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Nevada Variations
Nevada Variations
From the KNPR archivesOriginal broadcasts 2001-2003

Produced and narrated by Jon Christensen,  Nevada Variations presents an audio portrait of Nevada over the course of 17 months. Each month Jon explores the history, literature, arts and current events of each county in Nevada. Supported by the Nevada Humanities. Jon Christensen is a freelance writer and reporter, and recipient of a  Knight Fellowship for 2002-03. 

  • It is by no means simple to understand the Federal efforts to make Yucca Mountain the nation's nuclear waste repository. The summary alone of the…
  • Jon Christensen is author of the book, 'Nevada' and editor-at-large for greatbasinnews.com. Nevada variations is funded by the Nevada Humanities Committee.
  • Jon Christensen is author of the book, 'Nevada' and editor-at-large for GreatBasinNews.com. Support for Nevada Variations comes from the Nevada Humanities…
  • The Sierra Club web site on Walker LakeSave Walker LakeJon Christensen is author of the book, 'Nevada' and editor-at-large for GreatBasinNews.com. Support…
  • Goldfield, Nevada was the site of the last great goldrush on the western frontier. The town marks its birth from the discovery of gold in December 1902.…
  • Jon Christensen is author of the book, 'Nevada.' Nevada Variations is funded by the Nevada Humanities Committee and is produced with assistance from KUNR…
  • Great Basin National Park
  • Nevada Variations is funded by the Nevada Humanitees Committee with production assistance from KUNR in Reno. Jon Christensen, an author who lives in…
  • Nevada Variations is funded by the Nevada Humanitees Committee with production assistance from KUNR in Reno. Jon Christensen, an author who lives in…
  • As summer wildfires burn throughout the west, firefighters in Nevada are on high alert. In recent years wildfires have gotten worse due to the spread of…