Several recent events commemorated missing and murdered Indigenous women and people around the Truckee Meadows. Among those names is Anna Marie Scott.
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.
A hearing is scheduled on May 23 for the ACLU of Nevada’s lawsuit against the State Board of Pharmacy to remove cannabis as a Schedule I substance. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck spoke with the lead attorney on the case, Sadmira Ramic, to learn more.
The Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit of antisemitic incidents counted more than 2,700 acts of harassment, vandalism and assaults targeting Jewish Americans – the highest number on record. Editor’s note: As a warning, this story contains discussion of a disturbing incident of antisemitic harassment.
Mountain West News
Airborne Snow Observatories flies planes over watersheds and beams masses of laser pulses each second to the snowpack below to create elevation maps. The maps help calculate snow depth and the water supply forecast across the West.
This year’s strain of the bird flu is still killing birds in our region, from poultry to hawks. Officials hope the virus dies out later this summer, but until then, they urge bird owners to use good hygiene practices and to protect the birds from other wild species. To report sick or dead livestock, contact agriculture officials. To report sick or dead wild birds, contact your state wildlife officials.
The first volume in the Interior's investigative report shows that the United States operated or supported 408 boarding schools in 37 states between 1819 and 1969, including 127 in the Mountain West. Editor's note: As a warning for those impacted by the trauma of Native American boarding schools, this story discusses some of what happened there.
Applications for fall enrollment in KUNR’s Youth Media Program can be submitted until Sunday, May 29. Juniors and seniors in the Washoe County School District are eligible.
Monthly, live jazz concerts at Reno Little Theater. Presented by KNCJ 89.5, KUNR and For the Love of Jazz. Patrons ages 5+ must be fully vaccinated to attend. Proof of vaccination is required and face masks are encouraged.
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