We have “Home Means Nevada,” but with much of the state’s population in urban Southern Nevada, where the only “silvery rills” are in the fountains of Bellagio and Caesars Palace, maybe an official song for children is what Nevada’s youngsters need to prepare them for the challenges of surviving in the Silver State.
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Nelson Sardelli and the gang at F.I.O.R.E were kind enough to invite me to address the group’s monthly luncheon Thursday at the Italian American Club. The buffet was great, but the characters in the crowd were even better.
Councilman Bob Beers continues to attempt to halt the city’s participation in the development of a $200 million downtown soccer stadium.
Gone just a few days and look at what I missed: There’s a new sheriff in town.
Part of me was glad to watch 2014 fade. The Smiths had their share of challenges.
Happy anniversary, Las Vegas. This marks the 25th annual edition of my Bottom 10 stories of the year. I think you’ll agree that we’re not getting older, we’re getting weirder.
Christmas is a time for giving. But as the youngest of six Smith kids, giving and receiving gifts was a fairly new concept.
Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales realizes the question might jar the senses of some folks. What can Santa Fe, with its 400-year history and renowned artistic sensibility, possibly learn from gaudy and frenetic downtown Las Vegas?
It’s been a big year, Nevada. You’ve celebrated the 150th anniversary of statehood throughout 2014, and as ever plenty of books were published that attempt to capture your irascible spirit. Those books are sure to spark debate and make memorable Christmas gifts.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman sent an undeniable message with her Tuesday re-election kickoff at Cili: Her popularity and powerful friends cross party lines.
The team that has pushed so hard for a downtown soccer stadium appears to have scored enough votes from the Las Vegas City Council to declare victory.
The choice has been made. The experts have spoken. Tony Sanchez has been named UNLV’s new football coach and a substantial portion of the community has weighed in on the subject.
Somewhere in Las Vegas, Charlie Horky must have had a good laugh at the news that ride-sharing service Uber was temporarily halted from doing business in Nevada because of safety concerns.
Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales and representatives of Creative Santa Fe are scheduled to meet Tuesday in Las Vegas with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and Downtown Project officials to explore the possibilities.
The ghosts of the Las Vegas cab racket past must have had a good chuckle. The state’s current corporate taxi service licensees surely smiled as well. Call it a fortuitous turn of events at the Washoe County Courthouse.
Back in 2010 when law enforcement authorities were making big headlines busting marijuana grow houses in Southern Nevada neighborhoods, Lisa Folkestad’s arrest didn’t generate even a snippet of news.
It was half-past pumpkin pie time early Thanksgiving evening when Larry Lyon began the trip from a friend’s house in Kyle Canyon down State Route 157 toward the lights of Las Vegas.
Term-limited state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has found refuge in the lucrative end of Nevada’s higher education system, and now it appears departing Treasurer Kate Marshall is trying to follow suit.
Uber’s cocky corporate executives probably think they’re getting roughed up in court these days as they battle for a piece of Nevada’s lucrative transportation market against some cantankerous and well-connected cab company owners. On the contrary.
When the subject is expanding background checks on firearm purchases, there are plenty of readers on both sides of the issue.
When members of Nevadans For Background Checks converged on the Cheyenne Avenue election center on Nov. 12, they brought with them nearly 250,000 signatures — more than twice the number necessary to qualify its initiative for the 2016 ballot statewide.
As political revolutions go, the Ira Hansen Tax Revolt era certainly set a record for brevity.
Those who worked with him knew Steve Homick was more than a little different. But then Homick uttered words that chilled the bartender to the bone and stuck with him for the rest of his life.
Justin Findlay’s the managing partner and public face of Findlay Sports & Entertainment, which is working to bring an MLS franchise to a downtown soccer stadium the city would help create.
Bent to his task, the Latino man pushed a shopping cart loaded with cases of bottled water up Patrick Lane late Friday morning toward the boisterous crowd that gathered outside Del Sol High School.