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Lori Bagwell to run for Carson City mayor in 2020

October 18, 2019

Carson City Supervisor Lori Bagwell announced her intention to run for mayor of Carson City in the 2020 election. “As a member of the Board of Supervisors for five years, a volunteer for various charities,...

Nevadans invited to help set housing, development priorities

October 18, 2019

Nevadans in Carson City and rural areas are being urged to attend two upcoming meetings to help set priorities for federal housing and community development grant funding. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the state...

Judge blocks Trump energy rules that could harm sage grouse

October 17, 2019

BILLINGS, Mont. — A U.S. judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from easing rules on mining, drilling and grazing across millions of acres in seven Western states, saying such activities left unchecked were likely to...

Three appointed to Nevada minerals commission

October 16, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak has appointed Randy Griffin and Josh Nordquist and reappointed Robert Felder to the Commission on Mineral Resources. The commission is a seven-member body that meets quarterly to make recommendations to the governor...

New ‘Welcome to Nevada’ signs going up on U.S. 395

October 15, 2019

The Nevada Department of Transportation is installing new “Welcome to Nevada” signs at both locations where U.S. 395 enters the state. A spokesman said preliminary construction began Oct. 7 near Topaz Lake south of Gardnerville....

Charges allege foreign funds funneled to Laxalt, Duncan

October 10, 2019

LAS VEGAS — Prosecutors in New York allege that contributions to Republican candidates for Nevada governor and state attorney general in 2018 were attempts by businessmen with ties to President Donald Trump’s lawyer and the...