As Father Bob Stoekig began his hopeful and heart-felt homily on keeping the faith in the face of storm and tragedy, a thought occurred to me.
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He hasn’t officially announced his candidacy for the North Las Vegas mayor’s chair, but Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins already is raising money and isn’t shy about cititicizing Mayor John Lee.
Casino baron Steve Wynn is no stranger to self-inflicted wounds. He just suffered another one in his ill-advised slander lawsuit against stock market short-seller James Chanos.
Whether chasing a story or hiking in the hills, Laura Myers was impossible to catch and something to behold. It’s how Laura lived her life, not how it ended, that made her special.
Two years before the International opened, Kirk Kerkorian separated the Flamingo from the long shadow of Meyer Lansky and S&G Syndicate at a time federal agents were scouting the Strip for signs of organized crime’s influence.
The desalination conversation is getting downright salty. Whatever drives your interest in a water future that includes desalination, there’s no shortage of opinions on the subject.
Gratitude never goes out of style.
First, Sen. Harry Reid decided not to seek re-election. Then, Gov. Brian Sandoval opted not to run for the open seat. Candidate Bob Beers might have then imagined his senatorial stock would rise. But it didn’t.
Don’t be surprised in you hear a lot more about the flow of big money from foreign jurisdictions into the U.S. via some highly questionable casino transfers.
Now that Harry Reid has announced his retirement from the U.S. Senate, there’s no shortage of elected officials interested in the job. But Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers won’t be one of them.
Lately it seems everyone wants to get their hands on the Vickers Reports. Haven’t heard of them? They’re not on any best-seller list. In fact, they’re not even in circulation.
When I raised the subject of investing in desalination a few months ago, I got the strong feeling there wasn’t much active interest at the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Their experts knew all about it, of course, but they also recognized it was expensive and probably wouldn’t be needed for decades to come.
Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman managed to navigate the 2015 Legislature’s many political potholes. It was the one she and husband John Seaman encountered Wednesday that was really painful.
Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman managed to navigate the 2015 Legislature’s many political potholes. It was the one she and her husband John Seaman encountered Wednesday that was really painful.
Promoters of an upcoming medical marijuana industry job fair believe they can avoid the notoriety generated by a recent gathering sponsored by another outfit. They’re leaving the marijuana at home.
The Las Vegas Chamber is paying the price for its perceived lack of leadership on education tax reform in the 2015 legislative session and its funding of an independent Tax Policy Foundation study of Nevada’s revenue structure.
In agreeing to stand with the majority — and telegraphing it with a long, almost pleading missive to the press — Pahrump Assemblyman James Oscarson has distinguished himself among his conservative peers.
According to the folks at WalletHub.com, St. Louis is the country’s No. baseball town. Where is Las Vegas? That’s hard to say. For some reason, the survey outfit listed “Paradise, NV” at No. 210.
Following Sunday’s column on a lengthy and frustrating schlep through the DMV, I’ve received some jaw-dropping letters and emails from citizens whose experiences make mine seem like a day at the beach. (Yeah, pal, Omaha Beach.)
A day at the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles last week was like winning a date with Dante. Just when you think it’s over, it just keeps on going.
Time is on the side of Las Vegas water officials in its effort to pump water from eastern rural counties to the Las Vegas Valley.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, who once lived in Las Vegas, made a stop Thursday at Rick Harrison’s Gold and Silver Pawn Shop at 713 S. Las Vegas Boulevard.
In year three of downtown’s Life is Beautiful festival, nearby residents are hopeful but skeptical that by working with city officials they’ll be able address some of the issues the pary creates during the three-day event.
Since Bob Meyers’ wife, Tammy, was shot to death in February, he has had a difficult time coping with her losss. “I don’t function well. She was much more than just a wife and a mother. … I’m just doing what I can do to not fall apart.”
If an insurance industry-friendly bill survives the waning days of the Legislature, you will be putting more than your safety at risk by failing to wear a seat belt when you ride in a cab.
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