Will Stone appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Arizona has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids in the U.S. The federal health law put a dent in those numbers, but child advocates fear any gains will disappear if the law is repealed.
Friday, November 04, 2016
An advocacy group in Arizona is creating controversy by tackling enforcement of the law on its own. But the growing number of lawsuits recently led Arizona's attorney general to intervene.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Prescott, Ariz., has become the epicenter of an unlikely industry: addiction recovery. The quaint, mountain town has a population of just 40,000 people, but there are also more than 150 so-called sober living homes. They're often situated in residential neighborhoods and offer a less institutional setting for addicts in recovery. But not everyone is happy with the town's new status.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Prescott, Ariz., has become a destination of choice for people trying to get sober, with growing numbers of group homes for recovering addicts. Some residents are calling for regulation of the homes.
Monday, August 01, 2016
A transgender man in Phoenix is suing his employer in federal court to pay for sex reassignment surgery. The costs of the procedures are substantial; insurance plans only recently began covering them.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Power companies are rushing to keep pace with the changing energy landscape. This transition is especially contentious in the desert Southwest, where energy needs are enormous during the summer.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Rain and snow from El Nino are filling reservoirs in the West. But the weather isn't ending questions about where cities will get water in years to come. One source could be Native American tribes.
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 R...
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
Drive about 20 miles north of Reno, Nev., into the barren scrubland and you're sure to see "wild" horses — more than 1,000, in fact. Just not in the wild.
Laura Leigh calls several mares to the edge of the dusty corral. She's a regular at Palomino Valley National Adoption ...