When the Moonshine Aligns

The journey “there and back again” to find journalism as a meaningful career, in a bout of “Moonshine Magic.”

The Age of Activism


Too many pivotal movements are being left in the rearview mirror of the news cycle before they gain enough momentum to make a difference, let’s stay the course.

A Day at the Nevada Caucus

What’s more important: Voting for someone with the same values as you or beating Donald Trump?

‘Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick’


When nearly every development project in the region grinds to a halt in a trip to court, are we losing the art of compromise? Lessons learned from a 100-year-old foreign policy philosophy.

A Common Goal, Not a Common Enemy

On this 18th anniversary of the national tragedy of 9/11, let’s take the opportunity to reflect on how to unify around a common dream, not a common enemy.

Mountain Biker’s Paradise; Cycle Commuter’s Challenge

At 29 I’ve been many things. But never a licensed driver — until now. I am finally poised to get my license as a new resident of a mountain town, but I’m not losing my carless ethos.

Election Reflection on Hope in a Hazy Future

Reflection on hope in a year of turmoil. An election with a turnout like never before illustrates how engagement, and acknowledgement of power are on the rise.

History in Person

Today’s news is tomorrow’s history. It’s our job to preserve it for future generations.

Home Among the Trees of My Youth

An undeniable sense of homecoming came to me immediately upon moving to Truckee a mere month and a half ago, despite never having lived here full time.

Divided, We Fall

Sadly, tragedy brings out the best in people and we truly saw the best of America in the 9/11 aftermath. It was a reminder that we’re all in this life together. We all are Americans.