Nevada GOP chairman enters House race
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada GOP Chairman Mark Amodei has entered the U.S. House race to replace Rep. Dean Heller. The former state senator told the Las Vegas Review-Journal Wednesday that he would seek the seat. He could not immediately be reached for comment. Republican National Committee representative Heidi Smith confirmed to The Associated Press that Amodei will make a formal announcement later this week. Amodei's entry marks the start of what...
Two local Forest Service employees to run Boston Marathon
SPARKS — Nicholas Connolly and Jim Harvey, two Forest Service employees from Sparks, will run the 115th Annual Boston Marathon today. The two have been training for months to compete on the grueling 26.6-mile course. Connolly, a geographer for the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, qualified for the Boston Marathon at the 2009 California International Marathon with a time of 3:05:54. Training for Connolly includes running up to 20 miles a day. ...