NEWS - Lander County - Nevada News Group
Homepage | Classifieds | Community Resources | Jobs
An image
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Senate failed to advance legislation this week that would codify nationwide access to abortion following the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that showed the court poised to overturn the 1972 Roe v. Wade decision.
  • Lander County 4H and FFA members attend Nevada Junior Livestock Show
    Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    4-H and FFA can connect young people to the community and an animal or two. The Lander County 4-H Youth Development Program and Battle Mountain FFA provided hands-on learning for kids, May 4-8, 2022, through the Nevada Junior Livestock Show held at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    An overnight closure of Interstate 80 traffic between Battle Mountain and Carlin will take place June 18 as the Nevada Department of Transportation continues a project to construct truck climbing lanes.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    It’s not uncommon to see undomesticated cats roaming the city, but thanks to some volunteers, many of them have been fixed in order to relieve the burden that a high population of feral cats can have on the community. Members of the Winnemucca City Council voted unanimously at the May 10 meeting to allow the volunteers the continued use of a facility at Sage Heights and to meet 100 percent of the spay and neuter costs for the local feral cats only. Councilman Jim Billingsley absent. 
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    A courtroom is not a place where you expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it’s treatment court. This May, treatment courts throughout Nevada will join the nearly 4,000 such programs nationwide in celebrating National Drug Court Month. This year alone, more than 150,000 individuals nationwide who entered the justice system due to addiction will receive lifesaving treatment and the chance to repair their lives, reconnect with their families, and find long-term recovery. National Drug Court Month is a celebration of the lives restored by treatment court, and it sends the powerful message that these programs must be expanded to reach more people in need. 
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Modifications for People Living with Dementia Part 2
    Last week I shared some tips for creating the ideal home for people as they age and also for considering potential changes in cognition. We wandered up the sidewalk, across the porch, into the living room, and through the kitchen and dining area. All along the route, we remained mindful of loose carpet or rugs, cords, wobbly tiles, or other fixtures that might produce tripping potentialities. 
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip.
    “There's no telling what we'll find in Lake Mead,” former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said Monday. “It's not a bad place to dump a body.”
    Goodman, as a lawyer, represented mob figures including the ill-fated Anthony “Tony the Ant” Spilotro before serving three terms as a martini-toting mayor making public appearances with a showgirl on each arm.
  • Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park now open
    Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Nevada State Parks is pleased to announce the May 11 reopening of Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park following the successful completion of an extensive roadway project. 
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Mental and physical health play an extremely crucial role in overall quality of life. For local seniors, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, phobias, dementia, suicide ideation, and bipolar disorder are among the most prominent mental health concerns. According to the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, approximately 20 percent of individuals 55 years and older suffer from some sort of mental health concern.
  • ‘Another challenging year:’ Nevada faces continued wildfire risk amid drought
    Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    In a third year of drought, Nevada officials are preparing for several hot months that could see high-elevation blazes ignite across the West, straining frontline fire crews and limited resources.
    In a briefing to Gov. Steve Sisolak last week, the state’s Division of Forestry and federal officials laid out plans to confront wildfires, while providing an overview of what to expect heading into a year that has already seen large wildfires, including a devastating fire in northern New Mexico. 
    This week, The Nevada Independent interviewed Ryan Shane, a deputy administrator for the Nevada Division of Forestry, to get more information about the projections. 
Looking for something older? Try our archive search

Nevada News Group
Nevada News Group 1022 Grass Valley Rd. Winnemucca, NV 89445
All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of Nevada News Group
Software © 2022 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved