Washington, DC - Has the State Department certified Honduras per the 2016 Appropriations Act?

Washington, DC - On June 29, 2016, President Obama traveled to Ottawa for the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) to meet with the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada, to discuss a variety of topics that affect our shared borders. Among the commitments announced at the NALS was the formation of a new North American Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls (the Working Group), a tri-lateral initiative to address the high levels of domestic and sexual violence against indigenous women and girls across our continent. The Working Group, composed of high-level representatives of the United States, Mexico, and Canada, meets for the first time Friday at the White House.

Washington, DC - NASA's Opportunity Mars rover will drive down a gully carved long ago by a fluid that might have been water, according to the latest plans for the 12-year-old mission. No Mars rover has done that before.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Costa Rica as you celebrate the 195th anniversary of your nation’s independence today.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State, exercising its regulatory oversight of U.S. companies and individuals engaged in arms brokering and related defense trade activities, has concluded an administrative settlement with Marc Turi and Turi Defense Group, Inc. (TDG) of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the investment of $26.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) into 45 projects that will spur innovative conservation initiatives on both rural and urban farms across the country. Public and private grantees will provide matching investments, bringing the total value of support to $59 million. The investment is made through USDA's Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which fosters innovation in conservation tools and strategies to improve things like on-farm energy and fertilizer use as well as market-based strategies to improve water quality or mitigate climate change.

Henderson, Nevada - Over 1,600 jobs are up for grabs this week in Henderson. Jobertising.com has partnered with some of Henderson’s best companies to bring you the Henderson Job Fair at the Sunset Station Hotel and Casino (1301 West Sunset Road, Henderson, NV 89014). The job fair is taking place this Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 11AM - 2PM. Make sure to bring plenty of resumes and dress for success! Attendance is free for job seekers. Job seekers should dress ready to interview.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners was honored with the 2016 Commission of the Year award at the annual Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) conference held in Cody, Wyoming.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement Friday after receiving the recommendations from the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee.

Carson City, Nevada - Mosquito season and West Nile virus (WNV) continues in Nevada.  Nevada usually sees WNV cases around mid-June through October.  Thus far this year, six human cases have been reported in Churchill County. Statewide, Nevada has seen a total of 10 cases in 2016. There have been human cases of WNV in Nevada every year since 2003. Case counts statewide having been as high as 124 reported in 2006 and as low as two in 2010.  Most of Nevada is experiencing severe to exceptional drought.  With fewer water sources, mosquitoes and animals are coming into closer contact as they are searching for water.  As Nevadans enjoy being outside, it is important to remember easy ways to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes.  The best way to avoid WNV is to prevent mosquito bites.