Elko, Nevada - After 16 years as Executive Director of the Western Folklife Center, Charlie Seemann will retire July 31. During his tenure, Seemann built a first-class organization, helping the Folklife Center mature into a premiere cultural center dedicated to sharing the traditional arts of the American West with a national and international audience.

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Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval announced today that Nevada Gaming Commission Chairman Pete Bernhard has decided not to seek reappointment and will resign effective June 30, 2014.  The Governor has named Commissioner Tony Alamo, M.D., as incoming Chairman and has appointed Pat Mulroy to fill the open seat on the Commission.

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Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval along with the Nevada Department of Business and Industry - Housing Division announced today that the Hero to Home Mortgage Program is officially underway in Nevada.  A statewide partnership with private sector real estate agents and approved lenders, the Hero to Home program honors our military service members and veterans by making homeownership a reality.

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Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after learning of the passing of Dr. William “Bob”  Bailey:

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Carson City, Nevada - At the 2014 annual meeting of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the WGA announced that Governor Brian Sandoval has been elected as Chairman of the organization.  Governor Sandoval has served as Vice-Chairman of the WGA for the past year.

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Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after learning of the death of Scott Craigie.

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Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after learning of the death of former Mayor Marv Teixeira.

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Las Vegas, Nevada - October 31, 2014, will mark the 150th anniversary of Nevada's statehood. The official commemorative volume of the Nevada Sesquicentennial, Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State is a compelling historical, visual, and cultural portrait of the "Battle Born" state. Editor Geoff Schumacher, a well-known Nevada journalist and author, has brought together contributions from over seventy of state's finest writers.

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Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after learning of the death of Bob Faiss.

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Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after learning of the death of former Washoe County Sheriff Dennis Balaam:

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