Saturday, November 26, 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...

Dragon Lights Festival

The Dragon Lights festival runs through August 12. It is a welcome escape from the daily grind. Seeing kids awestruck by life-sized or larger-than-life...

It’s All Such a Shame

Opinion And some of us say, “How can this be?” “This” being nineteen grade-schoolers and two teachers massacred in their classroom even before the victims...

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...

Second Ely Film Festival March 12-14

Last year, the final public event I attended with our kids before hunkering down due to Covid was the inaugural Ely Film Festival. The...

Making music together … apart

Remember when you were a kid, and your school’s music teacher taught you how to sing “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” in rounds? It...

Literacy crisis in Nevada – state educators launch a digital reading...

Two-thirds of Nevada’s school-aged children score below a basic level of reading proficiency. The National Assessment of Educational Progress rates Nevada in the bottom...

Despite Pandemic Challenges, Envirolution Seeks to Expand Project Recharge as Economy...

As the economy begins to re-open amidst the novel coronavirus outbreak, Reno-based nonprofit Envirolution seeks to expand its Project Recharge Program for the 2020-2021...