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.
Windy, dry conditions that have raised the threat of wildfires in Nevada has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning for most of the northern half of the state into Tuesday.
Marijuana is rolling into dispensaries again in Nevada after the state licensed two distributors. But those are the only two for the entire state.
(AP) - Gov. Brian Sandoval has authorized state regulators to consider emergency rules that would allow officials to determine whether the state has enough marijuana distributors to keep its retail shops supplied.
Recreational marijuana may not be on the menu in Nevada as planned in just 10 days. On Tuesday, a Carson City judge ruled there is a problem with getting pot from point “A” to point “B.”
(AP) - Nevada is lowering the age requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons to 18 for active-duty soldiers and honorably discharged veterans.