“Silver bar” discovery at former Carson City mint

Dennis Cassinelli         In January, 1999 Cassinelli Construction Co. was employed by Nevada State Public Works Department to remove a portion of Carolyn Street at the Nevada State Museum to construct a parking lot and build a small park facing Ca … [Read more...]

Nevada to be First in the U.S. to Paralyze a Prisoner to Death

Court Hearing on Proposed Experimental Execution Method Tuesday LAS VEGAS—On November 14, if its first scheduled execution in 11 years proceeds, Nevada will become the first state in the United States to use a paralytic as the lethal drug in a l … [Read more...]

Fire restrictions lifted

RENO, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management has rescinded the fire prevention order that was issued June 30. The order restricted the discharge and use of fireworks and certain types of ammunition during recreational shooting. This follows the l … [Read more...]

SEARCH FOR NEVADA INTERNATIONAL 2018 TITLEHOLDERS

Calling women aged 13-56 to represent cities, counties, and regions of Nevada. The Nevada International Pageants team is looking for women from all over Nevada to compete for three International titles: Mrs. Nevada International 2018, Miss Nevada … [Read more...]

NEVADA HIGH SCHOOLS ON TRACK TO POST HIGHEST GRADUATION RATES ON RECORD

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Preliminary four-year graduation rate data posted today on NevadaReportCard.com indicates Nevada high schools are on track to set a graduation rate record of 80.55 percent for the Class of 2017 – an increase of seven percentage poi … [Read more...]

REP. KIHUEN HONORS VEGAS SHOOTING VICTIMS ON HOUSE FLOOR

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...]

GOV. SANDOVAL ISSUES WEEK OF RESPECT PROCLAMATION

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 https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/prospective-gubernatorial-candidates-hint-at-entering-states-top-race-next-week Monday promises to be a “special” day for two like … [Read more...]