Wildlife officials are renewing their warnings about the dangers of feeding wild animals after a spate of recent incidents involving predators that have lost their fear of humans.
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Conservationists in California have floated a plan to introduce pronghorn antelope to a high-desert grassland along the Nevada border southwest of Searchlight. First, though, they need a little help from the White House.
The “stupid stunt” that led to widespread lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, has dealt a blow to public confidence in water systems everywhere — even in places like Southern Nevada, where lead pipes are not an issue.
The Bureau of Land Management has postponed a public meeting slated for Wednesday in Las Vegas on plans to reopen Ash Springs in Lincoln County.
They wear the same flat-brimmed hat and hold the same title, but their jobs could not be more different. Lizette Richardson oversees about 200 staff members and 7 million annual visitors at a park that covers 1.5 million acres of land and water in two states, including the nation's largest man-made reservoir.
The state engineer properly imposed incremental development of water rights in a rural Nevada basin granted to Southern Nevada Water Authority, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners on Friday will take public comment on two controversial topics for hunters: drones and electronic guns.
The people of Pahranagat Valley want their swimming hole back. More than two years have passed since the Bureau of Land Management closed the popular, spring-fed pools at the Ash Springs Recreation Site amid concerns about visitor safety and environmental damage.
If you want to see bald eagles, you need to head north to a place like Alaska, Washington or Lake Mead's Overton Arm.
As far as some conservationists are concerned, Oregon isn't the only place under occupation. Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and his well-armed supporters still control a vast swath of public land in northeastern Clark County that has been all but abandoned by the federal government.
program that has generated $3.5 billion since 1998 for Nevada parks and trails, open spaces, forest fire prevention and hundreds of other projects is back after being hit hard by the Great Recession.
Federal authorities have filed a criminal charge against a mine owner who is locked in a dispute with the National Park Service over access to his property near Lake Mead.
Nearly 30 years after the first overture was initiated to settle decades of water wars over the Truckee River, clearing the last hurdles to implementing a pact was celebrated Tuesday.
Some landowners would be alarmed — even angry — to discover a federally protected species on their property. Not Susan Sorrells.
State land stewards are experimenting with an ancient method to improve the health of Nevada forests and make use of the renewable resource — baking tree trunks and limbs in a slow cooker to turn them into charcoal.
Before you, um, "ring in the new year" with your significant other or that person you just met on the Strip, the Center for Biological Diversity wants you to take a moment to remember the plight of the polar bear.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is urging Gov. Brian Sandoval to accept a Superfund priority designation sought by the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up a toxic abandoned copper mine in Lyon County.
What separates man from beast has long been debated. But the question has been answered in Nevada, where $14 million will be spent on deer crossings to keep the animals out of the grilles of travelers on Interstate 80 in the Pequop Mountains in Elko County.
From the Moapa Zoo to O.J. Simpson to the Bunkhouse Saloon, here's a look back at some of the people and places we wrote about this year.
Forty feet below a busy intersection near McCarran International Airport, a $150 million sewer project is being swamped by a problem you might not expect in the nation's driest city.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will have to wait a while longer for its first major road upgrade in 20 years, and there are conflicting reports about the scope of the work and when it will be finished.
The global climate summit in Paris forged a landmark agreement on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming.
When state lawmakers convene later this month to consider an incentive package for Faraday Future, they won't be asked to find $150 million for a water pipeline to the factory site.
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