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....

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...

Artist uses work to share cultural insights

Artist uses work to share cultural insights   By Teri Vance Although inspired by his Paiute and Arapaho heritage, Topah Spoonhunter’s artwork is intended for a broader audience. “The ideas passed down through tribal culture, I think a lot of people might dismiss...

Volunteers key to building, maintaining trails

Volunteers key to building, maintaining trails   By Teri Vance Johanna Foster, an ecologist and adjunct biology professor at Western Nevada College, moved to Carson City a year ago. The first organization she joined was Muscle Powered. She believes in Muscle...

Native artist paints her experience

Native artist paints her experience   By Teri Vance Topaz Jones grew up hearing a story about her grandfather working cattle with a bunch of ranch hands near the Duck Valley Indian Reservation in Owyhee, where her family is from. As the story goes, one of the men...