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First manual measurement of Sierra snowpack to occur next week

The winter's first manual measurement of the Sierra Nevada snowpack will take place next week, state officials said Tuesday, eager for any signs of relief from one of California's worst droughts in a century of record-keeping.

Sam Nazarian wins casino license, must submit to random drug testing

LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles nightlife mogul Sam Nazarian saved his casino license Thursday by eating heaping portions of humble pie before the Nevada State Gaming Commission.

Surprise! Jon Jones hit with random drug test ahead of UFC 182 title fight

And he doesn't sound too worried about passing. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had a little visit from Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) ahead of his upcoming UFC 182 title fight against Daniel Cormier, which takes place on Jan. Show More Summary

Jon Jones Receives Random Drug Test Ahead of UFC 182 Fight with Daniel Cormier

It seems as if the Nevada State Athletic Commission is testing to make sure none of the bad blood between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier has led to bad blood within the champion himself. Jones, who is currently training for his eighthShow More Summary

Vanishing Ice Most Likely All Natural

video by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University The video outlines why the timing and mechanisms of glacier retreats is evidence of natural climate change. Contents The drying out of Kilimanjaro Retreat of glaciers in Glacier National Park begins 2:45 Overview of Holocene warming and cooling and ice melt…

What The Media Needs To Know About Anti-Background Checks Rally Organizer Gavin Seim

Conservative activist Gavin Seim, the organizer of a December 13 protest against Washington state's new background check law, is an anti-government extremist who participated in the standoff at Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch and defended the rancher's racist comments. Show More Summary

Nevada Measure Is First Marijuana Legalization Initiative to Qualify for 2016 Ballot

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

Yesterday a Nevada initiative became the first marijuana legalization measure o qualify for the 2016 ballot. Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller said the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol had submitted more than enough valid signatures...Show More Summary

Utah Highway Patrol Troopers Shuttle 87-Year-Old Mom to Visit Ailing Son

When State Trooper Jeff Jones pulled over Helen Smith, 87, for a traffic violation in Millard County in central Utah last Friday night, he did not know he would face a judgment call. “Smith was driving on I-15 from Panaca in Nevada,” Jones told ABC...

'Injured' Anthony Pettis reacts to NSAC suspension following UFC 181: My hand is fine!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch...Show More Summary

UFC 181 medical suspensions and injuries: Pettis, Trujillo and Rivera face six-month sits

Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC 181 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its...Show More Summary

Francisco Rivera to Appeal Submission Loss to Urijah Faber Following Eye Poke

Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. MMA Fighting spoke with Rivera and confirmed the news on Sunday. Faber, a perennial top contender,...Show More Summary

Snoop's Son -- Highlight Reel TD Catches ... In State Championship Game (Video)

Snoop Dogg's son made a couple of great TD catches in the Nevada state high school championship game in Reno this weekend... and now we've got the highlight footage. Cordell Broadus showed why he's one of the top WRs in the country -- making…

Las Vegas Bowl 2014: Preview, Predictions for Colorado State vs. Utah

The Utah Utes have accepted a bid to the 2014 Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, where they will play Colorado State on Dec. 20 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Whitney, Nevada. Dirk Facer of the Deseret News reported on the postseason matchup, which...Show More Summary

Muhammad Ali -- CHILLIN' WITH SNOOP ... At High School FB Game

Muhammad Ali and Snoop Dogg -- SAT TOGETHER -- at the freezing cold high school state championship game in Reno, Nevada this weekend... as their superstar kin DOMINATED on the field. As we first reported, Ali's grandson Biaggio Walsh and Snoop's…

Points aplenty expected in Colts-Browns?

Could Colts-Browns be a game that makes fantasy football owners sing for joy? Well, Nevada linemakers seem to think so. Numerous oddsmakers in the state have set the total for Colts-Browns at 50 points. The total, or Over-Under, is a proposition requiring bettors to choose whether a game will finish with more or less combined…

Nevada Group Asks Gun Control Signatures Be Rejected Because Requirements Missed

Nevadans for State Gun Rights (NSGR) is asking secretary of state Ross Miller to throw out signatures collected by gun control proponents--including a Bloomberg-sponsored group--because the signatures were allegedly turned in after the deadline for submission and were missing a proper affidavit. Show More Summary

Gun Rights Group Asks Nevada To Throw Out Gun Ballot Item On Background Checks

A gun rights group, Nevadans for State Gun Rights,  wants the state’s elections chief to throw out a proposed ballot measure to tighten background checks for anyone buying firearms from private sellers or gun show exhibitors. In a letter obtained Monday by the Associated Press, the group told Secretary of State Ross Miller that initiative [...]

Are Polar Bear Researchers Blinded by Belief, or Acting Dishonestly?

  Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Suggesting impending climate doom, headlines have been trumpeting polar bears are “barely surviving” and “bears are disappearing” prompted by a press release hyping the paper Polar bear…

Election 2014: Lessons from the GOP landslide in the Silver State

Gov. Brian Sandoval led a Republican landslide in Nevada on Nov. 4. At the risk of sounding obvious, the 2014 midterm election cycle proved to be a pretty universal disappointment for Democrats. At the top of the ticket, the loss of the Senate, and roughly a dozen House seats, puts the Republicans in fairly firm control of the U.S. Show More Summary

Uber awaits French ride-sharing verdict that will determine its fate in that country

Uber’s troubles with both state and national governments continues. First it dropped a post two days ago stating that it was ceasing operations in Nevada as it tried to gain permission to operate in that state. Now it’s waiting for hear from the courts about its future in France. Show More Summary

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