During 2014, 34 companies relocated to the Reno area. Nearly 4,200 jobs were created, bringing unemployment down to 6.4 percent, a big drop from 2011’s high of 14.2 percent.
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A new effort to improve how campus sex assaults are investigated and judged was launched Thursday by a dozen senators including Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.
The Energy Department appears to be shopping new uses for Yucca Mountain that it no longer wants for disposal of nuclear waste, according to senior House Republicans.
The scene Wednesday of first responders wearing bright orange hazardous material suits, scaling railroad tank cars and trying to shut off leaks was not far from the place where 42 tons of liquefied chlorine spewed from a pipe at the Pioneer Chlor Alkali plant 24 years ago.
Nevada faces “significant possibilities” of water shortages if drought on the Colorado River persists into the next two years, according to an ominous forecast delivered Wednesday by a top government official.
The man who was fatally stabbed at a McDonald’s in Primm on Sunday morning has been identified.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Wednesday presented Congress the case against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, delivering an argument he said should focus on constitutional law and not partisan politics.
Las Vegas police have identified the man arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing in Primm over the weekend.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said he disappointed that Veterans Secretary Robert McDonald did not mention in a meeting Monday that he’d be apologizing the next day for lying about his special operations service.
The Territorial Enterprise of Mark Twain fame will be reborn March 12 in the form of a website and glossy monthly magazine in Virginia City that will cover politics, policy, business and culture around the state.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is turning over leadership again at the top of its embattled regional benefits office in Reno.
A sentence of life without parole was imposed Tuesday for a Fort Mohave, Ariz., man convicted in the June 2013 beating death of his girlfriend.
Conservationists are calling for regulatory action after the death of a second golden eagle in three years at a White Pine County wind farm that sells power to NV Energy.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday urged Republicans in Congress to pass a homeland security bill by deadline this week and avert a shutdown that could disrupt millions of dollars in grants to Nevada and more than 1,500 government workers.
A Lake Havasu City man was sentenced Monday to 8 years in prison for killing his best friend and injuring the friend’s sister in October, 2013.
The legacy of one of Nevada’s early leaders is under fire in one of the more upscale neighborhoods of the nation’s capital.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, on the job less than two months, is getting some national exposure this week.
The man who blocked access to a popular trail near Lake Mead said he originally offered to pave the road to Anniversary Narrows — and keep it open to the public — but the National Park Service turned him down late last year.
Edison “Ed” Vogel, a member of the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame and recently retired state capitol bureau chief for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, died at his home at Minden Sunday. Vogel, 66, had covered the Nevada Legislature every session from 1985 until his retirement last year, and was an authority on state government.
The male great horned owl greeted visitors from his perch high in an Austrian pine, where he kept a constant watch on his mate as she nested in a nearby poplar. They are the perennial guests of Muffy and David Vhay, Deer Run’s proprietors and patron saints.
Nevada’s first legal marijuana dispensaries can’t open yet because a state advisory committee hasn’t figured out what pesticides growers will be allowed to use on plants.
America’s National Parks saw record-breaking visitation in 2014, part of an upward trend that even found its way to one of the system’s quietest corners: Nevada’s own Great Basin National Park.
Motorists who use Flamingo Road should brace themselves. A $40.3 million overhaul of 14 miles of Flamingo begins next month and people driving one of the city’s primary east-west routes will see the number of traffic lanes reduced and work zones in place through October 2016.
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