Events

 

Upcoming events will be announced soon.


Past Events

Live Election Night Coverage

June 12, 2018 broadcast live at 6:30 p.m. on IndyTV from UNLV. Watch the coverage here.

Indy Editor Jon Ralston and Managing Editor Elizabeth Thompson host Live Election Night coverage on June 12, 2018. (screenshot of livestream video)

IndyDebates: Democratic CD-04 Primary

May 25, 2018 broadcast live at 6:30 p.m. on Channel 13 Action News

Democratic Congressional District 4 candidates John Anzalone, left, state Sen. Pat Spearman, Alison Stephens, former U.S. Representative Steven Horsford and Amy Vilela during a live debate at KTNV on Friday, May 25, 2018. (Jeff Scheid/The Nevada Independent)

Democratic Congressional District 4 candidates John Anzalone, state Sen. Pat Spearman, Alison Stephens, former U.S. Representative Steven Horsford and Amy Vilela.

Read the story here. Watch the video here.

 

 

 

 

 

 


IndyDebates: Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

May 24, 2018 broadcast live at 6:30 p.m. on Channel 13 Action News

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Steve Sisolak, left, and Chris Giunchigliani live debate at KTNV on Thursday, May 24, 2018. (Jeff Scheid/The Nevada Independent)

Chris Giunchigliani and Steve Sisolak

Read the story here. Watch the video here.

 

 

 

 

 

 


IndyDebates: Republican CD-03 Primary

May 21, 2018 at the UNLV Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies

Scott Hammond, David McKeon, Michelle Mortensen and Danny Tarkanian at IndyDebates on May 21, 2018. Photo by Elizabeth Thompson

The four top candidates, state Sen. Scott Hammond, former Clark County Republican Party Chairman David McKeon, former television reporter Michelle Mortensen and businessman Danny Tarkanian, participated in the debate.

Read the story here. Watch the video here.

 

 

 

 


IndyTalks: Polling Nevada

April 24, 2018 at Myron’s Cabaret at the Smith Center in Las Vegas

Watch the event here!

(Jeff Scheid/The Nevada Independent)

We hired pollster Mark Mellman to run a statewide poll for us in April. We rolled out the results and discussed them with Mr. Mellman at our IndyTalks event.

View the poll results and event slideshow here.

(Jeff Scheid/The Nevada Independent)
(Jeff Scheid/The Nevada Independent)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsored by:

PlayNJ


IndyForums: State of Pot

March 26, 2018 at the UNLV Student Union Ballroom

Watch the event here!

(Daniel Clark/The Nevada Independent)

We kicked off with a cocktail hour, followed by a policy overview with Indy Editor Jon Ralston, Indy Reporter Michelle Rindels and Riana Durrett, the head of the pot dispensary association and who broke news at the event, followed by two great discussion panels with more experts!

(Daniel Clark/The Nevada Independent)

 

 

 

Panel 1 Discussion – Rules, Regulations, Compliance and Law Enforcement

  • Richard Pocker, former U.S. Attorney, who spoke to the fed vs. state issues and more
  • Melissa Kuipers Blake, who has worked in CO and knows those laws well
  • Will Moschella, former Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, who has worked in the Justice Department and knows how Jeff Sessions thinks
(Daniel Clark/The Nevada Independent)

Panel 2 Discussion – Trends and troubles in a fast-growing industry

  • John Ritter, a respected Nevada businessman who is in the pot industry
  • Neal Tomlinson, an experienced advocate who gets the cannabis industry and its issues
  • Amanda Connor, who knows the Nevada laws and business inside out

Silver sponsor:

CWNevada

Bronze sponsors:

Sonny Newman 

Inyo Fine Cannabis

Reef Dispensaries

Green sponsors:

The+Source 

Oasis Cannabis 

The Grove

Euphoria Wellness


IndyTalks: A Conversation with Mayor Hillary Schieve

February 28, 2018 at the Atlantis Casino and Resort

(David Calvert/The Nevada Independent)

Indy Editor Jon Ralston sat down with Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve for a candid, one-hour conversation about issues confronting The Biggest Little City, including the challenges of a housing shortage and the sexual harassment allegations against a former city manager now being litigated in court.

(David Calvert/The Nevada Independent)

 

They talked about her council colleagues, national issues she has waded into and her political ambitions. Carson City bound?

It’s all here. Enjoy.

 

 

Sponsored by:

 


IndyTalks: A Conversation with Governor Brian Sandoval

December 5, 2017 at Myron’s Cabaret at the Smith Center in Las Vegas

Gov. Sandoval talks with The Nevada Independent Editor Jon Ralston at IndyTalks at Myron’s Cabaret Lounge at The Smith Center in Las Vegas on Dec. 5, 2017. Photo by Myron Martin

Nevada Independent Editor Jon Ralston and Gov. Sandoval shared an evening of candid conversation about the past, present and future at our first ever quarterly IndyTalks event.

Read what the governor said (or watch the video) here.

Sponsored by:


The Indy Fundraiser & Brunch with Major Garrett

October 29, 2017 at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

Indy Editor Jon Raston and Major Garrett on stage at the event. (Daniel Clark/The Nevada Independent)

The Nevada Independent‘s first fundraiser featured our very special guest:
CBS White House Correspondent
and former Nevada journalist
Major Garrett

With 300,000 readers (and growing!) we were already well on the way to becoming Nevada’s most trusted source for government, political and business news. Your attendance and support helped us continue to provide truthful, transparent journalism that cuts through the static and makes complex issues clear.

(Daniel Clark/The Nevada Independent)

 

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