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...]

Wilderness society supports western monuments

By Dave Maxwell Special to MLN As detailed in published reports, more than 2.7 million people submitted comments during a 60-day comment period to the Department of the Interior, in support of America’s national monuments including local residents i … [Read more...]

Legislation to address physician shortage finds bipartisan support from congressional delegation

By Megan Messerly The Nevada Independent Grappling with one of the worst physician shortages in the nation, members of Nevada’s congressional delegation are backing legislation that would add 15,000 medical r … [Read more...]

State considering experimental drug combination for Dozier execution

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Corrections announced yesterday that it will carry out the execution of Scott Dozier on Nov. 14, 2017 using an untested, experimental drug combination that has never before been used in an execution by lethal i … [Read more...]

Senate Republican Leader Michael Roberson Announces Candidacy for Nevada Lieutenant Governor

Senate Republican Leader Michael Roberson announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, following last week’s announcement that current Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison will not be seeking a second term in 2018. Roberson was first e … [Read more...]