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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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the aftermath of armed confrontation with supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management largely has withdrawn from Gold Butte, leaving the environmentally sensitive Southern Nevada region more vulnerable to intruders and vandals, a preservation group said Wednesday.