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Sisolak orders masks for all school teachers, staff and volunteers

Masks also mandated for all Washoe and Clark students

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday issued a directive mandating masks for all teachers, staff and volunteers in Nevada’s 17 school districts and all students in Washoe and Clark counties.

Sisolak: Biden promises no nukes to Yucca Mountain

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday that President Joe Biden has promised to block shipping nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain.

Esmeralda County drops off the risk for virus list, Storey is now on it

Storey County will have a mask mandate if the county doesn’t lower the infection rate by Aug. 13.

Settelmeyer, Titus renew call for limits on governor’s emergency powers

Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, has renewed his call to put some limits on the governor’s emergency powers.

Nevada officials hope mask mandate brings progress in week or two

No plan to require proof of vaccinations at state level

Nevada inmate wins chance to potentially overturn rape conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court has ordered genetic testing giving Tyrone James, Sr., a chance to overturn his conviction in a 10-year-old rape case.

June gaming win over $1 billion fourth consecutive month

Total win for the fiscal year was $10.66 billion, a 14.3 percent increase over 2020.

Steep fees charged for parking near Hidden Beach at Tahoe

Tahoe Transportation District Manager Carl Hasty said the fees are an experiment to see if visitor patterns can be changed.

Sisolak urges Nevadans behind in rent to apply for assistance

Gov. Steve Sisolak urged renters who are behind in payments and their landlords to go to the Home Means Nevada website and file an application for assistance.

Sisolak reimposes indoor masking mandate in 12 counties including Carson, Douglas and Lyon

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday afternoon issued a directive re-imposing indoor mask requirements effective July 30 at 12:01 a.m.

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