The Department of Energy has announced two finalists to host a federal laboratory to develop the next generation of geothermal energy technology: one within the U.S. Naval Air Station in Fallon, Nevada, and the other near Milford, Utah.
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President Barack Obama and Las Vegas’ own The Killers will help U.S. Sen. Harry Reid celebrate the 20th annual event to help preserve Lake Tahoe at Harveys Outdoor Amphitheater today.
Thursday marks the start of fall watering restrictions, when sprinkler and drip irrigation use in the Las Vegas Valley is restricted to three assigned days per week through Oct. 31.
A missing woman was found dead Sunday along a remote road 120 miles southwest of Las Vegas in what officials are calling Death Valley National Park’s second heat-related fatality of the year.
Half a dozen seismic faults along the Nevada-California border — including two within 60 miles of Reno and one about 100 miles from Las Vegas — appear primed to unleash a moderate to major earthquake, according to a new study.
Gov. Brian Sandoval, along with other officials, signed an agreement Tuesday to protect Nevada’s sagebrush ecosystem and a chicken-size bird that depends on it.
They are rearing rainbow trout again at the Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery in northwest Arizona. A but a collaborative effort by federal, state and local government officials and agencies funded repairs to put the trout portion of the hatchery back in operation two weeks ago.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., will host the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit, with invitees including President Barack Obama and Nevada’s own The Killers performing at the event Wednesday at Harveys Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino at Stateline.
Angry domestic well owners packed a legislative subcommittee Friday to protest proposals to restrict water use in times of severe shortages and require meters.
The flames are out, but officials fear that the most destructive fire in the history of Great Basin National Park isn’t done destroying things.
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