School district officials say an eighth-grader who had a severe allergic reaction after sampling foods in a cooking class was given an emergency epinephrine shot by the school nurse on Feb. 12.
Nurse Robin Reinders says that by the time the ambulance arrived, the boy's symptoms had subsided.
A similar incident happened Feb. 14, when a ninth-grader had an allergic reaction during lunch. School officials say they used an EpiPen while waiting for the ambulance, and the student is now back in school and feeling fine.
Nevada legislators passed a law in 2013 requiring schools to keep epinephrine shots to treat students immediately during severe allergic reactions.
(AP) - Nevada wildlife officials have reported fewer bears roaming around the state's urban areas this year, which they say is likely because of weather conditions from El Nino.
Firefighters are still battling a 45,800-acre fire in Monterey County. Meanwhile, crews are fighting a 53,925-acre fire in northern Nevada.
(AP) — An official says fire crews are trying to contain a nearly 8-square-mile wildfire from reaching a state highway in the remote and scenic Poodle Mountain Wilderness Study Area in northwest Nevada.
(AP) — A state board has approved $2.5 million more to fight efforts to develop the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada.
The state of Nevada will pay $120,000 to settle a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency complaint about storm water runoff pollution in Reno.
(AP) — Only 10 percent of Nevada's high school juniors are considered college-ready in four core subjects based on their ACT test scores.
(AP) - A wind-whipped brush fire that has consumed more than 185 square miles of rangeland in north-central Nevada burned within a few hundred yards of ranch homes on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or structure damage.
There was "minor improvement" in California drought conditions over the past week. But as long-term drought persists throughout the west, and storage levels drop, water supply is a worry.
(AP) — A proposed ballot measure to repeal Nevada's new commerce tax has been rewritten after a major court setback.
The U.S. Drought Center says the past week brought "widespread improvements" in drought conditions in northern California and Nevada.
(AP) — A Nevada panel has taken the first steps toward securing more favorable rates for the state's early-adopter solar customers.
Spring storms help Sierra Nevada snowpack, but there is no reduction in drought conditions in California and Nevada.
Weather permitting, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations starting Monday in areas around Lake Tahoe.
(AP) — State officials want a Las Vegas judge to speed up his decision on Nevada's sweeping new school choice program.
Extreme and exceptional drought eased in California last week and for the first time since the week of July 2013, there is no exceptional drought in Nevada.