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.
Lawmakers in Nevada are considering a bill that would make square dancing the official state do-si-do. Supporters say the bill is a response to falling square dance participation.
After a record dry January in much of California, early February rains helped fill reservoirs but didn't add much to the Sierra Nevada snowpack.
The Nevada state health exchange is calling this year’s open enrollment a success, with nearly twice the number of enrollees in half the amount of time as last year.
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor points to California's dwindling snowpack in its latest report.
Due to low snowpack levels in the Lake Tahoe Basin, the U.S. Forest Service is asking snowmobile users to ride in areas that have adequate snow coverage.
The warm, wet storm forecast for Northern California may not add significant snow to the Sierra Nevada snowpack due to above normal temperatures.
The University of Nevada, Reno needs 20 percent more resident housing than it has now.
The dry January has expanded the severity of drought in California and Nevada.
Transcript of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's State of the State address, delivered Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in the Nevada Assembly Chambers.
Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Democratic leader of the Nevada Assembly, delivered the party's official response to Gov. Brian Sandoval's 2015 State of the State Address.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval took the oath of office for the second time Monday on the steps of the capitol. (Includes full transcript of inaugural address.)
(AP) - Nevada's demographer projects the state will have nearly 35,000 more residents in the year 2032 than it would have if it hadn't landed the Tesla Motors battery factory and another major business.
Smoke from the King Fire in El Dorado County has prompted health advisories from air districts in Nevada and California.
(AP) - Nevada lawmakers approve incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to state. UPDATED: 9:42 p.m.
The Nevada Assembly has passed the first of four bills being considered to benefit Tesla Motor Company as it proposes to build a battery factory east of Reno.