Nevada Governor Apologizes for News Crew Confrontation

By Andrew Gauthier 

Reno Gazette-Journal

Gov. Jim Gibbons angrily confronted a Las Vegas television news crew Monday night at the Reno airport when he returned from an official trip to Washington, D.C., with a woman accused in court documents of having an extra-marital affair with him. (Video here)

Gibbons returned from the National Governors Association conference with Kathy Karrasch, to whom he sent 867 text messages in six weeks in 2007. Gibbons said in April that Karrasch told him she would not see him again because of the unwanted media attention.


On camera Monday, Gibbons told the Las Vegas-based KLAS crew that he didnt travel with Karrasch, just before she got into his state-owned sports utility vehicle at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. More…