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Past articles by Jeff:

#RenoRetro: Sonny Bono dies skiing at Tahoe (Jan. 5, 1998)

California lawmaker killed in apparent accident at Heavenly: Ex-singer's body found after he had been reported missing. → Read More

Coyote hunt critics try again for Nevada ban

Opponents of coyote-hunting contests are trying once again to ban the practice in Nevada. → Read More

Southeast Connector proceeds, court battle looms

Project soon to enter Rosewood Lakes Golf Course, arguments set before appeals court → Read More

El Nino winter looks wet but warm

Impacts to Sierra snowpack remain unclear, experts say → Read More

RTC says Spaghetti Bowl upgrade must be top priority

NDOT says major interchange upgrade will take years but effort 'moving ahead' → Read More

RTC seeks information on incidents at road project site

The Regional Transportation Commission and local authorities are seeking information regarding incidents at the Southeast Connector construction site, including the cutting of fences and opening of gates they say could put wild horses at risk. Witnesses have reported seeing a woman driving a Toyota Prius who may be involved. While she may be taking action under the belief she is helping wild… → Read More

Flood project fee plan rejected

Voters will likely decide fate of flood improvements → Read More

Forecast: El Niño holding strong through winter

Experts agree it’s all but certain effect will be strong. → Read More

Tiny Tahoe plant has promising future, feds say

Efforts to conserve Tahoe yellow cress deemed successful, endangered listing unnecessary → Read More

Weather brings 'lucky' wildfire break for Reno-Tahoe

Expected dangerous fire season ending with few blazes across the region. → Read More

Reno fails new standards for ozone

Area does not comply with new federal standards but has a year to make needed changes and avoid penalties, experts said. → Read More

Officials: Bear 'selfies' remain a really bad idea

Any day now, Kokanee salmon should begin swimming up Lake Tahoe’s Taylor Creek in an annual rite of procreation that attracts throngs of people and plenty of hungry bears. → Read More

Summit brings call for Nevada water law changes

Changes to century-old law guiding water use across Nevada will likely be considered in the wake of the drought summit convened by Gov. Brian Sandoval. → Read More

Reno-Sparks won't have to tap largest drought reserve reservoir

Truckee Meadows residents have saved enough water over this summer of drought that the area’s primary water provider will not be forced to tap its most important reservoir for drought reserves as originally expected. → Read More

Darted bear drowns in Dayton

A black bear drowned Monday after it was tranquilized by wildlife officials. → Read More

Feds determine sage grouse listing not needed

The greater sage grouse does not require federal protection in Nevada and 10 other Western states, Department of Interior officials announced Tuesday in a long-awaited decision with profound economic ramifications across the Silver State. → Read More

Sandoval kicks off state drought summit

Forward thinking and bold actions are needed for Nevada to thrive in the face of droughts like the one now gripping the Silver State, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said Monday as he commenced a three-day conference on an issue of mounting concern. → Read More

This Nevada ranch is using waste water to survive the drought

Douglas County’s Bently Ranch pumped in waste water during the winter. → Read More

As climate warms, UNR experiments with drought-tolerant crops

Could Northern Nevada start growing crops like agave? → Read More

Growing problem: Drought hits Nevada agriculture hard

Irrigation water scarce, fields fallowed but ranchers and farmers hold on with tradition → Read More