Issue: April 19, 2018

Welcome to this week's issue of the Reno News & Review. Our feature story this week comes from Arts Editor Kris Vagner. She sat down with Will Durham to talk about the Nevada Neon Project—a nonprofit working to preserve neon signs—and also spoke with neon artist Jeff Johnson and Color of Neon sign shop co-owner Kenneth Hines. The story is an interesting look at the lives of people who work to preserve and create neon signs. And the photos are fantastic.

Over in the arts section, you'll find a story from RN&R contributor Matt Bieker. He sat down for an interview with David Michael Slater, an English teacher at Pine Middle School. Slater has written chapter books and novels for kids, teens and adults, and his newest book is We're Doing it Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don't Work—And How to Fix Them.

News Editor Dennis Myers recently caught up with supporters of a ballot measure providing for increased use of renewable energy in Nevada who are concerned the measure will be confused with a second ballot measure that would change the energy market in the state. You can read that story in this week's news section.

And, as always, you can grab an actual copy of the paper from your favorite coffee shop or bar. It has columns and cartoons we don't run online, including Streetalk. This week, I asked people to tell me which are their favorite signs in Reno.

Happy reading!

Jeri Chadwell

RN&R Special Projects Editor