The pandemic has dominated the first half of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s final term in office. She told State of Nevada that Las Vegans have been “awesome” in rising to the occasion but “there's been a lot of aggravation” in navigating the government’s response.
Millions of years ago Nevada was home to a variety of dinosaurs, but it had long been thought none of those were unique to the state. That just changed. First discovered in 2008, fossilized bones of the creature were pieced together over the last 13 years. It’s now verified and certified, and it has been named Nevadadromeus Schmitti, a plant-eating animal the size of a large dog.