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November 1, 2019

Yesterday was October 31st, a date of double significance for the young people – and the young at heart – throughout the Silver State. Across the country and in many places beyond it, October 31st marks the date of Halloween, that annual celebration of all things creepy. The additional importance in our state comes from […]

October 30, 2019

It is clear that one life was lost and that hundreds of people in the Nevada city of Fallon lost access to utilities yesterday, but the details of yesterday’s three-car crash are murky despite a day of reporting by various outlets. While the essential facts seem to be established clearly, the conflicting reports about the […]

October 29, 2019

Longtime Nevada residents will have an unshakeable sense that casinos and smoking are linked. Gamblers or not, those who frequented the state’s casinos to eat at premier restaurants, consume specialty entertainment, or enjoy the amenities of high-end hotels knew that they had to pass through the hazy casino floor en route to their destination. Much […]

October 21, 2019

At a moment when Nevada is being recognized for its impact on cycling – both past and present – the state is also continuing to struggle to bring down the frequency of car accidents involving bicycles. Despite those efforts, accidents continue to occur; most recently, a cyclist was involved in an automobile crash near Reno’s […]

October 15, 2019

Earlier this month the Reno City Council adopted a resolution ending the city’s recognition of Columbus Day, opting instead to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day. While the change reflects a growing awareness of the sensitive racial dynamics surrounding the fall holiday, the path to Reno’s action on this issue was undoubtedly stirred in part by a […]

October 9, 2019

  While most of us measure a year from January to December – a calendar year, as it is known – many businesses and government agencies use a fiscal year to map out their annual efforts. One common fiscal year used by businesses is to measure from July to June, while many other organizations model […]

September 27, 2019

Although the month of May is recognized as National Bike Month, anyone paying attention to Nevada in September would be forgiven if they mistook the ninth month of the year as a period of bike celebration in its own right. [1] While this is undoubtedly a time when cycling enthusiasts are giving thanks for the […]

September 23, 2019

We are currently in September, and we can feel the carefree fun of summer slipping through our grasp like so much fine sand. Whether you have spent these past sunny months boating on Lake Mead or Lake Tahoe, reaching summits at Mt. Charleston or Mt. Rose, or enjoying any of the other innumerable forms of […]

September 19, 2019

According to a recent news report, nine people were injured after a hot air balloon made a hard landing near Goodsprings, southwest of Las Vegas. The incident occurred on Thursday morning, September 12, 2019, in a desert area just off of Cottonwood Trail. When the hard landing occurred and the basket hit the ground, it […]

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