Saturday, November 26, 2022

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...

Stewart Indian School leaves behind a complicated history 

Five or six years ago, I took a night class on Wašiw language and culture offered through Western Nevada College in Douglas County....

Denial of boutique slaughterhouse leads to accusations of ‘NIMBYism’ and concerns...

While many individuals who come to the western Sierra region fall in love as soon as they lay eyes on its beautiful green fields...

Heather Sallan: Finding satisfaction by helping others.

About 20 years ago, Heather Sallan was disillusioned with the state of the world and the amount of poverty she saw in Reno, so...

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...

Wild Harvest – Part 2

A farmer’s almanac  I wasn’t about to eat just anything, though. I needed some guidance from someone who knew what an edible crop looked like—both...

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...

Hydroponics – farming’s indoor future

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging years in the modern age. Not only for the COVID-19...

Jobs of Tomorrow – Machine Learning

This report is part of a series reports by The Sierra Nevada Ally: Nevada Formulates Innovative Skills Training Programs for a 21st Century Workforce, produced...

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...