Train, tanker collide in Northern Nevada; fuel spill closes road

The Nevada Highway Patrol says about 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto a highway when a Union Pacific freight train struck the end of a tanker truck that didn’t clear the tracks in time to avoid a collision.

Class 3A: Moapa Valley comes up just short in title bid

The Pirates’ remarkable run to the Class 3A state tournament final came up one shot short Saturday in a 45-42 loss to Churchill County at Orleans Arena. It was the Greenwave’s third consecutive state championship.

California’s drought washed away by winter storms

California is drenched and its mountains are piled high with snow amid a still-unfolding winter of storms that was unimaginable just a few months ago.

Sanders launches campaign, focuses on social, racial justice

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday returned to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign and sought to tie his working-class background to his populist views that are helping reshape the Democratic Party.

Trump gives longest speech as president during CPAC convention

President Donald Trump spoke for more than two hours — his longest speech since taking office — at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference during an off-script talk Saturday in which he mocked former cabinet members, threw in a little profanity and signaled what his 2020 campaign will look like.

Bryce Harper talks World Series, wearing No. 3, Mike Trout

“I want to be on Broad Street on a frickin’ boat or bus or whatever it is and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head,” the six-time All-Star said Saturday after putting on his new No. 3 jersey.

Winds to calm, partly cloudy skies on tap for Sunday

While no precipitation is expected Sunday or Monday, rain is expected to return to the Las Vegas Valley by Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Tips for designing a functional home office

With the uptick in those working from home, the need for a dedicated home office space has increased. Now, some families are carving them into nooks, others are transforming bedrooms and some are converting that one-time guest casita into an office.

Tablescape presentations aren’t just for holidays

“There is no useful rule without an exception.” — Thomas Fuller, M.D. (1608-1661), English churchman and historian, “Gnomologia” (1732)

Soil prep, temps important for seed germination

Many people contacted me about whether they could plant seeds or put transplants into the ground because of this unusually cold weather. My answer was the same to them as it is here. It depends.

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