WASHINGTON — The House passed a collection of Northern Nevada land bills on Monday that would create nearly 73,500 acres of new wilderness in the state while making more than 23,000 acres available for economic development in a rural counties.
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Two northern Nevada fire chiefs have asked the Public Utilities Commission to investigate the safety of NV Energy’s residential “smart” meters, saying they believe the meters are associated with a string of recent fires.
The race between Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray, is playing out like an episode of “Family Feud” with lots of laughs and smiles.
The $5 billion Tesla battery factory deal sealed by Gov. Brian Sandoval and approved by a special session of the Legislature is a high-risk, high-reward project that could be a turning point for both the electric car company and Nevada.
Senate Republicans last week blocked an effort by Democrats to change the Constitution so Congress could limit how much outside groups can spend on political campaigns.
After years of wrangling, a package of Northern Nevada land bills is finally scheduled for a vote Monday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
A former Australian police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for exposing himself and viewing pornography in the presence of two young girls in Sparks.
A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week’s National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones.
The four children of an instructor who was killed at a northwestern Arizona shooting range used a 2½-minute video posted Friday to reach out to the 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot him.
A recall drive has been launched against all five Ely City Council members amid controversy over their handling of a financial audit of the Nevada Northern Railway tourist attraction.
Sentence was imposed in Kingman, Ariz., on Friday for a man who drove from Vilas, N.C., to Arizona in June to confess that he killed a woman in Bullhead City 17 years ago.
Actor Denny Miller, whose big- and small-screen roles ranged from Tarzan to the Gorton’s fisherman, died Tuesday at his Las Vegas home after battling ALS. He was 80.
A 21-year-old Las Vegas man was indicted Friday in connectin with fatal shooting that occurred more than a year ago.
A former Wynn slot manager accused of falsifying jackpot tax information and pocketing more than $300,000 was indicted Friday by a Clark County grand jury.
Las Vegas police are still looking for a suspect in Thursday night’s fatal central valley shooting.
Four health centers in Nevada on Friday were awarded a little more than $1 million in Affordable Health Care funding to expand primary care services.
A Bullhead City, Ariz., man arrested in the strangulation death of his friend’s young daughter was formally indicted Thursday by a Mohave County grand jury convened in Kingman.
Monday’s rain and flash floods damaged 91 homes in Moapa and did more than $1 million in damage to public roads, Clark County’s flood damage assessment team said in releasing preliminary figures Thursday.
Although the drawndown of troops in Afghanistan is bringing most American military personnel home with the expected end to U.S.-led combat operations in December, more citizen-soldiers from Nevada are being tasked with overseas deployments.
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev, on Thursday made a personal pitch to the new secretary of Veterans Affairs to move the VA’s regional office in Reno to Las Vegas.
Traffic relief will come to Interstate 15 Friday night, but northbound truckers will continue to feel the pain of a 77-mile detour for at least another week as Nevada Transportation Department officials prepare to open a flood-damaged portion of the highway.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said that as chairman of the Western Governors’ Association he wants to bring states together to talk about how best to manage and prepare for drought.
A baby died at a Laughlin home early Thursday morning, Las Vegas police say.
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