It was half-past pumpkin pie time early Thanksgiving evening when Larry Lyon began the trip from a friend’s house in Kyle Canyon down State Route 157 toward the lights of Las Vegas.
Subscribe to John L. Smith RSS feed
Term-limited state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has found refuge in the lucrative end of Nevada’s higher education system, and now it appears departing Treasurer Kate Marshall is trying to follow suit.
Uber’s cocky corporate executives probably think they’re getting roughed up in court these days as they battle for a piece of Nevada’s lucrative transportation market against some cantankerous and well-connected cab company owners. On the contrary.
When the subject is expanding background checks on firearm purchases, there are plenty of readers on both sides of the issue.
When members of Nevadans For Background Checks converged on the Cheyenne Avenue election center on Nov. 12, they brought with them nearly 250,000 signatures — more than twice the number necessary to qualify its initiative for the 2016 ballot statewide.
As political revolutions go, the Ira Hansen Tax Revolt era certainly set a record for brevity.
Those who worked with him knew Steve Homick was more than a little different. But then Homick uttered words that chilled the bartender to the bone and stuck with him for the rest of his life.
Justin Findlay’s the managing partner and public face of Findlay Sports & Entertainment, which is working to bring an MLS franchise to a downtown soccer stadium the city would help create.
Bent to his task, the Latino man pushed a shopping cart loaded with cases of bottled water up Patrick Lane late Friday morning toward the boisterous crowd that gathered outside Del Sol High School.
Rural Nevada is in big trouble. I mean really big. Forget about drought and an eventual drop in mineral prices. They’re nothing compared to this.
President Barack Obama’s appearance at Del Sol High School today promises to be attended by some of the Democratic elected officials who worked so hard to avoid him in recent months. They’ll be the ones having trouble making eye contact.
While lawyers inside District Judge Douglas Herndon’s courtroom Monday morning argue over Uber’s presence in Nevada, a driver debate breaks out on the sidewalk outside the Regional Justice Center.
On his campaign website, Nevada Assemblyman-elect John Moore dresses sharp and looks like a man who’s ready to conquer Carson City as a conservative representative of the residents of District 8. Moore appears somewhat less confident on his wanted poster.
The recent Republican earthquake in Nevada continues to reverberate within the GOP’s Assembly caucus and across the state.
The process of filling Mark Hutchison’s state Senate seat is about to get intriguing.
Global warming threatens to turn the parched West to toast. But, all things considered, Las Vegas Valley Water District General Manager John Entsminger is feeling pretty good these days.
You don’t have to be around Dina Titus long to appreciate why the landslide that buried so many Democrats last Tuesday didn’t catch her. Titus made sure she outran it.
Harry Reid takes pride in his image as the son of a Searchlight miner, so the hole he finds himself in probably looks familiar. It’s dark, dangerous and deep.
Set foot in Nevada, and be changed. Mostly for worse, as it turns out.
Victorious Republicans and tea party supporters sang their version of “Let’s Work Together” Thursday, but someone forgot to send Cindy Lake a copy of the lyrics.
Now that Campaign 2014 is in the books, the victors have brushed confetti from their lapels and the vanquished have wrapped up the final stanza of the “Also-ran Blues.”
When it comes to attempting to defeat Question 3, better known as the margin tax, the beat goes on and the hits keep coming.
I love Nevada. There, I said it. Despite its rapacious political history and myriad present-day maladies, as it celebrates its sesquicentennial the Silver State is still my favorite place.
The very mention of his sun-bleached hometown made Charlie Waters smile and always brought to mind a story.
Forgive some employees of KSNV-TV, Channel 3, for thinking the station is going to the dogs.