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.
A District Judge rebuked lawyers for wasting taxpayers dollars on who would have the right to give 27 dogs nearly burned in a pet store arson.
The Elko City Council is taking steps to allow homeless people to camp on city-owned property.
Police say a man dressed like a member of the “Thunder From Down Under” dance crew snuck backstage at Excalibur on the Strip and pulled a handgun on the real dancers. He left in handcuffs — with a shiner — after a rumble with “The Blokes” and a few of their mates.
Three felons have been indicted by a Las Vegas federal grand jury in an undercover sting set up by agents who had been investigating illegal weapons trafficking.
It’s not cars that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval needs to look out for on his walk to work — it’s flying deer.