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Backpacker mauled by grizzly bear in Wyoming

Sheriffs officials in Wyoming say a distress signal initially thought to be from a crashed aircraft led searchers to a backpacker who’d been mauled by a grizzly bear.

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Yellowstone visitor gored by bison after getting too close

A Colorado man who Yellowstone National Park officials say got too close to a bison was thrown by the animal while trying to get himself and a child away from danger.

R. Kelly sentenced in sex trafficking case

Fallen R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for using his fame to subject young fans — some just children — to systematic sexual abuse.

Nevada high court upholds open primary, ranked choice initiative

A divided Nevada Supreme Court upheld an initiative that could radically change the way elections are conducted in Nevada, but rejected another that would have provided for education accounts that could have been used at private schools.

 
Nevada marijuana lounges may appear across state in 2022

Marijuana consumption lounges might begin to spring up as early as this year, and state officials on Tuesday took a crucial step into making that timeline possible by approving regulations for such businesses.

Guinn Center has new interim director

The nonpartisan policy center — which became affiliated with the University of Nevada, Reno, in July 2021 — named Dana Bennett to the role, the university announced Tuesday.

Clark County registrar addresses claims of election fraud

In an interview with the Review-Journal, Joe Gloria disputed claims of fraud, which he said mostly stem from misunderstandings in how elections are run in Clark County.

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