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  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    The Bureau of Land Management’s reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shooting and mortally wounding five wild horses in eastern Nevada in late 2021 is now $25,000, courtesy of a $5,000 reward from Wild Horse Education. 
    The BLM’s original award of $5,000 was matched last September by another group’s commitment and matched again a month later by another organization.
  • Joining the Navy —
    Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    Recent USDA reports in July of inventories of Cattle and in November of Cattle on Feed show cattle numbers are declining. Drought in many areas has led to beef cow liquidation and more heifers in the slaughter mix. 
  • Gray Wolves
    Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    Native gray wolves, also known as timber wolves, are returning to rugged rangelands throughout the West, raising risk for the millions of cattle who graze there. 
    Nevada wildlife officials confirmed in 2017 the first presence of a gray wolf (Canis lupus) in the state in nearly a century. Prior to 1917, the last wolf sighted in Nevada was in 1922. 
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    Tesla intends to invest $3.6 billion in battery and electric semi-truck manufacturing in Northern Nevada, expanding the company’s presence and the clean energy industry in the state, the White House said Tuesday.
  • In Congress, a push to keep hundreds of millions flowing to Tahoe for clarity, restoration projects
    Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    With the authorization that allows federal funds to flow to the Tahoe Basin set to expire next year, Nevada’s congressional delegation and Tahoe stakeholders are hopeful they can pass a re-authorization this year.
    The Lake Tahoe Restoration Act (LTRA), first passed in 2000 and re-authorized in 2016, established a $300 million fund, which grew to $415 million at the time of re-authorization, for environmental improvement projects on both sides of the lake. 
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo is proposing an $11 billion budget — the largest two-year general fund budget in state history — that includes “the single largest investment in K-12 education” in Nevada history, unprecedented investments into state savings, a yearlong suspension of the gas tax and 8 percent raises for state employees in the next year.
  • Lombardo promises tax cuts, sweeping K-12 spending boost in State of the State speech
    Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    In his first State of the State address, Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo laid out plans for aggressively saving for a potential economic downturn, cutting gas and payroll taxes, boosting public school spending and expanding a much-fought-over school choice program.
    During his inaugural State of the State speech, Lombardo announced details of his proposed two-year $11 billion budget, shared Tesla’s plans for a $3.5 billion manufacturing facility in Northern Nevada and pledged to provide raises and bonuses for state employees, although to a lesser extent than former Gov. Steve Sisolak proposed last month. 
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) is seeking sponsors to provide meals to children through the federally funded Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
    SFSP ensures that students who depend on school meals have access to nutritious food when school is not in session. 
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 AM
    “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series” returns in February to help both new gardeners and those who already have a green thumb hone their gardening skills. Led by University of Nevada, Reno Extension and their certified Master Gardeners and offered in partnership with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space, these classes are free and run 6 – 8 p.m., every Tuesday, Feb. 7 – March 28, at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno.
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