How Nevada’s playing in the press
Some of the best reporting about Nevada frequently appears in newspapers outside of the Silver State. (Also some of the worst.) With the Internet, those stories are not as difficult to read as they once were, so the RN&R is going to start alerting you to some of the stories that appear around the nation. Start with these. Some sites require a free registration:

Mine pollution in Battle Mountain:
www.nytimes.com/2004/03/08/national/08GOLD.html

Young John Kerry’s Nevada adventure:
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A36917-2004Mar6.html

“Sound science” and Yucca Mountain:
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A13994-2004Feb27.html

Confessions of a burning man:
www.nynewsday.com/entertainment/news/nyetmovri3687272feb27,0,5528242.story

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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...