Issue: September 01, 2011

Hi everybody,

In this week's cover story, news editor Dennis Myers takes a look at

creeping racism against people of Arab and Muslim heritage in the United

States and here in the Biggest Little City next to Sparks. Along other

lines, I'm still looking for a new liberal columnist. If you'd like to be

considered to fill the columnist position, send three 600-word sample

columns on local politics to Also in this week's

newspaper, Brad Bynum has a great conversation with Lindsey Buckingham of

Fleetwood Mac; he even breaks some news about the band. Plus, we've got a

new food writer who's taking our FoodFinds column in a different

direction. I'll bet you recognize his name. In fact, there's too much

this week to write about in a newsletter introduction, but feel free to

click the links below for all of Northern Nevada's best news, arts and

entertainment, but be sure to pick up a newsprint copy for exclusive

content like cartoons and columns. As always, thanks for reading our

newsweekly. If not for you, we'd probably be working on our post-graduate