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.
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.
(AP) — Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto has outraised her Republican rival Joe Heck recently in the race to replace Sen. Harry Reid, although Heck has more money in the bank.
(AP) — State officials have hired an organization that will help recruit high-quality charter school operators to expand into Nevada's neediest neighborhoods.
(AP) — Officials say Nevada's unemployment rate is continuing to steadily improve, with the figure dropping to 5.8 percent.
(AP) - Nevada has teamed up with NASA to conduct more research and testing on drones, which will take place at a new laboratory at Reno-Stead Airport.
(AP) — State officials say Nevada's minimum wage will stay flat for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
(AP) — The Democratic Party added about four times as many new Nevada voters in March as the Republican Party, thanks to caucus day registrations.
(AP) - Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and law enforcement officials from around the state are joining forces to stop legal guardians who swindle the disabled and elderly clients they're hired to protect.
(AP) — State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up 8 percent in February compared with the same month a year ago and saw across-the-board gains.
(AP) - The state of Nevada is dropping 15 years of opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency's push to add a toxic, World War II-era copper mine to the priority list of the most polluted Superfund sites in the nation.
(AP) — A Carson City judge has ruled against a proposed ballot measure that seeks to reverse Nevada's rooftop solar rate hike.
(AP) - The historic Nevada State Prison in Carson City will open for tours next month.