Today, Congressman Ruben J. Kihuen spoke on the floor of the U.S House of Representatives to honor victims, first- responders and doctors affected by the Las Vegas shooting on October 1st, 2017. Below are excerpts of his remarks as prepared: “Mr. S … [Read more...]


Earlier this week Gov. Brian Sandoval issued a proclamation declaring Oct. 3-7 Nevada’s annual Week of Respect, providing an opportunity to support community building and respect in the state’s schools. Schools and districts across the state have e … [Read more...]

Kihuen Press-Las Vegas Shooting

Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen released the following statement in response to the tragic shooting in Las Vegas:“Today, the entire Las Vegas community and the entire country are in shock at this despicable act of violence. I am grieving and praying for the v … [Read more...]

LTE – Fiore

Dear Editor, It’s no secret that our taxes do more to harm Nevada taxpayers than to help us. As a former member of our State assembly, and a sitting member of the Las Vegas City Council, I’ve seen families consistently held back by high taxes. The … [Read more...]

Giunchigliani, Laxalt about to announce candidacy

By Jackie Valley, Riley Snyder and Michelle Rindels The Nevada Independent Monday promises to be a “special” day for two like … [Read more...]

Public Lands Day

Whether you drive, bike, run or walk, you may visit the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for free for National Public Lands Day. The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, … [Read more...]

BLM – Grazing Permits

The Bureau of Land Management announced a new initiative today to provide grazing permit holders an unprecedented level of flexibility in the management of livestock while also protecting the public lands.  This effort emphasizes the Trump … [Read more...]

Reports indicate possible reduction in Gold Butte Monument

According to reports in the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending President Donald Trump make cutbacks and other changes to “nearly half the geographic national monuments he recently r … [Read more...]

Some “minor changes” at Nevada’s Gold Butte national monument could be a benefit to the long-term prospects of the city of Mesquite.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on Monday that U.S Senator Dean Heller (R-Nev) mentioned to reporters that he was informed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke there will be some adjustments to Gold Butte as well as Basin and Range monument in … [Read more...]

No big announcement at Adam Laxalt’s Basque Fry, but supporters talk as if he’s running for Governor

By Michelle Rindels and Luz Gray The Nevada Independent Republican Attorney General … [Read more...]