Las Vegas calls Clark County a deadbeat

Las Vegas has poured a little gas on a long-smoldering fire services dispute with Clark County. At issue: A decades-old agreement that charges the county for services provided by the Las Vegas Fire Department in pockets of unincorporated county within city limits.

Casino operators want options to $965M power plant

CARSON CITY — Southern Nevada hotel-casino operators are asking state regulators to mandate that Nevada Power provide detailed information on other competitive options to contrast with the utility company's preliminary proposal to build a new $965 million gas plant to meet Southern Nevada's future energy needs.

Salaries for new state autism program questioned

CARSON CITY — Four organizations representing Nevada parents of autistic children said Wednesday they are concerned that a new initiative set to start Jan. 1 will fail because a state agency is proposing to pay an inadequate amount of money necessary to hire and train the professional staff for the early intervention program.

Chick-fil-A to open at Sahara, Rancho in 2016

Attention, Chick-fil-A lovers: In a year or so, you not only won't have to go to St. George, Utah, to get a fix of your favorite fillet of chicken breast with its crispy, slightly sweet coating, and the ever popular waffle-cut french fries, you won't even have to go across the valley.

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Nevada fishing report, Oct. 8, 2015

Fall fishing is underway, and the action is good for smallmouth bass and stripers. Anglers have reeled in smallies as large as 4 pounds during the past week. Stripers are averaging 2 to 4 pounds. Lures such as pink Spinnows and white, chartreuse and orange swim baits are bringing in the fish.



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EDITORIAL: MountainView Hospital launches much-needed residency program

The Las Vegas Valley's immature health care system is experiencing a prolonged growth spurt. In the aftermath of the launch of UNLV's medical school, last month MountainView Hospital got word that its internal medicine residency program had been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

EDITORIAL: New EPA mandate will needlessly hammer Nevada

Federal bureaucrats don't care whether their mandates can be achieved or what consequences might result from their impossible demands. They care foremost about the exercise of their power and the justification of their existence.