Ed Komenda, RGJ.com

Ed Komenda


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Ed:

Burning Man 2022: Welcome back to the Default World, Burners. Here are RGJ's photos from the playa

The RGJ was on the playa for Burning Man 2022. See the photos you might've missed. → Read More

Diary of a first-time Burner: You know you're going to Burning Man when ...

Ed Komenda will be on the ground at Burning Man, filing dispatches about what he sees, hears and smells, the people he meets and the things he learns. → Read More

Sober at Burning Man? How 1 Burner keeps it fun — and substance-free

Burner Mo O'Reilly shares how she turned the corner on sobriety, and keeps the Burning Man party going. → Read More

This Monterey couple needed a marriage reboot. So they went to Burning Man.

In the case of Monterey's Madeline and Erich Daniels, they came to Burning Man to keep the spark of love ignited. → Read More

RGJ/Suffolk Poll: Where do Nevadans stand ahead of midterm election?

Released Monday, the poll of likely midterm election voters was conducted Aug. 14-17. → Read More

Nevada primary 2022: Did you experience glitches, problems at your voting location?

We'll do our best to get an answer from the county officials in charge of running the election. → Read More

RGJ reporter Siobhan McAndrew wins 'Best of Gannett' award for story about 'lost goodbyes'

Judges celebrated McAndrew’s poignant writing about family members who were kept from dying loved ones by hospital policies. → Read More

Suffolk/RGJ poll: Get full results on how Nevadans view economy, climate change, midterms

Released Tuesday, the poll of likely general election voters was conducted April 2-6 with 162 Democrats, 154 Republicans and 175 independents. → Read More

Sunshine Week: RGJ reporter Rio Lacanlale to speak on Nevada public records panel

Four journalists will talk about how they overcame obstacles using Nevada’s public records law to report on the state’s most pressing issues. → Read More

Nevada tribes seek national monument status for sacred trees

Near a remote stretch of U.S. Highway 50 between Ely and Great Basin National Park, tribal people for years have been on the defensive in a fight to protect an unusual stand of sacred trees. → Read More

Nevada issues emergency order requiring masks for all – vaccinated or not – starting Friday

Nevada counties that will be impacted include: Carson, Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Washoe and White Pine. → Read More

Couple from NYC opens restaurant in remote Nevada town

On a remote stretch of highway near the Nevada-Utah border sits a restaurant that may seem out of place in a town like this. → Read More

Hawaiian county warns of Las Vegas travel after residents contract COVID-19

"This destination poses significant risks," the Kaua‘i District Health Office said in a statement Wednesday about Las Vegas. → Read More

Employees now required to wear masks indoors in Las Vegas

Clark County Commissioners in Southern Nevada have implemented new measures to stem the rapid spread of COVID-19 recorded in the last several weeks. → Read More

'This is the funny time': This Las Vegas comedian is happy to see teeth and faces again

As more comics come to town to work out jokes and more tourists flock to the desert to vacation, Las Vegas is returning to form as a comedy mecca. → Read More

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to get multimillion-dollar renovation. Check out the rendering

Renovation at the iconic Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino is expected to be done by New Year’s Eve. → Read More

Your Las Vegas Fourth of July fireworks guide 2021

Las Vegas and surrounding suburbs and cities across Southern Nevada have several epic options available. → Read More

Resorts World, first new hotel-casino built on Las Vegas Strip in a decade, opens tonight

The opening of the mega hotel represents a turning point for a slice of Las Vegas Boulevard battered by the last recession that never quite recovered. → Read More

Las Vegas buffets are once again self-serve. But don't call it a comeback just yet

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic made Las Vegas buffets obsolete, people are now walking up to food trays and serving themselves. → Read More

Do you know this boy? FBI offers $10K reward to ID John 'Little Zion' Doe, slain boy found off trail near Las Vegas

This is the first time in several years the FBI has assisted Las Vegas police in identifying a body. → Read More