Desert lovers are getting an early valentine on Friday, when President Barack Obama will designate three new national monuments in California, including two on Southern Nevada's doorstep.
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A Nevada lawmaker known more for her controversial comments than political prowess has again thrust herself into the national spotlight.
The Sparks Nugget, overseen for 16 years by Nevada Gaming Commission member Michonne Ascuaga, is under a federal investigation for failing to implement effective anti-money laundering programs at the casino, according to court papers filed Wednesday in relation to the property's 2013 sale.
Tourism leaders are considering using a little reverse psychology to persuade Nevadans to get out of the city and into the back country to visit rural parts of the state.
Wildlife officials are renewing their warnings about the dangers of feeding wild animals after a spate of recent incidents involving predators that have lost their fear of humans.
Nevada law enforcement groups seem split on a November ballot question proposing to extend gun background checks to private-party sales and transfers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked Gov. Brian Sandoval to formally respond by March 29 to a proposed Superfund listing to allow for the cleanup of the Anaconda Copper Mine site near Yerington.
An inmate died Saturday in a Lovelock hospital, the Nevada Department of Corrections said Monday.
Las Vegas police have arrested a 37-year-old man charged with murder after he was mistakenly let out of a Los Angeles County jail because of a paperwork mix-up.
Nevada's only sanctuary church has already protected one person living in the country illegally who was facing imminent deportation.
Since its creation by the Legislature five years ago, the Legislative Commission's Sunset Subcommittee has recommended the ax for a number of outdated or inactive boards and commissions, finding that their missions were no longer relevant or could be delegated to other agencies.
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, after chastising his Republican colleagues for doing nothing to help the "poisoned" children of Flint, Michigan, again turned to Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and a major environmental issue at home.
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.
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.
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