More than 130 family members of missing military personnel from four states met in Las Vegas on Saturday to remember their loved ones and meet with Department of Defense staff to discuss finding and recovering remains from battlefields going back to World War II.
Amid raucous debate, Nevada Republican Party conventioneers on Saturday stripped opposition to gay marriage and abortion from the party platform and endorsed Gov. Brian Sandoval for governor in the June 10 primary despite misgivings by conservatives, his criticism of the process and his absence from the meeting.
House Republicans last week approved a blueprint for balancing the federal budget in 10 years, mostly by cutting taxes, revamping social programs and making deep cuts in domestic spending.
The mountain bluebird is so common in the West that it serves as the official state bird for both Nevada and Idaho. But there’s nothing common about its flashy blue plumage or about one uniquely Nevada way the birds die each year by the hundreds.
State lawmakers have given final approval to a nearly $2.2 million request from the Department of Corrections to cover unanticipated inmate medical claims for the current fiscal year.
The federal roundup of Cliven Bundy’s cattle in northeastern Clark County was expected to take up to a month. In the first seven days, contract cowboys collected almost 400 animals. But while federal officials believe they have made “good progress” so far, they also agree with the embattled rancher and his family about one thing: Bringing in the rest of the cattle won’t be easy quite so easy.
The president and chief operating officer of Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Friday he believes U.S. officials want Internet gaming to be legal so the Internal Revenue Service can collect taxes to fund a federal government whose spending is out of control.
The Clark County Commission is taking a look at the decorum of Commissioner Tom Collins, who fears the dispute at Cliven Bundy’s ranch that has drawn protesters from other states might turn violent and isn’t afraid to be frank about his warning.
Republicans who plan to attend this weekend’s Nevada GOP state convention are upset that Gov. Brian Sandoval is skipping the event and snubbing the party’s effort to offer pre-primary candidate endorsements.
Reno police say they’ve arrested a nightclub guard accused of killing a man who posted negative comments on social media about the lounge’s security.
Two brothers from St. George, Utah, were detained and cited by federal authorities Thursday afternoon as they crossed into an area closed for the ongoing roundup of “trespass cattle” on public land in northeastern Clark County.
The Department of Energy is making “steady progress” on a stalled plan to transport potent uranium waste from Tennessee for burial in Nevada, and hopes to begin shipments later this year, a DOE official reported to Congress this week.
The board of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange received fresh statistics on new members that have signed up so far in a 60-day special enrollment session that began April 1.
The Bureau of Land Management quietly dismantled its so-called “First Amendment areas” in northeastern Clark County on Thursday, as the fight over Cliven Bundy’s cattle widened into a national debate about states’ rights and federal land-use policy.
Former Assembly Speaker Joe Dini of Yerington, who presided over the Assembly for a record eight terms in a career that began in 1967, died Thursday. He was 85.