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Nevada Public Radio presents the latest editions of our popular features: Nevada Yesterdays and Desert Bloom. Refreshes most weekdays. Want the inside dope on Las Legas living? Subscribe to this feed. Refreshes weekly. 4-6 minutes.

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Title: Desert Winds

Reno's Birthday

May 24th, 2018

The city of Reno got its start with a railroad auction. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan. Go to Episode

Ed Fike

May 15th, 2018

A recent obituary didn’t get quite the attention we thought it deserved, so we wanted to talk a bit about the recent death of Ed Fike. To a lot of present-day… Go to Episode

75th Anniversary Of Nellis Air Force Base, Part 2

January 21st, 2016

Last time, we talked about the origins of what is now Nellis Air Force Base. In 1941, the city of Las Vegas and the Army Air Corps signed an agreement… Go to Episode

75th Anniversary Of Nellis Air Force Base, Part I

January 15th, 2016

As diamond jubilees go, this one may not seem to have a lot of jewels. But January marks the 75th anniversary for Nellis Air Force Base … or, more accurately,… Go to Episode