Nevada

Rancher Cliven Bundy pulls in a rope while on horseback at a protest area near Bunkerville, Nev. Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)

Nevada rancher had limited sympathy in the West

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — For a while, in certain quarters, Cliven Bundy was celebrated as a throwback to the Old West — a weathered, plainspoken rancher just trying to graze his cattle and keep government […]

04/25/2014

Rancher Cliven Bundy pulls in a rope while on horseback at a protest area near Bunkerville, Nev. Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)

Nevada rancher condemned for racist remarks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government’s attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a […]

04/24/2014

Rancher Cliven Bundy, middle, addresses his supporters along side Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie, right, on April 12, 2014. Bundy informed the public that the BLM has agreed to cease the roundup of his family's cattle.(AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)

Feds release all cows gathered during NV roundup

Federal land managers confirmed they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority. The Bureau of Land […]

04/12/2014

Pilot killed in fighter jet crash is identified

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen. The Los Angeles Times reports that Marine Aircraft […]

03/08/2014

In this Jan. 14, 2014 photo, a dead cat fish lies on the east shore of the Sparks Marina in Sparks, Nev.  (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)

Thousands of fish dead in Nevada marina mystery

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — State wildlife officials are trying to figure out why all the fish have died in a northern Nevada marina where the stocked fishery has flourished since the man-made lake was created […]

01/15/2014

An unmanned aerial vehicle flies at the unmanned aircraft flight station at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., on Dec. 12, 2013. With an established graduate program at OSU and a competitive bid with about two dozen other states to become a federally designated testing facility for drones, Oklahoma is positioning itself to become a hotbed for this booming sector of the aerospace industry. (AP Photo/ Oklahoma State University, Jamey Jacob)

Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies. Alaska, […]

12/30/2013

U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment rates fall in nearly all US states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell or were unchanged in all 50 U.S. states in November, evidence that hiring is improving across the country. The Labor Department said Friday that employers added jobs in 43 […]

12/20/2013

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Gunman shoots 4, kills himself at Reno hospital

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lone gunman shot and injured four people before killing himself at a sprawling medical campus in Reno. Reno police said the man entered the Center for Advanced Medicine at Renown […]

12/17/2013

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‘Lost’ moon rocks presented to Nevada on display

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Despite reports that they were long lost, moon rocks from two different Apollo missions that were presented to the state of Nevada have gone on public display in Reno. Specimens carried […]

12/15/2013

A sample of a new, high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project the Western Governors Association plans to unveiled in Las Vegas on Dec. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner).

Western governors show wildlife maps

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Governors in 16 states unveiled a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project Thursday that they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region’s environmental treasures — an ambitious […]

12/12/2013

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