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GOP candidates stress urgency at annual Nevada cookout

Aug. 13, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Standing in front of 1,500 Republicans at a rural ranch backdropped by the Sierra Nevada mountains, Nevada’s Republican governor candidate Joe Lombardo referenced the “elephant in the room” without naming him. The second-place finisher in the...

Judge: No `competent evidence' in Nevada primary challenge

Aug. 11, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge who dismissed Republican Joey Gilbert’s lawsuit challenging his defeat in Nevada's gubernatorial primary says Gilbert failed to present “any competent evidence” that he received more votes than GOP nominee Joe Lombardo. “Mr. Gilbert cannot...

Nevada judge denies loser's protest of GOP governor primary

Aug. 10, 2022 22:13 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada judge has dismissed Republican Joey Gilbert’s lawsuit seeking to overturn his loss to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Gilbert, a Reno lawyer who was outside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021,...

Bats return to Nevada fire station, forcing it to close

Aug. 03, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bats have infested a Nevada fire station for the second time in seven years, forcing officials to temporarily close it. The bats have been flying around the living quarters of the small fire station between Reno and Carson City and dead bats have been found in a...

Bat infestation forces closure of fire station south of Reno

Aug. 02, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire officials have temporarily closed a small fire station between Reno and Carson City due to a bat infestation. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District announced the temporary closure Tuesday of Fire Station 30 on Old Highway 395 in the Washoe Valley next...

GOP group endorses Nevada's Democratic attorney general

Jul. 25, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Thirteen Nevada Republicans announced a new coalition on Monday to endorse Democratic Attorney General Aaron Ford in his re-election bid against their party’s nominee, Sigal Chattah, a right-wing candidate who bested a more moderate Republican primary contender. ...

Nevada GOP candidate files court challenge of primary loss

Jul. 16, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A candidate for Nevada governor who lost the Republican primary in June is contesting the results in a lawsuit. The lawsuit from defeated candidate Joey Gilbert challenges a primary election win by Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo and was filed with state District...

Family found living with weapons in Nevada children's museum

Jul. 09, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada couple was found secretly keeping a cache of weapons and living with their two kids at a northern Nevada children’s museum where they worked, authorities said. A janitor at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada was arrested late last week,...

Nevada high court hears fast-track school voucher appeal

Jun. 16, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Supreme Court justices asked pointed questions Thursday about a fast-track appeal of a school vouchers ballot measure that a state court judge rejected for using what he characterized as “sleight of hand” to hide what he called the “enormous” effect it would have...

Nevada justices mulling open primary, ranked-choice measure

Jun. 09, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court is considering whether an initiative will advance to the ballot in November to ask voters if they want to create open primaries and ranked-choice voting in general elections. Justices took no immediate action after hearing arguments...