NEVADA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NEVADA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Bear siblings captured, tagged, released at Tahoe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196239-68/bear-captured-released-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196239-68/bear-captured-released-nevada.html.csp">Bear siblings captured, tagged, released at Tahoe</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:28.692-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stateline, Nev. • Wildlife officials say they captured, tagged and released three 5-month-old bear cubs this week on Lake Tahoe’s south shore. Nevada Department of Wildlife officials say the two males and one female were caught in a trap Wednesday near Stateline, Nevada. A state biologist attached ear tags, tattooed the bears’ inner lips and gave them a microchip. Officials say the 19-year-old mother bear was reunited with her cubs once they awoke from being tranquilized. Black bear biologist ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581962392014-07-18T22:47:28.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:47:28.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196239@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:28 MDT Report: Nevada ranch battle spurs radical right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171681-68/bundy-report-ranch-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171681-68/bundy-report-ranch-law.html.csp">Report: Nevada ranch battle spurs radical right</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:55:47.334-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • The victory a Nevada rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country, an organization that tracks hate groups said Thursday. The Southern Poverty Law Center based its report on online chatter among extreme right-wing groups and a surge in organized protests against regulation of public lands. Cliven Bundy’s faceoff with Bureau of Land Management agents and Las Vegas police at his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581716812014-07-11T10:55:47.334-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T10:55:47.334-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171681@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:55:47 MDT Report: Nevada ranch battle spurs radical right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58170547-68/bundy-report-law-ranch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58170547-68/bundy-report-law-ranch.html.csp">Report: Nevada ranch battle spurs radical right</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T08:52:26.117-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • The victory a Nevada rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country, an organization that tracks hate groups said Thursday. The Southern Poverty Law Center based its report on online chatter among extreme right-wing groups and a surge in organized protests against regulation of public lands. Cliven Bundy’s faceoff with Bureau of Land Management agents and Las Vegas police at his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581705472014-07-13T08:52:26.117-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T08:52:26.117-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170547@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:52:26 MDT Mormon crickets on the move again in Nevada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129377-78/crickets-mormon-drought-knight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129377-78/crickets-mormon-drought-knight.html.csp">Mormon crickets on the move again in Nevada</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T17:38:23.604-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">RENO, Nev. • A creepy, cannibalistic bug that infested much of Nevada nine years ago may be making another drought-related assault on the state. Experts are finding Mormon crickets marching through the desert east of Empire about 100 miles north of Reno. And while they’re not causing any problems yet, officials are paying attention. “It is more than we’ve found for the last several years. We’ll have to see what happens,” Nevada state entomologist Jeff Knight told the Reno Gazette-Journal. Drough...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129377@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:38:23 MDT Suspect sought in Washington City bank robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104117-78/bank-suspect-washington-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104117-78/bank-suspect-washington-nevada.html.csp">Suspect sought in Washington City bank robbery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T14:04:03.257-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 02:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah and Nevada law enforcement agencies are asking the public’s help in bringing a bank robbery suspect to justice. Washington City police spokesman Ed Kantor on Monday released an image capture from the Chase Bank security camera of the suspect, a white male believed in his late 40s or 50s with a gray beard and mustache. About 5-foot-10, the man was wearing a yellow or tan short-sleeved shirt, khaki shorts and a blue baseball cap at the time of the holdup last Friday. The man entered the bank...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104117@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:04:03 MDT Oil, gas project OK’d on Nevada sage grouse land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58098612-79/gas-oil-project-grouse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58098612-79/gas-oil-project-grouse.html.csp">Oil, gas project OK’d on Nevada sage grouse land</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Federal land managers have approved an oil and gas project involving hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in a portion of northeast Nevada identified by state wildlife officials as essential habitat for the imperiled greater sage grouse. The Bureau of Land Management signed a decision record earlier this month on Noble Energy Inc.’s proposal to conduct oil and gas exploration drilling around Tabor Flats near Wells in Elko County. The Houston-based company plans to drill a maximum of 2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580986122014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T18:42:01.703-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098612@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:42:01 MDT Nevada woman dies in rollover on I-15 near Cedar City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58055376-78/gross-cedar-median-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58055376-78/gross-cedar-median-nevada.html.csp">Nevada woman dies in rollover on I-15 near Cedar City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T21:44:20.761-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Nevada woman died when her SUV rolled on Interstate 15 about 9 miles south of Cedar City. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said Tamara Gross, 49, of Mesquite, Nev., was traveling southbound about 5 p.m. Tuesday when her 2003 Ford Excursion drifted toward the median. Gross apparently overcorrected as she steered back onto the freeway and then lost control. The vehicle slid into the median and rolled twice, landing on its side. Gross was wearing a seatbelt but still sustained fatal, traumati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055376@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:44:20 MDT Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58045904-68/miss-sanchez-usa-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58045904-68/miss-sanchez-usa-women.html.csp">Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T10:06:07.925-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baton Rouge, La. • Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez is a fourth-degree black belt in taekwondo and says women should be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape. The 24-year-old from Las Vegas said bringing awareness to the issue is very important. Sanchez beat out 50 other contestants from all the states and the District of Columbia on Sunday night for the title of 63rd Miss USA. First runner-up was Miss North Dakota Audra Mari. Sanchez will go on to represent t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580459042014-06-09T10:06:07.925-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T10:06:07.925-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045904@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:06:07 MDT Miss Nevada crowned as 63rd Miss USA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58043835-68/miss-usa-sanchez-pageant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58043835-68/miss-usa-sanchez-pageant.html.csp">Miss Nevada crowned as 63rd Miss USA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T22:15:02.407-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baton Rouge, La. • Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, was crowned Miss USA 2014 on Sunday night. She beat out 50 other contestants from all the states and the District of Columbia for the title of 63rd Miss USA. First runner-up was Miss North Dakota Audra Mari.Erin Brady, of South Glastonbury, Connecticut, the 2013 winner, gave up her crown to Sanchez after a three-hour telecast from the Baton Rouge Civic Center in Louisiana. Other runner-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580438352014-06-08T22:15:02.407-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T22:15:02.407-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58043835@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:15:02 MDT Southern Utah professor paints Nevada’s 150th-birthday stamp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58023903-223/stamp-spears-lot-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58023903-223/stamp-spears-lot-nevada.html.csp">Southern Utah professor paints Nevada’s 150th-birthday stamp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T22:49:41.782-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The man behind the recently issued stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of Nevada statehood is an assistant professor of art at Southern Utah University. OK, Ron Spears is also a Nevada native and splits his time between homes in Reno and Cedar City. “Nobody’s asked me directly about that,” Spears said. “I love being part of two great states.” Spears’ previous projects include illustrations for Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Harry Potter Card Game, Upper Deck and Blizzard Ente...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58023903@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:49:41 MDT Rural county files protest over fracking in Nevada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58014211-79/fracking-county-sale-lease.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58014211-79/fracking-county-sale-lease.html.csp">Rural county files protest over fracking in Nevada</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T22:35:11.093-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. Lander County and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed formal administrative protests over the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s July 17 sale of leases in 102 parcels around Big Smokey Valley between Austin and Tonopah. Both parties say fracking involves an enormous amou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580142112014-06-02T22:35:11.093-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T22:35:11.093-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014211@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:35:11 MDT Nevada desert bighorn sheep symbol of rugged life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004954-68/bighorn-nevada-desert-sheep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004954-68/bighorn-nevada-desert-sheep.html.csp">Nevada desert bighorn sheep symbol of rugged life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER ROBISON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T21:43:07.558-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • If there’s a more perfect state animal for Nevada than the desert bighorn, we’d like to see it. The sheep populate the Silver State’s countryside, making a hardscrabble living in one of the nation’s most inhospitable climates. “The bighorn is representative of everything about Nevada,” said Doug Nielsen, a spokesman for the Nevada Division of Wildlife. “It’s rugged. It lives in a rugged landscape. It makes its life in a harsh environment. It has had its ups and downs like the human...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580049542014-05-29T21:43:07.558-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T21:43:07.558-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 21:43:07 MDT BLM deal lets Nevada grazing continue, for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004906-68/blm-grazing-feel-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004906-68/blm-grazing-feel-nevada.html.csp">BLM deal lets Nevada grazing continue, for now</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T21:55:44.626-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has agreed to let ranchers continue grazing cattle and sheep on more than 300 square miles of northern Nevada rangeland as long as lingering drought conditions don’t worsen. But some ranchers say they don’t believe the temporary agreement is practical over the long term and they’re taking their concerns to Gov. Brian Sandoval in petitions being delivered in a Pony Express-style procession scheduled to arrive at the state Capitol in Carson City on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580049062014-05-31T21:55:44.626-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T21:55:44.626-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004906@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 21:55:44 MDT Rancher rides across Nevada in protest of BLM http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57991429-68/gerber-blm-nevada-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57991429-68/gerber-blm-nevada-federal.html.csp">Rancher rides across Nevada in protest of BLM</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-26T22:08:01.977-06:00">Updated May 26, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carlin, Nev. • Elko County Commissioner Grant Gerber saddled up his horse before sunrise on Memorial Day and set out on a 70-mile trek across northern Nevada to protest livestock grazing reductions on federal land. Gerber and his son left from the county courthouse and traveled about 20 miles across grasslands into Carlin, where they were greeted by local Mayor Cliff Eklund and a parade and rodeo he planned in support of the riders. Their destination is Carson City by week’s end to present a pet...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57991429@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 May 2014 22:08:01 MDT Nevada ranchers cite Gandhi in ‘Grass March’ protest ride http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57987168-68/gandhi-nevada-protest-grass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57987168-68/gandhi-nevada-protest-grass.html.csp">Nevada ranchers cite Gandhi in ‘Grass March’ protest ride</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-25T13:54:35.301-06:00">Updated May 25, 2014 01:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Ranchers in northern Nevada are taking a page out of Gandhi’s book in their protest of livestock grazing reductions on federal lands. Elko County Commissioner Grant Gerber is the chief organizer of a 70-mile horseback trek beginning on Memorial Day that he calls the “Grass March.” He says the multi-day ride from Elko to Battle Mountain is modeled after Gandhi’s “Salt March” from Sabarmati to Dandi, India in protest of the British colonial monopoly on salt in 1930. He says U.S. land ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579871682014-05-25T13:54:35.301-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-25T13:54:35.301-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57987168@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 May 2014 13:54:35 MDT