weather icon Clear


Inyo County moves to next phase of reopening

Inyo County has received approval from the California Department of Public Health to move forward with reopening additional businesses. With this approval, Inyo County businesses that have completed an industry-specific checklist and submitted the Inyo County Business Attestation Form may receive approval to reopen.

Walmart announces bonus for associates

Walmart announced Tuesday, May 12 plans to provide another special cash bonus for all U.S. hourly associates to recognize them for their many contributions to communities across the country during this unprecedented time.

Desert Farming Initiative offers COVID-19 safety tips

Grocery shopping and produce safety have been concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Desert Farming Initiative, part of the University of Nevada, Reno, Experiment Station, provides information to help producers and consumers minimize food-safety risks.

The Latest
Water companies urge flushing before reopening

Great Basin Water Co. is passing along some information about something that easily can be overlooked as the state gradually reopens from the COVID-19 pandemic.

DETR implements federal pandemic unemployment aid

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation has implemented the federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation to its unemployment insurance site, ui.nv.gov

PVYA cancels summer program

Pahrump Valley Youth Activities announced Monday that because of “the complications and unknown variables associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting a PVYA summer camp this year.”

Hand delivery of census forms coming to rural areas

According to Nevada Census 2020, beginning on Monday, May 18, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin its “update leave” operations, during which 2020 census forms are hand-delivered to residences that either do not have mail delivered to the physical location of the home or the mail delivery information for the residence cannot be verified.

Pahrump reopening for business

Pahrump area businesses are welcoming back customers after reopening during Phase 1.

Storm Area 51 cost Nye County $363,000

More than seven months after the Storm Area 51 event that had Nye County in an official state of emergency, the county now has a view of just how much the event cost it, with a reported $363,000 in unbudgeted expenses connected to the phenomenon that grew out of what was originally intended as a social media joke.

COVID-19 recoveries increase in Nye

The recovery rate from COVID-19 in Nye County has been climbing over the last several weeks, according to data from Nye County’s online tracker.

UNR scientists take aim at wildfires in Nevada

With wildland fires eating up the forests and rangelands of Nevada each summer, and fire season now upon us, University of Nevada, Reno scientists are examining how drought, climate change and land management will affect future fire activity and how fires can in turn influence plant, soil and hydrologic processes.

Gaming board issues rules for reopening restaurants

The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Thursday issued a notice outlining the requirements that must be met for a restaurant within a licensed gaming property to reopen during Phase One of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s “Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery.”

Pandemic Unemployment claims can be filed starting Saturday

Nevadans eligible for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program can begin filing online Saturday, May 16, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation has announced.

1 3 4 5 6 7 112