When Nevada inherited the closed Beatty nuclear waste dump in 1997, it accepted $9 million from the firm that operated it. After a frightening fiery accident last year, the cost of a retrofit is likely to be far in excess of that.
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Zion National Park is being overrun, and officials there are searching for solutions from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. Annual visitation has increased by about 1 million since 2010, and park is on track this year to see a record 4 million tourists.
A defense lawyer says he doesn’t think a mistrial is needed after live proceedings of an Elko murder trial were mistakenly posted online from the County Commission chambers.
The ancient remains of Spirit Cave Man may finally be going home after the Bureau of Land Management recommends they be handed over to Nevada’s Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe.
A pitch for military readiness was met with concerns over wildlife, cultural heritage and public access Thursday, as the Air Force detailed its plans to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range northwest of Las Vegas.
Former state lawmaker Tom Hickey, who served 22 years as a Democrat and labor supporter in the Assembly and Senate from North Las Vegas, died Wednesday of a heart-related condition. He was 86.
The federal conspiracy case against Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants is now in the hands of jurors.
James Dzurenda includes closure of Lovelock lockup — population 1,600 — in his budget proposal to meet 5 percent target, but says he’s not seriously proposing that.
Volunteers from the secretary of state and attorney general offices will be dispatched to Nevada polling places to observe the upcoming election and watch for any suspicious activity.
Three District Court judges, two from Clark County and one from Washoe County, were nominated Tuesday to fill a vacancy on the Nevada Supreme Court.
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