Snow Falls in Sierra Nevada on Summer's Last DaySnow fell in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, giving the towering mountain range shared by California and Nevada a wintry look in September and making travel hazardous.
Nevada Stops De-Icer Use in Tainted Water AreaThe Nevada Department of Transportation will stop using a road de-icer in parts of a mountain-side community outside Las Vegas after the product was linked to recent water contamination.
Nevada Experiment Mimics Earthquakes to Test Bridge DesignsA day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors.
State Assemblyman Announces Secretary of State BidA first-term Nevada state lawmaker from Las Vegas says he'll run as a Democrat next year against the incumbent Republican secretary of state.
Reno City Council Votes to Rid Downtown of Strip ClubsThe Reno City Council voted to pursue new ordinances that would force downtown strip clubs to move into properly zoned industrial areas.
Waterspout Touches Down on Lake TahoeThe National Weather Service says a waterspout has been observed over Lake Tahoe amid severe weather that led to a tornado warning for several northeastern California counties and Carson City in western Nevada.
Sandoval Concerned About Public Pot Lounges, CafesGov. Brian Sandoval is raising concerns about a new opinion by lawyers for the state legislature that says nothing in state law prohibits local governments from allowing marijuana consumption in businesses such as pot lounges and cafes.
Nevada Unemployment Rate in August Bounces Up to 4.9 PercentState officials say growth in the workforce may be behind a slight increase in the Nevada statewide jobless rate in August, to 4.9 percent.
Democratic Leader Ford Running for Nevada Attorney GeneralThe top Democrat in the Nevada Legislature announced Tuesday he is running for state attorney general.
Local Governments Can Approve Pot Smoking In BusinessesA state senator who helped legalize recreational marijuana in Nevada says he's optimistic residents and tourists will be allowed to smoke pot in lounges and other public places next year now that it's clear state law doesn't prohibit it.
Nevada Weighs Changes to Reptile Collection RulesNevada is considering imposing restrictions on reptile collectors after figures show nearly a half-million creatures have been removed from the state in the past 30 years.
Nevada Inmate Recaptured After Walking Away From JobNevada prison officials say they've recaptured an inmate who walked away from landscaping work duty in downtown Carson City days earlier.