Thursday, October 6, 2022

Is it Time for Nevada to Limit School Fees?

 So far this year, Christine Smith, a parent of three children in Washoe County School District (WCSD), has spent $745 for required school supplies,...

Nevada’s students are becoming makeshift teachers

Given that our state consistently clocks in at 49th or 50th in the nation for K-12 education outcomes, the potential impacts of Covid-19 on...

Death, Desire, and Other Difficulties

Suzanne Roberts is a travel writer, memoirist, and poet from South Lake Tahoe whose award-winning work includes Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John...

Washoe County Schools Help Students

For many, school memories include the noxious smell of diesel fumes wafting through the air. This August, Washoe County School District students will get...

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....

Short Prayer for a Fragile Life

Boots Wind Water Sky I wrote this, my shortest poem ever, some years ago, and Black Rock Press, a Reno arts press associated with the University of Nevada,...

North Tahoe celebrates its Olympians

North Tahoe/Truckee is known as a world renowned tourist destination that is often packed to the gills with visitors. But underneath the weekend crowds...

Education Will Be A Central Issue for Nevada Voters This Year

Typically a new year brings optimism, but so far, Americans are experiencing widespread malaise.  Covid’s unpredictable nature continues to pummel whatever hopeful outlook people...

Jobs of Tomorrow – Machine Learning

This report is part of a series reports by The Sierra Nevada Ally: Nevada Formulates Innovative Skills Training Programs for a 21st Century Workforce, produced...

Job training reimagined in Nevada

First in a series of reports by The Sierra Nevada Ally: Nevada Formulates Innovative Skills Training Programs for a 21st Century Workforce, produced in...