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Nevada sage grouse plan OK’d; feds criticized

As a panel of Nevada policymakers on Wednesday adopted a new conservation plan designed to protect sage grouse habitat, the Western Governors Association has expressed concern that the multi-state effort is being treated as an afterthought by federal agencies.

Flash floods damaged 139 homes

Monday’s rain and flash floods damaged 91 homes in Moapa and did more than $1 million in damage to public roads, Clark County’s flood damage assessment team said in releasing preliminary figures Thursday.