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Regional News: New petition would open Nevada’s primary elections to nonpartisans

Posted by   /  February 6, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Regional News  /  No Comments

State Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, R-Reno, right. /Photo: Tim Dunn/RGJ File By James DeHaven | Reno Gazette Journal  The measure calls for a major changes to how the Silver State names general election candidates Nevadans of all political stripes would be able to vote in primary elections under an initiative petition filed last week with the […]

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Regional News: Child support formula changes in Nevada, impacting thousands; depends on expenses of both parents, says Rose Law Group family law attorney

Posted by   /  January 31, 2020  /  Family Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

It all comes down to the factor of money By Lauren Clark | KSNV TV There’s a new formula that could benefit or hurt you if you’re a mom or dad receiving child support for new cases across the state. DJ Clark is a single mom with two kids. Like hundreds of others, she relies […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: Nevada, Utah, Colorado Home To Leading Metro Areas, Analysis Finds

Posted by   /  January 15, 2020  /  Economy, Regional News  /  No Comments

Reno, Nev. was ranked #1 overall as the top performing metro area in 2019, according to Area Development magazine. By Noah Glick | KUNR Public Radio Reno, Nevada was ranked first overall as the top performing metro area in 2019, according to Area Development magazine. The Mountain West is home to some of the top […]

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Regional News: Nevada passes 3M population mark with push from Californians

Posted by   /  November 24, 2019  /  Economy, Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Texas and other Western states including Arizona, Utah and Washington were other major migration hubs  In this April 21, 2016 file photo, houses line streets near the edge of the Las Vegas valley in Las Vegas. California is playing an unparalleled role in Nevada growth, as the state population surpassed 3 million people and the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Officials say Nevada has reached ‘critical mass’ with water supply

Posted by   /  November 21, 2019  /  Water  /  No Comments

Legal battles continue over a pipeline that would route water to Las Vegas Lake Mead and the Colorado River are viewed from 34,000 feet on April 16, 2017, near Las Vegas, Nevada. An unusually wet spring has broken the five-year drought across the western part of the country, resulting in spectacular vistas viewed from a […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Thousands could flood rural Nevada town of 50 people after ‘Storm Area 51’ joke goes viral

Posted by   /  September 18, 2019  /  Off-Beat News, Regional News  /  No Comments

Storm Area 51 Base Camp will be held at the Alien Research Center the weekend of September 20th. /Ben Brown / Fox News By Benjamin Brown | Fox News The small town of Rachel, Nevada, located in the middle of the desert and home to only about 50 people, could be flooded with thousands of […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Tiny desert towns around area 51 are stressed about the viral Facebook event

Posted by   /  August 22, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

“On the county level we’re prepared for two to three times the population of the entire county … Our gas stations will run out of gas, our grocery stores will run out of groceries” By Tanya Chen | BuzzFeed  The tiny community of Lincoln County, Nevada, is bracing itself for potentially tens of thousands of […]

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Colorado River drought contingency plan stalled

Posted by   /  June 17, 2018  /  Featured News, Water  /  No Comments

By Gary Pitzer | Water Education Foundation It’s high-stakes time in Arizona. The state that depends on the Colorado River to help supply its cities and farms — and is first in line to absorb a shortage — is seeking a unified plan for water supply management to join its Lower Basin neighbors, California and […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 25, 2017: Interior submits monument recommendations to Trump, but officials are silent on details.

Posted by   /  August 25, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Utah: Bears Ears, Grand-Staircase won’t be eliminated, Zinke says, but they may be shrunk New Mexico is free of drought San Francisco and Berkeley brace for politically charged rallies Colorado gov responds to Sessions marijuana letter questioning state’s regulatory regime; Nevada: Marijuana has no place in casinos, gaming officials say

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[Column] Arizona’s water war is escalating

Posted by   /  August 25, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

A fight over how to conserve water in Lake Mead is growing and involving more people — many of who just want the whole thing to end By Joanna Allhands (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) The battle to determine how Arizona handles future water-supply cuts is quickly becoming a war. […]

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