Fatality Rate Higher on Rural Roads

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This is the second in a two-part series on Nevada’s Rural Roads. Part One covered maintenance issues. There is always a risk of an accident, even a fatal one, when getting behind the wheel, but the risk of death is much higher when traveling on a … [Read more...]

Nevada rates high on rural road conditions

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Nevada may not compare well with the rest of the nation when it comes to its schools, but at least its rural road conditions are top in the class. According to USA Today, Nevada joins Florida and Tennessee as having the smallest percentage of … [Read more...]

Checkpoint to target drunken boaters

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As part of its continuing efforts to reduce the number of drunken boaters operating their vessels on Nevada waters, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOWQ) will hold an OUI checkpoint Saturday, Aug. 16 at Lake Mohave. OUI stands for Operating Under … [Read more...]

Nevada selected for prestigious poet and fiction writers competition in New York

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Nevada poets and fiction writers have a unique new opportunity to express themselves and compete for an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to meet with top literary professionals, including editors, agents, publishers, and prominent writers. … [Read more...]

BLM Seeks Bids for New Long-Term Pastures and Short-Term Facilities to Care for Off-Range Wild Horses

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At a time when current off-range holding facilities are nearing capacity limits, the Bureau of Land Management is soliciting bids for new long-term pasture facilities that provide a free-roaming environment for wild horses.  The BLM is also … [Read more...]

Statewide Contest Announced for Final Sesquicentennial Medallion

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In honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday, the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission invites all Nevadans to participate in choosing the design for the fourth Sesquicentennial commemorative medallion. This medallion, the final in the series of four being … [Read more...]

2014-2015 Property Tax Bills in the Mail

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Tax bills for the more than 730,000 parcels in Clark County are being mailed to property owners this week, according to the County Treasurer’s Office.  The taxes levied on all secured real property in the County for fiscal year 2014-2015 total just … [Read more...]

Fireworks prohibited on public lands

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While fireworks are available in Nye County and safe and sane fireworks go on sale in Clark County June 28, fire restrictions remain in place in Southern Nevada. Possession and use of all fireworks (including safe and sane) is prohibited on Bureau … [Read more...]

DMV Offers Nevada 150th License Plate Photo Contest

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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is sponsoring a photography contest and the winner will receive a piece of Nevada history – the license plate that marks Nevada’s 150th anniversary. Nevada was admitted to the Union on October 31, 1864. The … [Read more...]

Nevada Division of Insurance Informs Consumers about Insurance Issues Surrounding Ride-Sharing Technology Companies

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Carson City - As ride-sharing technology services gain popularity across the country, the Nevada Division of Insurance is informing Nevada consumers that such for-profit ride-sharing arrangements can put them at risk of being … [Read more...]