Monday, July 4, 2022

Stewart Indian School leaves behind a complicated history 

Five or six years ago, I took a night class on Wašiw language and culture offered through Western Nevada College in Douglas County....

The Good-Time Girl

Suzanne Roberts' latest publication, Animal Bodies: On Death, Desire and Other Difficulties, University of Nebraska Press, 2022.     “You aren’t really going to ring that bell,...

An Awkward Inheritance, Off-Broadway Play Coming Next Month to Pipers Opera...

An Awkward Inheritance is a play crafted from the love of northern Nevadan’s wacky ways and will be coming all the way from New...

Swimming, Italy, and the Wonder of Dogs with Lynne Cox

Lynne Cox has seen a lot over the more than 35 years as an amateur, record-setting long-distance and cold water swimmer. Cox has swum...

A Dog’s Tale

Opinion My dog died last week.   Well, we killed her…euthanasia is the euphemism for an invaluable salvation-like option that dogs have available, but humans do not. Jennie...

On the Trail of the Jackalope – As Real as You...

As Real as You Want Them to Be My next appointment is with Bruce Jones, Mayor of Douglas. After walking back to the LaBonte I...

How to Hunt a Jackalope

It’s well-known that the North American Jackalope only mates during lightning storms, can be lured out from its native sagebrush by a stiff glass...
David Toll

Tarantulas On Parade

A version of this story appeared in David Toll’s legendary Gold Hill News, which he published regularly between 1974 - 1978.  This story is...
David Toll

The End of the Trail

The End of the Trail Cemeteries are supposed to be scary places, doubtless because of all the dead people there, but clear your mind of...