18-Year Nevada Battle Over US Forest Road May Be OverOne of the nation's longest-running court battles over local property rights and ownership of national forest roads may have finally come to an end in Nevada to the delight of environmentalists.
US Court Denies Government Appeal In $167,000 Seizure CaseA judge ruled that a pair of traffic stops by a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper and an Elko County sheriff's deputy with a drug-sniffing dog amounted to an effort to get around Straughn Gorman's right to be free from unreasonable searches.
Inmate Dies Serving Sex Assault SentenceThe state Department of Corrections said Tuesday that John Layton Stokes was found dead about 1 p.m. Monday at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs.
Some Nevada Airports Awarded Grant Money
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.
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.
Nevada Fracking Plans OK'dA Texas company which wants to use hydraulic fracturing in northern Nevada supports the state's regulations governing the controversial practice.
Nevada County To Start Charging Inmates For Meals Despite Rights ConcernsACLU says Elko County plan to bill prisoners for room and board is unconstitutional.
Sheepherder Dispute Lands One In JailA 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.
Post Office Shutdown Amid AllegiationsA 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
Police Searching For Man Who Shot Deputy