Andy Kirk In The News

Profile: Andy Kirk

January 27, 2021
Seventy years ago, an atomic blast detonated in a remote, sprawling swath of desert known as Frenchman Flat was seen and felt in Las Vegas, 65 miles to the southeast.
January 27, 2021
Seventy years ago, an atomic explosion detonated in a remote and extensive strip of desert known as the Frenchman Flat was seen and felt in Las Vegas, 65 miles to the southeast.
April 29, 2020
Today, it's the coronavirus that gives us a sense of uncertainty about the future. For several decades, that feeling came from the very real possibility of nuclear war.
April 23, 2019
April 22 is Earth Day. The first ever Earth day came about in 1970 after several environmental hazards brought about a call for change.
April 18, 2018
The largest statewide preservation group in Nevada is out with its annual list of 11 Most Endangered Places. These are sites with significant historical value that might just get the wrecking ball or otherwise disappear unless something is done.
June 19, 2017
In 2012, then-President Barack Obama issued a 20-year ban on mining claims near the Grand Canyon. The move halted future uranium extraction projects in the region, a win for environmentalists and local tribes that had fought against the industry for years. But some elected officials in Arizona and Utah disputed their claims of contamination risk, arguing that the ban would unnecessarily sacrifice jobs for overblown environmental concerns.
December 20, 2012