New High Speed Rail Project Partner Could Connect California To Las Vegas A project to link Las Vegas and Southern California with a high-speed train got a boost this week when the newly formed Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority approved an exclusive relationship with long-suffering XpressWest.
Nevada Leaders React Cautiously To EPA's New Ozone RuleCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada leaders reacted cautiously this week to the Environmental Protection Agency's stricter new limits on smog-causing pollution, with Gov. Brian Sandoval saying the rule could punish the state for circumstances out of its control and environmental and manufacturing groups staking out opposite positions against it.
Officials: Onlookers Likely Scared Missing Nevada Bear Cub Away From Caged MomNevada wildlife officials are turning to "Plan B" in their attempt to reunite a captured bear with her missing cub at Lake Tahoe.
Seismologists: Swarm Of Earthquakes In Nevada Could Be Precursors To A 'Big One'Seismologists studying a year-long swarm of thousands of mostly minor earthquakes in northwest Nevada say they could be the precursor for a "big one," although speculation that they're related to a series of extinct volcanoes can't be ruled out.
Family-Friendly Guide To Las VegasRecommendations on affordable lodging, dining and attractions in Las Vegas for the entire family.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Nevada's Appeal To Homeless Busing AllegationsThe Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of their medical care.
UPDATE: Washington Fire Burns More Than 25 Square Miles Near Lake Tahoe; No containmentWildfires are tearing through some drought-stricken areas of California. They include a massive blaze in a remote area and some smaller but dangerous fires. Here's a look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them.
Nevada Considers Boosting Speed Limit To 80 MPHThe bill originally called for a top speed of 85 mph, but Republican bill sponsor Sen. Don Gustavson asked that the limit be lowered to 80 mph because some people were uncomfortable with the higher speed.
Newspaper Where Mark Twain Got Start Is RevivedThe historic Nevada newspaper where Mark Twain cut his journalistic teeth is back in publication for the first time in three decades, and its owners plan to uphold tradition by offering more than just real news.
Following Riot, Nevada Pulls Teens From Juvenile Camp Licensed Partially By California AgencyThe California agency had placed the facility on a semi-annual review instead of the normal annual in 2012 after a series of complaints ranging from treatment of teens to facility conditions and background checks for staff.
Lingering Drought Suspends Cross-Country Skiing Near TahoeA popular cross-country ski area near Lake Tahoe has temporarily closed due to a lack of snow, and forecasters say the lingering drought should persist or get worse in the months ahead across most of California and Nevada.
Reno Judge Blocks Uber Ride-Sharing Service From Operating In NevadaThe Delaware-based Uber maintains it is a technology company, not a transportation-services company subject to Nevada regulations that apply to taxis or commercial motor carriers. The state is trying "to compel a legal round peg into a square hole," said Don Campbell, a Las Vegas lawyer representing Uber.