I follow and report on Carson City government, business, arts and culture and other facets of the capital city. Community journalism is challenging but worth it. I love to write, and Carson is a vibrant city to cover as a journalist.
I have three children, including twin daughters, and am raising them in Gardnerville with my spouse of many years. In my life outside the office, I run a literary magazine and write books. The mountains also beckon.
2023 Nevada Press Association Awards
• First Place in News Enterprise Reporting
• First Place in Political/Government Enterprise Reporting
• First Place in Entertainment Feature Story
• Second Place in Coverage of Underserved Communities
Annual funding for maintenance of neighborhood streets is facing an estimated $21 million shortage.
Actual construction — and the budget for construction — will be determined in the next legislative session.
“Following the epic winter of 2022-23, as well as the sustained high flows experienced through the spring and summer, the riverbank along the Buzzy’s Ranch Trail has eroded significantly,” reads a staff report.
A backlog of unpaid parking tickets in the Carson City Treasurer’s Office will be handled with a multipronged approach.
Expenses for the Presidential Preference Primary held in Carson City on Feb. 6 totaled $131,733.50, while voter turnout was 27.1 percent.
Property tax revenue for the general fund is expected to increase 5 percent, from an estimated $32.7 million in the current fiscal year to about $34.3 million in fiscal year 2025.
Transportation officials are developing a Local Road Safety Plan that evaluates problem areas and prioritizes safety measures and projects.
Supervisors also will consider waiving $111,795 in fines and late fees from unpaid parking tickets.
Several areas have been identified as safety priorities including the stretch of North Carson Street between Long Street and I-580