Federal prosecutors are pushing to keep Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy behind bars Thursday as he faces arraignment on a string of felony charges stemming from the April 2014 armed standoff with lawmen near Bunkerville.
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CARSON CITY - About a dozen people protesting the death of Oregon wildlife refuge occupier LaVoy Finicum lined Carson Street on Saturday in front of the Capitol grounds to bring attention to what one termed the murder of the Arizona rancher at the hands of overzealous federal authorities.
Traffic on Interstate 15 is closed in both directions in northwestern Arizona because of a brush fire, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced late Monday.
Lake Havasu City police reported the discovery of human remains believed to be those of a missing local resident. Richard Scartozzi, 76, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing after he was last seen Nov. 1.
Three months after flash floods hammered Death Valley, one of the national park's main attractions and two of its paved entrance roads remain closed, and they're expected to stay that way well into 2016.
Scotty's Castle will require millions of dollars in repairs for flood damage, a Death Valley National Park spokeswoman said Saturday.
Twenty-three Death Valley National Park visitors and rangers were trapped overnight Monday in flash flooding that damaged several buildings at the Death Valley Scotty Historic District, the National Park Service said Tuesday.
Lake Havasu City, Ariz., police cited alcohol as a factor in an apparent accidental shooting resulting in the death of one man and the arrest of his friend Friday.
The Great Basin was an acquired taste for Gary Snyder. Raised on a family dairy farm in the lush Pacific Northwest, Snyder's early sensibility was informed by spruce forests and wilderness and the snow-capped majesty of the great Cascades.
CARSON CITY — Four organizations representing Nevada parents of autistic children said Wednesday they are concerned that a new initiative set to start Jan. 1 will fail because a state agency is proposing to pay an inadequate amount of money necessary to hire and train the professional staff for the early intervention program.
A 50-year-old Utah man died in a canyoneering accident in Zion National Park on Friday. The man, identified by park officials as Christian Louis Johnson, was found dead about 7:20 p.m. by a search and rescue team in Not Imlay Canyon, a park release said Saturday.
The search for a 6-year-old boy who was washed away in a flood in Hildale, Utah, has been been suspended and non-local resources have returned to their jurisdictions, according to the Washington County Emergency Services.
HILDALE, Utah — Turn off of State Road 59, follow Utah Avenue east to Canyon Street and you can see where the Sept. 14 flash flood ripped through this town, piling debris and sediment on the street and surrounding wash banks.
Drought-stricken cities in Southern California will soon get some help courtesy of the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
John Dubovick leans against the railing of his mountaintop perch, electronic cigarette in hand, as the sun sets over a million acres of eastern Nevada. The sky all around him is smudged with smoke, but he never reaches for his binoculars. The last watchman knows when there is nothing to see.
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.
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.
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