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Sisolak, Cannizzaro say death penalty bill dead this session

Gov. Steve Sisolak and Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro, D-Las Vegas, issued statements Thursday effectively saying the bill to abolish the death penalty in Nevada is dead this session.

Carson schools seek donations to aid Jump Start with Western Nevada College

The Carson City Schools Foundation is seeking community donors to match its efforts to “Sponsor a Student” for the Western Nevada College Jump Start College program.

11 new COVID cases; walk-in vaccine clinic Friday in Carson City

Carson City Health and Human Services on Wednesday reported 11 new cases and 27 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.

Douglas, Lyon, Storey counties flagged for risk of virus transmission

Nevada’s test positivity rate is once again dropping but, unlike late last week when just a couple of counties were flagged for elevated risk of transmission, five counties were back on that list Wednesday.

Summer Medicaid cuts restored by Nevada lawmakers

Lawmakers reviewing human resources budgets voted unanimously Wednesday to restore more than $300 million to the Medicaid budgets.

National Kids to Park Day in Carson City on Saturday

Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Department invites children and their families to take part in the 11th annual National Kids to Park Day from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Saturday at the Carson River Park.

Missing Lyon County woman found in Sacramento

A Lyon County woman reported missing April 26 has been found safe, according to a news release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

Nevada's Marshall to co-chair fiscal study of states

Nevada Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall has been named co-chair of the Council of State Governments Fiscal Health subcommittee.

Western Nevada College to receive $4.8 million from American Rescue Plan

U.S. Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., announced more than $200 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Nevada under the American Rescue Plan in a news release.

Settelmeyer: State has money if Supreme Court rules against tax hike

The lawsuit brought by Nevada Senate Republicans after Democrats passed two revenue bills in the 2019 Legislature without the constitutionally-mandated two-thirds majority, is now under consideration by the Nevada Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, said on Nevada Newsmakers.

8 new COVID-19 cases in Quad County area Tuesday

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 8 new cases and 32 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.

Lawmakers call for restoration of K-12 funding cut in governor’s budget

Several members of the money committees objected Tuesday to specific cuts to K-12 education funding in the governor’s recommended budget.

Carson City Sheriff offers tips to avoid vehicle burglary

The best way to protect yourself from a vehicle burglary is to not give the thief a reason to get into your vehicle.

Sisolak pushes expanded state infrastructure bank

Gov. Steve Sisolak and state Treasurer Zach Conine are asking Nevada lawmakers to fund a state infrastructure bank that could enable new roads, public transportation or energy storage projects starting in July 2021.

Carson Tahoe Health receives national designation

Carson Tahoe Health has been awarded the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center