‘Unexpected Nevada’ photo exhibit debuts at new Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas


SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. — Pictures of Nevada rendered in vivid color through a process called high dynamic range imaging will be among the first exhibits on display at the new Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve. The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas is set to re-open Oct. 28 — […]

Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve prepares for a Nevada Day opening

A mammoth skeleton greets visitors to the new State Museum at the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas will re-open Oct. 28 — Nevada Day — at its new location in the Las Vegas Springs Preserve. The 70,000-square-foot Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve is double the size of the former museum at Lorenzi Park and boasts permanent and […]

Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Nov. 29-30 in Las Vegas

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, NEV. — Nevada’s top tourism professionals will discuss economic issues and important topics facing tourism in 2012 at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism Nov. 29-30 in Las Vegas, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, chairman of the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT), said.  The conference, celebrating NCOT’s 27th year, also will focus […]

Save the date for the 2011 Governor’s Conference on Tourism

SUBMITTED CALENDAR ITEM Mark your calendar for Nov. 29-30, 2011, and plan to attend the 2011 Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Early bird registration is $195 and will open in August. The Governor’s Conference on Tourism is put on by the Nevada Commission on Tourism every […]

Patriotism, partying and pyrotechnics distinguish Nevada’s Fourth of July events

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. — From boat regattas to steam train rides to breathtaking fireworks, Nevada offers plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day. This summer, make the most of the holiday by attending one of the state’s many spectacular Fourth of July events. “Nevada has a distinctive role in American history, given […]

Angle spokesman blames Las Vegas foreclosure rate on Reid

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE New numbers released today show an increase in foreclosures across 75 percent of America’s metropolitan areas during the first half of 2010. Nevada is among the states worst hit by this increase, and the numbers show Las Vegas as the worst city in the entire country for foreclosures. One in every 15 […]

Our next discovery… a new Nevada

By Dan Klaich, Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Now nine months into my service as chancellor, I have frequently been asked if I am enjoying my job. I have answered honestly that in the current circumstances there is not a lot of joy in the Nevada System of Higher Education. We are currently implementing […]

Text of Sen. Reid’s remarks to kick off ‘Driving Nevada Forward’ tour

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE LAS VEGAS – Nevada Sen. Harry Reid kicked off his “Driving Nevada Forward” bus tour in his hometown of Searchlight Monday. Following the morning event with more than 100 of his neighbors, Reid boarded the campaign bus and headed for a solar plant in El Dorado Valley, an event with first-responders in […]

Gov. Gibbons recommends 10 percent cuts to state agencies and education, lawmakers say no deal done yet

by Sean Whaley Nevada News Bureau CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford said today that dozens of cuts proposed by Gov. Jim Gibbons to help erase an $881 million budget shortfall are ideas only, at least for now. “There is no plan in place at this point,” said Horsford, D-Las Vegas. […]

Reid hails the Gold LEED Certified CityCenter project as boon for jobs, tourism

Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) today lauded the grand opening of the new CityCenter complex. The opening of the $8.5 billion ‘city within a city’ marks the successful completion of the largest private development project in the world. The MGM Mirage development has earned six Gold certifications from the US Green Building Council for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The project created 12,000 jobs and has directed $700 million in contract work to minority businesses in the state.