• Food & Drink
    It’s been a year of firsts in 2021 for BJ’s Nevada Barbecue Company of Sparks. (All hail ribs, brisket, kick ass fries!) Yes, there has been the novel experience of emerging from the pandemic into [...]
  • Taste of the Town
    Think of it as a head for culture. Pigeon Head Brewery of Reno and the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts are encouraging folks to choose their favorite Pigeon Head beer to be served at [...]
  • News
    Eight classic fire department vehicles and other antique firefighting artifacts are without a home after the Reno City Council sold the building out from under the collection. At the time, council members were unaware that [...]
  • The arts
    Two years after Thomas Edison invented motion pictures, Nevada produced the nation’s first blockbuster movie. The film of the Corbett-Fitzsimmons prizefight, produced in Carson City in 1897, which also is considered the first movie documentary, [...]
  • Reviews
    Days after seeing “Joe Bell,” I am still pondering this amazing film. It’s a movie with such intense, thoughtful acting, such compelling yet tragic characters and such a thought-provoking story that I just cannot shake [...]
  • The arts
    The latest exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art, which celebrates its 90th birthday this year, takes a look back at the birth of the city’s longest-existing art institution. The exhibit, “The Latimer School: Lorenzo [...]
  • COVID-19
    UPDATE, JULY 28: A renewal of Nevada’s mask mandate goes into effect on Friday, July 30. The CDC lists Washoe County in the “High Transmission” range on its COVID-19 Data Tracker. As of July 28, [...]
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Joe Biden is no radical, but …

President Joe Biden is not a socialist revolutionary. His two major economic policy initiatives, the American Rescue Plan (passed earlier this year) and his proposed American Jobs Plan, are far more similar to Republican President […]

City life

Cool cars; hot nights

When Hot August Nights was born 34 years ago, nearly all the participants who brought their classic rides to Reno actually remembered the 50s, 60s and 70s – the decades when those cars were new. […]

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July letters

Coyote-killing debated It’s time for Nevada to ban wildlife killing contests! (RN&R, July 10) While blood sports such as dogfighting and cockfighting are recognized as serious crimes, a little known but similar activity—the wildlife killing […]


Requiem for an unjust law

Steve, a medical marijuana patient from Reno, broke out in a sweat when a Nevada Highway Patrol officer pulled him over on a cold night in April two years ago. The 64-year-old military veteran and […]

City life

PRIDE marches again on July 24

After switching to an online format last year, the Northern Nevada PRIDE parade and festival is back in-person in downtown Reno and at Wingfield Park on Saturday, July 24. “After a year inside, it’s time […]

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