Public swimming pools across the Mountain West are facing lifeguard shortages. To address the problem, some agencies are offering hiring incentives.
NV Energy has asked the Public Utilities Commission for a general rate increase for Northern Nevada. It's the first request for a rate increase in 12 years. This news arrives at a difficult moment for customers who are already struggling with the rising cost of living.
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 a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that gave women the right to seek an abortion.
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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.
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.
Life expectancy drops more in the U.S. than other wealthy nations, especially among Native AmericansU.S. life expectancy was already lower than other high-income nations and the gap was widening before 2019. Since then, things have gotten worse. New research found that in 2020, life expectancies here dropped disproportionately for marginalized, racialized populations. Especially for Native American and Alaska Native groups.
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.
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