State Board of Ed anticipates September launch on start times survey

The Nevada State Board of Education has proposed a September launch for a statewide survey regarding high school start times to be distributed to stakeholders, educators, families and students.

GOP sues to block count of mail ballots received after Election Day

Republicans contend this violates the U.S. Constitution’s requirement that there be a single day for Election Day.

Industrial construction slows as normal market conditions return

Overall vacancy has crept up from less than 1 percent a few years ago to just over 8 percent – but industrial developers aren’t panicking.

Schellraiser Music Festival set May 30-June 1 in McGill

The festival features more than 30 bands in the McGill Pool Park with nearby camping.

Law enforcement officers memorial held in Carson City

The memorial was dedicated in 1998 to recognize Nevada peace officers who have died in the line of duty.

Day of Remembrance: 'Beyond Courage' author highlights Reno event

Doreen Rappaport brings attention to resistance fighters and others who defied the Holocaust during WWII.

Boys & Girls Clubs funding creates day care options

A statewide initiative is helping to double the number of Boys & Girls Clubs centers to meet the needs for families seeking day care or early learning options.

Lithium mine moves forward despite endangered wildflower

The Bureau of Land Management released more than 2,000 pages of documents in a draft environmental impact statement for the Rhyolite Ridge mine.

USPS commits to rerouting Reno-area mail to Sacramento

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has cast the permanent measure as a cost-saving move, but lawmakers have complained about a lack of transparency in the process.

Mustang 22 memorial adds another static display

Nevada helicopter was shot down in southern Afghanistan, killing entire crew.

UNR researcher takes on fight against deadly cattle tick

Monika Gulia-Nuss has broken ground in understanding the genetic code of ticks, beginning with the deer tick, which carries Lyme disease-causing bacteria that infect humans.

Nevada Guard maintains strong enlistment numbers

The Nevada National Guard has exceeded its goal at the federal fiscal year’s six-month mark as of April 1.

Gun-right defenders, anti-abortion activists lose in state rulings

Nevada’s Supreme Court upheld a state ban on ghost guns and, separately, handed a setback to anti-abortion activists.

Lombardo order addresses shortage of health care workers

The order directs the Patient Protection Commission to devise recommendations for ensuring Nevada residents have more access to quality care statewide.

Amodei appointed Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee chairman

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei was named chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations.