Las Vegas councilwoman enters Nevada governor's race

Republican Michelle Fiore announced her plans to run at a news conference in Las Vegas.

Harris argues for Biden climate agenda at sinking Lake Mead

Vice President Kamala Harris stood before the record-low water levels of Lake Mead and made the case for the Biden administration's climate change agenda.

COVID-19 underscores need to diversify Tahoe tourist economy

Tahoe Prosperity Center says study underscores need to diversify Tahoe's economy.

Spirit of Halloween in strong force at Hangtown Music Festival

The spirit of Halloween is in full force at Hangtown Music Festival.

Brett Palmer’s vision improved state veterans’ cemetery at Fernley

Brett Palmer, who died Aug. 23 at his Fernley home, was president of the Nevada Veterans Coalition.

Nevada Highway Patrol begins year-long impaired driving program

The Nevada Highway Patrol has begun a year-long program to find and prevent impaired driving.

Nevada COVID numbers improving but still high in rural areas

Capacity in the 13 small hospitals is strained and impacts their ability to admit non-COVID patients.

Health officials say mask requirements in place for all Nevada counties

Nevada health officials say individuals in all 17 of the state’s counties are still required to wear face coverings.

Cegavske says tax hikes will stay on Nevada ballot

Cegavske maintains state law requires she include measures that propose raising taxes.

JoAnne Skelly: Scary bugs

I have occasionally found some scary-looking bugs inside the house, usually on screens. These are fairly large, fierce-looking creatures called leaffooted bugs with leaf-like bits on their hind legs. They can be ¾ to 1-inch in length, which you have to admit is daunting. They are strong fliers and when something that big flies near your face, it’s startling!

Local college student in end-stage kidney failure seeking transplant donor

Former Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center registered nurse Masha Zelenin is asking the community’s help for her son, 19, who is in need of a kidney transplant as soon as possible.

New SBA loan rules a ‘huge benefit for borrowers’

Like most small business owners, Tim and Katie Hall, owners of Silver Bear Swim School, wished they had the ability to buy a building they operate in rather than continue to pump out rent money.

Lyon County investigating human remains found in a burned car

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is investigating human remains found in a burned out car on Sunday morning. According to a press release, at 8:42 a.m. deputies responded to an area on Gallagher Pass in Smith Valley where they found a burned out car and the remains.

Interior released $348 million for Nevada projects

The Department of the Interior has released $348 million for 62 projects throughout Nevada and the Tahoe Basin. The projects range from habitat conservation, wildfire prevention, recreation improvements and sensitive land acquisition.

Hydropower decline adds strain to power grids in drought

After water levels at a California dam fell to historic lows this summer, the main hydropower plant it feeds was shut down. At the Hoover Dam in Nevada — one of the country's biggest hydropower generators — production is down by 25%. If extreme drought persists, federal officials say a dam in Arizona could stop producing electricity in coming years.