Darin Balaam Defeats Heidi Howe in The Race For Washoe County Sheriff

Darin Balaam is the new sheriff in Washoe County, winning the seat over Heidi Howe a retired captain. Balaam, who has worked for 21 years with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, talks about one of his biggest priorities in the coming years.

During his career, Balaam worked as Assistant Sheriff, as well as all three divisions of the Sheriff’s Office: Operations, Detention, and Administration.


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…