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Washoe County offers legal aid to harassed county employees

Jun. 25, 2022 03:53 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County has established a legal assistance fund for county employees who've been unfairly attacked or harassed in public as tempers increasingly flare during hostile confrontations over election procedures and other controversies. The legal and personal...

Last Nevada county approves primary results after hand count

Jun. 25, 2022 03:41 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Counties across Nevada on Friday certified the last outstanding results of the state’s June 14 primary election after critics questioned the tallies by describing their own experiences at the polls and repeating conspiracy theories that nearly derailed certification in New...

Nevada gambling license approved for new Sparks casino

Jun. 23, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State regulators have approved a gambling license for the first newly constructed casino in the Reno-Sparks area more than two decades. The Nevada Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve the license sought by Las Vegas-based Olympia Gaming for the Legends Bay...

Rural Nevada county delays approving primary vote results

Jun. 23, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elected officials in one rural Nevada county decided Thursday to postpone until Friday certifying results of the 317 ballots cast in their jurisdiction during the state’s June 14 primary election. The decision in Esmeralda County, the least populous county in the...

Nevada Supreme Court ruling shakes up groundwater rights

Jun. 22, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada Supreme Court ruling on Thursday has set new precedent for how the state can manage groundwater in areas with severe drought. In a 4-3 ruling issued Thursday to settle a water dispute in Diamond Valley, a rural Eureka County farm area, the court said...

US Senate race promises to be fight for nonpartisan voters

Jun. 21, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The attack ads already are airing and campaign fundraising emails are flooding into inboxes as one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in the country gets rolling in Nevada, where candidates will be juggling voters' concerns about a volatile economy and inflation that is...

Nevada man sought in bar shooting that killed his wife

Jun. 20, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police in northern Nevada say a 47-year-old man is sought in the weekend shooting death of his wife and the wounding of a 21-year-old relative after an argument in the parking lot of a bar in Winnemucca. Ty Victor Albisu was identified as the suspect in the...

Election skeptic wins GOP race for Nevada secretary of state

Jun. 15, 2022 03:23 AM EDT

RENO, Nevada (AP) — A former state lawmaker who has been repeating the false claims that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump won the Republican nomination Tuesday for Nevada secretary of state, the office that oversees elections in the perennial presidential...

Nevada Republicans support candidate who denies 2020 election outcome as nominee for secretary of state

Jun. 15, 2022 01:46 AM EDT
RENO, Nevada (AP) — Nevada Republicans support candidate who denies 2020 election outcome as nominee for secretary of state.

Conspiracies dominate GOP primary for Nevada elections post

Jun. 11, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nevada (AP) — Jim Marchant has been traveling the country repeating the false claims that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and trying to make the case that electronic voting equipment should be tossed out in favor of ballots cast and counted by hand. ...