In June residents of Laughlin will vote on whether they want to become their own city. Laughlin is currently unincorporated but residents and some leaders in the town have lobbied to become incorporated so they can control future economic development. The Nevada Legislative Commission recently voted to allow Laughlin residents the vote on incorporation. The Clark County Commission previously rejected an incorporation vote in Laughlin after a study showed the city would not be financially viable. A state law passed in the 2011 legislature required Clark County or the Legislative Commission to evaluate whether or not Laughlin could support itself financially. We talk with the Laughlin Constable about why becoming a city is a good idea.
Windmills erected in various locations across the City of Reno haven't produced the amount of energy the city and manufacturers first promised. One windmill that sits on Reno City Hall promised to generate about 750 kilowatt-hours over the year but it only put out 129 kilowatt-hours.
What's the best thing you can say about gas prices right now? Well, they're not as high as they are in California. But why is that? How does the final price at the pump get computed? And what should we do to fix it? Do gas prices need fixing at all? And what does the future of the U.
The greater sage grouse is known for its unique mating ritual that involves a colorful display of feathers and puffing air into its chest to impress females. Now, the bird's population is dwindling and it could end up on the endangered species list.
Construction will soon begin on a new power transmission line that runs from Idaho to Nevada. Energy leaders predict this will open up many opportunities for renewable energy sources within the state. They also feel this could help many folks, especially those in southern Nevada to save more money on energy since most of it can come from renewable energy.
With the economy in the dumps, there's been a lot of talk about green energy being the state's magic ticket to grow and revitalize. But what programs are in place? And how can we feasibly get them off the ground? The head of the Nevada State Office of Energy issued a declaration on how green energy will save the state.