Tag search results
Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.
A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds destroyed or damaged about 20 homes in a Reno neighborhood and forced the evacuation of hundreds more on the edge of the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Wednesday. It was one of several blazes burning near the Nevada-California border.
California’s popular Squaw Valley Ski Resort will change its name because the word “squaw” is a derogatory term for Native American women, officials announced Tuesday. The site was the scene of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
A motorcycle rider died after colliding with a car about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday on North Nevada Street, near Euclid Avenue, according to a Spokane Police Department news release.
Nevada state lawmakers passed a bill Sunday that would add the state to a growing list of U.S. states that will mail active voters ballots ahead of the November election amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to hold up federal funds for two battleground states because they are trying to make it easier to vote during the coronavirus pandemic.
The cracked main highway between Las Vegas and Reno was repaired and reopened Friday, 10 hours after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in a remote area of Nevada
Nevada officials condemned comments Wednesday by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman after she called for casinos and other non-essential businesses to reopen and suggested the city could serve as a test case to measure the impact during the coronavirus pandemic. One local official called her comments “reckless and dangerous“ and another described them as an “embarrassment.”
A two-decade-long dry spell that has parched much of the western United States is turning into one of the deepest megadroughts in the region in more than 1,200 years, a new study found.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered a monthlong closure of casinos and other non-essential businesses like bars, movie theaters and gyms, to slow the spread of the new coronavirus
Nevada football coach Jay Norvell has a new five-year contract that runs through the 2024 season.
Nevada Democrats are preparing to weigh in on their party’s presidential nomination fight
With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning were fixated on a rival who wasn’t contesting the state.
As the Democratic presidential race hurtles toward Nevada, candidates in the still-crowded field are jumping in to their first test in a racially diverse, largely urban state with solid union muscle and shaky plans for a presidential caucus.
Three Democratic state attorneys general are suing a U.S. government official to force him to recognize Virginia’s vote this week to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and certify the measure as part of the Constitution.
Ohio quarterback Nathan Rourke is projected to be the top quarterback taken in the Canadian Football League draft this spring. He’s pretty good at the American collegiate version, too.
The visitors had come to test boundaries. More than two million people had RSVP'd to the event, titled "Storm Area 51, they can't stop all of us." The meme spread from Facebook to Instagram, Tiktok, Reddit, Discord and Twitter, morphing along the way. People joked about how they intended to "see them aliens." The town of Rachel, Nevada, which is near-ish to Area 51 but about 45 miles from the nearest gas station, braced for visitors.
The festivals are over and Earthlings are heading home after a weekend where people from around the globe visited a remote U.S. military base in Nevada long the focus of UFO and space alien lore
Thousands of curious Earthlings from around the globe traveled to festivals, and several hundred made forays toward the secret Area 51 military base in the Nevada desert on Friday, drawn by an internet buzz and a social media craze sparked by a summertime Facebook post inviting people to “Storm Area 51.”
Fearing they could be overwhelmed with visitors, officials in the remote Nevada county that’s home to the Area 51 military base have drafted an emergency declaration and a plan to team resources with neighboring counties and the state ahead of events next month tied to the “Storm Area 51” internet drive.