2017 Articles

 "Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans During the Holiday Season"- Sparks Tribune, Dec 2017

"District hopes new middle school will help alleviate overcrowding"- Sparks Tribune, Dec 2017

"New Family Engagement Center opens on Prater Way in Sparks"- Sparks Tribune, Dec 2017

"Ceremony marks completion of the Pyramid/McCarran project"- Sparks Tribune, Dec 2017

"The Great Outdoors"- Lake Tahoe Home, Aug/Sept 2017

"A North State Latte Art Tour"- Enjoy magazine, Dec 2017

"Sparks Correspondence- December 2017"- NV Gram, Dec 2017

"Love Gift Us Up"- 2017-18 Winter Tahoe magazine


"Rental Richness"- 2017-18 Winter Tahoe magazine

"Home-Grown Gear"- 2017-18 Winter Tahoe magazine


My bio in the 2017-18 Winter Tahoe magazine as part of the Contributors page

"Tahoe Film Fest: Environmental Films Take Center Stage"- The Tahoe Weekly, Nov 2017

"Trees and lights gala coming to the Nugget"- Sparks Tribune, Nov 2017

"Sparks Correspondence- November 2017"- NV Gram, Nov 2017

"NLT Correspondence- November 2017"- NV Gram, Nov 2017

"Red Hawk to Host Holiday Shopping Event Next Week"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"Grocery Outlet Replacing Long-Shuttered Building"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"Sparks Fire Dept. Hosts Morning of Pancakes and Fun"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"Construction Projects Nearing Completion"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"PumpkinPalooza Set for Sunday in Victorian Square"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"10 Reasons to Make Your Next Vacation a Wake-ation"- WWA Rideline, Oct 2017. Download the app to read the whole mag!

"Sparks Dispensary Giving Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"After Las Vegas Tragedy, Local Officials Ponder Changes to Keep Public Safe During Large Events"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

Sparks Correspondence- Oct 2017

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence- Oct 2017

"Riding on the River event set for Saturday"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"Local cheer squad 'flocking' its way to Nationals"- Sparks Tribune, Oct 2017

"Look up to enjoy- Kings Beach art walk"- The Tahoe Weekly, Oct 2017

"Western Artist Brian Ford's Stagecoach Sculptures"- Enjoy magazine, Oct 2017

"Libraries of place"- The Tahoe Weekly, Sep 2017

"Sparks High Holds Dedication Ceremony for New Flag"- Sparks Tribune, Sep 2017

"Final 'Last Friday' Event this Week"- Sparks Tribune, September 2017

"Public Feedback Sought for New Truckee Meadows 5-Yr-Plan"- Sparks Tribune, September 2017

"Alzheimer's Walk Set for Saturday at the Sparks Marina"- Sparks Tribune, September 2017

"Frustrations continue for D'Andrea residents"- Sparks Tribune, September 2017

"'Drop Everything: A ski film with a sense of humor"- The Tahoe Weekly, September 2017

"South Shore cooperative connects artists"- The Tahoe Weekly, September 2017

"Pairing art and science at Sagehen"- The Tahoe Weekly, August 2017

"The Art of Plein-Air Painting"- The Tahoe Weekly, August 2017

"Local store has what it takes to survive"- Sparks Tribune, September 2017

"Large Crowds Fill Victorian Square for Annual Rib Cook-Off"- Sparks Tribune, September 2017

"Annual Healing Hearts Golf Tournament Benefits Fresno Residents in Need"- Enjoy South Valley Living, August 2017

"Iconic Sparks Gold Miner in Need of 'One Last Chance'"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Sparks business to host car show on Saturday"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Nugget Rib Cook-Off Set To Take Over Victorian Square"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Tribune Columnist, UNR Journalism Professor Jake Highton Dies at 86"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Adventure Day set for Sunday at the Marina"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Here comes the eclipse"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Sparks couple continues Hot August Nights tradition"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"ARTour to line the streets of Tahoe City"- The Tahoe Weekly, August 2017

"Superintendent, students excited for start of new school year"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Hot August Nights heating up in Sparks"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Recreational marijuana sales strong in Sparks"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Tahoe Public Art- Weaving Art Into the Community"- The Tahoe Weekly, August 2017

"City approves year three plan for $738k community grant"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Marnell Gaming purchases Bourbon Square Casino"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Donations save music programs at Sparks High for 2017-18 school year"- Sparks Tribune, August 2017

"Why You Want Derek Carr on Your Team"- Enjoy South Valley Living, August 2017

"From the Ground Up Farms in Chico"- Enjoy magazine, August 2017

"Explore the Arts on Studio Art Tour"- The Tahoe Weekly, July 2017

"NDOT updates city on Spaghetti Bowl project"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Officials break ground on new State Veterans Home in Sparks"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Crowds flocking to Lazy 5 Free Concert Series"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"More questions than answers surround Wildcreek Golf Course"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Plenty of fun to be had at 39 North Marketplace"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Exploring the lakes of Desolation"- The Tahoe Weekly, July 2017

"Glendale makeover on track for November completion"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Activism through art: Artists form Tahoe Activist Artists"- The Tahoe Weekly, July 2017

"Earthstone Fire near Sparks burns 41,000 acres; almost contained"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Sparks City Council approves recreational marijuana sales"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

"Residents speak out against proposed high school on Wildcreek Golf Course"- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

Enjoy several sports in one day in Tahoe“- The Tahoe Weekly, July 2017

Rick Krasensky- Turning wood into art“- The Tahoe Weekly, July 2017

Marijuana sales begin in Nevada, but not in Sparks“- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

Nugget on track to complete makeover by end of 2018“- Sparks Tribune, July 2017

How do ya like them apples?“- 2017 Tahoe Summer magazine

Summer Breeze- A locals’ guide to bar hopping by boat“- 2017 Tahoe Summer magazine

Love & Latte“- 2017 Tahoe Summer magazine

Kindred Art engages community in Burning Man project“- The Tahoe Weekly, June 2017

Nugget ready for annual ‘Star Spangled Sparks’“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Sparks Police event brings officers and residents together“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Wooden You Know?“- Lake Tahoe Home, June/July 2017

Where to Begin?“- Lake Tahoe Home, June/July 2017

Reno Rodeo in full swing through Saturday“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Lavender and Honey Festival coming to Victorian Square on Sunday“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Sparks Fire Chief: ‘Use common sense as temperatures rise this summer“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Veterans Home to Finally Break Ground Next Month“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Good turnout for Kids Free Fishing Day“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Seven ways to celebrate dad on Sunday“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Sparks High School sees increase in graduation rate“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Bill Watson“- Tahoe Weekly, June 2017

Connecting to the West: Mark Maynard“- Tahoe Weekly, June 2017

Fernando Pinzon- Solola native creates handcrafted journals made of recycled materials“- Revue magazine, June 2017

Marina plays host to jet ski racing series“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

D’Andrea may rise again“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Dirt Bikes and Motocross with Matt Morgan and Joe Shipman“- Enjoy, June 2017

Chris Crossen- Getting lost in the flow state“- Tahoe Weekly, June 2017

Sugar Love Chocolates sweetens up the area“- Sparks Tribune, June 2017

Sparks resident receives Veteran of the Month honor“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Andrew Hennigh, Jen Callahan & The Lorax“- Tahoe Weekly, May 2017

Western Dental to Hold Grand Reopening on Thursday“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Former Spanish Springs student-athlete continues family legacy as UNR graduate“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Volunteers restore Sparks landmark“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Sparks Middle School leader named Principal of the Year“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Renovation begins on new Family Engagement Center“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Family trades in garbage business for Sparks marijuana dispensary“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

My Froggie Beads in Sparks features unique glass art“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

Volunteers donate time to help clean up community“- Sparks Tribune, May 2017

New high school moving forward at Wildcreek“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Big turnout for annual Kids on Big Rigs event“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

As one of Sparks’ oldest businesses, Coney Island Bar keeps family tradition alive“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

A Highway 299 Waterfall Tour“- Enjoy magazine, April 2017

No project too big for Sparks woodworkers“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Major reconstruction of Glendale Avenue begins“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

“BBB in Sparks oversees 13 Nevada counties“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Through Lyme-colored glasses“- Tahoe Weekly, April 2017

Two hotels coming to the Outlets at Sparks“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Sparks expected to be safe from spring snowmelt flooding“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Le Bistro keeping French flavor alive“- Tahoe Bonanza, April 2017

Local frozen yogurt shop gives back“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Plenty of Easter activities on tap in Sparks this weekend“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Happy Tiers brings custom cakes to Incline“- Tahoe Bonanza, April 2017

Report shows Lake Tahoe is a hot spot for sex trafficking“- Tahoe Bonanza, April 2017

Bonnie Zellers“- Tahoe Weekly, April 2017

Watching paint dry: do different climates affect painting?“- Tahoe Weekly, April 2017

Great Basin Brewery to hold Ichthyosaur Expedition Party“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

Myths about avalanche danger“- Tahoe Weekly, April 2017

City Council taking action on destroyed D’Andrea clubhouse“- Sparks Tribune, April 2017

The 5th Annual Chico Wildflower Festival“- Enjoy, April 2017

Sparks distillery combines ‘old school’ process with ‘enthralling’ Nevada history“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

Local schools take part in ‘Nevada Moves’ Day“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

City council approves boundary line adjustment“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

Creating a space for artists“- Tahoe Weekly, March 2017

Apps for Tahoe Snow Lovers“- Tahoe Weekly, March 2017

Accessing Tahoe’s Public Lands“- Tahoe Weekly, March 2017

Monster Goldfish Found in Tahoe Ditch“- Tahoe Weekly, March 2017

Tahoe woman makes global impact with ‘Humankind. Be Both.’ message“- Bonanza, March 2017

Travis Ganong, others marvel at Squaw Valley during World Cup weekend“- Sierra Sun, March 2017

Dilworth Middle School teachers launch technology fundraising campaign“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

Sparks Museum captures past and present with Living History Project“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

Mark Shuey“- Tahoe Weekly, March 2017

Incline Village entities work together to assist residents after gas leak“- Tahoe Bonanza, March 2017

Washoe school district allocation changes could mean loss of 4 Incline teachers“- Tahoe Bonanza, March 2017

Squaw Valley World Cup: What it takes to prep a world-class ski course“- Sierra Sun, March 2017

Squaw Valley World Cup: Parking, transit figure to be a challenge“- Sierra Sun, March 2017

Martini hopeful, excited for the future of Sparks“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

Big turnout for annual Shamrock Shuffle“- Sparks Tribune, March 2017

Turtle Bay’s Charismatic and Colorful Lorikeets“- Enjoy magazine, March 2017

The Art Behind Jen’s Jewels“- Enjoy magazine, March 2017

5th Annual Shamrock Shuffle this Saturday in Sparks“- Sparks Tribune, Feb. 2017

$330k Pah Rah Park facelift beginning“- Sparks Tribune, Feb. 2017

From new-age to old-school, fireplace options abound“- Lake Tahoe Home, Feb/March 2017

It’s gonna be huge: Lake Tahoe ski resorts looking to trump weather issues in time for President’s Day weekend“- Tahoe Bonanza, February 2017

Bet your ‘glasses’- first-of-its-kind wine bar debuts in Incline Village“- Tahoe Bonanza, February 2017

Love is in the air in Sparks on Valentine’s Day“- Sparks Tribune, February 2017

City, public would like to see more art in Sparks“- Sparks Tribune, February 2017

Sparks chiropractic facility puts family first“- Sparks Tribune, February 2017

Snow skating/Free your feet“- Tahoe Weekly, February 2017

Electric bus project connecting Sparks to Reno underway“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

The Generator Gives Artists Space to Create“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

Survey shows majority of Incline residents pleased with IVGID“- Tahoe Bonanza, January 2017

Local historian presents ‘Jedediah Strong Smith’ at Sparks Museum this week“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

Where are they now? Four powder pioneers who helped put snowboarding on the map in Lake Tahoe“- Sierra Sun, January 2017/ Tahoe Winter 16-17

Storms keep local Red Cross busy“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

WARF to Host Inaugural ‘Pouring For Paws’ Event“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

Trio of Tahoe-Truckee ski companies stomping their claim in the Sierra“- Tahoe Bonanza, January 2017

Legalization of Marijuana Doesn’t Change DUI Law“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

As Area Dries Out, Another Round of Storms Loom“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

A Virtual North State Workout“- Enjoy, January 2017

Wine film company finds a home in Tahoe“- Tahoe Weekly, January 2017

Tesla begins battery cell production at Gigafactory“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

Tesla expected to announce big plans for 2017 at Wednesday event“- Sparks Tribune, January 2017

FlashVote terminates contract with IVGID over allegations of public deception“- Tahoe Bonanza, January 2017

Justin Spees“- Tahoe Weekly, January 2017