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Positively Northern Nevada now at!

By Jennifer Burton

I've been invited to post future PNN stories on the Reno Gazette Journal website. Look for a featured blog button on, on the right hand side of the website, about 1/2 way down the page. I'll also be writing a weekly column about positive events, people and organizations in northern Nevada. You can see [...]

Reno High Orchestra Presents Spring Concert with Poetry

By Jennifer Burton
Gerry Willis conducts the Reno High School Orchestra during practice for the annual Spring Concert

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 [...]

Indoor S'mores are Just the Ticket

By Jennifer Burton
Make these delicious S'mores inside, if you can't find a campfire

If you can't get out to a campsite this Memorial Day weekend, you can bring one of the treasured campfire traditions inside. Try these delicious indoor S'mores if you can't find a fire pit. All you need is an oven and of course chocolate, graham crackers and big puffy marshmallows. Here's what you do: Take [...]

First Baby Geese of the Season!

By Jennifer Burton
A family outing at Lake Stanley near Lakridge Golf Course in Reno

What Happened to Spring?

By Jennifer Burton
A mom and daughter from San Jose enjoy the snow at Mt. Rose

Winter is always fun for kids, but this one was less than impressive. I don't know about you, but it seems like we had a long fire season, a short ski season, and now were on the verge of fire season again.
Old Man Winter gave one last try toward the middle of April but by [...]