November 30, 2023 6:30 am

Colorado River States Reach an Agreement, but Not a Solution

After months of negotiations, seven Western states along the Colorado River have agreed to water cuts over the next three years to help keep two of the main reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, from falling to critically low levels — but those cuts fall short of what scientists say are needed to stabilize the river in the long-term.

Opinion | Nevadans are Offered ‘100% Certainty’ that Billionaires Need ‘Incentives,’ and 0% Proof

“I can tell you with 100% certainty that the Tesla truck factory in the latest expansion was set for Texas and would not have been here in Northern Nevada but for the abatements,” Tom Burns, the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development told state lawmakers last week.