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The clear and present danger

There is something dangerous going on in Nevada – nay, America – and that is why I feel compelled to write this.

Welcome to Indy 2.0

This is a momentous day in our history. I am thrilled to announce three major changes as our little non-profit, which is not so little anymore, evolves into Indy 2.0:


The Daily Indy
Sent each morning, our flagship newsletter includes a quote of the day, notes from the editor, our latest stories and op-eds, info on upcoming events and featured social media posts from around the state.
¿Qué Pasó en la Semana?
Un resumen de noticias el lunes por la mañana, notas de reporteros, fotos destacadas y avisos comunitarios. Todo, dedicado a servir al público de habla hispana de Nevada.
Indy Environment
Written by land and water reporter Daniel Rothberg, this weekly newsletter is a roundup of environmental goings-on in Nevada and the West.
Indy Gaming
Written by gaming and tourism reporter Howard Stutz, this weekly newsletter highlights national and international gaming issues and how they tie back to Nevada.
DC Download
Assembled by our Washington, D.C. reporter Humberto Sanchez, this Saturday morning missive recaps the recent activities of Nevada's congressional delegation.
Sound Check!
A monthly newsletter featuring the best of the IndyMatters podcast, extended interviews, photo galleries and staff recommendations on pop culture media.
Behind the Bar
Comprehensive, accessible coverage of the 2021 Legislature. Subscribe for twice-a-week updates on legislative matters, plus notes on key issues and interviews.
IndyFest Updates
Our annual conference occurs each fall. Our 2022 dates are yet to be decided. Sign up to get emails when speakers and new events are added.

All counties matter!

There has never been an outlet in Nevada that has really tried to cover the entire state.

Yes we can!

Now Luz has taken our Spanish-language efforts to the next level with two developments.

Boys be not proud

A few words about the story of possible Proud Boy infiltration of the state Republican Party, broken by the RJ’s Rory Appleton and then well synthesized in this Michael Scherer piece in The Washington Post.

Meet the new, 'independent' Nevada

The trends here are clear: The Democratic lead in statewide voter registration has decreased by about 40 percent over the last four cycles and non-major-party registration has increased by 50 percent.

It's time to make Nevada matter even more

As the founder of the #WeMatter Caucus, I was thrilled to read this great piece by the AP’s Michelle Price on Nevada’s effort to go first before Iowa and New Hampshire in the Democratic presidential nominating process.

The early voting blog

Elections are about many things — candidates, campaigns, issues. But, ultimately, elections are about math.

Lady Justice perched atop the Nevada Supreme Court building

Our first judicial race evaluations are live

We have updated our judicial race section with analysis on three races — the first of dozens that will go live this week — for the contests for Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Eighth Judicial District Court Dept. 19.

Voter issues tip line is live

It’s an election year like no other, and ProPublica has a crowdsourcing operation to track voter problems. The Nevada Independent is supporting the effort to gather tips from voters so we can report on voting experiences — good, bad or ugly — leading up to and on Election Day.

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