More Nevada Articles

  • BLM says 6 cattle died in disputed Nevada roundup

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six animals died in a federal roundup of cattle that officials say rancher Cliven Bundy allowed to graze illegally for 20 years on public land outside his southern Nevada property, the Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday. Four animals were euthanized, including one cow and...

  • Firefighting sheep return to Carson City

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Carson City welcomed what's become an annual spring contingent of four-legged firefighters. Hundreds of sheep released last week in the hills on the city's west side are munching on cheatgrass and other emerging vegetation to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires...

  • Nevada jobless rate remains 8.5 percent in March

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's jobless rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the month before, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday. But the report noted that the March unemployment rate is down from 10.2 percent for the same...

  • Harry Reid: Supporters of Nevada rancher are 'domestic terrorists'

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, who has been fighting with the federal government over grazing, "domestic terrorists."

  • The pole-dance-party-bus lobby loves pole-dance-party-bus regulation

    When you see a regulation promulgated in the name of public safety, always ask yourself: which special interest is profiting off this new intrusion of government?

  • Cattlemen's group won't get involved in Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's dispute with government

    A Nevada cattle rancher group expressed sympathy for embattled cattleman Cliven Bundy in his increasingly tense confrontation with the federal government over grazing rights, but it stopped short of getting involved. "Nevada Cattlemen's Association does not feel it is our place to interfere in...

  • Reno unveils 4 new electric buses; $500K savings

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Transportation officials in Reno have added to their fleet four new buses that run solely on electric batteries. The buses are quieter, cleaner and cheaper than their gasoline-powered counterparts, according to officials for the Regional Transit Commission who expect to save...

  • Harry Reid: Nevada rancher dispute with federal government 'not over'

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the tense confrontation between a southern Nevada rancher and federal agents over cattle grazing rights is "not over." "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it," the Nevada Democrat told Reno, Nev., TV station...

  • Feds to pursue effort to end dispute with rancher

    A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.

  • Union members picket downtown Vegas casinos

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some 2,000 union members picketed in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday to draw attention to ongoing contract talks. Culinary Workers' Union Local 226 spokeswoman Bethany Khan says multiple lines of picketers walked back and forth at entrances to 10 downtown properties. She says...

  • Sanctions denied over deadly Nevada Amtrak crash

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state judge has found no proof of evidence tampering after a June 2011 collision between a tractor-trailer and an Amtrak train that killed six people and injured dozens in northern Nevada. Washoe County District Judge Scott Freeman, in a ruling handed down late Thursday,...

  • Judge upholds Reno digital billboard ordinance

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state judge has upheld a city of Reno ordinance allowing billboard companies to remove four existing "static" billboards in exchange for installing a new digital billboard. Washoe County District Judge Patrick Flanagan found the city's ordinance struck a proper balance...

  • Families targeted in new Reno-Tahoe tourism survey

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Visitors to the Reno-Lake Tahoe area stayed longer, spent more money and brought their children along more often last year than they did two years earlier, according to a new tourism survey that suggests targeting families in future marketing efforts. The tourists with kids...

  • Reno trial on faith-based fraud charges nears end

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled Monday afternoon in the trial of a Reno businessman accused of bilking the government out of $200,000 intended for nonprofits. The jury then will begin deliberations in the case involving Mike Stickler, whose Faith Based Services was one of...



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