Until about three years ago, Fawn Douglas knew little about Gold Butte National Monument. Today, she’s actively fighting back attacks on Nevada’s public lands. What sparked Fawn’s drive to defend Native American ancestral lands? How Fawn Douglas got her start Douglas’...
Hours after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke abruptly left Nevada, Southern Nevada elected officials and local public lands advocates gathered in Las Vegas to express their outrage. Zinke had promised two days worth of meetings with environmentalists, Native Americans, and...
On the final Mesquite City Council meeting before the Fourth of July holiday, the council voted 4-1 to approve a controversial resolution endorsing a reduction in the size of Gold Butte National Monument. Despite objections from Mesquite Mayor Allan...
By Natalie Hernandez and Andrew Davey Las Vegas Paiute artist and activist Fawn Douglas was one of four Nevadans honored at the American Indian Achievement Awards in Carson City last Saturday. Douglas was recognized by the Nevada Indian Commission for...
By Mike McGreer Last weekend, the nation was rocked by the outburst of violence that white supremacists provoked in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Charlottesville tragedy is simply the latest in a long line of fascist, racist, bigoted and anti-government atrocities committed...
Just one day after President Donald Trump traveled to Utah to sign two proclamations to drastically reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke confirmed on a press call that he’s recommending some sort of...
For the first time since his extradition to Nevada, Ammon Bundy walked outside the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas this morning to greet family, supporters, and the media. Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro ordered Cliven...
Last night, the Department of the Interior closed public comment on the administration’s controversial review of the designations of Basin and Range and Gold Butte National Monuments and other monuments across the country. Ironically, this came on the same...
Today, District Court Judge Jerry Wiese ruled against Clark County in denying a quick conclusion to its lawsuit against Save Red Rock. Judge Wiese, however, denied Save Red Rock a quick dismissal on anti-SLAPP grounds. For the time being,...
During his final State of the State Address, Governor Brian Sandoval had a fascinating request for President Donald Trump. It’s one that could have all sorts of lasting implications for Nevada. What is his request, and why should you care...

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