Friday, May 20, 2022

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...

Wild Harvest – Part 2

A farmer’s almanac  I wasn’t about to eat just anything, though. I needed some guidance from someone who knew what an edible crop looked like—both...

Wild Harvest – Part 1

Wild harvest - Part 1 I’ve lived in Reno’s West University neighborhood my whole life. It’s a small swath of the city, a few miles...

What the Build Back Better Act Would Mean for Nevada

With the Bill’s Passage Cast in Doubt, An Opportunity to Strengthen Nevada’s Leadership Role in the American West Could Vanish With It. This weekend, the...

Hydroponics – farming’s indoor future

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging years in the modern age. Not only for the COVID-19...

Trickle Down Extremism

Opinion Trickle down extremism describes the state of county government where I live in northern Nevada. It is shorthand for the local version of the...

Delusions

Opinion Psychiatrists know about delusions. Delusions (and hallucinations) are the hallmarks of schizophrenia and often what brings a person suffering from that disorder to the...

Trickle down Extremism: Part 3

Opinion We have lost the struggle with Covid-19 in Lyon County, where I live in northern Nevada. Last week, 175 of us contracted the virus...

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...