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Nevada Supreme Court seats each draw three candidates

January 18, 2020

There will be a primary in both of the Supreme Court seats open this election cycle. Three candidates have filed to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by retiring Justice Mark Gibbons. And Chief...



Tentative map for Andersen Ranch OK’d by supervisors

January 16, 2020

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday gave the go-ahead to a new residential development on roughly 48 acres of Andersen Ranch between Mountain Street and Ormsby Boulevard. The board approved a tentative subdivision map for...


Douglas County Democrat Patricia Ackerman challenges Amodei

January 16, 2020

Douglas County Democrat Patricia Ackerman this week announced she will run against U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei in Nevada’s Congressional District 2. She pointed to Amodei’s repeated votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and his...



‘Red Flag’ gun law now in effect in Nevada

January 8, 2020

Among the laws that took effect Jan. 1 is the “red flag” sections of AB291 allowing law enforcement or a concerned family member to get an order temporarily seizing firearms that belong to someone who...


Two file for open Nevada Supreme Court seat

January 7, 2020

Two candidates have filed to fill the Nevada Supreme Court seat being vacated by retiring Justice Mark Gibbons. Gibbons announced plans to retire a year early saying he wanted to give those interested in succeeding...




Carson City judges file for re-election

January 6, 2020

Both of Carson City’s district judges filed for re-election Monday morning. Todd Russell and Jim Wilson filed on the opening day of candidate filing for the 2020 election. Russell, a Carson City native, was first...




Nevada Public Utilities Commission gets new leader

December 28, 2019

Hayley Williamson will take over as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on Wednesday. Gov. Steve Sisolak appointed her to move up from a member of the commission where she has served since...



Backers offer amendments to Nevada redistricting measure

December 22, 2019

LAS VEGAS — Advocates for creating a non-partisan commission to redraw Nevada voting districts instead of the Legislature are offering to amend a proposed statewide ballot initiative to appease a North Las Vegas pastor who...


Amodei says no on impeachment

December 20, 2019

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., issued a lengthy statement on Wednesday explaining why he voted against both articles of impeachment. On the first article, he said the question is whether President Trump’s conduct in the Ukraine...



Law enforcement grants awarded for vests, cameras and training

December 20, 2019

Eleven mostly rural Nevada communities will get a total of $72,131 from the federal government to help buy police bullet proof vests, body cameras and provide training. “These resources will provide officers the training, equipment...