WASHINGTON – A Northern Nevada wilderness and development bill left for dead earlier this year is getting new life in Congress.
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Nevadans will celebrate 150 years of statehood on Oct. 31, but residents of a small town near the state’s eastern border are getting two sesquicentennials in one year.
A 73-year-old inmate serving a life sentence died on Monday at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center of a prolonged illness, officials said.
Pedro Martinez, the former deputy superintendent of Clark County School District who resigned in 2012 to become superintendent of Washoe County School District, has been relieved of duty “effective immediately,” according to the Northern Nevada school system.
Nevada secretary of state investigators on Tuesday arrested a Las Vegas-area woman who is alleged to have registered to vote twice under a false name and now faces seven felony charges.
A lawyer for a 24-year-old man accused of dismembering six dogs at two Reno motels said the former Reno High School student has “mental health issues” and might need a psychiatric evaluation before he goes to trial.
President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that “systematic failures” must be addressed.
Search and rescue operations are underway for yet another missing swimmer at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
North Las Vegas Councilman Wade Wagner won a legal judgment against the city Tuesday, collecting more than $70,000 in court-awarded legal fees to defray the cost of a three-year legal battle over his disputed 2011 election.
Residents of Douglas County in northwestern Nevada are digging out after flash flooding left up to 3 feet of mud and debris in some neighborhood streets.
A proposed 2 percent margins tax on Nevada businesses could result in the loss of 3,610 private sector jobs in 2015, according to a new study released Tuesday and commissioned by a conservative think tank that opposes such a levy.
Nevada’s public school system remains dead last in the nation for a third year running, according to an analysis of children’s well-being released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday.
A continued surge in the number of abused and neglected children at Clark County’s emergency shelter pushed it over capacity while state approval to raise its maximum population was pending.
Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term.
Two teenage brothers from Utah were killed when a small plane crashed Sunday in northwest Arizona, authorities said. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office identified the victims of the crash as the pilot, Daulton Rey Whatcott, 19, and Jason McKee Whatcott, 16, of Clinton City.
A coalition to fight human trafficking in Nevada is showing signs of strain.
Many familiar names and a few new ones are among the 28 medical marijuana establishment applications filed with Henderson by Thursday’s deadline. Eleven of these applicants were not chosen in June by Clark County commissioners for potential dispensary approval in unincorporated areas.
Nevada Republicans working to win majority control of the state Senate in the Nov. 4 general election will be getting some help from national GOP organizations dedicated to dominating state legislatures across the country.
A potential land swap between Henderson and a developer might help the city avoid political and legal backlash.
Nevada’s state and local government employees are retiring at a much later age than just a decade ago, a trend that will have ramifications for the financial health of the $33.5 billion public pension plan.
A bid by Democrats to negate the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on insurance coverage for birth control was blocked in the U.S. Senate last week.
Gay marriage activists in Nevada have an unlikely fiscal ally: domestic violence programs.
A Utah judge reiterated her approval Friday for plans to send eviction notices to people living in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border who have collectively failed to pay millions of dollars in occupancy fees for their houses.