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Tahoe Restoration Act seeks $415 million for basin

Nevada’s U.S. House delegation joined by California Rep. John Garamendi has introduced the Lake Tahoe Restoration Reauthorization Act.

Guard announces new PAO

1st Lt. Emerson Marcus of Sparks is the Nevada National Guard’s new public affairs officer who will oversee the agency’s communications department.

Reno police say double killing appears to be self-defense

A man who fatally shot two men in a parking lot outside a northeast Reno bar last month appears to have been acting in self-defense, Reno police said Tuesday.

Mining ban considered to protect sage grouse

The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will consider a ban on new mining on large expanses of public lands in western states to protect a struggling bird species, the greater sage grouse.

Nevada approves collective bargaining agreement with state cops

Nevada’s Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved the state’s first collective bargaining agreement.

Judge says he'll have time to hear Nevada execution plan

A federal judge acknowledged Monday that with the proposed date for Nevada's first execution in 15 years to be scheduled for late July, he'll have time to review the state's unannounced lethal injection plan

Nevada receives rules for spending coronavirus funding

Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday the state has received the federal guidance for how Nevada can spend the American Rescue Plan funding.

South Lake Tahoe boat ramp closed due to low water levels

A least one boat ramp at Lake Tahoe won't be opening to motorized vessels this summer due to low water levels caused by an unusually dry winter.

Spearman, LGBTQ+ champion, pushes ERA, sees current time as 'revelation'

The Equal Rights Amendment, a subject of legislative battles in Nevada since the 1970s, will appear on the 2022 general-election ballot after a passionate push in two sessions of the Nevada Legislature by state Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, and others.

Nevada Extension offering wildfire prep webinars

In an effort to increase awareness about what residents can do through the year to reduce fire danger, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, local, state and federal firefighting agencies are embarking on a six-month “Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign,” starting this month.

Misconduct allegations shadow smart city proposal in Storey County

A former school teacher has sued the CEO of a major cryptocurrency company that wants to build a smart city in the Nevada desert

Judge says he might block Nevada setting execution date

A federal judge said Thursday he might issue an order to block a bid by prosecutors to have a state judge set a date as early as next month for Nevada's first execution in 15 years.

Nevada higher ed system moves toward vaccination requirement

Nevada's higher education system is moving toward generally requiring students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to return to campus in the fall semester.

For first time, National Teacher of Year from Nevada

The coronavirus pandemic forced students out of the classroom and starkly revealed how learning difficulties, distractions and challenging home dynamics can make it tough to adhere to a rigid curriculum.

Sisolak: State able to add millions to budget due to handling of pandemic

Gov. Steve Sisolak says because of Nevada’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Economic Forum was able to add $586 million to the projected General Fund revenues for the coming two-year budget cycle.

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