Best of 2022: KNPR's State of Nevada
Stories by Joe Schoenmann, Christopher Alvarez, Kristen Kidman, Zachary Green, Mike Prevatt, Lorraine Blanco Moss, Dave Berns, Kristen DeSilva, Paul Boger and Miles Brady.
Last year was the start of the ongoing war in Ukraine, the vaunted Red Wave that never happened, the year home costs shot to new highs, causing some to live in their vehicles, and unfortunately, 2022 saw a lot of school violence in Southern Nevada.
These are all topics Nevada Public Radio's State of Nevada, hosted by Joe Schoenmann, covered last year.
In the second half of the year, Penn Jillette had an interesting take on former President Donald Trump, who he got to see up close, then some in Las Vegas developed strong ties to the victims of the war in Ukraine. And First Friday, the monthly art, food and community festival in downtown Las Vegas, turned 20.
We also talked about mass panic in the wake of mass shootings and staying mentally and physically fit as you age.
Hear highlights in the story above, or find the full reports below.
As for 2023, Nevada has a new legislative session with a new governor. The gigantic MSG Sphere is slated to open. There's hope and maybe promise for UNLV football, and who really knows what else the year will bring?
We'll be there following along, and we hope you follow with us.