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Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in large part of Nevada
The closure covers more than 3,500 square miles between the Idaho line and U.S. Interstate 80, about 200 miles northeast of Reno.

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Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019
Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird
BLM announced on July 24 that it would no longer use mandatory off-site compensatory mitigation on most federal land.
Politicians discuss wildfire risks at Lake Tahoe summit
Nevada and California politicians say the large and deadly wildfires burning in California are a reminder of the risk that fires pose to the Lake Tahoe Basin
Some Beatty residents say burro herd is causing problems
Some Beatty residents say burro herd is causing problems
Some residents of a southern Nevada town that has long embraced a local herd of burros want the federal government to do more to control the wild donkey population
1st year of Nevada marijuana sales exceeds expectations
Nevada’s $195 million in sales the first six months dwarfed the totals in other legalized recreational pot states.
Arson suspect arrested in wildfire north of Reno
More than 300 firefighters were battling the fire that was estimated Tuesday to be 31 percent contained.

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