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Nevada escapes cellar in annual Quality Counts education ranking

Silver State now ranks ahead of New Mexico in annual rankings by Education Week, but state education officials say that move up made Nevada the fastest-improving state.

Yucca Mountain advocate John Shimkus retiring from Congress

Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., who for years advocated to open a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, announced Friday he will not seek re-election to Congress.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, Sept. 4 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $8 million.

Pahrump area planned next week for 9/11

A special ceremony is scheduled next week at the Calvada Eye to honor and remember those who perished in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Nevada agriculture official gives Nye overview of hemp

Since the release of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized the commercial production of hemp as an agricultural product, a whole new industry has blossomed in America and many members of the Nye County community are determined not to be left behind when it comes to what some call the next big thing in agriculture.

Sampling shows no detectable tritium in Nevada groundwater for fourth year

Starting in 1951, the Nevada National Security Site, then known as the Nevada Test Site, became a nuclear testing ground in America, with both atmospheric and underground detonations taking place over a period of several decades.

Bradley to challenge Hafen for Nevada Assembly seat

Former law enforcement officer and board-certified addictionologist Dr. Joseph Bradley will be taking another shot at the Nevada Assembly District 36 seat, challenging appointed Assemblyman Greg Hafen II in the 2020 election.

Nye sheriff’s office: Deactivated cell phones can dial 911

Though it’s not uncommon for a parent to let their child play with their old cell phone as a toy once they buy a new cell phone for themselves, that act, according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, is creating serious issues, even though the phone is disabled and out of service.

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