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Nate MacKay

Nate MacKay

Nate MacKay is the Nevada reporter for Courthouse News based in his hometown of Reno. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 2021 with a degree in journalism. Before joining Courthouse News, he was an editor and newsroom leader at USC Annenberg Media. He loves to cover stories involving courts, crime and politics, though he also has a passion for feature stories that examine the human condition on a community level.

Latest Articles by Nate MacKay

Fossils found high in Swiss Alps may be of largest animal ever

Using the skull-to-tooth scale employed for other ichthyosaurs, the animals found atop three Swiss peaks may have been 160 feet long and weighed over 80 tons.

Kansas GOP congressional map tossed as unconstitutional

The state court found that the map was a partisan and racial gerrymander, setting the case up for an appeal to the Kansas Supreme Court.

Researchers uncover the reason crows and ravens are found across the globe

The traits of their earliest ancestors allowed the extremely intelligent animals to have both the brains and the brawn to survive in a spectrum of habitats.