How Nevada’s playing in the press
Some of the best reporting about Nevada appears in newspapers elsewhere (also some of the worst). With the Internet, those stories are not as inaccessible as they once were, and the RN&R intermittently alerts you to some of them. Here are the latest, some of which come from sites that require a free registration:

Two pieces on lakes around the West going dry due to drought:

www.nytimes.com/2004/05/02/national/02RIVE.html and www.nytimes.com/2004/05/02/national/02DROU.html

A Congressional hearing on Native American gambling: www.abqtrib.com/shns/story.cfm?pk=INDIANGAMING-04-04-04&cat=HR

A description of a desert car-testing junket to Nevada by an automotive reporter (the car tested was a 2004 Audi S4 Cabriolet): www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37108-2004Apr23.html

The role of Nevada congressmembers in keeping a troubled California nuclear lab funded: www.abqtrib.com/archives/news01/122201_news_day5a1.shtml

A congressional hearing on plans to ship weapons plant waste to Nevada: www.nytimes.com/2004/05/01/politics/01NUKE.html

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Dennis Myers

Dennis Myers was the news editor of the Reno News & Review. He was a journalist for more than four decades. In 1987-88 he was chief deputy secretary of state of Nevada. He was coauthor of Uniquely...