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Nuclear downwinder reparations bill clears House

Only counties in Nevada, Arizona and Utah have eligible downwinders that can get up to $50,000 in reparations.

Frierson sworn in as first Black U.S. attorney in Nevada

Frierson replaces Christopher Chiou, who became interim head of the office when Nicholas Trutanich resigned after Biden took office.

Nevada awarded $4.4 million for ecosystem restoration

Nevada will receive $4.41 million of the $68.4 million in the infrastructure law to pay for ecosystem restoration projects nationwide.

No monsters or mobsters but Tahoe trash divers strike gold

Scuba divers who spent a year cleaning up Lake Tahoe's entire 72-mile shoreline have come away with tons of trash.

Sisolak names Black Advisory Council

Earlier this year, he named members of his Latino Advisory Council. Both groups are charged with supporting his re-election efforts.

Flags at half-staff to honor COVID victims

His executive order is in conjunction with the directions from President Biden that all federal buildings do the same.

Wind, drought make western fires unstoppable

The flames of a northern New Mexico wildfire have become unstoppable as the largest blaze in the U.S. burns trees sucked dry of moisture over decades of drought.

Casinos see best month ever in March, winning $5.3B nationally

The casinos collectively also had their best first quarter ever, falling just short of the $14.35 billion they won from gamblers in the fourth quarter of last year.

Minden man dies in motorcycle crash

Robert Purvis, 66, of Minden, died on April 30 after a motorcycle crash on State Route 338 near Wellington.

Bodies in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

The lake that slakes the thirst of 40 million people in cities, farms and tribes across seven Southwestern states is down to about 30% of capacity.

Fernley man dies in Sparks motorcycle crash

Jonathan Christensen, 31, of Fernley died on Thursday, May 5 as a result of a motorcycle crash on I-80.

Brown, Laxalt debate in race for GOP nomination for U.S. Senate

Republican U.S. Senate candidates Sam Brown and Adam Laxalt squared off on Nevada Newsmakers on Monday, largely agreeing on most major issues.

GOP AG candidates agree on some issues, attack on others

Sigal Chattah and Tisha Black debated Thursday on Nevada Newsmakers.

Investigators work to ID 2nd set of remains from Lake Mead

Two sisters from Henderson were paddleboarding in Callville Bay Saturday when they spotted the remains.

Condors soar again over Northern California coastal redwoods

The endangered California condor returned to the state's far northern coast redwood forests for the first time in more than a century.

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