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A local news stream from the KUNR Public Radio newsroom and regional partners.

    WCSD Board Of Trustees Proposes COVID-19 Threshold To Close Schools, Some Teachers Protest Reopening

    WCSD Board Of Trustees Proposes COVID-19 Threshold To Close Schools, Some Teachers Protest Reopening

    Many Washoe County teachers and parents protested the reopening of schools before the Board of Trustees’ first in-person meeting since March. Despite the teachers’ pleas, the board confirmed that school will be starting in person on Monday, August 17.

    • 4 min
    Reno 1868 FC Player On His Return To Greater Nevada Field

    Reno 1868 FC Player On His Return To Greater Nevada Field

    Many live sporting events have been shut down due to the pandemic, but after nearly five months, Greater Nevada Field turned on its lights over the weekend to welcome back the Reno 1868 FC . The team won its match on Saturday 2-to-1 against Tacoma Defiance. Back when the pandemic first hit, the organization suspended operations but did not cancel the season, which meant the team had to transition online to continue their training. Player Kevin Partida, who grew up in Reno-Sparks, spoke to KUNR’s

    • 5 min
    Uprooted: The Eviction Crisis Beginning To Unfold

    Uprooted: The Eviction Crisis Beginning To Unfold

    Elise Dantzler has been working in restaurants since she was 15. But, like many in her industry, she was laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That forced the 25-year-old Coloradan to rethink her living situation.

    • 4 min
    Rural Nevada Counties, Mining Industry Fret Proposed Changes To Mining Taxation

    Rural Nevada Counties, Mining Industry Fret Proposed Changes To Mining Taxation

    Any one of three joint resolutions passed during the recent special session of the Nevada Legislature could ultimately change the way and rate at which mines are taxed in Nevada, and rural counties and mining companies are worried. As a warning, this story contains language that some readers may find offensive.

    • 2 min
    Black Lives Matter Protest In Douglas County Ends Early Due To Hostility From Counter-Protesters

    Black Lives Matter Protest In Douglas County Ends Early Due To Hostility From Counter-Protesters

    Over the weekend, roughly 50 Black Lives Matter protesters in Douglas County were met with hostility from several hundred counter-protesters who showed up in support of law enforcement. As a warning, this story contains obscene and offensive language.

    • 5 min
    Audio Diary: Running A School Food Pantry

    Audio Diary: Running A School Food Pantry

    Communities in Schools works directly with families experiencing hunger. With the overall mission of helping students stay in school, the organization staffs ten food pantries located in schools in Reno and Sparks. Carolina Juárez, works for the nonprofit as a bilingual site coordinator at Glenn Duncan Elementary School. In this audio postcard, she shares what it’s like to support students and run a food pantry.

    • 3 min

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