Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency chief Robert Halstead says he’s been assured that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., remain opposed to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project.
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Pressed by Republicans in Washington to run against Sen. Harry Reid, Gov. Brian Sandoval shrugged off the idea on Wednesday, at least for the time being.
Sen. Harry Reid struck a note of conciliation on Wednesday in his first public remarks since Democrats lost control of the U.S. Senate and he was unseated as majority leader on Election Day this past week.
A state panel voted unanimously Wednesday to approve $782,500 to fund the new state appeals court that is expected to begin operations early next year. Approval came as 36 applicants filed for one of the three new court positions by a 5 p.m. deadline.
A Nevada inmate died over the weekend in what prison officials called a “medical episode.” Kirt Robinson, 57, died at the medical center in the Northern Nevada Correctional Center. Prison officials released no details about his death.
A book documenting every Nevadan who gave his or her life while serving in the U.S Armed Forces was unveiled Monday by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
The Nevada Democratic Party said Monday it plans a review to determine “what went wrong in 2014” elections in which Republicans swept to power, winning all the state’s top offices and taking control of the Legislature.
Reno police are investigating after a cab driver was found shot over the weekend and died.
We’ll be back. That’s the message a handful of Nevada Democratic candidates delivered after suffering losses in Tuesday’s election.
Beyond the one that prowls the university in Reno, Nevada is not known for its wolf packs. But a national environmental group believes the Silver State could someday support wolves, assuming the animals survive long enough to make it here.
An earthquake swarm that began in a secluded northwest Nevada region this summer has grown more intense in recent days, increasing the chance of a large quake occurring, geology officials said.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval was Nevada’s biggest winner in Tuesday’s election — and not just because he earned another four years in office in a landslide victory with more than 70 percent of the vote.
Assemblyman David Bobzien says he’s interested in filling the Reno City Council seat being vacated by Mayor-elect Hillary Schieve.
Two court decisions have made for a rough couple of months for Nevada strip clubs.
Life on the ranch six miles downstream of this Virgin River hamlet has been peaceful in the six months since hundreds of gun-toting militia members from across the nation rallied in support of defiant rancher Cliven Bundy, but FBI investigators could change things a bit.
Campsites along the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon will be in shorter supply as federal officials flood the waterway.
A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles is under fire for his assertion that U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., is unworthy to enter the faith’s temples because of his support of Democratic Party positions.
Assembly Speaker designee Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, on Saturday named the chairs of the committees for the 2015 session, picking Majority Leader Paul Anderson, R-Las Vegas, to helm the powerful Ways and Means Committee.
A critical Republican vote in the Nevada Senate rests in the hands of the all-Democratic Clark County Commission.
Nevada’s state-run veterans nursing home, cited by federal and state officials for multiple deficiencies in 2013 including one that led to the death of a resident, has new leadership and has been under review by an independent panel since early this year.
The Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s elections is giving new hope to those who see reviving the mothballed Yucca Mountain site as a solution to the nation’s nuclear waste problem.
Backers of an initiative petition to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Nevada said Friday they have collected far more than the required number of signatures to bring the measure to the ballot in 2016.
A Gardnerville woman has been sentenced to six to 20 years in prison for the December 2013 shooting death of her male roommate.