Fish biologists say as many as 100,000 trout, bass and catfish have died the past month in the Sparks Marina along Interstate 80.
Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy says low oxygen levels killed about 3,000 fish in one corner of the 77-acre lake in mid-December but they thought the event was localized and of limited impact.
Since then, they've been unable to detect any live fish.
Biologists say a cold-snap could have stirred up oxygen-poor waters but they don't understand yet what caused the massive die-off.
(AP) - Two freshman Democratic state lawmakers say they want the Nevada Legislature to get rid of what they call an unfair sales tax on feminine hygiene products.
Gov. Brian Sandoval wants to avoid building a new prison to reduce overcrowding in Nevada's correctional system by speeding up the process for releasing as many as 400 inmates eligible for parole.
A series of storms approaches that could flood the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, residential and industrial areas where 25,000 people live and work.
(AP) — Two Nevada Democrats are proposing to end the state's little-used death penalty.
It's a swing state and famous faces are flying in to help out.