RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court justices and the secretary of state formally certified the results of the 2022 general election on Tuesday in the western battleground state where just over half of all ballots were cast by mail.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A state prison in northern Nevada will be closed as a safety, staffing and cost-cutting measure, and inmates and staff members will be reassigned to other facilities, the state’s prisons chief said Monday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six-term Republican Rep. Mark Amodei has defeated Elizabeth Mercedes Krause, as expected, in Nevada’s rural northern district where no Democrat has ever won.
The 2nd Congressional District was considered the only safe seat for either party among the four in the western battleground of Nevada, where three incumbent Democrats faced stiff challenges.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aubrey Rowlatt is retiring early after one term as Carson City's clerk-recorder, having seen drastic changes in the way elections are administered and scrutinized in her small county office and across Nevada.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A candidate for Nevada attorney general will remain on the ballot in November despite not meeting the qualifications for the position and no longer wanting to run, a Carson City district court judge ruled.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge who dismissed Republican Joey Gilbert’s lawsuit challenging his defeat in Nevada's gubernatorial primary says Gilbert failed to present “any competent evidence” that he received more votes than GOP nominee Joe Lombardo.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bats have infested a Nevada fire station for the second time in seven years, forcing officials to temporarily close it.
The bats have been flying around the living quarters of the small fire station between Reno and Carson City and dead bats have been found in a bay where an ambulance is parked, said Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District spokesperson Adam Mayberry.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire officials have temporarily closed a small fire station between Reno and Carson City due to a bat infestation.
The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District announced the temporary closure Tuesday of Fire Station 30 on Old Highway 395 in the Washoe Valley next to the historic Bowers Mansion.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Thirteen Nevada Republicans announced a new coalition on Monday to endorse Democratic Attorney General Aaron Ford in his re-election bid against their party’s nominee, Sigal Chattah, a right-wing candidate who bested a more moderate Republican primary contender.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A candidate for Nevada governor who lost the Republican primary in June is contesting the results in a lawsuit.
The lawsuit from defeated candidate Joey Gilbert challenges a primary election win by Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo and was filed with state District Court in Carson City, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Saturday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada couple was found secretly keeping a cache of weapons and living with their two kids at a northern Nevada children’s museum where they worked, authorities said.
A janitor at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada was arrested late last week, KRNV-TV in Reno reported Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Supreme Court justices asked pointed questions Thursday about a fast-track appeal of a school vouchers ballot measure that a state court judge rejected for using what he characterized as “sleight of hand” to hide what he called the “enormous” effect it would have on the state budget.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court is considering whether an initiative will advance to the ballot in November to ask voters if they want to create open primaries and ranked-choice voting in general elections.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 38-year-old fugitive who escaped an Oregon federal prison camp in April has been captured in Nevada, according to U.S. Marshals.
Andrew Cain Kristovich had been staying in a tent in Carson City, Nevada, where officials also found a semi-automatic rifle, KOIN-TV reported on Friday.
DAYTON, Nev. (AP) — A 102-year-old northern Nevada woman known locally as “Motorcycle Mama” celebrated her latest birthday on the back of a Harley Davison.
Velma Thornburgh’s daughter organized the trek in Dayton on U.S.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge in Carson City has dealt a setback to a group trying to get a school vouchers question before voters in Nevada, ruling that signatures can't be collected for a proposed constitutional amendment to let parents use state money to pay for private school tuition.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Overwhelming. The best and worst of humankind.
That's how a Carson City couple described their recent 10-day trip to the “no man’s land” between checkpoints along the Ukraine-Poland border during Russia's war on Ukraine.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo filed documents Monday to seek the Republican nomination for Nevada governor, joining a crowded field seeking the GOP nomination to challenge the Democrat, Gov.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has ruled that teachers union sponsors who qualified two tax-raising initiatives for a statewide vote can pull them from the 2022 ballot.
The decision by a judge in Carson City reverses Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske’s plan to keep on the ballot the measures to increase state sales and casino taxes to fund education.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Human remains found buried in a shallow grave in rural Nevada last year have been identified as those of a California man reported missing by his family in 2020.
The Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office used DNA testing to identify the remains as those of Jered Stefansky, 26, of Redding, officials said Thursday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller was among Republicans making their campaigns for governor official on Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for the murders of two of the four Nevada residents he admitted killing in a plea deal that spared him from a death penalty trial.
CARSON CITY (AP) — A burglary suspect who was brandishing a machete was in a “highly agitated altered state” when he charged toward a 66-year-old resident with the weapon raised above his head before a deputy shot him during a two-hour standoff in Carson City, the sheriff’s office said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Schools and many state offices in northern Nevada opened on delayed schedules for a second day Wednesday, following what weather forecasters called lake-effect snow south of Pyramid Lake.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Carson City sheriff's deputy shot a burglary suspect armed with a machete during a 2-hour standoff in a residential neighborhood on the north side of town.
Sheriff Ken Furlong said Tuesday the suspect was reported in serious condition at a Reno hospital but that his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — High temperatures in the mid-60s (18 Celsius) on Monday gave way to a sudden return to winter conditions overnight with 9 inches (2.3 centimeters) of snow on the top of the Mount Rose ski resort on the edge of Reno and Tuesday morning lows in the teens (-7 C) south of Carson City.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The superintendent in New Hampshire's largest school district is leaving his job.
John Goldhardt's resignation as Manchester superintendent was announced Friday by the local school board.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Percentages vary dramatically among Nevada's public colleges and universities but overall three-quarters of the state higher education system's students were vaccinated against COVID-19 before an emergency mandate requiring shots expired in December.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Lawmakers in Nevada’s capital city have ended months of debate by rejecting a proposal to allow construction of a slaughterhouse and meat processing facility near Carson City Airport.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A historic church in Sparks designed by one of Nevada's most prolific architects is facing demolition.
The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that a developer has obtained a demolition permit for the Immaculate Conception Church.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Carson City judge on Thursday rejected a challenge to a political action committee's efforts to bring open primaries and ranked-choice voting in general elections to Nevada.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — All schools in Carson City, Nevada closed on Friday due to fears of violence associated with a “School Shooting Challenge” going viral on the social media platform TikTok.
Schools throughout the United States are also responding to vague threats circulating on TikTok, with some closing and others increasing police presence.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Local officials in rural Nevada decided on Thursday to replace equipment manufactured by Dominion Voting Systems — a sign that unsubstantiated concerns about election machine tampering are still prevalent more than a year after the 2020 election.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s economy is rebounding more quickly than in some past recessions, but coronavirus variants continue to raise questions about the state’s path toward full recovery.
The five-member panel responsible for economic forecasts on Tuesday said the state had collected more sales and entertainment taxes than forecasted, but would have less from sources including a payroll tax, which a state court limited in May.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When it was time for Winona James to return to school, her family hid her in brush near their home in the Carson Valley to prevent officials from the Stewart Indian School from finding her.
RENIO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a hit-and-run suspect was hospitalized after being shot and wounded by a Nevada State Police trooper in an area between Reno and Carson City.
The State Police said the incident occurred Wednesday when a trooper encountered the suspect who was walking under an Interstate 580 overpass following a two-vehicle crash.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant who admitted killing four northern Nevadans in 2019 has entered guilty pleas to all remaining related charges in Carson City, the final piece of a plea deal that will spare him from the death penalty and send him to prison for life with no chance for parole.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 35-year-old transient accused of setting a Las Vegas house fire that killed his girlfriend has been arrested in Carson City on arson and homicide-related charges.
Shyhelee Jamal Coleman was booked into the Carson City Jail Tuesday after Carson City sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle trespassing at a gas station on College Parkway, the Nevada Appeal reported.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant who admitted killing four people in northern Nevada in 2019 is expected to plead guilty to all remaining related charges in Carson City Nov. 23 in the final leg of a plea deal that will spare him from the death penalty and send him to prison for life with no chance for parole.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup that was towing an overweight boat down a steep mountain highway when he lost control and crashed into more than a half-dozen vehicles, killing two people and injuring nine others in Carson City.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Democrat Kimi Cole wants to become the country's first openly transgender politician elected to a statewide office.
Cole, who chairs the Nevada Democratic Rural Caucus, announced plans to run for lieutenant governor in Nevada on Wednesday at an event in the state capital.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Local officials in northern Nevada on Wednesday appointed Reno Republican Donald Tatro to replace former Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, who resigned last month to accept an appointment to the Nevada Gaming Commission.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant who admitted fatally shooting four people in Nevada during a two-week rampage in 2019 pleaded guilty Tuesday to the remaining two killings as part of a deal with prosecutors that will spare him the death penalty.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol says a preliminary investigation indicates both motorcyclists were impaired when they collided in Silver Springs last week, killing a Carson City man.
The patrol identified the victim Wednesday as 41-year-old Michael Lawson.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 36-year-old Reno man has been arrested as a suspect in a hit-and run crash that killed a pedestrian in Carson City last week.
The Nevada Highway Patrol identified the victim Tuesday as 49-year-old Charles Hodges of Gardnerville.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s only Republican in Congress isn’t going to run for governor in 2022.
Rep. Mark Amodei announced Monday he will instead seek re-election to his House seat.
Amodei, 63, has served in Congress since 2011 and previously represented Carson City in the Nevada state Legislature.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A group of Nevada lawmakers traveling the state to engage the public in the once-in-a-decade redistricting process is confronting a raft of questions about race, partisanship and rural-urban divides as they prepare to redraw the state's political maps next month.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno and other areas of western Nevada will likely see punishing weather with rain, heavy mountain snow and potentially damaging winds Sunday and Monday, the National Weather Service said Saturday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada politicians are loading their campaign coffers with millions in contributions in preparation for next year's midterm elections, setting the stage for a costly election year with advertising bombarding television, radio, social media and mailboxes.