Clark County’s Department of Air Quality issued an advisory for ozone this week that will be in place throughout the spring and summer.
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Wearing a cowboy hat and with a copy of the U.S. Constitution poking from his shirt pocket, controversial rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday asked dozens of supporters of his cattle-grazing feud with federal land managers what they thought of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid calling them “domestic terrorists.”
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Friday called for congressional hearings into how the Bureau of Land Management handled the roundup of cattle around Cliven Bundy’s Bunkerville ranch, which turned into an armed stand off between the BLM and militia groups.
Hundreds of woolly four-footed fire suppression units, along with their bleating offspring, were unloaded into the hills west of Carson City on Thursday in what has become an annual program to reduce the risk of wildfires.
The Bureau of Land Management said Thursday that two bulls were euthanized during the agency’s weeklong roundup of cattle that ended Saturday with an armed standoff between supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and federal agents.
Cliven Bundy’s son said four certified letters from the BLM arrived Tuesday. But so far, the 67-year-old Bunkerville resident has chosen not to open the envelopes.
While distancing itself from the legal issues that prompted the BLM to round up Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy’s range cattle then release hundreds of them as the threat violence loomed, the conservative Nevada Cattlemen’s Association issued a statement Wednesday that sympathizes with Bundy.
A water tank that supplies the northern half of Ely was broken into over the weekend. Until the water could be tested for bacteria and contaminants, White Pine County officials ordered residents to boil the tap water for three minutes before using it.
A man jumped to his death from the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge bridge Tuesday afternoon, officials say.
Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins faced criticism and more after apologizing to fellow commissioners Tuesday over some of his comments made during the Clive Bundy standoff.