Two days after the RiSE festival near Jean, the event’s organizers are finishing cleanup.
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Bob Brown, president of the Opportunity Village Foundation in Las Vegas, was appointed Thursday to the federal panel that evaluates laws and policies that affect disabled people.
From welfare payments being sent to deceased individuals to the disastrous implementation of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, the 2014 Nevada Piglet Book contains what the conservative think tank NPRI calls “some of the most ridiculous examples of government waste” in the state.
North Las Vegas spokesman Mitch Fox fields personal media matters for City Councilman Isaac Barron, who owns a home that sheltered about 100 dogs and was destroyed in a Sunday fire.
A recent encounter with GOP Senate candidates Patricia Farley and Becky Harris confirmed my suspicions. They are spineless pawns.
Las Vegas leaders took another stab at regulating the city’s oft-maligned “party houses” Wednesday, voting almost unanimously for a bill to crack down on sometimes raucous short-term vacation rentals.
An ethics complaint has been filed against Secretary of State Ross Miller on allegations that he used an online election portal to unfairly gain support for his candidacy for attorney general.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
The federal law on emergency care needs to be strengthened to combat practices of “patient dumping” like the ones that gave a Nevada-run mental health facility a black eye last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has been selected to serve as chairman of the National Governors Association Education and Workforce Committee.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is being floated to head the Republican effort to win Senate races in 2016, a post that would raise his national profile while challenging his political skills at raising money, recruiting candidates and beating Democrats.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta has called for a blue ribbon committee to examine deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts.
Gov. Brian Sandoval talked by phone Sunday from Kabul about his surprise trip to Afghanistan, saying it is a momentous time in the country’s history as a new president is inaugurated today to move the troubled country forward.
Rail aficionados will have something to cheer about when workers contracted by the Nevada Transportation Department begin construction of the new freeway next spring.
The Washoe County School District has received a $973,000 federal grant for anti-violence programs, nearly a year after a deadly schoolyard shooting rampage in the Reno suburb of Sparks.
The former Alaska governor, who ran for the vice presidency in 2008 alongside U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), spoke at the Values Voter Summit on Friday and made a pretty significant gaffe.
Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday to her first child, Charlotte.
The Pew Charitable Trusts has revised a report on state employee health insurance benefits to show Nevada’s program is better than originally stated and generally in line with national averages.
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former official who headed the federal General Services Administration unit that came under fire for holding a lavish 2010 conference at the M Resort in Henderson.
A complaint alleging retaliation against protected union activity involving Clark County Department of Family Services employees has been filed with the state’s Employee-Management Relations Board.
A private developer’s quest for a $90 million, 30-year subsidy from the city of Las Vegas for a $200 million downtown soccer stadium took a new twist Thursday when the city and the development partnership of The Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment announced a new stadium funding proposal.