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Assisted suicide bill set to come before Nevada lawmakers

The debate over physician-assisted suicide is expected to return to the Nevada Legislature on Monday, less than two years after the measure failed to become law. Lawmakers are scheduled to hear a bill on Monday that would allow terminally ill patients to kill themselves with medication prescribed by


Coroner rules Nevada prisoner’s death a suicide

The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed Friday that the death of an inmate in his prison cell this week was a suicide. Absalon Traylor was found dead about 4:10 p.m. Tuesday in his cell at Indian Springs’ Southern Desert Correctional Center. He cause of death was hanging, the coroner’s office sa


Dayton resident, WWII veteran turns 100 Sunday

World War II veteran and Dayton resident Everette Furr turns 100 Sunday, the celebration might be quiet but time-honored with fond memories of his military and personal achievements.


Nevada’s 2 biggest gold producers may merge

Nevada’s two largest gold producers may merge, creating a global mining behemoth. ‘’Barrick Gold Corp. today confirmed that the company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with Newmont Mining Corp. in an all-share nil premium transaction. No decision has been taken at this time,’’ Barrick said in


Former Nevada tax department chief gets new state position

CARSON CITY — Former Nevada Tax Department Director Deonne Contine has been appointed to lead the state’s Department of Administration, Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office announced Thursday.


MADE IN NEVADA: Dayton Valley Aquaponics

DAYTON, Nev. (KOLO) -- A University of Nevada graduate named Trevor Birba is pioneering new and creative ways to grow vegetables year-round at Dayton Valley Aquaponics. "There isn't a playbook for this. Working on these innovative technologies has left us having to do a lot of it ourselves," Trevor


State government offices in northern Nevada to open at 10 a.m.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- Governor Steve Sisolak has ordered a two-hour delay for all state government offices in northern Nevada due to icy conditions on Friday, Feb. 22.


Lyon County Sheriff Arrests Man Accused of Double Stabbing

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) says they arrested a man who is accused of stabbing two people on Valentine's Day. LCSO says before midnight on Thursday, deputies responded to Slidin' Clyde's bar in Stagecoach for a double stabbing that left one male and one female subject injured.


Parole and Probation Most Wanted

Parole and Probation (P&P) are looking for a high risk suspect for failing to report after he was on parole in October of 2018. They said 52-year-old Gregory Schmitt had instructions to report immediately to a Residential Treatment Program in Reno, but upon his release he has since failed to contact


Nevada joins lawsuit against Trump border wall emergency

CARSON CITY — Nevada joined a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s move to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall he has promised since his presidential campaign, the attorney general’s office announced Monday.


Suspect in fleeing vehicle in Lyon County apprehended

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office and Lyon County District Attorney's Office are seeking help with a case involving a vehicle that fled the scene where a victim was located. Between 6:30 and 7 p.m., on Jan. 1, Lyon County Sheriff's deputies located a victim on the side of Highway 95 Alternate near Lu


Carson City, Lyon County prepare for flooding

With rain in the forecast, Carson City is bracing for the possibility of flooding. With snow and ice still on the ground and rain in the forecast, Carson City Public Works deputy director Curtis Horton said that could cause some flooding in the area.


Push to ban forced human microchipping returns to Nevada Legislature

The push to ban forced human microchipping is back again after dying without a vote the last time lawmakers took up the debate. Assembly Bill 226, sponsored by Assemblyman Skip Daly, D-Reno, would prohibit requiring a person to have a microchip or other permanent identification marker implanted insi


Douglas County Sheriff Seeks Help Finding Missing Man

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says they nee the public's help locating a missing person. They said 35-year-old Rudy Martinez was reported missing on February 15. He was last seen leaving his home on Mica Drive on February 8 around 6:30 p.m.


4 arrested on drug trafficking charges

On Jan. 31, a week’s long narcotics investigation reached a pivotal point where Mineral County Sheriff’s Office deputies served a search warrant on a Hawthorne residence. The search warrant was served on 245 K Street by members of the local sheriff’s office as well as members of Lyon County SERT/SUI


Nevada bill could alter plea deal process

A Nevada bill stands to strengthen stipulated plea deals and eliminate any surprises for defendants should a judge decide to deviate from agreed-upon sentences. Most plea deals don’t include stipulated sentences. Instead, defense attorneys advocate for a sentence and prosecutors advocate for another


Feds unveil opioid crackdown aimed at Nevada doctors

Medical professionals who illegally distribute opioids are no different than street drug dealers. At least that’s how they were described Thursday afternoon by federal officials, who announced preliminary results of Operation Hypocritical Oath, a multi-state effort to bust them.


Nevada Appeal, Record-Courier weekend edition goes to press early

Dear Reader: Due to a press malfunction overnight at our production facility here in Carson City, your weekend edition looks a little different. The changes are to accommodate the remaining capacity and time period for getting it out on time and into your hands within a reasonable range of normal ti


Country music A-listers booking sleeply little Laughlin, Nevada

When it comes to country music, sleepy little Laughlin, Nev., is proving to be a big player. Tim McGraw, who performs there Feb. 23, is just one of the gems studding the community’s belt buckle.


How to Watch: Fresno State at No. 6 Nevada on CBSSN

The Fresno State Bulldogs (19-7, 10-4) travel to Reno to take on the No. 6 Nevada Wolf Pack (24-2, 11-2) in a battle between two teams in the Top 3 of the Mountain West standings. The two teams tip-off at 5 p.m. PT, nationally broadcasted on CBS Sports Network.