Nevada federal judge nominee Richard Boulware advanced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday despite surprise opposition from Republicans who questioned his experience and his ability to become impartial.
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which covers approximately five square miles of federal land with 350,000 mirrors near the state line, opened Feb. 13 and is the largest solar power plant of its type on the planet.
Final numbers from the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange show a flurry of private plan selections in the last days of open enrollment. The exchange’s Nevada Health Link reported that 41,823 Nevadans had chosen a qualified health plan as of Tuesday.
Secretary of State Ross Miller has asked Clark County District Court to order state controller candidate John Michael Schaefer to appear and show why he should not be removed from the primary election ballot due to a residency question.
The biggest Fourth of July fireworks show at Lake Tahoe will go on as scheduled after tourism officials settled a lawsuit alleging the event polluted the lake in violation of the Clean Water Act.
There was an across-the-board increase in Nevada voter registrations in March.
Within the last few weeks, the Bureau of Land Management announced plans to impound at least 500 of what it calls “trespass cattle” that a rancher has left to roam on a 90-mile swath of federal land for the past 20 years. Federal authorities will restrict access to almost 600,000 acres of public land in northeast Clark County to ensure the safety of the operation.
A second man has been sentenced to prison for his role in the shooting death of Sparks man during a home invasion in November 2010.
(AP) — A new report shows white and Asian children in Nevada are far better positioned for success than the state’s black and Latino children, although all groups fare worse than the national average.
The University of Nevada, Reno is gearing up to go tobacco-free by August 2015.
Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., was named Tuesday to the House committee that handles housing, banking and insurance legislation. Horsford said he applied for the post that forms bills relating to Nevada’s economic recovery — housing and foreclosures, business lending and insurance reform.
Nevada’s Humboldt County should not be confused with the marijuana-loving Humboldt County in Northern California. The county is in the northwestern part of the state, bordered by Idaho and nestled between Elko and Washoe counties and sitting directly atop Pershing County.
The Henderson City Council on Tuesday will consider approval of a $70,000 community-funded grant to evaluate the needs, programming, feasibility and cost of constructing and equipping a new crime lab for the police department.
A court challenge to Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage is no longer at the top of the queue in efforts nationally to legalize gay unions after a hearing date initially set by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for April 9 was postponed but the Nevada case is still in the mix as more courts around the country continue to weigh in on the controversial issue, a lawyer for Lambda Legal said last week.
The Clark County Republican Party removed language from its platform saying marriage should be defined as “between a man and a woman,” a major change acknowledging a growing gay rights movement, the party’s political director said Monday.