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  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada State Office (NVSO) invites the public to two virtual workshops on the proposed Greenlink North Project to be held via Zoom January 26 and 27. 
  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Business Brunches are the works for business and community leaders. Sponsored by AT&T, the brunch could promote new networks and solutions for Lovelock and Pershing County. The events will feature speakers that could present entrepreneurs with ideas and opportunities.
  • HAZMAT training scenarios in 2022
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Pershing County Director of Emergency Management Sean Burke proved his worth to the county again last week. Funds were available as needed for fire safety gear, COVID vaccines, mobile and fixed Emergency Operation Center upgrades and new Sheriff’s Deputy equipment.
  • Yucca Mountain remains in debate over nuclear waste storage
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Mounting opposition to proposed nuclear waste storage sites in Texas and New Mexico has kept Yucca Mountain in Nevada in the national debate over what to do with the growing stockpile of radioactive material scattered around the country.
    The Biden administration is opposed to Yucca Mountain and announced plans this month to send waste to places where state, local and tribal governments agree to accept it. That stance is shared by Nevada elected officials, tribal leaders and business and environmental groups.
    But until the 1987 Nuclear Waste Policy Act is changed by Congress, the proposed radioactive waste repository 90 miles north of Las Vegas remains the designated permanent storage site for spent fuel rods from commercial nuclear plants.
  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    A case of COVID-19 and a possible winter storm slated to hit the nation’s capital over the weekend forced Senate Democrats to give up their plans to begin debate on a package of two voting rights bills and a push to change the filibuster rules.
    Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), had hoped to be on the floor Monday debating the filibuster and its hindrance to passing voting rights. That debate would have been symbolic since it coincided with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the national holiday commemorating the civil rights hero's life. 
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00 AM
    A Las Vegas man who admitted to recklessly driving a vehicle with five times the legal limit of marijuana in his blood — resulting in the death of his passenger — was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison.
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00 AM
    A Las Vegas man who admitted to sexually exploiting a child and possessing child sexual abuse material was sentenced today to 15 years and 10 months in prison.
    According to court documents, on April 9, 2020, Kenneth James Robison (35) recorded a video of himself sexually exploiting a child who was less than 12 years old. 
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00 AM
    A Las Vegas man was sentenced to 25 years and 9 months in prison for his role in a series of violent armed robberies in September 2019.
    According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, from September 6 to September 9, 2019, Lesean Roger Dennis Braddock Jr. (29) and co-conspirator Byron Joshua Jarell Porter (24) robbed three businesses at gunpoint in Las Vegas and Henderson. Braddock and Porter committed the armed robberies while Braddock was on state parole after serving a significant prison term for a robbery in California.
  • Get outside - We are here to help make that happen!
    Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00 AM
    Happy New Year!  Thank you to our communities for the amazing support of our school-based programs and community events as we closed out 2021. 
    For many, 2021 was yet another challenging year, but we certainly felt your love as we experienced being together outdoors!
    Nevada Outdoor School (NOS) is a nonprofit organization what was started in 2003 in Winnemucca, Nevada with the mission of inspiring exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat, and dedication to community.  
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00 AM
    Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Chiou announced today that the District of Nevada collected $38,515,689.66 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2021. 
    Of this amount, $36,943,966.20 was collected in criminal actions and $1,571,723.46 was collected in civil actions.
    “Without the dedication, commitment, and hard work of our Civil Division, particularly the Financial Litigation Program and Asset Forfeiture Unit, these significant collections would not have been possible,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Chiou. “Our office is honored to work alongside our law enforcement and other collection partners, and contribute these funds for (among other things) victim compensation and assistance.”
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