Zion National Park is being overrun, and officials there are searching for solutions from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. Annual visitation has increased by about 1 million since 2010, and park is on track this year to see a record 4 million tourists.
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The federal government stepped into the fight over the Dakota Access oil pipeline Friday, ordering work to stop on one segment of the project in North Dakota and asking the Texas-based company building it to “voluntarily pause” action on a wider span.
Advocates and industry representatives in Las Vegas this week for the nation’s largest solar trade show are hailing an agreement they say “rights a wrong” committed against existing rooftop solar customers in Nevada.
Answers to some frequently asked questions about mercury and the risk posed by inhalation of its vapors.
A small sampling of lunar rocks and dirt collected by Apollo astronauts will be on display at the College of Southern Nevada’s Planetarium during three special lectures this month.
The Mount Charleston blue butterfly is still incredibly rare, but researchers have seen more of them in more places over the past two years than they have in decades.
The remote desert ranch that for decades provided a scenic backdrop for flights by some of the world’s most daring aviators is under new ownership.
Protesters marched on the Strip and chanted slogans Friday evening in solidarity with a North Dakota tribe that is fighting construction of a pipeline it says will endanger its water supply.
Las Vegas Paiute tribal members plan to protest Friday in solidarity with a North Dakota tribe fighting development of a pipeline slated to run above the Missouri River, a sacred resource.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiated the process Thursday to add an abandoned Northern Nevada copper mine to its superfund national priority list.