Nevada’s congressional representatives who serve on House Veterans Affairs and Armed Services committees paid tribute to Cold War veterans Friday.
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If beauty played a role in deciding Nevada’s highest point, Wheeler Peak, crown jewel of Great Basin National Park at the eastern edge of the state, would be the winner hands down.
Nevada will oppose an effort by opponents of same-sex marriages to get the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments to ban gay marriage in the Silver State, Gov. Brian Sandoval said Wednesday.
As the GOP strives to capture full control of Congress, Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada has opened his wallet wide for party candidates running for the Senate and a handful in the U.S. House.
Nye County sheriff’s deputies are being commended for showing restraint in a recent confrontation that could have ended with deadly results.
A panel of state lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a request by the state Division of Parole and Probation to buy AR15 rifles for the agency’s 32 rural officers.
Nevada’s fire marshal says his review of nearly a dozen fires at homes with NV Energy’s smart meters found the meters themselves are not starting the fires.
Meghan Smith, who lost a District Court ruling that she was ineligible to win a Las Vegas seat in the Nevada Assembly, lost a second legal battle Monday, this one with the Nevada Supreme Court.
Elko County — the fourth-largest in area in the lower 48 states — has left an out-sized imprint on American commerce and culture.
A bill quietly introduced in Congress would restrict mining and energy exploration over a sweeping area of rural Nevada, preserving scenic valleys and buffering a landmark piece of desert artwork.
Allison Macfarlane, chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said Tuesday she will leave the agency in January, capping a two-year tenure during which she sought to return calm to an agency once split by clashes over Yucca Mountain and other controversies.
A 47-year-old California man rock-climbing in Utah’s Zion National Park died over the weekend after falling in a canyon, according the National Park Service.
Long-time capital businessman and elected official Pete Livermore died Monday at Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center. He was 73.
A Nevada middle school teacher has posthumously been awarded a rare Air Force medal for bravery, a year after he was killed while trying to protect children during a schoolyard shooting.
Medical examiners in Las Vegas couldn’t determine what killed a 27-year-old California woman whose body was found in the desert near Pahrump in September.
Nevada state Sen. Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views on gay marriage, which became even more clear after the Oct. 7 federal court ruling tossing out the state’s same-sex marriage ban.
One of the most expensive ballot fights in Nevada history is fully involved this month as groups vie for the hearts and minds, but most importantly the votes, of Nevadans over a measure that would impose a tax on business to fund public education, but the fate of Question 3 might not be determined by spending on television ads alone.
Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection.
A Nevada law that requires DNA samples be taken from every person arrested on a felony charge — and criticized by civil rights groups as an invasion of privacy — has seen surprisingly little pushback in the four months it’s been in practice.
A pickup that ran over and killed a 4-year-old boy in Kingman, Ariz., on Friday was being driven by his stepfather, city police said Saturday.
The day after he lost an election to become mayor of Las Vegas in 1975, Harry Reid looked in the mirror and saw a 35-year-old has-been.
Ranchers are offering a $20,600 reward after the shootings of some 60 head of cattle across Northern Nevada since mid-summer.
A meeting next week in Fort Collins about the greater sage grouse has drawn fire from several western representatives who want to know why public attendance is limited while regulators focus on possible land use issues.