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Washoe Murder (AM)

A Sun Valley murder suspect is charged. Rich Hancock has more; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-012122-HANCOCK-Washoe%20Murder.mp3 [recorded copy] Washoe County Sheriff’s Detectives have charged 49-year-old Karri Walters with murder in the shooting of the as-yet unidentified man. Around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Deputies responded to the reported shooting in the 6900 block of Brahms Drive in Highland Ranch. Learn more … Continue Reading Washoe Murder (AM)

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Possible School Zone Changes Coming

School zone changes may be coming soon for the southeast Reno area. The Washoe County School District is asking for public input today during a 5:30 p.m. meeting at Nick Poulakidas Elementary School, located at 9600 Mojave Sky Drive in Reno. Parents saying less crowded classrooms anywhere in the district sound like a good thing. … Continue Reading Possible School Zone Changes Coming

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Google Grant (AM)

A local STEM program has received a Google grant. Rich Hancock has more; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-012022-HANCOCK-Google%20Grant.mp3 [recorded copy] Sierra Nevada Journeys– an organization focused on science-based education programs and developing critical thinking skills– is expanding their STEM Enrichment Fund in Carson City and neighboring county elementary schools thanks to a $50,000 donation from Google for science and … Continue Reading Google Grant (AM)

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UNR Pres. Defends In-Person Classes

UNR president Brian Sandoval defended the decision to begin the spring 2022 semester with mostly in-person classes this week as students returned to campus amid the Omicron surge. Sandoval pointed to high vaccination rates among students and faculty and the desire from students to have in-person learning. Sandoval said roughly 90% of students are vaccinated … Continue Reading UNR Pres. Defends In-Person Classes

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North Valleys High Goes Virtual Today & Thursday

Due to a high number of staff illnesses and absences, North Valleys High School went to temporary distance learning today and Thursday. There will be no extracurricular activities—including athletics and performing arts practices or performances—before or after school. students will find lessons and guidance online from their teachers, and teachers will be reaching out to … Continue Reading North Valleys High Goes Virtual Today & Thursday