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Jeniffer Solis

Jeniffer Solis

Jeniffer was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas before graduating in 2017 with a degree in journalism and media studies. While at UNLV she was a senior staff writer for the student newspaper, the UNLV Scarlet and Gray Free Press, and a news reporter for KUNV 91.5 FM, covering everything from the Route 91 shooting to UNLV housing. She has also contributed to the UNLV News Center and worked as a production engineer for several KUNV broadcasts before joining the Nevada Current.

Yucca Mountain in Nevada

Nevada officials take another shot at killing Yucca Mountain Project once and for all

By: - September 21, 2022

Over the past two decades, the state of Nevada has filed multiple lawsuits against the federal government to end the Yucca Mountain Project. Now Nevada leaders are hoping a new motion will terminate Yucca Mountain once and for all. On Tuesday, Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects announced they filed a […]

Lake Powell faces drought

Federal officials order more water cuts for lower Colorado River Basin states

By: - August 17, 2022

Nevada and Arizona are facing a second year of mandatory water cuts as drought and climate change threatens the Colorado River’s flow, federal officials announced Tuesday. Under the cuts, Nevada will lose about 8% of its allocation, or 25,000 acre-feet of water, starting January 2023 as a stopgap solution to stabilize water levels at Lake […]

Tribal road sign

Nevada’s Nye County first in nation to offer voting in Shoshone language

By: - July 6, 2022

Thanks to a decades-old amendment to the landmark Voting Rights Act, Nevada’s Clark County is federally required to provide ballots in Spanish and Tagalog. Now Nye County will offer assistance in another non-English language: Shoshone. Nye County will be the first and only county in the country to provide Shoshone language assistance — a traditionally […]