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RJ continues winning streak at Nevada Press Awards

The Las Vegas Review-Journal and its staff won first place for general excellence for the sixth year in a row Saturday in the Nevada Press Association’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest.

Flash flood advisory in northern Clark County

Rain fell intermittently near Moapa Saturday night, leading the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood advisory.

Fire destroys historic building in Rhyolite

A historic building burned down Saturday afternoon in the ghost town of Rhyolite, about 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas in west-central Nevada.

$70M grant for biofuels plant near Reno

A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.

Reno teen climbers ascend global stage

Reno teenagers are among a generation of young climbers looking to scale the ranks in the sport of speed climbing, which has existed in various forms since the 1940s but didn’t enter the mainstream until about 50 years later.

Lyon County ranch house joins historic list

A ranch house that was disassembled in Virginia City and reconstructed in 1903 in the Mason Valley about 80 miles southeast of Reno has been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places.

Moapa Valley flooding increases West Nile worry

Public health officials are warning Moapa Valley residents about the potential for an increase in mosquitoes as a result of Sept. 8 flash flooding that swamped houses and destroyed a stretch of Interstate 15.