Saturday, November 26, 2022

Adam Laxalt Is No Paul Laxalt

Opinion: As a retired Reno newsman who covered Paul Laxalt during the height of his power as a U.S. senator in the 1980s, I...

Election Day

Opinion Here comes Election Day, across the nation and in the county where I live in northern Nevada. It will be interesting to see how...

Climate is critical in every election

Opinion I’m worried about inflation and rising interest rates just like everybody else. But I don’t want to lose track of the forest for the...

A Look Into Election Security – Civics Journalism

As the long-anticipated and likely historic 2022 mid-term elections are mere days away and with early voting underway, the Sierra Nevada Ally talked with...

History of Voting in America

Dani DeRosa, the Sierra Nevada Ally’s Civic Action Coordinator, interviews activists, business leaders, students and artists to talk about civic engagement, public service, the...

Reno’s Inaugural LaborFest

While some opted to spend Labor Day at the beach, or in a backyard barbecue, union enthusiasts gathered together at Idlewild Park in Reno...

Team Normal

Opinion The spring primaries have come and gone here in Nevada, with fairly horrific results. It’s like we’re living in a movie taking place in...

January 20, 2025

Opinion Whatever remained of the democratic republic known as the United States of America vanished on January 20, 2025 when, for the second time in...

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...

The End of Democracy?

Opinion We are coming to the end of the most consequential year in the complicated history of democracy in our country. Next year, 2022, will...