CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's governor signed a law Friday opening the books on those awarded lucrative licenses to sell recreational marijuana in the state, prompting the state tax department to reveal that just 16 applicants won all 61 new pot dispensary licenses awarded last year.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's U.S. senators and Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured a federal facility north of Las Vegas where the government is handling weapons-grade plutonium shipped from South Carolina.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Marijuana advocates dropped legal claims Friday that Utah lawmakers conspired with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to make sweeping changes to a voter-approved ballot initiative legalizing medical pot.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's long crusade to block the creation of a national nuclear-waste dump at Yucca Mountain has pitted the state against a bipartisan group of lawmakers across the country, but a band of presidential hopefuls is joining the early voting state's cause.
PHOENIX (AP) — A planned yearlong detour of wide-load traffic on Interstate 15 for bridge resurfacing in northwestern Arizona's Virgin River Gorge was expected to start in March but remains in the planning stages.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in rural Nevada say a man has been arrested in a break-in and possible attempt to dig buried treasure at a rural Nevada ranch once owned by a Las Vegas casino heir who died 20 years ago.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Financial documents suggested Wednesday that Las Vegas Sands Corp. paid $96 million to settle a 15-year breach-of-contract dispute with a Hong Kong businessman who helped the U.S. company open its first casino in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.