Writing IX.

It’s been a while.

Changes planned for Pyramid/McCarran

McQueen readies for Rose Bowl as bands march in area competition

1000 come out for firefighters’ pancake breakfast
For the Love of Jazz marks 34th year

‘Charity alliance’ gives Washoe ARC a new look

$16 mil still needs to go
Palin speaks about experience, issues in Carson
Enrollment rises, standards increase
Career center axed
UNR cuts academic centers
Rogers opts out of NSHE
Group rallies, protests during Obama speech
Reilly discusses cuts at town hall
Senate approve Stiteler as Flipside director
Buckley asks for input
Sen. Obama’s visit affects university activity
Greek office cut


Writing VII and the internship paper.

Reno wild horse expo comes as mustangs threatened
Reno officials christen fire truck
Big Carson freeway bridge on schedule
New citizens vote with help from state group
Therapy program pairs horses, children
Magazine puts local girl in spotlight
Hot cars share stage with hot dogs
Stars and stripes adorns shining 1957 Chevrolet
Washoe primary turnout could be lowest in decades

If I include today, 10 days left. Time just seems to have flown on by this summer.

Last week, I had to turn in a paper to the j-school on “what I learned during my summer internship.” I took it in a very literal sense. And here it is for your reading enjoyment.

Continue reading


Writing VI.

It’s Monday again. Three weeks until school starts.

Small group protests against McCain
Sparks crowd confident of McCain’s leadership
Reno boy wins MLB competition in New York
Reno fire officials ask public vigilance after series of arsons
Wild horses wait as fate is decided

Am working on another wild horse story today.

I should become a wild horse reporter, and that should be my only specialty. Then I can write a book about the history of wild horses, get published, make The New York Times bestseller list, invest in a few key stocks (when we’re out of a recession, of course), become rich and then never have to worry about my journalist’s pay again.

Ha. It could happen.


Writing IV.

Friday night’s pageant wasn’t absolutely awful. The interview portion onstage was a joke though.

Anyway, here’s more stories from the last couple weeks.

Reno-area water, power usage soars in heat
Smoke pollution could get worse
Crowds flock to river, raising safety concerns
Last summer roundup under way for Nevada mustangs
Reno program gives teen drivers a safe edge
Miss Nevada crowned
Activists oppose BLM proposal to kill mustangs


More writing.

I’m really bad about updating this blog. I was better at blogging last summer.

Young Chautauquans depict Civil War
Groundwork propels concrete canoe team to victory in engineering contest
Story time and crafts focus on princesses
Event designed to bring people together
Nevada expects biggest cicada infestation since 2002
City serves up volleyball fun
‘Green’ awareness fest enjoys 2nd year


The writing.

I haven’t been very good about this, but here’s what I’ve written so far that I haven’t linked to yet:
School offers new house for sale
American Indians meet in Sparks, talk national issues
Doctor finds alternative ways to heal
From officer in the Marines to teaching at Sage Ridge
The Rock Church to expand kids’ educational programs
Ferraro stresses education at event
Kids explore science, creativity at summer Camp Invention
State officials call graduation rate study inaccurate
Principal wants Gomes to be up to par with new schools in area