County wants tortoise habitat designated off-road rec area

Clark County commissioners are scheduled to consider a resolution Tuesday asking Congress to designate three locations as off-highway vehicle recreation areas as part of...
that's the test site to you

Ford seeks help from Ninth Circuit to prevent plutonium shipments

Coming in the wake of an announcement by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that it had shipped a half-ton of weapons-grade plutonium into...
multiple use

Trump nominates Bernhardt to Interior

President Trump on Monday announced that he’ll nominate David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next Interior...
used to be test site still has craters

Nevada delegation condemns secret shipment of plutonium to state

The U.S Department of Energy has disclosed it shipped a large amount of weapon-grade plutonium to Nevada without the state's knowledge.In November, Nevada filed...

Titus blasts Trump administration for “total failure” on wild horse management

In a letter to the House Natural Resource Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), Nevada Rep. Dina Titus called for an increase in the protection...

Audubon story chronicles “secretive deal” over Anaconda clean-up

Drinking bottled water has become a way of life for members of Nevada’s Yerington Paiute Tribe, according to an extensive story published this month...
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...


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