Nevada

New Bill Would Help Save Bighorn Sheep, Golden Eagles

Jul 27, 2021
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A bill just introduced in the U.S, Senate would help thousands of species stay off the Endangered Species List - including bighorn sheep, golden eagles and the Lahontan cutthroat trout in Nevada. 

Tup Wanders

 

A new report finds Nevada's children suffered more during the pandemic than those in many other states and that small gains in child well-being made before the pandemic may have been reversed.

Report: NV Seniors Face High Rates of Hunger, Suicide

May 25, 2021
AARP

A new study shows seniors in Nevada had some of the worst rates of hunger and suicide in the country, even before the pandemic.

Nevada wildfire burns sage grouse.
westgov.org

Authorities say a northeast Nevada wildfire that trapped eight hikers and a sheriff's deputy in the Ruby Mountains near Elko before they were escorted to safety started near a shooting range.

Forest Service spokeswoman Erica Hupp said Monday no residential homes have been destroyed but some structures have been lost.

Ely Prison where an inmate was stabbed to death.
doc.nv.gov

A Nevada inmate serving up to life in prison for kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault has been stabbed to death in a fight with two other inmates at the state prison in Ely.

Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Santina said Wednesday that 32-year-old Sergio Chan was killed in the altercation at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

summitpost.org

A New Hampshire man is set to become the first person sentenced to federal prison for his role in an armed confrontation with U.S. agents near Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's ranch in 2014.

hcn.org

A federal jury in Nevada is deliberating the fate of six men accused of wielding assault-style rifles during cattleman Cliven Bundy's dispute with federal agents three years ago.

The panel of eight women and four men returns to work Monday, after getting the case Thursday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas.