Saturday, November 26, 2022

The Meaning of Life

Opinion When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it took an especially intimate and often wrenching decision away from women and placed it...

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...

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...

Cannabis impairment redefined in Nevada

In 2020, Nevada dispensaries sold nearly $700 million dollars worth of cannabis and derivative products. Before AB400 was signed into law last week, many...

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...

Nevada announces vaccine rollout plan

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak unveiled a plan to distribute and administer novel coronavirus vaccines when they become available. At the end of October, the...

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center nears capacity with surge in active...

Since mid-November, the Quad-County region of Carson City, Lyon County, Douglas County, and Storey County have seen a spike in the number of active...