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.
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