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Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

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

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Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

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David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local morning news headlines for Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local morning news headlines for Friday, May 28, 2021.

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David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local morning news headlines for Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

KUNR Today: Grim Fire Season Outlook, COVID-19 Cases Continue To Decrease In Nevada

May 25, 2021
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Jana Sayson / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your morning news headlines for Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

Several wildfire projections for this summer aren’t looking good. And the Mountain West is facing a number of water shortages, according to Mojtaba Sadegh, who leads the Hydroclimate Lab at Boise State University.

“We are down on river flows, we are down on dam storage, we are down on soil moisture. It’s hotter. Everything is converging,” he said.

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David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your morning news headlines for Monday, May 17, 2021.

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David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, May 6, 2021.

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David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021.

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Lucia Starbuck / KUNR Public Radio

The weather is getting warmer and fire season is right around the corner. To help cut down on potential wildfire risks, Carson City is looking for a little help of the four-legged variety. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck reports.

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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?

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

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Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021.

David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021.

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As of 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, KUNR is no longer actively updating this web post. For the latest updates on the Loyalton Fire, follow #LoyaltonFire, @TMFPD or @Tahoe_NF on Twitter or visit the InciWeb Incident Overview

Update: Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 at 9:14 am

The Loyalton Fire has consumed just more than 47,000 acres and is 75 percent contained. All evacuations related to this fire have been lifted and there are no road closures due to this fire.