Noah Glick | KUNR

Noah Glick

Content Director/Morning Edition Host

Growing up in Indiana, Noah Glick is a Westerner at heart. As a reporter, he has covered everything from climate change and economics, to flood plains, renewable energy and western culture.

Outside of work, you'll likely catch him with family, playing hockey or strumming on the ukulele.

A fire spreads rapidly across a roadway.
Tamarack Fire Information Facebook page / Tamarack Fire Incident Management Team

Here are online resources with information about the Tamarack Fire: Inciweb, the Facebook page set up by the fire's incident command team, Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest on Facebook and Twitter, the Great Basin Coordination Center on Twitter, and the Lyon County Sheriff's Office on Facebook. Residents can sign up for evacuation notifications on the homepage of the Alpine County Sheriff’s Office, with Douglas County's reverse 911 system, and Lyon County's CodeRED system.

For information on the Dixie Fire, you can visit the official incident page on CAL FIRE's website.

An image taken outside the Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Courtesy / Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Monday, July 26, 2021.

A wildfire burning alongside the top of a forest land
Courtesy of National Interagency Fire Center

COVID-19 cases rose by an estimated 18% during a period when heavy wildfire smoke blanketed the Reno area. The findings suggest that the smoke from wildfires increase the rate of COVID-19 transmission.

KUNR Morning Edition host Noah Glick spoke with Daniel Kiser, an assistant research scientist with the Desert Research Institute and the co-lead author of the new study, to learn more.

The Beckwourth Complex Fire burning with tall flames and smoke in the air.
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue via Twitter

Please check the following sites for the most up-to-date information on the Beckwourth-Complex Fire: Washoe CountyPlumas CountyLassen County, and the Official Incident Page. You can also check out the latest information on air quality at airnow.govAs of 5:10 p.m. on July 23, 2021, KUNR is no longer actively updating this webpost.

An image of a sunset in the wilderness near Elko
Courtesy / Bureau of Land Management

Elko could reach a new record if the area reaches 100 degrees again today.

Clair Ketchum is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Elko. He said after Tuesday's high of 100, the area saw eight consecutive days of 100 degrees or hotter.

Doctor hand holding syringe with a blue background
Jernej Furman / Flickr Creative Commons

Businesses, schools and airlines are grappling with whether they should require proof of receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, but what if you’ve been vaccinated and have no proof?

Smoke billows behind homes in south Reno.
Natalie Van Hoozer / KUNR

For the most current information about the Petrilla Fire, visit @TMFPD on Twitter. As of 7:15 a.m. on June 19, 2021, KUNR is no longer actively updating this post. 

7:15 a.m. | June 19, 2021

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District reported on Twitter Friday that the Petrilla Fire is 75% contained and full containment is expected Saturday evening. 

A screenshot from an ALERT Tahoe camera showing smoke billowing.

Editor’s Note: As of Friday, June 11, KUNR has stopped actively updating this web post. The Jacks Valley Fire is 100% contained. You can find the latest updates here.

11:35 a.m. | June 10,  2021

An image of a person holding up a tube filled with pink snow
Rachel Mallon / Living Snow Project

As summer quickly approaches, snow is melting on the mountaintops. This time of year, some of that snow won’t be the pristine white color you think of. It turns out that in the spring and summer, snow often turns pink or even red thanks to microalgae that have been adapted to live in it, partly as a response to climate change.

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6:00 p.m. | May 4, 2021

Nevada’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Still Declining
By Lucia Starbuck

The COVID-19 vaccination rate in Nevada is still slowing down.

An image of Assembly Minority Leader Robin Titus speaking to Assembly Majority Leader Jason Frierson
David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Monday, May 3, 2021.

A close-up image of the dome of the Nevada State Capitol building
Jana Sayson / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Apr. 30, 2021.

An image of Lake Mead dried up.
James Marvin Phelps / CC BY-NC 2.0

The entire state of Nevada is under some level of drought. Wildfire season is already underway and the Sierra just experienced the second consecutive dry winter.

In honor of Earth Day, Nevada Climatologist Steph McAfee shares the state of Nevada’s climate and where things are headed in this interview with KUNR's Morning Edition Host Noah Glick.

An image of Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro.
David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local morning news headlines for Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021.

An image of school lockers.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Apr. 12, 2021.

A tornado swirling inside of a wildfire.
Courtesy of Tasha Farrell

Last year, wildfires destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres, displaced hundreds of people and caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage. So, what can we expect this year?

Fil Corbitt sitting at a wooden desk in the woods. They are looking toward the camera with one hand to the side of their face. A stack of books and a microphone are visible on the desk.
Courtesy Fil Corbitt / The Wind

Fil Corbitt is the host and producer of a new podcast, taking place right here in the Sierra Nevada. It’s called The Wind, and it’s an exploration of language and music, particularly during a time of social isolation.

Michelle Matus / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Apr. 5, 2021.

An image of a person receiving a vaccine shot.
Courtesy of CVS

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021.

A wide image of a ghost town.
Noah Glick / KUNR Public Radio

Ghost towns are a common sight across Nevada and the American West. Now, a podcast from the region is exploring what those towns mean to our identity and culture.