Issue: June 06, 2013

Hello everyone,

This week our Arts Editor, Brad Bynum, explores the past, present and

future of the St. Mary's Art and Retreat Center up in Virginia City

for the cover story. Turn to Arts and Culture to hear from Ashley

Hennefer as she tells us about a new woman's organization,

Livingthebliss, that aims to serve as a kind of support group for

woman trying to handle changes in their lives.

In News, Dennis Myers spoke to Assembly Republican floor leader Pat

Hickey about bipartisanship in this past legislative session. Bob

Grimm tells us why Will Smith's new movie, After Earth, left him less

than entertained. And in Green, learn about a USDA program that aids

advanced biofuel producers and may be ending this coming September.

Feel free to click the links below for exclusive cartoons, columns

and event picks.

As always, thanks for reading our paper. If not for you, we'd be history.

Yours truly,

Sage Leehey

Special Projects Editor