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Nev. (AP) The Canadian-based Veris Gold Corp. has announced plans to open a third gold mine at its Jerritt Canyon operations in northeast Nevada. Company officials tell the Elko Daily Free Press (http://tinyurl.com/k5pfp4z ) the new Starvation Caynon
Nevada's non-Hispanic, white population shrunk in all but three counties from 2010 to 2012, according to new U.S...Washoe County, covering Reno-Sparks, and Humboldt County in rural north-central Nevada each had a fraction of a percentage point
Elko County has raised nearly a half million dollars by auctioning off more than 150 pieces of land where county property taxes were delinquent. More than 100 bidders turned out at the treasurer's office this week to snatch up a piece of northeast
Nev.Federal land managers have identified the wide range of issues that must be addressed to move forward with a proposal to establish a wild horse ecosanctuary over 820 square miles of northeast Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management issued a 228-
Utah (AP) — Thousands of residents whose homes were in danger of being threatened by a Utah wildfire have had to find shelter elsewhere as strong winds fueled a blaze that officials believe was started by target shooters.
Utah Residents of about 400 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters. The roughly 1,400-acre blaze started Thursday near the Saratoga Springs landfill, about 40 miles south of
Colo. (AP) — The return of hot, dry and windy weather on Friday will challenge firefighters working to encircle a wildfire burning on over 68,000 acres in northern Colorado. A red flag warning was in effect for much of Colorado
A Nevada police chief turned the discovery of marijuana on five chartered buses bound from California to Utah ski slopes into a teaching moment instead of an enforcement headache. Elko Police Chief Don Zumwalt told The Associated Press on Thursday
Lawyers for environmentalists and several Nevada tribes urged a federal judge Thursday to keep in place restrictions from a 2009 court order that blocks the expansion of a gold mine at the base of a mountain that some Western Shoshone consider sacred.
Nev. (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada is taking the government to task for misconduct by a helicopter contractor during one of the government's biggest wild horse roundups in the West. U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben denied a