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.
"Background" ozone pollution levels in Northern California and Nevada could approach the limit of a proposed new federal air quality standard.
The latest seasonal drought outlook from the National Weather Service shows the drought in California, and much of Nevada, persisting and intensifying through December.
(AP) - Ranchers are telling a Nevada state panel that despite ongoing regional drought, there's plenty of grass on the range and they want to be allowed to turn cattle out to graze on it.
(AP) - Nevada has received funding to bring on 290 AmeriCorps volunteers to serve at more than 60 nonprofits in the next year.
A slight decrease in severe drought in the last week for one part of California and Nevada saw an increase in the intensity of exceptional drought.
(AP) - Seismologists say a year-long swarm of earthquakes in northwest Nevada could be linked to volcanic activity.
(AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is making his fourth trip in three months to early-caucus state Nevada, with stops planned in Reno and North Las Vegas.
(AP) - Nevada lawmakers have given final approval to adopting Common Core math standards for high school students.
(AP) - Nevada lawmakers have given preliminary approval to regulations for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.
The above-average rains of the past week did not ease drought conditions or improve reservoir storage in California. The drought expanded in other parts of the western U.S.
The "well above-average" rain of the past three months in California has not brought any improvement to drought conditions in the state.
(AP) - Unemployment rates for Nevada's main metropolitan areas are up slightly, even though the overall state rate fell to a seven-year low.
(AP) - Nevada again ranked poorly in a national child welfare report, coming in dead last when it comes to education.
A new firefighting aircraft stationed in South Lake Tahoe gives crews another tool to battle wildfires in the region.
(AP) - More Nevadans than expected have enrolled in Medicaid after Gov. Brian Sandoval opted to expand eligibility, meaning the state will pay more than originally projected once the federal government starts scaling back its support.