The flawed installation of fences intended to protect the Mojave Desert Tortoise from highway traffic cost taxpayers more than $700,000 to correct, and faulty culvert drainage killed one of the protected animals, a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation found.
Conservation activists are urging the Bureau of Land Management to address issues with a historic dam that is trapping mud and slowly burying petroglyphs and other cultural resources in the Arrow Canyon Wilderness.
Civil rights attorneys say a Reno high school student’s First Amendment rights were violated when he was suspended after calling a Northern Nevada Congressman’s office.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife’s new reality show is sort of like “The Real Housewives of Reno,” only with feathers.
Swedish developer’s proposal to build as many as 220 wind turbines across 22 miles along the Nevada-California border near Searchlight comes less than a year after plans were dropped for a controversial wind farm in the same area. .
Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, and Clark County Commission Vice Chair Chris Giunchigliani, a Democrat, filed candidacy paperwork Tuesday morning with the Nevada secretary of state’s office in Las Vegas.
Overall opioid-related overdose deaths have decreased slightly in Nevada since 2010, but data presented Thursday show that heroin and synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, are responsible for a sharply higher share of the deaths.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a high-profile public records case related to the disclosure of retirement benefits of state employees.
The drawn-out public records case could set a precedent for how the Silver State’s retirement system discloses information about public employees’ retirement benefits.