Although the drought continues to plague the west, Nevadans won’t need to conserve any more water than they already do, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said in a new report issued Thursday.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
A post from Big Mikes Gun and Ammo said the shooter, whom police fatally shot moments after he opened fire, ordered the AK-47-style semiautomatic rifle from him via the internet.
Jim Dzurenda, director of the state department of corrections, has resigned, and the state will conduct a national search for his replacement.
The Nevada treasurer’s office returned a record $44 million in unclaimed property in the past year, ranging from a nearly $930,000 payout down to a single penny.
A tour of blast-damaged dorms at the University of Nevada, Reno, revealed extensive damage that took place when a boiler malfunction prompted a natural gas explosion.
Washoe County school trustees are expected to fire Superintendent Traci Davis on Monday, after allegations of leaked confidential information and turmoil within the district’s ranks.
The list of accomplishments includes new laws that strengthen domestic violence penalties, create a sexual assault survivors bill of rights and permanent funding for rape kit testing.
Andrea “Ande” Engleman, a longtime Nevada journalist and head of the state’s press association, has died. She was 79.
President Andrzej Duda of Poland, in the first visit to Nevada by a head of state from the European Union, stopped in Reno on Saturday as part of a six-day U.S. visit.
Defying Republican promises of a lawsuit, Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that extends a business payroll tax to pay for education and social services.
Gov. Steve Sisolak touted a long list of accomplishments in the 2019 Legislature, and said he’s confident an extension of the payroll tax would withstand legal scrutiny.
By 9 p.m., three hours before the end of the 2019 session, the drama was over as the bill to extend the state’s business payroll tax passed the Assembly after passing the Senate earlier in the day.