ELY, Nev. (AP) — Federal firefighters say they've fully contained a wildfire in eastern Nevada that burned about a square mile of public land near a wildlife refuge, including some priority habitat for the greater sage grouse.
Nevada rarely carries out the death penalty but one man sitting on death row has some unusual advocates - his native country of Serbia. The country's government is asking a Nevada court to overturn the death penalty on the grounds that Nika was not given consular assistance under the Vienna Convention.
The White Pine County wants the county to consolidate with the city of Ely... but Ely isn't too happy about the idea. The Ely City Council thinks the White Pine measure is inappropriate, and could eventually force Ely to disincorporate. So why push for consolidation? What's the advantage? And why might it wipe Ely off the map? Also, is this a precursor for incorporation here in Clark County?