A 58-year-old inmate with a chronic medical condition died Sunday at the High Desert State Prison, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval has been selected to serve as chairman of the National Governors Association Education and Workforce Committee.
Visitors to federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped about $1 billion into the economy in Nevada and 10 other Western states last year, according to a study released Tuesday by advocates of protecting sage grouse across the region.
Journalists will not be allowed to use cameras to cover legal proceedings in the prosecution of a Bullhead City, Ariz., man charged in the strangulation of his friend’s young daughter.
The two major party candidates seeking the job of lieutenant governor in the November general election both endorsed the Tesla deal in a debate recorded Monday for the Nevada NewsMakers television program.
The hiker who was found dead in Zion National Park on Sunday has been identified as a 34-year-old Californian man, Douglas Yoshi Vo, according to the National Park Service.
Gov. Brian Sandoval talked by phone Sunday from Kabul about his surprise trip to Afghanistan, saying it is a momentous time in the country’s history as a new president is inaugurated today to move the troubled country forward.
Cresent Hardy, the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District, got temporarily tarnished by a misquote from a Mesquite newspaper.
A painting featuring Nevada dignitaries enacting a pivotal moment in state history is being publicly unveiled next month as part of the Silver State’s sesquicentennial celebration to raise money for preservation projects on the historic Comstock.
As fall descends on the Great Basin, hunters are fanning out across Nevada in hopes of bagging a bird that could soon find itself on the endangered species list.
Nevada’s state and federal lawmakers have been working to bring medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley to the university to conduct a pilot study on the safety and efficacy of marijuana on veterans with chronic and treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Washoe County School District has received a $973,000 federal grant for anti-violence programs, nearly a year after a deadly schoolyard shooting rampage in the Reno suburb of Sparks.
The city of Las Vegas will need more than a proposed $200 million downtown soccer stadium to help pay down its eight-figure investment in redeveloping Symphony Park.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other officials on Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of power generation by Glen Canyon Dam, a structure that helped usher in a new era in the Southwest.
Gov. Brian Sandoval is in the middle of a trip to Afghanistan as part of a contingent with the National Governors Association and will talk about his experiences in a phone interview Sunday with members of the media.
A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental damage than the Bureau of Land Management admits.
RENO — A former executive director of the Nevada Podiatry Board has been sentenced to five years’ probation after pleading guilty to misappropriating board funds and falsifying financial accounts.
Nevada Democratic congressional candidate Erin Bilbray said Friday the national minimum wage should be raised to $15 per hour — more than twice the current rate — to boost the middle class and help those barely making ends meet.
State Sen. Barbara Cegavske, who’s running for secretary of state, says she supports a voter ID law for Nevada, although she says the one proposed by Secretary of State Ross Miller was too costly.
Rancher Cliven Bundy says a Las Vegas woman injured when her car hit a cow on Interstate 15 near Mesquite should be suing the federal government instead of him.
The Pew Charitable Trusts has revised a report on state employee health insurance benefits to show Nevada’s program is better than originally stated and generally in line with national averages.
Friday night storms left parts of Moapa Valley under water, according to the National Weather Service. The Muddy River in Moapa swelled to 12 feet in less than 90 minutes Friday after intense rainfall on the east side of the Sheep Mountain Range, near Coyote Springs and U.S. Highway 93.
Zabriskie Point, a popular overlook at Death Valley National Park, won’t be closing next week after all.
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