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Spring Mountains NRA selling firewood permits
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Spring Mountains National Recreation Area will be selling firewood permits on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will be approximately 200 cords of wood available. Permits will be sold through Friday, Nov. 13th or until available permits are gone.
UNR researcher focused on Earth’s ‘critical zone’
The layer of earth where life exists, from the top of the tallest trees to the bottom of the groundwater table, is called the “critical zone.” What happens to this zone in the face of natural and human disturbance and climate change, can affect our ecosystems and natural resources, including water.
Initial unemployment claims moderate, PUA claims jump
For the week ending October 17, initial claims for unemployment insurance were down 2.6% for the week ending Oct. 17, according to finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
Murder defendant Dakota Saldivar receives 18 years to life
The co-defendant who was charged with murdering his mother received the maximum sentence under Nevada law during his sentencing hearing on Friday, Oct. 23.
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Trump, Biden spar over coronavirus, character in last debate
The debate presents the last chance for both hopefuls to woo undecided voters in face-to-face rhetorical battle. Watch the livestream here.
Prison outbreak spurs CDC to redefine ‘close contact’
A small outbreak of COVID-19 in a Vermont prison has prompted a change in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for what qualifies as close contact with an infected person and illustrates the importance of wearing a mask.
Hiker rescued by helicopter on Wheeler Pass
Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Service crews were dispatched for a report of a person trapped upon a 1,000-foot rock face while hiking in the area of Wheeler Pass, well off of Highway 160 on Oct. 16th, at approximately 8:40 p.m.
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