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.

Dayton gunmaker agrees to halt sales in Philadelphia

Philadelphia filed suit against Polymer80 of Dayton and JSD Supply of Pennsylvania in July.

WinterWonderGrass leaves fans happy, excited for next year

The festival was non-stop music from 2 p.m. until about 11 p.m. with one main stage and three side stages. Here’s what some fans had to say about the festival.

Mental health campaign helps teens to ‘Smash Stress’

Hope Means Nevada, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield want to tell teens it’s OK to not be OK this month to improve their mental health.

3 officers shot in Sparks; suspect dead after traffic stop escalated into standoff

Three law enforcement officers in Northern Nevada were shot and wounded Friday, after a traffic stop in Sparks quickly escalated into an hourslong standoff that included several shootouts between officers and the suspect, police said.

WinterWonderGrass returns to Tahoe for 8th year

More than 25 bands will perform across four stages from Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7.

Reno judge hands wild horse advocates rare victory in ruling on mustang management plans

In a rare legal victory for wild horse advocates, a judge has ruled U.S. land managers failed to adopt a legal herd management plan or conduct the necessary environmental review before 31 mustangs died during the roundup of more than 2,000 horses in Nevada last summer.

Vietnam vets ceremony honors service, heroes and sacrifice

The annual Vietnam War Veterans Remembrance Day on March 23 honored the military for their service a half-century ago in Vietnam and recognized those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.