Nevada a finalist for geothermal lab

A site within the U.S. Naval Air Station in Fallon was one of five the Department of Energy is considering for its Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy lab. California, Utah, Idaho and Oregon also are competing.

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The real reason why bank fees keep going up

Are you sick of big banks charging never-ending fees? If so, don’t be too mad at the banks, as they might not be the only ones to blame. According to Yahoo Finance, the hike in bank fees is actually an effect from increased bank regulation imposed by the Federal government.

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2015 Legislature making great strides for Nevada

In November, Nevadans entrusted Republicans with historic majorities in the Assembly and the state Senate, and re-elected Gov. Brian Sandoval with more than 70 percent of the vote. The Legislature has reached the deadline of first house passage, and we have accomplished much.

EDITORIAL: Recall Judge Ramsey to halt NLV court’s overreach

The suffering taxpayers of North Las Vegas shouldn’t be surprised if they’re served with a divorce filing in the coming months. Their Municipal Court, already hopelessly disconnected from the people it serves because of arrogant, vindictive practices, wants to break up with City Hall.



Summerlin-area resident uses fast-talking talent to assist charities

What do you get when you mix the art of auctioneering with the pizzazz of Las Vegas? You get Jeff Manning, whose theatrical approach to presenting auction items takes things to a whole new level. Best of all, many times, it’s a charity such as the Ronald McDonald House that benefits from his unique style.

Tour of mid-century homes to benefit preservation group

An exclusive tour of some of the valley’s finest mid-century modern houses is scheduled to begin when doors open at noon May 3 at the Morelli House, 861 E. Bridger Ave., but the 12 to 15 homes on the self-guided tour are top secret.