Amateur star-watchers say Southern Nevadans don’t have to travel far to appreciate the nighttime darkness.
The Nevada Board of Regents Thursday appointed longtime Desert Research Institute professor and researcher Kumud Acharya as interim president.
Many residents in Southern Nevada are reporting a resurgence of grasshoppers, but the Nevada Department of Agriculture says there’s no evidence of a second wave of this year’s invasion.
The two contracts, which total more than $86 million, were approved by the Board of Examiners, comprised of Gov. Steve Sisolak, Attorney General Aaron Ford and Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske.
Neil Armstrong’s astronaut training in Nevada went much more smoothly than his disastrous stops here in 1962, which ended with a stuck fighter jet and a hard landing.
In February 1965, Neil Armstrong and his fellow Apollo 11 crew members spent three days exploring at what was then known as the Nevada Test Site.
The outlook for Lake Mead continues to improve, as forecasters account for a wet winter and a new interstate deal that will leave more water in the reservoir.
Las Vegas has the second hardest drinking water in the nation, according to new rankings from a group that sells water softeners.
Researchers found a sky full of expectant mothers last week at locations in the Mormon Mountains, about 75 miles northeast of Las Vegas, during an annual bat survey.
In a made-for-TV visit to the proposed burial site for the nation’s nuclear waste in Nye County, Nevada’s senior senator vows to block efforts to restart licensing process.