Abuse of the elderly in Southern Nevada comes in many guises. Food deprivation. Physical harm inflicted by spouses or adult children. A lack of air conditioning in the midst of summer heat. “The number of elder abuse reports continues to increase slightly every year,” said Jill Berntson, social services chief for the state’s Aging and Disability Services Division for Elder Rights.
The long-term survival of a large ground-dwelling bird that lives in sagebrush throughout much of Northern and central Nevada could soon become the next big battle between ranchers and the federal government.
Winter doesn’t seem to want to go away in the Sierra Nevada.
Some 30 people staged an anti-mining protest outside the headquarters of the Nevada Mining Association in Reno on Friday.
Hundreds of people rallied in Henderson’s Water Street district for the city’s 61st annual Heritage Parade and Festival on Saturday.
Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler had angioplasty on Saturday and doctors placed two stents to open his blocked arteries, his campaign manager said.
The morning sun was shining, the fountains were dancing and the crowds parted on Saturday to make way for 50 Nevada veterans entering the National World War II Memorial in the nation’s capital.
Prosecutors say they won’t file felony driving under the influence charges against a former Elko County sheriff candidate because his blood-alcohol level was below the legal limit.
We’ve had a miner and the state seal, and now it’s up to Nevada’s elementary school children to choose the design for the third medallion celebrating Nevada’s 150th anniversary of statehood. But students better vote fast — the deadline to participate is Wednesday.
In a fresh statement defending his remarks about slavery, Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday said Americans are all “in some measure slaves of the federal government,” from being controlled by the heavy-handed Bureau of Land Management to answering to the Internal Revenue Service.
A former Henderson mayoral candidate is turning to the state instead of the courts to try to remove Mayor Andy Hafen from office because of term limits.
Summertime is water time, and Cowabunga Bay in Henderson is preparing to make a big splash with the bikini and swim trunk crowd when it opens around June.
Federal safety regulators in Northern Nevada are investigating an explosion that killed a worker at a chemical company in Sparks.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick said Friday she has no plans to launch a legislative inquiry into the recent dispute involving Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
A Nevada company says it plans to revive passenger train excursions between Santa Fe, N.M., and the nearby northern New Mexico town of Lamy.