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Oliver Ranch has a moonshining legacy

Oliver Ranch was initially part of the leased grazing grounds for the Wilson Ranch (now known as Spring Mountain Ranch State Park). The Oliver Ranch was originally owned by William “Bill” Morgan, who created the Morgan Ranch when he homesteaded 160 acres around 1920. His brother, Reese, was listed as part-owner but is not believed to have lived there.

BLM: Bundy must be held accountable

RENO — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff’s position that Moapa rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency.

Naming Las Vegas: Lois Craig

Lois Craig’s attention to detail helped give the modern day map of Southern Nevada a different face. In turn, she is namesake to the bustling thoroughfare, Craig Road, and one of the first North Las Vegas schools, Lois Craig Elementary School, 2637 E. Gowan Road.