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Erin Ryan

Managing Editor

Erin got her first newspaper job in 2002 thanks to a campfire story about Bigfoot. In her award-winning work for weeklies, dailies and magazines throughout the region, she has crawled inside the heads of Pulitzer winners and urban vampires, played Scrabble with nudists, flown an airplane and eaten seven pickles in four minutes. She does not believe in nut grafs.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Technology

    Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

    "Flying used to be this fantasy. We’ve realized it. Going to the moon. Going underwater in the deep. But people have yet to get the robot of their dreams."

  • Food

    Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

    Dine in Paris without leaving Las Vegas, courtesy of Michael Mina.

  • Education

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Nevada's D grade in the early-childhood education index of the latest Education Week Quality Counts report is not about academic performance.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Salt Room LV's salt therapy purportedly alleviates respiratory and skin conditions ranging from asthma to psoriasis.

  • CES

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Every year, journalists whine about covering CES—and then we get there.

  • Fashion

    Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

    Flockflockflock looks have been wrought from business cards, origami cranes, Post-its, lights strands, picnic-table covers and confetti. If it’s pliable, designer Jennifer Henry can probably mold it to a frame of heavy-duty packing tape.

  • Fashion

    Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

    Miracle 1: Creating uniforms so stylish they don’t look like uniforms.

  • As We See It

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    The Lopez is no ordinary sneaker. It involves innovative materials, a teen designer and a hopeful ripple-effect for education.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    Serving up "poet meat"

  • As We See It

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    Keep your eyes peeled for 1,000 brown-paper boxes meant to "spread a little cheer and #LocalLove around town."

  • Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

    Hang this over your mantel (or just cover your whole fireplace).

  • Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

    The weapons for sale at the Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival were no joke.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

    Mt. Charleston Lodge's Mt. Charleston Coffee

  • Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

    Window on fall: On a cold September day in the shadow of Charleston Peak, hot drinks were the perfect hand warmers.

  • Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

    That tiny dab of red sauce is the only hint that big flavor hides inside ume shiso.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, May 15, 2013

    Formula Drift driver Danny George of Las Vegas takes his 1990 WreckHouse Mazda Miata around an oval at the Willow Springs International Raceway near Rosamund, Calif. Sunday, April 28, 2013. George will compete in round two of the 2013 season at Atlanta on May 10-11.