Nye County officials announced contingency plans Friday for handling emergencies in Nevada's remote central region following the abrupt closure of a small regional hospital in Tonopah.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's first gray wolf pack since wild wolves disappeared from the state nearly a century ago was spotted in the woods in the northern part of the state, wildlife officials said Thursday.
Emergency officials extended evacuation orders on Friday to additional towns threatened by a deadly array of wildfires in north-central Washington state as dozens of blazes swirled across the drought-parched Pacific Northwest and surrounding regions.
In the aftermath of armed confrontation with supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management largely has withdrawn from Gold Butte, leaving the environmentally sensitive Southern Nevada region more vulnerable to intruders and vandals, a preservation group said Wednesday.
Nevada will receive nearly $1 million from a large pharmaceutical company to settle claims of deceptive marketing, the attorney general's office announced Wednesday. Nevada is one of 49 states and the District of Columbia that will share in the $71 million settlement with Amgen Inc.
CARSON CITY — A sheriff's deputy was shot and killed early Saturday while responding to a domestic battery report on the east side of Carson City. The suspected shooter also died.
GARDNERVILLE — Four Republican presidential hopefuls shook hands, endured countless photos and mingled with hundreds of party faithful in this rural Northern Nevada town Saturday.
Nye County sheriff's deputies found a man who was lost in the desert, severely dehydrated and sunburned, after they tracked his cell phone using GPS technology.
From where I sit, admittedly hatless in the noonday sun, there are two kinds of people in this world: Those who worship Burning Man and those who get no pleasure from having sand wedged in places nature never intended.
The body of a 5-year-old boy who went missing from an Arizona campsite Thursday was found Monday evening by a group of volunteer searchers, the Coconino County sheriff's office said.
Parents, educators and researchers will have to wait a bit longer before state officials release a series of reports about students and the workforce as part of the debut of a first-of-its-kind database in Nevada.
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow pleaded not guilty on Monday to 14 criminal counts arising from a corruption scandal that has embroiled him and his predecessor in a wide-ranging criminal investigation, his lawyer said.
A small plane crashed Friday in Alaska, according to police, who received a call from someone who was on the flight. The plane was carrying five occupants.
Two tractor-trailer rigs rolled out of the Environmental Protection Agency‘s gated lot across from UNLV on Monday on a journey to relocate equipment for gauging radioactive contamination to an EPA facility in Montgomery, Ala.
WASHINGTON -- Besides preserving desert valleys and buffering a massive piece of modern sculpture, a new federal conservation area in rural Nevada carries another impact: It blocks a priority shipping route to Yucca Mountain.
The long-range forecast doesn’t bode well for the interior West as it chokes on a fourth year of drought and smoke from wildfires.
In robotic surgery, procedures are completed with small tools attached to a robotic arm, and the surgeon controls the robotic arm with a computer. Sunrise Hospital will have the first case of a robotically rebuilt bladder in Las Vegas coming up on April 28.
Charlie Metzger’s surgery to give him a new urinary bladder played out like an anti-smoking public service announcement. But the four keyhole incisions created during the first case of robotically rebuilt bladder in Las Vegas belie the extent nightmare he has endured.
Edward Bennett, 45, was found unresponsive in his single cell at Ely State Prison on Saturday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. The prison’s medical staff couldn’t save him.
Questions about a consultant’s pay and employee complaints about management have lead to investigations, resignations and new rules at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.
As the 30th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks off in Elko, Nevada, the concern is for the future of the west and who will be the next generation of poets, performers and craftsman.
The standoff between the state and Clark County over who gets to license medical marijuana dispensaries may soon be resolved with help from Nevada lawmakers.
The ambitious plan will mark another milestone for Gov. Jerry Brown and for foreign manufacturers waiting to bid on lucrative train contracts.
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