Tension between ranchers and federal officials is dangerously high in Nevada

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske | January 14, 2016 Gerald “Jerry” Smith grew up in Nevada and went to work for the Bureau of Land Management right after college. As a local, he figured he was uniquely suited to work with the ranchers who have long resented the federal government’s role in land management here. It didn’t quite […]

Nevada’s New Solar Fees Have People Furious

By Katie Fehrenbacher |January 14, 2016 “Don’t tax the sun!” chants a crowd of hundreds of people gathered outside of a non-descript office building in Las Vegas on Wednesday. One person holds up a neon yellow sign that reads: “Sandoval stole my sunshine,” a reference to the state’s Governor. Another reads: “Solar lives matter.” The […]