Some of the most innovative and challenging scientific research in human history is now underway in the Pahrump Hills, but not the ones 60 miles west of Las Vegas. These Pahrump Hills are at the base of a mountain in the bottom of a crater on the planet Mars.
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More than 45,000 Nevadans sang their state song and helped Nevada set a world record.
Protecting prayer in the public schools. Urging Congress to transfer federal lands to the control of the state. Allowing permit holders to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. These are a few of the priorities for the new Republican majority of the Nevada Legislature.
RENO — Voter turnout might have been horrendous in the recent election, but a stampede of residents is seeking a vacant Reno City Council seat.
Seismologists have taken steps to better track an earthquake swarm in the sparsely populated northwest corner of Nevada near Oregon and California.
Election officials in Washoe County are going forward with a recount in an Assembly race after a judge rejected a legal challenge by incumbent Republican Randy Kirner.
Deeds to two dozen of the 750 homes in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect in southwest Utah that have been tied up for nine years in state-run trust have been handed over to families.
A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
Darwin Colby, the last remaining worker from the Hoover Dam project identified by museum records, died last week, closing the book on a legacy written more than 80 years ago by thousands of men desperate to make a living during the Great Depression.
UFC President Dana White would love the hometown Ultimate Fighting Championship to christen the new 20,000-seat arena under construction behind New York-New York on the Strip with a fight event in spring 2016. But White and UFC face competition.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board on Thursday formally approved the state’s $1.3 billion incentive package for Tesla Motors to build its 5.8 million-square-foot electric battery gigafactory in Northern Nevada.
An 18-year-old California man has been returned to Nevada to face charges in the July killing of a Reno teenager.
A Bullhead City police sergeant charged with sex assaults on both sides of the Colorado River sported a bloodied and swollen lip when he showed up for his arraignment Thursday in Mohave County Superior Court.
A bill being rewritten in Congress would reopen federal compensation for Filipinos who fought alongside U.S. soldiers on the Pacific front during World War II.
Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson and outgoing Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick agreed Thursday that the Legislature must approve more funding for education and reform the tax system to find new revenue for schools.
The Reno-Sparks NAACP is asking the Nevada State Assembly Republican Caucus to reconsider its recent unanimous election of Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, as speaker after questionable comments attributed to him were reported by a Reno newspaper.
The last time I drove the 450 miles between Las Vegas and Carson City was 1989, a solitary drive in July at the end of the Legislature with two yowling cats and a car that overheated.
Cresent Hardy was one of 57 of the freshest faces on Capitol Hill packed into a meeting room on Wednesday, newly elected members of Congress taking part in the traditional lottery to claim office space for their freshman year.
Two Boulder City High School freshmen won the Instagram category of the Nevada Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Video contest, which challenged sixth through 12th grade students to create short public service announcements to combat a growing substance abuse problem among teens.
The board of the state Public Employees Retirement System on Wednesday accepted a report that will result in contribution rates for regular workers increasing to 28 percent on July 1, 2015.
Police have arrested a 78-year-old Reno man on suspicion of murder in the stabbing death of his wife.
Lawyers on both sides of a case that has brought attention to Nevada’s stand-your-ground law told a judge Wednesday they are ready for a January trial for a man charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed trespasser.
Angela Taylor, a former vice president at the University of Nevada, Reno who grew up attending Washoe County schools, has been named to the school district’s board of trustees.
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