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Where the River No Longer Runs, Life Persists: Fossil Falls in the Eastern Sierra Nevada

Red Hill near Fossil Falls, with the crest of the Sierra Nevada in the distance. The Sierra Nevada is the largest single block of rock in the United States. It takes the shape of a huge 400 mile long westward tilting range reaching elevations exceeding 14,000 feet. Show More Summary

Nevada GOP Pushes New Gun Law Reminiscent Of 'Stand Your Ground'

WASHINGTON -- A Nevada state Senate committee considered a controversial package of gun-rights provisions on Wednesday, just a day before the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. The Nevada legislation includes a provision that...Show More Summary

A lawmaker who believes saltwater and baking soda can cure cancer

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore said recently that she will propose a "Right to Try" bill in her state. But it's not the bill itself that gained national attention. Instead, it was Fiore's statement that she believes cancer is "a fungus" that can be cured by "flushing, let’s say, saltwater, sodium carbonate" through the body.Read full article >>

Utah State, Western Michigan and Nevada Las Vegas added to future schedules

USC will play home football games against Utah State in 2016, Western Michigan in 2017 and Nevada Las Vegas in 2019, the school announced.

After Porto Alegre, Anderson Silva Loses Ranking Prestige

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC While Anderson Silva stands behind his innocence and awaits his judgment at the hand of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the Ultimate Figthing Championship revealed on Tuesday its rearranged rankings. Show More Summary

Nevada Republican says cancer is a fungus you can flush out with salt water

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Nevada state Assemblywoman Michele Fiore (R) plans to introduce a bill she said would provide more options for cancer patients — but actually relies on what medical experts call a myth, Think Progress reported. “If you have cancer, which I believe is a fungus, and we can put a pic line...

Man Jailed for his Role in Mortgage Relief Scam

Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ray Jan Kornfeld, 59, Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to 5 years in prison for his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme. Kornfeld was also ordered to pay over $3 million in restitution to victims of the scheme. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Nevada Republican prays GOP lawmakers don't nuke his Senate bid

Nevada state Senate Republican leader Michael Roberson (right) is likely to challenge Democratic Sen. Harry Reid Leading Off: • NV-Sen: While Republicans are still casting about for a candidate to take on Sen. Harry Reid, analyst Jon Ralston says that state Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson is looking like the likeliest contender. Show More Summary

This week in the war on workers: Nevada Republicans follow in Scott Walker's footsteps

Nevada Republicans have taken control, and attacking workers is at the top of their agenda: Republican legislators talked about wanting to end collective bargaining in the state, about wanting to force unions to re-sign members every year, about eliminating binding arbitration. Show More Summary

Anderson Silva: I Do Not Know What to Apologize for

It's been about two weeks since the greatest fighter in the history of combat sports tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It's been about two days since the Nevada State Athletic Commission penalized him for his actions.Show More Summary

Even God Cheats: How Anderson Silva Shocked Us By Doing The Expected

last weekSports : Deadspin

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is a bumbling, soulless government agency, and so a strange agent for the delivery of the message that our gods have forsaken us. They never have been particularly diligent messengers in any event,...Show More Summary

To Prevent Campus Rape, 'Young, Hot Little Girls' Should Have Right to Carry Guns, Nevada Assemblywoman Says

Nevada Assemblywoman Michelle Fiore (R) has come under fire for a comment she made in a recent interview, stating that "young, hot little girls" would be protected from sexual assault on college campuses if allowed to carry firearms...

This Nevada State Athletic Commission Hearing Was Insane

last weekSports : With Leather

OnTuesday,theNevadaAthleticCommission heldameetingtodiscuss,amongotherthings,therecentfaileddrugtestsofNickDiazandAndersonSilva,theheadlinersofUFC183.TheentireeventwasstreamedonUFC’sFightPass,andherearesomeofthehighlights.BoxerLaylaMcCarter,havingturned35yearsold,mustgobeforethefullcommissionbeforebeinglicensedtofightagain.

Can Labor Survive Nevada's Republican Party?

For the first time in decades, the GOP controls the state's Assembly, the Senate, and the Governor's Mansion — and they're targeting unions.

The World Of MMA Reacts To Anderson Silva’s Second Failed Drug Test

On Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that Anderson Silva failed a second drug test following his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz. Originally, the Brazilian tested positive for Drostolanone and Androstane, performance-enhancing drugs, during a January 9 out-of-competition drug test. Show More Summary

NSAC suspends Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard pending disciplinary hearing

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard at the conclusion of its monthly meeting, which took place earlier today (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015)...Show More Summary

Live NSAC updates: Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard drug test suspensions via UFC Fight Pass stream

Time to face the music. Well, sort of. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stream today's (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) live meeting, which is expected to hold Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector...Show More Summary

Is Taking Your Dog Into a Bar a Good Idea? Nevada is Thinking About Making It Legal

Nevada legislators spent Monday considering one of the hefty issues of our time: Should dogs be allowed in bars? SB105, sponsored by State Sen. James Settlemeyer, would give bar owners the option of allowing dogs into their establishment. Show More Summary

Nevada may legalize gambling on the Olympics

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

With the movement to legalize sports gambling gaining steam in the United States — New Jersey is trying desperately to get it, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has said that it’s inevitable — Las Vegas is looking for ways to maintain the house edge that comes with being one of the few places in America […]

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