A Nevada lawmaker known more for her controversial comments than political prowess has again thrust herself into the national spotlight.
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They wear the same flat-brimmed hat and hold the same title, but their jobs could not be more different. Lizette Richardson oversees about 200 staff members and 7 million annual visitors at a park that covers 1.5 million acres of land and water in two states, including the nation's largest man-made reservoir.
The gun lobby is often portrayed as a goliath, but in the fight in Nevada over the Background Check Initiative, it might be the underdog.
Abelardo Garza was working near tanks full of toxic sludge at Hanford nuclear reservation in Washington state last Aug. 14 when one of his co-workers noticed a strange smell.
The U.S. Senate took up a broad, bipartisan energy bill last week and began voting on what is expected to be scores of amendments to update provisions in place since 2007.
Armed with American and Gadsden flags, various signs and the horns of their pickups, dozens of demonstrators took to the streets Saturday night in protest of the FBI presence in Burns, Ore.
As four armed anti-government protesters held their ground at a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon on Friday, the family of a protester killed by police said he seemed to have been shot in the back with his hands up, although authorities said he was reaching for a gun.
Gov. Brian Sandoval told federal environmental regulators Friday there are no imminent health concerns at an abandoned copper mine near Yerington to demand immediate listing as a national priority for Superfund cleanup.
The state engineer properly imposed incremental development of water rights in a rural Nevada basin granted to Southern Nevada Water Authority, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz asked a court Wednesday to require opponents of Nevada's education saving accounts to post a $238,900 bond to cover costs should an injunction imposed against the program be lifted.
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners on Friday will take public comment on two controversial topics for hunters: drones and electronic guns.
The government waited patiently for an opportunity to end the situation peacefully. A break came Tuesday night when Ammon Bundy, the group's leader, was arrested along with six others
Three people were hospitalized after their car rolled over on northbound Interstate 15 near Primm Wednesday morning, officials say.
A state oversight board Tuesday recommended Nye County in Southern Nevada be placed under state monitoring because of its struggling financial situation.
A 24-year-old Henderson man who died in a crash Sunday morning has been identified.
Lawyers for a group supporting Gov. Brian Sandoval's commerce tax filed an appeal Monday in the Nevada Supreme Court seeking to halt efforts to repeal it.
Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison was headed to India on Monday to open a new office promoting Nevada travel and tourism.
Left highway shoulders will be restricted on northbound and southbound Interstate 15 in Mesquite through Friday as Nevada Transportation Department contractors begin work on a new exit at milepost 118.
NV Energy announced Monday that it will propose to allow existing net energy metering customers with rooftop solar systems to remain on old, more favorable rules in a transition period as long as 20 years.
When Las Vegas resident Santiago Cruz was pulled over in his car for speeding on Interstate 80 in Washoe County, a Nevada Highway Patrol officer searched the car for marijuana, but instead found $102,836 in cash.
Nevada gun rights advocate and 3rd Congressional District candidate Michele Fiore can make waves well outside the confines of her home turf.
A community meeting slated Monday night in Burns, Oregon to discuss the ongoing standoff with an armed militia group occupying a federal wildlife refuge has been canceled over concerns for public safety.
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on southbound Interstate 15 at mile marker 73, about 20 miles south of Moapa, according to the agency's website.