The recent Republican earthquake in Nevada continues to reverberate within the GOP’s Assembly caucus and across the state.
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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.
Imagine what went through the minds of bystanders Friday night at Caesars Palace when the masked men in bulletproof vests showed up.
Forget about life being beautiful. Down at Bob’s Bail Bonds, Becky Simmons will settle for life getting back to normal on the east end of Ogden Avenue.
Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. is the biggest name in boxing, but is he bigger than the Nevada Athletic Commission?
With the rapid approach of the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s statehood, this might be an awkward time to ask the question. But here goes: Should the Silver State secede from the Union? Should we split into two states, or perhaps even three?
Election Day approaches, and there’s at least one vote we can all agree on.
The Maddux Family Foundation on Wednesday pitched another gem on behalf of a local charity — $50,000 to the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada.
One of the most competitive races of a generally unremarkable season is the battle for Clark County sheriff between well-respected Metro veterans Joe Lombardo and Larry Burns.
The fragile life of the 16-month-old girl was snuffed out Oct. 11 in a possible murder-suicide involving her foster father. The violent deaths have once again shined a critical light on the system and its oversight of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Workforce Connections isn’t like most agencies. Each year it shepherds millions in federal dollars to local job training and related service providers, then has the task of holding those recipients to account for the funding.
Ballot Question 3, the business margin tax, continues to take a beating in the media.
If you think Nevada faces a water crisis today, imagine how residents of booming Virginia City must have felt back in the 1870s when their fickle sources began to run dry.
The pleasant and unassuming Tim Redsull, a union stagehand by trade, was depicted playing the most notorious corpse in Las Vegas mob history on the set of Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic “Casino.” He was a stand-in — or a lay-down to be more precise — for Joe Pesci’s “Nicky Santoro” character in the movie.
Rehan Chaudhry’s Life Is Beautiful festival is scheduled to hit downtown Oct. 24-26 with an all-star lineup of singers and chefs. Last year’s roaring celebration of music, food and art attracted an estimated 60,000 revelers, who no doubt enjoyed themselves but easily overran hundreds of local churchgoers in the area.