Monday, July 4, 2022

Ace your age: 50 lessons in 50 years

Interviewing Royal Robbins ranks among the best experiences in my modest writing career. Robbins pioneered Yosemite rock climbing, achieving historic first ascents on both...

Mayoral Candidate Jenny Brekhus – A Conversation

A resident of Reno since 1998 and an experienced city planner, Jenny Brekhus has been a city council member for Ward 1 for three...

Death Valley offers more than name suggests

A group of would-be gold miners, exhausted, starving, dehydrated and lost in the desert, sent two men for help in 1849. Amazingly, the pair...

New Tree Plantings to Reforest Trees Lost in California Wildfires 

As torrential rains replace the wildfires experienced in the western United States this year, conversations on reforestation of the summer’s burned areas in the...

Private Ski Resort Development Proposed in West Lake Tahoe Causing Concern...

For people living on Lake Tahoe’s western slopes, the possibility of a private, residential ski development has been around for several decades. Now, that...

Wildlife Crossings an Ill-Suited Solution to Animals Killed by Vehicle Collisions

If you’ve ever been in a car, chances are you’ve either seen or been part of a vehicle collision with an animal. It’s common,...

Former Sex Industry Workers Cite 13th Amendment in Lawsuit that Could...

Two former sex industry workers have filed a Complaint in U.S. District Court, District of Nevada against a diverse and extraordinary list of defendants...

Whitebark Pine Considered for Threatened Species Status – the Impacts of...

Dotting mountain ranges throughout the western United States and into Canada, the whitebark pine is a beloved tree by many who have walked beneath...

Squaw Valley Changes Name to Palisades Tahoe

The Squaw Valley resort acknowledged more than a year ago that its name “was derogatory and offensive. It did not stand for who we...

The Truckee River Under Assault – Trash is Just One Insult...

The annual Truckee River Cleanup Day set for September 25, 2021 is a 17 year-old beautification tradition. Every year, the nonprofit organization Keep Truckee...