Lokken: Negativity Looms Large In 2018 Election

The 2018 Midterms are just 30 days away, and office-seekers in Nevada are crisscrossing the state working to drum up support ahead of the November election. KUNR's Paul Boger sat down with Professor Lokken and has this report.

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Holly Hutchings

Sculpture artist Peter Hazel is heading to Burning Man for his sixth time this year. And, he hopes the massive jellyfish creation he’s crafted for the dusty artistic showcase will catapult his craft to new levels. Our reporter Holly Hutchings caught up with Hazel where he works at Artech, a shared workspace in Reno. 

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Tim Lenard

In recent years, companies around the country have complained that many American workers lack the skills needed to operate in manufacturing. As KUNR’s Tim Lenard reports, battery-maker Panasonic is bringing over specialists from their factories in Japan in order to train new workers at the Gigafactory outside Reno.

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El Sistema de Alerta de Emergencias del condado de Washoe es el primero en Nevada en emitir simultáneamente alertas de emergencia en inglés y español. Nuestra reportera Karina Gonzalez informa.

Krysta Scripter

Officials with the Oakland Raiders were in Northern Nevada yesterday scouting possible locations for the team’s future summer training facility.

Inside A Makerspace

Aug 17, 2018
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Tim Lenard

The Innevation Center in downtown Reno opened its doors in 2015. Designed to be an incubator for tech startups, the upper floors are filled with the kinds of things you would expect in an office space. However, the basement was set aside for something more unique, a "makerspace." Our reporter Tim Lenard has the story.

Brad Coman

The sale of a Northern Nevada middle school is bringing in more than $3.5 million for Douglas County Schools. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

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Every season, wildfires pose a threat to lives and property throughout our region. And those on the front lines of fighting those fires are often in the greatest danger of all. Historian Alicia Barber looks back at the history of fighting wildland fires in this segment of “Time & Place.”

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A sports book operating system, CG Technology Holding, has been fined $250,000 by Nevada regulators. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

Five Airports In Rural Nevada Recieve $2.5 Million In Grants

Aug 15, 2018
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Airports in rural Nevada are getting nearly $2.5 million in grants to improve infrastructure needs. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

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Nevada's chief gambling regulator said she's been encouraged by input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment.  KUNR's Danna O'Connor has more.

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