Season 1: Nevada Week | Season 1

    Nevada Week is a thought-provoking public affairs program examining current and emerging local issues affecting Nevadans. Each week, host Casey Smith takes an in-depth and informative look at the who, what, where and why of today’s compelling and critical issues. Nevada Week empowers each viewer to make informed decisions and take personal action to impact the future of our state.

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Emergency Planning: Blood Supply and Demand

    Nevada Week

    Emergency Planning: Blood Supply and Demand

    Learn about Nevada’s blood donation needs and what our state is doing to better prepare.

    Emergency Planning: Blood Supply and Demand

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Education Funding Legislative Roundup

    Nevada Week

    Education Funding Legislative Roundup

    With weeks to go in the 80th session, what is the status of our K-12 education funding?

    Education Funding Legislative Roundup

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Sex Trafficking: An Urban Epidemic

    Nevada Week

    Sex Trafficking: An Urban Epidemic

    Kipp Ortenburger discusses a serious epidemic: illegal sex trafficking in our cities.

    Sex Trafficking: An Urban Epidemic

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada's Living Legacy

    Nevada Week

    Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada's Living Legacy

    Wild horses, burros, land: A delicate balance ensuring their protection and preservation.

    Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada's Living Legacy

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Financial Planning in Nevada: The Sage Retiree

    Nevada Week

    Financial Planning in Nevada: The Sage Retiree

    Local and national experts discuss challenges and solutions around planning for retirement

    Financial Planning in Nevada: The Sage Retiree

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly

    Nevada Week

    NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly

    NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly discusses the present and future of Nevada's higher education.

    NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Chronic Pain and Opioids: A Double Crisis

    Nevada Week

    Chronic Pain and Opioids: A Double Crisis

    The topic of chronic pain concludes Nevada Week’s two-part series on the opioid epidemic.

    Chronic Pain and Opioids: A Double Crisis

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Opioid Recovery: Nevada’s Eternal Battle

    Nevada Week

    Opioid Recovery: Nevada’s Eternal Battle

    In part one of a two-part series on the opioid epidemic, we’re talking about recovery.

    Opioid Recovery: Nevada’s Eternal Battle

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Desert Research Institute: 60 Years of Discovery

    Nevada Week

    Desert Research Institute: 60 Years of Discovery

    What can DRI’s research and discoveries tell us about Nevada’s past, present and future?

    Desert Research Institute: 60 Years of Discovery

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age

    Nevada Week

    Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age

    Nevada’s public libraries keep evolving to best serve the community in the digital age.

    Reinventing Libraries in the Digital Age

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Fortifying Medicaid via Grassroots Policymaking

    Nevada Week

    Fortifying Medicaid via Grassroots Policymaking

    Panelists give an update on mental health care since a recent Medicaid policy change.

    Fortifying Medicaid via Grassroots Policymaking

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Women, Leadership and Social Justice

    Nevada Week

    Women, Leadership and Social Justice

    A panel of experts discuss social justice work of women at the global and local levels.

    Women, Leadership and Social Justice

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Project Safe 417

    Nevada Week

    Project Safe 417

    Project Safe 417 partners discuss the support they provide to domestic violence victims.

    Project Safe 417

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Holocaust Remembrance and Education

    Nevada Week

    Holocaust Remembrance and Education

    How do Nevadans continue Holocaust survivors’ legacies through education and remembrance?

    Holocaust Remembrance and Education

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week A Conversation with Henderson Mayor Debra March

    Nevada Week

    A Conversation with Henderson Mayor Debra March

    Kipp Ortenburger speaks with Mayor Debra March about the present and future of Henderson.

    A Conversation with Henderson Mayor Debra March

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Colorado River Water: Realities and Solutions

    Nevada Week

    Colorado River Water: Realities and Solutions

    Expert panelists discuss water conservation across the multi-state Colorado River Basin.

    Colorado River Water: Realities and Solutions

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week The Highs and Lows of Payday Loans

    Nevada Week

    The Highs and Lows of Payday Loans

    A panel of experts discuss payday lending, up for review this legislative session.

    The Highs and Lows of Payday Loans

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Nevada Minority-Owned Businesses

    Nevada Week

    Nevada Minority-Owned Businesses

    Business and financial experts discuss the gaps within minority-owned businesses in Nevada

    Nevada Minority-Owned Businesses

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week UNLV Children’s Legislative Policy Review

    Nevada Week

    UNLV Children’s Legislative Policy Review

    Expert panelists discuss the 2019 Children's Legislative Briefing Book.

    UNLV Children’s Legislative Policy Review

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Inaugural Year for Nevada Legislators

    Nevada Week

    Inaugural Year for Nevada Legislators

    Hear from newly elected assembly freshmen on the eve of their first legislative session.

    Inaugural Year for Nevada Legislators

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week A Conversation with North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee

    Nevada Week

    A Conversation with North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee

    North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee talks city politics, economy, safety and livability.

    A Conversation with North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week State of the State Response

    Nevada Week

    State of the State Response

    Governor Sisolak’s 2019 State of the State address and Republican rebuttal are discussed.

    State of the State Response

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week The State of Charter Schools

    Nevada Week

    The State of Charter Schools

    On this episode of Nevada Week, we discuss the state of charter schools.

    The State of Charter Schools

    Video thumbnail: Nevada Week Public Education Funding: A Parent and Teacher Perspective

    Nevada Week

    Public Education Funding: A Parent and Teacher Perspective

    A panel of education experts discuss public school funding and explain how it works.

    Public Education Funding: A Parent and Teacher Perspective