Issue: August 22, 2013

Dear Readers,

Have you had your DNA done, looking for information on your

health? Brian Burghart this week writes about his experience and

gives hints on limits to the practice.

In Green, Sage Leehey will describe Nature Conservancy efforts at

river restoration in the Truckee River canyon east of Sparks.

Brad Bynum updates us on the Great Basin Film Society, now merged

with the Artemesia Moviehouse, and its current series of independent films.

Bob Grimm takes on Kick-Ass 2, Bruce Van Dyke identifies a major

league baseball practice as a solution to congressional

dysfunctionality, Brad profiles the rock duo Synthesize Her, and K.J.

Sullivan samples the food at SunSette Grille.

In news, we talk to some Nevadans who joined the 1963 March on

Washington and tell you where to join a 50th anniversary march in Reno.

And our Join the Pack special section comes with this week's issue.

Thank you for reading us.

Take care,

Dennis Myers

News editor