Nevada

Nevada's gold mining industry is hanging on — for now
Nevada's gold mining industry is hanging on — for now
Gold producers in Elko see job growth, despite an international price drop.
Whitewater parks: an unlikely drought bailout
Whitewater parks: an unlikely drought bailout
Expensive artificial wave features can ease dry times for river economies.
Readers’ essays on favorite spots to recreate
Readers’ essays on favorite spots to recreate
Tell us where we can find you paddling, walking and hunting.
Obama designates three more national monuments
Obama designates three more national monuments
Vast stretches of Nevada and Northern California are now protected, bringing Obama's count to 19.
New data released on violent threats to federal employees
New data released on violent threats to federal employees
Documents show 15 incidents in 2014, but don't account for the Cliven Bundy standoff.
Reflections on the atomic blast test in Nevada
Reflections on the atomic blast test in Nevada
How the “typical American family” fared in “Doom Town,” 1953.
Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks
Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks
If water curtailments go into effect, which states are most vulnerable, and why?
The Latest: Lake Mead hits a record low of 1,078 feet
The Latest: Lake Mead hits a record low of 1,078 feet
Water cutbacks would start if the reservoir reaches 1,075.
Video: Guardian dogs
Video: Guardian dogs
What the right livestock dogs can mean for the maintenance of large predators, like the wolf, on the landscape.
Oath Keepers show up for a public lands dispute in Oregon
Oath Keepers show up for a public lands dispute in Oregon
Plus a Cliven Bundy supporter is charged and BLM emails about the Nevada standoff were released.
Feds opt not to list Mono Basin sage grouse
Feds opt not to list Mono Basin sage grouse
Conservation efforts persuaded officials that the Nevada-California population will fare well.
Dispatch from Cliven Bundy's latest gathering
Dispatch from Cliven Bundy's latest gathering
Who showed up at the one-year anniversary of the BLM standoff? Most of them weren't ranchers.
Scientists document mega Oregon-Nevada pronghorn migration
Scientists document mega Oregon-Nevada pronghorn migration
Three hikers will track ecological conditions on the route this June.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announces retirement
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announces retirement
The Nevada senator is a formidable leader and champion of progressive issues.
Drought persists in the Northwest, despite winter rains
Drought persists in the Northwest, despite winter rains
Water supplies and drought outlooks are grim in most Western states.
An update on Nevada scofflaw Cliven Bundy
An update on Nevada scofflaw Cliven Bundy
The rancher still has influence in some circles, and has seen zero repercussions for trespass cattle and unpaid fees.
Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
But the concept of saving big places through little animals lives on.
The water czar who reshaped Colorado River politics
The water czar who reshaped Colorado River politics
Las Vegas’ Pat Mulroy initiated an era of deal-making that may buffer against catastrophic drought.
Beautiful yet harrowing photos of urban sprawl
Beautiful yet harrowing photos of urban sprawl
Review of ‘Lake Las Vegas/Black Mountain’ by Michael Light.
Dry January means more drought across West
Dry January means more drought across West
After a rainy December, many states now have lower-than-normal snowpacks.
Regulators dampen hopes for tribal solar project
Regulators dampen hopes for tribal solar project
The Moapa Solar Energy Center would have provided 175 megawatts to Nevada's largest utility.
Hunting for scorpions
Hunting for scorpions
Seeking one of Earth’s most ancient land invertebrates.
Game of drones
Game of drones
Nevada looks to the boom in unmanned aerial vehicles for an economic boost.