Using airlifted supplies, a crew is closing the entries to 42 abandoned mines scattered throughout Gold Butte National Monument, plugging some and grating others to allow wildlife to use them as shelters.
Nevada candidates are pulling out all the stops to court minority voters who could swing the competitive U.S. Senate race next month.
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Senate District 8 candidates Republican Valerie Weber and Democrat Marilyn Dondero Loop say their experience working in education influences how they see the issues that plague Nevada’s schools.
Jocelyn Hoffman had gotten little sleep the night before, arriving home about midnight after a full day of visiting east Las Vegas neighborhoods and encouraging people to register to vote.
With less than 30 days before Nov. 6, the midterm election is largely seen as a referendum on Trump’s performance, which political strategists on both sides claim has energized their voter base.
President Donald Trump will hold a “Make America Great Again” rally in Elko on Oct. 20, according to his website.
Early voting in Nevada begins Saturday, and dozens of state and federal candidates are scrambling to get their message out to voters.
The top two candidates for Nevada lieutenant governor would agree on this: The statutory powers and duties of the post might be narrow in scope, but the job is what you make it.
The newcomers will be tasked, along with the remainder of the board, on measuring the progress of the state’s seven public colleges against five strategic goals adopted earlier this year. They include raising graduation rates, increasing access to higher education for Nevadans, and closing the achievement gap.