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Outgoing Nye County sheriff seeks seat on bench

Sharon Wehrly, who lost her re-election bid, is one of 15 candidates for a vacant justice of the peace seat that could be filled as early as January.

 
COVID-19 hospitalizations rise statewide

While hospitalizations remain relatively low in Clark County and statewide, pediatric units continue to be stressed by respiratory infections, including RSV.

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911 caller just wanted to say ‘hi’

Those who wish to express their good-natured thoughts by way of a phone call may want to avoid what Pahrump resident Michael Murphy is alleged to have done this month.

More cities sign on to water conservation

Nearly 30 municipalities in the Southwest have signed on to an agreement to reduce water use along the Colorado River, following Las Vegas, which has led the way on conservation efforts for years.

Facing a historic water shortage, agencies across the west target decorative grass

With the federal government calling for major cuts in water use to address the historic shortage on the Colorado River, the leaders of 30 agencies that supply cities from the Rocky Mountains to Southern California have signed an agreement committing to boost conservation, in part by pledging to target decorative grass.

Democrats expand control of Assembly, keep state Senate

Democrats will remain in control of the Nevada Legislature for the next two years, facing off with new Republican Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo.