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Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Democratic leader in rural Nevada says she's tired of presidential candidates saying it's too costly and time-consuming to visit the state's far-flung towns.


Nevada Copper reveals open pit mine plan

Nevada Copper Corp. [NCU-TSX] has announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for an open pit mine at its 100%-owned, fully permitted Pumpkin Hollow Project 100 miles southeast of Reno, near Yerington, Nevada.


Nevada Copper Sweetens Pumpkin Hollow Upside with New PFS

Nevada Copper has released a new PFS for the open pit project on the same property as its underground project, now under construction. Nevada Copper (TSX:NCU) has released a new preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for its Pumpkin Hollow project near Yerington in Nevada.


Nevada Man Arrested By Police For The Murder Of His Girlfriend In Billings, Montana

Police in Montana on Thursday announced the arrest of a man in connection with the seven-month disappearance of his girlfriend. Gregory Scott Green, 53, was arrested in Henderson, Nevada, and charged with deliberate homicide, according to a press release by the Billings Police Department. The missin


UPDATE: California teen still missing; Nevada alert canceled

ELKO – A California teen who is the subject of an Amber Alert was still missing Friday morning but the Nevada portion of the alert has been canceled. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department now believes the vehicle she was in is headed for Mexico.


Sierra Kids Foundation receives donation from Yerington club

The Sierra Kids Foundation is grateful to Arcane Motorcycle Club from Yerington for its generous donation tied to a fundraiser for Autism Awareness Month. The donation will enable SKF to help families enrolled in the UNR Early Childhood Autism Program (ECAP) afford monthly autism treatment. ECAP spe


U.S. Marshals Service: Nevada Roundup Nets 110 Arrests

Authorities say a multi-agency roundup in communities across Nevada has resulted in 110 arrests. The U.S. Marshals Service says the two-week operation that ended Thursday focused on fugitive arrests, gang enforcement and an initiative targeting sex offenders.


Lyon County worker shooting squirrels in park triggers school lockdown

DAYTON — Reports of a man with a gun that caused a brief lockdown at a Northern Nevada school turned out to be a county employee shooting squirrels at a nearby park. The Reno Gazette Journal reports that the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a call Wednesday morning with reports of a man with a


Small Plane Crashes Off Runway At Nevada County Airport, No One Hurt

GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) – The FAA is investigating after a small plane crashed off the runway at the Nevada County Airport on Friday. The incident happened around 1:40 p.m., according to the FAA. Authorities say a single-engine CJ-6 went off the runway while landing and crashed.


Former gaming chief says Nevada must lead the way in regulation

Nevada must continue to support a strong regulatory environment for the gaming industry, even as society races into uncharted technological advancements, a former gaming regulator said.


Unanimous Nevada Supreme Court ends recall effort against Democrats

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court Friday unanimously rejected a legal appeal by Republicans pressing to recall two Las Vegas Valley Democratic state senators. The brief, seven-page decision spells the end of the partisan recall effort that began in August 2017. It comes a year after a district


What’s new at Nevada Northern Railway in 2019

ELY—Ely’s must-see attraction Nevada Northern Railway is gearing up for another exciting season of sights, stories and steam. The trains have officially hit the rails for 2019, pulled by century-old steam locomotives now through the end of October.


Easter spending in Nevada expected near record high

With Easter arriving this weekend, Nevada consumers are heading into stores and hopping online to prepare celebrations of the popular spring holiday, the Retail Association of Nevada announced.


Cory Booker Campaigns In Northern Nevada

Yet another presidential hopeful has visited Northern Nevada. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker made stops at both the Douglas County and Washoe County Democrats offices on Friday. KUNR’s Paolo Zialcita has more.


Douglas Sheriff's Office investigating emergency call hoax

ZEPHYR COVE, NV (KOLO) - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hoax call that made deputies and SWAT temporarily unavailable. About 6:43AM, Thursday April 18, 2019, Douglas County 911 dispatch got a call for help from the Live Violence Free crisis hotline center. The person who call


Drug court drop-out back in jail

A Gardnerville Ranchos man, who was permitted to participate in a diversion program, was returned to Douglas County on Friday for failure to appear in court. Richard Gomes, 39, admitted in February that he had methamphetamine when he was arrested on Sept. 14, 2018.


Douglas County Officials Warn Resident of Possible Flooding this Weekend

Douglas County officials say there could be some minor flooding near Genoa and Minden this weekend due to excessive runoff from snowmelt. "We have a stormwater maintenance crew and road maintenance crews that are going out and clearing culverts, roadside ditches, detention basins, things like that,"


Elderly couple starting over after losing rental

Not all the beneficiaries of attainable housing are young working people. Linda and William Stitz have lived in the Gardnerville Ranchos for more than a third of a century. When the couple moved here, they purchased a home on Monument Peak.


Grand jury may probe $1M theft of Douglas County tires

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) - A Douglas County judge says he’ll impanel a grand jury to consider charges in the theft of $1 million worth of tires from the county in 2017 as long as the county pays for the investigation.


The Latest: Sen. Booker visits Democrats in Minden, Nevada

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker’s visit to rural Nevada (all times local):. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has become the first 2020 presidential candidate to campaign in rural Nevada.