A panel of state officials and educators on Wednesday recommended a significant change to how Nevada allocates public education dollars to account for the challenges of educating students in poverty and those who are not fluent in English.
Henderson has large land it would like to sell, yet the city is struggling to find buyers. The latest failure came Tuesday when it received no bids for three parcels in a planned industrial district near Interstate 15.
The Clark County Election Department has trained 488 bilingual Hispanics and 138 bilingual Filipinos to be poll workers during early voting that starts Saturday and on Election Day, June 10.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal and its online site, reviewjournal.com, are producing two primary election guides for Southern Nevada voters.
The Southern Nevada branch of the Department of Veterans Affairs says it does not believe it is a target of misconduct investigations taking place across the country, and lawmakers from Nevada say they have not been told otherwise.
Nevada Republican Mark Hutchison raised more than $403,000 this year, but spent a whopping $920,000 in a hotly contested GOP lieutenant governor primary against Sue Lowden, according to his campaign finance report filed Tuesday.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Council on Tuesday approved recommendations to improve the state’s mental health system, but whether any will be enacted remains a question given revenue challenges and competing priorities.
Rain and snow falling Tuesday in the Sierra Nevada was a relief for crews trying to snuff out a wildfire on the edge of Reno. But the wet weather also brought challenges in the steep, slippery canyons northeast of Lake Tahoe that are prone to landslides.
RENO — A mother and her adult daughter have been convicted of tampering with a bear trap at Lake Tahoe in an effort to thwart wildlife officials’ efforts to capture the animals.
Clark County commissioners plan a three-day period of meetings starting on June 4 to go through 81 applications for medical marijuana dispensaries.
If Nevada voters approve a proposed 2 percent margins tax on business in November, there will be a lot of uncertainty about which companies will be taxed and whether the $750,000 annual revenue raised will really be used to increase education funding, experts said Monday.
Decling gold prices and lower production will lower Nevada’s state general fund this year by $70 million, but Gov. Brian Sandoval does not expect the hit to affect the state’s day-to-day stability.
The fire that broke out Saturday night above the foothills in southwest Reno had burned more than a square mile of timber, grass and mountain brush by Monday morning.
A man died and a boy nearly drowned in separate weekend incidents — which included at least 15 rescues on Sunday — at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Mesquite, Las Vegas’ neighbor 80 miles to the northeast, has a new mayor. The City Council picked one of its own, Councilman Allan Litman, to finish the remaining two-and-a-half years of ex-Mayor Mark Wier’s term.