Will Stone appears in the following:
Friday, October 02, 2015
The U.S. military manages about 30 million acres of land that is home to some 400 threatened and endangered species. This raises a host of issues, but some environmentalists see it as an opportunity.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
The reservoir outside Las Vegas is home to the wreck of a B-29 bomber that crashed in 1948. The region's drought has lowered water levels so much that scuba divers can now explore the wreck.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The drought has put a strain on farms and cities in the Southwest, but it's been a boon for one industry: As Will Stone of KJZZ reports, well-drillers are slammed with demand, especially in Arizona.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
The lake is home to the underwater wreckage of a B-29 bomber, which crashed on a secret mission during World War II. The drought is making it easier for scuba divers to explore the submerged ruins.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada to build its factory in exchange for an incentives package. It'll be built in a rural area East of Reno with little infrastructure and years of high unemployment.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The state's first Hispanic governor, Brian Sandoval, has become popular and is expected to easily win reelection. But Democrats there now have a rising star: a young Latina politician, Lucy Flores.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The Burning Man festival has long attracted people to northern Nevada's desert for a week of radical self-expression. Now, some, long-time "burners" are bringing their kids along to participate.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
California's Lake Tahoe offers a different kind of experience for those able to stomach the frigid waters. Mountain storms bring high winds and waves.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Reno, Nev., is having an identity crisis. As its stream of visitors has dried up, the city has gained the reputation of a seedy gambling town without the glamour of Las Vegas. While Reno's starting to lure tech companies from the Bay Area, Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reports that changing its image remains a tough sell.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The courts are clogged in Nevada, partly because the state doesn't have an intermediate appeals court. Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reports that swaying voters to create one could prove difficult.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Across the West, the Bureau of Land Management grapples with dwindling holding space for wild horses it has rounded up. But advocates say the bureau's housing of mustangs is not only ineffective but unsustainable. The cost of keeping the horses has tripled since 2000.