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  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022 1:00 AM
    Holiday shopping is in full swing. Many shoppers are skipping the stores and heading online to purchase gifts for their children, continuing the trend for several years.
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022 1:00 AM
    A Las Vegas man was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro to 45 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a conspiracy to fraudulently obtain money from accounts held by members of the Pension Fund of the Christian Church and the Lutheran Church Extension Fund.
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  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022 1:00 AM
    RENO (AP) — Conservationists have notified U.S. wildlife officials that they will sue over delayed decisions related to protections for two rare fish species that are threatened by groundwater pumping in the drought-stricken West.
    The Center for Biological Diversity sent a formal notice of intent to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service last week over the Fish Lake Valley tui chub near the California-Nevada line and the least chub in southwest Utah.
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:00 AM
    To help counter a decline in special education teachers and leaders in recent years, professors in the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Education & Human Development will use a U.S. Department of Education grant to train aspiring special education leaders.
    Project SELF (Special Education Leaders of the Future) is a 325D grant from the education department’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation. 
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Santa Rosa Ranger District has released the Santa Rosa Rangeland Management Project draft Decision Notice/Finding of No Significant Impact and final Environmental Assessment for a 45-day formal objection period.
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Humboldt River Field Office invites birders of all experience levels to join us in counting birds around Winnemucca on Sunday, Dec. 18. 
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:00 AM
    When President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) into law in March 2021, Nevada legislators and state officials heralded the funding package, including nearly $7 billion for Nevada, as an opportunity to not only mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, but to make long-term investments into the state’s services and administration.
    More than 20 months later, nearly every single one of those dollars — including 96 percent of more than $2.7 billion in flexible state government aid — has been spent or assigned.
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:00 AM
    As Colorado River water users prepare to meet in Las Vegas this month, the reality they face is one of growing uncertainty with few simple options left on the negotiating table. The math is well understood: There are more demands for the river than there is water coming into its reservoirs. 
    But cutting back at the scale necessary — and on a voluntary basis — has proven painstakingly difficult this year as top officials from across the Colorado River watershed have failed to reach a settlement. If the cuts are inevitable based on physical realities, questions remain about what form they will take. Will they be voluntary? Mandatory? Both? And how would they be enforced?
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:00 AM
    By a slim majority, Nevada voted in favor of a ballot question proposing to overhaul the Silver State’s election system through the implementation of open primaries and ranked-choice voting in general elections.
    But another hurdle in the form of a second statewide vote in the 2024 election remains before the measure — known as Question 3 — could make Nevada the third state (after Maine and Alaska) to establish ranked-choice voting for statewide elections.
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