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Governor Sisolak Activates National Guard

By The Publisher | April 1, 2020 |

Governor Sisolak activates national guard, signs directive to bring relief to healthcare professionals Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak was joined by Major General Ondra L. Berry to announce measures the state has taken during the COVID-19 virus, including the activation of the Nevada National Guard. Major General Berry will oversee the…

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Governor Sisolak announces Stay at Home directive, extends closure date to the end of April

By Editor | April 1, 2020 |

Statement from the Governor’s office — Carson City, NV — Today, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak formally issued a “Stay at Home” directive for Nevadans and extended the nonessential business, gaming and school closures and all other directives issued under the Emergency Declaration to April 30, 2020. The governor has been asking Nevadans to “Stay Home…

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It’s Census Day!

By The Publisher | April 1, 2020 |

by Rachel Dahl – April 1st is the official Census Day of the 2020 Census. As COVID-19 continues to have an impact on the country and our local communities, the safety, health, and welfare of Nevadans is the top priority. In light of public health concerns, it is important to know that you can be…

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Governor Sisolak issues travel advisory for State of Nevada

By Editor | March 31, 2020 |

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued a travel advisory for the State of Nevada, urging visitors or returning Nevadans to self-quarantine and monitor their health for 14 days after arriving or returning to Nevada to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada. “We know this virus does not spread on its own so we…

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Conceal Carry Permits Extended

By Editor | March 31, 2020 |

Sheriff Richard Hickox posted the following on social media today —  NEVADA SHERIFFS’ & CHIEFS’ ASSOCIATION March 30, 2020 Extension of Expired Nevada Concealed Firearms Permits With the Declaration of Emergency to facilitate the State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic issued by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak on March 12, 2020 and the subsequent Emergency Directives…

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Lane Closures Begin Monday — U.S. 95

By The Publisher | March 29, 2020 |

Submitted by Nevada Department of Transportaton — SIDEWALK/LANE CLOSURES ON U.S. 95 IN FALLON FOR PEDESTRIAN MOBILITY IMPROVEMENTS Beginning March 30, periodic roadway shoulder, sidewalk and single lane closures will take place on U.S. 95 through the heart of Fallon as the Nevada Department of Transportation upgrades existing sidewalks and pedestrian facilities for enhanced traffic…

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Firearms Sales Explode — Background Checks Bogged Down

By Editor | March 28, 2020 |

By Rachel Dahl. —  When Merette Boyle went to buy a shotgun last week, she didn’t plan to stand in line at the Walmart gun counter for the entire day. Neither did she expect to leave empty handed and have to go back the next day for a nearly three-hour wait. Dave Greeley owns Silver…

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DMV Grants 90-Day Extensions

By The Publisher | March 22, 2020 |

Information provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles —  In an effort to bring relief to Nevada motorists affected by the closures related to COVID-19, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles have issued an automatic 90-day extension for expiring driver’s licenses, vehicle registrations and other DMV documents.  Governor Sisolak signed…

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Sisolak announces new directive for “nonessential”

By The Publisher | March 20, 2020 |

Information provided by Meghin Delaney, Public Information Officer Today, Governor Steve Sisolak signed a new emergency directive to order non-essential businesses to close. This is the third directive he has signed since declaring a state of emergency. This is follow-up measure to Nevada Health Response COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiative, which the governor announced on Tuesday,…

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Department of Ag explains “essential”

By The Publisher | March 20, 2020 |

A message from the Director of the Nevada Department of Agriculture — Per Governor Sisolak, businesses and organizations that provide food for disadvantaged populations, veterinary services, food processing, agriculture, livestock, feed mills, and warehousing should all continue to operate, but with every precaution to maintain social distancing. Below I have provided a complete list of…

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