First lady Kathleen Sandoval used a sword belonging to Nevada’s fifth governor on Friday to slice into a 1,300-pound cake baked to commemorate an important date on the road to statehood nearly 150 years ago.
Thousands of American flags line the streets in a tiny central Illinois village where residents are preparing to bid a final farewell to a U.S. Marine killed during a fighter jet crash in Nevada.
As part of an Obama administration climate-change initiative, the Desert Research Institute will partner with Google to create real-time drought mapping of the United States and models of global water consumption.
A Northern Nevada man who was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving minutes after filing his candidacy for county sheriff has dropped out of the race.
The Clark County Museum is admitting visitors for free Friday in celebration of Nevada’s 150th birthday as a state.
Priscilla Rocha, under investigation for misuse of taxpayer funds by the Las Vegas police, says she did nothing wrong, “Everything I did was for the families and students.”
The Truckee Meadows Water Authority doesn’t expect to have to impose any extra water conservation measures in the Reno-Sparks area this summer thanks to a series of late-winter Sierra Nevada storms that helped take the bite out of the region’s lingering drought.
There’s gold in them thar antlers, and as a result, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is looking at regulating the growing practice of “shed hunting” to protect the state’s deer and elk populations.
Edgar Flores of Las Vegas, a 27-year-old Democrat, first-year attorney and first-time candidate, is Nevada’s newest state lawmaker.
Bipartisan Senate legislation to renew benefits for the long-term unemployed is unworkable, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday as aides circulated a letter from state officials envisioning a series of difficulties they would encounter in administering the measure.