Tony Dane, who owns a “robo-call” company that specializes in conservative issues and candidates, this past week fired up another mass message in Assemblyman Chris Edwards’ District 19. Subject: a possible recall.
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The sordid little tale of Henderson’s “talk and be terminated” policy was all about protecting Henderson government’s comfortably incestuous status quo.
Nevadans who loathe Tony Dane, and there’s no shortage of them these days, probably hope karma has finally caught up with the conservative political trickster.
The male great horned owl greeted visitors from his perch high in an Austrian pine, where he kept a constant watch on his mate as she nested in a nearby poplar. They are the perennial guests of Muffy and David Vhay, Deer Run’s proprietors and patron saints.
John Moore won a seat in the Assembly in November despite doing little campaigning, less fundraising, and having an outstanding arrest warrant for a traffic offense on file at the City of Las Vegas.
Mayor Carolun Goodman and the other members of the City Council who voted in December to go forward with the $200 million private stadium are probably privately grateful the development has come to an end in February and not closer to election day.
Freddie Glusman had just finished his birthday lunch at the Las Vegas Country Club. He should have felt like celebrating but couldn’t quite pull it off. His best pal had died, and the loss showed on Glusman’s Vegas tan face.
The odds are good even the most perceptive bookmaker didn’t see this turnaround coming: U.S. Sen. John McCain speaking out in favor of expanding legalized sports betting in America.
Whether they dim the neon or have the marquees shout “Reb-els, Reb-els,” there’s no doubt Jerry Tarkanian’s best basketball teams ranked with Sinatra and Elvis in the Las Vegas pantheon of entertainment. He deserves to have his name in lights one more time.
Downtown Project has scored some tangible victories, but many of its entrepreneurial experiments haven’t exactly electrified the bottom line. That may change with the emergence of high-energy Australian businessman Mark Rowland as the CEO of DTP Ventures.
A lot of interesting names showed up as contributors to freshman assemblyman Chris Edwards’ campaign after he was elected and made the decision to vote for John Hambrick for speaker.
It happened during the holidays. She came home from college and was out with friends. She had a couple drinks, and found herself separated from her group. She later woke up in the parking lot. Police were called.
Mention the subject of gun safety in Nevada, and you’re bound to draw metaphorical fire from every angle.
The bell has rung and the sparring has begun in the Las Vegas mayor’s race with incumbent Carolyn Goodman receiving some snarling assistance from her cornerman.
He wasn’t hawking Fuller Brush products or reviving the role of Willy Loman, but dapper Gov. Brian Sandoval was certainly in salesman mode when he arrived at the Review-Journal’s doorstep.
City Hall’s soccer fans couldn’t help but smirk at the apparent failure late last week of a petition drive designed to halt a government subsidy for a $200 million downtown stadium.
You get into the used book trade for love, not money, but you hope to generate enough income to cover expenses. And in most cases, to support a hard-core reading habit.
He was just 20, not old enough to legally buy a drink at the bar inside the Las Vegas Club, but he could buy a gun at a pawn shop.
I respect my doormat, but I still wipe my feet on it. That’s the impression I was left with Thursday morning after listening to firebrand conservative Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore discuss Gov. Brian Sandoval’s legislative agenda.
Go to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles website, and chances are good it’s the first thing you’ll notice: a pop-up ad for the agency’s new Dash Pass system.
Go ahead and say it. Arnie Wexler has heard it before. Through the years, he has been called just about every name you can think of. A traitor to the sporting life. A quitter in the endless game of sports betting. A loser.
In another neighborhood, in a better part of town, this homely piece of real estate wouldn’t be the future site of a public park. It would simply be condemned.
From the news coming out of Washoe County, you’d almost think there’s a glaucoma epidemic erupting at Lake Tahoe’s Incline Village. Not one, but three licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries have been issued to companies with plans to open pot shops at Incline and nearby Crystal Bay.
What had all the appearances of a re-election coronation and cakewalk for Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman this week became more interesting with City Councilman Stavros Anthony’s announcement that he’s pursuing the job.
Gather around, kids. Look away from your smartphones for a moment. I have something important to tell you. It’s about smoking. Specifically, cigarette smoking. You need you to start.
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