Posted: 02/21/2007 - The historic Truckee River Operating Agreement has moved a big step closer to reality. The Sparks City Council agreed Tuesday to join Reno and Washoe County in providing 6,700 acre-feet of water rights to improve water quality in the Truckee River.
Posted: 02/21/2007 - In advance of Wednesday's first-in-the-nation forum for Democratic presidential candidates, state party leaders sought to emphasize Nevada's heartland over its gambling image. But Hillary Rodham Clinton isn't buying it.
Posted: 02/20/2007 - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid questioned Tuesday whether word of a possible British troop withdrawal from Iraq would pressure President Bush into changing his war strategy, and said Senate Democrats will move ahead with their own efforts to limit the president's authority.
Posted: 02/20/2007 - The need for nurses, doctors and other health care professionals is greater than ever, and the smaller the community, the bigger the problem.
Posted: 02/20/2007 - US Senator Joe Biden used a Presidents Day forum in Reno to blast the incumbent and to say why he should succeed George Bush. The Delaware Democrat told an audience of more than 100 at the Grand Sierra Resort that Bush's plan to escalate the number of troops in Iraq is what he calls "a tragic, tragic mistake."
Posted: 02/20/2007 - The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use certain jars of Earth's Best Organic 2 Apple Peach Barley Wholesome Breakfast baby food.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - Nevada Appeal offices in Carson City will hold an overflow party for Democrats who couldn't get tickets to the presidential forum. Several of the 2008 presidential hopefuls are expected to stop by.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - Carolina Culinary Food is recalling packages of Oscar Mayer ready-to-eat chicken breast strips with rib meat because they may be contaminated, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - Measures to improve ethics in government and to provide more information about Nevada politicians' contributors are needed to overcome distrust caused by "indictments, convictions and scandals," Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley said Monday.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - A rock-throwing fracas behind the Circuit City south of Reno turned into gunplay early yesterday that left three people with nonlife-threatening injuries.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - A medical helicopter was forced to land near US 395 last night when a sudden blustery storm hit north of Carson City. Nevada Highway Patrol cars blocked traffic about 10:15 after the pilot reported limited visibility due to cloud cover and snow in the area north of Carson City.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - Last week's storms were skimpy by normal Tahoe standards, but this hasn't been a normal year. And the fresh powder seems to have given skiers new hope.
Posted: 02/18/2007 - White House hopeful Barack Obama complained about "slash and burn" politics in Washington in a brief stop in Nevada Sunday.
Posted: 02/18/2007 - A Carson City man accused of shooting a sheriff's deputy during a drug raid has been bound over for trial in Carson District Court.
Posted: 02/18/2007 - CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - While many Nevada Democrats were disappointed with a failed U.S. Senate effort Saturday to oppose a military buildup in Iraq, the Senate's adjournment after that effort ensured appearances by most major Democratic presidential hopefuls at a forum here on Wednesday.
Posted: 02/18/2007 - LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada's Republican Senator John Ensign missed a key vote on the Iraq war Saturday.
Updated: 02/19/2007 - The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown Saturday as Republicans foiled a Democratic bid to repudiate President Bush's deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops.
Posted: 02/18/2007 - Avalanche in Utah leaves one man dead, two missing.
Posted: 02/17/2007 - Constructor workers protest labor practices at downtown Reno condo project.
Posted: 02/17/2007 - Presidential hopeful John Edwards in Las Vegas to talk about universial health care.
Posted: 02/17/2007 - The man charged with sexually assaulting and killing 16-year-old Holly Quick in her Sparks bedroom last September has been bound over in Sparks Justice Court to face trial.