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Saving Bowers Mansion

“Ladies, let us buy it!” “It” was the popular Bowers Mansion, a gem of northern Nevada’s mining legacy in Washoe Valley, which was put up for sale by its 82-year-old owner in January 1946. The […]

  • News
    When Tessa McClean and other Native American women painted red hands over their mouths before they led the Women’s March in Denver in 2017, a powerful symbol was born. “The red paint on our faces [...]
  • News
    A Reno developer cut down trees and bulldozed a block-long segment of Washington Street while four appeals against the project remain in progress. The appellants and other opponents of the development were outraged April 27, [...]
  • News
    The Reno News & Review sent questions to Paddy Egan, the developer of the 700 Riverside Drive apartments’ project. A hearing officer is scheduled to hear four appeals against the project's building permit on May [...]
  • The arts
    Art springs anew in Reno, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A powerful force in area arts, Sierra Arts Foundation has grown stronger in the last year. The foundation not only survived the [...]
  • News
    Proponents tout the Thacker Pass lithium mine as a “carbon neutral” venture that will counter climate change; opponents say the Trump administration’s rushed approval of the project ignored significant environmental impacts and will dry up [...]
  • Essays
    Modern large-scale mining is very destructive to the natural ecosystems and often disruptive to hosting communities. It is estimated by the United Nations International Resource Panel that, “90 percent of biodiversity loss and water stress [...]
  • City life
    Northern Nevada special event organizers are betting that by summer, vaccinations and fewer safety mandates will put most folks’ COVID-19 fears in the rear-view mirror. Many in-person events that were cancelled or forced to switch [...]
COVID-19

Study volunteers sought

When Austin Meegan, 24, was in the hospital last year staving off organ failure caused by COVID-19, doctors worried that they wouldn’t be able to find a donor who had both survived the virus and […]

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The perils of pandemic pets

During the COVID-19 pandemic, severe animal cruelty cases have increased in Washoe County  along with cases of pet abandonment and neglect. On the plus side, local animal shelters have been using online systems to quickly […]

City life

Earth Day Events

For the second year in a row, there will be no Earth Day festival in Reno’s Idlewild Park, but other related activities and celebrations are on the calendar this month. Whether you prefer in-person activities […]

The arts

NMA goes radically Victorian

In an age when children were losing fingers while working in textile mills, and coal soot rained on Britain’s cities, a cadre of young artists pushed back against the Industrial Revolution with a rebellion of […]

News

Utopia on the Truckee

The road to building a high-tech, smart city in the desert east of Reno has so far been paved with cash and propaganda, and will soon reach a crossroads as the Nevada Legislature lurches past […]

Nevada books

Natural reading

This year’s Nevada Reads book selections fit in well with the last 12 months of pandemic-related stress: a pair of memoirs that make connections between literature and the natural world. Nevada Reads is a statewide […]

Health

Health coverage enhanced

Thanks to recent federal pandemic relief measures, more Nevadans than ever now qualify for low- or no-cost health insurance plans – if they sign up by the extended May 15 deadline. The state exchange is […]

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