Artists readying for statewide art show

Artists readying for statewide art show by Teri Vance   As a highlight for the upcoming statewide art show, Capital Collage, Mark Salinas commissioned Las Vegas papier mache artist Justin Favela to create three, alien-themed piñatas. However, the piñatas won’t...

Nevada Day program cover released

Nevada Day program cover released by Teri Vance   Artists from across the state, representing an array of mediums, are featured on the cover of this year’s Nevada Day program. “The cover is a shared authorship of several artists, which plays into the ideals of...

Traditional Beadwork Keeps Heritage Alive

Traditional Beadwork Keeps Heritage Alive   Linda Eben-Jones, grew up watching her grandmother, Dollie Davis Moose, and her mother, Marlene Moose, do traditional beadwork along with their knitting and sewing. I’ve always been fascinated with beadwork,” she said....

Stewart Award

Powwow Recognized With National Award   The Stewart Indian School Father’s Day Powwow often stands out to attendees by the setting alone. “It’s a beautiful campus with multicolored stone buildings as well as the the grassy field,” said Sherry Rupert,...

Cancer survivor returns to claim victory on Tahoe Rim Trail

Cancer survivor returns to claim victory on Tahoe Rim Trail   By Teri Vance When Alison Chavez laces up her running shoes Saturday for this weekend’s Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Run, she’ll be looking for more than a finish. She’s out for redemption. Chavez, 40,...

Race director readies for Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Run

Race director readies for Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Run   By Teri Vance There are many aspects that go into organizing an endurance race — the logistics of the course, permits, lottery registration, aid stations and more. But for George Ruiz, director of the...