The Las Vegas Sun
Hints of autonomy for community colleges?
Over decades, some Nevada politicians, education leaders and consultants have argued that Nevada's four community colleges shouldn't report to the state's Board of Regents, which oversees UNLV and UNR, but rather be allowed to operate independently, perhaps with each individual college governed within its own community.
Elko drug bust finds massive amounts of cocaine, heroin
A drug bust on Highway 93 in Elko County led officials to uncover 328 grams of cocaine and 219 grams of heroin.
C-tax hearing tops address
A hearing has been scheduled May 12 in First Judicial District Court in Carson City in the city of Fernley's lawsuit against the state seeking a greater disbursement of consolidated tax.
Elko man to stand trial in deadly DUI accident
An Elko man has been ordered to stand trial on a driving under the influence charge stemming from a backcountry accident in Elko County that killed his fiancee.
Premium Exploration Intercepts 286.67 Meters (940.51 Feet) of 0.73...
Premium Exploration Intercepts 286.67 Meters of 0.73 g/t Gold, Including 11.67 Meters of 2.37 g/t Idaho Gold Project was a vertical step-out hole aimed at drilling both the upper and lower gold zones at the Friday deposit.
Elko man charged with vandalism at Wendover hotel
It's not exactly an art heist at the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip, but a 29-year-old Nevada man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly was caught on surveillance tape stealing pictures from a hotel in West Wendover.
Ex-police captain in Elko appealing incest case
ELKO, Nev. -- A former police captain is appealing his conviction in northeast Nevada on an incest charge after he pleaded guilty last year and was sentenced in June to two years to life in state prison.
Beowawe: Town's name may have salacious origins
Beowawe. The meaning of the name of the tiny Nevada town, south of I-30 between Battle Mountain and Elko, is in itself a mystery.
Nev. man gets 25 years for sexual assault on 6-year-old relative
John C. Atkin, 47, a habitual felon from Elko, Nev. was sentenced on Feb. 10 in an Elko County courtroom to 25 years behind bars for sexual contact with a child.
Interest aplenty in historic Air Mail arrows in Reno area
Last month's Reno Gazette-Journal story about a concrete air mail arrow above the Steamboat Ditch Trail sparked more than a passing interest from Nevada history buffs, historic preservationists, geocachers and other outdoor enthusiasts.
Elko deputies say body found near Jackpot
JACKPOT -- Elko County authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was found rolled up in a sheet about three miles south of Jackpot.