Lakes at historically low levels, unusually early forest fires, restrictions on water use and now a potentially record heat wave: even before summer's start the US West is suffering the effects of chronic drought made worse by climate change. Eighty-eight percent of the West was in a state of drought this week, including the entire states of California, Oregon, Utah and Nevada, according to official data.
The hottest new destination for political tourists this summer is a barren and crumbling arena surrounded by an empty parking lot, where off-duty law enforcement officials providing security lounge under a flimsy plastic tent to escape the punishing sun and triple-digit heat radiating off the cracked asphalt. Inside Phoenix Memorial Coliseum, a parade of Republican legislators from across the nation have come to observe an audit of the more than 2.1 million votes cast last year in Maricopa County, an examination ordered by the Republican-controlled Arizona state Senate.
This opinion column was submitted By Julie Kring, an entrepreneur and CEO of Khepra — an organization in pursuit of clean energy solutions. As someone with deep roots in this state, I lovingly refer to Nevada’s wide open spaces and extensive backcountry as “home sweet home.” We have been gifted with some of the most magnificent mountains, waterways and unique wild systems in the world — the places so many of us grew up adventuring and exploring.
Nevada is being praised for its continued commitment to solar energy. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Congresswoman Susie Lee stopped by Townsite Solar in Boulder City Friday morning. The Secretary of Energy says southern Nevada is ahead of the game with solar energy. The two talked with workers at the site and watched them install a few solar panels.
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- It's been two weeks since Governor Steve Sisolak lifted pandemic pricing restrictions on rideshare companies in Nevada. The restrictions had been in place since March 2020. Uber reported a significant shift in production on Friday, June 12. “We’ve seen a lot more drivers come back onto the platform.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) on Friday officially signed into law a bill that would make the Silver State the first in the nation to hold a presidential primary during a general election year. Despite Sisolak's Friday signing, the bill will still need to gain the support of national political parties to take effect.
The governor of Nevada wants to make his state first in the 2024 presidential nominating process. Sign up for our Newsletters Before it becomes official, however, both the Democratic National Committee and Republican National Committee would have to be convinced by the state of Nevada. KCCI political analyst and Drake University professor Dennis Goldford says two states, one being Iowa, would put up a fight.
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -It’s a sobering thought to consider as the pandemic retreats in our rearview mirrors. Already this year 141 people have died on Nevada roadways. That’s a 30 percent increase over last year. And before you dismiss that as a skewed comparison with a year when many of us were stuck inside and rarely ventured out, that’s hardly the case.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law Friday a measure requiring mail-in ballots to be automatically sent to active voters in future elections. The new law indefinitely extends policies that the Democratic governor approved last year amid the pandemic. Sisolak signed the bill at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday with Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, a Democrat who pushed for the change.
Nevada will bump Iowa and New Hampshire from being the first U.S. states to hold presidential primaries thanks to a law signed by Nevada's Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday. "Nevada represents a diverse constituency that presidential candidates need to talk to. It is not just for us.
‘Watchdog’ group wants teachers to wear bodycams to assure they don’t teach Critical Race Theory in Nevada district
A Nevada group called the Nevada Family Alliance has proposed putting cameras on teachers to stop them from teaching Critical Race Theory. While the Washoe County School District says Critical Race Theory isn’t part of its curriculum, educators have proposed to incorporate equity, diversity and racism into its K-5 curriculum.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KOLO) - Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed the bill that would make Nevada the first state in the nation to hold a Presidential Primary. The political parties must approve of the change, or Nevada risks not having its delegates count at the political conventions.
Nevada’s governor has signed a law making the Western state the first to vote on the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed a law that would make Nevada the first state to vote in the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots.
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - This weekend, Nevada’s best track and field athlete to date will try to add more accolades to her already stellar career. “It’s a good feeling to have this opportunity to compete for Nevada again and represent,” said Ader, who has collected six All-American honors over her three-plus seasons running, jumping, throwing and doing everything right in between for the Wolf Pack.
(Reuters) - Lithium Americas Corp has delayed plans to excavate its Thacker Pass lithium mine site in Nevada, according to court filings, while a federal judge considers whether the former Trump administration erred in approving the project that opponents say could threaten sage grouse and other wildlife.
Video shows teen couple accused of murdering girl’s father joking about ‘killing someone’ days later
Just days after a Nevada man was found violently stabbed and burnt to death inside the garage of his Las Vegas home, his young daughter and her teen boyfriend giddily recorded a cell phone video in which they joked and laughed about killing someone. The chilling clip was among evidence submitted by prosecutors in the case against 18-year-old Aaron Guerrero and his 16-year-old girlfriend, Sierra Halseth.
It had been awhile since the Ames softball team hit one over the fence when the Little Cyclones stepped onto the field to face Nevada Thursday at the Nevada Softball Field. The Little Cyclones hadn't gone deep since belting three home runs in their third game of the season versus Creston May 25.
Elizabeth Helgelien, formely Halseth, was elected to Nevada legislature in 2010 Teens joke on video about murdering father days before being arrested for killing A Las Vegas teenager charged in the killing of her father and seen giggling about “murdering somebody” in the days following his death is the daughter of a former Nevada state senator, reports have said.