Solutions

The Solutions podcast from This Is Reno. Examining complex problems and hoping to find solutions for them.

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“We were there for protection.” That’s the storyline John Steven Olausen told police after he was arrested for the 1979 murder of undercover Reno Police Officer James Hoff. He and two others w...
December 3, 2018
There have been few events that shocked the Reno community as much as the 1979 murder of undercover Reno Police Officer James Hoff. Jimmy, as he was known, was allowed by the Reno Police Department to...
November 4, 2018
Reno Police Officer James Hoff died in the line of duty. It was an undercover drug deal that went fatally wrong. But his legacy continues to be honored through today.   Jimmy’s murder continues t...
October 22, 2018
John Steven Olausen struggled to learn. Just out of high school, but without a diploma, he had a learning disability, dyslexia, that hampered his ability to understand the basics. Olausen was caught...
October 7, 2018
Solutions Season 2 launches Oct. 8, 2018. What unfolds in this podcast is the story of how many lives were irreversibly ruined because of grave errors made by numerous people — from cocky, maladjust...
October 1, 2018
There is no silver bullet that will solve homelessness. But there are many solutions that can reduce houselessness. Our 5th episode, and the finale of our first season, covers some of what Reno loca...
January 2, 2018
Solutions season 1 returns with its fourth episode, "If We Don't Build It, They Will Die." The podcast features Reno City Councilmember Neoma Jardon and the city's Reno Works Program. We debunk some m...
November 7, 2017
The third episode of season one covers the issue of affordable housing in Reno, Nevada. Why is housing so expensive? What can be done about it? Who is impacted the most by housing prices? These questi...
July 16, 2017
The second episode of Solutions continues examining the rise of the homeless population in Reno, Nevada and how it impacts dynamics between the houseless and law enforcement. In this podcast, Dana Nol...
July 16, 2017
Our debut episode details how one western community is struggling with a rising homeless population. One advocacy group wants to see systemic change and they explain how. Plus, Dana Nollsch visits R...
July 16, 2017

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