The stars haven't aligned just yet for a planned observatory at Great Basin National Park, but its backers are within in sight of their goal.
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The battle over rooftop solar will be re-engaged this week as state regulators take up permanent rules for net metering that could dramatically alter the future of the industry in Nevada.
The United States and Nevada flags will be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and public grounds through sunset Thursday.
The Senate last week voiced its opposition to a trucking industry proposal that would allow longer double-trailer rigs on all the nation's highways, citing issues of safety and state rights.
The Nevada Republican Party tapped Michael McDonald as the party's chairman Saturday, giving him a third term at a central committee meeting in Las Vegas.
The showdown over sage grouse in Nevada heads to a federal courtroom, where lawyers for the attorney general's office and rural interests will ask a judge to block federal land-use restrictions intended to protect the bird and its habitat.
A man is dead after a single-vehicle rollover Saturday morning on Interstate 15, south of Las Vegas, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Lawyers for a Las Vegas man serving a life sentence for a 1994 murder he says he didn't commit urged the Nevada Supreme Court on Friday to reopen the case based on new evidence they say exonerates their client.
A state official said Thursday that Nevada is "well positioned" to comply with the new carbon dioxide reduction requirements by 2030 recently mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
CARSON CITY — Lawyers for the family of a Nevada inmate shot and killed by a corrections officer a year ago at High Desert State Prison are in negotiations with the attorney general's office to try to reach a settlement, court records show.
The manager of the Mustang Ranch brothel in Northern Nevada is calling out the Los Angeles Times over an article last month that suggested the state's legal sex industry is "outdated," "distasteful" and on its last legs.
The fate of the old Boulder City Hospital now rests solely in the hands of owner and developer Randy Schams, who wants to demolish the historic building and construct homes on the property.
Republicans in Congress want the Bureau of Land Management to answer for an "ineffective" strategy that has failed to halt the explosion of wild horse and burro populations both on the range and in captivity.
The state Health and Human Services Department has announced that it has raised the rate to recruit technicians needed for a new Medicaid-sponsored autism program to $31.31 per hour, up from an initial proposal of $29.61 per hour.
It seemed like a simple rule: Don't get involved in a political campaign while serving on Nevada's Ethics Commission. After all, legislators created the commission as the main safeguard against misconduct by candidates and elected officials. To run for office while policing others would seem to be a clear conflict of interest.
In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state's elected officials from accepting lobbyists' gifts. But that hasn't stopped influence peddlers from continuing to provide meals to lawmakers at the luxurious Capital Hotel or in top Little Rock eateries like the Brave New Restaurant; the prohibition does not apply to "food or drink available at a planned activity to which a specific governmental body is invited," so lobbyists can buy meals so long as they invite an entire legislative committee.
The 24th Annual Southern Paiute Veterans Pow-Wow in Moapa on Saturday and Sunday featured dancers, drumming exhibitions and colorful costumes.
After months of uncomfortable silence, Mallory Levins finally mustered the courage to speak up: Her colleague at the Nevada System of Higher Education, she told her bosses, had made a habit of masturbating at work while she was forced to listen.
Italian greyhound dog breeder George Papania was convicted of two felony animal cruelty charges in Pahrump on Thursday.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has asked a Carson City judge to dismiss a second lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's new education savings accounts, widely considered to be the most aggressive school-choice program in the country.
Chemists who perform blood tests used to detect alcohol or drugs in administrative or preliminary legal proceedings must be qualified as an "expert" by a Nevada court before their findings can be submitted through a written affidavit or declaration, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
A proposed wind farm near Searchlight has been blown back to square one after a federal judge in Las Vegas tossed out Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service project approvals.
The Laughlin VA Health Clinic would be renamed under legislation introduced in Congress Thursday to honor the late Jesse Dean, a Navy veteran and prominent member of American Legion Post 60.