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...]

NDOT Freeway Service Patrol Summer Driving Tips

The Nevada Department of Transportation’s Freeway Service Patrol is sharing safe summer driving reminders for travel on Nevada roads. The Freeway Service Patrol, now sponsored by State Farm®, patrols Las Vegas and Reno interstates to help quickly cl … [Read more...]

DHS establishes enforcement date for Real ID

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has established Oct. 1, 2020 as the deadline when they will begin requiring those boarding an aircraft using a driver’s license to have a Real ID license, according to the Nevada Department of Motor V … [Read more...]

The Department of Public Safety Recognizes Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 12 -18

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 12 -18, 2015.  Each year, the second week of April is dedicated to honor the men and women who respond to emergency calls, dispatch … [Read more...]

National Work Zone Awareness Week: A Reminder to Drive Safely

With numerous road improvement projects across the region, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) are reminding motorists to drive safely in road work zones during National Work Zone Awareness Week, held March … [Read more...]

BLM Refuses to Extend Comment Period

It was confirmed in an email to Mesquite City Manage Andy Barton on Wednesday, March 4, that the Bureau of Land Management will not be extending their deadline for the public comment period for their Resource Management Plan in the Las Vegas and … [Read more...]

Candidates Sought for 2015 Nevada Beef Ambassador

The Nevada CattleWomen, Inc. and the Nevada Beef Council are teaming up to hold the statewide contest for selecting a Nevada Beef Ambassador in April 2015.  Last year was the first time in several years since a contest has been held in Nevada, and … [Read more...]

BLM Extends Public Comment Period

Nevada Bureau of Land Management (BLM) State Director Amy Lueders announced today that she will extend the public comment period for the Las Vegas and Pahrump Field Offices Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement … [Read more...]

Seeking state’s top senior citizen

The search for Nevada’s Senior Citizen of the Year began on Feb. 1. The National Silver Haired Congress Nevada Delegation, in partnership with the Aging Services Directors Organization (ASDO), established the award in 2013. Raymonde Fiol, a 7 … [Read more...]