The Burning Man art festival officially began Sunday with long lines to get in, and lots of dust.
Burning Man is crawling with bugs this year, and organizers don’t know why.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they’ve filed applications for permits to operate in Nevada.
Police arrested a Nevada resident on suspicion of robbing at least two pharmacies this week, including one in Concord, Concord police said.
Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza place in Sparks, to be among the first to buy as much as a half-ounce of pot for $195.
A married couple was forced to make an emergency landing in their small custom airplane along U.S. 95 near Fernley.
Like reservoirs throughout the drought-stricken West, Nevada’s Lake Mead is far below capacity, down more than 60 percent. But even as the drought deepens, tourists are flowing in.
The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.
For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.
Rains since last fall have brought Colorado out of a drought and returned the state to a condition that the National Weather Service says it hasn’t seen since August 2009.