Gold Butte meeting contentious and confrontational

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It was long on complaints and short on answers when officials from the Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas office held a town hall meeting in Mesquite Thursday, Feb. 9 to explain ramifications associated with a recent presidential proclamation making … [Read more...]

FITCH UPGRADES OVERTON POWER DIST. NO. 5

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FITCH UPGRADES OVERTON POWER DIST. NO. 5, NV'S REVS TO 'A-'; OUTLOOK REVISED TO STABLE   Fitch Ratings-San Francisco-12 January 2017: Fitch Ratings has upgraded its rating on Overton Power District No. 5, Nevada's (OPD5) implied revenue … [Read more...]

Water district to retain water rights in Gold Butte

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Virgin Valley Water District Manager Kevin Brown is confident with the district’s current relationship with the Bureau of Land Management that the district be able to get all the water it needs from its resources in Gold Butte. “We have all the … [Read more...]

Get Prepared This New Year by Downloading Free Emergency Preparedness App

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Clark County emergency managers are encouraging residents to make emergency preparedness their New Year’s resolution for 2017. “Emergency preparedness is always timely, but with the new year upon us it’s a great time to think about putting a plan … [Read more...]

Guilty verdicts upheld for former water officials

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[Editor’s note: The actual public court documents are available on the Web at … [Read more...]

Council to Consider State-Mandated Room Tax Increase

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Recently, the Nevada Legislature passed Senate Bill 1, which mandates a .5% increase in room tax for all properties in Clark County to fund the expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center. For all transient lodging establishments in Mesquite, … [Read more...]

Former Water District official convicted on all counts

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It took a Clark County District Court jury just over six hours to find former Virgin Valley Water District Chief Hydrologist Michael ‘Boomer’ Johnson guilty of all charges in a criminal case that dates back to 2008. Robert Coache, former Deputy State … [Read more...]

Heller to Obama: No Land Grabs Affecting Nevadans Before End of Term

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Recently, United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) sent the following letter to President Barack Obama urging the Administration to abandon any plans to unilaterally designate a national monument that affects Nevadans before the end of the … [Read more...]

Heller to Obama: No Land Grabs Affecting Nevadans Before End of Term

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  Recently, United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) sent the following letter to President Barack Obama urging the Administration to abandon any plans to unilaterally designate a national monument that affects Nevadans before the end of the … [Read more...]

Nevada urges caution on open range

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After a collision on Toll Road in south Reno, the Nevada Department of Agriculture officials urge motorists to use extreme caution when driving in the Virginia Range area. The collision took place at night last week and involved two vehicles and … [Read more...]