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Judge hears fight over lithium mine on Nevada-Oregon line

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge considering legal challenges to government approval of a Nevada mine at the largest known U.S. deposit of lithium said Wednesday she’ll decide by the end of the month whether...

Searchers rescued after helicopter crash; hiker also found

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Navy helicopter crew looking for a hiker missing in some California mountains east of Yosemite National Park survived after they crashed near the tallest peak in Nevada, and both t...

Officials advise wearing masks in Vegas as COVID cases rise

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Masks are back in Las Vegas, after regional health officials on Friday cited a rising number of coronavirus cases and advised everyone — vaccinated or not — to wear facial coverings i...

US to pay Nevada $65K in settlement over radioactive waste

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has agreed to pay Nevada $65,000 after the government mislabeled and mischaracterized low-level radioactive waste that was shipped to a disposal site no...

1st COVID-19 death from Delta variant confirmed in Reno area

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Northern Nevada’s Washoe County has confirmed its first death related to the COVID-19 Delta variant, which was the most common variant among samples collected at the state public hea...

Drought woes in dry US West raise July 4 fireworks fears

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Many Americans aching for normalcy as pandemic restrictions end are looking forward to traditional Fourth of July fireworks. But with a historic drought in the U.S. West and fear...

US fights new deadline for rare plant protections in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Biden administration says a U.S. judge exceeded his authority when he gave federal wildlife officials a May 21 deadline to decide whether to formally propose endangered species p...

Burning Man cancels 2021 festival in northern Nevada desert

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Burning Man organizers announced Tuesday they are canceling this summer’s annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert for the second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pa...

Judge sets deadline for rare Nevada plant-listing decision

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge has given the Fish and Wildlife Service just 30 more days to make an overdue decision on whether to formally propose endangered species protection for a rare desert w...

Police chiefs hail Chauvin verdict as a key step to healing

Not long after a jury convicted former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin of killing George Floyd, police chiefs across the U.S. started speaking up. And it wasn't to defend the police. ...

Burning Man mulling mandatory COVD-19 vaccines for August

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Burning Man festival organizers have said that they are considering requiring attendees to prove they have been vaccinated for COVID-19 if the organizers move forward with plans to h...

Nevada justices strike down deadline in death penalty case

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court struck down a deadline Friday that a district judge set later this month for a Salvadoran immigrant’s lawyers to file a motion claiming he’s intellectually d...

Nevada Supreme Court to consider death penalty dispute

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A death penalty dispute goes before Nevada’s Supreme Court Wednesday when justices hear arguments about how long a Salvadoran immigrant's lawyers should have to prove he's intellectu...

Northern Nevada confirms its 1st case of COVID-19 UK variant

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed the first northern Nevada case of a COVID-19 variant that originated in the United Kingdom, and they are trying to determine if the infection linked t...

Nevada Supreme Court mulls appeal in 2019 quadruple homicide

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court wants to hear directly from lawyers on both sides in a death penalty dispute over how much more time public defenders should have to try to prove a Salvadoran ...