It's easy to take a jaundiced view of the recent openings of Walmart in Gardnerville and Maverik in Minden.
As events go, ribbon-cuttings and grand openings tend to be theater, orchestrated for the benefit of the attendees and established to put their subject in the best light.
But after the last five years, it doesn't require a very powerful bulb to produce a fairly favorable light.
For all the superstition about the number 13, so far 2013 has been pretty lucky in terms of Carson Valley's job market.
We know that people will say those aren't very high paying jobs, …