Friday, May 20, 2022

When “Organic” Means Inequality: A Tale of a Local Grocery Store

Earlier this month Raley’s in South Reno reopened with a fanfare celebrating their new O-N-E concept. Focusing on organic foods, Raley’s proclaimed, “We are...

The Lessons a Pandemic Yields

Opinion What we have individually and collectively endured for over a year with Covid-19 has yielded many learning opportunities if we reflect on what has...

Second Ely Film Festival March 12-14

Last year, the final public event I attended with our kids before hunkering down due to Covid was the inaugural Ely Film Festival. The...

Making music together … apart

Remember when you were a kid, and your school’s music teacher taught you how to sing “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” in rounds? It...

Literacy crisis in Nevada – state educators launch a digital reading...

Two-thirds of Nevada’s school-aged children score below a basic level of reading proficiency. The National Assessment of Educational Progress rates Nevada in the bottom...

Despite Pandemic Challenges, Envirolution Seeks to Expand Project Recharge as Economy...

As the economy begins to re-open amidst the novel coronavirus outbreak, Reno-based nonprofit Envirolution seeks to expand its Project Recharge Program for the 2020-2021...

Reno is a winter sports town without an ice arena, for...

There is a severe skating ice shortage in northern Nevada. The only full-sized rink in the region where hockey and competitive figure skating can...

Nevada makes progress against child poverty

The state of Nevada has 57,000 children living in concentrated poverty - but the good news is, that's 10,000 fewer than about a decade...

Anti-Poverty Groups Slam Administration’s Changes to Food Assistance

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Groups that advocate for the working poor are speaking out against a new policy proposal from the Trump administration to make it...

Nevada immunization coalition is on guard as cases of measles spike...

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published a document titled Ten threats to public health in 2019. The list includes factors such as air...