Nevada's lukewarm income recovery turned hot in 2015. After nearly a decade bringing up the nation's rear in personal-income growth, the Silver State shot to No. 3 for gains in 2015, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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A broadly supported energy bill was sidelined last week in the Senate as policymakers clashed over how to address the crisis over lead-tainted municipal water found poisoning children in Flint, Mich.
Conservationists in California have floated a plan to introduce pronghorn antelope to a high-desert grassland along the Nevada border southwest of Searchlight. First, though, they need a little help from the White House.
Each time she walks into the exquisitely preserved lobby of the Mizpah Hotel in this old mining town, Nancy Cline feels a tremendous sense of peace.
Nevada brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy and 14 others have been indicted by a federal grand jury in the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon.
A panel of lawmakers this week agreed to seek changes for Nevada's new Silver State Opportunity Grant — the state's first program offering financial aid based on need rather than academic achievement.
Prescription opioid addiction happens in the best of families, but that fact provides small solace to Patricia Farley these days.
Nearly one in 11 people shopping for guns online in Nevada is prohibited from possessing a firearm, according to a study by Everytown for Gun Safety released Friday.
The Bureau of Land Management has postponed a public meeting slated for Wednesday in Las Vegas on plans to reopen Ash Springs in Lincoln County.
Big game hunters want you to leave the drones at home. The buzzing bots are quickly invading nearly every aspect of American life as people find uses for them in photography, surveying and now hunting.
Nevada government and business leaders may have to shift at least part of their established economic development focus from renewable energy to other opportunities if new net metering rules drive the rooftop-solar business out of Nevada as predicted by industry officials.
Participating in the Nevada 2016 caucuses isn't as simple as filling out a ballot in the voting booth. But it's not intended to be shrouded in mystery, either, caucus officials from both political parties say.
They wear the same flat-brimmed hat and hold the same title, but their jobs could not be more different. Lizette Richardson oversees about 200 staff members and 7 million annual visitors at a park that covers 1.5 million acres of land and water in two states, including the nation's largest man-made reservoir.
The gun lobby is often portrayed as a goliath, but in the fight in Nevada over the Background Check Initiative, it might be the underdog.
Abelardo Garza was working near tanks full of toxic sludge at Hanford nuclear reservation in Washington state last Aug. 14 when one of his co-workers noticed a strange smell.
The U.S. Senate took up a broad, bipartisan energy bill last week and began voting on what is expected to be scores of amendments to update provisions in place since 2007.
Armed with American and Gadsden flags, various signs and the horns of their pickups, dozens of demonstrators took to the streets Saturday night in protest of the FBI presence in Burns, Ore.
As four armed anti-government protesters held their ground at a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon on Friday, the family of a protester killed by police said he seemed to have been shot in the back with his hands up, although authorities said he was reaching for a gun.
Gov. Brian Sandoval told federal environmental regulators Friday there are no imminent health concerns at an abandoned copper mine near Yerington to demand immediate listing as a national priority for Superfund cleanup.
The state engineer properly imposed incremental development of water rights in a rural Nevada basin granted to Southern Nevada Water Authority, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz asked a court Wednesday to require opponents of Nevada's education saving accounts to post a $238,900 bond to cover costs should an injunction imposed against the program be lifted.
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners on Friday will take public comment on two controversial topics for hunters: drones and electronic guns.
The government waited patiently for an opportunity to end the situation peacefully. A break came Tuesday night when Ammon Bundy, the group's leader, was arrested along with six others
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