Public swimming pools across the Mountain West are facing lifeguard shortages. To address the problem, some agencies are offering hiring incentives.
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was a mainstream conservative victory. But the fight against abortion access is a priority for far-right extremists, too.
The Washoe County Library System hosted its first in-person Drag Queen Story Time since 2019 to some protest.
The U.S. Supreme Court has eliminated federal abortion protections, but Nevadans enshrined statewide abortion access in a 1990 voter referendum. KUNR’s Bert Johnson sat down with Emily Hobson, chair of the Gender, Race and Identity department at UNR, to talk about what the ruling could mean for the state.
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a regulation change under the Endangered Species Act that would allow some species to be introduced outside their historical ranges. With more flexibility some endangered and threatened species could be moved to other suitable habitats.
With the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, three states in the Mountain West are immediately impacted by the decision to end the constitutional right to an abortion.
In Boise's Warm Springs Mesa neighborhood, a new alert system is the latest step in efforts to improve the community's response and communication in the event of a wildfire or other emergency, as the memory of the Table Rock fire is still fresh for most residents.
What topics or issues do you want to hear about from candidates in Nevada running in the 2022 elections? The KUNR newsroom is fielding responses to inform our election coverage over the coming months.
Monthly, live jazz concerts at Reno Little Theater. Presented by KNCJ 89.5, KUNR and For the Love of Jazz.
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