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.
Nearly 70,000 people are headed to the Nevada desert for the annual Burning Man festival, the largest event of its kind in the United States. UPDATE: 1 P.M.
Nevada is spending millions of dollars on a" mobile crisis center" to help kids in emergencies.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife has a new “family trap” for bears.
(AP) -- More Nevadans chose the "None of the above" option on their ballots over Democratic gubernatorial nominee Robert Goodman.
(AP) --Though turnout was light during Nevada's Primary Election, it was not the lowest in history. CapRadio has a roundup of results for state and Washoe County races.