Carson City Nevada

In this Aug. 26, 2013 file photo, a deer takes refuge alongside the road in the city of Groveland, Calif., on the edge of the Rim Fire which continues to burn in the Stanislaus National Forest. (AP Photo /Elias Funez, The Modesto Bee, File)

Rim Fire puts some holiday tourists in quandary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear […]

08/29/2013

Hazy smoke from a wildfire more than 150 miles away near Yosemite National Park descended Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, on Reno and the downtown casino district. Washoe County Health District officials issued an air quality alert because the Air Quality Index worsened to the unhealthy zone for sensitive groups, including the elderly and young children. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

Yosemite smoke fuels red air quality alert in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Health officials in smoky Reno have raised the seriousness of an air quality alert to include the general population as a thick haze worsens from a massive wildfire burning more than […]

08/23/2013

This May 2012 photo provided by the Nevada State Museum shows ancient carvings on limestone boulders near Nevada's Pyramid Lake which have been confirmed to be the oldest recorded petroglyphs in North America - at least 10,500 years old. (AP Photo/Nevada State Museum, Eugene Hattori)

Nevada petroglyphs the oldest in North America

PYRAMID LAKE, Nev. (AP) — Ancient rock etchings along a dried-up lake bed in Nevada have been confirmed to be the oldest recorded petroglyphs in North America, dating back at least 10,000 years. The petroglyphs […]

08/14/2013

OJ Simpson appears in court in Las Vegas (AP Photo)

Simpson wins small parole victory on some charges

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery involving the […]

07/31/2013

$7.4M in gold coins found in home of recluse

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – A state judge in Carson City has scheduled a Feb. 26 auction to sell off part of $7.4 million in gold coins found in the home a recluse who died last summer.

01/29/2013

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