RENO, Nev. (AP) — Flooding from rapid snow melt has closed a campground at Great Basin National Park near the Nevada-Utah line and triggered flood warnings into Wednesday for parts of southern Elko County in northeast Nevada.
BAKER, Nev. (AP) — A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at the park visitor center near the Utah border.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A conservation nonprofit that previously raised $80 million is using more funds to pay for improvements at Nevada's Great Basin National Park and Death Valley National Park on the Nevada-California border, among others.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A remote mountain peak in Nevada's Great Basin National Park is getting more attention since deadly race-based violence in Virginia last month sparked new calls for removal of Confederate monuments.
A wildfire has forced the closure of a road, trails and campgrounds at Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada, where another fire has grown to nearly 14 square miles in the scenic Ruby Mountains east of Elko.
No injuries are reported and no structures damaged in either fire.
Nevadans are wrapped in a battle for the one thing Nevadans and people in the southwest have been fighting for the last century and a half - water. The Southern Nevada Water Authority continues to push their plans to build a 300 mile pipeline to the Great Basin National Park and pipe that water to southern Nevada. Opponents have been gathering and entrenching themselves for a fight. Is Las Vegas' survival more important than protecting water supplies in rural Nevada?