Nevada

Warrant issued for Vegas Strip shooting suspect

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police said Monday they have a warrant for a 26-year-old ex-convict identified as the prime suspect in a shooting and fiery crash that killed thre ...

Governor signs bill prohibiting use of dogs during bear hunts

The use of dogs has been a staple for centuries for those hunting bears or bobcats. The hunter releases the dogs, the dogs pick up the scent of a critter, and the race is on for t ...

California hardly friendly to business

California is not business-friendly because we are now a “FUTA credit reduction state.” Gary Vogt asked for specific examples (Reader Input, Jan. 19). There are many. Here come ...

Officials: 3 dead, 75 injured in air race crash

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A vintage World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands Friday during a popular annual air show, killing at least three people and injuring roughl ...

Ill. to Calif. Amtrak collides with semi, 2 killed

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A semitrailer plowed into an Amtrak passenger train Friday in rural Nevada, killing the truck driver and at least one person on the train and injuring about 20 ...

Who represents our interests?

Anyone remember the drought back in the late ’70s? If you do, read House Bill 1837, called “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act.” This bill would affect the water rights ...

Auburn business owners offered free guidance at new SBDC branch

For the past few years, small businesses needing training and guidance could call on the Small Business Development Center at Sierra College’s Gateway campus in Roseville. Now t ...

Majority-minded Republican: Rick Keene

It is often unfortunate when we are forced to choose between two Republicans we like, such is the case of Rick Keene and Doug LaMalfa. Both Keene and LaMalfa are well-respected Rep ...

Give thanks to unsung heroes

This week, May 16 to 22, is EMS Week, a time to recognize the unsung heroes who come to our aid when we dial 911 in a crisis. Residents of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Y ...

District 8 is a vast space

I wanted to respond to the Caltrans truck in Pahrump, Nev. (Reader Input, April 29). District 8 covers a lot of desert. In many cases the only available housing which has the norm ...

Does Caltrans cover Nevada?

On April 2 I was visiting in Pahrump, Nev. On that date at about 10:28 a.m., I noticed a Caltrans pickup parked in a residential driveway. If this was that employee’s home add ...

Kotey caps college career

Half of the battle for Nevada’s Ryan Kotey during his final college boxing season was making weight. The Placer High graduate, who dropped down a class to help fill a void for t ...

Assemblyman issues a challenge.

Pete Dufour, left and student photographer Kaitlyn Miller both of Sierra Nevada Conservancy hold a live interview with State Assemblyman Ted Gaines at the American River Confluence ...

County employee pay increases mandated

In response to the recent press coverage of raises for Placer County employees I wish to provide some additional information. The county work force consists of 2,476 full-time emp ...

Proposed septic tank regulations would burden residents

The State Water Resources Control Board has proposed a new set of regulations governing the installation and inspection of all new and existing septic systems. The new regulations ...