Buyers snag 358 acres of land in BLM auction

There weren’t a lot of takers Tuesday for federally owned lands on the auction block. Thirteen of 29 parcels the Bureau of Land Management put up for sale found buyers. The land purchases totaled 357.6 acres of the 597.6 acres available, while the bureau raised $19.2 million of the $29.7 million it set as the parcels’ total minimum price.

7 sentences successful people never say

There are many factors which tie these successful individuals together, one of them being how they grew and matured along the journey. Steve Siebold, author of “How Rich People Think,” interviewed more than a thousand millionaires over three decades to learn what led them to their success and wealth.

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NV Energy proposes electric rate cut

A typical Southern Nevada single-family residential customer bill of $154.54, based on average usage of 1,141 kilowatt-hours a month, will see a decrease of approximately 3.13 percent, or $4.84.

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State must invest more money in higher education

An educated citizenry contributes to an improved quality of life for all. At the college level, the money to pay faculty and keep the lights on comes from tuition and fees, workforce and research grants, and state dollars. However, state funding for the eight institutions in the Nevada System of Higher Education decreased dramatically, by nearly 30 percent, during the Great Recession, from a high of $683,818,577 in 2009 to $472,368,017 in 2013.


Hussong’s to add a second Las Vegas cantina

Hussong’s Cantina, which has a location in The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, has announced the opening of a second valley spot, in the Boca Park Fashion Village in northwest Las Vegas. It is scheduled to open this summer.