The visitor center and the 13-mile Scenic Drive at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area were closed for much of the day Wednesday because of a power outage, but both are expected to reopen Thursday.
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Instead of spending Black Friday camped in front of Wal-Mart or stampeding through Best Buy, why not pitch a tent in the forest or hike a trail by the lake?
A state panel Friday finalized short-term and long-range recommendations for dealing with drought, from requiring meters on all water outlets in Nevada to stepping up drought monitoring and conservation efforts.
Critics of public land-use plans designed to protect sage grouse told a federal judge Tuesday the regulations are having a chilling effect on rural Nevada communities.
Nevada's first National Conservation Area turned a quarter-century old on Monday.
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.
Republic Services' new $35 million, 110,000-square-foot recycling center packs a welter of machines, bunkers, belts and sorters designed to process up to 3 million pounds of cardboard, newsprint, glass and metal from around the valley.
A California company wants to build a rail line to nowhere in the desert west of Las Vegas.
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.
Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee lined up Wednesday behind legislation aimed at expediting economic development in rural Lincoln, Nye and White Pine counties and in the city of Mesquite.
Just in case the rain didn't jog your memory, the Southern Nevada Water Authority reminds you that Sunday marked the start of winter watering restrictions in the Las Vegas Valley.
After four years and almost $1 billion, the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant 225 miles northwest of Las Vegas delivered its first megawatts to the grid during a test run on Oct. 11.
It's been a hard couple of weeks for tourism officials in Nye County, what with the exploding hazardous waste dump and Lamar Odom's near-fatal trip to the Love Ranch.
For the second time in six years, an environmental group is threatening to sue federal regulators over an endangered fish it says could be wiped out by proposed groundwater development in Clark and Lincoln counties.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt joined a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging new land use regulations to protect sage grouse. Gov. Brian Sandoval said the state's top attorney was acting in his own "personal capacity" and does not represent the state in the matter.
The wild remnants of one of southern Clark County's last cattle herds are now being cleared from the mountains between Henderson and Searchlight, but the work so far has not gone smoothly.
The Pahrump poolfish was forced from its home and onto the endangered species list decades ago by groundwater pumping that drained its spring-fed habitat at the southern tip of Nye County.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said on Thursday that it intended to challenge a decision by California authorities banning the San Diego theme park from breeding killer whales in captivity.
Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it aimed to sell more than 30,000 fuel cell vehicles around or after 2020, and that it would use renewable energy and hydrogen-based production methods at its factories to completely eliminate CO2 emissions by 2050.
A panel of scientists from across the Colorado River region wants more study of the possible effects of climate change before policy decisions are made about the future of the river.
The alpine lakes high in Nevada's only national park are warmer now than they have been for thousands of years, according to findings by a team from Ohio State University.
The total annual radiation dose from activities at the Nevada National Security Site in 2014 was well below the Department of Energy limit, according to a report summary released Thursday by the department's Nevada Field Office.
The National Park Service will ring in its centennial year on Jan. 1 by increasing fees at parks across the country, including Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
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