Senate Republican Caucus endorses Mari Nakashima St. Martin for State Senate District 9

NV SENATE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS NEWS RELEASE FALLON – The Nevada Senate Republican Caucus today endorsed Mari Nakashima St. Martin for State Senate District 9. “Mari is a third-generation Nevadan who cares deeply about our state,” said Nevada Senate Minority Leader Mike McGinness, R-Fallon. “She will provide a fresh perspective to our caucus as we work […]

Senator Greg Brower files for election

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Sen. Greg Brower (R – Reno) filed his declaration of candidacy today, formally starting his 2012 campaign for Senate District 15. Brower was appointed to the State Senate in 2011 upon the retirement of the late Senator Bill Raggio. Following redistricting, his district has remained largely the same and includes portions of […]

Nevada Conservation League releases 2012 early endorsements

NCL NEWS RELEASE LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Conservation League released its early endorsements in the 2012 election today. The organization endorses pro-conservation candidates in state legislative races. The early endorsements are reserved for incumbent lawmakers with a strong pro-conservation voting record. “These elected officials have demonstrated a strong regard for conservation issues in their […]

Scott Kelley announces Reno City Council run

Scott Kelley Reno City Council Portrait

SCOTT KELLEY NEWS RELEASE Scott Kelley has announced he is running for the open Reno City Council at-large position. Kelley, 35, is the sales manager for Allegra Printing, a trustee on the Washoe County School Board and member of local boards and committees focused on education, finance and economic development. He has lived in Nevada […]

Elko District BLM wraps up rehabilitation work

A BLM tractor pulls three disc trailers doing seeding on the Griswald Fire area in November 2011.

BLM NEWS RELEASE ELKO, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management, Elko District is wrapping up the first phase of Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation work across the District. Weather conditions this winter have been ideal for BLM crews to complete nearly 100,000 acres of seeding treatments across the landscape aiding the recovery of areas burned […]

Prescribed fire operations resume on Kingsbury Grade

U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will resume prescribed fire operations on Kingsbury Grade near Andria Drive tomorrow, March 6, 2012.  The size of the operation will depend on the condition of the area.  Crews may continue operations through the week and possibly through the weekend, weather and conditions permitting. Residents and visitors can expect […]

BLM seeking comments on Desatoya Mountains environmental assessment


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District, Stillwater Field Office has completed the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Desatoya Mountains Resiliency, Health, and Restoration Project. Treatments would be implemented over a ten-year period on approximately 32,000 acres of public land in the Desatoya Mountains within Churchill and Lander counties of central Nevada.  The […]

First lady supports mental health assessment that helps teens connect with valuable resources

NV DHHS NEWS RELEASE In an effort to identify early signs of mental health risk factors, the Lyon County School District has partnered with the Children’s Cabinet, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey, and the state of Nevada’s Office of Suicide Prevention to offer their students TeenScreen, a confidential mental health screening program. State […]

Nevada Tourism Department launches ‘Discover Your Nevada’ campaign to increase spring, summer travel

Governor Sandoval and Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki. Image by Bob Conrad

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) is challenging Nevadans to explore their own state with a multi-faceted “Discover Your Nevada” campaign, Gov. Brian Sandoval and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today. “We are fortunate to live in a fascinating state with so much history, intriguing geography, unexpected adventure, […]

Forest Service cites five for snowmobile violations

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – U.S. Forest Service officers cited five local men last weekend for riding snowmobiles in the Mokelumne Wilderness on the Eldorado National Forest. The five riders, residents of South Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley, received mandatory notices to appear before the federal magistrate in Sacramento. The wilderness area is accessed from the Blue […]

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