Elko native to rep Nevada in Miss America pageant
MESQUITE — An Elko native who is majoring in journalism at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will be representing her state in the 2013 Miss America pageant. Randi Sundquist, whose talent is contemporary dance, was crowned Miss Nevada on Tuesday after two days of competition at the Casablanca resort-casino in Mesquite. “I’m a little numb right now but I’m so overjoyed and so excited,” Sundquist said after the pageant. “I’ve worked really ha...
Nevada DREAMers hopeful about immigration shift
Under President Barack Obama's new immigration policy announced June 8, at least 800,000 children of illegal immigrants won't face deportation — perhaps as many as 1.4 million, according to the Migration Policy Institute. In Nevada, that could affect up to 30,000 undocumented youth, according to the institute.