Saturday, November 26, 2022

Creative Misdirection: One Day at a Presentation

Opinion A funny thing happened at a presentation the other day. A retired professor started off talking about how to repair damaged riparian (streamside) areas...

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...

Let’s Talk Hunting: Part 2

Opinion Have you ever wondered if you are a Traditionalist or Mutualist, maybe a Pluralist?   The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies with assistance from its...

Rural Nevada is at the Frontline of Renewable Energy Development

Nevada is making strides toward its renewable energy goals as it develops infrastructure to move power throughout the state, but some Nevadans worry the...

First Green Bank in Nevada Names Founding Executive Director

Last month, the Nevada Clean Energy Fund named Kirsten Stasio as its founding executive director. Created after the state legislature passed Senate Bill 407...

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...

Dam the Status Quo

Before Developing Water Strategies for the Future, We Must Rectify the Decisions of the Past As the ongoing effects of climate change are realized throughout...

George Orwell Still Lives in Unexpected Places

Opinion In 1992, Nevada was suffering a multi-year drought. Governor Miller declared a drought disaster for several northern Nevada counties. Shortly after, the Nevada Board...

Science Versus Politics

Opinion Recently, a U.S. Geological Survey study (USGS) by Peter Coates, Ph.D., et.al looked at the relationship between wild horses and numbers of male greater...

When Can a Bird Get a Break Around Here?

Opinion An interesting thing happened in Wyoming (of all places) the other day.  A member of the state’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team asked whether sage-grouse...