A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.
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Reno teenagers are among a generation of young climbers looking to scale the ranks in the sport of speed climbing, which has existed in various forms since the 1940s but didn’t enter the mainstream until about 50 years later.
A ranch house that was disassembled in Virginia City and reconstructed in 1903 in the Mason Valley about 80 miles southeast of Reno has been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places.
Public health officials are warning Moapa Valley residents about the potential for an increase in mosquitoes as a result of Sept. 8 flash flooding that swamped houses and destroyed a stretch of Interstate 15.
A man who had been armed with an ax and barricaded himself in an apartment with children has been taken into custody in Laughlin, Las Vegas police said.
Nevadans who live overseas, including military and others, can register to vote and cast ballots — all electronically — in the 2014 election, thanks to a new system announced by the secretary of state Thursday.
State transportation officials are refuting rancher Cliven Bundy’s claim that they are ultimately responsible for keeping his cattle off Interstate 15 in northeastern Clark County.
Nevada’s U.S. senators split Thursday on backing Syrian rebels with arms and training, offering starkly different views as to whether the plan that cleared both houses of Congress might work to repel violent Islamic jihadists in the Middle East.
Nevada’s housing market is about average these days, and observers say that’s just fine.
Gentlemen’s clubs are not being unfairly targeted under Nevada’s live entertainment tax, the state’s high court ruled Thursday.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a super priority lien held by a homeowners association can extinguish a first deed of trust on a property, a decision that will create a windfall for some real estate investors in Las Vegas who picked up properties for pennies on the dollar.
Interstate 15 near Moapa has been reopened in both directions and restrictions requiring trucks to detour more than 60 miles out of their way have been lifted.
A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military’s Pacific headquarters was sentenced to prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his home.
Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada acquired a new title on Wednesday — brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Nevada trucking company could be forced to pay more than $5.5 million if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that found one of its drivers caused a 2011 crash with an Amtrak train that killed six people and injured dozens.
When Richard Florida penned a scathing commentary this week in the Los Angeles Times about Nevada’s remarkable deal with Tesla Motors he showed that he just doesn’t appreciate the way business is done in the Silver State.
A former Elko County jail inmate is seeking more than $50,000 in damages in a federal lawsuit accusing jail guards of idly standing by while three other inmates nearly beat him to death.
Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are looking for the thieves who made off with thousands of dollars’ worth of barbed-wire fencing surrounding private property in the Virginia Foothills southeast of Reno.
A conservative group visits Nevada as it tours battleground states to lobby Republican officials and politicians to back gay marriage in the national party’s 2016 platform.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed two new members to the federal body that regulates the nuclear power industry and has played a role in reviewing Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a repository for nuclear waste.
The Clark County Department of Family Services opened a neglect investigation three weeks before a 10-month-old baby was found dead on Thursday morning in Laughlin, records show.
Republican Adam Laxalt on Wednesday is launching his first TV ad in his campaign for Nevada attorney general, a positive biographical spot that highlights his service in the Navy as a judge advocate general who handled terrorists cases in Iraq.
A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno last week.
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