U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida engaged in an angry, in-your-face exchange Wednesday after Grayson interrupted Reid at a Congressional Progressive Caucus meeting to challenge the Nevadan over his criticism and calls for Grayson to abandon his Senate bid.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and other dignitaries gathered in front of the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve to fill a time capsule with items from the state’s 150th anniversary and lower it into a concrete vault on the property.
As the 30th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks off in Elko, Nevada, the concern is for the future of the west and who will be the next generation of poets, performers and craftsman.
More than 45,000 Nevadans sang their state song and helped Nevada set a world record.
The significance of America’s Civil War will not be lost on the young generation, thanks in large part to participants of this year’s re-enactment at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park who strive to pass down the history of that tumultuous period.
High school bands from across the valley, a larger-than-life Elvis balloon and a silver Ford Mustang carrying UNLV President Don Snyder paraded through downtown Las Vegas on Friday to celebrate Nevada Day and the state’s 150th birthday.