Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Nevada Cannabis Advisory Commission Holds First Meeting

Today, the Nevada Cannabis Advisory Commission (CAC) held its inaugural meeting in Las Vegas. The 12-person commission is empanelled to study cannabis-related issues and...

California is home to a new pack of wolves

Since 2017, the Lassen pack of wolves, as they’re known, has been the only documented pack of wolves in California until last Friday when...

Drought prompts a 30 percent reduction in water deliveries to Truckee...

In response to drought, the Truckee Carson Irrigation District (TCID) will get 70 percent of it’s annual allotment of water in 2021. Not too far...

Is the Non-Functional Turf Ban Coming to Northern Nevada

Opinion The 2021 legislative session is an anomaly. Notwithstanding COVID, the bad water bills died early and the good ones pressed on. That is not...

Senate Joint Resolution 3 (SJR3):  Postscript and Sayonara 

Recently, The Sierra Nevada Ally hosted point-counterpoint pieces regarding SJR 3, a now deceased joint resolution before the Nevada Legislature, urging Congress to reduce wild...

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 Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition Supports the Free Roaming Equids and...

Opinion After consultation with its board members, the Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition has decided to support the Free Roaming Equids and Ecosystem Sustainability Network (FREES)...

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...

An urban farm for every city block.

Opinion Growing up in northern Nevada provided me with the perception of downtown Reno as my own urban backyard. Reno is a small city split...

Wild Horse Wars

Opinion The morning sun illuminated the Cascade-Siskiyou Mountains around my cabin in the wilderness. Just outside my window stood a beautiful wild mare with her...