Since last Saturday, 65 Culinary Local 226 members have been walking door-to-door in northern Clark County, urging members to vote for U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, a Democrat in danger of being swept out of Congress by a surprisingly strong GOP wave crashing across Nevada.
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One of the most competitive races of a generally unremarkable season is the battle for Clark County sheriff between well-respected Metro veterans Joe Lombardo and Larry Burns.
Republican Dan Schwartz on Tuesday proclaimed that his Democratic opponent for Nevada treasurer isn’t qualified for the job because she’s an accountant who doesn’t know much about investing in private markets.
A bill quietly introduced in Congress would restrict mining and energy exploration over a sweeping area of rural Nevada, preserving scenic valleys and buffering a landmark piece of desert artwork.
Allison Macfarlane, chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said Tuesday she will leave the agency in January, capping a two-year tenure during which she sought to return calm to an agency once split by clashes over Yucca Mountain and other controversies.
Republican Assemblyman Cresent Hardy is getting some high-powered big money help in his uphill battle to defeat freshman U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford.
Clark County commissioners approved a $250,000 agreement with a local company to continue supplying emergency water for the Spring Mountain Youth Camp.
Clark County officials will create a committee to look at the growing inmate population of the County Detention Center, which has a deficit projected at $27.6 million for this fiscal year.
Empty, abandoned news racks located off the Strip can now be confiscated, Clark County commissioners decided Tuesday.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved medical marijuana regulations for the up-and-coming industry, including taxes that get progressively higher as earnings increase.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck and other GOP lawmakers are responsible for the Ebola crisis because federal budget cuts have crippled the ability of the government and hospitals to deal with an infectious disease outbreak, Erin Bilbray, the Democrat challenging Heck, charged Monday.
Two days after the RiSE festival near Jean, the event’s organizers are finishing cleanup.
The mother and grandparents of a foster child placed in the same home as 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis, who was killed Oct. 12 in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father, said they raised concerns about the foster home on numerous occasions, but that authorities didn’t listen.
A photo snapped during a recent debate in a hot studio with a malfunctioning air conditioner has become campaign fundraising fodder.
Henderson Township Constable Earl Mitchell has a spotty pattern of disclosing to the public that the IRS is one of his creditors, records show.
Three lawmakers who served in the 2013 Legislature have died in the months since: Peggy Pierce, Joe Hogan and, today, Pete Livermore.
Long-time capital businessman and elected official Pete Livermore died Monday at Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center. He was 73.
North Las Vegas residents will have the opportunity to meet 40 candidates running for office in November elections.
Nevada state Sen. Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views on gay marriage, which became even more clear after the Oct. 7 federal court ruling tossing out the state’s same-sex marriage ban.
One of the most expensive ballot fights in Nevada history is fully involved this month as groups vie for the hearts and minds, but most importantly the votes, of Nevadans over a measure that would impose a tax on business to fund public education, but the fate of Question 3 might not be determined by spending on television ads alone.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin worries that medical marijuana entrepreneurs might decide to sue of the city after it changed the way it plans to pick winning applicants to open legal pot dispensaries and grow houses.
The cash-strapped city of North Las Vegas — mired by past crises, horrific headlines and likely other skeletons its relatively new leaders have yet to unpack — has two finalists for the city manager’s job.
Forget Uber, the Clark County Democratic Party is offering free rides to its members who want to vote early this week and next, launching yet another initiative to get Nevadans to the polls to vote for the party’s candidates.