Contract, unemployment insurance

State officials are recommending an overall reduction in Nevada's unemployment insurance rate. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

The upcoming ballot includes Question 6, an initiative that will mandate the increase of production of energy from renewable energy sources in Nevada. Our reporter Paolo Zialcita spoke with UNR associate professor of chemical engineering Charles Coronella about the state of renewable energy in Nevada. 

A black and white image of a cellar, with hunks of meat hanging from the ceiling and a table with stacks of cheese.
Nevada Historical Society

The farm-to-table movement has been gaining in popularity, with restaurants throughout Northwestern Nevada promoting their locally sourced meats, produce, and other ingredients. In this segment of Time & Place, historian Alicia Barber takes us back to our region’s agricultural roots, when eating farm-to-table was just a part of everyday life.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Steve Sisolak talks with a farmer in rural Nevada.
Paul Boger

The race for Nevada's next governor has drawn a lot of attention. Not only will the election determine who will lead the state for the next four years, but it may also help decide key down-ballot races as well. KUNR's Paul Boger caught up with Democratic nominee for governor Steve Sisolak at a recent campaign event in Northern Nevada to see how the campaign is going and where the candidate stands on certain issues.

Non-partisan gubernatorial candidate Ryan Bundy has made a name for himself across the American West for his anti-establishment views and helping to lead armed standoffs against the federal government over land-use issues. While many see him as a controversial figure, others see him as a hero who may be well-suited to lead the state for the next four years. 

Reno city attorney Karl Hall is up for reelection against opponent John Kadlic, who has previously served in the role as well. Anjeanette Damon is the government watchdog reporter at the Reno Gazette Journal. She sat down with KUNR reporter Stephanie Serrano to break down this race.

Tractor in front of brick building.
Claire Cudahy of NNBV

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) and Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) are working to lower the impact businesses are seeing due to the renovation of midtown. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Darrin Balaam has served in the Washoe County Sheriff's Office in various positions over the past 21 years. He is running for sheriff this November. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano talked to Balaam about his position in the race.

Jacob Solis

This November, every constitutional office in Nevada is up for grabs. And while most people may be concentrating on the who is running for Governor, it'll be up to voters to decide who will also take over the down ballot positions in the executive branch. KUNR's Paul Boger sat down with our reporter Paolo Zialcita to discuss those elections.

Heidi Howe is a retired captain for the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and is running for sheriff this election. She has also recently sued the sheriff’s office for gender discrimination. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano talked to Howe to break it all down.