Federal safety investigators say two miners were trying to remove a water pipeline at a gold mine in northeast Nevada last month when the pipe burst, killing one and injuring the other.
One person has died from the outbreak linked to the over-the-counter eye drops, and at least five others had permanent vision loss, health officials said.
With the recent expiration of a federal deadline, California now finds itself sharply at odds with six other states over how to take less water from the shrinking Colorado River.
Assemblywoman Erica Mosca, a new lawmaker from Las Vegas, hopes to bring her experience in education to the Legislature.
Amid a major drought in the Western U.S., a proposed solution comes up repeatedly: large-scale river diversions, including pumping Mississippi River water to parched states.
California has submitted its own plan for cuts to conserve water along the drought-stricken Colorado River, but its plan differs from one submitted by the six other states that also draw water from the river.
Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died at a hospital Tuesday night, hours after he shot himself while hiding in a crawlspace underneath a house in Grants Pass, Oregon.
General Motors Co. has conditionally agreed to invest $650 million in Lithium Americas Corp. in a deal that will give GM exclusive access to the first phase of a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the largest known source of lithium in the U.S.
The business was unable to reach an agreement with the state to renew its lease, according to a Rail Explorers’ Facebook post.
The high-profile new drama from writer-director Rian Johnson (“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”) filmed scenes in Southern Nevada last fall.
Six out of seven Colorado River basin states have settled on a proposed set of cuts aimed at saving the crumbling river system and preventing Lake Mead and Lake Powell from crashing — with one very notable state missing from the agreement.
Measurable snow was reported in some Henderson and Anthem neighborhoods. Flurries also were spotted in Centennial Hills.
Competing priorities and outsized demands stymied a deal last summer on how to drastically reduce water use from the parched Colorado River.