Colton Lochhead, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Colton Lochhead

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Colton:

Nevada conserves Lake Mead, but big cuts to the river still may come — PHOTOS

Years of drought have left the Colorado River struggling to serve western states, as the federal government contemplates more restrictions. → Read More

Trump, timing vex Dean Heller’s political comeback attempt

The former senator had a bright future and an unblemished electoral record in Nevada. Then came Trump. → Read More

Long lines, tech issues delayed vote counting in Nevada primary

Preliminary election results were delayed on Tuesday, but officials say the general election will be smoother. → Read More

Lombardo wins governor primary

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo won the Republican primary for governor Tuesday, and will advance to the general election to face incumbent Steve Sisolak in November. → Read More

Al Gore talks clean energy, climate change during training in Las Vegas

When it comes to solving the climate change crisis, former Vice President Al Gore says few states are better positioned to take a leading role than Nevada. → Read More

What does U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade reversal mean for Nevada?

Nevada law allows abortion 24 weeks into pregnancy, but pro-life groups are mulling some restrictions on the practice short of an outright ban. → Read More

5 things to watch for on primary Election Day

Some races will be winnowed, others could be decided outright in Nevada’s primary election on Tuesday. → Read More

Lake Mead’s steady decline hits low water mark

Lake Mead is 29 percent full, the lowest level since it was originally filled more than 80 years ago → Read More

Conspiracies pushing rural counties to ditch electronic voting machines

Seven of Nevada’s 17 rural counties are exploring to returning to the days of hand-counted paper ballots because of fears of election fraud stemming from the 2020 election. → Read More

Vegas Chamber rallying for ‘sane middle’ candidates

The business group will rally and go door-to-door for some candidates it has endorsed in primary elections. It’s the first time the group has done such grassroots outreach. → Read More

Sisolak announces end to COVID-19 state of emergency

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced on Friday that he intends to end the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Lombardo defends immigration record at forum

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo hit back against critics who said the police department was soft on immigration. → Read More

Adam Laxalt, Ted Cruz slam Biden economy at Henderson rally

“Nevada is at the very front of the battle to take this country back,” Ted Cruz told the crowd inside the Sun City Anthem event center. → Read More

Democrats outraise Republican opponents in Nevada’s top races

Sisolak, Cortez Masto, Lee lead in political fundraising in the first quarter of 2022. → Read More

Nye County commissioner faces domestic battery charge

A woman has accused Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo of attacking her last month. → Read More

Attorney general discusses initial payment from opioid settlements

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford held two press conferences Monday to discuss the state’s initial receipt of funds from $285.2 million awarded through opioid settlements. → Read More

Lombardo latest politician to be accosted, insulted at public event

A man shouted insults at Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, one month after a similar incident involving Gov. Steve Sisolak. → Read More

Water authority looks to curb another group of water wasters — septic systems

As the Western drought worsens, water regulators are pushing for more ways to conserve water, including getting homes off septic systems and limiting the size of new pools in the valley. → Read More

Dina Titus files for re-election on last day

The six-term congresswoman is facing a Democratic primary challenge from Amy Vilela in a newly redrawn district. → Read More

Tarkanian rides again, Cresent Hardy joins CD-1 race

On Friday, former Rep. Cresent Hardy filed to challenge six-term Democratic Rep. Dina Titus in Nevada’s 1st Congressional District. Also, Republican Danny Tarkanian filed in Carson City to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat. → Read More