortably at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center after surgery to replace a heart valve.

He is expected to remain hospitalized for several days, and then will recuperate at home.

Cashell is a former Nevada lieutenant governor and university regent.

He was elected mayor in 2002 and re-elected in 2006 and 2010.

His current term expires in 2014.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network

Listen Live