Two-Part Harmony

Power couple keep life humming – busy careers, crazy schedules, four children, and all. “Marriage should be a duet – when one sings, the other claps.” ~ Joe Murray As […]

Banking on a sure bet

A lifetime as a casino exec proved the best training for this food bank dynamo. “There was a time in my life when I bought a $27,000 case of wine […]

Trash Talk

In the season of Earth Day, we take a look at the plastic waste epidemic — the overlooked byproduct of COVID’s effect on the food industry. When we think of […]

How Sweet It Is

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Genoa’s famous Candy Dance celebrates 100 years. Billie Jean Rightmire hasn’t been to every Candy Dance celebration. But the 86-year-old Genoa native and town historian probably has attended more than […]

Homemade Ice Cream

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Tips from a dad who’s discovered homemade ice cream can be fun and easy as child’s play. Got milk? How about cream? June just happens to be National Dairy Month, […]

Winging It

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Some novel ways to attract and support butterflies in the garden. Who doesn’t love butterflies? They’re lovely to look at and help pollinate our fruit trees and gardens. They also […]

The Pied Pipers of Reno

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Business partners discover recipes for success. It was a dark and stormy night … That’s how this story begins. No kidding.  On a visit to Seattle, Ryan Goldhammer had an […]


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As farms and farmers dwindle in number, locals take action. ‘Where have all the farmers gone?” Before long, these might be appropriate lyrics to add to that Pete Seeger folk […]


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Arts center leader’s life and career come full circle in Carson City. Gina Lopez Hill smiles wistfully as she recalls the first time she danced on the stage of Carson […]

A Woman’s Place

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Female chefs have faced a lot of heat in the kitchen — most of it not from the stove. No doubt you’ve heard the old adage, a woman’s place is […]