6.5 Earthquake in Western Nevada Is Felt in Valley

TONOPAH, Nev. — Authorities in western Nevada checked for possible highway damage following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in a remote area early Friday. The U.S. Geological Service reported the the temblor was reported at 4:03 a.m. about 35 miles west of Tonop...
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137 MPH Wind Gust at Tahoe Resort; Chains on I-80 in Sierra

RENO, Nev. — Chains or snow tires are required on much of U.S. Interstate 80 in the Sierra and most highways around Lake Tahoe after a winter storm packing snow and winds in excess of 130 mph blew through the region. Chains were mandatory for all trucks and...
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What Went Wrong for Fresno State Football This Season?

At 4-7, with a week to go, the Fresno State football team hasn't enjoyed the success its fans and the experts expected. It's hard to believe now, but back in July the Mountain West media overwhelmingly predicted the defending conference champs would again w...
Photo of Forest Service district ranger Matthew Zumstein out in the field

Eastern Sierra Gets New Forest Service District Ranger

RENO, Nev. — A Forest Service district ranger in southwest Colorado who also worked as a natural resource specialist in Utah is the new head of the Carson Ranger District covering the eastern Sierra in northern California and southern Nevada. Humboldt-Toiyabe...