State Agencies Out in Force to Zero in on Impaired Drivers

Nationwide, approximately 10,000 motorists are killed in alcohol-related crashes annually, a figure that amounts to the number of seats on about 100 mid-sized jetliners. An impaired driving enforcement effort to reduce that number will take place … [Read more...]

New “Share The Road” Specialty License Plate Available To Support Bicycle And Pedestrian Programs

A specialty Nevada license plate supporting safe bicycle and pedestrian programs is now available for purchase through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. The specialty plate displays a “Share the Road” message and bicycle and pedestrian ima … [Read more...]

President Declares Disaster for Nevada

Washington – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Nevada to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected … [Read more...]

Nevada Dept. of Agriculture invites organizations statewide to become Summer Food Service Program sponsors

The Nevada Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Division is seeking sponsors to provide free meals to children during the summer of 2015 through the federally funded Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This year was a record breaking y … [Read more...]

Nevada 150 Geocaching Activity and Junior Explorer Book Encourage People to Explore Nevada

Two new fun activities, a Nevada Adventure Book for Junior Explorers and a series of geocaches, from the Bureau of Land Management, encourage everyone to get out and have an adventure on their public lands.  The book and geocaching activity both … [Read more...]

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Calls For 2014 “Teacher of the Year” Nominations

The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Research and Education Committee is searching for their twelfth “Teacher of the Year” who will receive a $1,000 school supply stipend from the Nevada Agriculture Foundation as they are recognized at the Annual Cattl … [Read more...]

Take Charge America Helps Consumers Stand Up to Debt Collector Harassment

In an economy still reeling from the Great Recession, many Americans continue to face financial hardships including significant debt, bad credit and loan delinquency. To make matters worse, many people are also dealing with debt collectors who are … [Read more...]

Winning Design Unveiled for Fourth Sesquicentennial Medallion

Yesterday, Gov. Brian Sandoval, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki and Kirk Clausen from Wells Fargo, the official sponsor of the medallion program, joined the Nevada 150 Commission and special guests, to reveal the design and strike Nevada’s fourth and final s … [Read more...]

Fatality Rate Higher on Rural Roads

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 r … [Read more...]

Nevada rates high on rural road conditions

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...]