The lone woman on trial in Oregon’s refuge-standoff case could have a weapons charge dismissed unless more evidence emerges.
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The world’s largest living primate has been listed as critically endangered, making four of the six great ape species only one step away from extinction, according to a report released Sunday at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.
Concerns about a controversial off-road race running through a new national monument in Nevada turned out to be much ado about nothing.
Federal prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against a mine owner locked in a dispute with the National Park Service over access to his property at Lake Mead.
Montana reopened portions of the Yellowstone River and some tributaries Thursday but is keeping a popular stretch closed to all recreational activity due to a parasite that has killed thousands of fish.
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.
President Barack Obama and Las Vegas’ The Killers joined U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and others Wednesday to celebrate the 20th annual event to help preserve Lake Tahoe.
Students and staff at Goodsprings Elementary, Clark County’s smallest public school, are back to using the drinking fountains and faucets six months after a minor lead scare earlier this year.
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 and the other near Milford, Utah.
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.