IndyForum Reno: Development, growth and quality of life
May 8, 2019 at Atlantis Resort in Reno
The Nevada Independent Editor Jon Ralston moderated an in-depth conversation about tech, housing, development and growth — and what can and should be done to balance all of it for the best possible quality of life for Reno-Sparks and regional residents.
Jeffrey Berns, CEO, Blockchains
Chip Bowlby, CEO Reno Land
Brian Bonnenfant, project manager for the Center for Regional Studies
Indy Townhall: A conversation on public education
April 13, 2019 at Sierra Vista High School
Panel One: Principals & Teachers
Dave Wilson – Principal of Eldorado High School
Dr. Carrie Buck – Executive Director of Pinecrest Academies
Jordana McCudden – Consulting teacher in CCSD
Richard Knoeppel – Nevada Teacher of the Year/A-Tech
Panel Two: Parents & Students
Rebecca Garcia – Parent
Julie Vigil – Parent
Mykel Broady – Student
Sandy Kordi – Student
Alexander Bagrensky – Student
IndyTalks: A conversation with Gov. Steve Sisolak
January 22, 2019 at Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center
October 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Myron’s Cabaret at the Smith Center in Las Vegas
Former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Jon Wellinghoff and Assemblyman Chris Brooks debated the pros and cons of Question 3 in a lively exchange moderated by Jon Ralston and Indy reporter Riley Snyder.
May 21, 2018 at the UNLV Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies
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.
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!
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