Guilty verdicts upheld for former water officials

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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...]

AG for a Day

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Congressman Challenges Students to Create Next Pokémon Go

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U.S. Representative Cresent Hardy (NV-4) announced his office is accepting entries from students residing in Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District for the 2016 Congressional App Challenge sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives and the … [Read more...]

Health District reports second St. Louis Encephalitis case

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The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting the second human case of St. Louis Encephalitis in Clark County. The individual is male, 50 years of age or older, and did not have the more serious neuroinvasive form of the disease. The Health … [Read more...]

Air Quality Advisory Issued Today and Thursday for Smoke and Ozone Due to Wildfires

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Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued an advisory for today, Aug. 24, and Thursday, Aug. 25, for potentially elevated levels of ozone and smoke due to multiple wildfires burning in Southern California. Air Quality officials say … [Read more...]