More Than Twice As Many Women Are Running For Congress In 2018 Compared With 2016

It was Saturday afternoon, and Abigail Spanberger was in a busy hallway at the Chesterfield County Public Library in Midlothian, Va., minutes away from training a room of about 40 campaign volunteers. She seemed ready for a quick interview, but then abruptly called out to her campaign manager. "Hey Dana, Eileen Davis is about to come through. Can you head her off at the pass so she doesn't interrupt the — " She cut herself off and turned to me. "That's my mother," Spanberger said, laughing....

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How Reno Embraced Olympic Visitors Back In 1960

 

In his memoir Mulligan’s Wake, author Dave Mulligan recounts some of his outlandish adventures as a young adult following the death of his father. Many of the stories are littered with humor and absurd situations, but at the heart of his writing is an honest look at one man's attempt to grieve for his deceased father in an unconventional way.

Perhaps the most unbelievable story took place decades ago when Mulligan paid a late night visit to Marineland in Palos Verdes, California, which has since closed.

Light Nevada And Sierra Snowpack Could Mean Drought

Feb 15, 2018
Noah Glick

In December, snowpack in the Sierra was below normal levels, warning some water experts of a drought. Since then, a few storms have passed. Reno Public Radio's Bree Zender checks in again with Jeff Anderson, a hydrologist from the Natural Resources Conservation Service about where the snowpack levels are today, and how that could affect water flow.


Paul Boger

The Reno City Council has given developers the green light to begin working on a massive housing development in Cold Springs.

Editor's note: This story was originally published in October and has been republished with updates following the shooting Wednesday in Florida.

It was the deadliest school shooting since a gunman took 26 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn. On Wednesday, a shooter killed at least 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson won the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Monday, successfully defending the gold medal she won at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

Anderson won after high winds delayed the competition at Phoenix Snow Park — and the conditions almost wrecked her medal-winning performance.

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As lawmakers are debating federal immigration policies, states like Nevada are continuing to recruit foreign doctors to help with the nation's doctor shortage. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports.

 

Bree Zender


When Nicole was escaping a physically abusive relationship, leaving behind her dog was not an option. Not only would she miss her dog deeply, she knew her abuser may also hurt the dog. 

Anh Gray

 

The National Health Service Corps is a more than 40-year-old federal program that helps medical professionals defray the cost of education. It also recruits providers to underserved areas. But, Congress hasn’t renewed the program and funding runs out in March. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray explores how that program impacts Nevada.

The 34th annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering wrapped up in Elko over the weekend. Its theme focused on herding cultures, with a heavy emphasis on Basque people. Our News Director Michelle Billman spoke with two Basque performers who were highlighted during the festival.

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"Las quinceañeras mueve el dinero en nuestra comunidad"

Dec 19, 2017
El pastel no es un pastel regular de cumpleaños. Cuesta$500-$2,000 dolares y es para lo menos 200 personas
Stephanie Serrano

La Industria de las quinceañeras sigue creciendo en Reno y aumentando el impacto económico en nuestra comunidad, proporcionando trabajos para muchas personas  de la zona. Nuestra reportera Stephanie Serrano se sumerge en la industria y explora qué es lo necesario para organizar la celebración de una quinceañera.

Angélica Puga tiene quince años y cree que tener una celebración de quinceañera es algo más que ostentación y glamor, es el momento en el que ella se convierte en una latina independiente.

KUNR Launches New Show Friday Night at 7 p.m.

Tune in to hear KUNR's latest show "It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders"

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Nevada Classical & Jazz 89.5 FM

In Reno-Sparks, tune in to 89.5 or stream live here from anywhere. And NEW! The American Opera Series runs Saturday mornings at 10.

KUNR & the CPB

With the proposed federal budget cuts to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, learn more about KUNR's relationship with the CPB.