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A man has been sentenced to 8 months in prison for shining laser pointers at airliners and a police helicopter. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Some Nevada Airports Awarded Grant Money

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nine small airports located mostly in rural Nevada are getting federal grant money for improvements totaling $6.2 million. The Federal Aviation Administration awarded the Ely Airport-Yelland Field the largest amount in the […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/15/2015

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Oil Fracking Project In Nevada Sage Grouse Habitat Approved

Federal land managers have approved an oil project involving fracking in a portion of northeast Nevada identified as an essential habitat.


File photo of a horse grazing. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Rancher Rides Across Nevada In Protest Of BLM

Elko County Commissioner Grant Gerber saddled up his horse before sunrise on Memorial Day and set out on a 70-mile trek across northern Nevada to protest livestock grazing reductions on federal land.


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Nevada Fracking Plans OK’d

A Texas company which wants to use hydraulic fracturing in northern Nevada supports the state’s regulations governing the controversial practice.


Elko County plan bill prisoners for meals, medical treatment and administrative fees. (Getty Images)

Nevada County To Start Charging Inmates For Meals Despite Rights Concerns

ACLU says Elko County plan to bill prisoners for room and board is unconstitutional.



Sheepherder Dispute Lands One In Jail

A fight between two Peruvian sheepherders at an isolated camp in northeast Nevada landed one in jail in Elko over the weekend on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.


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Post Office Shutdown Amid Allegiations

A contract post office in Elko County has been shut down without notice amid an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General into alleged misconduct.



Casino Winnings Decline

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Casino winnings in Nevada continued an up-and-down pattern into April, with statewide figures showing that the house won a little bit less compared with the same month a year ago. […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/09/2011

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Police Searching For Man Who Shot Deputy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rural Nevada deputies are searching for a gunman who opened fire on police, leaving one deputy critically injured. KRNV-TV reports the Elko County sheriff’s office is searching for 43-year-old Peter Coca, […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/25/2011