Nevada News

Uber Debuts Its Food Delivery Service in Sin City

Uber drivers are now take-out delivery drivers too in Las Vegas, Nev. The ridesharing company has launched its UberEATS food delivery service in the Las Vegas area. Users can now use the app to order food from local restaurants at …

2 Minor Quakes Hit Northern Nevada: USGS

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed two magnitude 3.1 earthquakes recently shook the Reno, Nev. area. The Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno, says the epicenter was about 3.7 miles north-northeast of Galena High School. The USGS says the …

Nevada Law Requires Nevada Motorists to Replace Plates Every 8 Years

Nevada motorists will have to replace their vehicle license plates every eight years. A bill approved by last year’s Legislature to address law enforcement agencies’ complaints about many plates being unreadable will go into effect July 1. Department of Motor …

A New Market For Distressed Commercial Auto Risks In Florida

Chicago, IL, June 21, 2016 – Prime Property and Casualty Insurance Inc. (“PPCI”) has rolled into the Florida commercial auto market as a bold new admitted carrier specializing in insurance solutions for distressed and substandard risks.  With PPCI, producers now …

Nevada Worker Fired For Not Accepting Scientology, Suit Says

A Catholic woman fired from her job at a bottled water company led by a Nevada lawmaker has filed a federal lawsuit against the business, saying she was pressured to watch videos on Scientology and was denied pay raises because …

Cameras Trained on Mountains around Lake Tahoe Help Wildfire Battle

A growing network of cameras trained on the mountains around Lake Tahoe is changing the way crews fight Western wildfires by allowing early detection that triggers quicker, cheaper, more tactical suppression than traditional war-like operations, experts said this week. The …

Sierras Along California, Nevada Line Long Overdue for Big Quake

Scientists say the Sierra’s eastern front is long overdue for a large earthquake along the California-Nevada line, where a magnitude-7 event expected on average every 30 years hasn’t occurred in six decades. Nevada Seismology Laboratory Director Graham Kent says the …

First Autonomous Urban Drone Delivery in Nevada

A drone has delivered a package to a residential location in a small western Nevada town in what its maker says is the first fully autonomous, federally approved urban drone delivery in the United States. Flirtey CEO Matt Sweeney announced …

Nevada Insurance Commissioner Approves Workers’ Comp Rate Decrease

Acting Nevada Insurance Commissioner Amy L. Parks approved a filing from the National Council on Compensation Insurance for an average decrease of 5.5 percent for Nevada workers’ compensation voluntary insurance loss costs. An average decrease of 4.2 percent for workers’ …

Uber Eyes Both Nevada and California Sides of Lake Tahoe Before 2016

Uber plans to bring ridesharing to either side of Lake Tahoe before the end of the year. A recent agreement with Nevada allowed the company to launch simultaneously on the California and Nevada sides of Lake Tahoe, the Reno Gazette-Journal …