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NV Energy proposes shutting three of four Reid Gardner coal-fired units

NV Energy south is proposing to close three of its four Reid Gardner coal-fired units generating electricity in Southern Nevada by the end of this year as part of a filing made Thursday with the Public Utilities Commission.

SEIU members complain about housing authority legal fee increase

Union employees at the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority objected Thursday to the payment of nearly $1 million in legal fees, while the attorney blamed the union for driving his fees up.

Nevada agency to review short-sale practices

The state will examine short sale practices in Nevada after concerns were raised by a Reno Gazette-Journal investigation published Sunday.

Nevada near top of U.S. in both job growth and unemployment

Nevada’s jobs market is outpacing most of the nation in more ways than one. It was near the top in March for both job growth and unemployment — a dichotomy born of its status in early recovery.

Las Vegas off-road enthusiasts hit trails as economy improves

They’ve become a common part of the Southern Nevada desert: utility terrain vehicles zipping around the Nellis Dunes recreation area north of Las Vegas or Jeep Jamborees negotiating bumpy Rocky Gap Road from the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to Pahrump.

Nevadans using special enrollment period for health insurance

The board of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange received fresh statistics on new members that have signed up so far in a 60-day special enrollment session that began April 1.

Nevada health-care sign-up numbers disappoint, but optimism persists

Nevada’s health-insurance exchange didn’t meet anyone’s expectations — not even those of exchange officials themselves — but the insurance industry sounded hopeful that the marketplace’s issues could be patched before fall’s enrollment period.

Ivanpah solar plant changes Nevada’s landscape

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which covers approximately five square miles of federal land with 350,000 mirrors near the state line, opened Feb. 13 and is the largest solar power plant of its type on the planet.