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Luxury Tahoe condo project planned; units from $2.5M to $7M

Jan. 18, 2022 16:17 PM EST

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — A luxury condominium developer plans to break ground this spring on 40 multi-million-dollar units on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. The Nine 47 Tahoe development is planned on 2 acres (0.8 hectares) in Incline Village along Tahoe Boulevard about a mile...

Ike lifts Wyoming over Nevada 77-67

Jan. 17, 2022 22:37 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Graham Ike had 24 points and 11 rebounds as Wyoming defeated Nevada 77-67 on Monday. Drake Jeffries added 20 points for the Cowboys. Ike made 8 of 10 free throws. Hunter Maldonado had 11 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds for Wyoming (13-2, 2-0...

Fossil named after Nevada brewer who named his beer after it

Jan. 16, 2022 05:12 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — First, the beer was named for the fossil. Now, it’s come full circle, as a species of the fossil found in Nevada is named for the maker of the beer. The first giant creature to inhabit the earth, the ichthyosaur, dominated the earth’s oceans in...

Vegas teachers offered retention bonuses amid COVID-19 spike

Jan. 14, 2022 13:58 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Schools in Las Vegas are responding to staffing shortages by offering retention bonuses of up to $2,000 for full-time employees who remain at work during the coronavirus pandemic. Clark County School District board members also were briefed Thursday about a “test...

Nevada candidate seeks Trump's favor with Florida TV spot

Jan. 13, 2022 15:06 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In a campaign ad, Nevada gubernatorial candidate Michele Fiore steps out of a Ford F-150 with a handgun holstered on her hip and tells viewers she was one of the first elected officials to endorse Donald Trump in the lead-up to the 2016 election. “You...

Shaver, Akot lead Boise State past Nevada 85-70

Jan. 13, 2022 01:26 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Marcus Shaver Jr. scored 28 points and Boise State defeated Nevada 85-70 on Wednesday night. Emmanuel Akot added 23 points for the Broncos (11-4, 2-0 Mountain West Conference. Shaver and Akot both went 4 of 8 from 3-point range. Naje Smith added 11...

Vegas hospitals struggle with staffing amid latest surge

Jan. 12, 2022 20:04 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Staffing levels at Las Vegas-area hospitals remain in the worst “crisis” category for the second week in a row as Nevada’s COVID-19 positivity test rate soars to new heights and schools scramble to respond to the state's worst coronavirus surge to date. ...

Man gets 2 life terms for killings on Nevada reservation

Jan. 11, 2022 21:30 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for shotgun slayings of two women at a house on a tribal reservation along the Nevada-Oregon state line in 2018. Federal prosecutors say Stoney Prior of McDermitt and the victims of the double murder all were...

Nevada Republicans boo Heller over past with Trump at debate

Jan. 07, 2022 12:35 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of exuberant Republicans booed and jeered at former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Thursday night as he attempted to brandish his conservative credentials and position himself as close to former President Donald Trump at the first debate leading up to Nevada's Republican...

US judge blocks work at Nevada geothermal plant for 90 days

Jan. 04, 2022 19:16 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge said Tuesday he intends to temporarily block any construction work for 90 days at a proposed geothermal power plant in Nevada that opponents said would destroy a sacred tribal site and could result in extinction of a rare toad being considered for endangered...