Carson City

There's a woman in the forefront. In the background there's a crowd of people. Some are holding American flags.
Lucia Starbuck / This Is Reno

Across the country, groups have taken to the streets in recent weeks protesting so-called “stay-at-home” orders meant to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. They argue the measures that are supposed to keep people safe are actually doing more harm to the economy. KUNR’s Paul Boger spoke with Lucia Starbuck who’s covered the local protests for our media partner This Is Reno.

Exterior del Museo y Centro Cultural Stewart Indian School.
Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez / The Nevada Independent

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Cada vez que Linda Eben Jones ve una vara, recuerda al profesor que le pegaba todas las mañanas, dejando marcas rojas en sus piernas.

Entrance to the museum's permanent exhibition.
Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez / The Nevada Independent

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Every time Linda Eben Jones looks at a yardstick, she remembers the teacher who would strike her each morning, leaving red welts on the back of her legs.

Bree Zender

The the LGBTQ-rights focused nonprofit, Human Rights Campaign, recently released a study concerning how inclusive city policies and services are to folks in the LGBTQ community. The report rates cities around the country on their non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement and the city leadership's public position on equality.

More Than 50 Carson Artists Showcased At Reno Airport

Feb 27, 2019
A group of three people gather in front paintings depicting Northern Nevada.
Holly Hutchings

Fifty-three Carson City artists are putting their work on a stage seen by millions a year, the walls of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Holly Hutchings has the story.

Parade, music, crowd, Nevada
Nevada Historical Society

Nevada is one of only a handful of states to commemorate its statehood with an official holiday. Historian Alicia Barber explores the event at the heart of the annual celebration--the popular Nevada Day parade--in this segment of “Time & Place.”

VIDEO: Stewart Indian School Cultural Center, Museum On The Way

Jul 19, 2018

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center, Museum On The Way

Jul 13, 2018
A man stands at a podium under a large white tent raising his hat and bowing his head with a group of people behind him also bowing their heads
Holly Hutchings

The Stewart Indian School in Carson City opened in 1890. Like similar schools across the country, the original goal was to assimilate Native American children and eliminate their culture and traditions. It closed its doors 90 years later in 1980. On Wednesday, alumni, tribal leaders and government officials gathered for a blessing ceremony for the future Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum, which will open next year. Our reporter Holly Hutchings has the story.

New Arts Director Says Big Things Ahead in Carson City

Apr 6, 2018

Carson City is investing more in the arts. In March, the city welcomed its first Arts and Culture Director. Our reporter Holly Hutchings talked to the new director, Mark Salinas about his role and the future of arts and culture in the Capital city.

Lance Iverson

Last year, lodging properties in Carson City saw the highest revenue increase in the city's history. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly reports.

Sierra Air

Amid a dwindling workforce, blue-collar industries in Northern Nevada are having to change their recruitment tactics. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly spoke to several local business owners to learn how they're adapting. 

Making Entrepreneurs Out Of Carson High Students

Oct 7, 2016
Alex Ellison

Alex Ellison is the Executive Envisioner for the New Entrepreneurship Program or NewE. This educational program is based out of Carson City High School and works to equip teens with entrepreneurial skills by providing a hands-on learning environment.

KUNR: Can you tell me about the NewE education program and what it entails?

The Historic Transformation Of Downtown Carson City

Sep 24, 2016
Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Throughout the past several months, Carson City’s downtown corridor has been under a flurry of construction in efforts to revitalize and improve the area. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

 

Interview: Nevada Flunks Ethics Report Card

Nov 17, 2015
Alexa Ard

A new report on government transparency gives Nevada an "F" for integrity. To learn why, Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey spoke with the Las Vegas-based journalist, Felicia Mello, who's been researching ethical lapses in Nevada's legislature.

Mello says Nevada scored worse than any other state in lobbying oversight.

Nevada State Prison Gets Historic Designation

Oct 5, 2015

The Nevada State Prison in Carson City has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Bliss has the details.

The Nevada state prison dates back to 1862 and housed inmates for 150 years before shuttering its doors a few years ago because of budget cuts. 

The Mile High Jazz Band Association presents the 11th Annual Jazz and Beyond-Carson City Music Festival, going on through August 23rd.  Over 100 musicians will perform at multiple venues in Carson City.  Most events are free.  Details at www.jazzcarsoncity.com 

Danna O'Connor chats with David Bugli and Cherie Shipley to get a preview of the fest.