Crews Fighting Wildfire in Carson City’s Voltaire Canyon

Fire crews are fighting a fire in Carson City’s Voltaire Canyon area. Voluntary evacuations are requested for residents of the Clearview Street area. The Indian Colony is also conducting voluntary evacuations on Curry and Rhodes Streets. Multiple agencies on scene, Command is unified between the US Forest Service and Carson City Fire. The US Forest Service says aircraft have been ordered for today, as have more hand crews. The fire has grown to over 100 acres and is 5-percent contained. The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports that campers using fire to clean up their site are to blame. Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon says no structures are directly threatened. It’s currently burning into a burn scar from a fire last year.


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…