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Old Town

Groups respond to Bonnie Springs project in dramatically different ways

The pending closure and sale of Bonnie Springs has sparked a range of reactions from the community, from calls to relocate the ranch’s most...
rogue regulator

Former NRC chair: Nuclear power is a “failed technology”

"Nevada is not anti-nuclear and does not oppose nuclear power," wrote Gov. Kenny Guinn in a 2002 letter disapproving Yucca Mountain's designation as a...
Aerial of Bonnie Springs Ranch property

Bonnie Springs Ranch developer: No zoo, smaller motel, natural look

Additional details have emerged about the future of Bonnie Springs Ranch.The developers, Joel Laub & Associates, are hoping the new details will reassure the...
planes, bombs, etc.

Rural residents fear U.S. Navy bombing range threatens their economy

The U.S. Navy has long argued that its Fallon Range Training Complex in Nevada needs more space to test aviation weapons that fly at...
solar panels and sky

NV Energy to close coal plant, adds solar

Nevada regulators have approved NV Energy’s supply plan to construct six major solar projects, all but eliminating coal-fired production and doubling the utility's renewable...
duke

Why Heller should be Trump’s Interior Secretary

Later this week Donald Trump could name Dean Heller to replace ethically challenged Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, and Heller might be...
peace out cliven

Cliven Bundy has a plan

 Celebrity scofflaw Cliven Bundy has a plan, a grand plan, to open up federal lands in northeast Clark County to all manner of commercial...
Probably not sustainable

Climate change will make Nevada more expensive, less livable

Climate change is already costing us money. It's going to cost us a lot more. Low-income people are the ones who will be hit...
Waterkeeper guy

Bobby Kennedy Jr., Tick Segerblom ride to rescue the Colorado River

The lawmaker who led the effort to legalize weed in Nevada has a new challenge that may prove more daunting - saving the Colorado...
solar panels

‘Yes on 6’ calls on 2019 Legislature to raise renewable standard

‘Yes on 6’ wants to avoid becoming ‘Yes on 3.’Nevadans voted “yes” last week on Question 6 -- a ballot initiative that would require...

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