Mitt Romney’s son to organize volunteers in Nevada
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney wants Nevada voters to spend time with his son. The campaign sent out an email Monday inviting supporters to volunteer alongside Josh Romney, one of Mitt Romney’s sons. Josh Romney will oversee a phone bank for his dad Wednesday in Las Vegas. Mitt Romney has been campaigning hard in Nevada, where Republican voters supported him in his 2008 presidential bid. Nevada hosts the third-in-the-na...
Woodcutting permits available for north-central Nevada
WINNEMUCCA — Firewood-cutting permits are now available at the BLM office in Winnemucca and the Pershing County Farm Service Agency in Lovelock. Woodcutting is allowed only in designated areas in Yellowstone Canyon within the East Range and in the Stillwater Range, both of which are located in Pershing County on BLM-administered lands. Within these areas, only dead piñon trees (standing or down) may be cut and live or dead juniper trees may be...
Rep. Berkley unveils $3.4M grant to expand veterans cemetery
WASHINGTON — Rep. Shelley Berkley on Friday announced that Nevada will receive more than $3.4 million in funding for expansion of the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City. “This grant will allow the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery to add more than 4,800 new plots so that we can accommodate all those veterans and their spouses who choose to be buried in this facility in coming years,” Berkley said. The $3.4 mill...