NV Election Roundup

With the Primary Election coming up on Tuesday (June 10th), KUNR takes a look at some of the big races and how those could impact the the political landscape in Nevada. Guest: Truckee Meadows Community College political scientist Fred Lokken. Go here for a full list of candidates in Northern Nevada.         […]

Race for Reno Mayor: Debate Part I

With the June 10th primary close at hand, candidates in the mayoral race are trying to set themselves apart from the rest of the crowded field. Recently, 10 of the candidates participated in debates hosted by the Reno-Gazette Journal and KNPB. This is KUNR’s coverage of the first round, featuring Idora Silver, Hillary Schieve, Ray […]

Race for Reno Mayor: Debate Part II

With the June 10th primary close at hand, candidates in the mayoral race are trying to set themselves apart from the rest of the crowded field. Recently, 10 of the candidates participated in debates hosted by the Reno-Gazette Journal and KNPB. This is KUNR’s coverage of the second round, featuring Eddie Lorton, Dolores Aiazzi, Chuck […]

Ken Stark: Mayor as CEO

  The race for Reno Mayor has all sorts of candidates. Several have their own businesses and Ken Stark is one of them. Ken Stark  says he not only fell in love with Reno but also in Reno, where he met his wife. “I’ve met my wife here, I’ve raised my son here, I’ve built […]

Ray Pezonella: The Community Man

  On June 10, there will be 18 people facing-off in the primary election to become Reno’s next mayor. KUNR is providing profiles of every candidate, including Ray Pezonella. Ray Pezonella says being mayor is one more way for him to give back to the community. He and his wife moved  from the Bay area […]

Chuck Reno: The Engineer

  Yes, his name is actually Chuck Reno and his slogan is indeed “Reno for Reno.” He says it’s perfect for a job, which is all about being a spokesperson for the city. “I can’t get away from it with it with my last name, you know. What a great thing, Mr. Reno, Mayor Reno.” […]

Hillary Schieve: The Council Member

The race for Reno Mayor has all sorts of candidates. Many come from small business and Hillary Schieve is among them. But she’s also one of the few who’s already in local politics. Hillary Schieve is the only council member vying for mayor. When the Supreme Court handed down its decision, barring termed-out council member […]

Idora Silver: The Businesswoman

  The field of candidates for Reno mayor is in the double digits with people from all backgrounds, including businesswoman Idora Silver. KUNR has been reporting on each one in the lead up to the June primary. Idora Silver would like to be Reno’s “chief excitement officer,” her preferred term for mayor. “And that’s what […]

Erik Holland: The Artist

  The June primary is less than two months away and KUNR is bringing you a series of candidate profiles, including that of Erik Holland. He’s a teacher at Rainshadow Charter High School and his artwork is sold at local galleries. Holland has a bit of experience running for mayor. He was a candidate in […]

Ian Pasalich: The Inventor

  There are 19 candidates running to be the next mayor of Reno. In the lead up to the June primary, we’ve been bringing you profiles of each one. Almost all the candidates for mayor inevitably bring up the need to rebrand or reinvent Reno. But Ian Pasalich says he’s especially well-suited for this job. After […]

Eddie Lorton: The Small Business Owner

  Reno Mayoral Candidate Eddie Lorton is perhaps most known for arguing against termed-out city council members running for mayor. Now that the Nevada Supreme Court’s ruling supports Lorton’s petition, he’s back to the campaign trail. The court’s ruling back in February left former councilwoman Jessica Sferrazza and current councilman Dwight Dortch unable to seek […]

Chad Dehne: The Perennial Candidate

  Chad Dehne has run for Reno mayor several times and even though he has yet to win the office, Dehne remains hopeful this year’s outcome will be different. For his first two campaigns, Dehne did not make it through the primary, but last time, in 2010, he faced off against current mayor Bob Cashell, […]

Robert Avery: The Entrepreneur

  Among the nineteen people running for Reno mayor, the candidate pool offers a wide array of professional experience, everything from owning a cattle ranch to working as a microbiologist. Robert Avery is an entrepreneur and co-founder of multiple technology companies. If elected, Avery says he’ll use that experience to bring six-figure jobs to Reno. […]

Michael Bertrand: The Cattle Rancher

  Now that candidate filing for the Reno mayoral race is complete, KUNR is providing a look at each person vying for that coveted position, offering insight into who they are and what they stand for, including Michael Bertrand whose family has a long history in cattle ranching. As a co-owner of the Bertrand ranch […]