Updated: 03/29/2007 - Reno City Council members have voted unanimously to replace the historic Virginia Street bridge. The bridge's fate has been debated since the big flood of 1997.
Posted: 03/28/2007 - Saying he's concerned about weaker-than-projected tax revenues, Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons told state agencies Wednesday to chop nearly $112 million from their budget requests now being considered by legislators.
Posted: 03/28/2007 - The Reno Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City of Reno and in the unincorporated area of the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District throughout the spring months.
Posted: 03/28/2007 - Reno and Clark County representatives, backed by dozens of homeless advocates, said Wednesday they support a bill that would funnel $20 million over two years to local governments to help eradicate homelessness in Nevada.
Posted: 03/28/2007 - Senator John Ensign says he's interviewing candidates to replace ousted US Attorney Daniel Bogden in Nevada. Ensign says in Washington that as many as 19 people are being considered for the job. He declined to name names.
Posted: 03/28/2007 - The owner of the Sage Trailer Park in Mustang was given 60 days to install arsenic filtration systems for tenants under an order issued by Washoe County commissioners.
Posted: 03/28/2007 - The judge assigned to a civil case against a man accused of shooting another judge said his law clerk's past relationship with the plaintiff does not warrant his recusal.
Updated: 03/28/2007 - Dayton boy is in the hospital after being hit by a SUV.
Updated: 03/27/2007 - CARSON CITY (AP) - Some credit card companies raise interest rates when consumers fail to pay other, unrelated bills on time.
Posted: 03/27/2007 - CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada lawmakers are considering a bill that limits a public entity's ability to hold closed meetings, a response to a 2005 closed-door vote by the state Tax Commission to grant a 40 (m) million-dollar tax refund to Southern California Edison.
Posted: 03/27/2007 - Fire officials in Churchill County are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the residential section of a substance abuse treatment center in Fallon last night and early this morning.
Posted: 03/27/2007 - The number of jobless Nevadans dropped by about 4,700 from January to February but the state's economy isn't as strong as it was a year ago, according to a new state report.
Updated: 03/27/2007 - A man who hid out in a hotel room at a Lake Tahoe casino before stabbing his estranged wife to death four months ago pleaded guilty to murder and faces up to 20 years in prison.
Posted: 03/27/2007 - A group of peace advocates set out on an 65-mile trek Tuesday to the Nevada Test Site, where they planned a weekend protest against nuclear weapons and the war in Iraq.
Updated: 03/27/2007 - Some Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts reported up to 2 feet of snow at the higher elevations from Monday afternoon through early Tuesday. Chains or snow tires were required on most mountain highways, including Interstate 80 over Donner Summit and U.S. 50 over Echo Summit.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Rival Democrat and Republican plans for school "empowerment," including GOP Gov. Jim Gibbons' $60 million proposal for localized decision-making in public schools, were reviewed Monday by a state Senate panel.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Some Maytag and Samsung brand front-loading washing machines have been recalled due to a potential fire hazard, says Reno Fire Marshal Bill Burney, due to water leakage onto the electrical connections to the washing machine's thermal sensor that could cause an electrical short and ignite a circuit board.