Archive for December, 2010

Revamped Christmas Carol includes new twists, puppet ghosts

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Local theater groups would love your support.  The Nevada Shakespeare Company's production of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol is on stage this weekend with a new take on the familiar story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
This time the players have teamed up with Pan Pantoja, a poet, actor [...]

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Big Country Music Star, Nice Guy

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Clint Black is playing Reno this weekend, and he's probably one of the nicest guys I've ever interviewed.  In 1992 as his career was just taking off, Black made a stop in Beaumont, Texas, on his way to play Houston, and my news station assigned me to cover the interview.  His handlers were pretty strict [...]

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Principal for a Day at Swope Middle School takes dedication, empathy and knowledge of thermostats

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

My first task as Principal for a Day was to greet students as they arrived at Swope Middle School on a rather cold and cloudy morning.  Tuesday, I joined 28 community members who volunteered to go "boots on the ground" at various schools in Washoe county.  We fanned out with the goal of seeing what [...]

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