DMV eliminates outside access to queue system at metro offices

DMV’s DashPass queue system was unveiled statewide last September, designed to provide customers with more control over the DMV waiting process. Nine months into the experiment, the agency has cut off outside access to the queue system, citing a high … [Read more...]

DMV adding new employees to ease crunch at offices

Faced with crowded offices and wait times averaging close to two hours; the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) hired 93 new technicians and supervisors on July 1 and is now training them to serve the public. “The Legislature funded 75 new p … [Read more...]

No Fireworks Allowed on BLM Managed Public Lands

Fire restrictions remain in place in Southern Nevada. Possession and use of all fireworks (including safe and sane) is prohibited on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managed public land in Southern Nevada.  A fire prevention patrol in high fire d … [Read more...]

Nevada Tourism grants $1.1 million to rural areas for tourism promotion

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) has awarded $1.1 million in grants to rural Nevada tourism organizations for marketing efforts, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced Wednesday. “Providing matching funds for marketing rural communities, c … [Read more...]

BLM Nevada Kicks Off Annual Photo Contest

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada is now accepting submissions for its annual photo contest through Sept. 7, 2015. Information on the rules and how to submit photos can be found at http://on.doi.gov/1qHhQp0 . Photos will be selected from th … [Read more...]

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Hires New Executive Director

The Nevada Cattlemen's Association (NCA) recently hired Kaley Sproul, a Logandale native, as their new Executive Director. Kaley is a well-qualified addition to our association having recently graduated from Great Basin College with an Associate of … [Read more...]

“Discover Nevada State Parks” Day on Saturday, June 13th

Free admission to all 23 State Parks Nevada residents and visitors are invited to “Discover Nevada State Parks” on Saturday, June 13. Park visitors will receive free day use admission and free fishing (no license required) at all of Nevada’s 23 Sta … [Read more...]

A Special Cathedral for Nature Lovers: Cathedral Gorge State Park

© 2015 Tom Garrison Not all cathedrals are man-made. Cathedral Gorge State Park in Nevada with its dramatically eroded cliffs and spires deserves the name. The park’s grayish-tan-orangish formations are bentonite-like clay deposits, sculpted by wi … [Read more...]

NDOT Finishes Post Earthquake Bridge Inspections

55 Structures Given “A Clean Bill of Health” The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) recently completed 160 hours of bridge inspections following a May 22 earthquake in Caliente. Department policy requires that every structure within a 50- … [Read more...]

Troopers Remind Residents to “Slow Down”

In an effort to save lives, Nevada Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to s-l-o-w d-o-w-n! As part of Joining Forces, a statewide law enforcement program, law enforcement agencies throughout Nevada will be working overtime through June 21, 2015, … [Read more...]