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Lombardo closes state government offices early

Lombardo urges Northern Nevadans to take caution on roadways and to follow all NDOT and DPS guidance.

Emergency crews respond to fuel leak near Fremont Street in Fernley

At approximately 2:36 p.m., North Lyon County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the scene of a small brush fire caused by arcing power lines near the Union Pacific rail line on Fremont Street in Fernley. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a fuel leak. Responders immediately established a perimeter and isolated the leak.

Bomb squad called to I-80 after RV stop

A bomb squad was called to Interstate 80 east of Reno on Monday, leading to the closure of the eastbound lanes and the arrest of one man, state police said in a news release.

New website adds transparency to state spending

The website features data on the state checkbook, budget, payroll, and pension disbursements.

Cortez Masto discusses improving mental health care

The Democrat met with local mental health advocates working on the frontlines to learn how to widen the gateway between funding and crisis care services.

Virginia City’s annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry returns March 16

The event is accompanied by the saloon crawl from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which begins at noon.

Nevada awards first cannabis lounge license

There are currently 19 lounges that have been approved by the compliance board for a conditional license.

Sparks mayor fears city may turn into San Francisco without land, tax change

Ed Lawson fears the Rail City may someday have some of the problems plaguing San Francisco, such as snarled traffic, countless housing issues and no room to grow.

Casinos’ 34-month streak of $1 billion win ‘the new normal’

The state's gaming industry has shown a steady revitalization since the pandemic of 2020 saw casinos shuttered for 78 days, leading to a 34.6 percent decline in revenue.

Renown verified for higher level of pediatric trauma care

Renown is the only hospital organization in Northern Nevada to achieve Level 2 verification.

Feds consider protecting snail near lithium mine

Environmentalists say groundwater pumping required for the operation of the Thacker Pass mine could push the Kings River pyrg to the brink of extinction.

Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles director retiring

Julie Butler said she will retire March 1.

Update: All 5 Marines on crashed helicopter die

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing announced in an update at 4:55 a.m. Thursday morning that all five Marines aboard a helicopter that crashed in a remote area of southern California have been confirmed dead. Five Marines assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, were onboard. The squadron is located at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

Nevada suing social media firms in state court

A trio of lawsuits filed in state court in Las Vegas seek unspecified damages from TikTok, Snapchat and Meta Platforms, the owner of Instagram, Facebook and Messenger.

Tropicana set to close, be demolished for A’s stadium

Tropicana owner Bally’s Corp. said the closure on April 2 — days before the 67th anniversary of the resort’s opening — marks the beginning of preparations for demolition.

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