With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama created more green on the Nevada map Friday when he signed a proclamation designating a 704,000-acre national monument conservation area in the state.
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Embattled rancher Cliven Bundy says he and his son talked to government contractors on June 5, but he had nothing to do with shots fired near the group’s campsite later that night.
The FBI and Las Vegas police are investigating the June 5 incident in a remote area where Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy grazes cattle in defiance of federal authorities.
The Las Vegas Valley Water District says our water is so safe, so why does it also encourage pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems to consult a doctor about drinking it?
During a hike through a remote patch of Lincoln County last month, Jim and Liz Boone stopped to knock down about 20 hollow plastic pipes they found arrayed across the landscape. There’s no telling how many birds the Boones might have saved in the process, but they can easily pinpoint the number they could not.
The National Park Service is again advising Lake Mead visitors to avoid swimming in areas of green algae.
Fund managers from T. Rowe Price, Janus, and Mairs & Power have increased stakes in firms such as Ecolab Inc, Roper Technologies Inc and Flowserve Corp that make smart meters, efficient heaters, and software that helps cut water usage.
Council members will advise the Secretary of Interior during preparation and implementation of a management plan for the 22,650-acre monument at the northern edge of the Las Vegas Valley
At the end of a three-mile tunnel, engineers are preparing to remove a 16-foot-wide stainless steel plug and allow water from the deepest part of the lake to flow to taps in Las Vegas.
Once called “the most polluted place in the Las Vegas Valley,” Cadence is becoming a 13,250-home master-planned community. Home sales have been slow since lots went on the market in December.
Time is on the side of Las Vegas water officials in its effort to pump water from eastern rural counties to the Las Vegas Valley.
The Department of Interior on Thursday proposed added controls across 17 million acres in rural Nevada and northeastern California in a bid to preserve habitat and avoid an endangered species listing for the imperiled sage grouse.
Just days after a faulty report of a massive water loss, the dam and lake behind it fall victim to the massive quake featured in the new summer film ‘San Andreas’
New Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, a 128-acre complex along the Kyle Canyon Wash, officially opens to the public Saturday morning.
Reports surfaced over the weekend that the lake had plummeted eight feet after Southern Nevada experienced a 4.8 magnitude earthquake Friday.
Over the past three years, drought and human disturbance have conspired to destroy most of the Amargosa vole’s core habitat near the town of Tecopa, Calif. University of California, Davis researchers are working to bolster the population of the small, white-bearded rodent.
Nevada’s new National Monument-in-waiting isn’t really on the way to anywhere.
For the second time this year, the Nevada Supreme Court has declined to dip its toe into a legal dispute over controversial plans to pipe groundwater to Las Vegas from across eastern Nevada.
Cleanup teams labored on Thursday for a third day to remove patches of crude petroleum that stained a California beach and fouled offshore waters from a pipeline rupture that may rank as the biggest oil spill to hit the Santa Barbara coastline in more than four decades.
If accurate, a new drought prediction would force Nevada to reduce its Colorado River water use by 4 percent while Arizona and Mexico take larger cuts.
Energy and water subcommittee chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Tuesday unveiled a 2016 spending bill for the Department of Energy that contains $70 million for various nuclear waste programs.
For the second time this year, the valley’s largest water utility is being sued by former employees who claim they were forced off the job in part to cover up mistakes and wrongdoing that cost ratepayers millions of dollars.
Building campfires, welding, and using charcoal stoves, explosives and fireworks will be prohibited in areas including Lake Mead, Mount Charleston, Valley of Fire State and Beaver Dam state parks.