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Ely City Council elects woman amid public pressure

October 5th, 2019 - 2:00am
Michelle Beecher is Ely’s newest city council member. Mayor Nathan Robertson had nominated Beecher, twice, in two consecutive meetings, first to replace Tony DeFeliz, who resigned September 12th, and again, after Sam Hanson’s resignation September 19th. The political road to get Beecher elected to the city council was a long and winding one.

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State ethics board finds ‘credible evidence’ Nye County Commissioner, congressional candidate Leo Blundo violated ethics law

September 4th, 2019 - 1:15pm
A review panel for the Nevada Commission on Ethics released a determination Wednesday finding “credible evidence” that Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo — also a candidate for Congressional District 4 — violated state ethics rules governing the use of his position to seek favors and services for himself or his business. 


Judge grants injunction against smoking ban

June 26th, 2018 - 8:08pm
After an hour-long hearing on Tuesday, June 26, Clark County District Judge William Kephart granted a restraining order and preliminary injunction against a ballot initiative petition that would outlaw smoking in casinos, private apartments and townhomes, and other outdoor areas in Mesquite.


Laxalt rallies supporters on rural tour

November 9th, 2017 - 2:32pm
It was boots on the ground, most of them in the rural parts of the state, that carried Adam Laxalt past Ross Miller in the race for attorney general in 2014. Monday, on the 18th stop of the “Laxalt 17,” Laxalt’s statewide tour that kicked off his...


Attorney General kicks off rural campaign in Lovelock

November 6th, 2017 - 2:25am
After announcing his run for governor in Las Vegas, Adam Laxalt kicked off his rural campaign at the Temptations delicatessen in Lovelock. About 25 people, mostly Republicans, were there to greet him. Residents said they'll support the Attorney General for his efforts to assist the rural community.


“Laxalt 17” tour pauses in Winnemucca

November 6th, 2017 - 2:20am
The whirlwind “Laxalt 17” road tour snagged on a construction delay between Lovelock and Winnemucca, but Nevada Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt walked into the Martin Hotel in Winnemucca ready to greet the waiting crowd.


City of Mesquite set to sue Clark County School District

September 14th, 2017 - 11:57am
The Mesquite City Council unanimously approved a resolution at its Tuesday, Sept. 12, meeting requiring the city attorney to sue the Clark County School District for allegedly violating state law when the district intentionally reduced funding for the current school year, specifically at Virgin Valley Elementary School.

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