A bill to expand the reservations of seven Indian tribes in Northern Nevada advanced in Congress on Thursday.
You may know it as the Silver State. You may even consider it “Battle Born.” But neither of those well-worn phrases — not even the one printed on the state flag — is Nevada’s official motto.
A panel of lawmakers opted Tuesday to support recommendations to strengthen Nevada’s community colleges within the existing governing structure rather than embrace more dramatic changes sought by some advocates.
Despite an economy that is starting to turn around, the number of children living in poverty in Nevada is slightly above the national average, according to an annual analysis of children’s well-being released Wednesday.
Sen. Harry Reid said Wednesday the United States should tread lightly on Iraq, arguing it is not in the U.S. interest to involve itself in a “civil war” engulfing the beleaguered nation.
The body of a man presumed to have drowned at Lake Havasu was recovered Wednesday. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said use of sonar equipment helped locate the body about 10:30 a.m.
On Wednesday in Reno, the widows of two GOP icons in Nevada are holding a fundraiser for Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for attorney general.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday afternoon announced he has directed for immediate action to be taken on five recommendations that will help improve the state’s struggling mental health system on the short-term. The improvements will cost an estimated $3.5 million.
Organizers of a pair of conservative Nevada ballot measures failed to deliver signature petitions needed to meet Tuesday’s deadline to qualify either their health insurance or voter identification initiative for the November election.
Bills introduced Tuesday in the U.S. Senate would grant more than 26,000 acres for the Moapa Band of Paiutes outside Las Vegas and also expand the reservations of seven Northern Nevada Indian tribes.