Baily’s Pond Reopening Friday in Carson City

Baily’s Pond in Carson City’s Fuji Park will reopen Friday. It was closed due to an icky slime on the water that was reported late January. As a precautionary measure the pond was closed for water quality testing. The slime material in the water was from iron bacteria. It’s not a threat to human health, but is is often mistaken for petroleum sheens.


Appropriate Some Culture

By J.T. Parker Apparently the way to stomp out the world’s racism is to verbally abuse a teenage girl the day after her prom. At least, that’s what (literally) thousands of keyboard warriors attempted as they expressed their frustrations toward Keziah Daum, a non-Asian high school student in Utah, who decided to wear a traditional…

Smile and Nod

By J.T. Parker The air was biting as the marchers covered their ears with their pink knitted beanies, waving signs that may as well have read “I hate you straight, white man.” I kept my mouth shut as I tried to blend in, hoping the cold (and not my frustration) would be perceived as the…