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...
As Americans prepare for the winter holiday season, and as the Trump Administration prepares to announce its final actions on the future of the nation’s public lands, small business owners from across the nation called on the White House...
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...
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...
In June, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke promised to meet with key stakeholders when he’d return to Nevada to tour the two Nevada monuments included in the Trump Administration’s review. In July, Zinke left these local stakeholders off his agenda…...
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’...
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is set to return to Nevada later this month, as the Trump Administration continues its review of 24 National Monuments. In advance of Zinke’s return, Ruben Kihuen (D-Las Vegas) and Dina Titus (D-Paradise) joined...
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...
Several environmental and progressive groups visited U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s (R) Las Vegas office to urge him to vote against Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts. The Nevada Conservation League then delivered 408 handwritten letters to Heller’s office opposing cuts...
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...

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