Forums scheduled

KNPB, the Reno public broadcasting television station, is running a series of candidate forums and candidate statements over the next month.

On Oct. 18 at 8 p.m., Democrat Samuel Koepnick and Republican Mark Amodei—will appear jointly in the northern U.S. House race for one hour.

On Oct. 19, Republican Greg Brower and Democrat Sheila Leslie will participate in discussing issues in the District 15 Nevada Senate race, also for an hour.

On Oct. 4 at 8:30, Oct. 25 at 8 and 8:30 p.m., and Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. the station will run programs in which candidates in numerous races are given 90 seconds to say anything they want.

The presidential forums on Oct. 16 and Oct. 22 (both at 6 p.m.) and the vice presidential forum on Oct. 11 (6 p.m.) will also be carried on KNPB, which broadcasts on Channel 5. These programs will all be 90 minutes long.

Barack Obama will be doing preparation for the first program in southern Nevada for three days before the first presidential program.