KNPR Discussions


Nevada Public Radio presents thoughtful and informed discussions on everything from politics to dining, nuclear waste to budget surplus. Senators, student journalists, parrot wranglers, consumer advocates, religious leaders, and gang members: our panels make for riveting radio. Refreshes weekdays. 15-35 minutes.


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Title: Nevada Group Seeks Change In State Redistricting Process

Nevada Group Seeks Change In State Redistricting Process

January 17th, 2020

A Nevada group wants a special commission – not state lawmakers -- to redraw statewide voting maps. To do that would take two consecutive votes by… Go to Episode

Young Student Gives Ailing Teacher The Ultimate Holiday Gift

January 21st, 2020

When 6-year-old Olamide Ajayi heard that his former home-school teacher Miss Lisa Bernauer was sick with cancer and struggling to pay her medical bills,… Go to Episode

Nevada’s Snow Pack Is In Good Shape, But Overall Precipitation Lags

January 21st, 2020

Nevada depends on snow melt from the mountains for its water supply, so scientists from the USDA closely monitor snow levels throughout the winter to… Go to Episode

Climate Change, And Our Response To It, Is Making Life Hard For Desert Tortoises

January 21st, 2020

Every time thick, dark rain clouds move over the deserts that surround Las Vegas, there’s an anticipatory buzz. Flora and fauna alike begin preparing… Go to Episode