English Professor Receives Daughters of the American Revolution Medal of Honor

Kudos to Western Nevada College Professor Marilee Swirczek who earned the DAR Medal of Honor for her work on the unique and moving exhibit “Always Lost – A Meditation on War.” The exhibit honors soldiers from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and includes photographs, literary writings and the “Wall of the Dead” which displays photographs […]

Reno High Orchestra Presents Spring Concert with Poetry

The Reno High School Orchestra presented its spring concert with a bit of a twist this year, playing Camille Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals, with humorous narration written by poet Ogden Nash. The suite of musical movements has been played all over the world, but this may be the first playing of the famous piece […]

Spelling Bee Hits Stage at Wooster High School

Wooster High School presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" this week, starring the Wooster Players. Performances are Wednesday, March 14 through Saturday, March 17 at 7pm. There's a matinee performance on Sunday, March 18 at 2pm. Wooster's theatre department offers this award-winning musical comedy about six young people who learn that winning isn't everything. […]

Reno Teen Plays the Harp, wins the State 4 X 800 Relay and Lands Scholarship to East Coast Summer Writing & Film Program

Olivia Lowden spent an hour this weekend playing her harp for patients at a local hospital.  Then she put on her running shoes and knocked out a couple of miles on a training run.  She's also busy packing for a trip to Connecticut, where she landed a scholarship to attend a summer session at a […]