Nevada first lady Kathy Sisolak kicked off a pandemic-delayed art exhibit at the governor’s mansion Monday night.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
Former Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Monday announced his long-anticipated run for governor in 2022, setting up a multi-candidate primary and roiling the GOP field.
The current president at the University of Nevada, Reno, tweeted Wednesday that he is experiencing only mild symptoms after being vaccinated in the spring.
Former GOP Sen. Dean Heller is expected to declare his candidacy for governor at a “special announcement” set for Monday at the local GOP party headquarters in the state capital.
A Reno man accused of using Twitter to send hundreds of politically fueled death threats, racial smears and other harassing messages to Democratic state officeholders has been arrested.
The order, covering Department of Corrections employees and those working with at-risk populations in state-operated detention and health care facilities, takes effect Nov. 1.
At the edge of the half-tamed Caldor Fire, Gov. Steve Sisolak visited with fire crews Friday for an up-close look at the work that helped keep the blaze from encroaching into Nevada.
Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall will formally leave her post on Friday, Sept. 17, beginning her new position in the Biden administration the following Monday.
The 213,000-acre Caldor Fire south of Lake Tahoe saw its smallest daily growth in two weeks, allowing 5,500 residents to return home after being evacuated, fire officials say.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday signed a directive to expand the Nevada mask exception for large indoor events to include conventions if all attendees are vaccinated.
The fire, which began Aug. 14, has destroyed 650 homes and nearly 200 other structures and still threatens nearly 32,000 more.
The Caldor Fire’s gallop toward South Lake Tahoe eased throughout the day Wednesday, with the fire still swelling to nearly 208,000 acres but containment also increasing to 23 percent.
A former Las Vegas District Court judge whose courtroom outburst in 2017 led to a public reprimand said Wednesday he would seek the Republican nomination for secretary of state in 2022.
Nevada is among at least a half-dozen states that chose to opt out from some or all of a $26 billion settlement with drugmakers and distributors reached in July.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto defended her record from attacks from potential 2022 rival Adam Laxalt in an interview Monday.