The Washoe County Library System hosted its first in-person Drag Queen Story Time since 2019 to some protest.
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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People facing high wildfire risks are more likely to be white, live in pricier homes and have higher incomes. That’s according to new research published in Environmental Research Letters. It suggests that this wealthier group is more likely to face wildfire threats because many of them seek the beautiful views and amenities on the outskirts of bigger cities in the West.
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.
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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