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DOE seeks dismissal of Nevada plutonium lawsuit
DOE seeks dismissal of Nevada plutonium lawsuit

April 17, 2019

RENO — The U.S. Energy Department is asking a federal judge in Reno to dismiss the state’s lawsuit challenging plutonium shipments to Nevada, adding that the material at the storage site north of Las Vegas...



State vet recommends owners keep horses home

April 12, 2019

Nevada horse owners are being warned not to travel or compete with their animals after reports of two more cases of equine herpes virus were announced by the Nevada Department of Agriculture on Thursday. “At...




Water outlook strong for Tahoe Basin
Water outlook strong for Tahoe Basin

April 3, 2019

Several snowpack measurements in the past several days reflect a fact many Tahoe residents already knew: the winter of 2018-19 was a big one. A measurement Tuesday at Phillips Station, located next to Sierra-at-Tahoe ski...


Federal agency frets about terrorism threats at Burning Man
Federal agency frets about terrorism threats at Burning Man

April 3, 2019

RENO — Burning Man organizers say the U.S. government wants to place unreasonable conditions on a proposal to expand the counter-culture festival’s capacity to 100,000, including stepped-up security searches and new perimeter barriers that land...


Nevada AG Ford raises concerns about federal opioid rules
Nevada AG Ford raises concerns about federal opioid rules

April 1, 2019

Attorney General Aaron Ford has raised concerns about new federal laws dealing with pain management prescriptions — opioids. He said the Centers for Disease Control suggests providers can rely on their own judgment instead of...


Vietnam vets honored at Carson City ceremony
Vietnam vets honored at Carson City ceremony

April 1, 2019

Saturday was a day of celebration and remembrance for Northern Nevada’s Vietnam War veterans. Carson City’s annual Welcome Home ceremony at Mills Park recognized the heroism and sacrifices of the state’s 151 Vietnam veterans who...


Sisolak creates 2020 Census committee
Sisolak creates 2020 Census committee

April 1, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued an executive order establishing a committee to ensure every Nevadan is counted in the upcoming census. “Nevada’s Complete County Committee will oversee all outreach and coordination among public and private...




Senator Square: CHS teacher visits Montpelier
Senator Square: CHS teacher visits Montpelier

March 30, 2019

Editor’s note: The following was written by CHS Government teacher and Future Business Leaders of America adviser Angila Golik. I just returned from Orange, Va. from a conference held at Montpelier, former U.S. President James...


State organizes career fair for April 5

March 29, 2019

The state is holding a career fair next week to feature employment opportunities in state service. While organized by the Nevada Veterans Coordinator, the fair is open to military and members of the public as...


Public Employees Benefits Program may see lower premiums
Public Employees Benefits Program may see lower premiums

March 29, 2019

The Public Employees Benefits Program voted Thursday to reduce premium rates in the governor’s recommended budget for the system that provides state worker health benefits. Gov. Steve Sisolak recommended a total combined per worker rate...


Nevada receives $3.7 million for opioid programs
Nevada receives $3.7 million for opioid programs

March 22, 2019

The federal government has awarded Nevada $3,768,628 to support opioid treatment programs. Sens. Catherine Cortrez Masto and Jacky Rosen, both Democrats, said the money will expand access to opioid abuse prevention, treatment and recovery programs...




$1M to fund Nevada water pollution projects
$1M to fund Nevada water pollution projects

July 6, 2018

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has received $1 million in federal funding to help pay for projects to control nonpoint source water pollution. Nonpoint source pollution is caused by rain, snowmelt and irrigation flows...


Nevada updates info on execution drugs

July 6, 2018

The Nevada Department of Corrections has updated information in regards to the lethal injection protocol for the court-ordered execution of condemned murderer Raymond Scott Dozier. According to NRS 176.355, the judgement of death must be...