President Donald Trump and Senator Dean Heller emerge from Air Force One before a rally in Elko, Nevada.
Paul Boger

Trump Stumps For GOP In Rural Nevada

Early voting in Nevada is underway, and political candidates are doing whatever they can to appeal to voters in the waning days of the election. And this weekend, the Republicans called out the big guns to stump on their behalf –President Donald Trump. As KUNR’s Paul Boger reports, the president held a rally in the heart of conservative Nevada, Elko, to bolster support ahead of the general.

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Clint for Congress

Democrats in Nevada’s Congressional District 2 hope to clinch a victory in the historically red district. The race is on between three-term Republican incumbent Mark Amodei and Democratic challenger Clint Koble. KUNR’s Holly Hutchings sat down with Koble to discuss issues he says affect all Nevadans, such as public lands and immigration, and what he will do if he wins.

Congressman Amodei sits in front of an American flag in a suit and pink tie.

In a congressional district that’s never gone blue, Republican incumbent Mark Amodei hopes to retain the seat he’s held since 2011. KUNR’s Holly Hutchings sat down with Mr. Amodei to discuss his position on immigration, healthcare and more, as well as his plans for the next 24 months in office.

Nevada's U.S. Senate race is among the most closely-watched election in the nation. To break down the race between incumbent Republican Senator Dean Heller and his challenger, Democratic Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, KUNR's News Director Michelle Billman sat down with our Senior Political Reporter Paul Boger.

A picture of feminine hygiene products on store shelf.
By Stilfehler from Wikimedia Commons

Voters may soon decide whether to eliminate the sales tax on feminine hygiene products. KUNR’s Anh Gray has more.

Photo Courtesy of Kate Marshall's Campiagn

Kate Marshall served as the state treasurer for two terms beginning in 2007. She then ran for Secretary of State in 2014 but lost a tight race in a year that saw Republicans sweep nearly every office up for grabs. This year, she’s working to become the first Democrat in nearly 30 years to serve as lieutenant governor. She spoke to KUNR’s Paul Boger to talk about her experience and how her time in office prepared her for the Lt. Governor’s seat.

The Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City
Alexa Ard

In 2016, Democrats took control of both the Nevada state assembly and the senate. This upcoming November, Republicans will be eager to reclaim control of the legislative branch. Our news director Michelle Billman sat down with reporter Paolo Zialcita to talk about how the legislative branch might shape up in the midterms. 

Bree Zender

Dennis Hof died earlier this week. He owned all of the brothels in Lyon County. Despite his death, a question will remain on the ballot asking Lyon County voters whether or not to ban prostitution. KUNR’s Bree Zender examines both sides of this debate. 

Dark hotel hallway
Pexels: Tim Savage

Tu Casa Latina is a nonprofit organization that helps undocumented individuals who are victims of crime, such as domestic violence or sexual assault. The organization hosted an event this week about the sexual abuse of immigrant women who work the night shift. KUNR's Karina Gonzalez reports.

A view of the mountains near an asphalt road. The landscape next to the road has been severely burned.
Namaan Horn, Fire Information Officer / Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Over the weekend, more than 3,200 Nevadans got their first look at the damage caused by a wildfire that blackened one of Nevada's most popular recreation areas in the Ruby Mountains. KUNR's Danna O' Connor has more.

Nurse checking vitals.

The Nevada Builders Alliance or NBA is set to become the first trade association in the state to offer its members a health plan. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.


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