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Visitors flock to national parks after Trump waives fees

The Trump administration is urging Americans to head to national parks as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread. Many people are heading outdoors to seek...
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BLM fast-tracks plan to rip up thousands of trees

The federal government plans to remove an unprecedented number of pinyon-juniper trees in Nevada, contending it will reduce fire risk and improve habitat for...

SNWA loses another round in court

The Seventh Judicial District Court in Ely has denied an appeal by the Southern Nevada Water Authority for additional water rights, in the latest...
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Government watchdog: Trump hasn’t justified BLM move

The Bureau of Land Management is losing at least half of the employees designated to move west as part of the Trump administration’s controversial...

State may protect wildflower from mining

On Monday, the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) announced that the agency would review expanded protection for a rare Nevada buckwheat wildflower species. The review...
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Climate crisis gets stage time at Democratic debate

“Bloomberg is a joke,” said Liliana Abel-Suarez, 18, who attended a debate watch party hosted by Chispa Nevada at Layla’s Palace Banquet hall, a...

Forum presses candidates on fixing America’s infrastructure

America is falling apart. No, not metaphorically speaking -- though several Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail would point to the actions of President...
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Pine nuts, the climate crisis, tribal culture, and your ‘chic’ salad

Eaten a fashionable salad sprinkled with pine nuts lately?They’re awfully tasty.Pine nuts are also susceptible to commercial over-harvesting which, when combined with the impacts...

Why does Donald Trump hate Sunset Park? Because there are dogs in it?

Nevada elected officials are pleased with Donald Trump's decision last week to, as he put it, RESPECT Nevada and not try to restart the...

Time to end wasteful, speculative oil & gas leasing

When I was Superintendent at Joshua Tree National Park, the number one reason visitors cited for coming to the park was to experience its...


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