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Dearfield, Colorado, is one of the last standing towns started by Black homesteaders in the Great Plains. Now, property in the ghost town has changed hands, ensuring that key sites will be protected.

Imagine something like a velociraptor, but faster and stronger, and with feathers.


What has sharp teeth, big, recurved claws, and is almost as long as a school bus?

Alexa Ard

In a $4.5 million dollar land deal, the Nevada Historical Society is moving to downtown Reno. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business has more. 

Interview: The Threats Facing Monster Fish

Mar 18, 2016
Steve Shadley

Scientists say climate change and increasing demands on the world's rivers are harming enormous freshwater fish that can weigh more than 200 pounds. As Reno Public Radio’s Steve Shadley reports, one museum is helping the public understand the challenges ahead for so-called Monster Fish.

The Discovery Museum in downtown Reno is full of children excited to see replicas of giant fish from India and other parts of Asia. Our tour guide is Zeb Hogan. He's a University of Nevada, Reno biologist and host of Monster Fish, a TV series produced by National Geographic.

History for the Holidays

Dec 12, 2014

The annual "History for the Holidays" event is tomorrow from 11am-4pm at the Nevada Historical Society.  Reno Public Radio's Danna O'Connor gets the details from Shery Hayes-Zorn, director of the NHS.  More info at www.nevadaculture.org