The 137-year-old rifle was discovered leaning against a tree in Great Basin National Park in 2014, 300 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
At least six park rangers who normally patrol public land near Las Vegas have been dispatched to the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months under a surge program adopted by the Trump administration last year.
The signature gun control measure of the 2019 Nevada Legislative session is being changed to remove a provision that would have allowed counties to pass their own gun control laws.
The accident highlights continuing problem of commercial truck drivers using roads in the park that they are not authorized to travel, park officials say.
The agency announces plans to burn debris starting Tuesday in the upper Cathedral Rock Picnic Area high in Kyle Canyon, weather conditions permitting.
After Nevada lawmakers used marijuana excise tax money to boost per-pupil funding in schools, they were at pains to find money to fund school safety and the popular Millennium Scholarship.
Research shows access to firearms increases suicide risk. But that doesn’t mean owning guns causes suicide. Instead, it means people having access to guns in their most vulnerable moments can prove fatal.
Betting leads some problem gamblers to other risk factors for suicide, like financial and relationship problems. At least 20 percent have considered ending their lives at some point, the National Council on Problem Gambling says.
Experts on suicide have compiled guidelines on what you should do if you or a friend or loved one are having thoughts of suicide and where to turn for help.
A double-tanker rig carrying sulfuric acid went off a curve Wednesday on a rural highway near Carlin in Eureka County, rolling down an embankment into Maggie Creek.
A measure to prevent patients from being surprised with huge, out-of-network bills passed the Legislature on Tuesday and is headed to Gov. Steve Sisolak for a signature.
A House bill stripped $116 million requested by President Trump to get a license to build the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, 90 miles north of Las Vegas.
The parcels were bought by the park service for $224,600 from the Mojave Desert Land Trust, a California nonprofit that buys land for conservation purposes.
Gov. Steve Sisolak and legislative Democrats are advancing a two-pronged plan to add money to schools: First, use a 10 percent excise tax on recreational marijuana sales, and second, authorize county governments to raise the local sales tax.