Updated: 08/01/2003 - Driven by investor demands, many major gambling companies have launched dividend policies in recent months, with most paying yields higher than the S&P 500 average.
Updated: 07/31/2003 - Women bowlers and an influx of tourists helped boost occupancy in Reno-area hotels and motels 7 percent above the numbers in June of last year.
Updated: 07/31/2003 - An Army captain killed in Iraq was remembered Wednesday as an impeccable soldier and leader who loved his command and put his troops'welfare above all else.
Updated: 07/31/2003 - A nine-year-old Sun Valley girl has died of injuries sustained when she and her brother were struck by a passing SUV in Sun Valley Wednesday afternoon.
Updated: 07/31/2003 - Representatives of public employee groups say they're puzzled by Gov. Kenny Guinn's statement that state workers, teachers and university faculty probably won't get any pay raises for six to eight years.
Updated: 07/31/2003 - The deputy U.S. drug czar urged health professionals and counselors Wednesday to help in the ambitious effort to reduce the number of substance abusers by 25-percent the next five years.
Updated: 07/30/2003 - Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., says he was surprised to learn Republican Nevada Gov. Kenny Guinn won't be endorsing his candidacy for re-election next year.
Updated: 07/30/2003 - Splinter political parties, conservative groups and others opposed to a record $836 million Nevada tax plan are alleging a conspiracy to get the plan approved.
Updated: 08/11/2003 - Weather experts say the recent spate of thunderstorms across western Nevada is a little out of the normal, and is likely to continue.
Updated: 07/30/2003 - Lobbyists and Nevada business owners are concerned that language in the bill that raises taxes by $836 million could unintentionally end up tripling business taxes, including those on casino companies.
Updated: 07/29/2003 - Barrick Gold officials say emergency training spared 48 miners any injury when they spent more than eight hours in a refuge chamber at the Rodeo Mine northwest of Carlin when a fire occurred Friday night.
Updated: 07/30/2003 - Legislators crowed about how the record tax increase they passed July 21 protected the"little guy." But a largely unnoticed provision of the tax bill is expected to mean higher electric, phone, gas, cable and trash bills for all Nevadans.
Updated: 07/30/2003 - An explosion in an electrical transformer, which sent flaming oil down a street, rocked the Wells Fargo bank building at 200 S. Virginia Street Tuesday afternoon.
Updated: 07/30/2003 - Nevada's labor commissioner said Monday he has asked state Attorney General Brian Sandoval to prosecute the head of an Incline Village dot-com company who owes a record $429,480 in penalties and back wages to employees.
Updated: 07/29/2003 - Two Nevada lawmakers plan trips to Israel during the congressional summer recess, while a third is due to leave Friday on an intelligence mission.
Updated: 07/29/2003 - A lawyer for the Nevada Legislature urged the state Supreme Court on Monday to reject a bid for a rehearing of the high court's ruling that lifted a two-thirds majority vote requirement on tax bills.
Updated: 07/29/2003 - Violence and criminal acts are increasing on Washoe County's middle school campuses.
Updated: 07/29/2003 - Bob Hope, ski jump-nosed master of the one-liner and favorite comedian of servicemen and presidents alike, has died, just two months after turning 100.
Updated: 07/28/2003 - The only Korean War memorial in Nevada was dedicated Sunday with veterans from the conflict on hand to share their memories.
Updated: 07/28/2003 - Medical examiners on Sunday identified a body found in chest-high weeds near Waco as that of Baylor University basketball player Patrick Dennehy, who had been missing about six weeks.
Updated: 07/28/2003 - Bringing back damaged deer habitat and preventing a fresh invasion of cheat grass will be among the primary restoration goals for an area burned by a large wildfire on the edge of Reno.
Updated: 07/28/2003 - Under siege from sediment and algae, a new draft federal study of watersheds and streams in the Lake Tahoe Basin is offering a glimmer of hope for the lake’s clarity.
Updated: 07/28/2003 - Nevada’s prison population grew 2.4-percent, from 10,233 to 10,478, a rate just below the national average.
Updated: 07/27/2003 - Saturday was a very busy day for firefighters all over northern Nevada and the Sierra.